British Airways flight cancellation due to weather - 19th December

Sunday 19, December 2010


British Airways flight cancellation due to weather - 19th December


Severe weather continues to cause significant disruption to BA operation today, Sunday 19 December.


Unfortunately Heathrow Airport remains closed to all but a handful of departures, as the airport authorities continue to clear large amounts of snow and ice from all parts of the airfield.


If your flight has been cancelled please do not come to the airport unless you have a confirmed booking on a new flight


> Check the status of your flight 


You can also check your flight status on your mobile phone by visiting




London Heathrow 

The British Airways flights expected to depart as normal today are:



BA207 - Miami 

BA279 - Los Angeles 

BA117 - New York 



BA982 - Berlin       - (Departed) 

BA740 - Geneva    - (Departed) 

BA962 - Hamburg  - (Departed) 

BA346 - Nice         - (Departed)


All other long and shorthaul British Airways flights from London Heathrow before 18:00 are cancelled as a result of the closure. BA do not anticipate any flight arrivals at London Heathrow.  Please check the status of arriving flights.




London Gatwick

At London Gatwick airport British Airways hopes to run as many flights as possible, although there will be a reduced operation today as a result of the impact of the weather yesterday. Please check the status of your flight before travelling to the airport.




What to do if your flight has been cancelled  

If you are affected by the cancellations you can choose to rebook on an alternative flight or can claim a full refund through Please see below for information on how to do this. Customers who have booked their flights through travel agents should speak to them directly. 


Please try to make these changes yourself using 'Manage my Booking'


> Manage My Booking


BA are experiencing extremely high call volumes in their call centres so where possible please use or contact your travel agent to rearrange your travel plans.  Please do not go to the airport to make changes to your booking.


> Rebooking options and how to make changes to your booking 


> Contact BA



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