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Old 13th Mar 2020, 16:28
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Originally Posted by Sharklet_321 View Post
OK but whether it was codeshares or connections these are neither things offered by Blue Islands as far as I know. I certainly wish them luck - will be interesting to see how it pans out. To be honest I think an EXT-LHR would've been better.
The train from Exeter to Paddington with a connection to Heathrow Express runs about twice an hour and takes just over three hours. For an air service to be effective competition it would need to run at least every two hours throughout the day. I suspect no carrier would be willing to take that risk, especially given Heathrow's charges.
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