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Old 18th May 2017, 00:58
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The Cseries could do everything the A319's do today, more efficiently, so hopefully more based aircraft and more routes could end up happening (maybe, one day, in my dreams, I hope)

Your example today, in a perfect world, we might see Bristol and Belfast go back to their old, real, useful schedules 2/3 daily, a London route could become feasible again, say 2/3 to Stansted. Berlin, Geneva, Nice, Jersey, Split would be good contenders.

In terms of new routes, Milan, Venice, Budapest, Amsterdam, Paris, Hamburg, Reykjavik, Marrakech could all be feasible additions with next gen, fuel efficient aircraft... All we need now is for someone to buy them, and easyjet has expressed a lot of interest.

3 CS100
1/2 A320neo
1 A321neo (perhaps seasonal)

Would be fantastic 10 years down the line IMO, and I don't think it's necessarily that unattainable
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Old 18th May 2017, 07:57
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" All we need now is for someone to buy them"

There's the fatal flaw ..................
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Old 20th May 2017, 07:23
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Looks like AF/Hop changes to an E170 for S18
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Old 22nd May 2017, 00:02
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Paris isn't that strong (with AF) so I'm not surprised really, rather expensive at times, but I'm in full support if it keeps us 3 daily
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Old 22nd May 2017, 06:49
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Its been dropped at GLA so good to keep the link
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Old 22nd May 2017, 16:24
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CityJet are now offering twice daily flights to Amsterdam Dep 0930 and 1730 with their own flight numbers but both flights are the same timings as the KLM offering so I presume they must be code share.
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Old 23rd May 2017, 06:15
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April Provisional Stats:
Heathrow: +2%
Belfast Int: +18%
Exeter: +19%
Southampton: +6%

Brussels: +103%
Copenhagen: +2%
Paris CDG: +3%
Berlin: 3413
Dusseldorf: +42%
Cork: -23%
Dublin: +29%
Amsterdam: +1%
Faro: +67%
Alicante: +18%
Barcelona: -20%
Madrid: 2507
Palma: +54%
Arrecife: +66%
Fuerteventura: +25%
Las Palmas: +11%
Tenerife: +20%
Geneva: +14%
Gdansk: 2588
Krakow: -9%
Warsaw: 2449
Wroclaw: 2850
Dubai: 20535 +8%


April pax +18%. 12 month rolling pax 4.98m pax
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Old 23rd May 2017, 09:33
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Very good month, of course it does include Easter which fell in March last year
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Old 24th May 2017, 16:40
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Jet2 has announced that there Christmas market flights to Vienna, Berlin, Copenhagen and Munich are all back on sale after being very popular last year (fully booked).
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Old 24th May 2017, 17:31
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plus 5 New York trips
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Old 24th May 2017, 17:48
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Brussels and Düsseldorf look like good increases
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Old 24th May 2017, 18:35
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Originally Posted by HH6702 View Post
Brussels and Düsseldorf look like good increases
The 2016 Brussels figures were affected by the attack at the airport, so not really...
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Old 25th May 2017, 08:22
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Forgot about that
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Old 25th May 2017, 09:47
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Still absolutely right about Dusseldorf, which seems to be performing strongly
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Old 27th May 2017, 09:19
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Interesting that David Laws has went to become the Chief executive of Leeds Bradford, that's two ex Chief Execs who have gone down to Leeds after Newcastle.
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Old 27th May 2017, 15:17
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Originally Posted by Jamesair View Post
Still absolutely right about Dusseldorf, which seems to be performing strongly
Fares have been extremely competitive on that route, especially if transferring via DUS rather than direct traffic. I paid about £70 for NCL-DUS-ARN one way about a month ago. On the same day, NCL-DUS direct was £80 one way.
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Old 2nd Jun 2017, 11:32
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North East sunseekers have been handed even more choice as a bevvy of new routes have been announced from Newcastle Airport;

Rather misleading headline, when you read article - (Comments section following article sums up!):

France, Italy and Egypt - the latest flights announced at Newcastle Airport - Chronicle Live
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Old 2nd Jun 2017, 11:37
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"The consultation on our arrival flight path routes ends today - send us your thoughts over on website":

Arrival Flight Path Consultation

Above site has Links to documents and information sheets.
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Old 5th Jun 2017, 23:02
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Airport reaches 2 million passengers in 2017
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Old 8th Jun 2017, 23:05
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Hello all,

I am proud to tell you that 72 SQN will be doing a 4 Tucano formation flypast on the 27th of June including a specially painted Tucano to commemorate the anniversary!! . Newcastle will be that lest leg of the trip starting at Linton-On-Ouse then heading to
1.Newcastle Airport,
2.RAF Ouston,
3.RAF Morpeth,
4.RAF Acklington.

I am unsure on the timings and flight levels but I imagine it will be quite a sight.

Cheers Matt.
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