1977/78: BA Inter-Continental Network

The Following is British Airways’ network under “BA*” code for the 1977/78 Northern Winter Timetable Season.

*The European Division operates under “BE”, Regional under “BZ”

  • The unit of frequency is weekly.
  • When a routing is represented with “vv / vice versa” at the end, it means this aircraft operates the same routing on the return.
  • When a city is marked with bold font, it represents this city/airport is the turn-around point for the same operating aircraft
  • Flight Number is listed for Asia/Oceania service for informational purposes on the operational day of the same operating aircraft
  • Data taken from Official Airline Guide Worldwide Edition – DEC 1977

The Inter-Continental network was operated by a fleet of Boeing 707, Boeing 747, L1011, VC10 and Concorde

ROUTING Freq & A/C REMARK
AFRICA    
London – Cairo vv 5 707  
London – Cairo – Khartoum vv 1 707  
London – Frankfurt – Nairobi – Johannesburg vv 1 747  
London – Khartoum – Addis Ababa – Nairobi – Seychelles vv 1 V10
1 747
 
London – Khartoum – Arusha – Dar es Salaam vv 1 V10  
London – Khartoum – Dar es Salaam – Blantyre vv 1 V10  
London – Khartoum – DAR ES SALAAM – Addis Ababa – Khartoum – London 1 V10  
London – Nairobi – Johannesburg vv 5 747  
London – Nairobi – Seychelles – Mauritius vv 1 747  
London – Zurich – Nairobi – Seychelles vv 1 V10  
London – Zurich – Nairobi – Johannesburg vv 2 747  
CARIBBEAN/MEXICO/S AMERICA    
London – Antigua – Barbados – Georgetown vv 1 707  
London – Antigua – Barbados – Port of Spain – Georgetown vv 1 707  
London – Antigua – St. Lucia – Barbados – Georgetown vv 1 707  
London – Antigua – St. Lucia – Port of Spain vv 1 707  
London – Barbados – Port of Spain vv 1 747  
London – Bermuda – Freeport – Mexico City vv 1 V10  
London – Bermuda – Kingston vv 1 747  
London – Bermuda – Nassau – KINGSTON – Nassau – London 1 747  
London – Bermuda – Nassau – Kingston – Panama City vv 1 707  
London – Bermuda – Nassau – Kingston – PANAMA CITY – Kingston – Freeport – Bermuda – London 1 707  
London – Bermuda – Nassau – Mexico City vv 1 V10  
London – Bermuda – Freeport – Mexico City – Nassau – London 1 V10  
MID-EAST/INDIAN SUB-CONTINENT    
London – Amman – Kuwait – Doha vv 2 L10  
London – Amman – Rawalpindi vv 2 V10  
London – Baghdad – Kuwait vv 1 V10/L10  
London – Bahrain – Dubai vv 3 L10  
London – Beirut – Baghdad vv 1 V10  
London – Beirut – Tehran – Bombay vv 1 V10  
London – Beirut – Tehran – Delhi vv 1 V10  
London – Damascus – Tehran vv 1 V10  
London – Damascus – Tehran – Delhi vv 1 V10  
London – Dhahran – Abu Dhabi vv 7 L10  
London – Doha – BOMBAY– Doha – Dhahran – London 1 V10  
London – Doha – Delhi – Dacca vv 2 V10  
London – Dusseldorf – Tehran vv 3 V10  
London – Jeddah vv 5 V10  
London – Jeddah – Karachi vv 2 V10  
London – Kuwait – Dubai vv 4 L10  
London – Tehran vv 7 V10  
US / CANADA    
London – Boston – Philadelphia vv 6 747  
London – Chicago vv 5 747  
London – Miami vv 7 747  
London – Montreal vv 4 V10
1 707
 
London – Montreal – Toronto vv 4 747 15JAN78 – 16MAR78
London – Toronto vv 7 747
3 747
x: 15JAN – 16MAR78
15JAN78 – 16MAR78
London – New York vv 7 707 / V10
4 SSC
7 747
 
London – Washington vv 3 SSC  
London – Washington – Detroit vv 5 747
2 V10
 
Manchester – Glasgow – Montreal – Toronto vv 7 707  
Manchester – Glasgow – New York JFK vv 7 V10  
ASIA/OCEANIA    
London – Bahrain – Bombay – Hong Kong – Melbourne – AUCKLAND – Melbourne – Perth – Singapore – Muscat – London 1 747 824 / 845
London – Bahrain – Bombay – Singapore – Perth – BRISBANE – Sydney – Calcutta – Muscat – London 1 747 814 / 889 3
London – Bahrain – Bombay – Singapore – Sydney – MELBOURNE – Sydney – Singapore – Kuala Lumpur – Bahrain – London 1 747 888 5 / 889 7
London – Bahrain – Kuala Lumpur – Singapore – Sydney – MELBOURNE – Sydney – Singapore – Kuala Lumpur – Bahrain – London 1 747 888 6 / 889 1
London – Bahrain – Singapore – Perth – Sydney – MELBOURNE – Sydney – Singapore – Kuala Lumpur – Bahrain – London 1 747 888 7 / 889 2
London – Frankfurt – Bahrain – Calcutta – Hong Kong – MELBOURNE – Sydney – Delhi – Rome – London 1 747 834 / 855
London – Muscat – Kuala Lumpur – Singapore – Sydney – BRISBANE – Sydney – Singapore – Bahrain – London 1 747 888 3 / 889 5
London – Muscat – Singapore – Perth – Melbourne – AUCKLAND – Melbourne – Delhi – Rome – London 1 747 844 / 865
London – Muscat – Singapore – Perth – SYDNEY – Hong Kong – Bombay – Bahrain – Frankfurt – London 1 747 888 2 / 889 4
London – Rome – Bombay – Hong Kong – SYDNEY – Perth – Singapore – Muscat – London 1 747 888 4 / 889 6
London – Rome – Muscat – Calcutta – Hong Kong – Sydney – MELBOURNE – Perth – Singapore – Bahrain – London 1 747 888 1 / 835
UK – FAR EAST / ASIA – AFRICA    
London – Anchorage – Tokyo vv 1 747 986 5 / 987 6
London – Anchorage – Tokyo – Osaka vv 2 747 986 13 / 987 24
London – Bahrain – Calcutta – HONG KONG – Delhi – Rome – London 1 747 840 / 851
London – Doha – Colombo – Hong Kong – TOKYO – Hong Kong – Colombo – Bombay – Doha – London 1 V10 922 / 913
London – Bahrain – Singapore vv
Inbound operated by Singapore Airlines
3 SSC  
London – Doha – Colombo – BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN – Colombo – Bombay – Doha – London 1 V10 748 / 759
London – Frankfurt – Bombay – Bangkok – HONG KONG – Bangkok – Delhi – Frankfurt – London 1 747 870 / 811
London – Frankfurt – Delhi – Bangkok – HONG KONG – Bombay – Tehran – Frankfurt – London 1 747 810 / 821
London – Moscow – Tokyo vv 2 707 996 / 997
London – Rome – Delhi – HONG KONG – Calcutta – Tehran – London 1 747 850 / 861
London – Tehran – Delhi – HONG KONG -Bangkok – Bombay – Rome – London 1 747 860 / 871
Johannesburg – Seychelles – Colombo – TOKYO – Hong Kong – Colombo – Seychelles – Johannesburg 1 V10 914 / 965
Seychelles – Colombo – TOKYO – Hong Kong – Colombo – Seychelles 1 V10 984 / 945