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Swiss Airbus A321 Due In LTN Today  
User currently offlineGiancavia From Vatican City, joined Feb 2010, 1385 posts, RR: 0
Posted (3 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 2992 times:

Just a heads up for anyone interested. Should be taking the Swiss team home tonight after the England match.

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User currently offlinesandroZRH From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (3 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 2869 times:

I tried to bid for that flight, but not surprisingly our chief pilots were rostered on it  

User currently offlineGiancavia From Vatican City, joined Feb 2010, 1385 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (3 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 2828 times:

Quoting sandroZRH (Reply 1):
I tried to bid for that flight, but not surprisingly our chief pilots were rostered on it

Aww lol would have taken a pic of you passing bye, Intrigued why the flight keeps using an Edelweiss Flight code but is a Swiss A321. Maybe you can help?


User currently offlinekl911 From Czech Republic, joined Jul 2003, 5300 posts, RR: 15
Reply 3, posted (3 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 2826 times:

Quoting sandroZRH (Reply 1):
I tried to bid for that flight, but not surprisingly our chief pilots were rostered on it

Lol, guess its not open for nonrev either?


User currently offlinesandroZRH From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (3 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 2790 times:

Quoting Giancavia (Reply 2):
Aww lol would have taken a pic of you passing bye

damnit  
Quoting Giancavia (Reply 2):

Aww lol would have taken a pic of you passing bye, Intrigued why the flight keeps using an Edelweiss Flight code but is a Swiss A321. Maybe you can help?

Yeah, most if not all charter flights are carrying edelweiss flightnumbers as that's the charter division of LX, even though a lot of the flights are actually operated by us and not Edelweiss. I don't know why exactly, but it surely must have something to do with cost structures.

Quoting kl911 (Reply 3):
Lol, guess its not open for nonrev either?

Doubt it   


User currently offlineGiancavia From Vatican City, joined Feb 2010, 1385 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (3 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 2492 times:

Quoting sandroZRH (Reply 4):
Yeah, most if not all charter flights are carrying edelweiss flightnumbers as that's the charter division of LX, even though a lot of the flights are actually operated by us and not Edelweiss. I don't know why exactly, but it surely must have something to do with cost structures.

Gotcha!

My mistake the flight is on Sunday 11:45.


User currently offlinesandroZRH From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (3 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 2312 times:

Quoting Giancavia (Reply 5):
My mistake the flight is on Sunday 11:45.

yep. There's also an A333 due in at LHR tomorrow.


User currently offlineGiancavia From Vatican City, joined Feb 2010, 1385 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (3 years 6 months 2 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 2135 times:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/giancarlonicolomarco/5799578064

^Just landed about 5 mins ago.. crappy sky as always but nice to see a different airline.

Edelweiss A330 would have been sweeeet! I remember when they started up im sure LTN was one of their first destinations with the MD80s.. thats when I was tiny small.  


User currently offlineB738FlyUIA From Kazakhstan, joined Dec 2009, 557 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (3 years 6 months 2 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 2100 times:

Do they have EDW or LX Crew on board?

According to ZRH Arrival's:
14:40 WK 2017 LONDON Luton 2 Charter


User currently offlineZRH From Switzerland, joined Nov 1999, 5569 posts, RR: 36
Reply 9, posted (3 years 6 months 2 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 1986 times:

Excuse my ignorance. Is Luton the closest airport to the Wembley? Or why do they fly there? Because of the lack of slots at LHR?

User currently offlineB738FlyUIA From Kazakhstan, joined Dec 2009, 557 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (3 years 6 months 2 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 1952 times:

Quoting ZRH (Reply 9):
Is Luton the closest airport to the Wembley? Or why do they fly there? Because of the lack of slots at LHR?

Yes, Wembley is north/west of London and LTN is closest. Traffic wise is LHR a horror.. Guess they choose LTN for quick check-in & boarding.


User currently offlineGiancavia From Vatican City, joined Feb 2010, 1385 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (3 years 6 months 2 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 1582 times:

Indeed Luton is ideally placed with a huge large catchment area, Unfortunately the lack of investment means we will never fullfill the potential we have. In the UK airports are evil!

User currently offlinesandroZRH From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (3 years 6 months 2 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 1360 times:

Quoting B738FlyUIA (Reply 8):
Do they have EDW or LX Crew on board?

LX crew.


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