British Airways to fly B787-9 to Shanghai

9 Dec 2015 by GrahamSmith
British Airways will add a B787-9 Dreamliner to its Shanghai route from next summer. The carrier will roster the B787-9 on to routes including New York Newark, Tokyo Narita, Jeddah, Houston, Mumbai, Boston and Dubai in 2016. Further details are to be announced. BA has also announced an extra three flights each week between London Heathrow and the Chinese city from February 20. Daily service BA168/169 will be joined by BA160/161, which will run on Mondays, Wednesdays/Thursdays and Saturdays. BA currently flies the B787-9, which includes its new first class cabin, to Abu Dhabi, Muscat, Delhi and Kuala Lumpur and will operate flights to Austin from February 5 and San Jose from May 4 (see news, August 26). BA took delivery of its first B787-9 in September (see news, September 30). To read a review of the new first class product onboard the aircraft, click here. Winter 2015/6: February 20 - March 26 FLIGHT NO         SECTOR       DEP TIME     ARR TIME      DAYS OF WEEK BA169               LHR - PVG       1405           0925           Daily BA168               PVG - LHR       1055           1555           Daily BA161               LHR - PVG       2100           1620           Mon, Thurs, Sat BA160               PVG - LHR       0040           0540           Mon, Weds, Sat   Summer 2016: March 27 - October 29 FLIGHT NO         SECTOR       DEP TIME     ARR TIME      DAYS OF WEEK BA169              LHR - PVG       1310             0710          Thur BA169              LHR - PVG       1155             0600          Tues BA169              LHR - PVG       1350             0755          Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun BA168              PVG - LHR       0905             1440          Fri BA168              PVG - LHR       1100             1635          Mon, Tue, Thur, Sat, Sun BA1168            PVG - LHR       0730             1300          Wed BA161              LHR - PVG       2235             1700          Mon, Thur, Sat BA160              PVG - LHR       0040             0615          Mon, Wed, Sat Graham Smith
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