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Busy Day At BGR Today With British Charters...  
User currently offlinePwm2txlhopper From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 1448 posts, RR: 1
Posted (11 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 2876 times:

While doing my daily scan of local traffic coming into local area airports up here in Maine today on flytecomm.com, I noticed quite a lot of activity involving Tran-Atlantic stops by British charter airlines flying to various U.K. destinations from Orlando-Sanford-KSFB. I counted 15 total flights today operated by Brittania, MyTravel Airways, Stratford, Thomas Cook U.K., and one unspecified airline flying 747-2 equipment. It's not uncommon to see a few of these bids come in from SFB reguarly, but this is the first time I've noticed this many in one twenty-four hour period. Just curious as to if there's a holiday in the U.K. this week, or what the occasion is for so many of these flights. Anybody have any idea, or are all these flights today just coincidental?

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User currently offlineRobK From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2004, 4022 posts, RR: 17
Reply 1, posted (11 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 2866 times:

Most of them go to the Caribbean or Florida and guess what's in that area at the moment......

 Smokin cool

Rob K

User currently offlineChrista From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (11 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 2736 times:

Most of them are for British tourists that are being evacuated from Florida I would think...

I have a friend who is supposed to be flying from CWL-SFB with TCY on a 742 on Thursday, I don't think he'll be going!

BTW, As I said above the 747-200 is an Air Atlanta machine with Travel City Direct colour scheme...

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