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Aviation: London Airports update, August 2019

All information courtesy of Jim Liu –

Special Notice

Congratulations to Routes™ who this month is celebrating 25 years of World Routes.

Biman Bangladesh W19 London aircraft changes Biman Bangladesh Airlines filed aircraft changes for London Heathrow service in winter 2019/20 season. From 27OCT19, the 4 weekly Dhaka – London Heathrow – Sylhet – Dhaka will be operated by Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, instead of 777-300ER.

  • BG001 DAC0955 – 1555LHR 788 x124

  • BG202 LHR1820 – 0925+1ZYL1025+1 – 1105+1DAC 788 x124

Virgin Atlantic expands A350 New York service from late-Sep 2019 Virgin Atlantic filed expanded Airbus A350-1000XWB service on London Heathrow – New York JFK route, as the airline schedules 2 nd daily rotation with the A350 from 24SEP19. Planned A350-1000XWB service entry on 10SEP19 remains unchanged. Planned schedule as follows, Summer 2019 season

  • VS137 LHR1150 – 1450JFK 351 D 25SEP19 – 26OCT19

  • VS153 LHR1330 – 1625JFK 351 x4 10SEP19 – 24SEP19

  • VS045 LHR1430 – 1725JFK 351 x4 24SEP19 – 26OCT19

  • VS138 JFK1900 – 0720+1LHR 351 x4 10SEP19 – 25SEP19

  • VS138 JFK1900 – 0720+1LHR 351 D 26SEP19 – 25OCT19

  • VS154 JFK2030 – 0845+1LHR 351 x4 24SEP19 – 26OCT19

Winter 2019/20 season from 27OCT19 (schedule listed below 03NOV19 – 07MAR20. Selected period will see frequency reduction based on seasonal demand)

  • VS137 LHR1230 – 1520JFK 351 x2

  • VS009 LHR1555 – 1855JFK 351 D

  • VS138 JFK2100 – 0900+1LHR 351 x2

  • VS010 JFK2200 – 0950+1LHR 351 D

AerLingus accelerates A321neo LR Dublin – London service AerLingus moved forward Airbus A321neo LR service on Dublin – London Heathrow route, previously scheduled from 01NOV19. The new A321 variant is now scheduled to operate for 01OCT19 on daily basis.