BA CityFlyer E170 G-LCYF Positions for Isle of Man – Palma Charter.

BA CityFlyer Embraer 170 G-LCYF, which has been stopped for maintenance at Edinburgh since 4th August, positioned Edinburgh – Isle of Man as BA4549 late this morning in order to operate an Isle of Man – Palma charter rotation as BA4500/BA4549. The aircraft then positioned Isle of Man – Edinburgh, also as BA4500.

BA CityFlyer E170 G-LCYF Operates Edinburgh – Malaga Charter, Diverts to Glasgow.

BA CityFlyer Embraer 170 G-LCYF operated an Edinburgh – Malaga charter rotation early this morning as BA4517/BA4518. However BA4518 diverted to Glasgow due to weather at Edinburgh. The aircraft then positioned Glasgow – London City as BA9750 in order to operate the delayed BA8710 London City – Edinburgh where it was stopped for maintenance. As a result BA8707 Edinburgh – London City was cancelled.

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

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIY, which has been under maintenance at Singapore since 6th May, positioned Singapore – London Gatwick early this morning as BA9178. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 14F/48J/40W/124Y to 14F/48J/40W/134Y with ten abreast seating in Economy Class and Panasonic IFE.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJA Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJA, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 5th May, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow this morning as BA9171 then returned to service operating BA35 London Heathrow – Chennai. This was the first service the aircraft had operated since 6th August 2018.

BritishA irways B777-200ER G-VIIK Returns from Gatwick Base.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIK positioned London Gatwick – London Heathrow as BA9159 this morning after arriving as BA2232 from Bermuda. The aircraft then operated BA227 London Heathrow – Atlanta. The aircraft had been operating from London Gatwick since 5th May.

British Airways B777-200ER G-YMMC Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMC, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 20th March, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Gatwick as BA9176 this morning then returned to service operating BA2167 London Gatwick – Tampa. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 48J/24W/203Y to 32J/48W/252Y configuration with ten abreast seating in Economy Class and new Panasonic IFE. This is the first aircraft in this configuration.

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 A320 G-EUYR Returns from Prestwick Maintenance.

British Airways A320SL G-EUYR, which has been under maintenance at Prestwick since 20th April, positioned Prestwick – London Heathrow this afternoon as BA9272 and immediately returned to service operating BA370 London Heathrow – Marseille. The aircraft has been reconfigured from CY168 Pinnacle to CY180.

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 B777-200ER G-YMMC Cardiff-Wales Test Flight.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMC, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 20th March, operated a two and three quarter hour Cardiff-Wales – Cardiff-Wales test flight this afternoon as BA9173 flying numerous circuits off the north coast of Cornwall.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVL Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVL, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 29th March, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow late this afternoon as BA9171. The Economy and Premium Economy cabins have had their seats refurbished and re-covered but the aircraft has not had new IFE fitted.

British Airways A320 G-MIDS Switches to Heathrow Base, Enters Glasgow Maintenance.

British Airways A320 G-MIDS overnighted at Glasgow after arriving at BA2968 from London Gatwick yesterday evening, then switched to London Heathrow operations this morning operating BA1477 Glasgow – London Heathrow. The aircraft then operated the BA344/BA345 London Heathrow – Nice rotation and BA1486 London Heathrow – Glasgow before entering the Glasgow maintenance facility.

British Airways A319 G-DBCA Glasgow Technical Issue.

British Airways A319 G-DBCA overnighted at Glasgow after arriving as BA2968 from London Gatwick, however this morning’s return BA2953 was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Glasgow – London Gatwick during the evening as BA9276.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVP Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVP, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 11th March, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow early this evening as BA9172. The aircraft has new seat coverings in Economy and Premium Economy and new Panasonic IFE throughout.

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

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIW, which has been under maintenance at Singapore since 19th February, positioned Singapore – London Gatwick in the early hours of this morning as BA9178. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 14F/48J/40W/124Y LGW to 14F/48J/40W/134Y configuration with new seats in Economy and Premium Economy, new Panasonic IFE throughout and ten abreast seating in Economy Class.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVE Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVE which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 27th January, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow early this evening as BA9171. The aircraft has new seat coverings in Economy and Premium Economy and new Panasonic IFE throughout.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVB Returns from Dublin Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVB. which has been under maintenance at Dublin since 9th March, positioned Dublin – London Heathrow this morning as BA100Y. The aircraft has been repainted from Union Flag into Negus livery as the final of the four special liveries for the BA100 celebrations.

British Airways A320 G-MIDS Returns from Prestwick Maintenance.

British Airways A320 G-MIDS, which has been under maintenance at Prestwick since 18th February, positioned Prestwick – London Gatwick this evening as BA9274. The aircraft has been reconfigured from CY168 to CY180 and becomes the first CY180 configuration to operate from London Gatwick.

British Airways A320 G-EUYS Returns to Service.

British Airways A320SL G-EUYS, which was under maintenance at Prestwick from 18th February – 5th March, and has been receiving further attention London Heathrow since, returned to service this morning operating BA902 London Heathrow – Frankfurt.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVC Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVC which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 8th January, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow late tonight as BA9170. The aircraft has new seat coverings in Economy and Premium Economy and new Panasonic IFE throughout.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJE London Heathrow Test Flight.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJE, which has been under maintenance/in storage at London Heathrow since 7th March 2018 owing to Rolls Royce engine issues, undertook a two hour London Heathrow – London Heathrow test flight late this morning as BA9110 routing to the North of Scotland and back.

British Airways A320 G-EUYT Returns from Prestwick Maintenance.

British Airways A320SL G-EUYT, which has been under maintenance at Prestwick since 22nd January, positioned Prestwick – London Heathrow this morning as BA9255 then returned to service operating BA486 London Heathrow – Barcelona. The aircraft has been reconfigured from CY168 Pinnacle to CY180.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVJ Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVJ, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 6th January, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow this evening as BA9179. The aircraft has new seat coverings in Economy and Premium Economy but we do not believe it has new IFE. We await confirmation of this.

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

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIV, which has been under maintenance at Singapore since 2nd December 2018, positioned Singapore – London Gatwick this afternoon as BA9179. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 14F/48J/40W/124YLGW configuration into a new 14F/48J/40W/134Y configuration with new seats in Premium Economy and Economy and with Panasonic IFE.

British Airways Confirm Retro Paint Scheme.

British Airways today confirmed that they will paint an unspecified number of aircraft in former liveries, the first of which will be Boeing 747-400 G-BYGC which will wear BOAC livery with small British Airways 100 logos at the rear.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVA Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVA which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 12th December, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow this evening as BA9171. The aircraft has been internally refurbished with new seat covers in Economy and Premium Economy, new carpets, mood lighting and Panasonic IFE.

British Airways A320 G-EUYV Positioning Flight.

British Airways A320SL G-EUYV, which has been receiving maintenance attention at Glasgow since 18th December, positioned Glasgow – London Heathrow late this morning as BA9272 then returned to service operating BA818 London Heathrow – Copenhagen.

British Airways A319 G-EUPX Heathrow Nosewheel Damage.

British Airways A319 G-EUPX preparing to operate BA392 London Heathrow – Brussels encountered nosewheel damage this morning whilst being pushed back by a mototoc. The aircraft was unable to operate the service and was subsequently moved to the maintenance facility.

British Airways A321 G-EUXM Positions to Prestwick Maintenance.

British Airways A321 G-EUXM positioned London Heathrow – Prestwick for maintenance this morning as BA9273. The aircraft arrived into London Heathrow yesterday evening as BA569 from Milan Linate and this was the last flight to be operated by an A321 in CY205 configuration.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVT Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVT, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 13th October, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow this morning as BA9173. The aircraft has had the seats in Premium Economy and Economy Class refurbished and re-covered and now has Panasonic IFE.

British Airways A319 G-EUPH Returns from Shannon Maintenance.

British Airways A319 G-EUPH, which has been under maintenance at Shannon since November 1st, positioned Shannon – London Heathrow this afternoon as BA9274 then returned to service operating BA1420 London Gatwick – Belfast City. The aircraft has been repainted from Dove Gold into Union Flag with Crest livery.

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 B747-400 G-CIVD BA177 London Heathrow Technical Return.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVD operating BA177 London Heathrow – New York JFK was to the west of Ireland and at the beginning of its Atlantic crossing when it turned back to London Heathrow due to a technical issue. The flight has been delayed overnight. The aircraft immediately entered the Heathrow maintenance facility.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVO Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVO, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 7th September, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow late this morning as BA9172. The aircraft has been refurbished with new seat coverings in World Traveller Plus and Economy and Panasonic IFE throughout.

British Airways B777-200ER G-VIIU Positions to Singapore Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIU positioned London Gatwick – Singapore for maintenance this evening as BA9179 after arriving as BA2166 from Tampa this morning. This means BA2166 Tampa – London Gatwick of 6th October was the final service to be operated by an aircraft in 40J/24W/219Y configuration

British Airways A320 G-MIDY Returns from Glasgow Maintenance.

British Airways A320 G-MIDY, which has been under maintenance at Glasgow since 21st August, returned to service this morning operating BA2953 Glasgow – London Gatwick. The aircraft spent the rest of the day out of service at London Gatwick due to an engine issue.

British Airways B777-200ER G-VIIN Returns from Rome Fiumicino Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIN, which has been under maintenance at Rome Fiumicino since 28th May, returned to service this early this afternoon operating an additional Rome Fiumicino – London Heathrow sector as BA591. The aircraft in confirmed as repainted from Union Flag into White Union Flag with Crest livery.

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

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIO, which has been under maintenance at Singapore since 4th May, positioned Singapore – London Gatwick this afternoon as BA9178. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 40J/24W/219Y to 32J/52W/252Y configuration with ten abreast seating in Economy and with new Panasonic IFE.