NEWS Two British Airways A319s are to receive red noses in support of Comic Relief

Flying Start is BA’s global charity partnership with Comic Relief UK (or Sport Relief). The aim is to raise money to help children living in incredibly tough lives in the UK and also around the world.

A biannual tradition for British Airways is to paint red noses onto the nose of a couple of aircraft to support Comic Relief in which they do take part in helping raise money for the biannual event.

G-EUOF and G-EUOH are in the generic livery and are to have noses painted on them soon for the main event on the 13th March. The noses will be removed at some point after this date.

Heres a sneak peek of whats to come:

G-EUOF has been painted and will soon return to service

Noses appear on different fleet each year. The 767 one year, the A318 another. Heres the timeline:

747, G-CIVC in 2009. (Comic Relief) The first to receive the red nose. via airliners.net

Sport Relief was held in 2010 so a nose was not added to an aircraft

777, G-VIIT in 2011 (Comic Relief). via airliners.net

British Airways decided that the nose should also appear for Sport Relief events, so it made its debut in 2012.

Gatwick based 737, G-DOCX in 2012 (Sport Relief). via airliners.net
767, G-BNWW in 2013 (Comic Relief). via airliners.net
London City Airport based A318 G-EUNB also received the nose in 2013 (Comic Relief), via airliners.net
A320, G-EUUK in 2014 (Sport Relief), via airliners.net

British Airways’ Flying Start campaign has raised just of £9m.