British Airways A320 G-GATR BA2552 London Gatwick Technical Return.

British Airways A320 G-GATR operating BA2552 London Gatwick – Heraklion was close to Frankfurt this afternoon when it turned back to London Gatwick for a safe landing due to a technical issue. The aircraft had to be towed from the runway and the runway inspected, causing it to be closed for over half an hour. The flight was subsequently cancelled.

British Airways A320 G-GATR Continues from Porto Santo.

Following its diversion yesterday, British Airways A320 G-GATR departed Porto Santo this morning continuing yesterday’s diverted BA2780 London Gatwick – Funchal, routing Porto Santo – Funchal using BA2780 as its callsign. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed BA2781 Funchal – London Gatwick.

British Airways A320 G-GATR Continues from Faro.

Following its diversion yesterday, British Airways A320 G-GATR departed Faro this morning, continuing yesterday’s diverted BA2780 London Gatwick – Funchal, routing Faro – Funchal. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed BA2781 Funchal – London Gatwick which had previously been indicated as cancelled.

British Airways A320 G-GATR Continues from Lisbon.

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 A320 G-GATR BA2780 Porto Santo and Lisbon Diversions.

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.

British Airways A320 G-GATR Delivered.

British Airways A320 G-GATR was delivered Woensdrecht – London Gatwick this afternoon as BA9251. The aircraft is in White Union Flag with Crest livery and CY171 configuration. The 2002 vintage machine was previously operated by TAM.