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January 18, 2013

British Airways S13 Long-Haul Operation Changes as of 18JAN13

by JL
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Update at 0400GMT 18JAN13

As per 18JAN13 GDS timetable and inventory display, latest changes to British Airways’ Summer 2013 Long-Haul Operation changes as follows. Additional changes remain possible.

London Heathrow – Almaty Service operates as nonstop service with Boeing 767, replacing 1-stop via Tbilisi A321 operation
BA159 LHR1920 – 0735+1ALA 767 246
BA158 ALA1335 – 1635LHR 767 357

London Heathrow – Dar es Salaam 3 weekly Boeing 767 cancelled from 31MAR13
London Heathrow – Entebbe Summer 2013 operation operates 3 weekly, reduced from 5 weekly in S12
London Heathrow – Larnaca Operational schedule change. London departure moves from day-time to red-eye
BA662 LHR2235 – 0505+1LCA 767 D
BA663 LCA1105 – 1405LHR 767 D

London Heathrow – New York JFK
31MAR13 – 15APR13 BA113/114 cancelled (Overall service reduced from 8 to 7 daily; Plan is unchanged)
Boeing 777-300ER to operate on following flights: BA179/182 (Day x6)

London Heathrow – Philadelphia BA069/068 on Day 23 operates with 4-class 777-200ER instead of 3-class 767-300ER (Overall 9 weekly 777 and 5 weekly 767)
London Heathrow – Shanghai Pu Dong Boeing 777-200ER/-300 operating
77W Day x23 (Day x34 from PVG) 772 Day 3 (Day 4 from PVG)

London Heathrow – Tbilisi 3 weekly Airbus A321 cancelled from 31MAR13
London Gatwick – Mauritius Operational schedule change. Departure time from both London and Mauritius shifts from night-time to day-time
BA2063 LGW1500 – 0545+1MRU 777 246
BA2062 MRU0800 – 1700LGW 777 357

Previously reported changes:
London City – Shannon – New York JFK – London City BA003/004 service not operating during following period: 18MAR13 – 16APR13 (Previously reported), 31JUL13 – 30AUG13
London Heathrow – Amman Service increases from daily to 11 weekly
London Heathrow – Bangkok Service cancelled on following dates from LHR:
02APR13, 23APR13, 01MAY13, 08MAY13, 15MAY13, 22MAY13, 27MAY13, 10JUN13, 25JUN13, 02SEP13, 09SEP13, 17SEP13, 02OCT13, 09OCT13, 21OCT13

London Heathrow – Boston Service increases from 3 to 4 daily
London Heathrow – Cairo 01JUL13 – 04OCT13 Boeing 767 replaces Airbus A321 (CAI from 02JUL13 to 05OCT13)
London Heathrow – Chengdu eff 22SEP13 NEW 4-class Boeing 777-200ER service, three times a week
London Heathrow – Chennai Summer operation increases from 5 weekly in S12 to 6 weekly (Day x3 from LHR, Day x4 from MAA; 3-class 777-200ER operating)
London Heathrow – Chicago BA297/296 11APR13 – 16MAY13 Boeing 747-400 replaces 777-200ER
London Heathrow – Delhi
BA257/256 31MAR13 – 23APR13/03MAY13 – 25MAY13 Service reduce from daily to 6 weekly (Overall operation is 13 weekly)
BA143/142 Currently scheduled to be operated by 777-200ER, replacing 747-400

London Heathrow – Hong Kong BA027/028 operates with Boeing 747-400 instead of 777-300ER (Overall 2 daily 747)
London Heathrow – Houston BA197/196 operates with Boeing 747-400 instead of 777-200ER on following period
07APR13 – 14APR13 Day x17
15APR13 – 21APR13 Day 137
23APR13 – 28APR13 Day x145
30APR13 – 05MAY13 Day x1
07MAY13 – 23MAY13 Day x15
25MAY13 – 30MAY13 Day x5

London Heathrow – Hyderabad Summer operation increases from 5 weekly in S12 to 6 weekly (Day x7 from LHR, Day x1 from HYD; 767 operating)
London Heathrow – Jeddah* Service increases from 5 weekly to daily, 767 operating
London Heathrow – Johannesburg eff 29APR13 Service increases from 14 to 17 weekly once again for Northern Summer season, 777-200ER operating on BA033/034 (BA033/034 from 29APR13 to 31MAY13 operates with 747-400 on Day 1 from LHR, Day 2 from JNB)
London Heathrow – Kuwait City Boeing 747-400 service continues operating on/after 31MAR13, replacing 777-200ER in S12
London Heathrow – Los Angeles BA278/279 operates with Boeing 747-400 instead of 777-300ER (Overall 3 daily 747 in S13)
London Heathrow – Luanda* Service increases from 2 weekly (Day 25 from LHR) to 3 weekly (Day 7 from LHR)
London Heathrow – Mexico City Service increases from 4 to 5 weekly, 747-400 service
London Heathrow – Miami Service reduces from 3 to 2 daily
London Heathrow – Phoenix 7th weekly service introduced during selected period in Winter 2012/13, is maintained on/after 31MAR13
London Heathrow – Rio de Janeiro* Planned service increase from 6 weekly (Day x2) to daily
BA249 LHR1315 – 2055GIG 777 D
BA248 GIG2250 – 1400+1LHR 777 D

London Heathrow – Singapore – Sydney Boeing 777-300ER replaces 747-400
London Heathrow – Tokyo Haneda 29APR13 – 19MAY13 Service reduced from 5 weekly to 3 weekly (4 weekly 20MAY13 – 30MAY13)
London Heathrow – Tokyo Narita 29AUG13 – 12SEP13 Boeing 747-400 replaces 777-300ER (NRT 30AUG13 – 13SEP13)
London Heathrow – Toronto Service increases from 14 to 17 weekly
London Heathrow – Vancouver eff 01JUN13 Service increases from daily to 12 weekly once again for Summer season (Previously to start from 01MAY13)
London Gatwick – Antigua – San Juan San Juan service cancelled. BA maintains London – Antigua sector
London Gatwick – Male – Colombo Male – Colombo sector starts from 14APR13, 3 weekly 777-200ER service (Colombo is service resumption)
Paris Orly – Newark 03MAR13 – 30MAR13 BA8001/8002 service cancelled (Overall service reduced to 1 daily)

In last report on 17DEC12, routes marked with * represents possibility of BA adjusting operational days, instead of frequency increase, can not be ruled out. However, there hasn’t been any changes since last report, therefore they’re confirmed frequency increase.

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