Operating as flight BA2276 to Gatwick on the 8th September 2015 it suffered what the pilot described as a “catastrophic engine failure”. The take-off was aborted and the aircraft was evacuated safely. The aircraft, a Boeing 777-200 registration G-VIIO, suffered severe damage.
A team of engineers from Boeing worked to repair the aircraft and repair the hull at Las Vegas. Once certified as airworthy the aircraft was the flown to Victorville for painting.
Aviation Wales was alerted by Flightradar 24 this morning that the aircraft is en route to Cardiff Airport and is due in around 11 am this morning as BA9179.
American Airlines, British Airways and Oneworld have launched an optional COVID-19 medical-based testing trial on selected flights from the United States (US) to London Heathrow (LHR), in a combined effort to scientifically demonstrate how COVID-19 testing can reopen international travel and remove the need for passengers to quarantine on arrival. [read more]
A British Airways Boeing 747-400 has caught fire at eCubes facility at Castellon Airport. The aircraft is one of several ex-British Airways Boeing 747 aircraft being scrapped by Vale of Glamorgan based company, eCube, at their Spanish base. Images show a large fire at the front of aircraft but it [read more]
British Airways (BA/BAW) is inviting teachers to take part in work experience days across the company including Operations, Engineering and in the airport terminals. Having already offered over 600 work experience places to children this year, British Airways recognises the role that teachers play inspiring children in their future careers [read more]