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Old 13th Sep 2019, 19:59
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[QUOTE=Paul Lupp;10569360 Also, still no air bridges to the planes, have to carry hand luggage up stairs to the plane, perish the thought of how people with restricted mobility do this. x[/QUOTE]

Apologies if I've missed trhe point, but how did you expect hand baggage to be dealt with - was special assistance requested?
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Old 14th Sep 2019, 08:19
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, still no air bridges to the planes, have to carry hand luggage up stairs to the plane, perish the thought of how people with restricted mobility do this. I have absolutely no wish to ever pass through ABZ again.
"speshul" assistance at ABZ even if booked ahead very very poor , either too late or never turns up , how do I cope with this , simple , fly from Inverness , pleasant airport friendly and flights to Gatwick
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which considering the size of the place is really really bad -

Security at ABZ can be bad (tho nothing like MAN....) but has been improving IMHO
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Looks like the mail one changed over weekend of 19th August... DHL has been a 734 for a while
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Old 14th Sep 2019, 12:09
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which considering the size of the place is really really bad -

Security at ABZ can be bad (tho nothing like MAN....) but has been improving IMHO
To be fair to the Aberdeen security staff, considering the high proportion of arrogant self important /I wont be told/ dont you know who I am energy industry execs ( mainly )who don't understand the concept of follow the instructions that they deal with every day
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Old 15th Sep 2019, 15:18
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I've always found that ABZ seem to have their detectors set at a more sensitive level than elsewhere - identical clothes, bags etc zing through at LHR or AMS but coming back set off the alarms at ABZ - I guess they have fewer passengers so the boredom threshold is higher.....................
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Old 16th Sep 2019, 11:47
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Originally Posted by Asturias56 View Post
I've always found that ABZ seem to have their detectors set at a more sensitive level than elsewhere - identical clothes, bags etc zing through at LHR or AMS but coming back set off the alarms at ABZ - I guess they have fewer passengers so the boredom threshold is higher.....................
and what was their response when you enquired?
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Old 22nd Sep 2019, 07:53
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TOM ABZ-DLM increased to twice weekly S20 738
What a treat!
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Old 23rd Sep 2019, 13:51
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"and what was their response when you enquired"

variable - generally a blank look, sometimes a threatening sort of response "You have no right to ask questions about security matters SIR"

Once " We 're alert & on the job sir, not like those scunners down south"
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Old 3rd Oct 2019, 16:36
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Newquay... via Newcastle, mainly

https://www.eveningexpress.co.uk/fp/...rom-aberdeen1/

Loganair will launch a new service to Cornwall Airport Newquay on April 1 next year.

Flights, which will depart from the Granite City on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays will have one stop at Newcastle, and northbound flights on Fridays and Sundays will also stop at Newcastle.

There will also be non-stop services on Saturdays and there will also be extra one-stop flights in each direction on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 6 July and 4 September.

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Old 12th Oct 2019, 08:37
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FR 2020 looks to be on sale now...

No Faro (not a surprise) and no Malta

ALC & AGP remain at 2x weekly for their 4th year
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Old 12th Oct 2019, 09:13
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Originally Posted by CaptainDoony View Post
FR 2020 looks to be on sale now...

No Faro (not a surprise) and no Malta

ALC & AGP remain at 2x weekly for their 4th year
Was always ambitious. Is the demand just not there? These routes seem to come and go. What happened to the Turkey flights? (apart from the obvious TCX issues)
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Old 16th Oct 2019, 13:08
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Originally Posted by VickersVicount View Post

Was always ambitious. Is the demand just not there? These routes seem to come and go. What happened to the Turkey flights? (apart from the obvious TCX issues)
Confirmed in press now that MLA is dropped, I always thought it would be a difficult one to sustain long term and fares often looked rather low this year when I checked them out.

Interestingly the FAO schedule, according to the press release, is still in the works and I notice that routes to NQY and CWL are on sale despite the base closing so maybe not dead in the water just yet.
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Old 20th Nov 2019, 16:55
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DAT Stavanger and Esbjerg - gone (minus a few peak Christmas services)
Who comes up with these routes?
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Old 20th Nov 2019, 17:43
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Dat's dat for DAT. Competition on EBJ was never going to work. We're talking Aberdeen here.... Still, been some cracking movements here over the past few days.
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Old 11th Dec 2019, 08:14
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Aberdeen airport drop off fees increased by 50%,
along with lack of air bridge and poor "spechul" services, although the security bods are ok

https://www.eveningexpress.co.uk/fp/...-increases-50/
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Old 12th Jan 2020, 17:44
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FR FAO now on sale running Jul-Oct, 2x weekly as usual.

Bit unexpected given that Faro was actually removed from the airports destinations page and only yesterday I heard an advert on the radio promoting only 10 Sun routes. (7x TUI, ALC, AGP & BOJ)
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Old 13th Jan 2020, 06:31
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Flybe

The news coming out in the press if they are to be believed doesn't sound good. Best wishes to all at Flybe - they are important to the schedules at ABZ. But we can only watch & wait. Hope something is agreed in the coming day/s.
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Old 9th Feb 2020, 21:53
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How was the weather at ABZ today? From what I can see, most flights seemed to land without issue (although several BA flights cancelled like other airports). However, I was surprised to see the TUI flight from TFS seemed to struggle before giving up and going to EDI. Not great but not terrible for the inbound passengers on a coach from EDI. However, it meant the outbound flight to TFS has been rescheduled for tomorrow with the aircraft due to position EDI-ABZ in the morning. This is also likely to have a knock-on effect for TUI as there is currently no aircraft in TFS for tomorrow morning's departure.
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Old 11th Feb 2020, 16:52
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Loganair East Mids

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotla...tland-51458213

Delayed as in canned. Shocked I tell you!

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