British Airways W13 Long-Haul Operation Changes as of 01MAY13

As per 01MAY13 GDS timetable/inventory display, latest changes to British Airways’ Winter 2013/14 Long-Haul operation as follow. Further changes expected in the coming months.

London Heathrow – Beijing 4-class Boeing 777-200ER replaces 747-400 in W12, 6 weekly operation
London Heathrow – Boston Winter operation increases from 21 weekly in W12 to 24 weekly in W13. BA203/202 operates with 4-class Boeing 777-200ER on Day 136
London Heathrow – Chicago BA297/296 operated by Boeing 747-400, replacing 777-200ER in W12/S13
London Heathrow – Delhi BA257/256 operated by Boeing 747-400, replacing 777 in W12 (Overall 2 daily 747 in W13)
London Heathrow – Denver Low-Density 3-class Boeing 777-200ER (J62W40Y124) operates on Day 24
London Heathrow – Entebbe Operational day changes from Day 247 (EBB Day 135) to Day 146 (EBB Day 257)
London Heathrow – Hong Kong
BA025/026 eff 15NOV13 Airbus A380 replaces Boeing 747-400 (Previously reported)
BA027/028 Boeing 777-200ER replaces -300ER on Day x47 (Day x15 from HKG)

London Heathrow – Hyderabad Service to operate 6 weekly with 3-class High-Density Boeing 777-200ER (J48W24Y203), increase from 5 weekly in W12 (6th weekly service added in S13)
London Heathrow – Johannesburg Northern Winter season to operate 17 weekly, increased from 14 weekly in NW12. BA033/034 to be operated by 747-400, compared to 777-200ER in NS13
London Heathrow – Miami Service to operate 18 weekly, instead of 21 weekly in W12. BA205/204 operated by 4-class Boeing 777-200ER on Day x147
London Heathrow – Montreal 3-class High-Density Boeing 777-200ER operation maintained in W13 (Daily 767 service in W12)
London Heathrow – Mumbai BA139/138 operated by Boeing 747-400 for entire Winter 2013 season (Previously scheduled to operate until 30NOV13; Overall service 2 daily 747)
London Heathrow – Newark BA187/186 Cancelled on Day 3 (Overall 20 weekly instead of 21)
London Heathrow – Shanghai Pu Dong Service operates 6 weekly (Day x2 from LHR, Day x3 from PVG), same as W12. Boeing 777-300ER replaces -200ER on Day 36 (Day 47 from PVG)
London Heathrow – Tokyo Haneda Service cancelled from 05JAN14 to 01FEB14 (HND 06JAN14 – 02FEB14; Routine seasonal cancellation)

Following route currently displaying frequency increase compared to Winter 2012/13 season, however this may signal operational day changes, as BA’s schedule change involving operational day adjustment takes about 24-48 hours in the GDS.
London Heathrow – Jeddah “Increase” from 5 weekly to 6 weekly (Day 2 from LHR and JED is currently available for reservation in full-fare Business and Economy Class)

Routine seasonal Trans-Atlantic service reduction has not reflected in the GDS at present time.

Previously reported changes:
London Heathrow – Bangkok 3-class High-Density Boeing 777-200ER replaces 4-class Boeing 747-400; First Class service eliminated
London Heathrow – Los Angeles BA269/268 operated by A380 instead of Boeing 747-400 on Day x26
London Heathrow – Seattle Service increases from 7 weekly to 10 weekly, new flights operated by 4-class Boeing 777-200ER

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