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by by738
Sun Apr 22, 2018 11:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the UK thread - 2018
Replies: 104
Views: 11008

Re: Rest of the UK thread - 2018

the delayed EZY timetable launch for GLA apparently is a damp squib with 'rearranging the deckchairs'... anyone heard anything else?
Schedule out this coming Thur

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by by738
Sat Apr 07, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Etihad cancels EDI
Replies: 68
Views: 12377

Re: Unconfirmed: Etihad cancels EDI

.... still nothing from EY. Maybe they'll drag it on for longer.

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by by738
Thu Apr 05, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Etihad cancels EDI
Replies: 68
Views: 12377

Re: Unconfirmed: Etihad cancels EDI

Maybe title should be changed to
'Unconfirmed: Emirates to start EDI?' ;)

Despite no official EY announcement, after mainstream press coverage and no rebutal I expect thats true.

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by by738
Tue Mar 27, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the UK thread - 2018
Replies: 104
Views: 11008

Re: Rest of the UK thread - 2018

Nice little article on the perceived success of Luthansa this time on their MUC and new FRA routes from GLA

https://airlinegeeks.com/2018/03/27/lufthansa-connects-glasgow-with-its-largest-hub/

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by by738
Sat Mar 24, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March
Replies: 569
Views: 68115

Re: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March

https://www.heathrow.com/noise/heathrow ... ht-flights
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rutankrd wrote:
travaz once again and for the upteenth time Heathrow is NOT curfewed

Heathrow operate a voluntary ban on arrivals before 0430. So depends on your definition of curfew....

https://www.heathrow.com/noise/heathrow ... ht-flights

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by by738
Tue Mar 20, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways to Resume Pakistan Flights - British High Commissioner
Replies: 57
Views: 11455

Re: British Airways to Resume Pakistan Flights - British High Commissioner

Cunard wrote:
Absolutely no one on these forums will know anything regarding this

I can assure you that is most certainly not the case.... but yes, certainly not for common consumption on here.

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by by738
Thu Mar 15, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hainan announces new PEK-EDI/DUB service
Replies: 14
Views: 3049

Re: Hainan announces new PEK-EDI/DUB service

.... and just when the Edinburgh baby panda program gets scrapped!
At least some of the service is direct as noone likes a triangle double drop.
Will be interesting to see how each leg performs and of HA survive!

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by by738
Wed Mar 07, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyBE's Scottish Isles gamble failed?
Replies: 5
Views: 1313

Re: FlyBE's Scottish Isles gamble failed?

Loganair has much better brand recognition in these sectors (although not always the locals favourite), aggresively matched FlyBe in price war. The aircraft BE used was wrong for the sectors eg Embraer 170. Eastern operated routes had reliability issues. Loganair even had to handle BE services. All ...

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by by738
Wed Feb 28, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair to Cut Scottish Routes
Replies: 66
Views: 7342

Re: Ryanair to Cut Scottish Routes

and im sure I read an interesting article saying Glasgow was the third most wealthy city in UK and most wealthy overtaking Aberdeen in Scotland

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by by738
Sun Feb 25, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA to expand in Europe, plans ordering 777F’s
Replies: 127
Views: 22243

Re: ANA to expand in Europe

gkirk wrote:
Edinburgh or Glasgow would be pleasant

But unlikely given the other major unserved capitals in Europe.

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by by738
Sat Feb 24, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Snow due in UK from mid-week.
Replies: 87
Views: 11361

Re: Snow due in UK from mid-week.

.... must just be the rest of the UK based on current weather precipitation models. Snow likely almost anywhere

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by by738
Sun Feb 11, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 193
Views: 49029

Re: AN-148 with 71 people gone missing

I stopped reading after 'Russian' and 'Previous investigations' .... Poor perished passengers.

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by by738
Mon Feb 05, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EY Looking to Scrape Up USD 1.2 Billion in a Hurry to Support Bonds
Replies: 43
Views: 6102

Re: EY Looking to Scrape Up USD 1.2 Billion in a Hurry to Support Bonds

I still cant get a feel whether this is something serious or something and nothing.

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by by738
Sat Feb 03, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: United to consider Airbus A321 NEO.
Replies: 233
Views: 36680

Re: Reuters: United to consider Airbus A321 NEO.

I always think of the A321Neo of a bit of a stopgap and its based on relatively old tech design (yeah, new engine and wing tweaks) but still essentially 1980's wings and structures. A bit like the way people complained the 737 is a 1960's design. Suppose with order books like A+B, why would you be i...

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by by738
Sat Feb 03, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the UK thread - 2018
Replies: 104
Views: 11008

Re: Rest of the UK thread - 2018

How many departures were there to Bridgetown? (presumably even one extra could give a ridiculous percentage rise?)

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by by738
Fri Feb 02, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hainan Airlines to TIJ and MEX
Replies: 33
Views: 4427

Re: Hainan Airlines to TIJ and MEX

and DUB too.... mmm rapid expansion, financial issues.... who does that remind us of?

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by by738
Wed Jan 31, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A321LR takes to the skies for the first time
Replies: 260
Views: 41333

Re: A321LR takes to the skies for the first time

Do test flights need to prove their ambitious and 'game changing' advertised range figures?

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by by738
Tue Jan 30, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 170
Views: 18892

Re: American Airlines Network Thread 2018

Do we know why PHL-EDI seasonal never lasted and quickly shifted to JFK- what would have changed to resurrect /switch it back especially with ongoing DY pressure near NYC.

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by by738
Tue Jan 30, 2018 9:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Westjet 737MAX Trans-Atlantic intro?
Replies: 43
Views: 8745

Re: Westjet 737MAX Trans-Atlantic intro?

Shame that the GLA route on the smaller 73G is being reduced in frequency, now only daily for 9 weeks of the whole summer season. Better than a cancellatiom I suppose. ACr and TS have really boosted the numbers ex GLA again in recent years

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by by738
Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DY Pulls out of BDL
Replies: 104
Views: 16143

Re: DI Pulls out of BDL

wenders825 wrote:
remember when people said this would be a huge success?

Only those you may have expected.
Wonder what the D8 737 landscape will look this time next year
If they cant fill 737s why would a A321 be the right approach?

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by by738
Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad cancelling partnership with Air Seychelles and Air Serbia ?
Replies: 42
Views: 9672

Re: Etihad cancelling partnership with Air Seychelles and Air Serbia ?

with a really good product, its a shame they are all over the place. I have some concerns about their longevity...

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by by738
Thu Jan 11, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SU pulls SVO-LGW service.
Replies: 7
Views: 2148

Re: SU pulls SVO-LGW service.

just reaffirms theory that most use it as a 'sitter' awaiting LHR slots... more will follow as they have before.

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by by738
Sun Jan 07, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tui G-OOBF Flight BY925
Replies: 2
Views: 1018

Re: Tui G-OOBF Flight BY925

They do round the world flights every year usually on behalf of an operator (and sonetimes rebranded as such), think inherited from Air 2000 days. Used to always be a 757

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by by738
Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the UK thread - 2017
Replies: 102
Views: 11817

Re: Rest of the UK thread

For S18 Munich being upgauged from A359 to 773 so the spare A359 will be used on certain days of EDI DOH operation the rest being existing 788, if it stays daily.

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by by738
Sun Dec 17, 2017 9:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor of new DY 737 TATL routes?
Replies: 88
Views: 10340

Re: Rumor of new DY 737 TATL routes?

I'm hearing it's DTW-LGW and DTW-DUB Hearing from who exactly, what another plane enthusiast! But seeing your a huge DTW fanboy it's not surprising that you 'heard' it, perhaps it was in your sleep that you 'heard' it. Why do you always have to be so condescending? Its an interesting post whether y...

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by by738
Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FT: Investors fret over Norwegian Air’s rapid growth
Replies: 8
Views: 1977

Re: FT: Investors fret over Norwegian Air’s rapid growth

.... and has been posted previously

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by by738
Wed Dec 13, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian buys 28 weekly Gatwick slots from Small Planet
Replies: 14
Views: 3821

Re: Norwegian buys 28 weekly Gatwick slots from Small Planet

Surprised Small Planet had any to start with

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by by738
Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: easyJet announces dozens of new routes for S18 (12/12/17)
Replies: 17
Views: 4210

Re: easyJet announces dozens of new routes for S18 (12/12/17)

BFS-IOM? whats the flight time on that?

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by by738
Mon Dec 11, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor of new DY 737 TATL routes?
Replies: 88
Views: 10340

Re: 5 DY 737's currently over the Atlantic

in place of one of the current poor performers?

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by by738
Sat Dec 09, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera Air Transatlantic Flights 2018
Replies: 27
Views: 5168

Re: Primera Air Transatlantic Flights 2018

is there any other opportunities for UK Transatlantic Primera routes?

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by by738
Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concerns that DY is running out of cash reserves
Replies: 58
Views: 20799

Re: Concerns that DY is running out of cash reserves

Subscription only article. Think we've seen the likes before in similar articles last year... "the end is nigh..."

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by by738
Fri Dec 01, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Summer 2018 Widebody Int'l Scheduling
Replies: 56
Views: 11434

Re: United Summer 2018 Widebody Int'l Scheduling

Presumably EWR-EDI is 757 too.....

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by by738
Sun Nov 26, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 516
Views: 57908

Re: DL Future Expansion

Assuming apparent success of the JFK-GLA seasonal (and loss of UA EWR) could we see year round DL JFK-GLA (noting EDI now has a cut in year round DL)

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by by738
Sun Nov 26, 2017 8:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hainan Applies for CTU-ORD; SZX-VIE
Replies: 25
Views: 4333

Re: Hainan Applies for CTU-ORD; SZX-VIE

What happened to the "imminent" announcement of PEK-EDI or suchlike woth Hainan ?

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by by738
Sun Nov 19, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lessor sells 3 former IB MD-80 aircraft to Venezuelan airline
Replies: 23
Views: 6581

Re: Lessor sells 3 former IB MD-80 aircraft to Venezuelan airline

jfk777 wrote:
How many MD-80 did Iberia fly and when? Remember 727 and 757 and Dc-9-30 but no Mad Dogs.


They are listed as having operated almost 50 individual variants MD-80/83/87

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by by738
Sat Nov 18, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lessor sells 3 former IB MD-80 aircraft to Venezuelan airline
Replies: 23
Views: 6581

Re: IB Sells 3 MD-80 Aircraft to Venezuelan Airline

you would be a little uneasy taking one out over the atlantic for hours that had been grounded for 9 years. Surely significant hard and software updates...

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by by738
Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus announce Dublin - Seattle
Replies: 110
Views: 15660

Re: Aer Lingus announce Dublin - Seattle

Nice. If I can call it though and say I dont think it will last. Just a hunch nothing more.

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by by738
Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders
Replies: 188
Views: 66870

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders

gkirk wrote:
It seems to be the perfect aircraft for the Newcastle flight to eventually go double daily on. 2 x 77Ws would certainly be too much


Even that would be a huge jump in capacity based on current load factors and growth rates

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by by738
Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates new First class revealed, business and economy class refreshed
Replies: 101
Views: 26516

Re: Emirates new First class revealed, business and economy class refreshed

Still to garish and bling for my liking. I prefer sophisticated understatement. Beige cream and wood has a certain age demographic imo. Im sure it would be excellent but prefer some of the other competing F offerings. Long live F class

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by by738
Sat Nov 11, 2017 11:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A300/A310 v 767
Replies: 83
Views: 16746

Re: A300/A310 v 767

Presumably Britannia Airways looked at A300/A310 in their 1980 widebody plans? Always thought it was odd Monarch were quite late to the party ordering the A300-600s then giving some up to Compass. Suppose the demise clues were there with an oddball DC-10 and ultimately revisiting a 767-300.

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by by738
Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet2 flies a 737 with one passenger !
Replies: 61
Views: 9758

Re: Jet2 flies a 737 with one passenger !

Surprised this is even news. Happens all the time. Think there was the same story last year im same scenario.
Glad she had fun.

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by by738
Sun Oct 22, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Wizz Air to launch LTN-New York/Toronto?
Replies: 88
Views: 14988

Re: Rumor: Wizz Air to launch LTN-New York/Toronto?

flyingphil wrote:
LTN used to handle the 757s & 767s of Brittania Airlines.. so I would have thought a A330 wouldn’t be too much of a problem.. although like all London airport it is becoming full..

I would suggest an A330 wingspan is a little different to a 757 of 'Brittania Airlines'

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by by738
Sat Oct 21, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin 747 at AMS
Replies: 10
Views: 3719

Re: Virgin 747 at AMS

After KLM, the Lufthansa LHT contract had orginally been until 2019 but not sure the extension to the contract included the 747. You'll previously have seen 747's position in and out FRA.

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by by738
Sat Oct 14, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EMB190 Lands On St. Helena
Replies: 135
Views: 35126

Re: EMB190 Lands On St. Helena

any pics or vids? seems low key after all the previous fuss. Good luck i say.

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by by738
Sat Oct 07, 2017 11:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair to start KEF-DUB in May 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 2346

Re: Icelandair to start KEF-DUB in May 2018

with pre clearance at DUB and one stop through US hubs, why would there be a lot of transfer through KEF?

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by by738
Wed Oct 04, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is Flybe doing at Heathrow?
Replies: 26
Views: 5141

Re: How is Flybe doing at Heathrow?

Constant bussing, often wrong terminal, tiny overhead, noisey and noticeably slower... mmmm. No wonder anecdotal loads lower than target. Dash is easy to make a profit with though.
Status pax wont touch this.

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by by738
Tue Oct 03, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing-order after Monarch-demise
Replies: 43
Views: 12294

Re: Boeing-order after Monarch-demise

Cunard wrote:
They are 737MAX not 738s.

I think we all knew what was meant. They are in fact MAX8’s if you want to be pedantic

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by by738
Tue Oct 03, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA calls PHL the "Crown Jewel"
Replies: 116
Views: 19388

Re: AA calls PHL the "Crown Jewel"

EDI -PHL wasnt that long ago and was scrapped. Whats changed?

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by by738
Tue Oct 03, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing-order after Monarch-demise
Replies: 43
Views: 12294

Re: Boeing-order after Monarch-demise

Ill go for TUI taking a big chunk of the new 738s and maybe BA some A321s ?

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