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BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Wed May 01, 2013 1:44 am

British Airways have in recent weeks made a number of changes to there W13 LHR longhaul Schedule. Below are details of the changes

NOTE: The changes are correct as of today. Further changes are highly likely to be made over the months to come. BA plan to be operating 4 788's by the start of W13. BA have as yet not announced which routes will be operated by a 788 during W13.


Bangkok

W13 will see BA make a number of changes to it's service to BKK. Flights to BKK will be operated by a 3 class 777 and transfer from LHR T3 to T5 from the start of W13. The schedule has also been changed with flights to BKK departing mid afternoon. Return flights to LHR from BKK will become a day flight departing BKK late morning arriving LHR late afternoon.

Schedule below:

BA009 LHR 15:05 BKK 09:20 777 D
BA010 BKK 10:55 LHR 16:55 777 D

BA operated during W12 a daily 4 class 747 from LHR T3 to BKK, Flights departed LHR late evening and arrived BKK mid afternoon Return flights from BKK departed just after midnight arriving at LHR T3 early am.

The changes will result in the First product no longer being offered on the route. BA will also offer 4 less J seats, 12 less WTP seats and 32 less WT seats daily on the route.

Beijing

4 class 777 will operate 6 x weekly through W13. 6 x weekly 747 operated W12

Boston

Will increase to 24 x weekly for W13 from the 3 x daily frequency operated W12.

BA213 LHR 11:25 BOS 13:55 747 D
BA203 LHR 14:55 BOS 17:25 777 1
BA203 LHR 15:00 BOS 17:30 777 36
BA215 LHR 16:30 BOS 18:50 747 D
BA239 LHR 19:15 BOS 21:40 777 D

BA238 BOS 08:05 LHR 19:30 777 D
BA212 BOS 17:55 LHR 05:15 747 D
BA202 BOS 19:45 LHR 07:05 777 136
BA214 BOS 21:10 LHR 08:25 747 D

Chennai

Route will increase in frequency from 5 to 6 x weekly. 3 class 777 continues to operate

Entebbe

3 x weekly 3 class 767 service will continue to operate with changes to the routes days of operation. Flight will depart LHR Days 1,4 & 6 (W12 operated Days 2,4 & 7). Flights will depart EBB days 2,5 & 7 (W12 operated Days 1,3 &5)

Hong Kong

Remains 2 x daily

BA025/BA026 - A380 will operate daily from 15th November (747 ops from 27th October to 14th November)
BA027/BA028 - Will be operated 5 x weekly by a 4 class 777 and 2 x weekly by a 77W.

Houston

77W will once again operate the BA195/BA194 rotation daily. Overall frequency on the route remains unchanged at 2 x daily

Hyderabad

6 x weekly frequency introduced during S13 continues during W13. 3 class 777 that op during W12 will once again operate for W13.

Jeddah

Will operate 6 x weekly in W13. Flights operated 5 x weekly W12

Johannesburg

17 x weekly frequency that was reintroduced for S13 will continue for W13. The 4 class 777 that is operating the 3 x weekly BA033/BA034 rotation during S13 will be replaced by a 747 for W13.

Los Angeles

Flights will operate 2 x daily as they did during W12. Capacity will be increased compared to W12 due to the A380 being used on the route

BA269/BA268 - Will operate 5 x weekly using a A380 and 2 x weekly using a 747 (Days 2,6)
BA283/BA282 - Daily 747 will operate

Miami

Will operate 18 x weekly during W13. BA205/BA204 rotation will operate 4 x weekly compared to daily during W12

Montreal

Daily 3 class 777 service operating during S13 continues into w13 resulting in a increase in capacity compared to W12. 3 class 767 operated W12.

Mumbai

The 77W that operated during W12 on the BA139/BA138 rotation will be replaced by a 747 for W13. Flights remain 2 x daily.

New York (JFK)

A total of 55 flights a week will op during W13. Flights will be operated 22 x weekly by a 747 and 33 x weekly by a 4 class 777. Currently no flights are showing as being operated by a 77W

San Diego

Daily 3 class 777 continues to operate with a slight change to the schedule compared to W12. Flights will depart and arrive roughly 2 hours earlier than in W12. Outbound flights will depart LHR at 13:25 arriving SAN 16:35. Return flights will depart 18:35 arriving LHR 13:00

Seattle

Will increase from daily to 10 x weekly. The additional flights will arrive and depart LHR in the morning

BA053 LHR 09:20 SEA 10:55 777 357
BA049 LHR 14:30 SEA 16:05 747 D

BA052 SEA 14:20 LHR 07:30 777 357
BA048 SEA 18:10 LHR 11:20 747 D

Shanghai

Flights operate 6 x weekly with 4 x weekly 777 and 2 x weekly 77W operating.

[Edited 2013-04-30 18:46:47]
 
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Wed May 01, 2013 1:57 am

Kind of surprised that both Beijing and Shanghai are less than daily.
 
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Wed May 01, 2013 2:22 am

Increased capacity to HKG and CTU, with increased competition and fares from Chinese carriers with ever improving hard and product.

Virgin have also downsized their PVG aircraft size.
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Wed May 01, 2013 2:31 am

Sad to see the 77W not back at JFK. But with those frequencies it's still a very impressive operation
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Wed May 01, 2013 3:34 am

Quoting GSTBA (Thread starter):
Houston

77W will once again operate the BA195/BA194 rotation daily. Overall frequency on the route remains unchanged at 2 x daily

YES!! (selfish post)

I think everyone saw BKK coming. Nice to hear JFK will have an 8 daily service during the week.

Nice to see that AA feed in MIA warrants the continuation of a triple daily service on some days. BOS is simply stunning. BA is huge there, and I'm sure will be the third largest airline operating there (B6 and AA).

The 787 route announcements will be interesting.
 
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Wed May 01, 2013 6:35 am

Can I ask when the A380s come on line, which crew will operate them? Mixed fleet or world wide? Same with the 787s?
 
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Wed May 01, 2013 7:13 am

Quoting BestWestern (Reply 2):
Virgin have also downsized their PVG aircraft size.

Virgin quite often swap PVT/NRT with the smalled A340-300 during quiet months.

I believe Shanghai is still 4 x weekly A340-600 and 3 x weekly A340-300
 
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Wed May 01, 2013 8:30 am

Quoting anstar (Reply 6):
I believe Shanghai is still 4 x weekly A340-600 and 3 x weekly A340-300
http://airlineroute.net/2013/03/27/vs-s13update7/

London Heathrow – Shanghai Pu Dong
*30APR13 – 13MAY13 Service reduce from daily to 5 weekly
*14MAY13 – 02JUN13 Service reduce from daily to 6 weekly
eff 24AUG13 A340-300 replaces A340-600 on Day x245 from LHR, Day x356 from PVG
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Wed May 01, 2013 8:44 am

The A380 will be operated by Mixted fleet on the LAX and Worldwide on the HKG
 
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Wed May 01, 2013 8:58 am

Any ideas on the midhaul services to Beirut? Just had an email saying that the Beirut - London segment is switching from a 09:30 departure to 06:10 - really bad timing if you ask me. You have to be there 2 hours before departure, that's 4am.
An hour travel to the airport, 3am. Up and washed 2am so really you're not going to get alot of sleep are you!
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Wed May 01, 2013 11:26 am

Quoting raffik (Reply 9):
Beirut - London segment is switching from a 09:30 departure to 06:10

ba.com is showing a 6am and a 13.50 departure from BEY to LHR. The early flight arrives at LHR at 0920 - presumably better for people wanting to do a days work in London or connect with the late morning flights to the USA and Canada - as you say not so good for people wanting to have a good nights sleep though before flying.
 
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Wed May 01, 2013 1:44 pm

Quoting jumpjets (Reply 10):
ba.com is showing a 6am and a 13.50 departure from BEY to LHR. The early flight arrives at LHR at 0920 - presumably better for people wanting to do a days work in London or connect with the late morning flights to the USA and Canada - as you say not so good for people wanting to have a good nights sleep though before flying.

That's the one. Unfortunately on the day I'm booked to return there is only one flight - 6am.
Am I right in thinking that the 21:30 A321 arrival into Beirut overnights and departs again at 6am? Seems like a long layover. I know previously BD tagged on routes to Khartoum in this slot. Any chance BA will do this too?
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Wed May 01, 2013 2:44 pm

Quoting raffik (Reply 11):
I know previously BD tagged on routes to Khartoum in this slot. Any chance BA will do this too?

I guess, given that BA deliberately cancelled the Khartoum and Addis tag ons from BEY in recent months, they won't be coming back anytime soon.
 
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Wed May 01, 2013 3:42 pm

Glad to see YUL go back to year round B772 service.

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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Wed May 01, 2013 5:30 pm

Can someone please clarify the situation with PHX? Has it been officially announced that the a/c will change to a T7? When is that supposed to happen and is it a permanent change? Will the flight remain daily? (Since PHX is not listed in this winter service re-cap, I assume whatever is changing at PHX is before winter and will remain that way.)

Thanks in advance for any help with this.

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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Wed May 01, 2013 6:47 pm

Quoting GSTBA (Thread starter):

What's happened to the London-Bangkok market? Thai cant make mind up with equip either.....

Are eva making such a difference......?
 
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Wed May 01, 2013 7:04 pm

LON-BKK is low yeild, much of the traffic has been eroded by the likes of EK, EY & QR, most travellers are just looking for the cheapest way to get there and are not worried about a short stop over.

I'm impressed BA still operate to BKK.
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Wed May 01, 2013 11:03 pm

Quoting ba319-131 (Reply 16):
LON-BKK is low yeild, much of the traffic has been eroded by the likes of EK, EY & QR, most travellers are just looking for the cheapest way to get there and are not worried about a short stop over.

I'm impressed BA still operate to BKK.

BA's BKK services may also have been weakened by the lack of all the passengers who once connected to SYD.
 
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Thu May 02, 2013 12:08 am

Quoting GSTBA (Thread starter):
Boston

Will increase to 24 x weekly for W13 from the 3 x daily frequency operated W12.

I am amazed how much demand is there for a Boston flights! I know AA will hand over its share to BA but from looking at AA, the demand at BOS has dropped out on the transatlantic routes (or so I thought).
Is there just no need for flights now or is it now just all about shuttling people from BOS to LHR to then get onward connections to Europe? (although as it will all go in and out of T5, it does make connections easier for those going on)


Miami traffic also I thought was on the Up and Up. I would of thought BA might of gone 3 daily soon with the 204/205 rotation. Maybe even start up the LGW flight again.
Took once the BA204 flight and its great IMO, as it really allows those coming from Caribbean, Central America to get lunch time/afternoon flights to MIA and then get onto the late BA flight to LHR.
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Thu May 02, 2013 5:18 am

So, LHR-MEX-LHR is 4x weekly with a 4-class 744?
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Thu May 02, 2013 7:49 am

Is Bangkok staying with the WW crew? I hope it is.

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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Thu May 02, 2013 8:49 am

Quoting britannia25 (Reply 20):
Is Bangkok staying with the WW crew? I hope it is.

I hope as many routes as possible go over to the new Mixed Fleet crews. Although their employment terms are worse, the level of service and the friendliness of the crew is much better.
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Thu May 02, 2013 9:21 am

Quoting SKAirbus (Reply 21):

You have GOT to be kidding!
 
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Thu May 02, 2013 10:14 am

Quoting divemaster08 (Reply 18):
Miami traffic also I thought was on the Up and Up. I would of thought BA might of gone 3 daily soon with the 204/205 rotation

Didn't BA and AA in effect swap a LHR to BOS and MIA rotation - so AA reduce out of BOS and increase out of MIA and vice versa for BA? So overall no net change in the number of rotations to/from each airport but with a different mix of metal.
 
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Thu May 02, 2013 11:57 am

Quoting raffik (Reply 11):
Am I right in thinking that the 21:30 A321 arrival into Beirut overnights and departs again at 6am? Seems like a long layover.

Arriving at 2130 and leaving at 0610 doesn't sound like a long layover to me. The crew will be at their hotel room at 2230 at the earliest and must leave again at 0430. That gives you 5 hours in bed at most. BEY-LHR must be a five-hour flight, nice to have a crew that is at least half awake...
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Thu May 02, 2013 12:54 pm

Quoting CRJ900 (Reply 24):

Arriving at 2130 and leaving at 0610 doesn't sound like a long layover to me. The crew will be at their hotel room at 2230 at the earliest and must leave again at 0430. That gives you 5 hours in bed at most. BEY-LHR must be a five-hour flight, nice to have a crew that is at least half awake.

You're assuming that the crew who does the inbound, also does the same outboound. This doesn't have to be (and probably isn't) the case.
 
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Thu May 02, 2013 1:31 pm

Quoting MAS777 (Reply 22):
You have GOT to be kidding!

I find the legacy crews to be indifferent, rude and increasingly losing the glamour and perfection they once had. Not to mention their cushey gold-plated contracts.
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Thu May 02, 2013 3:42 pm

Quoting CRJ900 (Reply 24):
Arriving at 2130 and leaving at 0610 doesn't sound like a long layover to me. The crew will be at their hotel room at 2230 at the earliest and must leave again at 0430. That gives you 5 hours in bed at most. BEY-LHR must be a five-hour flight, nice to have a crew that is at least half awake...

I meant long layover for the aircraft.
The flight time is indeed just over 5 hours although I have seen BEY-LHR flights with a duration of 6 hours due to holding at London.
When the flights were operated with BD, the LHR - BEY flight crew overnighted just outside Beirut and had the following day free in Beirut. They then operated a tag on service for that evening's service to Khartoum, returned to Beirut and had that day free, operating the following day's service back to London.
Now that those tag on flights do not exist any more, I am not sure.
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Fri May 03, 2013 7:55 pm

With BKK moving to LHR T5, are there plans to move any longhaul services to T3? If not, what will happen to the Galleries First lounge at T3?
 
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Fri May 03, 2013 8:25 pm

Quoting BCA2005 (Reply 28):
are there plans to move any longhaul services to T3? If not, what will happen to the Galleries First lounge at T3?

There is a rumour that Miami may go over to T3.
 
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Fri May 03, 2013 10:18 pm

Would be disappointed to see MIA go to T3, and would be surprised.
 
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Fri May 03, 2013 10:26 pm

Quoting by738 (Reply 30):
Would be disappointed to see MIA go to T3, and would be surprised.

If memory correct, when most BA longhaul flights were at T4, MIA was one of the few longhaul routes at T1.
 
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Fri May 03, 2013 10:29 pm

Quoting by738 (Reply 30):
Would be disappointed to see MIA go to T3, and would be surprised.

I would be too. It seems every time BA changes from a winter/summer schedule someones shouts out some AA hub that is going from T5 to T3. What was it last season? JFK I think.

BA will never move longhaul out of T5 so long as there is space and there is. BKK is only one flight a day and SYD has already moved over. If anything BA would displace SH routes to T3 IF it had to.
 
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Fri May 03, 2013 11:43 pm

Quoting BCA2005 (Reply 28):
With BKK moving to LHR T5, are there plans to move any longhaul services to T3? If not, what will happen to the Galleries First lounge at T3?

There are still the AA flights from T3, that all carry the BA code as part of the "metal neutral" ATI deal. I'd imagine that BA First Class passengers who are flying First on American appreciate the Galleries First lounge.
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Sat May 04, 2013 12:00 am

Quoting Viscount724 (Reply 31):
If memory correct, when most BA longhaul flights were at T4, MIA was one of the few longhaul routes at T1.

Not sure about T1 but it was in T3 quite recently. If there's room at T5 just keep it there and save the passengers from the horror that is T3.

Quoting MAS777 (Reply 22):
You have GOT to be kidding!

SKAirbus is right, legacy crew need a kick up the backside, they just lack the genuine enthusiasm of one who's been doing the same schtick for way too long.
 
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Sat May 04, 2013 12:09 am

Quoting BA0197 (Reply 4):
BOS is simply stunning. BA is huge there, and I'm sure will be the third largest airline operating there (B6 and AA).

The other day I noticed that all four of the circuits through Boston for Wednesday were 744s...first time since they went to 4x they've done that. Typical is 2x 777s and 2x 744s. The 773 has been poking into Boston sporadically, too.

I guess what AA left on the table BA was more than happy to pick up.
 
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Sat May 04, 2013 1:08 am

Quoting SKAirbus (Reply 26):
Quoting MAS777 (Reply 22):
You have GOT to be kidding!

I find the legacy crews to be indifferent, rude and increasingly losing the glamour and perfection they once had. Not to mention their cushey gold-plated contracts.
Quoting skipness1E (Reply 34):
SKAirbus is right, legacy crew need a kick up the backside, they just lack the genuine enthusiasm of one who's been doing the same schtick for way too long.

You two really need to grow up! Legacy crew remain great, professional, know the job inside out and do their best. Gold plated contracts? My behind!

Im sick of the same old false comments (always by you skipness). Stop this "hate" agenda against those who have provided many many years of dedicated service to BA (especially you skipness, your ongoing agenda is appalling, ageist, childish and pathetic) and stop slating all those (still 10000 of us) crew as bad cos simply put they are still world class and will remain so! It's just ignorance and an inability to see beyond the propaganda that results in opinions like yours!

I've experienced MF too and it was not pretty,,,,,,but then some of the flights where.

The fact is that ALL BA crew operate to a very high standard. Non are better than the rest, the divisions that exist exist only because of management policy and discriminating against one group of crew is nothing short of a form of racism! However if I am paying a premium, I want to get the most from my money and be served by those with both the experience and the competence to do the role!

I challenge you Skipness to change your point of view and open your mind! Maybe then you will realise what makes the legacy fleets (which includes LGW) truly "outstanding"!
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Sat May 04, 2013 1:23 am

Thankyou Tonystan,

I'm glad you got there first as I might not have been so polite

Quoting tonystan (Reply 36):
You two really need to grow up! Legacy crew remain great, professional, know the job inside out and do their best. Gold plated contracts? My behind!

Im sick of the same old false comments (always by you skipness)

  

Quoting tonystan (Reply 36):
your ongoing agenda is appalling, ageist, childish and pathetic

I couldn't have put it better myself. I'm appalled by some of the agist and, frankly, sexist comments.


Oh well, you boys enjoy it. I'll keep boycotting MF routes, and now that they've got SYD it looks like BA won't be seeing a dime out of me for a while.
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Sat May 04, 2013 1:53 am

I wish the OP had included EWR info - as I've been told many times here that EWR is an "important New York airport."   
 
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Sat May 04, 2013 2:03 am

Quoting N62NA (Reply 39):
I wish the OP had included EWR info - as I've been told many times here that EWR is an "important New York airport.

The original poster wrote "New York (JFK)" Instead of just saying "New York", where as every other destination listed was just listed by the City because BA doesn't offer more than one option for an airport in those Cities where in New York they have "JFK" and "EWR".
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Sat May 04, 2013 2:10 am

Any changes planned for BA289/288 at PHX?
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Sat May 04, 2013 2:19 am

Quoting tonystan (Reply 36):
Quoting tonystan (Reply 36):
Stop this "hate" agenda against those who have provided many many years of dedicated service to BA (especially you skipness, your ongoing agenda is appalling, ageist, childish and pathetic) and stop slating all those (still 10000 of us) crew as bad cos simply put they are still world class and will remain so!

No I just disagree that you lot are half as good as you seem to believe you are, as do many customer reviews and your own management. I don't have a hate agenda against you, I just give you honest feedback as a paying customer with high standards. Sometime's it is actually that simple.
Mixed Fleet is the only reason BA can fight for SYD, try again in ICN and expand long haul. They don't need to operate the route but the overall CC costs will becoming down over time to realistic market rates as the legacy crew retire. Many are brilliant, more are just going through the motions. It's now a young person's game. Join Mixed Fleet for a few years, see the world and then leave for a job that pays more. This is what your competitors have been doing for years.

[Edited 2013-05-03 19:26:28]
 
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Sat May 04, 2013 10:03 am

Quoting skipness1E (Reply 41):
No I just disagree that you lot are half as good as you seem to believe you are, as do many customer reviews and your own management.

Well us 'lot' are a heck of a lot better than you want to give us credit for and I know the vast majority of customers recognise that! The accountants don't appreciate it but then again it's their job to see the cost of everything even if it means missing the value of things
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Sat May 04, 2013 10:50 am

I think the antics that surrounded the BASSA strike of a few years back still resonates among certain passengers and certain cabin crew.

Quoting tonystan (Reply 42):
Well us 'lot' are a heck of a lot better than you want to give us credit for

What is the difference in customer service ratings between the two crew sets....
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Sat May 04, 2013 10:52 am

There's good and bad crews no matter what airline, contract, age, sex, etc. To make such broad and vastly assumptive statements is totally ridiculous. Any regular flyer will know consistency is a major problem with crews at many airlines and it often has nothing to do with the above.
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N62NA
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Sat May 04, 2013 2:54 pm

Quoting STT757 (Reply 39):
The original poster wrote "New York (JFK)" Instead of just saying "New York", where as every other destination listed was just listed by the City because BA doesn't offer more than one option for an airport in those Cities where in New York they have "JFK" and "EWR".

Thanks for stating the obvious, but it doesn't address my question.

If EWR is one of the "New York" airports, don't ya think the OP would have done a "New York (JFK)" and "New York (EWR)" section?

I guess there's still lots of people out there that don't think of EWR as a "New York" airport.
 
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Sat May 04, 2013 3:00 pm

Quoting N62NA (Reply 45):
I guess there's still lots of people out there that don't think of EWR as a "New York" airport.

I'm confused as to what the problem is. The OP's list only shows airports where BA are changing frequencies from previous seasons. I guess EWR remains as is, so is not included. I don't think it was meant as a snub!
 
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Sat May 04, 2013 3:05 pm

Quoting timboflier215 (Reply 46):
I guess EWR remains as is, so is not included.

Yep, I re-read the OP:

Quoting GSTBA (Thread starter):
British Airways have in recent weeks made a number of changes to there W13 LHR longhaul Schedule. Below are details of the changes

So I guess there's no change to the EWR schedule.

Thanks for pointing that out and actually answering my question!  
 
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Sat May 04, 2013 4:06 pm

EWR will be served with 20 weekly frequencies, down from 21 last year.

http://airlineroute.net/2013/05/01/ba-w13update2/
 
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RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

Sat May 04, 2013 4:08 pm

Quoting N62NA (Reply 47):
Thanks for pointing that out and actually answering my question!

You're welcome!