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Old 1st May 2008, 10:59
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Premium services

What is the market size for premium services and which of them are viable?

Maxjet - recently bankrupt, shut down except for charters.

Eos - bankrupt, shut down.

Silverjet - still flying. Are they profitable?

LŽAvion - still flying. Are they profitable?

Eurofly - what are they doing?

Privatair - flying. They shut down some lines, like Houston, only to open others, like Poona. Their 767-300ER, however, is for charter rather than scheduled services.

Singapore Airways A340-500 - flying. Planning to refit as all business this month.

BA Open Skies - is the plan still going ahead?

BA A318 - is that plan still going ahead?

Any other serious projects?
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Old 7th May 2008, 23:11
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Silverjet has just done a refinancing deal of some kind; enough to pull the shares up to 16p from under 10p. There has been talk of LH buying it to add to its business class only operation.
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Old 8th May 2008, 00:23
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Im sure i read somewhere that BA Openskies was going to Codeshare with L'avion

Please correct me if im wrong
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Old 8th May 2008, 20:29
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No, you're quite right about BA and L'Avion. The regulatory application is here.
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Old 9th May 2008, 14:50
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Talking TransAtlantic only ...

Silverjet ... New York
L'Avion ... New York
EOS ... New York
MaxJet ... New York, Washington + LAX, LAS.

Perversely, I want to go to Washington DC, not bloody Newark.
I don't want to then have to drive for hours down the East Coast, I don't want to get an internal connection, I want to go to Dulles [stamps foot for extra effect ]

I want to travel Premium, I'm spending my own money, and I stuck with MaxJet until it fell over. Now I have to go Virgin or BA.

What is it with New York? What's wrong with Washington?
I can tell you which is the better holiday destination, for a start
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