Sponsor Message:
Civil Aviation Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
Transjet In BIG Trouble?  
User currently offlineNG737PSR From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2001, 305 posts, RR: 0
Posted (12 years 4 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1627 times:

Has anyone in the UK noticed just how badly Transjet seem to be performing their charter services from/to the UK the past few days?

I know for a fact that a hell of a lot of their flying programme is being subbed to other airlines such as Excel and Titan, have also heard of multiple technical failures/emergency landings - any truth?

Anyone got any info as to the status/state of their operation?

Anyone flown with them?

18 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineThomas_Jaeger From Switzerland, joined Apr 2002, 2390 posts, RR: 28
Reply 1, posted (12 years 4 months 2 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 1598 times:

I heard they had an emergency landing at Corfu today. An MD-83 on flight S9 706 in flight from Corfu to Bristol had to return to the airport due to problems with one of the engines.


Swiss aviation news junkie living all over the place
User currently offlineSBE727 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2001, 390 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (12 years 4 months 2 weeks 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 1559 times:

OK NG737PSR.

Im sure those kind of comments you made about Transjet brings back many memories of when you were at Sabre Airways on that 727......i think that says quite alot.Excel have come a long way from the days of sabre but management isnt exactly brilliant with the witches of eastwick in that office (oh i am sorry).

Yes we have had a s**t week with problems left right and centre but there is now light at the end of the tunnel.The so called tech failure are purely minor (stupid things) like a light bulb gone etc etc.Yes there was a emerg landing the other day but all was well....sabre had many e/l and 24hr delays.
Being a little short of crew doesnt help either but within the next week or so...that will be sorted out.

Alot of people are slagging us off and saying its sabre all over again...its not.
We may have a few teething problems but its a damm sight better to work for than excel...believe me.Too much hair gel today...pulled into the office and given a mouthfull from cruella.

Its alot more relaxed and friendly here without management breathing down your neck 24/7.

Dont knock it NG737PSR as you once had these problems at sabre and i remeber the 1st day of op at excel 01may01. Plan a 767 flt to santorini when the largest aircraft it can take is a 757...what funny planning you have.

Anyway...less of the bitching.I've had my say and just want people to give it a bit of a chance...it will sort itself out.

Don't get above your post NG737PSR as one day...the people you meet on the way up will be the ones you meet on the way down.

Excel are doing well and have a good product but remeber where you came from and try to keep rooted.

Many thx
sbe727


User currently offlineSBE727 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2001, 390 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (12 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 1486 times:

Can i also just add to the above that Transjet Airways AB are actually operating the flights on behalf of Excel because Excel dont have the crew or aircraft to operate them....they took on more work thatn they can handle.
Ok, so we have the leftovers...but i think that the type of operation we have...thats the sort of work that we pick up on.

We have a really busy summer ahead of us and our 747-200's that we have also have alot of work planned for them and then we will sure enough disappear in the winter to do the hadj flights...which i have been told that its going to be a busy winter too.

Sorry to put everyone in their place like this...but all the aircraft have a busy schedule planned for them.


Many thx
sbe727


User currently offlineSk945 From Sweden, joined May 2002, 432 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (12 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1473 times:

sbe727
Do you know were the 747:s would fly during the summer? I know they will fly between ARN and Athens and ARN to Malaga on weekends. But what other routes will they fly?


User currently offlineGKirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24938 posts, RR: 56
Reply 5, posted (12 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1456 times:

Transjet flights out of NCL seem to be operating normally and on time.


When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
User currently offlineSBE727 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2001, 390 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (12 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 1438 times:


Yes in the winter they mainly do the hadj
but at the moment they are doing japan and will continue through out the world cup programme to.


User currently offlineSimon Cooper From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2000, 404 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (12 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 1406 times:

a flight into EMA is due in about 12 hrs late anyone know why?

User currently offlineKarliboy From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 254 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (12 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 1401 times:

Transjet's got a long way to go before they beat Sunways... they were absolutely SH*@E!!!

Karl


User currently offlineSBE727 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2001, 390 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (12 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 1371 times:

We are not trying to be Sunways dear !!!!

User currently offlineWunalaDreaming From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2001, 196 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (12 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 1361 times:

It looks like TransJet will fill the gap left by British World??

I hope so. I went for interviews with Excel and I am glad to say that I walked. They were rood and very snotty - like they were too good for anybody at the recruitment day to work for them. Their application forms and Crew Information leaflets were very harshly worded. Not a very friendly airline to the employees from what I gathered on that day - and I would rather keep my Training Officer job in an office which I hate than work for someone who doesn't not respect their staff.

Grumble over!!!

Sam.


User currently offlineSBE727 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2001, 390 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (12 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 1325 times:

True...they don't respect their staff.
They speak to you like children...the atmosphere in the office can be so intense...you could cut the atmosphere with a knife.
They can be very harsh and ive known many people to be in tears.
They are trying to be something their not...Listen Excel....your charter...not BA.

Im sorry to say...but i prefered it when it was sabre airways.


Sorry

sbe727


User currently offlineNG737PSR From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2001, 305 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (12 years 4 months 1 week 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1295 times:

SBE727, I don't honestly think my observation justified that vitriolic rant. I shaln't throw my toys out of the cot over it, suffice to say that I have the experience and maturity to deal with your tirade of remarks re: Excel.
It's because of experience previously the interest was expressed.

I used to actually like flying with you, and I'm actually suprised at that "getting above my post - meeting people on the way down" blurb. Cheers for that.

I really would like to know what has really made you so bitter - I don't think you have been through anything that I haven't in my 15yrs plus during your 2yrs or so.

I wish you and your newly found employer great success, and only hope that you manage to get your attitude in check before in my humble experience it will ultimately cause you further problems later on down the line and perhaps possibly be your downfall.

No airline is absolutely perfect, and I guess about 10yrs or so down your career path you may come to the same conclusion.


User currently offlineLGW From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (12 years 4 months 1 week 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1284 times:

I dont think transjet will win any on-time awards Big grin

LGW


User currently offlineGKirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24938 posts, RR: 56
Reply 14, posted (12 years 4 months 1 week 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 1283 times:

Theres about 4 Transjet flights into NCL today and most of them are on time.  Wow!


When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
User currently offlineSBE727 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2001, 390 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (12 years 4 months 1 week 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 1273 times:

Thanyou GKirk for stating that we can actually manage to get a flight away on time.

NG737PSR.
I was merely stating that you too came from a company like Transjet and not to slag it off as you once had the same problems.

The comments i made about Excel and the bitching may have been a little over the top but was only speaking the truth.

Sorry if i caused any undue upset.

Many thx
sbe727


User currently offlineNG737PSR From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2001, 305 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (12 years 4 months 1 week 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 1266 times:

No problems, BTW what kind of trips you been doing?, have you done any on the B747 yet - you know one of them has quite a pedigree being the first 747-238B for QANTAS back in 1971.

Honestly no hard feelings, have fun on them!


User currently offlineGKirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24938 posts, RR: 56
Reply 17, posted (12 years 4 months 1 week 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 1248 times:

One of the flights into NCL, from Skiathos, arrived 2 hours late.  Wow!


When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
User currently offlineSBE727 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2001, 390 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (12 years 4 months 1 week 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 1229 times:

The 747 should be fun..they are old but sometimes that makes it more interesting.
The 747 work at the moment is operated by the sweedish crew as they work on a freelance basis and quite often the 747 will originate from sweeden.
There is many exciting trips comming up like japan,the africa contract down to Gabon from paris and there is strong possibility of a contract out of dubai for a quite a few weeks (i think about 7wks).

As we are so busy in the uk at the moment with the MD83 work its very hard for us to switch over to the 747 work although we are trained on both types of aircraft.

Hope the above helps

many thx
sbe727


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...
Timco MX Base In GSO In BIG Trouble posted Sat Mar 12 2005 19:00:02 by Flyibaby
Denver (DEN) In BIG Trouble posted Thu Feb 7 2002 23:47:55 by BA
Canada 3000 In Big Trouble, Royal Back? posted Wed Nov 7 2001 22:54:12 by SafeFlyer
Avianca In Big Trouble posted Sat Oct 6 2001 04:22:48 by Latinplane
USAirways In Big Trouble posted Fri Oct 5 2001 18:18:05 by Hustler
Continental Airlines Is IN BIG Trouble posted Thu Sep 28 2000 04:56:19 by Randy1676
Sabena In Big Trouble posted Tue Aug 29 2000 12:37:25 by Sndp
Air Malawi In Big Time Trouble posted Sun Sep 24 2006 12:45:24 by Jambo
Why Is The US Airline Industry In Such Big Trouble posted Thu Jan 6 2005 21:09:18 by Cedarjet
CNN Poll On Small Planes In Big Cities - Vote! posted Thu Oct 12 2006 21:32:04 by 2H4