We can confirm that, following a technical problem, the BA572, en route from London Heathrow to Milan (Malpensa airport) has diverted to Geneva.
Passengers were evacuated by slides on landing.
All 91 passengers and seven crew on board the 757 aircraft have been evacuated safely. Nobody was injured.
The fire brigade was in attendance.
Passengers are currently being looked after by British Airways staff at the airport. Arrangements are being made for their onward travel.
Relatives or friends of passengers who require further information should ring:
0845 604 0171 (for those based in UK)
44 208 283 9666 (for those based overseas)