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Old 27th Oct 2017, 08:26
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Still sulking

On the bus from LBA to the.centre. Which is rammed and stopping everywhere.

I kind of thought the airport would be busy enough to get an express service
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Old 27th Oct 2017, 09:05
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If there was enough demand from business customers, then surely it would have stayed daily rather than reduced to just three times per week.
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Old 27th Oct 2017, 10:26
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My informal survey always saw a decent load count mid-week.

I suspect it's more about reducing to one based jet meaning they are picking the 'premium' loads and maintaining the network.
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Old 27th Oct 2017, 16:39
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Probably picking the premium spending passengers for DSA to keep the shops and bar afloat. DSA wont make much from a businessman arriving 30 mins before his flight, and lets not forget DSA have a hand in BE being there.
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Old 27th Oct 2017, 20:57
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My past few flights in there it's actually been fairly busy. Disappointingly so from my point of view.

And DSA is not going to get rich on the shops profit share. But you are right, my purchase is normally limited to a bottle of water..., and maybe a 2 bacon sarnie from Subway if there is no queue.
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Old 12th Nov 2017, 12:01
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The North West hands Yorkshire and the Humber the blindfold and handcuffs and Yorkshire and the Humber blindly put them on and the whole North East of England is held in an civil aviation economic time warp! Cheers Donny.

Guess which North West company benefits the most?


“We just thought people in Yorkshire hated everyone else – we didn’t realise they hated each other so much.”

David Cameron. He didn't get much right but this he got spot on!
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Old 12th Nov 2017, 13:40
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Is this the drivel you roll out when you are bored on a Sunday and look for a rise from someone?

Like people state on other threads go away or contribute constructively.

How did those great set of VIP charters from Church Fenton go this summer?
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Old 12th Nov 2017, 13:42
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DONT FEED THE TROLL
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Old 13th Nov 2017, 08:35
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Your absolutely correct he is a TROLL.

Personally I never use that term as the majority of the time it can often be used in the incorrect manner but in the case of LEEDS APPROACH he is actually what you have written a complete and utter TROLL.
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Old 21st Nov 2017, 22:45
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BBC Local News reporting a new route to be announced by the end of the month.

This is in addition to the previously announced TUI routes to Kefalonia, Antalya and Hurghada.
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Old 22nd Nov 2017, 10:44
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Any idea who is launching the route (and where to)? I assume it will be one of the incumbents, but hope it's someone new.
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Old 22nd Nov 2017, 11:22
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As a betting man I would say Reus or Rome with Flybe to replace Berlin.

Peel are being liberal again with "new route" announcements as a few have these have been served in the past and in the case of Antalya by TUI previously.
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Old 22nd Nov 2017, 16:34
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Potentially they could be announcing the Naples route but it would be good to see an additional route.

Personally I would love Wizz to pick up Prague, I understand it was a good route back in the day with Thomsonfly and Easyjet. The planes were always very busy when I used the service. Pain having to trek to MAN, EMA and LBA.
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Old 23rd Nov 2017, 01:34
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By virtue of it being one route ( unless that's wrong) unless Ryanair come in with one route ( most unlikely despite near constant training for weeks ) it's a bet between Flybe and Wizzair.
Ideally Flybe as they have aircraft sat idle.
An ideal route - somewhere not served ( Rome was a good suggestion ) for example but one with high frequency if poss x7 weekly .
That might restore the couple of lost routes .
Or Loganair to ABZ . Not much of a route but again with good frequency and their statement intending to target all North English airports .?.
Just wait and see.
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Old 23rd Nov 2017, 18:01
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"the whole North East of England is held in an civil aviation economic time warp!"

I presume you think Yorkshire is in the NE? NCL is doing OK and that's in the REAL NE - not the N Midlands.................. but selfish thinking is unfortunately a real issue with Yorks airports
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Old 23rd Nov 2017, 19:25
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Just the King of Yorkshire in empire building mood....
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Old 24th Nov 2017, 09:23
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Can't be! Yorkshire is a Republic
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Old 24th Nov 2017, 09:29
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Yeah us Yorkshire folk just like to argue amongst ourselves.
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Old 25th Nov 2017, 10:44
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Disappointed that you have called me a troll (whatever that is). I am not posting to wind anybody up. Not interested in that in the slightest.

Having too many airports [some of which are not 21st century airports] within a certain region/population catchment will only hold that region back. That is why Yorkshire and the North East (population above the North West and soon to rise to 9 million people) cannot sustain a scheduled flight to New York.

Finningley fighting with Yeadon (when surrounded by Manchester, East Midlands and Newcastle) will mean continuing abject outright failure for the Yorkshire and Humber region as well as the whole North East in general. Directly helping the North West.

It is not being a troll it is straight forward civil aviation science.
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Old 25th Nov 2017, 11:26
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Ahhh, so its not just about Yorkshire now but the whole of the Noeth East? Have you compared population density of the Greater Manchester/Merseyside area with Yorkshire and the North East? So were not just closing LBA now, were closing 5 airports to benefit Leeds..

You know how unlikely this scenario is. It has been pointed out hundreds of tones now. So yes, you are a troll. Until you change the record.
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