BA and AirPortr offer new luggage service

British Airways has teamed up with AirPortr to transport passengers’ luggage to Gatwick.

The new service, AirPortr Plus Bag Check-In, offers BA passengers the option to have their checked-in bags collected from their home or office, transported to Gatwick and checked-in on their behalf, at a fee.

This service can be booked online and will available from 26 October at Gatwick, Heathrow and London City airports.

Passengers need to check in for their BA flight before luggage collection and have their passports and boarding passes ready for verification at the pick-up address.

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