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Monthly Archives: August 2013

British Airways A321 G-MEDU Beirut – Larnaca Positioning Flights.

August 31, 2013

British Airways A321 G-MEDU operated BA149 London Heathrow – Beirut today, then instead of overnighting in Beirut positioned to Larnaca where the outbound crew will overnight. The aircraft will then operate back to Beirut as BA148 early tomorrow morning in order to operate BA148 Beirut – London Heathrow as scheduled. This is due to heightened security concerns.

British Airways B777-200ER G-VIIC BA257 Heathrow Technical Return.

August 31, 2013

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIC operating BA257 London Heathrow – Delhi was en route over Poland when it turned back to London Heathrow due to a technical issue with a hydraulic system. The flight was subsequently operated by sister G-YMMP.

British Airways A319 G-EUOA Operates Cagliari Charter.

August 31, 2013

British Airways A319 G-EUOA operated a London Heathrow – Cagliari charter rotation this afternoon as BA9222/BA9223.

British Airways A320 G-EUUI Gibraltar Technical Issue.

August 31, 2013

British Airways A320 G-EUUI operated BA490 London Heathrow – Gibraltar this morning then encountered a technical issue meaning it was unable to operate the return BA491. Spares and engineers were ferried by sister G-EUYO operating BA492 London Heathrow – Gibraltar and G-EUUI was then able to operate BA491 with a delay of around 5 hours.

British Airways A321 G-EUXJ Operates Thessaloniki Charter.

August 31, 2013

British Airways A321 G-EUXJ operated a London Heathrow – Thessaloniki charter this afternoon as BA9244/BA9245.

British Airways A320 G-EUUK Operates Cagliari Charter.

August 31, 2013

British Airways A320 G-EUUK operated a London Heathrow – Cagliari charter this afternoon as BA9236/BA9237.

British Airways A320 G-EUYL Operates Rhodes Charter.

August 31, 2013

British Airways A320 G-EUYL operated a London Heathrow – Rhodes charter this morning as BA9232/BA9233.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVR Returns from Amsterdam.

August 31, 2013

Following its diversion to Amsterdam late last night, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVR continued yesterday’s delayed BA232 Moscow Domodedovo – London Heathrow this morning routing Amsterdam – London Heathrow this morning as BA232X.

British Airways A321 G-EUXL Operates Rhodes Charter.

August 31, 2013

British Airways A321 G-EUXL operated a London Heathrow – Rhodes charter this morning as BA9230/BA9231.

British Airways A320 G-EUYI Operates Olbia Charter.

August 31, 2013

British Airways A320 G-EUYI operated a London Heathrow – Olbia charter this morning as BA9218/BA9219.

British Airways A320 G-EUUV Operates Cagliari Charter.

August 31, 2013

British Airways A320 G-EUUV operated a London Heathrow – Cagliari charter this morning as BA9216/BA9217.

British Airways A320 G-EUYG Operates Bastia Charter.

August 31, 2013

British Airways A320 G-EUYG operated a London Heathrow – Bastia charter rotation this morning as BA9238/BA9239.

British Airways A320 G-EUYE Operates Kos Charter.

August 31, 2013

British Airways A320 G-EUYE operated a London Heathrow – Kos charter rotation this morning as BA9240/BA9241.

Titan Airways B737-300 G-POWC Operates for BA.

August 31, 2013

Titan Airways Boeing 737-33A G-POWC positioned London Stansted – London Heathrow early this morning as BA9252 in order to operate the following flights:

BA1306/BA1307 London Heathrow – Aberdeen
BA1332/BA1333 London Heathrow – Newcastle
BA1402/BA1407 London Heathrow – Manchester.

31/08/13 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

August 31, 2013

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA757/BA758 London Heathrow – Bergen.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVR BA233 Moscow Sheremetyevo and Amsterdam Diversions.

August 30, 2013

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVR operating BA233 London Heathrow – Moscow Domodedovo diverted via Moscow Sheremetyevo this morning. The return BA232 then diverted to Amsterdam apparently due to crew running out of hours.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVI Returns from Irkutsk.

August 30, 2013

Following its technical diversion to Irkustk on 28th August, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVI positioned Irkutsk – London Heathrow this morning as BA9174.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVY Operates Delayed BA38.

August 30, 2013

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVY arrived into Beijing as BA39X from Irkutsk this morning then turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed BA38 Beijing – London Heathrow as BA38X.

30/08/13 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

August 30, 2013

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA1436/BA1437 London Heathrow – Edinburgh.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVA BA282 Winnipeg Medical Diversion.

August 29, 2013

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVA operating BA282 Los Angeles – London Heathrow diverted via Winnipeg late tonight due to a medical emergency on board.

British Airways B777-200ER G-YMMJ BA168 Helsinki Medical Diversion.

August 29, 2013

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMJ operating BA168 Shanghai – London Heathrow diverted via Helsinki this afternoon due to a medical emergency on board.

British Airways A320 G-EUYB BA866 Heathrow Technical Return.

August 29, 2013

British Airways A320 G-EUYB operating BA866 London Heathrow – Budapest stopped the climb at 6,000 ft due to a technical issue this morning, squawked the 7700 emergency code and returned to Heathrow for a safe landing. The flight was subsequently operated by sister G-EUUT.

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGG Operates Delayed BA38.

August 29, 2013

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGG arrived into Beijing this morning as BA39 from London Heathrow (depart London 28th August) and turned around immediately to operate yesterday’s delayed BA38 Beijing – London Heathrow as BA38X. This is the flight that would have been operated by sister G-CIVI but which was delayed by that aircraft’s diversion to Irkutsk. As a result today’s BA38 Beijing – London Heathrow has been delayed overnight.

29/08/13 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

August 29, 2013

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA576/BA577 London Heathrow – Milan Linate.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVY Irkutsk Rescue Mission.

August 28, 2013

Following the technical diversion of sister G-CIVI to Irkutsk this morning, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVY positioned London Heathrow – Irkustk as BA9158 this evening and will continue the delayed and diverted BA39 London Heathrow – Beijing flying Irkurtsk – Beijing as BA39X tomorrow.

Extra B777-200ER for Gatwick for 2014.

August 28, 2013

British Airways today announced that from the Summer 2014 timetable an additional Boeing 777-200ER will be allocated to London Gatwick. This will allow the expansion of services to Orlando, Punta Cana, Antigua and Kingston.

British Airways A319 G-EUPO Returns from Paris CDG.

August 28, 2013

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, British Airways A319 G-EUPO positioned Paris CDG – London Heathrow this morning as BA9173.

British Airways A321 G-EUXK Operates Amman Rotation.

August 28, 2013

British Airways European configuration A321 G-EUXK operated the BA147/BA146 London Heathrow – Amman rotation this morning in place of the usual midhaul aircraft. The inbound BA146 operated via Vienna in what appears to have been a planned diversion.

British Airways A320 G-EUUD Returns from Heathrow Maintenance.

August 28, 2013

British Airways A320 G-EUUD, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 7th August, returned to service this morning operating BA1324 London Heathrow – Newcastle.

Titan Airways Boeing 737-33A G-POWC Operates for BA.

August 28, 2013

Titan Airways Boeing 737-33A G-POWC positioned London Stansted – London Heathrow as BA9259 this morning in order to operate the following services:

BA1386/BA1391 London Heathrow – Manchester
BA1444/BA1453 London Heathrow – Edinburgh.

The aircraft then positioned London Heathrow – London Stansted as BA9260.

28/08/13 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

August 28, 2013

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA306/BA309 London Heathrow – Paris CDG
BA1310/BA1311 London Heathrow – Aberdeen
BA1382/BA1387 London Heathrow – Manchester.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVI BA39 Irkutsk Diversion.

August 28, 2013

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVI operating BA39 London Heathrow – Beijing (depart London Heathrow 27th August) diverted to Irkutsk this morning due to indication of overheating in the avionics bay. The flight is scheduled to continue tomorrow.

British Airways B737-400 G-DOCE Returns from Venice.

August 27, 2013

Following the technical issue it encountered at Venice on 25th August, British Airways Boeing 737-436 G-DOCE positioned Venice – London Gatwick early this evening as BA9272.

British Airways A319 G-EUPO Paris CDG Technical Issue.

August 27, 2013

British Airways A319 G-EUPO operated BA308 London Heathrow – Paris CDG this morning, however the return BA315 was cancelled due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

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

August 27, 2013

British Airways Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWN, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 19th August, returned to service this morning operating BA253 London Heathrow – Nassau – Grand Cayman.

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

August 26, 2013

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

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLJ BA289 Tucson Diversion.

August 26, 2013

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLJ operating BA289 London Heathrow – Phoenix diverted via Tucson this evening due to weather at Pheonix.

British Airways A320 G-MIDO Venice Rescue Mission.

August 26, 2013

Following the technical issue encountered by Boeing 737-436 G-DOCE yesterday evening, British Airways A320 G-MIDO positioned London Heathrow – Venice this afternoon as BA9254 in order to operate yesterday’s delayed BA2589 Venice – London Gatwick. The aircraft then positioned London Gatwick – London Heathrow as BA9255.

Titan Airways B737-300 G-POWC Positions for BA Operations.

August 26, 2013

Titan Airways Boeing 737-33A G-POWC positioned London Stansted РLondon  Gatwick this afternoon as BA9256 in order to operate the BA2584/BA2585 London Gatwick РVenice rotation. The aircraft then positioned London Gatwick РLondon Stansted as BA9257.

British Airways A320 G-EUUN Basle Technical Issue.

August 26, 2013

British Airways A320 G-EUUN operated BA752 London Heathrow – Basle this morning, however the return BA753 was cancelled indicating a technical issue with the aircraft. The aircraft was able to position Basle – London Heathrow late at night as BA9258.

British Airways Announces Daily A380 Los Angeles Start Date.

August 26, 2013

British Airways today announced that the BA269/BA268 London Heathrow – Los Angeles service will increase from 5 x weekly to daily from 18th February 2014.

British Airways B767-300ER G-BNWX Operates Daytime Cairo Rotation.

August 26, 2013

British Airways European configuration Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWX again operated a daytime London Heathrow – Cairo rotation this morning as BA1155/BA154.

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLX Returns from Heathrow Maintenance.

August 26, 2013

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLX, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 16th August, returned to service this morning operating BA279 London Heathrow – Los Angeles.

British Airways B737-400 G-DOCE Venice Technical Issue.

August 25, 2013

British Airways Boeing 737-436 G-DOCE operated BA2588 London Gatwick – Venice this evening, however the return BA2589 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLE Returns from Dallas-Fort Worth.

August 25, 2013

Following its overnight delay, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLE departed Dallas-Fort Worth this evening operating yesterday’s delayed BA192 Dallas-Fort Worth – London Heathrow as BA9602.

British Airways A321 G-EUXF Enters Heathrow Maintenance.

August 25, 2013

British Airways A321 G-EUXF entered the Heathrow maintenance facility this evening after arriving as BA567 from Milan Malpensa.

British Airways A319 G-EUPZ Returns from Prestwick Maintenance.

August 25, 2013

British Airways A319 G-EUPZ, which has been under maintenance at Prestwick since 21st August, positioned Prestwick – London Heathrow this evening as BA9270.

British Airways A319 G-DBCA Positions to Prestwick Maintenance.

August 25, 2013

British Airways A319 G-DBCA positioned London Heathrow – Prestwick for maintenance this afternoon as BA9279.

British Airways B777-200ER G-VIIJ Returns from Gatwick Base.

August 25, 2013

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIJ positioned London Gatwick – London Heathrow this afternoon as BA9157.

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

August 25, 2013

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIY positioned London Heathrow – Cardiff-Wales for maintenance early this afternoon as BA9171.




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