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Air Scotland Suspends Flights For Xmas  
User currently offlineCKT789 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 3183 times:

Looks as though Air Scotland has suspended flights until the New Year. I seem to remember this is linked to their sole 757 going off for maintenance. The website promises new routes next year. Hopefully, now they have new owners, they will start to expand and move away from the 757 to a 737. Surely, it can't be easy filling a 757 during the leaner months.

http://www.air-scotland.com/?header=greece

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User currently offlineDogfighter2111 From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2004, 1968 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 3157 times:

lol, next they'll be saying:

Air Scotland Suspends flight forever.

meh, the airline has lasted a long time, but i think flyGlobespan has the edge. They started with B737's and i think a B737 would be better suited to them.

http://www.cardatabase.net/modifieda...earch/photo_search.php?id=00002782

Not the best edit but a good idea as to what it'll look like. I prefer this livery: http://www.cardatabase.net/modifieda...earch/photo_search.php?id=00005653

Thanks
Mike


User currently offlineGkirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24964 posts, RR: 56
Reply 2, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 3144 times:

I think if they got a couple of 737s and started some unserved routes from Glasgow (dropping EDI flights altogether) then they could be onto a winner, and as flights developed they could then look at adding flights from EDI and ABZ perhaps


When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
User currently offlineScottishLaddie From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2004, 2386 posts, RR: 8
Reply 3, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 3104 times:

Quoting Dogfighter2111 (Reply 1):
but i think flyGlobespan has the edge

You think?!


User currently offlineDogfighter2111 From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2004, 1968 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 3075 times:

Quoting ScottishLaddie (Reply 3):
You think?!

lol

Well, it is obvious then.

Thanks
Mike


User currently offlineDebonair From Germany, joined Jan 2004, 2472 posts, RR: 4
Reply 5, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 3019 times:

Quote:
now they have new owners

...not anymore GREECE AIRWAYS??? wo is the new owner??


User currently offlineCKT789 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 2845 times:

I think the new owners are the people who used to provide hotels for Air Scotland through Discount and Viva Holidays.

User currently offlineAlcregular From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 2836 times:

This leaves people up the swanny for their holidays. It's bad enough to get flights for Christmas and New Year, nevermind booking it, only to have it cancelled then having to find flights 6 weeks before departure. Most flights will be full, so they won't have a hope in hell of going away now. Thanks to Air Scotland, most of their passengers will not be having a nice Christmas now.

User currently offlineTsnamm From United States of America, joined May 2005, 632 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 2727 times:

I guess this means they're not going to get the L-1011's and expand to YYZ,MIA,JFK and HAV either....

User currently offlineScottishLaddie From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2004, 2386 posts, RR: 8
Reply 9, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 2677 times:

Quoting Tsnamm (Reply 8):
I guess this means they're not going to get the L-1011's and expand to YYZ,MIA,JFK and HAV either....

That was NEVER going to happen anyway.  Wink


User currently offlineGkirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24964 posts, RR: 56
Reply 10, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 2674 times:

Quoting ScottishLaddie (Reply 9):
That was NEVER going to happen anyway. Wink

Although it would have happened if it had been from EDI  stirthepot  duck   Yeah sure



When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
User currently offlineEirjet From Ireland, joined Jul 2005, 330 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 2594 times:

I saw the Air Scotland B757 at Edinburgh on Sunday Night 13/11/05.

I was waiting for the FR flight to DUB and the aircraft was at the neighbouring gate. It was there a while and then pushed out for taxi. The only reason I noticed it was because there was no boarding call, so I assume the aircraft left empty.

Eirjet



Aviation has a 100% record, we've never left one up there......
User currently offlineCKT789 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 2556 times:

Towards the end the flights to Malaga and Alicante started in GLA, did a pick up in EDI, then to Spain. On the way back, they called into EDI, finishing in GLA. There maybe wasn't a boarding call as it was flying to GLA at the end of the sector.

Either that, or there wasn't any passengers to board?!


User currently offlineBY188B From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2003, 710 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (9 years 1 month 23 hours ago) and read 2286 times:

H10 Hotel group from Spain is the new owner


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