In so far as BA
are and will continue to operate the bulk of the former BD
timetable until the end of this month G-MIDY
and, indeed, all the other former BD
aircraft are continuing to operate from LHR
T1 to the former BD
timetable although a couple of former BD
aircraft have operated a very limited number of BA
flights from T5
Looking at 'DY specifically:
On 10 July it operated LHR
out of T1 at LHR
using flight number BA8108 and call sign BMA8QA, the first flight operated with a BA
On 16 August it operated FRA
(flight number LH948, call sign DLH948), its last flight using an LH
flight number and a DLH call sign.
On 17 August it was positioned MAN
(flight number BD9541, call sign BMA9541), its last flight using a BD
On 19 August it operated EDI
(fight number BA8047, call sign BMA5EH), its last flight using a BD
call sign. It then was towed to the BA
Engineering Base at LHR
where its cabin was refurbished to BA
's style - carpets, seat covers etc.
On 22 August it was transferred to the British Airways AOC
On 23 August it re-entered service operating LHR
from T1 (flight number BA8047, call sign SHT9040), its first flight using a BA
Since 23 August it has been dedicated to operating forner BD
flights from T1 at LHR
flight numbers and call signs but has also flown two totations to both AGA
and RAK and one to each of BSL
all form er BD
flights and all from T1.
As at 6 October the CAA web site shows that it is still registered to the IAG
subsidiary, British Midland Airways of Castle Donnington.
If only life was simple!