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Gill Airways To Restart Ops  
User currently offlineBestWestern From Hong Kong, joined Sep 2000, 6953 posts, RR: 57
Posted (8 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 3218 times:

Apparantly the formers of Gill airways have resigned a franchise contract with Air France / KLM to start AT42 services from smaller UK and Irish airports to AMS, CDG and NCE... At a later stage, the AOC may be used for a re-entry of KLM/AF into the UK market.

Has anyone else heard anything about this?


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User currently offlineGkirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24814 posts, RR: 56
Reply 1, posted (8 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 3211 times:

On a similar note, whatever happened to Hop?  Wink


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User currently offlineBestWestern From Hong Kong, joined Sep 2000, 6953 posts, RR: 57
Reply 2, posted (8 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 3206 times:

Hop.... was ex KLM uK staff.. not ex Gill staff.

Apparantly Gill have sourced their AT4's already.



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User currently offlineGkirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24814 posts, RR: 56
Reply 3, posted (8 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 3203 times:

Quoting BestWestern (Reply 2):
Apparantly Gill have sourced their AT4's already.

Can we expect an order for A380s?  Confused



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User currently offlineBestWestern From Hong Kong, joined Sep 2000, 6953 posts, RR: 57
Reply 4, posted (8 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 3198 times:

Quoting Gkirk (Reply 1):
whatever happened to Hop?

Didnt the people from Hop end up in Now?



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User currently offlineBestWestern From Hong Kong, joined Sep 2000, 6953 posts, RR: 57
Reply 5, posted (8 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 3184 times:

Quoting Gkirk (Reply 3):
Can we expect an order for A380s?

Just committments at this stage sorry.  Smile



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User currently offlineGkirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24814 posts, RR: 56
Reply 6, posted (8 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 3105 times:

Quoting BestWestern (Reply 5):
Just committments at this stage sorry. Smile

Airbus have been giving them away for free again then?  Wink



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User currently offlineSevenair From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2001, 1728 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (8 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 3098 times:

Not entirely sure if this is a micky take, but id love to have 9C back in the skies in some form, would be great if NCL had its own airline again  Smile

User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31573 posts, RR: 57
Reply 8, posted (8 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 3008 times:

Whats the History behind Gill.Any link.
regds
MEL



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User currently offlineBestWestern From Hong Kong, joined Sep 2000, 6953 posts, RR: 57
Reply 9, posted (8 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 2992 times:

Quoting Sevenair (Reply 7):
Not entirely sure if this is a micky

No mickey sevenair. I'm hearing that the new Gill will b. using (paid for, and not airbus freebies Gkirk) AT42's from small UK airports in the North and West of the UK on routes to AMS and CDG where KL and / or AF cant make money on. BLK, INV, NCL, DND, NWI, MME, HUY, etc Larger UK airports such as EDI, ABZ, LBA will be jet served to both EDI and CDG.



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User currently offlineGkirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24814 posts, RR: 56
Reply 10, posted (8 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 2970 times:

Of course it's a mickey take.
I would love to see Gill back also, serving
NCL-DUB (Offering competition against Ryanair)
NCL-LTN
NCL-JER-GCI
NCL-NWI
NCL-BHD



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User currently offlineBestWestern From Hong Kong, joined Sep 2000, 6953 posts, RR: 57
Reply 11, posted (8 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 2963 times:

Quoting Gkirk (Reply 10):
Of course it's a mickey take.

Really?



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User currently offlineHumberside From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2005, 4914 posts, RR: 5
Reply 12, posted (8 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 2679 times:

Has anymore been heard about this. Particulalry interested as the ATR would be perfect for a HUY-CDG route. Low operating costs and the benefits of worldwide connections at CDG to complement the existing KLM Cityhopper service to AMS


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