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by UAL777UK
Tue Sep 19, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unconfirmed: Alitalia to move LHR flights to STN
Replies: 39
Views: 8702

Re: Unconfirmed: Alitalia to move LHR flights to STN

What a joke. Going from LHR to STN is just putting another nail in the coffin. Someone turn the lights off on the way out!

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by UAL777UK
Tue Sep 19, 2017 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian ends talks with Ryanair on flight connections
Replies: 18
Views: 3936

Re: Norwegian ends talks with Ryanair on flight connections

With the mess at Ryanair at present (cancellations) and a lot of pilots jumping ship from them to Norwegian, this was never going to work anyway in my view.

The spat between these two is going to grow and grow.

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by UAL777UK
Tue Sep 12, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United opens new summer seasonal routes from EWR to OPO, KEF and ZRH as well as route extensions
Replies: 89
Views: 12896

Re: United opens new summer seasonal routes!

Wow....exciting times with route announcements coming out of UA with a few being left field.

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by UAL777UK
Tue Sep 12, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Berlin pilots now on sick leave strike
Replies: 137
Views: 13335

Re: Air Berlin pilots now on sick leave strike

Sad state of affairs. Time to turn the lights off and lock the door.

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by UAL777UK
Thu Sep 07, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces IAH-SYD, starting Jan 18, 2018
Replies: 155
Views: 24575

Re: UA announces IAH-SYD, starting Jan 18, 2018

Wow..................whatever next!

Excellent news, kudos to UA and the 787.

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by UAL777UK
Wed Sep 06, 2017 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA changes order for 35 A350-1000s to 45 A350-900s
Replies: 170
Views: 34631

Re: UA changes order for 35 A350-1000s to 45 A350-900s

Great news.

Where's all the A350 armchair CEO's now who said the A350 would never come to UA!

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by UAL777UK
Fri Sep 01, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: September 1st, Loganair 'Independence Day'.
Replies: 12
Views: 1464

Re: September 1st, Loganair 'Independence Day'.

With the new codeshare in place with BA I am sure this strengthens Loganair big time in the highlands again and will see them compete vigorously with Flybe. Good luck.

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by UAL777UK
Fri Aug 25, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Pilot Freaks Out Passengers With Horrific Tornado Warning
Replies: 40
Views: 11912

Re: United Pilot Freaks Out Passengers With Horrific Tornado Warning

Jeez. Can you get hold of the writer of this article and tell him I have a beach front villa in the Sahara to sell if he is interested. Absolute nonsense that the pilot made those comments.

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by UAL777UK
Fri Aug 25, 2017 7:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas to announce ambitious plan to fly East Coast Australia to London and New York by 2022
Replies: 321
Views: 38549

Re: Qantas to announce ambitious plan to fly East Coast Australia to London and New York by 2022

smithbs wrote:

Count me out on those routes. 20 hours in coach? Not unless I've been cryogenically frozen.


:D I think you have just hit on a great idea!

Like you such a long flight does not appeal but I also take the view that there are a lot it will appeal to

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by UAL777UK
Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Freddie Mercury on Norwegians latest Boeing 787-9
Replies: 60
Views: 7742

Re: Freddie Mercury on Norwegians latest Boeing 787-9

CairnterriAIR wrote:
Upon the tail of that aircraft, I see a little silhouetto of a man.


Lets hope there is not "Thunderbolts and Lightning, very very frightening indeed" ;)

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by UAL777UK
Tue Aug 01, 2017 9:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOR: DL A350 - AMS-JFK on 31 Aug
Replies: 40
Views: 8488

Re: RUMOR: DL A350 - AMS-JFK on 31 Aug

Makes no sense at all! As BreninTW stated its the norm to be used for training etc before it goes into revenue service.

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by UAL777UK
Mon Jul 31, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirFrance/KLM buys significant stake in VS and extends partnership with DL/MU
Replies: 180
Views: 20982

Re: AirFrance/KLM buys significant stake in VS and extends partnership with DL/MU

[quote="AirbusA322"]Does anyone see the VS brand going in the medium term? We saw what happened over at VX so can't be ruled out. I myself do wonder where this leaves VS long term and staff, short term. I know VS shed a lot of staff when DL invested and what with this now I wonder if furth...

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by UAL777UK
Mon Jul 31, 2017 7:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French airport worker punches British EasyJet passenger in the face
Replies: 71
Views: 10865

Re: French airport worker punches British EasyJet passenger in the face

The passenger has hit out at the airport staff and the staff member has defended himself. I am British and ashamed to see this, the passenger should have been arrested for assault, simple as. You simply cannot go around hitting people.......end of.

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by UAL777UK
Thu Jul 27, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United relaunches DEN-LHR
Replies: 85
Views: 13693

Re: United relaunches DEN-LHR

This is great news and one that took me by surprise. loved the direct flight previously but my god the 777 was way too much aircraft at that time. The 788 is as people have already stated perfect and I certainly hope the flights sticks to year round eventually.

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by UAL777UK
Thu Jul 27, 2017 7:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1332
Views: 211519

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

Wow...DEN-LHR coming back.......so did not see that one coming. Great stuff.

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by UAL777UK
Tue Jul 18, 2017 7:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing delivers 1,500th 777
Replies: 80
Views: 12522

Re: Boeing delivers 1,500th 777

Great Aircraft. Well done Boeing and UA. I hope UA does do something to recognise this on the aircraft. I can remember flying to IAD from LHR on the 777 when UA first had them in the fleet and was just in awe of this beautiful aircraft. Here's to another 1500.

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by UAL777UK
Fri Jul 14, 2017 9:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA regional British isles routes cuts
Replies: 122
Views: 15523

Re: UA regional British isles routes cuts

[quote="westgate"]I think EWR is not a big enough hub offering enough connections with enough frequencies to work for most UK regional airports.

Really....you sure about that?

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by UAL777UK
Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet to start flying from Southampton
Replies: 27
Views: 4172

Re: Easyjet to start flying from Southampton

Wow....did not see that happening. As stated above space is a real premium at SOU so whilst I would love to see expansion I think they might struggle. Love flying out of SOU, park up and at the gate within minutes.

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by UAL777UK
Wed Jul 05, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two new Norwegian routes - Gatwick to Chicago/Austin
Replies: 114
Views: 14497

Re: Two new Norwegian routes - Gatwick to Chicago/Austin

Wow. Another shot in the arm to BA in their back yard.

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by UAL777UK
Fri Jun 02, 2017 7:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA launches LAX-SIN
Replies: 242
Views: 39325

Re: UA launches LAX-SIN

Great add by UA at LAX. I am wondering what else might be on the radar at LAX?

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by UAL777UK
Tue May 30, 2017 7:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Rebrand: Will this happen anytime soon?
Replies: 93
Views: 14146

Re: UA Rebrand: Will this happen anytime soon?

A rebrand is necessary IMHO but lets not look back at old brands, lets look forward. A new fresh look is needed

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by UAL777UK
Wed May 17, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde Why no 1st class?
Replies: 145
Views: 19602

Re: Concorde Why no 1st class?

Having flown her twice the experience was in my view First Class from the moment you checked in. Was it cramped in the cabin, sure it was but you forgot all that being consumed in such a magical bird flying twice the speed of sound, drinking and eating all the way. Truly superb experience.

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by UAL777UK
Tue May 16, 2017 9:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did the Concorde "fail"?
Replies: 68
Views: 7136

Re: Did the Concorde "fail"?

So was the Concorde a failure? Was it a success story? Or was it something in between, a jet never living up to its potential? Who cares? Flying on Concorde was the most thrilling experience of my life. I'd give almost anything to be able to do it again. mariner Mariner, could not agree more. Anyon...

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by UAL777UK
Tue May 16, 2017 9:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 763 at LAS?
Replies: 12
Views: 4410

Re: BA 763 at LAS?

Me thinks LAX772LR would know what a BA 763 looks like. :D I would like to know what it was doing there as well.

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by UAL777UK
Mon May 15, 2017 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's future International Expansion
Replies: 101
Views: 16970

Re: United's future International Expansion

question?? What would Norwegian flying anywhere have to do with United?? Your Logic escapes me. Norwegian entering a given market puts big pressure on yields. If the market itself is small, that will make it far less likely an airline like UA will enter the market. This is especially true given the...

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by UAL777UK
Fri May 12, 2017 7:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's future International Expansion
Replies: 101
Views: 16970

Re: United's future International Expansion

What about SFO-DEL. Is that a cash cow for AI?

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by UAL777UK
Tue May 09, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA employees to get new uniforms.
Replies: 36
Views: 5864

Re: UA employees to get new uniforms.

Good to hear, I look forward to seeing the pics when they are released.

I hope this is the start of a rebranding exercise. (not holding breath)

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by UAL777UK
Fri Apr 21, 2017 7:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATW says drop UA rebrand as CO
Replies: 134
Views: 19683

Re: ATW says drop UA rebrand as CO

UA would use some popular anime series/character (ie, Pretty Cure and Aino Megumi/Cure Lovely) as a promotion to restore UA's image and faith, similarly to how Toyota used Hatsune Miku, a popular Vocaloid character (along with Rin and Len Kagamine), as a promotion for their 2011 Corolla, as well as...

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by UAL777UK
Thu Apr 20, 2017 11:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian with LGW-SIN
Replies: 39
Views: 7667

Re: Norwegian with LGW-SIN

Jeeezuz! DY are ripping it up at LGW, good for them.

I don't agree Channex737, I think SQ and BA will be scratching their heads with this. They are defo going to lose punters to this service, especially at those prices, not least in Premium.

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by UAL777UK
Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATW says drop UA rebrand as CO
Replies: 134
Views: 19683

Re: ATW says drop UA rebrand as CO

Yep. Pretty stupid idea to change the name. As vanguard737 stated you don't simply change the company name because you have had bad press. You ride it out and come out the other end wiser and stronger for it. Take Volkswagon for example, they took a hammering, massive fines, totally discredited........

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by UAL777UK
Thu Apr 13, 2017 10:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Trolls United CEO Oscar Munoz
Replies: 34
Views: 8847

Re: Emirates Trolls United CEO Oscar Munoz

One thing airline PR departments should realize is that it can happen to them too, and they are seriously tempting fate by taking PR jabs at the misfortunes of their competitors. Agreed. Rule number one, never mock your peers in public , as it will come back and bite you in the arse at some point. ...

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by UAL777UK
Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Trolls United CEO Oscar Munoz
Replies: 34
Views: 8847

Re: Emirates Trolls United CEO Oscar Munoz

Mir wrote:
One thing airline PR departments should realize is that it can happen to them too, and they are seriously tempting fate by taking PR jabs at the misfortunes of their competitors.


Agreed. Rule number one, never mock your peers in public , as it will come back and bite you in the arse at some point.

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by UAL777UK
Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian to Texas?
Replies: 69
Views: 7916

Re: Norwegian to Texas?

MaxTrimm wrote:
I would say AUS fits their network, but they would only fly to LGW and I think BA has the London market covered.


If there is a market and BA are doing well on it that wont stop them, it hasn't to date.

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by UAL777UK
Tue Apr 11, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2119
Views: 118744

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

VC10er wrote:

brand damage.


Good time to do that livery update? :scratchchin:

If any man would know you would.

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by UAL777UK
Mon Apr 10, 2017 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2119
Views: 118744

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

Its reasons like this why United will continue to make airlines like Delta flourish when they are down and out. Like I said, it will only take folks one or two flights on AA or UA and even the lesser, low cost rival JetBlue for people to realize that the grass really isn't greener. That this happen...

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by UAL777UK
Mon Apr 10, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sir Freddie Laker to be on Norwegian tail
Replies: 30
Views: 4615

Re: Sir Freddie Laker to be on Norwegian tail

This is great, nothing like rubbing salt into the wounds of BA in their own back yard. Ballsy, very ballsy.

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by UAL777UK
Thu Apr 06, 2017 9:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian announces DEN-LGW and SEA-LGW
Replies: 182
Views: 20005

Re: Norwegian announces DEN-LGW and SEA-LGW

I think it's VS that has more to worry about. BA still has a bigger network, the frequencies and corporate contracts. How long before Norwegian has a bigger US network from London than VS? I don't think you'll see Level at LGW because IAG want to capture premium demand from LON that they can do wit...

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by UAL777UK
Thu Apr 06, 2017 8:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian announces DEN-LGW and SEA-LGW
Replies: 182
Views: 20005

Re: Norwegian announces DEN-LGW and SEA-LGW

Be interesting to see how BA react to this. Norwegian is very much flexing its muscles in BAs back yard at the mo.

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by UAL777UK
Fri Mar 31, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: IKEA to launch new LCC: FLIKEA !
Replies: 42
Views: 39206

Re: IKEA to launch new LCC: FLIKEA !

Lol. And so they begin.

Will they serve meat balls and chips?

Agreed. Lighten up.....just a little joke.

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by UAL777UK
Fri Mar 31, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The UK could have no flights to and from Europe after Brexit, Ryanair warns
Replies: 108
Views: 10431

Re: The UK could have no flights to and from Europe after Brexit, Ryanair warns

Somehow I don't see the UK government busting its balls to get a deal done as soon as possible just to ensure Ryanair can get its 2019 schedule in place!! I think they are aware of the big picture and the likes of MOL etc will just have to be patient and get in line along with a lot of other people....

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by UAL777UK
Thu Mar 30, 2017 9:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scoot 787 and EK A380 contact at Changi
Replies: 20
Views: 7617

Re: Scoot 787 and EK A380 contact at Changi

Cannot understand how the middle of the wing got so much damage. Someone's heads going to roll here surely!

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by UAL777UK
Wed Mar 29, 2017 7:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Denies Boarding to Non-Rev Girl in Leggings, Social Media Revolts
Replies: 487
Views: 32219

Re: UA Denies Boarding to Girl in Leggings, Social Media Revolts

[. (I agree that they should have stuck to the rules, but rounding on anyone wanting to discuss those rules is a bit silly...)[/quote] He is not wanting to discuss the rules though, that individual is once again just finding an excuse to UA bash and it blinds a sensible approach to this topic. Its ...

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by UAL777UK
Tue Mar 28, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Denies Boarding to Non-Rev Girl in Leggings, Social Media Revolts
Replies: 487
Views: 32219

Re: UA Denies Boarding to Girl in Leggings, Social Media Revolts

[quote="jumbojet"][ As has been mentioned countless times already on this thread, the rule is old and ridiculously outdated. UA is taking a lot of heat for this. So what if its old.........its the rules. Adhere to them or face the consequences if you don't. What part of that don't you unde...

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by UAL777UK
Mon Mar 27, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Denies Boarding to Non-Rev Girl in Leggings, Social Media Revolts
Replies: 487
Views: 32219

Re: UA Denies Boarding to Non-Rev Girl in Leggings, Social Media Revolts

My god I am absolutely horrified that UA is getting so much shit for enforcing rules. Unbelievable comment on here defending the party travelling on a pass for breaking those rules. Words fail me me at this point!

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by UAL777UK
Thu Mar 23, 2017 11:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Air UK seems to be getting approval soon for operations between UK and Argentina
Replies: 12
Views: 2060

Re: Norwegian Air UK seems to be getting approval soon for operations between UK and Argentina

Whilst they have a base at LGW by no means are they a UK airline, lets be clear on that . Their roots are very much Scandinavian

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by UAL777UK
Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "British Airways 'turning into Ryanair' as first class passengers are the latest to lose perks"
Replies: 109
Views: 20560

Re: "British Airways 'turning into Ryanair' as first class passengers are the latest to lose perks"

I would not give a diddly about the flowers being cut and those that do really need to get a grip. If they are pulling amenities that really do affect the travel experience, i.e. food is poor, sad amenity kit, pyjamas and slippers etc then so be it but as LAX772LR has pointed out, F is going the way...

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by UAL777UK
Wed Mar 15, 2017 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skytrax Best Airports in the World for 2017
Replies: 41
Views: 4633

Re: Skytrax Best Airports in the World for 2017

[quote="IrishAyes"]All the more data points to show that SkyTrax is just paid advertising.

LHR and FRA make top ten??

Not sure if you have flown through LHR lately but in the last 5 years plus that has come on massively. That said, I do think any list compiled by Skytrax is questionable!!

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by UAL777UK
Tue Mar 14, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA to offer free meals in coach on JFK-LAX/SFO
Replies: 67
Views: 7602

Re: AA to offer free meals in coach on transcons

Well done to AA and DL. Shall we take bets on how long it takes UA to follow suit?[/quote] So random thought. Why doesn't UA do the maths.........calculates how much per head a meal costs on average to give passengers in Y on these routes and instead of offering it, simply deduct the costs from the ...

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by UAL777UK
Fri Mar 10, 2017 8:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian start LGW to EZE in late 2017
Replies: 42
Views: 7375

Re: Norwegian start LGW to EZE in late 2017

Wow. DY certainly mixing it up in BA's back yard. Assuming this does come to fruition, where next out of LGW?

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by UAL777UK
Wed Mar 01, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Luton rumour
Replies: 73
Views: 13947

Re: JetBlue Luton rumour

I share many peoples sentiments here, JetBlue, if they have any sense will not entertain LTN. Its a bucket basement airport for "London". If they have any sense they will operate from STN. I cannot seem the going into LGW and going up against BA and DY.

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