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Monthly Archives: July 2012

G-MEDU Re-Enters Service in New Configuration.

July 31, 2012

bmi Airbus A321 G-MEDU re-entered service this evening as BD895 London Heathrow – Moscow Domodedovo. This was the first service to be operates by an aircraft in the new 23J/131Y lie flat configuration.

G-EUPG Emerges in Dove Gold Livery.

July 31, 2012

Airbus A319 G-EUPG, which has been out of service at London Heathrow since 19th July, re-entered service today in Dove Gold livery operating BA940 London Heathrow – Dusseldorf.

G-BNWO BA93 Montreal Weather Diversion.

July 31, 2012

Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWO operating BA93 London Heathrow – Toronto diverted via Montreal this afternoon due to weather at Toronto.

G-MEDU Returns from East Midlands Reconfiguration.

July 31, 2012

bmi Airbus A321 G-MEDU positioned East Midlands – London Heathrow this afternoon as BD9529. This is the first aircraft in the new 23J/131Y configuration.

A319 G-DBCJ Returns from East Midlands – Operates from T5.

July 31, 2012

Airbus A319 G-DBCJ positioned East Midlands –London Heathrow as BA9279 this morning newly repainted in British Airways livery then entered service operating the BA1402/BA1407 London Heathrow – Manchester rotation. This is the first recorded use of a former bmi aircraft on a service from Terminal 5 at Heathrow.

31/07/12 British Airways Flight Cancellations

July 31, 2012

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA906/BA907 London Heathrow – Frankfurt

BA8174 London Heathrow – Amman.

G-DOCG Positions to Glasgow Maintenance.

July 30, 2012

British Airways Boeing 737-436  G-DOCG positioned London Gatwick – Glasgow this evening as BA9277.

G-VIIP Operates Short BA2157.

July 30, 2012

The BA2157/BA2156 London Gatwick – Antigua –San Juan rotation operated by Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIP operated London Gatwick – Antigua only today.

747 Cardiff Maintenance Swap.

July 30, 2012

Boeing 747-436 G-BYGE positioned London Heathrow – Cardiff-Wales as BA9171 this afternoon. Sister G-CIVM then positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow as BA9172.

 

G-EUPF Leaves Glasgow Maintenance for London Gatwick.

July 30, 2012

British Airways Airbus A319 G-EUPF, which has been under maintenance at Glasgow since 11th July, positioned Glasgow – London Gatwick this afternoon as BA9276 and immediately took up service operating the BA2594/BA2595 London Gatwick – Catania rotation.

 

30/07/12 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

July 30, 2012

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA840/BA841 London Heathrow – Kiev
BA906/BA907 London Heathrow – Frankfurt
BA8087 Aberdeen – London Heathrow
BA8110/BA8113 London Heathrow – Manchester
BA8119 Manchester – London Heathrow.

G-VIIH Operates Newark Extra.

July 29, 2012

Following the cancellation of the BA189/BA188 rotation yesterday Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIH operated an additional London Heathrow – Newark rotation today as BA9605/BA9606.

G-YMMO Returns to Heathrow Base.

July 29, 2012

Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMO positioned London Gatwick – London Heathrow this morning as BA9251 following its single trip to Bermuda from London Gatwick.

G-EUPS Switches Back to Gatwick Base.

July 29, 2012

Airbus A319 G-EUPS operated the BA372/BA273 London Heathrow – Toulouse rotation this morning then positioned London Heathrow – London Gatwick as BA9250 and operated the BA2664/BA2665 London Gatwick – Tunis rotation this afternoon.

G-STBB Operates Delayed BA27.

July 29, 2012

Boeing 777-36NER G-STBB operated last night’s delayed BA27 London Heathrow – Hong Kong this afternoon as BA27X. The aircraft will operate today’s BA28 Hong Kong – London Heathrow as BA28X.

29/07/12 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

July 29, 2012

The following flights did not operate today:

BA322/BA327 London Heathrow – Paris CDG
BA374/BA375 London Heathrow – Toulouse
BA398/BA399 London Heathrow – Brussels
BA736/BA737 London Heathrow – Geneva
BA956/BA957 London Heathrow – Munich
BA1316/BA1317 London Heathrow – Aberdeen
BA1404/BA1411 London Heathrow – Manchester
BA1458/BA1465 London Heathrow – Edinburgh
BA2908/BA2909 London Gatwick – Manchester
BA9264/BA2965 London Gatwick – Glasgow
BA8114 London Heathrow – Manchester.

G-YMMO Operates from London Gatwick.

July 28, 2012

Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMO positioned London Heathrow – London Gatwick this morning as BA9150 and immediately operated the BA2233/BA2232 London Gatwick – Bermuda rotation. This was caused by sister G-VIIR being required to overnight at Tampa.

G-VIIR Operates Day Flight from Tampa.

July 28, 2012

With no flight having operated to Tampa on 26th July and two flights having operated yesterday this left only one crew – that which had operated outbound on 25th July – to operate back as BA2166 last night. Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIR therefore overnighted at Tampa whilst crew had minimum rest and then operated Tampa – London Gatwick as a day flight today using callsign BA9604. 

28/07/12 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

July 28, 2012

The BA189/BA188 London Heathrow – Newark rotation did not operate today.

British Airways Summer Airbus Holiday Charters.

July 28, 2012

Airbus charters today were as follows:

A320 G-EUUF operated BA9216/BA9217 London Heathrow – Cagliari.

A319 G-EUPN operated BA9218/BA9219 London Heathrow – Olbia.

A319 G-EUPX operated BA9222/BA9223 London Heathrow – Cagliari.

A320 G-EUUB operated BA9230/BA9231 London Heathrow – Rhodes. Read more »

Two to Tampa.

July 27, 2012

Following its late return from Orlando yesterday Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIP operated yesterday’s delayed BA2167 London Gatick – Tampa this morning using callsign BA60T. Today’s scheduled BA2167 was operated by sister G-VIIR. 

27/07/12 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

July 27, 2012

The following flights did not operate today:

BA906/BA907 London Heathrow – Frankfurt
BA910/BA911 London Heathrow – Frankfurt
BA752/BA753 London Heathrow – Basel
BA1432/BA1439 London Heathrow – Edinburgh
BA8114 London Heathrow – Manchester.

G-VIIP Returns from Orlando.

July 26, 2012

Following yesterday’s technical issue Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIP departed Orlando this afternoon operating yesterday’s BA2036 Orlando – London Gatwick using callsign BA9603. As a result of the late return of this aircraft today’s BA2167 London Gatwick – Tampa has been delayed until tomorrow.

G-CIVV Returns from New York.

July 26, 2012

Boeing 747-436 G-CIVV, which has been at New York JFK since encountering a technical issue on 7th July, positioned New York JFK – London Heathrow this morning as BA9170.

G-YMMP BA189 St Johns Diversion.

July 25, 2012

Boeing 777-236ER G-YMML operating BA189 London Heathrow – Newark diverted via St Johns, Newfoundland this evening. The diversion appears to have been medical.

G-VIIP Orlando Technical Issue.

July 25, 2012

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIP operated BA2037 London Gatwick – Orlando today but was unable to operate the return BA2036 due to a technical issue. We understand this was due to a bird strike.

G-VIIV Positions to London Gatwick – All New First at Gatwick.

July 25, 2012

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIV positioned London Heathrow – London Gatwick this morning as BA9151. This means three New First fitted Boeing 777-200s are now at Gatwick. 

G-BNLT Operates Delayed BA57.

July 25, 2012

Boeing 747-436 G-BNLT operated last night’s delayed BA57 London Heathrow – Johannesburg using callsign BA57X.

G-VIIF Returns to Heathrow Base.

July 25, 2012

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIF positioned London Gatwick – London Heathrow as BA9150 this morning,

Titan Airways B737-300 G-ZAPZ Operates for British Airways.

July 25, 2012

Titan Airways Boeing 737-33A G-ZAPZ positioned London Stansted – London Gatwick this morning as BA9257 before operating the BA2760/BA2761 London Gatwick – Amsterdam, BA2796/BA2797 London Gatwick – Marseille and BA2776/BA2777 London Gatwick – Jersey rotations.

G-GBTA Returns from Edinburgh.

July 25, 2012

Following the technical issue it encountered at Edinburgh on 23rd July Boeing 737-436 G-GBTA positioned Edinburgh – London Gatwick this morning as BA9273.

Hong Kong Two Return.

July 24, 2012

After the passing of Typhoon Vicente services from Hong Kong commenced again today with Boeing 746-436 G-CIVB operating yesterday’s BA26 Hong Kong – London Heathrow as BA26X and Boeing 777-36NER G-STBD operating yesterday’s BA28 Hong Kong – London Heathrow as BA28X.

G-BNLV Returns from Dallas.

July 24, 2012

Following yesterday’s technical issue Boeing 747-436 G-BNLV departed Dallas-Fort Worth tonight operating yesterday’s delayed BA192 Dallas-Fort Worth – London Heathrow using callsign BA9602.

G-BNLV Dallas-Fort Worth Technical Issue.

July 24, 2012

BA192 Dallas-Fort Worth –  London Heathrow has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue with Boeing 747-436 G-BNLV.

Titan Airways B757-200 G-ZAPX Continues BA Operations.

July 24, 2012

Titan Airways Boeing 757-256 operated the BA2622/BA2623 London Gatwick – Nice and BA2666/BA2667 London Gatwick – Marrakech rotations today.

G-BNLS Operates Delayed BA9.

July 24, 2012

Boeing 747-436 G-BNLS operated last night’s delayed BA9 London Heathrow – Bangkok this afternoon as BA9X and will return tomorrow as BA10X.

24/07/12 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

July 24, 2012

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA67/BA66 London Heathrow – Philadelphia
BA177/BA174 London Heathrow – New York JFK
BA215/BA214 London Heathrow – Boston
BA2758/BA2759 London Gatwick – Amsterdam.

The BA67/BA66 cancellation occurred after boarding when the operating Boeing 777-236ER, believed to be G-RAES, encountered a technical issue.

Typhoon Stops Hong Kong Departures.

July 23, 2012

Typhoon Vicente, the strongest typhoon to hit Hong Kong in 13 years, has caused both of tonight’s British Airways Hong Kong – London Heathrow services to be postponed until tomorrow.

G-DBCJ Positions to East Midlands Maintenance.

July 23, 2012

Airbus A319 G-DBCJ positioned London Heathrow – East Midlands this morning as BA9278.

G-VIIB to Cardiff Maintenance.

July 23, 2012

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIB positioned London Gatwick – Cardiff-Wales early this afternoon as BA9178.

Titan Airways B757-200 G-ZAPX Operates for BA.

July 23, 2012

Titan Airways Boeing 757-256 G-ZAPX positioned London Stansted – London Gatwick this morning as BA9254 then operated the BA2688/BA2689 London Gatwick – Genoa and BA2598/BA2599 London Gatwick – Verona rotations.

23/07/12 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

July 23, 2012

The following flights did not operate today, seemingly caused by a technical issue encountered by Boeing 737-436 G-GBTA at Edinburgh:

BA2774/BA2775 London Gatwick – Jersey
BA2937 Edinburgh – London Gatwick
BA2960/BA2061 London Gatwick – Glasgow.

G-GBTA Edinburgh Technical Issue.

July 23, 2012

Boeing 737-436 G-GBTA operated BA2936 London Gatwick – Edinburgh this morning however the return BA2937 was cancelled due to a technical issue.

G-DOCY BA2667 Faro Routing.

July 22, 2012

Boeing 737-436 G-DOCY operating BA2667 Marrakesh – London Gatwick routed via Faro this evening. This routing appears to have been planned before the aircraft departed Gatwick. 

bmi A320 G-MEDK Operates from London Gatwick.

July 22, 2012

bmi Airbus 320 positioned London Heathrow – London Gatwick this afternoon as BA9255 in order to operate the BA2624/BA2625 London Gatwick – Nice rotation. The aircraft then positioned back to London Heathrow as BA9256.

G-VIIR Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

July 22, 2012

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIR positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Gatwick early this evening as BA9250.

Vancouver Delay.

July 22, 2012

The BA87/BA86 London Heathrow – Vancouver rotation has been delayed until tomorrow due to technical issues with an unidentified Boeing 747-400.

G-RAES Returns from Miami.

July 22, 2012

G-RAES operated Miami – London Heathrow as BA9601 as a day flight departing very early this morning. This was the delayed BA204 of 20th July

B777-200ER G-RAES Operates Delayed Miami Rotation.

July 21, 2012

Following the cancellation of yesterday’s BA205/BA204 London Heathrow – Miami rotation Boeing 777-236ER G-RAES operated London Heathrow – Miami this morning as BA9609.

Summer Saturday Airbus Charters.

July 21, 2012

Airbus charters today were as follows:

A320 G-EUUL operated BA9216/BA9217 London Heathrow – Cagliari.

A319 G-EUOB operated BA9218/BA9219 London Heathrow – Olbia.

A319 G-EUPX operated BA9222/BA9223 London Heathrow – Cagliari.

A320 G-EUYD operated BA9230/BA9231 London Heathrow – Rhodes. Read more »