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25th Jul 2019, 17:05
Replies: 776
Views: 695,209
Posted By oapilot

I think the point is the ambulance chasers are...

I think the point is the ambulance chasers are trying to get the interpretation changed so that weather delays are eligible. Thatíll be another victory for greed over safety if any judge is stupid...
14th May 2019, 20:41
Replies: 434
Views: 336,640
Posted By oapilot

RAFAT Youíre probably right, organised chaos is...

RAFAT Youíre probably right, organised chaos is probably a better definition.
24th Mar 2019, 18:47
Replies: 776
Views: 695,209
Posted By oapilot

SF34s will be around for a while yet.

SF34s will be around for a while yet.
9th Nov 2018, 22:06
Replies: 447
Views: 240,274
Posted By oapilot

Flybe site now shows 2:20 mins for ABZ - LCY via...

Flybe site now shows 2:20 mins for ABZ - LCY via Newcastle.
9th Nov 2018, 22:03
Replies: 207
Views: 117,924
Posted By oapilot

Itís the Aberdeen flight dropping into Newcastle...

Itís the Aberdeen flight dropping into Newcastle on the way.
9th Nov 2018, 08:21
Replies: 447
Views: 240,274
Posted By oapilot

London City

Flybe/Eastern have announced new service Newcastle to London City. Just looked at booking next Jan for ABZ to City and the flight times jumped from 1:40 to 2:30 hours. So Iím guessing the rumours...
1st Nov 2018, 23:28
Replies: 159
Views: 65,309
Posted By oapilot

The Embraers arenít direct replacements for the...

The Embraers arenít direct replacements for the Saab 2000s, some of the 2000 routes will be picked up by ATRs. As stated, there are some routes the Embraer simply canít do.
22nd Oct 2018, 11:32
Replies: 2,311
Views: 1,490,519
Posted By oapilot

Eastern donít seem to have the crew to operate...

Eastern donít seem to have the crew to operate their own routes out of Aberdeen without regular disruption.
17th Oct 2018, 22:31
Replies: 2,311
Views: 1,490,519
Posted By oapilot

Brexit

Brexit isnít directly to blame although as many airlines pay for fuel and parts (and in some cases maintainance costs, leases, etc) in US dollars, Stirlingís fall in value since the referendum has...
13th Oct 2018, 15:40
Replies: 447
Views: 240,274
Posted By oapilot

On the ground yes, but factor in the approach...

On the ground yes, but factor in the approach taxi in and out and departure plus climb to cruise altitude and Iíd be amazed if the ABZ LCY time is less than 40 mins longer. More like an hour of itís...
11th Oct 2018, 08:10
Replies: 434
Views: 336,640
Posted By oapilot

Nor crews presumably...

Nor crews presumably...
15th Aug 2018, 19:35
Replies: 776
Views: 695,209
Posted By oapilot

No theyíve been there before, when under the...

No theyíve been there before, when under the Flybe franchise.
28th Jul 2018, 11:18
Replies: 1,636
Views: 898,303
Posted By oapilot

Is aviation special? No, not anymore. It is...

Is aviation special? No, not anymore. It is however different in that it relies on a never ending supply of wannabes that have a minimum of Ä100k to buy training and 18 months minimum to spare...
26th Jul 2018, 13:37
Replies: 1,636
Views: 898,303
Posted By oapilot

Nor watching employers treating their staff with...

Nor watching employers treating their staff with utter contempt, to maximise profits.
26th Jul 2018, 09:54
Replies: 1,636
Views: 898,303
Posted By oapilot

If you have to travel with them I get you siding...

If you have to travel with them I get you siding with the airline. Fortunately I donít so from an outsiders perspective itís interesting to watch an airline that routinely treats its passengers and...
26th Jul 2018, 00:17
Replies: 1,636
Views: 898,303
Posted By oapilot

FR reaping what they’ve sown. Good luck to the...

FR reaping what they’ve sown. Good luck to the DUB crews affected by today’s threat in finding jobs with more progressive airlines soon.
27th Dec 2017, 17:09
Replies: 2,311
Views: 1,490,519
Posted By oapilot

Anyone know whatís being done with the airframe...

Anyone know whatís being done with the airframe freed up by Eastern taking over the Aberdeen - London City route?
9th Dec 2017, 10:03
Replies: 434
Views: 336,640
Posted By oapilot

Hard to say, EA crews are often the last ones to...

Hard to say, EA crews are often the last ones to find anything out.
That said, Flybeís motives and judgement in opening up these routes to the level of competition that a direct head to head with...
9th Dec 2017, 07:20
Replies: 434
Views: 336,640
Posted By oapilot

Gossip from the corridor

Speculation is the white one will go back to the BACF contract and the other one will be doing ABZ-LCY. Apparently it was never the plan to keep it on the LSI route beyond the new year. All crew room...
15th Nov 2017, 07:31
Replies: 2,311
Views: 1,490,519
Posted By oapilot

Like you said earlier, this fight isn't driven by...

Like you said earlier, this fight isn't driven by business acumen. More like bruised ego.
The line from Flybe all along has had more holes than a Swiss cheese, from Vince Hodders original claim that...
14th Nov 2017, 18:03
Replies: 2,311
Views: 1,490,519
Posted By oapilot

Actually, looks like they have dropped the charge...

Actually, looks like they have dropped the charge on all inter Scotland routes. So if you travel within Scotland no charge, if you travel to/from Scotland, or anywhere else in the U.K. , you pay the...
6th Sep 2017, 22:27
Replies: 434
Views: 336,640
Posted By oapilot

I'm curious as to the benefit to Eastern in all...

I'm curious as to the benefit to Eastern in all of this. OK, if they succeed in getting the routes to a profit that's an obvious win. But...
They didn't have the crews to run the pre-franchise...
6th Sep 2017, 08:58
Replies: 434
Views: 336,640
Posted By oapilot

Well said. Hope the crew weren't rewarded with a...

Well said. Hope the crew weren't rewarded with a "lack of moral fibre" speech.

This also implies that Flybe pilots are going to operate Easterns 170. Had heard a rumour that they were lending some...
8th Aug 2017, 08:01
Replies: 2,038
Views: 587,684
Posted By oapilot

I wonder how they'll crew it? Just looked...

I wonder how they'll crew it?

Just looked at travel in November Aberdeen to Durham and back. Only one option with Eastern on the Weds, all their other flights that day have "sold out" already,...
3rd Aug 2017, 21:50
Replies: 1,676
Views: 865,187
Posted By oapilot

Earlier posts suggest that only the 4 aircraft...

Earlier posts suggest that only the 4 aircraft being used on the routes directly competing with Loganair will be painted. Everything else stays white or in Eastern colours.
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