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Old 6th Oct 2011, 13:32   #4401 (permalink)
 
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and what about the Belfast-Toulouse service ? not on sale for summer 2012 !
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Old 7th Oct 2011, 16:27   #4402 (permalink)
 
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Old 8th Oct 2011, 04:13   #4403 (permalink)
 
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Old 9th Oct 2011, 13:07   #4404 (permalink)
 
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It's due back in service next week so it's news to Jet2 if it's being scrapped.
Still not back in service.

I have just checked planespotters.net and it says it is now stored?
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Old 9th Oct 2011, 20:32   #4405 (permalink)
 
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Just checked CH-Aviation and they say:

"G-LSAE - Stored at Leeds/Bradford (LBA) / on repair".
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Old 11th Oct 2011, 08:34   #4406 (permalink)
 
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G-LSAE

I'm pretty sure that LSAE is now retired at LBA and Jet2 will be using it for spares.

From the performance of some of their other airframes this summer they could do to retire a few more of their geriatric fleet too!

Slipped up there. G-LSAE is being repaired after being clobbered by an OCS vehicle while it was on the stand.

I should have said that G-GDFA has been retired and is going to be used for spares. Sorry for the confusion.

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Old 11th Oct 2011, 11:22   #4407 (permalink)
 
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G-LSAE is not retired it's been repaired at the moment
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Old 11th Oct 2011, 17:20   #4408 (permalink)
 
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Just received an email to say (some) of the LBA-PFO flights (including mine) in November will be via EMA. Any ideas why?
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Old 11th Oct 2011, 18:27   #4409 (permalink)
 
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Commonest causes are either poor forward bookings, or shortage of aircraft and or staff
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Old 11th Oct 2011, 19:01   #4410 (permalink)
 
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EMA

I have just checked the EMA schedule for this winter and nearly fell off my chair.

From the second week in November just two flights a week - yes from two based aircraft to two flights a week and then it is just a weekly TFS until Christmas after PFO stops. It is the same in the New Year, one TFS flight a week from the second week in January until March.

I assume the ski flights just didn't work?

Quite incredible, I know most of the aircraft are owned and why fly an aircraft in winter to lose money but a base with one flight a week???

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Old 11th Oct 2011, 19:07   #4411 (permalink)
 
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Good evening,

Rumour has it that Jet2.com have expressed a possible interest in starting routes at Aberdeen now that the 124m runway extension is complete and open for business.

After the collapse of flyglobespan a few years back - I always thought that Jet2.com would make a good replacement considering most Aberdonians have to either put up with the odd Thomas Cook/Thomson charter flight to Palma/Dalaman or take a drive south and fly from Edinburgh/Glasgow.

Does anyone have any further/firm info?
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Old 11th Oct 2011, 20:21   #4412 (permalink)
 
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Good evening,

Rumour has it that Jet2.com have expressed a possible interest in starting routes at Aberdeen now that the 124m runway extension is complete and open for business.

After the collapse of flyglobespan a few years back - I always thought that Jet2.com would make a good replacement considering most Aberdonians have to either put up with the odd Thomas Cook/Thomson charter flight to Palma/Dalaman or take a drive south and fly from Edinburgh/Glasgow.

Does anyone have any further/firm info?
I thought too that Je2 would be interested. However, there may be weight restrictions to operate certain routes.
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Old 11th Oct 2011, 20:28   #4413 (permalink)
 
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If Thomas Cook can operate a rather full Boeing 757-200 to Dalaman, approx. 1700nm from ABZ, surely Jet2 would have no serious weight constraints to worry about! I hope it is only a matter of time before they start - even BA and BMI are starting to operate the odd charter to Palma, cashing in on extra revenue - the demand is certainly there for more summer routes and the runway extension is an invitation to airlines such as Jet2 to Aberdeen. Fingers crossed!
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Old 11th Oct 2011, 20:39   #4414 (permalink)
 
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The demand is there...?? Really ?
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Old 11th Oct 2011, 20:54   #4415 (permalink)
 
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I would like to see a route to Alicante again. Yes, fingers crossed!
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Old 11th Oct 2011, 22:11   #4416 (permalink)
 
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Does anyone know if JET2 are in considerations of reintroducing flights / holidays to SSH?
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Old 12th Oct 2011, 01:02   #4417 (permalink)
 
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CabinCrewe,

When Flyglobespan operated from ABZ with 1 based A/C the demand was quite high, at least to the routes and the frequencies they operated, IIRC to ALC, AGP, FAO, PMI and TFS, around 2/3 weekly each. They had a 737-700 based there, but even used the 737-800 during some of the summer peaks so the demand was definetly there.

Jet2 could very well replace that gap left from GSM for sure.
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Old 12th Oct 2011, 08:52   #4418 (permalink)
 
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Jet2 have done a fantastic job in opening up the base and route structure that they have in the last few years, i do worry that they are speading themselves quite thin, i think GLA was a good move for them.
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Old 12th Oct 2011, 09:48   #4419 (permalink)
 
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CabinCrewe

Further to LPFR's reply, have a look at this:
Aberdeen has fastest rise in disposable incomes - FT.com

I too would like to see the return of ALC flights, used Globespan several times and they were always well patronised.
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Old 12th Oct 2011, 10:29   #4420 (permalink)
 
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For sure there is some demand in ABZ for Med's, but not sure how much, its a long way in a 737 and a lot of fuel, filling a 757 will be a bigger challenge! so perhaps a couple a week over the very short peak summer months.

Jet2 are very busy on good quality TV add across the north midlands, but with so few flights out of EMA it seems a waste, we are a few months away from the peak booking period for next summer and the market trend is for people to leave it much later, mainly because of the economic uncertainty.
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