GKirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 25076 posts, RR: 56
Reply 2, posted (11 years 4 months 3 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 4660 times:
Interesting route for NCL, hope it works well
"The routes, all joining existing cities on the easyJet network, are London Luton, Liverpool, Bristol and Newcastle in the UK, Paris and Nice in France, Palma Majorca and Barcelona in Spain, Naples in Italy, Copenhagen in Denmark and Athens in Greece."
Another EZY route for CPH also, starting to see a bit of EZY activity there also.
When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
Airsicknessbag From Germany, joined Aug 2000, 4723 posts, RR: 33
Reply 7, posted (11 years 4 months 3 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 4513 times:
Sounds very good, especially for the local economy. Apparently this is also realised by the local politicians, as you can see from the fact that the prime ministers of bot Berlin and Brandenburg were present at the announcement. (SXF is actually located just outside the Land Berlin in the Land Brandenburg).
>>>been wanting to go to [...] Schoenefeld too, just for humour value.
Rick767 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2000, 2662 posts, RR: 51
Reply 8, posted (11 years 4 months 3 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 4496 times:
"Berlin Schönefeld is only 20 kilometres from central Berlin and is accessible by train in 28 minutes. Of the other airports in Berlin, Tempelhof will close permanently in October 2004, and all growth has been capped at Tegel, which will close permanently when the new Berlin Brandenburg International Airport at Schoenefeld opens (provisionally scheduled for 2009/2010)."
I used to love the smell of Jet-A in the morning...
Airblue From San Marino, joined May 2001, 1827 posts, RR: 11
Reply 11, posted (11 years 4 months 3 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 4382 times:
From their timetable the planes based are only 3 and not 6 as written in the press released.
Paris is not available in the booking system.
turnaround time in SXF is 20 minutes, but for every daily plane rotation there is a longer turnaround of 45 minutes, likely when there is the change of the crew.
SXF 0710-1110 ATH 1140-1345 SXF 1430-1645 NCE 1725-1935 SXF 1955-2105 CPH 2130-2240 SXF
Johnnybgoode From Germany, joined Jan 2001, 2187 posts, RR: 6
Reply 15, posted (11 years 4 months 3 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 4234 times:
that is wonderful news!!! not only for the public, but especially for the airport. although it lacks sufficient ground transportation to the city centre, this is a good alternative to reach Berlin. and with growing supply at SXF and the end of THF (unfortunately) coming closer, hopefully, access to SXF will be facilitated.
it will be interesting to watch how Lufthansa/germanwings will react to this. it´s been rumored that germanwings (4U) will also go for a third base after CGN and STR. although ZRH has been in the running for some while along with Berlin and others, i would not be surprised if LH/4U would now try to counter easyJet at SXF.
there´s already so many low-fare carriers and routes at ZRH for a considerably small catchment area, and there´s certainly more to be lost in Berlin. so i´m pretty sure Lufthansa is considering growing 4U at SXF to level the playing field.
If only pure sweetness was offered, why's this bitter taste left in my mouth.
JGPH1A From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (11 years 4 months 3 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 4210 times:
Airsicknessbag - re: Schoenefeld too, just for humour value
"Humour value" is just an expression - SXF is a bit unusual and interesting because not that many airlines fly there any more, plus the fact that it used to be the airport for East Berlin (I'm a child of the Cold War). I would have loved to fly into Tempelhof too, I've read that architecturally its interesting (used to be the biggest building in Europe/The World at one point ?)