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British Airways News & Information June 2012.

30th June 2012 - G-BNWU Returns from Toronto.

Following yesterday’s technical issue Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWU departed Toronto for London Heathrow this evening operating yesterday’s delayed BA92 using callsign BA9608.

30th June 2012 - G-DBCE in Service in BA Livery.

Airbus A319 G-DBCE, which has been out of service at London Heathrow since June 18th, returned today in British Airways livery operating the BA8148/BA8149 London Heathrow - Vienna rotation. This aircraft is now on the British Airways Air Operators Certificate.

30th June 2012 - Saturday A320 Charters.

Airbus A320 charters today were as follows:

G-EUUG operated BA9216/BA9217 London Heathrow - Cagliari.

G-EUYJ operated BA9218/BA9219 London Heathrow - Olbia.

G-EUUH operated BA9232/BA9233 London Heathrow - Rhodes.

G-EUYL operated BA9234/BA9235 London Heathrow - Bodrum.

G-EUUI operated BA9236/BA9237 London Heathrow - Cagliari.

G-EUYG operated BA9238/BA9239 London Heathrow - Bastia.

29th June 2012 - G-BNWU Toronto Technical Issue.

Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWU arrived into Toronto today as BA93 from London Heathrow however the return BA92 has been delayed by at least 24 hours due to a technical issue. Spares will be flown out on tomorrow’s BA93 in order to repair the aircraft.

29th June 2012 - G-EUUS Returns from Glasgow Maintenance.

Airbus A320 G-EUUS, which has been under maintenance at Glasgow since 20th June, positioned Glasgow - London Heathrow this afternoon as BA9270.

29th June 2012 - Cardiff 777 Maintenance Swap.

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIP positioned London Gatwick - Cardiff-Wales today as BA9171. Sister G-YMMI then positioned Cardiff-Wales - London Heathrow as BA9172.

29th June 2012 - G-VIIW Switches to Gatwick Base.

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIW positioned London Heathrow - London Gatwick this morning as BA9170.

29th June 2012 - G-EUUM Returns from Budapest.

Following yesterday’s technical issue Airbus A320 G-EUUM positioned Budapest - London Heathrow this morning as BA9279.

28th June 2012 - G-DBCJ Positioning Flight.

bmi Airbus A319 G-DBCJ positioned Manchester - London Heathrow this evening as BD9651.

28th June 2012 - G-CIVI BA297 Detroit Diversion.

Boeing 747-436 G-CIVI operating BA297 London Heathrow - Chicago diverted via Detroit this evening due to weather at Chicago.

28th June 2012 - BA1308 Glasgow Diversion.

Airbus A321 G-EUXI operating BA1308 London Heathrow - Aberdeen diverted to Glasgow this morning due to weather at Aberdeen. The aircraft remained at Glasgow until the evening then positioned Glasgow - London Heathrow as BA9250.

28th June 2012 - G-EUUM Bucharest Technical Issue.

Airbus A320 G-EUUM overnighted at Bucharest after operating BA884 yesterday however this morning’s BA885 Bucharest - London Heathrow was cancelled indicating a technical issue with the aircraft.

28th June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

BA885 Bucharest - London Heathrow

BA1304/BA1305 London Heathrow - Aberdeen

BA1312/BA1313 London Heathrow - Aberdeen

BA8101 Manchester - London Heathrow

BA8112/BA8109 London Heathrow - Manchester

BA8108/BA8117 London Heathrow - Manchester.

27th June 2012 - G-VIIR Operates Malaga Service.

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIR operated the BA2716/BA2717 London Gatwick - Malaga rotation today in place of the usual Boeing 737-400. We understand that scheduled aircraft G-DOCF encountered a technical issue.

27th June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The BA710/BA711 London Heathrow - Zurich and BA974/BA975 London Heathrow - Hamburg rotations did not operate today.

28th June 2012 - Gatwick to Heathrow Swaps.

From 28th October the following services will switch between London Gatwick and London Heathrow. All Marrakech services will operate from London Gatwick and the flights will operate daily. Flights to Bologna and Marseille will switch from London Gatwick to London Heathrow.

28th October 2012 - Heathrow Terminal Swaps.

Commencing 28th October 2012 British Airways flights from London Heathrow to Agadir, Bergen and Stavanger will switch from Terminal 1 to Terminal 5. Flights to Basel, Dusseldorf, Luxembourg, Lyon and Toulouse will switch from Terminal 5 to Terminal 1. From the same date flights to Manchester and Edinburgh will all switch to Terminal 5.

27th June 2012 - Zagreb Timetable Announced.

London Heathrow - Zagreb services will commence on 9th December 2012 to the following timetable:

BA848 London Heathrow 0830 - Zagreb 1135 Daily.

BA849 Zagreb 1255 - London Heathrow 1400  Daily.


Flights will operate from Terminal 1 with Airbus A319s.

27th June 2012 - Leeds Bradford Timetable Announced.

Services on the London Heathrow - Leeds Bradford route will commence on 9th December 2012 as follows:

BA1340 London Heathrow 0700 - Leeds Bradford 0800 Daily.

BA1341 Leeds Bradford 0925 - London Heathrow 1025 Daily.


BA1346 London Heathrow 1120 - Leeds Bradford 1220  Daily.

BA1347 Leeds Bradford 1515 - London Heathrow 1615 Daily.


BA1342 London Heathrow 1350 - Leeds Bradford 1450 Except Saturdays.

BA1343 Leeds Bradford 1605 - London Heathrow 1705 Except Saturdays.


BA1344 London Heathrow 1850 - Leeds Bradford 1950. Monday, Tuesdays.

BA1345 Leeds Bradford 2050 - London Heathrow 2150. Mondays, Tuesdays.


BA1344 London Heathrow 1910 - Leeds Bradford 2010. Wednesdays.

BA1345 Leeds Bradford 2050 - London Heathrow 2150. Wednesdays.


BA1344 London Heathrow 2000 - Leeds Bradford 2100. Thursdays, Fridays.

BA1345 Leeds Bradford 2140 - London Heathrow 2240. Thursdays, Fridays.


BA1344 London Heathrow 1650 - Leeds Bradford 1750. Saturdays.

BA1345 Leeds Bradford 1840 - London Heathrow 1940. Saturdays.


BA1344 London Heathrow 1925 - Leeds Bradford 2025. Sundays.

BA1345 Leeds Bradford 2100 - London Heathrow 2200. Sundays.


Flights will operate with A319s from Heathrow Terminal 1. The timetable appears designed to appeal neither to connecting or Origin & Destination passengers.

27th June 2012 - Gatwick - Barcelona Service Announced.

British Airways will serve the London Gatwick - Barcelona route from 23rd February 2012 to the following schedule:

BA2706 London Gatwick 0850 - Barcelona 1200 Daily.

BA2707 Barcelona 1255 - London Gatwick 1400 Daily.


BA2708 London Gatwick 1440 - Barcelona 1750 Daily.

BA2709 Barcelona 1840 - London Gatwick 1945 Daily.


BA2710 London Gatwick 2020 - Barcelona 2330 Daily.

BA2705 Barcelona 0710 - London Gatwick 0815 Daily.


All services will be operated bu Boeing 737-400s.

27th June 2012 - Belfast, Dublin and Manchester bmi Routes Switch to BA Flight Numbers.

The London Heathrow - Belfast City, Dublin and Manchester bmi routes switched to BA flight numbers today with Belfast City services numbered in the range BA8070 - BA8083, Dublin services numbered in the range BA8120 – BA8140 and Manchester services numbered in the range BA8100 - BA8119. Callsigns will vary between BD and BA dependant on which Air Operators Certificate the aircraft is flying.

26th June 2012 - G-BNLM Returns from Cardiff-Maintenance.

Boeing 747-436 G-BNLM positioned Cardiff-Wales - London Heathrow this afternoon as BA9174.

26th June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following services did not operate today:

BA432/BA433 London Heathrow - Amsterdam

BA472/BA473 London Heathrow - Barcelona

BA974/BA975 London Heathrow - Hamburg

BA2770/BA2771 London Gatwick - Jersey.

25th June 2012 - G-EUYM BA490 Malaga Diversion.

Airbus A320 G-EUYM operating BA490 London Heathrow - Gibraltar diverted to Malaga today due to weather at Gibraltar. The aircraft returned from Malaga as BA491 with passengers being bussed from Gibraltar to connect.

24th June 2012 - G-BNLX to Cardiff Maintenance.

Boeing 747-436 G-BNLX positioned London Heathrow - Cardiff-Wales this evening as BA9173 although it used its HEXcode at its callsign.

24th June 2012 - G-EUPB Returns from Glasgow Maintenance.

Airbus A319 G-EUPB, which has been under maintenance at Glasgow since 9th June, positioned Glasgow - London Heathrow this morning as BA9274 then took up service as BA560 London Heathrow - Rome Fiumicino.

24th June 2012 - Eastern Airways Saab 2000 G-CDEB in BA Livery.

Eastern Airways Saab 2000 G-CDEB positioned Eindhoven - Isle of Man in full British Airways livery today. The aircraft will operate a wet lease for BA Cityflyer on the Isle of Man - London City route.

24th June 2012 - G-EUUK BA490 Malaga Diversion.

Airbus A320 G-EUUK operating BA490 London Heathrow - Gibraltar diverted to Malaga today due to weather at Gibraltar. The aircraft returned from Malaga as BA491 with passengers being bussed from Gibraltar to connect.

24th June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

BA83 London Heathrow - Abuja

BA398/BA399 London Heathrow - Brussels BA1404/BA1409 London Heathrow - Manchester.

23rd June 2012 - G-MEDH to Sofia Maintenance.

bmi Airbus A320 G-MEDH positioned London Heathrow - Sofia as BD9561 this evening.

23rd June 2012 - Saturday A320 Charters.

Airbus A320 charters today were as follows:

G-EUUZ operated BA9216/BA9217 London Heathrow - Cagliari.

G-EUUM operated BA9218/BA9219 London Heathrow - Olbia.

G-EUYA operated BA9232/BA9233 London Heathrow - Rhodes.

G-EUUL operated BA9234/BA9235 London Heathrow - Bodrum.

G-EUUI operated BA9236/BA9237 London Heathrow - Cagliari.

G-EUUE operated BA9238/BA9239 London Heathrow - Bastia.

23rd June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

BA460 London Heathrow - Madrid

BA461 Madrid - London Heathrow

BA2906 London Gatwick - Manchester

BA2907 Manchester - London Gatwick

BA2796 London Gatwick - Marseille

BA2797 Marseille - London Gatwick.

22nd June 2012 - Prestwick Maintenance Swap.

Airbus A320 G-EUUT positioned London Heathrow - Prestwick this evening as BA9275. Airbus A319 G-EUPH then positioned Prestwick - London Heathrow as BA9276.

22nd June 2012 - G-CIVE BA209 Raleigh - Durham Diversion.

Boeing 747-436 G-CIVE operating BA209 London Heathrow - Miami diverted via Raleigh-Durham today. The aircraft was on the ground for just over two hours. It is not clear if the diversion was medical or due to ATC issues following a fire at an FAA facility in Atlantic City.



























































































































9th June 2012 - G-YMMP Returns from Johannesburg.

Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMP positioned Johannesburg - London Heathrow today as BA9174.

9th June 2012 - Saturday A320 Charters.

Airbus A320 charters today were as follows:

G-EUUP operated BA9216/BA9217 London Heathrow - Cagliari.

G-EUYH operated BA9218/BA9219 London Heathrow - Olbia.

G-EUUN operated BA9232/BA9233 London Heathrow - Rhodes.

G-EUUH operated BA9234/BA9235 London Heathrow - Bodrum.

G-EUYN operated BA9236/BA9237 London Heathrow - Cagliari.

G-EUUS operated BA9238/BA9239 London Heathrow - Bastia.

9th June 2012 - G-EUNB Test Flight.

Airbus A318 G-EUNB positioned London City - London Gatwick using GEUNB as its callsign and taking took a tour around the Bay of Biscay en route. This is in connection with the Air Operators Certificate for a new subsidiary company which will take over the operation of the Club World London City service.

9th June 2012 - G-GBTB Glasgow Test Flight.

Boeing 737-436 G-GBTB, which has been under maintenance at Glasgow since 5th May, undertook a Glasgow - Glasgow test flight today as BA9275.

9th June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

BA262 Riyadh - London Heathrow
BA8139 Basel - London Heathrow.

8th June 2012 - Prestwick Maintenance Swap.

Airbus A319 G-EUPH positioned London Heathrow - Prestwick as BA9270 this evening. Airbus A321 G-EUXD then positioned Prestwick - London Heathrow as BA9271.

8th June 2012 - Titan Airways BAe146-200QC Operates for Cityflyer.

Titan Airways BAe146-200–QC G-ZAPK operated the BA8453/BA8454 and BA8459/BA8458 London City - Amsterdam rotations today.

8th June 2012 - G-EUYA Positioning Flight.

Following its diversion to Glasgow yesterday whilst operating BA1314 London Heathrow - Aberdeen Airbus A320 G-EUYA positioned Glasgow - Aberdeen this morning as BA9253.

8th June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today mainly due to high winds at London Heathrow reducing flow rate:

BA263 London Heathrow - Riyadh

BA336/BA337 London Heathrow - Paris Orly

BA348/BA349 London Heathrow - Nice

BA394/BA395 London Heathrow - Brussels

BA432/BA433 London Heathrow - Amsterdam

BA438/BA439 London Heathrow - Amsterdam

BA460/BA461 London Heathrow - Madrid

BA560/BA559 London Heathrow - Rome Fiumicino

BA566/BA567 London Heathrow - Milan Malpensa

BA718/BA719 London Heathrow - Zurich

BA732/BA733 London Heathrow - Geneva

BA910/BA911 London Heathrow - Frankfurt

BA944/BA945 London Heathrow - Dusseldorf

BA960/BA961 London Heathrow - Munich

BA1314/BA1315 London Heathrow - Aberdeen

BA1404/BA1411 London Heathrow - Manchester

BA1486/BA1493 London Heathrow - Glasgow

BA8139 Basel - London Heathrow

BA8142 London Heathrow - Basel

BA8148/BA8149 London Heathrow - Vienna.

7th June 2012 - G-BNWN BA276 Milk Run.

Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWN operating BA276 Hyderabad - London Heathrow diverted via Simferopol this morning. The diversion appears to have been medical. The aircraft was on the ground for just over three hours and on its next leg diverted to Frankfurt. This may have been due to crew reaching maximum duty hours. After just over five hours on the ground at Frankfurt the aircraft departed for London Heathrow where it had to go around before finally arriving just under 10 and a half hours late.

7th June 2012 - G-STBA to Cardiff Maintenance.

Boeing 777-336ER G-STBA positioned London Heathrow - Cardiff-Wales this evening as BA9177.

7th June 2012 - G-VIIA Returns from Cardiff Maintenance & Moves to London Heathrow.

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIA positioned Cardiff-Wales - London Heathrow this evening as BA9179. The aircraft is confirmed as fitted with New First and Boeing 777-300ER style interior.

7th June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

BA54 Johannesburg - London Heathrow is cancelled this evening. It is unclear whether this is due to a technical issue with Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMP which substituted for the usual Boeing 747-400 on the outbound BA57 or whether there is no Boeing 777 flight crew in Johannesburg to operate the flight.

The following flights also failed to operate:

BA1315 Aberdeen - London Heathrow

BA1317 Aberdeen - London Heathrow

BA1318 London Heathrow - Aberdeen

BA8142 London Heathrow - Basel.

7th June 2012 - G-DBCH in BA Colours.

Having been out of service since May 28th bmi Airbus A319 G-DBCH emerged from the paintshop today in full British Airways livery. The aircraft then operated as BA8144/BA8145 London Heathrow - Basel operating on the British Airways Air Operators Certificate.

6th June 2012 - Abuja Goes 747.

The BA83/BA82 London Heathrow - Abuja rotation switched from 4 Class Boeing 777-200ER to 4 Class Hi-J Boeing 747-400 operation today with G-CIVO operating the first 747-400 flight.

6th June 2012 - G-YMMP Operates BA57.

Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMP unusually operated BA57 London Heathrow - Johannesburg this evening in place of the usual Boeing 747-400.

6th June 2012 - G-DOCN Returns from Turin.

Following yesterday’s technical issue Boeing 737-436 G-DOCN positioned Turin - London Gatwick today as BA9274.

6th June 2012 - G-VIIJ Returns from Bahrain.

Following yesterday’s hydraulic failure and emergency landing Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIJ returned from Bahrain - London Heathrow today as BA124. The Bahrain - Doha - Bahrain sectors of yesterday’s BA125/BA124 were cancelled.

6th June 2012 - G-EUNB Returns from Gatwick Maintenance.

Airbus A318 G-EUNB positioned London Gatwick - London City this morning as BA9251.

5th June 2012 - 777 Cardiff Maintenance Swap: G-VIIG Back With New First.

Boeing 777-237ER G-VIIK positioned London Heathrow - Cardiff-Wales today as BA9175. Sister G-VIIG then positioned Cardiff-Wales - London Heathrow as BA9179. This aircraft is confirmed as fitted with New First and Boeing 777-300ER style interior.

5th June 2012 - G-VIIJ BA125 Bahrain Emergency Landing.

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIJ operating the Bahrain - Doha sector of BA125 London Heathrow - Bahrain - Doha returned to Bahrain after take off due to a hydraulic system failure. Full emergency instructions were given to passengers who disembarked on the runway and were bussed to the terminal.

5th June 2012 - G-BNLF Returns from Delhi.

Following its technical issue on 3rd June forcing a return to Delhi Boeing 747-436 operated the delayed BA256 Delhi - London Heathrow of 3rd June today as BA256D.

5th June 2012 - G-DOCN Turin Technical Issue.

Boeing 737-436 G-DOCN operated BA2578 London Gatwick - Turin today however the return BA2579 has been cancelled indicating a technical issue with the aircraft.

5th June 2012 - G-EUUE BA490 Malaga Diversion.

Airbus A320 G-EUUE operating BA490 London Heathrow - Gibraltar diverted via Malaga this morning due to weather at Gibraltar.

5th June 2012 - G-VIIS Operates Delayed BA83.

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIS operated last night’s delayed BA83 London Heathrow - Abuja this morning as BA83X.

4th June 2012 - Flight Cancellation.

BA236 Moscow Domodedovo - London Heathrow did not operate today.

3rd June 2012 - Flight Cancellation.

BA237 London Heathrow - Moscow Domodedovo did not operate today.

3rd June 2012 - G-BNLF Delhi Technical Return.

Boeing 747-436 G-BNLF operating BA256 Delhi - London Heathrow returned to Delhi after dumping fuel due to an air conditioning problem. The flight has been delayed indefinitely.

2nd June 2012 - G-VIIK Accra Delay.

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIK operated BA81 London Heathrow - Accra yesterday however the return BA78 was delayed until this morning.  This does not appear to be connected to the runway overrun at Accra last night of Allied Airways Boeing 727-200 freighter 5N-BJN since other flights were getting away from Accra last night. It appears to be a continuation of the same crew issue which delayed G-YMMJ yesterday.

2nd June 2012 - G-EUPC Carries Olympic Flame to Belfast then Returns to Heathrow.

“The Firefly” liveried Airbus A319 G-EUPC carried the Olympic Flame Isle of Man - Belfast City this evening as BA2012 then positioned Belfast City - London Heathrow as BA9250.

2nd June 2012 - G-EUPY Returns from Copenhagen.

Following its earlier technical issue Airbus A319 G-EUPY positioned Copenhagen - London  Heathrow this evening as BA9274.

2nd June 2012 - Saturday A320 Charters.

Airbus A320 charters today were as follows:

G-EUYN operated BA9216/BA9217 London Heathrow - Cagliari.

G-TTOE operated BA9218/BA9219 London Heathrow - Olbia.

G-EUYB operated BA9232/BA9233 London Heathrow - Rhodes.

G-EUYF operated BA9234/BA9235 London Heathrow - Bodrum.

G-EUYJ operated BA9236/BA9237 London Heathrow - Cagliari.

G-EUUL operated BA9238/BA9239 London Heathrow - Bastia.

2nd June 2012 - G-EUPC Flies Olympic Flame to Isle of Man.

“The Firefly” liveried Airbus A319 G-EUPC carried the Olympic Flame Liverpool - Isle of Man this morning as BA2012.

2nd June 2012 - G-YMMJ Accra Delay.

Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMJ operated BA81 London Heathrow - Accra yesterday however the return BA78 was delayed until this morning. The timing of the delay makes it appear that this was related to crew illness rather than a technical issue.

2nd June 2012 - Flight Cancellation.

BA262 Riyadh - London Heathrow and BA811 Copenhagen - London Heathrow did not operate today.

2nd June 2012 - G-EUPY Copenhagen Technical Issue.

Airbus A319 G-EUPY overnighted at Copenhegan after operating BA822 from London Heathrow yesterday however its scheduled return to London Heathrow as BA811 this morning has been cancelled indicating a technical issue.

1st June 2012 - G-EUPC Positions to Liverpool.

“The Firefly” liveried Airbus A319 G-EUPC positioned London Heathrow - Liverpool this evening in order to carry the Olympic Flame Liverpool - Isle of Man tomorrow.

1st June 2012 - G-DOCU Returns to Service.

Boeing 737-436 G-DOCU returned to service today operating the BA2762/BA2763 London Gatwick - Amsterdam rotation.

1st June 2012 - G-EUNB to Gatwick Maintenance.

With no BA3/BA4 London City - New York JFK operating today due to the forthcoming holiday weekend Airbus A318 G-EUNB positioned London City - London Gatwick this morning as BA9258.

1st June 2012 - Leased Aircraft Operations.

Titan Airways Boeing 757-256 operated the BA2606/BA2607 London Gatwick - Naples and BA2716/BA2717 London Gatwick - Malaga rotations then positioned London Gatwick - London Stansted as BA25P.

1st June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today due to strike action by security staff at Oslo:

BA761 Oslo - London Heathrow

BA762/BA763 London Heathrow - Oslo

BA766/BA767 London Heathrow - Oslo.


These cancellations were due to strike action by security staff at Oslo.

Additionally the following flights did not operate:

BA263 London Heathrow - Riyadh

BA2906/BA2907 London Gatwick - Manchester rotation did not operate.



























































































































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22nd June 2012 - G-DBCF Returns from Sofia Maintenance.

bmi Airbus A320 G-DBCF, which has been under maintenance at Sofia since 11th June, positioned Sofia - London Heathrow this afternoon as BD9551.

22nd June 2012 - G-EUOC BA1304 Edinburgh Diversion.

Airbus A319 G-EUOC operating BA1304 London Heathrow - Aberdeen diverted to Edinburgh this morning after circling Aberdeen several times. The aircraft then operated Edinburgh - London Heathrow as BA1305.

22nd June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The following rotations did not operate today:

BA336/BA337 London Heathrow - Paris Orly

BA394/BA395 London Heathrow - Brussels

BA576/BA577 London Heathrow - Milan Linate

BA704/BA705 London Heathrow - Vienna

BA782/BA783 London Heathrow - Stockholm Arlanda

BA818/BA819 London Heathrow - Copenhagen

BA966/BA967 London Heathrow - Hamburg.

21st June 2012 - G-EUPZ to Glasgow Maintenance.

Airbus A319 G-EUPZ positioned London Heathrow - Glasgow this afternoon as BZ9273.

21st June 2012 - Flight Cancellation.

The BA1386/BA1391 London Heathrow - Manchester rotation did not operate today.

20th June 2012 - G-EUXM Returns from Stansted.

Following its diversion to London Stansted on 16th June Airbus A321 G-EUXM positioned London Stansted - London Heathrow today as BA9272 before re-entering service as BA818 London Heathrow - Copenhagen.

19th June 2012 - More Phoenix Nights.

Commencing 1st December 2012 the BA289/BA288 London Heathrow - Phoenix Boeing 747-400 service will increase from 6x weekly to daily.

19th June 2012 - G-BNWX Re-enters Service.

Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWX re-entered service today as BA676 London Heathrow - Istanbul.

18th June 2012 - G-BNWX Returns from Cabin Reconfiguration.

Boeing 767-336ER G-BWNX positioned London Gatwick - London Heathrow this afternoon as BA9270 in a test flight that flew north as far as Perth. This is the first European configuration aircraft to be fitted with a refurbished interior.

The refurbishment includes new sidewalls and 777 style overhead bins, new drop down screens and new seats in Economy. There are now just eleven full rows of Converter Seating along with middle seats in Row 1 giving a maximum 68 Club Europe seats. This has allowed an extra row of seats to be fitted into the centre cabin giving a CY259 configuration.

18th June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The BA462/BA463 London Heathrow - Madrid rotation did not operate today.

18th June 2012 - G-VIIG Returns from Houston.

Following its technical issue on 15th June Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIG positioned Houston - London Heathrow this evening as BA9607.

17th June 2012 - Prestwick Maintenance Swap.

Airbus A320 G-TTOE positioned London Heathrow - Prestwick this evening as BA9271. Airbus A321 G-EUXG then positioned Prestwick - London Heathrow as BA9270.

17th June 2012 - G-EUNB Returns from Gatwick Maintenance.

Airbus A318 G-EUNB positioned London Gatwick - London City this morning as BA9273.

16th June 2012 - Houston Delays Cleared.

BA196 Houston - London Heathrow flights continued to suffer 24 hour delays following the technical issue encountered by Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIG on 14th June. Sister G-VIIN operated the outbound BA197 for the second day running today and returned to Heathrow operating yesterday’s delayed BA196 using callsign BA9606. This appears to have cleared the backlog of passengers as today’s BA196 is shown as cancelled rather than delayed.

16th June 2012 - G-EUXM BA1445 Stansted Diversion.

Airbus A321 G-EUXM operating BA1445 Edinburgh - London Heathrow diverted to London Stansted this afternoon. The flight began squawking the 7700 General Emergency code whilst still north of the Scottish border due to unreliable airspeed indications and looked to be making towards Heathrow until it was in the area of Banbury when it turned and tracked direct to Stansted.

16th June 2012 - Saturday A320 Charters.

Airbus A320 charters today were as follows:

G-EUUG operated BA9216/BA9217 London Heathrow - Cagliari.

G-EUUO operated BA9218/BA9219 London Heathrow - Olbia.

G-EUYB operated BA9232/BA9233 London Heathrow - Rhodes.

G-EUUH operated BA9234/BA9235 London Heathrow - Bodrum.

G-EUUU operated BA9236/BA9237 London Heathrow - Cagliari.

G-EUUW operated BA9238/BA9239 London Heathrow - Bastia.

16th June 2012 - G-EUPD Goes Dove Gold.

Airbus A319 G-EUPD, which has been out of service at London Heathrow since 6th June, was unveiled today in Dove Gold livery and re-entered service as BA334 London Heathrow - Paris Orly.

16th June 2012 - G-EUNB to Gatwick Maintenance.

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

16th June 2012 - Flight Cancellations.

The BA2772/BA2773 London Gatwick - Jersey rotation did not operate today due to Jersey airport being closed due to Blue Island’s ATR-72 G-DRFC suffering a gear collapse on the main runway.

16th June 2012 - G-CIVY Abuja Runway Excursion.

Boeing 747-436 G-CIVY left the paved surface of the runway at Abuja this morning when turning to backtrack along the runway after arrival from London Heathrow. There was no damage but the return BA82 was delayed almost four hours whilst the aircraft was checked.

15th June 2012 - Houston Delays Carried Over.

Following yesterday’s BA196 Houston - London Heathrow delay caused by a technical issue encountered by Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIG, yesterday’s flight was operated this evening by sister G-VIIN using callsign BA9605. This aircraft had arrived as today’s BA197 and thus today’s BA196 is now delayed overnight.

15th June 2012 - G-DBCD Unveiled in Dove Gold.

bmi Airbus A319 G-DBCD, which has been out of service since 6th June, emerged from the Heathrow paintshop today’s in Dove Gold livery.

14th June 2012 - G-VIIG Houston Technical Issue.

Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIG arrived into Houston this evening as BA197 from London Heathrow however the return BA196 has been delayed indefinitely indicating a technical issue with the aircraft.

14th June 2012 - G-MEDU to East Midlands Maintenance.

bmi Airbus A321 positioned London Heathrow - East Midlands this evening as BD9544. This aircraft will be reconfigured to 23J/131Y with Swiss style flat beds in Business Class. Enough of these seats to reconfigure the bmi A321 fleet are already at East Midlands and came with the bmi sale.

14th June 2012 - G-DBCE Positioning Flight.

bmi Airbus A319 positioned Belfast City - London Heathrow this evening as BD9541. The aircraft had been at Belfast City since operating BD88 from London Heathrow yesterday and appears to have encountered a technical issue, hence G-MIDS positioning to Belfast City earlier in the day.

14th June 2012 - G-VIIT Operates Revised BA2157/BA2156.

Today’s BA2157/BA2156 London Gatwick - Antigua - Punta Cana rotation operated by Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIT instead operated London Gatwick - Punta Cana - Antigua as BA2157 then Antigua - London Gatwick as BA2156.

14th June 2012 - G-MEDU BD891 Riga Diversion.

bmi Airbus A321 G-MEDU operating BD891 London Heathrow - Moscow Domodedovo diverted via Riga today due to a medical emergency.

14th June 2012 - 777 Cardiff Maintenance Swap.

Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMI positioned London Heathrow - Cardiff-Wales this afternoon as BA9173. Boeing 777-336ER G-STBA then positioned Cardiff-Wales - London Heathrow as BA9172.

14th June 2012 - G-MIDS Positioning Flight.

bmi Airbus A320 G-MIDS, which has been under maintenance at East Midlands since 26th May, positioned East Midlands - Belfast City this morning as BD9545 then re-entered service as BD81 Belfast City - London Heathrow.

12th June 2012 - G-EUUV Returns from Milan.

Following yesterday’s technical issue Airbus A320 G-EUUV positioned Milan Malpensa - London Heathrow this morning as BA9254.

12th June 2012 - bmi A321 G-MEDU Bishkek Technical Issue.

bmi Airbus A321 G-MEDU arrived into Bishkek this morning as BD927 London Heathrow - Baku - Bishkek (depart London 11th June), however the return BD926 has been delayed around 18 hours due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

11th June 2012 - G-EUUV Milan Technical Issue.

Airbus A320 G-EUUV arrived into Milan Malpensa as BA580 from London Heathrow this evening however the return BA581 has been cancelled indicating a technical issue with the aircraft.

13th June 2012 - Club World London City Service Now Operated by New Subsidiary.

From today the Airbus A318 Club World London City service is operated by a new subsidiary company called British Airways Ltd. The new subsidiary wil seek its own Air Operators Certificate and Operating Licence and will then operate as a wet lease to British Airways. British Airways Ltd has IATA code BAT and callsign Gherkin.

11th June 2012 - 747 Cardiff Maintenance Swap.

Boeing 747-436 G-BYGB positioned London Heathrow - Cardiff-Wales this morning as BA9175. Sister G-BYGC then positioned Cardiff-Wales - London Heathrow as BA9176.

11th June 2012 - bmi A319 Sofia Maintenance Swap.

Airbus A319 G-DBCF positioned London Heathrow - Sofia as BD9511. Sister G-DBCE positioned Sofia - London Heathrow as BD9512.

10th June 2012 - G-MIDO LH957 Cologne Diversion.

bmi Airbus A320 G-MIDO operating the wet lease LH957 Birmingham - Frankfurt diverted to Cologne this evening due to missing curfew at Frankfurt. The flight was running over three hours late due to baggage loader breakdown at Birmingham. The return LH958 was cancelled and the aircraft positioned Cologne - Birmingham as LH957F.

10th June 2012 - G-DOCL BA2774 Gatwick Return.

Boeing 737-436 G-DOCL operating BA2774 London Gatwick - Jersey returned to London Gatwick this afternoon due to weather at Jersey. The return BA2775 and later BA2776/BA2777 rotation were cancelled.

10th June 2012 - G-DOCH BA2688 Gatwick Return.

Boeing 737-436 G-DOCH operating BA2688 London Gatwick - Genoa returned to Gatwick just over an hour after take off today. The same aircraft was able to depart again operating with a delay of around three hours.

10th June 2012 - Gatwick Cancellations.

The following flights did not operate today:

BA2624/BA2625 London Gatwick - Nice BA2762/BA2763 London Gatwick - Amsterdam

BA2775 Jersey - London Gatwick

BA2776/BA2777 London Gatwick - Jersey.

10th June 2012 - G-EUNB Returns from Gatwick Maintenance.

Airbus A318 G-EUNB positioned London Gatwick - London City this morning as BA9271.

9th June 2012 - 747 Cardiff Maintenance Swap.

Boeing 747-436 G-BNLM positioned London Heathrow - Cardiff-Wales late this afternoon as BA9170. Sister G-BNLL then positioned Cardiff-Wales - London Heathrow as BA9171.

9th June 2012 - G-EUPB Positioning Flight.

Airbus A319 G-EUPB positioned London Heathrow - Glasgow this evening as BA9272.

9th June 2012 - G-EUPW Returns to Heathrow Base.

Airbus A319 G-EUPW operated the BA2936/BA2937 London Gatwick - Edinburgh and BA2960/BA2961 London Gatwick - Glasgow rotations today then positioned London Gatwick - London Heathrow as BA9252 in time to operate the BA322/BA327 London Heathrow - Paris CDG rotation.











































































































































































































































 


























 











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