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Old 16th Oct 2021, 10:36
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Having a taxi rank with taxis on it would be a great help.
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Old 16th Oct 2021, 20:32
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Official confirmation of Air Canada returning in June:

https://aircanada.mediaroom.com/2021...East-and-India
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Old 19th Oct 2021, 09:17
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They tried that route once before I think.
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Old 19th Oct 2021, 09:20
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Let us see how it does this time then
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Old 19th Oct 2021, 17:53
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willy wombat

Could be worse - Glasgow for example - and Manchester isn't a great spot either
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Old 19th Oct 2021, 22:41
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https://corporate.ryanair.com/news/r...-to-marrakesh/

Ryanair UK - Edinburgh to Marrakesh. Flights start 18 December 2021

RK514 EDI 0600-1100 RAK (Sat)
RK514 EDI 1510-2010 RAK (Tue)

RK515 RAK 1125-1425 EDI (Sat)
RK515 RAK 2035-2335 EDI (Tue)
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Old 20th Oct 2021, 17:22
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Morocco has just banned flights from the UK

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-58981507
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Old 20th Oct 2021, 17:33
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Morrocco flights outwith 80’s package tour flights never last anyway!
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Old 20th Oct 2021, 21:19
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Saudi 333 at gate 6 today. First time visitor to EDI? Security personnel at gate area and on apron. VIP or Saudi royalty?
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Old 20th Oct 2021, 21:54
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It was a 777. I think so. Don't know, but was a Saudi government machine. Another one due tomorrow.
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Old 20th Oct 2021, 22:06
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cool. It was hard to see exactly what it was. I was out of gate 6. The security were keeping a close eye on us boarding an EZY 320!

I meant to type gate 4. Trial runs for cop26?
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Old 21st Oct 2021, 09:04
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Anyone know why it was there?
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Old 21st Oct 2021, 11:16
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It apparently offloaded 200 pax.

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Old 24th Oct 2021, 19:52
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Virgin

Virgin have changed equipment for MCO route. Now operating on a 333. 332 is being phased out. A nice increase in capacity. Forward bookings look very positive in economy, PE and business according to seat plans. I wonder if they may increase frequency should this continue? On a less positive note, bookings for Barbados, due to start in December look very poor. I fear this could be dropped before the route starts.
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Old 24th Oct 2021, 23:10
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December (until later in the month) is considered low-ish season in places like BGI, ANU and UVF. I believe there are also some Covid-related restrictions (eg, evening curfew) in place in BGI at the moment which may put people off.
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Old 25th Oct 2021, 09:24
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Equipment change for Barbados service. A333 from launch date; should it go ahead.
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Old 26th Oct 2021, 21:03
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Delta S22

EDI-JFK route resumption pushed back to 1st May 2022. Regarding testing, Sturgeon, today, grudgingly confirmed alignment with UK Gov for “practical reasons” from Sunday 1st Nov. 1 week later than England. Her continual briefing against the travel sectors and deliberate delaying re aligning clearly continues to affect confidence with the airlines. As normal, she also added a tartan twist to the testing arrangements. Passengers must select provider from a select list of Scottish Gov approved suppliers. All are more expensive than providers in England. You can obtain LF Test in England for as little as £14. In Scotland, it will be “between” £20 and £30. Mirroring PCR testing, this is another deliberate ploy to make travelling from Scotland less affordable.
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Old 27th Oct 2021, 04:46
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Does anyone know anything about SunExpress planning to add flights to AYT from EDI for S22. Just noticed that Expertflyer shows they plan to operate 2 x Weekly from 2nd April, increasing to 3 x Weekly from 26th May.



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Old 27th Oct 2021, 06:20
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BAladdy A "UK Airline Schedule Analyst" on social media a couple of weeks ago referred to them adding two new UK destinations, and has today stated they are EDI and BHX. The TK flights to AYT on Thursdays and Saturdays are showing in your excerpt above as operating 15 minutes later than the XQ flights, but amazingly arriving 30 minutes earlier. Given the former airline part-own the latter, I can't imagine they would run both flights on those days.
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Old 27th Oct 2021, 11:47
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A lot is to do with hotel change over days in the holiday business
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