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GSS Comeback?

Old 9th Nov 2014, 11:44
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Question GSS Comeback?

Hi,

Before I post my question, I just want to say that Im not sure what forum this thread should go under but as its to do with GSS (Global Supply Systems) i thought this would be the correct one.

My question is very simple, what does everyone think the chances are of GSS making a comeback? According to several websites they still exist but just do not have any aircraft as they have all gone back to Atlas. So does anyone have any information on GSS regarding the likelihood of them getting another contract? I'm still so at BA for not renewing their contract with GSS and feel really bad for all the staff who I guess no longer work there. Plus it was nice to have a cargo company based in/around London.

Thanks for any and all replies in advance
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Old 9th Nov 2014, 15:00
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GSS Comeback?

Go to the freight dogs section, a very lengthy discussion ( positive and negative) about GSS, and the fact that they do still exist, with 2x 777Fs on their books !!!
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Old 9th Nov 2014, 21:10
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Cool GSS Comeback?

Where can I find this discussion as there doesnt seem to be a forum specifically for GSS? So happy to hear that, 2 777F's!?
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Old 10th Nov 2014, 03:34
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You didn't look very far...

http://www.pprune.org/freight-dogs/5...erminated.html
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Old 12th Nov 2014, 21:32
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GSS Comeback?

Yes the 777s may be on their books but they are not operating them in any capacity. Crewing/flight following/maintenance etc. I suspect it is another "convenience" agreement to allow Atlas (or there sub Titan Leasing) to put them on the AOC of GSS.
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Old 12th Nov 2014, 21:57
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If the CAA had ANY desire to sustain the letter and spirit of the law, they would pull the GSS certificate immediately (if not 6 months ago). There is NO valid reason to retain their certificate; they do not operate ANY aircraft, regardless of paper trails of possession...
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Old 13th Nov 2014, 16:51
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I was under the impression that the AOC would be pulled 6 months after flight operations ceased unless they had obtained aircraft? I guess yet another workaround. There must be more tumbleweeds than staff over there. It can't be too taxing having aircraft on your AOC that your not even operating? The odd manual revision or audit maybe.
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Old 29th Jan 2015, 20:43
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Old 11th Feb 2015, 20:28
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Thanks for the info. Not at all surprised though.
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Old 4th Sep 2015, 17:59
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GSS or VDA In disguise

Hi

Cargologicair Ltd will be gracing Stansted's shore this winter.

B747F operation, G-reg. Linked to the Volga Dnepr Group. First aircraft due for delivery mid-October, first flight beginning of November.

GSS management doing the setup.......

good Luck to them!
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Old 5th Sep 2015, 13:28
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Is This the same operation doing flights ex Manchester with B748
to US and Moscow fom this autumn

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Old 6th Sep 2015, 20:40
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GSS Comeback?

So it's not a GSS comeback at all. It's Cargologicair Ltd which has some former GSS employees/management on its books? It also appears the airframe is sourced from/via Volga Dnepr with no ties to Atlas as previous? Just saying.
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Old 7th Sep 2015, 12:47
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