British Airways B777-200ER G-VIIR Returns from Singapore Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIR, which has been under maintenance at Singapore since 20th March, positioned Singapore – London Gatwick this afternoon as BA9178. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 40J/24W/219Y to 32J/52W/252Y with updated IFE and ten abreast seating in Economy Class. It is the second Boeing 777-200ER in this configuration.

British Airways B777-200ER G-VIIR Overnight Bridgetown Delay.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIR operated today’s scheduled BA2153 London Gatwick – Bridgetown, however due to yesterday’s service being delayed by 24 hours there is insufficient rested crew at Bridgetown to operate all return service today. Therefore the aircraft will overnight at Bridgetown.

British Airways B777-200ER G-VIIR BA2156 Gatwick Hydraulics Issue.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIR operating BA2156 Antigua – London Gatwick (depart Antigua 4th December) declared emergency on approach this morning due to a loss of hydraulics. The aircraft continued for a safe landing and was able to taxi to the stand under its own power.

British Airways B777-200ER G-VIIR Operates Male/Colombo Rotation.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIR operated the BA2043/BA2042 London Gatwick – Male – Colombo rotation this evening. This was due to the late arrival of sister G-YMMR as BA2062 from Mauritius. The Male/Colombo service is booked for a Rolls Royce engined G-YMM* aircraft as the sector length requires the crew rest facilities on these aircraft.

British Airways B777-200ER G-VIIR Operates Caribbean Tour.

Following the cancellation of yesterday’s BA2157/BA2156 Antigua – Puna Cana tag, British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIR operating today’s BA2157 London Gatwick – Antigua – St Kitts and Nevis instead routed London Gatwick – Antigua – St Kitts and Nevis – Punta Cana with the return BA2256 operating Puna Cana – Antigua – London Gatwick.

British Airways B777-200ER G-VIIR BA2037 London Gatwick Technical Return.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIR operating BA2037 London Gatwick – Orlando stopped the climb at 8,000 ft close to Alton and entered a hold to troubleshoot before heading south to dump fuel over the English Channel and returning to London Gatwick for a safe landing. The flight was subsequently operated by sister G-VIIT.

B777-200ER G-VIIR Returns from St Lucia.

Following yesterday’s technical issue British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIR departed St Lucia this evening operating the St Lucia – London Gatwick sector of yesterday’s BA2158 using callsign BA9609.

B777-200ER G-VIIR St Lucia Technical Issue.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIR operating BA2159 London Gatwick – St Lucia – Port of Spain reached St Lucia however the onward sector to Port of Spain was cancelled indicating a technical issue with the aircraft. The return BA2158 will operate as St Lucia – London Gatwick and is scheduled to operate tomorrow.

G-VIIR Operates Day Flight from Tampa.

With no flight having operated to Tampa on 26th July and two flights having operated yesterday this left only one crew Рthat which had operated outbound on 25th July Рto operate back as BA2166 last night. Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIR therefore overnighted at Tampa whilst crew had minimum rest and then operated Tampa РLondon Gatwick as a day flight today using callsign BA9604. 

British Airways B777-200ER G-VIIR Delivered.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIR was delivered today. The aircraft is in Benyhone World Images livery and brings the British Airways Boeing 777-200ER fleet up to seventeen aircraft. This aircraft is in a 28J/355Y configuration with 3-4-3 seating in Economy for leisure routes from London Gatwick.