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Old 14th Nov 2019, 02:01
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Originally Posted by ash666
NCL Facebook saying fly to Budapest with Lufthansa.
Is this really a direct flight?
Sadly not, I've followed the link in the facebook post and did a dummy booking. All the flights are via Duesseldorf or Munich.
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Old 14th Nov 2019, 02:11
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Originally Posted by jensdad
Sadly not, I've followed the link in the facebook post and did a dummy booking. All the flights are via Duesseldorf or Munich.
It's a bit sill of the airport to post it like they have, very misleading.
They could choose any city on the planet if you need transfers and multiple flights.

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Old 14th Nov 2019, 14:17
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CAA stats out - drop about 4%. Big drop on LHR (25% - over 11,000) and also the TCX affect.

DXB small decrease, AMS steady, 16% up on CDG.
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Old 14th Nov 2019, 19:02
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Take it the BA Must be due to strike action and cancellations?
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Old 19th Nov 2019, 11:58
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Today's Air France mid morning flights to NCL AF1058 and return to CDG AF1059 are showing on FR24 as being operated by Air Austral with flight nos. UU8058 / UU8059. Same is showing for next week Tuesday 26th Nov,
Today's flights did not operate and are not showing on Newcastle Airport's Arr./Departure screens.
Any explanations as to why they are showing on FR24? (operated by Air Austral E190 - which are not part of Air Austral's fleet)
I seem to remember AF had planned to reduce schedules temporarily by cancelling this mid morning flight

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Old 19th Nov 2019, 12:18
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Air Austral codeshare with AF. Not sure why the mid morning flight hasn't operated today, but is back tomorrow on s Hop E170
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Old 19th Nov 2019, 16:08
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Originally Posted by GrahamK
Air Austral codeshare with AF. Not sure why the mid morning flight hasn't operated today, but is back tomorrow on s Hop E170
Seems to be just the Tuesday flights - Not bookable via Air France booking site next week (26th) either, although back on sale for Tuesday 3rd December.
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Old 19th Nov 2019, 16:25
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Looks like someone has removed the AF1058/9 from the schedules, but hasn't removed the Air Austral codeshare flight number. Still, would be nice to see an Air Austral at Woolsington!
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Old 20th Nov 2019, 14:44
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Newcastle Airport's Passenger stats for October now available on their website. Total passengers for October 473,974 compared with 512,455 for same period last year same - A difference of -38,481.
Year on Year comparison to date 136,174 down on 2018

https://www.newcastleairport.com/abo...er-statistics/

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Old 26th Nov 2019, 09:47
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Ali Gayward, easyJet’s UK Country Manager, said: We are delighted to be celebrating flying over 20 million passengers to and from Newcastle International Airport. For over 15 years we have been providing passengers with a variety of destinations from Newcastle, all with low fares and great service. By entering into a new long term agreement with the airport, we are pleased to be reaffirming our commitment to our customers in Newcastle.

easyJet celebrates flying 20 million passengers with flight giveaway at Newcastle International Airport
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Old 26th Nov 2019, 11:52
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With TUI quickly scheduling and announcing load of extra departures from NCL next summer to cover the loss of TCX flights, there still seems to be no sign of any extra flights from JET2. Are there still more flights to be timetabled?
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Old 27th Nov 2019, 16:02
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Very interesting to see the September pax figure for ABZ showing at 3,730 up 168% on the Sept 18 figure. Comparing it with the Aug 19 figure of 1.419 it shows what a big untapped market there is for this route. It looks like they were correct to take the plunge. Brussels seems to be climbing back, cutting back the loss of pax to minus 22% at 1,952 and Stavanger up 36% at 1,169.

Congratulations to the sales development team at NCL for the increasing flow of new routes arriving this winter and next summer.
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Old 27th Nov 2019, 16:06
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We found the same thing during Loganair's brief competing on the Aberdeen route down the road. They not only found a market of their own, they boosted Eastern's too.
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Old 27th Nov 2019, 16:28
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Yes good increase im guessing the price has helped also.
I wonder which other route Loganair could have a go at they could have the right size aircraft for some european routes
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Old 27th Nov 2019, 17:00
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Originally Posted by Jamesair
Very interesting to see the September pax figure for ABZ showing at 3,730 up 168% on the Sept 18 figure. Comparing it with the Aug 19 figure of 1.419 it shows what a big untapped market there is for this route. It looks like they were correct to take the plunge. Brussels seems to be climbing back, cutting back the loss of pax to minus 22% at 1,952 and Stavanger up 36% at 1,169.
So long as they're making money...
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Old 27th Nov 2019, 17:04
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If they don't make money they seem to quickly pull loss making routes. Will be interesting to see what happens on the Newquay route.....Bergen I'm sure will work as would Oslo, if it happens.
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Old 28th Nov 2019, 07:43
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Rumour has it that Newquay is selling very well. No surprise as Bristol does c.17k pax per month with not a great schedule. Likewise, Exeter with a schedule that mirrors Bristol does okay. Newquay is another 100 miles away, so it should do well.
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Old 28th Nov 2019, 08:26
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Don't suppose anyone knows why the Ryanair DUB took so long to land after the go-around yesterday??
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Old 28th Nov 2019, 10:05
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Yeh I noticed that.aircraft all over ! Too much traffic?
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Old 28th Nov 2019, 11:54
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Dont know if its been reported on here about TUI flying NCL to Sharm from Nov 20 ?
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