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by heebeegb
Wed May 19, 2021 9:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 97
Views: 17433

Re: British Airways Fleet Thread - 2021

Yes agreed , it's a bit odd ,Was surprised that BA fly the route .... I did wonder whether the BA plans to move routes like this and ACC* to LGW was to make the size of their operation at LGW more viable whilst their Gatwick short haul operations are closed and maybe get better utilisation out of t...

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by heebeegb
Mon Dec 15, 2014 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G-GATK ... 1st Revenue Flight.
Replies: 33
Views: 20146

G-GATK ... 1st Revenue Flight.

G-GATK will operate <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym>-<acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom AND Nampa - Municipal (Ritchey Field) (MAN), USA - Idaho">MAN</acronym>-<acronym title="Rovaniemi (RVN / EFRO), Finland">...

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by heebeegb
Thu May 23, 2013 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe Sell LGW Slots
Replies: 55
Views: 9924

RE: Flybe Sell LGW Slots

Shows BA/IAG have no interest in LGW

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by heebeegb
Tue Dec 04, 2012 10:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair Back At LGW?
Replies: 10
Views: 3653

RE: Icelandair Back At LGW?

Looks like FI are adding a third weekly flight to/from LGW from s/13 on Tuesday

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by heebeegb
Mon Nov 19, 2012 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Gatwick News Thread
Replies: 211
Views: 30709

RE: BA Gatwick News Thread

I know it was pre-<acronym title="Niagara Falls - International (IAG / KIAG), USA - New York">IAG</acronym> however, when <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> used to operate <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym>-<acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD /...

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by heebeegb
Mon Nov 12, 2012 11:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Gatwick News Thread
Replies: 211
Views: 30709

RE: BA Gatwick News Thread

BA operated Bastia charters from LHR this summer on Saturdays

BA9238/BA9239 London Heathrow – Bastia.

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by heebeegb
Sat Nov 10, 2012 10:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Gatwick News Thread
Replies: 211
Views: 30709

RE: BA Gatwick News Thread

vectismanpaul

" Also on one slide shown at the results presentation yesterday it was said that Gatwick's cost base had been reduced to that of lower cost operators which will bode well for further expansion and newer aircraft. "

Do you have a link to your source?

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by heebeegb
Thu Nov 01, 2012 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian To Open New Bases-London(LGW) & Alicante
Replies: 27
Views: 8773

RE: Norwegian To Open New Bases-London(LGW) & Alicante

DY need to get much better frequency if they stand a chance. Great lead in fares but a quick search shows <acronym title="Split (- Kastela / Resnik) (SPU / LDSP), Croatia">SPU</acronym> and <acronym title="Dubrovnik (- Cilipi) (DBV / LDDU), Croatia">DBV</acronym> 1x a week and <acronym title="Barcel...

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by heebeegb
Wed Oct 24, 2012 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA And Easyjet Get Moscow Rights
Replies: 47
Views: 12516

RE: BA And Easyjet Get Moscow Rights

Didnt BA apply for LGW-SVO???

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by heebeegb
Fri Oct 19, 2012 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any US Airlines Still Fly Into LGW?
Replies: 43
Views: 9313

RE: Any US Airlines Still Fly Into LGW?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/FlyCaledonian" class="quote" target="_blank">FlyCaledonian</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Nei...

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by heebeegb
Sat Oct 13, 2012 8:49 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BA Club Europe Business Class, LCY-FAO
Replies: 2
Views: 7739

RE: BA Club Europe Business Class, LCY-FAO

Is this a trip report or an advert for apple?

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by heebeegb
Fri Sep 28, 2012 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA To Trial Automated Check-In Service
Replies: 27
Views: 7827

RE: BA To Trial Automated Check-In Service

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Sheridan125" class="quote" target="_blank">Sheridan125</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>): Very much old hat. For example RYR have b...

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by heebeegb
Fri Sep 28, 2012 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA: New 3 Daily LGW-ALC
Replies: 18
Views: 7782

RE: BA: New 3 Daily LGW-ALC

BA <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> finally starting to make sense and they seem to have at last understood what <acronym title="Aeris (France)">SH</acronym> routes they should operate from the airport. Shame they have retracted so much, didnt buy <acronym...

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by heebeegb
Wed Sep 26, 2012 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA To Trial Automated Check-In Service
Replies: 27
Views: 7827

RE: BA To Trial Automated Check-In Service

If passports aren't checked when sending luggage, passengers may have left it at home or be out of date leading to fines for the airline and passengers being sent back from their destination, same if a passengers drops a bag and doesnt have a visa or a visa in date.?

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by heebeegb
Wed Sep 26, 2012 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA To Trial Automated Check-In Service
Replies: 27
Views: 7827

RE: BA To Trial Automated Check-In Service

If you have automatic check in, unattendd bag drop and self boarding. Where are passports checked?

Also, automatic bag drop, are there any security or other issues?

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by heebeegb
Fri Sep 21, 2012 8:20 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Virgin Atlantic's New A330 LHR-JFK-LHR
Replies: 73
Views: 35346

RE: Virgin Atlantic's New A330 LHR-JFK-LHR

4 engines for long haul?

Ive always found VS to promote themselves as something special but in reality the same as every other main airline

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by heebeegb
Thu Sep 06, 2012 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Seat Allocation To The Dutch Caribbean Islands
Replies: 5
Views: 4120

RE: KLM Seat Allocation To The Dutch Caribbean Islands

I have no knowledge of KLM within the Dutch antilies, however I know that <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> operate say <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym>-<acronym title="St. John's - V.C. Bird International (Coolidge Field) (ANU / TAPA), Antigua...

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by heebeegb
Wed Sep 05, 2012 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Blue To Fly From LTN And BHX To Pakistan
Replies: 28
Views: 16701

RE: Air Blue To Fly From LTN And BHX To Pakistan

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Giancavia" class="quote" target="_blank">Giancavia</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Swefly anyone...

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by heebeegb
Fri Aug 24, 2012 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Monarch's Near Future Fleet Expansion Plans?
Replies: 6
Views: 8233

RE: Monarch's Near Future Fleet Expansion Plans?

Sad that <acronym title="Mount Cook (MON / NZMC), New Zealand">MON</acronym> were the first (I believe) A330 operator in the UK with G-EOMA and G-SMAN in 1999. Seemed their <acronym title="Airtran (USA)">FL</acronym> + Caribb etc routes were working out well but now they appear to be making ends mea...

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by heebeegb
Fri Aug 24, 2012 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Monarch's Near Future Fleet Expansion Plans?
Replies: 6
Views: 8233

RE: Monarch's Near Future Fleet Expansion Plans?

What do the A330s do now? The odd SFB? The odd Caribbean? the rest short haul? What routes?

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by heebeegb
Fri Aug 24, 2012 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Flying Slower?
Replies: 34
Views: 15347

RE: Ryanair Flying Slower?

Shock as FR make their flight times longer so they can appear on time more often.

How unbelievable  

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by heebeegb
Sat Aug 11, 2012 10:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF Thinking To Launch Some ORY-Europe Flights
Replies: 15
Views: 7909

RE: AF Thinking To Launch Some ORY-Europe Flights

The BA example may be true but they are losing shed loads if money out of LGW

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by heebeegb
Wed Aug 08, 2012 12:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Germania Starting SEN-PMI Next Summer!
Replies: 17
Views: 4203

RE: Germania Starting SEN-PMI Next Summer!

It could be W from <acronym title="Dusseldorf - International (Rhein-Ruhr / Lohausen) (DUS / EDDL), Germany">DUS</acronym>-<acronym title="Southend - Rochford (SEN / EGMC), United Kingdom">SEN</acronym>-<acronym title="Palma de Mallorca (- Son San Juan) (PMI / LEPA / LESJ), Spain">PMI</acronym>-<acr...

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by heebeegb
Mon Aug 06, 2012 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Germania Starting SEN-PMI Next Summer!
Replies: 17
Views: 4203

RE: Germania Starting SEN-PMI Next Summer!

But with those flight times it can't be a W rotation (unless I am missing something obvious) because the aircraft leaves <acronym title="Southend - Rochford (SEN / EGMC), United Kingdom">SEN</acronym> early morning and then returns back in <acronym title="Southend - Rochford (SEN / EGMC), United Kin...

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by heebeegb
Mon Aug 06, 2012 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Germania Starting SEN-PMI Next Summer!
Replies: 17
Views: 4203

RE: Germania Starting SEN-PMI Next Summer!

I am assuming this would be a W rotation through <acronym title="Palma de Mallorca (- Son San Juan) (PMI / LEPA / LESJ), Spain">PMI</acronym> with the aircraft routing (for example) <acronym title="Dusseldorf - International (Rhein-Ruhr / Lohausen) (DUS / EDDL), Germany">DUS</acronym>-<acronym title...

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by heebeegb
Fri Aug 03, 2012 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BGI Airport Closed Friday, 8/3
Replies: 4
Views: 2311

RE: BGI Airport Closed Friday, 8/3

Interesting. BA2155 left <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> for <acronym title="Bridgetown (Christ Church) - Grantley Adams (Seawell) International (BGI / TBPB), Barbados">BGI</acronym> today and is on its way now <a href="http://uk.flightaware.com/live/flig...

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by heebeegb
Wed Jul 18, 2012 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK Attract Airlines With US Immigration Pre-Clearance
Replies: 12
Views: 8574

RE: UK Attract Airlines With US Immigration Pre-Clearance

" I know I would never connect at <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> if I was being forced to: wait for my bags, take them across customs, wait in a immigration line, then race across the terminal/airport to catch my conencting flight. " Or alternatively th...

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by heebeegb
Wed Jul 18, 2012 12:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New BA 767 Cabins
Replies: 24
Views: 30037

RE: New BA 767 Cabins

Personally I love the look of M and W on the LH 76, J looks not different bar the seat colour.

SH 76, the M cabin in vile!!

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by heebeegb
Wed Jul 18, 2012 12:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New BA 767 Cabins
Replies: 24
Views: 30037

RE: New BA 767 Cabins

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/brilondon" class="quote" target="_blank">brilondon</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Have you ever...

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by heebeegb
Tue Jul 10, 2012 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus DUB - MCO Route Status
Replies: 18
Views: 4579

RE: Aer Lingus DUB - MCO Route Status

Too high as my post was related to LGW-MCO. <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> operate BA2037 daily and BA2039 3 times a week. <acronym title="Virgin Atlantic Airways (United Kingdom)">VS</acronym> operate VS27 daily and VS15 daily with VS49 once a week. VS73 and VS75 are <acronym title="...

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by heebeegb
Tue Jul 10, 2012 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus DUB - MCO Route Status
Replies: 18
Views: 4579

RE: Aer Lingus DUB - MCO Route Status

No way 5 or 6 LGW-MCOs a day between BA and VS.

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by heebeegb
Tue Jul 10, 2012 8:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizzair To Trial Charging For "large" Hand Baggage
Replies: 6
Views: 3797

RE: Wizzair To Trial Charging For "large" Hand Baggage

Too much cabin baggage, takes time and staff to tag and load into the hold at the gate, can delay a departure, delays cost money, reactionary delays mean by the evening flights are more and more delayed. Delays cost money and passengers perception that an airline is always late. For the low cost mod...

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by heebeegb
Tue Jul 10, 2012 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus DUB - MCO Route Status
Replies: 18
Views: 4579

RE: Aer Lingus DUB - MCO Route Status

BA are filling half their (some days double daily) <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym>-MCOs with <acronym title="Dublin (- Collinstown) (DUB / EIDW), Ireland">DUB</acronym> connections, huge demand. Regular demand and especially when the Irish schools are out...

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by heebeegb
Thu May 24, 2012 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta MD-11 Routes
Replies: 53
Views: 13886

RE: Delta MD-11 Routes

LGW-ATL saw DL MD11 service

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by heebeegb
Sat May 19, 2012 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Report: BA LGW To LAS X3 Weekly 777
Replies: 40
Views: 14427

RE: Report: BA LGW To LAS X3 Weekly 777

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/planefixer" class="quote" target="_blank">planefixer</a> (<a href="#37" class="quote">Reply 37</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> But remem...

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by heebeegb
Fri May 18, 2012 10:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Report: BA LGW To LAS X3 Weekly 777
Replies: 40
Views: 14427

RE: Report: BA LGW To LAS X3 Weekly 777

A very sensible and quite common sense move. <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym> is massively successful, rare to find many empty seats on the aircraft and the F/J/W...

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by heebeegb
Sun May 13, 2012 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Three New BA Routes Announced Thanks To BMI Slots
Replies: 46
Views: 20224

RE: Three New BA Routes Announced Thanks To BMI Slots

Didn't BA operate LGW-LBA in the past on J41s?

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by heebeegb
Sun May 13, 2012 9:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Three New BA Routes Announced Thanks To BMI Slots
Replies: 46
Views: 20224

RE: Three New BA Routes Announced Thanks To BMI Slots

My initial thoughts were that these must just be slot warmers, and I still am of that mind set. However, if not, <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> must have some research to suggest that these destinations will provide enough feed to their long haul operation, no way <acronym title="Brit...

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by heebeegb
Fri May 11, 2012 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG Announce Q1 Loss
Replies: 20
Views: 5618

RE: IAG Announce Q1 Loss

Virgin tried towing aircraft to the runway in the past See the discussion about it here <i><a href="/aviation-forums/general_aviation/read.main/3883697" target="_blank">Virgin Abandons Plans To Tow Aircraft To Runway</a></i> <font size="1">(by <a href="/profile/BCAL" class="quote" target="_blank">BC...

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by heebeegb
Wed May 09, 2012 11:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA To Increase LGW Frequences This Winter
Replies: 6
Views: 5377

RE: BA To Increase LGW Frequences This Winter

Not sure we will ever see <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> in the Canaries. I could be wrong of course but it's true that the club loads on <acronym title="ABX Air (USA)">GB</acronym> Airways to <acronym title="Lanzarote (- Arrecife) (ACE / GCRR), Spain">ACE</acronym>/<acronym title="Gr...

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by heebeegb
Wed May 09, 2012 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Club World - Tired And Dated
Replies: 45
Views: 12967

RE: BA Club World - Tired And Dated

Of <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>'s entire <acronym title="Air Marshall Islands">CW</acronym> offering, only the 767s feature to OCW, all the 772, 773 and 744s offer NCW. All <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym...

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by heebeegb
Mon May 07, 2012 9:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA To Fly To Serve - What Happened?
Replies: 44
Views: 17173

RE: BA To Fly To Serve - What Happened?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/G-CIVP" class="quote" target="_blank">G-CIVP</a> (<a href="#28" class="quote">Reply 28</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> No, the point it ...

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by heebeegb
Fri May 04, 2012 10:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So BA Is Killing Off BMI....
Replies: 53
Views: 15900

RE: So BA Is Killing Off BMI....

BMI killed BMI. ..................................................................

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by heebeegb
Fri May 04, 2012 9:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH Visiting LGW
Replies: 19
Views: 5783

RE: MH Visiting LGW

MH will probably, as <acronym title="Korean Air">KE</acronym> and <acronym title="Air China">CA</acronym> are, looking to add an additional flight to London at <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> due slot constraints at <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR ...

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by heebeegb
Wed May 02, 2012 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Cutting Special Meals
Replies: 82
Views: 14557

RE: LH Cutting Special Meals

Couldn't agree more with StarGuy.

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by heebeegb
Tue May 01, 2012 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Carriers History At Gatwick Airport
Replies: 18
Views: 6192

RE: US Carriers History At Gatwick Airport

All US traffic was South Terminal, apart from <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> who was always North. <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> moved to North near the end of their <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> days. <acron...

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by heebeegb
Tue May 01, 2012 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Carriers History At Gatwick Airport
Replies: 18
Views: 6192

RE: US Carriers History At Gatwick Airport

All the US traffic stayed on stand after arrival before departing back stateside. One flight I know didn't stay on stand was a <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> flight to/from <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> I cant r...

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by heebeegb
Tue May 01, 2012 9:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomson Has A New Livery!
Replies: 14
Views: 7063

RE: Thomson Has A New Livery!

I miss the old BY, however this scheme in my view is fantastic.

Much better than the TUI schemes that have gone before it

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by heebeegb
Sun Apr 29, 2012 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA To Fly To Serve - What Happened?
Replies: 44
Views: 17173

RE: BA To Fly To Serve - What Happened?

Just goes to show what a 'con' the whole campaign actually is. First advert says "its painted on our aircraft" They only started to add it to the union flag scheme to tie i n with the new campaign. Was it on the world tails? As far as I know it hasnt been on the aircraft since landor. A current adve...

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by heebeegb
Thu Apr 26, 2012 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA To Launch Aberdeen-London City
Replies: 26
Views: 6989

RE: BA To Launch Aberdeen-London City

You won't see an <acronym title="London - City (LCY / EGLC), United Kingdom">LCY</acronym>-<acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym> (in my personal view) Most <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acrony...

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