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by GT4EZY
Wed Dec 06, 2017 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet announces routes from Berlin-Tegel
Replies: 34
Views: 6776

Re: EasyJet announces routes from Berlin-Tegel

There is still an almost romantic view of business travel being a day trip away. Trust me, that is quite a rare. Most business trips include atleast one overnight which makes the timings actually quite reasonable.

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by GT4EZY
Wed Dec 06, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet announces routes from Berlin-Tegel
Replies: 34
Views: 6776

Re: EasyJet announces routes from Berlin-Tegel

What you have to remember is that the TXL operation has been launched in order for EZY to take number one place in Berlin..... particularly once BER finally opens. There is not the urgent need to duplicate SXF because of that. No indications of nightstop routes becoming bases at this stage either. O...

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by GT4EZY
Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet announces routes from Berlin-Tegel
Replies: 34
Views: 6776

Re: EasyJet announces routes from Berlin-Tegel

Absolutely. Whilst the foray into the domestic German market is new, these types of city pairs are exactly the type of routes that easyJet has made a success of over the last decade. Indeed, i believe easyJet flys the most top 10 European city-pairs of any airline. Just to add, as expected, FRA, MUC...

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by GT4EZY
Wed Jun 08, 2016 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Longhaul:Attracting Business Passengers?
Replies: 15
Views: 5885

Norwegian Longhaul:Attracting Business Passengers?

You should also remember that not all business passengers are 'suited & booted'. Those with logo'd polo shirts are also travelling on business.

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by GT4EZY
Wed Jun 08, 2016 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Meals On Intercontinental Flights?
Replies: 31
Views: 11333

RE: Meals On Intercontinental Flights?

I maybe wrong but I think some carriers, such as Thomas Cook, carry return meals on their long haul flights.

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by GT4EZY
Sat Feb 20, 2016 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline-branded Airport Buses
Replies: 28
Views: 7487

RE: Airline-branded Airport Buses

Terminal to Aircraft buses branded in airline livery are generally (though not entirely exclusively) where that airline self handles. Someone mentioned <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> and <acronym title="Tenerife Sur - Reina Sofia (TFS / GCTS), Spain">TFS</acronym> which is actually a g...

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by GT4EZY
Tue Feb 09, 2016 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Launches STN-AGP/FAO/IBZ/PMI
Replies: 53
Views: 9120

RE: BA Launches STN-AGP/FAO/IBZ/PMI

Few actually know this but after the easyJet takeover announcement, <acronym title="ABX Air (USA)">GB</acronym> Airways admitted that they had planned to close <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom AND Nampa - Municipal (Ritchey Field) (MAN), USA - Idaho">...

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by GT4EZY
Wed Jan 27, 2016 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Do EZY Allocate North & South Terminal Ops?
Replies: 9
Views: 1986

RE: How Do EZY Allocate North & South Terminal Ops?

For the first season after the takeover, the North Terminal served the <acronym title="ABX Air (USA)">GB</acronym> programme which had been on sale and at which point was still very much separate to the rest of EZY. i.e ex <acronym title="ABX Air (USA)">GB</acronym> aircraft operated by ex <acronym ...

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by GT4EZY
Wed Jan 27, 2016 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways Gibraltar
Replies: 5
Views: 4044

RE: British Airways Gibraltar

There were periods where <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acronym title="Gibraltar - North Front (GIB / LXGB), Gibraltar">GIB</acronym> and <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym>-<acronym title="Gibraltar - North Fro...

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by GT4EZY
Wed Jan 06, 2016 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH To Increase A320 Capacity
Replies: 107
Views: 22346

RE: LH To Increase A320 Capacity

Read up on space flex guys. Those 12 extra seats can be accommodated in the area currently occupied by the two rear toilets. Why get so upset? Any major loss of space on board is done so at the detriment to the galley.

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by GT4EZY
Wed Jan 06, 2016 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH To Increase A320 Capacity
Replies: 107
Views: 22346

RE: LH To Increase A320 Capacity

It's important to remember that spaceflex generally makes greater use of space that is otherwise not used by passenger seating....or at all. With <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym>'s current layout they can theoretically fit 12 seats (two rows) in the space where the toilets currently...

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by GT4EZY
Tue Jan 05, 2016 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA World Tails
Replies: 81
Views: 15399

RE: BA World Tails

<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="#25" class="quote">Reply 25</a>):<br/><i>G-MEDA was technically a <acronym title="Bri...

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by GT4EZY
Thu Dec 17, 2015 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN News 55
Replies: 113
Views: 29662

RE: MAN News 55

It reminds me of <acronym title="ABX Air (USA)">GB</acronym> Airways days when "BA" offered <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom AND Nampa - Municipal (Ritchey Field) (MAN), USA - Idaho">MAN</acronym>-<acronym title="Dubrovnik (- Cilipi) (DBV / LDDU), Cro...

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by GT4EZY
Thu Dec 17, 2015 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet Announces First Route To Montenegro MAN-TI
Replies: 9
Views: 2430

RE: EasyJet Announces First Route To Montenegro MAN-TI

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/gilesdavies" class="quote" target="_blank">gilesdavies</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>I am surprised a LCC, would want to ...

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by GT4EZY
Sat Dec 12, 2015 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair To Return To Belfast With A "Large Base"
Replies: 39
Views: 7173

RE: Ryanair To Return To Belfast With A "Large Base"

The easyJet seat pitch quoted by frosty is actually restricted to a couple of rows. The majority of the Cabin is 30" with the older style "webber" seats. Typically, the 29" relates to 29/30/31 ABC on the 320 and 25/26 ABC DEF on the 319.

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by GT4EZY
Tue Dec 01, 2015 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arsenal Flies 14 Minutes To Play At Norwich
Replies: 46
Views: 16148

RE: Arsenal Flies 14 Minutes To Play At Norwich

Manchester United have used the train in very recent years.

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by GT4EZY
Mon Oct 26, 2015 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN Expansion To Bangkok, UAE & US
Replies: 14
Views: 6874

MAN Expansion To Bangkok, UAE & US

TG have actually publicly stated interest in <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom AND Nampa - Municipal (Ritchey Field) (MAN), USA - Idaho">MAN</acronym>. However, stating interest and following it through are two completely different things and I think t...

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by GT4EZY
Wed Sep 23, 2015 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Cooperation With U2
Replies: 25
Views: 8330

RE: LH Cooperation With U2

Like someone said earlier, never say never. EasyJet has spent the last few years doing things they said they would never do. There are some sweeping statements and LCC stereotypes. Take, <acronym title="easyJet (United Kingdom) and United Feeder Service (USA)">U2</acronym>'s <acronym title="London -...

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by GT4EZY
Sat Sep 19, 2015 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Do Passengers Clap After Landing?
Replies: 106
Views: 18815

RE: Why Do Passengers Clap After Landing?

There are several reasons and these tend to vary dependent on culture and area of the world. Here in Europe it still happens on some "bucket and spade" services. I've seen people on forums, such as this, lambast such behaviour and I've seen colleagues roll their eyes but ultimately these days it sim...

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by GT4EZY
Wed Aug 26, 2015 5:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Won't BA Expand In The UK? ( Out Of London)
Replies: 74
Views: 13702

RE: Why Won't BA Expand In The UK? ( Out Of London)

But in no way is Coventry actually Birmingham. If you'd have perhaps said Dudley or some other West Midland town that surrounds Birmingham then maybe but not Coventry.

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by GT4EZY
Tue Aug 25, 2015 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Won't BA Expand In The UK? ( Out Of London)
Replies: 74
Views: 13702

RE: Why Won't BA Expand In The UK? ( Out Of London)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/fiddlerkrt" class="quote" target="_blank">fiddlerkrt</a> (<a href="#65" class="quote">Reply 65</a>):<br/><i>Birmingham is the second largest cit...

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by GT4EZY
Sat Aug 22, 2015 11:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger Tasered On Easyjet Plane At LGW
Replies: 15
Views: 6654

RE: Passenger Tasered On Easyjet Plane At LGW

I like how some of the comments here almost insinuate that it was the airline and it's crew who took the decision to taser the guy.
I'm generally supportive of the police and I'm confident that the force used here was justified.

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by GT4EZY
Sat Aug 22, 2015 11:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Prime Minister Videoed On Easyjet Flight
Replies: 101
Views: 17788

RE: British Prime Minister Videoed On Easyjet Flight

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Bongodog1964" class="quote" target="_blank">Bongodog1964</a> (<a href="#70" class="quote">Reply 70</a>):<br/><i>As the past few days have reveal...

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by GT4EZY
Thu Aug 20, 2015 10:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Prime Minister Videoed On Easyjet Flight
Replies: 101
Views: 17788

RE: British Prime Minister Videoed On Easyjet Flight

Always man enough to apologise, I did indeed miss the FAO part of your comment.

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by GT4EZY
Wed Aug 19, 2015 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Prime Minister Videoed On Easyjet Flight
Replies: 101
Views: 17788

RE: British Prime Minister Videoed On Easyjet Flight

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Bongodog1964" class="quote" target="_blank">Bongodog1964</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>I would guess the person next to...

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by GT4EZY
Thu Jun 18, 2015 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet Fleet A319 Vs A320
Replies: 5
Views: 4211

RE: Easyjet Fleet A319 Vs A320

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tomkell92" class="quote" target="_blank">tomkell92</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="easyJet (United Kingdom)...

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by GT4EZY
Thu Jun 18, 2015 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easy Jet Is Expanding Its Italian Operations!
Replies: 1
Views: 1175

RE: Easy Jet Is Expanding Its Italian Operations!

They are also closing FCO as a crew/aircraft base though.

BCN will also become a crew/aircraft base.

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by GT4EZY
Mon May 25, 2015 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN News 54... Chinese Takeaway Time
Replies: 152
Views: 38042

RE: MAN News 54... Chinese Takeaway Time

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/radio2015" class="quote" target="_blank">radio2015</a> (<a href="#123" class="quote">Reply 123</a>):<br/><i>Ah what memories. Who'd have known b...

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by GT4EZY
Sat May 23, 2015 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN News 54... Chinese Takeaway Time
Replies: 152
Views: 38042

RE: MAN News 54... Chinese Takeaway Time

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/8herveg" class="quote" target="_blank">8herveg</a> (<a href="#114" class="quote">Reply 114</a>):<br/><i>In an ideal world, it would be good if <...

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by GT4EZY
Fri May 15, 2015 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet To Increase A320 Capacity
Replies: 29
Views: 12666

RE: EasyJet To Increase A320 Capacity

It's worthwhile noting that there are various seat pitches throughout Easyjet cabins. 28" can be found on the last couple of rows ABC on the A320 (pretty tight here) with some 31" found elsewhere on the aircraft, not including the overwing exits. Plus with Recaro seats, I personally don't think the ...

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by GT4EZY
Wed May 06, 2015 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: O' Leary: High Density A320neo On The Table For FR
Replies: 45
Views: 16743

RE: O' Leary: High Density A320neo On The Table For FR

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/L0VE2FLY" class="quote" target="_blank">L0VE2FLY</a> (<a href="#37" class="quote">Reply 37</a>):<br/><i>And what I meant was that it doesn't mak...

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by GT4EZY
Wed May 06, 2015 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: O' Leary: High Density A320neo On The Table For FR
Replies: 45
Views: 16743

RE: O' Leary: High Density A320neo On The Table For FR

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/L0VE2FLY" class="quote" target="_blank">L0VE2FLY</a> (<a href="#35" class="quote">Reply 35</a>):<br/><i>EasyJet started out as a 737 operator an...

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by GT4EZY
Mon May 04, 2015 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EZY, BA And The A321
Replies: 44
Views: 12573

RE: EZY, BA And The A321

IMO it is only a matter of time before EZY acquire some A321's, indeed there has been a vey recent article about the potential for them to do so. <a href="http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/easyjet-coy-over-a321-interest-411478/" target="_blank">http://www.flightglobal.com/news/art...jet-coy-...

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by GT4EZY
Fri Apr 17, 2015 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No Low-cost Red-eye Flights In Europe?
Replies: 89
Views: 18086

RE: Why No Low-cost Red-eye Flights In Europe?

A fairly long thread and not had time to read all posts. In the earlier years of easyJet, a red eye <acronym title="OLD: Athens (- Hellinikon) (ATH / LGAT) (closed), Greece AND CURRENT: Athens - Eleftherios Venizelos (Spata) (ATH / LGAV), Greece">ATH</acronym>-<acronym title="London - Luton (LTN / E...

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by GT4EZY
Wed Apr 08, 2015 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Bans Booze On Glasgow-Ibiza Flights
Replies: 100
Views: 17448

RE: Ryanair Bans Booze On Glasgow-Ibiza Flights

Well done to Ryanair......and I'm not one of their fans I might add. The consumption of passengers own alcohol is a growing problem and one that should be addressed IMO. The sale from the bars on board, generally speaking, is not a problem and "most" crew are generally responsible. It is however ver...

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by GT4EZY
Fri Apr 03, 2015 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arke, Jetair, Thomson, Tuifly To Merge In 2018
Replies: 35
Views: 11449

RE: Arke, Jetair, Thomson, Tuifly To Merge In 2018

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Luftymatt" class="quote" target="_blank">Luftymatt</a> (<a href="#23" class="quote">Reply 23</a>):<br/><i>TUI as a name isn't recognised in the ...

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by GT4EZY
Mon Mar 02, 2015 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 767 Too Low Or Optical Illuision?
Replies: 22
Views: 22691

RE: 767 Too Low Or Optical Illuision?

Definitely Bondi Beach by the looks of it.

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by GT4EZY
Thu Feb 19, 2015 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New EasyJet Livery Unveiled
Replies: 96
Views: 29580

RE: New EasyJet Livery Unveiled

April, I think, is from when new deliveries will be in the new livery.

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by GT4EZY
Thu Feb 05, 2015 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New EasyJet Livery Unveiled
Replies: 96
Views: 29580

New EasyJet Livery Unveiled

Looks great, and I love the "routes 500" graphic but it probably doesn't fit the brief. Broadly speaking this will have been... Simple Easy and quick to apply Cost effective Given that, I don't think it's a bad result. If you want to splash the cash and don't mind your assets sat in the paint shop f...

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by GT4EZY
Wed Feb 04, 2015 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New EasyJet Livery Unveiled
Replies: 96
Views: 29580

New EasyJet Livery Unveiled

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BasilFawlty" class="quote" target="_blank">BasilFawlty</a> (<a href="#63" class="quote">Reply 63</a>):<br/><i>It would have been much better if ...

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by GT4EZY
Tue Feb 03, 2015 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New EasyJet Livery Unveiled
Replies: 96
Views: 29580

New EasyJet Livery Unveiled

From that angle, and obviously because of the shape of the fuselage, the livery doesn't look quite as angular.

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by GT4EZY
Sun Feb 01, 2015 6:52 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Do Qantas Cabin Crew Crosscheck Doors?
Replies: 27
Views: 10259

RE: Do Qantas Cabin Crew Crosscheck Doors?

Some airlines also say "cabin crew disarm doors for arrival" but still cross check. My particular carrier looked at having the door opened from outside by ground staff but decided against this. Instead we have a stop check procedure whereby two crew members have to present at door opening with both ...

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by GT4EZY
Sat Jan 31, 2015 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet Narrow Minded Or Cunning Plan
Replies: 32
Views: 11630

RE: Easyjet Narrow Minded Or Cunning Plan

Aren't VY just operating Spanish cities that won't be touched internationally by IB? Similar to what Germanwings/euro wings do for LH?

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by GT4EZY
Sat Jan 31, 2015 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet Narrow Minded Or Cunning Plan
Replies: 32
Views: 11630

RE: Easyjet Narrow Minded Or Cunning Plan

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/kdhurst380" class="quote" target="_blank">kdhurst380</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i> There's not much incentive for easyJe...

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by GT4EZY
Wed Jan 21, 2015 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Attendants And The Seat Belt Sign
Replies: 48
Views: 14130

RE: Flight Attendants And The Seat Belt Sign

Whilst a few crew are like Hitler, I don't subscribe to the this "inform not enforce". Crew are there to enforce and they are there to enforce on behalf of the commander. Pax are legally obliged to conform. In these situations however you have to use your common sense. If you are on the climb out an...

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by GT4EZY
Wed Jan 21, 2015 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Attendants And The Seat Belt Sign
Replies: 48
Views: 14130

RE: Flight Attendants And The Seat Belt Sign

Crew at my airline are fairly strict and I find generally speaking that short haul crews are. Long haul it seems, like you say, that people are allowed to just wander.

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by GT4EZY
Wed Jan 07, 2015 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet New Livery Decided
Replies: 33
Views: 19527

RE: Easyjet New Livery Decided

Absolutely. You have easyJet and easygroup and easyJet are constrained somewhat when it comes to what they can and cannot do with the brand because of the brand licence that it holds from easygroup. That said, there are many who dislike or believe that easyJet should change the font/orange, even som...

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by GT4EZY
Mon Jan 05, 2015 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet New Livery Decided
Replies: 33
Views: 19527

RE: Easyjet New Livery Decided

The new livery is indeed intended to be a nod towards the 'route 500 graphic ' (different orange shades) but the different shades of orange were decided against on cost, the additional down time for repaint and the complexity of the graphic. Also the easy group (nothing to do with easyjet) wanted ea...

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by GT4EZY
Wed Dec 17, 2014 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet New Livery?
Replies: 57
Views: 26029

RE: Easyjet New Livery?

Trust you to beat me Dunaa320 lol

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by GT4EZY
Sun Dec 14, 2014 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet New Livery?
Replies: 57
Views: 26029

RE: Easyjet New Livery?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/winterlight" class="quote" target="_blank">winterlight</a> (<a href="#44" class="quote">Reply 44</a>):<br/><i>I see they still refuse to use the...

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