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Vueling To Start LHR-PMI  
User currently offlinesantos From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2007, 741 posts, RR: 0
Posted (2 years 15 hours ago) and read 3860 times:

Route is already on sale on Vueling website
PMI 14:50 - LHR 16:10
LHR 17:15 - PMI 20:20
Route seems to be daily

Where are these slots coming from? Are other Vueling routes from LHR being cut?
Or is it a MAD/BCN slot?
I'm very surprised by this new route.
http://www.vueling.com/en/

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User currently offlineSYDBCN From Australia, joined Jan 2007, 34 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (2 years 15 hours ago) and read 3805 times:

I believe it is using a BIO-LHR slot, as BIO goes from 2 daily to 1..

User currently offlinetomkell92 From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2012, 70 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (2 years 11 hours ago) and read 3421 times:

Sounds good, although I can't help but think that this kinds of service would be better served at LGW rather than LHR. Having said that BA CityFlyer manage to get good load factors on their LCY - PMI route in the summer.

I wonder when we'll see Vueling in MAN?



Tom Kellock
User currently offlinePlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 11686 posts, RR: 60
Reply 3, posted (2 years 10 hours ago) and read 3316 times:

Fares look rather high, certainly looks like they are going after more of the premium passenger. Can see it working too, with the demand to PMI and on to MAH and IBZ.


Dan  



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User currently offlinepeterinlisbon From Portugal, joined Jan 2006, 584 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (2 years 10 hours ago) and read 3303 times:

I've flown with vueling in the past, and I've actually found their level of service to be better than Iberia. Maybe things have changed since then, but I remember booking and as soon as I had paid I had the chance to select my seat on the plane for free, and I think there was even a free checked baggage allowance. On board, they always seemed to be playing Moby and the staff were young and friendly.

User currently offlinefcogafa From United Kingdom, joined May 2008, 866 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (2 years 9 hours ago) and read 3246 times:

BMI operated LHR to PMI for many years, sometimes twice a day, but stopped a couple of years ago. I am surprised there is no LHR-AGP service too, there is a lot of British money down there.

User currently offlineba319-131 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 8578 posts, RR: 54
Reply 6, posted (2 years 2 hours ago) and read 3074 times:
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If it was not for the awful legroom I'd use the service, however I'd rather pay the extra legroom seats on Monarch from Luton, I tad further away but a more comfortable journey.

I think the service will work, mind those July fares are pretty steep.



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User currently offlinesantos From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2007, 741 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (1 year 12 months 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 2850 times:

Quoting fcogafa (Reply 5):
I am surprised there is no LHR-AGP service too, there is a lot of British money down there.

BA used to operate LHR-AGP, then it moved to LGW, currently they operate LHR-ALC, but route will soon move to LGW


User currently offlinesumma767 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2004, 2566 posts, RR: 6
Reply 8, posted (1 year 12 months 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 2747 times:

Quoting santos (Reply 7):
currently they operate LHR-ALC, but route will soon move to LGW

The current 3 weekly LHR-ALC is staying even when the 17 x weekly LGW-ALC starts for the Summer season.
Of course the flight from LHR might eventually end when a better use for those slots is found, but for now it will exist alongside new flights from Gatwick.


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