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by Liverpoola380
Thu Mar 05, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Who will replace Flybe?
Replies: 33
Views: 4754

Re: Who will replace Flybe?

I may be being cynical. I am sure Connect will emerge from the ashes and buy some of the Flybe fleet. I cant help but think it has been left to rot with a large fleet and debts while the government sort out APD

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by Liverpoola380
Tue Sep 25, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Stobart Air drops Southend - BUD, GLA, MAN, MXP, PRG, VIE. Anyone know why?
Replies: 23
Views: 5529

Re: Stobart Air drops Southend - BUD, GLA, MAN, MXP, PRG, VIE. Anyone know why?

I have to say I am a little disappointed that the MAN route is ending as it was a great flight, always busy and I much prefer the ATR to the Dash 8 I am very interested to see where Stobart Air will deploy these aircraft moving forward and what their future is. Are they going to fly as Stobart air i...

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by Liverpoola380
Wed Feb 28, 2018 9:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH new livery to be ‘revised’ after only three weeks
Replies: 154
Views: 38502

Re: LH new livery to be dropped and redone

Well that didnt last long!

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by Liverpoola380
Wed Feb 21, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN news - 2018
Replies: 631
Views: 111061

Re: MAN news - 2018

It would be great if it was the same as the T5 as its so easy to board and disembark. Using steps would just be moving backwards its like you are cattle.

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by Liverpoola380
Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyBe kick out Eastern Airways & start with Logan Air
Replies: 19
Views: 3372

Re: FlyBe kick out Eastern Airways & start with Logan Air

As sensationalist exaggerations go, the thread title is right up there. Flybe have swapped a Q400 onto Glasgow-Manchester and there is now an Eastern 170 on Aberdeen-LCY. It doesn't look like Eastern have been "kicked out" and there is nothing in it for Loganair either? You will just have...

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by Liverpoola380
Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyBe kick out Eastern Airways & start with Logan Air
Replies: 19
Views: 3372

Re: FlyBe kick out Eastern Airways & start with Logan Air

Flight crew on both my flights yesterday. Flybe operate the MAN-GLA route now. Its not galley talk either otherwise the route would be shared between FlyBe and Eastern.

If you check the routes the MAN-GLA are all Q400 now.

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by Liverpoola380
Tue Jan 16, 2018 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyBe kick out Eastern Airways & start with Logan Air
Replies: 19
Views: 3372

FlyBe kick out Eastern Airways & start with Logan Air

Flybe have ended their arrangement with Eastern Airways. Eastern took over the franchise in September 2017 operating routes across Scotland on behalf of Flybe, it seems this did not go well as they were constantly cancelling flights an not operating routes in line with the timetable. As such Flybe a...

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by Liverpoola380
Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters:Airbus ready to phase out A380 if fails to win Emirates deal
Replies: 695
Views: 90889

Leahy announces airbus may have to stop A380 production on Webcast!

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/15/airbus- ... rates.html

Sad time for all, hopefully EK will work with them to firm up a new order soon.
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https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/15/airbus- ... rates.html

Sad time for all, hopefully EK will work with them to firm up a new order soon.

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by Liverpoola380
Mon Oct 02, 2017 8:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Monarch Airlines ceases operations, thousands stranded
Replies: 391
Views: 70448

Re: Monarch Airlines ceases operations, thousands stranded

Wow what a sad day. Is there fleet worthy of an acquisition? Maybe TCX or U2. What about Norwegian?

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by Liverpoola380
Thu Sep 14, 2017 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How's it Going with Loganair vesus Flybe?
Replies: 24
Views: 4070

Re: How's it Going with Loganair vesus Flybe?

I fly the MAN - GLA three times a month. I have flew Eastern and Logan. Flew back Tuesday night on Eastern with 19PAX on the Saab 2000 Logan was a lighter load. I would love it if they allowed you to book MAN - GLA on BA as my other regular route is MAN - LHR at the minute it can only be booked as a...

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by Liverpoola380
Tue Sep 12, 2017 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: airberlin axes Curaçao, Cancun, Havanna, Varadero, Punta Cana, Puerto Plata w/e 9/25
Replies: 37
Views: 6612

Re: airberlin axes Curaçao, Cancun, Havanna, Varadero, Punta Cana, Puerto Plata w/e 9/25

I can see TCX wanting to get their hands on those 330's for their replacements and condor ops!

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by Liverpoola380
Fri Jul 21, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN news - 2017 (57): Seattle calling
Replies: 141
Views: 38623

Re: MAN news 57: Seattle calling

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-kVHtXl324

New fly through of the new MAN

Interesting in this there are only two new piers. T1 still seems to be in situ and it doesn't look as though the T2 current checkin area is getting a refresh!
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-kVHtXl324

New fly through of the new MAN

Interesting in this there are only two new piers. T1 still seems to be in situ and it doesn't look as though the T2 current checkin area is getting a refresh!

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by Liverpoola380
Wed Jul 19, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook announces MAN-SEA
Replies: 36
Views: 5698

Re: Thomas Cook announces MAN-SEA

Great news for TCX and for MAN hopefully if USBPC is approved for MAN these routes would be even more appealing.

Does anybody know if another aircraft has been sourced and if so where from? Surely this strengthens the need for a new fleet of 330's now!!

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by Liverpoola380
Thu Jun 29, 2017 9:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MT to announce MAN - MSY/SAN/TPA?
Replies: 50
Views: 8697

Re: MT to announce MAN - MSY/SAN/TPA?

Is it likely that MT are going to order a new fleet of A330's? I know some of their birds are getting old now and running into mx issues often. The cabin refresh is great but surely they must be thinking they need to start investing in new aircraft soon especially with the lead time on deliveries. ...

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by Liverpoola380
Wed Jun 28, 2017 8:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MT to announce MAN - MSY/SAN/TPA?
Replies: 50
Views: 8697

Re: MT to announce MAN - MSY/SAN/TPA?

Is it likely that MT are going to order a new fleet of A330's? I know some of their birds are getting old now and running into mx issues often. The cabin refresh is great but surely they must be thinking they need to start investing in new aircraft soon especially with the lead time on deliveries.

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by Liverpoola380
Mon May 08, 2017 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN News 57. No Stopping Chinese Links..
Replies: 351
Views: 78594

Re: MAN News 57. No Stopping Chinese Links..

Any news on the plans for the transformation? Has there been a detailed master plan released yet?

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by Liverpoola380
Wed Apr 05, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA's Orphan A318
Replies: 20
Views: 6922

Re: BA's Orphan A318

Has it been dropped due to a capacity issue or is it because of the issue with PBC in Shannon now closing in the evening?

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by Liverpoola380
Tue Nov 01, 2016 9:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN News 57. No Stopping Chinese Links..
Replies: 351
Views: 78594

Re: MAN News 57. No Stopping Chinese Links..

With VS planning a large expansion of routes from MAN do they plan on creating a lounge in T2?

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by Liverpoola380
Wed Jul 06, 2016 8:25 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: UK Government and Royal Aircraft unveiled
Replies: 2
Views: 1704

UK Government and Royal Aircraft unveiled

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... plane.html
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According to the Daily Mail which is not always correct the UK Government has completed the conversion of one of A330 Voyager fleet into VIP use.

Link below, The pics are copyright of the RAF so one can assume these are the actual images.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... plane.html

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by Liverpoola380
Wed Mar 30, 2016 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN News 56
Replies: 44
Views: 16678

RE: MAN News 56

Is there any reason why TCX have revised their expansion plans, is it due to VS stepping in on the route?

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by Liverpoola380
Wed Jan 20, 2016 11:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar - 748 - Different Windows
Replies: 13
Views: 10342

Qatar - 748 - Different Windows

Hi all... I have just been admiring this 748 <a href="http://www.airliners.net/photo/Qatar-Airways-(Qatar/Boeing-747-8KB-BBJ/2767289/L/&sid=a97a0a9112d07c99678d67549d83ec17" target="_blank">http://www.airliners.net/photo/Qatar...d=a97a0a9112d07c99678d67549d83ec17</a> Is it just me or do some of ...

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by Liverpoola380
Mon Jan 11, 2016 11:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787-10 - When Will We See It?
Replies: 3
Views: 1935

RE: 787-10 - When Will We See It?

Excellent, which plan is assembly being completed in?

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by Liverpoola380
Mon Jan 11, 2016 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787-10 - When Will We See It?
Replies: 3
Views: 1935

787-10 - When Will We See It?

Does anybody have any idea to as when we will see the first 787-10?

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by Liverpoola380
Fri Nov 06, 2015 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG Capital Markets Day Presentations
Replies: 58
Views: 11707

RE: IAG Capital Markets Day Presentations

Are there any plans for EI to begin operations from LHR T5 just yet?

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by Liverpoola380
Tue Sep 22, 2015 7:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Much LHR-US Traffic Would DL Let VS Fly?
Replies: 30
Views: 6804

RE: How Much LHR-US Traffic Would DL Let VS Fly?

I see some great opportunities for <acronym title="Virgin Atlantic Airways (United Kingdom)">VS</acronym> to expand out of <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom AND Nampa - Municipal (Ritchey Field) (MAN), USA - Idaho">MAN</acronym>. <acronym title="Americ...

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by Liverpoola380
Fri Aug 21, 2015 9:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA To Launch GLA-SZG
Replies: 20
Views: 6154

RE: BA To Launch GLA-SZG

It is likely the crew will overnight in GLA if flight limits are restricted.

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by Liverpoola380
Thu Jun 04, 2015 8:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN News 54... Chinese Takeaway Time
Replies: 152
Views: 38333

RE: MAN News 54... Chinese Takeaway Time

This is great for <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom AND Nampa - Municipal (Ritchey Field) (MAN), USA - Idaho">MAN</acronym> it looks like the easiest way to commence the works wil be to add a pier to North of <acronym title="Lotus Air (Egypt) and Thai ...

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by Liverpoola380
Mon Mar 23, 2015 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TCX - A330 From Avianca
Replies: 11
Views: 7414

TCX - A330 From Avianca

Looks like TCX have acquired a A330 from Avianca. <a href="http://www.airliners.net/photo/Thomas-Cook-Airlines/Airbus-A330-243/2609387/&sid=727ca4d5081742ef4c0f3bb274a68a62" target="_blank">http://www.airliners.net/photo/Thoma...d=727ca4d5081742ef4c0f3bb274a68a62</a> Anybody know when the air ta...

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by Liverpoola380
Fri Feb 20, 2015 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic 5 Years From Today?
Replies: 57
Views: 14806

RE: Virgin Atlantic 5 Years From Today?

I see <acronym title="Virgin Atlantic Airways (United Kingdom)">VS</acronym> as in very strong and exciting position. There is new investment in the fleet and product. I can see further expansion out of <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom AND Nampa - Mun...

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by Liverpoola380
Thu Feb 19, 2015 8:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Low Cost Long Haul - Will Lakers Dream Come True
Replies: 24
Views: 4157

Low Cost Long Haul - Will Lakers Dream Come True

Great article in the economist underpinning the LCC current and future positions for Long Haul. Will we really see Ryanair enter this space? <a href="http://discover.economist.com/?a=21635001&p=FT&cid1=disp|1102344|50126&cid2=UKFebWhitelistLowcostairlinesareabouttorevolutioniselonghaulro...

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by Liverpoola380
Tue Feb 17, 2015 8:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN News 54... Chinese Takeaway Time
Replies: 152
Views: 38333

RE: MAN News 54... Chinese Takeaway Time

Some interesting stand selections at <acronym title="Eastern Airways (United Kingdom)">T3</acronym> yesterday. I went down to <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> on the shuttle and a US/AA 332 was parked on Stand 145 as opposed to its normal 155 On my return...

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by Liverpoola380
Wed Jan 14, 2015 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair To Offer Free In-flight Entertainment
Replies: 8
Views: 4347

Ryanair To Offer Free In-flight Entertainment

Free in-flight entertainment streamed to smartphones or tablets. Aimed at flights over 3 hours and initially on routes out of <acronym title="Dublin (- Collinstown) (DUB / EIDW), Ireland">DUB</acronym> <a href="http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/01/13/us-ryanair-ancilaries-idUSKBN0KM1SP20150113" ta...

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by Liverpoola380
Mon Jan 12, 2015 9:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Pics Of Airbus Assembly Line Mobile
Replies: 42
Views: 16891

RE: New Pics Of Airbus Assembly Line Mobile

Will we see the current Beluga's supporting this line or will all components be shipped over?

When is the A330 Beluga due to come online?

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by Liverpoola380
Tue Dec 02, 2014 11:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA Long Haul Biz Prod Starting To Feel Outdated?
Replies: 17
Views: 7522

RE: BA Long Haul Biz Prod Starting To Feel Outdate

If you take a look at this link you will see an evolution of the concept images and it actually looks pretty smart. I like what they have done with the windows and how the pod seems to blend into the ceiling. <a href="http://www.ausbt.com.au/photos-british-airways-airbus-a350-club-world-business-cla...

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by Liverpoola380
Thu Sep 04, 2014 8:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Starting JFK-MAN And EWR-LHR
Replies: 48
Views: 11675

RE: Delta Starting JFK-MAN And EWR-LHR

I am confused is the new <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom AND Nampa - Municipal (Ritchey Field) (MAN), USA - Idaho">MAN</acronym>-<acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> route to ...

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by Liverpoola380
Wed Aug 20, 2014 11:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Monarch On Life Support?! Huge Cutbacks Coming...
Replies: 54
Views: 19276

RE: Monarch On Life Support?! Huge Cutbacks Coming...

Report on BBC news confirms an estimated 1000 jobs to go.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-28833343

Long haul will no longer exist and the 757's are to be retired.

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by Liverpoola380
Wed Aug 13, 2014 12:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Can't Sell Its Last Three 777-200LRs
Replies: 89
Views: 29989

RE: Air India Can't Sell Its Last Three 777-200LRs

Would the European Charter carriers see a need for a 777, If they could get them at a reduced price they could be able to fill them up on trips to Orlando or other load heavy bucket and spade destinations.

That said it could be too much of an aircraft for a charter operator.

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by Liverpoola380
Fri Aug 08, 2014 10:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH To Suspend Trading For Announcement
Replies: 29
Views: 21496

RE: MH To Suspend Trading For Announcement

This is being reported by the BBC also.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-28700926

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by Liverpoola380
Sun Jul 13, 2014 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Is Almost Finished With The Hotel In MCO
Replies: 14
Views: 13431

RE: Jetblue Is Almost Finished With The Hotel In MCO

BA have a hotel in NYC called the Concord

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by Liverpoola380
Tue Jun 10, 2014 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS Pleased With Little Red LF....of 37.6%
Replies: 46
Views: 16091

RE: VS Pleased With Little Red LF....of 37.6%

I have used Little Red twice in May from <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom AND Nampa - Municipal (Ritchey Field) (MAN), USA - Idaho">MAN</acronym> and I have to say the <acronym title="Lufthansa Cargo India">LF</acronym> was pretty high just from looki...

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by Liverpoola380
Wed May 28, 2014 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America New Website & Refreshed Branding
Replies: 17
Views: 8076

RE: Virgin America New Website & Refreshed Branding

I think its odd that they will update the website to match the other Virgin Airlines new livery and branding but not their aircraft.

It would make sense to have a unified branding experience.

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by Liverpoola380
Fri Apr 25, 2014 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook To Start MAN-NYC/MIA?
Replies: 47
Views: 14064

RE: Thomas Cook To Start MAN-NYC/MIA?

Great for TCX I think I prefer flying full service carrier on these routes though!

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by Liverpoola380
Wed Apr 23, 2014 2:28 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: RAF Voyager - Royal / Ministerial Flight
Replies: 3
Views: 4264

RAF Voyager - Royal / Ministerial Flight

As many RAF aircraft have before the Voyager such as the <acronym title="Servivensa (Venezuela)">VC</acronym> 10 etc been utilised for Royal and Ministerial flights does the RAF have any intention on having a Royal interior for these types of flights or will the Government continue to outsource this...

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by Liverpoola380
Wed Apr 23, 2014 9:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe Announce LCY Expansion
Replies: 47
Views: 9861

RE: Flybe Announce LCY Expansion

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Danfearn77" class="quote" target="_blank">Danfearn77</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Could a <acronym title="Manchester - I...

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by Liverpoola380
Tue Apr 22, 2014 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Monarch Airlines A300 - Final Flight Video
Replies: 16
Views: 10388

RE: Monarch Airlines A300 - Final Flight Video

I have also had the great pleasure of flying the MON A300

Now the only really long haul aircraft they have are the two A330's and with the cancellation of the 787 order we will see Monarch moving to a short / medium haul airline?

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by Liverpoola380
Thu Apr 10, 2014 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific To Announce ZRH, BOS & MAN
Replies: 179
Views: 41949

RE: Cathay Pacific To Announce ZRH, BOS & MAN

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Danfearn77" class="quote" target="_blank">Danfearn77</a> (<a href="#115" class="quote">Reply 115</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> That's ...

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by Liverpoola380
Mon Apr 07, 2014 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA/Qatar Airways To Code-share Via LHR/DOH
Replies: 22
Views: 7631

RE: BA/Qatar Airways To Code-share Via LHR/DOH

I think this is great news for BA and QR

It would be even better to see QR open up some code share routes with IB

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by Liverpoola380
Tue Mar 18, 2014 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN News 51 - Steady Growth Continuing
Replies: 66
Views: 21718

RE: MAN News 51 - Steady Growth Continuing

Great to see some new routes out of <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom AND Nampa - Municipal (Ritchey Field) (MAN), USA - Idaho">MAN</acronym> Does anybody know when the redevelopment of <acronym title="Eastern Airways (United Kingdom)">T3</acronym> is ...

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by Liverpoola380
Thu Mar 06, 2014 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inside New T2 At LHR-pics.
Replies: 43
Views: 18271

RE: Inside New T2 At LHR-pics.

I have just been reading news articles on the future if Heathrows terminals from what I can gather they will be knocking down <acronym title="Eastern Airways (United Kingdom)">T3</acronym> in the future. Will this mean there is only a check in facility at <acronym title="Lotus Air (Egypt) and Thai A...

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by Liverpoola380
Thu Feb 20, 2014 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK Charter Flights - Onboard Service
Replies: 6
Views: 2951

RE: UK Charter Flights - Onboard Service

Thanks for all your responses so far.

Its appreciated.

Cheers

Ben

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