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Old 29th Jun 2012, 16:34
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These will probably be the passengers that used to use to Swiss service. Good on EZY that they are seeing a gap in the market and plugging it!
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Old 29th Jun 2012, 18:44
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MAN-BSL
EasyJet are bringing forward the launch of the Manchester-Basel route a month. Now starting 1st October (instead of 29th October) due to "exceptionally strong" pre-booking figures
Or perhaps because MAN - MAD ends on 30th September and they need something to do with the aircraft?
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Old 29th Jun 2012, 19:39
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BSL was announced before MAD was axed. Indeed, MAD and BSL were both on sale for a period.
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Old 29th Jun 2012, 19:44
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A VS 346 on approach. Anyone know why?
Also a Kenyan 777 went over Newton, Hyde te other night.
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Old 29th Jun 2012, 19:46
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VS going to Air Livery apparently
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Old 29th Jun 2012, 21:30
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Indeed, MAD and BSL were both on sale for a period.
Yes but using the same aircraft at the same time.
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Old 29th Jun 2012, 22:28
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A VS 346 on approach. Anyone know why?
Also a Kenyan 777 went over Newton, Hyde te other night.
A day late from off lease check in Manila. Getting painted white then gone from the VS fleet.
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Old 30th Jun 2012, 22:01
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Spanner

Are U The Virgin engineer I took back to the hotel the other night? If yes thanks for the tip, much appreciated.
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Old 30th Jun 2012, 22:28
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Oh, if ever there was an award for the post with multiple double entendres
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Old 30th Jun 2012, 22:40
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hahaha very good! This is where proof reading/punctuation comes into play, although im glad that this time it wasnt used as it has made me LOL very hard!

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Old 30th Jun 2012, 23:31
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MANCHESTER - 8

I musters admit that made me lol as well . How we all have dodgy minds
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Old 1st Jul 2012, 00:07
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Also a Kenyan 777 went over Newton, Hyde te other night.
Make that a Bangladesh 777.
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Old 1st Jul 2012, 13:58
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Spanner

Are U The Virgin engineer I took back to the hotel the other night? If yes thanks for the tip, much appreciated.
Sorry no I am not he.
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Old 3rd Jul 2012, 09:47
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it has made me LOL very hard!
Is that the David Cameron type of LOL?
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Old 3rd Jul 2012, 09:50
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There was some comment earlier on about SQ going direct, but any bookings I have looked at are all still via MUC.

I've always wondered why they are operating a service which can only have limited O&D via another hub, even if it is a biggie for Star.

Also, from what I understand, BG's MAN-DAC is a direct service, but the LHR service routes via DXB. Logic?
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Old 3rd Jul 2012, 11:03
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BG's MAN-DAC is a direct service, but the LHR service routes via DXB. Logic?
Half way there.....
Wed BG015 / 016 DHA-LHR-MAN-DHA
Sat BG017 / 018 DHA-LHR-MAN-DHA
Sun BG005 / 006 DHA-LHR-DHA

The odd DHA-DXB-LHR flights are extras on the A310 which can't apparently make it direct. It's worth remembering that MAN used to have a daily direct B777-200ER serving MAN-SIN, the current situation is a large drop in capacity with an added stop, but is much better than having the route dropped.

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Old 3rd Jul 2012, 19:53
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and SQ seemingly have worked out the sums and must have boosted available MAN capacity given the loads are appreciably higher than they were some time ago =why boost them if the German market is filling them. Can't say anything for the breakdown of classes between MAN and MUC but don't think having LH operate MUC-SIN in competition helps SQ.
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Old 4th Jul 2012, 07:43
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According to a Handling Agent I know, SQ are picking up transfer pax at MAN including some from the VS Orlando service. This seems a strange route but it all helps keep the service viable.
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Old 4th Jul 2012, 18:07
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Car on fire in Staff West

Friend just posted a photo showing a car on fire in Staff West Car Park....not good.

roverman: yes there seems to be quite a few connecting off VS76 onto SQ327
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Old 4th Jul 2012, 18:40
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yes there seems to be quite a few connecting off VS76 onto SQ327
To Munich or are they really flying MCO-MAN-MUC-SIN???? That's interesting...

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