BBJII
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Jet2 Murmansk-Stansted?

Sat Jun 10, 2006 1:41 am

16:20 LS2004 MURMANSK LANDED 1633

Above info from BAA STN website.

Is this a charter, or a new route?

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RE: Jet2 Murmansk-Stansted?

Sat Jun 10, 2006 3:05 am

Quoting BBJII (Thread starter):
Is this a charter, or a new route?

Almost certainly a charter.

Jet2 market themselves as "the north's low cost airline" so I imagine any routes from STN are unlikely!
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RE: Jet2 Murmansk-Stansted?

Sat Jun 10, 2006 4:05 am

Its probably a Channel Express charter. Channel Express became a part of Jet2, but they still fly various charter and cargo flights.
 
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RE: Jet2 Murmansk-Stansted?

Sat Jun 10, 2006 5:59 am

Quoting Planesarecool (Reply 2):
Channel Express became a part of Jet2

Jet2 are actually owned by Channex, it was actually Channel Express that set up Jet2 in the first place.

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RE: Jet2 Murmansk-Stansted?

Sat Jun 10, 2006 6:07 am

St Petersburg North (Murmansk) ?
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RE: Jet2 Murmansk-Stansted?

Sat Jun 10, 2006 6:12 am

Quoting Noelg (Reply 3):
Jet2 are actually owned by Channex, it was actually Channel Express that set up Jet2 in the first place.

Jet2 is now the name of Jet2.com and Channel Express. Channel Express no longer exists as a trading name.
 
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RE: Jet2 Murmansk-Stansted?

Sat Jun 10, 2006 9:58 am

Quoting Noelg (Reply 3):
Jet2 are actually owned by Channex, it was actually Channel Express that set up Jet2 in the first place.

Yes but then Channel Express were absorbed into the Jet2.com name. And actually, they are owned by the Dart Group.
 
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RE: Jet2 Murmansk-Stansted?

Sat Jun 10, 2006 3:46 pm

Quoting Planesarecool (Reply 6):
Yes but then Channel Express were absorbed into the Jet2.com name. And actually, they are owned by the Dart Group.

Dart Group owns Jet2.
Channel Express no longer exists as a name
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RE: Jet2 Murmansk-Stansted?

Sun Jun 11, 2006 2:53 am

Sub for AEU?? Although im not sure if they fly from STN?
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RE: Jet2 Murmansk-Stansted?

Sun Jun 11, 2006 5:50 am

Quoting Gkirk (Reply 7):
Dart Group owns Jet2.
Channel Express no longer exists as a name

Which is what i said  Wink

Quoting Planesarecool (Reply 6):
Yes but then Channel Express were absorbed into the Jet2.com name
 
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RE: Jet2 Murmansk-Stansted?

Sun Jun 11, 2006 5:55 am

Quoting JGPH1A (Reply 4):
St Petersburg North (Murmansk) ?

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RE: Jet2 Murmansk-Stansted?

Sun Jun 11, 2006 1:55 pm

There was a rumor thay EZJ wanted to buy them?Any news fro that.
 
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RE: Jet2 Murmansk-Stansted?

Sun Jun 11, 2006 7:57 pm

Quoting CalAir (Reply 8):
Sub for AEU?? Although im not sure if they fly from STN?

If that was the case it would operate under AEU code and callsign, not LS2004.

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RE: Jet2 Murmansk-Stansted?

Sun Jun 11, 2006 11:23 pm

This would most likely be a fishing charter operated on behalf of Astraeus.

http://www.roxtons.com/cgi-bin/location/4

"A great asset to the Varzuga operation has been the addition of our direct private charter flight from London to Murmansk every Friday. This greatly improves travel arrangements, allowing for more time to be spent on the river fishing whilst also alleviating concerns over lost luggage or fishing equipment."

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RE: Jet2 Murmansk-Stansted?

Mon Jun 12, 2006 1:11 am

Quoting Ryanair737 (Reply 13):

Certainly AEU have operated flights to Murmansk in the past.

Looks like LS now have the contract.

Do LS base a dedicated 737 for their passenger charters from STN or use the 737 based for Royal Mail flights?
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