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 to Return to Sri Lanka?

The Sunday Times of Sri Lanka is reporting that British Airways will return to Colombo from the Summer 2013 timetable as an extension of the thrice weekly London Gatwick –┬áMale Boeing 777-200ER service.