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User currently offlineDavid_itl From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2001, 7377 posts, RR: 13
Posted (11 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 2760 times:
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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 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 2679 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 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 2625 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, 16248 posts, RR: 56
Reply 3, posted (11 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 2512 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, 7377 posts, RR: 13
Reply 4, posted (11 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 2493 times:
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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, 8902 posts, RR: 12
Reply 5, posted (11 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 2424 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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