British Airways is to start four-times-a-day flights from Leeds Bradford Airport to Heathrow.
The firm claims the daily service will give business and leisure customers the opportunity to connect with British Airways' extensive global network from Heathrow.
The company says the flights have been timed to offer convenient onward connections enabling Yorkshire based customers to fly with British Airways from Leeds Bradford to key worldwide destinations such as Hong Kong, New York, Johannesburg, Singapore and Sydney.
Passengers will be able to check in their bags and receive boarding cards for their entire journey at Leeds Bradford. Flights will start on December 9, 2012.
- Announcing flights today, Leeds Bradford Airport and BA say great news for business and local economy. Services will start in December. They say it will connect Yorkshire with the world.