Humberside
Topic Author
Posts: 3224
Joined: Sun Jan 01, 2006 12:44 am

Replacing Styrian Spirit - Air Rostrum

Mon May 15, 2006 4:45 am

The latest Airliner World magazine reports that a new Austrian airline maybe set up called Air Rostrum. They would operate from Graz and Salzburg to Zurich in codeshare with SWISS with a CRJ-200. Three more aircraft would be added by the end of 2007. The airline is apparently linked to Ralf Schumacher
Visit the Air Humberside Website and Forum
 
MEA-707
Posts: 3672
Joined: Mon Nov 15, 1999 4:51 am

RE: Replacing Styrian Spirit - Air Rostrum

Mon May 15, 2006 4:50 am

It sounds too much like spanish Air Nostrum, which also has full service CRJ flights. Are they connected?
nobody has ever died from hard work, but why take the risk?
 
PlaneHunter
Posts: 6518
Joined: Tue Mar 14, 2006 3:17 am

RE: Replacing Styrian Spirit - Air Rostrum

Mon May 15, 2006 4:53 am

Not a smart choice, if true. "Rost" means "rust" in German...  redflag 


PH
Nothing's worse than flying the same reg twice!
 
Humberside
Topic Author
Posts: 3224
Joined: Sun Jan 01, 2006 12:44 am

RE: Replacing Styrian Spirit - Air Rostrum

Mon May 15, 2006 4:57 am

The news items said the airline has been set up by German and Austrian Entrepreneurs although it would be a big coincidence for the two airlines not be connected in some way
Visit the Air Humberside Website and Forum
 
md90fan
Posts: 2798
Joined: Fri Jul 29, 2005 11:15 am

RE: Replacing Styrian Spirit - Air Rostrum

Mon May 15, 2006 11:01 am

Quoting Humberside (Thread starter):
The latest Airliner World magazine reports that a new Austrian airline maybe set up called Air Rostrum. They would operate from Graz and Salzburg to Zurich in codeshare with SWISS with a CRJ-200. Three more aircraft would be added by the end of 2007. The airline is apparently linked to Ralf Schumacher

IMO they should go for turboprops for a regional routes like that, I remember when Styrian said before they went under they were looking at dropping RJ's and picking up Q-400's or ATR-72/500's  Smile
http://www.devanwells.blogspot.com/
 
levent
Posts: 1589
Joined: Sat Sep 04, 2004 8:11 pm

RE: Replacing Styrian Spirit - Air Rostrum

Mon May 15, 2006 4:56 pm

Quoting MEA-707 (Reply 1):
It sounds too much like spanish Air Nostrum, which also has full service CRJ flights. Are they connected?

That's exactly what I thought. Air Rostrum? I would expect Air Nostrum to object to this name.
Denim Air changed the name of its scheduled operation from euro-hopper to denim airways because KLM cityhopper wasn't too happy about that name.
 
Humberside
Topic Author
Posts: 3224
Joined: Sun Jan 01, 2006 12:44 am

RE: Replacing Styrian Spirit - Air Rostrum

Tue May 16, 2006 3:18 am

Quoting MD90fan (Reply 4):
IMO they should go for turboprops for a regional routes like that,

Particularly with the cost of fuel
Visit the Air Humberside Website and Forum

Popular Searches On Airliners.net

Top Photos of Last:   24 Hours  •  48 Hours  •  7 Days  •  30 Days  •  180 Days  •  365 Days  •  All Time

Military Aircraft Every type from fighters to helicopters from air forces around the globe

Classic Airliners Props and jets from the good old days

Flight Decks Views from inside the cockpit

Aircraft Cabins Passenger cabin shots showing seat arrangements as well as cargo aircraft interior

Cargo Aircraft Pictures of great freighter aircraft

Government Aircraft Aircraft flying government officials

Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions

Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin

Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon

Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos

Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft

Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries

Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground

Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos