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24th Nov 2022, 12:01
Replies: 36
Views: 13,411
Posted By ajamieson

This seems ... eccentric Inverness in line...

This seems ... eccentric

Inverness in line for flights to France under plans by new airline
https://www.heraldscotland.com/business_hq/23140862.inverness-line-flights-france-plans-new-airline/
22nd Nov 2022, 22:30
Replies: 871
Views: 447,941
Posted By ajamieson

To be fair, this happens a lot these days when...

To be fair, this happens a lot these days when carriers use handling agents who arenít always present at every gate. Has happened to me recently with a certain flag carrier, as well as Flybe Mk1 on...
10th Nov 2022, 10:32
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By ajamieson

It's quite common, Wizzair certainly do it and...

It's quite common, Wizzair certainly do it and I'm fairly sure even some of the 'majors' do, too.

There's a certain amount of game theory here, because many airlines will offer to check bags...
21st Oct 2022, 23:30
Replies: 437
Views: 131,711
Posted By ajamieson

Where did they get the slots from, whoever they...

Where did they get the slots from, whoever they are?
12th Oct 2022, 17:33
Replies: 2,226
Views: 433,804
Posted By ajamieson

bmi inherited the route from BA/BMED and it went...

bmi inherited the route from BA/BMED and it went back to BA with the subsequent sale. EZY has been serving Amman for a while, with some pretty punchy fares compared to Egypt/Greece, and O&D fares...
12th Oct 2022, 12:47
Replies: 219
Views: 99,357
Posted By ajamieson

What?

What?
9th Oct 2022, 08:50
Replies: 219
Views: 99,357
Posted By ajamieson

My fear is that there are more cowboy venture...

My fear is that there are more cowboy venture capitalists (Flybe 2.0) ready to pounce than there are benevolent private owners willing to take it on.
7th Sep 2022, 13:02
Replies: 871
Views: 447,941
Posted By ajamieson

What?

What?
10th Jun 2022, 10:58
Replies: 10
Views: 1,588
Posted By ajamieson

Exactly this ^^ weekends LHR-EDI are now far...

Exactly this ^^ weekends LHR-EDI are now far pricier than the traditional Mon/Thurs pinchpoints, although the whole week is pricier than it ever was. I haven't paid under £100 for a BA domestic...
31st Mar 2022, 12:42
Replies: 140
Views: 42,994
Posted By ajamieson

Is any LCY operator still regularly using...

Is any LCY operator still regularly using BAe146s/Avros? Off the top of my head only Jota at SEN has them. The 747 got a public send-off and, while I don't suppose there's much fondness for these...
19th Mar 2022, 18:35
Replies: 148
Views: 67,988
Posted By ajamieson

Serving the famously busy Humberside - Newquay...

Serving the famously busy Humberside - Newquay market? :hmm:
7th Feb 2022, 10:31
Replies: 273
Views: 127,032
Posted By ajamieson

No, and I'm willing to bet it's per person, too?...

No, and I'm willing to bet it's per person, too? Is this included in the up-front price and then detailed at the pre-payment page, or is it completely separate?

One of Wizzair's habits is...
16th Dec 2021, 12:25
Replies: 174
Views: 62,237
Posted By ajamieson

:ugh: ...

:ugh:

https://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/2021-12-15/xr-elves-tape-up-newquay-airport-in-protest-against-new-route

I wonder how many were on the flight versus how many of these mouth-breathers...
14th Dec 2021, 18:39
Replies: 174
Views: 62,237
Posted By ajamieson

Inaugural Eastern flight tomorrow...

Inaugural Eastern flight tomorrow Newquay-Gatwick.

If Flightradar is to be believed (...) the operating aircraft G-IACZ arrived at NQY tonight from, er, Biggin Hill.
1st Nov 2021, 20:43
Replies: 1,573
Views: 370,466
Posted By ajamieson

Offshore industry customer has probably indicated...

Offshore industry customer has probably indicated a need and the rest is positioning/infill. Anyone else booking a ticket is bascially topping up numbers. Would have thought HUY or NWI more useful...
16th Oct 2021, 17:54
Replies: 33
Views: 13,596
Posted By ajamieson

DaveReidUK And is still down

DaveReidUK

And is still down
3rd Oct 2021, 14:10
Replies: 2,226
Views: 433,804
Posted By ajamieson

Swissport at LTN are indeed painful to deal with...

Swissport at LTN are indeed painful to deal with - aggressive and not paticularly competent. Of course, if you squeeze wages and impose very tough performance requirements it's not exactly...
23rd Sep 2021, 16:18
Replies: 1,479
Views: 533,898
Posted By ajamieson

Skipness One Foxtrot In what sense?...

Skipness One Foxtrot

In what sense? Internally, or to consumers?
Because LM is cheaper and more flexible for me as a customer than Flybe, which appealed only to the undiscerning.
28th Jul 2021, 00:32
Replies: 2,226
Views: 433,804
Posted By ajamieson

Good lord, that gold/yellow canopy thing is truly...

Good lord, that gold/yellow canopy thing is truly hideous. Looks like the kind of Soviet-era public realm architecture you'd expect to find at the other end of a Wizzair route.
13th Jul 2021, 18:47
Replies: 273
Views: 127,032
Posted By ajamieson

Hmm, maybe. Wizz also tried (and have now given...

Hmm, maybe. Wizz also tried (and have now given up on) Jersey. Seems to me to be a genuine attempt to take people to the very few places they could go at the time of planning. Unfortunately, as BA318...
25th Jun 2021, 22:50
Replies: 2,226
Views: 433,804
Posted By ajamieson

Very true, although nothing to stop you...

Very true, although nothing to stop you quarantining at your resort hotel of course! I imagine most of those headling to Malta are of an age where they are double-jabbed, but I see your point about...
25th Jun 2021, 21:42
Replies: 2,226
Views: 433,804
Posted By ajamieson

Eh? Malta has just gone on the green list, which...

Eh? Malta has just gone on the green list, which is quarantine-free. Demand for MLA has gone through the roof. For exemptions for the fully-vaccinated you're thinking of the amber list, which is most...
20th Jun 2021, 07:42
Replies: 416
Views: 170,421
Posted By ajamieson

One month is an near-eternity in current...

One month is an near-eternity in current circumtances, even without the airline collapsing. I would imagine EI is trying to fix rescue flights over the first few days before processing next month's...
11th Apr 2021, 17:51
Replies: 520
Views: 231,432
Posted By ajamieson

anxiao On the contrary, a vastly-reduced...

anxiao

On the contrary, a vastly-reduced schedule would seem the ideal time to install and test new systems; certainly, it would be preferrable suffering a(nother) meltdown over a summer bank...
25th Feb 2021, 16:00
Replies: 174
Views: 62,237
Posted By ajamieson

Loganair NQY-EDI start pushed back from March 28...

Loganair NQY-EDI start pushed back from March 28 to April 5, for now at least.
9th Feb 2021, 08:53
Replies: 808
Views: 238,248
Posted By ajamieson

It would take a genius to make Swissport worse,...

It would take a genius to make Swissport worse, and lo and behold here comes Warwick Brady...
3rd Jan 2021, 11:39
Replies: 2,226
Views: 433,804
Posted By ajamieson

Fairly negative take on it ... potential...

Fairly negative take on it ... potential passengers will have a choice between a dedicated, faster (but more expensive) St Pancras-LUA express service and a very high-frequency, high-capacity...
20th Oct 2020, 16:58
Replies: 4,519
Views: 2,896,458
Posted By ajamieson

I stopped reading at this point. Many commendable...

I stopped reading at this point. Many commendable things about Flybe (its people, for one) but it was not a good brand even before it collapsed. It was weeks away from a major rebrand as a last-ditch...
9th Mar 2020, 13:01
Replies: 4,519
Views: 2,896,458
Posted By ajamieson

Just about the worst timing to suddenly receive...

Just about the worst timing to suddenly receive 168 weekly slots...
9th Mar 2020, 11:49
Replies: 4,562
Views: 1,811,902
Posted By ajamieson

You've misunderstood his point.

You've misunderstood his point.
2nd Mar 2020, 16:29
Replies: 4,519
Views: 2,896,458
Posted By ajamieson

This is just phone-in level drivel, and nothing...

This is just phone-in level drivel, and nothing to do with Flybe.
25th Feb 2020, 12:43
Replies: 16
Views: 3,038
Posted By ajamieson

IIRC there's an airside shuttle bus for those who...

IIRC there's an airside shuttle bus for those who don't fancy the long walk. It goes from near the ATR/Regional flight gates (which are bussed anyway).
14th Feb 2020, 11:00
Replies: 377
Views: 166,001
Posted By ajamieson

Absolutely. As it is, it's barely 50 flights in...

Absolutely. As it is, it's barely 50 flights in total across the summer peak, at fairly eccentric times. It will be of extremely very limited use for regional connectivity at the NQY end. It will...
7th Feb 2020, 12:14
Replies: 601
Views: 432,110
Posted By ajamieson

Local operating costs are high in Germany but...

Local operating costs are high in Germany but prices are low. The tour operator market is big. It is very hard for anyone else to reliably make money.
22nd Jan 2020, 11:56
Replies: 377
Views: 166,001
Posted By ajamieson

Well, indeed. EI does sell a couple of...

Well, indeed. EI does sell a couple of transatlantics as a connection (the late JFK and the eastbound BOS I think) but not every day of the week and the price is often comically uncompetitive. It...
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