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New Swedish Airline - Fly Excellent, Receives AOC  
User currently offlineOyKIE From Norway, joined Jan 2006, 2754 posts, RR: 4
Posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 3652 times:

A new Swedish charter airline has received it's Air Operator Certificate. They have one MD-83 in a VIP- config with 104 seats as that plane was originally intended for Real Madrid. They will get a second MD-83 with 165 passengers soon.

Here are some pictures for you all to enjoy.

http://www.flyexcellent.se/Pic/FE_Concept01.jpg

http://www.flyexcellent.se/Pic/Foto%20aircraft/flyexcellent_djf_arn.jpg

http://www.flyexcellent.se/Pic/Foto%20aircraft/flyexcellent_djf_arn_2.jpg


Dream no small dream; it lacks magic. Dream large, then go make that dream real - Donald Douglas
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User currently offlineThirteenRight From United States of America, joined Jun 2007, 340 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days ago) and read 3609 times:

Where do airlines get these awful names from. Fly Excellent?? Honestly.

User currently offlineFlyboy_se From Sweden, joined Feb 2000, 831 posts, RR: 5
Reply 2, posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days ago) and read 3587 times:

Thats great news.
Another MD-80 operator in Sweden. Hurray.
Nothing against MD-80 , its a great plane, but every single airline here has them.
The livery looks ok, but 165 seats sound cramped. Will they keep the 104 config of their first plane , or wil they change that to 165 aswell???

All the luck to Fly Excellent.



I prefer to be crazy and happy rather than normal and bitter
User currently offlineJoost From Netherlands, joined Apr 2005, 3181 posts, RR: 4
Reply 3, posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days ago) and read 3574 times:

Quoting ThirteenRight (Reply 1):
Where do airlines get these awful names from. Fly Excellent?? Honestly.

It seems that there aren't too many 'normal' names left  Wink


User currently offlineFalcon flyer From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1330 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days ago) and read 3573 times:

Quoting ThirteenRight (Reply 1):
Where do airlines get these awful names from. Fly Excellent?? Honestly.

Lack of creativity or imagination. You can't swing a dead cat without hitting an airline whose name either starts or ends with "fly".



My definition of cool ? Not trying so hard to be cool.
User currently offlineOyKIE From Norway, joined Jan 2006, 2754 posts, RR: 4
Reply 5, posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days ago) and read 3567 times:

Quoting ThirteenRight (Reply 1):
Where do airlines get these awful names from. Fly Excellent?? Honestly.

You have to say it like you were a swede. (Almost like the Swedish chef in the Muppet show) Then it makes more sense  Smile

Quoting Flyboy_se (Reply 2):
Another MD-80 operator in Sweden. Hurray.

Hehe. I felt the same way in Norway, when SAS was the dominant player with DC-9's and MD-80. Now that all we have left is 737 in different sizes, we miss those MD-80

Quoting Flyboy_se (Reply 2):
Will they keep the 104 config of their first plane , or will they change that to 165 aswell???

They will keep that 104 config as a VIP wet lease airplane.



Dream no small dream; it lacks magic. Dream large, then go make that dream real - Donald Douglas
User currently offlineSolnabo From Sweden, joined Jan 2008, 857 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 3538 times:

Quoting OyKIE (Reply 5):
You have to say it like you were a swede. (Almost like the Swedish chef in the Muppet show) Then it makes more sense

What are you talking about, Fly Excellent sounds just like english or is this another dry norse joke?

Micke// Big grin



Airbus SAS - Love them both
User currently offlineOyKIE From Norway, joined Jan 2006, 2754 posts, RR: 4
Reply 7, posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 3526 times:

Quoting Solnabo (Reply 6):
What are you talking about, Fly Excellent sounds just like english or is this another dry norse joke?

Hehe. When I say it with a Swedish tone it sounds better than with an English tone  Smile It might be a dry norse joke, but I can still here the sound of it. That being said IMO Fly excellent is much better than Skybus...



Dream no small dream; it lacks magic. Dream large, then go make that dream real - Donald Douglas
User currently offlineSolnabo From Sweden, joined Jan 2008, 857 posts, RR: 2
Reply 8, posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 3517 times:

Quoting OyKIE (Reply 7):
That being said IMO Fly excellent is much better than Skybus...

Hmmm, don´t know about that.

Naaaa, prefere SkyBus for obvius reasons.....

Micke//  Wink



Airbus SAS - Love them both
User currently offlineOyKIE From Norway, joined Jan 2006, 2754 posts, RR: 4
Reply 9, posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 3507 times:

Quoting Solnabo (Reply 8):
Naaaa, prefer SkyBus for obvious reasons.....

I tend to believe that this has something to do with a company with Air... in its name? But the SkyBus is not a revolutionary name. It resembles the Airbus name too much. But this is a new topic. I like the SkyBus concept, and believe they can do it.



Dream no small dream; it lacks magic. Dream large, then go make that dream real - Donald Douglas
User currently offlineRAFVC10 From Spain, joined Sep 2005, 1980 posts, RR: 6
Reply 10, posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 3430 times:
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Quoting OyKIE (Thread starter):
A new Swedish charter airline has received it's Air Operator Certificate. They have one MD-83 in a VIP- config with 104 seats as that plane was originally intended for Real Madrid. They will get a second MD-83 with 165 passengers soon.

Sorry, not understood. Real Madrid wanted to buy it?



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User currently offlineOyKIE From Norway, joined Jan 2006, 2754 posts, RR: 4
Reply 11, posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 3290 times:

Quoting RAFVC10 (Reply 10):
Sorry, not understood. Real Madrid wanted to buy it?

According to the press release Real Madrid had payed for the conversion of the plane. I do not know why Real Madrid ended up not taking that plane. Perhaps they bought another plane instead.



Dream no small dream; it lacks magic. Dream large, then go make that dream real - Donald Douglas
User currently offlineAgill From Sweden, joined Feb 2004, 1012 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 3238 times:

Quoting OyKIE (Reply 7):

Hehe. When I say it with a Swedish tone it sounds better than with an English tone

Why not take it one step further, "Flyg Jättebra" had been a really uniqe name.


User currently offlineOyKIE From Norway, joined Jan 2006, 2754 posts, RR: 4
Reply 13, posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 3148 times:

Quoting Agill (Reply 12):
Why not take it one step further, "Flyg Jättebra" had been a really unique name.

 rotfl 



Dream no small dream; it lacks magic. Dream large, then go make that dream real - Donald Douglas
User currently offlineKevin777 From Denmark, joined Sep 2006, 1165 posts, RR: 1
Reply 14, posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 3019 times:

Quoting ThirteenRight (Reply 1):
Where do airlines get these awful names from. Fly Excellent?? Honestly.

Indeed. Fly Excellent? Well, hopefully you will, but isn't it like calling a restaurant "good food" or something? anyway. Horrible name.

Quoting Flyboy_se (Reply 2):
All the luck to Fly Excellent.

Indeed. But I get the feeling we're talking another airline ending its short life on a tarmac somewhere in Greece where its planes are being held back by angry creditors. Do we have any FlyMe-people involved in this...????  worried 

Quoting Agill (Reply 12):
Why not take it one step further, "Flyg Jättebra" had been a really uniqe name.

He he... nice one... "Flyg Jättebra - vi er bare toppen"

Kevin777  Smile



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User currently offlineThirteenRight From United States of America, joined Jun 2007, 340 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 2978 times:

Quoting Kevin777 (Reply 14):
Indeed. Fly Excellent? Well, hopefully you will, but isn't it like calling a restaurant "good food" or something? anyway. Horrible name.

Exactly. What's next? Fly So-So? Fly Mediocre?


User currently offlineOyKIE From Norway, joined Jan 2006, 2754 posts, RR: 4
Reply 16, posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 2970 times:

Quoting Kevin777 (Reply 14):
But I get the feeling we're talking another airline ending its short life on a tarmac somewhere in Greece where its planes are being held back by angry creditors. Do we have any FlyMe-people involved in this...????

This airline is a wet lease charter operator and will not fly routes on regular basis like FlyMe did. Since there is alot of pressure in aviation, and the airlines rarely have an airplane to spare, the wet lease market (at least for now) seems very lucrative.



Dream no small dream; it lacks magic. Dream large, then go make that dream real - Donald Douglas
User currently offlineCityAirline From Sweden, joined Nov 2005, 707 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 2945 times:

Don't have much new to add to this thread, but I aswell had to comment the name. I mean OMG.

GoodJet (Bra Jet)
FlyMe (Fly Mig) This name has always bothered me
Fly Excellent (Flyg Jättebra)

Enough already!  Smile

But good luck to you, I think you'll need it  Wink

//Alex



I don't fly to live, I live to fly...
User currently offlineOyKIE From Norway, joined Jan 2006, 2754 posts, RR: 4
Reply 18, posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 2820 times:

Quoting CityAirline (Reply 17):
This name has always bothered me

Me too  Smile

Quoting CityAirline (Reply 17):
But good luck to you, I think you'll need it

I think this is a lower risk than starting up a revenue airline. Wet lease and charter operations seems like a good idea at the moment.



Dream no small dream; it lacks magic. Dream large, then go make that dream real - Donald Douglas
User currently offlineThirteenRight From United States of America, joined Jun 2007, 340 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 2781 times:

Quoting CityAirline (Reply 17):
GoodJet (Bra Jet)
FlyMe (Fly Mig) This name has always bothered me
Fly Excellent (Flyg Jättebra)

How about Fly Cranky? Fly When Not Delayed? Fly Except in Snow?  Smile Does those translate well?


User currently offlineAgill From Sweden, joined Feb 2004, 1012 posts, RR: 0
Reply 20, posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 2778 times:

Quoting ThirteenRight (Reply 19):

How about Fly Cranky? Fly When Not Delayed? Fly Except in Snow? Smile Does those translate well?

Or "Strike Always Strike"... ohh wait thats already taken.


User currently offlineCJAContinental From United Kingdom, joined May 2006, 459 posts, RR: 0
Reply 21, posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 2760 times:

Quoting Solnabo (Reply 6):
What are you talking about, Fly Excellent sounds just like english or is this another dry norse joke?

Actually, I have to correct you and say that if this was an english airline, the version would be something along the lines of:

Fly ok, though don't get too excited.

(Its illegal for anyone english to get even slightly cheerful, though complaining is encouraged)

Fly with moderate satisfaction.

Fly mediocre.



Work Hard/Fly Right.
User currently offlineFlySAS From Sweden, joined Mar 2005, 7 posts, RR: 0
Reply 22, posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 2740 times:

Quoting OyKIE (Thread starter):
They have one MD-83 in a VIP- config with 104 seats as that plane was originally intended for Real Madrid.

Here's another picture of her, photographed March 30 this year, parked at a remote ramp at ARN:

http://www.shufflevideo.com/robban/N963PG-ESSA-30-3-RN-1.jpg

I can't wait to see her airborne!  Smile


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