British Airways took delivery of its first Boeing 787 today and the airline has confirmed that the first two long-haul routes to feature the aircraft are New York (Newark) and Toronto. This is the first of some 42 Boeing 787 to delivered over the next few years.
A daily Boeing 787 service will operate to Toronto from 1 September 2013 with a 2nd daily 787 service between 15 September and 25 October. A daily service to New York (Newark) will operate from 1 October 2013. Full details about the aircraft are on ba.com
Anyone contemplating booking flights/routes specifically to experience the Boeing 787 should bear in mind that as this is a new aircraft type for BA, there is a possibility of aircraft substitutions at the last minute.
London Heathrow – Toronto
Flight BA093 Depart London Heathrow 12:15 – Arrive Toronto 14:55
Flight BA097 Depart London Heathrow 14:00 – Arrive Toronto 17:10 (15 September – 25 October)
Toronto – London Heathrow
Flight BA092 Depart Toronto 19:10 – Arrive London Heathrow 07:05
Flight BA096 Depart Toronto 22:45 – Arrive London Heathrow 11:00 (15 September – 25 October)
London Heathrow – New York (Newark)
Flight BA187 Depart London Heathrow 18:15 – Arrive New York Newark 21:25
New York (Newark) – London Heathrow
Flight BA186 Depart New York Newark 22:55 – Arrive London Heathrow 10:55