mattyfitzg wrote:On a side note, I must add that despite the enormous drop in frequency, LCAC, D, E, F, G & H are all due soon, C D E having already been painted.
In my opinion, IAG won’t waste any more beans or resources on trying to plug Gatwick with Level or Vueling. Keep the beach fleet LH routes, and as mentioned above, send in CF to test the water with some thin leisure routes, if it goes wrong, retrench CF back to LCY. If it goes well, start bringing t...Jump to post
BACF have 3 new E190s on the way, they will want to put them to use somewhere and not ship them straight to NWI for storage. The time and cost of setting up an entirely new carrier would far and above outweigh the cost of shipping a few E190s+Crew to LGW, if they are wanting to get things done in a...Jump to post
BACF have 3 new E190s on the way, they will want to put them to use somewhere and not ship them straight to NWI for storage. The time and cost of setting up an entirely new carrier would far and above outweigh the cost of shipping a few E190s+Crew to LGW, if they are wanting to get things done in a ...Jump to post
Visibility is down to near zero in the search area, a ton of U.K. civilian SAR aircraft, UK Coastguard, Lifeboats, RAF and USAF equipment still out there at the moment.Jump to post
Considering the vast majority of Disney bound pax are European, mostly from the U.K., it would be a pointless exercise for a legacy to waste a frame to operate a handful of leisure routes, you certainly wouldn’t see any dropping a flight to free up an LHR slot, especially since most of the U.K. can ...Jump to post
That’s one of my ideas too. Maybe a delta pilot based out of MSP has a cabin in this area and wanted to have some fun. If not, I am genuinely curious as to why they would get that low. If there are any delta ops or maintenance people viewing this thread I would like to know the details of maintenan...Jump to post
e38 wrote:Johnslayton, while most of us on A.net are aviation enthusiasts, not all of us are familiar with every identifier, abbreviation, acronym, etc. used in aviation and around the world.
I have a feeling that BA Cityflyer might actually benefit from this unfortunate set of events we see ourselves in. Cityflyer are not part of the announced BA staff cuts, and have no plans to make anybody redundant, yet anyway. With BA looking to consolidate/retreat it’s Mainline fleet back to LHR a...Jump to post
Looks like the Stobart air holding company has entered administration?
What does this mean for the airline?
https://www.independent.ie/business/wor ... 55641.html
To put this in to context. Jet2 are operating a normal scheduled to most places for RETURN flights to the UK. TUI and Jet2 generally only carry package holiday makes to and from their destination, and a certain portion of seats sold on a flight only basis. They have a duty of care for package holid...Jump to post
BA,VS and DY are flying other customers back to as much as Jet2 are. We won't mention RYR... A quick look of any of the mentioned airlines social media, and you’ll see their own customers are struggling to get home. In fact you’ll find some BA flight only pax in the canaries/Balearics have found th...Jump to post
To staff from CEO. It’s official. Dear Team, It’s with enormous sadness and a deep feeling of sorrow that I share the upsetting news that Flybe is shortly being put into Administration. Despite every effort, we now have no alternative – having failed to find a feasible solution to allow us to keep ...Jump to post
No doomsday charter requests as of yet. But I suppose it wouldn’t necessary for Flybe for the CAA to organise a superhuman repatriation again.
I eagerly await someone screenshotting a HiFly A380 heading to “N/A” and telling us it’s going to operate out of SOU tomorrow
A regional airline is never going to make money all year round on these routes. It should be a requirement of the national carrier (BA), to serve the regions properly. Not just the major cities, leaving the scraps for one failing airline after another. BA gets all the advantages of being a major at...Jump to post
For arguments sake, could it not be on a less obvious underdog, like Jet2 or WizzJump to post
Austrian have crews which nightstop in Tehran, wonder what happened to them since the aircraft coming to pick them up has turned around?Jump to post
A bit of positive news just before Christmas. Hats off to Jet2, seems to be the only airline in the U.K. doing something right.
https://www.ttgmedia.com/news/news/jet2 ... eran-20593
I was about to make the point about flights to the likes of Ibiza, Mykonos and Skiathos, where the business demand is right near zero. And BACF do very well with the Greek flights, good loads even with prices which could bring a tear to ones eye. Give or take a few days where LCY was “too hot”, and...Jump to post
Do UA Crews based in London get provided with accommodation or hotac? Or do they have to pay the extortionate London prices for themselves. Why would they? Does UA pay for EWR/SFO rooms for EWR/SFO-based crew? Well I didn’t think the process of someone transferring from a US Base would be as simple...Jump to post
Do UA Crews based in London get provided with accommodation or hotac? Or do they have to pay the extortionate London prices for themselves. If that’s the case United wage bill must be pretty high, and would this not make the case of a base redundant as it surely must be cheaper just to provide crews...Jump to post
I see United is still one of the few (if not the only?) U.S airline to still have overseas crew bases. London, Frankfurt, Narita and Guam if i'm not mistaken. So my question is, are ALL flights to and from these destinations, operated by based crew? For example are all flights ex-LHR operated by LHR...Jump to post
I’m surprised that Jet2 didn’t buy their own A332 instead of extending the lease by 6 years, it offers the route versatility they seem to like from the 757’s. G-VYGL could be going to Mallorca one day and then Newark the next. . Jet2 are smart I’m sure they have their reasons. Perhaps it’s nice to ...Jump to post
Jet2 seem to take every caution under the sun to prevent un-necessary incidents like passengers hot drinks spilling onto passengers. They’re the only airline I see with red and white “AIRBRIDGE HERE” markers on all of their aircraft to prevent any unnecessary incidents too. I suppose it boosts the i...Jump to post
The New York flights from MAN are all going on Air Tanker this winter. LBA still on the ol’ reliable 75 though I’m surprised that Jet2 didn’t buy their own A332 instead of extending the lease by 6 years, it offers the route versatility they seem to like from the 757’s. G-VYGL could be going to Mall...Jump to post
Do not forget that the fleet suffered from TC trying to make money. 4 rather new A321s went to TC UK, Condor had to lease 2 old TC 753s from Boeing Capital in exchange. In addition all newer A320 have been either transferred to the UK or sold off. TCUK didnt operate A320s. And by “new” A321s do you...Jump to post
And looking up Condor fleet age... Yikes... They need somebody, who will give them a fair number of new planes. Those 20+ year old fleets in A320, 757 and 767 cannot soldier on forever. Some planes are above 28 years, you can probably still squeeze some time out of them, but only so much... Do not ...Jump to post
Well, then the individuals in question are obviously not smart. Their employer (TC) is sinking; their employer (TC) has effectively torpedoed Condor's chance for survival (by taking away high season's earnings, right before low season), and now they are not happy that Condor is still afloat? Clearl...Jump to post
You mean, they are jealous, and wish ill upon Condor and its team? That may well be the case. Well, then the individuals in question are obviously not smart. Their employer (TC) is sinking; their employer (TC) has effectively torpedoed Condor's chance for survival (by taking away high season's earn...Jump to post
@eagles94 What exactly do you expect Condor and its employees to do? Shall Condor go under out of solidarity to the rest of the group? Or shall they not apply for a state credit to keep the daily business going and survive (which is only needed BTW because the mother ship decided to keep the cash a...Jump to post
I can see why it's offended Thomas Cook employees it offended, because it's being spun... user 'eagles94': "The crooks shafted TCUK to benefit Condor. That video of them receiving a standing ovation at the Condor headquarters is sickening" user 'eagles94': "Looks like Condor is takin...Jump to post
TCAS seems to have two A333s and four A321s operating with another A321 coming back just now. Two other A321s seems to still maybe be affected by leasing issues since they operated a few flights yesterday but non today. There's currently also three Jettime and one GetJet 737 operating with DK-calls...Jump to post
Couldn't find this video as suspected 'eagles94' misconstrued the 'thank you' Condor employees sent to the German Federal Government & State of Hesse for providing the loan that, at least for now saves their company and jobs... see picture in article below https://www.airliners.de/condor-antrag...Jump to post
Let this be a lesson to the employees at Thomas Cook, on why a certain crazy-haired bloke in Westminster wants to fulfill the wishes of voters and move the UK out of the EU The 'crazy-haired bloke' could have tried to save Thomas Cook, but instead sided with Hedge Funds who opposed the financial ai...Jump to post
spud757 wrote:Will LS go for some of MT’s slots, including a new U.K. base at LGW?
JannEejit wrote:MT613 from Dalaman to Glasgow also just arrived and directed to remote stand (81). The previous inbound from TFS upon ATC direction to stand 82 responded with "I guess I know why we're being sent there".
Super80Fan wrote:KingB123 wrote:Super80Fan wrote:
Sure, and I don't work for them. I value stability.
Don't really care where you work. Your thoughts at this time aren't stable.
Thomas Cook isn't either.
An internal email has been leaked pretty much confirming it. Also on pprune.
Feel for all involved.
Aircraft being impounded in Manchester.Jump to post
Seem to be 36 MT flights inbound ....nothing outbound! G-TCDD has just filed FPLs for Glasgow to ZTH at 4am and the return back to Glasgow for 12.30pm. G-TCDL has plans filed for Manchester to Split and return as well. Those are in addition to a full day of Avion Express's and some SmartLynx's as T...Jump to post