LGW
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What Was G-VKIS Doing In Dubai?!

Thu May 10, 2001 5:47 am

On 7/5/01 at 15:58 G-VKIS departed for Dubai U.A.E from LHR as VS6151

This is a Virgin Sun A321. What was it doing at LHR, and why was it going to Dubai?!

Any help much appreciated

LGW
 
khi747
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RE: What Was G-VKIS Doing In Dubai?!

Thu May 10, 2001 7:29 am

Hmmm interesting........although i have no information about this but im guessing it could be some sort of charter.
 
LGW
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RE: What Was G-VKIS Doing In Dubai?!

Sat May 12, 2001 1:57 am

Yeah, but from LHR??? and i guess it would have been an Ad-hoc charter not an ITC...

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LGW
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RE: What Was G-VKIS Doing In Dubai?!

Sun May 13, 2001 3:13 am

Any kind of pilgramage, Hadj or something?

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englandair
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RE: What Was G-VKIS Doing In Dubai?!

Sun May 13, 2001 3:41 am

This is going slightly off topic, but when Virgin Sun is absorbed into Air 2000, this autumn, what'll happen to the a/c? I'd read that they weren't going to AMM.
 
conair
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RE: What Was G-VKIS Doing In Dubai?!

Sun May 13, 2001 8:00 am

Englandair,
I guess they will be returned to whoever they have leased them from. As regards what the machine was doing in Dubai, Maybe it got lost!

Conair
 
khi747
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RE: What Was G-VKIS Doing In Dubai?!

Sun May 13, 2001 12:06 pm

Dubai does not have any specific islamic importance so i can not think why it would be for any pilgrimage ......certainly not Hajj as that is during a particular part of the year which has long gone ....and that is in Mecca .....now where near dubai.

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