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Monthly Archives: April 2013

British Airways B777-200ER G-RAES Mumbai Delay.

April 30, 2013

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-RAES arrived into Mumbai early this morning as BA199 from London Heathrow (depart London 29th April), however the return BA198 has been delayed overnight. We do not have confirmation as to whether this is a crew or a technical issue.

British Airways B737-400 G-DOCH Returns from Verona.

April 30, 2013

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday evening, British Airways Boeing 737-436 G-DOCH positioned Verona – London Gatwick this afternoon as BA9272.

30/04/13 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

April 30, 2013

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA35 London Heathrow – Chennai
BA115/BA176 London Heathrow – New York JFK
BA132 Jeddah – London Heathrow
BA2600/BA2601 London Gatwick – Pisa
BA2621 Nice – London Gatwick
BA2760/BA2761 London Gatwick – Amsterdam.

British Airways B737-400 G-DOCH Verona Technical Issue.

April 29, 2013

British Airways Boeing 737-436 G-DOCH operated BA2598 London Gatwick – Verona this evening, however the return BA2599 was cancelled due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

British Airways B767-300ER G-BZHC Operates Moscow Rotation.

April 29, 2013

British Airways European configuration Boeing 767-336ER G-BZHC operated tonight’s BA237/BA236 London Heathrow – Moscow Domodedovo rotation in place of the rostered longhaul configured aircraft.

British Airways A319 G-DBCD Returns from Pisa.

April 29, 2013

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, British Airways A319 G-DBCD positioned Pisa – London Gatwick this afternoon as BA9258.

29/04/13 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

April 29, 2013

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA133 London Heathrow – Jeddah
BA175/BA172 London Heathrow – New York JFK
BA2599 Verona – London Gatwick
BA2626 London Gatwick – Nice.

British Airways B767-300ER G-BNWV Returns from Washington.

April 28, 2013

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, British Airways Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWV returned from Washington this evening operating yesterday’s delayed BA264 Washington – London Heathrow as BA9606.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVW Returns from Houston.

April 28, 2013

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVW departed Houston this evening operating yesterday’s delayed BA196 Houston – London Heathrow as BA9607. Parts for the aircraft’s flaps problem were flown out on today’s BA195.

British Airways A319 G-DBCD Pisa Technical Issue.

April 28, 2013

British Airways A319 G-DBCD operated BA2602 London Gatwick – Pisa this evening, however the return BA2603 was cancelled indicating a technical issue with the aircraft.

British Airways A320 G-EUUD Returns to Service.

April 28, 2013

British Airways A320 G-EUUD, which has been out of service since 6th March when it was damaged during a pushback incident at London Heathrow, undertook a London Heathr0w – London Heathrow test flight as BA9271 this morning then re-entered service as BA460 London Heathrow – Madrid.

28/04/13 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

April 28, 2013

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA175/BA172 London Heathrow – New York JFK
BA2776/BA2777 London Gatwick – Jersey.

British Airways B767-300ER G-BNWV Washington Technical Issue.

April 27, 2013

British Airways Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWV operated today’s BA265 London Heathrow – Washington, however the return BA264 has been delayed overnight indicating a technical issue with the aircraft.

British Airways B777-200ER G-VIIL Returns from Chicago.

April 27, 2013

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIL departed Chicago this evening operating yesterday’s delayed BA296 Chicago – London Heathrow as BA9605.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVW Houston Technical Issue.

April 27, 2013

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVW operated BA197 London Heathrow – Houston today, however the return BA196 has been delayed due to a technical issue with the flaps.

British Airways B777-200 G-ZZZB Positions to Cardiff Maintenance.

April 27, 2013

British Airways Boeing 777-236 G-ZZZB positioned London Heathrow – Cardiff-Wales for maintenance this afternoon as G-ZZZB.

British Airways A320 G-EUYG BA490 Malaga Diversion.

April 27, 2013

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

27/04/13 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

April 27, 2013

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA67/BA66 London Heathrow – Philadelphia
BA175/BA172 London Heathrow – New York JFK.

British Airways B777-200ER G-YMMD BA273 Shannon Diversion.

April 26, 2013

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMD operating BA273 London Heathrow – San Diego was around 90 minutes into its Atlantic crossing when it turned back to Shannon. After around 75 minutes on the ground the aircraft was able to continue the flight indicating that the diversion was medical.

British Airways B777-200ER G-VIIL Chicago Technical Issue.

April 26, 2013

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIL operated BA297 London Heathrow – Chicago today however the return BA296 has been delayed overnight indicating a technical issue with the aircraft.

British Airways B777-200 G-ZZZA Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

April 26, 2013

British Airways Boeing 777-236 G-ZZZA, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 29th March, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow late this afternoon as BA9174. We understand, but await 100% confirmation, that the aircraft has been internally refurbished with New First and upgraded Business, Premium Economy and Economy cabins and THALES IFE.

British Airways B777-200ER G-VIIU Positions to Cardiff Maintenance.

April 26, 2013

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIU positioned London Gatwick – Cardiff-Wales for maintenance this morning as BA9178.

British Airways B777-200ER G-YMMP Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

April 25, 2013

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMP, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 11th April, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow this afternoon as BA9172.

British Airways B777-200ER G-VIIB Positions to Gatwick Base.

April 25, 2013

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIB positioned London Heathrow РLondon Gatwick this afternoon as BA9151 in order to operate  BA2233 London Gatwick РBermuda.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVU Continues to Bloemfontein.

April 25, 2013

Following its diversion yesterday morning, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVU continued from Bloemfontein this morning operating Bloemfontein – Cape Town as BA59X. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed BA58 Cape Town – London Heathrow as BA58X.

British Airways B777-200 G-ZZZB Continues from Abu Dhabi.

April 25, 2013

Following its delay at Abu Dhabi whilst operating BA72 Muscat – Abu Dhabi – London Heathrow yesterday, British Airways Boeing 777-236 G-ZZZB continued the flight this morning operating Abu Dhabi – London Heathrow as BA72X.

British Airways A319s G-DBCC and G-DBCD Swap Bases.

April 25, 2013

British Airways A319s G-DBCC and G-DBCD swapped bases this morning via operating normal flights to and from Glasgow. G-DBCC operated BA2968 London Gatwick – Glasgow yesterday evening then operated BA1491 Glasgow – London Heathrow this morning. G-DBCD operated BA1496 London Heathrow – Glasgow yesterday then operated BA2953 Glasgow – London Gatwock this morning.

25/04/13 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

April 25, 2013

The BA2770/BA2771 London Gatwick – Jersey rotation did not operate today.

British Airways B777-200ER G-YMMS Returns from Cordoba.

April 24, 2013

Following its diversion yesterday morning, British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMS operated Cordoba – London Heathrow this evening as BA9604.

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLU BA59 Bloemfontein Diversion.

April 24, 2013

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLU operating BA59 London Heathrow – Cape Town (depart London Heathrow 23rd April) diverted to Bloemfontein this morning due to weather at Cape Town. Crew subsequently ran out of hours and the flight was therefore terminated.

British Airways B737-400 G-DOCT Positions to Sofia Maintenance.

April 24, 2013

British Airways Boeing 737-436 G-DOCT positioned London Gatwick – Sofia for maintenance this morning as BA9272.

British Airways B767-300ER G-BZHA Returns from Heathrow Maintenance.

April 24, 2013

British Airways Boeing 767-336ER G-BHZA, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 15th April, returned to service today as BA552 London Heathrow – Rome Fiumicino. The aircraft has been repainted into Union Flag with Crest livery.

British Airways A321 G-MEDN BA144 London Gatwick Diversion.

April 24, 2013

British Airways A321 G-MEDN operating BA144 Baku – London Heathrow (depart Baku 23rd April) diverted to London Gatwick in the early hours of this morning. The aircraft then positioned London Gatwick – London Heathrow as BA9256.

British Airways B777-200 G-ZZZB Abu Dhabi Delay.

April 24, 2013

British Airways Boeing 777-236 G-ZZZB operating BA72 Muscat – Abu Dhabi – London Heathrow operated the Muscat – Abu Dhabi sector early this morning, however the onward flight to London Heathrow has been delayed by 24 hours.

British Airways A320 G-EUUY Positions to Prestwick Maintenance.

April 23, 2013

British Airways A320 G-EUUY positioned London Heathrow – Prestwick for maintenance late this afternoon as BA9278.

IAG Secures Takeover of Vueling.

April 23, 2013

British Airways parent IAG today secured 90% of the shares in Spanish low cost operator Vueling. This brings a further 65 A319/A320s under the IAG umbrella.

British Airways A320 G-MIDO Prague Technical Issue.

April 23, 2013

British Airways A320 G-MIDO operated BA854 London Heathrow – Prague this morning, however the return BA855 was cancelled indicating a technical issue with the aircraft. The aircraft was able to position Prague – London Heathrow late in the afternoon as BA9255.

British Airways B777-200ER G-YMMS BA245 Cordoba Diversion.

April 23, 2013

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMS operating BA245 London Heathrow – Buenos Aires (depart London 22nd April) diverted to Cordoba this morning due to weather at Buenos Aires. Crew subsequently ran out of hours and the flight was therefore terminated. As a result tonight’s BA244 Buenos Aires – London Heathrow has been cancelled.

British Airways A319 G-EUPG Glasgow Technical Issue.

April 23, 2013

British Airways A319 G-EUPG operated BA1472 London Heathrow – Glasgow this morning, however the return BA1477 was cancelled indicating a technical issue with the aircraft. The aircraft was able to position Glasgow – London Heathrow late in the afternoon as BA9270.

IAG Airbus Order Signals A350-1000s for British Airways.

April 22, 2013

British Airways parent IAG officially announced an order for 18 Airbus A350-1000s for British Airways today, with options on a further 18 aircraft which may go to fellow IAG airline Iberia. The aircraft will be powered by Rolls Royce Trent XWB engines. Delivery schedules have not yet been announced.

British Airways A320 G-EUUY Returns to Heathrow Base.

April 22, 2013

British Airways A320 G-EUUY, which has been operating from London Gatwick since 20th April, positioned London Gatwick – London Heathrow this morning as BA9254.

British Airways B777-300ER G-STBA Returns from Sydney.

April 22, 2013

Following the crew issue it encountered yesterday British Airways Boeing 777-336ER G-STBA departed Sydney early this morning operating yesterday’s BA16 Sydney – Singapore – London Heathrow as BA16X.

British Airways B777-300ER G-STBA Sydney Delay.

April 21, 2013

British Airways Boeing 777-336ER G-STBA arrived into Sydney this morning as BA15 from London Heathrow (depart London 19th April), however the return BA16 has been delayed overnight due crew illness.

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLF Positioning Flight.

April 20, 2013

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLF, which has been at Boston since 18th April, positioned Boston – Washington this morning as BA9150 and will operate BA292 Washington – London Heathrow tonight. The outbound BA293 London Heathrow – Washington was cancelled.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVD Operates Delayed BA55.

April 20, 2013

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVD operated yesterday’s delayed BA55 London Heathrow – Johannesburg this afternoon as BA55X. It will return as a day flight tomorrow morning operating tonight’s BA56 as BA56X.

British Airways A320 G-EUUY Positions to London Gatwick Base.

April 20, 2013

British Airways A320 G-EUUY positioned London Heathrow – London Gatwick this morning as BA9253.

British Airways A319 G-DBCB Returns from Prestwick Maintenance.

April 19, 2013

British Airways A319 G-DBCB, which has been under maintenance at Prestwick since 5th April, positioned Prestwick – London Heathrow as BA9276 late this afternoon.

British Airways B777-200ER G-YMMH 7700 Emergency Squawk.

April 19, 2013

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMH operating BA6 Tokyo Narita – London Heathrow briefly squawked the 7700 emergency code whilst at 38,000 ft over the North Sea and was then vectored straight into Heathrow to land on runway 27L when runway 27R was in use for other landings.

British Airways A320 G-MEDK Positions to Prestwick Maintenance.

April 19, 2013

British Airways A320 G-MEDK positioned London Heathrow – Prestwick for maintenance this afternoon as BA9277.

British Airways B737-400 G-GBTA Returns from Sofia Maintenance.

April 19, 2013

British Airways Boeing 737-436 G-GBTA, which has been under maintenance at Sofia since 6th April, positioned Sofia – London Gatwick this afternoon as BA9273.




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