British Airways A321 G-MEDL Aberdeen Damage Cancellation.

British Airways A321 G-MEDL operated BA1312 London Heathrow – Aberdeen this afternoon, however the return BA1313 returned to the stand at Aberdeen due to aircraft damage and was subsequently cancelled. The aircraft positioned Aberdeen – London Heathrow late at night as BA9257.

British Airways A321 G-MEDL Amsterdam Technical Issue.

British Airways A321 G-MEDL operated BA438 London Heathrow – Amsterdam this afternoon, however the return BA439 was cancelled due to a nose gear steering issue which caused the inbound flight to go around and subsequently be towed from the runway.

British Airways A321 G-MEDL Operates Domestic Rotations.

British Airways midhaul configuration A321 G-MEDL operated the following Domestic services today in place of the usual European configuration aircraft:

BA1370/BA1387 London Heathrow – Manchester
BA1440/BA1449 London Heathrow – Edinburgh
BA1402 London Heathrow – Manchester.

British Airways A321 G-MEDL Amman Technical Issue.

British Airways A321 G-MEDL overnighted at Amman after arriving as BA147 from London Heathrow last night, however its scheduled return to London Heathrow as BA146 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

British Airways A321 G-MEDL Returns from Gatwick Maintenance.

British Airways A321 G-MEDL , which has been under maintenance at London Gatwick since 13th May, positioned London Gatwick – London Heathrow as BA9177 this afternoon. The aircraft has been fitted with a containerised baggage system and is now compatible with T5 operations at London Heathrow.

British Airways A321 G-MEDL BA151 Tel Aviv and Larnaca Diversions.

British Airways A321 G-MEDL operating BA151 London Heathrow – Amman (depart London 14th December) diverted to Tel Aviv this morning due to weather at Amman. The aircraft departed Tel Aviv but diverted again, this time to Larnaca, where crew ran out of hours.

British Airways A321 G-MEDJ BA153 Heathrow Technical Return.

British Airways A321 G-MEDJ, which had been under maintenance at London Heathrow undergoing an engine swap since 4th December, returned to service this evening operating BA153 London Heathrow – Beirut. However crew stopped the climb at 12,000 ft when the replacement engine surged and returned to London Heathrow for a safe landing. The flight was subsequently operated by European configuration A320 G-EUUL.

British Airways A321 G-MEDL Larnaca Crew Positioning Flight.

British Airways A321 G-MEDL operated BA149 London Heathrow – Beirut today, then instead of overnighting in Beirut positioned to Larnaca as BA149 where the outbound crew will overnight. The aircraft will then operate back to Beirut as BA148 early tomorrow morning in order to operate BA148 Beirut – London Heathrow as scheduled. This is due to heightened security concerns.

British Airways A321 G-MEDL Larnaca Crew Positioning Flight.

British Airways A321 G-MEDL operated BA149 London Heathrow – Beirut today, then instead of overnighting in Beirut positioned to Larnaca as BA149 where the outbound crew will overnight. The aircraft will then operate back to Beirut as BA148 early tomorrow morning in order to operate BA148 Beirut – London Heathrow as scheduled. This is due to heightened security concerns.

British Airways A321 G-MEDL Larnaca Crew Positioning Flight.

British Airways A321 G-MEDL operated BA149 London Heathrow – Beirut today, then instead of overnighting in Beirut positioned to Larnaca as BA149 where the outbound crew will overnight. The aircraft will then operate back to Beirut as BA148 early tomorrow morning in order to operate BA148 Beirut – London Heathrow as scheduled. This is due to heightened security concerns.

British Airways A321 G-MEDL Larnaca Crew Positioning Flight.

British Airways A321 G-MEDL operated BA149 London Heathrow – Beirut today, then instead of overnighting in Beirut positioned to Larnaca as BA149 where the outbound crew will overnight. The aircraft will then operate back to Beirut as BA148 early tomorrow morning in order to operate BA148 Beirut – London Heathrow as scheduled. This is due to heightened security concerns.

British Airways A321 G-MEDL Larnaca Crew Positioning Flight.

British Airways A321 G-MEDL operated BA149 London Heathrow – Beirut today, then instead of overnighting in Beirut positioned to Larnaca as BA149 where the outbound crew will overnight. The aircraft will then operate back to Beirut as BA148 early tomorrow morning in order to operate BA148 Beirut – London Heathrow as scheduled. This is due to heightened security concerns.

British Airways A321 G-MEDL Larnaca Crew Positioning Flight.

British Airways A321 G-MEDL operated BA149 London Heathrow – Beirut today, then instead of overnighting in Beirut positioned to Larnaca as BA149 where the outbound crew will overnight. The aircraft will then operate back to Beirut as BA148 early tomorrow morning in order to operate BA148 Beirut – London Heathrow as scheduled. This is due to heightened security concerns.

British Airways A321 G-MEDL Larnaca Crew Positioning Flight.

British Airways A321 G-MEDL operated BA149 London Heathrow – Beirut today, then instead of overnighting in Beirut positioned to Larnaca as BA149 where the outbound crew will overnight. The aircraft will then operate back to Beirut as BA148 early tomorrow morning in order to operate BA148 Beirut – London Heathrow as scheduled. This is due to heightened security concerns.

Cairo Goes A321.

The BA155/BA154 London Heathrow – Cairo rotation switched from B777-200 to A321 operation today, thus switching from a 4 Class to a 2 Class service, and at the same time switched from Terminal 5 to Terminal 1 at London Heathrow. Today’s first service from Terminal 1 was operated by G-MEDL. Yesterday’s final B777-200 operation was flown by Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIS.

British Airways Tel Aviv A321 Swap.

British Airways A321 G-MEDF operated BA167 London Heathrow – Tel Aviv this afternoon however the return BA166 was operated by sister G-MEDL, which suffered a cracked windscreen prior to being scheduled to operate yesterday’s BA166. G-MEDF will overnight at Tel Aviv.

Outbound Baku Cancellation.

BA145 London Heathrow – Baku was cancelled today however the return BA144 was operated by A321 G-MEDL which re-entered service from Baku after a technical issue yesterday.

A321 G-MEDL Baku Technical Issue.

British Airways A321 G-MEDL operated BA145 London Heathrow – Baku today however a technical issue caused the cancellation of the return BA144 as by the time the fault was rectified the aircraft would have missed curfew at Heathrow.

A321 G-MEDL Returns from Tel Aviv.

Following yesterday’s lightning strikes British Airways A321 G-MEDL positioned Tel Aviv – London Heathrow this evening as BA9273.

A321 G-MEDL Tel Aviv Lightning.

British Airways A321 G-MEDL operated BA165 London Heathrow – Tel Aviv this morning however the return BA164 was cancelled due to a lightning strike suffered by the aircraft on approach to Tel Aviv.

A321 G-MEDL Returns in Full British Airways Livery.

British Airways A321 G-MEDL, which has been out of service at London Heathrow since 3rd December, returned to service today as BA165 London Heathrow – Tel Aviv newly painted in full British Airways Union Flag with Crest Livery.

A321 G-MEDL Returns from East Midlands Maintenance.

British Airways A321 G-MEDL, which has been under maintenance at East Midlands since 30th October, positioned East Midlands – London Heathrow this evening as BA9174. The aircraft has been reconfigured to 23J/131Y.

A321 G-MEDL Returns to Service in 50/50 Livery.

British Airways Airbus A321 G-MEDL,which has been out of service at London Heathrow since operating BA8177 from  Amman on 22nd October, re-entered traffic today operating the BA165/BA164 London Heathrow – Tel Aviv rotation wearing the bmi blue whale on the fuselage with a British Airways Union Flag tail and small British Airways titles at the rear.

British Airways A321 Moscow Substitution.

31J/118Y configuration Airbus A321 G-MEDL operated the BA237/BA236 London Heathrow – Moscow Domodedovo rotation today in place of the scheduled Three Class Boeing 767-300ER.

Moscow B767-300ER Substitutions.

The BA235/BA234 London Heathrow – Moscow Domodedovo rotation was operated by CY162 configuration A320 G-EUUN today.

The BA237/BA236 London Heathrow – Moscow Domodedovo rotation was operated by 31J/118Y configuration A321 G-MEDL.

These rotations are both normally operated by Three Class Boeing 767-300ERs.

British Airways Moscow A321 Substitution.

31J/118Y configuration Airbus A321 G-MEDL operated the BA237/BA236 London Heathrow – Moscow Domodedovo today in place of the scheduled Three Class Boeing 767-300ER.

bmi A321 G-MEDL Operates from London Gatwick.

bmi Airbus A321 G-MEDL positioned London Heathrow – London Gatwick this afternoon as BA9255 then operated the BA2964/BA2965 London Gatwick – Glasgow rotation before positioning London Gatwick – London Heathrow as BA9256.