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Old 17th Feb 2019, 12:46
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Progress of the A380 gate:

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Old 1st Mar 2019, 15:51
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I see Aer Lingus Regional used ATR42 EI-GEV on 1 of the Dublin rotations today, seems like quite a small plane for the route, nice to spot though, does anyone know why they used the ATR42?
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Old 2nd Mar 2019, 20:25
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Originally Posted by Rutan16
Skip was being a little sarcastic me thinks !

Manchester has both heavy rail and tram
Heathrow has heavyrail and LUL tube
Stansted has heavy rail
City has the DLR a short walk and will have an a connection to the Elizabeth line at some point
Luton is a work in progress however has a bus just down the hill to Parkway
Southend has heavy rail with a short covered walk from the terminal
Gatwick has a huge station next to south terminal
Birmingham International whilst not next to the terminal has that maglev connection
Southampton has a station a few yards from the terminal
Tees side has a station sort of adjacent with a wapping one train a week in one direction
Edinburgh is served by a tram
Blackpool South was a short walk from the terminal however the terminal has effectively been closed
Newcastle has a Metro in Light rail station
Not in case of LCY and Crossrail/Elizabeth, ludicrous considering that a branch of Crossrail will go directly below the terminal. The DLR is at the terminal.

The MME train is what's known as a "parliamentary train" - it's apparently easier to have one train/week to run through a station than to go through the rigmarole of having it closed.

Squires Gate is walking distance from BLK, trains to Blackpool South and Preston IIRC hourly train service.
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Old 7th Mar 2019, 22:22
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Looks like the routes that returned this summer from FR don't return for the winter. Back to just Dublin, Krakow and Wroclaw operating at the same frequencies as W18.

Prestwick also down to 5 routes for next winter and 13 weekly flights (3 less than last year). Bydogoszcz lasted one season. Malta and Fuerteventura look gone permanently.
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Old 7th Mar 2019, 22:55
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Rzeszow as well , ends 30/03/2019 fRom PIK
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Malaga and Warsaw are continuing at 2x per week into the winter.
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Old 8th Mar 2019, 11:00
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Malaga and Warsaw are continuing at 2x per week into the winter.
Are they? Booking engine is blank just now
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Old 8th Mar 2019, 11:08
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Definetley showing on the ryanair app.
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Old 8th Mar 2019, 13:18
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Ah see it on the app. Just was blank on the website.
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Old 13th Mar 2019, 17:38
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Pretty impressive and hopefully promote more invound tourism. Should be pounced upon for marketing. And above Paris!
https://www.timeout.com/things-to-do...3QO3kRUTB2BU2A
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Old 13th Mar 2019, 17:52
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Originally Posted by VickersVicount
Pretty impressive and hopefully promote more invound tourism. Should be pounced upon for marketing. And above Paris!
https://www.timeout.com/things-to-do...3QO3kRUTB2BU2A
Its nonsense ofcourse....
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Old 10th Apr 2019, 16:49
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Nice to see the TS YYZ route from GLA pencilled in from May 2020 as A321LR
https://www.routesonline.com/news/38...ork-in-s19s20/
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Old 16th Apr 2019, 16:41
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Emirates A380 enroute! Hope all the new infrastructure works out and its a great success. A lot of buzz around it.
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Old 16th Apr 2019, 18:21
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Thats great news! Its on final just now, I hope to see the A380 scheduled in for next summer too.
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Old 16th Apr 2019, 21:27
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Originally Posted by Plane mad 134
Thats great news! Its on final just now, I hope to see the A380 scheduled in for next summer too.

landed 19.33 and airborne 21.53. Pretty acceptable 2.20 turnaround, Flight rammed both ways as well Look like all worked out at GLA tonight. Well done all
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Old 16th Apr 2019, 22:08
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Originally Posted by Plane mad 134
I see Aer Lingus Regional used ATR42 EI-GEV on 1 of the Dublin rotations today, seems like quite a small plane for the route, nice to spot though, does anyone know why they used the ATR42?
GEV is sometimes scheduled on this route from time to time between its commitments to CFN/ION, specifically on Sundays so it isnít far from the norm.
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Ah ok thanks.
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Old 16th Apr 2019, 22:57
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Originally Posted by Kilpatricknick
landed 19.33 and airborne 21.53. Pretty acceptable 2.20 turnaround, Flight rammed both ways as well Look like all worked out at GLA tonight. Well done all
From what I hear flight was not rammed both ways...

480ish inbound and 200ish outbound was what I was told
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Is the A380 the normal equipment from now on?

With this leap in capacity, (plus the EDI-DXB), even with significant hubbing opportunities at DXB, this level of service makes no sense to me. I worked in airline sales and marketing for over ten years, so hopefully have a feel for catchment areas,seats and viability.
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Old 17th Apr 2019, 15:00
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The A380 is to replace the twice-daily service during the runway works at Dubai, although I think it will reappear during the peak season.
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