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25th Aug 2020, 20:10
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Posted By Fletch

The figures are unsurprisingly shocking. The...

The figures are unsurprisingly shocking. The frustrating thing is the blatant waste of money. Most carriers are cutting frequencies and routes as the world is gripped in a crisis. It became obvious...
5th Aug 2020, 20:18
Replies: 761
Views: 255,587
Posted By Fletch

Not sure if it was the last time, but there was...

Not sure if it was the last time, but there was one there for sure in 2009. I believe J32 have operated there too.

Getting in is less of an issue than getting out from memory.
17th Jul 2020, 19:22
Replies: 2,672
Views: 1,284,470
Posted By Fletch

Am I correct in thinking Newcastle is/was one of...

Am I correct in thinking Newcastle is/was one of the crew bases schedule to close?
15th Jul 2020, 18:39
Replies: 425
Views: 227,910
Posted By Fletch

I'm not surprised to hear that. WeWork ($$$) and...

I'm not surprised to hear that. WeWork ($$$) and shared office space was all the thing only a few months ago, yet now no one (apparently) needs to go to an office... Virtual meetings such as MS...
30th Jun 2020, 15:34
Replies: 1,239
Views: 865,219
Posted By Fletch

Of which it appear approximately 160 are based in...

Of which it appear approximately 160 are based in the UK. I guess airframes could be deployed to bases on the continent and serve other routes. Or the jobs could be "off-shored" and the routes...
23rd Jun 2020, 12:01
Replies: 784
Views: 537,643
Posted By Fletch

Well I hope the Mayor has a big cheque book! ...

Well I hope the Mayor has a big cheque book! Hopefully all the new routes work out. The London flights do look they could be up against it though with the train times to central London.
23rd Jun 2020, 10:53
Replies: 784
Views: 537,643
Posted By Fletch

With regards the MME-LCY route, is there any...

With regards the MME-LCY route, is there any particular company/industry cluster in the Teesside area that is supporting this route? Or is it a generic City/Financial Sector/London route?

I'm...
7th May 2020, 13:08
Replies: 2,068
Views: 1,112,147
Posted By Fletch

I am not sure that is correct; at least on the...

I am not sure that is correct; at least on the majority of airliners. It has been said that social distancing is not necessary because of ECS/Air-Con systems.
1st May 2020, 10:10
Replies: 261
Views: 118,961
Posted By Fletch

Totally agree. We as a group do not do ourselves...

Totally agree. We as a group do not do ourselves any favours, particularly here in the UK.
30th Apr 2020, 14:42
Replies: 261
Views: 118,961
Posted By Fletch

I thought that might be the case. Tough times.

I thought that might be the case. Tough times.
30th Apr 2020, 14:23
Replies: 261
Views: 118,961
Posted By Fletch

Since HGV driving seems to continually get...

Since HGV driving seems to continually get mentioned here, what is the market like at the moment for HGV drivers?

I had just presumed there would have been a glut of drivers on the market, what...
25th Apr 2020, 19:26
Replies: 556
Views: 419,708
Posted By Fletch

I'd say that Virgin Atlantic like the majority of...

I'd say that Virgin Atlantic like the majority of businesses around the world are on their knees. While it may not have been the most profitable of airlines historically, i'd reckon that Covid-19...
20th Apr 2020, 11:26
Replies: 1,205
Views: 1,068,109
Posted By Fletch

Seems a bit unfair that Loganair should be denied...

Seems a bit unfair that Loganair should be denied any government support for their commercial operations, while companies in other industries can receive it. Loganair is a profitable, viable company...
31st Mar 2020, 15:52
Replies: 139
Views: 40,359
Posted By Fletch

What airlines still use seniority based systems? ...

What airlines still use seniority based systems?

I would think these days there is enough seniority based airlines and non seniority based so that you can choose the one that floats your boat...
16th Mar 2020, 12:29
Replies: 2,804
Views: 2,595,973
Posted By Fletch

Of the 2 billion in liabilities, roughly 1...

Of the 2 billion in liabilities, roughly 1 billion is for aircraft loans and lease obligations and the other 1 billion is customers cash who have yet to take their flight/holiday I think. They...
4th Mar 2020, 21:26
Replies: 4,311
Views: 2,623,811
Posted By Fletch

Simon Calder gives me a hope- someone with so...

Simon Calder gives me a hope- someone with so little talent can go so far. He's a parasite to the aviation industry.
4th Mar 2020, 20:18
Replies: 4,311
Views: 2,623,811
Posted By Fletch

I'd be amazed if the franchise partners hadn't...

I'd be amazed if the franchise partners hadn't seen this coming and started to make plans. Also the longer term opportunities for them probably outweigh the short term pain.
4th Mar 2020, 13:34
Replies: 4,311
Views: 2,623,811
Posted By Fletch

Out of interest fernlee, what do you think...

Out of interest fernlee, what do you think Connect Airways are going to do to Flybe that will turn an airline consistently loosing 10 million plus a year, with hundreds of millions of pounds of...
4th Mar 2020, 13:05
Replies: 4,311
Views: 2,623,811
Posted By Fletch

As much as I think that connectivity is (very)...

As much as I think that connectivity is (very) important to the regions, I can't see how state intervention is appropriate in this instance. Going forward the business will have to resize and focus-...
15th Jan 2020, 10:36
Replies: 4,311
Views: 2,623,811
Posted By Fletch

Yes, lots have to change at Flybe but that...

Yes, lots have to change at Flybe but that doesn’t mean that the airline doesn’t have a future, albeit in a different size and shape. Until the details of any assistance are known it’s hard to...
25th Nov 2019, 15:24
Replies: 435
Views: 228,982
Posted By Fletch

Theres something ironic about that question... ...

Theres something ironic about that question...



That's nice of them but you do realise where that 33M(?) comes from?

I've no issues with The Scottish Government owning Prestwick Airport,...
25th Nov 2019, 14:02
Replies: 40
Views: 25,991
Posted By Fletch

​​​​Perhaps more of a reflection of a...

​​​​Perhaps more of a reflection of a deterioration at BA, coupled with an ongoing improvement at Jet2. The Jet2 lifestyle seems to suit a lot of folk.

I could be wrong, but the fact folk are now...
1st Nov 2019, 22:13
Replies: 2,804
Views: 2,595,973
Posted By Fletch

I From your quote it seems they were on a "Jet2...

I
From your quote it seems they were on a "Jet2 the airline " flight; perhaps that?
22nd Sep 2019, 20:55
Replies: 1,549
Views: 1,725,002
Posted By Fletch

"im no fantasist and the only thing I have posted...

"im no fantasist and the only thing I have posted that seem now to be incorrect is the booking system."

To be fair that's quite significant surely?
25th Jun 2019, 17:58
Replies: 7
Views: 4,998
Posted By Fletch

Agree with the travel concession comments. ...

Agree with the travel concession comments. Depending on where you are travelling to, but getting seats back to the UK during peak summer months is both tricky (due to availability) and pricey.
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