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Monthly Archives: December 2015

British Airways A320 G-EUUD Marrakesh Rescue Mission.

December 31, 2015

Following the earlier A320 technical return to Marrakesh, British Airways A320 G-EUUD positioned London Heathrow – Marrakesh as BA9252 late tonight in order to operate the delayed BA2667 Marrakesh – London Gatwick.

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

December 31, 2015

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVG, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since December 16th, returned to service this evening operating BA157 London Heathrow – Kuwait.

British Airways A320 G-GATL BA2667 Marrakesh Technical Return.

December 31, 2015

British Airways A320 G-GATL operating BA2667 Marrakesh – London Gatwick was climbing out of Marrakesh when crew needed to shut down the #2 engine after it emitted a loud bang. The aircraft returned to Marrakesh for a safe landing.

British Airways A320 G-EUUN Overnight Istanbul Delay.

December 31, 2015

British Airways A320 G-EUUN operating BA678 London Heathrow – Istanbul encountered severe delays getting into Istanbul this morning and made two go arounds due to snow. Weather delays at Istanbul meant that crew did not have sufficient hours to return to London Heathrow and so the return BA679 has been delayed overnight.

British Airways B777-200ER G-VIIX BA2159 London Gatwick Medical Return.

December 31, 2015

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIX operating the London Gatwick – St Lucia sector of BA2159 London Gatwick – St Lucia – Port of Spain was close to Truro at 36,000 ft this morning when it turned back to London Gatwick due to a medical emergency on board. The aircraft was able to depart again shortly thereafter.

British Airways A380 G-XLEE Returns from Heathrow Maintenance.

December 30, 2015

British Airways A380 G-XLEE, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 24th December, returned to service this evening operating BA11 London Heathrow – Singapore.

BA CityFlyer E190 G-LCYP Positioning Flight.

December 30, 2015

BA CityFlyer Embraer 190 G-LCYP positioned Glasgow – London City early this afternoon using callsign CFE750A.

British Airways A320 G-EUUZ BA834 Shannon Diversion.

December 30, 2015

British Airways A320 G-EUUZ operating BA834 London Heathrow – Dublin diverted via Shannon this morning due to weather at Dublin.

British Airways B777-200ER G-YMMA Returns from Toronto.

December 30, 2015

Following the technical issue it encountered on 28th December, British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMA departed Toronto in the early hours of this morning operating the delayed BA98 Toronto – London Heathrow of 28th December using callsign BA9607.

British Airways A319 G-EUOC Returns from Glasgow Maintenance.

December 30, 2015

British Airways A319 G-EUOC, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 14th December, returned to service this morning operating BA1475 Glasgow – London Heathrow. The aircraft has been reconfigured from CY132 to CY143 with Pinnacle seats throughout.

30/12/15 British Airways Flight Cancellation.

December 30, 2015

BA1431 Belfast City – London Heathrow did not operate today.

British Airways A320 G-EUYV Enters Glasgow Maintenance.

December 29, 2015

British Airways A320SL G-EUYV entered the Glasgow maintenance facility this evening after arriving as BA1478 from London Heathrow.

BA CityFlyer E170 G-LCYG BA4457 Amsterdam Diversion.

December 29, 2015

BA CityFlyer Embraer 170 G-LCYG operating BA4457 London City – Rotterdam diverted to Amsterdam this afternoon. The aircraft later positioned Amsterdam – Rotterdam as CFE750A in order to operate the delayed BA4458 Rotterdam – London City.

British Airways A320 G-EUYY Returns from Heathrow Maintenance.

December 29, 2015

British Airways A320SL G-EUYY, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 21st December, returned to service this morning operating BA878 London Heathrow – St Petersburg.

29/12/15 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

December 29, 2015

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA1422 London Heathrow – Belfast City
BA1424/BA1425 London Heathrow – Belfast City.

British Airways B777-200ER G-YMMA Toronto Technical Issue.

December 28, 2015

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMA operated BA99 London Heathrow – Toronto this afternoon, however the return BA98 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

British Airways A319 G-EUPB Enters Heathrow Maintenance.

December 28, 2015

British Airways A319 G-EUPB entered the London Heathrow maintenance facility this evening after arriving as BA967 from Hamburg.

BA CityFlyer E170 G-LCYE BA3279 Florence Diversion.

December 28, 2015

BA CityFlyer Embraer 170 G-LCYE operating BA3279 London City – Florence diverted to Bologna this afternoon due to weather at Florence. The aircraft then positioned Bologna – London City using callsign CFE765S. As a result BA3280 Florence – London City was cancelled.

BA CityFlyer E190 G-LCYS Returns from London Southend.

December 28, 2015

Following its diversion yesterday evening, BA CityFlyer Embraer 190 G-LCYS positioned London Southend – London City early this afternoon using callsign CFE752C.

British Airways A320 G-EUYT BA604 Genoa Diversion.

December 28, 2015

British Airways A320SL G-EUYT operating BA604 London Heathrow – Pisa diverted to Genoa this afternoon due to weather at Pisa. The return BA605 operated from Genoa once passengers had been transferred by road.

JOTA Aviation BAe146-200 G-SMLA Positions for BA CityFlyer Ops, Diverts to Basel.

December 28, 2015

JOTA Aviation BAe146-200 G-SMLA positioned London Southend – London City as BA9753 in order to operate BA8765 London City – Zurich. However this flight diverted to Basel due to weather at Zurich. The aircraft then positioned Basel – London Southend as BA9754. As a result BA8766 Zurich – London City was cancelled.

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

December 28, 2015

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVW, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since November 28th, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow late this morning as BA9174. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 14F/70J/30W/185Y to 14F/86J/30W/145Y with Panasonic eX3 IFE. It is the fourth aircraft to be so reconfigured.

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

December 28, 2015

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGE, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since November 26th, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow late this morning as BA9173. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 14F/70J/30W/185Y to 14F/86J/30W/145Y with Panasonic eX3 IFE. It is the third aircraft to be so reconfigured.

BA CityFlyer E190 G-LCYL Returns from London Southend.

December 28, 2015

Following its diversion yesterday evening, BA CityFlyer Embraer 190 G-LCYL positioned London Southend – London City this morning using callsign CFE761M.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVV Positions to Cardiff Maintenance.

December 28, 2015

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVV positioned London Heathrow – Cardiff-Wales for maintenance this morning as BA9172.

BA CityFlyer E190 G-LCYS BA2286 London Southend Diversion.

December 27, 2015

BA CityFlyer Embraer 190 G-LCYS operating BA2286 Geneva – London City diverted to London Southend this evening.

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

December 27, 2015

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVP, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since December 18th, returned to service this evening operating BA57 London Heathrow – Johannesburg.

BA CityFlyer E190 G-LCYL Pisa and London Southend Diversions.

December 27, 2015

BA CityFlyer Embraer 190 G-LCYL operating BA3279 London City – Florence diverted to Pisa this evening due to weather at Florence. The return BA3280 operated from Pisa once passengers had been transferred by road, however this service diverted to London Southend.

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

December 27, 2015

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIK, which has been operating from London Gatwick since 24th December, positioned London Gatwick – London Heathrow early this afternoon as BA9150 after arriving as BA2156 from Providenciales and Antugua.

British Airways A320 G-GATL Positions for Roveniemi Charter.

December 27, 2015

British Airways A320 G-GATL positioned London Gatwick – Rovaniemi this afternoon as BA9259 in order to operate a Rovaniemi – London Gatwick charter using callsign XMS25.

British Airways A320 G-GATR Continues from Lisbon.

December 27, 2015

Following its double diversion yesterday, British Airways A320 G-GATR departed Lisbon early this afternoon operating yesterday’s diverted BA2780 London Gatwick – Funchal routing Lisbon – Funchal. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed BA2781 Funchal – London Gatwick.

British Airways A380 G-XLEH Operates Delayed Johannesburg Service.

December 27, 2015

Following the A380 technical issue at London Heathrow yesterday, British Airways A380 G-XLEH operated yesterday’s delayed BA55 London Heathrow – Johannesburg late this morning as BA55X.

British Airways A320 G-GATN Operates Gatwick – Grenoble Charter.

December 27, 2015

British Airways A320 G-GATN operated a London Gatwick – Grenoble charter rotation late this morning as BA8616/BA8617.

Eastern Airways Saab 2000 G-CDEB Positioning Flight.

December 27, 2015

Eastern Airways British Airways liveried Saab 2000 G-CDEB positioned Aberdeen – Isle of Man this morning as BA9750.

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

December 27, 2015

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGC, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 20th December, returned to service this morning operating BA113 London Heathrow – New York JFK.

BA CityFlyer E190 G-LCYM Positioning Flight.

December 27, 2015

BA CityFlyer Embraer 190 G-LCYM, which has been at London Stansted since 22nd December, positioned London Stansted – Glasgow this morning using callsign CFE750A, then returned to service operating BA8725 Glasgow – London City.

British Airways A319 G-DBCB Operates Gatwick – Grenoble Charter.

December 27, 2015

British Airways A319 G-DBCB operated a London Gatwick – Grenoble charter rotation this morning as BA8600/BA8601.

British Airways A321 G-EUXE Operates Grenoble Charter.

December 27, 2015

British Airways A321 G-EUXE operated a London Heathrow – Grenoble charter rotation this morning as BA9224/BA9225.

British Airways B767-300ER G-BNWT Enters Heathrow Maintenance.

December 27, 2015

British Airways Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWT entered the London Heathrow maintenance facility this morning after arriving as BA252 from Grand Cayman and Nassau.

British Airways A319 G-DBCE Positions for Kittila Charter.

December 27, 2015

British Airways A319 G-DBCE positioned London Gatwick – Kittila this morning as BA9258 in order to operate a Kittila – London Gatwick charter using callsign XMS10.

British Airways A320 G-EUUC Operates Geneva Charter.

December 27, 2015

British Airways A320 G-EUUC operated a London Heathrow – Geneva charter rotation early this morning as BA9216/BA9217.

BA CityFlyer E190 G-LCYO Operates Edinburgh – Toulouse Charter.

December 27, 2015

BA CityFlyer Embraer 190 G-LCYO operated an Edinburgh – Toulouse charter rotation this morning as BA4477/BA4478.

British Airways A380 G-XLEB BA55 London Heathrow Technical Issue.

December 26, 2015

British Airways A380 G-XLEB preparing to operated BA55 London Heathrow – Johannesburg encountered a technical issue at the gate this evening requiring all passengers to be offloaded and accommodated overnight.

British Airways A321 G-MEDJ Returns from Madrid Maintenance.

December 26, 2015

British Airways A321 G-MEDJ, which has been under maintenance at Madrid since December 2nd, positioned Madrid – London Heathrow this evening as BA9170.

British Airways A320 G-GATR BA2780 Porto Santo and Lisbon Diversions.

December 26, 2015

British Airways A320 G-GATR operating BA2780 London Gatwick – Funchal diverted to Porto Santo this afternoon due to weather at Funchal. The aircraft later continued Porto Santo – Lisbon where passengers were accommodated overnight. As a result BA2871 Funchal – London Gatwick has been delayed overnight.

BA CityFlyer E190 G-LCYL BA3279 Bologna Diversion.

December 26, 2015

BA CityFlyer Embraer 190 G-LCYL operating BA3279 London City – Florence diverted to Bologna this morning due to weather at Florence. The aircraft then positioned Bologna – London Southend using callsign CFE761M having missed weekend curfew at London City. As a result BA3280 Florence – London City was cancelled.

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

December 26, 2015

British Airways Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWB, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 16th December, returned to service this morning operating BA456 London Heathrow – Madrid.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVL Returns from Cape Town.

December 25, 2015

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVL positioned Cape Town – London Heathrow this morning as BA58.

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGD Returns from Kuwait.

December 25, 2015

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGD departed Kuwait this morning operating yesterday’s delayed BA156 Kuwait – London Heathrow as BA156X.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVL Cape Town Technical Issue.

December 24, 2015

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVL arrived into Cape Town this morning as BA43 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 23rd December), however the aircraft then encountered a technical issue causing the cancellation of BA58 Cape Town – London Heathrow.