Austin News

First Non-Stop Flight from Austin to London Occurs

Austin Bergstorm International Airport had it’s first non-stop flight today from London to Austin which marks the first country other than Mexico to have a non-stop flight from ABIA. British Airways Flight 191, a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, took off from Heathrow Airport about 1:10 p.m. London time for a scheduled 10-hour flight.

Jeff Tom

Jeff Tom

Owner and Editor-in-Chief at The Austin Current I'm a native Austinite. In 1998 I founded one of the first successful blogs on the Internet, and have been writing daily since. I'm a singer-songwriter with my own band, have started multiple successful businesses as an entrepreneur, and have been an avid participant of the music, comedy, technology, and film scene of Austin for over a dozen years.