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Old 7th Jun 2023, 20:56
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Gazmo- where's the increase on BHX? Not challenging you just wondering as it looks similar to what I'd seen before for winter.

LGW-BHD/BFS - I think in general the BFS route has more frequency than any other Belfast-London route with many 6x daily days in winter. BHD is 3x daily from this summer.
As to why split operation - the simple answer is it keeps the competition out/at bay. For as long as EZY do BHD to say BRS or LPL then EIR won't and neither will any other random operator. The more complex way of looking at it is the FR effect, it gives EZY another card to play, somewhere to move capacity to and a bargaining chip with BFS.

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Old 7th Jun 2023, 21:32
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I think it was BFSBHD stated that
i agree with you that it appears as previous

LBA up to five weekly with EZY
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Old 8th Jun 2023, 10:29
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EasyJet - Winter 2023/24

EasyJet has Jersey on sale for Winter 2023/24 operating on Wednesdays and Saturdays using A320.

Looking at based aircraft seat maps it looks like all seven aircraft will be A320s for Winter 2023/24.
So is this Summer possibly the end of the 2x based A319s at BFS?
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Old 8th Jun 2023, 19:39
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I have been a very regular user of BFS-LGW for many years now. For a long period, this route would have had 7 flights on busier days, usually 6 say Tuesday/Wednesday. However, look now at 6th March 2024, a Wednesday. From BFS, there are departures at 6.40, 14.30, 18.30 and 20.55. Now 4 departures. From BHD, departures at 7.40, 9.45 and 14.10. So now the mid-morning departures that used to be at BFS, 9.45 and 14.10, now operate from BHD. The range of flight times ex BFS is now not nearly as good, whilst from BHD, the last flight to LGW is at 14.10. Easy was never very clever at operating a good spread of flights, frequently you could see an early departure at say 6.30ish, then the next not until maybe 4.00pm. If these flights were operated from one airport, they could have a great spread of flights throughout the day. But instead we have stupidity. I have been travelling for long enough to know that this is a great way to ruin a route.
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Old 8th Jun 2023, 20:01
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Originally Posted by True Blue
I have been a very regular user of BFS-LGW for many years now. For a long period, this route would have had 7 flights on busier days, usually 6 say Tuesday/Wednesday. However, look now at 6th March 2024, a Wednesday. From BFS, there are departures at 6.40, 14.30, 18.30 and 20.55. Now 4 departures. From BHD, departures at 7.40, 9.45 and 14.10. So now the mid-morning departures that used to be at BFS, 9.45 and 14.10, now operate from BHD. The range of flight times ex BFS is now not nearly as good, whilst from BHD, the last flight to LGW is at 14.10. Easy was never very clever at operating a good spread of flights, frequently you could see an early departure at say 6.30ish, then the next not until maybe 4.00pm. If these flights were operated from one airport, they could have a great spread of flights throughout the day. But instead we have stupidity. I have been travelling for long enough to know that this is a great way to ruin a route.
Totally agree with what your saying but to be honest i think Easyjet couldn't give a dam because they can do what they want knowing to well there is no competition.
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Old 8th Jun 2023, 20:15
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allnamestaken1, you are right. However, when companies start to think like that, it is usually the beginning of a bad road. Might take a while, but it will come and it is usually recognised too late. I have seen it often.
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Old 9th Jun 2023, 14:55
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ACL Slot Report W23

Slot report shows Ryanair have slots for:

2x weekly Warsaw
2x weekly Porto
2x weekly Grenoble
1x weekly Turin
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Old 9th Jun 2023, 15:11
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Great news
just wish they would finalise schedules ASAP
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Old 9th Jun 2023, 17:19
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Originally Posted by DUB19
Slot report shows Ryanair have slots for:

2x weekly Warsaw
2x weekly Porto
2x weekly Grenoble
1x weekly Turin
One other airport that seems to have slots for Ryanair is Lanzarote at 2x weekly. TFS slots showing as cancelled.


Also Fedex looks to be starting CDG-MAN-BFS-MAN-CDG at 4-5x weekly for Winter 2023/24.
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Old 12th Jun 2023, 13:02
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At least it gives BFS another year to get ready!!!

Fly Atlantic Push Back Launch Date To Spring 2025 | Northern Ireland Travel News (nitravelnews.com)
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Old 12th Jun 2023, 14:38
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I really would like this venture to succeed, but it looks like another 'flight of fantasy', though rather more realistic than 'Global Airlines', perhaps Hans Airways (looking to have failed) and Go (sorry Fly) Pop that have been in formation for years and still not got an AOC are better comparisons.

It beggars belief that lenders and entrepreneurs keep chucking money at these projects.
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Old 13th Jun 2023, 15:02
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Jet 2

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays Announce Expansion from Belfast International Airport for Spring and Summer 2024 | Northern Ireland Travel News (nitravelnews.com)
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It seems odd that the airport has omitted easyJet Holidays from their list of tour operators, despite the image at the top of the page, or have I missed something?

Tour Operators at BFS (belfastairport.com)
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Old 13th Jun 2023, 18:16
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Whilst any modern business should have an up to date, accurate website, I think there are other areas they should be focusing on sorting with greater urgency.
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Have to agree with the previous comment.
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Tui

https://nitravelnews.com/news/tui-ce...ional-airport/

more flights for 2024
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Ryanair - Winter 2023/24

New routes to Lanzarote, Turin, Porto & Warsaw Modlin now in system. No sign of Grenoble.
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Old 22nd Jun 2023, 19:54
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Finally Porto.
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Old 23rd Jun 2023, 13:28
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Originally Posted by BFS BHD
New routes to Lanzarote, Turin, Porto & Warsaw Modlin now in system. No sign of Grenoble.
Cannot see on App or Website!!
Can you give source?
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Ryanair planning new winter flights to Porto, Turin and Warsaw from Belfast International - The Irish News

Ryanair Expected To Announce Four New Winter Destinations From Belfast International | Northern Ireland Travel News (nitravelnews.com)
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