British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKS Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 700, British Airways G-ZBKS, was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow this evening as BA9158. The aircraft is in 8F/42J/39W/127Y configuration and wears White Union Flag with Crest livery. This brings the British Airways Boeing 787-9 fleet up to eighteen aircraft.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKR Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 682, British Airways G-ZBKR, was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow this evening as BA9158. The aircraft is in 8F/42J/39W/127Y configuration and wears British Airways White Union Flag with Crest livery. This brings the British Airways Boeing 787-9 fleet up to 17 aircraft.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKG BA34 Phuket Medical Diversion.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 396, British Airways G-ZBKG, operating BA34 Kuala Lumpur – London Heathrow (depart Kuala Lumpur 12th March) diverted via Phuket in the early hours of this morning due to a medical emergency on board. This was the first visit of a British Airways 787 to Phuket.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKJ Overnight Santiago Delay.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 424, British Airways G-ZBKJ, arrived into Santiago de Chile this morning as BA251 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 12th February), however the return BA250 has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a technical or a crew issue.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJB Returns from Chennai.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 30th January, Boeing 787-8 l/n 111, British Airways G-ZBJB, departed Chennai this evening operating a Chennai – London Heathrow cargo flight as BA36F.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKC Returns from Hyderabad.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Boeing 787-9 l/n 360, British Airways G-ZBKC, departed Hyderabad early this morning operating yesterday’s delayed BA276 Hyderabad – London Heathrow.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKC Hyderabad Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 360, British Airways G-ZBKC, arrived into Hyderabad early this morning as BA277 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 30th January), however the return BA276 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJB Chennai Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 111, British Airways G-ZBJB, arrived into Chennai early this morning as BA35 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 29th January), however the return BA36 was cancelled due to a technical issue.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKF Returns from New Orleans.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 15th January, Boeing 787-9 l/n 392, British Airways G-ZBKF, departed New Orleans early this evening operating New Orleans – London Heathrow as BA9601. Although this normally indicates a passenger carrying service this flight appears to have gone empty.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKF Takes Over BA225, Encounters Technical Issue.

Following the earlier technical return of BA225 London Heathrow – New Orleans to London Heathrow, the delayed BA225/BA224 London Heathrow – New Orleans was subsequently operated this evening by Boeing 787-9 l/n 392, British Airways G-ZBKF. However the return BA224 was cancelled due to a further  technical issue.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJB BA225 London Heathrow Technical Return.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 111, British Airways G-ZBJB, operating BA225 London Heathrow – New Orleans stopped the climb at 9,000 ft this afternoon due to a windscreen crack, flew circuits between Luton and Milton Keynes to burn fuel then returned to London Heathrow for a safe landing.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJI Returns from Montreal.

Following its overnight weather delay, Boeing 787-8 l/n 609, British Airways G-ZBJI, departed Montreal late this morning operating yesterday’s delayed BA94 Montreal – London Heathrow as BA9602.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJI Hyderabad Diversion and Overnight Montreal Delay.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 609, British Airways G-ZBJI, operating BA35 London Heathrow – Chennai (depart London Heathrow 12th January) diverted via Hyderabad early this morning due to weather at Chennai. The aircraft then operated BA36 Chennai – London Heathrow and BA95 London Heathrow – Montreal. However the return BA94 from Montreal has been delayed overnight due to weather.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJH Returns from Toronto.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 7th January, Boeing 787-8 l/n 197, British Airways G-ZBJH, departed Toronto in the early hours of this morning operating the delayed BA98 Toronto – London Heathrow of 7th January as BA9601.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKH Kuala Lumpur Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 404, British Airways G-ZBKH, arrived into Kuala Lumpur as BA33 from London Heathrow this afternoon (depart London Heathrow 23rd December), however the return BA34 was cancelled tonight due to a technical issue.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJA Overnight Montreal Stay.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 108, British Airways G-ZBJA, operated BA95 London Heathrow – Montreal with a six hour delay this evening. Due to the weather situation at London Heathrow the return BA94 has been delayed overnight and will operate as a day flight tomorrow morning.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKI Overnight Toronto Delay.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 406, British Airways G-ZBKI operated BA99 London Heathrow – Toronto this evening, however the return BA98 has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a technical or a crew issue.

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

Boeing 787-9 l/n 475, British Airways 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 B787-9 G-ZBKL Takes Over Rio de Janeiro Service.

Following the earlier Boeing 787-8 technical return of BA249 to London Heathrow, Boeing 787-9 l/n 451, British Airways G-ZBKL, operated the delayed BA249 London Heathrow – Rio de Janeiro this evening and became the first British Airways Boeing 787-9 to operate to Rio de Janeiro.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJF Overnight Baltimore-Washington Stay.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 177, British Airways G-ZBJF, operated BA229 London Heathrow – Baltimore-Washington this afternoon, however due to the 24 hour delay to yesterday’s BA229 there is no rested crew available at Baltimore-Washington to operate the return BA228. This service has therefore been cancelled and the aircraft will overnight at Baltimore-Washington.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJC BA229 London Heathrow Technical Return.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 114, British Airways G-ZBJC, operating BA229 London Heathrow – Baltimore-Washington was to the south of Cork at 40,000 ft late this afternoon when crew turned back to London Heathrow for a safe landing due to a technical issue. The flight has been delayed overnight.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKO Ankara Medical Diversion.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 481, British Airways G-ZBKO, operating BA34 Kuala Lumpur – London Heathrow (depart Kuala Lumpur 10th November) diverted to Ankara Esenboga early this morning due to a medical emergency on board. The aircraft later continued Ankara Esenboga – London Heathrow as BA34D.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKI Operates Delayed Santiago Rotation.

Following the Boeing 787-9 BA251 technical return to London Heathrow yesterday, Boeing 787-9 l/n 406, British Airways G-ZBKI, departed London Heathrow this evening operating yesterday’s delayed BA251/BA250 London Heathrow – Santiago de Chile rotation.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKF BA251 London Heathrow Technical Return.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 392, British Airways G-ZBKF, operating BA251 London Heathrow – Santiago de Chile was at 28,000 ft over Cornwall late this evening when crew turned back to London Heathrow for a safe landing due to a technical issue. The flight has been delayed overnight.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKD Operates Tokyo Narita Rotation.

British Airways switched operation of the BA5/BA6 London Heathrow – Tokyo Narita rotation from Boeing 787-9 to Boeing 777 operation as of yesterday, however Boeing 787-9 l/n 361, British Airways G-ZBKD, operated today’s service due to a lack of an available Boeing 777.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJI Returns from Hyderabad.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 20th October, Boeing 787-8 l/n 609, British Airways G-ZBJI positioned Hyderabad – London Heathrow early this morning as BA276D. Despite using this flight number the aircraft did not carry passengers.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJI Hyderabad Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 609, British Airways G-ZBJI, arrived into Hyderabad early this morning as BA277 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 19th October), however the return BA276 was cancelled due to a technical issue.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJI Delivered.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 609, British Airways G-ZBJI, was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow this afternoon as BA8625. The aircraft is in 35J/25W/154Y configuration and wears White Union Flag with Crest livery. This is the ninth Boeing 787-8 for the airline and brings the total Dreamliner fleet up to 25 aircraft.

British Airways Announce Heathrow – Seychelles Boeing 787-9 Service.

British Airways today announced a return to the London Heathrow – Seychelles route with a twice weekly Boeing 787-9 service to commence on 24th March 2018. Schedules are as follows:

BA63 London Heathrow 1800 – Seychelles 0710+1 Wednesday, Saturdays
BA62 Seychelles 0900 – London Heathrow 1620 Thursdays, Sundays.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKB Returns from Abu Dhabi.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Boeing 787-9 l/n 357, British Airways G-ZBKB, departed Abu Dhabi in the early hours of this morning operating yesterday’s delayed BA72 Abu Dhabi – London Heathrow as BA72D.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJE Returns from Cairo.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Boeing 787-8 l/n 173, British Airways G-ZBJE, departed Cairo this morning operating today’s scheduled BA154 Cairo – London Heathrow.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJC Cairo Flight Switch.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 114, British Airways G-ZBJC, arrived into Cairo in the early hours of this morning as BA155 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 7th September), then departed early this morning operating yesterday’s delayed BA154 Cairo – London Heathrow as BA154D.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKB Abu Dhabi Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 357, British Airways G-ZBKB, arrived into Abu Dhabi late last night as BA73 from London Heathrow, however its scheduled return to London Heathrow as BA72 in the early hours of this morning has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJE Cairo Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 173, British Airways  G-ZBJE arrived into Cairo in the early hours of this morning as BA155 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 6th September), however the return BA154 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJB Returns from Cairo.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Boeing 787-8 l/n 111, British Airways G-ZBJB, departed Cairo early this afternoon, operating yesterday’s delayed BA154 Cairo – London Heathrow as BA154D.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJB Cairo Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 111, British Airways G-ZBJB, arrived into Cairo in the early hours of this morning as BA155 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 21st August), however the return BA154 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKK Returns from Kuala Lumpur.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 18th August, Boeing 787-9 l/n 442, British Airways G-ZBKK, departed Kuala Lumpur in the early hours of this morning operating the delayed BA34 Kuala Lumpur – London Heathrow of 18th August as BA34D.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKK Kuala Lumpur Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 442, British Airways G-ZBKK, arrived into Kuala Lumpur this afternoon after arriving as BA33 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 17th August), however the return BA34 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

British Airways Announce London Heathrow – Nashville 787 Service.

British Airways today announced a 5 x weekly London Heathrow – Nashville Boeing 787-8 service to commence on 4th May 2018. Schedules are as follows:

BA223 London Heathrow 1545 – Nashville 1850 Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays
BA222 Nashville 2020 – London Heathrow 1030 Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays.

British Airways Announce Heathrow – Nashville Service.

British Airways today announced a 5 x weekly London Heathrow – Nashville Boeing 787-8 service to commence on 4th May 2018. Schedules are as follows:

BA223 London Heathrow 1545 – Nashville 1850 Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays
BA222 Nashville 2020 – London Heathrow 1030 Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJG Chennai Damage Cancellation.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJG arrived into Chennai in the early hours of this morning as BA35 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 22nd July), however the return BA36 was cancelled due to aircraft damage caused by a lightning strike on the outbound.

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 B787-9 G-ZBKG Returns from Muscat.

Following its diversion to Muscat yesterday morning and the Boeing 777-200 technical issue at Muscat yeterday, British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKG departed Muscat this morning operating yesterday’s delayed BA80 Muscat – London Heathrow as BA80D.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJA Continues from Toronto.

Following its diversion yesterday, Boeing 787-8 l/n 108, British Airways G-ZBJA, departed Toronto early this evening continuing yesterday’s diverted BA95 London Heathrow – Montreal, routing Toronto – Montreal as BA9601. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed BA94 Montreal – London Heathrow as BA9602.

British Airways Abuja Services Suspended.

British Airways has suspended the BA83/BA82 London Heathrow – Abuja rotation from today for a period of approximately six weeks due to runway resurfacing at Abuja.

British Airways Officially Announces Club Europe for UK Domestics.

As had been known for some time, British Airways today officially announced that UK Domestic flights will operate with a Club Europe cabin from 1st April 2017. This will get around the awkward situation which has arisen over the past several weeks where passengers connecting from the regions on Club World and First Class tickets have experiences a buy-on-board product on their connecting flights.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJH Returns from New Orleans.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJH, which has remained on the ground at New Orleans since operating the publicity/charity Mardi Gras flight on 24th February, departed late tonight operating the return New Orleans – London Heathrow Mardi Gras flight as BA2017.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJG Continues from Toronto.

Following its diversion yesterday, British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJG departed Toronto late tonight continuing yesterday’s diverted BA95 London Heathrow – Montreal, routing Toronto – Montreal as BA9602. After midnight the aircraft operated the delayed BA94 Montreal – London Heathrow of 12th February as BA9601.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJG BA95 Toronto Diversion.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJG operating BA95 London Heathrow – Montreal diverted to Toronto this evening without attempting to go to Montreal. This appears to be weather related as numerous flights into Montreal were cancelled. The aircraft will overnight at Toronto.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKE Returns from Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKE, which has been at Cardiff-Wales since yesterday afternoon, positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow this afternoon as BA9175. We understand that the visit was for hangar trials before regular Boeing 787-9 maintenance commences at Cardiff-Wales.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKE Positions to Cardiff Maintenance.

British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKE positioned London Heathrow – Cardiff-Wales late this afternoon as BA9174. This is the first Boeing 787-9 at Cardiff-Wales for maintenance purposes, and it is not yet clear whether this is for a maintenance input or hangar trials.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJG Continues from Boston.

Following its diversion yesterday, British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJG departed Boston late this afternoon continuing yesterday’s diverted BA95 London Heathrow – Montreal, routing Boston – Montreal as BA95D. The aircraft then operated yesterday’s delayed BA94 Montreal – London Heathrow as BA9601.

Buy On Board Commences on British Airways Shorthaul.

British Airways European and UK Domestic services had buy-on-board Marks and Spencer service introduced today with the exception of any flights operated by aircraft which night-stopped at outstations which provided the previous service on the first sector of the day.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJG Returns from Cardiff-Wales.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJG which has been in short term storage at Cardiff-Wales since 23rd December positioned Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow as BA9154 late this morning then returned to service this afternoon operating BA277 London Heathrow – Hyderabad.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKP Delivered.

British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKP was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow this evening as BA9158. The aircraft is in White Union Flag with Crest livery and 8F/42J/39W/127Y configuration. This is the sixteenth Boeing 787-9 for the airline.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKB BA109 Doha Diversion.

British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKB operating BA109 London Heathrow – Dubai (depart London Heathrow 4th December) diverted via Doha early this morning due to long weather related hold times at Dubai. British Airways were the only airline to divert.

British Airways Announce New Orleans Service.

British Airways today announced a new London Heathow – New Orleans service to commence on 27th March 2017.  The 4 x weekly Boeing 787-8 service will operate to the following schedule:

BA225 London Heathrow 1540 – New Orleans 1940 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays
BA224 New Orleans 2110 – London Heathrow 1200+1 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays.

British Airways Withdraw London Heathrow – Chengdu Route.

British Airways today removed from sale all seats on the London Heathrow – Chengdu route from mid-January 2017. The final service will operate outbound on 12th January 2017 and returning on 13th January 2017. The route was launched in Sepember 2013 with much fanfare using Boeing 777-200ER equipment, with Boeing 787-8s taking over in May 2014 but has failed to live up to expectations.

 

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKO Delivered.

British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKO was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow this evening as BA9158. The aircraft is in White Union Flag with Crest livery and 8F/42J/39W/127Y configuration. This is the fifteenth Boeing 787-9 for the airline.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKN Operates Short BA73.

British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKN operated the London Heathrow – Abu Dhabi sector of BA73 London Heathrow – Abu Dhabi – Muscat this morning, however the onward service to Muscat was cancelled. As a result the return BA72 Muscat – Abu Dhabi sector was also cancelled and BA72 operated as an Abu Dhabi – London Heathrow service using callsign BA72D.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKN Delivered.

British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKN was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow this evening as BA9158. The aircraft is in White Union Flag with Crest livery and 8F/42J/39W/127Y configuration. This is the fourteenth Boeing 787-9 for the airline.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKG Delivered.

British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKG was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow this evening as BA9158. The aircraft is in White Union Flag with Crest livery and 8F/42J/39W/127Y configuration. This is the thirteenth Boeing 787-9 for the airline. Delivery of this aircraft was delayed due to supply issues from seating and toilet fittings supplier Zodiac.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJD Cairo Technical Issue.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJD arrived into Cairo in the early hours of this morning as BA155 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 13th August), however the return BA154 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKC BA189 Philadelphia Diversion.

British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKC operating BA189 London Heathrow – Newark was delayed out of London Heathrow due to a medical emergency on board and then diverted to Philadelphia due to weather at Newark. The aircraft is then shown as returning to the gate at Philadelphia where it will overnight. As a result BA188 Newark – London Heathrow was cancelled.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKM Delivered.

British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKM was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow this evening as BA9158. The aircraft is in White Union Flag with Crest livery and 8F/42J/39W/127Y configuration. This is the twelfth Boeing 787-9 for the airline.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKL Delivered.

British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKL was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow this evening as BA9158. The aircraft is in White Union Flag with Crest livery and 8F/42J/39W/127Y configuration. This is the eleventh Boeing 787-9 for the airline.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKH Delivered.

British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKH was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow this evening as BA9158. This aircraft was delivered out of sequence as it was put into temporary storage at Paine Field due to the late delivery of seat and toilet fittings from Zodiac. The aircraft is in White Union Flag with Crest livery and 8F/42J/39W/127Y configuration. This is the tenth Boeing 787-9 for the airline.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKH Not Delivered.

British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKH was scheduled to be delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow this evening but was unable to leave Paine Field due to a nose wheel steering fault.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKK Delivered.

British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKK was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow this evening as BA9158. The aircraft is in White Union Flag with Crest livery and 8F/42J/39W/127Y configuration. This is the ninth Boeing 787-9 for the airline.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJA Returns from Chennai.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 17th June, Boeing 787-8 l/n 108, British Airways G-ZBJA, departed Chennai this morning for London Heathrow as BA36D. Despite the use of the BA36D callsign this appears to be a positioning flight.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJA Chennai Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 108, British Airways G-ZBJA, arrived into Chennai early this morning as BA35 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 16th June), however the return BA36 was cancelled due to a technical issue.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJB Vienna Diversion.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJB operating BA276 Hyderabad – London Heathrow diverted via Vienna this morning. This shows in GDS systems as a planned operation for a cabin crew change but was explained to passengers as a fuel stop due to the aircraft having to re-route to the south of Pakistan due to a closure of Pakistan air space.

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

Following its technical return to London Heathrow yesterday, British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJF returned to service this afternoon operating today’s scheduled BA277 London Heathrow – Hyderabad, returning tomorrow as BA276 Hyderabad – London Heathrow. This appears to be yesterday’s delayed service.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJG Operates Delayed Hyderabad Service.

Following the technical return of yesterday’s BA277 London Heathrow – Hyderabad to London Heathrow, the delayed flight was operated this after by British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJG as BA277D. With two aircraft arriving into Hyderabad today there is only one rested crew available and so the aircraft will overnight at Hyderabad.

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 Announce Heathrow – Santiago de Chile Service.

British Airways today announced a 4 x weekly London Heathrow – Santiago de Chile Boeing 787-9 service to commence on 3rd January 2017. Schedules are as follows:

BA251 London Heathrow 2200 – Santiago de Chile 0940+1 Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays
BA250 Santiago de Chile 1845 – London Heathrow 1205+1 Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursday, Saturdays.

The flight will become the longest flight on the British Airways network.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKJ Delivered.

British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKJ was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow this evening as BA9158. The aircraft is in White Union Flag with Crest livery and 8F/42J/39W/127Y configuration. This is the eighth Boeing 787-9 for the airline.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKI BA1072 Cardiff-Wales Diversion.

British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKI operating BA1072 Muscat – Abu Dhabi – London Heathrow (depart Muscat 27th March) diverted to Cardiff-Wales this morning due to high winds at London Heathrow. The aircraft continued Cardiff-Wales – London Heathrow during the evening. This was the aircraft’s first inbound service to London Heathrow.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKI Enters Service.

British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKI entered service this morning operating BA73. This service normally routes London Heathrow – Abu Dhabi – Muscat but today routed London Heathrow – Muscat direct.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKI Delivered.

British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKI was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow this evening as BA9156. The aircraft is in White Union Flag with Crest livery and 8F/42J/39W/127Y configuration. This is the seventh Boeing 787-9 for the airline.

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 B787-9 G-ZBKF Delivered.

British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKF was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow this evening as BA9158. The aircraft is in White Union Flag with Crest livery and 8F/42J/39W/127Y configuration. This is the sixth Boeing 787-9 for the airline.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKE Delivered.

British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKE was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow this evening as BA9158. The aircraft is in White Union Flag with Crest livery and 8F/42J/39W/127Y configuration. This is the fifth Boeing 787-9 for the airline.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKD Delivered.

British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKD was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow this evening as BA9158. The aircraft is in White Union Flag with Crest livery and 8F/42J/39W/127Y configuration. This is the fourth Boeing 787-9 for the airline.

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 B787-9 G-ZBKB Enters Service.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 357, British Airways G-ZBKB, entered service this evening operating BA257 London Heathrow – Delhi. This was the first British Airways Boeing 787-9 flight to operate as a fully sold Four Class service.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKC Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 360, British Airways G-ZBKC, was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow this evening as BA9158. The aircraft is in White Union Flag with Crest livery and 8F/42J/39W/127Y configuration. This is the third Boeing 787-9 for the airline.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKB Delivered.

Boeing 787-9 l/n 357, British Airways G-ZBKB, was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow this evening as BA9158. The aircraft is in White Union Flag with Crest livery and 8F/42J/39W/127Y configuration. This is the second Boeing 787-9 for the airline.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKA Enters Service.

British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKA entered service this afternoon operating BA191 London Heathrow – Austin. This was sold as a Three Class service. It is understood that the aircraft will rotate through all current Boeing 787-8 stations with the First Class cabin left onsold in order to familiarise ground staff with the larger aircraft, before commencing Four Class operations on October 25th.

British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKA Delivered.

British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKA was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow this afternoon as BA9158. This is the first Boeing 787-9 for British Airways. The aircraft is in White Union Flag with Crest livery and 8F/42J/39W/127Y configuration.

British Airways Announce San José, California Service.

British Airways today announced a daily London Heathrow – San José, California Boeing 787-9 service to commence on May 4th 2016. Schedules are as follows:

BA279 London Heathrow 1515 – San José 1805
BA278 San José 2000 – London Heathrow 1405+1.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJG BA18 Irkutsk Diversion.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJB operating BA18 Seoul Incheon – London Heathrow diverted via London Heathrow diverted via Irkutsk this morning due to a mobile telephone catching fire. There were no injuries and the flight was able to continue.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJB Returns from Seoul.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJB departed Seoul in the early hours of this morning operating yesterday’s delayed BA18 Seoul Incheon – London Heathrow as BA18X.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJB Seoul Technical Issue.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJB arrived into Seoul Incheon as BA17 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 7th July) this morning, however the return BA18 has been delayed until early tomorrow due to a technical issue.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJG Operates Delayed Philadelphia Service.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJG operated yesterday’s delayed BA69 London Heathrow – Philadelphia this morning as BA9606. Yesterday’s BA68 Philadelphia – London Heathrow was cancelled as was today’s BA69 London Heathrow – Philadelphia. The aircraft will therefore return overnight as today’s scheduled BA68 Philadelphia – London Heathrow.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJE BA36 RAT Deployment.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJE operating BA36 Chennai – London Heathrow landed with the RAM Air Turbine deployed this morning. The aircraft did not squawk any emergency code and did two laps in the Lambourne stack before landing and taxiing to the terminal under its own power.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJG Shannon Rescue Mission.

Following the diversion of BA2156 Tobago – Antigua – London Gatwick to Shannon this morning, British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJG positioned London Heathrow – Shannon as BA9178 this afternoon to collect the stranded passengers and ferry them Shannon – London Gatwick as BA2156. The aircraft then positioned London Gatwick – London Heathrow as BA9159.

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 B787-8 G-ZBJB Returns from Chennai.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 1st March, British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJB positioned Chennai – London Heathrow this evening as BA9172. The aircraft has been attended by a Boeing team to fix a slat.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJC Overnight Hyderabad Delay.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJC arrived into Hyderabad this morning as BA277 from London Heathrow (depart London Heathrow 15th February), however the return BA276 has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a technical or a crew issue.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJA BA191 Heathrow Technical Return.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 108, British Airways G-ZBJA, operating BA191 London Heathrow – Austin was around three hours into the journey and well into the Atlantic crossing when it turned back to London Heathrow due to a technical issue. The flight and the return BA190 were subsequently cancelled.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJB Returns from Calgary.

Following its enforced overnight due to no rested crew being available, British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJB departed Calgary this evening operating the delayed BA102 Calgary – London Heathrow of 8th January as BA9608.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJE BA103 Heathrow Technical Return.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJE operating BA103 London Heathrow – Calgary was just to the north of Nottingham when crew needed to shut down an engine. The aircraft squawked the 7700 General Emergency code and return to London Heathrow for a safe landing after two circuits of the Bovingdon hold. The flight has been delayed overnight and passengers accommodated.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJE BA88 Chengdu Technical Return.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJE operating BA88 Chengdu – London Heathrow returned to Chengdu around 90 minutes after take off this afternoon due to a technical issue. After around three hours on the ground the aircaft was able to depart again for London.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJA Returns from Victorville Maintenance.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 108, British Airways G-ZBJA,, which has been under maintenance at Victorville since 28th September, positioned Victorville – Austin as BA9174 this afternoon. The aircraft will return to service tomorrow as BA190 Auston – London Heathrow.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJD BA190 Birmingham Diversion.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJD operating BA190 Austin – London Heathrow diverted via Birmingham this morning due to long weather based hold times at London Heathrow. This is the first appearance of a British Airways B787 at Birmingham.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJA Positions to Victorville Maintenance.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 108, British Airways G-ZBJA, positioned London Heathrow – Victorville for maintenance as BA9175 late this morning. This is as part of a Boeing programme of modifications which will see several BA Boeing 787-8s heading to Victorville over the next several weeks.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJG Newcastle and Prestwick Training Missions.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJG operated a Newcastle – Prestwick training rotation this morning as BA9160/BA9161. the aircraft then operated Newcastle – Prestwick as BA9162 and operated circuits from Prestwick as  BA9163 and BA9164. Finally the aircraft positioned Prestwick – London Heathrow as BA9169.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJH Delivered.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJH was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow this evening as BA9158. The aircraft is in 35J/25W/154Y configuration and White Union Flag with Crest livery. This brings the Boeing 787-8 fleet up to eight aircraft.

British Airways Cancels August B787 Stockholm Training Flights.

British Airways today cancelled Boeing 787-8 operation of the BA780/BA781 London Heathrow – Stockholm Arlanda rotation during August. This had been planned for crew familiarisation purposes. The flights have revered to Boeing 767-300ER operation.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJG Delivered.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJG was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow today as BA9158. The aircraft is in 35J/25W/154Y configuration and White Union Flag with Crest livery. This brings the Boeing 787-8 fleet up to seven aircraft.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJA Hyderabad Technical Issue.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 108, British Airways G-ZBJA, arrived into Hyderabad early this morning as BA277 from London Heathrow (depart London 26th June), however the return BA276 was cancelled due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJC Heathrow Engine Change.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJC, under maintenance at London Heathrow since yesterday, was declared in need of an engine change this afternoon. This will cause tomorrow’s BA187/BA186 London Heathrow – Newark rotation to be operated by a Boeing 777-200ER.

British Airways Stockholm 787s to Make Summer Return.

British Airways today announced that the BA780/BA781 London Heathrow – Stockholm Arlanda rotation will switch from Boeing 767-300ER to Boeing 787-8 operation for the period 15th July – 10th August 2014. The World Traveller Plus cabin will be sold as Economy with seats allocated to high tier frequent flyers. Boeing 787-8’s were used on this rotation last Summer for crew familiarisation purposes.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJF Delivered.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJF was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow as BA9158 today. The aircraft is in 35J/25W/154Y configuration and White Union Flag with Crest livery. This brings the B787-8 fleet up to six aircraft.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJE Delivered.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJE was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow as BA9158 today. The aircraft is in 35J/25W/154Y configuration and brings the Boeing 787-8 fleet up to five aircraft.

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

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJD, which has been under maintenance at London Heathrow since 30th April following a bird strike incident at Toronto on 29th April, returned to service this afternoon operating BA93 London Heathrow – Toronto.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJD Returns from Toronto.

Following its overnight delay, British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJD departed Toronto this morning operating yesterday’s delayed BA92 Toronto – London Heathrow as BA92. The aircraft went straight into maintenance at London Heathrow on arrival.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJB Tries for Hyderabad Again.

Following its medical return to London Heathrow yesterday, British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJB departed London Heathrow again early this evening operating yesterday’s delayed BA277 London Heathrow – Hyderabad as BA277X. The aircraft will then operate today’s BA276 Hyderabad – London Heathrow tomorrow morning as BA276D.

British Airways B787-8 BA277 London Heathrow Medical Emergency Return.

Following the earlier Boeing 787-8 technical issue at London Heathrow, British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJB was switched from operating BA187 London Heathrow – Newark to operating BA277 London Heathrow – Hyderabad. However shortly after take off there was a medical emergency on board requiring the aircraft to return to London Heathrow. Once cleared crew did not have sufficient hours to operate the flight, and with no standby crew available the flight has been delayed overnight and passengers accommodated.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJC Operates Austin Inaugural.

British Airways commenced service on the London Heathrow – Austin route today with Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJC operating the inaugural BA191/BA190 rotation. The aircraft encountered a lightning strike on departure from London Heathrow and the return flight was delayed by around an hour whilst the aircraft was inspected.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJB Further Newark Technical Issue.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJB was preparing to depart Newark tonight as yesterday’s delayed BA186 Newark – London Heathrow, when it returned to the stand with a hydraulic issue. The flight was subsequently cancelled.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJC Further Delayed at Toronto.

Following the hydraulic issue it encountered yesterday, British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJC was unable to depart as scheduled as yesterday’s BA98 Toronto – London Heathrow this evening and will remain at Toronto overnight.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJC Toronto Technical Issue.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJC operating BA99 London Heathrow – Toronto suffered a total loss of the centre hydraulic system en route but continued to Toronto for a safe landing. The return BA98 has been delayed overnight.

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

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJD, which has been out of service at London Heathrow since 22nd October, returned to traffic today operating BA189 London Heathrow – Newark. The airport was reported to have been struck by a baggage truck at Toronto on 21st October, and we have also received reports that it was further damaged at London Heathrow during the high winds on 28th October.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJD Toronto Delay.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJD operated BA97 London Heathrow – Toronto yesterday, however the return BA96 was delayed until the early hours of this morning. We understand this was due to the aircraft needing to be inspected after being struck by a ground vehicle. The aircraft was immediately taken out of service on arrival at London Heathrow and moved to the maintenance facility.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJD Delivered.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJD was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow this evening as BA787. This brings the British Airways Boeing 787-8 fleet up to four aircraft.

British Airways Announces London Heathrow – Austin Service.

British Airways today announced a new London Heathrow – Austin Boeing 787-8 service to commence on 3rd March 2014. The flight will initially operate 5 x weekly to the following schedule:

BA191 London Heathrow 1235 – Austin 1700 Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Sundays
BA190 Austin 1900 – London Heathrow 1000+1 Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Sundays.

This will increase to daily from 3rd May 2014.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJC Delivered.

British Airways Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJC was delivered Paine Field – London Heathrow as BA787 this evening. This brings the B787-8 fleet up to three aircraft.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJB Enters Service.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 111, British Airways G-ZBJB, entered service this afternoon operating the BA780/BA781 London Heathrow – Stockholm Arlanda rotation. This was the first British Airways Boeing 787 passenger service.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJA Demonstration Flights.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 108, British Airways G-ZBJA, positioned Manston – Newcastle as BA787 this morning, making a low flypast of the Rolls Royce factory at Derby en route. After being available for viewing at Newcastle the aircraft continued to Edinburgh still using the BA787 callsign.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJA Training Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 108, British Airways G-ZBJA, operated a Manston – Manston training flight as BA9160 this morning routing north close to Preston before returning to Kent.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJA Training Flights.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 108, British Airways G-ZBJA, operated the following flights today:

BA9160 Manston – Paris Vatry
BA9161 Paris Vatry – Chateauroux
BA9162 Chateauroux – Paris Vatry
BA9163 Paris Vatry – Manston.

The aircraft then operated a Manston – Manston flight as BA9170 routing north to Birmingham before turning back to Kent.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJA Training Flights.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 108, British Airways G-ZBJA, operated the following training flights today:

BA9160 Manston – Paris Vatry
BA9161 Paris Vatry – Chateauroux
BA9162 Chateauroux – Paris Vatry
BA9163 Paris Vatry – Manston.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJA Training Flights.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 108, British Airways G-ZBJA, operated the following training flights today:

BA9160 Manston – Paris Vatry
BA9161 Paris Vatry – Chateauroux
BA9162 Chateauroux – Paris Vatry
BA9163 Paris Vatry – Manston.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJA Training Flights.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 108, British Airways G-ZBJA, operated the following training flights today:

BA9160 Manston – Paris Vatry
BA9161 Paris Vatry – Chateauroux
BA9162 Chateauroux – Paris Vatry
BA9163 Paris Vatry – Manston.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJA Training Flights.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 108, British Airways G-ZBJA, operated the following training flights today:

BA9160 Manston – Paris Vatry
BA9161 Paris Vatry – Chateauroux
BA9162 Chateauroux – Paris Vatry
BA9164 Paris Vatry – Paris Vatry
BA9163 Paris Vatry – Manston.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJA Training Flights.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 108, British Airways G-ZBJA, operated the following training flights today:

BA9160 Manston – Paris Vatry
BA9161 Paris Vatry – Chateauroux
BA9162 Chateauroux – Paris Vatry
BA9163 Paris Vatry – Manston.

British Airways B787-8 G-ZBJA Test Flight.

Boeing 787-8 l/n 108, British Airways G-ZBJA, operated a London Heathrow – London Heathrow flight as BA9174 this afternoon routing to the north of Scotland and back.