teahan
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Air Lib Express – Expansion

Sat Sep 14, 2002 9:08 pm

Hello,

Air Lib Express will launch several news routes from the 30th of October. These will be daily flights to Pisa, Milan, Venice, and Rome. Routes to Germany and Spain along with more domestic flights will begin in Spring 2003.

Source: Air & Cosmos

Jeremiah
Goodbye SR-LX MD-11 / 6th of March 1991 to the 31st of October 2004
 
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RE: Air Lib Express – Expansion

Sat Sep 14, 2002 10:00 pm

Hello!

Excellent news, love air lib express and hope to fly them soon! Will more MD's be used?

Rgds,
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RE: Air Lib Express – Expansion

Sat Sep 14, 2002 10:24 pm

Hope they come to Switzerland....
Jeremiah, do you have any news of the planned french low cost carrier FlyEco?
Thanks
 
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RE: Air Lib Express – Expansion

Sun Sep 15, 2002 1:13 am

Hello 717fan,

Germany, Italy and Spain are the only three markets they have considered so far. But Air Lib Express is doing well, and the airline's CEO Jean-Charles Corbet wants to separate the Express and long-haul operations so that investors can put their money in the part of the airline they want to. So they're likely going to expand Air Lib Express on the rest of their European network, and start other routes.

Best regards,
Alain Mengus
Air Transport Business
 
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RE: Air Lib Express – Expansion

Sun Sep 15, 2002 1:24 am

Any idea on which airports they fly in Milan and Rome??

 
airblue
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RE: Air Lib Express – Expansion

Sun Sep 15, 2002 1:26 am

I forgot another question:

how many slots AirLib owns in Paris Orly??
 
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RE: Air Lib Express – Expansion

Sun Sep 15, 2002 1:35 am

Hello Airblue,

I can only reply to your second question: Slots are not an issue... There are plenty of unused slots at Orly.


Best regards,
Alain Mengus
Air Transport Business
 
717fan
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RE: Air Lib Express – Expansion

Sun Sep 15, 2002 3:56 am

Alain Mengus
Thanks you for the information. By the way your Air Transport Business website is great, I just checked it.
717fan
 
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RE: Air Lib Express – Expansion

Sun Sep 15, 2002 4:48 am

Airl Lib is becoming an "all Airbus" company. They will get A 320 for Air Lib express.
 
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RE: Air Lib Express – Expansion

Sun Sep 15, 2002 5:45 am

Hello,

Thanks for your interest 717fan!

I hope to release a special series of article dedicated to the French airlines next week, including one covering Air Lib Express, which -- I hope -- should shed more light on their business model and the challenges that they are facing, especially with their aging MD-83 fleet.


Best regards,
Alain Mengus
Air Transport Business

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