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Old 20th Nov 2017, 20:16
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As planned, nice to see the FI 753 back on some of the KEF rotations. Constant growth on this route for a while despite low cost ops to KEF elsewhere.
I see WOW are planning to reduce the EDI service.
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Old 20th Nov 2017, 20:18
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I think FI will be doing a roaring trade given that UA have withdrawn their winter ops at GLA.
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Old 21st Nov 2017, 10:18
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Yes , a foolhardy decision by UA it seems , with the increasing likelihood of year round ops with DL to JFK from next winter !
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Old 24th Nov 2017, 22:51
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Tug vehicle collides with passenger plane at Glasgow Airport

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Tug vehicle collides with passenger plane at Glasgow Airporthttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-42118884
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Old 24th Nov 2017, 23:33
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Working link: Tug vehicle collides with passenger plane at Glasgow Airport
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Old 25th Nov 2017, 09:42
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Seven aircraft diverted to PIK as EDI would not accept any diversions. Only the BA LGW flight cancelled
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Old 25th Nov 2017, 10:09
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That’s going to be a very expensive insurance claim. The only grace for BA is that BA maintainance should be able to patch up the aircraft
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Old 27th Nov 2017, 14:09
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Wizz Air dropping Gdansk. From a peak of 8 destinations to now just two, it's a shame to see the Wizz network from GLA deteriorate. Hopefully we don't see a complete pull out, but I wouldn't be surprised if we do.
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Old 27th Nov 2017, 14:27
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Thats Brexit all over, Wizz scaling back UK regional ops as a result.
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Old 27th Nov 2017, 15:34
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Obviously partly Brexit but also with improving economies in the former Eastern Bloc countries quite a lot of people are going home which also reduces demand
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Old 27th Nov 2017, 16:45
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Think it was inevitable on these boom and bust type of inbound migration routes. Very little outbound tourism.
Will be more to come.
Surprised Wizz dont try some alternative non Eastern bloc routes.
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Old 6th Dec 2017, 19:07
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I think it's now fair to strongly discredit the source which claimed there would be an A380 announcement in November.
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Old 12th Dec 2017, 15:35
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Whats happening at GLA Easyjet,Ryanair diverted to PIK and G-BNWX BA in a holding pattern
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Old 12th Dec 2017, 16:07
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Runway deicing I think
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Old 12th Dec 2017, 18:46
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Formally closed for 50 mins with some holding and some ultimately diverting.
Difficult scenario of warming temps delivering rain onto frozen ground temps. Hard to predict and on a minute by minute basis. Last aircraft to try was a FR 737 from DUB but abandoned and left for PIK. Some of the BAs went to EDI but held and then ferried over to GLA.
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Old 12th Dec 2017, 18:54
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The LCY’ tonight’s were cancelled, was this related.
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Old 14th Dec 2017, 12:53
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Looks like the funding from all parties for any ongoing further development of Glasgow rail link (in any form) has been put on hold...
Doesnt bode well.
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Old 14th Dec 2017, 13:20
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Sums up the Scottish Parliament as a whole.

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Old 14th Dec 2017, 13:43
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A nonsensical comment.
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Old 5th Jan 2018, 17:03
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Surprised to see all the summer KL Scottish cuts to AMS. 3x day is very low for GLA
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