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Old 17th Apr 2019, 16:40
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Thanks, both!

Meanwhile, I'd love to know some yield control numbers!
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Old 17th Apr 2019, 17:18
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Originally Posted by Midland 331 View Post
Thanks, both!

Meanwhile, I'd love to know some yield control numbers!
I believe it's a 489 seat A380 that's being used - The service is going from two LD 77Ws pd to 1 LD 77W + 1 A380. So it's going from about 720 seats ewpd to about 850ish - about 135 extra seats ewpd on top of the capacity they've been operating at GLA for many years. As such I'm not sure it's really much of an unreasonable rise, I'm sure EK have increased capacity like this at many airports across their network - when the service sent from 1 to 2 daily many years ago that was a bigger jump in capacity and it seemed to go fine.

I guess EDI plays into it, but we'll have to see - notice QR ramping up frequency at EDI too, perhaps EK actions may be motivated to some extent by this.
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Old 17th Apr 2019, 17:38
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I believe it's a 489 seat A380 that's being used - The service is going from two LD 77Ws pd to 1 LD 77W + 1 A380. So it's going from about 720 seats ewpd to about 850ish - about 135 extra seats ewpd on top of the capacity they've been operating at GLA for many years. As such I'm not sure it's really much of an unreasonable rise, I'm sure EK have increased capacity like this at many airports across their network - when the service sent from 1 to 2 daily many years ago that was a bigger jump in capacity and it seemed to go fine.

I guess EDI plays into it, but we'll have to see - notice QR ramping up frequency at EDI too, perhaps EK actions may be motivated to some extent by this.
Tonight is a 519 seat aircraft per EK The Source and 491 seat aircraft last night although I can't vouch for the accuracy.

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Old 17th Apr 2019, 23:19
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Originally Posted by OltonPete View Post
Tonight is a 519 seat aircraft per EK The Source and 491 seat aircraft last night although I can't vouch for the accuracy.

Pete
Can confirm this, inbound had over 500 tonight with only 2 or 3 spare seats. No clue on outbound load though
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Old 18th Apr 2019, 18:49
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Reasonably substantial BA Lounge refurb at GLA in June. Glad to see ongoing investment. ABZ refurb model expected.
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Old 30th Apr 2019, 12:19
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Glasgow egpf forum

Anyone on here a subscriber to the egpfforum? It has been unavailable since 20th April, never known it to be down for so long.
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Old 30th Apr 2019, 21:51
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EK26 A380 lined up about an hour ago to head off to DXB - ended up trundling down the runway and back to the stand where its sits right now. Wonder why? First blip since its arrival
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Old 30th Apr 2019, 23:47
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Originally Posted by Kilpatricknick View Post
EK26 A380 lined up about an hour ago to head off to DXB - ended up trundling down the runway and back to the stand where its sits right now. Wonder why? First blip since its arrival
Airbourne at 2307 to DXB, presume a mechanical issue, fixed and off we go. Due in DXB one hour late nothing much out of the ordinary. Inbound pax 499 on a config of F14C76Y399 so a tad chocker
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Old 1st May 2019, 11:56
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Originally Posted by Billyboeing View Post
Anyone on here a subscriber to the egpfforum? It has been unavailable since 20th April, never known it to be down for so long.
Afaik there has been a problem with the domain. I believe a new replacement forum is in the pipeline, so hopefully that should be up and running soon.
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Old 1st May 2019, 12:52
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Afaik there has been a problem with the domain. I believe a new replacement forum is in the pipeline, so hopefully that should be up and running soon.
Thank you, it actually came back on-line last night.
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Old 1st May 2019, 13:15
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The egpfforum.com is back up and running. The domain problem has been resolved but the replacement is now a back up option
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Old 4th May 2019, 20:45
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average delay on EK GLA-DXB at least 30mins. Too much for local handlers to cope or early days?
Seems lots of cargo being diverted due to less capacity than 2x day 773
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Old 5th May 2019, 10:43
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Originally Posted by CabinCrewe View Post
average delay on EK GLA-DXB at least 30mins. Too much for local handlers to cope or early days?
Seems lots of cargo being diverted due to less capacity than 2x day 773
Do you have access to on-stand & off-stand times to question local handling?
Have you factored in inbound delays?
One outbound sector had to return to stand to offload a passenger + hold luggage.
Remember scheduled times are still set to B777 slot of 1 hour 45 minutes.
Obviously cargo has had to be re-routed during this period of single runway use at Dubai
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Old 8th May 2019, 10:29
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Jet2 finally seem to be on sale with Summer 2020
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Old 8th May 2019, 12:57
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Jet2 finally seem to be on sale with Summer 2020
With no real noteworthy changes or expansion
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Old 13th May 2019, 16:59
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Assuming the GLA Seoul charters gone for this year (given that Riga has gained the GLA 2018 flight numbers/timings) ?
https://www.routesonline.com/news/38...rters-in-2q19/
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Old 14th May 2019, 08:15
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Presumably the GLA-IOM 'extras' this month and next are for the TT-Races? Only just realised there is no routine regular service!
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Old 14th May 2019, 09:46
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Yes that's right purely for the TT races. Yet another route that GLA can't 'sustain' for some reason.
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Old 14th May 2019, 17:47
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Originally Posted by Billyboeing View Post
Yes that's right purely for the TT races. Yet another route that GLA can't 'sustain' for some reason.
A stalwart of a route that now shifts more East. The theory of lots of seats at bargain prices can often stimulate demand... too much for a quick EZY rotation? Never looked at the historical figures to see what it carried at its height.
No disrespect, but last time I was in Isle of Man, I couldn't wait to leave!
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Old 14th May 2019, 20:02
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Originally Posted by CabinCrewe View Post
Presumably the GLA-IOM 'extras' this month and next are for the TT-Races? Only just realised there is no routine regular service!

Eastern managed to fill a daily J41 between IOM-GLA, as did Citywing with 2 daily L410s at higher fares than Loganair charge on their less frequent EDI-IOM. I've taken the EDI service four times now and the highest load has been leaving IOM on a Friday evening with 20 on board the 340. Whilst the tram to Edinburgh Park & the train back to Glasgow is a pain (and there's normally quite a few pax doing just the same) it still beats the train down to Lancaster/Liverpool and the ferry. Loganair started the EDI service when Eastern were still running the GLA route so I guess they don't want to drop the route relatively soon after starting it.
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