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EI-BUD 28th Apr 2018 21:22

Corvera
 
The Jet2 statement said that San Javier airport will close at the end of November 2018!!! San Javier is convenient for the largely inbound tourist make up going to the coastal places close to MJV and Murcia. Corvera seems to be quite in land and for this reason I wouldn't be surprised if Alicante/Altet will pick up some of the traditional MJV bound pax...

newmaney 28th Apr 2018 21:56


Originally Posted by Plane.Silly (Post 10132495)
From what i can see, LBA is on a B733 (148 seats) and MAN is on a B738 (189 seats). A 3k m runway would be more than sufficient for takeoff/landing.
with only the 2 routes being on sale for now i would imagine (like others have suggested) they're dipping their toe in the water. If things go well, we may yet see the re-introduction of NCL/EDI, maybe even more?
Still think it's a totally bonkers airport so for now, well done to Jet2 for commiting but don't be surprised if things don't work out like MJV did

The runway is not the problem. It's the angle of decent and the surrounding terrain that has yet to be proven with a passenger plane.

newmaney 28th Apr 2018 22:07


Originally Posted by EI-BUD (Post 10132838)
The Jet2 statement said that San Javier airport will close at the end of November 2018!!! San Javier is convenient for the largely inbound tourist make up going to the coastal places close to MJV and Murcia. Corvera seems to be quite in land and for this reason I wouldn't be surprised if Alicante/Altet will pick up some of the traditional MJV bound pax...

I believe the plan is that San Javier should be fully closed by end of Jan 2019 (but this is Spain so who knows). I can't access the Jet2 Facebook page for information at the moment so cannot confirm this, but other people posting on various forums in this region who have seen the Jet2 Facebook page are saying that Jet2 will reduce the number of routes to the Murcia region from 4 to 2 (ie 4 routes went into MJV and only 2 will go into Corvera when it opens) and Jet2 will strengthen their presence at Alicante/El-Altet. A lot of people on the Southern Costa Blanca used MJV for convenience but Corvera is now further than travelling to Alicante/El-Altet.

Plane.Silly 2nd May 2018 07:43

Anyone else a bit surprised STN still hasn't gone on sale for S19.

Either they're struggling with the airport (though with MAN/EMA also in the portfolio, this would seem unlikely), or they have something very special planned.

LAX_LHR 2nd May 2018 08:18

Looking at how they added extra capacity quite late on for this season, I’d be surprised if they were struggling with STN to be honest.

Obviously that doesn’t answer why STN is being launched later than all the other airports, but I’m sure we will find out in due course what they have planned.

LBAflyer22 2nd May 2018 09:26

I don't think they are struggling Planesilly. That extra capacity is coming from a further leased aircraft - which suggests that Jet2 at STN are not struggling but rather performing beyond the expectations.

It was also added quite late on in the year again suggesting that they can fill the plane, profitably.

Looking at the timetable ... Burgas has appeared in the drop down box. So would imagine today the timetable is going to be uploaded with the announcement tomorrow.

One last thing - could it be that Jet2 are waiting on STN to release the slots. If rumours are to believed that they want a 12 to 14 base aircraft they very much could be waiting on STN to confirm slots.

Plane.Silly 2nd May 2018 10:19

I should have made it slightly clearer. I meant to say they'd be struggling with communicating with the airports owners MAG (which also own MAN and EMA), whether they're still coming to an agreement

I'd heard the expansion rumours too. 12 seems more likely than 14. But i didn't think slots were too much of an issue at this stage, they normally get confirmed at Slot Conferences later in the year

daz211 2nd May 2018 10:32

I had heard 14 based aircraft but that was before the ALC and PMI based aircraft was announced.
so I would expect a minimum of 12 based aircraft for peak summer 2019 but wouldn’t be surprised if it was more.

Junta Leader 3rd May 2018 17:59

It appears to be on sale now and looking for some more -800s at STN:

https://www.jet2.com/News/Three_new_...ndon_Stansted/

Phantom Phixer 7th May 2018 10:28

G-GDFY currently returning a day late from KGS after yesterdays outbound from MAN (LS743) , anyone know why?

bladesman 7th May 2018 22:40

Just a quick question,

Are this years leased a321/a330/757 aircraft fitted out with the jet2 cabin like VGYL was last year? Particularly the Titan 757 with it retaining the Titan livery and not recieving jet2 titles.

And does anybody know where the second a330 is coming from yet?

cheers

Johnny [email protected] Pants 8th May 2018 19:40


anyone know why?
Yes, I know.


And does anybody know where the second a330 is coming from yet?
There isnít a 2nd A330 for S18, there will be 2 for S19 though.

garry8g 11th May 2018 17:15

Has anyone any updates on the four ex-Transaero B737-800's and know dates when they are due to start flying for Jet2?

Stanstedeye 11th May 2018 19:36

The Titan 757 (which was for Leeds) appears to be replaced at STN TOM for a second 321.

L1649 12th May 2018 15:32


Originally Posted by garry8g (Post 10144246)
Has anyone any updates on the four ex-Transaero B737-800's and know dates when they are due to start flying for Jet2?

TD in service around 21/5 and TC around 30/5.

LBIA 12th May 2018 16:19

Titan Airways Boeing 757-200, G-POWH is not due to start operating for Jet2 from LBA until May 24th..

BasilFawlty 13th May 2018 00:24

G-POWH is most likely temporary subbing for the second A321, of which the delivery has been delayed it seems.

GLAinsider 13th May 2018 07:39


Originally Posted by LBIA (Post 10144982)
Titan Airways Boeing 757-200, G-POWH is not due to start operating for Jet2 from LBA until May 24th..

G-POWH is currently in STN and is substituting for A321 G-POWN.

garry8g 13th May 2018 11:07


Originally Posted by L1649 (Post 10144936)
TD in service around 21/5 and TC around 30/5.

Thanks for the info!

castleford tiger 13th May 2018 11:36

ANYONE know why LS251 the 8.15 to FARO went around yesterday. Weather was good and whilst I saw it do this the climb out was pretty harsh. I understand it happens just wondered if anyone knew why. There was a third pilot in the cockpit so possible training?

Thanks


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