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Old 12th Jul 2020, 23:26
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Originally Posted by The Nutts Mutts
Interestingly, in the story on the SOU website there's a line which says:
"Blue Islands will also be working with partners to offer connections for passengers travelling northbound beyond Manchester."

Tie-up with Loganair in the offing? That would leave Eastern in the middle of the country feeling the squeeze.
Here you go boss:

“Loganair and Blue Islands to offer Scotland and Channel Islands link” https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-jersey-53380327
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Old 13th Jul 2020, 11:18
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Website says new flights on sale but no availability showing. (Blue Island routes, not the new agreement with Loganair)
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Old 13th Jul 2020, 15:51
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The Loganair deal includes:

Flights with Blue Islands from Exeter and Southampton to Manchester meeting Loganair flights at Manchester to Aberdeen, Inverness and Isle of Man.

Flights with Loganair from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle to Southampton meeting Blue Islands flights to Guernsey and Jersey.

Blue Islands flights from Jersey to Birmingham and Bristol meeting Loganair flights from those airports to Aberdeen.
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Old 13th Jul 2020, 16:34
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Flights with Blue Islands from Exeter and Southampton to Manchester meeting Loganair flights at Manchester to Aberdeen, Inverness and Isle of Man.

Flights with Loganair from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle to Southampton meeting Blue Islands flights to Guernsey and Jersey.

Blue Islands flights from Jersey to Birmingham and Bristol meeting Loganair flights from those airports to Aberdeen.
Looks very much like a Flybe re-tread (at MAN and SOU), on a smaller scale, which is probably right for the current circumstances.
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Old 13th Jul 2020, 17:51
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So will this give Blue Island customers access to LM's code share partners?
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Old 14th Jul 2020, 17:29
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A lot of old Flybe senior management have re-appeared at Blue Island
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Old 14th Jul 2020, 17:39
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Originally Posted by TartinTon
A lot of old Flybe senior management have re-appeared at Blue Island
Uh-oh. If they suggest buying some Embraers, run like hell.
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Old 14th Jul 2020, 17:41
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Originally Posted by TartinTon
A lot of old Flybe senior management have re-appeared at Blue Island
who are they?
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Old 14th Jul 2020, 17:51
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A lot of old Flybe senior management have re-appeared at Blue Island
To describe it as "a lot" is an exaggeration of the nature you'd only find on PPRuNe!
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Old 14th Jul 2020, 20:58
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Originally Posted by TartinTon
A lot of old Flybe senior management have re-appeared at Blue Island

Which persons are we talking about ?
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Old 14th Jul 2020, 21:01
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Exec Director, CCO, Head of RM...
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Old 14th Jul 2020, 21:04
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Oh dear thats going to work out well Im sure!
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Old 15th Jul 2020, 07:22
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Paul Simmonds, the former Flybe CCO who'd been out of Flybe for a few years, was appointed to the Blue Islands board over a year ago!

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Old 17th Jul 2020, 16:33
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Looks like BCI have done a paint-swap today with 'LM going to NWI and 'LL returning to the island. The '42 is also returning from Billund.
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Old 17th Jul 2020, 16:47
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Originally Posted by Wycombe
Looks like BCI have done a paint-swap today with 'LM going to NWI and 'LL returning to the island. The '42 is also returning from Billund.
Nice to see LH returning. I wonder has it been painted in Billund while it was in.
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Old 29th Jul 2020, 06:54
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Looks like BCI have done a paint-swap today with 'LM going to NWI and 'LL returning to the island.
Same again yesterday by the looks with 'LN going north and 'LM back to the Island.
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Old 29th Jul 2020, 21:50
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Originally Posted by Fly757X
Nice to see LH returning. I wonder has it been painted in Billund while it was in.
no still white
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Old 1st Aug 2020, 16:27
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Originally Posted by welkyboy
no still white
does that mean LH will get painted at NWI when LN done which is with us at the moment
mark
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It’s not cheap to paint aircraft - I hope they have deep pockets particularly given their expansion plans and the dire state of the market
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Originally Posted by willy wombat
It’s not cheap to paint aircraft - I hope they have deep pockets particularly given their expansion plans and the dire state of the market
States of Jersey loaned them £10 million......
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