Flights from London to New York – which airlines operate this route?

There are currently six airlines operating flights to New York from London.
With up to 30 daily services a day, London to New York is the world’s busiest transcontinental flight route.British Airways offer flights to both JFK (seven daily) and Newark (three daily) from London Heathrow, as well as a business class-only service to JFK from London City (twice daily).
Virgin Atlantic also operates flights from London Heathrow to JFK (three daily) and Newark (twice daily).Three other airlines serve flights from Heathrow to JFK, BA’s partner American Airlines (four daily), Delta (three daily) and Kuwait Airways (three times a week).Alongside BA and Virgin, Continental operates flights from Heathrow to Newark (up to five daily).

Why are there are no flights to New York from Gatwick, Luton or Stansted?

London and New York’s status as the world’s most important financial centers means there are huge numbers of business travelers jetting between the two cities. Business passengers make up a sizable majority of those taking flights from London to New York, many of whom will be making connections from across the UK and Europe.

Gatwick, Luton and Stansted are primarily airports serving holidaymakers, and with Heathrow’s range of New York flights so well established, there is not enough demand to sustain leisure flights to the Big Apple.
The ill-fated attempts by business class-only airlines EOS, Silverjet and Maxjet to offer flights to New York from London’s secondary airports highlighted the need to tap into Heathrow’s huge number of onward connections.

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