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BritishJet To Start Ops On 1st May  
User currently offlineLMML 14/32 From Malta, joined Jan 2001, 2565 posts, RR: 6
Posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 4486 times:

A new Maltese airline, BritishJet, will start operations with MD90 leased from Hello. First flight on 1st May to LBA. Also from 1st May a daily to land at LGW at approx 2000UTC.

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User currently offlineCapital146 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2003, 2125 posts, RR: 43
Reply 1, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 4448 times:

LBA is the first service? Wow! As far as I am aware it will be the type's first visit to LBA too!  bigthumbsup 


Like a fine wine, one gets better with age.
User currently offlineDemoose From Canada, joined Mar 2001, 1952 posts, RR: 23
Reply 2, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 4448 times:

Ah this is a mysterious airline! There's no info about them anywhere. But they are due to start flights to MAN also from May. Do you have any more info or a website?

Funny how they are called BritishJet but are Maltese??

Mark



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User currently offlineLMML 14/32 From Malta, joined Jan 2001, 2565 posts, RR: 6
Reply 3, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 4417 times:

Indeed a strange name for a Maltese airline. They are however registered in the UK. They have a bold schedule of 73 flights in their first month of operations. The aircraft will be Swiss registered. A second aircraft is expected to join by the last week of May when morning flights ot LGW will start.

The first flight will be BJC320 Dep MLA 0610 arr LBA approx 0940UTC. The daily evening LGW flight will be BJC101.

Still no website. The owners used to sell seats on Sabre, Excel airways, Astraeus and First Choice. They are part of the Bargain Holidays Group.


User currently offlineFlyBeQ400 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2005, 222 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 4351 times:

The website is at http://www.maltabargains.com/.

User currently offlineAlcregular From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 4339 times:

The first link is directly for the flights:

http://www.maltabargains.com/floffers.asp

The following link is the original thread when it was first discussed

New Airline - BritishJet.com (by LMML 14/32 Jan 10 2005 in Civil Aviation)


User currently offlineLMML 14/32 From Malta, joined Jan 2001, 2565 posts, RR: 6
Reply 6, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 4130 times:

There is only a booking website, identical to the Astraeus website. No real BritishJet.com yet. BJC will adopt the Malta International Airport monthly magazine as their inflight magazine. In the last issue there is a small feature with a photo (engineered) of a painted aircraft. It says that they will operate with two Malta based aircraft and even one based in the UK.

Watch this space.


User currently offlinePM From Germany, joined Feb 2005, 7002 posts, RR: 63
Reply 7, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 4084 times:

Quoting LMML 14/32 (Thread starter):
MD90 leased from Hello

Does that mean that Hello are struggling to fill their aircraft?


User currently offlineLMML 14/32 From Malta, joined Jan 2001, 2565 posts, RR: 6
Reply 8, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 4035 times:

With so many airlines these days I guess everyone is struggling to fill seats.

User currently offlineOrion737 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 3968 times:

I wold have thought the name of their tour operating arm, Malta Bargains would have been a better name for an airline concentrating on runs from Europe to Malta.

User currently offlineLMML 14/32 From Malta, joined Jan 2001, 2565 posts, RR: 6
Reply 10, posted (9 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 3704 times:

BritishJet was officially launched yesterday. First flight, BJC320, departed on time this morning at 0810UTC for LBA. Expected landing time at LBA 1130UTC. Load on first flight was 17. Returning full. Later today the same MD-90 will leave for LGW on flight BJC101, expected landing time at 2020UTC. The aircraft, operated by Hello, is in full BritishJet.com colours.

User currently offlineUnique From Switzerland, joined Mar 2003, 1703 posts, RR: 35
Reply 11, posted (9 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 3549 times:


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Photo © Charles Polidano



Even though the aircraft is registered in Switzerland (mistake in the picture description), BritishJet is based at Luqa.

[Edited 2005-05-01 15:40:34]

User currently offlineLMML 14/32 From Malta, joined Jan 2001, 2565 posts, RR: 6
Reply 12, posted (9 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 3483 times:

There is no mistake in the caption. Although the aircraft is registered in Switzerland, the airline is registered in the UK.

User currently offlineFlyBeQ400 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2005, 222 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (9 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 3441 times:

New BritishJet.com website is up and running.

www.britishjet.com


User currently offlineBlsbls99 From United States of America, joined Sep 2004, 345 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (9 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 3359 times:

That's a sharp looking livery on the MD-90. Best of luck to BritishJet!


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User currently offlineUnique From Switzerland, joined Mar 2003, 1703 posts, RR: 35
Reply 15, posted (9 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 3212 times:

Quoting LMML 14/32 (Reply 12):
There is no mistake in the caption

My apologies! If you look at it this way, it's correct!  tapedshut 


User currently offlineRJ100 From Switzerland, joined Nov 2000, 4126 posts, RR: 29
Reply 16, posted (9 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 3115 times:

All the best BritishJet!  Smile

And nice one HELLO, they belong to my favourites. Small, flexible. All the best to them as well.

Is it true that cockpit crews are from HELLO and that f/as are from BritishJet?

Regards,
RJ100



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User currently offlineLMML 14/32 From Malta, joined Jan 2001, 2565 posts, RR: 6
Reply 17, posted (9 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 3097 times:

Quoting RJ100 (Reply 16):
Is it true that cockpit crews are from HELLO and that f/as are from BritishJet?

Yes, the cabin crew are almost exclusively experienced Maltese. All of them have worked with other airlines, mostly temporary flying with Airmalta. Some have worked with Gulf Air and Emirates others with European airlines.

Interestingly, the aircraft arrived in Malta late on the 26th April in full Hello colours. It was then taxied into the Medavia off airport MRO, stripped of the colours, painted all white and had the BritishJet stickers applied. All in 4 days and nights. Nice job Medavia!


User currently offlineRJ100 From Switzerland, joined Nov 2000, 4126 posts, RR: 29
Reply 18, posted (9 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 3002 times:

Cheers for the information LMML 14/32!  Smile

RJ100



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