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12th Mar 2023, 17:04
Replies: 296
Views: 130,099
Posted By Flightrider

If rumours of easyJet at SOU are true, all it is...

If rumours of easyJet at SOU are true, all it is trying to do is exactly what it is doing between BFS and BHD. This is to the detriment of everyone but themselves in their efforts to control the...
12th Mar 2023, 12:55
Replies: 34
Views: 7,061
Posted By Flightrider

Think you each may be talking about two different...

Think you each may be talking about two different points in time. Flybe was serving JER, GCI, BHD, IOM, INV, NQY and NCL (I think) back in 2013 and sold all of its Gatwick slots to easyJet for 20m...
10th Mar 2023, 20:03
Replies: 296
Views: 130,099
Posted By Flightrider

I suppose it all depends how much of a...

I suppose it all depends how much of a puritanical historian you are ! Glasgow - Southampton was initially flown daily by a BUA 1-11-200 in between Gatwick sorties for many years which continued...
6th Mar 2023, 14:25
Replies: 1,042
Views: 319,298
Posted By Flightrider

Icelandair have no slots held at EDI nor an...

Icelandair have no slots held at EDI nor an outstanding request. They cancelled them.
22nd Feb 2023, 23:19
Replies: 552
Views: 167,591
Posted By Flightrider

There were "justified non-usage of slots" clauses...

There were "justified non-usage of slots" clauses to cover an eventuality where an airline could not fly due to continuing Covid restrictions. I don't know if VN failed to invoke those or whether...
22nd Feb 2023, 22:51
Replies: 552
Views: 167,591
Posted By Flightrider

I didn't comment, but I think those with doubts...

I didn't comment, but I think those with doubts had every cause and right to express them.

Vietnam lost their summer historic slots at Heathrow for the summer season. They have managed to get...
9th Feb 2023, 13:59
Replies: 1,042
Views: 319,298
Posted By Flightrider

Sorry if I sound argumentative, but it's pretty...

Sorry if I sound argumentative, but it's pretty hard to fit as many incorrect statements into two sentences as you have.

Edinburgh is not a fully coordinated airport. The UK has eight fully...
5th Feb 2023, 17:23
Replies: 1,138
Views: 829,451
Posted By Flightrider

I can't think for one minute that AF or LH have...

I can't think for one minute that AF or LH have any notion of running UK domestic flights. This is about slots - and was the reason for Virgin's interest in Flybe 1 at LHR. Get hold of these...
5th Feb 2023, 15:31
Replies: 1,138
Views: 829,451
Posted By Flightrider

I'm not so sure. The criteria about...

I'm not so sure. The criteria about independence from IAG was established (and is in the Commitments) for the initial provision of these slots to a qualified entrant seeking to fly the nominated...
5th Feb 2023, 13:29
Replies: 1,138
Views: 829,451
Posted By Flightrider

Good question. I'm led to believe that the EU...

Good question. I'm led to believe that the EU decision didn't come through fast enough, so they had to go through the charade with the CAA. That became irrelevant as far as the LHR remedy slots...
5th Feb 2023, 12:39
Replies: 1,138
Views: 829,451
Posted By Flightrider

The slots were originally made available as...

The slots were originally made available as competition remedies and Flybe (V1) was deemed to have met the utilisation criteria to fly them for six consecutive seasons, at which point they can be...
1st Feb 2023, 19:52
Replies: 1,040
Views: 450,504
Posted By Flightrider

Check your PMs.

Check your PMs.
1st Feb 2023, 17:10
Replies: 74
Views: 9,154
Posted By Flightrider

The answers to a lot of points earlier up the...

The answers to a lot of points earlier up the thread can be found in a slightly unusual source, but a comprehensive one - the collection of scanned commemorative Flight Covers (First Day Covers of...
26th Jan 2023, 16:57
Replies: 11
Views: 1,225
Posted By Flightrider

Further info: Manx Airlines factfile states: ...

Further info: Manx Airlines factfile states:

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April 1986 Manx Airlines took over the Liverpool-London Heathrow route from British Midland, it's parent company.

In December 1986, Manx...
25th Jan 2023, 22:06
Replies: 11
Views: 1,225
Posted By Flightrider

It's a particular aircraft which had a history of...

It's a particular aircraft which had a history of being unloved. Birmingham Executive took on the sole 340 as an intended upgrade/replacement for the Jetstream 31s on long routes like...
23rd Jan 2023, 10:00
Replies: 74
Views: 9,154
Posted By Flightrider

The BCal website (a trove of good stuff) notes...

The BCal website (a trove of good stuff) notes that larger aircraft were needed for services to Africa and G-BJXN joined in May 1982 flying to Lagos. If that's what the BCal site says, I'd take it...
22nd Jan 2023, 14:51
Replies: 74
Views: 9,154
Posted By Flightrider

Different source this time - the British Airports...

Different source this time - the British Airports Authority 1980 Airport Timetable (and this was back in the day when Stansted had only two flights a day - Air UK F27s doing...
21st Jan 2023, 16:49
Replies: 74
Views: 9,154
Posted By Flightrider

Same for 1981 - again one or two oddities.Mon ...

Same for 1981 - again one or two oddities.Mon BR 358 Arrive 06:25 Monrovia

BR 551F Depart 07:00 Tripoli

BR 667...
21st Jan 2023, 16:31
Replies: 74
Views: 9,154
Posted By Flightrider

BCal Gatwick 707 operations from the 1979 UK &...

BCal Gatwick 707 operations from the 1979 UK & Ireland Airport Schedules. I've re-checked what's in the book and don't think it can be 100% correct unless there are some routings which took aircraft...
20th Jan 2023, 09:02
Replies: 66
Views: 11,530
Posted By Flightrider

And wasn't there an Air Anglia PA31 (and later...

And wasn't there an Air Anglia PA31 (and later Air UK Bandeirante) service which went something like Norwich-Birmingham-Swansea-Exeter back in the late 1970s through to early 80s?
8th Jan 2023, 17:34
Replies: 59
Views: 9,809
Posted By Flightrider

I was just doing a quick search for one of the...

I was just doing a quick search for one of the Manchester 1-11-510 cadre who would have been well-known to a great many as a flying instructor at Shoreham, "Moose" Davies. Sadly passed away about...
8th Jan 2023, 15:29
Replies: 59
Views: 9,809
Posted By Flightrider

Sorry - there's a bit more. I thought I had...

Sorry - there's a bit more. I thought I had some more details somewhere on the 1-11-510 fleet and I've just found a sheet of A4 with the entire fleet exit listed (it's dated in March 93 so doesn't...
8th Jan 2023, 15:00
Replies: 59
Views: 9,809
Posted By Flightrider

And by 1988, omitting the BCal 1-11 schedules...

And by 1988, omitting the BCal 1-11 schedules listed under BR flight numbers for that year:

Heathrow-Aberdeen 4 x daily 1-11 and rest of schedule on 757 or 737
1 x daily Manchester-Aberdeen on...
8th Jan 2023, 14:33
Replies: 59
Views: 9,809
Posted By Flightrider

BA European 1974 schedule lists the following in...

BA European 1974 schedule lists the following in the European and Mediterranean Area timetable, which unhelpfully omits non-London domestic services and the IGS routes are also not tabled:

By...
8th Jan 2023, 14:02
Replies: 59
Views: 9,809
Posted By Flightrider

The neutral blue livery was indeed because of...

The neutral blue livery was indeed because of local co-operation with Air France on the Internal German Service / Berlin routes when the Super 1-11s (as they were grandiosely christened) began to...
30th Dec 2022, 15:09
Replies: 22
Views: 4,543
Posted By Flightrider

Not quite! Airport Timetables UK for 1988 shows...

Not quite! Airport Timetables UK for 1988 shows a Saturday Brymon Twin Otter operating between 28 May and 17 September for Warner Holidays:
BC691 BHX 1215 - 1310 IWB
BC694 IWB 1340 - 1420 LTN...
8th Dec 2022, 15:55
Replies: 1,042
Views: 319,298
Posted By Flightrider

It's not a question of re-wording, the statement...

It's not a question of re-wording, the statement is just plain wrong on several counts. The reduction in APD on domestic flights applies to passengers to/from airports in Scotland just as it does...
6th Dec 2022, 10:33
Replies: 66
Views: 25,097
Posted By Flightrider

Looks like Paris & Amsterdam 2/3 x weekly and an...

Looks like Paris & Amsterdam 2/3 x weekly and an overnighting aircraft in JER for a JER-LGW early morning schedule.
18th Nov 2022, 12:08
Replies: 1,138
Views: 829,451
Posted By Flightrider

Led to believe they didn't get a single slot at...

Led to believe they didn't get a single slot at Paris Orly though, so it's not going to get far without them.
16th Nov 2022, 23:18
Replies: 47
Views: 7,768
Posted By Flightrider

Monarch and Dan-Air ended up with a fairly major...

Monarch and Dan-Air ended up with a fairly major logistical operation to make sure barrels of de-min water were properly marked and positioned at airports around the network where they were required...
16th Nov 2022, 23:02
Replies: 1,888
Views: 434,073
Posted By Flightrider

Just hope they don't start parking the 727s over...

Just hope they don't start parking the 727s over the far side of the airfield. High risk of someone mistaking them for a Trident and setting fire to them!
10th Nov 2022, 17:39
Replies: 296
Views: 130,099
Posted By Flightrider

What do you mean by leasing slots over 18 months?...

What do you mean by leasing slots over 18 months? I don't think that's what they have done....
9th Nov 2022, 19:34
Replies: 316
Views: 140,869
Posted By Flightrider

Lufthansa and Belfast might appear in the same...

Lufthansa and Belfast might appear in the same sentence. I don't think it belongs on this particular thread though....
5th Nov 2022, 17:42
Replies: 20
Views: 2,979
Posted By Flightrider

Thanks Discorde - quite interesting to trawl...

Thanks Discorde - quite interesting to trawl through.

A question for Bergerie1 on BOAC VC10 people if I may - slightly off topic but in the same area. Captain A S M Rendall was the VC10 Flight...
5th Nov 2022, 16:00
Replies: 20
Views: 2,979
Posted By Flightrider

Impossible to surpass Bergerie1's welcomed...

Impossible to surpass Bergerie1's welcomed first-hand experience there, but digging around the bookshelf on a wet Saturday afternoon does suggest that Capt Tom Stoney was one of BOAC's leading lights...
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