Aviation: London Airports update, June 2019

July 2, 2019

All information courtesy of Jim Liu – RoutesOnline.com

AerLingus adds A321neo LR London service

AerLingus opened reservation for Airbus A321neo LR service for Dublin – London Heathrow route, scheduled to operate from 01NOV19. The A321neo LR will operate morning service as EI154/155, based on inventory listing.

 

  • EI154 DUB0730 – 0905LHR 32Q D

  • EI155 LHR0950 – 1120DUB 32Q D

Azerbaijan Airlines S19 London Heathrow frequency variations

Azerbaijan Airlines in summer 2019 season plans to adjust seasonal frequency increase for Baku – London Heathrow route. The seasonal increase will be in effect one month early, compared to 2018. Fourth weekly service will be added from 16JUN19 to 08SEP19 on Sundays, while the fifth flight will be served from 21JUN19 to 09AUG19 on Fridays.

 

In summer 2018 season, the airline increased service from 3 to 5 weekly, from 22JUL18 to 08SEP19.

 

  • J2007 GYD1730 – 2030LHR 787 2

  • J2007 GYD1805 – 2105LHR 787 467

  • J2007 GYD1810 – 2110LHR 787 5

  • J2008 LHR2205 – 0635+1GYD 787 x135

  • J2008 LHR2210 – 0640+1GYD 787 5

British Airways extends Air Belgium A340 service 

British Airways extended the schedule listing of the lease of Air Belgium A340-300 aircraft, scheduled until 31OCT19. From 18AUG19 to 31OCT19, the leased A340 will operate London Heathrow – Cairo route, replacing 787-8.

 

  • BA155 LHR1715 – 2315CAI 343 x57

  • BA155 LHR1720 – 2320CAI 343 57

  • BA154 CAI0800 – 1210LHR 343 D

British Airways increases London Gatwick – Cancun service

British Airways from Sunday (16JUN19) further expands London Gatwick – Cancun service, with the scheduling of fifth weekly flight. Additional flight is scheduled with 3-class 275-seater 777-200ER, operating from 16JUN19 to 25AUG19.

 

  • BA2203 LGW1100 – 1530CUN 777 1

  • BA2203 LGW1120 – 1550CUN 777 3

  • BA2201 LGW1120 – 1550CUN 777 7

  • BA2203 LGW1125 – 1555CUN 777 4

  • BA2203 LGW1300 – 1730CUN 777 6

  • BA2202 CUN1715 – 0845+1LGW 777 1

  • BA2202 CUN1735 – 0905+1LGW 777 3

  • BA2202 CUN1755 – 0925+1LGW 777 4

  • BA2202 CUN1915 – 1045+1LGW 777 6

  • BA2200 CUN2020 – 1150+1LGW 777 7

British Airways Delhi aircraft changes

British Airways extended schedule listings into July. One of two daily London Heathrow – Delhi service is scheduled with 3-class 777-200ER from 01JUN20 as BA143/142. Based on latest listing, this aircraft change is only in effect until 30JUN20.

 

Additional changes remain highly possible.

 

  • BA143 LHR1010 – 2330DEL 777 D

  • BA257 LHR1925 – 0820+1DEL 777 D

  • BA142 DEL0150 – 0645LHR 777 D

  • BA256 DEL1020 – 1520LHR 777 D

British Airways increases London Gatwick – Kingston service 

British Airways between mid-June 2019 and late-August 2019 increases service on London Gatwick – Kingston route, with the addition of fourth weekly flight. The new flight operates on Tuesdays, from 18JUN19 to 27AUG19.

 

  • BA2263 LGW1140 – 1525KIN 777 35

  • BA2263 LGW1145 – 1530KIN 777 1

  • BA2263 LGW1305 – 1650KIN 777 2

  • BA2262 KIN1740 – 0845+1LGW 777 35

  • BA2262 KIN1745 – 0850+1LGW 777 1

  • BA2260 KIN1930 – 1035+1LGW 777 2

British Airways W19 Long-Haul changes

British Airways further revised planned long-haul service for winter 2019/20 season. This latest summary also includes adjustment for London Gatwick departure.

 

  • London Gatwick – New York JFK 14JAN20 – 10FEB20 1 daily service temporary suspended

  • London Gatwick – Punta Cana eff 21DEC19 Increase from 3 to 4 weekly

  • London Heathrow – Abu Dhabi 27OCT19 – 31DEC19 777-200ER replaces 787-9, 1 daily

  • London Heathrow – Atlanta eff 27OCT19 5 of 7 weekly operated by 777-200ER, replacing 787-9

  • London Heathrow – Nashville eff 29OCT19 Increase from 4 to 5 weekly in W19, compared to W18. 787-8 operating

British Airways increases London Gatwick – Las Vegas service

British Airways expands service on London Gatwick – Las Vegas service, with the addition of 6th weekly flight. From 19JUN19 to 28AUG19, the 6th weekly flight will operate on Wednesdays, switching to Thursdays from 05SEP19 to 10OCT19. Boeing 777-200ER operates this route.

 

  • BA2277 LGW1010 – 1300LAS 777 4

  • BA2277 LGW1040 – 1330LAS 777 16

  • BA2277 LGW1150 – 1440LAS 777 27

  • BA2277 LGW1210 – 1500LAS 777 5

  • BA2277 LGW1235 – 1525LAS 777 3

  • BA2276 LAS1455 – 0855+1LGW 777 4

  • BA2276 LAS1520 – 0920+1LGW 777 6

  • BA2276 LAS1525 – 0925+1LGW 777 1

  • BA2276 LAS1630 – 1030+1LGW 777 2

  • BA2276 LAS1635 – 1035+1LGW 777 7

  • BA2276 LAS1650 – 1050+1LGW 777 5

  • BA2276 LAS1740 – 1140+1LGW 777 3

British Airways Increases London Gatwick – Toronto service

British Airways starting this week is increasing London Gatwick – Toronto service, with the addition of fourth weekly flight. From 15JUN19 to 31AUG19, the new flight will operate on Saturdays with high-density 336-seater 777-200ER. Planned schedule as follows.

 

  • BA2271 LGW1150 – 1440YYZ 777 2

  • BA2271 LGW1220 – 1515YYZ 777 7

  • BA2271 LGW1245 – 1540YYZ 777 5

  • BA2269 LGW1805 – 2100YYZ 777 6

  • BA2270 YYZ1945 – 0750+1LGW 777 257

  • BA2268 YYZ2255 – 1110+1LGW 777 6

Delta outlines re-configured 767-400ER service

Delta Air Lines filed planned re-configured Boeing 767-400ER operation, scheduled to enter service in November 2019. The re-configured 767-400ER features the configuration of J34W20Y184.

 

  • Atlanta – London Heathrow eff 12NOV19 DL030/031 (DL032/033 from 02JAN20)

  • Boston – London Heathrow eff 20NOV19 DL058/059

  • New York JFK – London Heathrow eff 16NOV19 DL001/002
    (DL003/004 from 10JAN20)

Garuda Indonesia re-opens London Heathrow bookings

Garuda Indonesia re-opened reservations for Jakarta – London Heathrow – Denpasar service, for travel on/after 22JUN19. The airline previously closed reservation for all class of service on/after 22JUN19, this includes Northern winter schedule on/after 27OCT19, except selected dates which saw certain class open for booking at higher air fare.

 

  • GA086 CGK1120 – 2000LHR 777 246

  • GA087 LHR2145 – 2015+1DPS 777 246

LOT Polish Airlines adds 737-700 service June - August 2019

LOT Polish Airlines filed Boeing 737-700 operation, operating on selected markets in Europe and The Middle East. The 737-700 is scheduled from mid-June 2019 to mid-August 2019.

 

  • Warsaw – London Heathrow 20JUN19 – 05AUG19 Various frequencies

TUI Airways UK W19 new short-haul routes

TUI Airways UK in winter 2019/20 season is introducing various short-haul routes. Planned operation includes the following.

 

  • London Gatwick – Memmingen eff 21DEC19 1 weekly 737-800

  • London Stansted – Chambery eff 14DEC19 1 weekly 737-800

TUI UK lists 737 MAX 8 London Gatwick routes

TUI Airways UK extended schedule listing into April 2020. Based on the schedule listing, the airline plans to operate Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft on various routes from London Gatwick.

 

  • London Gatwick – Chambery 04APR20 – 18APR20 1 weekly (Day 6)

  • London Gatwick – Dalaman 06APR20 – 27APR20 1 weekly (Day 1)

  • London Gatwick – Faro 05APR20 – 26APR20 1 weekly (Day 7)

  • London Gatwick – Irakleion 05APR20 – 26APR20 1 weekly (Day 7)

  • London Gatwick – Malta 02APR20 – 30APR20 1 weekly (Day 4)

  • London Gatwick – Marrakech 07APR20 – 28APR20 1 weekly (Day 2)

  • London Gatwick – Rhodes 01APR20 – 29APR20 1 weekly (Day 3)

  • London Gatwick – Tenerife South 03APR20 – 24APR20 1 weekly (Day 5)

Turkish Airlines outlines A350 network

Turkish Airlines opened reservation for its Airbus A350-900XWB aircraft, with the configuration of C32Y297. Initially, the A350 will operate following routes from April 2020, one daily each.

 

  • Istanbul – London Heathrow eff 13APR20 TK1985/1986

 

Planned A350-900XWB remains subject to change.

United expands 167-seater 767 London Heathrow service

United Airlines is expanding new 3-class 167-seater Boeing 767-300ER operation, where the 767 scheduled to operate Chicago O’Hare – London Heathrow route. From 08JUL19, the 167-seater aircraft will operate on 1 of 3 daily flights.

 

  • UA938 ORD2115 – 1120+1LHR 763 D

  • UA959 LHR1450 – 1745ORD 763 D

 

 

Separately, the 167-seater aircraft will begin operating Newark – London Heathrow route as UA940/941, where four of five daily flights will be served by this re-configured aircraft.

Ural Airlines adds Moscow – London link

Ural Airlines at the launch of winter 2019/20 season plans to offer service to London, with the scheduling of Moscow Zhukovsky – London Stansted route. From 27OCT19, Airbus A320 aircraft to operate this route 4 times a week.

 

  • U6745 ZIA1100 – 1200STN 320 x246

  • U6746 STN1300 – 1940ZIA 320 x246

Virgin Atlantic W19 Delhi aircraft changes

Virgin Atlantic at the launch of winter 2019/20 season is adding Boeing 787-9 service on London Heathrow – Delhi route, replacing existing Airbus A330-300 service. The 787 service commences on 27OCT19 from LHR, operating on daily basis.

 

  • VS300 LHR2135 – 1130+1DEL 789 D

  • VS301 DEL1335 – 1730LHR 789 D

Virgin Atlantic Johannesburg frequency changes

Virgin Atlantic is adjusting operational frequencies on London Heathrow – Johannesburg route, where the airline is reducing operation on VS461/462 service between October 2019 and January 2020. Planned operational day from London as follows.

 

  • 01OCT19 – 14OCT19 Day x237

  • 22OCT19 – 26OCT19 Day 456

  • 11NOV19 – 21NOV19 Day x123

  • 22NOV19 – 03DEC19 Day x23

  • 15JAN20 – 24JAN20 Day 234

  • 25JAN20 – 01FEB20 Day x17

 

Following schedule effective the week of 11NOV19.

 

  • VS461 LHR1855 – 0755+1JNB 789

  • VS449 LHR2110 – 1010+1JNB 789 D

  • VS450 JNB2100 – 0620+1LHR 789 D

  • VS462 JNB2200 – 0720+1LHR 789

Wizz Air expands A321neo network in W19

Wizz Air filed expanded Airbus A321neo operation for winter 2019/20 season, effective from 27OCT19.

 

  • Budapest – London Gatwick eff 27OCT19 6 weekly (7 weekly 24DEC19 – 06JAN20) The A321neo aircraft will continue to serve following routes on/after 27OCT19.

 

Selected routes also see expanded A321neo operation:

 

  • Budapest – London Luton Increase from 20 to 21 weekly

Data compiled by Leo Martin

 

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