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Old 24th Sep 2017, 17:09
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WizzAir Stops Most of its Flights from Bulgaria to the UK - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency
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Old 24th Sep 2017, 20:56
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Surprising they would drop 3 UK routes in one go.

On Tuesday and Saturday, Sofia-Luton is also down to 1 daily (3 daily on the other days).
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Old 24th Sep 2017, 22:56
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Old 25th Sep 2017, 11:59
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Yet RYR are expanding in Bulgaria, OK not in Sofia, perhaps it is just the UK market which has gone soft.
Ryanair launches Bourgas base in S18 :: Routesonline
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I think this is probably just the beginning.
I know next summers schedule from DSA is nowhere near as busy as it usually is. I think Wizz will start to withdraw from the regional airports and focus on Luton from the UK.
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Old 25th Sep 2017, 13:45
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Just wondering who will be doing the work of all the immigrants that will no longer be flying into Doncaster. Certainly not the fat unemployed Brits drinking cheap lager all day, who would no more go picking vegetables than give up smoking.
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Old 25th Sep 2017, 14:35
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Originally Posted by TBSC View Post
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Old 25th Sep 2017, 15:35
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Just wondering who will be doing the work of all the immigrants that will no longer be flying into Doncaster. Certainly not the fat unemployed Brits drinking cheap lager all day, who would no more go picking vegetables than give up smoking.
Luton is two and a half hours away from Luton so it is not the end of the world and even closer if they are traveling to the south of Doncaster.

I wonder if darren1, Rupert369 and harbour cotter would like to comment on your views of the British. I bet they will say not a word.
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Old 25th Sep 2017, 15:47
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Ignoring the trolling, access to labour is the single biggest Brexit concern of UK agriculture. Starting to bite due to the current level of the pound. Bound to impact Wizz and others.
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Old 25th Sep 2017, 16:15
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Suspect in time all the Eastern European Ryanair routes will start to be cut back too, they are not immune.
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Old 25th Sep 2017, 17:54
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Originally Posted by LTNman View Post
Luton is two and a half hours away from Luton so it is not the end of the world and even closer if they are traveling to the south of Doncaster.

I wonder if darren1, Rupert369 and harbour cotter would like to comment on your views of the British. I bet they will say not a word.
Seems like you can't get away from Luton !
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Old 25th Sep 2017, 18:45
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Just wondering who will be doing the work of all the immigrants that will no longer be flying into Doncaster. Certainly not the fat unemployed Brits drinking cheap lager all day, who would no more go picking vegetables than give up smoking.
Alas the British work shy are too well looked after by the taxpayer.
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Old 27th Sep 2017, 19:24
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Originally Posted by pabely View Post
Yet RYR are expanding in Bulgaria, OK not in Sofia, perhaps it is just the UK market which has gone soft.
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Well... they were. But now 5 routes from Sofia are on the list of cancellations. It's starting to look like something is wrong there.

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Suspect in time all the Eastern European Ryanair routes will start to be cut back too, they are not immune.
Prescient!
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Old 27th Sep 2017, 20:18
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Why would Wizzair want to purchase Monarch?

Crew? UK H.Q. & A.O.C. post Brexit? Gatwick Slots? Diversify?
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Old 27th Sep 2017, 20:26
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I think its reasonable to say 'Why would Wizz want part of Monarch?' UK AOC, slots at Luton
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Old 27th Sep 2017, 20:41
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Yup sounds about right.
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Old 30th Sep 2017, 20:40
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As reported on the Monarch thread a new company has been set up called Wizzair Uk ltd.
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Old 1st Oct 2017, 12:07
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https://beta.companieshouse.gov.uk/company/10982241
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Old 6th Oct 2017, 12:04
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Kutaisi base will get a 2nd A320 next summer
https://wizzair.com/en-gb/informatio...y-in-georgia#/
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Old 6th Oct 2017, 12:22
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Does anyone know what the motivation is behind the new UK company?

A precautionary move in the face of Brexit so they can continue to operate from the UK to countries all over central and eastern Europe, rather than just Hungary?

Or could they be looking to expand from the UK to destinations outside their core market?

Any knowledge or simply educated theories welcome, thanks.
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