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Old 30th Jul 2021, 06:55
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CHARTER FLIGHT SHORT NOTICE

Hello. Where's best to charter a plane for 5 passengers for tomorrow evening for 21.30 from London City to Southend?



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Old 30th Jul 2021, 08:20
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Have you checked that London City is open at 21:30 on a Saturday?
A lot of detail missing, such as what sort of aircraft, twin/single/piston/turboprop/jet.
City is quite restrictive about what type can operate there.
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Old 30th Jul 2021, 08:29
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Itís probably quicker to drive!
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Old 30th Jul 2021, 08:33
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Sounds like a helicopter job.
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Originally Posted by ATOguy View Post
Itís probably quicker to drive!
Absolutely. It's less than an hour driving time from LCY to SEN....

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Old 30th Jul 2021, 08:34
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Sounds like a helicopter job.
True, if it has to be by air then a helicopter would seem to make most sense.
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Old 30th Jul 2021, 08:38
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Originally Posted by redsnail View Post
Have you checked that London City is open at 21:30 on a Saturday?
A lot of detail missing, such as what sort of aircraft, twin/single/piston/turboprop/jet.
City is quite restrictive about what type can operate there.
All true, plus I think the cost would come as a shock. LCY is extremely expensive. Also, I think everybody is really busy at the moment and it might be difficult to find anything at short notice regardless of price. I know nothing about the helicopter biz so that might be an option as suggested by someone else above.
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Old 30th Jul 2021, 08:39
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Not possible

LCY will be closed Saturday afternoon. Single engine aircraft not a possibility I believe. A very expensive journey from LCY to SEN.
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Old 30th Jul 2021, 09:18
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Have you spoken to the Vanguard Helipad on the Isle of Dogs?

I think it may be out of hours for them though.
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Old 30th Jul 2021, 12:23
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Car, obviously. If youíre bothered about image then a fancy Uber / minibus will take care of that.

cannot fathom why youíd possibly want to hire a plane for that.
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Car - 58 mins. :-

Bicycle 2h49m:-

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Old 30th Jul 2021, 15:34
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Tell Greta to cycle ! Seriously its a no brainer , fastest way and more thrilling than flying if there is little baggage would be a motorcycle taxi .
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Old 30th Jul 2021, 15:48
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Charter your own private yacht on the River Thames this summer with Illuminate London | This Month | What's On | Luxury London (no affiliating with this company, they just seem to have some fancy yachts )
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Old 30th Jul 2021, 21:13
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Hello. Where's best to charter a plane for 5 passengers for tomorrow evening for 21.30 from London City to Southend?
Nobrainer. Take a Uber, it'll be quicker.
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Old 30th Jul 2021, 23:23
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Goodness !

LCY is closed lunchtime Saturday to Lunchtime Sunday. Always has been since it opened.

Helicopters are banned at LCY. Always have been.

There are no based business charter aircraft there.

The A13 road now has no traffic signals from Canary Wharf to the outskirts of Southend.
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Old 31st Jul 2021, 21:05
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Also, if it's not a private jet at Southend, what exactly departs there at midnight after you have checked in and waved your covid tests at border control?

Enjoying Laurence Stroll getting his 139 to take him from Wantage to Oxford. 20 miles by road but his heli does it several times a week.

Guess if you can, you do.
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Old 1st Aug 2021, 06:05
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Well, the journey should already have happened by now and the original poster never bothered to come back on here.
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Old 1st Aug 2021, 07:02
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Originally Posted by 733driver View Post
Well, the journey should already have happened by now and the original poster never bothered to come back on here.
Probably late doing his homework.
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