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User currently offlineDazed767 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 5498 posts, RR: 51
Posted (12 years 5 months 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 1316 times:

I've noticed on my flight tracker that EAL came to SFB this weekend. Is it new charter service to SFB (daily or just a weekend thing?). Can't wait to see it in person.


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User currently offlinePacificflyer From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 382 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (12 years 5 months 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 1298 times:

I think they just began the service, I'm not quite sure, but I saw the 747 went over my head yesterday, and I knoew that it must be European Air!

User currently offlineDC10Tony From United States of America, joined May 2001, 1012 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (12 years 5 months 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1271 times:

Dazed767-

European will have two 742s coming into SFB on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from the U.K.

This past Saturday, the green one arrived first, followed by the pink one. Do you live near SFB?


User currently offlineA/c dxer From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 416 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (12 years 5 months 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1257 times:

Is this just summer service or are they planning to do this all year?

User currently offlineJmc757 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2000, 1301 posts, RR: 7
Reply 4, posted (12 years 5 months 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 1242 times:

I don't know much about these flights but maybe able to enlighten you a little more.
The flights are mainly contracted for TravelCity Direct (amongst others), who are UK based and specialise in "Fly Drives" to Florida for british tourists. this is the company that have previously contracted ATA, although those flights arn't happeining this year (hence the EAL flights).
As for the time scale of the service i'm not sure. Florida is an all-year round destination for us brits, so they may continue in the winter although muich lower capacity, perhaps one flight a week. However, saying that, the ATA flights were only summer flights, so the EAl may also be summer only. Have to wait and see!!

Hope this helps (a little!)
jmc757 Smile Smile Smile


User currently offlineHaskey From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2001, 100 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (12 years 5 months 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 1237 times:

European Aviation Air Charter now have five B747-200's all ex British Airways. All are painted with different colour bands on the engines and fuselage.

G-BDXE Red
G-BDXF Green
G-BDXG Pink
G-BDXH Blue
G-BDXJ Yellow






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