Toddy333 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2004, 81 posts, RR: 0 Posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 3751 times:
a couple of months ago there were articles on tv news and in the papers, about a new airline called 'hop', aiming to 'americanise' air travel within britain, offereing 'greyhound' style services in the air... a new low cost domestic airline. in the news it said routes would be announced in may..but have heard nothing as of yet...anyone else heard about this?
Pe@rson From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 19246 posts, RR: 52
Reply 5, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 3565 times:
There's a lot of potential from smaller UK airports, so long as they operate primarily on domestic flights. For example, there's Oxford - which could support flights to GLA, EDI, BHD and DUB; there's Chester - which could support flights to EDI, BHD, DUB and, possibly, GLA; there's Carlisle - which could probably support flights to LGW, BHD and DUB; there's Robin Hood - which could possibly support flights to EDI, GLA, DUB, LGW; there's Norwich - which could possibly support flights to DUB, BHD and GLA; and so on. All of these would have to be operated on at least a twice-daily basis to be worthwhile, and on a low-cost, no-frills basis using a smaller, cost-efficient aircraft, like the AT4. In addition, AMS and CDG could be served from Chester, and possibly from Robin Hood and Oxford, while Norwich could have a CDG link........
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