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23rd Sep 2019, 00:22
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Posted By DP.

Best of luck to each and every one of you...

Best of luck to each and every one of you affected by this.

I flew a transatlantic return with TCX about 6 weeks ago, and had a pair of all round great flights, but particularly the crew. Youíll...
13th Jul 2018, 15:48
Replies: 3,526
Views: 2,388,415
Posted By DP.

I know it doesn't provide the stats, but as I...

I know it doesn't provide the stats, but as I said in my previous post, it states that the data provided by MAN demonstrates poor performance on waiting times and that they accept it is an issue...
13th Jul 2018, 12:00
Replies: 3,526
Views: 2,388,415
Posted By DP.

However it also states that, 1) the stats...

However it also states that, 1) the stats provided by the airport demonstrate poor performance and 2) that the airport accepted that their performance has been unacceptable.

You can dismiss it as...
10th Jul 2018, 08:36
Replies: 3,526
Views: 2,388,415
Posted By DP.

Prioritising their relationship with Arrow Cars...

Prioritising their relationship with Arrow Cars has long been more important to MAN than providing a good service to passengers.

We arrived back around 23.00 on Sunday night (and then having to...
3rd Jul 2018, 07:11
Replies: 3,526
Views: 2,388,415
Posted By DP.

Not before time either. It's just a shame it's...

Not before time either. It's just a shame it's taken them this long to finally concede this. If it's any consolation to the numerous disgruntled pax who frequent this thread, the staff are treated...
26th Mar 2018, 21:53
Replies: 3,526
Views: 2,388,415
Posted By DP.

Itís interesting to note that their reasoning for...

Itís interesting to note that their reasoning for implementing the drop-off charges is that the forecourts arenít designed to handle the levels of traffic, when theyíre having a brand new shiny...
17th Mar 2018, 09:25
Replies: 3,526
Views: 2,388,415
Posted By DP.

More to do with the fact that they've put the T1...

More to do with the fact that they've put the T1 staff in a car park that's basically in Styal, on a route that has again been subject to massive delays of late, and now apparently a lack of...
24th Feb 2018, 12:46
Replies: 3,526
Views: 2,388,415
Posted By DP.

Dobbo_Dobbo Quite. The situation in the...

Dobbo_Dobbo

Quite. The situation in the vicinity of the airport at present is absolutely shambolic.
22nd Oct 2017, 14:43
Replies: 3,526
Views: 2,388,415
Posted By DP.

Even with the temporary lights on Styal Road at...

Even with the temporary lights on Styal Road at the moment, it's not been anywhere near as bad as it was at a few points over the summer. I can't think of an occasion in the last six weeks where I'd...
21st Oct 2017, 11:03
Replies: 1,188
Views: 871,855
Posted By DP.

G-OZBG is still sat at MAN, only one left.

G-OZBG is still sat at MAN, only one left.
21st Oct 2017, 07:30
Replies: 3,526
Views: 2,388,415
Posted By DP.

The point is to significantly increase the...

The point is to significantly increase the capacity of T2, to be able to take some of the pressure off of the other terminals.

T2 was the only sensible option for expansion, with respect to not...
20th Oct 2017, 11:46
Replies: 3,526
Views: 2,388,415
Posted By DP.

This is correct. Considering that the...

This is correct. Considering that the Transformation Programme is effectively doubling the size of it, the suggestion that they're "demolishing half of T2" is woefully wide of the mark.
20th Oct 2017, 07:49
Replies: 3,526
Views: 2,388,415
Posted By DP.

There's plenty you can criticise MAN for, but...

There's plenty you can criticise MAN for, but this one seems a bit unfair. There's regular train services to and from the airport, the Metrolink has been extended out there. I'm not sure what more...
16th Oct 2017, 21:38
Replies: 3,526
Views: 2,388,415
Posted By DP.

Busy day all round - three inbound emergencies...

Busy day all round - three inbound emergencies (two returning after departure) within about 90 minutes this afternoon.
28th Sep 2017, 10:59
Replies: 3,526
Views: 2,388,415
Posted By DP.

I've flown the MAN-NQY route a couple of times...

I've flown the MAN-NQY route a couple of times this year, and I've found it a really good experience - decent aircraft, competitive fares, and an easy experience both ways at NQY.



It's an...
21st Sep 2017, 09:58
Replies: 3,526
Views: 2,388,415
Posted By DP.

The MAN experience isn't as bad as some would...

The MAN experience isn't as bad as some would make out, but there are plenty of issues that can't simply be put down to 'the airport experience'.

A colleague arrived on an evening domestic flight...
15th Sep 2017, 12:30
Replies: 8,557
Views: 3,756,179
Posted By DP.

It's actually quicker walking back there some...

It's actually quicker walking back there some days.
14th Sep 2017, 08:49
Replies: 8,557
Views: 3,756,179
Posted By DP.

Yes, EZY appeared to be quite the shambles this...

Yes, EZY appeared to be quite the shambles this weekend.

We finally departed CPH for MAN at 0105, for a 2150 scheduled departure on Sunday. Three different excuses offered by the airline to their...
29th Aug 2017, 08:19
Replies: 1,676
Views: 867,104
Posted By DP.

G-CGWV currently on the ground at MAN, been here...

G-CGWV currently on the ground at MAN, been here since Sunday evening.
17th Aug 2017, 15:33
Replies: 8,557
Views: 3,756,179
Posted By DP.

I'd expect that that's the case. In this...

I'd expect that that's the case. In this instance, there's really little MAN could do; AA's offering is poor, and plagued by delays and cancellations.
17th Aug 2017, 14:56
Replies: 8,557
Views: 3,756,179
Posted By DP.

A very good point. I did that earlier this year....

A very good point. I did that earlier this year. I won't be in any hurry to do it again.
20th Jul 2017, 11:50
Replies: 25
Views: 9,567
Posted By DP.

Currently holding, fire trucks in tow, on the...

Currently holding, fire trucks in tow, on the taxiway between 23L and 23R.

Sporty looking landing, and he was (obviously) heavy on the brakes, but a good job all round.
14th Feb 2017, 11:37
Replies: 926
Views: 363,600
Posted By DP.

Apologies for quoting quite an old post here, but...

Apologies for quoting quite an old post here, but I just came across this (https://planetags.com/products/virgin-airlines-lady-penelope-boeing-747-planetag-tail-g-vfab-1) - indeed she didn't find a...
9th Feb 2017, 10:46
Replies: 8,557
Views: 3,756,179
Posted By DP.

Agreed. A great city and would be a nice addition...

Agreed. A great city and would be a nice addition to the MAN portfolio.

It is less than a couple of hours drive from AGP, which is already well served, but obviously the direct route would be...
2nd Feb 2017, 09:03
Replies: 8,557
Views: 3,756,179
Posted By DP.

I'm about 10 miles from MAN, almost under the...

I'm about 10 miles from MAN, almost under the usual departure path for this flight. I can always pick out that it's that aircraft when it's going over, purely from the noise of it!
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