Cardiffairtaxi From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2006, 303 posts, RR: 0 Posted (9 years 5 months 19 hours ago) and read 4494 times:
Whilst at BRS this morning,i saw a Monarch 767 taking off.He certainly was'nt hanging back on the power,and had a terrific climb rate.I think Monarch have now taken over the cruise charters from TOM,and this flight was bound for Bridgetown.Id imagine this flight would need to refuel en-route,and this might explain why he got off the ground so quickly.
Cardiffairtaxi From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2006, 303 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (9 years 5 months 17 hours ago) and read 4394 times:
Id have thought maybe a refuel at MAN en-route.Seemed very sharpish on take off!
I think FCA are stopping at EMA or MAN,when they start long haul to Cuba,Florida next year from BRS.
Runway is'nt long enough at BRS for heavily laden long haul aircraft.
Cwldude From United Kingdom, joined May 2006, 691 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (9 years 5 months 12 hours ago) and read 4245 times:
I don't understand why airlines are operating long-haul from BRS if they need to stop en-route, surely that costs them more? Why not just use CWL, or even let passengers continue travelling to CWL and LON as they always have in the past?
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