British Airways has announced four new Mediterranean routes from Heathrow set to start in May 2015, as part of next year’s summer schedule.

Olbia in Sardinia, Kos and Corfu in Greece and Split in Croatia will be served from May 1 using Airbus A319 and A320 aircraft.

The new routes follow last week’s announcement that the airline will also start flying from Gatwick to Seville in Spain, Las Palmas in Gran Canaria and Funchal in Madeira.

Lynne Embleton, Director of Strategy, said: “It’s great to be able to offer an increasing number of Mediterranean destinations for customers flying from Heathrow for that weekend break in the sun or for longer holidays.

“We know these new short haul routes are going to prove very popular after launching services to Mykonos and Santorini earlier in the year and give our customers an even greater choice of places to get away from it all.”