British Airways B747-400 G-BYGF Returns to Service.

British Airways Boeing 747-438 G-BYGF, which has been at London Heathrow since returning from maintenance at London Stansted on 7th February, returned to service this afternoon operating BA113 London Heathrow – New York...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVF Returns from Chicago.

Following its overnight stay, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVF departed Chicago this evening operating today’s scheduled BA294 Chicago – London Heathrow. Today’s outbound BA295 had been...

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGB Overnight Kuwait Delay.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGB arrived into Kuwait this morning as BA157 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 15th January), however the return BA156 has been delayed until the early hours of tomorrow morning. This was known well ahead of the...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVM Returns from Phoenix.

Following its technical return to Phoenix on 6th December, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVM positioned Phoenix – Bermuda – Cardiff Wales for maintenance this afternoon as BA9174. The routing indicates that this was a three engine ferry...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVM BA288 Phoenix Technical Return.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVM operating BA288 Phoenix – London Heathrow stopped the climb at 6,000 ft this evening due to an engine issue. Circled to work checklists whilst climbing to 10,000 ft then returned to Phoenix for a safe landing. The flight was...

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGA Lagos Rescue Mission.

Following the Boeing 747-400 technical issue at Lagos on 27th November, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGA positioned London Heathrow – Lagos this evening as BA9150 in order to operate the delayed BA74 Lagos – London Heathrow of 27th November after...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVF Lagos Technical Issue.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVF operated BA75 London Heathrow – Lagos this morning, however it was unable to operate the return BA74 due to a technical issue. The flight has been delayed at least...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLY Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLY, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 25th September, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow as BA9177 early this afternoon then returned to service operating BA275 London Heathrow – Las...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVA Cape Town Technical Issue.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVA arrived into Cape Town this morning as BA43 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 2nd November), however this evening’s return BA42 has been delayed overnight due to a technical...

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGD Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGD, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 16th October, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow early this evening as BA9174 then returned to service operating BA57 London Heathrow –...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVC BA84 Calgary Diversion.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVC operating BA84 Vancouver – London Heathrow (depart Vancouver 21st October) diverted via Calgary in the early hours of this morning due to a medical emergency on board.

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGD Mexico Cancellation.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGD operated BA243 London Heathrow – Mexico City this afternoon, however due to the diversion of yesterday’s BA243 to Cancun there was no rested crew available at Mexico City and therefore the return BA242 was cancelled....

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVE Continues from Cancun.

Following its diversion yesterday, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVE departed Cancun late this morning continuing yesterday’s diverted BA243 London Heathrow – Mexico City, routing Cancun – Mexico City as BA243. The aircraft then operated...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVS Operates Delayed Calgary Service.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVS operated yesterday’s delayed BA103 London Heathrow – Calgary this afternoon as BA9603. This is the first use of a Boeing 747-400 on this route. As there is no Boeing 747-400 crew at Calgary yesterday’s return...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLY Positions to Baltimore-Washington.

Following the cancellation of today’s BA209/BA208 London Heathrow – Miami rotation, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLY positioned London Heathrow – Baltimore-Washington as BA209 this evening in order to be able to easily position into Miami in...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLY BA294 Chicago Technical Return.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLY operating BA294 Chicago – London Heathrow stopped the climb at 15,000ft close to Reed City, Michigan due to an issue with the #2 engine and returned to Chicago for a safe landing. The flight was subsequently...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLY Continues from Cancun.

Following its diversion yesterday, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLY departed Cancun late tonight continuing yesterday’s diverted BA243 London Heathrow – Mexico City, routing Cancun – Mexico City as...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVB Returns from Nairobi.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 8th August, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVB departed Nairobi in the early hours of this morning operating the delayed BA64 Nairobi – London Heathrow of 8th August as...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLN Returns from Heathrow Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLN, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 31st July, returned to service this afternoon operating the delayed BA275 London Heathrow – Las Vegas of 6th August as BA9602. The aircraft then positioned Las Vegas...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLN Returns from Denver.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLN departed Denver this evening operating yesterday’s delayed BA218 Denver – London Heathrow as BA9601.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVU BA242 Mexico City Technical Return.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVU operating BA242 Mexico City – London Heathrow stopped the climb at 12,000 ft this evening (4,000 ft above the 8,000 ft altitude airport at Mexico City) due to a cabin pressurisation issue, entered two holds to burn fuel...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVA Returns from Las Vegas.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 18th June, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVA departed Las Vegas in the early hours of this morning operating the delayed BA274 Las Vegas – London Heathrow of 18th June as...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVT Returns from Seattle.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVT departed Seattle late this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed BA48 Seattle – London Heathrow as...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVT Returns from Nairobi.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVT departed Nairobi this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed BA64 Nairobi – London Heathrow as BA64D.

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLK Johannesburg Technical Issue.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLK arrived into Johannesburg as BA57 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 1st May) this morning, however this evening’s scheduled BA54 return has been delayed at least overnight due to a technical...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVO BA59 Palma Medical Diversion.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVO operating BA59 London Heathrow – Cape Town (depart London Heathrow 8th April) was over Algeria in the early hours of this morning when it backtracked to divert via Palma due to a medical emergency on...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVC BA213 Boston De-icing Swap.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVC operated the BA213/BA212 London Heathrow – Boston rotation today in place of the scheduled A380 due to expected freezing conditions at Boston and a reported lack of A380 compatible de-icing equipment at...

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGE Operates 747 Return to Philadelphia.

British Airways switched operating of the BA67/BA66 London Heathrow – Philadelphia rotation from Boein 777 to Boeing 747-400 operation today with G-BYGE operating today’s services. This is the first scheduled BA 747 service to Philadelphia in over ten...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLP Cape Town Flight Switch.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLP arrived into Cape Town this morning as BA43 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 16th March), however this evening it operated yesterday’s delayed BA42 Cape Town – London Heathrow as...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVU Cape Town Flight Switch.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVU arrived into Cape Town this morning as BA43 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 15th March), however this evening it operated yesterday’s delayed BA42 Cape Town – London Heathrow as BA42D. As a result...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVJ Cape Town Flight Switch.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVJ arrived into Cape Town this morning as BA43 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 14th March), however this evening it operated yesterday’s delayed BA42 Cape Town – London Heathrow as BA42D. As a result...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVM Cape Town Technical Issue.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVM arrived into Cape Town as BA43 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 13th March) this morning, however this evening’s return BA42 has been delayed overnight due to a technical...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLO Withdrawn.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLO was withdrawn from service at London Heathrow this morning after arriving as BA218 from Dener positioned London Heathrow – Cardiff-Wales for maintenance this decomissioning this afternoon as BA9170....

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGF Overnight Dallas-Fort Worth Delay.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGF operated today’s scheduled BA193 London Heathrow – Dallas-Fort Worth this morning, however the return BA192 has been delayed overnight due to a lack of rested crew at Dallas-Fort Worth following the 24 hour delay to...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVS Operates Delayed Dallas Service.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVS operated yesterday’s delayed BA193 London Heathrow – Dallas-Fort Worth this morning as BA9607. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed BA192 Dallas-Fort Worth – London Heathrow using the BA192...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVY Overnight Houston Delay.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVY operated BA195 London Heathrow – Houston this morning, however the return BA194 has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a technical or a crew...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVC Returns from Las Vegas.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 20th February, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVC departed Las Vegas in the early hours of this morning operating the delayed BA270 Las Vegas – London Heathrow of 20th...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVC Las Vegas Technical Issue.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVC preparing to operate BA270 Las Vegas – London Heathrow returned to the terminal this evening due to a technical issue. The flight has been delayed at least overnight and passengers...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVV Departs Again for Johannesburg.

Following it’s medical diversion to Barcelona this morning and subsequent return to London Heathrow, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVV departed again this evening operating yesterday’s diverted and delayed BA57 London Heathrow – Johannesburg as...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVH New York JFK Technical Issue.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVH overnighted at New York JFK after arriving as BA183 from London Heathrow yesterday, however its scheduled return to London Heathrow as BA178 this morning was delayed until this evening due to a technical...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLK Returns from Accra.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 4th January, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLK departed Accra late this morning operating the delayed BA78 Accra – London Heathrow of 4th January as BA78D.

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLP Returns from Cardiff Storage.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLP, which has been in short term storage at Cardiff-Wales since 23rd December, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow as BA9151 early this afternoon then returned to service operating BA275 London Heathrow – Las...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVR BA112 New York JFK Technical Return.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVR operating BA112 New York JFK – London Heathrow stopped the climb at 4,500 ft this evening when the landing gear failed to retract, entered a hold to work checklists then returned to New York JFK for a safe landing. The...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLP Returns from Cardiff-Wales.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLP, which has been temporarily stored at Cardiff-Wales since 24th November, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow as BA9163 this afternoon then returned to service operating BA157 London Heathrow –...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVS Returns from Cardiff-Wales.

Britih Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVS, which has been in short term storage at Cardiff-Wales since 23rd November, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow as BA9162 this afternoon then returned to service operating BA183 London Heathrow – New York...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVJ Returns from Boston.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVJ departed Boston this evening operating yesterday’s delayed BA214 Boston – London Heathrow as BA9601.

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGB New York JFK Emergency Landing.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGB operating BA175 London Heathrow – New York JFK made an emergency landing at New York JFK this afternoon due to a hydraulic issue. The aircraft was towed off the runway. The return BA116 was subsequently...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVW Enters Heathrow Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVW returned to the London Heathrow maintenance facility this morning after arriving as BA296 from Chicago. The aircraft had operated yesterday’s BA297/BA296 rotation following a week in the Heathrow maintenance...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLJ Withdrawn.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLJ was withdrawn from service at London Heathrow this morning after arriving as BA58 from Cape Town. The aircraft positioned London Heathrow – Cardiff-Wales for decomissioning during the afternoon as...

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGB Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGB, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 21st June, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow this evening as BA9174. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 14F/70J/30W/185Y to 14F/86J/30W/145Y with Panasonic...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVP BA209 Orlando Diversion.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVP operating BA209 London Heathrow – Miami diverted to Orlando this evening due to weather at Miami. The return BA208 was subsequently cancelled however this is showing as being due to a technical...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLV Withdrawn.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLV was withdrawn from service at London Heathrow this morning after arriving as BA78 from Accra and then positioned London Heathrow – Cardiff-Wales for component recovery as...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLN Overnight Miami Delay.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLN operated BA207 London Heathrow – Miami today, however the return BA206 has been delayed overnight. It is unclear whether this is due to a technical or a crew issue.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVN Overnight Accra Delay.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVN operated BA81 London Heathrow – Accra this afternoon, however the return BA78 has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a crew or a technical...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVG Returns from Chicago.

Following the lightning damage it received yesterday, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVG departed Chicago late tonight operating yesterday’s delayed BA294 Chicago – London Heathrow as BA9607.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVG Chicago Damage.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVG operated BA295 London Heathrow – Chicago this morning, however the return BA294 has been delayed overnight due to the aircraft sustaining damage from a lightning strike after it was fully loaded and waiting at the...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLY Returns from Beijing.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLY departed Beijing this evening operating yesterday’s delayed BA38 Beijing – London Heathrow as BA38A.

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGA Overnight Miami Delay.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGA operated BA209 London Heathrow – Miami today in place of the scheduled A380. However the return BA208 has been delayed overnight due to there being no rested B747-400 crew available at...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVS BA294 Shannon Diversion.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVS operating BA294 Chicago – London Heathrow (depart Chicago 13th July) diverted to Shannon this morning. The aircraft was late departing Chicago due to weather with initial indications being that it would divert to Manchester...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVJ Returns from Mexico City.

Following the technical issue it encountered on July 5th, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVJ returned to service this evening operating today’s scheduled BA242 Mexico City – London Heathrow. On arrival at London Heathrow the aircraft entered the...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVG Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVG, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 9th June, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow this evening as BA9172. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 14F/70J/30W/185Y to 14F/86J/30W/145Y with Panasonic IFE....

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVL BA295 Heathrow Technical Return.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVL operating BA295 London Heathrow – Chicago was close to Waterford this afternoon when it turned back to London Heathrow, circled over West Wales to burn fuel then continued to London Heathrow for a safe landing. The flight,...

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGC Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGC, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 24th May, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow late this afternoon as BA9172. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 14F/70J/30W/185Y to 14F/86J/30W/145Y with...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVJ BA92 Montreal Diversion.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVJ operating BA92 Toronto – London Heathrow diverted via Montreal this evening. GDS systems are reporting that this was due to a technical issue however there are reports that this was due to a security alert. The flight...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVJ Returns from Beijing.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVJ departed Beijing early this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed BA38 Beijing – London Heathrow as...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVJ Beijing Technical Issue.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVJ arrived into Beijing this morning as BA39 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 12th June), however the return BA38 has been delayed overnight due to a technical...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLP Overnight Miami Delay.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLP operated BA209 London Heathrow – Miami this afternoon, however the return BA208 has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a technical or a crew...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVI Returns from Heathrow Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVI, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 15th May, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow late this afternoon as BA9172. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 14F/70J/30W/185Y to 14F/86J/30W/145Y with...

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGD Overnights at Boston.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGD operated today’s BA215 London Heathrow – Boston but will overnight at Boston as there are four arriving aircraft today with only three scheduled departures.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVZ Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVZ, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 29th April, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow late this afternoon as BA9172. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 14F/70J/30W/185Y to 14F/86J/30W/145Y with...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVB Returns from Accra.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 18th May, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVB departed Accra in the early hours of this morning operating the delayed BA78 Accra – London Heathrow of 18th May as...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVL Returns from Accra.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 14th May, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVL departed Accra this morning operating the delayed BA78 Accra – London Heathrow of 14th May as BA78D.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVY Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVY, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 16th April, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow late this afternoon as BA9172. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 14F/70J/30W/185Y to 14F/86J/30W/145Y with...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVB Overnight Las Vegas Delay.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVB operated BA275 London Heathrow – Las Vegas this afternoon, however due to the overnight delay of yesterday’s BA275 there is no rested crew available at Las Vegas. Therefore the return BA274 has been delayed...

British Airways Longhaul Fleet to Get Gogo 2Ku Wifi.

IAG today announced that the British Airways longhaul fleet will be fitted with the Gogo 2Ku wifi system commencing in 2017. This will encompass 18 Boeing 747-400s and the Boeing 777-200, Boeing 777-200ER, Boeing 777-300ER and A380 fleets.

British Airways Announce Sao Paulo Downguage.

British Airways today announced that the BA247/BA246 London Heathrow – Sao Paulo  rotation will be downguaged from Boeing 747-400 to Boeing 777-200ER equipment from 10th August to the end of the Summer timetable on 29th October.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVI Halifax Rescue Mission.

Following the diversion of BA114 New York JFK – London Heathrow to Halifax in the early hours of this morning, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVI positioned Boston – Halifax as BA9153 this evening after arriving as BA203 from London Heathrow in order to...

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGG Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGG, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 4th April, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow late this afternoon as BA9172. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 14F/70J/30W/185Y to 14F/86J/30W/145Y with...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVM Returns from Mexico City.

Following its overnight stay, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVM departed Mexico City for London Heathrow late tonight as BA9606. Although this flight number would normally indicate a service flight this flight does not appear to have carried...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVM Overnights at Mexico City.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVM operated BA243 London Heathrow – Mexico City this afternoon, however the aircraft will overnight in Mexico after the return BA242 was operated by a sister aircraft following the cancellation of yesterday’s BA242...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVP JFK Rescue Mission.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 15th April, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVP departed Mexico City in the early hours of this morning operating Mexico City – New York JFK as BA242F in the early hours of this morning carrying the scheduled...

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGD Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGD, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 20th March, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow early this afternoon as BA9172. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 14F/70J/30W/185Y to 14F/86J/30W/145Y with...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVH Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVH, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 1st March, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow early this evening as BA9172. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 14F/70J/30W/185Y to 14F/86J/30W/145Y with...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVV Chicago Technical Issue.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVV operated BA295 London Heathrow – Chicago this morning, however the return BA294 was cancelled due to a technical issue with the aircraft following a lightning strike on...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLO Operates Delayed Cape Town Service.

Following the technical return of yesterday’s BA59 London Heathrow – Cape Town to London Heathrow late last night, the delayed service was operated as BA59X this evening by Boeing 747-436 G-BNLO. The aircraft will operated today’s BA58 Cape Town...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVB BA206 Birmingham Diversion.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVB operating BA206 Miami – London Heathrow (depart Miami 27th March) diverted to Birmingham this morning due to high winds at London Heathrow. The aircraft positioned Birmingham – London Heathrow during the evening as...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVW BA106 Manchester Diversion.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVW operating BA106 Dubai – London Heathrow diverted to Manchester this morning due to high winds at London Heathrow. The aircraft positioned Manchester – London Heathrow late in the evening as...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLF Withdrawn.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLF was withdrawn from service at London Heathrow this morning after arriving as BA78 from Accra. This aircraft was the last to fly with an “Old First” cabin meaning this cabin is now obsolete and had twice had its service...

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGC Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGC, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since March 1st, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow late this afternoon as BA9172. The aircraft had originally been scheduled to return to London Heathrow yesterday...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVX Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVX, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 24th February, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow this afternoon as BA9172. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 14F/70J/30W/185Y to 14F/86J/30W/145Y with...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLO BA218 Cardiff-Wales Diversion.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLO operating BA218 Denver – London Heathrow (depart Denver 10th March) diverted via Cardiff-Wales this morning due a combination of long fog based hold times at London Heathrow and the temporary closure of the north runway...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVV BA114 Cardiff-Wales Diverison.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVV operating BA114 New York JFK – London Heathrow (depart New York JFK 10th March) diverted via Cardiff-Wales this morning due a combination of long fog based hold times at London Heathrow and the temporary closure of the north...

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGB Overnight Boston Delay.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGB operated BA213 London Heathrow – Boston this morning, however the return BA212 has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a technical or a crew...

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGA Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGA, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 5th February, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow this afternoon as BA9172. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 14F/70J/30W/185Y to 14F/86J/30W/145Y with...

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGF Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGF, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 30th January, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow this evening as BA9172. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 14F/70J/30W/185Y to 14F/86J/30W/145Y with Panasonic...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVC Returns from Accra.

Following its overnight delay British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVC departed Accra in the early hours of this morning operating the delayed BA78 Accra – London Heathrow of 14th February as BA78X.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVC Overnight Accra Delay.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVC operated BA81 London Heathrow – Accra this afternoon, however the return BA78 has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a technical or a crew...

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGE Boston Overnight Delay.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGE operated BA213 London Heathrow – Boston this morning, however the return BA212 has been delayed overnight. This has been reported as both due to a technical issue and crew...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVR Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVR, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 11th January, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow early this evening as BA9172. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 14F/70J/30W/185Y to 14F/86J/30W/145Y...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVX BA295 Heathrow Technical Return.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVX, which had been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 25th January, returned to service this afternoon operating BA295 London Heathrow – Chicago.  The aircraft was just to the south of Iceland when it turned back to...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVV Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVV, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 28th December 2015, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow this afternoon as BA9172. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 14F/70J/30W/185Y to 14F/86J/30W/145Y...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLY Abuja Rescue Mission.

Following the technical diversion of yesterday’s BA59 London Heathrow – Cape Town to Abuja, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLY positioned London Heathrow – Abuja this morning as BA9157 in order to continue yesterday’s diverted BA59 London...

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGG Mexico Flight Number Switch.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGG operated today’s scheduled BA243 London Heathrow – Mexico City, however due to the late running of yesterday’s BA243/BA242 rotation, the aircraft operated today’s return BA242 service using callsign...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVK Takes Over BA243.

Following the technical return of BA243 London Heathrow – Mexico City to London Heathrow during the afternoon, the flight was subsequently operated this evening by British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVK.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVA BA243 Heathrow Technical Return.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVA operating BA243 London Heathrow – Mexico City had started its Atlantic crossing to the west of Ireland when it turned back to London Heathrow for a safe landing following a technical issue. The flight has been rescheduled...

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGG Operates BA217 Washington Rotation.

Following the A380 ramp incident at Miami yesterday, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGG operated BA217London Heathrow – Washington today in place of the usual A380. As there is no rested 747 flight crew at Washington the return BA216 will be delayed overnight...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLP Johannesburg Crew Delay.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLP arrived into Johannesburg this morning as BA57 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 10th January), however the return BA54 has been delayed overnight due to crew...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVL Delhi Fog Delay.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVL arrived into Delhi in the early hours of this morning as BA143 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 7th January), however the aircraft was unable to depart due to heavy fog. Once this had cleared crew did not have...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVW Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVW, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since November 28th, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow late this morning as BA9174. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 14F/70J/30W/185Y to 14F/86J/30W/145Y...

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGE Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGE, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since November 26th, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow late this morning as BA9173. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 14F/70J/30W/185Y to 14F/86J/30W/145Y...

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGD Returns from Kuwait.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGD departed Kuwait this morning operating yesterday’s delayed BA156 Kuwait – London Heathrow as BA156X.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVL Cape Town Technical Issue.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVL arrived into Cape Town this morning as BA43 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 23rd December), however the aircraft then encountered a technical issue causing the cancellation of BA58 Cape Town – London...

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGD Kuwait Technical Issue.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGD arrived into Kuwait early this morning as BA157 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 23rd December), however the return BA156 has been delayed overnight due to a technical...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVY Overnight Lagos Delay.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVY operated BA75 London Heathrow – Lagos this morning, however the return BA74 has been delayed overnight. It is unclear whether this is due to a crew or a technical...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVC Returns from Vancouver.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 9th December, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVC departed Vancouver late this morning routing Vancouver – Toronto – Prestwick as BA9176. This flight operated on three engines hence the aircraft was not...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVZ Overnight Sao Paulo Delay.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVZ arrived into Sao Paulo this morning as BA247 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 11th December), however the return BA246 has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a technical or a crew...

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGB Boston Cancellation.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGB operated BA213 London Heathrow – Boston this afternoon, however the return BA212 was cancelled with a technical issue flagged in CRS systems. Nonetheless the aircraft did position Boston – London Heathrow late at night...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVS Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVS, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 30th October, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow late this evening as BA9176. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 14F/70J/30W/185Y to 14F/86J/30W/145Y and...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVD Returns from Phoenix.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVD departed Phoenix this evening operating yesterday’s delayed BA288 Phoenix – London Heathrow as BA9603.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVO Returns from Denver.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVO departed Denver this evening operating yesterday’s delayed BA218 Denver – London Heathrow as BA9602.

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLX Withdrawn.

British Airways  Boeing 747-436 G-BNLX was withdrawn from service at London Heathrow this morning after arriving as BA42 from Cape Town. The aircraft then positioned London Heathrow – Cardiff-Wales as BA9172 for decommissioning. This reduces the Boeing 747-400...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLW Withdrawn.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLW was withdrawn from service at London Heathrow this morning after arriving as BA206 from Miami. The aircraft positioned London Heathrow – Cardiff-Wales for decomissioning early this evening as BA9173. This reduces the Boeing...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLF Delhi Delay.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLF arrived into Delhi as BA143 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 31st October) in the early hours of this morning. However due to the 24 hours delay to the BA143 service of 30th October, there was no rested crew available...

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGG BA246 Glasgow Diversion.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGG operating BA246 Sao Paulo – London Heathrow (depart Sao Paulo 31st October) diverted to Glasgow this morning due to fog at London Heathrow. Crew timed out before the aircraft could continue to the flight was...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVM Operates Delayed Delhi Service.

Following the technical return of BA143 London Heathrow – Delhi to London Heathrow yesterday, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVM operated the delayed service this morning as BA143Y and will return early tomorrow morning operating today’s delayed BA142...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVL BA143 Heathrow Technical Return.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVL operating BA143 London Heathrow – Delhi stopped the climb at 10,000 ft this morning due to fumes in the cockpit and a low oil pressure warning, circled over Kent to work checklists and burn fuel, then returned to London...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLF Returns from Orlando.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLF, which has remained at Orlando since operating the outbound Dreamflight charity flight on 18th October, departed this evening operating the return Orlando – London Heathrow Dreamflight as...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVM Miami Technical Issue.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVM operated BA207 London Heathrow – Miami this morning, however the return BA206 has been delayed overnight after the aircraft encountered an issue with the #1 engine.

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLN Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLN, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 5th October, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow late this afternoon as BA9172 and returned to service operating BA109 London Heathrow – Dubai. The...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVI BA75 Return to Stand.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVI preparing to operate BA75 London Heathrow – Lagos returned to the stand at London Heathrow early this afternoon after a fuel leak was discovered. The flight has been delayed overnight....

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGG Continues from Cancun.

Following its diversion on 6th October, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGG continued Cancun – Mexico City this morning as BA243Y. During the evening the aircraft positioned Mexico City – London Heathrow as BA9156....

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGG Takes Over BA243, Diverts to Cancun.

Following the earlier return to the stand of BA243 London Heathrow – Mexico City, the flight was subsequently operated by Boeing 747-436 G-BYGG. However due to volcanic activity near Mexico City the aircraft diverted to Cancun. The return BA242 was subsequently...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVM Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVM, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 26th September, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow early this evening as BA9172. The aircraft has been converted from 14F/70J/30W/177Y configuration to...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLF Receives Further Life Extension.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLF, which was scheduled to be withdrawn from service last September but which saw its service life extended following the Johannesburg wing incident, and was then scheduled to be withdrawn at the end of October 2015, has received a...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVS Returns from Heathrow Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVS, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 4th September, returned to service this evening operating BA247 London Heathrow – Sao Paulo. The aircraft has been repainted into White Union Flag with Crest...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVF Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVF, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 31st July, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow as BA9172 this afternoon. The aircraft has been reconfigured from 14F/70J/30W/185Y to 14F/86J/30W/145Y and has...

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGD Lagos Rescue Mission.

Following the Boeing 747-400 technical issue at Lagos last night, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGD positioned London Heathrow – Lagos this morning as BA9159 in order to operate yesterday’s delayed BA74 Lagos – London Heathrow as...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVC Kuwait Rescue Mission.

Following the Boeing 747-400 technical issue at Kuwait yesterday, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVC positioned London Heathrow – Kuwait as BA9157 this morning in order to operate yesterday’s delayed BA156 Kuwait – London Heathrow as...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVU Returns from Denver.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVU departed Denver this evening operating yesterday’s delayed BA218 Denver – London Heathrow as BA9604.

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGG Operates Delayed Kuwait Service.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGG operated yesterday’s delayed BA157 London Heathrow – Kuwait early this evening as BA157X, and will return tomorrow operating this morning’s delayed BA156 Kuwait – London Heathrow as BA156Y after crew have...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVX Chicago Weather Damage.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVX operated BA295 London Heathrow – Chicago today, however the return BA294 has been delayed overnight after the aircraft sustained damage in storms at Chicago. The flight was subsequently...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVJ Overnight Vancouver Delay.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVJ operated BA87 London Heathrow – Vancouver today, however the return BA86 has been delayed overnight due to an issue on yesterday’s outbound BA87 requiring cabin crew to have more than the usual rest...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVJ Overnight Denver Delay.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVJ operated BA219 London Heathrow – Denver today, however due to the overnight delay to yesterday’s BA219 there is no rested crew available at Denver and the return BA218 has therefore been delayed...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVP Returns from Montreal.

Following its security diversion yesterday, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVP departed Montreal this evening continuing the diverted BA274 Las Vegas – London Heathrow of 28th July, routing Montreal – London Heathrow as...

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGA Operates BA55.

Following the earlier chocks in an engine A380 incident at the Heathrow maintenance base, no A380 was available to operate BA55 London Heathrow – Johannesburg this evening. The flight was instead operated by Boeing 747-436...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVK Returns to Service.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVK, which encountered a technical issue at Accra on 20th July and has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since returning from Ghana on 23rd July, returned to service this afternoon operating BA209 London Heathrow –...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVK Returns from Accra.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 20th July, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVK departed Accra late this evening operating the delayed BA78 Accra – London Heathrow of 20th July as BA78X. The aircraft then entered the London Heathrow maintenance...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVC Overnight Accra Delay.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVC operated BA81 London Heathrow – Accra this afternoon, however the return BA78 has been delayed overnight after a passenger demanded to be offloaded as the aircraft was taxiing. Once the passenger had been deplaned and his...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVA Returns to Service.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVA, which has been under further maintenance at London Heathrow since returning from Cardiff-Wales on 11th July, returned to service this afternoon operating BA219 London Heathrow –...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVR Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVR, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 25th June, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow as BA9172 this evening, at first flying west and making two loops over the Irish Sea and North Devon before...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLV BA85 London Heathrow Technical Return.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLV, which had been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 6th July, returned to service today operating BA85 London Heathrow – Vancouver. The aircraft was off the north tip of Scotland this afternoon when it turned back to...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVP Overnight Miami Delay.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVP operated BA207 London Heathrow – Miami today, however due to yesterday’s service running 24 hours late there is no crew available to operate the aircraft back to the UK and the aircraft will therefore overnight at...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVJ Returns from Denver.

Following the hydraulic issue it encountered yesterday, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVJ departed Denver late tonight operating yesterday’s delayed BA218 Denver – London Heathrow as BA9605.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVK Returns from Vancouver.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 29th June, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVK positioned Vancouver – Toronto – London Heathrow this evening as BA9178. The flight was undertaken on three engines hence the need to stop at...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVU BA285 London Heathrow Technical Issue.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVU preparing to operate BA285 London Heathrow – San Francisco encountered a technical issue prior to departure. This was eventually rectified, however crew did not have sufficient hours to reach San Francisco and the flight was...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVW Returns from Accra.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 28th June, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVW departed Accra in the early hours of this morning operating the delayed BA78 Accra – London Heathrow of 28th June as...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLV Overnight Boston Delay.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLV operated today’s scheduled BA203 London Heathrow – Boston, however due to the 24 hour delay to yesterday’s service there is no rested crew available at Boston, therefore the return BA214 has been delayed...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLF Returns from Las Vegas.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 5th June, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLF departed Las Vegas in the early hours of this morning operating the delayed BA274 Las Vegas – London Heathrow as...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLK BA247 Viracopos Diversion.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLK operating BA247 London Heathrow – Sao Paulo (depart London Heathrow 5th June) diverted to Viracopos this morning due to weather at Sao Paulo. The aircraft later continued Viracopos – Sao Paulo as cargo flight BA247F...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVK Returns from Denver.

Following its overnight weather delay, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVK departed Denver in the early hours of this morning operating the delayed BA218 Denver – London Heathrow of 9th May as BA9608.

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLP BA183 Philadelphia Diversion.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLP operating BA183 London Heathrow – New York JFK diverted to Philadelphia late tonight due to weather at New York JFK. As Philadelphia did not have immigration facilities open at that time passengers had to remain on board for...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLV Operates BA274 as BA274X.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLV operated today’s BA275/BA274 London Heathrow – Las Vegas rotation, however due to yesterday’s BA274 having been delayed to this afternoon, today’s BA274 operated tonight as...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLX Overnight Las Vegas Delay.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLX operated today’s scheduled BA275 London Heathrow – Las Vegas. However due to the late running of yesterday’s BA275 service there is no rested crew available in Las Vegas to operate the return BA274. The aircraft...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVY Overnight Lagos Delay.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVY operated today’s scheduled BA75 London Heathrow – Lagos, however due to yesterday’s BA75 being delayed until this morning there is no rested crew available at Lagos and therefore the return BA74 has been delayed...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVK Heathrow Flight Switch.

Following the earlier B747-400 technical issue at London Heathrow, Boeing 747-436 G-CIVK, which had been scheduled to operate BA57 London Heathrow – Johannesburg was switched to instead operate BA85 London Heathrow – Vancouver. As a result BA57 has been...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVS New York JFK Delay.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVS overnighted at New York JFK after arriving as BA183 from London Heathrow yesterday, however its scheduled return to London Heathrow as BA178 this morning has been delayed until late tonight and will operate as an overnight...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVU Returns from Los Angeles.

Following its diversion to Ontario and Los Angeles yesterday, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVU positioned Los Angeles – Las Vegas this evening in order to operate yesterday’s delayed BA274 Las Vegas – London Heathrow as...

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGB Returns from Abuja.

Following its overnight crew delay, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGB departed Abuja in the early hours of this morning operating yesterday’s delayed BA82 Abuja – London Heathrow as BA82X.

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGB Overnight Abuja Delay.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGB arrived into Abuja this morning as BA83 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 13th April), however the return BA82 has been delayed overnight due to continued crew...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVV Returns from Abuja.

Following its overnight crew delay, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVV departed Abuja in the early hours of this morning operating yesterday’s delayed BA82 Abuja – London Heathrow as BA82X.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVV Overnight Abuja Delay.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVV arrived into Abuja this morning as BA83 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 12th April), however the return BA82 has been delayed overnight due to crew illness.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVT Returns from Heathrow Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVT, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 30th March, returned to service this evening operating BA85 London Heathrow – Vancouver. The aircraft has been repainted into White Union Flag with Crest...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLZ Withdrawn.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLZ was withdrawn from service at London Heathrow this afternoon after arriving as BA274 from Las Vegas. This reduced the British Airways B747-400 fleet to 42 aircraft.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVV Returns from Heathrow Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVV, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 13th March, returned to service this morning operating BA213 London Heathrow – Boston. The aircraft has been repainted into White Union Flag with Crest...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVG Returns from Heathrow Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVG, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 27th February, returned to service today operating BA197 London Heathrow – Houston. The aircraft has been repainted into White Union Flag with Crest...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVR Returns from Heathrow Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVR, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 25th February, returned to service this morning operating BA193 London Heathrow – Dallas-Fort Worth. We have not yet sighted the aircraft to determine whether it has...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLN New York JFK Damage.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLN operated BA115 London Heathrow – New York JFK today, however the return BA114 was cancelled due to damage to the aircraft. The nature of the damage not confirmed although we understand was due to a lightning...

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGA BA246 Rejected Take Off.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGA operating BA246 Sao Paulo – London Heathrow rejected take off at high speed this evening due to a hydraulic leak indication. Passengers were returned to the terminal however the aircraft was able to operate the flight with a...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVF Returns from Heathrow Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVF, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since February 3rd, returned to service this evening operating BA183 London Heathrow – New York JFK. From reports kindly sent to us we undertand that the aircraft has been...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVA Cape Town Rescue Mission.

Following the Boeing 747-400 technical issue at Cape Town yesterday, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVA, which arrived into Johannesburg as BA57 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 12th February) this morning, positioned Johannesburg – Cape Town as...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLX Cape Town Technical Issue.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLX arrived into Cape Town this morning as BA43 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 11th February), however this evening’s return BA42 has been delayed at lease overnight due to a technical...

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGF Sao Paulo Technical Issue.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGF arrived into Sao Paulo this morning as BA247 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 8th February), however its scheduled return to London Heathrow as BA246 was cancelled this evening due to a technical...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVP Returns from Heathrow Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVP, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 20th January, returned to service this afternoon operating BA81 London Heathrow – Accra. The aircraft has been in the paintshop but may not have been fully...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLO BA242 Washington Technical Diversion.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLO operating BA242 Mexico City – London Heathrow (depart Mexico City 1st February) diverted to Washington in the early hours of this morning due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Washington – London...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLF Returns from Heathrow Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLF, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 6th January, returned to service this afternoon operating BA275 London Heathrow – Las Vegas. The aircraft has been repainted into White Union Flag with Crest...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVZ New York JFK Flight Swap.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVZ operated BA183 London Heathrow – New York JFK this evening, however instead of overnighting at New York JFK as scheduled, following the earlier B747-400 technical issue at New York JFK the aircraft turned around to operate...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVU Returns from JFK.

Following its overnight weather delay, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVU departed New York JFK this morning operating yesterday’s BA112 New York JFK – London Heathrow as BA9606.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVC Returns from Heathrow Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVC, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since December 19th 2014, returned to service this morning operating BA207 London Heathrow – Miami. The aircraft has been repainted into white livery bit we cannot yet...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVZ BA117 Heathrow Return to Gate.

Following the earlier Boeing 747-400 cabin evacuation, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVZ  was substituted to operated BA117 London Heathrow – New York JFK. However the aircraft encountered a fuel pump fire on taxi out and was forced to return to the...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLJ BA54 Rejected Take Off.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLJ operating BA54 Johannesburg – London Heathrow rejected take off at low speed this evening due to a an issue with the #1 engine. The aircraft returned to the gate and the flight has been delayed...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVC Returns from Cardiff-Wales.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVC, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since November 23rd, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow late this afternoon as BA9178. The aircraft has been fitted with New...

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGD Chicago Technical Issue.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGD operated BA295 London Heathrow – Chicago this afternoon, however the return BA294 has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a technical or a crew...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLG Withdrawn.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLG was withdrawn from service at London Heathrow this morning after arriving as BA78 from Accra. The aircraft then positioned London Heathrow – Cardiff-Wales as BA9171 for component recovery. This brings the Boeing 747-400...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLJ Continues from Bloemfontein.

Following its diversion yesterday, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLJ continued the diverted BA59 London Heathrow – Cape Town of 22nd November this morning routing Bloemfontein – Cape Town as BA59X. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLJ BA59 Bloemfontein Diversion.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLJ operating BA59 London Heathrow – Cape Town (depart London Heathrow 22nd November) diverted to Bloemfontein this morning due to a runway blockage at Cape Town. As crew were out of hours the aircraft is stopped at...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVL Returns from Miami.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVL departed Miami this evening operating yesterday’s delayed BA208 Miami – London Heathrow as BA9602.

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGF Returns from Riyadh.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGF departed Riyadh in the early hours of this morning operating yesterday’s delayed BA262 Riyadh – London Heathrow as...

British Airways B747-400 G-BYGF Riyadh Technical Issue.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BYGF arrived into Riyadh late last night as BA263 from London Heathrow, however its scheduled return as BA262 early this morning has been delayed overnight due to a technical...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVB Returns from Cape Town.

Following the ramp damage it sustainted on 30th October, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVB positioned Cape Town – London Heathrow this evening as BA9175, then entered the maintenance facility at London Heathrow on arrival for further...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLY Overnight Vancouver Delay.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLY operated BA85 London Heathrow – Vancouver today, however due to the late running of yesterday’s BA85 there was no rested crew at Vancouver and the return BA84 has been delayed...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLJ Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLJ, which has been under maintenance at Cardiff-Wales since 13th October, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow this afternoon as BA9172 and returned to service as BA257 London Heathrow – Delhi. The aircraft has been...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVY Cape Town Rescue Mission.

Following the Cape Town Boeing 747-400 ramp damage incident on 30th October, British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVY positioned London Heathrow – Cape Town early this afternoon as BA9174 in order to operate the delayed BA42 Cape Town – London Heathrow of...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLE Withdrawn.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLE  was withdrawn from service at London Heathrow this morning after arriving as BA284 from San Francisco. The aircraft immediately positioned London Heathrow – Cardiff-Wales as BA9171 for component recovery which will include...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVJ Operates Atlanta Charter.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVJ operated a London Heathrow – Atlanta charter late tonight as BA9123 following the Atlanta Falcons NFL team appearing at Wembley. This was not the official team charter which was operated by Virgin...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVJ Operates Atlanta Charter.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVJ operated an Atlanta – London Heathrow this evening as BA9122 in connection with the Atlanta Falcons NFL team appearing at Wembley. This was not the official team charter which was operated by Virgin...

British Airways B747-400 G-BNLF Overnight Las Vegas Delay.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLF operated BA275 London Heathrow – Las Vegas this afternoon, however due to the late running of yesterday’s BA275 service there was no rested crew available at Las Vegas to operate the return BA274, and this has...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVC BA275 London Heathrow Return.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVC operating BA275 London Heathrow – Las Vegas had begun its Atlantic crossing just over an hour into the journey when it turned back t0 London Heathrow due to a medical issue on board. Passengers have been accommodated...

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVU Overnight Las Vegas Delay.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVU operated BA275 London Heathrow – Las Vegas today, however the return BA274 has been delayed overnight due to the late running of yesterday’s BA275 meaning there is no rested crew available in Las...