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Bmi's Idle A330s - Why Did They Not Charter Them?  
User currently offlineBFS From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2001, 744 posts, RR: 2
Posted (13 years 1 month 4 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 3243 times:

Knowing that bmi have always done charter work as well as there normal scheduled service, I have to wonder why they let the A330s sit idle at MAN instread of trying to charter them. I know the situation is not so simple, but is making a little from charter not better than letting them age silently?

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User currently offlineCrosswind From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2000, 2650 posts, RR: 56
Reply 1, posted (13 years 1 month 4 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 3218 times:
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Errr bmi don't have any idle A330s...
G-WWBM is operating the MAN-ORD route
G-WWBB is on lease to South African until May, when it returns to the MAN-IAD route
G-WWBD is also on lease to South African in full colours until December

The South African based A330s have been operating European flights to Paris, Milan and Frankfurt.

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G-WWBD was idle for several months in 2001/2 after an early return from lease to Scandinavian Airlines, but G-WWBB/M have been in constant use since delivery...


User currently offlineAAMD11 From UK - Wales, joined Nov 2001, 1068 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 3078 times:

Anybody know when WWBC (?) is coming online?

And is there anything new about the rumours of new flights from LHR to CPT/JNB?

A^A MD-11

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