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Will The "real" Swissair Ever Return To Man?  
User currently offlineGKirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24926 posts, RR: 56
Posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 2220 times:

What you guys think? Anyone know of their plans?
Also, anyone know of any other new routes starting at MAN or rumoured.


When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
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User currently offlinePhilB From Ireland, joined May 1999, 2915 posts, RR: 13
Reply 1, posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 2175 times:

I thought their Airbus 320 family were to be used again from June according to releases in the late winter, or has that been changed. The 146 lease is due to end shortly.

User currently offlineGKirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24926 posts, RR: 56
Reply 2, posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 2162 times:

Mmmm... never heard that one. Can anyone confirm this? Will this be back to 3 daily or just the 2 daily?


When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
User currently offlinePhilB From Ireland, joined May 1999, 2915 posts, RR: 13
Reply 3, posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 2156 times:

Just checked on Swissair's site and the Flightline 146 now continues through to October at least.

BTW, anyone like to say what and when the last British type was that appeared in Swissair colours?


User currently offlineGKirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24926 posts, RR: 56
Reply 4, posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 2142 times:

October! No way!
Before the 146, was it the Bac1-11?



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User currently offlineGerardo From Spain, joined May 2000, 3481 posts, RR: 31
Reply 5, posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 2142 times:

Swissair never used the Bac 1-11.

Gerardo



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User currently offlineMarian Siegert From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 2139 times:

Who's SWISSAIR ?

User currently offlineServisair From United States of America, joined Jul 2006, 37 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 2131 times:

Plans 'WERE' in place for SR to bring back A320s to man for this summer but I guess the people with the cheque book intervened as this ain't happening now.

PhilB: Swissair DID use the 1-11 for a short while. A series 200 was leased from British Eagle from April to November 1967 and was then replaced by a 300 series until April 1968.



30 Yeras in the Biz...
User currently offlinePhilB From Ireland, joined May 1999, 2915 posts, RR: 13
Reply 8, posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 2105 times:

Yes it was the 1-11 and Swissair did use 2 as Servisair says, painted in their colours.

SAS also leased British Eagle 1-11s whilst waiting for the DC9-21


User currently offlinePhilB From Ireland, joined May 1999, 2915 posts, RR: 13
Reply 9, posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 2100 times:

Just found another Swissair 1-11, this time from 1970.

G-AWYS, of BUA with a red cheatline, Swissair titles, Swissair aircraft logo by the front door and "operated by British United Airways" titles. Taken at MAN during the summer of 1970 and published in First and Foremost,
1978.


User currently offlineGKirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24926 posts, RR: 56
Reply 10, posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 2098 times:

Hehe I was right!


When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
User currently offlinePhilB From Ireland, joined May 1999, 2915 posts, RR: 13
Reply 11, posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 2096 times:

OK GKirk,
but can you tell me which other European national airline used a British Eagle 1-11 in their full colours, but never bought the type?


User currently offlineGKirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24926 posts, RR: 56
Reply 12, posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 2093 times:

Sabena...No
Lufthansa...doubt it
Was it KLM or Alitalia



When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
User currently offlinePhilB From Ireland, joined May 1999, 2915 posts, RR: 13
Reply 13, posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 2088 times:

KLM

User currently offlineILOVEA340 From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 2100 posts, RR: 4
Reply 14, posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days ago) and read 2083 times:

whats wrong w/ flightline and crossair?

User currently offlineBilly From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2000, 895 posts, RR: 7
Reply 15, posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 2073 times:

Just got back in the country. The plans were for Crossair to take over the route using ARJ's. Then Crossair found that SR had other plans for them. The 146 service continues until the foreseeable future (despite the huge passenger resistance to the service - myself included). SR and SN were getting earache from the cargo community as the plane used to regularly leave freight behind.

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