British Airways A320 G-EUUD Takes Over BA706.

Following the double diversion of BA706 London Heathrow – Vienna to Budapest, British Airways A320 G-EUUD, which had arrived into Budapest as BA870 from London Heathrow, took over the diverted flight late tonight operating Budapest – Vienna as BA706X.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKF Delivered.

British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKF 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 sixth Boeing 787-9 for the airline.

British Airways A320 G-EUUO BA706 Double Budapest Diversion.

British Airways A320 G-EUUO operating BA706 London Heathrow – Vienna diverted to Budapest this evening having overflown Vienna at 33,000 ft. After 90 minutes on the ground at Budapest the aircraft departed for Vienna but turned back to Budapest. All other flights into Vienna were operating normally.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVX BA295 Heathrow Technical Return.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVX, which had been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 25th January, returned to service this afternoon operating BA295 London Heathrow – Chicago.  The aircraft was just to the south of Iceland when it turned back to London Heathrow due to a technical issue. The aircraft landed safely on runway 27 Right with just the main body and nose gear deployed but without the wing gear. The aircraft was stopped on the runway for some time causing the airport to adopt single runway operations. The flight has been rescheduled for this evening.

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

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVV, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 28th December 2015, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow this afternoon as BA9172. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 14F/70J/30W/185Y to 14F/86J/30W/145Y with Panasonic IFE. It is the fifth of eighteen aircraft to be reconfigured.

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
BA2212/BA2213 London City – Glasgow
BA2214 London City – Glasgow.

The aircraft then positioned Glasgow – London Southend using callsign CFE759K to end its current lease.

British Airways A319 G-EUOE BA832 Heathrow Weather Return.

British Airways A319 G-EUOE operating BA832 London Heathrow – Dublin stopped the climb at 13,000 ft close to Wantage this morning and returned to London Heathrow when it became clear that it would not be able to land at Dublin due to high winds. The flight and the return BA833 were cancelled.

British Airways B777-200ER G-VIIO Las Vegas Repair Confirmed Started.

Repairs are now confirmed to have commenced on British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIO following its fire incident at Las Vegas on September 10th 2015. The centre section of the aircraft is now surrounded by a large marquee type tent and the tailfin has been removed. The latest image we can find without the tent is dated January 18th, and the first reported sighting of the tent was on 24th January.

29/01/16 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA197/BA196 London Heathrow – Houston
BA830/BA845 London Heathrow – Dublin
BA832/BA833 London Heathrow – Dublin
BA834/BA835 London Heathrow – Dublin
BA1306/BA1307 London Heathrow – Aberdeen
BA1310/BA1311 London Heathrow – Aberdeen (more…)

British Airways A320 G-EUUT Oslo Damage Incident.

British Airways A320 G-EUUT operated BA762 London Heathrow – Oslo this morning, however the return BA762 was cancelled due to damage to the aircraft. The aircraft was able to position Oslo – London Heathrow this evening as BA9272.

British Airways B767-300ER G-BNWT Nassau Flight Number Switch.

British Airways Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWT operating BA252 Grand Cayman – Nassau – London Heathrow operated the Grand Cayman – Nassau sector using callsign BA252 then switched to callsign BA9607 for the Nassau – London Heathrow sector. This was due to yesterday’s BA252 being delayed by 24 hours at Nassau.

British Airways A320 G-EUYU Munich Flight Switch.

British Airways A320SL G-EUYU operated BA958 London Heathrow – Munich this evening, however following the earlier A319 technical issue at Munich, instead of overnighting at Munich the aircraft turned around to operate the delayed BA957 Munich – London Heathrow.

British Airways B767-300ER G-BNWW Nassau Technical Issue.

British Airways Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWW operated the Nassau – Grand Cayman sector of BA252 Grand Cayman – Nassau – London Heathrow this evening, however the onward sector to London Heathrow has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLY Abuja Rescue Mission.

Following the technical diversion of yesterday’s BA59 London Heathrow – Cape Town to Abuja, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLY positioned London Heathrow – Abuja this morning as BA9157 in order to continue yesterday’s diverted BA59 London Heathrow – Cape Town, routing Abuja – Cape Town as BA59D.

26/01/16 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA304/BA307 London Heathrow – Paris CDG
BA342/BA343 London Heathrow – Nice
BA348/BA349 London Heathrow – Nice
BA360/BA361 London Heathrow – Lyon
BA370/BA371 London Heathrow – Marseille
BA376 London Heathrow – Toulouse (more…)

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

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

BA8720/BA8739 London City – Glasgow
BA8708/BA8719 London City – Edinburgh.

This was the first day of a new lease, however we have been unable to track its flight into London City.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA Returns from Miami.

Following its collision with a jet bridge on 19th January, British Airways A380 G-XLEA positioned Miami – London Heathrow in the early hours of this morning as BA9179. The aircraft had been fitted with a new #1 engine cowl which was ferried to Miami aboard an AN124.

24/01/16 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights id not operate today:

BA31 London Heathrow – Hong Kong
BA69/BA68 London Heathrow – Philadelphia
BA117 London Heathrow – New York JFK
BA175 London Heathrow – New York JFK
BA178 New York JFK – London Heathrow
BA180 New York JFK – London Heathrow (more…)

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVA BA243 Heathrow Technical Return.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVA operating BA243 London Heathrow – Mexico City had started its Atlantic crossing to the west of Ireland when it turned back to London Heathrow for a safe landing following a technical issue. The flight has been rescheduled for this evening.

23/01/16 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA67/BA66 London Heathrow – Philadelphia
BA69/BA68 London Heathrow – Philadelphia
BA115/BA112 London Heathrow – New York JFK
BA117/BA176 London Heathrow – New York JFK
BA173/BA172 London Heathrow – New York JFK
BA175/BA114 London Heathrow – New York JFK (more…)

BA CityFlyer E170 G-LCYF Dublin Technical Issue.

BA CityFlyer Embraer 170 G-LCYF overnighted at Dublin after arriving as BA4470 from London City yesterday, however its scheduled return to London City was cancelled this morning due to a technical issue. The aircraft positioned Dublin – London City early in the afternoon using callsign CFE750A.

22/01/16 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA283/BA282 London Heathrow – Los Angeles
BA293/BA292 London Heathrow – Washington
BA4465 Dublin – London City
BA8205 Hamburg – London City
BA8206 London City – Hamburg.

21/01/16 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA180 New York JFK – London Heathrow
BA195/BA194 London Heathrow – Houston
BA217/BA216 London Heathrow – Washington.

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGG Operates BA217 Washington Rotation.

Following the A380 ramp incident at Miami yesterday, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGG operated BA217London Heathrow – Washington today in place of the usual A380. As there is no rested 747 flight crew at Washington the return BA216 will be delayed overnight and will operate as a daytime service tomorrow after the outbound crew have had minimum rest.

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

JOTA Aviation BAe146-200 G-SMLA positioned London Southend – London City using callsign CFE750A this afternoon in order to operate the BA2212/BA2213 London City – Glasgow rotation. The aircraft then positioned London City – London Southend using callsign CFE761M.

British Airways B777-200ER G-YMME Returns from San Diego.

Following its overnight delay, British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-YMME departed San Diego this evening operating to London Heathrow as BA9602. This flight number normally indicates a positioning flight by the airline show this as yesterday’s delayed BA272 San Diego – London Heathrow.

BA CityFlyer E190 G-LCYP Positioning Flight.

BA CityFlyer Embraer 190 G-LCYP positioned Frankfurt – Amsterdam using callsign CFE750A this morning after arriving as BA8732 from London City. The aircraft later operated BA8454 Amsterdam – London City. As a result BA8735 Frankfurt – London City was cancelled.

18/01/16 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA7 London Heathrow – Tokyo Haneda
BA104 Dubai – London Heathrow
BA176 New York JFK – London Heathrow
BA202 Boston – London Heathrow
BA239 London Heathrow – Boston
BA8735 Frankfurt – London City.

British Airways A321 G-MEDG BA237 Riga Diversion and Heathrow Return.

British Airways A321 G-MEDG operating BA237 London Heathrow – Moscow Domodedovo (depart London Heathrow 16th January) diverted to Riga in the early hours of this morning due to weather at Moscow. The aircraft then returned Riga – London Heathrow still using the BA237 callsign. As a result BA236 Moscow Domodedovo – London Heathrow was cancelled.

17/01/15 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA105 London Heathrow – Dubai
BA236 Moscow Domodedovo – London Heathrow
BA2789 Bordeaux – London Gatwick.

16/01/16 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA180 New York JFK – London Heathrow
BA307 Paris CDG – London Heathrow
BA555 Rome Fiumicino – London Heathrow.

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

JOTA Aviation BAe146-200 G-SMLA positioned London Southend – London City using callsign CFE750A this morning in order to operate the BA2281/BA2284 London City – Geneva rotation. The aircraft then positioned London City  – London Southend using callsign CFE761M.

15/01/16 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA104 Dubai – London Heathrow
BA173/BA176 London Heathrow – New York JFK
BA181 London Heathrow – New York JFK.

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

JOTA Aviation BAe146-200 G-SMLA positioned London Southend – London City using callsign CFE750A this morning in order to operate BA3271 London City – Dusseldorf. The aircraft then positioned Dusseldorf – London Southend using callsign CFE761M.

British Airways B767-300ER G-BNWZ Damaged at Madrid.

British Airways Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWZ operated BA460 London Heathrow – Madrid this afternoon, however the return BA461 was cancelled due to aircraft damage. It is not yet clear whether this was due to a bird strike or a ramp incident.

BA CityFlyer E190 G-LCYS BA3279 Bologna Diversion.

BA CityFlyer Embraer 190 G-LCYS operating BA3279 London City – Florence diverted to Bologna this afternoon due to weather at Florence. The aircraft then positioned Bologna – London City using callsign CFE761M. As a result BA3280 Florence – London City was cancelled.

British Airways A320 G-EUYO Continues from Warsaw.

Following its diversion yesterday, British Airways A320SL G-EUYO departed Warsaw this morning continuing yesterday’s diverted BA872 London Heathrow – Krakow routing Warsaw – Krakow. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed BA873 Krakow – London Heathrow.

BA CityFlyer E170 G-LCYD Zurich Technical Issue.

BA CityFlyer Embraer 170 G-LCYD overnighted at Zurich after arriving as BA8769 from London City yesterday, however its scheduled return to London City as BA8760 was cancelled this morning due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Zurich – London City during the afternoon using callsign CFE750A.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVL Delhi Fog Delay.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVL arrived into Delhi in the early hours of this morning as BA143 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 7th January), however the aircraft was unable to depart due to heavy fog. Once this had cleared crew did not have sufficient hours to reach London Heathrow and so the flight has been delayed overnight.

08/01/16 British Airways Flight Cancellations.

The following British Airways flights did not operate today:

BA188 Newark – London Heathrow
BA1301 Aberdeen – London Heathrow
BA8209 Billund – London City
BA8210 London City – Billund.

British Airways B777-300ER G-STBE Singapore Technical Issue.

British Airways Boeing 777-36NER G-STBE arrived into Singapore this evening as BA15 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 6th January), however the onward service to Sydney has been delayed at least overnight due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

BA CityFlyer E190 G-LCYP Returns from Warsaw Maintenance.

BA CityFlyer Embraer 190 G-LCYP, which has been under maintenance at Warsaw since January 1st, positioned Warsaw – Frankfurt this afternoon using callsign CFE760L then returned to service operating BA8735 Frankfurt – London City.

British Airways A319 G-EUPW BA1346 Manchester Diversion.

British Airways A319 G-EUPW operating BA1346 London Heathrow – Leeds Bradford diverted to Manchester this morning due to weather at Leeds Bradford. The aircraft later positioned Manchester – London Heathrow as BA9256. As a result BA1347 Leeds Bradford was cancelled.

British Airways A319 G-EUOI Returns from Gatwick Base.

British Airways A319 G-EUOI overnighted at Glasgow after arriving as BA2966 from London Gatwick yesterday evening, then returned to London Heathrow operations this morning operaing BA1475 Glasgow – London Heathrow. The aircraft had been operating from London Gatwick since9th December 2015.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVY Minneapolis-St Paul Rescue Mission.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVY operated BA295 London Heathrow – Chicago this morning, then following the Boeing 747-400 technical diversion yesterday the aircraft positioned Chicago – Minneapolis-St Paul as BA9173 in order to continue yesterday’s diverted BA243 London Heathrow – Mexico City, routing Minneapolis-St Paul – Mexico City using callsign BA9608. As a result BA294 Chicago – London Heathrow was cancelled.

BA CityFlyer E190 G-LCYS BA3279 Pisa and London Southend Diversions.

BA CityFlyer Embraer 190 G-LCYS operating BA3279 London City – Florence diverted to Pisa this morning due to weather at Florence. The return BA3280 operated from Pisa once passengers had transferred by road, however the aircraft then missed weekend curfew at London City and so diverted to London Southend.

BA CityFlyer E190 G-LCYR Positions for Dusseldorf Service.

Following the cancellation of BA3277 London City – Dusseldorf, BA CityFlyer Embraer 190 G-LCYR positioned London City – Dusseldorf using callsign CFE752C this afternoon in order to operate BA3276 Dusseldorf – London City. This service is usually operated by a wet-leased Eastern Airways Saab 2000.