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Monthly Archives: November 1989

British Airways B767-300ER G-BNWB First Flight.

November 30, 1989

British Airways Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWB made its first flight today wearing test registration N6046P.

British Airways B747-400 G-CITB Sold and Leased Back.

November 29, 1989

British Airways Boeing 747-211B G-CITB, which was acquired with the purchase of British Caledonian Airways on 14 April 1988, was sold to All Nippon Airways today.  It was immediately leased back by British Airways for one year.

British Airways B747-100 G-AWNO London Heathrow Landing Incident.

November 21, 1989

British Airways Boeing 747-136 G-AWNO, arriving at London Heathrow from Mauritius and Bahrain, and with crew reportedly suffering from food posioning, lined up incorrectly with the perimeter road instead of the runway, cleared the roof of the Penta Hotel by around 12 feet this morning before going around and returning for a safe landing.

 

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLE Delivered.

November 15, 1989

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLE was delivered today. The aircraft is in Landor livery and named City of Newcastle.

British Airways L-1011 G-BEAL Sub-leased to Caledonian.

November 8, 1989

British Airways Lockheed TriStar L-1011-1, G-BEAL was subleased to Caledonian Airways today.  It had already been painted in Caledonian Airways livery with ‘CALEDONIAN’ titles.  It carries the Caledonian Airways name Loch Moy.

British Airways B747-200 G-BMGS Returns from Caledonian Lease.

November 4, 1989

British Airways Boeing 747-283B G-BMGS, which was subleased to Caledonian Airways on 5 June, was returned to British Airways today.

British Airways B757-200 G-BMRJ Returns from London Gatwick.

November 4, 1989

British Airways Boeing 757-236 G-BMRJ positioned London Gatwick – London Heathrow today as BA9715.  It is still in full Caledonian Airways livery and carries its Caledonian Airways name Loch Tummel, but had ‘BRITISH AIRWAYS’ titles applied at Gatwick before this positioning flight.

British Airways L-1011 G-BBAJ Returns from Caledonian Lease.

November 1, 1989

British Airways Lockheed TriStar L-1011-1 G-BBAJ, which has been on lease to British Airtours and subsequently Caledonian since 1 May 1987, was returned to British Airways today.

British Airways B757-200 G-BMRJ Returns from Caledonian Lease.

November 1, 1989

British Airways Boeing 757-236, G-BMRJ which has been on lease to Caledonian Airways since 14 March, was returned to British Airways today at London Gatwick still wearing full Caledonian Airways livery with ‘CALEDONIAN’ fuselage titles.

Boeing 737-200 G-IBTW Returns from Caledonian Sub-lease.

November 1, 1989

Boeing 737-2Q8 G-IBTW, which has been on sublease to Caledonian Airways since 5th May, was returned to British Airways service from London Gatwick today. The aircraft is still in Caledonian Airways livery but now has ‘BRITISH AIRWAYS’ fuselage titles.