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by Yak97
Thu Jan 08, 2009 9:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Battlestar Galactica: Final Episodes
Replies: 176
Views: 8602

RE: Battlestar Galactica: Final Episodes

What to watch next?? Stargate - gone Stargate Atlantis - last episode Battlestar Galactica - last season So what's left to watch for ScFi nuts who aren't into the fantasy shows (Sanctuary is IMHO poor despite Amanda Tapping). UK Tv seems to be into fantasy overload at the moment (Merlin/Demons etc) ...

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by Yak97
Tue Dec 11, 2007 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF CDG To LHR S08 7 Flights Instead Of 12
Replies: 51
Views: 9805

RE: AF CDG To LHR S08 7 Flights Instead Of 12

According to todays UK Daily Telegraph QUOTE Pieter Elbers, KLM's network chief, said the joint venture's transatlantic services had grown by 40pc in the last two years to 275 flights a week. It represents 20pc-22pc of KLM's revenues and 10pc-15pc of Northwest's. He said the pair had found take-off ...

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by Yak97
Mon Dec 10, 2007 8:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF CDG To LHR S08 7 Flights Instead Of 12
Replies: 51
Views: 9805

RE: AF CDG To LHR S08 7 Flights Instead Of 12

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by Yak97
Tue Nov 13, 2007 10:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Services From Southend?
Replies: 29
Views: 3590

RE: Services From Southend?

I have an old AirUK time table from winter 1980-81 and that shows services with HPH from <acronym title="Southend - Rochford (SEN / EGMC), United Kingdom">SEN</acronym> to <acronym title="Dusseldorf - International (Rhein-Ruhr / Lohausen) (DUS / EDDL), Germany">DUS</acronym>, <acronym title="Rotterd...

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by Yak97
Mon Nov 12, 2007 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Services From Southend?
Replies: 29
Views: 3590

RE: Services From Southend?

Yes, Burstin Travel was behind Princess Air, in response to being let down at short notice by Paramount. Some of the services were flown with Loganair 146's which positoned down from <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym> each weekend - Burst...

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by Yak97
Mon Nov 12, 2007 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Services From Southend?
Replies: 29
Views: 3590

RE: Services From Southend?

Over the years Southend has had many scheduled services. Indeed back in the early 50's <acronym title="Southend - Rochford (SEN / EGMC), United Kingdom">SEN</acronym> was one of the busiest airports in the UK. Who can remember the Carvairs? Passenger/car services to <acronym title="Rotterdam (- Zest...

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by Yak97
Wed Oct 31, 2007 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Of BA Franchises
Replies: 15
Views: 3622

RE: Future Of BA Franchises

Is Sunair the only franchise left in Europe?

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by Yak97
Sat Sep 08, 2007 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G-BVOU 4 Times On Google Earth - Beat That!
Replies: 8
Views: 3840

RE: G-BVOU 4 Times On Google Earth - Beat That!

Opps spots before the eyes (or shud that be budgies before the eye's!). The aircraft in <acronym title="Bournemouth - International (Hurn) (BOH / EGHH), United Kingdom">BOH</acronym> is the all red G-OPFW. If you look at the ramp at Bristol Airport (BRS) - there she is!. That's quite an achievement ...

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by Yak97
Fri Sep 07, 2007 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G-BVOU 4 Times On Google Earth - Beat That!
Replies: 8
Views: 3840

G-BVOU 4 Times On Google Earth - Beat That!

Looking at Google Earth (yes I know - sad) I spotted G-BVOU the ex Emerald Airways that was painted in the distinctive LYNX livery (red top to fuselage & brown engine covers), at Blackpool Airport (<acronym title="Blackpool - Squires Gate (BLK / EGNH), United Kingdom">BLK</acronym>). Looking again I...

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by Yak97
Thu Aug 23, 2007 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BMI Axe LBA-LIL
Replies: 29
Views: 3362

RE: BMI Axe LBA-LIL

Where's this info published.

The BMI website is still showing availability into Oct/Nov 2007. although the schedule is now just 3 days a week (M,W,F).

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by Yak97
Mon Aug 13, 2007 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bae Jetstream 51
Replies: 1
Views: 3957

Bae Jetstream 51

I came across a sticker for the Jetstream 51, from Jetstream Aircraft. This, I believe, was one on the many names that the regional aircraft business of Bae went under (the ATP became the Jetstream 61). This appears to be a T tailed twin turbo prop, perhaps a little smaller that the ATP? Looks a lit...

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by Yak97
Fri Aug 10, 2007 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Antwerp Airlines - New Start Up?
Replies: 2
Views: 3047

Antwerp Airlines - New Start Up?

Heard a rumour of a new start airline - Antwerp Airlines - supposed to be leasing some pax ATP's(!!). Company has some link to the old Sobelair? Any info appreciated.

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by Yak97
Fri Jul 20, 2007 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aurigny Air Service Ordered 2 AT7
Replies: 1
Views: 2178

RE: Aurigny Air Service Ordered 2 AT7

2010 delivery? That seems a long time? I wonder if it's related to the lease on the current aircraft?

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by Yak97
Thu Jul 19, 2007 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BMI At Rotterdam/RTM
Replies: 9
Views: 2508

RE: BMI At Rotterdam/RTM

OK Worked out how to get the info! Duh.....

The Eastern Flight to AMS is from INV

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by Yak97
Thu Jul 19, 2007 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scottish Aviation Thread - July 2007
Replies: 58
Views: 4897

RE: Scottish Aviation Thread - July 2007

Looking at the Dutch Slot Coordination website <acronym title="Eastern Airways (United Kingdom)">T3</acronym> have applied for slots at <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> from <acronym title="Inverness - Dalcross (INV / EGPE), United Kingdom">INV</acronym> ...

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by Yak97
Thu Jul 19, 2007 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BMI At Rotterdam/RTM
Replies: 9
Views: 2508

RE: BMI At Rotterdam/RTM

Is that information in the area you have to log onto?

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by Yak97
Thu Jul 19, 2007 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BMI At Rotterdam/RTM
Replies: 9
Views: 2508

RE: BMI At Rotterdam/RTM

MAN-RTM - taking on VLM?

The proposed services ex BHX I believe have been delayed till next year.

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by Yak97
Thu Jul 19, 2007 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BMI At Rotterdam/RTM
Replies: 9
Views: 2508

BMI At Rotterdam/RTM

From the Dutch Slot Coordinators website - <acronym title="Bloomington / Normal - Central Illinois Regional (BMI / KBMI), USA - Illinois">BMI</acronym> have been allocated slots at <acronym title="Rotterdam (- Zestienhoven) (RTM / EHRD), Netherlands">RTM</acronym> for W07. 1. Where will <acronym tit...

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by Yak97
Sun Jun 17, 2007 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: European Air Express (EAE) To Cease Operations
Replies: 14
Views: 5466

RE: European Air Express (EAE) To Cease Operations

Opps sorry, thought that was a list of destinations. EAE started at <acronym title="Monchengladbach (- Dusseldorf Express) (MGL / EDLN), Germany">MGL</acronym>. Why did they move out, as there operations are now from <acronym title="Munster / Osnabruck (- Greven) (FMO / EDDG), Germany">FMO</acronym>...

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by Yak97
Sat Jun 16, 2007 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: European Air Express (EAE) To Cease Operations
Replies: 14
Views: 5466

RE: European Air Express (EAE) To Cease Operations

LGW? Their site doesn't mention LGW. When did this stop?

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by Yak97
Mon May 28, 2007 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Start-Up Liverpool Based Airline "FlyPink"?
Replies: 23
Views: 12232

RE: New Start-Up Liverpool Based Airline "FlyPink"?

Come back Princess Air, all is forgiven.... <a href="http://www.airliners.net/open.file?id=1139542&WxsIERv=Oevgvfu%20Nrebfcnpr%20ONr-146-200&Wm=0&WdsYXMg=Cevaprff%20Nve&QtODMg=Fbhguraq%20-%20Ebpusbeq%20%28FRA%20%2F%20RTZP%29&ERDLTkt=HX%20-%20Ratynaq&ktODMp=1990&BP=0&WNEb25u=Qnivq%20Bngrf&xsIERvdWdsY...

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by Yak97
Fri May 25, 2007 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Faces Legal Action Over Polish MP Love Ad
Replies: 21
Views: 3589

RE: Ryanair Faces Legal Action Over Polish MP Love Ad

So the scenario is........... Ryanair place an that causes a stir. Gets lots of exposure in papers (probably not those that carried the initial advert). After an interval, during which Ryanair spokespersons gets lot of air time (to trot out their line about cheap fares, etc), pulls advert. Job done!...

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by Yak97
Wed May 16, 2007 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Great Indian Skywars Dragged To The Streets
Replies: 7
Views: 2245

RE: The Great Indian Skywars Dragged To The Streets

Looks like photoshopped to me - the structure to hold up the top hoarding would be immense.

And all the photo's were taken from exactly the same spot?

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by Yak97
Fri Apr 27, 2007 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What If The Aircraft Is 20 Minutes Late?
Replies: 15
Views: 5784

RE: What If The Aircraft Is 20 Minutes Late?

The critical part is down to scheduling. In my experience Ryanair allow a longer block time which allows them (if running on time) to keep going on about how early they are, whereas if they are running late, the 25 minute turnround & longer return block time will enable the aircraft to make up time....

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by Yak97
Fri Apr 27, 2007 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scottish Aviation Thread: April 2007
Replies: 63
Views: 6116

RE: Scottish Aviation Thread: April 2007

Beware : Another Flywho in the making?

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by Yak97
Fri Apr 27, 2007 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man Pulls BAe Jetstream With His Ears
Replies: 10
Views: 4324

RE: Man Pulls BAe Jetstream With His Ears

What....? Speak up....

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by Yak97
Wed Apr 11, 2007 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Do We Know The Empty Weight Of A Plane?
Replies: 12
Views: 4224

RE: How Do We Know The Empty Weight Of A Plane?

Check this Company out: LoadMaster Ltd:

http://www.aircraft-weighing.com/pages_new/range_of_services_set.htm

This gives an idea of the how's & why's of aircraft weighing

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by Yak97
Wed Apr 04, 2007 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot In The Bidding For Alitalia..
Replies: 14
Views: 4765

RE: Aeroflot In The Bidding For Alitalia..

If <acronym title="Aeroflot (Russian Federation)">SU</acronym> take a majority ownership of <acronym title="Alitalia (Italy)">AZ</acronym> then it then becomes a Russian owned carrier and this would have a big impact on traffic rights etc. If <acronym title="Aeroflot (Russian Federation)">SU</acrony...

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by Yak97
Sun Mar 25, 2007 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shorts 360NG...?
Replies: 51
Views: 7010

RE: Shorts 360NG...?

New start-up airlines had the option of using the SD3-60 as a cheap way of proving services. As was stated above the Vomit Comet was ideal for short hops where ground transportation was not an option (inter island for example). With the gradual demise of SD3-60 (36-39 seats) what options would new s...

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by Yak97
Fri Feb 02, 2007 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fly Gibraltar - Update On New Airline
Replies: 9
Views: 4681

RE: Fly Gibraltar - Update On New Airline

Is there any connection with the last "airline" that tried this from Gibraltar - Fly Europa? Even though it was a few years ago the website is still active: <a href="http://www.fly-europa.com/fly/index.htm" target=_blank>http://www.fly-europa.com/fly/index.htm</a> That one was supposed to be in conn...

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by Yak97
Fri Jan 26, 2007 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawker 4000: Suitable For Airlines?
Replies: 3
Views: 3880

RE: Hawker 4000: Suitable For Airlines?

This is basically a stretch of the HS125, which is only a 1+1 seating across the aircraft. With all forward facing seats would give possibly 18(?) seats, but the payload is not adequate for that number, working out at around 12 passengers. The EMB135 is a 2+1 aircraft, which is laid out as 1+1 in a ...

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by Yak97
Thu Jan 04, 2007 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AN-124's-More May Be On The Way
Replies: 13
Views: 5562

RE: AN-124's-More May Be On The Way

Wasn't there a problem with the upgrade of the engines to a more efficient western engines? As soon as it was proposed, the current engine supplier said it would pull engines from the aircraft of the Company that was proposing the upgrade, which would leave them grounded, as the current life of the ...

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by Yak97
Wed Dec 13, 2006 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fokker50Freighter Approved By FAA. End Of F50Pax?
Replies: 34
Views: 6994

RE: Fokker50Freighter Approved By FAA. End Of F50Pax?

I was shown some photo's of the interior of a F50 converted to fly mail for the Swedish(?) post office. The layout was very poor because, I was told, the fuselage was not strong enough to fit transverse cargo nets to pick-up points in the fuselage, everything had to be attached to the floor, which w...

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by Yak97
Sun Nov 26, 2006 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B707 Freighter At Southend, UK.. What Airline?
Replies: 5
Views: 3713

RE: B707 Freighter At Southend, UK.. What Airline?

TL-ADJ s/n 20200 last seen Lubumbashi.

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by Yak97
Sat Nov 25, 2006 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IL-76 At LTN Today
Replies: 4
Views: 4290

RE: IL-76 At LTN Today

Air Foyle used to have an IL76 of Khors Air Company (Ukraine) based at LTN during the early 1990's as part of their Oil-Spill Contract (together with a C130).

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by Yak97
Sun Nov 19, 2006 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eindhoven-CDG
Replies: 6
Views: 1632

RE: Eindhoven-CDG

Will Chalair use the B1900 after it arrives from Caen?

Eindhoven airport still uses the old M6 code for Chalair, which was taken off them by IATA.

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by Yak97
Tue Nov 14, 2006 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VLM - Operations From EIN
Replies: 4
Views: 2423

RE: VLM - Operations From EIN

I wondered if they were Denim slots, but I thought Denim had given up their scheduled services? That said, on the <acronym title="Rotterdam (- Zestienhoven) (RTM / EHRD), Netherlands">RTM</acronym> slot page for W06 there are both VLM & Denim slot requests. Are the Denim requests a way of VLM gettin...

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by Yak97
Tue Nov 14, 2006 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VLM - Operations From EIN
Replies: 4
Views: 2423

VLM - Operations From EIN

Noted on the Netherlands slot co-ordinators website was an allocation of 420 slots, during W06, for VLM from <acronym title="Eindhoven (- Welschap) (EIN / EHEH), Netherlands">EIN</acronym>. No details of any VLM flights from <acronym title="Eindhoven (- Welschap) (EIN / EHEH), Netherlands">EIN</acro...

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by Yak97
Thu Oct 26, 2006 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM F50 Current Routes
Replies: 17
Views: 4103

RE: KLM F50 Current Routes

What aircraft type do KLM use on EIN/LHR?

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by Yak97
Tue Sep 26, 2006 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No NCL- LTN With EZY?
Replies: 25
Views: 3744

RE: Why No NCL- LTN With EZY?

Debonair operated LTN/NCL but not a great success? (but then neither was Debonair!)

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by Yak97
Mon Sep 25, 2006 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Move To T5 At LHR To Be Staged.
Replies: 62
Views: 11577

RE: BA Move To T5 At LHR To Be Staged.

If you follow the Ryanair idea, Stansted could become Heathrow EAST and Gatwick becomes Heathrow SOUTH?

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by Yak97
Sun Sep 24, 2006 5:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New L/h Irish Airline
Replies: 36
Views: 7331

RE: New L/h Irish Airline

If they have taken the ex <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> -222EM's they are going to struggle to get to <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym> let alone anywherelse. The <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> -222EM's ...

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by Yak97
Tue Sep 19, 2006 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Favorite Fly-by Stories
Replies: 12
Views: 3699

RE: Favorite Fly-by Stories

In the UK we call it a fly-past which sometimes happens when an aircraft needs ATC to visually check undercarriage etc. In the 70's a certain large charter company flying 737's from <acronym title="London - Luton (LTN / EGGW), United Kingdom">LTN</acronym>, had a pilot who'd always wanted to do a fl...

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by Yak97
Sun Sep 03, 2006 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Did Pilot "bars" Get Started?
Replies: 41
Views: 23473

RE: How Did Pilot "bars" Get Started?

At the Royal Scot hotel in Edinburgh, the guy on the door had 5 stripes!! Outranked us all!

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by Yak97
Sun Sep 03, 2006 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paper Ticket Stub Part Of Ticket?
Replies: 17
Views: 4565

RE: Paper Ticket Stub Part Of Ticket?

"Paper tickets" consist of various sheets, including issuing office coupon, passenger coupons, audit coupon etc. When a ticket is issued, the issuing office coupon etc are removed and the ticket is issued to the passenger. When you check-in the flight coupon for the sector to be flown is removed. So...

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by Yak97
Wed Aug 30, 2006 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Expansion Of London Southend Airport
Replies: 29
Views: 7798

RE: Expansion Of London Southend Airport

Manston is a poor equivalent: its 50 miles from the M25, against 19 for Southend, and (according to 2001 census) Manston has a surrounding population figures of around 260,000 (if you include Canterbury) while Southend & surroundings has a figure of over 550,000 (+ 150,000 if you count Chelmsford, w...

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by Yak97
Tue Aug 29, 2006 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Expansion Of London Southend Airport
Replies: 29
Views: 7798

RE: Expansion Of London Southend Airport

The Southend catchment area could be quite large, depending on how you work it out, but could well be 2M+. If you're traying to get out of Southend (or Leigh-on-sea/Rayleigh/Hockley/Brentwood etc) in the mroning to get a flight from <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW<...

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by Yak97
Tue Aug 29, 2006 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Expansion Of London Southend Airport
Replies: 29
Views: 7798

RE: Expansion Of London Southend Airport

Historically Princess Air used to operate the 146-200QC (launch customer) from <acronym title="Southend - Rochford (SEN / EGMC), United Kingdom">SEN</acronym> to <acronym title="Faro (FAO / LPFR), Portugal">FAO</acronym>, <acronym title="Malaga (AGP / LEMG), Spain">AGP</acronym>, <acronym title="Pal...

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by Yak97
Fri Aug 11, 2006 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plot To Blow Up Aircraft Inflight Foiled [Part 3]
Replies: 103
Views: 14080

RE: Plot To Blow Up Aircraft Inflight Foiled [Part 3]

Duty Free Goods Time to bring in Buy On Arrival? Think of the positives of BOA: 1. Security cleared - no chance of bringing an aircraft down 2. Weight saving - small perhaps but still a saving 3. Carry on baggage - will reduce the amount carried (supposing it is allowed) 4. Passenger Delays - how ma...

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by Yak97
Sun Aug 06, 2006 6:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reims Airport - RHE - Shut?
Replies: 2
Views: 3199

RE: Reims Airport - RHE - Shut?

Hi Thanks for info.

I knew Air Turquoise moved to Vatry but were they forced out of Reims, or did Reims close because they decided to move? They moved out presumably before 01 July but only lasted until 18 July at Vatry.

Does seem an odd way to promote a local airport?

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