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Flyblu To Start Selling Tickets!  
User currently offlineMANmatt From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2004, 969 posts, RR: 6
Posted (10 years 2 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 2162 times:

New start-up airline FLYBLU, which will be based at BHX is to start selling tickets on its transatlantic services from BHX on 15th December. Flights to Orlando International and St Petersburg will start in time for the easter rush, with Fort Lauderdale coming online in July of next year, according to an e-mail i received today.

MANmatt

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User currently offlineFLVILLA From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2004, 394 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (10 years 2 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 2137 times:

Wasn't this airline supposed to begin services to SFB in June ???

I can distinctly remember them giving out ticket quotes on their website from 15 June to SFB. And if I remember correctly they weren't cheap either.

FLVILLA



I hope in life i can work to live, not live to work
User currently offlineMANmatt From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2004, 969 posts, RR: 6
Reply 2, posted (10 years 2 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 2121 times:

You are correct, looking at their website it is SFB not MCO. Bad info off my e-mail, it also mentioned a new AZ service between MAN and MXP, so it must be pretty messed up!

MANmatt


User currently offlineJmc757 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2000, 1301 posts, RR: 7
Reply 3, posted (10 years 2 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 2023 times:

Yes they were supposed to start in June this year, but they postponed. Not sure if this is a good sign or not? On one hand, could mean they are very disorganised and promising things they cant honor. On the other hand it could mean that they are very professional and wanted to take time to ensure everything was right before they rush into launching operations. I'd like to think its the latter...

Yes, they're not that cheap, but their emphasis is not transatlantic lo-co, but great service at good value. Their onboard experience seems to be similar to the new First Choice cabins we'll see next year. And anwyay, looking at the prices the charter airlines charge for long haul flight only, this could work.

I'd like to see this suceed... but who knows... time will tell


User currently offlineZKOJH From China, joined Sep 2004, 1722 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (10 years 2 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 1956 times:

well ive just returned from the world travel market in london, and who should be there but this lovley airline, after spending over 40 mins with them , i found out that srvices were not starting till april 2005 , with the use of an airbus a310, prices start at £399 rtn, oh and u get your own personal ife to handle , not sure about having it on your lap for 10 hrs tho




CZ 787 to AKL can't wait.
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