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British Airways A380 G-XLEG Returns from Oakland Storage.

Following short term strike storage at Oakland since 8th September, British Airways A380 G-XLEG positioned Oakland – San Francisco early this evening as BA9155, however its scheduled return to service as BA286 San Francisco – London Heathrow has been delayed overnight.

British Airways A380 G-XLEG Positions to Oakland Storage.

British Airways A380 G-XLEG operated BA287 London Heathrow – San Francisco this afternoon, however the return BA286 was cancelled due to industrial action by pilots and the aircraft instead positioned San Francisco – Oakland for temporary storage as BA9154.

British Airways A380 G-XLED Positions to Washington Storage.

British Airways A380 G-XLED operated BA213 London Heathrow – Boston this morning, however the return BA212 was cancelled due to industrial action by pilots and the aircraft instead positioned Boston – Washington Dulles for temporary storage as BA9152.

British Airways A380 G-XLEJ Returns from Manila Maintenance.

British Airways A380 G-XLEJ, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 6th May, positioned Manila – Angeles City Clark in the early hours of this morning as BA9170. Early in the evening the aircraft positioned Angeles City Clark – Singapore as BA9171 then returned to service operating BA12 Singapore – London Heathrow.

British Airways A380 G-XLEJ Positions to Manila Maintenance.

British Airways A380 G-XLEJ positioned Singapore – Angeles City Clark as BA9172 this evening after arriving as BA11 from London Heathrow, then continued Angeles City Clark – Manila for maintenance after midnight as BA9173. A specific timed arrival was required at Manila.

British Airways A380 G-XLEC Returns from Manila Maintenance.

British Airways A380 G-XLEC, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 11th March, positioned Manila – Angeles City Clark in the early hours of this morning as BA9170. The aircraft then positioned Angeles City Clark – Singapore as BA9171 early in the evening and returned to service operating BA12 Singapore – London Heathrow.

British Airways A380 G-XLEG Operates BA Heathrow – Dubai Inaugural.

British Airways temporarily switched operation of the BA107/BA106 London Heathrow – Dubai rotation from Boeing 777-200ER to A380 operation this afternoon with A380 G-XLEG operating the inaugural A380 services. Dubai services are reduced from 3 x daily to 2 x daily until the end of May due to reduced movement capacity at Dubai owing to runway works.

British Airways A380 G-XLEC Positions to London Gatwick.

British Airways A380 G-XLEC positioned London Heathrow – London Gatwick as BA9171 this evening. This is to be in place to position London Gatwick – Manila for maintenance early tomorrow. The required arrival time in Manila meaning a middle of the night departure from London which is not possible from London Heathrow.

British Airways A380 G-XLED Operates Delayed Hong Kong Service.

Following the technical return of BA27 London Heathrow – Hong Kong to London Heathrow yesterday evening, the delayed flight was operated this evening by British Airways A380 G-XLED as BA27D and will operate today’s BA28 Hong Kong – London Heathrow tomorrow as BA28D.

British Airways A380 G-XLEB Positions to London Gatwick.

British Airways A380 G-XLEB positioned London Heathrow – London Gatwick as BA9171 this evening. This is to be in place to position London Gatwick – Manila for maintenance early tomorrow. The required arrival time in Manila meaning a middle of the night departure from London which is not possible from London Heathrow.

British Airways A380 G-XLEI Returns from Manila Maintenance.

British Airways A380 G-XLEI, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 17th September, positioned Manila – Angeles City Clark in the early hours of this morning as BA9170. The aircraft remained on the ground at Angeles City until late in the afternoon when it positioned Angeles City Clark – Singapore as BA9171 then returned to service operating BA12 Singapore – London Heathrow.

British Airways Announce Limited A380 Dubai Series.

British Airways today announced that it will switch operation the BA107/BA106 London Heathrow – Dubai rotation to A380 equipment from 16th April – 4th May 2019. During the same period the BA109/BA108 rotation will not operate. This is due to scheduled runway works at Dubai reducing movement capacity.

British Airways A380 G-XLEH Returns to Service.

British Airways A380 G-XLEH, which positioned to Singapore yesterday after maintenance at Manila, returned to service in the early hours of this morning operating yesterday’s delayed BA12 Singapore – London Heathrow with a five hour delay. This was reportedly due to on board medical equipment being missing following the maintenance visit.

British Airways A380 G-XLEG BA269 London Heathrow Technical Return.

British Airways A380 G-XLEG operating BA269 London Heathrow – Los Angeles was just over two hours into the flight this evening when it turned back to London Heathrow for a safe landing following a technical issue causing all the toilets to fail. Passengers have been accommodated overnight.

British Airways A380 G-XLEG Returns from Manila Maintenance.

British Airways A380 G-XLEG, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 26th February, positioned Manila – Clark as BA9170 in the early hours of this morning. The aircraft continued Clark – Singapore early in the evening as BA9171 then returned to service operating BA12 Singapore – London Heathrow.

British Airways A380 G-XLEJ Johannesburg Rescue Mission.

Following the A380 rejected take off at Johannesburg on 9th March, British Airways A380 G-XLEJ positioned London Heathrow – Johannesburg as BA9151 this morning in order to operate the delayed BA54 Johannesburg – London Heathrow of 9th March as BA54D.

British Airways A380 G-XLEF Leaves Manila Maintenance.

British Airways A380 G-XLEF, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 22nd January, positioned Manila – Angeles City in the early hours of this morning as BA9170. The aircraft continued Angeles City – Singapore early in the evening as BA9171 then returned to service operating BA12 Singapore – London Heathrow.

British Airways A380 G-XLEK Returns from Manila Maintenance.

British Airways A380 G-XLEK, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 3rd January, positioned Manila – Kuala Lumpur in the early hours of this morning as BA9170. Early in the evening the aircraft positioned Kuala Lumpur – Singapore as BA9171 then returned to service operating BA12 Singapore – London Heathrow.

British Airways A380 G-XLEI Johannesburg Technical Issue.

British Airways A380 G-XLEI arrived into Johannesburg this morning as BA57 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 5th January), however its scheduled return to London Heathrow as BA54 this evening was initially delayed overnight then subsequently cancelled due to a technical issue.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA Returns from Johannesburg.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 12th December, British Airways A380 G-XLEA departed Johannesburg this evening operating today’s scheduled BA54 Johannesburg – London Heathrow. The aircraft has a new #1 engine which was ferried in from London Stansted.

British Airways A380 G-XLEL Johannesburg Temporary Storage.

British Airways A380 G-XLEL arrived into Johannesburg this morning as BA57 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 22nd December), however the return BA54 was able to operated with another aircraft which was spare at Johannesburg following an earlier technical issue. British Airways delayed an A380 going for maintenance at Xiamen owing to that issue and now has an extra aircraft to accommodate. As London Heathrow will be full over Christmas aircraft will be temporarily be rotated in and out of parking at Johannesburg.

British Airways A380 G-XLEF Johannesburg Rescue Mission.

Following the A380 technical issue at Johannesburg yesterday, British Airways A380 G-XLEF positioned London Heathrow – Johannesburg early this afternoon as BA9154 in order to operate today’s BA54 Johannesurg – London Heathrow after midnight.

British Airways A380 G-XLED Returns from Manila Maintenance.

British Airways A380 G-XLED, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 2nd October, positioned Manila – Kuala Lumpur in the early hours of this morning as BA9170. The aircraft spent the day at Kuala Lumpur then positioned Kuala Lumpur – Singapore as BA9171 this evening and returned to service operating BA12 Singapore – London Heathrow.

British Airways A380 G-XLEJ Positioning Flight.

British Airways A380 G-XLEJ, which has been at Kuala Lumpur since 28th September after returning from maintenance at Manila, positioned Kuala Lumpur – Singapore as BA9171 early this evening then returned to service operating BA12 Singapore – London Heathrow.

British Airways A380 G-XLEE London Heathrow Damage.

British Airways A380 G-XLEE arrived into London Heathrow as BA282 from Los Angeles this morning, however the aircraft sustained minor damage at some pointduring the day causing tonight’s BA55 London Heathrow – Johannesburg to be delayed overnight.

British Airways A380 G-XLEC Leaves Manila Maintenance for Kuala Lumpur.

British Airways A380 G-XLEC, which has been under maintenance at Manila since 2nd August, positioned Manila – Kuala Lumpur as BA9172 in the early hours of this morning. This was the first British Airways A380 at Kuala Lumpur. During the evening the aircraft positioned Kuala Lumpur – Singapore as BA9171 then returned to service operating BA12 Singapore – London Heathrow.

British Airways A380 G-XLEI BA287 Vancouver Diversion.

British Airways A380 G-XLEI operating BA287 London Heathrow – San Francisco operated via Vancouver this afternoon due to aircraft defects. The aircraft initially climbed to 38,000 ft but a technical issue required it to descent to 30,000 ft two hours into the flight and the increased fuel burn required the diversion. However due to the issue the flight was terminated at Vancouver and BA286 San Francisco – London Heathrow was cancelled.

British Airways A380 G-XLEG Operates Delayed BA11.

Following the fuel leak it encountered at London Heathrow yesterday evening, British Airways A380 G-XLEG operated yesterday’s delayed BA11 London Heathrow – Singapore this afternoon as BA11D. The aircraft will then operate today’s delayed BA12 Singapore – London Heathrow as a day flight BA12D tomorrow.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA Overnight Boston Stay.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA operated BA213 London Heathrow – Boston this morning, however the return BA212 has been delayed overnight, this appears to be due to a lack of rested crew at Boston following yesterday’s FLY computer outage.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA Operates BA32 Without Running Water.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA operated tonight’s BA32 Hong Kong – London Heathrow with a short delay due to problems with the water system. No running water was available and the aircraft was stocked with bottled water and hand sanitising wipes. Passengers were offered the opportunity to rebook onto other services though without any expenses.

British Airways A380 G-XLEL Delivered.

British Airways A380 G-XLEL was delivered Toulouse – London Heathrow this evening as BA9156. The aircraft is in White Union Flag with Crest livery and 14F/97J/55W/303Y configuration. This brings the British Airways A380 fleet up to twelve aircraft and is the final aircraft currently on order.

British Airways A380 G-XLEC BA12 Manchester Diversion.

British Airways A380 G-XLEC operating BA12 Singapore – London Heathrow (depart Singapore 27th March) diverted to Manchester this morning due to high winds at London Heathrow. The aircraft positioned Manchester – London Heathrow early in the evening as BA9155.

British Airways A380 G-XLEF BA56 Water Leak.

British Airways A380 G-XLEF operating BA56 Johannesburg – London Heathrow (depart Johannesburg 11th March) was around an hour and a half away from London this morning when a water leak from the upper deck leaked into the main deck Business Class cabin. The aircraft was removed from service on arrival at London Heathrow for repair and dehumidification.

British Airways A380 G-XLEL First Flight.

British Airways A380 G-XLEL made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWAL and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder for cabin outfitting.

British Airways A380 G-XLEK Delivered.

British Airways A380 G-XLEK was delivered Toulouse – London Heathrow this evening as BA9156. The aircraft is in White Union Flag with Crest livery and 14F/97J/55W/303Y configuration. This brings the British Airways A380 fleet up to eleven aircraft.

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.

British Airways A380 G-XLEH BA56 Johannesburg Technical Return.

British Airways A380 G-XLEH operating BA56 Johannesburg – London Heathrow had reached 34,000 ft to the north of Gabarone when it encountered a weather radar failure. The aircraft entered a hold to burn fuel before returning to Johannesburg for a safe landing via a further hold to the north west of Johannesburg. The flight was initially delayed overnight but subsequently cancelled.

British Airways A380 G-XLEJ Delivered.

British Airways A380 G-XLEJ was delivered Toulouse – London Heathrow this evening as BA9156. The aircraft is in White Union Flag with Crest livery and 14F/97J/55W/303Y configuration. This brings the British Airways A380 fleet up to ten aircraft.

British Airways A380 G-XLEH Continues from Washington.

Following its medical diversion and subsequent overnight delay, British Airways A380 G-XLEH departed Washington this afternoon continuing yesterday’s diverted BA209 London Heathrow – Miami, routing Washington – Miami as BA9605. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed BA208 Miami – London Heathrow as BA9604.

British Airways A380 G-XLEE Overnight Miami Delay.

British Airways A380 G-XLEE operated BA209 London Heathrow – Miami this afternoon. However, due to the medical diversion and overnight delay in Washington of yesterday’s BA2o9, there is no rested crew available at Miami. This evening’s return BA208 has therefore been delayed overnight.

British Airways A380 G-XLEH BA209 Washington Medical Diversion.

British Airways A380 G-XLEH operating BA209 London Heathrow – Miami with a two hour delay diverted to Washington this evening due to a medical emergency on board. Crew did not have sufficient hours to reach Miami so the aircraft will overnight at Washington and the return BA208 will be delayed overnight.

British Airways A380 G-XLEE Overnight Hong Kong Delay.

British Airways A380 G-XLEE arrived into Hong Kong this afternoon as BA25 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 19th March), however the return BA26 has been delayed overnight. It is not yet clear whether this is due to a crew or a technical issue.

British Airways A380 G-XLEF London Heathrow Technical Issue.

British Airways A380 G-XLEF entered the London Heathrow maintenance facility this morning after arriving from Hong Kong as BA26 for attention following an onboard fumes incident during that flight. The issue had not been rectified before the aircraft’s next scheduled service as BA55 London Heathrow – Johannesburg this evening and this flight has been delayed overnight.

British Airways A380 G-XLEI Delivered.

British Airways A380 G-XLEI was delivered Toulouse – London Heathrow early this evening as BA9216. The aircraft is in White Union Flag with Crest livery and 14F/97J/55W/303Y configuration and brings the A380 fleet up to nine aircraft.

British Airways A380 G-XLEB Durban Training Day.

British Airways A380 G-XLEB positioned Johannesburg – Durban as BA9160 this morning in order to operate training circuits s BA9161 and BA9162. The aircraft then positioned Durban – Johannesburg as BA9169.

British Airways A380 G-XLEC Durban Training Day.

British Airways A380 G-XLEC positioned Johannesburg – Durban as BA9160 this morning in order to operate training circuits as BA9161 – BA9164. The aircraft then positioned Durban – Johannesburg as BA9169.

British Airways A380 G-XLEB Durban Training Day.

British Airways A380 G-XLEB positioned Johannesburg – Durban as BA9160 this morning in order to operate training circuits as BA9161 – BA9164. The aircraft then positioned Durban – Johannesburg as BA9169.

British Airways A380 G-XLEB BA55 Heathrow Return to Gate.

British Airways A380 G-XLEB preparing to operate BA55 London Heathrow – Johannesburg returned to the gate this evening. This was initially due to a security issue and subsequently a technical fault which meant crew would time out before reaching Johannesburg. Passengers have been accommodated overnight.

British Airways A380 G-XLEH Delivered.

British Airways A380 G-XLEH was delivered Toulouse – London Heathrow early this afternoo as BA9251. The aircraft is in White Union Flag with Crest livery and 14F/97J/55W/303Y configuration and brings the A380 fleet up to eight aircraft.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA Chateauroux Training Day.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA positioned London Heathrow – Chateauroux as BA9160 this morning in order to operate training circuits as BA9161 – BA9166 and BA9169. BA9169 is usually used as the flight number for training flights positioning back to London Heathrow but G-XLEA climbed to 10,000 ft and then returned to Chateauroux. It is not clear whether this was planned or due to a technical issue.

British Airways A380 G-XLEG Delivered.

British Airways A380 G-XLEG was delivered Toulouse – London Heathrow early this evening as BA9251. The aircraft is in White Union Flag with Crest livery and 14F/97J/55W/303Y configuration and brings the A380 fleet up to seven aircraft.

British Airways A380 G-XLED Durban Training Day.

British Airways A380 G-XLED positioned Johannesburg – Durban as BA9160 this morning in order to operate training circuits as BA9161 and BA9162. The aircraft then positioned Durban – Johannesburg as BA9169.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA Durban Training Day.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA positioned Johannesburg – Durban as BA9160 this morning in order to operate training circuits as BA9161 – BA9164. The aircraft then positioned Durban – Johannesburg as BA9169.

British Airways A380 G-XLEC London Heathrow Technical Issue.

British Airways A380 G-XLEC arrived into London Heathrow as BA56 from Johannesburg early this morning, however a technical issue became apparent which prevented the aircraft from operating an outbound service today. It was decided to switch BA55 London Heathrow – Johannesburg to Boeing 747-400 operation this evening.

British Airways A380 G-XLEB BA268 Minneapolis-St Paul Diversion.

British Airways A380 G-XLEB operating BA268 Los Angeles – London Heathrow (depart Los Angeles 15th July) diverted via Minneapolis-St Paul in the early hours of this morning due to a medical emergency involving a crew member. This is the first appearance of a British Airways  A380 at Minneapolis-St Paul.

British Airways A380 G-XLEF Durban Training Day.

British Airways A380 G-XLEF arrived into Johannesburg as BA55 from London Heathrow this morning then positioned Johannesburg – Durban as BA9160 to operate training circuits as BA9161, BA9162 and BA9163. The aircraft then positioned Durban – Johannesburg as BA9169.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA Durban Training Day.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA arrived into Johannesburg this morning as BA55 from London Heathrow, the aircraft then positioned Johannesburg – Durban as BA9160 to operate training circuits as BA9161, BA9162, BA9163, BA9164 and BA9165. The aircraft then positioned Durban – Johannesburg as BA9169.

British Airways A380 G-XLEC Durban Training Day.

British Airways A380 G-XLEC arrived into Johannesburg as BA55 from London Heathrow this morning then positioned Johannesburg – Durban as BA9160 to operate training circuits as BA9161, BA9162, BA9163 and BA9164. The aircraft then positioned Durban – Johannesburg as BA9169.

British Airways A380 G-XLEF Durban Training Day.

British Airways A380 G-XLEF arrived into Johannesburg as BA55 from London Heathrow this morning then positioned Johannesburg – Durban as BA9160 to operate training circuits as BA9161, BA9162, BA9163 and BA9164. The aircraft then positioned Durban – Johannesburg as BA9169.

British Airways A380 G-XLEE Durban Training Day.

British Airways A380 G-XLEE arrived into Johannesburg as BA55 from London Heathrow this morning then positioned Johannesburg – Durban as BA9160 in order to operate training circuits as BA9161, BA9162, BA9163, BA9164. The aircraft then positioned Durban – Johannesburg as BA9169.

British Airways A380 G-XLEC BA282 Toronto and Shannon Diversions.

British Airways A380 G-XLEC operating BA282 Los Angeles – London Heathrow (depart Los Angeles 18th June) diverted via Toronto in the early hours of this morning due to water pressure issues. The aircraft required checks at Toronto due to an overweight landing and continued to London after around four hours on the ground, however crew did not have sufficient hours to reach London and so diverted to Shannon. During the evening the aircraft continued Shannon – London Heathrow, however passengers had already been collected by two Boeing 767-300ERs.

British Airways A380 G-XLEE Chateauroux Training Day.

British Airways A380 G-XLEE positioned London Heathrow – Chateauroux as BA9160 this morning in order to operate training circuits as BA9161, BA9162 and BA9164. The aircraft then positioned Chateauroux – London Heathrow as BA9159.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA Halted by Mouse.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA was removed from service at London Heathrow after arriving as BA268 from Los Angeles this afternoon after a mouse was spotted on board. As a result the aircraft is unable to operate BA25 London Heathrow – Hong Kong this evening as scheduled.

A318 G-EUNA BA2 London Gatwick Diversion.

British Airways A318 G-EUNA operating BA2 New York JFK – London City (depart New York 14th November) diverted to London Gatwick this morning due to fog at London City. The aircraft was able to position London Gatwick – London City later as BA9152.

A318 G-EUNB Positions to JFK.

British Airways A318 G-EUNB positioned London City – London Heathrow this morning as BA9253 then continued London Heathrow – Shannon – New York JFK as BA9277. This flight was originally intended to operate to Boston. The aircraft then positioned New York JFK – London City flight as BA9278. The flight took extra BA staff to New York in order to help get the JFK and Newark stations back to normal operations.

A318 G-EUNA BA2 New York Cancellation.

British Airways A318 G-EUNA operated BA1 London City – Shannon – New York JFK today however its scheduled return as BA2 was cancelled due to one of the flight crew being unavailable having sustained an injury in a bicycle accident.

A318 G-EUNA BA4 London Gatwick Diversion.

British Airways Airbus A318 G-EUNA operating BA4 New York JFK – London City (depart New York JFK 22nd October) diverted via London Gatwick this morning due to fog at London City.

A318 G-EUNA London City Training Flight.

British Airways Airbus A318 G-EUNA operated a London City – London City training flight as BA9261 early this afternoon including several approaches to the airport.

A318 G-EUNB BA2 London Gatwick Diversion.

British Airways Airbus A318 G-EUNB operating BA2 New York JFK – London City (depart New York 23rd September) diverted to London Gatwick this morning after two missed approaches at London City due to weather.

A318 G-EUNB BA4 London Gatwick Diversion.

British Airways Airbus A318 G-EUNB operating BA4 New York JFK – London City (depart New York JFK 17th September) diverted to London Gatwick this morning.

A318 G-EUNB to Gatwick Maintenance.

With sister A318 G-EUNA returning to service today G-EUNB positioned London City – London Gatwick as BA9272 for maintenance.

A318 G-EUNA Returns from Gatwick Maintenance.

British Airways Airbus A318 G-EUNA, which has been under maintenance at London Gatwick since 2nd August, positioned London Gatwick – London City this morning as BA9273.

A318 G-EUNA Positions to Gatwick Maintenance.

Airbus A318 G-EUNA positioned London City –London Gatwick this morning as BA9272 for summer maintenance. The London City – New York JFK service reduces from twice daily to daily during August.

British Airways A318 G-EUNB Delivered.

British Airways A318 G-EUNB was delivered Finkenwerder – London Gatwick today. The aircraft is in Union Flag livery and 32J configuration.

British Airways A318 G-EUNA Delivered.

British Airways A318 G-EUNA was delivered Finkenwerder – London Gatwick today. The aircraft was delivered in Union Flag livery and 32J configuration.

 

 

 

 

 

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