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Old 20th Sep 2018, 10:48
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Originally Posted by GLAEDI View Post

Ok maybe not gone but the reduction was just three routes 2xPOL and one to DUB. The press release was that they felt that Glasgow didn’t work and that the routes would move to PIK & EDI. Now it seems that the majority will return S19. Why take the flak for the bad PR and actually bring the flights back.
Look at MAN in 2009, almost all routes chopped and capacity increased at LPL, LBA and EMA: https://www.ft.com/content/70c9ae02-...0-00144feabdc0

They know they can get what they want because of the volume of pax and thus revenue they bring to their airports. It's entirely for the PR and nothing to do with profitability of the routes themselves.
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