Sunday 27 October 2019 marks the beginning of the Winter 2019 travel season for airlines. This runs until Saturday 28 March 2020. Here are the main known schedule changes for British Airways at London Heathrow.
These are for indicative guidance and are subject to change according to commercial and operational requirements. Flights from Heathrow can booked at ba.com
London Heathrow Terminal Changes
Billund, Hanover, San Diego and Zagreb move from Terminal 5 to Terminal 3.
Luxembourg, Lyon and Phoenix move from Terminal 3 to Terminal 5.
New Long-Haul Routes
BA will fly to Dammam as an extension to its existing service to Bahrain from 1 December 2019. As a consequence of this, BA’s ground transfer service from Bahrain to Dammam (Sold as flight numbers BA8499/BA8498) will cease.
Boeing 787-10 Flights
British Airways will take delivery of its first Boeing 787-10 aircraft in January 2020.
BA has 12 787-10 aircraft on order, and six will be received in 2020. The first 787-10 route will be London Heathrow – Atlanta from an, as yet unconfirmed date, in February 2020.
Airbus A350-1000 Flights
BA’s Airbus A350-1000 aircraft are due to operate the following flights during the winter season:
Flights BA107/BA106 – London Heathrow – Dubai
Flights BA93/BA92 – London Heathrow – Toronto
Flights BA163/BA162 – London Heathrow – Tel Aviv (from Sunday 1 December 2019)
Flights BA119/BA118 – London Heathrow – Bengaluru (from Wednesday 1 January 2020)
Airbus A380 Flights
Here are seasonal changes to routes operated with Airbus A380 aircraft:
Daily A380 flights to Boston (BA213/BA212) end on Sunday 27 October 2019. It is currently scheduled to return on Monday 30 March 2020.
Daily A380 flights to Chicago O’Hare (BA297/BA296) end on Friday 25 October 2019. It is currently scheduled to return on Sunday 29 March 2020.
On Saturday 26 October 2019, A380 flights to Hong Kong swap from BA31/BA32 to BA27/BA28.
BA switches to a twice daily A380 operation to Johannesburg (BA55 & BA54 / BA57 & BA56) from Sunday 27 October 2019.
BA resumes daily flights to Los Angeles on flights BA269/BA268 from Sunday 27 October 2019.
The A380 moves from a daily operation to San Francisco to Monday, Thursday & Saturday only on flights BA286 & BA287.
Daily A380 flights to Vancouver ended on Wednesday 30 September 2019. It is currently scheduled to return from Friday 1 May 2020.
The A380 returns to Washington Dulles daily from Sunday 27 October 2019 on flights BA217 & BA216 until Sunday 29 March 2020.
Other Long-Haul Changes
Beijing moves from Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) to Beijing Daxing Airport (PKX) from 27 October 2019.
Cairo will continue to be operated by an Air Belgium Airbus A340 aircraft until Wednesday 6 November 2019. It will be then operated by a Titan Airways A321 aircraft until Wednesday 12 January 2020.
Calgary is suspended for the winter from Friday 25 October 2019. It will resume, initially three times weekly only, from Sunday 29 March 2020.
Charleston ends on Thursday 24 October 2019 and is currently scheduled to resume on Sunday 29 March 2019.
Muscat resumes for the winter from Wednesday 30 October 2019 and will operate, initially four times weekly, until 18 April 2020.
A long-run of Boeing 747 operations to Phoenix comes to an end as the route switches to a Boeing 787-9 aircraft.
Suspended Short-Haul Routes
Gran Canaria is suspended from Sunday 3 November 2019. The route will continue to operate from Gatwick.
Kyiv and St Petersburg have been suspended on Thursday 3 October 2019.
Returning Winter Seasonal Routes
Grenoble resumes, on Saturdays only, from Saturday 14 December 2019 to Saturday 28 March 2020.
Innsbruck resumes on Friday 13 December 2019.
Three times weekly services to Marrakech resumed on 3 October 2019 until Saturday 25 April 2020.
Services to Salzburg resume, initially four times weekly, from Friday 13 December 2019 until Saturday 28 March 2020.Continue reading “British Airways London Heathrow Winter 2019 Schedule”