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#961802 by 747G-VXLG
29 Aug 2021, 23:35
Current fleet information

Based at LHR and active:
G-VDOT
G-VLUX
G-VPOP
G-VPRD
G-VJAM
G-VRNB
G-VTEA
G-VGEM
G-VINE
G-VKSS
G-VSXY
G-VWAG
G-VAHH
G-VOOH
G-VZIG
G-VYUM
G-VWHO
G-VCRU
G-VSPY
G-VOWS
G-VDIA
G-VMAP
G-VFAN
G-VBOW
G-VBEL
G-VWOO
G-VNYL

Based at LHR and inactive:
G-VRAY

Based at MAN and active:
G-VNEW
G-VBZZ

Based at MAN and inactive:
G-VLUV
G-VNYC
G-VGBR
G-VUFO
G-VLNM
G-VWND

Currently not at an official VS base or line station:
G-VMIK - routine undercarriage replacement at DRS.

Future fleet news:
G-VEVE - awaiting first test flight in TLS (unpainted). G-VEVE has had two taxi tests and her first engine run 26/08.
G-VLIB - parts built.

Extra flights and changes to flights:
G-VWAG returned to service today after being parked at LHR since 23/08 as today’s VS411/412 rotation.

LHR is currently on dual runway ops with departures on 09R and arrivals on 09L.
MAN is currently on single runway ops with all departures and arrivals operating from 05L.

*Last Updated 11:35pm 29/08/21*
#961804 by 747G-VXLG
30 Aug 2021, 14:00
Current fleet information

Based at LHR and active:
G-VDOT
G-VLUX
G-VPOP
G-VPRD
G-VJAM
G-VRNB
G-VTEA
G-VGEM
G-VINE
G-VKSS
G-VSXY
G-VWAG
G-VAHH
G-VOOH
G-VZIG
G-VYUM
G-VWHO
G-VCRU
G-VSPY
G-VOWS
G-VDIA
G-VMAP
G-VFAN
G-VBOW
G-VBEL
G-VWOO
G-VNYL

Based at LHR and inactive:
G-VRAY

Based at MAN and active:
G-VBZZ

Based at MAN and inactive:
G-VLUV
G-VNYC
G-VGBR
G-VUFO
G-VLNM
G-VWND
G-VNEW

Currently not at an official VS base or line station:
G-VMIK - routine undercarriage replacement at DRS.

Future fleet news:
G-VEVE - awaiting first test flight in TLS (unpainted). G-VEVE has had two taxi tests and her first engine run 26/08.
G-VLIB - parts built.

Extra flights and changes to flights:
VS826P JFK-LHR D0930 A2035 G-VCRU

LHR is currently on dual runway ops with departures on 09R and arrivals on 09L.
MAN is currently on single runway ops with all departures and arrivals operating from 05L.

*Last Updated 2pm 30/08/21*
#961821 by 747G-VXLG
31 Aug 2021, 17:30
Current fleet information

Percentage of fleet in service: 81%

Based at LHR and active:
G-VDOT
G-VLUX
G-VPOP
G-VPRD
G-VJAM
G-VRNB
G-VTEA
G-VGEM
G-VINE
G-VKSS
G-VRAY
G-VSXY
G-VWAG
G-VAHH
G-VOOH
G-VZIG
G-VYUM
G-VWHO
G-VCRU
G-VSPY
G-VOWS
G-VDIA
G-VMAP
G-VFAN
G-VBOW
G-VBEL
G-VWOO
G-VNYL

Based at LHR and inactive:
G-VGBR

Based at MAN and active:
G-VBZZ

On standby at MAN:
G-VNEW

Based at MAN and inactive:
G-VLUV
G-VNYC
G-VUFO
G-VLNM
G-VWND

Currently not at an official VS base or line station:
G-VMIK - routine undercarriage replacement at DRS.

Future fleet news:
G-VEVE - flight testing in TLS (unpainted). G-VEVE had her first flight 31/08.
G-VLIB - parts built.

Extra flights and changes to flights:
Missed info: G-VRAY re-entered service on 29/08 on the Brussels cargo rotation. Now 6 A333s are in service.

LHR is currently on dual runway ops with departures on 09R and arrivals on 09L.
MAN is currently on single runway ops with all departures and arrivals operating from 05L.

*Last Updated 5:30pm 31/08/21*
#961935 by 747G-VXLG
07 Sep 2021, 21:22
Current fleet information

Percentage of fleet in service: 78%

Based at LHR and active:
G-VDOT
G-VLUX
G-VPOP
G-VPRD
G-VJAM
G-VTEA
G-VGBR
G-VGEM
G-VINE
G-VKSS
G-VRAY
G-VSXY
G-VWAG
G-VNEW
G-VOOH
G-VZIG
G-VYUM
G-VWHO
G-VCRU
G-VOWS
G-VDIA
G-VMAP
G-VFAN
G-VBOW
G-VBEL
G-VWOO
G-VNYL

Based at LHR and inactive:
G-VSPY
G-VMIK

Based at MAN and active:
G-VAHH
G-VBZZ

On standby at MAN:


Based at MAN and inactive:
G-VLUV
G-VNYC
G-VUFO
G-VLNM
G-VWND

Currently not at an official VS base or line station:
G-VINE - routine undercarriage replacement at DRS.
G-VRNB - at LAX since 30/08 for unknown reason.

Future fleet news:
G-VEVE - flight testing in TLS (unpainted). G-VEVE had her first flight 31/08.
G-VLIB - parts built.

Extra flights and changes to flights:

LHR is currently on dual runway ops with departures on 09R and arrivals on 09L.
MAN is currently on single runway ops with all departures and arrivals operating from 23R.

*Last Updated 9:20pm 07/09/21*
#962303 by mitchja
10 Oct 2021, 21:41
VIR75L wrote:G-VPOP positioned to STN earlier from LHR and is now flying to ATL. Any ideas why?


It's another NFL charter flight (Atlanta Falcons vs. New York Jets played today in London). Heading back to ATL then nipping over to EWR as well.
#962304 by 747G-VXLG
10 Oct 2021, 22:32
mitchja wrote:
VIR75L wrote:G-VPOP positioned to STN earlier from LHR and is now flying to ATL. Any ideas why?


It's another NFL charter flight (Atlanta Falcons vs. New York Jets played today in London). Heading back to ATL then nipping over to EWR as well.


G-VDOT is flying to EWR now from STN as VS627. Will G-VPOP be flying to EWR too?
#962305 by 747G-VXLG
10 Oct 2021, 22:48
Weekly update to track the number of aircraft in service building up to the US borders reopening:

83% of the fleet in service

A330s - 58%

7 out of 12 in service

A350s - 100%
All 7 in service

B787s - 94%
16 out of 17 in service

Planes out of service:
G-VLNM - Manchester storage (potentially decommissioned)
G-VWND - Manchester storage (potentially decommissioned)
G-VNYC - Manchester storage
G-VLUV - Manchester storage (recently had a test flight)
G-VUFO - Manchester storage (recently had a test flight)
G-VOWS - Amsterdam maintenance (LHR-AMS 10/10/21)
#962371 by 747G-VXLG
Yesterday, 22:21
Weekly update to track the number of aircraft in service building up to the US borders reopening:

86% of the fleet in service

A330s - 58%

7 out of 12 in service

A350s - 100%
All 7 in service

B787s - 100%
All 17 in service

Planes out of service:
G-VLNM - Manchester storage (potentially decommissioned)
G-VWND - Manchester storage (potentially decommissioned)
G-VNYC - Manchester storage
G-VLUV - Manchester storage
G-VUFO - Manchester storage
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