British Airways A380 G-XLEG BA269 London Heathrow Technical Return.

British Airways A380 G-XLEG operating BA269 London Heathrow – Los Angeles was just over two hours into the flight this evening when it turned back to London Heathrow for a safe landing following a technical issue causing all the toilets to fail. Passengers have been accommodated overnight.

British Airways A319 G-EUPP Returns from Frankfurt.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, British Airways A319 G-EUPP positioned Frankfurt – London Heathrow this afternoon as BA9277. The aircraft then entered the London Heathrow maintenance facility.

British Airways A320 G-EUYM Returns from Nice.

Following the damage it sustained on 15th March, British Airways A320 G-EUYM positioned Nice – London Heathrow this evening as BA9279. The aircraft immediately entered the London Heathrow maintenance facility.

British Airways A320 G-GATJ Positions to Heathrow Maintenance.

British Airways A320 G-GATJ, which has been under maintenance at London Gatwick since 12th March, returned to service this morning operating the BA2678/BA2679 London Gatwick – Dubrovnik rotation. The aircraft  thenpositioned London Gatwick – London Heathrow for maintenance late this afternoon as BA9274.

British Airways B777-200ER G-VIIU Returns to Gatwick Base.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIU, which has been operating from London Heathrow since 20th February, positioned London Heathrow – London Gatwick as BA9250 this afternoon after arriving as BA226 from Atlanta. The aircraft operated exclusively on the Atlanta route during its period at London Heathrow.

British Airways B777-200ER G-VIIU Positions to Heathrow Base.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIU, which has been operating from London Gatwick for several years, positioned London Gatwick – London Heathrow as BA9155 this morning after arriving as BA2036 from Orlando then entered service from London Heathrow operating BA227 London Heathrow – Atlanta.

British Airways B777-200ER G-VIIO Returns to Gatwick Base.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIO, which has been operating from London Heathrow since 6th February, positioned London Heathrow – London Gatwick as BA9153 this afternoon after arriving as BA226 from Atlanta. The aircraft then returned to service from London Gatwick operating BA2205 London Gatwick – Punta Cana.

British Airways B777-200ER G-VIIG Returns from Bridgetown, Returns to London Heathrow.

Following its overnight delay, British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIG departed Bridgetown early this morning operating the delayed BA2152 Bridgetown – London Gatwick of 6th February as BA9602. After arrival at London Gatwick the aircraft positioned London Gatwick – London Heathrow as BA9151. The aircraft had been operating from London Gatwick since 23rd January.

British Airways B777-200ER G-VIIO Operates from London Heathrow.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIO, which positioned London Gatwick – London Heathrow yesterday, operated the BA227/BA226 London Heathrow – Atlanta rotation this afternoon. To the best of our knowledge this is the first service this aircraft has ever operated from London Heathrow.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKN BA39 Heathrow Cabin Fire Return.

British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKN operating BA39 London Heathrow – Beijing was to the south of Copenhagen at 37,000 ft this evening when crew turned back to London Heathrow reporting that there had been an electrical fire in the cabin which had been extinguished. It is not clear whether the fire was aircraft or passenger device related. The flight and tomorrow’s return BA38 were subsequently cancelled.

British Airways B777-200ER G-VIIV Returns from Heathrow Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIV, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 27th October after returning from repaint in Dublin, positioned London Heathrow – London Gatwick as BA9151 early this afternoon then returned to service operating BA2233 London Gatwick – Bermuda.

British Airways A380 G-XLEE London Heathrow Damage.

British Airways A380 G-XLEE arrived into London Heathrow as BA282 from Los Angeles this morning, however the aircraft sustained minor damage at some pointduring the day causing tonight’s BA55 London Heathrow – Johannesburg to be delayed overnight.

British Airways B777-200ER G-YMMT BA153 London Heathrow Technical Return.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMT operating BA153 London Heathrow – Tehran was approaching the Belgian coast at 32,000 ft this evening when it turned back to London Heathrow for a safe landing due to a technical issue. After around two hours on the ground and after midnight the aircraft departed again operating as BA153X.

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 – London Heathrow as BA9153, BA274 of 6th August having been cancelled.

British Airways B777-200ER G-YMMD BA2238 London Heathrow Diversion.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMD operating BA2238 – London Gatwick (depart Lima 16th July) diverted to London Heathrow this afternoon following a runway closure at London Gatwick after an incident involving an Air Canada Rouge Boeing 767-300ER. The aircraft later positioned London Heathrow – London Gatwick as BA9154 in order to operate BA2063 London Gatwick – Mauritius.

British Airways A320 G-TTOE BA2961 London Heathrow Diversion.

British Airways A320 G-TTOE operating BA2961 Glasgow – London Gatwick diverted to London Heathrow this afternoon following a runway closure at London Gatwick after an incident involving an Air Canada Rouge Boeing 767-300ER. The aircraft later positioned London Heathrow – London Gatwick as BA9250.

British Airways A320 G-EUUB BA360 Heathrow Technical Return.

British Airways A320 G-EUUB operating BA360 London Heathrow – Lyon had just passed the UK coast at Brighton this morning at approximately 24,000 ft when crew were forced to shut down the #2 engine due to a technical issue. The aircraft returned to London Heathrow for a safe landing.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKF BA143 Heathrow Technical Return.

British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKF operating BA143 London Heathrow – Delhi was approaching Liege at 35,000 ft early this afternoon when it initiated an emergency descent to 10,000 ft with oxygen masks deployed due to a loss of cabin pressure. The aircraft turned back to London Heathrow close to Bitburg and returned at 10,000 ft for a safe landing. The aircraft then went into the London Heathrow maintenance facility.

British Airways A318 G-EUNB Returns from Heathrow Storage.

British Airways A318 G-EUNB, which has been under maintenance/storage at London Heathrow since 13th February, positioned London Heathrow – London City as BA9257P this morning then returned to service operating BA1 London City – Shannon – New York JFK.

British Airways B777-200ER G-VIIK BA123 Heathrow Technical Return.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-VIIK operating BA123 London Heathrow – Doha was at 27,000 ft over the English Channel close to Deal when it turned back to London Heathrow for a safe landing due to a strong electrical burning smell. The flight was subsequently delayed overnight.

British Airways A318 G-EUNA Returns from Heathrow Maintenance/Store, Goes Tech.

British Airways A318 G-EUNA, which has been under maintenance/in storage at London Heathrow since 21st January, positioned London Heathrow – London City as BA9257 this morning then returned to service operating BA1 London City – Shannon – New York JFK. At Shannon it was discovered that there were issues with the navigation system which was not correctly configured for the Atlantic crossing. There aircraft was therefore unable to continue to New York JFK. Passengers have been accommodated overnight. As a result BA2 New York JFK – London City was cancelled.

British Airways B747-400 G-CIVV BA57 Barcelona Diversion and Heathrow Return.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-CIVV operating BA57 London Heathrow – Johannesburg (depart London Heathrow 14th January) turned back over Africa and diverted to Barcelona this morning and then returned to London Heathrow. The initial diversion was due to a passengers with a medical issue, although it is not clear why the diversion was not to an African airport. Having gone to Barcelona crew had sufficient hours to return to London Heathrow but not to set off again for Johannesburg.

British Airways B777-300ER G-STBL BA39 Heathrow Crew Illness Incident.

British Airways Boeing 777-336ER G-STBL operating BA39 London Heathrow – Beijing had left the stand this afternoon when several ten of the thirteen cabin crew members became unwell, feeling nauseous and with a metallic taste in their mouths. Passengers were reported to be covering their faces due to a strong, noxious smell. The aircraft returned to a remote stand and passengers returned to the terminal.

British Airways A318 G-EUNB BA2 London Heathrow Diversion.

British Airways A318 G-EUNB operating BA2 New York JFK – London City diverted to London Heathrow this morning due to fog at London City. This is the first BA A318 in passenger service at London Heathrow. The aircraft then entered the London Heathrow maintenance facility.

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 facility.

British Airways B777-300ER G-STBH BA7 Heathrow Return.

British Airways Boeing 777-336ER G-STBH operating BA7 London Heathrow – Tokyo Haneda was delayed entering Russian airspace due to a flight plan issue and made a loop over Joensuu in Finland. The aircraft then entered Russian airspace and flew for two and a half hours when it turned back close to Sidorovsk due, we understand, to the new flight path being too long to reach Tokyo without refuelling and the failure to find a suitable fuel stop within Russia. The initial plan was to refuel at Helsinki but crew would not then have had sufficient hours to reach Tokyo and so the decision was made to return to London Heathrow.

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, and the return BA294, were subsequently cancelled.

British Airways A319 G-EUOC Returns to Service, Goes Tech Again.

British Airways A319 G-EUOC, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 28th June after encountering a technical issue at Bergen on 23rd June, returned to service this morning operating BA906 London Heathrow – Frankfurt. However the aircraft then encountered a further technical issue and the return BA907 was cancelled.

British Airways A319 G-EUPJ Returns to Service.

British Airways A319 G-EUPJ, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 28th June after encountering a technical issue at Stockholm Arlanda on 24th June, returned to service this morning operating BA1340 London Heathrow – Leeds Bradford.

British Airways Delays Tehran Resumption.

British Airways today announced that its resumption of flights on the London Heathrow – Tehran route, previously announced as commencing on July 14th 2016, will not now commence until until September 1st 2016.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJF BA277 Heathrow Technical Return.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJF operating BA277 London Heathrow – Hyderabad was close to Trabzon this evening when it turned back to London Heathrow due to a technical issue, arriving into London after midnight. The flight has been rescheduled for tomorrow with the return BA276 cancelled.

British Airways A320 G-EUYP BA727 Suspected Drone Strike?

It is reported that British Airways A320SL G-EUYP operating BA727 Geneva – London Heathrow was on approach to London Heathrow this afternoon when the aircraft struck what is suspected to be a drone with the aircraft continuing for a safe landing. The aircraft operated BA1332 London Heathrow – Newcastle after less than two hours on the ground at Heathrow.

British Airways A320 G-GATM Returns from Heathrow Maintenance.

British Airways A320 G-GATM, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 21st February, positioned London Heathrow – London Gatwick this morning as BA9275 and returned to service operating BA2700 London Gatwick – Fuerteventura. The aircraft has been reconfigured from CY171 to CY177 with an extra row of seats at the rear of the aircraft where there was previously a cupboard.

British Airways A319 G-EUPH Returns from Heathrow Maintenance.

British Airways A319 G-EUPH, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since returning from Rome Fiumicino on 7th February after encountering a technical issue on 6th February, returned to service this morning operating BA830 London Heathrow – Dublin.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJG BA69 Dublin Medical and Heathrow Diversions.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJG operating BA69 London Heathrow – Philadelphia was around two hours into its journey when it turned back to Dublin due to a medical emergency on board. Crew did not then have sufficient hours to reach Philadelphia and the aircraft therefore routed Dublin – London Heathrow where passengers were accommodated. As a result BA68 Philadelphia – London Heathrow as cancelled.

British Airways A319 G-EUPJ Returns to Service.

British Airways A319 G-EUPJ, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since returning from Milan Malpensa on 1st February after encountering a technical issue on 31st January, returned to service this afternoon operating BA336 London Heathrow – Paris Orly.

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 London Heathrow due to a technical issue. The aircraft landed safely on runway 27 Right with just the main body and nose gear deployed but without the wing gear. The aircraft was stopped on the runway for some time causing the airport to adopt single runway operations. The flight has been rescheduled for this evening.

British Airways A319 G-EUOE BA832 Heathrow Weather Return.

British Airways A319 G-EUOE operating BA832 London Heathrow – Dublin stopped the climb at 13,000 ft close to Wantage this morning and returned to London Heathrow when it became clear that it would not be able to land at Dublin due to high winds. The flight and the return BA833 were cancelled.

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 for this evening.

British Airways Announce Heathrow – Chania Service.

British Airways today announced a twice weekly summer London Heathrow – Chania A320 service to commence on 30th April 2016. Schedules are as follows:

BA660 London Heathrow 0740 – Chania 1330 Wednesdays, Saturdays
BA661 Chania 1415 – London Heathrow 1620 Wednesdays, Saturdays.

This route will operate from Terminal 3.

British Airways Annouce Heathrow – Kalamata Service.

British Airways today announced a twice weekly summer London Heathrow – Kalamata A319 service to commence on 30th April 2016. Schedules are as follows:

BA644 London Heathrow 1120 – Kalamata 1700 Thursdays, Saturdays
BA645 Kalamata 1745 – London Heathrow 1935 Thursdays, Saturdays.

This route will operate from Terminal 5.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJB London Heathrow Test Flight.

Following its technical return to London Heathrow on 10th November, British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJB undertook a London Heathrow – London Heathrow test flight this afternoon as BA9174, routing close to Harwich at 15,000 ft and briefly over the North Sea before returning to London Heathrow.

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 Heathrow for a safe landing. The flight has been delayed overnight.

British Airways Announce London Heathrow – Billund Service.

British Airways today announced an 11x weekly London Heathrow – Billund service to commence on 3rd May 2016. The service will initially operate with A319s to the following schedule:

BA804 London Heathrow 0745 – Billund 1025 Daily
BA805 Billund 1125 – London Heathrow 1210 Daily

BA806 London Heathrow 1515 – Billund 1755 Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays
BA807 Billund 1840 – London Heathrow 1925 Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays.

British Airways Announce London Heathrow – Biarritz Service.

British Airways today loaded into GDS systems a new twice weekly London Heathrow – Biarritz service to commence on 1st May 2016. The service will initially be operated by A319s to the following schedule:

BA382 London Heathrow 1625 – Biarritz 1915 Wednesdays, Sundays
BA383 Biarritz 2010 – London Heathrow 2100 Wednesdays, Sundays.

British Airways Annouce Heathrow – Palermo Service.

British Airways today loaded into GDS systems a new twice weekly London Heathrow – Palermo service to commence on 30th April 2016. The service will initially be operated by A319s to the following schedule:

BA610 London Heathrow 1515 – Palermo 1910 Tuesdays, Saturdays
BA611 Palermo 1945 – London Heathrow 2155 Tuesdays, Saturdays.

British Airways Annouce London Heathrow – Mahon Service.

British Airways today loaded into GDS systems a new 4 x weekly London Heathrow – Mahon service to commence on 29th April 2016. The service will initially be operated by A319s to the following schedule:

BA494 London Heathrow 1610 – Mahon 1930 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays
BA495 Mahon 2020 – London Heathrow 2145 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays.

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.

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British Airways B747-400 G-BNLO BA243 London Heathrow Return to Stand.

British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLO preparing to operate BA243 London Heathrow – Mexico City returned to the stand this afternoon due to a technical issue. We have received reports both that it rejected take off and that it returned to stand before reaching the runway. The flight has been delayed until this evening.

British Airways B777-200ER G-YMMC BA163 Heathrow Medical Return.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMC operating BA163 London Heathrow – Tel Aviv (depart London Heathrow 28th September) was approaching Brussels at 37,000 ft in the very early hours of this morning when it turned back to London Heathrow for a safe landing due to a medical issue on board. The flight has been delayed overnight.

British Airways B777-200ER G-YMML Heathrow Hydraulic Issue.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-YMML operating BA292 Washington – London Heathrow (depart Washington 10th September) encountered hydraulic issues this morning and was therefore met by fire crews as a precaution when it landed at London Heathrow this morning. The south runway was temporarily out of service as the aircraft was unable to taxi under its own power.

British Airways A320 G-EUUR BA356 London Heathrow Technical Return.

British Airways A320 G-EUUR operating BA356 London Heathrow – Nice stopped the climb at 8,000 ft close to Farnham due to a technical issue with the landing gear, circled to work checklists and then returned to London Heathrow for a safe landing. The flight, and the return BA357 were subsequently cancelled.

British Airways B777-200ER G-YMML London Heathrow Technical Issue.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-YMML encountered a technical issue at London Heathrow this morning whilst preparing to operate BA65 London Heathrow – Nairobi. As a result the flight has been delayed until this evening. The aircraft was moved to the maintenance base for attention.

British Airways A319 G-EUPN Returns to Service.

British Airways A319 G-EUPN, which encountered a technical issue at Venice on 21st July and has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since returning from Italy on 26th July, returned to service this morning operating BA1340 London Heathrow – Leeds Bradford.

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 – Miami.

British Airways Withdraw Almaty Services.

British Airways today announced that it will end service on the London Heathrow – Almaty route, with the final Boeing 767-300ER operated BA159/BA158 rotation departing London on 14th October 2015, returning the next day.

British Airways Withdrawn Entebbe Services.

British Airways today announced that it will end service on the London Heathrow – Entebbe route, with the final Boeing 767-300ER operated BA63/BA62 rotation departing London on 2nd October 2015, returning the next day.

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 – Denver.

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 London Heathrow for a safe landing due to a thrust reverser issue. The flight has been delayed overnight and the return BA84 cancelled.

British Airways A321 G-EUXK BA768 Heathrow Technical Return.

British Airways A321 G-EUXK operating BA768 London Heathrow – Oslo was at 31,000 ft and into its North Sea crossing when crew squawked 7700 and turned back to London Heathrow due to issues with the #1 engine. The flight, and the return BA769, were delayed overnight.

British Airways A320 G-TTOE Returns from Heathrow Maintenance, Has Further Problem.

British Airways A320 G-TTOE, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 2nd July when crew had to manually extend the gear on arrival from Barcelona, returned to service this afternoon operating BA316 London Heathrow – Paris CDG. The aircraft encountered the same issue on approach to Paris CDG and had to go around for crew to perform an alternate gear extension.

British Airways A320 G-TTOE London Heathrow Technical Issue.

British Airways A320 G-TTOE operating BA479 Barcelona – London Heathrow encountered a landing gear issue on approach this afternoon with crew forced to extend the gear manually. The aircraft went around before landing safely. The aircraft was removed from service for maintenance.

British Airways B777-200ER G-YMMP BA115 London Heathrow Technical Return.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-YMMP operating BA115 London Heathrow – New York JFK was close to Tralee, Ireland at 33,000 ft when the aircraft turned back to London Heathrow due to a technical issue, reported to be fumes in the cockpit. The flight and the return BA176 were subsequently cancelled with all passengers re-booked.

British Airways Announce London Heathrow – Salzburg Service.

British Airways today announced a twice weekly London Heathrow – Salzburg A319 service to commence on 25th October 2015. Schedules are as follows:

BA682 London Heathrow 1200 – Salzburg 1500 Saturdays, Sundays
BA683 Salzburg 1555 – London Heathrow 1655 Saturdays, Sundays.

British Airways Announce London Heathrow – Keflavik Service.

British Airways today announced a 3 x weekly London Heathrow – Keflavik A320 service to commence on 25th October 2015. Schedules are as follows:

BA800 London Heathrow 1120 – Keflavik 1435 Sundays, Wednesdays, Fridays
BA801 Keflavik 1530 – London Heathrow 1845 Sundays, Wednesdays, Fridays.

British Airways A320 G-EUYU Returns with Sharklets.

British Airways A320 G-EUYU, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since May 2nd, returned to service this morning operating BA594 London Heathrow – Venice. The aircraft has been fitted with Sharklet winglets.

British Airways A320 G-EUYT Returns with Sharklets.

British Airways A320 G-EUYT, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since April 30th, returned to service this morning operating BA714 London Heathrow – Zurich. The aircraft has been fitted with Sharklet winglets.

British Airways A320 G-EUYS Returns with Sharklets.

British Airways A320 G-EUYS, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 28th April, returned to service this morning operating BA890 London Heathrow – Sofia. The aircraft has been fitted with Sharklet winglets.

British Airways A320 G-EUUZ Returns to Heathrow Base.

British Airways A320 G-EUUZ, which has been operating from London Gatwick since April 2nd, overnighted at Glasgow after operating BA2968 from London Gatwick yesterday, then returned to the London Heathrow base this morning operating BA1491 Glasgow – London Heathrow.

British Airways A320 G-EUYR Returns with Sharklets.

British Airways A320 G-EUYR, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 26th April, returned to service this morning operating BA640 London Heathrow – Athens. The aircraft has been fitted with Sharklet winglets.

British Airways A320 G-EUYP Returns with Sharklets.

British Airways A320 G-EUYP, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 23rd April, returned to service this morning operating BA890 London Heathrow – Sofia. The aircraft has been fitted with Sharklet winglets.

British Airways A320 G-EUYO Returns with Sharklets.

British Airways A320 G-EUYO, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 21st April, returned to service this morning operating BA890 London Heathrow – Sofia. The aircraft has been fitted with Sharklet winglets.

British Airways A320 G-EUYY Returns with Sharklets.

British Airways A320 G-EUYY, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 19th April, returned to service this morning operating BA964 London Heathrow – Hamburg. The aircraft has been fitted with Sharklet winglets.

British Airways A320 G-EUYX Returns with Sharklets.

British Airways A320 G-EUYX, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 17th April, returned to service this morning operating BA548 London Heathrow – Rome FCO. The aircraft has been fitted with sharklet winglets.

British Airways A320 G-EUYW Returns with Sharklets.

British Airways A320 G-EUYW, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 15th April, returned to service this morning operating BA948 London Heathrow – Munich. The aircraft has been fitted with sharklet winglets.

British Airways A320 G-EUYV Returns with Sharklets.

British Airways A320 G-EUYV, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 12th April, returned to service this morning operating BA1304 London Heathrow – Aberdeen. The aircraft has been fitted with sharklet winglets and is the first British Airways so fitted.

British Airways A320 G-GATJ Returns from Heathrow Maintenance.

British Airways A320 G-GATJ, which has been at London Heathrow since 31st March, positioned London Heathrow – London Gatwick as BA9251 this morning and returned to service operating BA2576 London Gatwick – Turin. The aircraft was rumoured to be being reconfigured to CY174 at London Heathrow, however BA2576 is shown as having operated in 14J/150Y configuration indicating that the aircraft is still configured CY171.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJB Returns to Service.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJB, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since positioning from Chennai on 10th March, returned to service this evening operating BA187 London Heathrow – Newark.

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 been in the paint shop.

British Airways A319 G-EUOH Returns from Heathrow Maintenance.

British Airways A319 G-EUOH, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 24th February, returned to service this morning operating BA774 London Heathrow – Stockholm Arlanda. The aircraft has been reconfigured to CY143 with Pinnacle seats throughout.

British Airways A380 G-XLEF London Heathrow Technical Issue.

British Airways A380 G-XLEF entered the London Heathrow maintenance facility this morning after arriving from Hong Kong as BA26 for attention following an onboard fumes incident during that flight. The issue had not been rectified before the aircraft’s next scheduled service as BA55 London Heathrow – Johannesburg this evening and this flight has been delayed overnight.

British Airways B777-200ER G-YMML Returns from Heathrow Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 777-236ER G-YMML, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 15th February, returned to service this evening operating BA163 London Heathrow – Tel Aviv. The aircraft has been repainted into White Union Flag with Crest livery and also adorned with bamboo and rose artwork designed by Chinese designer Masha Ma, which runs down the rear of the fuselage to mark the GREAT Festival of Creativity to be held in Shanghai.