Guest

New Route, YYJ-YWG-FLL

Wed Jan 12, 2000 9:18 am

Well people, Victoria airprot has announced that there will be a new route from YYJ-YWG-FLL using Air Transat's 757s.
 
Matt D
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RE: New Route, YYJ-YWG-FLL

Wed Jan 12, 2000 9:21 am

AND???????????
 
Guest

RE: New Route, YYJ-YWG-FLL

Wed Jan 12, 2000 9:24 am

The airline will start this new route in July.
 
ywg777
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RE: New Route, YYJ-YWG-FLL

Wed Jan 12, 2000 12:38 pm

Great job. What is the date? Also is this going to be a daily flight? Thanks YYJ. In will inform the others. Can you please tell me the Flight Numbers?
YWG777
 
Guest

RE: New Route, YYJ-YWG-FLL

Thu Jan 13, 2000 6:12 am

I don't know the exact date, and I am not sure of what the flight number is. Air Transat will fly to YWG 5 times a week.
 
mirage
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RE: New Route, YYJ-YWG-FLL

Thu Jan 13, 2000 6:24 am

In your country airports announce new routes?
I thought that was the airline decision and responsability.

Luis, Faro, Portugal

P.S. TSC already flies to my city with L1011's and sometimes 757's
 
Guest

RE: New Route, YYJ-YWG-FLL

Thu Jan 13, 2000 6:59 am

Yeah, your right, it is the airlines dicision. But it is already confirmed so I just wanted you guys to be the first to know.
 
Guest

RE: New Route, YYJ-YWG-FLL

Thu Jan 13, 2000 7:11 am

Hey, what about CO's 777s........Any news from the front.......
 
ywg777
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RE: New Route, YYJ-YWG-FLL

Thu Jan 13, 2000 7:30 am

Any news on anymore air Transit routes? Thanks for this. How is Air Transit going to get ticket counters and gate agents for YWG and YYJ? Also thats means the use of a jetway. I think that Air Transit hopefully will fly to YYZ sometime soon.
ywg777
 
Guest

RE: New Route, YYJ-YWG-FLL

Thu Jan 13, 2000 8:50 am

Ok, yes, CO will use 777 to YYJ.
No news on any new Air TRANSAT routes, not Air Transit.
To get ticket counters and gate agents, we will expand the airprot. I don't know about YWG.
Oh, Air TRANSAT alraedy flies to YYZ, It also flies to YMX.
 
ywg777
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RE: New Route, YYJ-YWG-FLL

Thu Jan 13, 2000 11:18 am

Thanks YYJ. I will work on seeing what is happening with the ticket counters and gate agents in YWG. I hope YWG gets another jetway for this operation. Doesn't Air Transat need ground crew as well in YWG,YYJ and FLL? please expalin this. Thanks
ywg777
 
AC183
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RE: New Route, YYJ-YWG-FLL

Thu Jan 13, 2000 11:50 am

Something here doesn't make sense. Why on earth would AT fly YYJ-YWG-FLL for the summer? This is not a route for summer service. The charters traditionally run that sort of route for the winter, not to start in July. The demand for routes to southern spots like FLL is for the winter.
 
mel
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RE: New Route, YYJ-YWG-FLL

Thu Jan 13, 2000 1:40 pm

I agree with AC183. This doesn't sound right. If you say this is fact, then please provide us with proof of the new service. Yes, the airline is called Air Transat, and it is called an airport not an airprot. If Air Transat were to fly to YWG or YYJ, contracted workers could work the ground handling. I believe Canada 3000 uses CP employees for this at YWG. Just because there is a possibility of a (someone says) 5 times weekly flight does not mean there is a need for a new jetway. Gate 28 at YWG is hardly used, they could use this, 18 or 14. As long as they don't fly, even if they fly, at peak hours, there will almost always be a gate. I could see TS flying YWG-YYJ in the summer, but YWG-FLL is a winter route. Please explain your sources people...
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ywg777
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RE: New Route, YYJ-YWG-FLL

Thu Jan 13, 2000 11:01 pm

Position 28 is usually used by AC. Gate 18 is used by Northwest,and gate 14 is used by Canadian or Westjet. What about a ticket counter? TS is going to build a new ticket counter. What do you think?
ywg777

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