British Airways today announced that it will begin 3 x weekly A380 service on the London Heathrow – Johannesburg route from 12th February 2014. The BA55/BA56 rotation will switch to A380 operation on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays from London Heathrow and on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays from Johannesburg.

From 10th March 2014 A380 operation will increase to 6 x weekly with all A380 operation on all BA55/BA56 flights except for Tuesday departures from London Heathrow and Wednesday departures from Johannesburg.