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Old 24th Nov 2019, 00:18
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Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Edinburgh
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Originally Posted by VickersVicount View Post
Given QR DOH CWL loads barely into 60's presumably EDI after many years ops now up into the 80's ? Still a lot of empty seats (even if J busier)
Given you bring this up on a regular basis I think you already know the answer... I think we have all learnt by now that, outside of peak travel times, loads on QR's UK regional routes are not the highest... The 12 month rolling avg is currently 70% at EDI. Not sure how that compares to other UK regional routes, but capacities all vary anyway...

Loads for Oct appear to be BHX 71%/MAN 65%/EDI 63%/CWL 50%

The LFs say nothing about yield and how profitable the route may, or may not, be...nor how valuable it is to QR's overall hub operation in terms of adding volume.

EDI has gone from B788->A359->up to 10x weekly A359 in a relatively short space of time. Growth is still good, as long as the route keeps growing into it's recently added capacity over the next year or two, that's the important thing.
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