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Old 2nd Jul 2017, 17:36
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Yep haha that is true. Will definitely keep a look out for it!
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Old 3rd Jul 2017, 10:49
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May provisional stats now available:

Brussels: 2201 +21%
Copenhagen 1682 +9%
Nice 3678 +25%
Paris CDG 11383 -7%
Berlin 2799
Dusseldorf 4023 +23%
Cork 896 -42%
Dublin 22273 +24%
Rome 2231 -11%
Amsterdam 31153 -1%
Alicante 39025 +18%
Almeria 1449
Barcelona 7589 -24%
Madrid 2959
Malaga 26666 +1%
Palma 44484 +43%
Stavanger 824
Geneva 2127 -52%
Prague 2314 -5%
Gdansk 2898
Krakow 2474 +2%
Warsaw 2840
Wroclow 2653
Dubai 14924 +3%
Sanford 3454 +48%
Cancun 3705 +14%

Heathrow 38421 -9%
Aberdeen 1128
Belfast int 21983 +6%
Cardiff 1364 +16%
Exeter 4001 +8%
Isle of Man 495 +41%
Jersey 3329 +7%
Southampton 11807 +10%

May pax figures: 504878 +13%
12 month rolling: 5.035m +9.7%

Cyprus, Greece and Canaries all seeing good growth
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Old 3rd Jul 2017, 20:37
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Another 24% increase in Dublin pax....these are not exactly small increases....wish we knew load factors. The stats also show 279 pax to BHD which will be via IOM. I wonder if this needs to be added to the IOM figure?
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Old 4th Jul 2017, 05:01
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I see brs figures missing again.
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Old 4th Jul 2017, 05:03
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I wonder how many going to Dub are going on to the USA?
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Old 4th Jul 2017, 06:07
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http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/...king-13275204#

Good grief
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Old 4th Jul 2017, 07:02
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Well at least he didn't "think he was going to die" and that the pilot didn't "swerve to avoid schools and hospitals"! And how exactly did he measure 10 feet??

Why do newspapers print this dross, apart from the obvious reason that it fills the space between the adverts?
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Old 4th Jul 2017, 07:06
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Slow news day?
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Old 4th Jul 2017, 07:08
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Originally Posted by KNIEVEL77 View Post
Slow news day?
Virtually every day is a "slow news day" for regional newspapers, and for that matter local TV news bulletins!
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Old 4th Jul 2017, 07:14
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Originally Posted by ash666 View Post
I wonder how many going to Dub are going on to the USA?
Fewer than you might think/imagine or expect !

Just 1.1m out of 27m of ALL passenger traffic through Dublin is actually connecting.

UK-Dublin is overwhelmingly Point to point.
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Old 4th Jul 2017, 07:42
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Originally Posted by rutankrd View Post
Fewer than you might think/imagine or expect !

Just 1.1m out of 27m of ALL passenger traffic through Dublin is actually connecting.

UK-Dublin is overwhelmingly Point to point.
I'm surprised!
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Old 4th Jul 2017, 08:41
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Dublin figures won't be as high going forward as Ryanair went double daily June last year so I expect to see the figures increase slightly not by 20%+
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Old 4th Jul 2017, 20:15
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Another healthy load today, SXF-NCL with 153 pax

NCL-SXF, 29/06, 135 pax (75%) - would have been 86.5% on the A319 as was scheduled
SXF-NCL. 04/07, 153 pax (98.1%)
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Old 9th Jul 2017, 08:22
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The latest Norwich Masterplan shows a route to NCL as the most important domestic route requirement.
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Old 9th Jul 2017, 11:51
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Where does it say that? I couldn't find it?
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Old 9th Jul 2017, 16:26
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Originally Posted by SWBKCB View Post
Where does it say that? I couldn't find it?
Revealed: Norwich Airport?s 30-year vision to treble passenger numbers and forge worldwide links - Business - Eastern Daily Press

In the above article 3rd paragraph below photo of check-in desk reads:
“We also want to increase domestic routes and serve the needs of that market. For instance, bringing back the route to Newcastle would join up with the wind farm and offshore energy industry, which is a key driver of this region.”
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Old 9th Jul 2017, 16:35
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Thanks, that's great - it's not mentioned in the Masterplan or the airports own press release. As most local news stories just reproduce the press release, didn't look further - doh!
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Old 9th Jul 2017, 16:44
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Sorry that was a bit misleading....it was said in a statement by the MD of Norwich airport while discussing the Masterplan, they asked him which new routes he would like to see operate.
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Old 9th Jul 2017, 20:42
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Time to bring those Air Anglia Friendships out of retirement I reckon
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Old 10th Jul 2017, 07:37
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NWI

Quite frankly I don't think any of our current based operators bar Eastern would be able to make any success in such a route, and then there's the fact that there isn't any capacity in Easterns based aircraft to operate this route. So The aircraft would have to come from elsewhere, perhaps dropping in the Eastern Saab on a transit flight on its way back and forth from ABZ would be an easy solution. Other than that I can only really see Flybe with a D328 being able to give it a good enough go, but I'm not sure what the situation is with Flybe and the D328, does the aircraft belong to Loganair?
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