The three-times-a-week service will be operated by a three-cabin Boeing 777 offering a premium Club World cabin with fully flat beds. World Traveller and World Traveller Plus cabins will also be on board this aircraft.
Flights go on sale today.
Colm Lacy, British Airways’ head of commercial Gatwick, said: “Las Vegas has proved to be an incredibly popular year-round destination from Heathrow so we are delighted to now be able to offer the route from Gatwick as well.”
“This is the kind of destination our leisure customers at Gatwick are looking for and it will complement our existing USA and longhaul leisure network.”
British Airways offer various holiday packages including three nights at the 3* Riviera Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas including return British Airways flights from Gatwick.
Other packages include three nights at the 5* Bellagio in Las Vegas, including return flights from Gatwick with British Airways.