British Airways to launch nonstop service between Ft. Lauderdale and London

British Airways on Thursday will launch new nonstop service between Ft. Lauderdale and London’s Gatwick Airport.

The flight marks the airline’s first schedule commercial service from  Broward County’s Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, officials said.

British Airways will offer service on the route on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, the airport said.

Airport officials said the new service will not only connect Ft. Lauderdale and London, but will also provide a link to more than 150 destinations around the world.