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by EGNM-LBA
Fri Dec 14, 2007 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EZY To Announce MAN Base?
Replies: 32
Views: 5111

RE: EZY To Announce MAN Base?

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by EGNM-LBA
Mon Nov 19, 2007 12:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA To Drop Gatwick-Aberdeen
Replies: 58
Views: 7943

RE: BA To Drop Gatwick-Aberdeen

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by EGNM-LBA
Thu Nov 08, 2007 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA To Drop Gatwick-Aberdeen
Replies: 58
Views: 7943

RE: BA To Drop Gatwick-Aberdeen

Passengers on domestic flights by airline (aug2007) 580,152 EASYJET 447,027 BRITISH AIRWAYS 420,198 FLYBE LTD 278,336 <acronym title="Bloomington / Normal - Central Illinois Regional (BMI / KBMI), USA - Illinois">BMI</acronym> BRITISH MIDLAND 161,836 BMIBABY LTD 114,261 RYANAIR <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN...

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by EGNM-LBA
Tue Mar 27, 2007 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates' Next UK Destination
Replies: 55
Views: 7860

RE: Emirates' Next UK Destination

UK regional, long-haul routes tend to me dominated by two types, either feeders into hubs or high volume leisure routes. Somewhere like New York or Dubai tick both boxes and it is no surprise that these have done well out of ‘wide’ regional departure points e.g. ‘Northern England’, ‘Scotland’ and ar...

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by EGNM-LBA
Tue Mar 06, 2007 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Aka London Airways Thread
Replies: 115
Views: 8053

RE: BA Aka London Airways Thread

Phil - I am genuinely sorry if I have offended you. I am trying to keep the debate on the crux of the issue which is commercial viability. A number of others are making the same points and, with the greatest of respect, your potted history of <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN...

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by EGNM-LBA
Tue Mar 06, 2007 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Aka London Airways Thread
Replies: 115
Views: 8053

RE: BA Aka London Airways Thread

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by EGNM-LBA
Tue Mar 06, 2007 8:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Aka London Airways Thread
Replies: 115
Views: 8053

RE: BA Aka London Airways Thread

I'm sorry Phil, but you are simply reinforcing the arguments put forward by myself and many others in this thread as to why this "London Airways" ranting is simply nonsense. YOUR motivation is to see Manchester (your local city) prosper and thrive and a personal drive it seems to tackle centuries ol...

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by EGNM-LBA
Tue Mar 06, 2007 7:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Aka London Airways Thread
Replies: 115
Views: 8053

RE: BA Aka London Airways Thread

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by EGNM-LBA
Tue Mar 06, 2007 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Aka London Airways Thread
Replies: 115
Views: 8053

RE: BA Aka London Airways Thread

I find the whole ‘London Airways’ thing a bit tedious. It only ever seems to be uttered by people who, by the very nature of the statement, don’t know the first thing about the economics of running an airline and seem desperate to find a scapegoat for why their local airport isn’t doing so well in c...

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by EGNM-LBA
Sun Mar 04, 2007 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates 3rd Daily MAN - DXB?
Replies: 15
Views: 5101

RE: Emirates 3rd Daily MAN - DXB?

On the basis a fair sized chunck of the <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym>-middle east market orginates outside the North West, might be better to consider going into Doncaster (or Leeds if they add a bit more concrete) with a A330 in lie...

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by EGNM-LBA
Sat Feb 10, 2007 6:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA To Start GLA And ZRH From LCY
Replies: 22
Views: 6291

RE: BA To Start GLA And ZRH From LCY

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by EGNM-LBA
Thu Dec 21, 2006 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester UK News 8
Replies: 206
Views: 24375

RE: Manchester UK News 8

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by EGNM-LBA
Tue Nov 21, 2006 6:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA: New Routes Ex LGW
Replies: 60
Views: 12933

RE: BA: New Routes Ex LGW

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by EGNM-LBA
Tue Nov 14, 2006 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester UK News 8
Replies: 206
Views: 24375

RE: Manchester UK News 8

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by EGNM-LBA
Mon Oct 16, 2006 5:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LS New Route Decisions
Replies: 21
Views: 4805

RE: LS New Route Decisions

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by EGNM-LBA
Mon Jul 17, 2006 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester UK News 6
Replies: 163
Views: 16842

RE: Manchester UK News 6

Just looked at some data for November 2005 when there were lots of weather diversions from <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym>, some of which came to <acronym title="Leeds / Bradford - Yeadon (LBA / EGNM), United Kingdom">LBA</acronym>, on...

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by EGNM-LBA
Sun Jul 16, 2006 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester UK News 6
Replies: 163
Views: 16842

RE: Manchester UK News 6

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by EGNM-LBA
Sun Jun 04, 2006 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LBA Transatlantic Services
Replies: 45
Views: 3475

RE: LBA Transatlantic Services

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by EGNM-LBA
Sun Jun 04, 2006 7:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LBA Transatlantic Services
Replies: 45
Views: 3475

RE: LBA Transatlantic Services

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by EGNM-LBA
Sat May 13, 2006 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester News UK 4
Replies: 238
Views: 15812

RE: Manchester News UK 4

But doesn't that prove exactly why EZY and <acronym title="Ryanair (Ireland)">FR</acronym> have chosen <acronym title="Liverpool - John Lennon (Speke) (LPL / EGGP), United Kingdom">LPL</acronym>. It gives them access to the North West catchment area but at a lower cost and at a much simpler airport ...

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by EGNM-LBA
Sun Apr 16, 2006 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could EDI Become A Major UK Airport?
Replies: 61
Views: 5639

RE: Could EDI Become A Major UK Airport?

A fact frequently over-looked when considering catchment areas is that there is an outbound catchment area and an inbound catchment area. You cannot simply add up the number of people living within say 1 hour of an airport and base all subsequent arguments around that number. You need to consider ho...

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by EGNM-LBA
Mon Feb 20, 2006 3:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DSA-NYC Service - A Possibility?
Replies: 10
Views: 2436

RE: DSA-NYC Service - A Possibility?

Most of the North American traffic that has its ultimate O&D in Yorkshire, routes through <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym>. Something like 25% - 40% of passengers on these routes from <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway)...

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by EGNM-LBA
Tue Oct 11, 2005 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA To Rebrand MAN/LGW Services
Replies: 48
Views: 9090

RE: BA To Rebrand MAN/LGW Services

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by EGNM-LBA
Thu Aug 18, 2005 7:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet2.com - All Is Not Well?
Replies: 75
Views: 8037

RE: Jet2.com - All Is Not Well?

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by EGNM-LBA
Wed Aug 17, 2005 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet2.com - All Is Not Well?
Replies: 75
Views: 8037

RE: Jet2.com - All Is Not Well?

re the 757s... Jet2 are shifting about 22,000+ passengers per month between Leeds and Malaga in the peak summer, or about 740 per day (must be lots of demand from Harrogate to Malaga!). It takes 3 x 737-300 roundtrips per day to achieve this . 1 x daily 757-200 and 1 x daily 737-300 provides 760 sea...

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by EGNM-LBA
Wed Aug 17, 2005 6:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet To Start GLA, EDI And DSA From GVA!
Replies: 78
Views: 7392

RE: Easyjet To Start GLA, EDI And DSA From GVA!

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by EGNM-LBA
Tue Aug 09, 2005 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester (MAN) News
Replies: 196
Views: 14492

RE: Manchester (MAN) News

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by EGNM-LBA
Sun Aug 07, 2005 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester (MAN) News
Replies: 196
Views: 14492

RE: Manchester (MAN) News

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by EGNM-LBA
Sat Jun 18, 2005 4:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Leaving Manchester?
Replies: 41
Views: 5587

RE: BA Leaving Manchester?

Oh joy...another one of these threads. Refreshing to see the anti-BA arguments are even further removed from a general understanding commercial airline operations than usual. Personally, I know there is a huge degree of interest on the Yorkshire side of the Pennines in trying to get a <acronym title...

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by EGNM-LBA
Thu Apr 21, 2005 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Citiexpress At MAN (any Chance Ever Of A Seat?)
Replies: 12
Views: 3571

RE: BA Citiexpress At MAN (any Chance Ever Of A Seat?)

£233.10 all in for 3 passengers flying from LPL on those dates.

egnm

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by EGNM-LBA
Wed Apr 20, 2005 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BMI To Pull LBA-LCY
Replies: 22
Views: 3098

RE: BMI To Pull LBA-LCY

Wrong airline for the route, rather than aircraft. The challenge for <acronym title="London - City (LCY / EGLC), United Kingdom">LCY</acronym> routes is generating business at the London end and unfortunately bmi are not know in the South as an <acronym title="London - City (LCY / EGLC), United King...

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by EGNM-LBA
Thu Apr 07, 2005 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways Schedule Updates - Plus Fleet News
Replies: 49
Views: 16653

RE: British Airways Schedule Updates - Plus Fleet News

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by EGNM-LBA
Thu Apr 07, 2005 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways Schedule Updates - Plus Fleet News
Replies: 49
Views: 16653

RE: British Airways Schedule Updates - Plus Fleet News

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by EGNM-LBA
Fri Mar 11, 2005 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bmi - Forget LHR And Look To MAN
Replies: 15
Views: 3989

RE: Bmi - Forget LHR And Look To MAN

I believe, without putting too fine a point on it, the answer is no. As is generally explained by bmi themselves in this document. <a href="http://www.flybmi.com/downloads/bmi/consultation.pdf" target=_blank>http://www.flybmi.com/downloads/bmi/consultation.pdf</a> Airlines don't run their businesses...

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by EGNM-LBA
Thu Mar 10, 2005 6:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet2 Performance At MAN
Replies: 10
Views: 2722

RE: Jet2 Performance At MAN

"The market at <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym> is certainly there for the taking" ...yes, other than the competition from Easy, Ryanair, <acronym title="Airborne Express (USA)">GB</acronym>, Monarch Scheduled, bmibaby, plus the fact th...

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by EGNM-LBA
Thu Mar 10, 2005 5:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet2 Performance At MAN
Replies: 10
Views: 2722

RE: Jet2 Performance At MAN

BUD is now down to 4 weekly from 1-May. Doing terribly both yield and load wise from what I understand. Pretty weak forward bookings on Valencia and Nice also. <acronym title="Malaga (AGP / LEMG), Spain">AGP</acronym> doing <acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</acronym> but lagging behind <acronym...

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by EGNM-LBA
Mon Feb 07, 2005 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: List Of UK Handling Agents
Replies: 4
Views: 3635

RE: List Of UK Handling Agents

Thanks Dan, but I've been there and don't think it's up to date. Nothing for London City, no swissport or menzies at MAN etc etc.

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by EGNM-LBA
Mon Feb 07, 2005 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: List Of UK Handling Agents
Replies: 4
Views: 3635

List Of UK Handling Agents

Looking for help in compiling a list of handling agents and associated VHF frequencies for UK airports as there doesn't appear to be an up to date list on the web anywhere.. e.g Servisair (130.6) Aviance (131.575) Multiflight - Leeds (130.65) City Handling Belfast (129.75) Can anyone add any more? e...

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by EGNM-LBA
Mon Dec 06, 2004 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LON - MAN How Many Airlines / Will It Last?
Replies: 4
Views: 4328

RE: LON - MAN How Many Airlines / Will It Last?

I would imagine that the ratio of inter-lining to O&D traffic on <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym>-<acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>.<acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdo...

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by EGNM-LBA
Fri Dec 03, 2004 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Are Jet2's Aircraft Coming From?
Replies: 6
Views: 3424

RE: Where Are Jet2's Aircraft Coming From?

Jet2 is a simly trading name of Channel Express - they are the same company. Channel Express own 20 737s and lease another.

It really is as simple as that.

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by EGNM-LBA
Tue Oct 26, 2004 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will BmiBaby Survive The Winter?
Replies: 37
Views: 4953

RE: Will BmiBaby Survive The Winter?

The Atr42 is only leased pending delivery of the Embraer 135 ADV early next year which will take over <acronym title="Leeds / Bradford - Yeadon (LBA / EGNM), United Kingdom">LBA</acronym>-<acronym title="London - City (LCY / EGLC), United Kingdom">LCY</acronym>. From Jet2's initial route structure o...

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by EGNM-LBA
Fri Oct 15, 2004 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet Manchester?
Replies: 19
Views: 2912

RE: EasyJet Manchester?

which is why I said: "So, does moving from <acronym title="Liverpool - John Lennon (Speke) (LPL / EGGP), United Kingdom">LPL</acronym> to <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym> get you many more passengers? Even if it does, does it justify th...

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by EGNM-LBA
Fri Oct 15, 2004 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet Manchester?
Replies: 19
Views: 2912

RE: EasyJet Manchester?

According to the Govt, both <acronym title="Liverpool - John Lennon (Speke) (LPL / EGGP), United Kingdom">LPL</acronym> and <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym> have the same 1 hour road catchment (5-7 million, i.e. the North West). Rail us...

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by EGNM-LBA
Fri Oct 15, 2004 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet Manchester?
Replies: 19
Views: 2912

RE: EasyJet Manchester?

EZY serve the *North West* from <acronym title="Liverpool - John Lennon (Speke) (LPL / EGGP), United Kingdom">LPL</acronym>, not just Merseyside. They would continue to serve the *North West* from <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym>, not j...

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by EGNM-LBA
Mon Jul 26, 2004 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BMI To Start LBA-LCY
Replies: 39
Views: 4790

RE: BMI To Start LBA-LCY

From somewhere as close as Leeds, no one in their right mind uses Heathrow as a gateway to central London or the East End. Much much quicker by train, every time. About 2/3 of the customers on the <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> service are connecting on...

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by EGNM-LBA
Mon Jul 26, 2004 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BMI To Start LBA-LCY
Replies: 39
Views: 4790

RE: BMI To Start LBA-LCY

777236ER - seem to remember that VLM once tried <acronym title="Liverpool - John Lennon (Speke) (LPL / EGGP), United Kingdom">LPL</acronym>-<acronym title="London - City (LCY / EGLC), United Kingdom">LCY</acronym> in the past.... and failed. Now look at it - 5 x daily and doing a roaring trade. KLM ...

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by EGNM-LBA
Wed Jun 30, 2004 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bmi To Get A340!
Replies: 41
Views: 9951

RE: Bmi To Get A340!

The general consensus in the industry is that their is over-capacity in long-haul, full service capacity to/from Europe and that this will ultimately drive consolidation and the emergence of 2 or 3 significant airline alliances centred around a handful of hubs in <acronym title="London - Heathrow (L...

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by EGNM-LBA
Fri Apr 16, 2004 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New UK Base For Thomsonfly And Britannia
Replies: 25
Views: 4344

RE: New UK Base For Thomsonfly And Britannia

Flying Colours, 1) it (was) Finningley, not Finningly - a good reason to rename the place was that no-one could spell Finningley 2) the public didn't choose the name, it was entirely a decision made by Peel 3) Sheffield Airport closed to commercial traffic a long time ago. Part of it is now a busine...

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by EGNM-LBA
Fri Apr 16, 2004 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New UK Base For Thomsonfly And Britannia
Replies: 25
Views: 4344

RE: New UK Base For Thomsonfly And Britannia

...or <acronym title="Nottingham - East Midlands (Castle Donington) (EMA / EGNX), United Kingdom">EMA</acronym> which has 2 x based <acronym title="Britannia Airlines (United Kingdom)">BY</acronym> units over the summer and where (compared to <acronym title="Leeds / Bradford - Yeadon (LBA / EGNM), U...

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by EGNM-LBA
Sun Feb 29, 2004 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Haul From Leeds 2004
Replies: 12
Views: 4128

RE: Long Haul From Leeds 2004

You're right Fax, but I gather there have been some problems getting traffic rights to ISB. That said, Air786, this new PlanetAir style seat broker are meant to be trying to get rights to operate into ISB so there's an outside chance of services to both Lahore and Islamabad Egnm <br><br>[Edited 2004...

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