BRA has been announced as the first operator at Scandinavian Mountain airport with routes to: Stockholm/Bromma, Göteborg, Malmö, Ängelholm og Växjö. So far only DEC to end MAR and during the ski-season and only with 1-2x weekly flights from each city They also have an IATA code now, SCR , and an op...Jump to post
I just had this discussion with a friend of mine about the whole Formula 1 circus. It strikes down in a different part of the world for every race. No doubt the way to get the race cars and all of it's equipment and staff from one place to another is by plane, but how exactly does that work? Do the...Jump to post
DC-9-21. A short body with the large wings and engines from the -41. Developed specifically for SAS to be used on shorter airfields, especially in Norway. Was known locally as the Porsche of Santa Monica. Freaking awesome, I always wondered why it seemed the 20 series was skipped, never understood ...Jump to post
Does Arlanda really need 4 or 5 runways. I find the airport so strange. It doesn't have that many flights and already has three runways. It's the same with terminals. They have T5 which is decent, then they have T2 which is tiny and terrible and then the domestic T3 and T4. Is there no way to merge...Jump to post
The future of ARN is causing tension in the Swedish government. The social democrats want to expand Arlanda and make it the biggest airport in the nordics, including the construction of a 4th runway and preparations for a 5th. Their coalition partner, the greens, are not too fond of the plans. Link ...Jump to post
Does anyone know: Will the A350s for SAS be used for route expansion, or replacement of older A340s ? They haven't officially announced anything yet. The only A340 we know will leave the fleet is LN-RKP, that will be replaced by a brand new A330E to be delivered very soon. I think they'll keep some...Jump to post
No it doesn't. It isn't the same. All people whom are professionals in their area will point out the difficulties with Brexit. It is quite hard to see how Brexit will actually benefit GB, we have shown you again and again. The same with the Pound. UK will loose importance in the world, Britain will...Jump to post
In all honesty, probably not too many people. In an international context, the slopes of Sälen don't compare very well. It is too close to Stockholm and Oslo for flights to be price/time efficient. So probably the suspects already mentioned. And any flights there may be will be highly seasonal, of ...Jump to post
I do hope AY is smarter than trying to sell ice to an inuit... I doubt there is any intrest from Finland to ski in Sälen. Danes, brits and (northern) germans may be attracted, but why Sälen when there’s Åre/Duved with OSD close by? Because Åre requires a long bus transfer while Sälen is 6 km from t...Jump to post
Why not Emirates hauling snow-adventure seeking arabs to the mysterious dark and cold north with some A380s! Jokes aside, a few days ago I would have bet on BRA. They usually run some special winter legs from both BMA, MMX, AGH and more I think to OSD. Sälen would have been just as attractive from ...Jump to post
BRA has 13 ATR-72, 10 RJ 100 and 2 RJ 85. Scrapping half the fleet will lead to fewer destinations. Unless more ATRs are brought in there is exactly one less ATR per domestic destination they fly to (14), not counting JKG but counting HEL. There are four categories of destinations: Short and medium...Jump to post
From Salen-Trysil to Stockholm by road in winter is 6+ hours driving and (unlike Ostersund) there is no train. Furthermore while Mora used to have flights year round to Arlanda, these have now stopped. There probably is enough demand for something to Stockholm and/or Gothenburg - perhaps AIS or Air...Jump to post
There are rumours that one of them is Easyjet, but thanks for revealing the other! :D Looking forward to see A350s in Sälen! Why not Emirates hauling snow-adventure seeking arabs to the mysterious dark and cold north with some A380s! Jokes aside, a few days ago I would have bet on BRA. They usually...Jump to post
Sälen airport now claims that there are two airlines that will start flying there once the airport opens. They have not revealed which airlines though. Gotta be DL to DTW :duck: There are rumours that one of them is Easyjet, but thanks for revealing the other! :D Looking forward to see A350s in Säl...Jump to post
When does Jonkoping-Stockholm end ? Will Jonkoping become a summer-only airport to cater for the beach flights ? Has any airline proposed intetest in the Karlstad-Jonkoping-Frankfurt route since bmi went bust ? Clearly with Brexit, this is not something Loganair will be considering, but wondering i...Jump to post
It seems very calm indeed. Does anyone know what is happening in London? Are they actually using the extension to create some kind of solution?Jump to post
BRA has just announced that they are laying off 363 employees. Severance negotiations are starting immediately. During 2019-2020 they will start phasing out "older jets" and do more of the flying with turboprops. They blame the reduction in the Swedish Domestic airline market. So they wen...Jump to post
Nice :-) I’m excited about the A350 in SAS colors as well. I would also like to see A330neo at one point ;-) In a few months you’ll see the first A350 in a similar state ;) I would be too surprised if SAS ends up getto g the A330neo to supplement the A350s and as a replacement for their 4 oldest A3...Jump to post
Are there any other flights that serve two airports within the same state (or whatever the local designation for the largest subnational political subdivision level is) in Europe or European-sized countries? There are in Sweden, how many depends on how you define "state" as Sweden is not ...Jump to post
PHL also doesn’t really have the international tourist appeal that some of the other cities you mentioned have. It is a pretty historical city, yes it does not have the same bling as NY but does a pretty good damn food scene, 100+ museums, and a bunch of national attractions. That might be true, I'...Jump to post
Q1 figures for the Swedish airports: Airport 2018 2019 Change, % ARVIDSJAUR 40.243 40.116 -0,3% BORLÄNGE 5.415 4.858 -10,3% GÄLLIVARE 7.589 5.541 -27,0% GÖTEBORG 1.440.880 1. 378.780 -4,3% HAGFORS 928 1.052 13,4% HALMSTAD 30.735 28.740 -6,5% HEMAVAN-TÄRNABY 4.600 3.529 -23,3% JÖNKÖPING 25.363 17.583...Jump to post
par13del wrote:So does an extension to Oct-31 mean new elections, another referendum, rework the WA, I hope its one or both of the first two, cant think the existing WA is going to get an approval unless the house changes.
"EU leaders agreed on Thursday to delay Brexit until the end of October, with a review in June, diplomatic sources told Reuters."Jump to post
It seems it takes some time for the council to decide. If the rumours are to be trusted, Macron seems to be the most opposed to an extension. https://www.theguardian.com/politics/li ... -live-newsJump to post
France still seems to be opposed to another extension. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/apr/05/france-maintains-hardline-stance-on-no-deal-brexit Responding to May’s letter, France’s secretary of state for European affairs, Amélie de Montchalin, told the Guardian in a statement: “The European ...Jump to post
noviorbis77 wrote:Bostrom wrote:scbriml wrote:
No, it still needs to be passed by The House of Lords.
But somehow it's the EU that is run by unelected people?
An unelected upper house is unacceptable.
The Cooper-Boles bill, which would make "No "No-deal" scenario" law has passed by a majority of 1. One of the hardcore Brexiteers complained that such a major decision was undertaken by such a slim ajority, by which point a number of irony meters peaked... So no-deal Brexit is o...Jump to post
WildcatYXU wrote:Kiwirob wrote:Allowing holders of driver licence class B to drive electric vans class C1 (light lorrries) up to 2450 kg (2019)
Hmmm...What's the gross weight limit for class B licence holders in Norway?
Very interesting report. Thanks for sharing your trip with us!Jump to post
Not so much at this time of the year as snow in the Norwegian mountains hasn't really begun melting yet, and the lakes are running low. Then it is payback time, and we Danes fire up our coal plants like crazy to power Norway. If you hadn't been so upset about Barsebäck you could've had CO2-free ele...Jump to post
In Carol Beer's voice: Parliament says no.
This is by the way a great flowchart for what might happen in the next fortnight: https://twitter.com/SoVeryBrexit/status ... 9426046976
The link isn't working, but wow...did she not understand that the Caymans are not part of the US? Working link: https://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/world/a-wisconsin-cruise-ship-passenger-faces-years-in-cayman-islands-prison-after-a-gun-was-found-in-her-luggage/ar-BBVuziS It's a very interesting tone in...Jump to post
The future of ARN is causing disagreement in the Swedish government. The minister for infrastructure and the social democrats want to expand Arlanda and double the current traffic, while their coalition partner the greens and the minister for environment are against it. Further reading: https://www....Jump to post
I think it would be possible. Given the WA has failed to gain Parliamentary approval, there's nothing that I'm aware of that would stop the Government putting it forward again with an amendment that required the ratification of a public vote upon Parliament approving it. I'm pretty sure the EU woul...Jump to post
The irony of being so sure there won't be another public vote is that if the Government had tied the WA to a confirmatory referendum, it would have easily passed. Why are Brexiteers so afraid of this option? Just to clarify, I take Anna Soubry's position on this. Parliament approves WA+PD, public t...Jump to post
I am from Europe and I can't remember the last time I used a bus to get to the airplane. I guess you don't fly LCC then. I believe that in most cases the airport charges less for a hard stand than for a gate with a jetway. Also, they have found that it is faster turnaround using airstairs at front ...Jump to post
The silliest bus boarding I've done was in Tirana (TIA), the plane was parked around 40 metres from the gate, but they used a bus for that distance. Terminal 2 in DXB is that same. You can be parked right in front of the terminal and yet still need to take the bus. I walked on the ramp many times. ...Jump to post
So, in the scenario that MV3 is defeated on Friday a number of options are in play. If round two of indicative votes on Monday fails to produce a clear consensus, then Government will pretty much have to give Parliament three stark choices: 1 - No-Deal Brexit; 2 - ask EU for a long extension in ord...Jump to post
Not at all. Parliament has made clear and the PM reiterated at the Dispatch Box yesterday, no-deal Brexit is not happening unless Parliament approves it (it's voted strongly against it multiple times). So, in the scenario that MV3 is defeated on Friday a number of options are in play. If round two ...Jump to post
I have had that happen at FRA several times, and actually enjoy the trip around the apron looking at the planes, very cool! I agree, getting a ride on the apron on the ground at FRA was an interesting way to see the airport. Especially when we drove just behind a row of 747s and A380s, then I reall...Jump to post
Why is it an unspeakable topic, were North Ireland agree or be pushed to remain in the customs union the border with the ROI can remain open. North Ireland would have the options of : 1. otherwise remaining part of UK, and also having rights to ROI passports and access to the EU 2. being independen...Jump to post
This frees up slots. Once a fix is in place, Boeing will have to discount the added safety features (added probes, the light, probably to free) and they'll be able to sell. The airlines will want to obviously know the fix, but this is a business opportunity for the airlines looking to buy. Boeing n...Jump to post
Given how of there are 350 737MAX delivered and only 2 crashes, can you really say that the MAX keeps crashing? I think 2 crashes of only 350 units over less than 2 years is quite a lot. In addition the crashes are rather identical. If you compare it to other programs within the same class and gene...Jump to post
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At least the cartoonists of the world have plenty of material.
Indeed: the drama is dead, long live the drama. Like I said before, a part of me just says let there be a hardest Brexit as possible and let the Brits take the hit, they wanted it (well the frontmen of Brexit all have made sure that they won't take a hit, but the normal Brits will). And I must say ...Jump to post
Looks like the EU will only agree to a extension if there is another vote on the WA. Speaker of the House meanwhile told TM there can't be another vote on the WA. Unless there are substantial changes, but the EU made it clear there wont be any changes anymore. How is that going to work out? That's ...Jump to post
Statement from TM should come soon. Corbyn stormed out of a party leader meeting earlier because the leader of the independents was present. Yeah I just heard that on BBC before May started her speech. Very childish of Corbyn. I had to leave the room (not in disgust :lol:) so didn't hear much more ...Jump to post