British Airways today┬áremoved from sale all seats on the London Heathrow – Chengdu route from mid-January 2017. The final┬áservice will operate outbound on 12th January 2017 and returning on 13th January 2017. The route was launched in Sepember 2013 with much fanfare using Boeing 777-200ER equipment, with Boeing 787-8s taking over in May 2014 but has failed to live up to expectations.