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British Airways News & Information February 2012.

29th February 2012 - G-CIVB BA59 Heathrow Return.

Boeing 747-436 G-CIVB operating BA59 London Heathrow - Cape Town was approaching the Algerian coast when the aircraft turned and headed back to London Heathrow due to eleven members of the crew feeling ill. The flight will depart again with a different crew at 1800 on 1 March.

29th February 2012 - 777 Cardiff Maintenance Swap.

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIN positioned London Heathrow - Cardiff-Wales today as BA9176. Sister G-VIIM positioned Cardiff-Wales - London Gatwick as BA9177.

29th February 2012 - IAG Results.

British Airways parent IAG announced annual results today showing a profit of €485 million for the year ending 31 December 2011 and €34 million for the final quarter of 2011. Breaking the annual figures down shows British Airways delivering a profit of £518 million and Iberia a loss of €98 million.

29th February 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

BA432/BA433 London Heathrow - Amsterdam

BA902/BA903 London Heathrow - Frankfurt

BA2233/BA2232 London Gatwick - Bermuda.

28th February 2012 - Flight Cancellation.

The BA910/BA911 London Heathrow - Frankfurt rotation did not operate today.

27th February 2012 - G-EUNA Positions London Gatwick - London City.

Airbus A318 G-EUNA positioned London Gatwick - London City this afternoon as BA9175 before resuming service as BA3 London City - Shannon - New York JFK.

27th February 2012 - G-CIVU Returns from Houston.

Boeing 747-436 G-CIVU positioned Houston - London Heathrow as BA1194 departing in the early hours of the morning.

27th February 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The BA432/BA433 London Heathrow - Amsterdam and BA912/BA913 London Heathrow - Frankfurt rotations did not operate today.

27th February 2012 - G-EUNA BA2 Gatwick Diversion.

Airbus A318 G-EUNA operating BA2 New York JFK - London City (depart New York 26 February) diverted to London Gatwick this morning.

26th February 2012 - G-DOCZ Jersey Extra.

Boeing 737-436 G-DOCZ operated an extra London Gatwick - Jersey rotation today as BA9217/BA9218 in order to help clear the backlog of passengers after the past three days of fog closures at Jersey.

26th February 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

BA2037/BA2036 London Gatwick - Orlando

BA2748/BA2749 London Gatwick - Geneva

BA2769 Jersey - London Gatwick.

25th February 2012 - G-VIIJ BA226 Return to Atlanta.

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIJ operating BA226 Atlanta - London Heathrow was overhead Virginia when it turned back to Atlanta landing just under two hours after departure. The return was reportedly due to concern that some un-scanned baggage may have made its way on board. The aircraft and crew were able to depart again and complete the flight to London Heathrow.

25th February 2012 - G-YMMT Operates Delayed BA249.

Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMT departed London Heathrow this morning operating last night’s delayed BA249 London Heathrow - Rio de Janeiro using callsign BA9602.

25th February 2012 - G-EUPS BA2772 Gatwick Return.

BA2772 London Gatwick - Jersey did depart today operated by Airbus A319 G-EUPS but after circling Jersey for some time returned to London Gatwick due to continued fog.

25th February 2012 - Embraer E190 At Gatwick.

BA8741 London City - Chambery diverted to Lyon this morning. As a result the return BA8742 missed curfew at London City and diverted to London Gatwick.

25th February 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

BA2153/BA2152 London Gatwick - Bridgetown - Tobago

BA2769 Jersey - London Gatwick

BA2770/BA2771 London Gatwick - Jersey

BA2773 Jersey - London Gatwick

BA2774/BA2775 London Gatwick - Jersey

BA2776/BA2777 London Gatwick - Jersey

BA2778 London Gatwick - Jersey.

25th February 2012 - G-VIIC BA226 JFK Diversion.

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIC operating BA226 Atlanta - London Heathrow (depart Atlanta 24 February) diverted via New York JFK in the early hours due to a lack of water on board.

24th February 2012 - G-CIVU Houston Issue.

Boeing 747-436 G-CIVU arrived into Houston today as BA195 from London Heathrow however the return BA194 has been delayed by at least 24 hours.

24th February 2012 - BA249 Delay.

BA249 London Heathrow - Rio de Janeiro has been delayed until tomorrow morning due to air conditioning issues on the operating aircraft. We understand this to have been Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMC.

24th February 2012 - G-DOCS Returns from Naples.

Boeing 737-436 G-DOCS positioned Naples - London Gatwick today as BA9270.

24th February 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

BA548/BA549 London Heathrow - Rome Fiumicino

BA554/BA555 London Heathrow - Rome Fiumicino

BA560/BA559 London Heathrow - Rome Fiumicino

BA874/BA875 London Heathrow - Moscow Domedodovo

BA2769 Jersey - London Gatwick

BA2770/BA2771 London Gatwick - Jersey

BA2772/BA2773 London Gatwick - Jersey

BA2774/BA2775 London Gatwick - Jersey

BA2776/BA2777 London Gatwick - Jersey

BA2778 London Gatwick - Jersey.

23rd February 2012 - G-DOCS Naples Issue.

Boeing 737-436 G-DOCS operated BA2606 London Gatwick - Naples this morning however the return BA2607 was cancelled indicating an issue with the aircraft.

23rd February 2012 - G-BNLX Operates Delayed BA57.

Boeing 747-436 G-BNLX operated yesterday’s BA57 London Heathrow - Johannesburg this morning as BA57X. Last night’s flight operated by sister G-BNLU returned to London Heathrow after dumping fuel over the Channel.

23rd February 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

BA265/BA264 London Heathrow - Washington

BA432/BA433 London Heathrow - Amsterdam

BA910/BA911 London Heathrow - Frankfurt

BA2762/BA2763 London Gatwick - Amsterdam

BA2770/BA2771 London Gatwick - Jersey

BA2772/BA2773 London Gatwick - Jersey

BA2774/BA2775 London Gatwick - Jersey

BA2776/BA2777 London Gatwick - Jersey

BA2778 London Gatwick - Jersey.

22nd February 2012 - G-BNLU BA57 Heathrow Return.

Boeing 747-436 G-BNLU operating BA57 London Heathrow - Johannesburg suffered an engine failure shortly after departure. The aircraft descended to 10,000 feet just over the English coast at Worthing and dumped fuel over the English Channel before returning to Heathrow.

22nd February 2012 - G-CIVU BA207 Orlando Diversion.

Boeing 747-436 G-CIVU operating BA207 London Heathrow - Miami diverted to Orlando today. The reason for the diversion is unclear at present but was not weather related. As a result the BA206 Miami - London Heathrow is cancelled.

22nd February 2012 - 777 Cardiff Maintenance Swap.

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIM positioned London Heathrow - Cardiff-Wales this morning BA9170. Sister G-VIIK positioned Cardiff-Wales - London Heathrow as BA9171.

21st February 2012 - G-STBF On Delivery.

Boeing 777-336ER G-STBF departed Paine Field this evening on delivery to Cardiff-Wales as BA9176.

21st February 2012 - Gatwick New First by April.

Four Class Gatwick Boeing 777-200 services will feature New First from April this year. This will be achieved via an aircraft swap with London Heathrow with long term Gatwick based Boeing 777-236ERs G-VIIA and G-VIIB plus G-VIIF moving to London Heathrow and three out of G-VIIU, G-VIIV, G-VIIW, G-VIIX and G-VIIY moving to London Gatwick. This will give create a consistent IFE product across all Gatwick based 777-200s.

21st February 2012 - G-ZZZC Returns.

Boeing 777-236 G-ZZZC departed Philadelphia this evening positioning overnight to London Heathrow as BA9607.

21st February 2012 - Frankfurt Cancellation.

The BA912/BA913 London Heathrow - Frankfurt rotation did not operate today.

20th February 2012 - G-ZZZC Philadelphia Issue.

Boeing 777-236 G-ZZZC arrived into Philadelphia as BA69 from London Heathrow today however the return BA68 has been cancelled indicating a technical issue with the aircraft.

20th February 2012 - 747-400 to Athens.

Due to the cancellation of the preceding BA640/BA641 and BA632/BA633 London Heathrow - Athens rotations, both of which appear to be due to technical issues, the BA634/BA631 rotation was today operated by Boeing 747-436 G-BNLY.

20th February 2012 - G-YMMA BA36 Chennai Fog Delay.

Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMA has been delayed at Chennai due to severe fog at the airport and will operate today’s BA36 Chennai - London Heathrow tomorrow as BA36D.

20th February 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following rotations did not operate today:

BA432/BA433 London Heathrow - Amsterdam

BA640/BA641 London Heathrow - Athens

BA632/BA633 London Heathrow - Athens

BA910/BA911 London Heathrow - Frankfurt

BA912/BA913 London Heathrow - Frankfurt.

19th February 2012 - G-CIVX Returns from Seattle.

Boeing 747-436 G-CIVX left Seattle today to position overnight to London Heathrow as BA9172.

19th February 2012 - G-CIVU Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

Boeing 747-436 G-CIVU positioned Cardiff-Wales - London Heathrow this afternoon as BA9174. The aircraft is confirmed as fitted with New First.

19th February 2012 - G-VIIE Returns from Cairo.

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIE operated yesterday’s delayed BA154 Cairo - London Heathrow this morning as BA154X.

18th February 2012 - G-EUOH Positions to London Gatwick.

Airbus A319 G-EUOH positioned London Heathrow - London Gatwick this evening as BA9251.

18th February 2012 - G-EUNA to Gatwick Maintenance.

Airbus A318 G-EUNA positioned London City - London Gatwick this morning as BA9272.

18th February 2012 - G-VIIE Cairo Delay.

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIE arrived into Cairo yesterday evening as BA155 from London Heathrow however this morning’s return BA154 has been delayed by 24 hours.

17th February 2012 - G-CIVX Seattle Technical Issue.

Boeing 747-436 G-CIVX operated BA49 London Heathrow - Seattle today however the return BA48 has been cancelled due to a technical issue. This aircraft returned from Cardiff-Wales on 15 February.

17th February 2012 - G-BNWW Test Flight Successful.

Following its Cardiff-Wales - Cardiff-Wales test flight BA9171 Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWW positioned Cardiff-Wales - London Heathrow as BA9179 this afternoon and is ready to enter traffic with its newly upgraded cabin.

17th February 2012 - G-BNWW Test Flight.

Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWW operated a Cardiff-Wales - Cardiff-Wales test flight as BA9171 today carrying volunteer British Airways staff to test the new refurbished cabin.

17th February 2012 - Frankfurt Cancellations.

Due to strike action at Frankfurt the BA902/BA903, BA908/BA909 and BA910/BA911 London Heathrow - Frankfurt rotations did not operate today.

16th February 2012 - Cardiff 777 Maintenance Swap.

Four Class Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIK positioned London Heathrow - Cardiff-Wales as BA9173 today. Three Class sister G-YMMD positioned Cardiff-Wales - London Heathrow as BA9172.

16th February 2012 - Prestwick Airbus Maintenance Swap.

Airbus A320 G-EUUE positioned London Heathrow - Prestwick today as BA9271. Airbus A321 G-EUXJ positioned Prestwick - London Heathrow as BA9272.

15th February 2012 - G-CIVX Back with New First.

Boeing 747-436 G-CIVX positioned Cardiff-Wales - London Heathrow as BA9178 today. This aircraft is confirmed as having new First fitted.

15th February 2012 - G-DOCA BA2652 Vienna Diversion.

Boeing 737-436 G-DOCA operating BA2652 London Gatwick - Salzburg diverted to Vienna this morning due to weather. The return BA2653 will operate from Vienna once passengers have been transferred there by road.

15th February 2012 - G-EUPC Toulouse Issue.

Airbus A319 G-EUPC arrived into Toulouse yesterday as BA376 from London Heathrow however this morning’s return BA376 has been cancelled indicating a technical issue.

14th February 2012 - G-BYGD BA192 Bangor Diversion.

Boeing 747-436 G-BYGD operating BA192 Dallas-Fort Worth - London Heathrow diverted via Bangor, Maine this evening. The diversion appears to be medical.

14th February 2012 - G-BNWW Set for Friday Test Flight.

Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWW, the first 767 undergo extensive cabin refurbishments at Cardiff-Wales, will undergo a test flight on Friday 17 January with volunteer passengers from the airline. If satisfactory the aircraft will position straight to London Heathrow and be released to traffic.

13th February 2012 - G-BYGB Returns from Hong Kong.

Boeing 747-436 G-BYGB departed Hong Kong for London Heathrow this evening as BA26X.

13th February 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following rotations were cancelled today:

BA49/BA48 London Heathrow - Seattle

BA346/BA347 London Heathrow - Nice

BA416/BA417 London Heathrow - Luxembourg

BA432/BA433 London Heathrow - Amsterdam

BA464/BA465 London Heathrow - Madrid

BA862/BA863 London Heathrow - Prague.

12th February 2012 - Tel Aviv Gets Euro 767.

The BA163/BA162 London Heathrow - Tel Aviv rotation departing London this evening was operated by European configuration Boeing 767-336ER G-BZHB. This was an operation decision in order to accommodate as many passengers as possible from the earlier cancelled BA165/BA164 rotation.

12th February 2012 - G-EUYN Returns from Milan.

Airbus A320 G-EUYN, which has been out of service at Milan Linate since 8 February positioned back to London Heathrow today as BA9270.

12th February 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The BA165/BA164 London Heathrow - Tel Aviv and BA962/BA969 London Heathrow - Hamburg rotations were cancelled today.




















































BA116 New York JFK - London Heathrow operated by Boeing 747-436 G-CIVM diverted to Prestwick and will overnight there.

BA138 Mumbai - London Heathrow operated by Boeing 746-436 G-CIVC diverted to Cardiff-Wales and will overnight there.

BA142 Delhi - London Heathrow operated by Boeing 747-436 G-BNLX diverted to Glasgow and will overnight there.

BA174 New York JFK - London Heathrow operated by Boeing 777-336ER G-STBA diverted to Cardiff-Wales and will overnight there.

BA188 Newark - London Heathrow operated by Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMC diverted to Frankfurt and will overnight there.

BA192 Dallas-Fort Worth - London Heathrow operated by Boeing 747-436 G-BNLT diverted to Shannon and will overnight there.

BA194 Houston - London Heathrow operated by Boeing 747-436 G-BNLJ diverted to Shannon but was able to refuel and continue to London Heathrow.

BA196 Houston - London Heathrow operated by Boeing 747-436 G-BNLW diverted to Dublin and will overnight there.

BA208 Miami - London Heathrow operated by Boeing 747-436 G-CIVP diverted to Shannon but was able to refuel and continue to London Heathrow.

BA212 Boston - London Heathrow operated by Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIC diverted to Prestwick and will overnight there.

BA214 Boston - London Heathrow operated by Boeing 747-436 G-BNLS diverted to Frankfurt and will overnight there.

BA218 Denver - London Heathrow  operated by Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMT diverted to Shannon but was able to refuel and continue to London Heathrow.

BA226 Atlanta - London Heathrow operated by Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIE diverted to Shannon and will overnight there.

BA228 Baltimore-Washington - London Heathrow operated by Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWT diverted to Dublin and will overnight there.

BA246 Sao Paulo - London Heathrow operated by Boeing 747-436 G-BYGD diverted to Amsterdam and will overnight there.

BA252 Grand Cayman - Nassau - London Heathrow operated by Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWO diverted to Brusssels but was able to refuel and continue to London Heathrow.

BA256 Delhi - London Heathrow operated by Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMH diverted to Munich but was able to refuel and continue to London Heathrow.

BA264 Washington - London Heathrow operated by Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMK diverted to Shannon but was able to refuel and continue to London Heathrow.

BA282 Los Angeles - London Heathrow operated by Boeing 747-436 G-CIVZ diverted to Barcelona and will overnight there.

BA284 San Francisco - London Heathrow operated by Boeing 747-436 G-BNLZ diverted to Frankfurt and will overnight there.

BA296 Chicago - London Heathrow operated by Boeing 767-336ER G-VIIK diverted to Dublin and will overnight there.

BA377 Toulouse - London Heathrow operated by Airbus A319 G-EUOH diverted to Bournemouth but was able to refuel and continue to London Heathrow.

BA711 Zurich - London Heathrow operated by Airbus A319 G-EUPZ diverted to Paris CDG but was able to refuel and continue to London Heathrow. This diversion may have been technical rather than weather related.

BA901 Frankfurt - London Heathrow operated by Airbus A320 G-EUYA diverted to Bournemouth and will overnight there.

5th February 2012 - G-BNLJ Los Angeles Technical Issue.

Boeing 747-436 G-BNLJ operated BA269 London Heathrow - Los Angeles today however the return BA268 has been cancelled indicating a technical issue with the aircraft.

5th February 2012 - Snow Cancellation Chaos.

The following flights have been cancelled today:


BA9 London Heathrow - Bangkok - Sydney

BA11 London Heathrow - Singapore

BA15 London Heathrow - Singapore - Sydney

BA27 London Heathrow - Hong Kong

BA57 London Heathrow - Johannesburg

BA67/BA66 London Heathrow - Philadelphia

BA93/BA92 London Heathrow - Toronto

BA95/BA94 London Heathrow - Montreal

BA103/BA102 London Heathrow - Calgary

BA105 London Heathrow - Dubai

BA109 London Heathrow - Dubai

BA119 London Heathrow - Bangalore

BA133 London Heathrow - Jeddah

BA155 London Heathrow - Cairo

BA157 London Heathrow - Kuwait

A175/BA112 London Heathrow - New York JFK

BA179/BA182 London Heathrow - New York JFK

BA185/BA184 London Heathrow - Newark

BA195/BA194 London Heathrow - Houston

BA199 London Heathrow - Mumbai

BA213/BA212 London Heathrow - Boston

BA215/BA214 London Heathrow - Boston

BA217/BA216 London Heathrow - Washington

BA219/BA218 London Heathrow - Denver

BA227/BA226 London Heathrow - Atlanta

BA229/BA228 London Heathrow - Baltimore-Washington

BA245/BA244 London Heathrow - Buenos Aires

BA255 London Heathrow - Lusaka

BA257 London Heathrow - Delhi

BA263 London Heathrow - Riyadh

BA268 Los Angeles - London Heathrow

BA273/BA272 London Heathrow - San Diego

BA283/BA282 London Heathrow - Los Angeles

BA289/BA288 London Heathrow - Pheonix

BA293/BA292 London Heathow - Washington

BA304/BA307 London Heathrow - Paris CDG

BA306/BA309 London Heathrow - Paris CDG

BA308/BA315 London Heathrow - Paris CDG

BA314/BA319 London Heathrow - Paris CDG

BA316/BA323 London Heathrow - Paris CDG

BA322/BA327 London Heathrow - Paris CDG

BA324/BA329 London Heathrow - Paris CDG

BA326 London Heathrow - Paris CDG

BA334/BA335 London Heathrow - Paris Orly

BA336/BA337 London Heathrow - Paris Orly

BA344/BA345 London Heathrow - Nice

BA346/BA347 London Heathrow - Nice

BA348/BA349 London Heathrow - Nice

BA362/BA363 London Heathrow - Lyon

BA376 London Heathrow - Toulouse

BA396/BA397 London Heathrow - Brussels

BA398/BA399 London Heathrow - Brussels

BA400 London Heathrow - Brussels

BA404/BA401 London Heathrow - Brussels

BA416/BA417 London Heathrow - Luxembourg

BA418/BA419 London Heathrow - Luxembourg

BA434/BA435 London Heathrow - Amsterdam

BA438/BA439 London Heathrow - Amsterdam

BA440/BA441 London Heathrow - Amsterdam

BA442/BA443 London Heathrow - Amsterdam

BA446/BA447 London Heathrow - Amsterdam

BA458/BA459 London Heathrow - Madrid

BA460/BA461 London Heathrow - Madrid

BA462/BA463 London Heathrow - Madrid

BA464/BA465 London Heathrow - Madrid

BA470/BA471 London Heathrow - Barcelona

BA478/BA479 London Heathrow - Barcelona

BA480/BA481 London Heathrow - Barcelona

BA484/BA485 London Heathrow - Barcelona

BA486/BA487 London Heathrow - Barcelona

BA490/BA491 London Heathrow - Gibraltar

BA500/BA501 London Heathrow - Lisbon

BA502/BA503 London Heathrow - Lisbon

BA546/BA547 London Heathrow - Rome Fiumicino

BA554/BA555 London Heathrow - Rome Fiumicino

BA556/BA557 London Heathrow - Rome Fiumicino

BA560/BA561 London Heathrow - Rome Fiumicino

BA562/BA563 London Heathrow - Milan Linate

BA566/BA567 London Heathrow - Milan Malpensa

BA568/BA569 London Heathrow - Milan Linate

BA570 London Heathrow - Milan Linate

BA572/BA573 London Heathrow - Milan Malpensa

BA576/BA577 London Heathrow - Milan Linate

BA578/BA579 London Heathrow - Venice

BA588/BA589 London Heathrow - Milan Linate

BA600/BA601 London Heathrow - Pisa

BA632/BA633 London Heathrow - Athens

BA640/BA641 London Heathrow - Athens

BA700/BA701 London Heathrow - Vienna

BA728/BA729 London Heathrow - Geneva

BA776/BA777 London Heathrow - Stockholm Arlanda

BA640/BA641 London Heathrow - Athens

BA700/BA701 London Heathrow - Vienna

BA704/BA705 London Heathrow - Vienna

BA714/BA715 London Heathrow - Zurich

BA716/BA717 London Heathrow - Zurich

BA718/BA719 London Heathrow - Zurich

BA728/BA729 London Heathrow - Geneva

BA732/BA733 London Heathrow - Geneva

BA734/BA735 London Heathrow - Geneva

BA736/BA737 London Heathrow - Geneva

BA740/BA741 London Heathrow  Geneva

BA752/BA753 London Heathrow - Basel

BA754/BA755 London Heathrow - Basel

BA756 London Heathrow - Basel

BA768/BA769 London Heathrow - Oslo

BA776/BA777 London Heathrow - Stockholm Arlanda

BA778/BA779 London Heathrow - Stockholm Arlanda

BA780/BA781 London Heathrow - Stockholm Arlanda

BA782/BA783 London Heathrow - Stockholm Arlanda

BA790/BA791 London Heathrow - Gothenburg

BA792/BA793 London Heathrow - Gothenburg

BA794/BA795 London Heathrow - Helsinki

BA816/BA817 London Heathrow - Copenhagen
BA818/BA819 London Heathrow - Copenhagen

BA820/BA821 London Heathrow - Copenhagen

BA846/BA847 London Heathrow - Warsaw

BA850/BA851 London Heathrow - Warsaw

BA856/BA857 London Heathrow - Prague

BA862/BA863 London Heathrow - Prague

BA868/BA869 London Heathrow - Budapest

BA872/BA873 London Heathrow - Moscow Domedodovo

BA874/BA875 London Heathrow - Moscow Domedodovo

BA881 Moscow Domedodovo - London Heathrow

BA882/BA883 London Heathrow - Kiev

BA890/BA891 London Heathrow - Sofia

BA894/BA895 London Heathrow - Algiers

BA902/BA903 London Heathrow - Frankfurt

BA906/BA907 London Heathrow - Frankfurt

BA908/BA909 London Heathrow - Frankfurt

BA910/BA911 London Heathrow - Frankfurt

BA912/BA913 London Heathrow - Frankfurt

BA914/BA915 London Heathrow - Frankfurt

BA918/BA919 London Heathrow - Stuttgart

BA920/BA921 London Heathrow - Stuttgart

BA936/BA937 London Heathrow - Dusseldorf

BA938/BA939 London Heathrow - Dusseldorf

BA940/BA941 London Heathrow - Dusseldorf

BA942/BA943 London Heathrow - Dusseldorf

BA944/BA945 London Heathrow - Dusseldorf

BA952/BA953 London Heathrow - Munich

BA954/BA955 London Heathrow - Munich

BA956/BA957 London Heathrow - Munich

BA960/BA961 London Heathrow - Munich

BA962/BA963 London Heathrow - Hamburg

BA966/BA967 London Heathrow - Hamburg

BA974/BA975 London Heathrow - Hamburg

BA982/BA983 London Heathrow - Berlin Tegel

BA984/BA985 London Heathrow - Berlin Tegel

BA986/BA987 London Heathrow - Berlin Tegel

BA988 London Heathrow - Berlin Tegel

BA1314/BA1315 London Heathrow - Aberdeen

BA1316/BA1317 London Heathrow - Aberdeen

BA1318 London Heathrow - Aberdeen

BA1334/BA1335 London Heathrow - Newcastle

BA1336/BA1337 London Heathrow - Newcastle

BA1384/BA1391 London Heathrow - Manchester

BA1390/BA1391 London Heathrow - Manchester

BA1398/BA1405  London Heathrow - Manchester

BA1404/BA1409 London Heathrow - Manchester

BA1434/BA1441 London Heathrow - Edinburgh

BA1442/BA1445 London Heathrow - Edinburgh

BA1446/BA1453    London Heathrow - Edinburgh

BA1448/BA1455  London Heathrow - Edinburgh

BA1452/BA1459 London Heathrow - Edinburgh

BA1454/BA1463  London Heathrow - Edinburgh

BA1456/BA1457 London Heathrow - Edinburgh

BA1458/BA1465 London Heathrow - Edinburgh

BA1476 London Heathrow - Glasgow

BA1484/BA1473 London Heathrow - Glasgow

BA1486/BA1489 London Heathrow - Glasgow

BA1488/BA1493 London Heathrow - Glasgow

BA1492/BA1495 London Heathrow - Glasgow

BA1494/BA1499 London Heathrow - Glasgow

BA1498/BA1497 London Heathrow - Glasgow.


The Heathrow cancellations have caused the usual blether from the Daily Mail etc. However the simple fact is that Heathrow runs close to capacity and when inclement weather means landing rates have to be slowed, runways and taxiways have to be closed to allow clearing equipment onto the and aircraft need to taxi more slowly then inevitably capacity has to be cut and flights have to cancelled.

4th February 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights were cancelled today:

BA9 London Heathrow - Bangkok - Sydney

BA15 London Heathrow - Singapore - Sydney

BA556/BA557 London Heathrow - Rome Fiumicino

BA880 London Heathrow - Moscow Domedodovo

BA1404/BA1409 London Heathrow - Manchester

4th February 2012 - G-DOCX BA2910 Gatwick Return.

Boeing 737-436 G-DOCX operating BA2910 London Gatwick - Manchester failed to land at Manchester and returned to London Gatwick. The BA2911 Manchester - London Gatwick was therefore cancelled.

4th February 2012 - G-VIIO Returns to Gatwick.

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIO positioned London Heathrow - London Gatwick this evening as BA9150 following maintenance.

3rd February 2012 - G-EUOB Returns.

Airbus A319 G-EUOB positioned Aberdeen - London Heathrow this evening as BA9274.

3rd February 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The BA440/BA441 London Heathrow - Amsterdam, BA880/BA881 London Heathrow - Moscow Domedodovo and BA2762/BA2763 London Gatwick - Amsterdam rotations were cancelled today.

3rd February 2012 - G-EUPM Returns.

Airbus A319 G-EUPM positioned Zurich - London Heathrow this morning as BA9256.

3rd February 2012 - bmi British Midland International to Merge into British Airways.

British Airways pilots have voted to integrate bmi British Midland International into British Airways after the IAG take over. This permits all bmi British Midland A319/A320/A321 and A330 pilots to become employed by British Airways. At present bmi British Midland International staff are advised to regard British Airways as a competitor. Once the takeover goes ahead schedules are expected to be fully merged by the start of the Summer 2013 timetable.

2nd February 2012 - G-EUPM BA754 Zurich Diversion.

Airbus A319 G-EUPM operating BA754 London Heathrow - Basel diverted to Zurich this evening due to weather at Basel. As a result the return BA755 Basel - London Heathrow was cancelled.

2nd February 2012 - Late Night Prestwick Maintenance Swap.

Airbus A321 G-EUXJ positioned London Heathrow - Prestwick this evening as BA9280. Airbus A320 G-EUUC then positioned Prestwick - London Heathrow as BA9281.

2nd February 2012 - G-BNWS Returns from Geneva.

Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWS, which has been out of service at Geneva since 30 January, positioned Geneva - London Heathrow this evening as BA9272.

2nd February 2012 - Gold A319 to Bring Olympic Flame to Britain.

A gold painted British Airways Airbus A319 will be used to bring the Olympic Flame to the UK on May 18. The flight will operate as BA2012 and will route from Athens - RNAS Culdrose near Helston in Cornwall from which the flame will begin a procession around the UK.

2nd February 2012 - G-EUPO Orly Issue.

Airbus A319 G-EUPO operated BA332 London Heathrow - Paris Orly today however the return BA335 was cancelled with the aircraft later positioning to Heathrow as BA9271E.

2nd February 2012 - 777 Cardiff Maintenance Swap.

Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMD positioned London Heathrow - Cardiff-Wales today as BA9175. Sister G-YMMC positioned Cardiff-Wales - London Heathrow as BA9176.

2nd February 2012 - Istanbul Cancellation.

The BA678/BA679 London Heathrow - Istanbul rotation did not operate today.

2nd February 2012 - G-DOCN Returns.

Bologna services recommenced this morning with Boeing 737-436 G-DOCN operating BA2559 Bologna - London Gatwick. This aorcraft has been at Bologna since the early hours of 1 February.

1st February 2012 - G-YMMD Returns.

Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMD departed Buenos Aires this evening operating yesterday’s delayed BA244 to London Heathrow using callsign BA9602.

1st February 2012 - G-EUOB Aberdeen Issue.

Airbus A319 G-EUOB operated BA1306 London Heathrow - Aberdeen this morning however the return BA1308 has been cancelled due to impact damage on landing to the right side thrust reverser.

1st February 2012 - Three Week Haneda Suspension.

The BA7/BA8 London Heathrow - Tokyo Haneda Boeing 777-200ER service will be suspended from 25 June - 14 July 2012.

1st February 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following rotations were did not operate today:

BA676/BA677 London Heathrow - Istanbul

BA936/BA937 London Heathrow - Dusseldorf

BA966/BA967 London Heathrow - Hamburg

BA2562/BA2563 London Gatwick - Bologna.

Additionally BA2564 London Gatwick - Bologna did not operate.

1st February 2012 - G-EUXJ Rome Technical Issue.

Airbus A321 G-EUXJ arrived into Rome Fiumicino yesterday as BA558 from London Heathrow but its return to London Heathrow this morning as BA551 has been cancelled. All other flights were departing Rome on time so this appears to be a technical issue. The flight did eventually position back to London Heathrow in the afternoon using the BA551 callsign.

1st February 2012 - G-DOCN Remains at Bologna.

Having arrived after midnight into Bologna Boeing 737-436 G-DOCN’s scheduled return to London Gatwick as BA2559 this morning has been cancelled due to weather.

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12th February 2012 - G-CIVL Returns from Mumbai.

Boeing 747-436 G-CIVL departed Mumbai for London Heathrow this morning operating yesterday’s delayed BA138 as BA138D.

11th February 2012 - G-YMMH Returns from Chicago.

Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMH departed Chicago this evening as BA9604 to London Heathrow.

11th February 2012 - G-BYGB Hong Kong Issue.

Boeing 747-436 G-BYGB arrived into Hong Kong as BA25 from London Heathrow today. However the return BA26 has been cancelled indicating a technical issue with the aircraft.

11th February 2012 - G-EUPO Heathrow Test Flight.

Airbus A319 G-EUPO operated a 45 minute London Heathrow - London Heathrow flight over Hampshire and Surrey as BA9222 this afternoon.

11th February 2012 - G-BNWH Returns to Heathrow.

Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWH, which operated BA47 London Heathrow - Dar Es Salaam on 4 February returned to London Heathrow today as BA9170 from Cairo. We have been unable to track the date and flight number used to position the aircraft Dar Es Salaam - Cairo in the interim.

11th February 2012 - Euro Charters.

Two charter flights operated today with Airbus A319 G-EUOD operating a London Heathrow - Zurich rotation as BA9220/BA9251 and A320 G-EUUS operating a London Heathrow - Friedrichshafen rotation as BA9230/BA9253.

11th February 2012 - G-CIVL Mumbai Delay.

Boeing 747-436 G-CIVL arrived into Mumbai this morning as BA139 from London Heathrow however the return BA138 has been delayed until tomorrow.

10th February 2012 - G-BNLM Pheonix Night.

Boeing 747-436 G-BNLM operated BA289 London Heathrow - Pheonix today however the return BA288 has been cancelled indicating a technical issue with the aircraft.

10th February 2012 - G-BNLJ Returns from Los Angeles.

Boeing 747-436 G–BNLJ, which has been at Los Angeles since encountering a technical issue there on 5 February, departed for London Heathrow today as BA9604.

10th February 2012 - G-STBF First Flight.

Boeing 777-336ER G-STBF made its first flight from Boeing Field today as BOE072.

10th February 2012 - G-EUUT Vienna Delay.

Airbus A320 G-EUUT which overnighted at Vienna after operating BA706 London Heathrow - Vienna yesterday did not operate its scheduled early morning return to London Heathrow as BA699 today. The flight was cancelled however G-EUUT did use BA699 as its callsign when positioning Vienna - London Heathrow late in the morning.

10th February 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

BA195/BA194 London Heathrow - Houston

BA265/BA264 London Heathrow - Washington

BA699 Vienna - London Heathrow.

9th February 2012 - G-YMMH Chicago Issue.

Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMH arrrived into Chicago today as BA297 from London Heathrow however the return BA296 has been cancelled indicating a technical issue with the aircraft.

9th February 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

BA67/BA66 London Heathrow - Philadelphia

BA115/BA114 London Heathrow - New York JFK

BA162 Tel Aviv - London Heathrow

BA238 Boston - London Heathrow

BA293/BA292 London Heathrow - Washington

BA296 Chicago - London Heathrow

BA432/BA433 London Heathrow - Amsterdam

BA561 Milan Linate - London Heathrow.

9th February 2012 - G-EUYN Milan Linate Issue.

Airbus A320 G-EUYN arrived into Milan Linate yesterday evening as BA570 from London Heathrow however this morning’s return flight BA561 has been cancelled indicating a technical issue with the aircraft.

8th February 2012 - G-BNWV BA103 Keflavik Diversion.

Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWV operating BA103 London Heathrow - Calgary diverted via Keflavik today. The diversion appears to have been medical.

8th February 2012 - Prestwick Maintenance Swap.

Airbus A319 G-EUPZ positioned London Heathrow - Prestwick as BA9171. Airbus A320 G-EUUO positioned Prestwick - London Heathrow as BA9172.

8th February 2012 - 77W to Delhi.

Yesterday’s delayed BA257 London Heathrow - Delhi was operated as BA257X today by Boeing 777-36NER G-STBE.

8th February 2012 - BA/JL Apply For Anti-Trust Immunity on EU-Japan Routes.

British Airways and Japan Airlines have applied to the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism for anti-trust immunity allowing them to co-operate on prices and scheduling on all routes between Japan and the EU.

8th February 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

BA162 Tel Aviv - London Heathrow

BA163 London Heathrow - Tel Aviv

BA239 London Heathrow - Boston

BA293/BA292 London Heathrow - Washington

BA432/BA433 London Heathrow - Amsterdam.

7th February 2012 - G-VIIM Returns to Heathrow.

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIM, which has been operating from London Gatwick since 11 January positioned London Gatwick - London Heathrow today as BA9150.

7th February 2012 - Delhi Delay.

Today’s BA257 London Heathrow - Delhi has been delayed until tomorrow.

7th February 2012 - G-BZHC Returns from Athens.

Boeing 767-336ER G-BZHC operated yesterday’s delayed BA633 Athens - London Heathrow today as BA633X.

7th February 2012 - G-EUPC BA918 Frankfurt Diversion.

Airbus A319 G-EUPC operating BA918 London Heathrow - Stuttgart diverted via Frankfurt this morning.

7th February 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

BA163 London Heathrow - Tel Aviv

BA187/BA186 London Heathrow - Newark

BA460/BA461 London Heathrow - Madrid

BA478/BA479 London Heathrow - Barcelona

BA576/BA577 London Heathrow - Milan Linate.

7th February 2012 - New London City Routes.

British Airways announced new CityFlyer routes from London City to Angers, Quimper and Menorca to commence from 25 May 2012.

Timings are:

BA8469 London City 0815 - Angers 1020 Sat

BA8470 Angers 1100 - London City 1104 Sat


BA8747 London City 1130 - Quimper 1335 Wed

BA8748 Quimper 1415 - London City 1420 Wed


BA8747 London City 1415 - Quimper 1620 Sun

BA8748 Quimper 1700 - London City 1705 Sun


A8469 London City 1130 - Angers 1335 Tue, Thu

BA8470 Angers 1415 - London City 1420 Tue, Thu


BA8749 London City 0945 - Menorca 1300 Mon

BA8750 Menorca 1345 - London City 1500 Mon


BA8749 London City 0945 - Menorca 1300 Mon

BA8750 Menorca 1400 - London City 1515 Fri.

7th February 2012 - Daytime Sydney Drepartures.

With no BA9 London Heathrow - Bangkok - Sydney or BA15 London Heathrow - Singapore - Sydney having operated from London on 4 February there were no aircraft arriving into Sydney on 6 February to operate the return BA10 and BA15. Therefore when Boeing 747-436 arrived into Sydney as BA9 this morning (depart London 5 February) it was turned to operate BA10 Sydney - Bangkok - London Heathrow as a morning flight due into Heathrow at 2050 this evening and Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMO arriving as BA15 was turned to operated BA16X Sydney - Singapore - London Heathrow also as a morning flight.

th February 2012 - Extra Singapore Departure.

Boeing 746-436 G-CIVZ operated London Heathrow - Singapore this evening as BA11X returning tomorrow as BA12X.

6th February 2012 - G-EUYA Returns from Bournemouth.

Airbus A320 G-EUYA positioned Bournemouth - London Heathrow as BA9257 this afternoon.

6th February 2012 - G-BNWI Operated BA185 as BA9603.

Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWI operated BA185 London Heathrow - Newark using callsign BA9603 today. This flight usually operates under callsign BAW8D, however this was being used by G-YMMI on today’s Frankfurt - London Heathrow leg of yesterday’s BA8.

6th February 2012 - G-BZHC BA632 Thessaloniki Diversion.

Boeing 767-336ER G-BZHC operating BA632 London Heathrow - Athens diverted via Thessaloniki today where the aircraft was on the ground for around three hours. As a result crew would have gone out of hours on the return BA633 which has therefore been delayed until tomorrow.

6th February 2012 - G-BNLU Operates Daytime BA54.

Boeing 747-436 G-BNLU arrived into Johannesburg this morning as the delayed BA57 of 4 February and immediately turned around to operate BA54 of 5 February as a daytime flight today.

6th February 2012 - Diverted Flights Head to Heathrow.

Boeing 777-36NER G-STBE operated Prestwick - London Heathrow as BA28.

Boeing 747-436 G-CIVM operated Prestwick - London Heathrow as BA116D.

Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWR operated Amsterdam - London Heathrow as BA94.

Boeing 777-336ER G-STBA operated Cardiff-Wales - London Heathrow as BA174D.

Boeing 747-436 G-CIVC operated Cardiff-Wales - London Heathrow as BA138D.

Boeing 747-436 G-BNLW operated Dublin - London Heathrow as BA196D.

Boeing 747-436 G-BNLS operated Frankfurt - London Heathrow as BA214.

Boeing 747-436 G-CIVI operated Cardiff-Wales - London Heathrow as BA28D.

Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWT operated Dublin - London Heathrow as BA228.

Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMC operated Frankfurt - London Heathrow as BA188D.

Boeing 747-436 G-BYGD operated Amsterdam - London Heathrow as BA246D.

Boeing 777-236 G-ZZZD operated Amsterdam - London Heathrow as BA66.

Boeing 747-436 G-CIVZ operated Barcelona - London Heathrow as BA282.

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIK operated Dublin - London Heathrow as BA296D.

Boeing 747-436 G-BNLT operated Shannon - London Heathrow as BA192D.

Boeing 747-436 G-BNLZ operated Frankfurt - London Heathrow as BA284D.

Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMN operated Paris CDG - London Heathrow as BA36D.

Boeing 747-436 G-BNLK operated Prestwick - London Heathrow as BA12.

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIK operated Prestwick - London Heathrow as BA212.

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIE operated Shannon - London Heathrow as BA226.


Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMI operated Frankfurt - London Heathrow as BA8D.


Boeing 747-436 G-BNLM operated Prestwick - London Heathrow as BA98D.


Boeing 747-436 G-CIVJ operated Amsterdam - London Heathrow as BA10D.


Boeing 747-436 G-BNLX operated Glasgow - London Heathrow as BA142D.


Boeing 747-436 G-BNLT operated Shannon - London Heathrow as BA192D.


Boeing 747-436 G-BNLM operated Prestwick - London Heathrow as BA98D.

6th February 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights have been cancelled today:

BA12 Singapore - London Heathrow

BA28 Hong Kong - London Heathrow

BA54 Johannesburg - London Heathrow

BA104 Dubai - London Heathrow

BA108 Dubai - London Heathrow

BA118 Bangalore - London Heathrow

BA132 Jeddah - London Heathrow

BA154 Cairo - London Heathrow

BA156 Kuwait - London Heathrow

BA177/BA174  London Heathrow - New York JFK

BA195/BA194 London Heathrow - Houston

BA198 Mumbai - London Heathrow

BA244 Buenos Aires - London Heathrow

BA254 Lusaka - London Heathrow

BA256 Delhi - London Heathrow

BA262 Riyadh - London Heathrow

BA470/BA471 London Heathrow - Barcelona

BA472/BA473 London Heathrow - Barcelona

BA314/BA319 London Heathrow - Paris CDG

BA334/BA333 London Heathrow - Paris Orly

BA377 Toulouse - London Heathrow

BA912/BA913 London Heathrow - Frankfurt

BA1316/BA1317 London Heathrow - Aberdeen

BA1396/BA1403 London Heathrow - Manchester

BA1458/BA1465 London Heathrow - Edinburgh.

5th February 2012 - Gatwick Cancellations.

The following rotations from London Gatwick have been cancelled today:


BA2748/BA2749 London Gatwick - Geneva

BA2764/BA2765 London Gatwick - Amsterdam

BA2910/BA2911 London Gatwick - Manchester

BA2942/BA2943 London Gatwick - Edinburgh.

5th February 2012 - G-EUUW BA1303 Aberdeen Return.

Airbus A320 G-EUUW operating BA1303 Aberdeen - London Heathrow got to near Stoke On Trent before turning back for Aberdeen this morning.

5th February 2012 - G-DOCE BA2786 Toulouse Diversion.

Boeing 737-436 G-DOCE operating BA2786 London Gatwick - Bordeaux diverted to Toulouse this morning. The return BA2787 has been cancelled.

5th February 2012 - G-EUOA BA372 Marseille Diversion.

Airbus A319 G-EUOA operating BA372 London Heathrow - Toulouse diverted to Marseille this morning. The return BA373 has been cancelled.

5th February 2012 - G-EUPF BA751 Basel Return.

Airbus A319 G-EUPF operating BA751 Basel - London Heathrow took off and was close to Dover when it turned and returned to Basel.

5th February 2012 - Inbound Diversions.

The following flights were unable to land at London Heathrow this morning and were diverted as follows:

BA8 Tokyo Haneda - London Heathrow operated by Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMI diverted to Frankfurt and will overnight there.

BA10 Sydney - Bangkok - London Heathrow operated by Boeing 747-436 G-CIVJ diverted to Amsterdam and will overnight there.

BA12 Singapore - London Heathrow operated by Boeing 747-436 G-BNLK diverted to Prestwick and will overnight there.

BA26 Hong Kong - London Heathrow operated by Boeing 747-436 G-CIVI diverted to Cardiff-Wales and will overnight there.

BA28 Hong Kong - London Heathrow operated by Boeing 777-36NER G-STBE divered to Prestwick and will overnight there.

BA36 Chennai - London Heathrow operated by Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMN diverted to Paris CDG and will overnight there.

BA66 Philadelphia - London Heathrow operated by Boeing 777-236 G-ZZZC diverted to Amsterdam and will overnight there.

BA94 Montreal - London Heathrow operated by Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWR diverted to Amsterdam and will overnight there.

BA98 Toronto - London Heathrow operated by Boeing 747-436 G-BNLM diverted to Prestwick and will overnight there.















































































































 


























 











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