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31st Aug 2022, 18:40
Replies: 679
Views: 226,779
Posted By Del Prado

Not really. They do a LCY-EGC-SOU on a Saturday,...

Not really. They do a LCY-EGC-SOU on a Saturday, sometimes another SOU-EGC after that, then reverse on a Sunday and only in the summer. Occasionally Tuesdays too but only school summer hols.
The...
31st Aug 2022, 17:25
Replies: 679
Views: 226,779
Posted By Del Prado

Dont forget Bergerac. SOU-EGC was their most...

Dont forget Bergerac. SOU-EGC was their most profitable international route.
23rd Aug 2022, 16:34
Replies: 867
Views: 280,482
Posted By Del Prado

Maybe they have more to lose with the subsequent...

Maybe they have more to lose with the subsequent disruption?
Also, is it fairer to ask BA to cancel say 0.3% of their schedule or Agean to cancel 30%?
Forum: ATC Issues
30th Jun 2022, 14:16
Replies: 5
Views: 825
Posted By Del Prado

Not all flight crews were fully briefed on the...

Not all flight crews were fully briefed on the change - the following day it was BKN at 150’ and one of the long hauls wouldn’t leave the hold until LVPs were initiated.
Initial refusals were met...
Forum: ATC Issues
14th Jun 2022, 17:02
Replies: 25
Views: 5,781
Posted By Del Prado

Good point but the Northern runway is in use each...

Good point but the Northern runway is in use each evening/overnight for main runway resurfacing/rehabilitation. The rate of 22 would be pretty standard for that, 52 would definitely not be.
Forum: ATC Issues
14th Jun 2022, 16:36
Replies: 25
Views: 5,781
Posted By Del Prado

Shortages in the approach function being blamed...

Shortages in the approach function being blamed for delays and cancellations.

“The airport is putting restrictions on movements per hour, below its declared capacity, because of a shortage of air...
26th May 2022, 14:13
Replies: 354
Views: 164,821
Posted By Del Prado

Yeah, it was pretty bad at Gate 54 today....

Yeah, it was pretty bad at Gate 54 today. Santorini, Aberdeen, Geneva, Toulouse and many more cancelled.

All the flights that were cancelled were given the same gate number which caused a massive...
24th May 2022, 21:17
Replies: 354
Views: 164,821
Posted By Del Prado

Thanks guys. Covid making a return or just...

Thanks guys. Covid making a return or just general shortages?

looks like it’s going to be a tough summer.
24th May 2022, 18:39
Replies: 354
Views: 164,821
Posted By Del Prado

Easy have cancelled a lot of their LGW-TLS...

Easy have cancelled a lot of their LGW-TLS flights yesterday/today/tomorrow. Any idea why?
6th May 2022, 11:41
Replies: 867
Views: 280,482
Posted By Del Prado

3 weeks on and North Terminal was pretty busy...

3 weeks on and North Terminal was pretty busy today. Flights about 80% of 2019 but there seems a significant up tick in pax numbers compared with the last time I was here (April). Security last month...
6th Feb 2022, 16:35
Replies: 10
Views: 5,898
Posted By Del Prado

I do remember an Aigle Azur banderantie used to...

I do remember an Aigle Azur banderantie used to visit heathrow regularly on this sort of service. Isn’t there an opportunity here to use training flights to keep the slots?
6th Feb 2022, 16:32
Replies: 10
Views: 5,898
Posted By Del Prado

Airlines need to use 70% of U.K. airport slots or...

Airlines need to use 70% of U.K. airport slots or lose them, in the EU the threshold is 64%.
Grant Shapps says this is another brexit win.

Willie Walsh incensed.

...
Forum: ATC Issues
21st Jan 2022, 09:45
Replies: 7
Views: 1,449
Posted By Del Prado

two posts below a post explaining how difficult...

two posts below a post explaining how difficult it would be for this person to migrate to U.K.

😆😆😆😆😆
9th Jan 2022, 13:02
Replies: 27
Views: 17,245
Posted By Del Prado

I heard the go around was caused by a fox chasing...

I heard the go around was caused by a fox chasing birds on Heathrow’s northerly runway 27L and the subsequent landing was met by a swarm of police cars while other flights were diverted.

at least...
19th Dec 2021, 23:35
Replies: 20
Views: 10,446
Posted By Del Prado

Surely a proportion of the chocolates should go...

Surely a proportion of the chocolates should go to ATC who put them in that situation in the first place??

😉😁😁
Forum: ATC Issues
16th Dec 2021, 16:52
Replies: 7
Views: 1,625
Posted By Del Prado

It would be better if the go around procedure...

It would be better if the go around procedure included a turn in order to segregate traffic.
18th Nov 2021, 13:02
Replies: 1,515
Views: 530,243
Posted By Del Prado

based on my experience of 60 flights a year over...

based on my experience of 60 flights a year over the previous 9 years I’d say tech issues were minor. I had one 5 hour delay down route due bird strike, 3 cancellations due weather and probably a...
18th Nov 2021, 05:32
Replies: 1,515
Views: 530,243
Posted By Del Prado

Some very profitable routes out there still...

Some very profitable routes out there still unserved.

https://www.anna.aero/2020/10/23/flybe-had-15-international-routes-with-16m-profit-in-2019-rdcs-apex-shows-11-still-unserved/
11th Nov 2021, 22:09
Replies: 30
Views: 4,963
Posted By Del Prado

I always remember a story on here about an...

I always remember a story on here about an airport policeman going airside, putting his handcuffs, truncheon, CS spray, taser, gun and lunch through the x-Ray machine and afterwards they gave him...
Forum: ATC Issues
19th Oct 2021, 06:11
Replies: 7
Views: 1,942
Posted By Del Prado

All aircraft (unless it’s really quiet) will fly...

All aircraft (unless it’s really quiet) will fly a standard radar circuit with a downwind, base leg and closing heading to intercept the ILS or RNP approach.
It’s all kept standard and regimented to...
3rd Oct 2021, 16:31
Replies: 29
Views: 22,441
Posted By Del Prado

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/yr-pdv...

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/yr-pdv#295f5ded
25th Sep 2021, 10:41
Replies: 9
Views: 2,245
Posted By Del Prado

Same experience as redsnail, I flew in the other...

Same experience as redsnail, I flew in the other day, they made us walk a long snaking ‘queue’ but kept moving all the way to a queue of about 5 people at the egate.

been flying all pandemic too...
19th Jul 2021, 07:55
Replies: 56
Views: 23,033
Posted By Del Prado

Thanks! Hadn’t thought of that.

Thanks! Hadn’t thought of that.
19th Jul 2021, 06:42
Replies: 56
Views: 23,033
Posted By Del Prado

<Sorry for the off topic> I’ve been looking...

<Sorry for the off topic>

I’ve been looking for EGC-SOU at the end of next month (22/08) and although the outbound (SOU-EGC) is scheduled, I can’t get a ticket for return leg that day.
I’m pretty...
2nd Jul 2021, 18:36
Replies: 283
Views: 210,006
Posted By Del Prado

That’s quite a replay. Great vectoring skills,...

That’s quite a replay. Great vectoring skills, not impressed by the crossed transmissions and Tower/Radar combined. ☹️
26th Mar 2021, 07:03
Replies: 14
Views: 16,546
Posted By Del Prado

only to you. It’s perfectly clear in the report. ...

only to you. It’s perfectly clear in the report.
[email protected]$er incident was on departure, The pilot was becoming increasingly challenged so out of an abundance of caution turned round over Paris.

The...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Mar 2021, 20:02
Replies: 40
Views: 23,854
Posted By Del Prado

172510, 1800-0600. there are a couple of...

172510,

1800-0600. there are a couple of extra exceptions on the attestation de déplacement dérogatoire now too.
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Mar 2021, 19:14
Replies: 40
Views: 23,854
Posted By Del Prado

Le décès d'Olivier Dassault et du pilote a été...

Le décès d'Olivier Dassault et du pilote a été confirmé dimanche par Delphine Mienniel, procureur de la République de Lisieux, qui s'est rendu sur place. Le Bureau d'Enquêtes et d'Analyses pour la...
2nd Mar 2021, 17:46
Replies: 24
Views: 4,002
Posted By Del Prado

Making some assumptions... 100 arriving...

Making some assumptions...

100 arriving international passenger flights per day.
60 at T2.
60 pax per aircraft.
3600 pax per day or 300 per hour averaged throughout the day.

With 4 border...
21st Feb 2021, 14:51
Replies: 285
Views: 222,119
Posted By Del Prado

ATC always train not to turn in to dead engine if...

ATC always train not to turn in to dead engine if possible although that’s not so important with modern jet aircraft direction of turn is still a reasonable question (although I’d welcome any other...
1st Feb 2021, 07:16
Replies: 21
Views: 11,409
Posted By Del Prado

TopBunk Probably quite a lot. Mainly cargo...

TopBunk

Probably quite a lot. Mainly cargo from Far East destined for Europe that flies via their cargo hub as Vokes55 says.

Emirates have converted 10 B777-300 from passenger to freight use...
31st Jan 2021, 11:32
Replies: 21
Views: 11,409
Posted By Del Prado

Quite a lot of the long haul in to U.K. are...

Quite a lot of the long haul in to U.K. are operating under their usual trip numbers but are cargo only at the moment.
29th Jan 2021, 17:44
Replies: 19
Views: 3,589
Posted By Del Prado

This..... I was fortunate enough to spend...

This.....

I was fortunate enough to spend two days with BA doing their SEP training. The smiley, chatty and incredibly friendly guys and girls there turned in to real monsters when the evac call...
Forum: ATC Issues
11th Nov 2020, 09:11
Replies: 73
Views: 31,900
Posted By Del Prado

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/nov/10/r...

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/nov/10/ryanair-expects-air-passenger-numbers-to-bounce-back-in-2021

I imagine Mr. O’Leary will be the first to shout when there isn’t the capacity to...
Forum: ATC Issues
14th Oct 2020, 22:03
Replies: 73
Views: 31,900
Posted By Del Prado

Yes but only for people born after ?1978? (Exact...

Yes but only for people born after ?1978? (Exact date not yet decided)
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