British Airways has announced additional A380 and Boeing 787 routes as more new aircraft are delivered. The current total is 3 x A380 and 4 x B787, but this continues to increase.
The A380’s are currently used for Los Angeles and Hong Kong with Johannesburg being added in February. Boeing 787’s currently fly to Toronto and Newark and will fly to Austin from March.
The latest additions to the network will be:
Washington – A380 services begin on September 1st
Hyderabad – B787 services begin on March 30th
Chengdu – B787 services begin on May 5th
Philadelphia – B787 services being on June 5th
Calgary – B787 services begin on July 5th
The latest announcements on capacity increases (which usually means more Avios reward seats) are:
Chengdu moving from 3 per week to 5 per week from May 5th
Tokyo Haneda moving from 5 per week to 7 per week from May 6th
Mexico City moving from 5 per week to 6 per week from April 27th
Cape Town moving from 7 per week to 10 per week (date not stated)
Because of the extra new capacity, these do appear to be accretive launches with no news of routes being dropped so far.