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25th Oct 2020, 02:52
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Posted By Vokes55

Besides, the cost of empty sectors at the...

Besides, the cost of empty sectors at the beginning/end of the season is simply included in everybodyís holiday price. Itís not a surprising, unaccounted for cost to the company.

With a bit of...
24th Oct 2020, 16:06
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Posted By Vokes55

TUI and Jet2 (and other charter airlines of the...

TUI and Jet2 (and other charter airlines of the past) have operated empty sectors at the start and end of seasons since the dawn of time.

So what have we established from the Jet2 fanboys then....
23rd Oct 2020, 22:05
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Posted By Vokes55

I think youíre scraping the barrel now. So why...

I think youíre scraping the barrel now. So why not just cancel everything thatís over a week away and put on a whole program a week in advance based on whatís open?

Keeping existing bookings is...
23rd Oct 2020, 21:01
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Posted By Vokes55

Actually a lot of people did see this coming. The...

Actually a lot of people did see this coming. The rate for Lanzarote and Fuerteventura has been below 20/100,000 in 7 days for the past four weeks. I donít think anybody saw the whole lot coming...
23rd Oct 2020, 19:18
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Posted By Vokes55

I have a current account and a savings account....

I have a current account and a savings account. If the current account is empty and I need to pay my mortgage or I lose my house, itís coming out of my savings account.

If a company is on its last...
23rd Oct 2020, 18:15
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Posted By Vokes55

But whatís so negative about keeping the bookings...

But whatís so negative about keeping the bookings active and only cancelling them when they know for sure they wonít go ahead, which is currently the Thursday before the departure date, whilst giving...
23rd Oct 2020, 14:23
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Posted By Vokes55

Which is why youíre on a spotters website and not...

Which is why youíre on a spotters website and not in airline or tour operator management. Cancelling ski holidays 3-5 months in advance, and letting all that money leave the business in the form of...
22nd Oct 2020, 19:12
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Views: 2,652,972
Posted By Vokes55

As explained one post below yours. However...

As explained one post below yours.

However not even the most brainwashed Jet2 fanboy or employee could deny that cancelling the largest market for October half term a month in advance was short...
22nd Oct 2020, 17:08
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Posted By Vokes55

No heads up, all travel companies are informed of...

No heads up, all travel companies are informed of changes to travel corridors at 1640 on Thursday.

However, all travel companies also have the ability, like your or I, to track the infection rates...
22nd Oct 2020, 16:15
Replies: 2,003
Views: 363,921
Posted By Vokes55

Pleasantly surprised they all got the green...

Pleasantly surprised they all got the green light. I expected Lanzarote and Fuerteventura but not the whole lot. Seems some common sense is finally breaking through.

Gives some companies a...
21st Oct 2020, 21:23
Replies: 2,003
Views: 363,921
Posted By Vokes55

What odds on Grant Shapps giving the green light...

What odds on Grant Shapps giving the green light to half term holidays in the Canary Islands tomorrow? Slim to anorexic I know, but the latest figures put 4/7 below the government's threshold, with...
6th Oct 2020, 16:26
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Posted By Vokes55

Source? ......

Source?

......
27th Sep 2020, 11:25
Replies: 2,003
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Posted By Vokes55

Six months ago there was a plan to take everyone...

Six months ago there was a plan to take everyone out of society and that didnít work out well either.

Ive answered your question plenty of times but you just donít understand. (Continue to) do...
27th Sep 2020, 10:46
Replies: 2,003
Views: 363,921
Posted By Vokes55

Precisely why a one size fits all approach wonít...

Precisely why a one size fits all approach wonít work any more.
27th Sep 2020, 10:45
Replies: 2,003
Views: 363,921
Posted By Vokes55

Yeah, youíre still not getting it are you. Your,...

Yeah, youíre still not getting it are you. Your, and your friendsí assessment is exactly what everybody should be doing. Using your own judgement and doing what you feel safe doing. Now if 60 million...
26th Sep 2020, 21:20
Replies: 2,003
Views: 363,921
Posted By Vokes55

No, because those who were worried about being...

No, because those who were worried about being infected due to ďage, health or geneticsĒ would take responsibility for their health and well-being and would either take themselves out of society or...
26th Sep 2020, 18:58
Replies: 2,003
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Posted By Vokes55

No. Iíve been advocating the exact opposite. I...

No. Iíve been advocating the exact opposite. I want people like you who feel threatened by the virus to take responsibility for your health, as it seems you have been doing.

If everybody who felt...
26th Sep 2020, 11:53
Replies: 2,003
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Posted By Vokes55

Nobody is scoffing at those with a more ďprudentĒ...

Nobody is scoffing at those with a more ďprudentĒ view. People are scoffing at those who insist their view should be inflicted on everybody else. Itís a very 2020 attitude.

All people like me...
26th Sep 2020, 11:45
Replies: 2,003
Views: 363,921
Posted By Vokes55

Exactly. At what point does the number of people...

Exactly. At what point does the number of people dying alone having not seen their family for x months exceed the number of people dying ďwithĒ coronavirus. It probably already has.
26th Sep 2020, 10:11
Replies: 2,003
Views: 363,921
Posted By Vokes55

I donít think you get it. If you, and by you I...

I donít think you get it. If you, and by you I mean you and every other risk averse coronaphobe, donít feel safe then donít get on an aircraft. Then everybody else who is willing to take that risk or...
25th Sep 2020, 14:59
Replies: 2,003
Views: 363,921
Posted By Vokes55

The diplomatic answer to that is that theyíre...

The diplomatic answer to that is that theyíre not. The rules are quite clearly outlined to passengers.

The opinionated answer is why shouldnít those who are happy to abide by the rules and/or...
25th Sep 2020, 10:40
Replies: 2,003
Views: 363,921
Posted By Vokes55

As far as Iím aware, and Iím far from the COVID...

As far as Iím aware, and Iím far from the COVID police, the former.
25th Sep 2020, 10:14
Replies: 2,003
Views: 363,921
Posted By Vokes55

I canít find a single fact in your post that...

I canít find a single fact in your post that answers the question, just your (typically negative) opinion and a second hand experience. Hereís a fact for you, German tourists are still allowed to go...
24th Sep 2020, 11:28
Replies: 2,003
Views: 363,921
Posted By Vokes55

If Iím statistically 5x more likely to catch...

If Iím statistically 5x more likely to catch coronavirus in Manchester than in Crete, why can I go to Manchester and not have to quarantine but I do if I go to Crete?

Other than decimating...
24th Sep 2020, 08:49
Replies: 2,003
Views: 363,921
Posted By Vokes55

Surely now cases in the U.K. are going up, the...

Surely now cases in the U.K. are going up, the quarantine system should be scrapped. After all, the policy was introduced because, and to quote Priti Patel herself

ďThe answer as to why weíre...
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