G-MEDU Re-Enters Service in New Configuration.

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.

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.

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

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...

G-VIIP Operates Short BA2157.

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

30/07/12 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

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 –...

G-VIIH Operates Newark Extra.

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.

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.

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...

G-STBB Operates Delayed BA27.

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.

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...

G-YMMO Operates from London Gatwick.

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...

G-VIIR Operates Day Flight from Tampa.

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...

British Airways Summer Airbus Holiday Charters.

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...

Two to Tampa.

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...

27/07/12 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

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 –...

G-VIIP Returns from Orlando.

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...

G-CIVV Returns from New York.

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.

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.

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-BNLT Operates Delayed BA57.

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

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

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 –...

G-GBTA Returns from Edinburgh.

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.

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...

G-BNLV Returns from Dallas.

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-BNLS Operates Delayed BA9.

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.

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...

Typhoon Stops Hong Kong Departures.

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.

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

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...

23/07/12 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

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 –...

G-GBTA Edinburgh Technical Issue.

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.

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.

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.

Vancouver Delay.

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.

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

Summer Saturday Airbus Charters.

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...

G-BYGG Returns from Hong Kong.

Following its return to Hong Kong whilst operating the BA26 Hong Kong – London Heathrow of 18th July, Boeing 747-436 G-BYGG operated Hong Kong – London Heathrow late this evening as BA26X.

G-VIIG Returns from Doha.

Following yesterday’s technical issue Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIG returned from Doha this evening operating yesterday’s delayed BA124 Doha – Bahrain – London Heathrow as BA124X.

747-400 Cardiff Maintenance Swap.

Boeing 746-436 G-CIVM positioned London Heathrow – Cardiff-Wales as BA9171 early this afternoon. Sister G-BYGB then positioned London Heathrow – Cardiff-Wales as BA9172.

20/07/12 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today: BA205/BA204 London Heathrow – Miami BA372/BA373 London Heathrow – Toulouse BA396/BA397 London Heathrow – Brussels BA2908/BA2909 Manchester – London Gatwick BA2764/BA2765 Amsterdam – London...

G-BZHB Returns from Rome.

Following yesterday’s technical issue Boeing 767-336ER G-BZHB positioned Rome Fiumicino –London Heathrow this evening as BA9272.

G-BYGG BA26 Hong Kong Technical Return.

Boeing 747-436 G-BYGG operating BA26 Hong Kong – London Heathrow dumped fuel and returned to Hong Kong around two hours after take off tonight due to an issue with the landing gear. The flight was subsequently cancelled.

G-VIIG Doha Technical Issue.

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIG operated BA125 London Heathrow – Bahrain – Doha today however the return BA124 was cancelled indicating a technical issue with the aircraft.

New British Airways Amman Schedule Announced.

London Heathrow – Amman services will switch to British Airways flights numbers from 28th October 2012 and will be operated from Terminal 1 by the new midhaul 23J/118Y configuration Airbus A321s. The new daily schedule is as follows: BA147 London Heathrow 1830...

Cairo Switches to A321.

The BA155/BA154 London Heathrow – Cairo rotation will switch from Boeing 777-200ER to midhaul Airbus A321 operation from 4th January 2013. The flight will also move from Terminal 5 to Terminal 1 from that date. The bmi London Heathrow – Cairo service will...

Riyadh Goes 747.

From 28th October 2012 the BA263/BA262 London Heathrow – Riyadh service will switch from Boeing 777-200ER to Boeing 747-400 operation and will operate to a new schedule as follows: BA263 London Heathrow 1220 – Riyadh 2130 BA262 Riyadh 0110 – London...

bmi Route Closures Confirmed.

British Airways [rss-cut[ will cease services on the following former bmi routes as follows: London Heathrow – Damman ceases operation on 16th September. London Heathrow – Bishkek and London Heathrow –Beirut – Khartoum cease operation on 1st...

British Airways Heathrow – Alicante Service Announced.

A three times weekly London Heathrow – Alicante service was announced today commencing on 28th October 2012. The service will operate from Terminal 5. Schedules are: BA498 London Heathrow 1515 – Alicante 1845 Friday, Saturday, Sunday BA497 Alicante 1930...

B777-200ER G-YMMA Operates Rome Rotation.

Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMA operated the BA556/BA557 London Heathrow – Rome Fiumicino rotation today to provide additional capacity following the earlier cancellations.

British Airways Rome Cancellations.

The BA552/BA553 London Heathrow – Rome Fiumicino rotation was cancelled today due to a ground handlers strike at Rome. BA551 Rome Fiumicino – London Heathrow was also cancelled but this appears to be due to a technical issue encountered by Boeing 767-336ER...

G-BZHB Rome Technical Issue.

Boeing 767-336ER G-BZHB overnighted at Rome Fiuminco having operated BA558 from London Heathrow yesterday however its return to London as BA551 this morning was cancelled. This flight was not one that BA notified would be cancelled due to the ground handlers strike at...

Prestwick Airbus Maintenance Swap.

Airbus A321 G-EUXE positioned London Heathrow – Prestwick this evening as BA9270. Airbus A319 G-EUPA then positioned Prestwick – London Heathrow as BA9271.

A319 G-EUPV BA2770 London Gatwick Return.

Airbus A319 G-EUPV operating BA2770 London Gatwick – Jersey returned to London Gatwick this morning after failing to get into Jersey due to weather. The return BA2771 was therefore cancelled.

bmi Euro Cutbacks.

As expected the duplicated bmi services from London Heathrow to Basel, Nice and Vienna will be withdrawn from October 1st. This frees up six slots pairs at London Heathrow.

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

Titan Airways Boeing 737-33A G–ZAPZ positioned London Stansted – London Gatwick this morning as BA270P. The aircraft then operated the BA2796/BA2797 London Gatwick – Marseille rotation before returning to London Stansted as...

15/07/12 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The British Airways following flights did not operate today: BA2908/BA2909 London Gatwick – Manchester BA2936/BA2937 London Gatwick – Edinburgh BA8105 Manchester – London Heathrow.

A319 G-EUPC Olympic Torch Duties.

The Firefly  liveried Airbus A320 carried the Olympic Flame from Southampton – Guernsey, Guernsey – Jersey and Jersey – Southampton today all using the BA2012 callsign. The aircraft then positioned Southampton – London Heathrow as...

A319 G-EUPC Positions to Southampton.

The Firefly liveried Airbus A319 G-EUPC positioned London Heathrow – Southampton this evening in order to carry the Olympic Torch to the Channel Islands tomorrow.

14/07/12 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The  following British Airways flights did not operate today: BA484/BA485 London Heathrow – Barcelona BA2758/BA2759 London Gatwick – Amsterdam BA8108 London Heathrow – Manchester.

British Airways Summer Saturday Holiday Charters.

Airbus holiday charters today were as follows: A320 G-EUUM operated BA9216/BA9217 London Heathrow – Cagliari. A319 G-EUPO operated BA9218/BA9219 London Heathrow – Olbia. A319 G-EUOD operated BA9222/BA9223 London Heathrow – Cagliari. A320 G-EUUV...

A320 G-EUUN BA1453 Edinburgh Slide Deployment.

Airbus A320 G-EUUN had just pushed back from the stand at Edinburgh whilst operating BA1453 to London Heathrow when an emergency slide deployed inside the aircraft. The aircraft was able to operate the flight with a delay of around 90 minutes and with a reduced...

A320 G-TTOE BA714 Stuttgart Diversion.

Airbus A320 G-TTOE operating BA714 London Heathrow – Zurich diverted via Stuttgart this afternoon. The diversion appears to have been medical.

Eurofly A330-200 I-EEZM Returns to Milan.

Eurofly Airbus A330-200 I-EEZM positioned London Heathrow – Milan Malpensa this morning as BD9561 with sister EI-EZL returning to bmi service and operating BD775 London Heathrow – Riyadh –...

09/07/12 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways services did not operate today: BA2578/BA2579 London Gatwick – Milan Malpensa. (This service normally operates to Turin but was advertised as operating to Milan Malpensa due to runway works at Turin.) BA2583 Venice – London...

A321 G-EUXF Returns from Sofia.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday Airbus A321 G-EUXF positioned Sofia – London Heathrow this evening as BA9270.

Turin Service Operates to Milan Malpensa.

Due to runway maintenance at Turin today’s BA2578/BA2579 rotation from London Gatwick operated instead to Milan Malpensa. The flights were operated by Boeing 737-436 G-DOCF.

British Airways B737-400 G-DOCL BA2609 Rome Diversion.

Boeing 737-436 G-DOCL operating BA2609 Naples – London Gatwick diverted to Rome Fiumicino this morning due to flaps problems. The aircraft was on the ground for six hours before being able to continue the flight.

B747-400 G-CIVV JFK Technical Issue.

Boeing 747-436 G-CIVV operated BA173 London Heathrow – New York JFK today however the return BA112 was cancelled indicating a technical issue with the aircraft.

A319 G-EUPB BA818 Heathrow Emergency Return.

Airbus A319 G-EUPB operating BA818 London Heathrow – Copenhagen was close to Ipswich when it began squawking the 7700 General Emergency code and returned to London Heathrow. Sister G-EUPC operated the flight later.

A320 G-EUYN BA862 Dresden Diversion.

Airbus A320 G-EUYN operating BA862 London Heathrow – Prague diverted via Dresden this morning. The diversion appears to have been medical.

British Airways Summer Saturday Holiday Charters.

Airbus charters today were as follows: A320 G-EUUK operated BA9216/BA9217 London Heathrow – Cagliari. A320 G-EUUE operated BA9218/BA9219 London Heathrow – Olbia. A319 G-EUPK operated BA9222/BA9223 London Heathrow – Cagliari. A320 G-EUUB operated...

A321 G-EUXF Sofia Technical Issue.

Airbus A321 G-EUXF operated BA890 London Heathrow – Sofia this morning however the return BA891 Sofia – London Heathrow was cancelled indicating a technical issue with the aircraft.

07/07/12 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today: BA112 New York JFK – London Heathrow BA213/BA212 London Heathrow – Boston BA400/BA401 London Heathrow – Brussels BA440/BA441 London Heathrow – Amsterdam BA588/BA589 London Heathrow...

06/07/12 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today mainly due to air traffic control systems problems at Munich: BA398/BA399 London Heathrow – Brussels BA486/BA487 London Heathrow – Barcelona BA912/BA913 London Heathrow – Frankfurt...

05/07/12 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The  following British Airways flights did not operate today: BA8102 London Heathrow – Manchester BA8107 Manchester – London Heathrow BA8110 London Heathrow – Manchester BA8113 Manchester – London Heathrow BA8114 London Heathrow –...

British Airways Orders More B777-300ERs.

British Airways [rs-cut] today confirmed a top up order for two further Boeing 777-300ERs to be delivered in late 2014. This means BA now have four Boeing 777-300ERs on order which will take the flee to ten aircraft. 

British Airways Prestwick Airbus Maintenance Swap.

Airbus A320 G-EUUT, which has been under maintenance at Prestwick since 22nd June, positioned Prestwick – London Heathrow this afternoon as BA9271. Sister G-EUUU then positioned London Heathrow – Prestwick as...

B777-200ER G-VIIB Returns from Orlando.

Following the technical issue it encountered on June 1st Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIB positioned Orlando – London Gatwick in the early hours of this morning as BA9177.

03/07/12 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today: BA1306/BA1307 London Heathrow – Aberdeen BA2166 Tampa – London Gatwick BA2559 Bologna – London Gatwick BA2936/2937 London Gatwick – Edinburgh BA8104/8107 London Heathrow –...

B777-200ER G-VIIB Orlando Technical Issue.

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIB operated BA2039 London Gatwick – Orlando today however the return BA2038 has been cancelled indicating a technical issue with the aircraft.