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11th Nov 2019, 11:01
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Posted By Rob Royston

I remember the discussion about the runway 23...

I remember the discussion about the runway 23 displaced threshold but at the time there was only speculation about why it was there. Has the airport ever mentioned it in any of their plans?
26th Sep 2019, 18:14
Replies: 42
Views: 13,359
Posted By Rob Royston

Yes, this is the case. A contractor servicing a...

Yes, this is the case. A contractor servicing a large client overseas will often use a specialised travel agent in their own city. Their employees, from whatever country, will have a 24hr direct...
1st Aug 2019, 13:37
Replies: 858
Views: 824,457
Posted By Rob Royston

They move them around so much it's hard to keep...

They move them around so much it's hard to keep track.
Of the 4 @ 135's SAJT looks like it's heading for Lisbon today (could be maintenance). SAJU is on the Kerry charter from ABZ
Of the 13 @...
24th Jul 2019, 10:10
Replies: 858
Views: 824,457
Posted By Rob Royston

Does anyone know what happened to G-SAJG? It flew...

Does anyone know what happened to G-SAJG? It flew GLA DUS on 22nd July but the return flight LM272 was cancelled. G-SAJK is now doing it's routes, is JG still on the ground over there?
21st Jul 2019, 12:46
Replies: 1,503
Views: 817,891
Posted By Rob Royston

Not sure if it was not just repositioning as it...

Not sure if it was not just repositioning as it went from EDI to Milan the following day. It seems to get about a bit doing Faro GLA Milan the day after that. I once flew on a DanAir charter from...
18th Jul 2019, 13:53
Replies: 301
Views: 140,729
Posted By Rob Royston

EDI and GLA have previously announced plans for...

EDI and GLA have previously announced plans for expansion that among other things included second runways. If they have dropped these then they have failed their promises when they were sold these...
17th Jul 2019, 11:58
Replies: 858
Views: 824,457
Posted By Rob Royston

The aircraft that does this flight usually does...

The aircraft that does this flight usually does the 0700 to SYY and back first. Last week there seemed to be weather delays and cancellations for a few days on this route and one day the flight...
18th Jun 2019, 11:56
Replies: 858
Views: 824,457
Posted By Rob Royston

Nobody has mentioned what the problem might be....

Nobody has mentioned what the problem might be. SAJO & SAJB did some of the flights. G-RJXE had also been idle since Friday night but came back into play last night. I saw her earmarked for painting...
12th Jun 2019, 17:07
Replies: 538
Views: 369,891
Posted By Rob Royston

A lot of working contractors from Scotland have...

A lot of working contractors from Scotland have been travelling to African destinations for the last twenty years. Lately, a lot of the flights they use leave CDG, FRA or AMS at around 11 AM then do...
11th Jun 2019, 11:06
Replies: 858
Views: 824,457
Posted By Rob Royston

Regarding Aberdeen, it looks like they have a lot...

Regarding Aberdeen, it looks like they have a lot of slack in availability since they dropped Oslo with one spare aircraft in the mornings and another spare all day. Of course, they are / were doing...
4th Jun 2019, 11:16
Replies: 858
Views: 824,457
Posted By Rob Royston

According to various lists it was transferred to...

According to various lists it was transferred to Loganair on 9th April. Planespotters.net has it's status as "stored". I don't know if they are needing another aircraft but GLA-SEN was cancelled this...
30th May 2019, 10:56
Replies: 858
Views: 824,457
Posted By Rob Royston

G-RJXE is back working today. She was ferried SYY...

G-RJXE is back working today. She was ferried SYY to ABZ yesterday evening, did the EZE flight from ABZ to NWI and back this morning and is now outbound to EBJ. She is due the tartan paint job June...
29th May 2019, 20:31
Replies: 858
Views: 824,457
Posted By Rob Royston

Looked like it got sent up from GLA to collect...

Looked like it got sent up from GLA to collect the return passengers from an EDI flight (s34) that had some problems on landing. They later sent a S2000 over from ABZ to recover the passengers.
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24th May 2019, 13:26
Replies: 858
Views: 824,457
Posted By Rob Royston

G-SAJR has been running long-legged charters from...

G-SAJR has been running long-legged charters from ABZ to KIR for the last two days. A drilling operation is setting up there at around N 50deg 52min, W 013deg 20min. A Babcock S92 is shuttling the...
23rd May 2019, 14:29
Replies: 858
Views: 824,457
Posted By Rob Royston

Just for clarity, the ferry was the only...

Just for clarity, the ferry was the only competition available and they guaranteed only that the passengers would get across that day. That put us in the same position as flying, we would need to...
22nd May 2019, 11:01
Replies: 858
Views: 824,457
Posted By Rob Royston

I remember FR looking at SYY back in the pre bank...

I remember FR looking at SYY back in the pre bank crash days. They wanted an upgrade to the ILS system which at that time was going to cost 20m or thereabouts.
22nd May 2019, 10:42
Replies: 858
Views: 824,457
Posted By Rob Royston

Not if you're wanting to fly GLA - SYY at short...

Not if you're wanting to fly GLA - SYY at short notice, ie, not as a tourist. I was going to book three adult returns a fortnight ago to attend a family funeral. Two of us were pensioners so we were...
13th May 2019, 12:41
Replies: 1,503
Views: 817,891
Posted By Rob Royston

When I saw that the flight was feeding two...

When I saw that the flight was feeding two airports at this end I feared the worst. On a lot of routes from Europe to Africa that's what happened when the bigger modern jets arrived with passengers...
1st May 2019, 18:11
Replies: 858
Views: 824,457
Posted By Rob Royston

There has been a lot of positioning movements but...

There has been a lot of positioning movements but I suppose things will take a while to settle. Yesterday G RJXE was sent to ABZ so today they had to substitute the late morning from GLA to SYY with...
25th Apr 2019, 17:54
Replies: 858
Views: 824,457
Posted By Rob Royston

They sent an ERJ145 on GLA BEB SYY BEB GLA this...

They sent an ERJ145 on GLA BEB SYY BEB GLA this morning. I don't know if this was planned or if the s340 went tech and they had this one available. They do GLA BEB with the jet on Sat / Sun.
3rd Apr 2019, 17:45
Replies: 858
Views: 824,457
Posted By Rob Royston

I see G-RJXA moving over from Bristol to Norwich,...

I see G-RJXA moving over from Bristol to Norwich, she's to get the "tartan paint" for 10th Apr and get registered as G-SAJL. I haven't seen XM coming back yet, she will be G-SAJO according to...
1st Apr 2019, 21:24
Replies: 858
Views: 824,457
Posted By Rob Royston

And any oil charter work that comes along. They...

And any oil charter work that comes along. They had planned on 20 ATR42's and a few ERJ's before BM's demise. The five Saab 2000's are going this year plus the Dorniers, and the Saab 340's will be...
28th Mar 2019, 21:32
Replies: 1,503
Views: 817,891
Posted By Rob Royston

If it's G-SAJR it is flying from Norwich

If it's G-SAJR it is flying from Norwich
19th Mar 2019, 14:39
Replies: 858
Views: 824,457
Posted By Rob Royston

Yes, they handled for Flybe when they were head...

Yes, they handled for Flybe when they were head to head.
15th Mar 2019, 12:47
Replies: 858
Views: 824,457
Posted By Rob Royston

Yes I remember the BEB flights planned along with...

Yes I remember the BEB flights planned along with SYY and LDY from GLA.
My mind had gone back to the BEA Viscounts when planes from Glasgow and Heathrow met at Dalcross. One plane would then fly on...
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