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NLC1072 21st Feb 2018 09:04

Atmosphere Intercontinental Airlines Uk - What?!
 
Atmosphere Intercontinental Airlines Uk

I don't know how they've got this far, but its a complete joke!!!

facebook.com/AtmosphereIntercontinentalAirlinesUk


atmosphereairlinesuk.com

Registered under a virtual address in London, with a Thai phone number.

Then this;

"9 February at 10:35 ·
TEMP TO PERM - OFFICE ADMIN STAFF REQUIRED! Monday - Friday 8-4pm. We are looking for up to 4 temporary staff to join our Chelmsford office. The positions are temp to perm based on your performance. These are admin roles so any previous admin skills you have will be looked at favourably. If you are interested then please send your CV to [email protected]."

Suddenly their address moves to 117 Watson Heights, Chelmsford CM1 1AG. This is a residential, rented address!

This story appears on their facebook news feed;

"Our Team is headed by CEO Mr Jason Unsworth a very multi talented entrepreneur and Chairman Donald Unsworth a House Builder by profession and frequent flyer of many airlines including Virgin Atlantic, Norweigen, My Travel and JMC Airlines.

Former COO of Lot Polish Airlines and CEO of Lot Polish Express founder of Enter Air and Fly Blu Poland is our COO for our UK operation.

Michelle Bell is presently British Airways Ground and Inflight Heathrow Operations Manager, who will join us on launching Atmosphere Airlines at Heathrow.

Ersin Aryn is Managing Director and Head of Cabin Crew for our UK operations joining him will be Ella Sands who is the Lead SEP Cabin Crew Trainer at FlyDubai and has been with the airline since launching 12 years ago. Having worked at FlyGlobeSpan prior to this.

Fadil Shamtally will join us as our revenue manger from Etihad Airways.

Sophia Augusta will join us as our Cargo Manager from Qatar Airways.

Raffaello Bonanni Joins us as our Pilot Instructor from Emirates Airline and will head our executive gulfstream fleet project for royal charters.

Peter Styren a former American Airlines FAA Federal Pilot of 35 years joins us as our Chief Boeing Pilot."



From what I can see, they have a gofund me page that has reached £2000, of which I am sure is being used to send to his Thai bride who looking at her facebook lives in Thailand...

Your comments welcome.

Anybody ever find any other "start ups" that are this comical?

KelvinD 21st Feb 2018 17:42

This topic has been covered under the Airlines, Airports & Routes forum.
I just took a look at their web site. Obviously, grammar and spelling will not be their "USP"!
On the other hand, there is this:
https://www.prbuzz.com/business-entr...n-systems.html
A laugh a minute!

El Bunto 22nd Feb 2018 21:02

They do appear to be real people that they have listed, and their current occupations are correct as far as a snoop on LinkedIn shows. Which makes it either incredibly ballsy or totaly true.

I have no idea which!

Donkey497 22nd Feb 2018 21:27

I'm sorry to say that their website is one of the worst examples of advanced cruelty to the common or garden apostrophe that I have seen in many years.

AeroSpark 22nd Feb 2018 23:30


Originally Posted by Donkey497 (Post 10062014)
I'm sorry to say that their website is one of the worst examples of advanced cruelty to the common or garden apostrophe that I have seen in many years.

Not to mention the comma, full stop, or capital letter...:=:}

5711N0205W 23rd Feb 2018 22:27


Atmosphere’s business plan is aimed at becoming the World’s Safest Airline, with a heavy focus on implementing and exploring existing and innovative solutions in terms of security, safety, punctuality, service and comfort.
:D

Have some characters...

TCU 25th Feb 2018 17:19

I wonder if they will use Russ Abbott singing "Atmosphere" for their marketing campaign?

A330ETOPS 20th Mar 2018 23:17

Apparently they have signed a contract with Hi Fly for ACMI A330’s.... Seems highly unlikely to me

chevvron 21st Mar 2018 05:53


Originally Posted by El Bunto (Post 10061981)
They do appear to be real people that they have listed, and their current occupations are correct as far as a snoop on LinkedIn shows. Which makes it either incredibly ballsy or totaly true.

I have no idea which!

Doesn't matter 'cos they'll never get a slot at Heathrow.

pax britanica 21st Mar 2018 08:38

Who are these fantasists that crop up from time to time.

Slots at LHR , more chance of having a security company say their business plan is to take over guarding the Crown jewels. And even if they did get a slot well Chelmsford would be the perfect place for offices wouldn't it .

Good for a laugh tho first thing in morning

If you say so 20th Nov 2018 12:01

According to their publicity Atmosphere have apparently ordered 2 A359's and are also now holding assessment days. Whilst I hold very similar opinions to those already posted here regarding their legitimacy (or lack thereof); unless we're wrong then actually holding out to engage with people for recruitment purposes (with false hope and associated expenses likely to be incurred by candidates) is going too far in their little fantasy World. See below lifted from their FB page

"Mountain High Consultants are opening recruitment for Cabin Crew and Pilots from December 1st.
Cabin Crew assessment days will take place at Great Hallingbury Manor hotel in Stansted in December 11, 19, 22 and 28.
Pilot assessment days will take place at:
December 11th- Radisson Blu London Heathrow
December 12th- Radisson Blu London Heathrow
December 14th- Radisson Blu London Stansted
December 18th- Crowne Plaza Manchester Airport
December 19th- Crowne Plaza Manchester Airport
December 23rd- Hilton Garden Inn Hatton Cross

With pilot sim days for successful candidates:
January 1,2,3,4,5,6 and 9,10 at CAE Oxford.

We are just finishing writing up training programmes for pilots and cabin crew.
Looking for experienced Cabin Crew and Pilots, for A340-600 Type Aircrafts."


Has anyone found a shred of counter-evidence that gives credence to their plans?

DaveReidUK 20th Nov 2018 17:48

Well I'm convinced:

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune....9956115920.jpg

STN/BKK 3 pw
STN/CUN 1 pw
STN/JRO 1 pw
STN/SGN 1 pw
STN/SIN 1 pw
STN/KBV 1 pw
STN/TFS 1 pw

https://atmosphereairlinesuk.com/flight-schedule

Strangely, no trace of them on the Stansted website, but I'm sure that's just a matter of time ...

:O

rog747 20th Nov 2018 17:59

When SOU airport MD had a twitter show last month this lot tweeted for enquiries for Ops into SOU :eek:

Some little teen in his bedroom in Essex ?

If you say so 20th Nov 2018 18:50

We’ve all dreamed of a new venture doing it better than it’s ever been done; I still remember putting an unbeatable and un-tapped UK domestic schedule together on a bar napkin in Moscow (assisted manfully at the time by Captain Smirnoff ����) The following morning, the plan was agreed to be utter tosh!

There is however some kind of firm belief behind these guys which shouts out either an unprecedented level of naivety or perhaps something more sinister by way of financial gain.

As a side note, then according to twttr the CEO also wants to be UK Prime Minister in 2022.

sixchannel 20th Nov 2018 20:26


Originally Posted by rog747 (Post 10315751)
When SOU airport MD had a twitter show last month this lot tweeted for enquiries for Ops into SOU :eek:

Some little teen in his bedroom in Essex ?

Probably the Schoolboy who was starting up his own Blackpool based airline.

rationalfunctions 21st Nov 2018 05:28


Originally Posted by If you say so (Post 10315794)

There is however some kind of firm belief behind these guys which shouts out either an unprecedented level of naivety or perhaps something more sinister by way of financial gain.

Couldn't agree more. I'm fairly convinced that this is all a fraud to raise cash through their GoFundMe page - it's looks too detailed to be just a prank (with 'website' and social media presence) and yet too specific to be pure naivety (such as their 'timetable' and mention on website of various certification in progress). Hopefully someone will flag this as a potential fraud risk to GoFundMe - I can't from abroad given IP restrictions.

CheshireChap 21st Nov 2018 09:56

I actually reported it to GoFundMe a few days back, just waiting on a response now.
I have no doubt that this is a sham albeit with some relatively fair research behind it.

Hotel Tango 21st Nov 2018 10:52

I tell you what, even if it was totally genuine (which it isn't) the last thing I would fund is a new airline. Sure way of kissing my precious $$$ goodbye, con or no con! :)

treadigraph 21st Nov 2018 11:35

I see two of the principals concerned are confident enough in their endeavours to fund it to the tune of a fiver each...

treadigraph 21st Nov 2018 13:27

Just looking through the site again...

It occurs to me that in order to rob others, some people know how to weaver tale or two. Not that I'm suggesting this is indeed the case or there are even any connections, just a similarity...


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