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24th Oct 2020, 17:04
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Posted By kcockayne

Exactly which routes will the new BEE operate ?...

Exactly which routes will the new BEE operate ? Most of their old ones are now (or are going to be) operated by other airlines ? Will there be any left for BEE ?
24th Oct 2020, 11:51
Replies: 654
Views: 192,693
Posted By kcockayne

Guernsey has taken a very tough & controlling...

Guernsey has taken a very tough & controlling line with Covid, right from the beginning ; & it cannot be denied that it has paid off - at least from the containment of the virus aspect - but they...
23rd Oct 2020, 18:14
Replies: 44
Views: 6,332
Posted By kcockayne

I think that it was the Isle of Man that...

I think that it was the Isle of Man that suspended the link, due to a surge in Guernsey Covid cases.
23rd Oct 2020, 07:37
Replies: 44
Views: 6,332
Posted By kcockayne

Same for a lot of us, Jerbourg ! Your...

Same for a lot of us, Jerbourg ! Your contributions are always valued, though.
22nd Oct 2020, 18:14
Replies: 44
Views: 6,332
Posted By kcockayne

AUR certainly tried Jersey to Caen for a short...

AUR certainly tried Jersey to Caen for a short while, but I don't remember them operating from Guernsey. But, I could be wrong.
18th Oct 2020, 07:57
Replies: 44
Views: 6,332
Posted By kcockayne

Going back to Rousseau from Dinard; the early...

Going back to Rousseau from Dinard; the early services (in the 60s) we’re operated by Dragon Rapide & Jodel D140. Surely one of the last Rapide services anywhere ?
18th Oct 2020, 07:47
Replies: 44
Views: 6,332
Posted By kcockayne

My previous post seems to have disappeared, so...

My previous post seems to have disappeared, so I’ll try again. I am pretty certain that the a/c used was a SH36, with possibly a FK50 (although this may have been Cork to Jersey). I never saw a...
16th Oct 2020, 07:17
Replies: 21
Views: 7,330
Posted By kcockayne

That is good news. Let’s hope that the demand is...

That is good news. Let’s hope that the demand is there to support them. I notice that they will be up against EZY from Manchester & BCI from East Mids. That might have an impact on one of the...
16th Oct 2020, 07:12
Replies: 44
Views: 6,332
Posted By kcockayne

Aer Lingus did operate from Dublin for one or two...

Aer Lingus did operate from Dublin for one or two seasons. I think it was in the late 80s, but memory fails me somewhat. They used the SH360 &, possibly, the FK50.
15th Oct 2020, 22:25
Replies: 44
Views: 6,332
Posted By kcockayne

Don’t forget Morton Air Services from Gatwick...

Don’t forget Morton Air Services from Gatwick with Doves & Herons. Guernsey has never had a service from Dundee. We also had an infrequent service, from Birmingham, I think, operated by Don Everall...
8th Oct 2020, 18:25
Replies: 483
Views: 234,237
Posted By kcockayne

Yes, I have done it myself , on occasion. But, it...

Yes, I have done it myself , on occasion. But, it is far from convenient & I far prefer flying on from Gatwick with EZY/BAW/UAE than taking the trip to & from Heathrow. If AUR were to codeshare with...
7th Oct 2020, 11:06
Replies: 483
Views: 234,237
Posted By kcockayne

For AUR to get a workable deal with BAW requires...

For AUR to get a workable deal with BAW requires that the two networks connect somewhere - most appropriately Heathrow &/or Gatwick. Up to now, AUR have been unable to get into Heathrow (may change...
6th Oct 2020, 07:57
Replies: 1,434
Views: 1,360,523
Posted By kcockayne

There are plenty of us about !

There are plenty of us about !
3rd Oct 2020, 16:11
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Views: 2,263,616
Posted By kcockayne

Praslin, Seychelles.

Praslin, Seychelles.
1st Oct 2020, 18:08
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Views: 985,096
Posted By kcockayne

I am in sympathy with your general sentiments,...

I am in sympathy with your general sentiments, Rivetjoint: but it is hard to be optimistic & difficult to agree with "things can only get better" in the short or medium term. I said on here back in...
29th Sep 2020, 10:27
Replies: 112
Views: 31,075
Posted By kcockayne

Jet II I have flown on the 380 six times -...

Jet II

I have flown on the 380 six times - twice in economy & four times in business - by far & away the most comfortable a/c I have ever flown in (especially in economy). I can only say that I am...
25th Sep 2020, 15:12
Replies: 57
Views: 7,161
Posted By kcockayne

In the days of Pan Am : from a pilot at FL330....

In the days of Pan Am : from a pilot at FL330. “London, from ABC123; getting some chop here, request ride report at 350”. London to PAA987; “what’s the ride like at FL350 ?”. PAA987: “well, put it...
19th Sep 2020, 08:52
Replies: 57
Views: 7,161
Posted By kcockayne

The legendary Doug Shoulder. They don't make them...

The legendary Doug Shoulder. They don't make them like him nowadays, either !
17th Sep 2020, 18:43
Replies: 12
Views: 1,523
Posted By kcockayne

Yes, we used to ask pilots of commercial aircraft...

Yes, we used to ask pilots of commercial aircraft at Guernsey Airport if they would show us around their aircraft. Very few refused. Those kind actions resulted directly in quite a few of us pursuing...
10th Sep 2020, 17:58
Replies: 746
Views: 106,226
Posted By kcockayne

Heading for Guernsey & the Battle of Britain...

Heading for Guernsey & the Battle of Britain display.
25th Aug 2020, 21:29
Replies: 654
Views: 192,693
Posted By kcockayne

Guernsey has not had any infections of Covid 19,...

Guernsey has not had any infections of Covid 19, nor any deaths, since April - there have been 16 deaths in all. They have been maintaining strict quarantine for all arrivals. Jersey has had 32...
25th Aug 2020, 20:01
Replies: 654
Views: 192,693
Posted By kcockayne

This co-operation, if it turns out to be real,...

This co-operation, if it turns out to be real, may well have come about due to the "air bridge" which AUR are operating between Guernsey & the IoM (both islands being covid free for a few months...
25th Aug 2020, 17:37
Replies: 654
Views: 192,693
Posted By kcockayne

AURís problem is that there are not many, if any,...

AURís problem is that there are not many, if any, new routes that they could operate from Guernsey which would support anything more than a summer weekend only operation.
12th Aug 2020, 16:38
Replies: 4,580
Views: 1,696,576
Posted By kcockayne

[QUOTE=SEN Observer;10859125]I don't see that...

[QUOTE=SEN Observer;10859125]I don't see that LTNMan is grinding any particular airport axes just speaking generally about idiots who don't adhere to the rules and regulations that are there to try...
12th Aug 2020, 09:36
Replies: 4,580
Views: 1,696,576
Posted By kcockayne

I am going to Majorca in September . Luckily, I...

I am going to Majorca in September . Luckily, I don't live in the UK, so I am not subject to the Govt. stipulations. All we have to do in Jersey is to take a test on return arrival & keep ,...
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