British Airways Announce Heathrow – Montpellier Summer 2019 Service.

British Airways today announced a 4 x weekly London Heathrow – Montellier A319 service to operate from 15th July – 2nd September 2019, Schedules are as follows:

BA336 London Heathrow 1720 – Montpellier 2015 Mondays
BA337 Montpellier 2105 – London Heathrow 2205 Mondays

BA336 London Heathrow 1655 – Montpellier 1950 Thurdays
BA337 Montpellier 2050 – London Heathrow 2150 Thurdays

BA336 London Heathrow 1630 – Montpellier 1925 Fridays
BA337 Montpellier 2020 – London Heathrow 2120 Fridays

BA336 London Heathrow 1455 – Montpellier 1750 Saturdays
BA337 Montpellier 1835 – London Heathrow 1935 Saturdays.

British Airways Announce Heathrow – Ljubljana Summer 2019 Series.

British Airways today announced a twice weekly London Heathrow – Ljubljana A319 service to operate from 15th July – 2nd September 2019, Schedules are as follows:

BA690 London Heathrow 1720 – Ljubljana 2035 Mondays & Fridays
BA691 Ljubljana 2120 – London Heathrow 2235 Mondays & Fridays.

British Airways Announce Heathrow – Charleston Service.

British Airways today announced a twice weekly London Heathrow – Charleston Boeing 787-8 service to commence on 4th April 2019. Schedules are as follows:

BA221 London Heathrow 1720 – Charleston 2120 Thursdays, Sundays
BA220 Charleston 2250 – London Heathrow 1150+1 THirsdays, Sundays.

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 Announce London Heathrow – Osaka Kansai Service.

British Airways today announced a 4 x weekly London Heathrow – Osaka Kansai service to commence on 31st March 2019. Schedules are as follows:

BA19 London Heathrow 1420 – Osaka Kansai 0950+1 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays
BA20 Osaka Kansai 1130 – London Heathrow 1550 Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays.

BA CityFlyer Announced London City – Munich Service.

BA CityFlyer today announced a 3 x daily London City – Munich Embraer 190 service to commence on 16th February 2019. Schedules are as follows:

BA3292 Munich 0645 – London City 0740 except Sundays
BA3291 London City 0810 – Munich 1050 except Sundays
BA3294 Munich 1220 – London City 1315 except Saturdays
BA3293 London City 1350 – Munich 1635 except Saturdays
BA3296 Munich 1715 – London City 1810 except Saturdays
BA3295 London City 1840 – Munich 2125 except Saturdays.

British Airways to End Tehran Service.

British Airways today announced that it will cease operation of the BA153/BA152 London Heathrow – Tehran Boeing 777-200ER rotation with the final service leaving London Heathrow on 22nd September 2018 and returning on 23rd September 2018.

British Airways Announces Heathrow – Pittsburgh Service.

British Airways today announced a 4 x weekly London Heathrow – Pittsburgh service to commence on 2nd April 2019. Schedules for the Boeing 787-8 service are as follows:

BA171 London Heathrow 1700 – Pittsburgh 2015 Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays
BA170 Pittsburgh 2150 – London Heathrow 1025+1 Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays.

British Airways last served Pittsburgh from London Gatwick until 1999.

British Airways Announce London Gatwick – Cologne-Bonn Service.

British Airways today announced a 4 x weekly London Gatwick – Cologne-Bonn service to commence on 16th November 2018. The service will be operated by a mix of A319s and A320s to the following schedules:

BA2564 London Gatwick 0650 – Cologne-Bonn 0915 Mondays
BA2565 Cologne-Bonn 1145 – London Gatwick 1210 Mondays

BA2564 London Gatwick 1825 – Cologne-Bonn 2050 Thursdays
BA2565 Cologne-Bonn 2135 – London Gatwick 2200 Thursdays

BA2564 London Gatwick 1635 – Cologne-Bonn 1900 Fridays
BA2565 Cologne-Bonn 2115 – London Gatwick 2140 Fridays

BA2564 London Gatwick 1630 – Cologne-Bonn 1855 Sundays
BA2565 Cologne-Bonn 2115 – London Gatwick 2140 Sundays.

British Airways Confirm Qatar Airways Wet Leases.

British Airways today confirmed that it will lease Qatar Airways A330-200 aircraft this summer to cover for Boeing 787 aircraft undergoing increased maintenance downtime for engine inspections. The following rotations are affected:

BA79/BA80 London Heathrow – Muscat departing London Heathrow 9th June – 20th August

BA143/BA142 London Heathrow – Delhi departing London Heathrow 9th June – 20th August

BA157/BA156 London Heathrow – Kuwait departing London Heathrow 9th June – 30th June.

British Airways End Luanda Service.

British Airways today announced that it will cease service on the London Heathrow – Luanda route with the final departure from London Heathrow operating on 7th June.

British Airways Announce Durban Service.

British Airways today announced a thrice weekly London Heathrow – Durban service to commence on 29th October 2018. Flights will be operated by Boeing 787-8s to the following schedule:

BA41 London Heathrow 1535 – Durban 0535+1 Mondays, Thurdays, Saturdays
BA40 Durban 0735 – London Heathrow 1745 Tuesdays, Fridays, Sundays.

Titan Airways On Board as British Announce Increased Gatwick Summer Schedule.

Following parent company IAG’s successful bid for former Monarch slots at London Gatwick, British Airways today indicated an expanded summer schedule from March 25th with frequency increases on the Malaga, Alicante, Faro and Tenerife South and new British Airways mainline  services to Palma, Mahon and Gibraltar. Titan Airways provide some of the capacity.

British Airways Announce Return to Seychelles.

British Airways today announced a return to the London Heathrow – Seychelles route with a twice weekly Boeing 787-9 service to commence on 24th March 2018. Schedules are as follows:

BA63 London Heathrow 1800 – Seychelles 0710+1 Wednesday, Saturdays
BA62 Seychelles 0900 – London Heathrow 1620 Thursdays, Sundays.

British Airways Announce London Gatwick – Toronto Service.

British Airways today announced that it will commence a 3 x weekly London Gatwick – Toronto Boeing 777-200ER service commencing on 1st May 2018. Schedules are as follows:

BA2271 London Gatwick 1155 – Toronto 1445 Tuesdays, Fridays, Sundays
BA2270 Toronto 1945 – London Gatwick 0750+1 Tuesdays, Fridays, Sundays.

 

British Airways Announce Heathrow – Nashville Service.

British Airways today announced a 5 x weekly London Heathrow – Nashville Boeing 787-8 service to commence on 4th May 2018. Schedules are as follows:

BA223 London Heathrow 1545 – Nashville 1850 Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays
BA222 Nashville 2020 – London Heathrow 1030 Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays.

BA CityFlyer Announce London City – Keflavik Service.

BA CityFlyer today announced a twice weekly London City – Keflavik service to operate from 29th October 2017 until 18th March 2017. Schedules are as follows:

BA2228 London City 0910 – Keflavik 1230 Thursdays
BA2229 Keflavik 1315 – London City 1625 Thursdays

BA2228 London City 1300 – Keflavik 1620 Sundays
BA2229 Keflavik 1705 – London City 2015 Sundays.

BA CityFlyer Announce London City – Prague Service.

BA CityFlyer today announced a 5 x weekly London City – Prague service to commence on 3oth October 2017. Schedules are as follows:

BA7339 London City 1115 – Prague 1410 Mondays – Fridays
BA7338 Prague 1450 – London City 1545 Mondays – Fridays.

BA CityFlyer Announce London City – Paris Orly Service.

BA CityFlyer today announced a London City – Paris Orly service to commence on 29th October 2017. This will replace the London Heathrow – Paris Orly service which will cease operation on 28th October 2017. Schedules are as follows:

BA8752 Paris Orly 0745 – London City 0805 Tuesdays – Saturdays

BA8751 London City 0835 – Paris Orly 1055 Mondays – Saturdays
BA8754 Paris Orly 1140 – London City 1200 Mondays – Fridays

BA8755 London City 1630 – Paris Orly 1850 Mondays – Fridays
BA8758 Paris Orly 1930 – London City 1950 Mondays – Fridays

BA8757 London City 2020 – Paris Orly 2240 Sundays – Fridays.

BA CityFlyer Announce Edinburgh – Palma Service.

BA CityFlyer today announced a weekly Edinburgh – Palma Embraer 190 service to operate from 2nd June – 22nd September. Schedules are as follows:

BA2347 Edinburgh 0615 – Palma 1015 Fridays
BA2346 Palma 1110 – Edinburgh 1315 Fridays.

BA CityFlyer Announces Dublin – Ibiza Service.

BA CityFlyer today announced a weekly Dublin – Ibiza Embraer 190 service to operate from 19th May – 29th September. Schedules are as follows:

BA2349 Dublin 2225 – Ibiza 0220+1 Fridays
BA2348 Ibiza 0900 – Dublin 1055 Sundays.

BA CityFlyer Announce Bristol and Birmingham Summer Saturday Series.

BA CityFlyer today announced a series of Summer Saturday services from Bristol and Birmingham to commence on 20th May to Florence, Ibiza, Malaga and Palma. All services will operate as inbound returns from the non-UK airports to the following schedules:

BA7016 Florence 1110 – Bristol 1225 Saturdays
BA7017 Bristol 1310 – Florence 1625 Saturdays
BA7024 Florence 1710 – Birmingham 1835 Saturdays
BA7025 Birmingham 1920 – Florence 2240 Saturdays

BA7018 Ibiza 1310 – Bristol 1440 Saturdays
BA7019 Bristol 1525 – Ibiza 1850 Saturdays
BA7026 Ibiza 1940 – Birmingham 2125 Saurdays
BA7027 Birmingham 2210 – Ibiza 0145+1 Saturdays.

BA7020 Malaga 1330 – Bristol 1515 Saturdays
BA7021 Bristol 1600 – Malaga 1940 Saturdays
BA7030 Malaga 2025 – Birmingham 2220 Saturdays
BA7031 Birmingham 2305 – Malaga 0255+1 Saturdays

BA7022 Palma 1415 – Bristol 1545 Saturdays
BA7023 Bristol 1630 – Palma 1955 Saturdays
BA7028 Palma 2040 – Birmingham 2215 Saturdays
BA7029 Birmingham 2300 – Palma 0230+1 Saturdays.

Florence services are showing in GDS systems as being operated by Embraer 170s with the Ibiza, Malaga and Palma services operated by Embraer 190s.

 

 

BA CityFlyer Announce Manchester Summer Sun Series.

BA CityFlyer today announced Summer only routes from Manchester to Alicante, Ibiza, Malaga, Mykonos, Nice and Palma with an additional Manchester – London City service to be announced.

An Embraer 190 will operate a London City – Manchester service on Thursday evenings from 18th May and then operate the following schedule over the weekend:

BA9785 Manchester 2125 – Ibiza 0115 Thursdays
BA9786 Ibiza 0155 – Manchester 0340 Fridays
BA9787 Manchester 0535 – Malaga 0935 Fridays
BA9788 Malaga 1020 – Manchester 1225 Fridays
BA9789 Manchester 1310 – Mykonos 1910 Fridays
BA9790 Mykonos 1955 – Manchester 2205 Fridays
BA9791 Manchester 0550 – Alicante 0940 Saturdays
BA9792 Alicante 1025 – Manchester 1220 Saturdays
BA9793 Manchester 1305 – Nice 1625 Saturdays
BA9794 Nice 1710 – Manchester 1835 Saturdays
BA9785 Manchester 1930 – Ibiza 2320 Saturdays
BA9786 Ibiza 0005 – Manchester 0150 Sundays
BA9795 Manchester 0555 – Palma 0940 Sundays
BA9796 Palma 1025 – Manchester 1210 Sundays
BA9785 Manchester 1250 – Ibiza 1650 Sundays
BA9798 Ibiza 1725 – Manchester 1910 Sundays.

The aircraft will then operate Manchester – London City on Sunday evenings.

British Airways Confirm B777-200ERs for Madrid.

British Airways today confirmed that the BA458/BA459 London Heathrow – Madrid rotation will switch to Boeing 777-200ER operation from 26th March 2017. This is loaded for both the Summer and Winter 2017 timetables.

British Airways Announce Gatwick – Oakland Service.

British Airways today announced a 4 x weekly London Gatwick – Oakland service to commence on 28th March 2017. The Three Class Boeing 777-200ER service will operate to the following schedules:

BA2279 London Gatwick 1020 – Oakland 1315 Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays
BA2278 Oakland 1505 – London Gatwick 0925+1 Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays.

BA2279 London Gatwick 1125 – Oakland 1420 Tuesdays
BA2278 Oakland 1610 – London Gatwick 1030+1 Tuesdays.

British Airways Announce Heathrow – Pula Summer Service.

British Airways today announced a twice weekly London Heathrow – Pula A320 Summer service to operate from 1st July – 30th September 2017. Schedules are as follows:

BA894 London Heathrow 1710 – Pula 2030 Tuesdays
BA895 Pula 2120 – London Heathrow 2240 Tuesdays.

BA894 London Heathrow 1705 – Pula 2025 Saturdays
BA895 Pula 2110 – London Heathrow 2230 Saturdays.

British Airways Announce Heathrow – Zakinthos Summer Service.

British Airways today announced a twice weekly London Heathrow – Zakinthos A320 Summer service to operate from 3rd June – 30th September 2017. Schedules are as follows:

BA658 London Heathrow 1335 – Zakinthos 1900 Wednesdays
BA659 Zakinthos 1950 – London Heathrow 2120 Wednesdays.

BA658 London Heathrow 1015 – Zakinthos 1540 Saturdays
BA659 Zakinthos 1640 – London Heathrow 1810 Saturdays.

British Airways Announce Heathrow – Brindisi Summer Service.

British Airways today announced a twice weekly London Heathrow – Brindisi A320 Summer service to operate from 3rd June – 30th September 2017. Schedules are as follows:

BA614 London Heathrow 1510 – Brindisi 1905 Tuesdays, Saturdays
BA615 Brindisi 1955 – London Heathrow 2155 Tuesdays, Saturdays.

British Airways Announce Heathrow – Tallinn Service.

British Airways today announced a twice weekly London Heathrow – Tallinn A320 service to commence on 28th March 2017. Schedules are as follows:

BA876 London Heathrow 0800 – Tallinn 1255 Tuesdays
BA877 Tallinn 1355 – London Heathrow 1500 Tuesdays.

BA876 London Heathrow 1545 – Tallinn 2040 Saturdays
BA877 Tallinn 2135 – London Heathrow 2240 Saturdays.

British Airways Announce Heathrow – Murcia Service.

British Airways today announced a twice weekly London Heathrow – Murcia A320 service to commence on 28th March 2017. Schedules are as follows:

BA448 London Heathrow 1550 – Murcia 1925 Tuesdays
BA449 Murcia 2015 – London Heathrow 2155 Tuesdays.

BA448 London Heathrow 1625 – Murcia 2000 Saturdays
BA449 Murcia 2055 – London Heathrow 2235 Saturdays.

British Airways Announce London Gatwick – Fort Lauderdale Service.

British Airways today announced a 3 x weekly London Gatwick – Fort Lauderdale service to commence on 6th July 2017. The three class Boeing 777-200ER service will initially operate to the following schedule:

BA2169 London Gatwick 0925 – Fort Lauderdale 1345 Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays
BA2168 Fort Launderdale 1700 – London Gatwick 0630+1 Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays.

A Sunday service will be added from 16th July 2017.

British Airways Announce New Orleans Service.

British Airways today announced a new London Heathow – New Orleans service to commence on 27th March 2017.  The 4 x weekly Boeing 787-8 service will operate to the following schedule:

BA225 London Heathrow 1540 – New Orleans 1940 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays
BA224 New Orleans 2110 – London Heathrow 1200+1 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays.

British Airways Withdraw London Heathrow – Chengdu Route.

British Airways today removed from sale all seats on the London Heathrow – Chengdu route from mid-January 2017. The final service 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.

 

British Airways Announce BA3/BA4 Withdrawal.

British Airways today removed the BA3/BA4 London City – New York JFK permanently from the schedules with effect from 30th October 2016. At present this will mean only 50% utilisation for the A318 fleet and it is not clear what plans there are for the second aircraft.

British Airways Announce A380 Boston Series.

British Airways today announced that the BA213/BA212 London Heathrow – Boston rotation will switch to A380 operation on Thursdays – Sundays from 2nd February – 25th March 2017.

British Airways Delays Tehran Resumption.

British Airways today announced that its resumption of flights on the London Heathrow – Tehran route, previously announced as commencing on July 14th 2016, will not now commence until until September 1st 2016.

British Airways Announce Heathrow – Santiago de Chile Service.

British Airways today announced a 4 x weekly London Heathrow – Santiago de Chile Boeing 787-9 service to commence on 3rd January 2017. Schedules are as follows:

BA251 London Heathrow 2200 – Santiago de Chile 0940+1 Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays
BA250 Santiago de Chile 1845 – London Heathrow 1205+1 Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursday, Saturdays.

The flight will become the longest flight on the British Airways network.

British Airways Confirms Rio de Janeiro Service Reduction.

British Airways this morning confirmed that the BA249/BA248 London Heathrow – Rio de Janeiro Boeing 777-200ER service will reduce from daily to 5 x weekly operation from 30th October with the removal of the Tuesday and Thursday outbound service.

More A380s to Johannesburg for Winter 2016.

British Airways today announced that the BA57/BA54 London Heathrow – Johannesburg rotation will be operated by A380 equipment on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 30th October 2016 – 27th February 2017. This will give Johannesburg 10 weekly A380 services.

British Airways Announce Direct Doha Service.

British Airways today announced a direct daily London Heathrow – Doha Four Class Boeing 777-200ER service to commence on 30th October 2016. Schedules are as follows:

BA123 London Heathrow 2225 – Doha 0815+1
BA122 Doha 0950 – London Heathrow 1405

As a result the existing BA73/BA72 London Heathrow – Bahrain – Doha service will now terminate at Bahrain.

British Airways Announce Direct Muscat Service.

British Airways today announced a direct 5 x weekly London Heathrow – Muscat Four Class Boeing 777-200ER service to commence on 30th October 2016. Schedules are as follows:

BA79 London Heathrow 1950 – Muscat 0705+1 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays
BA78 Muscat 1055 – London Heathrow 1455 – Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays.

As a result the existing BA73/BA72 London Heathrow – Abu Dhabi – Muscat service will now terminate at Abu Dhabi.

British Airways Announce Sao Paulo Downguage.

British Airways today announced that the BA247/BA246 London Heathrow – Sao Paulo  rotation will be downguaged from Boeing 747-400 to Boeing 777-200ER equipment from 10th August to the end of the Summer timetable on 29th October.

BA CityFlyer Announce Summer Alicante Series.

British Airways today announced a 4 x weekly London City – Alicante Embraer 190 service to operate from 27th June – 5th September 2016. Schedules are as follows:

BA2225 London City 0645 – Alicante 1015 Mondays, Wednesdays
BA2224 Alicante 1100 – London City 1230 Mondays, Wednesdays

BA2225 London City 1005 – Alicante 1335 Tuesdays
BA2224 Alicante 1415 – London City 1545 Tuesdays

BA2225 London City 0700 – Alicante 1030 Fridays
BA2224 Alicante 1200 – London City 1330 Fridays.

British Airways Announce Seasonal London Gatwick – Cape Town Service.

British Airways today announced a seasonal 3 x weekly London Gatwick – Cape Town Three Class Boeing 777-200ER service. Services will commence on November 21st and operate to the following schedule:

BA2065 London Gatwick 1800 – Cape Town 0750+1 Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays
BA2064 Cape Town 1910 – London Gatwick 0505+1 Tuesdays, Fridays, Sundays.

Combined with the London Heathrow services this will give British Airways 17 weekly rotations to Cape Town.

British Airways to End Baku Route.

British Airways today announced that it will cease operating the BA145/BA144 London Heathrow – Baku A321 service with the last rotation operating on 29th April.

BA CityFlyer Announce London City – Berlin Tegel Service.

BA CityFlyer today announced a London City – Berlin Tegel Embraer 190 service to commence on June 19th. Schedules are as follows:

BA8491 London City 0820 – Berlin Tegel 1100 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
BA8492 Berlin Tegel 1135 – London City 1220 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays

BA8491 London City 0820 – Berlin Tegel 1100 Tuesdays, Thursdays
BA8492 Berlin Tegel 1200 – London City 1240 Tuesdays, Thursdays

BA8493 London City 1255 – Berlin Tegel 1540 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
BA8494 Berlin Tegel 1650 – London City 1740 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays

BA8493 London City 1315 – Berlin Tegel 1555 Tuesdays, Thursdays
BA8494 Berlin Tegel 1650 – London City 1740 Tuesdays, Thursdays

BA8495 London City 1820 – Berlin Tegel 2055 Mondays – Fridays
BA8490 Berlin Tegel 0705 – London City 0750 Mondays – Fridays.

The aircraft will also operate Berlin Tegel – London Stansted once per week in each direction during the Summer season to provide an aircraft for the London Stansted – Mediterranean Summer Sun weekend flights. Schedules are as follows:

BA2298 Berlin Tegel 2140 – London Stansted 2230 Fridays
BA2299 London Stansted 1305 – Berlin Tegel 1555 Sundays.

Jettime B737-700 Summer Leases Confirmed.

British Airways today loaded onto its schedules the wet-leases of two Jettime Boeing 737-700s which will operate throughout the Summer 2016 season. The aircraft will operate on domestic services and to and from Copenhagen to allow crew to begin and end duties. Schedules will see the aircraft overnight at Copenhagen and London Heathrow. Flights operated by the aircraft will be as follows:

BA811 London Heathrow – Copenhagen – Daily
BA812 Copenhagen – London Heathrow – Daily
BA816/BA817 London Heathrow – Copenhagen – Daily
BA1312/BA1313 London Heathrow – Aberdeen – except Saturdays
BA1438/BA1443 London Heathrow – Edinburgh – Monday – Friday
BA1474/BA1479 London Heathrow – Glasgow – Daily
BA1486/BA1493 London Heathrow – Glasgow – except Mondays.

BA CityFlyer Announce Summer London Stansted Mediterranean Flights.

BA CityFlyer today announced a series of Embraer 190 flights from London Stansted at weekends for the Summer season. An aircraft will position into London Stansted each weekend from May 28th and will then operate the following rotations:

BA2291 London Stansted 0645 – Ibiza 1015
BA2290 Ibiba 1100 – London Stansted 1230

BA2293 London Stansted 1315 – Malaga 1715
BA2292 Malaga 1800 – London Stansted 1950

BA2295 London Stansted 2045 – Palma 0015+1
BA2294 Palma 0100 London Stansted 0230

BA2297 London Stansted 0540 – Faro 0830
BA2296 Faro 0905 – London Stansted 1200.

This will aid aircraft utilisation during the weekend London City closure.

British Airways Announce Return to Tehran.

British Airways today announced that they will return to the London Heathrow – Tehran route with a 4 Class Boeing 777-200/200ER service commencing on 14th July 2016. Schedules are as follows:

BA153 London Heathrow 2110 – Tehran 0625+1 except Sundays
BA152 Tehran 0835 – London Heathrow 1110 except Mondays.

British Airways Announce Heathrow – Chania Service.

British Airways today announced a twice weekly summer London Heathrow – Chania A320 service to commence on 30th April 2016. Schedules are as follows:

BA660 London Heathrow 0740 – Chania 1330 Wednesdays, Saturdays
BA661 Chania 1415 – London Heathrow 1620 Wednesdays, Saturdays.

This route will operate from Terminal 3.

British Airways Annouce Heathrow – Kalamata Service.

British Airways today announced a twice weekly summer London Heathrow – Kalamata A319 service to commence on 30th April 2016. Schedules are as follows:

BA644 London Heathrow 1120 – Kalamata 1700 Thursdays, Saturdays
BA645 Kalamata 1745 – London Heathrow 1935 Thursdays, Saturdays.

This route will operate from Terminal 5.

British Airways Announce Return to London Heathrow – Inverness Route.

British Airways announced a daily A319 London Heathrow – Inverness service to commence on 2nd May 2016. Schedules are as follows:

BA1468 London Heathrow 0955 – Inverness 1130
BA1469 Inverness 1210 – London Heathrow 1340.

This route was served after the takeover of Dan Air in 1992 but quickly switched to London Gatwick – Inverness.

British Airways Announce London Heathrow – Billund Service.

British Airways today announced an 11x weekly London Heathrow – Billund service to commence on 3rd May 2016. The service will initially operate with A319s to the following schedule:

BA804 London Heathrow 0745 – Billund 1025 Daily
BA805 Billund 1125 – London Heathrow 1210 Daily

BA806 London Heathrow 1515 – Billund 1755 Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays
BA807 Billund 1840 – London Heathrow 1925 Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays.

British Airways Announce Return to London Gatwick – New York JFK Route.

British Airways today announced that it will return to the London Gatwick – New York JFK route from 1st May 2016. The daily Three Class Boeing 777-200ER service will operate to the following schedule:

BA2273 London Gatwick 1640 – New York JFK 1930
BA2272 New York JFK 2200 – London Gatwick 1000+1.

British Airways Announce London Heathrow – Biarritz Service.

British Airways today loaded into GDS systems a new twice weekly London Heathrow – Biarritz service to commence on 1st May 2016. The service will initially be operated by A319s to the following schedule:

BA382 London Heathrow 1625 – Biarritz 1915 Wednesdays, Sundays
BA383 Biarritz 2010 – London Heathrow 2100 Wednesdays, Sundays.

British Airways Annouce Heathrow – Palermo Service.

British Airways today loaded into GDS systems a new twice weekly London Heathrow – Palermo service to commence on 30th April 2016. The service will initially be operated by A319s to the following schedule:

BA610 London Heathrow 1515 – Palermo 1910 Tuesdays, Saturdays
BA611 Palermo 1945 – London Heathrow 2155 Tuesdays, Saturdays.

British Airways Annouce London Heathrow – Mahon Service.

British Airways today loaded into GDS systems a new 4 x weekly London Heathrow – Mahon service to commence on 29th April 2016. The service will initially be operated by A319s to the following schedule:

BA494 London Heathrow 1610 – Mahon 1930 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays
BA495 Mahon 2020 – London Heathrow 2145 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays.

British Airways Increase Heathrow – Las Vegas Services.

British Airways today announced that it will add three extra weekly Boeing 747-400 London Heathrow – Las Vegas services from 27th March 2016. Schedules are as follows:

BA271 London Heathrow 1230 – Las Vegas 1510 Thursdays, Fridays, Sundays
BA270 Las Vegas 1715 – London Heathrow 1115+1 Thursdays, Fridays, Sundays.

 

British Airways Announce San José, California Service.

British Airways today announced a daily London Heathrow – San José, California Boeing 787-9 service to commence on May 4th 2016. Schedules are as follows:

BA279 London Heathrow 1515 – San José 1805
BA278 San José 2000 – London Heathrow 1405+1.

British Airways Announces Glasgow – Salzburg Winter Ski Series.

British Airways today announced a series of Saturdays only Glasgow – Salzburg services to operated from 12th December 2015. The A319 service will be operated as part of a W pattern flying London Gatwick – Glasgow – Salzburg – Glasgow – London Gatwick to the following schedule:

BA2664 Glasgow 1240 – Salzburg 1600
BA2665 Salzburg 1650 – Glasgow 1820.

British Airways Announce London Gatwick – Lima Service.

British Airways today announced a 3 x weekly London Gatwick – Lima service to commence on 4th May 2016. The flight will be operated by 3 Class Boeing 777-200ERs to the following schedule:

BA2239 London Gatwick 1350 – Lima 2025 Wednesdays Thursdays, Sundays
BA2238 Lima 2000 – London Gatwick 1420+1 Wednesdays, Thurdays, Sundays.

 

British Airways Announce London Gatwick – Porto Service.

British Airways today announced a 4 x weekly London Gatwick – Porto A319/A320 service to commence on 11th February 2016. Schedules are as follows:

BA2782 London Gatwick 1525 – Porto 1745 Tuesdays
BA2783 Porto 1830 – London Gatwick 2040 Tuesdays

BA2782 London Gatwick 1135 – Porto 1355 Thursdays
BA2783 Porto 1440 – London Gatwick 1650 Thursdays

BA2782 London Gatwick 1100 – Porto 1320 Fridays
BA2783 Porto 1405 – London Gatwick 1615 Fridays

BA2782 London Gatwick 1640 – Porto 1900 Sundays
BA2783 Porto 1945 – London Gatwick 2155 Sundays.

This service will replace the current London Heathrow – Porto service.

British Airways Announce Gatwick – San Jose, Costa Rica Service.

British Airways today announced a twice weekly London Gatwick – San Jose, Costa Rica Three Class Boeing 777-200ER service to commence on 4th May 2016. Schedules are as follows:

BA2137 London Gatwick 1155 – San Jose 1545 Thursdays
BA2136 San Jose 1715 – London Gatwick 1030+1 Thursdays.

BA2137 London Gatwick 1100 – San Jose 1450 Saturdays
BA2136 San Jose 1620 – London Gatwick 0935+1 Saturdays.

British Airways Announce A380 Vancouver Service.

British Airways today announced that the BA85/BA84 London Heathrow – Vancouver rotation will switch from Boeing 747-400 to A380 operation from 1st May 2016. The seasonal 5 x weekly BA87/BA86 London Heathrow – Vancouver rotation will be withdrawn.

British Airways Announce Gatwick – Valencia Service.

British Airways today announced a 4 x weekly London Gatwick – Valencia A320 service to commence on 6th November. Schedules are as follows:

BA2794 London Gatwick 0900 – Valencia 1220 Tuesdays, Wednesdays
BA2795 Valencia 1330 – London Gatwick 1500 Tuesdays, Wednesdays.

BA2794 London Gatwick 0645 – Valencia 1005 Fridays
BA2795 Valencia 1110 – London Gatwick 1240 Fridays.

BA2794 London Gatwick 0725 – Valencia 1045 Sundays
BA2795 Valencia 1330 – London Gatwick 1500 Sundays.

British Airways Withdraw Almaty Services.

British Airways today announced that it will end service on the London Heathrow – Almaty route, with the final Boeing 767-300ER operated BA159/BA158 rotation departing London on 14th October 2015, returning the next day.

British Airways Withdrawn Entebbe Services.

British Airways today announced that it will end service on the London Heathrow – Entebbe route, with the final Boeing 767-300ER operated BA63/BA62 rotation departing London on 2nd October 2015, returning the next day.

British Airways Announce London Heathrow – Salzburg Service.

British Airways today announced a twice weekly London Heathrow – Salzburg A319 service to commence on 25th October 2015. Schedules are as follows:

BA682 London Heathrow 1200 – Salzburg 1500 Saturdays, Sundays
BA683 Salzburg 1555 – London Heathrow 1655 Saturdays, Sundays.

British Airways Announce London Heathrow – Keflavik Service.

British Airways today announced a 3 x weekly London Heathrow – Keflavik A320 service to commence on 25th October 2015. Schedules are as follows:

BA800 London Heathrow 1120 – Keflavik 1435 Sundays, Wednesdays, Fridays
BA801 Keflavik 1530 – London Heathrow 1845 Sundays, Wednesdays, Fridays.

BA CityFlyer Announce Summer 2015 Santorini Series.

BA CityFlyer today announced a twice weekly Embraer 190 London City – Mykonos service to operate from  June 29th – 6th September 2015. Schedules are as follows:

BA2223 London City 1040 – Santorini 1620 Tuesdays, Fridays
BA2222 Santorini 1705 – London City 1900 Tuesdays, Fridays.

BA CityFlyer Announce Mykonos Summer 2015 Series.

BA CityFlyer today announced a 4 x weekly Embraer 190 London City – Mykonos service to operate from  June 29th – 6th September 2015. Schedules are as follows:

BA2221 London City 1040 – Mykonos 1615 Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
BA2220 Mykonos 1705 – 1900 London City Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays

BA2221 London City 1245 – Mykonos 1820 Sundays
BA2220 Mykonos 1920 – 2115 London City Sundays.

British Airways Announce Heathrow – Krakow Service.

British Airways today announced a 4 x weekly London Heathrow – Krakow A319/A320 service to commence on 1st May 2015. Schedules are as follows:

BA872 London Heathrow 0840 – Krakow 1210 Mondays
BA873 Krakow 1440 – London Heathrow 1610 Mondays

BA872 London Heathrow 1640 – Krakow 2010 Wednesdays and Sundays
BA873 Krakow 2055 – London Heathrow 2225 Wednesdays and Sundays

BA872 London Heathrow 1145 – Krakow 1515 Fridays
BA873 Krakow 1600 – London Heathrow 1730 Fridays.

British Airways Announce Twice Daily Bilbao Service.

British Airways today announced a twice daily A319/A319 London Heathrow – Bilbao service to commence on 29th March 2015, taking over the route from Vueling. Schedules are as follows:

BA466 London Heathrow 0920 – Bilbao 1220
BA467 Bilbao 1305 – London Heathrow 1400

BA468 London Heathrow 1605 – Bilbao 1905
BA467 Bilbao 1940 – London Heatrow 2035.

British Airways Announce Extra Larnaca Services.

British Airways today announced an additional 6 x weekly London Heathrow – Larnaca A319/A320/A321 service to commence on 29th March 2015. Schedules are as follows:

BA664 London Heathrow 0750 – Larnaca 1445 excluding Saturdays
BA665 Larnaca 1545 – London Heathrow 1820 excluding Saturdays.

British Airways Announce London Heathrow – Split Service.

British Airways today announced a twice weekly A319 London Heathrow – Split service to commence on 3rd May 2015. Schedules are as follows:

BA530 London Heathrow 1315 – Split 1650 Sundays
BA531 Split 1735 – London Heathrow 1915 Sundays

BA530 London Heathrow 0730 – Split 1105 Wednesdays
BA531 Split 1155 – London Heathrow 1335 Wednesdays.

British Airways Announce London Heathrow – Corfu Service.

British Airways today announced a new 3 x weekly A319 London Heathrow – Corfu service to commence on 3rd May 2015. Schedules are as follows:

BA654 London Heathrow 0845 – Corfu 1450 Fridays, Sundays
BA655 Corfu 1535 – London Heathrow 1745 Fridays, Sundays

BA654 London Heathrow 1055 – Corfu 1700 Mondays
BA655 Corfu 1800 – London Heathrow 2010 Mondays.

British Airways Announce London Heathrow – Kos Service.

British Airways today announced a twice weekly A319 London Heathrow – Kos service to commence on 2nd May 2015. Schedules are as follows:

BA656 London Heathrow 0835 – Kos 1455 Saturdays
BA657 Kos 1545 – London Heathrow 1805 Saturdays

BA656 London Heathrow 0730 – Kos 1350 Tuesdays
BA657 Kos 1440 – London Heathrow 1700 Tuesdays.

British Airways Announce Heathrow – Olbia Service.

British Airways today announced a twice weekly A319 London Heathrow – Olbia service to commence on 2nd May 2015. Schedules are as follows:

BA608 London Heathrow 1530 – Olbia 1855 Wednesdays, Saturdays
BA609 Olbia 1945 – London Heathrow 2120 Wednesdays, Saturdays.

British Airways Announce January Cape Town Extras.

British Airways today announced a third daily London Heathrow – Cape Town Four Class Boeing 747-400 service to operate from 2nd – 10th January 2015 only. Schedules are as follows:

BA45 London Heathrow 1635 – Cape Town 0605+1
BA44 Cape Town 0905 – London Heathrow 1900.

British Airways Announce London Gatwick – Funchal Service.

British Airways today announced a 3 x weekly A319 London Gatwick – Funchal service to commence on 11th May 2015. Schedules are as follows:

BA2780 London Gatwick 0805 – Funchal 1200 Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays
BA2781Funchal 1250 – London Gatwick 1635 Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays.

British Airways Announce London Gatwick – Las Palmas Service.

British Airways today announced a daily A319 London Gatwick – Las Palmas service to commence on 26th March 2015. Schedules are as follows:

BA2698 London Gatwick 1420 – Las Palmas 1850
BA2699 Las Palmas 1855 – London Gatwick 2305.

British Airways Announce Gatwick – Seville Service.

British Airways today announced a daily A319 London Gatwick – Seville service to commence on 26th March 2015. Schedules are as follows:

BA2798 London Gatwick 1530 – Seville 1915
BA2799 Seville 2000 – London Gatwick 2145.

British Airways Cancels Colombo, Makes Male Winter Only.

British Airways today announced that it will cease operating the BA2043/BA2042 Boeing 777-200ER London Gatwick – Male – Colombo rotation from the end of the Winter timetable, with the final departure from London Gatwick on 27th March 2015. The service will return for the Winter 2015 timetable but will operate as a London Gatwick – Male rotation only.

British Airways Announce Kuala Lumpur Return.

British Airways today announced that it will resume services on the London Heathrow – Kuala Lumpur route from 27th May 2015 with a daily Four Class Boeing 777-200ER service operating to the following schedule:

BA33 London Heathrow 2015 – Kuala Lumpur 1600+1
BA34 Kuala Lumpur 2305 – London Heathrow 0525+2.

The flight sector length will require the use of G-YMM* series aircraft with overhead crew rest facilities.

It is not clear whether this service will be in addition to OneWorld partner Malaysia Airlines double daily A380 services or will replace one of these schedules.

 

British Airways Announces A380 for San Francisco.

British Airways today announced that the BA287/BA286 London Heathrow – San Francisco rotation will switch from Boeing 747-400 to A380 operation on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays commencing on 29th March 2015. Tuesday and Wednesday flights will continue to be operated by Boeing 747-400s.

British Airways Switch Providenciales to London Gatwick.

British Airways today announced that its weekly service to Providenciales will switch from London Heathrow to London Gatwick from 29th March 2015. The new Sunday London Gatwick service will be operated by Three Class Boeing 777-200ERs to the following schedule:

BA2157 London Gatwick 1045 – 1410 Antigua – 1510 Provideciales 1705
BA2156 Providenciales 1835 – 2030 Antigua – 2140 – London Gatwick 1030.

British Airways Stockholm 787s to Make Summer Return.

British Airways today announced that the BA780/BA781 London Heathrow – Stockholm Arlanda rotation will switch from Boeing 767-300ER to Boeing 787-8 operation for the period 15th July – 10th August 2014. The World Traveller Plus cabin will be sold as Economy with seats allocated to high tier frequent flyers. Boeing 787-8’s were used on this rotation last Summer for crew familiarisation purposes.

British Airways Announce Summer London Gatwick – Rhodes Service.

British Airways today announced a London Gatwick – Rhodes service for the Summer 2015 timetable. The twice weekly A319 service will commence on 29th April 2015 and operate to the following schedule:

BA2556 London Gatwick 0720 – Rhodes 1320 Wednesdays, Saturdays
BA2557 Rhodes 1405 – London Gatwick 1615 Wednesdays, Saturdays.

British Airways Announce Summer London Gatwick – Dalaman Service.

British Airways today announced a London Gatwick – Dalaman service for the Summer 2015 timetable. The 4 x weekly A319 service will commence on 27th April 2015 and operate to the following schedule:

BA2562 London Gatwick 1410 – Dalaman 2015 Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays
BA2563 Dalaman 2100 – London Gatwick 2315 Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays.

British Airways Announce Summer London Gatwick – Cagliari Service.

British Airways today announced a London Gatwick – Cagliari service for the Summer 2015 timetable. The 3 x weekly A319 service will commence on 27th April 2015 and operate to the following schedule:

BA2616 London Gatwick 1300 – Cagliari 1645 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
BA2617 Cagliari 1730 – London Gatwick 1910 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays.

British Airways Announce Summer London Gatwick – Bodrum Route.

British Airways today announced a London Gatwick – Bodrum service for the Summer 2015 timetable. The twice weekly A319 service will commence on 27th April 2015 and operate to the following schedule:

BA2566 London Gatwick 0720 – Bodrum 1315 Mondays, Thursdays
BA2567 Bodrum 1400 – London Gatwick 1605 Mondays, Thursdays.

British Airways Announce Summer London Gatwick – Heraklion Route.

British Airways today announced a London Gatwick – Heraklion service for the Summer 2015 timetable. The 4 x weekly A319 service will commence on 26th April 2015 and operate to the following schedule:

BA2552 London Gatwick 0720 – Heraklion 1315 Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays
BA2553 Heralkion 1400 – London Gatwick 1605 Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays.

British Airways Announces A380 Service to Singapore.

British Airways today announced that it will commence A380 service on the London Heathrow – Singapore route from 28th October 2014. A380s will take over the BA11/BA12 London Heathrow – Singapore rotation departing London Heathrow on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and returning on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. A380 service is planned daily from February 15th.

British Airways Announce Edinburgh – Ibiza Summer 2014 Series.

British Airways today announced a 3 x weekly A320 Edinburgh – Ibiza service for summer 2014 utilising an aircraft that would normally nightstop at Edinburgh. The service operates from 23rd May – 7th September to the following schedule:

BA8890 Edinburgh 22:35 Ibiza 02:35+1 Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays
BA8991 Ibiza 03:35 Edinburgh 05:40 Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays.

British Airways Announce London Heathrow – Faro Service.

British Airways today announced a twice weekly London Heathrow – Faro A319 service to commence on 30th March 2014. Schedules are as follows:

BA508 London Heathrow 1615 – Faro 1845 Saturdays and Sundays
BA507 Faro 1945 – London Heathrow 2215 Saturdays and Sundays.

Services will operate from Terminal 5 at London Heathrow.

British Airways Announces London Heathrow – Santorini Service.

British Airways today announced a twice weekly London Heathrow – Santorini A320 service to commence on 4th May 2014. Schedules are as follows:

BA652 London Heathrow 1145 – Santorini 1740 Wednesdays and Sundays
BA653 Santorini 1840 – London Heathrow 2040 Wednesdays and Sundays.

Services will operate from Terminal 5 at London Heathrow.

British Airways Announces London Heathrow – Mykonos Service.

British Airways today announced a twice weekly London Heathrow – Mykonos A320 service to commence on 3rd May 2014. Schedules are as follows:

BA650 London Heathrow 1110 – Mykonos 1655 Tuesdays
BA651 Mykonos 1755 – London Heathrow 1950 Tuesdays.

BA650 London Heathrow 1145 – Mykonos 1730 Saturdays
BA651 Mykonos 1830 – London Heathrow 2025 Saturdays.

Services will operate from Terminal 5 at London Heathrow.

British Airways Announces London Heathrow – Porto Service.

British Airways today announced a twice weekly London Heathrow – Porto A319 service to commence on 30th March 2014. Schedules are as follows:

BA506 London Heathrow 1535 – Porto 1755 Thursdays and Sundays
BA505 Porto 1855 – London Heathrow 2115 Thursdays and Sundays.

Services will operate from Terminal 5 at London Heathrow.

British Airways Returns to Malta.

British Airways today announced a daily Boeing 737-400 London Gatwick – Malta service to commence on 30th March 2014. Schedules are as follows:

BA2644 London Gatwick 0935 – Malta 1345 Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays
BA2645 Malta 1430 – London Gatwick 1645 Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays

BA2644 London Gatwick 1645 – Malta 2055 Thursdays, Sundays
BA2645 Malta 2140 – London Gatwick 2355 Thursdays, Sundays

BA2644 London Gatwick 1600 – Malta 2010 Fridays
BA2645 Malta 2055 – London Gatwick 2310 Fridays

BA2644 London Gatwick 0800 – Malta 1210 Saturdays
BA2645 Malta 1255 – London Gatwick 1510 Saturdays,

British Airways Drop Lusaka for Winter 2013.

British Airways today announced that it is to drop its three times weekly Boeing 767-300ER London Heathrow – Lusaka service. The final BA255 will depart London Heathrow on 25th October 2013 with the final BA254 return operating on 26th October 2013.

Reduction in Moscow Seats for Summer 2014.

British Airways today announced that from 30th March 2014 the BA235/BA234 London Heathrow – Moscow Domodedovo rotation will switch from longhaul Boeing 767-300ER to midhaul A321 operation.

British Airways Announces London Heathrow – Austin Service.

British Airways today announced a new London Heathrow – Austin Boeing 787-8 service to commence on 3rd March 2014. The flight will initially operate 5 x weekly to the following schedule:

BA191 London Heathrow 1235 – Austin 1700 Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Sundays
BA190 Austin 1900 – London Heathrow 1000+1 Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Sundays.

This will increase to daily from 3rd May 2014.

British Airways Announce Summer 2014 Tel Aviv Changes.

British Airways today announced that the London Heathrow – Tel Aviv route will switch from Terminal 1 to Terminal 5 at London Heathrow from 30th March 2014. From the same date the BA165/BA164 rotation will switch from midhaul A321 to 4 Class Boeing 777-200ER operation. The BA163/BA162 rotation will remain as an A321 service and the BA167/BA166 rotation will be dropped.

Extra B777-200ER for Gatwick for 2014.

British Airways today announced that from the Summer 2014 timetable an additional Boeing 777-200ER will be allocated to London Gatwick. This will allow the expansion of services to Orlando, Punta Cana, Antigua and Kingston.

British Airways Announces A380 to Johannesburg.

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.

British Airways A380 Introduction Brought Forward.

British Airways today loaded changes into GDS systems revealing that the first A380 longhaul flight will be brought forward to September 24th when an A380 will operated BA269 London Heathrow – Los Angeles. Introduction on the London Heathrow – Hong Kong route had been brought forward to October 22nd.

Japan Makes 14 x Tokyo Haneda Slots Available to UK Airlines.

Japan today announced that it would make 14 x weekly daytime slots at Tokyo Haneda available for UK airlines from the beginning of the Summer 2014 timetable. Seven of the slots are likely to be used by Virgin Atlantic leaving seven available for British Airways. This gives BA the option of switching BA5/BA6 from Tokyo Narita to Tokyo Haneda and keeping BA7/BA8 at its current timings or leaving BA5/BA6 at Tokyo Narita and switching the timings BA7/BA8.

British Airways Launch Heathrow – Las Palmas Service from October 2013.

British Airways today indicated that a weekly A320 London Heathrow – Las Palmas service will operate for the duration of the Winter 2013 timetable. The service will operate on Saturdays to the following schedule:

London Heathrow 1005 – Las Palmas 1435
Las Palmas 1520 – London Heathrow 1940

Bangkok Aircraft, Schedule and Terminal Changes.

British Airways today announced that from 30th October 2013 the BA9/BA10 London Heathrow – Bangkok service will switch from Terminal 3 to Terminal 5 at London Heathrow, and will switch from Boeing 747-400 to Three Class Boeing 777-200ER operation. The schedules will also be amended to the following:

BA9 London Heathrow 1505 – Bangkok 0920+1
BA10 Bangkok 1055 – London Heathrow 1655.

British Airways CityFlyer Announced London City – Granada Service.

British Airways CityFlyer announced a new 5 x weekly London City – Granada Embraer 190 service to commence on 25th July. Schedules are:

BA3289 London City 0910 – Granada 1250 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
BA3289 London City 0940 – Granada 1320 Thursdays
BA3289 London City 1520 – Granada 1900 Sundays.

BA3290 Granada 1335 – London City 1515 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
BA3290 Granada 1400 – London City 1540 Thursdays
BA3290 Granada 1940 – London City 2120 Sundays.

British Airways A380 Flights Loaded.

British Airways today loaded its first A380 flights in Global Distribution Systems. Services will be launched on 15th October 2013 on the London Heathrow – Los Angeles route where the aircraft will initially operate the BA269/BA268 rotation on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and the BA283/BA282 rotation on Mondays and Fridays. From 27th October this will change and the aircraft will operate the BA269/BA268 rotation on all days except Tuesdays and Saturdays. Meanwhile from 15th November A380s will take over the BA25/BA26 London Heathrow – Hong Kong service on a daily basis.

British Airways Revises Larnaca Schedule.

British Airways flights to Larnaca will operate to a revised schedule from the start of the Summer 2013 timetable on 31st March 2013. The new timings are as follows:

BA662 London Heathrow 2235 – Larnaca 0505+1
BA663 Larnaca 1105 – London Heathrow 1405.

Flights will continue to be operated by shorthaul Boeing 767-336ERS.

British Airways London Heathrow – Almaty Service Switches to B767-300ERs.

With the dropping of Tbilisi from the British Airways network from 31st March 2013, Almaty will be served by a new three times weekly direct Three Class Boeing 767-300ER service. Timings are as follows:

 

BA159 London Heathrow 1920 – Almaty 0735+1  Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays
BA158 Almaty 1335 – London Heathrow 1635  Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays.

British Airways Drop Dar Es Salaam and Tbilisi.

British Airways today announced the cessation of services from London Heathrow – Dar Es Salaam and London Heathrow – Tbilisi from the start of the Summer 2013 timetable on 31st March.

British Airways Announces London Heathrow – Ibiza Service.

British Airways today announced a new twice weekly London Heathrow – Ibiza service to commence on 29th April 2013. Timings are:

BA452 London Heathrow 1120 – Ibiza 1445  Saturdays
BA453 Ibiza 1530 – London Heathrow 1700 Saturdays

BA452 London Heathrow  0705 – Ibiza 1030 Sundays
BA453 Ibiza 1115 – London Heathrow 1245 Sundays.

Flights will operate from Terminal 5 with A319s.

 

British Airways Announce London Heathrow – Palma Service.

British Airways today announced a new twice weekly London Heathrow – Palma service to commence on 31st March 2013. Timings are:

BA450 London Heathrow 1230 – Palma 1550  Saturdays/Sundays
BA451 Palma 1650 –  London Heathrow 1810 Saturdays/Sundays.

Flights will operate from Terminal 5 with A319s.

London Heathrow Summer 2013 Terminal Changes.

The following terminal changes will come into effect with the Summer 2013 timetable on March 31st.

Flights to Almaty, Dusseldorf, Leeds-Bradford, Toulouse and Zagreb will switch from Terminal 1 to Terminal 5.

Flights to Larnaca, Singapore and Sydney will switch from Terminal 3 to Terminal 5.

Cairo Goes A321.

The BA155/BA154 London Heathrow – Cairo rotation switched from B777-200 to A321 operation today, thus switching from a 4 Class to a 2 Class service, and at the same time switched from Terminal 5 to Terminal 1 at London Heathrow. Today’s first service from Terminal 1 was operated by G-MEDL. Yesterday’s final B777-200 operation was flown by Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIS.

British Airways Confirms Chengdu Service.

British Airways today announced a new three times weekly London Heathrow – Changdu Boeing 777-200ER service to commence on September 22 2013. Schedules are:

BA89 London Heathrow 1530 – Chengdu 0855+1 Tuesdays, Thursdays, Sundays
BA88 Chengdu 1055 – London Heathrow 1500 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays.

BA Add Extra Boston Rotation for Summer 2013.

British Airways today announced a new fourth daily London Heathrow – Boston rotation to commence on 31st March 2013. The flights will be operated by Boeing 747-400 aircraft and will run to the following approximate timings (Outbound timings vary by 20 minutes each way dependant on the day of the week).

BA203 London Heathrow 1525 – Boston 1735

BA202 Boston 2250 – London Heathrow 1005+1.

Adios San Juan from March 2013.

The once weekly Antigua – San Juan BA2157/BA2156 Boeing 777-200ER tag will be discontinued from the start of the Summer 2013 timetable on 31st March 2013.

British Airways Launch Canary Islands Services.

British Airways today announced daily services from London Gatwick to the Canary Islands from 31st March 2013. Five Boeing 737-400 services per week will operate to Tenerife South and two Boeing 737-400 services per week will operate to Lanzarote. Schedules are as follows: (more…)

B767-300ER G-BNWU Operates Monrovia Inaugural.

From today the BA137/BA136 London Heathrow – Freetown rotation continues to Monrovia in Liberia. The extension is primarily a security precaution to prevent crews overnighting in Freetown. Tonight’s inaugural Monrovia rotation was operated by Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWU.

Sydney Switches to B777-300ER.

British Airways will continue to serve Sydney following the end of the Joint Services Agreement with QANTAS on 30th March 2013. From 31st March the BA15/BA16 London Heathrow – Singapore – Sydney service will switch from Terminal 3 to Terminal 5 at London Heathrow and switch from Boeing 747-400 to Boeing 777-300ER operation. This will result in an increase of 28 Business Class seats per week and increase of 56 World Traveller Plus seats per week but a reduction of 364 seats per week.

BA to Quit Gatwick – Manchester.

From the Summer 2013 timetable commencing 31st March 2013 British Airways will cease service on the London Gatwick – Manchester route.

British Airways Tel Aviv Services Switch to Heathrow Terminal 1.

British Airways London Heathrow – Tel Aviv services switched from Terminal 5 to Terminal 1 at London Heathrow today and went from a 1 x B777-200ER/1 x B767-300ER daily service to a 3 x A321 daily service. The final rotation from Terminal 5 yesterday was BA163/BA162 operated by Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWH and the first rotation from Terminal 1 was BA163/BA162 operated by A321 G-MEDU.

Sydney Stays for Summer 2013.

British Airways made a statement in Australia today that it will continue service on the London Heathrow – Singapore – Sydney service beyond March 2013.

Gatwick – Alicante for Summer 2013.

British Airways today announced a new London Gatwick – Alicante route to commence on 31st March 2013. Initial schedules have 17 weekly flights increasing to 21 weekly from 1st July 2013. Flights will be operated by Boeing 737-400s.

British Airways Extends Freetown Service to Monrovia.

British Airways today announced that it will extend the London Heathrow – Freetown service it will take over from bmi to Monrovia in Liberia from 5th November.

The London Heathrow – Freetown service will be operated by bmi A330-200s until 24th October.

From 26th October the flight will switch to British Airways operation and will be operated by Boeing 767-300ERs from Terminal 5 and will operate as a Freetown return on 26th, 29th and 31st October and on 2nd November. (more…)

British Airways/QANTAS JSA Scrapped.

In light of this morning’s announcement in Sydney of a new QANTAS/Emirates alliance the long standing British Airways/QANTAS Joint Service Agreement on the Kangaroo route will cease after 31st March 2013. The announcement read: (more…)

Copenhagen BA818/BA819 767 Upgauge.

British Airways today announced that from 28th October 2012 the BA818/BA819 London Heathrow – Copenhagen rotation will switch from A319/A320/A321  to Boeing 767-300ER operation Sundays – Fridays. Saturday services will continue to be operated by Airbuses.

BA Double Dublin.

British Airways today announced that it will increase services on the London Heathrow – Dublin route from October 28th to eight return services per day. Last winter bmi operate four return services per day on the route. Flights will be operated by Airbus A319s and A320s. The schedule requires two aircraft to nightstop at Dublin and is as follows:

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British Airways Colombo Return Confirmed.

British Airways today confirmed that from 14th April 2013 its three times weekly London Gatwick – Male service will be extended to Colombo. Timings are as follows:

BA2043 London Gatwick 1945 – 0950+1 Male 1050+1 – Colombo 1245+1 Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays

BA2042 Colombo 1415 – 1515 Male 1630 – London Gatwick 2305 Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays.

British Airways do not hold traffic rights for the Male – Colombo sector. Flights will continue to be operated by Three Class Boeing 777-200ERs.

 

New British Airways Amman Schedule Announced.

London Heathrow – Amman services will switch to British Airways flights numbers from 28th October 2012 and will be operated from Terminal 1 by the new midhaul 23J/118Y configuration Airbus A321s. The new daily schedule is as follows:

BA147 London Heathrow 1830 – Amman 0140+1

BA146 Amman 0315 – London Heathrow 0700.

Cairo Switches to A321.

The BA155/BA154 London Heathrow – Cairo rotation will switch from Boeing 777-200ER to midhaul Airbus A321 operation from 4th January 2013. The flight will also move from Terminal 5 to Terminal 1 from that date. The bmi London Heathrow – Cairo service will be suspended from 5th September 2012. Not withstanding the loss of the bmi flight British Airways will be offering 791 less seats per week on the London Heathrow –Cairo route after the changes.

Extra British Airways Weekend Gibraltar Flights.

From 28th October 2012 British Airways will operate double daily flight on Saturdays and Sundays on the London Heathrow – Gibraltar route. The new flights will operate to the following schedule:

BA492 London Heathrow 1215 – Gibraltar 1605 Saturday and Sunday

BD493 Gibraltar 1650 – London Heathrow 1850 Saturday and Sunday.

 

Flights will be operated from Terminal 5 by Airbus A320s

Riyadh Goes 747.

From 28th October 2012 the BA263/BA262 London Heathrow – Riyadh service will switch from Boeing 777-200ER to Boeing 747-400 operation and will operate to a new schedule as follows:

BA263 London Heathrow 1220 – Riyadh 2130

BA262 Riyadh 0110 – London Heathrow 0520.

Tel Aviv Services Increase, Aircraft Size Decreaes.

British Airways services between London Heathrow and Tel Aviv will move to London Heathrow Terminal 1 from 28th October 2012. Flights will increase to 3 x daily (2 x daily on Fridays) but will switch from Boeing 777-200ER and Boeing 767-300ER operation to the new midhaul Airbus A321. The seatmap for thie new 23J/131Y configuration can be seen here.

The new schedule is:

BA165 London Heathrow 0815 – Tel Aviv 1500 (more…)

bmi Route Closures Confirmed.

British Airways [rss-cut[ will cease services on the following former bmi routes as follows:

London Heathrow – Damman ceases operation on 16th September.

London Heathrow – Bishkek and London Heathrow –Beirut – Khartoum cease operation on 1st October. London Heathrow – Beirut terminating services will continue.

London Heathrow – Yerevan ceases operation on 13th October.

London Heathrow – Amritsar and London Heathrow – Casablanca cease operation on 28th October.

British Airways Heathrow – Alicante Service Announced.

A three times weekly London Heathrow – Alicante service was announced today commencing on 28th October 2012. The service will operate from Terminal 5. Schedules are:

BA498 London Heathrow 1515 – Alicante 1845 Friday, Saturday, Sunday

BA497 Alicante 1930 – London Heathrow 2100 Friday, Saturday, Sunday.

Flights will operate with Airbus A319s.

British Airways Rotterdam Service Announced.

British Airways announced a new London Heathrow – Rotterdam service to commence on 9th December 2012. The service will operate from Terminal 1. Schedules are:

BA410 London Heathrow 0825 – Rotterdam 1035 Monday – Friday

BA411 Rotterdam 1200 – London Heathrow 1205 Monday – Friday.

 

BA410 London Heathrow 0855 – Rotterdam 1110 Saturday and Sunday

BA411 Rotterdam 1210 – London Heathrow 1215 Saturday and Sunday. (more…)

bmi Euro Cutbacks.

As expected the duplicated bmi services from London Heathrow to Basel, Nice and Vienna will be withdrawn from October 1st. This frees up six slots pairs at London Heathrow.