British Airways has announced that it will be suspending its Heathrow to Chengdu route from January next year.

The final departure from Heathrow will be on January 12, 2017 and the final return service from Chengdu on January 13, 2017. Customers with tickets for travel after this date are entitled to a full refund.

The airline will continue to serve Greater China with its daily services to Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong.