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DjerbaDevil 7th Feb 2020 17:42


Originally Posted by castleford tiger (Post 10681957)
Persistant rumours about the 3 x ex thomas cook A330's parked up at Manchester. These are high hours low cycle airframes with unusually toilets built into the cargo area. Ideally suited for short haul., in their twighlight years. Old machines but still usuable. Perhaps not this season, but possibly for next.

Anyone help on this?

Tiger

Interesting comment but have no inside knowledge of any possible purchase but offer the following observations.

The three A330-200s came with the take over of My Travel and owned by TCX.

These TCX assets must now be a serious liability, as parking fees at Manchester airport cannot be cheap.

Worldwide there are 30 or so A330-200s of similar age that are stored and presumably available for purchase.

Considering that JET2 is operating A330-200s on summer leasing, it would be within reason to expect that JET2 are receiving offers to take over the airframes at virtually any purchase price.

LiamNCL 8th Feb 2020 07:59

G-GDFF has flew to Victorville.

Scottie Dog 8th Feb 2020 08:29


Originally Posted by LiamNCL (Post 10682413)
G-GDFF has flew to Victorville.

I understand, from another forum, that it's gone to have its "pickle forks" seen to.

LiamNCL 8th Feb 2020 09:45


Originally Posted by Scottie Dog (Post 10682435)
I understand, from another forum, that it's gone to have its "pickle forks" seen to.

Thats what i heard too.

horsebox 8th Feb 2020 13:05

Ref the 330's of Tcook. I'd heard j2 have looked at them. Talk of £2.5m each, and spares/tooling aquired from the liquidators? But nothing concrete beyind rumours right now.

At the rught price they could fit in well with j2's operation..

Albert Hall 8th Feb 2020 14:40

Two of the TC A330s are worldwide fleet leaders on hours flown and were mid way through the Airbus life extension programme in which they were the first aircraft to be enrolled. Although they have plenty of life left yet, it would be a brave new operator getting into the A330 for the first time to take these particular aircraft on, unless you knew exactly what you were doing and had the engineering specialist expertise to do it. Thatís not to say Jet2 couldnít or donít, but it is sensible not to rush into such things.

garry8g 10th Feb 2020 14:15

Jet2 B737-800 (G-DRTM) flew from LBA to BOH this afternoon (EXS045D).

Presumably to get the Jet2 Holidays livery finished prior to entering service.

Jenny Tails 10th Feb 2020 16:13

I've heard the ex-TCX A330s at EGCC are destined to be parted out as there hasn't been sufficient interest in them. Likewise for another aircraft that was mid-way through major checks when TCX went pop - supposedly too expensive to get the checks re-done

LiamNCL 10th Feb 2020 17:33

G-HLYF has rolled out the paint hangar at Bournemouth
https://flickr.com/photos/[email protected]

azz767 10th Feb 2020 18:20

This is the spotter in me asking, but will the EXS A321ís rotate through MAN and BHX, or will the same 3 be at BHX all summer and the same 4 at MAN

Flying Wild 10th Feb 2020 18:24

Given there is a hangar at MAN equipped to maintain the Airbus, I suspect there may be the occasional down route tail swap.

SJL26779 10th Feb 2020 20:32

Jet2 Summer 21
 
Jet2 apparently goes on sale tomorow for summer 2021.

Let's hope there are some new routes/frequencies

FamilyOf6 10th Feb 2020 20:33


Originally Posted by Flying Wild (Post 10679064)
Along with CE-- - Channel Express and LS-- - LS is the IATA airline code for Jet2.

Thanks. I hadn't heard of Channel Express, so it was an interesting read on wikipedia to see where Jet2 all started.
I guess it is also where the EXS callsign originates from?

FamilyOf6 10th Feb 2020 20:36

I have some queries regarding airport and onboard elements of Jet2 service ahead of our first LS flights coming up soon. Is here a good place to ask, or is there a better forum? I am a member on flyer talk, but there doesn't seem to be an active Jet2 space there.

PDXCWL45 10th Feb 2020 21:12


Originally Posted by SJL26779 (Post 10684672)
Jet2 apparently goes on sale tomorow for summer 2021.

Let's hope there are some new routes/frequencies

If they were going to announce new bases would they do it then or wait till later on in the year?

rog747 11th Feb 2020 06:32


Originally Posted by FamilyOf6 (Post 10684675)
I have some queries regarding airport and onboard elements of Jet2 service ahead of our first LS flights coming up soon. Is here a good place to ask, or is there a better forum? I am a member on flyer talk, but there doesn't seem to be an active Jet2 space there.

Yes Channel Express and Bournemouth are the spiritual fore-bearers of Jet2 today.
But the Dart Group moved the HQ to Leeds.
I have always been surprised they have not opened a Bournemouth base, but they are the darlings of the Midlands, the North and Scotland, with Stansted new for them last year and doing very well it seems.

They have a good reputation for flights and holidays, very family and service focused.

If you have on board product and service questions then why not post on the SLF thread on Misc forums here on Pprune....


Flying Wild 11th Feb 2020 08:30


Originally Posted by rog747 (Post 10684883)
...but they are the darlings of the Midlands, the North and Scotland, with Stansted new for them last year and doing very well it seems

I think youíll find that Stansted has been a Jet2 base since 2017.

daz211 11th Feb 2020 09:52

NEW ROUTE

Jet2 - Belfast International to Larnaca. Flights start 2 May 2021

BFS 1440-2150 LCA (Sun)
LCA 2240-0215+1 BFS (Sun)

N707ZS 11th Feb 2020 09:57

Interesting to see how old some of the recently purchased 738s are and number of hours flown. A practice which seemed to work well with the 733s.

daz211 11th Feb 2020 10:10


Originally Posted by N707ZS (Post 10685018)
Interesting to see how old some of the recently purchased 738s are and number of hours flown. A practice which seemed to work well with the 733s.

Seems a lot better than buying new Aircraft, I dread to think what would be happening, if we had ordered the MAX from Boeing :eek:


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