Why did Qatar succeed where Etihad, having been established, failed? Was it just more connections available? Wouldn't part of the Edinburgh issue being Emirates offering a better premium experience out of their own lounge at GLA? Hence Emirates were competing with themselves? I suspect part of the ...Jump to post
Emirates said so themselves and cited competition from not only Qatar and Etihad ( I don't consider Turkish a middle Eastern player) but also their own Glasgow and Newcastle operations. I saw that current comment too and thought it was odd given the fact they pulled EDI before. It would be strange ...Jump to post
Without Scotland playing in the World Cup, I'm not sure there'll be any need to ramp up Doha services ? And IIRC the previous attempt at EDI by Emirates wasn't regarded as being particularly high yielding. Although there were more middle Eastern players at the time, all competing for a slice of the...Jump to post
Accountable and ran by a Chairman and owner. Not accountable to share holders in Stock market. Endless resources of? Money? Aircraft? If you say money go have an in depth look at all the interviews Heapy did in the last 2 years. They are very prudent with cash. Eh? They are listed on the London Sto...Jump to post
Could be 150 MAXes:
"more on the way from Seattle very soon.... "
https://twitter.com/ABDunn/status/15493 ... Egsrg&s=19
Any ideas if EDI-PHL will be returning for S23? The first couple of days of that season are now on sale and EDI-PHL is not available. Plenty of time for it be put on sale though, but I was wondering if it might not return until they have enough 321XLRs (so S24 at the earliest I guess)?Jump to post
Scottish Govt has no idea what to do with the place... but wants it to remain open as an airport. Other people can think of ways to use the land... but it means the land being used for a non-airport purpose Therein lies the dilemma... I'm sure a lot of housebuilders would be drooling over the prosp...Jump to post
Search this for Prestwick:
a) the fuel deal is in the top 10 in Europe and lasts to 2024.
b) the monthly breakdown of fuel supplies has been healthy all year.
The past two years have been very much exceptional and I wouldn't take it as much of an indicatior of future peformance. With many pax aircraft parked up and increased freighter movements Prestwick is one of the few airports in the world that you can say benefited from the pandemic. There were a co...Jump to post
I think the Scottish government should have ensured this deal went through because the clearly have no idea what to do with the place. Why do you say that? It's only under SG ownership that the place has been profitable in the last two years. So they clearly do have an idea what to do with place. W...Jump to post
Reuters: "Airbus wins Air France-KLM jet order in dramatic treble - sources"
https://www.reuters.com/business/aerosp ... 021-12-16/
I think the J41s came direct from BAe
It seems to be a number of additional flights to LHR, taking them to 22 daily flights there from S22.
Additionally, EDI and ZHR, are set to resume/finally start on UA per the UA Instagram post. Where does it mention ORD-EDI resuming? This (https://www.instagram.com/p/CVAhzKarBHa/) mentions only IAD-EDI. ORD-EDI is for sale, but it would be good to see some official confirmation that it's returning.Jump to post
Typical corruption at foot here. As I’ve said before EDI has an unfair advantage by having someone in the mix with the tourist board and airport committee chair in its midst. I’ve seen better and fairer politics in play with some Central African states than is prevalent here…comical isn’t in it! Yo...Jump to post
It was one of the final nails in the coffin of the defunct independent British aerospace industry. From the 80s BAe was a corporate disaster, with projects like Nimrod Jetstream 146 ATP being abysmal technical and commercial failures, one after the other. While I agree with your general point, the ...Jump to post
Aside from maybe not being able to get to the airport, is there any impact on the UK aviation? The rising fuel costs will only impact a small part of 3Q earning. 4Q could be a different story. I think the energy crisis affects more of the UK than just England - Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland ...Jump to post
Wondering if the demise in service has/had anything to do with the fact Gordon Dewar CEO of Edinburgh Airport is/was a board member on Visit Scotland, a non executive director of The Scottish Tourism Alliance and the Airport Operators Association who’s leading remit is to engage with the UK Governm...Jump to post
Pathetic, Edinburgh CC probably weren't happy with the brown envelope payment made by the airport. Absolutely absurd I appreciate that these days the done thing is to give everyone the benefit of one's opinion instead of researching and understanding things. However, sometimes the latter approach s...Jump to post
And to suggest there is no congestion in the east is laughable. Nobody is suggesting that. But many of Glasgow's passengers are coming from points to the east of the airport (the city itself, North and South Lanarkshire for example) and are funneling through the section of the M8 between the Kingst...Jump to post
I think Delta have a station manager and anyone else in uniform is pulled from Menzies or Swissport. Delta don't have their own staff in any numbers, I think United and American are the same. Even the many staff in BA uniform are Menzies are their training and ability to help is a fraction of what ...Jump to post
Weren't WOW considering an EDI service too before they recently went pear shaped ? WOW operated EDI-KEF for a while. FI were rumoured to have slots for an EDI-KEF service in S20, but obviously events intervened. Such a service could survive alongside GLA IMHO, in summer at least, as another way of ...Jump to post
A couple of summers ago they tried Islay from Edinburgh, but it never returned after that one summer. That would suggest the answer to your question is 'not enough'.Jump to post