British Airways B747-400 G-CIVJ Overnight Vancouver Delay.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVJ operated BA85 London Heathrow – Vancouver today, however due to the 24 hour delay of yesterday’s BA87 there is no crew rested in Vancouver to operate the return BA84. This flight has therefore been delayed overnight.

30/05/14 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA540/BA541 London Heathrow – Bologna
BA562/BA563 London Heathrow – Milan Linate
BA574/BA575 London Heathrow – Milan Linate
BA2588/BA2589 London Gatwick – Venice.

BA Cityflyer E190 G-LCYT Delivered.

BA Cityflyer Embraer 190 G-LCYT began its delivery flight today routing Sao Jose dos Campos – Recife – Tenerife South – London Stansted. The aircraft is in White Union Flag livery and CY98 configuration. This brings the BA Cityflyer E190 fleet up to ten aircraft.

BA Cityflyer E190 G-LCYS Delivered.

BA Cityflyer Embraer 190 G-LCYS began its delivery flight today routing Sao Jose dos Campos – Recife – Tenerife South – London Stansted. The aircraft is in White Union Flag livery and CY98 configuration. This brings the BA Cityflyer E190 fleet up to nine aircraft.

British Airways Stockholm 787s to Make Summer Return.

British Airways today announced that the BA780/BA781 London Heathrow – Stockholm Arlanda rotation will switch from Boeing 767-300ER to Boeing 787-8 operation for the period 15th July – 10th August 2014. The World Traveller Plus cabin will be sold as Economy with seats allocated to high tier frequent flyers. Boeing 787-8’s were used on this rotation last Summer for crew familiarisation purposes.

British Airways A320 G-EUUX Returns from Bucharest.

Following the crew issue it encountered yesterday, British Airways A320 G-EUUX departed Bucharest this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed BA887 Bucharest – London Heathrow as BA887X with a new Captain who flew out on today’s BA886.

British Airways B777-300ER G-STBK Delivered.

British Airways Boeing 777-336ER G-STBK was delivered Paine Field – Cardiff-Wales today as BA9158. The aircraft is in 14F/56J/44W/183Y configuration and White Union Flag with Crest livery. This brings the Boeing 777-300ER fleet up to 11 aircraft.

British Airways B777-300ER G-STBG Operates BA27.

Following the earlier substitution of a B777-300ER for an A380 on the BA25/BA26 London Heathrow – Hong Kong rotation, British Airways Boeing 777-336ER G-STBG operated the BA27/BA28 London Heathrow – Hong Kong rotation tonight in place of the usual Boeing 777-200ER in order to match as closely as possible the capacity of the scheduled A380 and B777-200ER on these flights.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA Halted by Mouse.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA was removed from service at London Heathrow after arriving as BA268 from Los Angeles this afternoon after a mouse was spotted on board. As a result the aircraft is unable to operate BA25 London Heathrow – Hong Kong this evening as scheduled.

British Airways A321 G-MEDL Returns from Gatwick Maintenance.

British Airways A321 G-MEDL , which has been under maintenance at London Gatwick since 13th May, positioned London Gatwick – London Heathrow as BA9177 this afternoon. The aircraft has been fitted with a containerised baggage system and is now compatible with T5 operations at London Heathrow.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVL Returns from Accra.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 24th May, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVL departed Accra this morning operating the delayed BA78 Accra – London Heathrow as BA78X and went straight into the Heathrow maintenance facility.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJF Delivered.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJF was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow as BA9158 today. The aircraft is in 35J/25W/154Y configuration and White Union Flag with Crest livery. This brings the B787-8 fleet up to six aircraft.

British Airways A320 G-EUYN BA490 Malaga Diversion.

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

British Airways B777-200ER G-YMMJ Overnight Delhi Delay.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMJ arrived into Delhi this morning as BA257 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 23rd May), however the return BA256 has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a technical or a crew issue.

British Airways A380 G-XLEB Chateauroux Training Day.

British Airways A380 G-XLEB positioned London Heathrow – Chateauroux as BA9160 this morning to operate training circuits as BA9161 – BA9164. The aircraft positioned Chateauroux – London Heathrow during the afternoon as BA9169.

23/05/14 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA89 London Heathrow – Chengdu
BA115/BA176 London Heathrow – New York JFK
BA372/BA373 London Heathrow – Toulouse
BA723 Geneva – London Heathrow
BA734/BA734 London Heathrow – Geneva
BA751 Basle – London Heathrow (more…)

British Airways B777-200ER G-RAES BA82 Birmingham Diversion.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-RAES operating BA82 Abuja – London Heathrow diverted to Birmingham this afternoon due to storms around London Heathrow. The aircraft encountered a lightning strike on approach to Birmingham. Passengers therefore continued by road whilst the aircraft moved to Monarch engineering for inspection.

British Airways A321 G-EUXE BA777 London Gatwick Diversion.

British Airways A321 G-EUXE operating BA777 Stockholm Arlanda – London Heathrow diverted to London Gatwick this afternoon due to storms around London Heathrow. The aircraft later positioned London Gatwick – London Heathrow as BA9250.

British Airways A320 G-EUUG BA452 London Heathrow Lightning Strike.

British Airways A320 G-EUUG operating BA452 London Heathrow – Ibiza encountered a lightning strike on departure from London Heathrow this afternoon, entered a hold to work checklists and then continued on to Ibiza. Turnaround at Ibiza before operating the return BA453 was extended so the aircraft could be checked.

British Airways A320 G-EUUI Overnight Zurich Delay.

British Airways A320 G-EUUI operated BA712 London Heathrow – Zurich this morning, however the return BA713 was cancelled and the aircraft remained in Zurich. It is not clear whether this was due to a technical issue or lack of available slots at London Heathrow due to weather.

22/05/14 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA69/BA68 London Heathrow – Philadelphia
BA316/BA323 London Heathrow – Paris CDG
BA336/BA337 London Heathrow – Paris Orly
BA398/BA399 London Heathrow – Brussels
BA442/BA443 London Heathrow – Amsterdam
BA464/BA465 London Heathrow – Madrid (more…)

British Airways B777-200ER G-VIIH Abuja Technical Issue.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIH arrived into Abuja this morning as BA83 from London Heathrow (depart London 19th May), however the return BA82 has been delayed overnight due to an issue with the anti-ice valve on the #2 engine. Parts will be delivered on today’s BA83.

20/05/14 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA185/BA184 London Heathrow – Newark
BA227/BA226 London Heathrow – Atlanta
BA1318 London Heathrow – Aberdeen.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJE Delivered.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJE was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow as BA9158 today. The aircraft is in 35J/25W/154Y configuration and brings the Boeing 787-8 fleet up to five aircraft.

British Airways A320 G-EUYV Delivered.

British Airways A320 G-EUYV was delivered Toulouse – London Heathrow this afternoon as BA9251. The aircraft is in White Union Flag with Crest Livery and CY162 Pinnacle configuration.

British Airways A380 G-XLEF Delivered.

British Airways A380 G-XLEF was delivered Toulouse – Chateauroux – London Heathrow this afternoon as BA9157. The aircraft is in 14F/97J/55W/303Y configuration and White Union Flag with Crest livery and brings the BA A380 fleet up to six aircraft.

British Airways A320 G-EUYW First Flight.

British Airways A320 G-EUYW G-EUYW made its first flight from Toulouse this morning wearing test registration F-WWDZ and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder for cabin outfitting.

British Airways Announce Summer London Gatwick – Rhodes Service.

British Airways today announced a London Gatwick – Rhodes service for the Summer 2015 timetable. The twice weekly A319 service will commence on 29th April 2015 and operate to the following schedule:

BA2556 London Gatwick 0720 – Rhodes 1320 Wednesdays, Saturdays
BA2557 Rhodes 1405 – London Gatwick 1615 Wednesdays, Saturdays.

British Airways Announce Summer London Gatwick – Dalaman Service.

British Airways today announced a London Gatwick – Dalaman service for the Summer 2015 timetable. The 4 x weekly A319 service will commence on 27th April 2015 and operate to the following schedule:

BA2562 London Gatwick 1410 – Dalaman 2015 Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays
BA2563 Dalaman 2100 – London Gatwick 2315 Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays.

British Airways Announce Summer London Gatwick – Cagliari Service.

British Airways today announced a London Gatwick – Cagliari service for the Summer 2015 timetable. The 3 x weekly A319 service will commence on 27th April 2015 and operate to the following schedule:

BA2616 London Gatwick 1300 – Cagliari 1645 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
BA2617 Cagliari 1730 – London Gatwick 1910 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays.

British Airways Announce Summer London Gatwick – Bodrum Route.

British Airways today announced a London Gatwick – Bodrum service for the Summer 2015 timetable. The twice weekly A319 service will commence on 27th April 2015 and operate to the following schedule:

BA2566 London Gatwick 0720 – Bodrum 1315 Mondays, Thursdays
BA2567 Bodrum 1400 – London Gatwick 1605 Mondays, Thursdays.

British Airways Announce Summer London Gatwick – Heraklion Route.

British Airways today announced a London Gatwick – Heraklion service for the Summer 2015 timetable. The 4 x weekly A319 service will commence on 26th April 2015 and operate to the following schedule:

BA2552 London Gatwick 0720 – Heraklion 1315 Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays
BA2553 Heralkion 1400 – London Gatwick 1605 Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays.

15/05/14 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA346/BA347 London Heathrow – Nice
BA348/BA349 London Heathrow – Nice
BA370/BA371 London Heathrow – Marseille
BA674/BA575 London Heathrow – Milan Linate.

14/05/14 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA180 New York JFK – London Heathrow
BA891 Sofia – London Heathrow
BA898/BA899 London Heathrow – Tripoli
BA1493 Glasgow – London Heathrow
BA2167/BA2166 London Gatwick – Tampa.

British Airways B777-200ER G-VIIG BA142 Seat Fire.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIG operating BA142 Delhi – London Heathrow suffered a seat fire on departure from Delhi when a mobile telephone became crushed with the seat. The fire was extinguished and the aircraft continued on to London Heathrow.

British Airways B777-300ER G-STBE BA297 Chicago Rockford Diversion.

British Airways Boeing 777-36NER G-STBE operating BA297 London Heathrow – Chicago O’Hare diverted via Chicago Rockford this evening due to weather. The Chicago Rockford – Chicago O’Hare sector was operated after midnight by the crew scheduled to operate the return BA296. Subsequently this crew did not have sufficient duty hours to reach London. As a result the return BA296 has been delayed overnight.

British Airways A321 G-MEDN Returns from Gatwick Maintenance.

British Airways A321 G-MEDN, which has been under maintenance at London Gatwick since 30th April, positioned London Gatwick – London Heathrow as BA9172 this evening then returned to service as BA151 London Heathrow – Amman. The aircraft has been fitted with a containerised baggage system and is now compatible with T5 operations at London Heathrow.

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLS Withdrawn.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLS was withdrawn from service at London Heathrow this morning after arriving as BA98 from Toronto. The aircraft then positioned London Heathrow – Cardiff-Wales for component recovery.

British Airways B777-200ER G-YMMI Overnight Shanghai Delay.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMI arrived into Shanghai as BA169 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 10th May) this morning, however the return BA168 has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a technical or a crew issue.

British Airways B767-300ER G-BNWW Returns to Service.

British Airways Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWW, which has been at the Heathrow maintenance base since positioning back from maintenance at Cardiff-Wales on 6th May, returned to service this morning operating BA253 London Heathrow – Nassau – Grand Cayman.

05/05/14 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA215/BA214 London Heathrow – Boston
BA2940/BA2941 London Gatwick – Edinburgh
BA2957 Glasgow – London Gatwick.

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLX Operates Delayed Johannesburg Service.

Following the technical return of BA57 London Heathrow – Johannesburg to London Heathrow last night, the flight was operated as BA57X early this evening by Boeing 747-436 G-BNLX. The aircraft will then operate today’s scheduled BA54 Johannesburg – London Heathrow as day flight BA54X tomorrow.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJD Returns to Service.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJD, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 30th April following a bird strike incident at Toronto on 29th April, returned to service this afternoon operating BA93 London Heathrow – Toronto.

British Airways B767-300ER G-BNWV Hyderabad Delay.

British Airways Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWV arrived into Hyderabad early this morning as BA277 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 2nd May), however the return BA276 has been delayed until the early hours of tomorrow morning. This appears to be due to crewing issues.

British Airways B767-300ER G-BNWH Operates Delayed BA137.

British Airways Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWH, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 28th April, returned to service this morning operating yesterday’s delayed BA137 as BA137X. The flight routed London Heathrow – Monrovia direct instead of the usual London Heathrow – Freetown – Monrovia routing. The return BA136 will operate Monrovia – Freetown – London Heathrow as normal.

British Airways B767-300ER G-BNWC Operates Hyderabad Rotation.

Due to ongoing Boeing 787-8 availability problems following the bird strike incident at Toronto, British Airways Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWC operated the BA277/BA276 London Heathrow – Hyderabad rotation this evening. Hyderabad services over the next several days have been amended to B767-300ER operation.

British Airways A320 G-EUUX BA490 Malaga Diversion.

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

British Airways B767-300ER G-BNWI Returns from Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWI, which has been under maintenance since 23rd April, returned to service early this morning operating yesterday’s delayed BA137 as BA137X. The flight routed London Heathrow – Monrovia direct instead of the usual London Heathrow – Freetown – Monrovia routing.  The return BA136 will operate Monrovia – Freetown – London Heathrow as normal.