NEWS British Airways BA72 diverts TWICE to Al Ain and Vienna (3rd Jan)

British Airways B777 G-ZZZB was operating flight BA72 from Muscat – Abu Dhabi – London Heathrow where on the Muscat – Abu Dhabi sector diverted to Al Ain yesterday morning due to the weather at Abu Dhabi, the flight then continued to Abu Dhabi once the weather had passed.

After departing Abu Dhabi delayed, the crew no longer had sufficient hours to reach London Heathrow and therefore the flight then diverted via Vienna for a change of the crew.

The flight then departed Vienna as BA701 Vienna to London at 14:55 and arrived at Heathrow at 17:07 which meant that the aircraft and passengers finally arrived to Heathrow with a delay of around 11 hours.

This is G-ZZZB, the 777-200 that was involved in the number of diversions