Cairo - A daily 2 class A321 (see note) will replace a daily 4 class 772ER from 04JAN13. Flights will move from LHR T5 to T1 from the same date. The change in operation aircraft type result in the following capacity changes in each cabin from 4th January.
F - Will no longer be available. BA offered up to 98 seats weekly prior to the equipment change
J - Weekly capacity will drop by just over 52% from 338 to 161 seats
W - Will no longer be available. BA offered up to 280 seats weekly prior to the equipment change
Y - Weekly capacity will increase by just over 5% from 868 seats to 917 seats per week
BA plan to introduce a new mid range product using 7 A321's (G-MEDF, G, J, L, M, N & U) that are currently operated by BD. At present the A321' s are configured in a 2 class configuration with 31 cradle seats in business and 118 seats in economy.
BA plan to begin to begin to refurbish the British Midland A321's from October. The refurbishment will see BA replace the 31 cradle seats in business with 23 new lie flat seats in a 1-2 & 2-1 staggered configuration. The 118 seats in economy will be replaced with 131 new world traveller seats. BA's new Thales AVOD system will be fitted to these aircraft
Info from BA and Airliners net forums
REdited: 7:08 am, July 22, 2012