Sponsor Message:
Civil Aviation Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
Easyjet Flights To PFO & LCA  
User currently offlineSpetouss From Cyprus, joined Jun 2005, 71 posts, RR: 0
Posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 3740 times:

Summer Season

LGW-PFO Double Daily

MAN-PFO five Weekly

LGW-LCA Four Weekly

Anybody knows the loads for the moment. Especially for the newly started LGW-LCA ?

What about the aircraft used ? Only A320s or also A321s and A319s ?

I am traveling next week from LCA to LGW, what to expect ?

What about the future prospects of these routes ?

21 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineGT4EZY From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2007, 1781 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 3640 times:

MAN-PFO loads are generally very good. They always have been to be fair and was the best performing route for GB Airways ex MAN. In fact out of all the GT/U2 MAN routes, only TFS and PFO have operated the entire time.

I would assume that LGW-PFO are similar........I rarely operate the route but double daily frequency says it all. PFO is generally an A321 ex LGW with some A320's. I assume LCA will be 320's too. The EZY 319's don't have the legs to do UK Cyprus.

[Edited 2009-04-17 12:14:32]


Proud to fly from Manchester!
User currently offlineSpetouss From Cyprus, joined Jun 2005, 71 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 3540 times:



Quoting GT4EZY (Reply 1):
I assume LCA will be 320's too.

What about A321s ? Are they being used on the route ?

When are the A321s going to be phased out ?

Any chance that Easyjet orders new A321s ?


User currently offlineGT4EZY From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2007, 1781 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 3471 times:

I won't post aircraft reg's but here's the rundown for next weeks LGW-LCA-LGW

Tuesday - Ex GB 320
Wednesday- Ex GB 321
Friday- Brand new EZY 320
Sunday- Brand new EZY 320



Proud to fly from Manchester!
User currently offlineSpetouss From Cyprus, joined Jun 2005, 71 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 3317 times:



Quoting GT4EZY (Reply 3):
here's the rundown for next weeks LGW-LCA-LGW

Thanks GT4EZY. Appreciated.

Quoting GT4EZY (Reply 1):
The EZY 319's don't have the legs to do UK Cyprus.

As far as I know BA is using A319 from LGW to PFO. Ok I understand that it may not be fully loaded.

But CY last summer used A319 from LCA to BHX, and that one believe me was fully loaded !

Also in the past, Helios used A319 from LCA to UK.

Why Easy A319 are not capable to perform the route ?


User currently offlineGT4EZY From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2007, 1781 posts, RR: 3
Reply 5, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 3252 times:

As far as I'm aware it is a weight issue.......I assume beacause EZY 319's are heavier/bigger capacity. I'm not fully up to speed when it comes to range etc but on the occasions that they have operated the Canaries, a tech stop has usually been required inbound....or pax left behind.


Proud to fly from Manchester!
User currently offlineHeeBeeGB From Finland, joined Sep 2007, 424 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 3233 times:



Quoting Spetouss (Reply 4):
As far as I know BA is using A319 from LGW to PFO. Ok I understand that it may not be fully loaded.

PFO is a very strong route for BA out of LGW so loads are high, especially as we approach the peaks. But maybe it's to do with the lower overall load due to the 2 class cabin, less weight?

Or are BA's and EZY's A319 different in other ways?


User currently offlineGT4EZY From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2007, 1781 posts, RR: 3
Reply 7, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 3214 times:



Quoting HeeBeeGB (Reply 6):
PFO is a very strong route for BA out of LGW so loads are high, especially as we approach the peaks. But maybe it's to do with the lower overall load due to the 2 class cabin, less weight?

Or are BA's and EZY's A319 different in other ways?

Thats what I assume. An STN 319 once had to pick up a MAN-PFO from STN onwards but left with no catering and only just made it. That is also why, with the current mix of routes, MAN is still an A320 base.



Proud to fly from Manchester!
User currently offlineRichardw From United Kingdom, joined May 2001, 3746 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 3165 times:

Quoting GT4EZY (Reply 3):
Friday- Brand new EZY 320
Sunday- Brand new EZY 320

How many seats are there and do these recline?

[Edited 2009-04-18 06:20:59]

User currently offlineGT4EZY From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2007, 1781 posts, RR: 3
Reply 9, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks ago) and read 3138 times:



Quoting Richardw (Reply 8):

How many seats are there and do these recline?

180. EZY's policy of non reclinable seats was reversed a few years ago I believe. Therefore these should have reclined seats (for what the little difference is worth-especially compared to the arguments they can cause) except for the last row and those in front of the overwing exits.



Proud to fly from Manchester!
User currently offlineSpetouss From Cyprus, joined Jun 2005, 71 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (5 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 3025 times:



Quoting HeeBeeGB (Reply 6):
PFO is a very strong route for BA out of LGW so loads are high, especially as we approach the peaks.

Why then, not upgrading to the A320 or A321 ?

or LGW is only B734/A319 Base ?

What is the seating arrangement on BA A319 ?


User currently offlineTango29 From Ireland, joined May 2006, 312 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (5 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 3005 times:



Quoting GT4EZY (Reply 3):
I won't post aircraft reg's but here's the rundown for next weeks LGW-LCA-LGW

Hey, i'm flying to LCA tomorrow from LGW tomorrow and returning on the 28th, would you
happen to know what type or even reg for my flights?

Many thanks



Flown: A300,310,319,320,321,332,333,346,380, B720, 727,732,733,734,735,738,741,744,752,753,763,772,773
User currently offlineGT4EZY From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2007, 1781 posts, RR: 3
Reply 12, posted (5 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 2873 times:



Quoting Tango29 (Reply 11):
Hey, i'm flying to LCA tomorrow from LGW tomorrow and returning on the 28th, would you
happen to know what type or even reg for my flights?

Many thanks

Sure both your flights will be operated by the first of the brand new EZY spec A320's. There are only 3 of these in the fleet so far, the other two now being MAN based.

Obviously things could change but thats what is currently scheduled.



Proud to fly from Manchester!
User currently offlineTango29 From Ireland, joined May 2006, 312 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (5 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 2865 times:



Quoting GT4EZY (Reply 12):
Obviously things could change but thats what is currently scheduled

Great, thanks for the info.

Cheers!



Flown: A300,310,319,320,321,332,333,346,380, B720, 727,732,733,734,735,738,741,744,752,753,763,772,773
User currently offlineSpetouss From Cyprus, joined Jun 2005, 71 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (5 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 2843 times:



Quoting GT4EZY (Reply 12):
Sure both your flights will be operated by the first of the brand new EZY spec A320's.

If understand correctly, say for LCA, every Wednesday the flight is operated with A321 and the other flights on the other days of the week are operated with A320. Is that correct for every week in the summer season, or Easyjet changes the type of the aircraft subject to demand ?

What is policy of Easyjet on this issue ?

Any chance to order Easy spec A321 ?


User currently offlineGT4EZY From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2007, 1781 posts, RR: 3
Reply 15, posted (5 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 2801 times:



Quoting Spetouss (Reply 14):
If understand correctly, say for LCA, every Wednesday the flight is operated with A321 and the other flights on the other days of the week are operated with A320. Is that correct for every week in the summer season, or Easyjet changes the type of the aircraft subject to demand ?

What is policy of Easyjet on this issue ?

Any chance to order Easy spec A321 ?

I'm not sure how LGW works. It probably changes a bit especially now that there are very few 321's left.

Chance of EZY spec 321's in the future? Not for the forseeable future but never say never.



Proud to fly from Manchester!
User currently offlineHeeBeeGB From Finland, joined Sep 2007, 424 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (5 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 2739 times:



Quoting Spetouss (Reply 10):
Why then, not upgrading to the A320 or A321 ?

or LGW is only B734/A319 Base ?

What is the seating arrangement on BA A319 ?

LGW is a A319/737 base, no A320/A321's there. Also. even though the A319 will be full most days this summer I think BA are happier to have it that way than risk a larger aircraft.


User currently offlineJamotcx From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 1037 posts, RR: 25
Reply 17, posted (5 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 2688 times:



Quoting Richardw (Reply 8):
How many seats are there and do these recline?

180 and no


User currently offlineGT4EZY From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2007, 1781 posts, RR: 3
Reply 18, posted (5 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 2666 times:



Quoting Jamotcx (Reply 17):
180 and no

Really? I know you are one of the first people to fly these birds ex MAN. So we have gone back to non-reclinable seats?



Proud to fly from Manchester!
User currently offlineAidoair From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2006, 243 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (5 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 2602 times:



Quoting HeeBeeGB (Reply 6):
PFO is a very strong route for BA out of LGW so loads are high, especially as we approach the peaks. But maybe it's to do with the lower overall load due to the 2 class cabin, less weight?

Or are BA's and EZY's A319 different in other ways?

EZY's A319's have de-rated engines when compared to say the majority of BA's A319 engines. This lowers the MTOW in turn lowers the amount of fuel that can be loaded on to the aircraft.
I am sure someone else with a little more knowledge in this area will add or correct me if that wrong, but that's the reason in a nutshell.


User currently offlineSpetouss From Cyprus, joined Jun 2005, 71 posts, RR: 0
Reply 20, posted (5 years 3 months 1 week 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 2398 times:



Quoting HeeBeeGB (Reply 16):
LGW is a A319/737 base, no A320/A321's there.

During Winter season BA flight to PFO was operated with B734.
What about weight resttrictions ?

Is the range of B734 sufficient for LGW-PFO ? epsecially westbound ?


User currently offlineF4f3a From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2004, 246 posts, RR: 0
Reply 21, posted (5 years 3 months 1 week 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 2327 times:

new ltn routes
Start Date

Frequency

One way fares, incl. taxes & charges, from

Milan

6 July 09

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri & Sun

£26.99

Mahon

6 July 09

Mon, Wed, Fri

£28.99



Montpellier

7 July 09

Tue, Thur & Sat

£26.99



Paul Simmons, easyJet’s UK


Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
LH A380 Test Flights To USA & Asia posted Tue Feb 13 2007 14:35:19 by Stevesdream69
DL Flights To FDF & PTP : How Are They Doing? posted Sun Jan 28 2007 19:28:11 by Goldorak
SNA Int'l Flights To Mexico & Canada In 2006 posted Wed Nov 2 2005 14:15:35 by Juventus
A380 Proving Flights To LHR & LGW This Year? posted Fri Sep 30 2005 00:53:34 by SmithAir747
Help With Flights To Trinidad & Tobago. posted Tue Sep 14 2004 00:02:26 by KaiGywer
Why No Easyjet Flights To Belgium? posted Fri Sep 3 2004 09:18:17 by Mika10021
Delta Connection To Add Flights To BUF & ROC posted Thu Mar 13 2003 21:24:27 by Zrb2
Singapore Airlines Increases Flights To BNE & MEL posted Wed Nov 20 2002 09:04:29 by Singapore_Air
How Many AR Flights To AKL & Syd? posted Fri Jun 14 2002 05:26:53 by ZK-NBT
Singapore Airlines Adds Flights To SYD (& MEL/BNE) posted Wed Nov 28 2001 09:20:11 by Singapore_Air