dan330
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Air Holland 757 At EMA Today

Mon Jun 03, 2002 3:14 am

Does anyone know why it was there?

It was on the EMA website due to arrive at about 1200, but landed at 1400 something. Arrived from Newcastle with HLN flight number and departed at about 1600. I was just slightly late and couldn't get a photo, but it was in the old colours.

So, anyone know why it was there?
 
BDRules
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RE: Air Holland 757 At EMA Today

Mon Jun 03, 2002 8:34 pm

i know that football teams have used Air Holland 757's from EMA before. apart from that i havent a clue
 
gkirk
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RE: Air Holland 757 At EMA Today

Mon Jun 03, 2002 8:43 pm

Repaint ? Storage? Could be one of those reasons?
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dan330
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RE: Air Holland 757 At EMA Today

Mon Jun 03, 2002 8:50 pm

I wandered about the maintanence or repaint bit, but it arrived at 1400 something and departed about 1600 ie only in for 2 hours.

There are sometimes a few interesting 737's around but I don't think bmi or anyone else carry out maintanence on 757's at EMA anyway. I'm still clueless.
 
gr325
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RE: Air Holland 757 At EMA Today

Tue Jun 04, 2002 1:10 am

Damn, missed that. I landad at EMA at about 1400 and left arround 1500. better luck next time.

"You should have gone to specsavers"
 
gkirk
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RE: Air Holland 757 At EMA Today

Tue Jun 04, 2002 1:27 am

There was an Air Holand 757, PH-AHE, at NCL on sunday, operating the Macedonian Airlines Kefallonia flight. So maybe the EMA visit was also an a/c sub?
When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
 
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RE: Air Holland 757 At EMA Today

Tue Jun 04, 2002 4:16 am

UPDATE:

G-BYAR (ex-Britannia) in new Air holland colours is stored at Manchester.

Air holland bought an ex-Air Transat B752 which will receive new Air holland livery.
 
Guest

RE: Air Holland 757 At EMA Today

Tue Jun 04, 2002 4:47 am

Unfortunately Air Holland has no money; and most airlines are run by people that know more about credit control than Tony Gram, so it's unlikely that they will be able to persuade them to take shares in exchange for aircraft!  Big grin Big grin

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