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Old 2nd Jul 2016, 17:59
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Originally Posted by DC9_10 View Post
Each to their own however Flymaybe's foray into Bournemouth Stanstead and routes like Liverpool to Amsterdam and Belfast, only to withdraw again surely have not helped the share price. On routes in which they compete they have increased frequency only to lower load factor therefore yield could also be suffering. But no, they are great with high crew morale, drivers ain't leaving and the company are making bucket loads of money. Not
It's hard to make informed conclusions without CAA data (I can only hope that the CAA transformation manager gets no bonus this year due to a total absence of communication skills). However, LPL - BHD load factor was in the mid 50 per cents when last seen. That does not equate to yield of course, but generally a load factor of that magnitude on a Dash 8 should equate to a profitable route - hence the suspicion that there are other factors at play.
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