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British Airways News July 2010



29th July 2010 - Boeing 777-200 G-YMMI training flight.

Boeing 777-200 G-YMMI today operated training flights BA9262 London Heathrow - Cardiff-Wales and BA9263 Cardiff-Wales - London Heathrow. As usual the flights operated over the Scottish Borders.

29th July 2010 - Boeing 777-300 Test Flight.

Boeing 777-300 G-STBA operated a test flight Cardiff-Wales - Cardiff-Wales as BA9160.

28th July 2010 - New Cityflyer London City - Copenhagen Service.

A new E170 operated London City - Copenhagen service commences on 12th September 2010.

Timings are:

BA8465 LCY 0845 - 1140 CPH X67 E170

BA8467 LCY 1805 - 2100 CPH X6 E170

BA8466 CPH 0715 - 0815 LCY X67 E170

BA8468 CPH 1635 - 1735 LCY X6 E170

26th July 2010 - Boeing 747-400 G-CIVI to Newcastle.

Boeing 747-436 G-CIVI today operated flights BA1326 London Heathrow - Newcastle and BA1327 Newcastle - London Heathrow as part of Newcastle airport’s 75th Anniversary celebrations.

25th July 2010 - 777-200 G-VIIB returns to London Gatwick.

Boeing 777-236 G-VIIB positioned from London Heathrow - London Gatwick this morning as BA9174. This aircraft usually operates from London Gatwick but had spent two weeks at London Heathrow following maintenance at Cardiff-Wales.







21st July 2010 - New Heathrow - Gothenburg Service Commences November 28th.

BA will commence service on the Heathrow - Gothenburg route from November 28th 2010.

Timings are:

BA790 LHR07.35 - GOT10.35
BA791 GOT11.20 - LHR12.30

BA792 LHR15.10 - GOT18.10
BA793 GOT18.55 - LHR20.05

Flights will be operated with A319 aircraft.


Gothenburg was previously served from Gatwick until around 2002.

17th July 2010 - Airbus A320 G-BUSI gets busy at London Gatwick.

Airbus A320 positioned from London Heathrow - London Gatwick late on 15th July 2010 as BA9272. It was expected to be placed into storage but has today been operating scheduled services from London Gatwick.

11th July 2010 - 777-200 G-VIIB returns to service at London Heathrow.

4 Class Boeing 777-236 G-VIIB positioned from maintenance at Cardiff-Wales to London Heathrow as BA9173 and entered service today as BA179 to New York JFK. This machine has been based at London Gatwick for the vast majority of its career.

10th July 2010 - Inaugural Boeing 777-300 G-STBA arrives in the UK.

Boeing 777-336 G-STBA arrived at Cardiff-Wales this morning as BA9176 from Boeing Field.

4th July 2010 - Boeing 777-200 swaps.

4 Class Boeing 777-236 G-VIIL positioned from London Heathrow - London Gatwick this morning as BA9154. This freed fellow 4 Class machine G-VIIB to position from London Gatwick - Cardiff-Wales as BA9172.

1st July 2010 - Boeing 757-200 G-BPEC departs UK.

Boeing 757-236 G-BPEC has been cancelled from the UK register and departed London Gatwick today wearing new registration N947FD as FDX9087 to Bangor,ME and Victorville, CA.

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24th July 2010 - Boeing 757-200 G-BPED Gatwick Test Flights.

Boeing 757-236 G-BPED flew test flights today from London Gatwick as BA9277. The aircraft is due to go to FEDEX as N948FD.

22nd July 2010 - Airbus A320 G-BUSI officially placed into storage.

Airbus A320 G-BUSI, which operated for some days last week from London Gatwick, has now officially been placed into storage at Gatwick. Its last recorded flight was as BA2585 from Venice to Gatwick on 20th July 2010.

22nd July 2010 - Boeing 757-200 G-BPEE moves from Heathrow to Gatwick.

Boeing 757-236 G-BPEE positioned from London Heathrow - London Gatwick as BA9257P. This aircraft is due to go to Fedex as N949FD.