Cardiffairtaxi From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2006, 303 posts, RR: 0 Posted (8 years 10 months 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 4191 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 (8 years 10 months 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 4091 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 (8 years 10 months 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 3942 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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