Friday, June 15, 2012

► SOUTH AFRICA: British Airways switches Cape Town to night flight from Winter 2012.

British Airways
British Airways (BA) will, from Winter 2012 (28 October 2012), switch its seasonal flight BA042 from Cape Town, South Africa to London Heathrow to a night time departure.

The flight will be operated by a Boeing 747-400.

British Airways' B747-400 at Cape Town
British Airways' B747-400 at Cape Town (Sara Joachim)

British Airways: London, Heathrow - Cape Town, South Africa
- Effective 28 October 2012
  • BA043 LHR1735 – 0700+1CPT 744 D
  • BA059 LHR1930 – 0855+1CPT 744 D
  • BA058 CPT2050 – 0625+1LHR 744 D 
  • BA042 CPT2220 – 0800+1LHR 744 D
Read More Here [Airline Route]

Citing route viability problems, South African Airways last week announced it would drop its Cape Town - Heathrow service effective August 2012.