British Airways A380 G-XLEA

 

 

British Airways A380 G-XLEA

BA Aircraft Types

British Airways A380 Fleet

G-XLEA Maintenance Record

Details of all maintenance stoppages of five days or greater since 2012.

G-XLEA Tracker

Details of all tracked flights made by G-XLEA in the past 30 days. For older flights please see Jet Tracker.

G-XLEA Tracker

Details of all routes operated by G-XLEA in the past 30 days. For older flights please see Jet Tracker.

Main Deck Seat Map

G-XLEA Seat Map

For Seat Map with Cabin Data and Best Seat Advice

Cabin Colour Codes

First Class

Business Class

Premium Economy

Economy Class

Upper Deck Seat Map

G-XLEA News History

British Airways A380 G-XLEA Returns from Singapore.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 20th October, British Airways A380 G-XLEA departed Singapore in the early hours of this morning operating the delayed BA12 Singapore – London Heathrow of 20th October as BA12D.

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-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-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-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-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-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-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.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA Delayed in Maintenance.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA, which arrived into London Heathrow as BA26 from Hong Kong early this morning, was delayed in maintenance and was unable to operate the BA269/BA268 London Heathrow – Los Angeles rotation as scheduled. A Boeing 747-400 was substituted in.

British Airways A380 G-XLEB Operates Delayed BA25.

British Airways A380 G-XLEB operated yesterday’s delayed BA25 London Heathrow – Hong Kong this morning after arriving as BA26 from Hong Kong. This flight was scheduled to have been operated by sister G-XLEA which has been delayed in maintenance at London Heathrow since arriving as BA26 from Hong Kong on 29th October.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVR Operates BA269.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVR operated the BA269/BA268 London Heathrow – Los Angeles rotation today in place of the scheduled A380. Scheduled A380 G-XLEA has overrun in maintenance at London Heathrow.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA Enters Service.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA entered service this morning operating the BA902/BA903 London Heathrow – Frankfurt rotation. This is a “soft launch” of A380 services and the A380 will operate unannounced on this route over the next few weeks before longhaul services commence. British Airways becomes the tenth airline to operate the A380 in service.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA Training Flights.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA operated the following training flights today:

BA9160 Manston – Chateauroux
BA9161 Chateauroux – Manston
BA9164 Manston – Chateauroux
BA9165 Chateauroux – Chatearoux
BA9166 Chateauroux – Chatearoux
BA9167 Chateaueoux – Manston.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA Training Flights.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA operated the following training flights today:

BA9160 Manston – Paris Vatry
BA9161 Paris Vatry – Chatearoux
BA9163 Chateauroux – Manston
BA9164 Manston – Chateauroux
BA9167 Chateauroux – Manston.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA Training Flights.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA operated two training flight circuits from Manston today as follows:

BA9160 Manston – Paris Vatry
BA9161 Paris Vatry – Chateauroux
BA9162 Chateauroux – Paris Vatry
BA9163 Paris Vatry – Manston
BA9164 Manston – Paris Vatry
BA9165 Paris Vatry – Chateauroux
BA9166 Chateauroux – Paris Vatry
BA9167 Paris Vatry – Manston.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA Training Flights.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA operated two training flight circuits from Manston today as follows:

BA9160 Manston – Paris Vatry
BA9161 Paris Vatry – Chateauroux
BA9162 Chateauroux – Paris Vatry
BA9163 Paris Vatry – Manston
BA9164 Manston – Paris Vatry
BA9165 Paris Vatry – Chateauroux
BA9166 Chateauroux – Paris Vatry
BA9167 Paris Vatry – Manston.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA Training Flights.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA undertook two Manston – Paris Vatry – Chateauroux – Manston training flights today using several different flight numbers as follows:

BA380 Manston – Paris Vatry – Chateauroux
BA9162 Chateauroux – Paris Vatry
BA380 Paris Vatry – Manston
BA9164 Manston – Paris Vatry
BA9165 Paris Vatry – Chateauroux
BA9166 Chateauroux – Paris Vatry
BA9167 Paris Vatry – Manston.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA Training Flights.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA operated the following training flights today:

BA380 Manston – Paris Vatry – Chateauroux
BA9162T Chateauroux – Paris Vatry
BA380 Paris Vatry – Paris Vatry
BA380 Paris Vatry – Manston.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA Red Arrows Photo Flight.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA operated a Manston – Paris Vatry flight as BA380 this afternoon accompanied by The Red Arrows for publicity photo purposes. The flight spent much time at low altitude by the White Cliffs of Dover. The aircraft later continued Paris Vatry – Chateauroux – Manston.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA Delivered.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA was delivered Toulouse – London Heathrow this morning as BA380. This is the first A380 delivery for the airline.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA Painted.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA was unveiled at Finkenwerder in full livery today.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA unveiled in full livery at Finkenwerder.

British Airways Airbus A380 G-XLEA First Flight.

British Airways first Airbus A380 G-XLEA made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWSK. The provional Seat Map for the British Airways Airbus A380 fleet can be seen here.

 

 

 

 

 

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