Airlines, Airports & Routes Topics about airports, routes and airline business.

MANCHESTER - 8

Old 26th Jan 2011, 12:05
  #1401 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: North, UK
Age: 63
Posts: 920
It is just a typical O'Leary attention grabbing comment. I have heard plenty of scouse accents at Manchester Airport and seen plenty of mancs at Liverpool airport.
pwalhx is online now  
Old 26th Jan 2011, 12:36
  #1402 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Dublin
Posts: 2,348
4 new Ryanair routes to Madrid, Tenerife, Faro and Alicante. Dublin to go 6 daily.
Ryanair Announces 4 New Manchester Routes to Alicante, Faro,?
Jamie2k9 is offline  
Old 26th Jan 2011, 13:00
  #1403 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Manchester, England
Posts: 559
FR Number cruncher

Not sure where the 4 daily flights to Dublin increasing to 6 comes from. MA's press release says 17 a week going to 21 a week as quoted in zfw's post earlier on this thread.
roverman is offline  
Old 26th Jan 2011, 13:05
  #1404 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Dublin
Posts: 2,348
If it goes to 6 daily it will put huge pressure on Aer Lingus.
Jamie2k9 is offline  
Old 26th Jan 2011, 13:08
  #1405 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: UK
Posts: 1,236
If it is 6 then thats the idea.
dwlpl is offline  
Old 26th Jan 2011, 13:41
  #1406 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: North of Watford Gap
Posts: 68
And Servisair to be Ground Handling Agent for all new Ryanair routes then?
Airfrance7 is offline  
Old 26th Jan 2011, 13:42
  #1407 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: crewe, cheshire, uk
Posts: 41
but how long will Ryanair be at MAN for this time, will michael o`leary spit his dummy out again if the airport dont bow down to him, or is MAN the easy option for him cos it hasnt really worked out at Leeds Bradford......
mytravela330 is offline  
Old 26th Jan 2011, 14:24
  #1408 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: U.K
Posts: 591
And Servisair to be Ground Handling Agent for all new Ryanair routes then?
Correct, In fact Servisair are currently advertising on local radio for all positions.
The96er is offline  
Old 26th Jan 2011, 14:57
  #1409 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Dublin/Ireland
Posts: 113
Might the 6 daily Dublin flights be 3 return flights?
positive is offline  
Old 26th Jan 2011, 15:10
  #1410 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: London, Los Angeles and Las Vegas
Posts: 171
Great news regarding MAN-MAD, a route which has for too long been unserved.

Comedy question : If the Scousers won't use MAN and the Weegies don't use PIK
I'm pretty sure Glaswegian's do use Glasgow Prestwick Airport, why on earth would they "boycott" there own airport? I think over 70% of the airports annual passengers are Glaswegian's.

Your not suggesting the Ryanair flights to Alicante, Faro, Tenerife etc are full of Spaniards, Portuguese and Canarians are you? If so, flights to Madrid and Lisbon must be on the cards.

Maybe suggesting Glaswegian's boycott Edinburgh Airport, or Brummies boycott EMA airport would have been a more accurate comment.
Random Flyer is offline  
Old 26th Jan 2011, 15:12
  #1411 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: leeds
Posts: 152
i have just looked on the ryanair website and it will not let me look at the times or dates to book to alicante does anybody know anything?
AP1995 is offline  
Old 26th Jan 2011, 15:23
  #1412 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Manchester, UK
Posts: 7
Apparently they'll show up tomorrow (27th)
groobs is offline  
Old 26th Jan 2011, 15:27
  #1413 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: crewe, cheshire, uk
Posts: 41
iv just tried to book a flight to Alicante for may, june or july and its saying this flight is full.....
mytravela330 is offline  
Old 26th Jan 2011, 15:28
  #1414 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: North, UK
Age: 63
Posts: 920
The press release says they will be available to book from 27th so suggest you try again tomorrow.
pwalhx is online now  
Old 26th Jan 2011, 17:47
  #1415 (permalink)  
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: MCT
Posts: 861
Not sure where the 4 daily flights to Dublin increasing to 6 comes from
A spin from the FR PR department, so no surprises there. 3 flights a day each way for a week is 21 flights which is the number which happens to be in the MA release. But it sounds better when you say 6 per day even though that is made up of 3 DUB-MAN and 3 MAN-DUB. (Unless he still thinks he will be taking over EI )

Similarly as pwalhx has already pointed out the Mancs v Scouse thing is just a headline grabber for MOL to get things in the press and as usual has no substance to it. The press always head for his conferences as you never know what is going to happen. Remember his discussion in Germany when someone asked about transatlantic ops and he said he would have a business class where one of the services offered would be blow jobs! When the poor girl translator hesitated, he asked her if she knew the German word for blow job. It got massive healines throughout Germany. Seems like we have escaped quite lightly here!

but how long will Ryanair be at MAN for this time, will michael o`leary spit his dummy out again if the airport dont bow down to him, or is MAN the easy option for him cos it hasnt really worked out at Leeds Bradford......
The airport hasn't and won't concede. Interesting he has come back on terms available to all. See the fees and charges book; the flights involve the use of T2 in off peak periods when charges are low even though I guess there will still be peak hour flights from / to DUB as these are probably the higher yielders.

MOL has ordered loads of new aircraft and has to do something with them. In addition he probably sees EZY and LS develop the business at MAN and wants a slice of the action.

Suzeman
Suzeman is offline  
Old 26th Jan 2011, 19:03
  #1416 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Manchester
Posts: 34
Ryanair - who needs who?

see the interview with M O'L

‘Go to the loo before boarding...’ | News | Manchester Confidential

It appears that Ryanair will pay an airport charge to get market-share but, if it's more than agreed, then they are off. Fair enough. But a bonkers comment that customers know nothing.

Does MAN need Ryanair or does Ryanair need MAN? My thoughts are with the latter.

Archie
Higher Archie is offline  
Old 26th Jan 2011, 20:01
  #1417 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Manchester, England
Posts: 559
Ryanair at MAN

I thought MO'L's language was noticeably concilliatory today as he talked of the need to concede on airport fees if his airline is to grow business at MAN. There was no attempt to suggest that MAG had come back bearing gifts. 'Mutually beneficial' probably captures it. Mr. O'Leary has talked recently of the need for a presence at mainstream airports and MAN has off-peak capacity available, particularly at T2. MAN is taking up an opportunity whilst maintaining its policy of doing business which offers a reasonable return, no give aways. I admit to having been an FR-sceptic but 'This could be the start of a beautiful friendship'.
roverman is offline  
Old 26th Jan 2011, 20:26
  #1418 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Europe
Posts: 950
The source as above (MOL talking to Simon Binns)
We know you have to pay for sex and you have to pay to be at Manchester Airport too.
Oh God, I've never paid for sex in my life, am I really so old-fashioned guy? From my point of view, the most obvious difference lies in the approach to this issue. The sex need not to be a service (or should not if you ask me) and can (should) happen at no cost. In contrary, using the typical airport services ought to be paid for by the airline or at least by a sponsor, if available.

Kind of off-topic, sorry.
eu01 is online now  
Old 26th Jan 2011, 21:40
  #1419 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: England
Age: 55
Posts: 516
eu01

You never buy a round then.......!!!!

MM
mickyman is offline  
Old 26th Jan 2011, 22:56
  #1420 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Near Stalyvegas
Age: 74
Posts: 2,023
You never buy a round then.......!!!!
No, but he "gets" around.....
chiglet is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.