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BA canceling 787 Flights Again in November 2019?

Old Nov 11, 19, 8:42 pm
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BA canceling 787 Flights Again in November 2019?

BA 278 SJC-LHR is flown by a 787-9. One flight a Day.
BA 278 has been canceled 3 times this month.
The BA 279 LHR-SJC was canceled also.
So for this month the 3 cancelled flights:
Nov. 2
Nov. 5
Nov. 8

Does anyone know if this is a continuation of the RR Trent problems?
I am concered about this as I am taking this flight next week.
Thank you in advance.
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Old Nov 11, 19, 10:31 pm
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I was scheduled for BA188 EWR-LHR this Wednesday (November 13), but itís been cancelled. Also 787...and looks to have had several cancellations earlier this month.
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Old Nov 11, 19, 11:12 pm
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Originally Posted by skippythelizard View Post
I was scheduled for BA188 EWR-LHR this Wednesday (November 13), but itís been cancelled. Also 787...and looks to have had several cancellations earlier this month.
Thanks,

I am curious why there has been so little news or chit chat about the cancelations.
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Old Nov 11, 19, 11:30 pm
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Unfortunately there are two 787s still without engines so yes the cancellations you noted could well be because of this

https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/31671080-post32.html
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Old Nov 12, 19, 12:31 am
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I'm on BA95 LHR-YUL on the 22nd and the return on the 27th, which are always flown by 787s. Fingers crossed those remain unaffected...
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Old Nov 12, 19, 1:31 am
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Iíve got a booking on BA123 to DOH in mid December- and about the only one booked on the plane in CW - so worried this will be cancelled. I know QR offer several other fights a day, but none fit my timings for my onward connection or my earlier non protected flight so well!
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Old Nov 12, 19, 1:32 am
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Originally Posted by 2old4coach View Post
Thanks,

I am curious why there has been so little news or chit chat about the cancelations.
There has Almost daily on here.
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Old Nov 12, 19, 2:23 am
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Originally Posted by DYKWIA View Post
There has Almost daily on here.
e.g. BA41 LHR to Durban recently (also a 787 flight)
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Old Nov 12, 19, 4:10 am
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Given the acute shortage of longhaul frames, it would appear G-YMMA's (48J 772) seating refurb has been pushed out too - usually there are two 777s at CWL getting refurbished/maintained and it's YMMA's turn - but right now there's only one aircraft at CWL (YMMB)
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Old Nov 12, 19, 5:06 am
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LHR to Baltimore has also switched again to the 777 Gatwick 10 across Y for the next couple of weeks which is normally a 787-8
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Old Nov 12, 19, 5:18 am
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Originally Posted by LHRagain View Post
LHR to Baltimore has also switched again to the 777 Gatwick 10 across Y for the next couple of weeks which is normally a 787-8
Yep, you're quite right - G-VIIP seems to have positioned to LHR on the 27th Oct to do the BA228/229 rotations (except for a day stint back at LGW on 30th Oct)
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Old Nov 12, 19, 5:55 am
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We were booked on the 787 to SJC on 31st March. This has also been cancelled. Seems quite far out to predict a 787 shortage?

Happily rebooked on to the A380 in first to SFO!
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Old Nov 12, 19, 6:23 am
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Originally Posted by alexwuk View Post
Yep, you're quite right - G-VIIP seems to have positioned to LHR on the 27th Oct to do the BA228/229 rotations (except for a day stint back at LGW on 30th Oct)
Am on 228/229 in first weeks of December and January. All 777s.
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Old Nov 12, 19, 6:25 am
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Also cancelled my flight to IAD last week. Wasnít too happy as like to fly the 787/350 these days for less toll on the body...
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Old Nov 12, 19, 6:33 am
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Do these shortages mean BA will delay the scheduled retirements of G-CIVG (Hi-J 747, due to go this month) and G-ZZZA (non-ER 777-200, due to go in Jan) or are those dates hard limits based on C/D checks?
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