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Monthly Archives: October 2012

A318 G-EUNB Positions to JFK.

October 31, 2012

British Airways A318 G-EUNB positioned London City – London Heathrow this morning as BA9253 then continued London Heathrow – Shannon – New York JFK as BA9277. This flight was originally intended to operate to Boston. The aircraft then positioned New York JFK – London City flight as BA9278. The flight took extra BA staff to New York in order to help get the JFK and Newark stations back to normal operations.

A321 G-MEDG Returns from East Midlands Reconfiguration.

October 31, 2012

bmi A321 G-MEDG, which has been under maintenance at East Midlands since 26th September, positioned East Midlands – London Heathrow today newly refitted to 23J/131Y configuration.

A330-200 G-WWBD Departs for Part Out and Scrap.

October 31, 2012

bmi Airbus A330-200 G-WWBD positioned London Heathrow – Bangor – Sanford today using GWWBD as its callsign and is expected to be parted out and scrapped.

B777-200ER G-VIIT BA2262 Bermuda Diversion.

October 31, 2012

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIT operating BA2262 Kingston – London Gatwick (depart Kingston 30th October) diverted via Bermuda this morning. The diversion appears to have been medical.

31/10/2012 – British Airways Flight Cancellations.

October 31, 2012

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA1/BA2 London City – New York JFK
BA3/BA4 London City – New York JFK
BA113/BA112 London Heathrow – New York JFK
BA115/BA114 London Heathrow – New York JFK
BA117/BA116 London Heathrow – New York JFK
BA173/BA172 London Heathrow – New York JFK Read more »

Sydney Switches to B777-300ER.

October 30, 2012

British Airways will continue to serve Sydney following the end of the Joint Services Agreement with QANTAS on 30th March 2013. From 31st March the BA15/BA16 London Heathrow – Singapore – Sydney service will switch from Terminal 3 to Terminal 5 at London Heathrow and switch from Boeing 747-400 to Boeing 777-300ER operation. This will result in an increase of 28 Business Class seats per week and increase of 56 World Traveller Plus seats per week but a reduction of 364 seats per week.

BA to Quit Gatwick – Manchester.

October 30, 2012

From the Summer 2013 timetable commencing 31st March 2013 British Airways will cease service on the London Gatwick – Manchester route.

A319 G-EUPJ Returns from Prestwick Maintenance.

October 30, 2012

British Airways A319 G-EUPJ, which has been under maintenance at Prestwick since 17th October, positioned Prestwick – London Heathrow this evening as BA9274.

B777-200ER G-YMME Positions to San Diego.

October 30, 2012

Following yesterday’s BA273 diversion to Los Angeles British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-YMME positioned Los Angeles – San Diego this afternoon in order to operate yesterday’s delayed BA272 San Diego – London Heathrow as BA9606.

A319 G-EUPK Positions to Prestwick Maintenance.

October 30, 2012

British Airways A319 G-EUPK positioned London Heathrow – Prestwick for maintenance this evening as BA9273.

A320 G-EUYE BA490 Malaga Diversion.

October 30, 2012

British Airways A320 G-EUYE operating BA490 London Heathrow – Gibraltar diverted to Malaga today due to weather at Gibraltar. The return BA491 operated from Malaga once passengers had been transferred by road.

B777-200ER G-YMMA Switches to Gatwick Base.

October 30, 2012

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMA positioned London Heathrow – London Gatwick this morning as BA9174.

30/10/12 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

October 30, 2012

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA1/BA2 London City – New York JFK
BA3/BA4 London City – New York JFK
BA67/BA66 London Heathrow – Philadelphia
BA69/BA68 London Heathrow – Philadelphia
BA113/BA112 London Heathrow – New York JFK
BA115/BA114 London Heathrow – New York JFK Read more »

B767-300ER G-BNWW Operates BA137 Freetown Inaugural.

October 29, 2012

British Airways commenced service using its own metal on the London Heathrow – Freetown route today with Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWW operating the inaugural BA137/BA136 rotation.

B777-200ER G-YMMH Returns from Johannesburg.

October 29, 2012

Following its technical issue on yesterday British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMH returned from Johannesburg this evening operating yesterday’s delayed BA34 Johannesburg – London Heathrow using callsign BA9171.

B777-200ER G-YMME BA273 Los Angeles Diversion.

October 29, 2012

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-YMME operating BA273 London Heathrow – San Diego diverted to Los Angeles this evening due to weather at San Diego. As a result today’s BA272 San Diego – London Heathrow has been delayed overnight.

A319 G-EUOE Returns from Rome Fiumicino.

October 29, 2012

Following yesterday’s technical issue British Airways Airbus A319 G-EUOE positioned Rome Fiumicino – London Heathrow this afternoon as BA9275.

B777-200ER G-VIIO Operates Gatwick – Las Vegas Inaugural.

October 29, 2012

British Airways commenced three times weekly service on the London Gatwick – Las Vegas route today with the inaugural BA2277/BA2276 rotation being operated by Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIO.

A321 G-MEDL Returns to Service in 50/50 Livery.

October 29, 2012

British Airways Airbus A321 G-MEDL,which has been out of service at London Heathrow since operating BA8177 from  Amman on 22nd October, re-entered traffic today operating the BA165/BA164 London Heathrow – Tel Aviv rotation wearing the bmi blue whale on the fuselage with a British Airways Union Flag tail and small British Airways titles at the rear.

B777-200ER G-YMMP Operates Stockholm Rotation.

October 29, 2012

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMP operated the BA778/BA779 London Heathrow – Stockholm Arlanda rotation today in place of the usual shorthaul Airbus.

29/10/2012 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

October 29, 2012

The following flights did not operate today:

BA1/BA2 London City – New York JFK
BA3/BA4 London City – New York JFK
BA67/BA66 London Heathrow – Philadelphia
BA69/BA68 London Heathrow – Philadelphia
BA113/BA112 London Heathrow – New York JFK
BA115/BA114 London Heathrow – New York JFK Read more »

B767-300ER G-BNWN Returns from Philadelphia.

October 28, 2012

Following its technical issue on 27th October British Airways Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWN departed Philadelphia this evening operating the delayed BA68 Philadelpha – London Heathrow of 27th October using callsign BA9605.

A320 G-MIDS Returns from Shannon Maintenance.

October 28, 2012

British Airways Airbus A320 G-MIDS, which has been under maintenance at Shannon since 14th October, positioned Shannon – London Heathrow this evening as BA9272.

A319 G-EUOE Rome Fiumicino Technical Issue.

October 28, 2012

British Airways A319 G-EUOE operated BA560 London Heathrow – Rome Fiumicino this afternoon however the return BA559 was cancelled indicating a technical issue with the aircraft.

A319 G-DBCA Positions to Sofia Maintenance.

October 28, 2012

A319 G-DBCA positioned London Heathrow – Sofia this afternoon as BD9571.

New Flight Numbers for British Airways Amman Services.

October 28, 2012

British Airways London Heathrow – Amman services began operations under the new flight  numbers BA147/BA146. The first rotation under the new numbers was operated by Airbus A321 G-MEDM today.

British Airways Luxembourg Services Switch to Terminal 1.

October 28, 2012

British Airways London Heathrow – Luxembourg services switched from Terminal 5 to Terminal 1 at London Heathrow this morning. The final rotation from Terminal 5 yesterday was BA418/BA419 operated by A320 G-EUUX. The first flight from Terminal 1 this afternoon was BA418/BA419 operated by A319 G-DBCG.

B777-300ER G-STBE Operates Cairo Service.

October 28, 2012

The BA155/BA154 London Heathrow – Cairo rotation was operated by Boeing 777-36NER G-STBE today. This is the first recorded appearance of a Boeing 777-300ER on this service.

28/10/2012 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

October 28, 2012

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA3/BA4 London City – New York JFK
BA12 Singapore – London Heathrow
BA115/BA114 London Heathrow – New York JFK
BA149/BA148 London Heathrow – Beirut
BA179/BA182 London Heathrow – New York JFK
BA183 London Heathrow – New York JFK
BA187/BA186 London Heathrow – Newark.

A320 G-EUUM Operates New Gibraltar Service.

October 28, 2012

British Airways launched extra weekend services on the London Heathrow – Gibraltar route today with the inaugural BA492/BA493 rotation being operated by A320 G-EUUM.

British Airways Launches Alicante Services.

October 28, 2012

British Airways launched a new 3 x weekly London Heathrow – Alicante service today with Airbus A319 G-EUOF operating the inaugural BA498/BA497 rotation.

British Airways Riyadh Service Switches to B747-400 Operation.

October 28, 2012

British Airways London Heathrow – Riyadh BA263/BA262 services switched from Boeing 777-200ER to Boeing 747-400 operation today and were also re-timed to operate around 7 hours earlier in each direction. Yesterday’s final Boeing 777-200ER rotation was operated by G-VIIC and today’s first Boeing 747-400 flights by G-BNLK.

British Airways Stavanger Services Switch to Terminal 5.

October 28, 2012

British Airways London Heathrow – Stavanger services switched from Terminal 1 to Terminal 5 at London Heathrow this morning. The final rotation from Terminal 1 yesterday was BA8152/BA8153 operated by A319 G-DBCK. The first flight from Terminal 5 this morning was BA758/BA759 operated by A320 G-EUYM.

British Airways Bergen Services Switch to Terminal 5.

October 28, 2012

British Airways London Heathrow – Bergen services switched from Terminal 1 to Terminal 5 at London Heathrow this morning. The final rotation from Terminal 1 yesterday was BA8150/BA8151operated by A319 G-DBCK. The first flight from Terminal 5 this morning was BA758/BA759 operated by A319 G-EUOH.

B777-200ER G-YMMH Johannesburg Technical Issue.

October 28, 2012

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMH arrived into Johannesburg this morning as BA33 from London Heathrow (depart London 27th October) however the return BA34 has been delayed overnight indicating a technical issue with the aircraft.

British Airways Toulouse Services Switch to Heathrow Terminal 1.

October 28, 2012

British Airways London Heathrow – Toulouse services switched from Terminal 5 to Terminal 1 at London Heathrow this morning. The final rotation from Terminal 5 yesterday was BA374/BA375 operated by A319 G-EUPD. The first flight from Terminal 1 this morning was BA372/BA373 operated by A319 G-DBCF.

British Airways Marseille Services Switch to London Heathrow.

October 28, 2012

British Airways services to Marseille switched from London Gatwick to London Heathrow Terminal 1 this morning. The final rotation from London Gatwick yesterday was BA2798/BA2799 operated by Boeing 737-436 G-DOCW. The first flight from Terminal 1 this morning was BA366/BA367 operated by A319 G-DBCB.

British Airways Lyon Services Switch to Heathrow Terminal 1.

October 28, 2012

British Airways London Heathrow – Lyon services switched from Terminal 5 to Terminal 1 at London Heathrow this morning. The final rotation from Terminal 5 yesterday was BA362/BA363 operated by A320 G-EUYL. The first flight from Terminal 1 this morning was BA360/BA361 operated by A319 G-DBCE.

British Airways Dusseldorf Services Switch to Terminal 1.

October 28, 2012

British Airways London Heathrow – Dusseldorf services switched from Terminal 5 to Terminal 1 at London Heathrow this morning. The final rotation from Terminal 5 yesterday was BA940/BA941 operated by A320 G-EUYG. The first flight from Terminal 1 this morning was BA936/BA937 operated by A319 G-DBCJ.

British Airways Tel Aviv Services Switch to Heathrow Terminal 1.

October 28, 2012

British Airways London Heathrow – Tel Aviv services switched from Terminal 5 to Terminal 1 at London Heathrow today and went from a 1 x B777-200ER/1 x B767-300ER daily service to a 3 x A321 daily service. The final rotation from Terminal 5 yesterday was BA163/BA162 operated by Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWH and the first rotation from Terminal 1 was BA163/BA162 operated by A321 G-MEDU.

A319 G-DBCK Operates Hanover Service.

October 28, 2012

British Airways London Heathrow – Hanover services , which were operated as a wet lease by bmi Regional until yesterday, moved to BA operation from Heathrow Terminal 1 today with Airbus A319 G-DBCK operating the first BA976/BA977 rotation this morning.

bmi A320 G-MIDO Positions from Birmingham.

October 28, 2012

bmi A320 G-MIDO positioned Birmingham – London Heathrow this morning as BD9573 having operated the last wet lease for Lufthansa on the Birmingham – Frankfurt route yesterday. The final flight under the arrangement was LH956 Frankfurt – Birmingham.

bmi A320 G-MIDX Positions from Manchester.

October 28, 2012

bmi A320 G-MIDX positioned Manchester – London Heathrow this morning as BD9572 having operated the last wet lease for Lufthansa on the Manchester – Frankfurt route yesterday. The final flight under the arrangement was LH946 Frankfurt – Manchester.

B747-400 G-BNLN BA11 Return to London Heathrow.

October 28, 2012

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLN operating BA11 London Heathrow – Singapore (depart London 27th October) had just crossed the Kazakhstan border close to Uralsk when it turned back to London Heathrow due to low oil pressure on one engine. The aircraft was operating its first flight in service following a 10 day maintenance visit to Cardiff-Wales. The flight and today’s return BA12 were subsequently cancelled.

A320 G-EUUW Returns to Heathrow Base.

October 27, 2012

British Airways A320 G-EUUW positioned London Gatwick – London Heathrow this evening as BA9252 at the end of the summer timetable.

A319 G-EUPS Returns to Heathrow Base.

October 27, 2012

British Airways A319 G-EUPS positioned London Gatwick – London Heathrow this evening as BA9251 at the end of the summer timetable.

A319 G-EUOD Returns from Prestwick Maintenance.

October 27, 2012

British Airways Airbus A319 G-EUOD, which has been under maintenance at Prestwick since 13th October, positioned Prestwick – London Heathrow this evening as BA9271.

B767-300ER G-BNWN Philadelphia Technical Issue.

October 27, 2012

British Airways Boeing 767-300ER G-BNWN operated BA69 London Heathrow – Philadelphia today however the return BA68 has been delayed overnight indicating a technical issue with the aircraft.

A320 G-EUUI Positions to Prestwick Maintenance.

October 27, 2012

British Airways A320 G-EUUI positioned London Heathrow – Prestwick this evening as BA9270.

A319 G-EUPT Returns to Heathrow Base.

October 27, 2012

At the end of the Summer timetable British Airways A319 G-EUPT positioned London Gatwick – London Heathrow this afternoon as BA9250.




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