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G-TTIG Interior?  
User currently offlineVasu From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2005, 3874 posts, RR: 0
Posted (6 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 2476 times:

Just wondered... G-TTIG (A321) was delivered to EZY/GB a couple of months ago... since this was well after the decided sale of GB to EZY, which airline's interior was fitted inside the aircraft?

Did it keep GB's leather seats, TVs etc... or did it go EZY-LoCo?

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User currently offlineRivet42 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2005, 818 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (6 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day ago) and read 2420 times:

... I'm pretty sure it did actually operate a handful of GB/BA flights before being handed over to U2, so I'd assume it was delivered to GB in their standard A.321 configuration... Can't imagine BA franchise flights operating in squeezy cabin colours!!

Riv'



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User currently offlineVV701 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2005, 7461 posts, RR: 17
Reply 2, posted (6 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day ago) and read 2378 times:



Quoting Rivet42 (Reply 1):
I'm pretty sure it did actually operate a handful of GB/BA flights before being handed over to U2

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It went into service on 22 February as BA6996 (LGW-TFS) and continued to operate BA flights for more than a month, flying its last on 29 March.


User currently offlineVIR744 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2006, 55 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (6 years 3 months 4 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 2135 times:

It was delivered with the GB cabin, slightly different to G-TTIF - the biggest difference being the three lavs at the rear and one at the front.

As a side G-TTOB is now in partial easyjet colours with a revised cabin (more seats, less galleys).

I look forward to finding out what will happen with the ex-GB aircraft, of course I mean something concrete and not just more rumors! At the moment I still get to maintain them but if they leave the fleet - who knows?


User currently offlineGT4EZY From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2007, 1783 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (6 years 3 months 4 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 1904 times:

It has been confirmed for a couple of weeks now that GT's fleet will be leaving. In the last few days we have a timescale for this. All A320's will be returned to the lessor within 2 years and A321's sold between 12 and 18 months from now.


Proud to fly from Manchester!
User currently offlineManchesterMAN From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 1224 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (6 years 3 months 4 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 1859 times:

Had a lovely flight on a EZY (GT) A320 last Saturday LGW-INN. Nice to have IFE on a EZY flight with airshow. Even better was that there were only 21 people onboard!!


Flown: A300,A319,A320,A321,A330,A340.A380,717,727,737,747,757,767,777,DC9,DC10,MD11,MD80,F100,F50,ERJ,E190,CRJ,BAe146,Da
User currently offlineVasu From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2005, 3874 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (6 years 3 months 3 weeks 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 1700 times:

Shame those planes are going... would have been nice to see some fleet variation in EZY... though I can understand that it all comes down to economics  Sad

User currently offlineBoeing74741R From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2007, 1163 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (6 years 3 months 3 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 1612 times:

Quoting GT4EZY (Reply 4):
All A320's will be returned to the lessor within 2 years and A321's sold between 12 and 18 months from now.

Would ZB be interested in any of this aircraft, especially the A321s? They're due to get G-TTIA anyway.

Quoting Vasu (Reply 6):
Shame those planes are going... would have been nice to see some fleet variation in EZY... though I can understand that it all comes down to economics {Sad}

Let's wait and see what happens, remember they have the clause in the A319 order to convert to A320/A321srs aircraft if desired. I think one of the factors that went against the GT fleet is the IAE engines versus the CFM engines fitted to U2's A319s.

[Edited 2008-04-26 08:59:34]

User currently offlineGT4EZY From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2007, 1783 posts, RR: 3
Reply 8, posted (6 years 3 months 3 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 1498 times:



Quoting Boeing74741R (Reply 7):
Would ZB be interested in any of this aircraft, especially the A321s? They're due to get G-TTIA anyway.

Possibly. I also believe they are having G-TTIB aswell.

Quoting Boeing74741R (Reply 7):
Let's wait and see what happens, remember they have the clause in the A319 order to convert to A320/A321srs aircraft if desired. I think one of the factors that went against the GT fleet is the IAE engines versus the CFM engines fitted to U2's A319s.

The internal e-mail stated that the GT fleet would be replaced by "Easyjet aircraft" and not A319's. Since the takeover the fleets have been referred to as A320/A321 and A319's. Perhaps a bit cryptic but it might suggest that A320/21 order conversions are being considered. Indeed, when the takeover announcement was made this was touched upon at a meeting.



Proud to fly from Manchester!
User currently offlineBoeing74741R From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2007, 1163 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (6 years 3 months 3 weeks 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 1296 times:



Quoting GT4EZY (Reply 8):
Perhaps a bit cryptic but it might suggest that A320/21 order conversions are being considered. Indeed, when the takeover announcement was made this was touched upon at a meeting.

Wouldn't surprise me much if they did as the demand to justify larger aircraft on certain routes (U2 and ex-GT) is there, and didn't you say the A319s wouldn't be able to do the longer ex-GT routes non-stop?


User currently offlineVIR744 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2006, 55 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (6 years 3 months 3 weeks 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 1243 times:

I think the 319s only have a longer range if fitted with the Additional Centre Tanks. If I remember right from my course the 319s can have up to 7 ACTs fitted in the forward and aft cargo compartments.

User currently offlineGT4EZY From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2007, 1783 posts, RR: 3
Reply 11, posted (6 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 1069 times:

That's right. The U2 319's wouldn't be able to to do PFO/SSH etc should these routes be kept. MAN-TFS may just be possible although I am not certain.


Proud to fly from Manchester!
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