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Emirates: NCL--DXB Getting Closer And Closer?  
User currently offlineGkirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24947 posts, RR: 56
Posted (7 years 10 months 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 3831 times:

http://www.emirates.com/uk/ekschedule/flightschedules.asp

Newcastle now in the drop down list at the above location. Does this mean an announcement is imminent?


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User currently offlineHammerb32 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2004, 136 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (7 years 10 months 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 3626 times:

Let's hope so GKirk, would be excellent news and I'm sure a big success.

User currently offlinePe@rson From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 19236 posts, RR: 52
Reply 2, posted (7 years 10 months 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 3486 times:

Venice is also in its drop-down menu.


"Everyone writing for the Telegraph knows that the way to grab eyeballs is with Ryanair and/or sex."
User currently offlineJonty From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2004, 226 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (7 years 10 months 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 3403 times:

I just had a look in the schedule thing and it says earliest available date 1 sept 2007:
outbound:
EK 035 0720 Dubai 1210 Newcastle_Intl - 332-JY 7:50 Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su

return:
EK 036 1340 Newcastle_Intl 0005 * Dubai - 332-JY 7:25 Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su

Schedule valid From 1-Sep-2007 To 27-Oct-2007


User currently offlineUK_Dispatcher From United Arab Emirates, joined Dec 2001, 2595 posts, RR: 30
Reply 4, posted (7 years 10 months 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 3378 times:

Excellent news for the north-east. I may just have to try and fly into NCL on the inaugural flight.

From what I can remember, there never used to be any stands big enough for the A330 at NCL, except for remote stands. It wouldn't surprise me if NCL end up arranging a large stand with airbridge for this operation, as I am sure EK will want to avoid using steps on each flight. I know there is the original airbridge on what used to be the domestic side, plus a newer one on the 'new' domestic side used on the BA LHR flights.


User currently offlineHumberside From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2005, 4927 posts, RR: 4
Reply 5, posted (7 years 10 months 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 3206 times:

Personally I think daily flights is a bit too much and that 5xWeek would be better. However good luck to EK and hopefully it will be a success

Who would have guessed though that NCL would get Dubai flights before ones to New York?



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User currently offlineBMED From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2004, 860 posts, RR: 6
Reply 6, posted (7 years 10 months 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 3192 times:

Maybe there is an airline starting an US flight and the airport will anounce them both at the start of the new year?


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User currently offlineGKirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24947 posts, RR: 56
Reply 7, posted (7 years 10 months 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 2972 times:

Quoting UK_Dispatcher (Reply 4):

Surprisingly enough NCL have just built a new airbridge capable of handling B747 a/c  scratchchin 

Quoting UK_Dispatcher (Reply 4):
From what I can remember, there never used to be any stands big enough for the A330 at NCL

Quite a few stands capable of taking A330 a/c, although most of them aare remote stands...



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User currently offline8herveg From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2006, 1206 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (7 years 10 months 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 2870 times:

Quoting Gkirk (Thread starter):
Newcastle now in the drop down list at the above location.

I can't seem to find it. It's not in the drop down menu?!

Quoting Humberside (Reply 5):
Who would have guessed though that NCL would get Dubai flights before ones to New York?

Thats what I would have thought as well. I'm suprised Continental havn't started it yet. They could easily fill a daily 757!

Good luck to Emirates however!


User currently offlinePe@rson From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 19236 posts, RR: 52
Reply 9, posted (7 years 10 months 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 2866 times:

I also couldn't find it neither in their booking area nor in their flight schedules. The same for Venice, too.


"Everyone writing for the Telegraph knows that the way to grab eyeballs is with Ryanair and/or sex."
User currently offlineGkirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24947 posts, RR: 56
Reply 10, posted (7 years 10 months 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 2856 times:

Seems to have disappeared now.

DXB-VCE has already been announced for Summer 07



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User currently offlineMD90fan From Bahamas, joined Jul 2005, 2931 posts, RR: 7
Reply 11, posted (7 years 10 months 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 2800 times:

Well Newcastle could certainly use this flight after not getting the AA JFK-NCL service and Travel City Direct NCL-Orlando serivce  twocents 


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User currently offlineSean377 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 1225 posts, RR: 40
Reply 12, posted (7 years 9 months 4 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 2506 times:

Quoting Gkirk (Reply 10):
Seems to have disappeared now.

It's back:

http://homepages.nildram.co.uk/~nixons/stuff/EK.jpg

Also heard that an official anouncement will be made mid Jan.



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User currently offlinePlanemanofnz From New Zealand, joined Sep 2005, 1676 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (7 years 9 months 4 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 2463 times:

Glad to see at least one airline is increasing it's UK operations. I know that it is probably too soon to speculate but what might be another destination in the UK that EK could be looking at? Edinburgh? Belfast? Cardiff? I think most of England is now pretty easily accessed to EK flights, don't you think?

[Edited 2006-12-31 12:50:11]

User currently offlineHumberside From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2005, 4927 posts, RR: 4
Reply 14, posted (7 years 9 months 4 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 2375 times:

Quoting Planemanofnz (Reply 13):
I know that it is probably too soon to speculate but what might be another destination in the UK that EK could be looking at? Edinburgh? Belfast? Cardiff? I

EDI - close to GLA and now NCL
BFS - you can't drive from Belfast to an airport served by EK without using a ferry but Im not sure there would be the demand
CWL - A possibility

I wouldnt also rule out STN - would save the drive round the M25 for people in North London and East Anglia



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