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BA Changling Equipment On London-Athens Route  
User currently offlineDvintiadis From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 236 posts, RR: 0
Posted (11 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 1950 times:

I think that BA have changed the aircraft they use from London to Athens from 757 to 767.I saw that on a reservation that i wanted to do.The used to have 767's prior to sep.11.Can anyone confirm about the change or say if they are doing this for all flights to Athens?

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User currently offlineDonder10 From Canada, joined Oct 2001, 6660 posts, RR: 21
Reply 1, posted (11 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 1901 times:

Well lately OA have been sending in a lot of 343s so I guess demand must be very high.

User currently offlineCedarjet From United Kingdom, joined May 1999, 8093 posts, RR: 54
Reply 2, posted (11 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 1824 times:

London to Athens is a major route. When I was a travel agent (here we go again...) that was probably the single route I booked the most seats. Whatever else happened each day, I always booked a dozen seats, probably 60% Olympic 40% BA (we had better fares with OA). BA have always used a mix of 757s and 767s.

As a rule of thumb, the main European routes BA deploy 767s on are: Brussels (one or two a day; mostly 757s), Nice, Frankfurt (see BRU), Athens and Cyprus. Paris was all 767s til the Chunnel opened.



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User currently offlineMarco From United Arab Emirates, joined Jul 2000, 4169 posts, RR: 12
Reply 3, posted (11 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 1816 times:

BA used to fly two daily B767's from LHR and one daily B737 from LGW pre 9/11.


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User currently offlineEGGD From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2001, 12443 posts, RR: 35
Reply 4, posted (11 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 1811 times:

Was full both flights I flew to athens last week, I was wondering when they'd change back to the 767, but am glad we got the 757 (although the flight back we ended up in a little problem with a lack of fuel).

User currently offlineCapt.Picard From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (11 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 1801 times:

I thought the 767 was a regular on the Istanbul and Moscow runs, or is that my imagination?


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User currently offlineMAH4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 32736 posts, RR: 72
Reply 6, posted (11 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 1796 times:

LON-ATH is a busy route. In fact, this past Friday, BA 2640 (one of the last LGW-ATH flights) operated as a 777-200. BA has two daily flights using a mix of 767s and 757s (767 operates on TuWe) and OA has two dailies with 340s and A300s.


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User currently offlineFlyingV From Ireland, joined Apr 2000, 11 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (11 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 1786 times:

Last year at least, there were 2 daily BA services (1 757, 1 767) LHR-SVO.

User currently offlineLewis From Greece, joined Jul 1999, 3629 posts, RR: 5
Reply 8, posted (11 years 10 months ago) and read 1660 times:

Indeed the LON-ATH route is very busy and maybe one of the profitable routes that OA operates. Now that OA doesn't fly ATH-BKK-SYD-MEL, more A340s will be used for flights to London Heathrow.

User currently offlineLuzezito From Spain, joined May 2001, 269 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (11 years 10 months ago) and read 1641 times:

capt Picard:

For the Moscow route, BA has mainly been using 757 lately for their daily evening flight



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User currently offlineAussiestu From Australia, joined Mar 2001, 780 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (11 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 1519 times:


Has the BA flight to ATH increased to 3xdaily due to the end of the LGW service. If they are deploying 767s then they must be busy. ATH on BA and OA must make money?


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