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Old 28th Oct 2021, 20:39
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The Londonderry/Derry route returns with Loganair.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northe...-west-59061360
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Old 29th Oct 2021, 10:56
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Turkish Airlines are tomorrow planning to operate use a A333 instead of the usual A321neo. Is the first time TK have used a wide body on there EDI route?
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Old 29th Oct 2021, 11:27
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I am sure I remember TK sending an A330 a few years ago but I could be wrong.
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Old 29th Oct 2021, 11:51
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They did use a 332 in 2019. A 321 went tech the previous day I believe. Must have been sent to collect the delayed and booked pax for that day. Can only guess they are using larger aircraft tomorrow to satisfy huge demand from COP attendees. I did notice that tomorrows Qatar service appears to be completely full.

Tomorrows TK- A333 is completely full in Business. Only flex economy available. Must be close to completely full.
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Old 29th Oct 2021, 12:51
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COP26.

Sunday showing a 777
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Old 29th Oct 2021, 14:28
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I am guessing if there is a TK 777 coming in on Sunday that it’s a charter as they only operate a 3 x weekly service with flights on a Monday, Thursday and Saturday.
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Stand corrected. You are right Saturdays flight is A330 and no flight this Sunday
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Old 29th Oct 2021, 22:12
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will be usual FR24 error that shows TK flights as 772. They don’t have any!
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Old 29th Oct 2021, 22:46
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First time visitor to EDI on Sunday? Vietnam Airlines 787-9. Arriving from Prestwick at 09:50. I assume it is being parked up while COP is taking place.
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Old 31st Oct 2021, 09:48
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Av geek heaven at EDI today. Lots of private charters and upgraded equipment on certain scheduled routes. Russian Gov falcon 7x due in. Qatar is using a 789, presumably to meet demand. El Al 739 due later today. Another 1st time visitor to EDI?
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Old 31st Oct 2021, 10:21
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Doesn't FR24 use ICAO, rather than IATA, aircraft codes ?
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Old 31st Oct 2021, 11:12
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Wouldn’t the spotters info re COP visitors be better posted in the COP26 thread in Spectators’ Balcony?
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Old 1st Nov 2021, 08:02
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KLM have significantly reduced capacity from today. E90, E190, E75 and occasional 737 being used for remainder of year.
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Old 1st Nov 2021, 10:49
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Are they not increasing frequency though? I'm sure I saw a post on LinkedIn from Edinburgh boasting about all the flight increases over the winter.
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Old 1st Nov 2021, 11:10
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You may be right. They may also have reversed the decision to increase frequency due to poor forward bookings. Even adding an additional daily E90 for example, it would still be a decrease in capacity. They have been operating for weeks using 738 and 739 multiple times per day. The ongoing sector bashing by Sturgeon and co won’t help matters.
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Old 1st Nov 2021, 19:14
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Theaeronetwork reports Neos (Italian version of TUI) has a charter from Akureyri to EDI and back on 19-22 Nov. Anyone know who this is for ?
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Army at a guess
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Old 1st Nov 2021, 19:34
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Or Icelanders coming down for Christmas shopping.
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Old 2nd Nov 2021, 10:03
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Yes, I was getting mixed up with Akrotiri
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Old 5th Nov 2021, 10:12
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Qatar

Qatar have changed operating schedule. Still currently showing x4 weekly. Friday and Saturday flight dropped. Now operating S,M,W&TH. Seems a bit strange to drop Friday and Saturday departure which you would think is likely to be the most popular with outbound pax. Is it the case that outbound (UK) pax demand is still at rock bottom due to the ongoing travel restrictions from Scotland?

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