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Old 7th Sep 2008, 16:30
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maxiejet - anyone shed any light?

Dont know if this has been reported yet.
Anyone shed any light? Looks a bit ambitious in current economic climate to say the least....


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Old 7th Sep 2008, 16:49
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Well, it's good enough for a laff on a wet Sunday afternoon.

Didn't know the wingletted Tefal Beech was certified in the UK, and if you click "save" on the coat of arms which I presume is part of "the company's" branding, it's the old Rhodesian coat of arms !!

Maxiejet, flown by Captain Mugabe

More chance of getting a ride in an Austin Maxi than a flight on Maxiejet, me thinks
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Old 7th Sep 2008, 16:54
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Yeah the grammar is awful, reminds me of the daily phishing scams in my inbox....
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To be honest I think that the idea is very good.

We don't currently have an LON based airline operating small aircraft connecting the capital to the rest of the UK.

Yes, we have BA and BD who proved links across the Isles but they operate fuel guzzling aircraft that can't serve routes such as LON-EXT etc.

Wouldn't it be great for an airline to make a profit operating flights to destinations such as EXT, BLK etc. from the capital?
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It's a scam guys. You have to charge Eastern prices to fly aircraft that small in the UK market. They can't even speak English properly.
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Such a professional website - of course it's genuine Just check out their route map!
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Old 7th Sep 2008, 18:50
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and the timetable - first flight out at 09.40, last flight back in at 17.45 - very civilised!?!
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do you think they will they are a feeder line for their all business class transatlantic operations?
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Err..no. I think it's another spotty kid with no backing having fun with a school project. A bit like Premjet.
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Old 8th Sep 2008, 17:57
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Whois lookup of maxiejet:

Domain Name.......... maxiejet.com
Creation Date........ 2008-06-28
Registration Date.... 2008-06-28
Expiry Date.......... 2009-06-28
Organisation Name.... Neville Croxford
Organisation Address. P O Box 99800
Organisation Address.
Organisation Address. EmeryVille
Organisation Address. 94662
Organisation Address. CA
Organisation Address. US
Ah, the joys of google. We search for Mr Croxford and find this on Speednews:
Date Posted: 7/15/2008 4:26:37 PM
Updated: 8/18/2008 1:10:11 PM
Wanted: We are looking for 6 beech 1900D aircraft for 18 month charter to service our UK domestic routes with 19 pax configuration for delivery 01/11/2008.Approx 120 hours per month with option to increase.No higher than $1600 per hour.
Neville Croxford
Location: United Kingdom
Tel: 0844 330 6751
Fax:
Request Information
...which is consistent with the schedule on the website. And the B1900C in the photos on the website is more photogenic than the aesthetically-challenged B1900D...

Where's the money coming from? Here, it seems.(Although on this site two Metroliners appear to join the B1900Ds, for some reason.) Hope springs eternal.

Unclear, though, why if the aircraft utilisation is so low, the schedules are so constricted and non-business-friendly. What are the planes going to be doing in prime business hours? Or is LTN really *that* slot-constrained?

C.

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Old 8th Sep 2008, 19:01
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I'm Out!!!!!
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...and a little more research springs up the Rhodesia/Zim connection and the coat of arms on the website....

Html Gear - Guest Gear View Guestbook

[QUOTE from the link above]Sunday 06/24/2007 2:14:27am
Name: Neville Croxford
E-Mail: [email protected]
Homepage Title: Grey Scouts
Homepage URL:
Referred By: Search Engine
Location: United Kingdom
Comments: I fought for the country
England gave it away
Mugabe ransacked it
The blacks now pay for their freedom
can they afford it, im doubtful
hamba gashle
[/QUOTE]

Grey's Scouts - Rhodesia pictures from military photos on webshots

Grey's Scouts was a horse-mounted regiment of the former Rhodesian army,[1][2] and is now a regiment in the Special Forces of Zimbabwe. The official title is now Zimbabwe Mounted Infantry, but the old title is still used unofficially.
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Relevant Post??

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What is the relevance/meaning of your post? I just do not "get" it
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has anyone called there call centre?

Passengers with medical conditions are advised to contact our call centre on 0844 330 6751, to request assistance if required and specific seating suitable for their needs, subject to availability.

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Rename

Already been renamed. - Walter Mitty Airlines
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They definatly answer the phone, could be a answering bureau.
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Old 11th Sep 2008, 13:12
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What is the relevance/meaning of your post? I just do not "get" it
AA SLF, it's to do with a TV programme over here called "Dragon's Den". The people pictured are the "dragons" who are 5 multi-millionaire entrepreneurs. People come into the "den" and pitch their business ideas trying to get the dragons to invest in their companies. Some have been very successful - others have been mad!

The comment that follows, "I'm out!!!!", is what a dragon says when they are not interested and don't want to hear any more.

This Maxieket business idea is definitely an "I'm out" from all 5 dragons!

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Website seems to have been updated, with changes in several areas. Claims booking engine will go live on 15 October. Right.............
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Old 11th Sep 2008, 16:20
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Oh perlease!

Apparently "you will be able to fly... when we get an extra six aircraft".

Which I guess would make a grand total OF.....six aircraft.

I've got more chance of flying from Luton to Cardiff on the back of a pig - or with Fly for Beans.

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