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Old 15th Oct 2021, 09:47
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COP26

So, where do we have to go to spot the VIP jets arriving for COP26 in Glasgow? GLA? PIK? EDI?
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Old 15th Oct 2021, 10:29
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Can you do omnipresent?
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I saw PIK mentioned as the main one.
Certainly plenty of parking space there.
Some of the VVIP's are apparently staying in Edinburgh though.
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Aren't they all coming by train ?
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The rail unions have voted to strike over the conference, as have the binmen. But its ok, the city will be draped in plastic bunting.

Meanwhile, as renfrew says, the private jets will be parking at PIK free of charge according to one newspaper this morning.
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Hot air balloon methinks - self sustaining...
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Helium balloon.
Hot air still needs carbon fuel.
Oh! Hang on, you mean from all the waffle.
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So I was right, then.
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nearly, it might be a long wait for the next train

"Hogg [of the RMT] told BBC Radio's Good Morning Scotland programme there will be no trains running anywhere in Scotland during COP26 if the strikes go ahead."

COP26: Rail union rejects 'unacceptable' pay offer to avoid strikes - BBC News
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Old 31st Oct 2021, 09:18
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Lots of aircraft now making their way into GLA, PIK and a EDI for COP.

Somewhat ironically, some are drop and go....and route GLA-PIK! Could not make it up, especially for a climate conference!! 🤭
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Colombian Air Force 767 landing at PIK
Namibian Govt Falcon for EDI.
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A few are coming down to Manchester to park up
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G550 declares Mayday at GLA

A G550 departing GLA declared a Mayday (later cancelled) after take off about 30mins ago. Did a circuit and landed safely.

Couple of Easy's had to enter the hold briefly at Lanark.

No dramas
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Royal Jet BBJ to GLA

Looks like a RoyalJet BBJ on its way to GLA from Al Bateen (U.A.E.)
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Old 31st Oct 2021, 13:04
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See there's a Russian Falcon 900 at Edinburgh...
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A340 Head of State?

A possible head of state A340 heading into GLA. Anyone know which country it is from? Did not appear on FR24.
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Egyptian Govt I believe.
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Old 31st Oct 2021, 15:16
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Kuwait Gov. 737 for PIK.
Biman 787 for GLA.
Cyprus Airways A319 GLA-PIK.
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Noticed a Brazilian Falcon 900 heading up towards Spain a while ago.
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Mauritanian Airlines 737 for GLA.
Bolivian AF Falcon for GLA.
Spotters having a field day!.
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