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Old 30th Jun 2020, 19:37
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Originally Posted by SWBKCB View Post
There might not be big reduction in the number of destinations lost overall, but I would bet on a significant reduction in flights.
certainly during the summer. During the winter, the based aircraft arent utilised heavily
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Old 30th Jun 2020, 19:51
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Originally Posted by apaul View Post
Would expect Belfast and Bristol (year round), Geneva (winter) and Jersey (summer) to be kept.
I understood Barcelona and Split were partially underwritten by cruise companies so maybe they will stay as well (assuming cruising returns at some point)?
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Old 30th Jun 2020, 21:20
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Haven't they operated a pattern to Malaga in the past as well? Think they did BFS-NCL-AGP-BFS or something like that? Or I may have gotten the wrong airport completely!
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Old 30th Jun 2020, 21:41
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They've definitely done something like it in the past. I think one aircraft did a BFS-LTN-AGP-BFS, while a second covered LTN-BFS-AGP-LTN in order to serve early AM arrivals to LTN and BFS on both legs. You could achieve similar with aircraft starting out from the same airport serving a foreign link in counterflow inbetween, but it's a complex bit of scheduling and one I doubt will become commonplace.
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Old 1st Jul 2020, 08:00
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Out of Newcastle they've done BFS-NCL-AGP/ALC-BFS and NCL-BFS-AGP/ALC-NCL in recent years, and also something similar through Bristol in the past. Gives the advantage of an early morning domestic departure and then a flight to the Med at a more civilised time after the 'first wave'. All get's a bit lopsided with only one base in the set up...
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Old 1st Jul 2020, 09:03
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I would not build up hopes of any significant amount of flying remaining on non-based aircraft. The bases at BFS and BRS have redundancies as well (although BFS looks to be the smallest impact of any of the UK bases) and so there is no movement of capacity into these airports to counteract that being lost at NCL, SEN and STN.
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Old 2nd Jul 2020, 07:15
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Interesting statement from an easyjet spokeswoman (my underlining):
“As we have only just started this consultation and no decisions have yet been taken, the proposals are close our Newcastle base at the end of August so customers booked to fly from the airport over the summer will not be affected as a result of this. Newcastle remains an important network point for us and we will still continue to serve the airport as a destination as part of our wider network as much of our flying is inbound from bases around the UK. These flights will continue as they do today.”
https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news...-what-18517752
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Old 7th Jul 2020, 07:16
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What is going on with re-starting flights at NCL?? No BA yet.... no wonder MME LCY flights seemed to have good loads yesterday! KLM/AF no night stopper/early morning departure yet?? Look at AMS on FR24 around 0700(BST) just about every UK regional has an arrival first thing into AMS! Even Inverness!!??
I would dearly like to use the airport but with no EK and no hub connection its impossible! MAN here I come!
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Old 7th Jul 2020, 07:41
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Not sure the loads on MME were good if you read the Teesside thread. In addition, no KLM morning departure until August there.

Very few few people flying yet...
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Old 7th Jul 2020, 07:42
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KLM and AF both have daily flight, KL mid morning, AF either mid morning or late afternoon depending on day.
It does seem the airport is lagging behind mind, especially given that MAN now has its ET link back, and NCL/BA cant even get a daily LHR up and running
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Old 7th Jul 2020, 08:24
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Originally Posted by GrahamK View Post
KLM and AF both have daily flight, KL mid morning, AF either mid morning or late afternoon depending on day.
It does seem the airport is lagging behind mind, especially given that MAN now has its ET link back, and NCL/BA cant even get a daily LHR up and running
BA back next week? Presume you mean EK rather than ET - if so, how many other UK regional routes are back apart from MAN? "lagging behind" is a bit unfair, for an airport in such a small region, NCL does well for hub routes.
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Old 7th Jul 2020, 09:04
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Originally Posted by SWBKCB View Post
BA back next week? Presume you mean EK rather than ET - if so, how many other UK regional routes are back apart from MAN? "lagging behind" is a bit unfair, for an airport in such a small region, NCL does well for hub routes.
naw, ET I meant. In the context in that you wouldnt really think of them as a bread and butter operator.

We'll have to see what plans, if any, the airport has for replacing easyJet too.
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Old 7th Jul 2020, 11:01
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BA were supposed to be back 4th July....never happened? With LHR-EDI & GLA 14 each per week and Aberdeen 11 per week Scotland is well covered!?
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Old 7th Jul 2020, 11:49
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Got an email from Eurowings this morning with a link to flights that are resuming this month. The link states NCL-DUS is starting again this month but when you try to book there's no flights until September.
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Old 7th Jul 2020, 12:06
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Originally Posted by 10 DME ARC View Post
BA were supposed to be back 4th July....never happened? With LHR-EDI & GLA 14 each per week and Aberdeen 11 per week Scotland is well covered!?
Now delayed until 16th it seems, once a day until the end of August
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Old 7th Jul 2020, 12:34
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London

If the trains is any indication of people travelling to London from the north east then itís no wonder BA have set it back.

most trains only have around 30-40 people instead of 300 so unless people start booking flights they wonít run them yet

cost BA more at the minute
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Old 13th Jul 2020, 19:10
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Went past the airport yesterday, as it was quiet went to have a look at what was on the ground:

TUI - looks like 1 737 has left, with 2 full colour scheme on the ground together with 2 sunwing. Anyone know the plans for these and how many will be ďbasedĒ for the summer. Plan was 4, is it down to 1/2 or something else?

Easyjet - 2 airbus seemed to be back. May be wrong but will these be based and flying from
NCl?

jet 2 - didnít count them but may have been 4 or 5. Again, anyone know the plan for the rest of the summer regarding how many will be based.

nb expect no of basings and actual flights to be quite fluid.
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Old 14th Jul 2020, 12:43
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Are wheeled cabin cases allowed to be placed overhead in the Embraer 175/190s or are they taken off you at the steps?
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Old 14th Jul 2020, 14:15
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Are wheeled cabin cases allowed to be placed overhead in the Embraer 175/190s or are they taken off you at the steps?
They are permitted into the cabin, but if the flight is busy they may ask you to check in at the gate.
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Old 14th Jul 2020, 14:22
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Originally Posted by PintofDoom View Post
They are permitted into the cabin, but if the flight is busy they may ask you to check in at the gate.
So no way of knowing in advance. I wouldn't want my case full of expensive camera equipment, laptop etc being put in the hold.
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