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3rd Jun 2022, 18:17
Replies: 273
Views: 127,258
Posted By MDS

I understand their T&C's and it's my fault for...

I understand their T&C's and it's my fault for agreeing to them in the first place.

It still doesn't change the fact I feel like I've been partially scammed. It is what it is though. Lesson...
3rd Jun 2022, 17:06
Replies: 273
Views: 127,258
Posted By MDS

Thought I'd give Wizz another go, booked a return...

Thought I'd give Wizz another go, booked a return flight to Malaga back in March (for two weeks time) and opted for the Wizz Air discount club.

Now they've cancelled most of the routes from DSA,...
9th Apr 2022, 17:34
Replies: 909
Views: 287,251
Posted By MDS

It's a shame to see more chopping and changing to...

It's a shame to see more chopping and changing to the Wizz schedule, but at this stage it is what it is.

After recently trying their route down to Malaga for the first time I can confidently say...
1st Feb 2022, 21:16
Replies: 756
Views: 413,498
Posted By MDS

Are Jet2's 733's back to work this year? I...

Are Jet2's 733's back to work this year?

I booked AGP-LBA for 30/3 and noticed the seatmap is for that type. Quite surprised.
1st Feb 2022, 21:09
Replies: 909
Views: 287,251
Posted By MDS

I've cancelled the itinerary as a whole and...

I've cancelled the itinerary as a whole and booked out of Leeds instead.

It's a shame as I love Doncaster airport and will continue to use it with TUI's flight-only options but I simply won't ever...
1st Feb 2022, 19:09
Replies: 273
Views: 127,258
Posted By MDS

Does Wizz Air have any competence in managing...

Does Wizz Air have any competence in managing their schedule, or is it quite normal to cancel flights without notifying customers less than two months before flying?

I booked DSA-AGP-DSA a couple...
1st Feb 2022, 19:04
Replies: 909
Views: 287,251
Posted By MDS

Wizz is an absolute shambles of an airline and a...

Wizz is an absolute shambles of an airline and a complete burden to the image of Doncaster Sheffield airport.

I opted to try Wizz for the first time ever to fly to Malaga at the end of March. Less...
10th Oct 2021, 15:07
Replies: 756
Views: 413,498
Posted By MDS

You don't need to enter anything and it will let...

You don't need to enter anything and it will let you leave it blank.

Most recently I filled out a form on Thursday to confirm this.
25th Sep 2021, 15:22
Replies: 909
Views: 287,251
Posted By MDS

Regarding Wizz, it's disappointing. I was...

Regarding Wizz, it's disappointing.

I was hopeful to try them out of DSA on a few routes this winter but the constant delays, strange fare structure, and employment practices (other threads) makes...
19th Aug 2021, 15:56
Replies: 908
Views: 297,937
Posted By MDS

FR launching AGP-LGW 6x weekly at the end of...

FR launching AGP-LGW 6x weekly at the end of October. AGP based a/c.

I wonder if this is testing the waters for further expansion.
20th May 2021, 11:35
Replies: 3
Views: 2,315
Posted By MDS

Good to see finally. LHR-JFK is timed a...

Good to see finally.

LHR-JFK is timed a little strangely as it seems the aircraft will sit around for 8 hours at Heathrow before departing at 18:10. I'd say a 21:43 arrival into JFK isn't a prime...
5th Feb 2021, 09:22
Replies: 22
Views: 2,920
Posted By MDS

It's not the actual fare price that I had a...

It's not the actual fare price that I had a problem with. It's the fact that an identical product from the same company now costs 50% more for seemingly no reason.

I'd feel the same way regardless...
4th Feb 2021, 12:59
Replies: 22
Views: 2,920
Posted By MDS

All the above makes sense. I'll be damned if...

All the above makes sense.

I'll be damned if I'm parting with 50% more though! Especially given the current climate of uncertainty.

I'll hold off booking for now, otherwise seek other countries...
3rd Feb 2021, 22:31
Replies: 22
Views: 2,920
Posted By MDS

Sudden Fare Increase?

I was looking to book travel to the USA in September (just in case it's possible) and noticed fares have increased 50% across the board in the past 2-3 days.

Previously a couple of days ago, basic...
24th Dec 2020, 17:35
Replies: 909
Views: 287,251
Posted By MDS

Malaga and Suceava bookable again. Looks...

Malaga and Suceava bookable again.

Looks like Malaga had a timing change to the morning instead.

Eindhoven and Lisbon axed. Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria going winter seasonal (as mentioned...
19th Dec 2020, 14:46
Replies: 2,152
Views: 670,559
Posted By MDS

GrahamK MAN-PHL still bookable in July 2021...

GrahamK

MAN-PHL still bookable in July 2021 (although not daily)
2nd Sep 2020, 14:41
Replies: 492
Views: 396,971
Posted By MDS

KLM focuses on their bread and butter -...

KLM focuses on their bread and butter - Amsterdam. Similar to why BA doesn't fly to Birmingham or Stansted for example.

Wizz also serves Eindhoven with a couple of dozen routes already which...
15th Jul 2020, 21:10
Replies: 59
Views: 29,870
Posted By MDS

Doubtful they had an engineer at AHU as it's a...

Doubtful they had an engineer at AHU as it's a tiny station.

It appeared to have an erroneous fault at FL160 during cruise however functioned correctly during the approach:





This is the...
14th Jul 2020, 11:29
Replies: 59
Views: 29,870
Posted By MDS

Mortifying. Two impacts into the sea, while...

Mortifying.

Two impacts into the sea, while 3 nose down. Quite extraordinary there wasn't a complete structural failure.

Their first leg into Al Hoceima that day also resulted in descending to...
26th May 2020, 13:27
Replies: 149
Views: 122,883
Posted By MDS

Did RYR and LBA management get into a spat about...

Did RYR and LBA management get into a spat about something to warrant the disappearance and subsequent reappearance?

Very strange indeed.
28th Apr 2020, 12:27
Replies: 1,978
Views: 1,254,141
Posted By MDS

Depends on the load factor. They routinely fly...

Depends on the load factor. They routinely fly BFI-DUB on delivery flights from Seattle.
24th Apr 2020, 18:04
Replies: 605
Views: 539,432
Posted By MDS

It's all well and good being sentimental about...

It's all well and good being sentimental about VA, but if the airline isn't profitable then why would the taxpayer (or commercial entity) give them a loan?

If they were losing money hand over fist...
22nd Apr 2020, 10:51
Replies: 24
Views: 11,006
Posted By MDS

If it's a UK domiciled company (which I believe...

If it's a UK domiciled company (which I believe it is), paying its full tax obligation, employing British staff, and serving key UK routes, then I believe they would be deserving of an appropriate...
22nd Apr 2020, 10:49
Replies: 1,268
Views: 1,006,970
Posted By MDS

It's 100% legal for airlines and corporations to...

It's 100% legal for airlines and corporations to do this. However it's also 100% legal to be denied any kind of taxpayer assistance when in situations like this.

Now the airline becomes a victim...
21st Apr 2020, 10:53
Replies: 605
Views: 539,432
Posted By MDS

I'd just like to point out that nobody is...

I'd just like to point out that nobody is attacking you nor the other hard working employees personally. Your income tax is paid by your hard work as an individual, the same with the rest of the...
19th Apr 2020, 19:54
Replies: 1,268
Views: 1,006,970
Posted By MDS

You think that the Norwegian taxpayer should be...

You think that the Norwegian taxpayer should be on the hook to save this airline?

The same airline with 7 AOC's and has 70% of their fleet registered overseas?
The same airline that domiciles as...
19th Apr 2020, 17:59
Replies: 1,268
Views: 1,006,970
Posted By MDS

If Norwegian employed their staff under Norwegian...

If Norwegian employed their staff under Norwegian contracts, paid Norwegian tax, and domiciled their cash in Norway as per their deceptive namesake, then by all means they'd have the right to ask the...
18th Apr 2020, 14:50
Replies: 74
Views: 22,189
Posted By MDS

Glad to hear you got it resolved. Amex are always...

Glad to hear you got it resolved. Amex are always wonderful in such situations.

If airlines and TA's can't provide the service paid for on the scheduled date they need to refund in full, in cash;...
4th Feb 2020, 18:31
Replies: 4,519
Views: 2,896,724
Posted By MDS

Well, this is PPRuNe - Professional Pilots Rumour...

Well, this is PPRuNe - Professional Pilots Rumour Network

If some third rate tabloid bases their opinions from what they read here, that's their prerogative.

I do however agree that downright...
4th Feb 2020, 10:20
Replies: 4,519
Views: 2,896,724
Posted By MDS

If there is a profitable market for the routes...

If there is a profitable market for the routes that Flybe currently serves if they become vacant, then clearly another airline will take their place as simply a smart business decision. Whether this...
3rd Feb 2020, 20:10
Replies: 4,519
Views: 2,896,724
Posted By MDS

Sorry, it makes no sense at all. Another...

Sorry, it makes no sense at all.

Another airline can easily replace all the routes and service that Flybe provides. (although without the crippling debt and inept management)

I've yet to see a...
3rd Feb 2020, 18:36
Replies: 4,519
Views: 2,896,724
Posted By MDS

With all due respect, why don't the owners fund...

With all due respect, why don't the owners fund this themselves and/or why do commercial banks not fund this loan?

If you need a loan you go to a bank - you don't ask HMG.

If the airline goes...
3rd Feb 2020, 17:27
Replies: 4,519
Views: 2,896,724
Posted By MDS

If any money is transferred from HMG to Flybe...

If any money is transferred from HMG to Flybe it's an absolute travesty and disgrace. The consortium clearly has enough money to fund this themselves, but prefer the taxpayer to do it instead.

If...
23rd Jan 2020, 12:52
Replies: 13
Views: 2,856
Posted By MDS

In FR's case over 90% of pax check in online and...

In FR's case over 90% of pax check in online and have a printed boarding pass. Stiff penalties (55 per person) have ingrained this to the traveling public. Closing online check in 2 hours before...
14th Jan 2020, 15:32
Replies: 4,519
Views: 2,896,724
Posted By MDS

Why does your inept management team deserve a...

Why does your inept management team deserve a government bailout?

Why shouldn't Virgin group, Stobart group, and Cyrus Capital Partners provide the funding?

Considering they screwed the...
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