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User currently offline747firstclass From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (15 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1150 times:

I read in tomorrows edition 9-11-00 of Financial Times that British Midland will start nonstop from Manchester, England to IAD in spring, 2001. The announcement will come in a couple of days. By British Midland annoucing this, is their motive to get an openskies between the US and UK immediately or to really build up their transatlantic service from Manchester? Comments please.

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User currently offlineMEL From Canada, joined Oct 1999, 1109 posts, RR: 12
Reply 1, posted (15 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 1098 times:

I think their long term goal is for the majority of service to operate from LHR-USA, so I think this is more of a move for open skies, or at least putting pressure to allow them to have LHR service.

However, MAN-IAD will do very well in the summer. Most Transatlantic flights from IAD in the summer are sold to capacity or oversold to the max, day after day. MAN-ORD would also be a great flight when they start it, especially when code-sharing with United.

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User currently offlineJasewgtn From New Zealand, joined Mar 2000, 828 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (15 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1084 times:

What about other airports in the UK other than MAN/LGW/LHR. Is there any calls for flights from such places as BHX???

User currently offlineBrissie_lions From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (15 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1079 times:

Howdy Jase

Concerning flights from BHX-US.....I think that Turkmenistan Airlines has this market sown up with their flights Ashghabat-Birmingham-New York (if they haven't started as yet, they will be very soon).



User currently offlineHush-Kit From Germany, joined Sep 2000, 124 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (15 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 1059 times:

As I know BA operated the schedule BHX to JFK in
1997-98-99. With a nonstop 757
(the only passenger nonstop 757 across the atlantic
except Icelandair, but they refuel at Keflavik).
If this track is actually operated by BA, I don't know.
Let me know.


User currently offlineScotty From UK - Scotland, joined Dec 1999, 1875 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (15 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 1048 times:

It wasn't the only non stop 757 across the Atlantic. There was a Glasgow - JFK as well but this was pulled by BA as was the BHX-JFK.

And Continental still operate daily GLA-EWR with a 757 as wella s a few charter carriers eg Air Transat

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