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Icelandair Introduce New UK Service  
User currently offlineDavid_itl From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2001, 7380 posts, RR: 14
Posted (11 years 8 months 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 2766 times:


The "shock" news is that they are flying to Humberside. Not for passengers though - they are to operate 2 flights per week carrying fish.

The BBC has the full story.

David


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User currently offlineHUYfan From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 1407 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (11 years 8 months 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 2685 times:

OH MY GOD!!!!!!!!!!!!!

this is fantastic news for HUY, i am beaming!

regards

mike


User currently offlineLapper From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2002, 1565 posts, RR: 7
Reply 2, posted (11 years 8 months 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 2631 times:

How I would have sworn when I saw the title and who had started this thread that FI were going to start serving MAN. How wrong can you get.....? Big grin

User currently offlineYyz717 From Canada, joined Sep 2001, 16285 posts, RR: 56
Reply 3, posted (11 years 8 months 1 day ago) and read 2518 times:

It's surprizing that FI don't fly to MAN, given that they fly to GLA.



Panam, TWA, Ansett, Eastern.......AC next? Might be good for Canada.
User currently offlineDavid_itl From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2001, 7380 posts, RR: 14
Reply 4, posted (11 years 8 months 1 day ago) and read 2499 times:


They did in summer 1994 routing KEF-GLA-MAN 2 weekly I think...they said they were happy with the performance. Yet, it wasn't until 2001 before starting up again in this manner:

charter service: February to early June
scheduled service: early June to Septemberish
charter service; Septemberish to November.

Timings were the same: arrive midday Friday, depart 02.30 on Sundays, and normally with the same 757: TF-FIW, which often flew for other airlines whilst it was here.

David


User currently offlineDeltAirlines From United States of America, joined May 1999, 8903 posts, RR: 12
Reply 5, posted (11 years 8 months 21 hours ago) and read 2430 times:

Icelandair basically does the same thing described above at the other Manchester, the one in New Hampshire. Every week they base TF-FIN here for other airlines, and fly it back from KEF (via BOS) on Sundays and back (via BOS) on Thursday night.

Anyway, good news for you guys at HUY. It will be a difference than the commuters scheduled for you guys.

Jeff


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