What is going on with BA261 tonight?

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What is going on with BA261 tonight?

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Right now it is flying over Madina (not it’s usual route) and well behind its schedule 🤔
The orbital speed of the Earth around the Sun averages about 30 km/s or 18 mps (108,000 km/h or 67000 mph).
Which means we're travelling 97 times the speed of sound. And yet we can't feel the motion,
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Maybe weather or airspace usage permission issue?

Flight path of British Airways September 5 London to Islamabad flight BA261 performed by Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner (aircraft registration G-ZBJH). The aircraft landed in Islamabad at 11:39 AM with a delay of more than two hours. It was scheduled to arrive in Islamabad at 9:20 AM. The aircraft departed from London at 10:03 PM. It was scheduled to depart at 9:30 PM. Flight completed in nine hours & thirty-six minutes. British Airways Boeing 787 usually completes London to Islamabad flight BA261 in about seven hours & ten minutes.

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Flight path of British Airways September 3 London to Islamabad flight BA261 performed by Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner (aircraft registration G-ZBJJ) completed in seven hours & four minutes.

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Let's see what route British Airways Islamabad to London flight BA260 takes today (September 6).

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Re: What is going on with BA261 tonight?

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BA15 to Singapore which departed around 10 minutes ahead from Heathrow flew over it’s usual route whereas the BA261 followed the BA109 to Dubai (A35X) which took a very strange route.
The orbital speed of the Earth around the Sun averages about 30 km/s or 18 mps (108,000 km/h or 67000 mph).
Which means we're travelling 97 times the speed of sound. And yet we can't feel the motion,
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Heading south of isb
Eta uk time 1945
Very strange

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Flight path of British Airways September 6 Islamabad to London flight BA260 performed by Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner (aircraft registration G-ZBJH). The aircraft landed in London at 7:39 PM with a delay of more than three hours & thirty minutes. It was scheduled to arrive in London at 4:00 PM. The aircraft departed from Islamabad at 1:58 PM. It was scheduled to depart at 11:15 AM. Flight completed in nine hours & forty-one minutes. British Airways Boeing 787 usually completes Islamabad to London flight BA260 in about eight hours.

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Source: flightradar24.com

Flight path of British Airways September 4 Islamabad to London flight BA260 performed by Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner (aircraft registration G-ZBJJ) completed in eight hours & nine minutes.

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Abbas Ali wrote: Sun Sep 06, 2020 11:49 pm Flight path of British Airways September 6 Islamabad to London flight BA260 performed by Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner (aircraft registration G-ZBJH). The aircraft landed in London at 7:39 PM with a delay of more than three hours & thirty minutes. It was scheduled to arrive in London at 4:00 PM. The aircraft departed from Islamabad at 1:58 PM. It was scheduled to depart at 11:15 AM. Flight completed in nine hours & forty-one minutes. British Airways Boeing 787 usually completes Islamabad to London flight BA260 in about eight hours.

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September 6, British Airways London to Islamabad flight BA261 and September 7 Islamabad to London flight BA260 performed by Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner (aircraft registration G-ZBJK) used regular route.

September 6 London to Islamabad flight BA261.
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September 7 Islamabad to London flight BA260
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This link have answer:

https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtop ... &t=1451439


Look for the replies from User "CrustyBA" and "thenoflyzone"
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The aircraft captain told passengers that the aircraft was not allowed to use Russian airspace, according to following tweet:



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