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4th Aug 2020, 14:51
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Posted By pennineuk

Penzance Helicopters are now offering 125 day...

Penzance Helicopters are now offering 125 day returns bookable the day before travel. Details on their Facebook site. Bookable only day before travel.
23rd Aug 2019, 00:55
Replies: 263
Views: 69,626
Posted By pennineuk

Tickets now on sale for the new helicopter...

Tickets now on sale for the new helicopter service from Penzance to St Marys and Tresco, See here. (https://penzancehelicopters.co.uk/) Services start in 2020. Interesting to note 1.9m grant from...
11th Mar 2019, 11:50
Replies: 263
Views: 69,626
Posted By pennineuk

Lands End to St Marys helicopter marketed by...

Lands End to St Marys helicopter marketed by Skybus has been cancelled from 2019 season onward. It was a spoiler for the 'other' service.

The other service is the Tresco Estate-sponsored service...
19th Aug 2018, 06:32
Replies: 263
Views: 69,626
Posted By pennineuk

New Penzance heliport planning finally approved ...

New Penzance heliport planning finally approved
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cornwall-45042511
l am looking forward to a first flight in 2019....although it feels ambitious to have it up...
15th May 2018, 11:43
Replies: 1,411
Views: 1,308,407
Posted By pennineuk

As a part-time Egham resident, I know this is not...

As a part-time Egham resident, I know this is not true. There were several weekend closures.
23rd Feb 2018, 15:57
Replies: 263
Views: 69,626
Posted By pennineuk

The Tresco Estate have just confirmed that the...

The Tresco Estate have just confirmed that the ISSCo helicopter service will not serve Tresco in 2018. The heliport is Tresco is closed and will not be ready for service until 2019 when hopefully...
23rd Feb 2018, 12:31
Replies: 263
Views: 69,626
Posted By pennineuk

Correct, RD-S holds a long lease on Tresco and...

Correct, RD-S holds a long lease on Tresco and owns the hotel on the adjacent island of Bryher.

There were up to 6 choppers a day a few years ago, although the Gardens on Tresco now get many...
18th Feb 2018, 19:24
Replies: 263
Views: 69,626
Posted By pennineuk

Penzance has the better weather options, but the...

Penzance has the better weather options, but the question is whether it is up and running soon. Clearly this is a calculated attempt by the ISSC to undermine the option. They’ve had around 4 years...
18th Feb 2018, 17:44
Replies: 263
Views: 69,626
Posted By pennineuk

Lands End-Scilly helicopter

ISSC is to start a helicopter service in 2018, Lands End to Scilly, presumably to challenge the Tresco Estate plans to reinstate Penzance-Scilly.

https://www.islesofscilly-travel.co.uk/
3rd Feb 2017, 20:51
Replies: 33
Views: 7,728
Posted By pennineuk

New Penzance heliport planning application...

New Penzance heliport planning application approved, with services planned to start in 2018
20th Oct 2016, 17:41
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Views: 7,728
Posted By pennineuk

New heliport?

Planning application for new heliport now lodged!
Penzance Heliport Ltd - Proposal information (http://penzanceheliport.co.uk/)
16th Oct 2012, 13:47
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Views: 759,873
Posted By pennineuk

You would have been flying on an ex-BMI service. ...

You would have been flying on an ex-BMI service. These T1 flights are being consolidated with the main BA LHR-MAN service that operates from T5 and the new service from the W12 timetable will...
4th Aug 2012, 17:07
Replies: 263
Views: 69,626
Posted By pennineuk

Exactly, in the same way Skybus didn't allow BIH...

Exactly, in the same way Skybus didn't allow BIH to relocate to Lands End.
2nd Aug 2012, 21:09
Replies: 263
Views: 69,626
Posted By pennineuk

I agree the proposed juidicial review was just...

I agree the proposed juidicial review was just the excuse BIH were looking for to drop the service. Although they spoke about a NQY-IOS service, flights were only loaded through to January 2013, not...
24th Jul 2012, 11:08
Replies: 15
Views: 2,068
Posted By pennineuk

You can get some pretty cheap flights MAN-LGW,...

You can get some pretty cheap flights MAN-LGW, although check the schedules acrefully as they are not that frequent these days and getting back may be an issue.
19th May 2012, 16:45
Replies: 2,748
Views: 759,873
Posted By pennineuk

I can't remember the exact date, but it was when...

I can't remember the exact date, but it was when the Japanese economy was seriously stalling.
23rd Mar 2012, 13:19
Replies: 996
BMI
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Posted By pennineuk

MAN is not an issue because of the now heavy...

MAN is not an issue because of the now heavy dominance of the rail operators who have taken the majority of the market share from BA/BD.
26th Jan 2012, 12:15
Replies: 1,246
Views: 353,114
Posted By pennineuk

A disaster for Penzance town and much more...

A disaster for Penzance town and much more inconvenient for Scillonians and visitors.

BIH had previously said fares wouldn't change when operating from NQY; however that was when they were...
17th Jan 2012, 17:03
Replies: 674
Views: 129,419
Posted By pennineuk

BIH annouced today that they will continue to...

BIH annouced today that they will continue to operate from Penzance until 31 October 2012. Sounds like they are looking at site close to the current heliport, so maybe we'll never see their choppers...
21st Dec 2011, 07:53
Replies: 996
BMI
Views: 333,073
Posted By pennineuk

LHR-MAN used to be one of BA's most profitable...

LHR-MAN used to be one of BA's most profitable routes a long time ago, but not so today. BMI can't rteally make it work and today's BA services are a shadow of what they were, because of fierce...
20th Nov 2011, 07:18
Replies: 674
Views: 129,419
Posted By pennineuk

It's all about the money in the end...not just...

It's all about the money in the end...not just the planning or even finding a site.

I love your very appropriate description of the Scillonian; one reason why I hope both BIH and Skybus continue...
19th Nov 2011, 06:32
Replies: 674
Views: 129,419
Posted By pennineuk

There were initial discussions for BIH to...

There were initial discussions for BIH to relocate to St Just by the ISS Group refused access. BIH can't afford to build a railway station as the sale of PZE is about releasing capital to buy new...
18th Nov 2011, 11:43
Replies: 674
Views: 129,419
Posted By pennineuk

The move to NQY is temporary. BIH are still...

The move to NQY is temporary. BIH are still looking for an alertnative site in West Cornwall, although they claim the best was the now dropped St.Erth site.
18th Nov 2011, 08:45
Replies: 674
Views: 129,419
Posted By pennineuk

BIH have now confirmed that they are transferring...

BIH have now confirmed that they are transferring to Newquay their helicopter service to St.Marys and Tresco, at least on an interim basis.

"British International will continue operating from its...
12th Nov 2011, 07:37
Replies: 263
Views: 69,626
Posted By pennineuk

I imagine that BIH will only ever lease a site,...

I imagine that BIH will only ever lease a site, not buy it, otherwise it defeats the move out of PZE and releasing the capital value of the site to buy new machines for the North Sea and other...
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