miamix707
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Stratford Airways 767-300?

Sun Mar 28, 2004 4:54 am


Airline Stratford Airways
Flight Number 56
Departure City (Airport) London, England, Great Britain (EGKK)
Departure Time
Arrival City (Airport) Orlando, FL (SFB)
Arrival Time 03/27/2004 02:40 PM
Remaining Flight Time 00:00
Aircraft Type Boeing 767-300
Current Altitude 0 feet
Current Groundspeed 0 mph
Flight Status Landed


Is this an airline? What airline scheme is this plane wearing?


 
David_itl
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RE: Stratford Airways 767-300?

Sun Mar 28, 2004 5:27 am

It will be First Choice (probably G-OOAL); the tracker's database has not yet been updated to reflect the new code for them.

David
 
miamix707
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RE: Stratford Airways 767-300?

Sun Mar 28, 2004 6:31 am

ah thats what I was thinking since I saw Stratford Airways on the flight tracker once arriving at FLL. First Choice flies some charters that stop at FLL every year with their 757s.
 
planesarecool
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RE: Stratford Airways 767-300?

Sun Mar 28, 2004 8:20 am

But what's with "Stratford Airways?" Aena is showing it as Stratford Airways too. Last hour of Air 2000  Sad  Sad

-Stephen
 
ScottishLaddie
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RE: Stratford Airways 767-300?

Sun Mar 28, 2004 8:27 am

I'm sure we had this same discussion a while ago about the same airlien doing LGW to somewhere in the Caribbean. I remember Excel being mentioned.
 
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Crosswind
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RE: Stratford Airways 767-300?

Sun Mar 28, 2004 9:52 am

FCA is First Choice Airways.

Some US listings still list FCA as Stratford Airways as they used the FCA code years ago before they went out of business.

First Choice Airways have been using the FCA code since their name change on 13 January 2004. All flights have been operating as FCA for operational/ATC purposes since then.

The AMM code has remained in use on tickets and on airport displays as some passengers had already been issued with AMM tickets before the decision to change the name to First Choice Airways.

As of 00:01 today, all airport displays/tickets will now show the correct FCA code.

Excel Airways' code is XLA. I have no idea why Excel was mentioned in relation to FCA!

Previous threads:
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http://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/1402124/4/

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http://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/1377158/6/

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