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by ACEregular
Tue Oct 02, 2007 7:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shortest Take Off- Seatbelts Off Time
Replies: 13
Views: 4426

Shortest Take Off- Seatbelts Off Time

Following on from the post of the shortest take off-roll I thought I would see if anyone had some reaslly early seatbelts off after take off. I just thought I would ask as one flight always comes to my mind. Taking off from <acronym title="Girona - Costa Brava (GRO / LEGE), Spain">GRO</acronym> on a...

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by ACEregular
Tue Oct 02, 2007 6:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UK Regional Domestic Airline - Feedback Pls?
Replies: 12
Views: 4013

RE: UK Regional Domestic Airline - Feedback Pls?

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by ACEregular
Tue Oct 02, 2007 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Ex-TWA 757 Overhead Bins
Replies: 12
Views: 5315

RE: Delta Ex-TWA 757 Overhead Bins

Come on guys, This member is only posting his thoughts on something he is passionate about, in an arena which is thought to be likeminded. I dont know why so many of the members treat this forum as a witchhunt and boost to thier own aviation ego. Have you checked this threadstarters profile - only a...

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by ACEregular
Sat Sep 29, 2007 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cabin Crew Pics
Replies: 176
Views: 271959

RE: Cabin Crew Pics

go to www.uniformfreak.com you will find loads of uniforms to look at allbeit dressed on a really scary manequin

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by ACEregular
Thu Sep 27, 2007 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Isn't EasyJet A Ripoff?
Replies: 87
Views: 11086

RE: Isn't EasyJet A Ripoff?

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by ACEregular
Thu Sep 27, 2007 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Isn't EasyJet A Ripoff?
Replies: 87
Views: 11086

RE: Isn't EasyJet A Ripoff?

I think the Thread starter is thinking this has not panned out quite how he expected!  Wink

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by ACEregular
Wed Sep 26, 2007 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Isn't EasyJet A Ripoff?
Replies: 87
Views: 11086

RE: Isn't EasyJet A Ripoff?

I can't believe the ineptitude of some travellers. The site is very specific about your allowance of luggage in kgs. To be charged £300 more on your ticket at £6 a kg is like 50kgs over your allocated allowance which I would say some might find just a bit greedy. That charge is cheap also, I have se...

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by ACEregular
Wed Sep 12, 2007 7:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW897 DTW-JFK A/c Type?
Replies: 6
Views: 1945

NW897 DTW-JFK A/c Type?

I am looking to take this flight or the other into <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> next March, equiptment is listed as DC-9 but I believed <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> did not have any of these any longer, also ai...

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by ACEregular
Thu Sep 06, 2007 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet To Start Flights To Canaries.....
Replies: 31
Views: 12107

RE: EasyJet To Start Flights To Canaries.....

I do hope that once they have tested the water out of <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym> and indeed <acronym title="Geneva - International (Cointrin) (GVA / LSGG), Switzerland">GVA</acronym> (whats that all about?) they will gradually introduce the Canaries direct fr...

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by ACEregular
Sat Sep 01, 2007 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Start NCL-DXB Today
Replies: 20
Views: 4898

RE: Emirates Start NCL-DXB Today

Saw it fly in over the coast just after 12:00 midday, sorry it was too far out to see the reg but it was a great sight to see the Emirates tail colours flying in. A great day for NCL

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by ACEregular
Sun Aug 26, 2007 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does EI Have IFE On A320?
Replies: 2
Views: 2293

Does EI Have IFE On A320?

I am travelling 4 hours on an Aer Lingus A320. I just wondered what sort of service to expect. I realise I can buy hot food and the service is along the lines of the low cost airlines in respect of catering. However I just wondered if thier A320's were equipped with In-flight entertainment and if so...

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by ACEregular
Sun Aug 19, 2007 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet B737NG Retirement
Replies: 37
Views: 9445

RE: EasyJet B737NG Retirement

I just do not understand the reasoning behind switching <acronym title="Belfast - International (Aldergrove) (BFS / EGAA), United Kingdom">BFS</acronym> to Airbus before <acronym title="Newcastle - Woolsington (NCL / EGNT), United Kingdom">NCL</acronym>. At the end of the day <acronym title="London ...

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by ACEregular
Wed Aug 15, 2007 7:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GSM From MME
Replies: 8
Views: 1949

RE: GSM From MME

OH, I was going to book GSM for the outbound flight to <acronym title="Tenerife Sur - Reina Sofia (TFS / GCTS), Spain">TFS</acronym> in January as I prefer their timings over the <acronym title="Channel Express (United Kingdom)">LS</acronym> flight from <acronym title="Newcastle - Woolsington (NCL /...

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by ACEregular
Wed Aug 15, 2007 12:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GSM From MME
Replies: 8
Views: 1949

GSM From MME

I am looking to book a flight to TFS with Flyglobespan from Durham Tees Valley. Does anyone know which aircraft they base there? is it a B737-700?

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by ACEregular
Tue Aug 14, 2007 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tower Air Safety Video
Replies: 29
Views: 10331

RE: Tower Air Safety Video

The Tower Air Demo is perfectly normal, yes it is aged but it is clear and concise, I can follow it. I dont get why you have posted this.

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by ACEregular
Tue Jul 24, 2007 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Boarding Music "Glamorous"
Replies: 51
Views: 10891

RE: Delta Boarding Music "Glamorous"

Agree! I prefer to have something real playing. It makes it seem more relaxed and lulls the maddening passengers. I remember flying on a <acronym title="OLD: Britannia Airlines (United Kingdom), NEW: Thomsonfly (United Kingdom)">BY</acronym> (TOM) B738 a couple of years back and they played music vi...

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by ACEregular
Fri Jul 20, 2007 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet Route - Iceland?
Replies: 7
Views: 5938

RE: Easyjet Route - Iceland?

Go operated to Iceland from <acronym title="London - Stansted (STN / EGSS), United Kingdom">STN</acronym> with thier B733's, they had to carry life rafts because of the long flights over water. I believe this added a large ammount of weight and also the flights became economically unviable for Go to...

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by ACEregular
Mon Jul 16, 2007 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Newcastle (NCL/EGNT) Early 1980s Memories
Replies: 9
Views: 2505

RE: Newcastle (NCL/EGNT) Early 1980s Memories

There is no viewing terrace at all within the <acronym title="Newcastle - Woolsington (NCL / EGNT), United Kingdom">NCL</acronym> terminal building. When the departure lounge was extended along the entire airside facing side of the terminal, the terrace disappeared. It can still be accessed in the r...

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by ACEregular
Sun Jul 15, 2007 5:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Newcastle (NCL/EGNT) Early 1980s Memories
Replies: 9
Views: 2505

RE: Newcastle (NCL/EGNT) Early 1980s Memories

I would have been around the same age then. I do not recall anything much from the time. Were they maybe British Airtours aircraft which your mind reasons must have been <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> tridents / BAC1-11's as this is what <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> u...

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by ACEregular
Wed Jul 11, 2007 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Funny Cabin Crew
Replies: 56
Views: 18934

RE: Funny Cabin Crew

At easyJet we are supposed to inject our PA's with a bit of personality but recently they have made most of our Pa's "boxed" as in we cant deviate from the text, we must read it word for word. They sound adbrupt, rude and boring. In order to get it right you have to actually read them, which looks s...

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by ACEregular
Mon Jul 09, 2007 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Muslim Booted Off Flight For Asking To Pray
Replies: 187
Views: 17814

RE: Muslim Booted Off Flight For Asking To Pray

I have seen many people of different race and religions happily praying in thier seats, only once has someone asked me if they could pray anywhere else but his seat - a Jewish Man. They did this in the galley however we did not leave him to his own devices. I see the Galley as a staff room, I would ...

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by ACEregular
Mon Jul 02, 2007 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Omni Air International At SXF! WHY?
Replies: 10
Views: 4312

RE: Omni Air International At SXF! WHY?

Omni Air are doing a lot of flying on behalf of the RAF carrying troops out to various air bases before the connect with military a/c and fly they second legs into Iraq and Afghanistan. May well be a drop-off or pick up point before or after such a flight.

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by ACEregular
Mon Jul 02, 2007 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Video Of Tailstrike At Berne
Replies: 27
Views: 13411

RE: Video Of Tailstrike At Berne

That looks like a nasty spine crunching touchdown before a go-around. Very Disconcerting for the passngers onboard. Wonder if there was anything left of the rear air-brake

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by ACEregular
Sat Jun 30, 2007 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OHY- A Big Schedule To UK This Year
Replies: 9
Views: 4023

RE: OHY- A Big Schedule To UK This Year

yeah saw it on the ground on Thursday night. Replacing the A330 with damaged Landing Gear. I would have been buzzing for the upgrade in A/C, but dubious the service on board is up to MON's usual high standard.

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by ACEregular
Sat Jun 30, 2007 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OHY- A Big Schedule To UK This Year
Replies: 9
Views: 4023

RE: OHY- A Big Schedule To UK This Year

I have not seen the OHY A300 so far this summer, two weeks ago it was an A321 and MD88 which were on the ground Friday night. Nice to see something larger than the B757 at <acronym title="Newcastle - Woolsington (NCL / EGNT), United Kingdom">NCL</acronym> or the two departures by A330 a week to <acr...

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by ACEregular
Sat Jun 30, 2007 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A/C Flying Excel Routes From BRS
Replies: 0
Views: 1640

A/C Flying Excel Routes From BRS

I am flying <acronym title="Bristol - Lulsgate (BRS / EGGD), United Kingdom">BRS</acronym>-<acronym title="Kerkyra (Corfu) - Ioannis Kapodistrias (CFU / LGKR), Greece">CFU</acronym>-<acronym title="Bristol - Lulsgate (BRS / EGGD), United Kingdom">BRS</acronym> on the 27th of July. I know they have a...

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by ACEregular
Thu Feb 08, 2007 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet Mayday Last Night
Replies: 6
Views: 3416

RE: Easyjet Mayday Last Night

A/C involved was G-EZIU and it landed safely with both engines working fine. however flightdeck computers said otherwise. at this time it is still being investigated. all passengers and crew were then put on G-EZAU and continued thier journey with <acronym title="London - Stansted (STN / EGSS), Unit...

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by ACEregular
Sat Jan 27, 2007 3:39 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ugliest Cabin Seats
Replies: 41
Views: 9465

RE: Ugliest Cabin Seats

The worst cabin seats I have ever actually seen or flown in are those that Britannia installed during the period of rebranding into tui blue scheme. This picture does not do it justice, up close it is just horrible. Having to stare at a pattern like that for any length of time during a flight drove ...

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by ACEregular
Sat Jan 27, 2007 3:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Unusual Or Crazy Cabin Crew Uniforms
Replies: 9
Views: 6440

RE: Unusual Or Crazy Cabin Crew Uniforms

why dont you just check out www.uniformfreak.com . a site run by a man who loves nothing more than to collect old airline uniforms and display them all on the internet on a very scary Mannequin.

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by ACEregular
Tue Nov 28, 2006 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet Competing With Jet2 At NCL
Replies: 3
Views: 3529

EasyJet Competing With Jet2 At NCL

Next summer easyJet will not sit on its laurels, new routes for the based fleet to Krakow and Mahon will begin in 2007. One way fares of 19.99 availabile soon. Jet2 may not have such an easy ride, after trying to compete on AGP and PMI.

[Edited 2006-11-27 18:15:50]

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by ACEregular
Tue Nov 28, 2006 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA NCL Routes
Replies: 9
Views: 3028

BA NCL Routes

Is <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> likely to pull out of <acronym title="Newcastle - Woolsington (NCL / EGNT), United Kingdom">NCL</acronym> altogther, the only remaining route being the <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> one? operated once by...

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by ACEregular
Tue Nov 28, 2006 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EZY Head To Head On NCL-Mahon And Krakow
Replies: 0
Views: 2855

EZY Head To Head On NCL-Mahon And Krakow

Easyjet have let Jet2 have free reign at NCL recently. Now they will compete directly with Four times weekly service to Krakow and twice weekly to Mahon. Flights start at 19.99 single.

[Edited 2006-11-27 18:06:20]

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by ACEregular
Wed Nov 15, 2006 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flyglobespan Fleet Out Of STN
Replies: 7
Views: 3802

Flyglobespan Fleet Out Of STN

I will be flying on GSM from <acronym title="Tenerife Sur - Reina Sofia (TFS / GCTS), Spain">TFS</acronym> to <acronym title="London - Stansted (STN / EGSS), United Kingdom">STN</acronym>. Does anyone know which aircraft is likely to be on the service, B736? Is that <acronym title="London - Stansted...

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by ACEregular
Thu Jul 20, 2006 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet Flight Cancellations
Replies: 20
Views: 4796

RE: Easyjet Flight Cancellations

There are not enough crew to support the daily flights and also increasing new routes. Just to keep Luton up and running they are supported by staff from other bases, mainly <acronym title="Newcastle - Woolsington (NCL / EGNT), United Kingdom">NCL</acronym>, <acronym title="Glasgow - International (...

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by ACEregular
Wed Jul 05, 2006 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyGlobespan: Liverpool-New York Newark
Replies: 59
Views: 7537

RE: FlyGlobespan: Liverpool-New York Newark

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by ACEregular
Tue Jul 04, 2006 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BY 757 Escorted By Firefighters At STN
Replies: 1
Views: 3044

BY 757 Escorted By Firefighters At STN

Sat in <acronym title="London - Stansted (STN / EGSS), United Kingdom">STN</acronym> and have just seen a BY757 pull on stand 21 followed by 3 fire trucks and other ground equiptment. They have left it now and the ground guys are around it unloading bags. Pax would not have liked that<br><br>[Edited...

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by ACEregular
Fri Jun 30, 2006 5:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flyglobespan Expansion
Replies: 68
Views: 5263

RE: Flyglobespan Expansion

How will a -300 aircraft fair flying from <acronym title="Edinburgh - Turnhouse (EDI / EGPH), United Kingdom">EDI</acronym> to <acronym title="Lanzarote (- Arrecife) (ACE / GCRR), Spain">ACE</acronym>. I remember Go flying to Tenerife from <acronym title="London - Stansted (STN / EGSS), United Kingd...

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by ACEregular
Thu Jun 29, 2006 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flyglobespan Expansion
Replies: 68
Views: 5263

RE: Flyglobespan Expansion

The <acronym title="Durham - Tees Valley (Teesside / Middleton St. George) (MME / EGNV), United Kingdom">MME</acronym>-<acronym title="Tenerife Sur - Reina Sofia (TFS / GCTS), Spain">TFS</acronym> ROUTE is going to be operted in a W pattern! I wouldnt mind them opening a base in the North East. <acr...

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by ACEregular
Thu Jun 29, 2006 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet To Fly To Lanzarote In 2007?
Replies: 4
Views: 4055

RE: Easyjet To Fly To Lanzarote In 2007?

I know <acronym title="Ryanair (Ireland)">FR</acronym> have been rumoured to start service to <acronym title="Tenerife Norte - Los Rodeos (TFN / GCXO), Spain">TFN</acronym> for quite a while. I think easyJet are seeing that other carriers such as FlyGlobespan and Jet2 are stretching the low cost sec...

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by ACEregular
Mon Jun 26, 2006 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Back At NCL
Replies: 12
Views: 4102

Aer Lingus Back At NCL

I have just checked the fares on the new daily flight to <acronym title="Dublin (- Collinstown) (DUB / EIDW), Ireland">DUB</acronym> and its on promotional offer of just one quid each way. Thats just 40GBP each with the taxes, not bad! I tried to see what they plan to use on the route, any idea? We ...

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by ACEregular
Sat Jun 24, 2006 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Jet2 Re-equip Anytime Soon?
Replies: 13
Views: 5569

Will Jet2 Re-equip Anytime Soon?

The average age of the Jet2 737 fleet is over 18 years, all delivered between 1986 and 1988. Mostly acquired used from Ansett or Lufthansa, these aircraft will already have had a more than useful life with their previous owners. I just wonder how well they serve Jet2? The main LCC airline (FR and <a...

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by ACEregular
Thu Jun 22, 2006 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flyjet At NCL No More?
Replies: 5
Views: 3511

Flyjet At NCL No More?

I hear that the Crew of the based FJE 757 at NCL are now to work for Finnair on behalf of Excel Airways. Whats going on Gkirk where for art thou?

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by ACEregular
Thu Jun 22, 2006 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Safest Widebody, The L1011?
Replies: 55
Views: 10960

RE: The Safest Widebody, The L1011?

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by ACEregular
Sun Jun 18, 2006 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet - LPL Begins Conversion To Airbus.
Replies: 9
Views: 3442

RE: EasyJet - LPL Begins Conversion To Airbus.

Apparently Belfast, Newcastle and Luton will be the only base operating the 73G's once all the remaining -300's have been given away for someone else to abuse. However as they use Crew's from <acronym title="Newcastle - Woolsington (NCL / EGNT), United Kingdom">NCL</acronym> to cover a lot of the du...

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by ACEregular
Sun Jun 18, 2006 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet Does Not Get Istanbul (SAW) Flights Cleared...
Replies: 13
Views: 4532

RE: Easyjet Does Not Get Istanbul (SAW) Flights Cleared...

Hope it does go ahead as I have my first one showing on my roster for July

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by ACEregular
Sat Jun 17, 2006 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are EZY 737s Becoming Rarer?
Replies: 14
Views: 2115

RE: Are EZY 737s Becoming Rarer?

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by ACEregular
Sat Jun 17, 2006 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet's New Livery?
Replies: 15
Views: 14791

RE: EasyJet's New Livery?

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by ACEregular
Wed May 24, 2006 7:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JET2 Tenerife Patterns
Replies: 5
Views: 2213

RE: JET2 Tenerife Patterns

The planes arrive into Tenerife at 1800 and depart at 08:00, giving the crew 14 hours rest which is a couple of hours more than the minumum required, proabably just in case of any delays they gave them an extra two hours to play with. It would be a really bad stop over for the crew in some ways as t...

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by ACEregular
Wed May 24, 2006 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flyglobespan Fleet Expansion
Replies: 37
Views: 5419

RE: Flyglobespan Fleet Expansion

Out of curiousity will it be a Boeing 737-800 operating the GSM661/662 flights to Tenerife?

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by ACEregular
Wed May 24, 2006 1:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JET2 Tenerife Patterns
Replies: 5
Views: 2213

RE: JET2 Tenerife Patterns

Sorry I did see that they had a second rotation from BLK but did not include it as it changes over Christmas, I was just looking at the constant schedule

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