British Airways A320 G-EUUU BA490 Heathrow Technical Return.

British Airwasy A320 G-EUUU operating BA490 London Heathrow – Gibraltar was to the south of the Isle of Wight when crew entered a hold to troubleshoot a technical issue. This could not be resolved and the aircraft returned to London Heathrow for a safe landing.

British Airways A380 G-XLEF Durban Training Day.

British Airways A380 G-XLEF arrived into Johannesburg as BA55 from London Heathrow this morning then positioned Johannesburg – Durban as BA9160 to operate training circuits as BA9161, BA9162 and BA9163. The aircraft then positioned Durban – Johannesburg as BA9169.

30/06/14 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA88 Chengdu – London Heathrow
BA571 Rome Fiumicino – London Heathrow
BA1340/BA1341 London Heathrow – Leeds Bradford
BA1390/BA1393 London Heathrow – Manchester.

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGG Operates Delayed Miami Service.

Following the technical return of BA209 London Heathrow – Miami to London Heathrow yesterday, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGG operated yesterday’s delayed BA209 London Heathrow – Miami late this morning as BA9609. Due to lack of crew at Miami the aircraft will overnight.

British Airways A321 G-EUXJ Newcastle Technical Issue.

British Airways A321 G-EUXJ overnighted at Newcastle having arrived as BA1338 from London Heathrow last night, however its scheduled return to London as BA1321 was cancelled early this morning due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Newcastle – London Heathrow late in the afternoon as BA972.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA Durban Training Day.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA arrived into Johannesburg this morning as BA55 from London Heathrow, the aircraft then positioned Johannesburg – Durban as BA9160 to operate training circuits as BA9161, BA9162, BA9163, BA9164 and BA9165. The aircraft then positioned Durban – Johannesburg as BA9169.

29/06/14 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA89 London Heathrow – Chengdu
BA458/BA459 London Heathrow – Rome Fiumicino
BA550 London Heathrow – Rome Fiumicino
BA696/BA697 London Heathrow – Vienna
BA885 Bucharest – London Heathrow
BA902/BA903 London Heathrow – Frankfurt (more…)

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVO BA209 London Heathrow Technical Return.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVO operating BA209 London Heathrow – Miami was to the west of Ireland this afternoon when it turned back to London Heathrow due to a technical issue. Crew initially elected to divert to Shannon before deciding to return to London Heathrow. Passengers were accommodated overnight and the flight rescheduled for tomorrow.

British Airways A380 G-XLEC Durban Training Day.

British Airways A380 G-XLEC arrived into Johannesburg as BA55 from London Heathrow this morning then positioned Johannesburg – Durban as BA9160 to operate training circuits as BA9161, BA9162, BA9163 and BA9164. The aircraft then positioned Durban – Johannesburg as BA9169.

28/06/14 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA356/BA357 London Heathrow – Nice
BA884 London Heathrow – Bucharest
BA1333 Newcastle – London Heathrow
BA1462 London Heathrow – Edinburgh.

British Airways A380 G-XLEF Durban Training Day.

British Airways A380 G-XLEF arrived into Johannesburg as BA55 from London Heathrow this morning then positioned Johannesburg – Durban as BA9160 to operate training circuits as BA9161, BA9162, BA9163 and BA9164. The aircraft then positioned Durban – Johannesburg as BA9169.

27/06/14 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA276 Hyderabad – London Heathrow
BA902/BA903 London Heathrow – Frankfurt
BA916/BA917 London Heathrow – Frankfurt
BA2155/BA2154 London Gatwick – Bridgetown

BA2543 Rome Fiumicino – London Gatwick.

 

British Airways A380 G-XLEE Durban Training Day.

British Airways A380 G-XLEE arrived into Johannesburg as BA55 from London Heathrow this morning then positioned Johannesburg – Durban as BA9160 in order to operate training circuits as BA9161, BA9162, BA9163, BA9164. The aircraft then positioned Durban – Johannesburg as BA9169.

26/06/14 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA117/BA114 London Heathrow – New York JFK
BA348/BA349 London Heathrow – Nice
BA370/BA371 London Heathrow – Marseille
BA472/BA473 London Heathrow – Barcelona
BA486/BA487 London Heathrow – Barcelona
BA726/BA727 London Heathrow – Geneva (more…)

25/06/14 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA212 Boston – London Heathrow

BA346/BA347 London Heathrow – Nice
BA348/BA349 London Heathrow – Nice
BA360/BA361 London Heathrow – Lyon
BA370/BA371 London Heathrow – Marseille
BA372/BA373 London Heathrow – Toulouse
BA472/BA473 London Heathrow – Barcelona (more…)

British Airways A320 G-EUYO Enters Heathrow Maintenance.

British Airways A320 G-EUYO entered the London Heathrow maintenance facility early this evening after arriving as BA817 from Copenhagen. The aircraft is expected to become the first A320 to be reconfigured to the new CY168 Pinnacle configuration.

British Airways A320 G-EUUF Tripoli Technical Issue.

British Airways A320 G-EUUF operated BA898 London Heathrow – Tripoli this morning, however the return BA899 was cancelled due to a technical issue with the aircraft. Engineering staff, crew and spares will be sent on the next scheduled BA898 on 26th June. The crew from the today’s service returned to the UK on Turkish Airlines via Istanbul.

24/06/14 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA150 Amman – London Heathrow
BA308/BA315 London Heathrow – Paris CDG
BA356/BA357 London Heathrow – Nice
BA360/BA361 London Heathrow – Lyon
BA370/BA371 London Heathrow – Marseille
BA374/BA375 London Heathrow – Toulouse (more…)

23/06/14 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA151 Amman – London Heathrow
BA470/BA471 London Heathrow – Barcelona
BA840/BA841 London Heathrow – Kiev
BA898/BA899 London Heathrow – Tripoli.

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLK Overnight Houston Delay.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLK operated BA195 London Heathrow – Houston this afternoon, however due to the late operation of yesterday’s BA195 there is no crew available at Houston to operate the return  BA194. The aircraft will therefore overnight at Houston.

22/06/13 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA150 Amman – London Heathrow
BA2263/BA2262 London Gatwick – Kingston
BA2956/BA2957 London Gatwick – Glasgow.

British Airways B767-300ER G-BNWX BA677 Tail Strike.

British Airways Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWX operating BA677 Istanbul – London Heathrow suffered a tail strike today and was moved to the engineering base at London Heathrow after arrival. We  cannot yet confirm whether the tail strike was on departure from Istanbul or on arrival at London Heathrow.

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGA New York JFK Technical Issue.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGA overnighted at New York JFK after arriving as BA183 from London Heathrow yesterday evening, however its scheduled return to London Heathrow as BA178 this morning has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

British Airways B767-300ER G-BNWA Shannon Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier BA282 A380 diversion to Shannon, British Airways Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWA positioned London Heathrow – Shannon as BA9151 to collect World Traveller Plus and World Traveller passengers and fly them to London Heathrow as BA9217.

British Airways B767-300ER G-BNWX Shannon Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier BA282 A380 diversion to Shannon, British Airways Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWX positioned London Heathrow – Shannon as BA9150 this afternoon to collect First and Club World passengers and fly them to London Heathrow as BA9216.

British Airways A380 G-XLEC BA282 Toronto and Shannon Diversions.

British Airways A380 G-XLEC operating BA282 Los Angeles – London Heathrow (depart Los Angeles 18th June) diverted via Toronto in the early hours of this morning due to water pressure issues. The aircraft required checks at Toronto due to an overweight landing and continued to London after around four hours on the ground, however crew did not have sufficient hours to reach London and so diverted to Shannon. During the evening the aircraft continued Shannon – London Heathrow, however passengers had already been collected by two Boeing 767-300ERs.

British Airways B777-200ER G-YMMA BA219 Colorado Springs Diversion.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMA operating BA219 London Heathrow – Denver diverted via Colorado Springs this evening due to weather at Denver. This aircraft was carrying parts to allow yesterday’s delayed BA218 Denver – London Heathrow to depart this evening. As a result of the diversion this flight will be further delayed.

Old First to Become Business Class on B747-400 Routes.

British Airways today removed First Class inventory from the following Boeing 747-400 services from the start of the Winter 2014 timetable:

BA43/BA42 London Heathrow – Cape Town
BA85/BA84 London Heathrow – Vancouver
BA275/BA274 London Heathrow – Las Vegas
BA289/BA288 London Heathrow – Phoenix.

These flights will be allocated to Old First fitted Boeing 747-400s. On these services should more than 52 Business Class seats be sold then the First Class cabin will be opened up for high status Business Class passengers, although with Business Class service.

British Airways Confirms Shorthaul Airbus Reconfigurations.

British Airways today confirmed the reconfiguration and refurbishment of the majority of its Airbus shorthaul fleet. Aircraft will be fitted with Pinnacle seats and configurations changed as follows:

A319: All CY132 configuration aircraft will be refitted to CY143.

A320: All CY162 configuration aircraft will be reconfigured to CY168.

A321: All CY188 configuration aircraft will be reconfigured to CY205.

This will result in Club Europe seat pitch being reduced to the same pitch as Euro Traveller with the middle seats being covered with a new table.

Club Europe Centre Seat Table

Club Europe Centre Seat Table

British Airways A319 G-DBCB Returns to Heathrow Base.

British Airways A319 G-DBCB, which has been operating from London Gatwick since 31st May, overnighted at Nice after arriving as BA2626 from London Gatwick yesterday, the aircraft then switched to the London Heathrow base by operating BA341 Nice – London Heathrow this morning.

British Airways A320 G-EUUT BA490 Malaga Diversion.

British Airways A320 G-EUUT 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 A380 G-XLEE Chateauroux Training Day.

British Airways A380 G-XLEE positioned London Heathrow – Chateauroux as BA9160 this morning in order to operate training circuits as BA9161, BA9162 and BA9164. The aircraft then positioned Chateauroux – London Heathrow as BA9159.

14/06/14 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA75/BA74 London Heathrow – Lagos
BA150 Amman – London Heathrow
BA173/BA172 London Heathrow – New York JFK
BA175/BA112 London Heathrow – New York JFK
BA213/BA212 London Heathrow – Boston.

British Airways A320 G-EUYO Returns from Heathrow Maintenance.

British Airways A320 G-EUYO, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 7th June, returned to service this morning operating BA890 London Heathrow – Sofia. The aircraft is reported to have been fitted with mood lighting but remains in CY162 configuration.

13/06/14 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA151 London Heathrow – Amman

BA395 Brussels – London Heathrow
BA428/BA429 London Heathrow – Amsterdam
BA902/BA903 London Heathrow – Frankfurt
BA944/BA945 London Heathrow – Dusseldorf
BA1320/BA1321 London Heathrow – Aberdeen (more…)

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGF Operates Los Angeles Rotation.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGF operated the BA269/BA268 London Heathrow – Los Angeles rotation today in place of the usual A380. This appears to have been a planned swap as B747-400 flight crew were available at Los Angeles to operate the return BA268 on time.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJC Heathrow Engine Change.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJC, under maintenance at London Heathrow since yesterday, was declared in need of an engine change this afternoon. This will cause tomorrow’s BA187/BA186 London Heathrow – Newark rotation to be operated by a Boeing 777-200ER.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVM Operates Rome Rotation.

Following the earlier cancellations on the London Heathrow – Rome Fiumicino route due to the threat of Air Traffic Control strike action, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVM operated the BA560/BA559 London Heathrow – Rome Fiumicino rotation this afternoon in order to clear the passenger backlog.

11/06/14 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA151 London Heathrow – Amman
BA546/BA547 London Heathrow – Rome Fiumicino
BA548/BA549 London Heathrow – Rome Fiumicino
BA574/BA576 London Heathrow – Milan Linate
BA576/BA577 London Heathrow – Milan Linate
BA578/BA579 London Heathrow – Venice (more…)

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVZ Returns from Lagos.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 7th June, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVZ departed Lagos in the early hours of this morning operating the delayed BA74 Lagos – London Heathrow of 7th June as BA74X.

British Airways A320 G-EUYW Delivered.

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

05/06/14 British Airways Flight Cancellation.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA1301 Aberdeen – London Heathrow
BA1316/BA1317 London Heathrow – Aberdeen
BA1318 London Heathrow – Aberdeen.

British Airways A319 G-EUPO Slide Deployed at Venice.

British Airways A319 G-EUPO operated BA578 London Heathrow – Venice this morning, however on arrival the slide for Door 1L was accidentally deployed. As a result the return BA579 was delayed and had to operated with a reduced passenger load due to Door 1L being locked out.

British Airways A319 G-EUPZ Stuck at Geneva Due to Crew Illness.

British Airways A319 G-EUPZ operated BA724 London Heathrow – Geneva this morning, however the return BA725 was cancelled due to crew illness. This, in turn, caused the cancellation of the BA1308/BA1309 London Heathrow – Aberdeen rotation which was scheduled to be operated by the same crew. The aircraft positioned Geneva – London Heathrow during the evening as BA9251.

British Airways A320 G-EUUU Glasgow Technical Issue.

British Airways A320 G-EUUU overnighted at Glasgow after arriving as BA1496 from London Heathrow yesterday evening, however its scheduled return to London Heathrow as BA1491 was cancelled this morning due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

04/06/14 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA158 Almaty – London Heathrow
BA725 Geneva – London Heathrow
BA898/BA899 London Heathrow – Tripoli
BA1308/BA1309 London Heathrow – Aberdeen
BA1318 London Heathrow – Aberdeen.