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Budget Airline In Capital Mix-up In Scotland

Fri Nov 23, 2007 12:37 am

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/highlands_and_islands/7104113.stm

Budget airline in capital mix-up
An airline has mistakenly placed Inverness closer to where Edinburgh should be on a map sent to Highland homes with promotional material.
Flybe has apologised for the error which appears to place Inverness next to the Firth of Forth, more than 100 miles south of its true location.

The company added passengers could look forward to important news regarding Inverness in the future.

Earlier this month, Flybe announced a £20m increase in full-year profits.

The Exeter-based low-cost said it was a significant turnaround in its operational business.

In August, the airline's chairman Jim French met MPs who expressed worries about the reliability of its service between Inverness Airport and London Gatwick.

Lib Dem MPs Danny Alexander and John Thurso said they received assurances that improvements would be made to flights.

They said they were reacting to complaints from constituents.

Flybe said it was strongly committed to the Highlands and its chairman had found the meeting "extremely useful".
 
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RE: Budget Airline In Capital Mix-up In Scotland

Fri Nov 23, 2007 12:42 am

Oh come on Flybe, just admit it......... you nicked a Ryanair map, which has EVERY destination airport 100 miles from the city they connect it to !!!  Big grin
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RE: Budget Airline In Capital Mix-up In Scotland

Fri Nov 23, 2007 12:28 pm

Thats because they are 100 miles from the city they serve.
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RE: Budget Airline In Capital Mix-up In Scotland

Fri Nov 23, 2007 1:26 pm

I think my sarcastic wit missed some.....  duck   headache   slaphappy 
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RE: Budget Airline In Capital Mix-up In Scotland

Fri Nov 23, 2007 2:20 pm

I was trying to help people who don't understand sarcasm.

I understood :p.
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