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FDH - New Airline "my Wings" To LGW & Others  
User currently offlineqfatwa From Australia, joined Jun 1999, 725 posts, RR: 0
Posted (3 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 5845 times:

Friedrichshafen, Southern Germany on Bodensee, lost Ryanair to Memmingen [closer to Munich] earlier in the year.

My Wings using a single MD80 will commence services to:

Prisitna - Kosovo - 11 August.

Greece - Thessaloniki - 14 August.

England - London Gatwick - 25 August.

Spain - Alicante - 29 August.

Italy - Rome, Ciampino - 18 September.

The website is: http://www.flymywings.com/.

They suggest more destinations to follow.

FDH is already served by home based Intersky [using Dash 8 aircraft] for domestic German flights to Berlin, Hamburg, Munster, Dusseldorf and Cologne.

Scheduled service to Austria - Vienna and Graz - is provided.

Summer holiday destinations are Nice, Naples, Calvi, Zadar, Split, Elba and Olbia.

Lufthansa offers service to Frankfurt.

Additional charter services are provided by other carriers.

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User currently offlineVasu From United Kingdom, joined exactly 9 years ago today! , 3829 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (3 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 5575 times:

Always nice to see a new carrier in Europe... all the best to them! Is their primary aim to offer a service to the catchment of FDH then?

User currently offlineSabena332 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (3 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 5551 times:

Quoting qfatwa (Thread starter):
My Wings using a single MD80

They've hired a very good handling agent in ALC, they manage it to turn a MD-80 around in just five minutes:



 

Patrick


User currently offlineVasu From United Kingdom, joined exactly 9 years ago today! , 3829 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (3 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 5487 times:

Quoting Sabena332 (Reply 2):

Is that some sort of typo? Or could they realistically timetable that sort of turnaround in?


User currently offlinesandroZRH From Switzerland, joined Feb 2007, 3414 posts, RR: 50
Reply 4, posted (3 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 5442 times:

Quoting Vasu (Reply 3):
Is that some sort of typo?

It must be a typo, the arrival time at ALC should read 08:50. Three hours is way too long for FDH-ALC. Two hours sounds a lot more realistic, as does 1:05 ground time.


User currently offlineqfatwa From Australia, joined Jun 1999, 725 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (3 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 5343 times:

Looking at the length of flight on the FYA121 services, it is 2 hrs 15 minutes - so the FYA 126 arrival should read 2 hrs 15 minutes after 06:50 - which is 09:05 - yes a typo of interchanging the 05 to 50!!

User currently offlineTriStar500 From Germany, joined Nov 1999, 4692 posts, RR: 43
Reply 6, posted (3 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 4742 times:

It is going to be an MD-87, being operated by either Pronair, Saicus Air, IMD Airways or Aerofan (sources vary on the question of operator).


Homer: Facts are meaningless. You could use facts to prove anything that's even remotely true!
User currently offlineBurkhard From Germany, joined Nov 2006, 4360 posts, RR: 2
Reply 7, posted (3 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 4562 times:

Quoting sandroZRH (Reply 4):

It must be a typo, the arrival time at ALC should read 08:50. Three hours is way too long for FDH-ALC. Two hours sounds a lot more realistic, as does 1:05 ground time.

.. and they are often on time!!!!

Good luck to them, really. Wow, a new airline with ONE MD87.

[Edited 2010-07-12 04:11:40]

User currently offlineHumberside From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2005, 4914 posts, RR: 5
Reply 8, posted (3 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 4303 times:

Quoting qfatwa (Thread starter):
FDH is already served by home based Intersky [using Dash 8 aircraft] for domestic German flights to Berlin, Hamburg, Munster, Dusseldorf and Cologne.

Scheduled service to Austria - Vienna and Graz - is provided.

Summer holiday destinations are Nice, Naples, Calvi, Zadar, Split, Elba and Olbia.

Lufthansa offers service to Frankfurt.

Additional charter services are provided by other carriers.

Don't forget Iceland Express - one of those unusual nche services that seems to keep going despite on paper seeming like a very 'thin' route

[Edited 2010-07-13 04:51:39]


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User currently offlineHeeBeeGB From Finland, joined Sep 2007, 424 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (3 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 4220 times:

With regards to the London operations,

178EUR rtn LGW-FDH on an airline hardly anyone in the UK will have heard of, or know about on a single MD80 with a flight that isn't daily and is in the middle of the day.

And no English version of their website?

Good luck guys!

One aircraft is asking for trouble, if it goes tech (and remember it's an MD80!) things could get interesting/expensive


User currently offlineVasu From United Kingdom, joined exactly 9 years ago today! , 3829 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (3 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 4142 times:

Quoting HeeBeeGB (Reply 9):
One aircraft is asking for trouble, if it goes tech (and remember it's an MD80!) things could get interesting/expensive

Absolutely... sounds very risky! Out of interest, what is the overall reliability of the MD87 like (in comparison to, say 737 or 320series) ?


User currently offlineairbuseric From Netherlands, joined Jan 2005, 4207 posts, RR: 51
Reply 11, posted (3 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 4039 times:

They say on their homepage e.g.FDH-LGW oneway from EUR 79

But every time I search, a oneway costs EUR 159

Only when I search for a return, single legs of the return show up with available prices from EUR 79 (or higher)

So their statement seems to be false. The 79 Euro fare is only available when you book a return.



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User currently offlinechieft From Germany, joined Jun 2005, 336 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 3741 times:
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Under which AOC do they operate? They use FYA flt numbers.


Aircraft are marginal costs with wings.
User currently offlineHumberside From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2005, 4914 posts, RR: 5
Reply 13, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 3693 times:

FYA was Flyant, Futura's Cargo Subsidary. But I dont know if they survived Futura's collapse


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User currently offlineviasa From Switzerland, joined Jun 2005, 1853 posts, RR: 7
Reply 14, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 3588 times:

Quoting Humberside (Reply 13):
FYA was Flyant, Futura's Cargo Subsidary. But I dont know if they survived Futura's collapse

25.02.2009 - Saicus Air (FYA/Vitoria) is the new brand of flyAnt and is planning to resume operations later this spring with a single B737-400F freighter after the company has been sold to trucking company New Iberital.

So Saicus will fly its MD-87 for myWINGS.


User currently offlineformigueta From Spain, joined Nov 2006, 31 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 3449 times:

The aircraft to be used is a single MD87 reg EC-KRV (MSN 49843), previously operated by Pronair but stored at IST since the collapse of the company (the second MD of Pronair is still stored at BCN). The aircraft was ferried on July 27 from IST to PMI.

The aircraft has been registered to Saicus Air, the new brand of FlyAnt (the cargo subsidiary of Futura) which was bought by New Iberital, a road cargo company in Spain, which operates 2 Boeing 737-3F to the Canary Islands.

Start an airline with a single MD87 and a tight schedule doesn't seem really promissing.

Good luck to them!


User currently offlinescarebus03 From Ireland, joined Apr 2005, 303 posts, RR: 2
Reply 16, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 3427 times:
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Quoting formigueta (Reply 15):
The aircraft has been registered to Saicus Air, the new brand of FlyAnt (the cargo subsidiary of Futura) which was bought by New Iberital, a road cargo company in Spain, which operates 2 Boeing 737-3F to the Canary Islands.

At the moment Saicus (ex Flyant) operate one B737-300F EC-KDJ which re-entered service on the 3rd of July 2010. They are hoping to have two MD-87's (ex Pronair) in operation.

The AOC is Flyant

Brgds
SB03



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