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Old 13th Jun 2020, 09:28
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Originally Posted by EI-BUD View Post
2 Embraers being returned to the lessors and the latest 2 AT7s. (EI-GPN,GPO, GHK, GHK). If reported earlier on this thread, please ignore...

EI are not restarting DUB LCY (well not now anyway), the possibility of a Stobart Embraer on the route clearly wasn't an option, and clearly now won't be...
Anyword on EI-GPP which is away to Sweden at present? Or has it already been returned?
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Old 13th Jun 2020, 09:31
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Have heard murmurs of a rumour that Stobart will be taking over LCY BHD after the BE collapse. Again it was only the mearest whispers of a rumour
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Old 13th Jun 2020, 09:46
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Two issues for Stobart - they've always operated as a franchise, so haven't got any infrastructure to e.g. sell tickets in their own name, and with an Irish AOC, will they be able to operate UK domestic flights after 31/12? Oh, and the whole lack of money thing....
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Old 13th Jun 2020, 14:00
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When has no money ever stopped an airline doing crazy sh#@ but yes point taken unless they operate under someone else
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Old 13th Jun 2020, 17:53
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Originally Posted by Alteagod View Post
Have heard murmurs of a rumour that Stobart will be taking over LCY BHD after the BE collapse. Again it was only the mearest whispers of a rumour
ACL have this week published there LCY initial slot allocation report for W20/21 schedule. The report contains details of all new slot application and which of those have been granted. There is nothing in the report about Stobart applying for slots at LCY.

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Old 13th Jun 2020, 17:55
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But there is an application for BHD-LGW
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Old 13th Jun 2020, 18:04
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Unless I'm mistaken - often am - 72 isn't approved in to LCY and Stobart only has one 42 if I recall correctly. If the E jets are going, there's no scope in Stobart to fly in to LCY.
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Old 13th Jun 2020, 18:08
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Originally Posted by JSCL View Post
Unless I'm mistaken - often am - 72 isn't approved in to LCY and Stobart only has one 42 if I recall correctly. If the E jets are going, there's no scope in Stobart to fly in to LCY.
BCI/AUR have both used the ATR-72 into LCY in the past.
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Old 13th Jun 2020, 18:14
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According to Flight Global.....ATR has secured approval for its ATR 72 turboprop to operate to London City Airport.

The approval followed trials at the airport conducted on 30 January. (2009)
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Old 13th Jun 2020, 18:30
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Originally Posted by SWBKCB View Post
But there is an application for BHD-LGW
The ACL report does confirm that Stobart did apply for at LGW for a up to 20 x weekly (40 slots) service to BHD. However they have only been allocated 2 of the 40 slots they initially applies for.
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Old 13th Jun 2020, 23:35
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I can't see the logic of Stobart of wanting BHD LGW slots unless they were talking to Aer Lingus about operating it as EI franchise by Embraer, obviously before these airctaft were earmarked for withdrawl..
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Old 14th Jun 2020, 11:49
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Did Stobart every do anything with Eastern or Loganair? I suppose applying doesn't meant intent I suppose.
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Old 15th Jun 2020, 17:40
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I wonder if this is something to do with Eastern Airways Seven new routes that was announced in March.
But held back until the end of peak of Covid -19.
Only one route is known so far is announced route for Southampton to Dublin.
Quite sure the other 6 routes are from Belfast City.
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Old 15th Jun 2020, 18:09
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Originally Posted by allan1987 View Post
I wonder if this is something to do with Eastern Airways Seven new routes that was announced in March.
But held back until the end of peak of Covid -19.
Only one route is known so far is announced route for Southampton to Dublin.
Quite sure the other 6 routes are from Belfast City.
Two other routes have since been announced:
Teesside - Newquay
Leeds - Newquay

It is likely Southampton and Belfast will have more new routes though
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Old 15th Jun 2020, 18:42
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LGW seems to be one going by the ACL data, if i was forced to place a bet on others I would say LCY and MAN as strong contenders with possibly EDI or MAN as thd others but in covid times Timbuktu is as likey!
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Old 16th Jun 2020, 06:46
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Originally Posted by ericlday View Post
According to Flight Global.....ATR has secured approval for its ATR 72 turboprop to operate to London City Airport.

The approval followed trials at the airport conducted on 30 January. (2009)
I believe it was actually Aer Arann , Stobart predecessor, that got the ATR72 certified for LCY ops. They used to fly LCY-IOM.
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Old 16th Jun 2020, 15:55
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I am surprised that no one has reported this or have l missed it?
The closure of Stobart Air’s base at Southend airport with the loss of 66 jobs has been described as a “bitter blow”.
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Old 16th Jun 2020, 16:08
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Interestingly Stobart have applied for an additional 1,144 movement slots at Manchester for the W20 period.

I doubt that all of them will be needed.
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Old 16th Jun 2020, 16:36
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Originally Posted by Scottie Dog View Post
Interestingly Stobart have applied for an additional 1,144 movement slots at Manchester for the W20 period.

I doubt that all of them will be needed.

Most likely to be Belfast-City, if you look at the LGW. Stobart were granted slots to operate to BHD and so wouldn’t be surprised if there for the same reason here at MAN.
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Old 16th Jun 2020, 16:49
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Originally Posted by flyerguy View Post
Most likely to be Belfast-City, if you look at the LGW. Stobart were granted slots to operate to BHD and so wouldn’t be surprised if there for the same reason here at MAN.
Slots been granted to Stobart for Winter 20 at LGW, BHX, MAN and EDI which are likely for Belfast City
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