British Airways B777-200ER G-VIIC Overnight Nairobi Delay.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIC operated BA65 London Heathrow – Nairobi today with a delay of around two hours. This did not give the aircraft sufficient time to turn around before an overnight closure of the runway at Nairobi. The return BA64 will therefore operate tomorrow morning.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVM Operates Delayed Delhi Service.

Following the technical return of BA143 London Heathrow – Delhi to London Heathrow yesterday, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVM operated the delayed service this morning as BA143Y and will return early tomorrow morning operating today’s delayed BA142 Delhi – London Heathrow as BA142Y.

British Airways A319 G-EUPB BA1346 Manchester Diversion.

British Airways A319 G-EUPB operating BA1346 London Heathrow – Leeds Bradford diverted to Manchester this morning due to weather at Leeds Bradford. The aircraft then returned to London Heathrow still using BA1346 as its callsign. As a result BA1347 Leeds Bradford – London Heathrow was cancelled.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVL BA143 Heathrow Technical Return.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVL operating BA143 London Heathrow – Delhi stopped the climb at 10,000 ft this morning due to fumes in the cockpit and a low oil pressure warning, circled over Kent to work checklists and burn fuel, then returned to London Heathrow for a safe landing. The flight has been delayed overnight.

British Airways B777-200ER G-VIIS Overnight Nairobi Delay.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIS operated BA65 London Heathrow – Nairobi with a 2 hour delay this afternoon after it was substituted in to operate the flight at short notice. The delay meant the aircraft was unable to turn around at Nairobi before an overnight runway closure due to works. The aircraft will therefore overnight at Nairobi.

British Airways A320 G-EUUR Returns from Gatwick Base.

British Airways A320 G-EUUR overnighted at Glasgow after arriving as BA2966 from London Gatwick yesterday, then returned to London Heathrow operations this morning operating BA1473 Glasgow – London Heathrow. The aircraft had been operating at London Gatwick since September 30th.

British Airways Announce London Heathrow – Billund Service.

British Airways today announced an 11x weekly London Heathrow – Billund service to commence on 3rd May 2016. The service will initially operate with A319s to the following schedule:

BA804 London Heathrow 0745 – Billund 1025 Daily
BA805 Billund 1125 – London Heathrow 1210 Daily

BA806 London Heathrow 1515 – Billund 1755 Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays
BA807 Billund 1840 – London Heathrow 1925 Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays.

British Airways B777-200 G-ZZZA Operates Luanda Rotation.

British Airways Boeing 777-236 G-ZZZA operated the BA77/BA76 London Heathrow – Luanda rotation this evening in place of the usual Boeing 777-200ER. This is the first time we recall a non-ER model operating this route.

British Airways B777-200ER G-VIIV Continues from St Lucia.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIV departed St Lucia this evening operating the St Lucia – London Gatwick sector of yesterday’s BA2158 Port of Spain – St Lucia – London Gatwick as BA9608.

British Airways A319 G-EUPH BA1421 Belfast International Technical Diversion.

British Airways A319 G-EUPH operating BA1421 Belfast City – London Heathrow stopped the climb at 3,200 ft this evening due to a technical issue, climbed to 6,000 ft and circled over Lough Neagh to work checklists and then diverted to Belfast International for a safe landing. The aircraft remained on the taxiway for several minutes with fire crew in attendance and then taxiied to the terminal under its own power.

British Airways B777-200ER G-VIIV St Lucia Technical Issue.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIV operated the Port of Spain – St Lucia sector of BA2158 Port of Spain – St Lucia – London Gatwick this afternoon, however the onward sector to London Gatwick has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

JOTA Aviation BAe146-200 G-SMLA Positions for BA CityFlyer Operations.

JOTA Aviation BAe146-200 G-SMLA positioned London Southend – London City as BA9750 this morning in order to operate the following BA CityFlyer services:

BA8704/BA8713 London City – Edinburgh
BA8724/BA8729 London City – Glasgow.

The aircraft then postioned London City – London Southend, also as BA9750.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKB Enters Service.

British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKB entered service this evening operating BA257 London Heathrow – Delhi. This was the first British Airways Boeing 787-9 flight to operate as a fully sold Four Class service.

British Airways A320 G-EUUR Jersey Rescue Mission.

Following the A319 technical issue at Jersey yesterday and subsequent aircraft switch, British Airways A320 G-EUUR positioned London Gatwick – Jersey this morning in order to operate the delayed BA2769 Jersey – London Gatwick.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKC Delivered.

British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKC was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow this evening as BA9158. The aircraft is in White Union Flag with Crest livery and 8F/42J/39W/127Y configuration. This is the third Boeing 787-9 for the airline.

British Airways A319 G-DBCF Jersey Flight Switch.

British Airways A319 G-DBCF operated BA2778 London Gatwick – Jersey this evening, however following the earlier A319 technical issue at Jersey, instead of overnighting the aircraft turned around to operate the delayed BA2775 Jersey – London Gatwick.

JOTA Aviation BAe146-200 G-SMLA Operates for BA CityFlyer.

JOTA Aviation  BAe146-200 G-SMLA operated the following BA CityFlyer rotations today:

BA8700/BA8703 London City – Edinburgh
BA8724/BA8729 London City – Glasgow.

The aircraft then positioned London City – London Southend as BA9764.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKB Delivered.

British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKB was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow this evening as BA9158. The aircraft is in White Union Flag with Crest livery and 8F/42J/39W/127Y configuration. This is the second Boeing 787-9 for the airline.

British Airways B767-300ER G-BZHC Returns from Athens.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 15th October, British Airways Boeing 767-336ER G-BZHC positioned Athens – London Heathrow this afternoon as BA9273. The aircraft then entered the London Heathrow maintenance facility.

British Airways Announce Return to London Gatwick – New York JFK Route.

British Airways today announced that it will return to the London Gatwick – New York JFK route from 1st May 2016. The daily Three Class Boeing 777-200ER service will operate to the following schedule:

BA2273 London Gatwick 1640 – New York JFK 1930
BA2272 New York JFK 2200 – London Gatwick 1000+1.

British Airways Announce London Heathrow – Biarritz Service.

British Airways today loaded into GDS systems a new twice weekly London Heathrow – Biarritz service to commence on 1st May 2016. The service will initially be operated by A319s to the following schedule:

BA382 London Heathrow 1625 – Biarritz 1915 Wednesdays, Sundays
BA383 Biarritz 2010 – London Heathrow 2100 Wednesdays, Sundays.

British Airways Annouce Heathrow – Palermo Service.

British Airways today loaded into GDS systems a new twice weekly London Heathrow – Palermo service to commence on 30th April 2016. The service will initially be operated by A319s to the following schedule:

BA610 London Heathrow 1515 – Palermo 1910 Tuesdays, Saturdays
BA611 Palermo 1945 – London Heathrow 2155 Tuesdays, Saturdays.

British Airways Annouce London Heathrow – Mahon Service.

British Airways today loaded into GDS systems a new 4 x weekly London Heathrow – Mahon service to commence on 29th April 2016. The service will initially be operated by A319s to the following schedule:

BA494 London Heathrow 1610 – Mahon 1930 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays
BA495 Mahon 2020 – London Heathrow 2145 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays.

BA CityFlyer E170 G-LCYF Geneva Technical Issue.

BA CityFlyer Embraer 170 G-LCYF overnighted at Geneva after arriving as BA2287 from London City yesterday, however its scheduled return to London City as BA2280 was cancelled this morning due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Geneva – London City during the evening using callsign CFE752C.

19/10/15 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA732/BA733 London Heathrow – Geneva
BA908/BA909 London Heathrow – Frankfurt
BA948/BA949 London Heathrow – Munich
BA1386/BA1391 London Heathrow – Manchester
BA4466/BA4469 London City – Dublin
BA2280 Geneva – London City (more…)

British Airways A320 G-EUUS BA490 Malaga Diversion.

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

British Airways A320 G-EUUF BA490 Malaga Diversion.

British Airways A320 G-EUUF 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.

JOTA Aviation BAe146-200 G-SMLA Operates for BA CityFlyer.

JOTA Aviation BAe146-200 G-SMLA operated the following BA CityFlyer services today:

BA8725 Glasgow – London City
BA4457/BA4458 London City – Rotterdam.

The aircraft then positioned London City – London Southend as BA9750.

16/10/15 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA2760/BA2761 London Gatwick – Amsterdam
BA2936/BA2937 London Gatwick – Edinburgh
BA8724 London City – Glasgow.

British Airways B777-200ER G-VIIA Delhi Bird Strike Delay.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIA arrived into Delhi in the early hours of this morning as BA143 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 14th October), however aircraft encountered radome damage due to multiple bird strikes on approach. The return BA142 has been therefore been delayed indefinitely.

JOTA Aviation BAe146-200 G-SMLA Operates for BA CityFlyer.

JOTA Aviation BAe146-200 G-SMLA operated the following BA CityFlyer operations today:

BA4460/BA4463 London City – Dublin
BA2216/BA2217 London City – Edinburgh
BA2212/BA2213 London City – Glasgow
BA2214 London City – Glasgow.

British Airways B767-300ER G-BNWI BA188 New York JFK Diversion.

British Airways Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWI operating BA188 Newark – London Heathrow stopped the climb at 10,000 ft this evening close to Stamford, CT, due to a technical issue. The aircraft turned back and circled over New Jersey to burn fuel then diverted to New York JFK for a safe landing.

British Airways A319 G-EUPY Returns from Gatwick Base.

British Airways A319 G-EUPY overnighted at Glasgow after arriving as BA2968 from London Gatwick yesterday evening. The aircraft then returned to London Heathrow operations this morning operating BA1475 Glasgow – London Heathrow. The aircraft had been operating from London Gatwick since September 16th.

British Airways A319 G-EUOD Switches to Gatwick Base.

British Airways A319 G-EUOD overnighted at Glasgow after arriving as BA1496 from London Heathrow yesterday evening, the aircraft then switched to London Gatwick operations this morning operating BA2953 Glasgow – London Gatwick.

13/10/15 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA113/BA116 London Heathrow – New York JFK
BA132 Jeddah – London Heathrow
BA8721 Glasgow – London City.

British Airways A320 G-EUYV Bergen Damage.

British Airways A320 G-EUYV operated BA760 London Heathrow – Bergen this afternoon, however the return BA759 was cancelled due to aircraft damage. It is not yet clear whether this was due to a ramp incident or a bird strike on arrival.

JOTA Aviation BAe146-200 G-SMLA Positions for BA CityFlyer Operations.

JOTA Aviation BAe146-200 G-SMLA positioned Dublin – London City as BA9750 this afternoon in order to operate the BA4466/BA4469 London City – Dublin rotation and BA8710 London City – Edinburgh. The aircraft then positioned Edinburgh – London Southend as BA9751.

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLN Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLN, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 5th October, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow late this afternoon as BA9172 and returned to service operating BA109 London Heathrow – Dubai. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 14F/70J/30W/177Y to 14F/52J/36W/235Y.

(G-BNLN)

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVI BA75 Return to Stand.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVI preparing to operate BA75 London Heathrow – Lagos returned to the stand at London Heathrow early this afternoon after a fuel leak was discovered. The flight has been delayed overnight.

(G-CIVI)

08/10/15 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA156 Kuwait – London Heathrow
BA546/BA547 London Heathrow – Rome Fiumicino
BA560/BA559 London Heathrow – Rome Fiumicino
BA562/BA563 London Heathrow – Milan Linate
BA574/BA575 London Heathrow – Milan Linate
BA2760/BA2761 London Gatwick – Amsterdam (more…)

Cello Aviation RJ85 G-LENM Madrid Technical Issue.

Cello Aviation RJ85 G-LENM overnighted at Madrid after arriving as BA8755 from London City yesterday, however its scheduled return to London City as BA8752 was cancelled this morning due to a technical issue. The aircraft later positioned Madrid – Cranfield under a Cello Aviation callsign.

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLO BA243 London Heathrow Return to Stand.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLO preparing to operate BA243 London Heathrow – Mexico City returned to the stand this afternoon due to a technical issue. We have received reports both that it rejected take off and that it returned to stand before reaching the runway. The flight has been delayed until this evening.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKA Enters Service.

British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKA entered service this afternoon operating BA191 London Heathrow – Austin. This was sold as a Three Class service. It is understood that the aircraft will rotate through all current Boeing 787-8 stations with the First Class cabin left onsold in order to familiarise ground staff with the larger aircraft, before commencing Four Class operations on October 25th.

05/10/15 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA314/BA319 London Heathrow – Paris CDG
BA442/BA443 London Heathrow – Amsterdam
BA726/BA727 London Heathrow – Geneva
BA2624/BA2625 London Gatwick – Nice.

British Airways A320 G-GATH BA2780 Lisbon Diversion.

British Airways A320 G-GATH operating BA2780 London Gatwick – Funchal diverted via Lisbon this evening having failed to get into Funchal due to weather. As a result crew did not have sufficient hours to return to London Gatwick and the return BA2781 has been delayed overnight.

04/10/15 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA428/BA429 London Heathrow – Amsterdam
BA2233/BA2232 London Gatwick – Bermuda
BA2758/BA2759 London Gatwick – Amsterdam
BA3297 Aberdeen – London City.

BA CityFlyer E190 G-LCYL BA8752 London Stansted Diversion and Palma Charter.

BA CityFlyer Embraer 190 G-LCYL operating BA8752 Madrid – London City diverted to London Stansted this morning due to weather at London City. The aircraft then positioned London Stansted – Glasgow using callsign CFE761M in order to operate a Glasgow – Palma charter rotation as BA4523/BA4524.

03/10/15 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA1314/BA1315 London Heathrow – Aberdeen
BA2786/BA2787 London Gatwick – Bordeaux
BA8722 London City – Glasgow.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVM Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVM, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 26th September, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow early this evening as BA9172. The aircraft has been converted from 14F/70J/30W/177Y configuration to 14F/56W/36W/235Y configuration.

British Airways B767-300ER G-BNWY BA253 Miami Diversion.

British Airways Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWY operating the London Heathrow – Nassau sector of BA253 London Heathrow – Nassau – Grand Cayman diverted to Miami this afternoon due to Hurricane Joaquin. The aircraft later continued Miami – Grand Cayman, missing out the Nassau stop completely. The return BA252 has been delayed overnight.

02/10/15 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA1414/BA1423 London Heathrow – Belfast City
BA8205 Hamburg – London City
BA8206 London City – Hamburg.

Cello Aviation RJ85 G-LENM Operates for BA CityFlyer, Diverts to Edinburgh.

Cello Aviation RJ85 G-LENM operating BA8720 London City – Glasgow diverted to Edinburgh this morning. The aircraft then positioned Edinburgh – Glasgow as BA9750 in order to operate BA8739 Glasgow – London City. The aircraft then operated the BA2212/BA2213 London City – Glasgow rotation and BA2214 London City – Glasgow before positioning Glasgow – Edinburgh as BA9764.

British Airways A319 G-EUPL Returns from Gatwick Base.

British Airways A319 G-EUPL, which has been operating from London Gatwick since 14th September, overnighted at Glasgow last night after arriving as BA2968 from London Gatwick, then returned to London Heathrow operations this morning operating BA1475 Glasgow – London Heathrow.