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British Airways News & Information December 2010.

31st December 2010 - 777 G-VIIJ returns to Heathrow.

Boeing 777-236ER positioned London Gatwick - London Heathrow

as BA9152 before taking up service as BA187 to Newark.

29th December 2010 - Heathrow Cancellations.

London Heathrow cancellations today are:

BA394 to Brussels.

BA752 to Basel.

BA898 to Tripoli.

BA1306 to Aberdeen.

BA1390, BA1404 to Manchester.




28th December 2010 - 777-200 G-VIIJ to Gatwick.

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIJ positioned London Heathrow - London Gatwick yesterday as BA9174. The aircraft took up service today as BA2153 to Barbados.

28th December 2010 - BA183 JFK ground delay.

The one London Heathrow - New York JFK flight to operate yesterday, BA183 operated by Boeing 747-400 G-BYGF landed at JFK at 2220 local time yesterday and finally reached the gate at 0500 this morning.

27th December 2010 - 747-400 G-BNLP to Cardiff.

Boeing 747-436 G-BNLP positioned Dublin - Cardiff-Wales as BA9151. This aircraft had been in Dublin since 18th December when it diverted in whilst operating BA182 New York JFK - London Heathrow.

27th December 2010 - Weather cancellations.

London Heathrow cancellations today are:

BA67 to Philadelphia.

BA117, BA175, BA177, BA113, BA115 to New York JFK.

BA185, BA189, BA187 to Newark.

BA213 to Boston.

BA217 to Washington.

BA306 to Paris CDG.

BA874 to Moscow Domedodovo operated by A320 G-EUUF diverted  to St Petersburg, returning to London Heathrow as BA874A.

26th December 2010 - Weather cancellations.

Due to snowstorms in North East America and Europe the following services are cancelled:


BA69 to Philadelphia.

BA113, BA115, BA179, BA183 to New York JFK.

BA189, BA187 to Newark.

BA215, BA239 to Boston.

BA229 to Baltimore-Washington.

BA293 to Washington.

BA398 to Brussels.

BA568 to Milan-Linate.

BA818 to Copenhagen.

BA874 to Moscow Domedodovo.

BA922 to Stuttgart.

BA966 to Hamburg.

BA1312 to Aberdeen.

BA1446 to Edinburgh.


BA177 to New York JFK operated by Boeing 777-236 G-VIIM diverted to Montreal.

24th December 2010 - Cold Weather Operations.

London Heathrow cancellations today are:

BA304 to Paris CDG,

BA938 to Dusseldorf.


Notable operations from London Heathrow were:

Titan Airways Boeing 757-200 G-ZAPX operating BA1476/1483 London Heathrow - Glasgow and return and BA1396/1403 London Heathrow - Manchester and return.

23rd December 2010 - G-YMML back in service.

Boeing 777-236ER G-YMML positioned Cardiff-Wales - London Heathrow as BA9171. This aircraft is confirmed as having new First fitted.

23rd December 2010 - Cold Weather Operations.


London Gatwick is running as normal.


Notable operations from London Heathrow were:

Boeing 777-236 G-YMME operating BA954/955 London Heathrow - Munich and return.

Boeing 777-236 G-YMML operating BA446/447 London Heathrow - Amsterdam and return.

Boeing 777-236 G-YMMT operating BA950/951 London Heathrow - Munich and return.

Jet 2 Boeing 737-300 G-CELC operating BA1399 Manchester - London Heathrow,  BA1334/1335 London Heathrow - Newcastle and return.

Titan Airways Boeing 757-200 G-ZAPX operating BA1476/1483 and BA1486/1493 London Heathrow - Glasgow and return.

Cancelled London Heathrow departures are:

BA304, BA306, BA316, BA318 to Paris CDG.

BA438 to Amsterdam.

BA720 to Zurich.

BA726 to Geneva.

BA908 to Frankfurt.

BA954, BA952 to Munich.

BA984 to Berlin.

BA1304, BA1314, BA1316 to Aberdeen.

BA1332, BA1336 to Newcastle.

BA1382, BA1384, BA1394, BA1396 to Manchester.

BA1432, BA1434, BA1452, BA1458 to Edinburgh.

BA1488 to Glasgow.

22nd December 2010 - 747-400 G-BNLV back in service.

Boeing 747-436 G-BNLV positioned Cardiff-Wales - London Heathrow as BA9178 and immediately entered service as BA57 to Johannesburg. This aircraft was in desert storage in the USA and has been at Cardiff for some months. This aircraft is in Mid-J configuration as before but has new First fitted.

22nd December 2010 - 747 Cardiff maintenance swap.

Boeing 747-436 G-BYGE positioned London Heathrow - Cardiff-Wales as BA9170. Sister G-BYGC positioned Cardiff-Wales - London Heathrow as BA9172. This machine has new First fitted.

22nd December 2010 - Cold Weather Operations.

London Gatwick is running as normal.


Notable operations from London Heathrow were:

Boeing 777-236 G-YMMA on BA486/487 to Barcelona and return.

Boeing 777-236 G-YMMC on BA306/309 London Heathrow - Paris CDG and return and BA438/439 London Heathrow - Amsterdam and return.

Boeing 777-236 G-YMMR on BA460/461 London Heathrow - Madrid and return.

Boeing 777-236 G-ZZZA on BA1458 London Heathrow - Edinburgh returning empty as BA9158.


London Heathrow now has both runways open again and so the majority of flights will be away. Therefore we will list cancellations and not operations. Today’s cancellations are:


BA67 to Philadelphia.

BA75 to Lagos.

BA93 to Toronto.

BA107 to Dubai.

BA115 to New York JFK.

BA125 to Bahrain and Doha.

BA185 to Newark.

BA193 to Dallas-Fort Worth.

BA195 to Houston.

BA213 to Boston.

BA229 to Baltimore.

BA263 to Riyadh.

BA265 to Washington.

BA277 to Hyderabad.

BA297 to Chicago.

BA304, BA314, BA316, BA318, BA322, BA324 to Paris CDG.

BA342, BA346, BA344, BA348 to Nice.

BA360, BA364 to Lyon.

BA376, BA374 to Toulouse.

BA392, BA394, BA396, BA398, BA404, BA400 to Brussels.

BA428, BA430, BA434, BA446, BA440 to Amsterdam.

BA456, BA464, BA460 to Madrid.

BA478, BA474, BA480, BA486, BA488 to Barcelona.

BA490 to Gibraltar.

BA494, BA496 to Malaga.

BA500, BA502 to Lisbon.

BA548, BA554, BA560, BA556 to Rome.

BA564, BA562, BA570 to Milan Linate.

BA566, BA580, BA574 to Milan Malpensa,

BA578 to Venice.

BA602 to Pisa.

BA640 to Athens.

BA704, BA706 to Vienna.

BA712, BA714, BA716, BA718, BA720 to Zurich.

BA726, BA728, BA732, BA736, BA738 to Geneva.

BA752 to Basle.

BA766, BA768, BA770 to Oslo.

BA776, BA778, BA780, BA786 to Stockholm.

BA792 to Gothenburg.

BA798 to Helsinki.

BA818, BA820, BA822 to Copenhagen.

BA846, BA850, BA848 to Warsaw.

BA854, BA852, BA856 to Prague.

BA868, BA870 to Budapest.

BA884 to Bucharest.

BA894 to Algiers.

BA902, BA904, BA908, BA910, BA912, BA914, BA916 to Frankfurt.

BA922 to Stuttgart.

BA938, BA942, BA944, BA946 to Dusseldorf.

BA948, BA952, BA954, BA960 to Munich.

BA966, BA972 to Hamburg

BA990, BA982, BA984, BA986, BA988 to Berlin.

BA1306, BA1308, BA1312, BA1316 to Aberdeen.

BA1324, BA1326, BA1332, BA1334, BA1336, BA1338 to Newcastle.

BA1384, BA1386, BA1390, BA1394, BA1396, BA1402, BA1406 to Manchester.

BA1434, BA1442, BA1448, BA1452, BA1458, BA1462, BA1464  to Edinburgh.

BA1472, BA1474, BA1476, BA1482, BA1486, BA1488, BA1492 to Glasgow.

21st December 2010 - Cold Weather Operations.

At London Gatwick the following flights are cancelled:

BA2936 to Edinburgh.

BA8113 to Amsterdam.


The following flights departed from London Heathrow.

BA5 to Tokyo Narita Boeing 747-436 G-CIVP.

BA9 to Bangkok and Sydney Boeing 747-436 G-CIVS.

BA15 to Singapore and Sydney Boeing 777-236 G-YMMN.

BA25 to Hong Kong Boeing 747-436 G-CIVJ

BA35 to Chennai Boeing 777-236 G-YMME.

BA39 to Beijing Boeing 747-436 G-BNLE

BA49 to Seattle Boeing 777-236 G-VIIK

BA55 to Johannesburg Boeing 747-436 G-CIVB

BA57 to Johannesburg Boeing 747-436 G-BYGE.

BA59 to Cape Town Boeing 747-436 G-CIVT

BA63 to Entebbe Boeing 767-336 G-BNWH.

BA65 to Nairobi Boeing 777-236 G-VIIL.

BA67 to Philadelphia Boeing 777-236 G-VIIY.

BA73 to Abu Dhabi and Muscat Boeing 777-236 G-ZZZC.

BA75 to Lagos Boeing 747-436 G-

BA77 to Luanda Boeing 777-236 G-VIIF.

BA81 to Accra Boeing 777-236 G-YMMU.

BA83 to Abuja Boeing 777-236 G-VIIE.

BA85 to Vancouver Boeing 747-436 G-BNLR.

BA93 to Toronto Boeing 777-236 G-VIIS.

BA95 to Montreal Boeing 767-336 G-BNWT.

BA99 to Toronto Boeing 777-236 G-VIIK.

BA103 to Calgary Boeing 767-336 G-BNWI.

BA107 to Dubai Boeing 777-36NER G-STBB.

BA115 to New York JFK Boeing 747-436 G-CIVY.

BA119 to Bangalore Boeing 757-436 G-CIVZ.

BA125 to Bahrain and Doha Boeing 777-236 G-ZZZA.

BA133 to Jeddah Boeing 767-300 G-BNWU

BA139 to Mumbai Boeing 777-36NER G-STBC.

BA143 to Delhi Boeing 747-436 G-BNLI.

BA155 to Cairo Boeing 747-436 G-CIVU.

BA157 to Kuwait Boeing 777-236 G-VIIM.

BA165 to Tel Aviv Boeing 777-236 G-VIIV.

BA187 to Newark Boeing 777-236 G-YMMT.

BA193 to Dallas-Fort Worth Boeing 747-436 G-CIVL.

BA195 to Houston Boeing 747-436 G-BYGB.

BA209 to Miami Boeing 747-436 G-CIVD.

BA213 to Boston Boeing 747-436 G-BNLJ.

BA217 to Washington Boeing 777-236 G-VIID.

BA219 to Denver Boeing 777-236 G-YMMJ.

BA227 to Atlanta Boeing 777-236 G-VIIC.

BA229 to Baltimore Boeing 767-336 G-BNWY.

BA247 to Sao Paolo and Buenos Aires Boeing 747-436 G-BNLK.

BA249 to Rio De Janeiro Boeing 777-236 G-YMMD.

BA253 to Nassau and Grand Cayman Boeing 767-336 G-BNWR.

BA263 to Riyadh Boeing 777-236 G-YMMO.

BA275 to Las Vegas Boeing 777-236 G-YMMR.

BA277 to Hyderabad Boeing 777-236 G-YMMS.

BA283 to Los Angeles Boeing 747-436 G-BNLS.

BA287 to San Francisco Boeing 747-436 G-CIVM

BA289 to Pheonix Boeing 747-436 G-BNLM.

BA295 to Chicago Boeing 777-336ER G-STBA.

BA306 to Paris CDG A320 G-EUYD.

BA316 to Paris CDG A319 G-EUPS.

BA342 to Nice A319 G-EUPB.

BA352 to Nice A320 G-EUUE.

BA364 to Lyons A319 G-EUPF

BA398 to Brussels A319 G-EUPB

BA400 to Brussels

BA440 to Amsterdam A320 G-EUUC

BA456 to Madrid A320 G-EUUA.

BA480 to Barcelona A320 G-EUUW.

BA486 to Barcelona A320 G-EUUA.

BA494 to Malaga A320 G-EUYG.

BA490 to Gibraltar A319 G-EUPD.

BA504 to Lisbon

BA548 to Rome A320 G-EUYE.

BA558 to Rome A321 G-EUXG.

BA564 to Milan Linate A319 G-EUOA.

BA570 to Milan Linate A320 G-EUYE

BA632 to Athens Boeing 767-336 G-BNW

BA662 to Larnaca Boeing 767-300 G-BNWX.

BA678 to Istanbul A320 G-EUYB.

BA640 to Athens A320 G-EUUL.

BA696 to Vienna A320 G-EUUW.

BA706 to Vienna A320 G-EUYG.

BA718 to Zurich A320 G-EUYD.

BA724 to Geneva A319 G-EUPV.

BA738 to Geneva

BA754 to Basle A319 G-EUPY.

BA766 to Oslo A320 G-EUUN.

BA770 to Oslo A320 G-EUUI.

BA776 to Stockholm A320 G-EUUT.

BA786 to Stockholm A319 G-EUPB.

BA790 to Gothenburg A319 G-EUPY.

BA798 to Helsinki A320 G-EUUM.

BA812 to Copenhagen A320 G-EUUI.

BA822 to Copenhagan A321 G-EUKX.

BA848 to Warsaw A320 G-EUUS.

BA852 to Prague A320 G-EUUS.

BA870 to Budapest

BA872 to Moscow Domedodovo Boeing 767-300 G-BNWD.

BA878 to St Petersburg A320 G-EUYC.

BA880 to Moscow Domedodovo A320 G-EUUN.

BA884 to Bucharest A319 G-EUOA.

BA894 to Algiers A320 G-EUUC.

BA898 to Tripoli A320 G-EUUE.

BA916 to Frankfurt A319 G-EUPY.

BA918 to Stuttgart A319 G-EUPG.

BA942 to Dusseldorf A319 G-EUOI.

BA954 to Munich A319 G-EUPG.

BA956 to Munich A319 G-EUPX.

BA966 to Hamburg A320 G-EUUT.

BA982 to Berlin A319 G-EUPF.

BA984 to Berlin A319 - G-EUPV.

BA986 to Berlin A319 - G-EUPE.

BA990 to Berlin A319 G-EUOI.

BA1304 to Aberdeen A319 G-EUPE.

BA1318 to Aberdeen A321 G-EUXC.

BA1338 to Newcastle  A319 G-EUPS.

BA1382 to Manchester

BA1404 to Manchester A320 G-EUUL.

BA1432 to Edinburgh A320 G-EUUN.

BA1494 to Glasgow A320 G-EUUT.


20th December 2010 - Cold Weather Operations.

London Gatwick is scheduled to operate all flights.


The following flights departed from London Heathrow.

BA5 to Tokyo Narita Boeing 747-436 G-BNLT.

BA9 to Bangkok & Sydney Boeing 747-436 G-CIVS.

BA11 to Singapore Boeing 774-436 G-BNLZ

BA15 to Singapore & Sydney Boeing 777-236 G-YMMI.

BA27 to Hong Kong Boeing 747-436 G-BNLL.

BA35 to Chennai Boeing 777-236 G-YMMT.

BA43 to Cape Town Boeing 777-236 G-YMMS.

BA57 to Johannesburg Boeing 747-436 G-CIVE.

BA65 to Nairobi Boeing 777-236 G-VIIY.

BA67 to Philadelphia Boeing 777-236 G-YMMD.

BA73 to Abu Dhabi and Muscat Boeing 777-236 G-VIIL.

BA75 to Lagos Boeing 747-436 G-CIVF.

BA93 to Toronto Boeing 777-236 G-VIIK.

BA107 to Dubai Boeing 777-236 G-YMMU

BA109 to Dubai Boeing 777-236 G-VIIW

BA119 to Bangalore Boeing 747-436 G-BYGG.

BA139 to Mumbai Boeing 777-36NER G-STBB.

BA143 to Delhi Boeing 747-436 G-CIVY.

BA157 to Kuwait Boeing 777-236 G-VIIM.

BA165 to Tel Aviv Boeing 777-236 G-VIIV.

BA175 to New York JFK Boeing 747-436 G-CIVU

BA177 to New York JFK Boeing 777-236 G-VIIK.

BA183 to New York JFK Boeing 747-436 G-BNLX

BA195 to Houston Boeing 747-436 G-BNLE.

BA199 to Mumbai Boeing 777-236 G-YMMG.

BA207 to Miami Boeing 747-436 G-BNLW.

BA209 to Miami Boeing 747-436 G-CIVR.

BA213 to Boston Boeing 777-236 G-ZZZC.

BA219 to Denver Boeing 777-236 G-VIIE.

BA229 to Baltimore Boeing 767-336 G-BNWT.

BA243 to Mexico City Boeing 747-436 G-BYGA.

BA247 to Sao Paolo & Buenos Aires Boeing 747-436 G-BNLO.

BA257 to Delhi Boeing 747-436 G-CIVN.

BA277 to Hyderabad Boeing 777-236 G-YMMO.

BA279 to Los Angeles Boeing 747-436 G-CIVJ.

BA283 to Los Angeles Boeing 747-436 G-BNLK.

BA285 to San Francisco Boeing 747-436 G-CIVV.

BA295 to Chicago Boeing 777-236 G-YMMJ.

BA428 to Amsterdam A321 G-EUXG.

BA500 to Lisbon A320 G-EUYF.

BA548 to Rome A320 G-EUUC.

BA572 to Milan Malpensa A320 G-EUYA.

BA576 to Milan Linate A321 G-EUXD.

BA696 to Vienna A320 G-EUUA.

BA710 to Zurich A320 G-EUYD.

BA726 to Geneva A320 G-EUUE.

BA776 to Stockholm A320 G-EUUI.

BA812 to Copenhagen A320 G-EUUX.

BA846 to Warsaw A319 G-EUOD.

BA878 to St Petersberg A320 G-EUUZ.

BA880 to Moscow Domedodovo

BA906 to Frankfurt A320 G-EUUB.

BA982 to Berlin A319 G-EUPP.

BA1432 to Edinburgh A319 G-EUPD


Diverted aircraft returning to London Heathrow were:

Boeing 747-436 G-BNLR BA114 Shannon - London Heathrow.

Boeing 747-436 G-BNLT BA9607 Shannon - London Heathrow.

Boeing 747-436 G-BYGB BA12 Athens - London Heathrow.

Boeing 747-436 G-BYGE BA26Y Larnaca - London Heathrow.

Boeing 747-436 G-CIVN BA288 Madrid - London Heathrow.

Boeing 767-336 G-BNWH BA68 Shannon - London Heathrow.

Boeing 767-336 G-BNWR BA98 Shannon - London Heathrow.

Boeing 767-336 G-BNWT BA252 East Midlands - London Heathrow.

Boeing 767-336 G-BNWU BA94 Newcastle - London Heathrow.

Boeing 767-336 G-BNWV BA9116 Toulouse - London Heathrow.

Boeing 767-336 G-BNWW BA104 Nice - London Heathrow.

Boeing 777-236 G-YMMA BA78F East Midlands - London Heathrow.

Boeing 777-236 G-YMMG BA108A Zurich - London Heathrow.

Boeing 777-236 G-YMMI BA16Y Larnaca - London Heathrow.

19th December 2010 - Cold Weather Operations.

London Gatwick is open but the following flights are cancelled:

Amsterdam: BA8113

Bordeaux: BA7983

Geneva: BA2748

Manchester: BA2902

Naples: BA2606

Turin: BA2576

Venice: BA2582

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIT positioned from London Stansted back to

London Gatwick as BA2166.


Longhaul inbounds to London Heathrow have all diverted as follows:

BA12 from Singapore operated by Boeing 747-400 G-BYGB diverted to Athens.

BA26 from Hong Kong operated by Boeing 747-400 G-BYGE diverted to Larnaca

BA28 from Hong Kong operated by Boeing 747-400 G-CIVB diverted to Athens

BA16 from Sydney and Singapore operated by Boeing 777-200 G-YMMI diverted to Larnaca

BA10 from Sydney and Bangkok operated by Boeing 747-400 G-BNLY diverted to Athens.


London Heathrow will not be accepting any arrivals today.


Scheduled BA departures are:


BA83 to Abuja Boeing 777-200 G-VIIF.

BA9 to Bangkok and Sydney Boeing 747-400 G-CIVC.

BA982 to Berlin A320 G-EUUN.

BA239 to Boston Boeing 777-200 G-VIIG.

BA59 to Cape Town Boeing 747-400 G-BNLI.

BA43 to Cape Town Boeing 777-200 G-YMMS.

BA109 to Dubai Boeing 777-200 G-VIIK.

BA740 to Geneva A320 G-EUUP.

BA962 to Hamburg A321 G-EUXI.

BA25 to Hong Kong Boeing 747-400 G-BNLS.

BA27 to Hong Kong Boeing 747-400 G-CIVL.

BA57 to Johannesburg Boeing 747-400 G-BNLM.

BA279 to Los Angeles Boeing 747-400 G-CIVR.

BA207 to Miami Boeing 747-400 G-CIVU.

BA117 to New York JFK Boeing 747-400 G-CIVF.

BA179 to New York JFK Boeing 747-400 G-BYGA.

BA183 to New York JFK Boeing 747-400 G-CIVS.

BA346 to Nice A319 G- EUPB.

BA247 to Sao Paolo and Buenos Aires Boeing 747-400 G-CIVH.


Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMD positioned East Midlands - London Heathrow as BA218.

18th December 2010 - Cold Weather Operations.

All flights are cancelled except for the following:

From and to London Gatwick:

Amsterdam: BA8111 G-DOCL, BA8113,

Bermuda: BA2232 inbound G-VIIA,

Bologna: BA2559 inbound G-DOCU, BA2560 G-DOCE,

Bridgetown: BA2154 inbound G-VIIB,

Bordeaux: BA7983 G-DOCA,

Jersey: BA8034 inbound G-DOCW, BA8035 G-GBTA,

Kingston: BA2262 inbound G-VIIR,

Male: BA2042 inbound G-YMMB.

Manchester: BA2902,

Geneva: BA2736 G-DOCN,

Glasgow: BA2956

Naples: BA2606 G-DOCY,

Orlando: BA2036 inbound G-VIIP,

Port of Spain: BA2159 G-VIIO,

Sharm El Sheik: BA2055 G-VIIR

Turin: BA2576 G-DOCZ,

Venice: BA2582 G-DOCH,


BA2166 inbound from Tampa operated by Boeing 777-236 G-VIIT diverted to London Stansted.

BA2957 inbound from Glasgow diverted to Manchester.


From and to London Heathrow:


Abu Dhabi: BA72 inbound G-VIIN.

Algiers: BA894 G-EUUB

Amsterdam: BA428 G-EUPP,

Athens: BA640 G-EUYC,

Bahrain: BA124 inbound G-ZZZB,

Bangkok: BA10 inbound G-BNLS,

Barcelona: BA478 G-TTOB,

Berlin: BA990 G-EUPE,

Boston: BA212 inbound G-BNLX,

Buenos Aires: BA246 inbound G-BYGA.

Budapest: BA865 inbound G-EUYD, BA868

Cape Town: BA58 inbound G-CIVL, BA42 inbound G-YMMS.

Chicago: BA294 inbound G-STBC.

Copenhagen: BA812/813 G-EUPM,

Dallas - Fort-Worth: BA192 G-CIVJ

Delhi: BA142 inbound G-CIVE,

Doha: BA124 inbound G-ZZZB.

Dusseldorf: BA936

Dubai: BA106 inbound G-STBB

Edinburgh: BA1434

Entebbe: BA62 inbound G-BNWY.

Frankfurt: BA902 G-BNWZ,

Geneva: BA726G-EUUG

Gothenburg: BA790

Hamburg: BA964 G-EUXE,

Hong Kong: BA26 inbound G-CIVY, BA28 inbound G-BNLI.

Houston: BA194 inbound G-BNLE

Istanbul: BA678 G-EUUT.

Johannesburg: BA56 inbound G-CIVZ, BA54 inbound G-CIVR,

Kiev: BA882/883 G-EUUJ,

Lagos: BA74 inbound G-BYGG.

Larnaca: BA662 G-BNWB.

Lisbon: BA500 G-EUUW,

Los Angeles: BA278 inbound G-CIVU

Lyons: BA360/361 G-EUXD,

Manchester: BA1384.

Miami: BA206 inbound G-CIVK, BA207 G-CIVX,

Milan Linate; BA564

Milan Malpensa: BA571 inbound G-EUPB.

Moscow Domedodovo: BA872/873 G-BNWC.

Mumbai: BA138 inbound G-STBA.

Munich: BA948

Muscat: BA72 inbound G-VIIN, BA73/

Nassau: BA252 inbound G-BNWT, BA253

Newark: BA184 inbound G-ZZZC,

Newcastle: BA1304/1305

New York JFK: BA112 inbound G-CIVH, BA174 inbound G-VIIK, BA176 inbound G-CIVF, BA117 G-CIVZ,

Nice: BA342/343 G-EUOA

Oslo: BA762/763 G-EUOI,

Paris Charles De Gaulle; BA304/305 G-EUUD, BA306 G-EUXL/

Philadelphia: BA66 inbound G-VIIH,

Rome: BA548/549 G-EUYG,

San Francisco: BA284 inbound G-BNLM.

Sao Paolo: BA246 inbound G-BYGA.

Singapore: BA12 inbound G-CIVW, BA16 inbound G-YMMJ.

Sofia: BA890.

St Petersburg: BA878 G-EUOE,

Stockholm: BA776 G-EUPR,

Stuttgart: BA918 G-EUOC,

Sydney: BA16 inbound G-YMMJ, BA10 inbound G-BNLS.

Tel Aviv: BA165 G-VIIM,

Toronto: BA92 inbound G-VIIJ.

Tripoli: BA898 G-EUYB,

Venice: BA578 G-EUPV,

Washington: BA216 inbound G-YMMO.


BA675 from Istanbul operated by A320 G-EUUV diverted to Newcastle.

This aircraft then operated as BA675 from Newcastle to Leeds-Bradford, again as BA675.

BA154 from Cairo operated by Boeing 747-400 G-BNLW divered to Newcastle.

BA94 from Montreal operated by Boeing 767-300 G-BNWU diverted to Newcastle.

BA214 from Boston operated by Boeing 777-200 G-VIID diverted to Newcastle.

BA228 from Baltimore operated by Boeing 767-300 G-BNWS diverted to Stansted.

BA78 from Accra operated by Boeing 777-200 G-YMMA diverted to Manchester.

BA252 from Grand Cayman and Nassau operated by Boeing 767-300 G-BNWT diverted to East Midlands.

BA188 from Newark operated by Boeing 777-200 G-VIIV diverted to Manchester.

BA114 from New York JFK operated by Boeing 747-400 G-BNLR diverted to Shannon.

BA218 from Denver operated by Boeing 777-200 G-YMMD diverted to East Midlands.

BA282 from Los Angeles operated by Boeing 747-400 G-CIVT diverted to Glasgow.

BA162 from Tel Aviv operated by Boeing 767-300 G-BNWD diverted to Glasgow.

BA98 from Toronto operated by Boeing 767-300 G-BNWR diverted to Shannon.

BA296 from Chicago operated by Boeing 777-200 G-VIIU diverted to Glasgow.

BA68 from Philadelphia operated by Boeing 767-300 G-BNWH diverted to Shannon.

BA182 from New York JFK operated by Boeing 747-400 G-BNLP diverted to Dublin.

BA196 from Houston operated by Boeing 747-400 G-CIVM diverted to Dublin.

BA276 from Hyderabad operated by Boeing 777-200 G-YMMR diverted to Munich.

BA156 from Kuwait operated by Boeing 777-200 G-VIIG diverted to East Midlands.

BA6 from Tokyo operated by Boeing 747-400 G-CIVV diverted to Newcastle.

BA118 from Bangalore operated by Boeing 747-400 G-BNLZ diverted to Newcastle.

BA242 from Mexico City operated by Boeing 747-400 G-CIVD diverted to Shannon.

BA288 from Pheonix operated by Boeing 747-400 G-CIVN diverted to Madrid.

BA108 from Dubai operated by Boeing 777-200 G-YMMG diverted to Zurich.

BA102 from Calgary operated by Boeing 767-300 G-BNWV diverted to Toulouse.

BA879 from St Petersburg operated by Airbus A319 G-EUOE diverted to Edinburgh.

BA178 from New York JFK operated by Boeing 747-400 G-BNLT diverted to Shannon.

BA82 from Abuja operated by Boeing 777-200 G-VIIY diverted to Brussels.

BA254 from Lusaka operated by Boeing 767-300 G-BNWN diverted to Barcelona.

BA104 from Dubai operated by Boeing 767-300 G-BNWW diverted to Nice.

BA256 from Delhi operated by Boeing 747-400 G-BNLL diverted to Barcelona.

BA238 from Boston operated by Boeing 777-200 G-VIIL diverted to Keflavik.

BA168 from Shanghai operated by Boeing 777-200 G-YMMN divered to Nice.

17th December 2010 - A319 G-EUPO BA725 diversion.

Airbus A319 G-EUPO operating BA725 Geneva - London Heathrow aborted landing when air speed indicators became unreliable. Other pitot reliant indicators also failed. The crew declared emergency and diverted to London Luton.

17th December 2010 - Cold Weather Operations.

With the return of cold weather the following flights have been cancelled:


From and to London Gatwick:

Amsterdam: BA8111/BA8112, BA8113/BA8114, BA8117/8118.

Jersey: BA8037/8038.


BA2905 from Manchester diverted via Bournemouth.

BA2691 from Innsbruck diverted to Bournemouth.


From and to London Heathrow:

Aberdeen: BA1304/BA1305, BA1306/BA1307, BA1314/1315, BA1316/BA1317, BA1318

Amsterdam: BA428/BA429, BA430/BA431, BA434/435, BA438/439, BA446/447, BA440/441, BA442/443, BA444.

Athens: BA634,

Barcelona: BA486/487, BA482/483, BA488 .

Basle: BA752/BA753, BA756.

Berlin: BA981 inbound, BA984/985, BA986/987, BA988.

Brussels: BA400,

Copenhagen: BA811 inbound, BA820/821, BA822/823,

Dusseldorf: BA935 inbound, BA938/BA939, BA944/945, BA946.

Edinburgh: BA1458/1459, BA1462, BA1464

Frankfurt: BA901 inbound, BA902/903, BA906/907, BA904/905, BA908/909, BA910/911, BA912/913, BA914/915, BA916.

Geneva: BA736/737, BA738,.

Glasgow: BA1476/BA1483, BA1486/BA1495, BA1494,.

Hamburg: BA972/973,

Helsinki: BA798/799,

Jeddah: BA133,

Lisbon: BA504,

Lyons: BA364,

Madrid: BA462,

Manchester: BA1398/BA1405, BA1402/1403, BA1404.

Milan Linate: BA561 inbound, BA570/571,

Milan Malpensa: BA574,

Moscow Domedodovo: BA880,

Mumbai: BA199

Munich:  BA947 inbound, BA950/BA951.

Newcastle: BA1321 inbound, BA1338,

Nice: BA348/349, BA352,.

Oslo: BA768/769, BA770

Paris Charles De Gaulle: BA318/319, BA324/325, BA326,

Pisa:  BA600/BA601, BA602/603.

Prague: BA858,

Rome: BA551 inbound, BA546/547, BA558/559.

Stockholm: BA782/783, BA786

Toulouse: BA374/375,

Vienna: BA706,

Warsaw: BA848/849,

Zurich: BA709 inbound, BA712/BA713, BA720, .


BA274 from Las Vegas operated by Boeing 777-200 G-YMMU diverted to London Stansted.

BA46 from Dar Es Salaam operated by Boeing 767-300 G-BNWC diverted to London Stansted.

BA633 from Athens diverted to London Gatwick.


From and to London City:

Amsterdam: BA8451/8452, BA8453/8454, BA8455/8456.

Frankfurt: BA8733 inbound, BA8734/8735.




15th December 2010 - 777 Cardiff maintenance swap.

Boeing 777-236ER G-YMML positioned London Heathrow - Cardiff-Wales as BA9172. Sister G-YMMK positioned Cardiff-Wales - London Heathrow as BA9173.

14th December 2010 - 747 Cardiff maintenance swap.

Boeing 747-436 G-BNLN positioned London Heathrow - Cardiff-Wales as BA9172. Sister G-BNLT positioned Cardiff-Wales - London Heathrow as BA9173. This aircraft is reported to have the new First cabin fitted.

13th December 2010 - Atlantic Airways RJ-85 in for Cityflyer.

Atlantic Airways Avro RJ-85 operated flights for BA Cityflyer from London City today.

13th December 2010 - Boeing 777-200 G-VIIX damaged by lightning at Tel Aviv.

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIX operated BA165 London Heathrow - Tel Aviv yesterday. Due to weather conditions around Tel Aviv the aircraft diverted to Larnaca where it remained on the ground for around two hours before continuing the flight. On the approach the aircraft was hit by lightning twice in succession and whilst it made a safe landing was not fit to depart. The return flight BA164 was cancelled. The aircraft returned to London Heathrow as BA9177 on 14th November.

12th December 2010 - Boeing 777-200 G-YMMN in Gatwick substitution.

Four Class Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMN positioned London Heathrow - London Gatwick today as BA9154 before taking up service to Sharm-el-Sheik as BA9154. On returning to London Gatwick it positioned to London Heathrow on 13th November as BA9155.

10th December 2010 - Summer 2011 longhaul changes.

To summarise the changes to the Summer 2011 longhaul timetable:

Heathrow - Buenos Aires goes to non-stop service using 3 Class Boeing 777-200ER.

Heathrow - Chicago - BA297/296 to operated with Boeing 777-300ER on Wed/Fri/Sun, increasing to Tue/Wed/Fri/Sat/Sun from 2nd August.

Heathrow - Houston - Gradual switch from Boeing 747-400 to Boeing 777-200ER.

Heathrow - Las Vegas - Boeing 747-400 replaces Boeing 777-200ER from 1st June.

Heathrow - Mauritius - 3 Class Boeing 777-200ER replaces 4 Class Boeing 777-200ER from 8th May.

Heathrow - Mumbai - Boeing 777-200ER replaces Boeing 747-400.

Heathrow - New York JFK - 6 x Boeing 747-400 and 1 x Boeing 777-300 (BA179/182) to operate.

Heathrow - San Diego - 3 Class Boeing 777-200ER service launched 1st June.

Heathrow - Tokyo Narita - Boeing 747-400 replaced by Boeing 777-300ER.

Heathrow - Tokyo Haneda - New Boeing 777-200ER service launched.

10th December 2010 - G-VIIT returns to service so G-VIIC returns to London Heathrow.

Three class Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIT positioned Cardiff-Wales - London Gatwick as BA9176. As a result Four class Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIC returned to its normal base at London Heathrow, positioning from London Gatwick as BA9153 before taking up service to Washington as BA265.

8th December 2010 - 777-200 G-YMMK to Cardiff maintenance.

Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMK positioned London Heathrow - Cardiff-Wales as BA9172. This aircraft already has new First fitted.

7th December 2010 - 747 Cardiff Maintenance Swap.

Boeing 747-400 G-BYGC positioned London Heathrow - Cardiff-Wales as BA9172. Sister G-BNLS positioned Cardiff-Wales - London Heathrow as BA9171. This aircraft is understood to have the new First cabin.

7th December 2010 - Weather Operations Latest.

With further snow in parts of the UK and Europe, particularly Scotland, the following departures were cancelled today:

From London Heathrow:

To Aberdeen - BA1304.

To Belgrade - BA888.

To Edinburgh - BA1432, BA1464.

To Frankfurt - BA910.

To Glasgow - BA1472.

To Istanbul - BA678.

To Munich - BA948.

To Paris Charles De Gaulle - BA318.

To Venice - BA578.


From London Gatwick:

To Glasgow - BA2956

6th December 2010 - BA CityFlyer adds Faro and Malaga.

BA CityFlyer has announced new three times a week services to Faro and four times a week services to Malaga to commence in June 2011.

Faro timings are:

BA8481 London City 0940 - Faro 1235  Tue/Thu

BA8481 London City 1305 - Faro 1600  Sun

BA8482 Faro 1320 - London City 1615   Tue/Thu

BA8482 Faro 1640 - London City 1935  Sun


Malaga timings are:

BA8487 London City 0940 - Malaga 1325  Mon, Wed

BA8487 London City 0835 - Malaga 1220  Fri

BA8487 London City 1305 - Malaga 1650  Sun

BA8488 Malaga 1415 - London City 1600  Mon, Wed

BA8488 Malaga 1310 - London City 1455  Fri

BA8488 Malaga 1745 - London City 1930  Sun


All flights are with E190 jets.

6th December 2010 - Scotland Operations Latest.

Due to further snow in Scotland operations on Scottish routes today were as follows:

All London Gatwick - Edinburgh services were cancelled.

All London Gatwick - Glasgow services were cancelled with the exception of BA2953 Glasgow - London Gatwick with Boeing 737-400 G-GBTB and BA2956 London Gatwick - Glasgow with Boeing 737-400 G-DOCZ.

All London Heathrow - Aberdeen services operated with the exception of the BA1308/1309 rotation.

BA1433 Edinburgh - London Heathrow with Airbus A320 G-BUSH and BA1435 Edinburgh - London Heathrow with A320 G-EUUP operated. BA1432 London Heathrow - Edinburgh with Airbus A319 G-EUPY diverted to Newcastle as did BA1434 with Airbus A319 G-EUPW.

BA1475 with Airbus A321 G-EUXM was the only Glasgow - London Heathrow service to operate

BA1472 with Airbus A319 G-EUPA was the only London Heathrow - Glasgow service to operate  

All BA CityFlyer London City services to and from Scotland were cancelled.

6th December 2010 - BA4 Diversion.

BA4 New York JFK - London City with A318 G-EUNB diverted to London Gatwick today, positioning to London City as BA9151.

4th December 2010 - Operations latest.

On top of the snow disruptions there was an Air Traffic Control failure last night that prevented flights getting away from London Heathrow for several hours. Plus Spanish air traffic controllers last night called in sick en masse the the country’s ATC has been taken over by the military.


London Heathrow cancellations for today are:

To Amsterdam - BA428.

To Barcelona - BA484.

To Belgrade - BA888.

To Copenhagen - BA814.

To Gothenburg - BA790.

To Madrid - BA458.

To Milan Linate - BA564.

To Milan Malpensa - BA580.

To Moscow Domedodovo - BA572.

To Munich - BA950.

To Paris Charles De Gaulle - BA308.

To Venice - BA578.

To Zurich - BA712.


London Gatwick cancellations for today are:

To Manchester - BA2902.

3rd December 2010 - Snow Operations latest.

London Gatwick and Edinburgh airports have both re-opened.

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIA positioned Manchester - London Gatwick as BA9156 then operated BA2155 to Bridgetown, Barbados.

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIB operated BA2152 Bridgetown, Barbados - London Gatwick.

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIP positioned Manchester - London Gatwick as BA9156P then operated BA2167 to Tampa.

Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMF operated BA2036 Orlando - London Gatwick.

Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMB positioned London Heathrow - London Gatwick as BA9158.

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIO operated BA2156 Antigua - London Gatwick. The Punta Cana - Antigua section of this flight did not operate.


The following flights departing London Heathrow have been cancelled:

To Aberdeen - BA1314, BA1316.

To Amsterdam - BA434, BA444.

To Basle - BA756.

To Belgrade - BA888.

To Berlin - BA990.

To Brussels - BA400.

To Calgary - BA103.

To Copenhagen - BA816.

To Dusseldorf - BA946.

To Edinburgh - BA1454.

To Frankfurt - BA912, BA914, BA916.

To Gibraltar - BA490.

To Geneva - BA736.

To Glasgow - BA1492.

To Lisbon - BA504.

To Madrid - BA462.

To Milan Linate - BA564.

To Milan Malpensa - BA574.

To Malaga - BA496.

To Manchester - BA1390, BA1402.

To Munich - BA950, BA956, BA958.

To Newcastle - BA1324, BA1336, BA1338.

To Nice - BA352.

To Oslo - BA762, BA768.

To Paris Charles De Gaulle - BA308, BA324, BA326.

To Stockholm - BA782, BA786.

To Stuttgart - BA920.

To Toulouse - BA374.

To Vienna - BA704.

To Zurich - BA710, BA720.


No shorthaul flights operated from London Gatwick until 1800 when the following flights did get underway.

To Amsterdam - BA8119.

To Bologna - BA2564.

To Edinburgh - BA2942, BA2946.

To Glasgow - BA2966.

To Jersey - BA8047, BA8049.

To Luxembourg - BA8144.

To Manchester - BA2910, BA2912.

2nd December 2010 - Snow Operations latest.

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIB positioned Birmingham - Bridgetown Barbados as BA9154.

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIO positioned Birmingham - Antigua as BA9155.

Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMF positioned London Heathrow - Orlando as BA9153.

Boeing 777-235ER G-YMMB operated flight BA2232 Bermuda - London Heathrow, this would have carried passengers from the cancelled Bermuda - London Gatwick flight on 1st December.

All London Gatwick flights were cancelled.

All Edinburgh flights were cancelled.

Two flights operated between London Heathrow and Aberdeen; BA1304/5 with Airbus A319 G-EUOB and BA1306/7 with Airbus A321 G-EUXH. Both flights had to divert into Glasgow on the way north.

Two scheduled flights between London Heathrow and Glasgow operated; BA1492/1497 with Airbus A321 G-EUXD and BA1488/1495 with Airbus A319 G-EUOB.

BA982 to Berlin with Airbus A319 G-EUOI diverted in Hanover and will overnight there before continuing to Berlin tomorrow.

One longhaul flight from London Heathrow was cancelled; BA115 to New York JFK.

Departures from London Heathrow that were cancelled were:

To Aberdeen - BA1308, BA1312, BA1314, BA1316, BA1318.

To Amsterdam - BA430, BA434, BA438, BA446, BA440, BA442, BA444.

To Athens - BA634.

To Barcelona - BA474, BA480, BA486.

To Basle - BA754, BA756.

To Belgrade - BA888.

To Berlin - BA984, BA988.

To Brussels - BA396, BA398, BA404, BA400.

To Budapest - BA868.

To Copenhagen - BA816, BA818, BA820.

To Dusseldorf - BA938, BA940, BA946.

To Edinburgh - BA1432, BA1434, BA1442, BA1446, BA1448, BA1452, BA1454, BA1458, BA1462, BA1464.

To Frankfurt - BA902, BA904, BA908, BA910, BA914, BA916.

To Geneva - BA724, BA726, BA728, BA730, BA732, BA734, BA736, BA738.

To Glasgow - BA1472, BA1476, BA1482, BA1484, BA1486, BA1494.

To Gothenburg - BA790.

To Hamburg - BA962, BA966, BA972.

To Helsinki - BA794.

To Lisbon - BA502.

To Lyons - BA362, BA364.

To Madrid - BA456, BA464, BA460.

To Malaga - BA494.

To Manchester - BA1386, BA1390, BA1394, BA1396, BA1398, BA1404.

To Milan-Linate - BA576, BA562.

To Milan-Malpensa - BA572, BA566, BA568, BA574.

To Moscow Domedodovo - BA872, BA880.

To Munich - BA948, BA952, BA954, BA960, BA958.

To Newcastle - BA1324, BA1332, BA1338.

To New York JFK - BA115.

To Nice - BA344, BA352.

To Oslo - BA766.

To Paris Charles De Gaulle- BA306, BA308, BA314, BA316, BA322, BA324, BA326.

To Pisa - BA600.

To Prague - BA854, BA852, BA856, BA858.

To Rome - BA554, BA560, BA556.

To Stockholm - BA778, BA780, BA782, BA786.

To Stuttgart - BA918, BA920.

To Toulouse - BA372, BA376.

To Tripoli - BA898.

To Vienna - BA700, BA704.

To Venice - BA578.

To Warsaw - BA846, BA850.

To Zurich - BA720.

1st December 2010 - London Gatwick snow diversions.

With London Gatwick airport closed due to snow all shorthaul flights into and out of the airport are cancelled. Longhaul diversions were as follows:

BA2158 from Port of Spain and St Lucia. Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMB diverted to London Heathrow. This aircraft then positioned empty to Bermuda as BA9152.

BA2154 from Bridgetown Barbados. Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIB diverted to Birmingham.

BA2256 from Tobago and Antigua. Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIP diverted to Manchester.

BA2232 from Bermuda cancelled due to Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIC returning to London Gatwick on 30th November whilst operating BA2233.

BA2152 from Bridgetown Barbados. Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIO diverted to Birmingham.

BA2036 from Orlando. Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIA diverted to Manchester.

BA2042 from Male. Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMF diverted to London Heathrow.

1st December 2010 - 747 Cardiff maintenance swap.

Boeing 747-436 G-BNLT positioned London Heathrow - Cardiff-Wales as BA9172. Sister G-CIVI positioned Cardiff-Wales - London Heathrow as BA9173. This aircraft is reported to have the new First cabin fitted. Therefore all the Hi-J 747s with 185 Economy seats now have New First. If your flight shows Economy seats to Row 55 and 70 seats in Business Class the flight will have New First.



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