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by gayrugbyman
Fri Jun 26, 2009 7:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Michael Jackson International Airport - Part 1
Replies: 15
Views: 7206

RE: Michael Jackson International Airport - Part 1

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by gayrugbyman
Fri Jun 26, 2009 6:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Michael Jackson International Airport - Part 1
Replies: 15
Views: 7206

RE: Michael Jackson International Airport - Part 1

What about <acronym title="Bahrain (Manama) - International (Muharraq) (BAH / OBBI), Bahrain">BAH</acronym>? After all, didn't he live there? Or perhaps <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym>? Motown and all that. This thread is tasteless, but...

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by gayrugbyman
Fri Jun 26, 2009 11:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Michael Jackson International Airport - Part 1
Replies: 15
Views: 7206

Michael Jackson International Airport - Part 1

Surely we are to see a Michael Jackson International Airport in the next year or so - a fitting tribute some mught say. But where?

Suggestions please!

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by gayrugbyman
Mon Jan 07, 2008 9:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stockholm Skavsta Transfer To Stockholm?
Replies: 8
Views: 2179

RE: Stockholm Skavsta Transfer To Stockholm?

Any other hotel/guest house recommendations?

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by gayrugbyman
Sun Jan 06, 2008 8:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stockholm Skavsta Transfer To Stockholm?
Replies: 8
Views: 2179

RE: Stockholm Skavsta Transfer To Stockholm?

We were just worried that, like this evening, our flight from Liverpool might be late by an hour, which means we could possibly be stranded at 0100hrs, 100km from Stockholm! But if the bus waits for late flights, then that is OK!

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by gayrugbyman
Sat Jan 05, 2008 9:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stockholm Skavsta Transfer To Stockholm?
Replies: 8
Views: 2179

Stockholm Skavsta Transfer To Stockholm?

Has anyone any experience of arriving at <acronym title="Stockholm (Nykoping) - Skavsta (NYO / ESKN), Sweden">NYO</acronym> (Stockholm Skavsta) and transferring in to the city centre? It seems my flight will be arriving pretty late in the evening, around 2330hrs. Are there still public transport con...

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by gayrugbyman
Thu Dec 20, 2007 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EZY To Announce MAN Base?
Replies: 32
Views: 5099

RE: EZY To Announce MAN Base?

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by gayrugbyman
Thu Dec 20, 2007 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

ZB have just announce 5 flights per week to LCA.

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by gayrugbyman
Wed Dec 19, 2007 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

AF will commence a codeshare agreement on <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> services from <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym> to <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfield) (ATL /...

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by gayrugbyman
Fri Dec 14, 2007 10:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EZY To Announce MAN Base?
Replies: 32
Views: 5099

EZY To Announce MAN Base?

EZY are rumoured to be announcing a new base at MAN, around 11 routes expected. Anyone know more details on the routes to expect?

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by gayrugbyman
Fri Dec 14, 2007 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

I understand that all the issues have been ironed out and the EZY deal is all systems go, and that GB staff are being convened early next week for an announcement 0 if not sooner.

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by gayrugbyman
Sun Dec 09, 2007 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

My sourcs advise me that <acronym title="easyJet (United Kingdom) and United Feeder Service (USA)">U2</acronym> should be announceing the following routes very very soon... <acronym title="Belfast - International (Aldergrove) (BFS / EGAA), United Kingdom">BFS</acronym> 3 daily <acronym title="Malaga...

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by gayrugbyman
Sun Dec 09, 2007 7:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

Did anyone even see a single ad for this service?

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by gayrugbyman
Fri Dec 07, 2007 7:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

So wjere can summer 2008 'GT' MAN to PFO/MLA flights be booked and what code do they carry?

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by gayrugbyman
Thu Dec 06, 2007 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

When does <acronym title="GB Airways (Gibraltar)">GT</acronym> end it's <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> codeshare at <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym>? This will all tie in very nicely with <acronym title="Eastern Airways (...

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by gayrugbyman
Thu Dec 06, 2007 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

Reports on another site suggest <acronym title="easyJet (United Kingdom) and United Feeder Service (USA)">U2</acronym> have managed to negotiate their way out of a golden handcuffs deal with <acronym title="Liverpool - John Lennon (Speke) (LPL / EGGP), United Kingdom">LPL</acronym> which paves the w...

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by gayrugbyman
Wed Dec 05, 2007 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

Are Mahan back up and running yet?

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by gayrugbyman
Tue Dec 04, 2007 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

Manchester Airport has become the first hub in the UK to apply to use new rules on cabin baggage - to receive permission to relax the one hand luggage bag rule for its passenger - abtn.co.uk reports. Approval will only be received after January 7, as the Department for Transport (DfT) wants airports...

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by gayrugbyman
Tue Dec 04, 2007 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

Good idea I say, and weren't <acronym title="British Midland">BD</acronym> considering scrapping the route anyway? Would undoubtedly have a positive effect on <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym> as European carriers take advantage of mroe ...

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by gayrugbyman
Sat Dec 01, 2007 10:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

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by gayrugbyman
Thu Nov 29, 2007 6:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

Apparently QR and EK look set to make a move to T1 next summer, if some handling agent staff are to be believed.

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by gayrugbyman
Tue Nov 27, 2007 11:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

BE confirm new MAN INV service for next summer.

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by gayrugbyman
Sat Nov 24, 2007 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

TK to increase to 11 weekly from next summer.

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by gayrugbyman
Sat Nov 24, 2007 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines Summer 08 Schedule
Replies: 27
Views: 6452

RE: Turkish Airlines Summer 08 Schedule

What are the timings for the second daily MAN services?

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by gayrugbyman
Fri Nov 23, 2007 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

LN will be operating an AB6 from Benghazi to Manchester on Christmas Day, presumably a Hajj charter. Also heard today that the TCX/MYT merger looks set to reduce the combined based aircraft mext summer by 3, so along with <acronym title="Channel Express (United Kingdom)">LS</acronym> and XLA that's ...

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by gayrugbyman
Thu Nov 22, 2007 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

Centralwings has added its 3rd route from MAN : Poznan, which will be served 3 times weekly, effective from 30th March.

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by gayrugbyman
Fri Nov 16, 2007 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

LS look set to reduce their based aircraft by 3 for next summer, with an inevitable reduction in services. Unlikely we will see <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym>, <acronym title="Prague - Ruzyne (PRG / LKPR), Czech Republic">PRG</acronym>, <acronym title="...

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by gayrugbyman
Fri Nov 16, 2007 11:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

From today's MEN Region sees air passengers soar 15/11/2007 THE number of passengers using airports in the North West has increased by 157 per cent in the last 16 years, it has been revealed. Manchester airport enjoyed the biggest rise in the region with passenger figures up from 10.1 million to 22....

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by gayrugbyman
Fri Nov 16, 2007 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

I understand the two GB aircraft will return to LGW at the end of the winter season.

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by gayrugbyman
Mon Nov 12, 2007 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

<a href="http://www.mahan.aero/htmls/uk/main.aspx?loc=uk" target=_blank>http://www.mahan.aero/htmls/uk/main.aspx?loc=uk</a> They even use a Manchester United logo on their website! Cheeky, bet they don't have permission! Was announced at a meeting with the airport recently apparently. They have seem...

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by gayrugbyman
Mon Nov 12, 2007 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

Mahan Air will recommence services three times a week in to Manchester from 18th November.

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by gayrugbyman
Mon Nov 12, 2007 11:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

From today's Manchester Evening News....a tenuous link to the airport I know! Arriva's passenger pledge Alan Salter 12/11/2007 CHEAPER fares and an end to overcrowding are promised by the new operator of many of Manchester's long-distance train services. Arriva took over the massive CrossCountry rai...

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by gayrugbyman
Sun Nov 11, 2007 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

Some exciting Hajj traffic over the Xmas period, including flights by BD to Jeddah and MON to Medina.

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by gayrugbyman
Fri Nov 09, 2007 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

From today's Manchester Evening News: Airport Group climbs in 'difficult' market Kevin Feddy 9/11/2007 MANCHESTER Airport Group today unveiled a £1.2m rise in underlying half-year operating profits as it continues to battle fierce competition and a strict security regime. The group, which comprises ...

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by gayrugbyman
Mon Nov 05, 2007 10:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

C0 loads look great for a first time starter at MAN, as do Volareweb's - over 100 last night!

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by gayrugbyman
Sun Nov 04, 2007 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

Boots chemist store currently being built airside at T3.

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by gayrugbyman
Sun Nov 04, 2007 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Routes South African (SAA) Stopped Serving
Replies: 42
Views: 5480

RE: Routes South African (SAA) Stopped Serving

MAN was also regularly served by SA.

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by gayrugbyman
Sun Nov 04, 2007 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

Plenty of Wizz diverts in to MAN today as LPL foggy.

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by gayrugbyman
Thu Nov 01, 2007 10:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

Have <acronym title="OLD: Sabena (Belgium), NEW: SN Brussels Airlines (Belgium)">SN</acronym> pulled their morning service from <acronym title="Brussels - National (Zaventem) / Melsbroek (BRU / EBBR / EBMB), Belgium">BRU</acronym> to <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC),...

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by gayrugbyman
Wed Oct 31, 2007 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

Sounds like <acronym title="Avensa (Venezuela)">VE</acronym> are having a sound start to their <acronym title="Milan - Malpensa (MXP / LIMC), Italy">MXP</acronym> service, good to hear. TOM's <acronym title="Tel Aviv (-Jaffa) - Ben Gurion (Lod) (TLV / LLBG), Israel">TLV</acronym> service commences t...

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by gayrugbyman
Sat Oct 27, 2007 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

Looks like the firsst 2 C0 services are cancelled already! Not a great start! <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;bord...

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by gayrugbyman
Sat Oct 27, 2007 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

So today we said goodbye to: <acronym title="LOT Polish Airlines">LO</acronym> <acronym title="Warsaw - Okecie / Frederic Chopin (WAW / EPWA), Poland">WAW</acronym> <acronym title="Luxair (Luxembourg)">LG</acronym> <acronym title="Luxembourg (- Findel) (LUX / ELLX), Luxembourg">LUX</acronym> <acrony...

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by gayrugbyman
Thu Oct 25, 2007 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

Do EZY currently serv <acronym title="Tenerife Sur - Reina Sofia (TFS / GCTS), Spain">TFS</acronym>/<acronym title="Malta - Luqa (MLA / LMML), Malta">MLA</acronym>/PFO? Surely these routes would not be compatible with a A319? Though presumably the old A320/1s of <acronym title="GB Airways (Gibraltar...

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by gayrugbyman
Mon Oct 22, 2007 9:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

New upper level mezzanine food court at T1 opened today. Very swish, though disappointingly the toilers were swimming in **** and none of the hand driers worked! Nice one MAPLC!

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by gayrugbyman
Sun Oct 21, 2007 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

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by gayrugbyman
Sun Oct 21, 2007 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

Wait til they go 10 weekly!!

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by gayrugbyman
Sun Oct 21, 2007 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

As in the incentives that are offered for new passenger services on new destinations.

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by gayrugbyman
Sun Oct 21, 2007 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

Not sure, I am not in work til tomorrow so will check then, been on leave for 10 days so has just come second hand.

I have a feeling this might be just an increase in cargo, but let's see and be positive!

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by gayrugbyman
Sun Oct 21, 2007 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

Are LG still planning to close their MAN LUX service next weekend?

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by gayrugbyman
Sat Oct 20, 2007 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester MAN UK News 14
Replies: 276
Views: 32288

RE: Manchester MAN UK News 14

A <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym> service from <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym> to <acronym title="Manchest...

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