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JSCL 24th Jun 2012 15:57

I don't think the 757's would make a leg to Sandford... I could be wrong. TATL to Boston, New York, Chicago and Atlanta is well and good but going down to Florida is adding an extra ~1000km if not more, I don't think there's enough give for that.

TSR2 24th Jun 2012 16:36


I don't think the 757's would make a leg to Sandford
It would with a re-fueling stop in Bangor ;)

Lsflyer 24th Jun 2012 16:42

Yes but wouldn't refuelling in Bangor be going back in time 10 years? At the end of the day why fly jet2 to Florida on a 757 that's made for short haul when you can fly direct with Thomson or Thomas cook? It wouldn't make sense to me!

TSR2 24th Jun 2012 18:20

Yes I agree but remember that an awful lot of people go to Orlando via Chicago, New York or Atlanta, so one short re-fueling stop may have some merit particularly if the price is right.

BHD2BFS 24th Jun 2012 18:22

Flyglobespan did the same when they used 737-800 on some of the flights

take-off 24th Jun 2012 22:06

Is there any chance that BLK might get the wingleted 737 for next years dalaman/tenerife runs, would it be of any advantage to them off BLK's short runway?

sam1993 26th Jun 2012 17:11

With the unfortunate failure of Air Finland today, could Jet2 potentially purchase some of their aicraft, especially as the two 757s leased from Allegiant appear to be returning at the end of the summer?

Alex757 26th Jun 2012 18:16

I could see that happening, who knows?

kestrel757 26th Jun 2012 23:18


Yes I agree but remember that an awful lot of people go to Orlando via Chicago, New York or Atlanta, so one short re-fueling stop may have some merit particularly if the price is right.
I always enjoyed a short refuelling stop at BGR. Was a chance to stretch one's legs & for pax there was the benefit of clearing US immigration more easily there, at a time when MCO was notorious for how long it took pax to clear the terminal.

Travel Agent 2nd Jul 2012 07:51

Pula has been showing in the drop down list of destinations from Newcastle for about a week now but it is not bookable, anyone know if this will be announced or is it more likely a mistake?

GrahamK 2nd Jul 2012 08:57

Seems to have been removed now Travel Agent

munrobagger 2nd Jul 2012 15:51

whats up at Edinburgh / Palma today - LS717A as well as 717 ?
Edinburgh base is usually problem free . How old are the 733s here and when will they be replaced ?

GoEDI 2nd Jul 2012 15:58

CELY returned after take off with a flap problem this morning. Those QCs get worked hard in the summer at EDI.

AirGuru 2nd Jul 2012 21:21

Has anyone holidayed with Jet2 Holidays ? If so how was the experience.

CabinCrewe 2nd Jul 2012 21:25

Not sure you'll get the answer you wish on a "professional pilots forum" (if it can really be classed as such now)
Perhaps try here
JET2.COM ... Q&As ... please post here : Flight Only / Airline and Airports • Holiday Truths - Holiday Forums & Reviews

LBIA 10th Jul 2012 13:37

Looks like Jet2 are to announce another new route from Leeds/Bradford this time to Zante (Zakynthos), Flights are now on sale.

The Service commences from Wednesday, May 22nd 2013 and will be operated by a Boeing 737-300.

LS447 = Leeds 08:35 - Zante 14:30
LS448 = Zante 15:10 Leeds 17:15

BombardierCR7 10th Jul 2012 14:55

Zakynthos from Manchester also.

LGS6753 10th Jul 2012 18:56

How will Jet2 react to Monarch's tanks on their lawn?

AP1995 10th Jul 2012 19:03

The MAN flights are operated by a 737-800 and the LBA flights are operated by a 737-300

Prestonian 11th Jul 2012 09:17

On my recommendation a family group booked with Jet2 from Manchester to Tenerife, out Sat 23 June PM return Sat 30 June late PM.
On arrival at MAN on 23/6 given letter saying their Flight was with Strategic while on 30/6 went to Gate at Tenerife to find flight back on same plane but no letter this time. Are Jet2 using Strategic permanently on this round trip?

I feel let down because they had poor flight experience both ways. The legroom was terrible and they had paid to reserve seats but were put at opposite end of plane to what they wanted on both legs. No offer from Jet2 of return of seat reservation fees.

Also while the outward trip was 2 passengers the return booking was 3. Online checkin system couldn't cope with this and wouldn't print boarding card for the 3rd passenger who was then charged over 20 euros to get boarding card at the desk at Tenerife.

They are not happy with my recommendation!


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