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Old 10th Apr 2019, 23:25
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Looks like the new mainline franchise operator will run 2 trains per hour into parkway, if it gets awarded.
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Old 11th Apr 2019, 02:59
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Originally Posted by pabely View Post
Looks like the new mainline franchise operator will run 2 trains per hour into parkway, if it gets awarded.
Abellio, supported by the Dutch government, takes over the MML franchise in August.

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Old 11th Apr 2019, 21:59
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https://infrastructure.planninginspe...pcsection=docs

For anybody interested there is a 509 page scoping report in with the planning inspectorate.

Some of the content as follows

New Terminal Apron approx 680 x 280 mtrs
Fuel to Apron via hydrant system from new fuel farm connected to existing pipeline east of airport.
4,000,000m3 Earthworks for new site
500,000m3 Landfill removed
New Terminal 40,000m2 possibly two or three storey
34 New stands on Apron. 23 connected by Piers
11 Stands for Code E Aircraft
New Terminal to have same MSCP and drop off facilities as current planned MSCP2
Off site car parks at Parkway and Vauxhall Trailerpark to become MSCPs and either be multi use or staff for connection via DART to Airport
If approved new terminal to be open and accepting 7 Mil pax by 2027.

Various road interchanges planned

What is interesting is a planned boundary change that includes a piece of land becoming under airport control right at the end of 26 ( big enough for a nice little extension)
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Old 12th Apr 2019, 08:20
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easy keeping Gibraltar at two weekly for winter 2019-20 with Stockholm finishing at the end of the summer season. Wizz anybody?
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Old 12th Apr 2019, 13:14
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Originally Posted by Falcon666 View Post
https://infrastructure.planninginspe...pcsection=docs

For anybody interested there is a 509 page scoping report in with the planning inspectorate.
So the council expects the concessionaire to pay off 300m in existing loans, pay for the above and pay a per passenger concession fee. They also expect no issues in an expanded Luton getting aircraft into already crowded airspace over London where aircraft sit on the runway at Luton waiting for a gap.

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Old 13th Apr 2019, 00:18
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What next, lift the night jet ban��
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Old 14th Apr 2019, 20:20
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Summer 2019 schedule

I spent a few hours this afternoon putting together my usual summer schedule summary using airline booking websites - this is what it's looking like for Monday, 8th July 2019:

A few stats (with numbers from the same day last year in brackets):
40 (38) based aircraft - easyJet 24 (24), Wizzair 9 (8), Ryanair 6 (4) and TUI 1 (2)
360 (338) movements - easyJet 156 (156), Wizzair 136 (114), Ryanair 44 (32) and others 24 (36) - SunExpress, TUI, Level, Vueling and BlueAir
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Old 15th Apr 2019, 13:54
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Construction update

April marks the first anniversary of the official start of the Dart project between the railway station and the terminal. The Dart route is being dug out through the approach lights to runway 08. A signature bridge will cross the airport approach road at this point
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Work on the construction site for the steelwork for the bridge has seen foundations being laid to support the bridge. Once complete it will be transported to its final location.


Meanwhile by Taxiway Bravo the path of the route can clearly be seen.


Work has started on the construction to temporarily move Taxiway Bravo to the edge of the existing road tunnel


The lift shafts for the second multistory are going in


The multistory has now reached its southern edge but is still to be made wider as it will butt up to the road when complete. Concrete is now being poured in some sections.


Work continues on the new parallel taxiway and de-icing pads.
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Old 15th Apr 2019, 19:17
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Reybridge, in part of their work doing Foxtrot, the lighting will be LEDs with this being rolled out throughout other taxiways. Suppose with current summer restrictions then the opportunity arose to do the whole job and reduce running costs.
Along with reduced NEO noice footprints will the summer restictions really be indefinite to quieter aircraft?
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Old 15th Apr 2019, 19:45
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As Buster has hinted LLAOL has submitted a planning application to the airport owner (the council) to increase both day and night noise limits as LLAOL can't meet them. When approved (because it will happen) overnight biz jets will return for the summer months from next year.
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Old 15th Apr 2019, 19:59
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Grrr

Originally Posted by LTNman View Post
As Buster has hinted LLAOL has submitted a planning application to the airport owner (the council) to increase both day and night noise limits as LLAOL can't meet them. When approved (because it will happen) overnight biz jets will return for the summer months from next year.
A move that no doubt will go down well with local residents, well assuming they know of course!
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Old 15th Apr 2019, 20:52
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They know and so do other councils who are not best pleased.
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Old 16th Apr 2019, 00:25
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What the 9insert word of choice) is a 'signature' bridge??
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Old 16th Apr 2019, 07:13
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A signature bridge is a bridge that makes a statement but is now being described as an asymmetric structure and a gateway bridge which will be back lit with LED's. The ski slope is meant to represent an aircraft taking off. Luton has a long history of not building to artists impressions so we will see what the airport ends up with.

https://knightarchitects.co.uk/proje...luton-gateway/

Photo of the Parkway station construction site at the bottom of this link.

https://dart.llal.org.uk/





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Old 17th Apr 2019, 19:37
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El Al

They celebrated their 1 millionth pax on Tuesday from Luton and up 19 departures per week this summer!
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Old 18th Apr 2019, 19:15
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I see there was another false fire alarm and a photo of passengers pressed against the outside of the terminal as they have nowhere to go. Anyone remember when the bus caught fire at Stansted? Just hope that doesn't happen at Luton.

https://www.itv.com/news/anglia/2019...ort-evacuated/
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Old 18th Apr 2019, 21:23
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And on a lighter note, victorious European Football Champions returned home through Luton Airport yesterday after winning in Germany. LTFC Under 8s that is!
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Old 19th Apr 2019, 08:16
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I see both Tromso and Verona on sale by Wizz for winter 2019-20. Some prices for Tromso are already quite steep not so Verona. Regarding football if both Chelsea and Arsenal reach the final of the Europa League it is being held in Baku Azerbaijan on Wednesday 29 May there is going to be a real scramble for aircraft across Europe with the Champions League final being held on the Saturday in Madrid with both Liverpool and Tottenham having a chance to reach the final.
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Old 19th Apr 2019, 08:47
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It was quite the same with Kiev last year (?). Although probably fair to say that in normal conditions Baku is going to be quite a lot harder without charters. Wasn’t there a SAA charter from LPL last year?
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Old 19th Apr 2019, 14:33
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If Spurs get through, just before the summer night ban!
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