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Why No VS A346 At LGW?  
User currently offlineVS747SPUR From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2005, 373 posts, RR: 0
Posted (11 years 1 month 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 4090 times:

Hi all,

Is there any reason why theres no scheduled VS A340-600 service from LGW ?

Anyone know of any future VS plans concerning LGW ?


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User currently offlineGigneil From United States of America, joined Nov 2002, 16347 posts, RR: 79
Reply 1, posted (11 years 1 month 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 4070 times:

LGW is, by VS's definition, the leisure routes. VS needs the high-density low-seat-mile-cost 744 to get the revenue they need.


User currently offlinePetera380 From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 379 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (11 years 1 month 11 hours ago) and read 3921 times:
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April 3rd while waiting for my DL flight to CVG I did see a VS A340-300.



User currently offlineLeezyjet From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 4053 posts, RR: 52
Reply 3, posted (11 years 1 month 11 hours ago) and read 3889 times:


That would be for the LGW-PHC service. It positions down from LHR a couple of times a week.


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User currently offlineGDMCA From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2005, 36 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (11 years 1 month 10 hours ago) and read 3867 times:

I saw a VS A340 at LGW March 21st no idea on what its routing was though.

User currently offlineCornish From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2005, 8187 posts, RR: 53
Reply 5, posted (11 years 1 month 10 hours ago) and read 3862 times:

i think the 600s get used for the Asian routes in particular - Tokyo, Hong Kong and Shanghai - so by definition they would be operating them out of LHR.

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User currently offlineAlitaliaMD11 From Spain, joined Dec 2003, 4068 posts, RR: 12
Reply 6, posted (11 years 1 month 9 hours ago) and read 3816 times:

They also put the 600 on the JFK route, and sometimes EWR.

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User currently offlineRichard28 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2003, 1732 posts, RR: 6
Reply 7, posted (11 years 1 month 8 hours ago) and read 3784 times:

Quoting GDMCA (Reply 4):
I saw a VS A340 at LGW March 21st no idea on what its routing was though.

The A343 is positioned from LHR to LGW for flights to Port Harcourt and a charter to San Juan.

The 744 is used for all the other LGW routes as there is high demand for economy seats, and less for business class on these leisure routes.


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