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User currently offlinePe@rson From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 19239 posts, RR: 52
Posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 1312 times:

I seem to recall that a non-stop service operated between Manchester and Dundee, using some relatively small aircraft. Does anyone have details of this? Was it BD with a SF3? There is currently no scheduled service between the two cities. Is this indicative of the level of demand, or is the demand not being supplied?


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User currently offlineGKirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24951 posts, RR: 56
Reply 1, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 1287 times:

Business Air (II) with a Saab 340, BMI commuter using Saab 340, Eastern Airways using J31/32


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User currently offlineBigOrange From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 2372 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 1200 times:

It was Air Ecosse with a Bandeirante, way back in the 80's!

User currently offlineEx_SQer From United States of America, joined Apr 2002, 1436 posts, RR: 5
Reply 3, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 1180 times:

Business Air flew to Dundee via EDI (or perhaps it was GLA) and to Aberdeen via GLA (or EDI, may have mixed the two up) using SF3s. I flew them to GLA and EDI. Good service - on their afternoon flights they served cold cuts (often smoked salmon) with complimentary champagne or wine.

Can anybody remember the two letter code for Business Air? Somehow II (as mentioned by GKirk above) does not ring a bell with me.


User currently offlineCapital146 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2003, 2125 posts, RR: 44
Reply 4, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 1158 times:

Business Air's code was II, though they were eventually transformed in British Midland Commuter (now known as bmi regional) and had the BD code on flights instead.


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