jfk777 wrote:How many MD-80 did Iberia fly and when? Remember 727 and 757 and Dc-9-30 but no Mad Dogs.
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...Jump to post
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 classJump to post
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.Jump to post
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..
TheGeordielad wrote:Glasgow Prestwick confident of the potential of a flight to London
http://www.routesonline.com/news/29/bre ... prestwick/
Did some other UK ports not appear for a short time on their drop down destination list ie NCL, GLA and CWL ?
Have they superceded these with grander plans?
Are airlines not just going with stretched narrowbodies like A321 neos/LR exactly because there is no alternative?Jump to post
Chaostheory wrote:Istanbul has a relatively short 3000m runway which is an issue for most heavy aircraft departing from there. A 747-8 would have severe performance restrictions pretty much year round.
I feel a bit sorry for DY in this scenario. Yes I know no love lost in business but this is a really 'cheap' blow presumably with some forethought that share prices would be effected whether they are in financial trouble or not. Not sure what IAG gains out of it as they can do everything DY does and...Jump to post
awwdabaaby wrote:Long shot, but glasgow might be in the running
70-80's %LF depending on whether you use the planned capacity originally offered or the more favourable blocked capacity.Jump to post
VapourTrails wrote:am looking forward to the next episode
jnev3289 wrote:Glad to see SWF performing not badly. Still lots of room for improvement, but it could've been a lot worse. I know all the yield caveats blah blah blah but still
atl100million wrote:AA is also using 767s which are larger and more efficient than 757s