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28th Jun 2020, 13:11
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Posted By spacedog

Prior to Covid19 general cargo didnít cover the...

Prior to Covid19 general cargo didnít cover the cost of the fuel. General cargo was being shipped at $1.00-$1.50 per kilo. At the beginning of the crisis cargo spiked at $8.00-$9.00 a kilo. Now the...
15th May 2020, 14:16
Replies: 1,446
Views: 280,133
Posted By spacedog

I agree 100% with FFMAN. The long term damage to...

I agree 100% with FFMAN. The long term damage to the economy and the youth is going to take an age to repair. Jobs are disappearing faster now than at any time I remember since the late 70s early...
13th May 2020, 19:42
Replies: 34
Views: 9,070
Posted By spacedog

In a word NO. Not unless you wish to loose...

In a word NO.

Not unless you wish to loose all your money.
11th May 2020, 20:53
Replies: 1,406
Views: 1,288,036
Posted By spacedog

I was working on one of the flights today. Some...

I was working on one of the flights today. Some flights to the US are carrying passengers US citizens or US residents only.
11th May 2020, 18:10
Replies: 1,406
Views: 1,288,036
Posted By spacedog

BA operated at least 5 US flights with passengers...

BA operated at least 5 US flights with passengers on today and have been doing daily. LAX BOS IAD ORD and JFK all the other US flights are freighters. NBO SIN PVG PEK TLV one of the HKGs all...
11th May 2020, 14:23
Replies: 1,406
Views: 1,288,036
Posted By spacedog

The vast majority of these flights are passenger...

The vast majority of these flights are passenger aircraft with zero passengers on board operating as freighters
8th May 2020, 19:59
Replies: 1,446
Views: 280,133
Posted By spacedog

Sorry but I have had enough of all this doom and...

Sorry but I have had enough of all this doom and gloom. Firstly look at the facts and figures re cases of Covid19. Most people donít even realise they have the virus. The groups of people who are at...
4th May 2020, 18:17
Replies: 790
Views: 582,149
Posted By spacedog

This is supposed to be a thread about BA not a...

This is supposed to be a thread about BA not a discussion about Thomas the tank engine
18th Apr 2020, 08:17
Replies: 195
Views: 170,902
Posted By spacedog

Can somebody turn the ventilator off this failed...

Can somebody turn the ventilator off this failed airline to avoid more pain and misery later.
Surely now there are no passengers travelling it would be the ideal time to just call it a day.
this...
11th Apr 2020, 16:11
Replies: 1,318
Views: 1,217,796
Posted By spacedog

Very lucky to get 1 flight a day by 1st May. ...

Very lucky to get 1 flight a day by 1st May.
Firstly we will still be under lockdown. The government advice on travel is no no no.
When the lockdown is lifted EK will resume services to the main...
9th Apr 2020, 15:27
Replies: 518
Views: 397,221
Posted By spacedog

Can we get this thread back on track please. if...

Can we get this thread back on track please.
if you want to talk brexit and politics start another thread
2nd Apr 2020, 07:20
Replies: 518
Views: 397,221
Posted By spacedog

i think there are far more airlines out there...

i think there are far more airlines out there with outstanding orders for A330s. If Virgin are such an important customer to either Airbus or Rolls then I think they should be helping Virgin stay...
28th Mar 2020, 18:09
Replies: 518
Views: 397,221
Posted By spacedog

its 40 years since Laker went bust. Virgin have...

its 40 years since Laker went bust. Virgin have been flying now for approx 35 years. A lot has changed in the aviation industry since then. Competition is everywhere you look keeping prices...
17th Mar 2020, 12:32
Replies: 790
Views: 582,149
Posted By spacedog

I believe they are related to a rescue mission...

I believe they are related to a rescue mission for a cruise. I think on behalf of Fred Olsen
15th Mar 2020, 08:21
Replies: 518
Views: 397,221
Posted By spacedog

747 fleets

Not 100% sure on the actual numbers, Virgin only have 5/6 747 in service mainly flying from LGW or MAN to MCO and some other leisure destinations. Plus JFK and ATL from MAN. VS have accelerated the...
14th Mar 2020, 14:32
Replies: 790
Views: 582,149
Posted By spacedog

as things currently stand with the price of oil...

as things currently stand with the price of oil so low, all the 747 are bought and paid for BA will keep them running till the oil price recovers and they become uneconomical to run.
22nd Feb 2020, 09:56
Replies: 2,338
Views: 1,019,597
Posted By spacedog

[QUOTE=daz211;10693296]NEW ROUTE HiSky -...

[QUOTE=daz211;10693296]NEW ROUTE

HiSky - Chișinău to London Stansted. Flights start 10 April 2020

KIV 0930-1040 STN (Tue, Fri & Sun)
STN 1130-1610 KIV (Tue, Fri & Sun)

Thanks to...
20th Feb 2020, 22:22
Replies: 2,338
Views: 1,019,597
Posted By spacedog

Not sure given the equipment they plan to use...

Not sure given the equipment they plan to use that there will be any room for freight. The track record for passengers from the West of Africa is luggage luggage and more luggage. I very much doubt...
15th Feb 2020, 14:59
Replies: 4,298
Views: 2,602,698
Posted By spacedog

The referred to article is absolute rubbish and...

The referred to article is absolute rubbish and over 2 years old. We have left the EU the pound is rising and our destiny is in the hands of our elected MPs. Quite frankly if it means that some of...
12th Dec 2019, 19:41
Replies: 4,343
Views: 2,988,781
Posted By spacedog

Itís becoming the norm that tech crew are...

Itís becoming the norm that tech crew are unwilling to Start the APU until the final moment.
untill the APU has started the ground crew shouldnít remove the external power.
my observations are that...
5th Oct 2019, 21:24
Replies: 11
Views: 2,565
Posted By spacedog

Without being there we can only assume what the...

Without being there we can only assume what the restrictions were.
my thoughts would be that the ZFW (zero fuel weight) and the minimum fuel needed for the trip would take the aircraft above max...
3rd Oct 2019, 10:44
Replies: 4,343
Views: 2,988,781
Posted By spacedog

Not being funny but that could have been one of...

Not being funny but that could have been one of the factors that put TCX in the position it has found itself in.
Too cheap not enough profit margin.
3rd Oct 2019, 09:35
Replies: 4,343
Views: 2,988,781
Posted By spacedog

New routes for Ryanair PSA new 2 x weekly ...

New routes for Ryanair
PSA new 2 x weekly
PRG 9 x weekly summer only
MXP 5 x weekly summer only
KTW 3 x weekly summer only
27th Sep 2019, 15:50
Replies: 4,343
Views: 2,988,781
Posted By spacedog

Great news if it all comes off. I am not sure...

Great news if it all comes off. I am not sure Virgin have the airframes avaiable for such a quick expansion. Maybe with the help of DL they might be able to utilise 6 pair of slots each day. I do...
17th Aug 2019, 12:09
Replies: 790
Views: 582,149
Posted By spacedog

Re the B777 new config.....whati about the...

Re the B777 new config.....whati about the remaining fleet
G YMMA-F G YMMR-U are there any plans to change their configuration from 48/24/203.
would are sense to follow the rest of the ER fleet and...
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