British Airways continues to put in place ad hoc blanket cancellations between London Heathrow and Doha.
BA123 from London Heathrow to Doha is cancelled from Thursday 9 May until Monday 27 May 2019.
BA122 from Doha to London Heathrow is cancelled from Friday 10 May until Tuesday 28 2019.
No specific reason has been given for the cancellations other than “operational reasons”. The most likely reason is to release capacity in the Boeing 787 fleet. There have been ad hoc cancellations on a number of other routes. An aircraft has also been wet leased from Air Belgium to cover other routes.
If history is anything to go by, the cancellations could well be repeated.
Rebooking on Qatar Airways
BA has a rebooking agreement with its codeshare partner Qatar Airways.
If your flight is cancelled you have the option of rebooking on to Qatar Airways from London Heathrow to Doha. You can rebook up to three days before or after your original date of travel.
World Traveller Plus Premium Economy
Qatar Airways does not operate a premium economy cabin.
Therefore, you will be downgraded to economy. You will be entitled to claim compensation for the downgrade.
Qatar Airways London Heathrow Aircraft
Qatar Airways use a variety of different aircraft on the London Heathrow route.
This includes Boeing 777-300, Airbus A350 and Airbus A380 aircraft.
If you have a particular preference for one aircraft, it’s worth checking your specific flights on your day of travel.
It should also be noted the following Qatar Airways operated flights depart from London Heathrow Terminal 4.
Alternative Routing Options
If you are connecting from a flight in the UK to London Heathrow for onward travel to Doha (for example, Edinburgh) you have the option of rebooking on to a direct Qatar Airways flight to Doha, if available.
If any of the rebooking options are not satisfactory, you will have the option of cancelling your booking and receiving a full refund.