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by Fitlikemin
Wed Jun 17, 2020 9:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aberdeen ground collision
Replies: 31
Views: 7627

Re: Aberdeen ground collision

Oh, I guess not South Dakota.... No, the real & original Aberdeen. :smile: ex-Flybe G-JECK being prepped for departure colliding with parked Loganair E145 G-SAJS. Both empty so no injuries. You would have liked to have thought the Dash had been checked prior to even moving it, given it had been...

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by Fitlikemin
Mon May 04, 2020 11:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA investigating Harrison Ford after runway incident
Replies: 35
Views: 9620

Re: FAA investigating Harrison Ford after runway incident

He needs to defer to his brown, hairy sidekick..........

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by Fitlikemin
Fri Apr 03, 2020 6:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirBaltic going all Airbus A220 - smaller carrier
Replies: 83
Views: 13456

Re: AirBaltic going all Airbus A220 - smaller carrier

We're all doomed basically. Socially and economically. Aviation will be no different.

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by Fitlikemin
Wed Mar 04, 2020 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe News and Discussion Thread Update: Flybe ceases flying, enters administration
Replies: 834
Views: 125301

Re: Flybe News and Discussion Thread

And Christine Jeanne Ourmières-Widener gets the gold medal for sheer bone-headed stupidity. Trying to compete on the Scotland N. Isles routes with Loganair was madness.

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by Fitlikemin
Wed Mar 04, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe News and Discussion Thread Update: Flybe ceases flying, enters administration
Replies: 834
Views: 125301

Re: Flybe News and Discussion Thread

One helluva miscommunication that results in the airport having to go to the trouble of sticking an impound notice of the door of the aircraft!

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by Fitlikemin
Wed Mar 04, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe News and Discussion Thread Update: Flybe ceases flying, enters administration
Replies: 834
Views: 125301

Re: Flybe News and Discussion Thread

ABZ-BHX (BE329) in the air; ditto LHR-ABZ (BE2128).

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by Fitlikemin
Wed Mar 04, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe News and Discussion Thread Update: Flybe ceases flying, enters administration
Replies: 834
Views: 125301

Re: Flybe News and Discussion Thread

One report suggested Flybe could collapse from 9pm TONIGHT. I hope that is incorrect.

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by Fitlikemin
Sat Jun 22, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC Passenger left on plane at remote stand at YYZ
Replies: 128
Views: 21393

Re: AC Passenger left on plane at remote stand at YYZ

Something stinks about this. And it's not the lav.

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by Fitlikemin
Sun Apr 21, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Owl found resting in Virgin 737 engine at SYD
Replies: 54
Views: 10804

Re: Owl found resting in Virgin 737 engine at SYD

Looks like Virgin might be preparing their aircraft for silent running on the cheep.

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by Fitlikemin
Sat Mar 23, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Great Dane Airlines - New Danish airline
Replies: 62
Views: 12161

Re: Great Dane Airlines - New Danish airline

https://www.dr.dk/nyheder/penge/dansk-f ... med-sit-cv



I'll bet he's in the doghouse now.....
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787Driver wrote:
And they’re off to a “great” start. One of the co-owners has been caught severely falsifying his CV and has stepped down

https://www.dr.dk/nyheder/penge/dansk-f ... med-sit-cv



I'll bet he's in the doghouse now.....

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by Fitlikemin
Mon Feb 18, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the UK Thread - 2019
Replies: 156
Views: 26965

Re: Rest of the UK Thread - 2019

You mean Aberdeen - Esbjerg for Loganair, rather than Stavanger?

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by Fitlikemin
Sun Feb 17, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the UK Thread - 2019
Replies: 156
Views: 26965

Re: Rest of the UK Thread - 2019

mentioned elsewhere already, but Loganair to take over bmi's three routes ex-ABZ from March 4; 7 flights a week Aberdeen-Bristol (daily mon-Fri and twice on Sunday), 5 flights a week Aberdeen-Esbjerg and 6 flights a week Aberdeen-Oslo. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetla...

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by Fitlikemin
Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2019
Replies: 1465
Views: 270130

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

CPH-R wrote:
DAT has confimed they will continue the EBJ-ADZ route after the demise of flybmi.


Aberdeen is ABZ - Loganair are also intending to fly the ABZEBJ route, as well as ABZOSL in competition with SAS.

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by Fitlikemin
Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyBmi ceases operations.
Replies: 162
Views: 25217

Re: FlyBmi ceases operations.

Loganair are taking over the ABZ routes to BRS, EBJ & OSL from 4/3/19.

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by Fitlikemin
Sat Feb 16, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyBmi ceases operations.
Replies: 162
Views: 25217

Re: FlyBmi ceases operations.

The statement by flybmi is quite candid in its explanation about how Brexit has proven to be its downfall. Far too easy nowadays to blame Brexit..... Far too easy for doubters to dismiss Brexit as a valid reason for a company to go under. Surely they would be in best position to know, and if they h...

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by Fitlikemin
Sat Feb 16, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyBmi ceases operations.
Replies: 162
Views: 25217

Re: Trouble at BMI?

Imagine what it may be like for ABZ - many regional flights are bmi, Flybe or Eastern!!

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by Fitlikemin
Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Great Dane Airlines - New Danish airline
Replies: 62
Views: 12161

Re: Great Dane Airlines - New Danish airline

Will this airline have any pedigree?

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by Fitlikemin
Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the UK Thread - 2019
Replies: 156
Views: 26965

Re: Rest of the UK Thread - 2019

For ABZ, it's more like the "O" reason.

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by Fitlikemin
Mon Jan 21, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery
Replies: 671
Views: 142191

Re: Rumor: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery

TC957 wrote:
So will BA go back to BOAC service levels as well ?



Steady on! :duck:

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by Fitlikemin
Fri Dec 28, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gatwick drone closures
Replies: 547
Views: 73236

Re: Gatwick drone closures

Revelation wrote:
BirdBrain wrote:
How come we've had no attempt to blame the Russians yet?


A-Haaaaa.............................

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by Fitlikemin
Sun Dec 23, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gatwick drone closures
Replies: 547
Views: 73236

Re: Gatwick drone closures

Police say they found a broken drone in the linked article. This has the hallmarks of a mass-hysteria event. I'm guessing there was a drone, somewhere, maybe even a threat to aviation, and human nature blew it up from there. We humans can convince ourselves of almost anything. Pure speculation on m...

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by Fitlikemin
Sun Dec 23, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gatwick drone closures
Replies: 547
Views: 73236

Re: Gatwick drone closures

Cunard, when you are in a hole, generally you stop digging. The way you're going you'll hit the centre of the earth before the day is out.

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by Fitlikemin
Sun Dec 23, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gatwick drone closures
Replies: 547
Views: 73236

Re: Gatwick drone closures

Well looking at their photo they look as normal as can be, a very smart and attractive looking couple, to be honest I was expecting a nerdy looking middle aged couple looking all washed up but this couple look the complete opposite of that. It will be very interesting in the coming days to find out...

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by Fitlikemin
Fri Nov 09, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cargo Plane Turned Restaurant Catches Fire !
Replies: 17
Views: 3928

Re: Cargo Plane Turned Restaurant Catches Fire !

Did it squawk 7700?

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by Fitlikemin
Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the UK thread - 2018
Replies: 247
Views: 30865

Re: Rest of the UK thread - 2018

https://www.aol.co.uk/news/2018/11/08/r ... edinburgh/


Drop LBA down and increase INV. You think it would be the other way around.



Why?
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Arion640 wrote:
Breathe wrote:
BA is increasing flights to 16 weekly on LHR-INV

FR are adding LUX and Legoland aka BLL from EDI

https://www.aol.co.uk/news/2018/11/08/r ... edinburgh/


Drop LBA down and increase INV. You think it would be the other way around.



Why?

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by Fitlikemin
Thu Nov 01, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orca Airlines out of business?
Replies: 6
Views: 1103

Re: Orca Airlines out of business?

Orca gone under? That's a killer.

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by Fitlikemin
Sun Oct 28, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: helicopter crash in Leicester
Replies: 33
Views: 9441

Re: helicopter crash in Leicester

Sadly, we also don't have any confirmation that anyone is in or was taken to hospital.

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by Fitlikemin
Mon Oct 01, 2018 6:30 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports With Most A380 Capable Gates (including remote stands)
Replies: 29
Views: 5172

Re: Airports With Most A380 Capable Gates (including remote stands)

DXB, then the home airport of those airlines with the biggest A380 fleets presumably.

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by Fitlikemin
Sat Sep 01, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VLM airlines goes into liquidation
Replies: 23
Views: 6310

Re: VLM airlines goes into liquidation

I was looking a few months ago for odd routes and found they flew Antwerp-Aberdeen. I wondered who the hell on earth uses that route. Fares were cheap (about 50 EUR) so I was tempted to do it and then flew in/back from BRU/CRL and GLA/EDI. Too bad I didn't do it! Oil. But in the end not enough dema...

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by Fitlikemin
Fri Aug 24, 2018 6:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: ARJ21 starts commercial operation with 2nd operator Genghis Khan Airlines by July 26th, 2019
Replies: 79
Views: 13562

Re: Genghis Khan Airlines gearing up to take to skies on wings of ARJ21s in early 2019

I fear a bloodbath in China...………………….

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by Fitlikemin
Sat Aug 11, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 1264
Views: 179065

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/ ... -stockholm
:duck:
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Have the Russians not been in Sweden before.....
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/ ... -stockholm
:duck:

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by Fitlikemin
Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera Air cancels all Birmingham operations
Replies: 21
Views: 5796

Re: Primera Air cancels all Birmingham operations

I blame Brexit.

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by Fitlikemin
Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RR - 787 glider list
Replies: 28
Views: 6739

Re: RR - 787 glider list

What an embarrassment this is for Rolls Royce. Maybe they should stick to cars…….

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by Fitlikemin
Wed Jul 04, 2018 6:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Is in Talks With British Airways on More A380s
Replies: 561
Views: 104806

Re: Airbus Is in Talks With British Airways on More A380s

Why did BA, historically a 747 operator, go with the 380 instead of the 748? Would BA have been better off with the 748? Good question. Economics, capacity probably have much to do with it, the B748 looks a superb aircraft but it's not really sold in sufficient passenger config. Lufthansa seem happ...

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by Fitlikemin
Mon Jul 02, 2018 6:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of Exeter Airport
Replies: 152
Views: 14203

Re: Future of Exeter Airport

C'mon, let's get this thread to 1000 posts. :)


Then again.... let's not! :D

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by Fitlikemin
Mon Jun 25, 2018 6:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of Exeter Airport
Replies: 152
Views: 14203

Re: Future of Exeter Airport

OK - the very fact that he crashes on in this thread despite the ridicule trying to justify his bedroom project tells me he is trolling. :D

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by Fitlikemin
Sun Jun 24, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of Exeter Airport
Replies: 152
Views: 14203

Re: Future of Exeter Airport

This reads like a 10yr old child's wishlist. What a complete waste of bandwidth - more suitable for a comic than a serious aviation forum. EDIT: Just read the Flybe thread & the same poster has routes from EXE(?!) to all four corner of the globe!! Apart from the fact that Exeter is EXT, now I KN...

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by Fitlikemin
Sun May 13, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 1264
Views: 179065

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

Someone83 wrote:
New BGO-ABZ is showing 5x weekly (Dx67) with 737. I'm a little suprised it doesn't show CRJ-900, but it might be changed. It will also compete with Widerøe's BGO-ABZ


Which airline - SAS? I thought they code-shared with Widerøe.

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by Fitlikemin
Sun Apr 08, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's up with D-AIRY?
Replies: 25
Views: 4845

Re: What's up with D-AIRY?

Are we not milking this thread a bit now?

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by Fitlikemin
Sat Dec 23, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Biggest short haul markets not served by IAG from LON
Replies: 35
Views: 6562

Re: Biggest short haul markets not served by IAG from LON

I was very surprised BA stopped BGO & SVG - I guess the oil industry took quite a hit from the low oil price.

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by Fitlikemin
Mon Dec 04, 2017 7:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: airBaltic claims world record time between delivery and entering service
Replies: 12
Views: 4784

Re: airBaltic claims world record time between delivery and entering service

TheLion wrote:
alm1 wrote:
TheLion wrote:
11:15am to 12:17am is actually 13 hours... ;)


I think that's an error in their post as flightradar shows YL-CSF has departed at 12:17 PM


Fair dos.


Hey, I laughed! :D

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by Fitlikemin
Sun Dec 03, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 'Dove' A319s finally getting repainted
Replies: 30
Views: 8400

Re: BA 'Dove' A319s finally getting repainted

The World tails concept was well-intentioned, but just didn't work.

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by Fitlikemin
Sat Dec 02, 2017 7:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 'Dove' A319s finally getting repainted
Replies: 30
Views: 8400

Re: BA 'Dove' A319s finally getting repainted

Get the Landor livery back.

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by Fitlikemin
Wed Nov 22, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK aircraft production - What went wrong?
Replies: 15
Views: 3753

Re: UK aircraft production - What went wrong?

What happened? Politics dear boy, politics.

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by Fitlikemin
Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyVLM: VLM Airlines rebranded, new livery
Replies: 12
Views: 3362

Re: FlyVLM: VLM Airlines rebranded, new livery

I guess TCX know where to go for any leased capacity requirements then... :duck:

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by Fitlikemin
Fri Nov 10, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: J41 in Full Flybe Livery
Replies: 7
Views: 2619

Re: J41 in Full Flybe Livery

Given the lack of passengers on Flybe routes flown by Eastern, I very much doubt it.

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by Fitlikemin
Fri Oct 20, 2017 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The future of CityJet
Replies: 8
Views: 3114

Re: The future of CityJet

I think they'll decide to focus on ACMI.

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by Fitlikemin
Sat Oct 14, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The UK's longest serving originally named airline ?
Replies: 44
Views: 5062

Re: The UK's longest serving originally named airline ?

Bostrom wrote:
KLM claims to be the world's oldest airline still operating under the same name.


I didn't know they were based in the UK.

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