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pug 2nd Oct 2012 18:00


W Patterns have been operated from UK bases by charter airlines for many years.
Of course, but what is the reason why Jet2 dont currently operate such flights?

FRatSTN 2nd Oct 2012 19:39

The East Midlands to Pisa service for summer 2012 was initially supporting a W pattern with it flying into East Midlands before going back to Pisa 45(ish) minutes later however strangely there was no other aircraft from another base to Pisa which had a long gap between it's arrival time in Pisa and flying back to its base much later in the day, which would be required to cater for the EMA route. At a later date, this was changed and the service became operated by an East Midlands based aircraft. All this might suggest is that Jet2 were trying it and it may not have been successful or viable for them to carry it out.

BasilFawlty 14th Oct 2012 00:28

They're operating EDI-CMF-DUB-CMF-EDI on Satudays every winter for quite some years now. This winter they're also operating EMA-CMF-BRS-CMF-EMA on Sundays which was previously operated by bmibaby.

theloudone 14th Oct 2012 15:44

The joys of operating an ageing fleet.

MKY661 14th Oct 2012 22:47

One Allegiant 757 now been withdrawn from fleet (G-LSAL).Wonder what aircraft will replace them next summer?

LBIA 16th Oct 2012 16:33

Jet2 have today announced 3 new routes from Glasgow to Menorca, Murcia and Pula and that they will be adding a 4th based aircraft next summer season.

Jet2.com Announces Even More Destinations from Glasgow | Jet2.com

CabinCrewe 16th Oct 2012 18:27

If a new permanent based 4th aircraft at GLA wonder what routes it would add during Winter 13 ?
PRG, is an obvious omission, plus perhaps some extra ski destinations
Budapest, Salzburg, Paris , Dusseldorf, Krakow and a return of Nice might be nice suggestions !

vpcaptain 16th Oct 2012 19:49

im guessing 3 x b737-800's and 1 x b757-200 for gla next summer commencing may 2013

CabinCrewe 16th Oct 2012 21:51

its 2x 738, 757 and a 733

scotsunflyer 17th Oct 2012 00:10

Good News for Glasgow.

(and without going into GLA v EDI debate, as happy to see all Scottish airports doing well)

Could this be one of Edinburgh's B733 gong to Glasgow with a newly aquired B738 heading to Edinburgh for new routes to Canaries/Greece to be announced from Edinburgh?

Or does Edinburgh still require all the B733s there to operate current routes?

BasilFawlty 17th Oct 2012 00:27

No, EDI needs the 4 733QC's for the Royal Mail flights, so if they get an 738 in the near future it would be an additional frame.

BAladdy 17th Oct 2012 02:12

It looks as if LS are planning to add at least 5 more 737-800's to the fleet for S13??.

Based on the current schedule for mid July 2013 and the seat plans available on LS's website it looks as if the following aircraft will be deployed at each based for S13

BFS - 2 x 733's
BLK - 2 x 733's
EDI - 4 x 733's
EMA - 2 x 733's, 1 x 738 & 1 x 757
GLA - 1 x 733, 2 x 738's & 1 x 757
LBA - 8 x 733's, 1 x 738 & 4 x 757's
MAN - 3 x 733's, 5 x 738's & 3 x 757's
NCL - 4 733's & 2 x 757's

Does anyone know if EDI is likely to get any new routes for S13?.

BasilFawlty 17th Oct 2012 02:39

Anyone able to give a fleet overview for the upcoming winter season?

AP1995 17th Oct 2012 10:50

correct me if im wrong but isnt LBA getting 3 757's and the 737-800 is new?

Jack1985 19th Oct 2012 16:26

Jet2.com B738 at Glasgow on Oct 19th 2012, rejected takeoff and evacuation
 
17 injured. 4 transported to hospital, 13 treated at the scene. Accident: jet2 B738 at Glasgow on Oct 19th 2012, rejected takeoff

djfwells 20th Oct 2012 08:47

Jet2 refuse to clarify which Murica airport their tickets are valid for post-May 2013 !
Minister defends Jet2 Corvera airport position

SCANDIC 21st Oct 2012 16:24

I love 757's but jet2's look like they need scrapping, they're not a patch on monarch's or thomson's.

deltahotel9 21st Oct 2012 18:43

I don't usually bite on posts like that but on what do you base this assumption? I've been on a few Jet2 757s and they have all been great inside, maybe not the newest examples but most customers won't know or care about that.

757 Speedbrakes 21st Oct 2012 22:14

SCANDIC

What's that based on??!! The paintwork??!!

Jet2's 757 fleet age is varied with some models built in the mid to late 90's. All Jet2 aircraft have recently had new interiors fitted over the last few years. I wasn't overly keen at first but passengers often comment that they find them more comfortable and roomy than some of jet2's competitors.

Have a look at the age of Monarch's remaining 757's. Perhaps you're basing your assumption on engineering? Jet2 757's are not quite at the 'need scrapping' stage as you put it. It's sad to say that the performance of the 757 hasn't nearly been matched by any new 737 or A320 variant.

It's true that the summer season plus the age of the avionics of the aircraft can take its toll but I've seen just as many Thomas Cook or Thomson 757's with some tech issues this summer.

I'm not having a pop at you, I just find your comments a little odd?!

SCANDIC 22nd Oct 2012 15:13

jet2 engineers are forever working on them and they do get a lot more 757 tech delays than monarch do with theirs. Jet2 will probably phase them out in the next couple of years i would think.;)


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