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by 7LBAC111
Fri Jul 23, 2004 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair's Long Term Business Plan
Replies: 9
Views: 4584

RE: Ryanair's Long Term Business Plan

The sooner the better....

Can you tell I'm not an FR fan?

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by 7LBAC111
Fri Jul 23, 2004 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egyptair "Waiting List" Help Needed!
Replies: 11
Views: 5066

RE: Egyptair "Waiting List" Help Needed!


I doubt swapping seats with another passenger is that likely in this day and age though Soups, is it ??? Expecially on a route such as this!

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by 7LBAC111
Thu Jul 22, 2004 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 19 Hurt During Spanair Plane Evacuation
Replies: 10
Views: 3072

RE: 19 Hurt During Spanair Plane Evacuation

I get the same info in Sabre Ryan, must have been a charter then.

Where did you get the 717 info BestWestern?

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by 7LBAC111
Thu Jul 22, 2004 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egyptair "Waiting List" Help Needed!
Replies: 11
Views: 5066

RE: Egyptair "Waiting List" Help Needed!

IslandHopper <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> It doesn;t look good my friend, Y is totally full, and there are only 2 F and 2 C seats left both days. However, if you can prove your agent made this error, force them to pay the upgrade fee from Y to C to get the flight you want...

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by 7LBAC111
Thu Jul 22, 2004 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair's Long Term Business Plan
Replies: 9
Views: 4584

RE: Ryanair's Long Term Business Plan

It does seem to make sense, and if that happens, people wont pay higher fares to fly to secondary airports.

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by 7LBAC111
Thu Jul 22, 2004 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 19 Hurt During Spanair Plane Evacuation
Replies: 10
Views: 3072

19 Hurt During Spanair Plane Evacuation

Just read the following article from Airwise <a href="http://news.airwise.com/stories/2004/07/1090442713.html" target=_blank>http://news.airwise.com/stories/2004/07/1090442713.html</a> And for those who don;t want to navigate away from A.net - here is the text. <i>Nineteen passengers of a Spanair pl...

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by 7LBAC111
Wed Jul 21, 2004 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet Expansion From Berlin And Luton
Replies: 16
Views: 3734

RE: EasyJet Expansion From Berlin And Luton

Not sure where else but Ray Webster , easyJet CEO has said he sees the possibility of basing up to 50 aircraft in Berlin! It's their major new market at the moment.

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by 7LBAC111
Wed Jul 21, 2004 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia Receives $500m Loan Guarantee
Replies: 20
Views: 1939

RE: Alitalia Receives $500m Loan Guarantee

The huge losses the US majors and legacy carriers are suffering was primarily due to 9/11. AZ's losses were out of control 5 years before this. That is the difference here, and why this $500M loan is morally wrong.

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by 7LBAC111
Wed Jul 21, 2004 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ333, July 26 Questions
Replies: 7
Views: 2211

RE: SQ333, July 26 Questions

Have a good trip then. Let us know about the equipment and service.

Mark

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by 7LBAC111
Wed Jul 21, 2004 5:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia Receives $500m Loan Guarantee
Replies: 20
Views: 1939

RE: Alitalia Receives $500m Loan Guarantee

It's wrong - SWISSAIR got no help, Sabena got no help.
Alitalis has been in crisis for years. It shouldn't be allowed!

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by 7LBAC111
Wed Jul 21, 2004 5:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ333, July 26 Questions
Replies: 7
Views: 2211

RE: SQ333, July 26 Questions

Hi Parisien, The GDS is the Global Distribution System travel agents and airlines use to make reservations. We use Sabre (which is <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>'s res system). It shows availability by fare type, booking class etc, and from the number of seats on sale you can ...

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by 7LBAC111
Wed Jul 21, 2004 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ333, July 26 Questions
Replies: 7
Views: 2211

RE: SQ333, July 26 Questions

This flight is showing FULL in Economy, 3 Business and 4 First seats, so yeah - its a busy one. Dunno about the aircraft though....

Checked the GDS for this info by the way.

Mark

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by 7LBAC111
Wed Jul 21, 2004 1:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Wales Pulling Out Of SWS
Replies: 35
Views: 4819

RE: Air Wales Pulling Out Of SWS

Aaah, but <acronym title="Sabena (Belgium)">SN</acronym> are struggling to make their twice daily <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> codeshare flight out of <acronym title="Bristol - Lulsgate (BRS / EGGD), United Kingdom">BRS</acronym> work. Loads aren't great (just checked the GDS for A...

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by 7LBAC111
Wed Jul 21, 2004 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Wales Pulling Out Of SWS
Replies: 35
Views: 4819

RE: Air Wales Pulling Out Of SWS

I think the opposite Cambrian. The success of KLMs feeder service into <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> may well prevent <acronym title="Sabena (Belgium)">SN</acronym> going into <acronym title="Cardiff (- Rhoose / Wales) (CWL / EGFF), United Kingdom">CWL...

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by 7LBAC111
Wed Jul 21, 2004 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Wales Pulling Out Of SWS
Replies: 35
Views: 4819

RE: Air Wales Pulling Out Of SWS

EGFFBmi 'Maybe Air Wales purchasing some larger jet aircraft such as CRJ's and ERJ's to operate some more further hayfield destinations such as <acronym title="Milan - Malpensa (MXP / LIMC), Italy">MXP</acronym>, <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym>, <acronym title="Pa...

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by 7LBAC111
Tue Jul 20, 2004 5:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Wales Pulling Out Of SWS
Replies: 35
Views: 4819

RE: Air Wales Pulling Out Of SWS

Sorry, but I just don't see it. I can't see a regional airline with a handful of ATRs suddenly jumping up to 757 international service, without an extensive domestic or feeder network. I would expect <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> to be on board by summer 05 initially with ...

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by 7LBAC111
Tue Jul 20, 2004 4:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Wales Pulling Out Of SWS
Replies: 35
Views: 4819

RE: Air Wales Pulling Out Of SWS

GKIRK - Where did you hear that???

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by 7LBAC111
Tue Jul 20, 2004 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New York To London Frequencies
Replies: 9
Views: 4468

RE: New York To London Frequencies

Well <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> offer 10 daily flights, <acronym title="Virgin Atlantic Airways (United Kingdom)">VS</acronym> have 4, <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> have 2, <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> have 6 and <acronym title="...

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by 7LBAC111
Tue Jul 20, 2004 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Wales Pulling Out Of SWS
Replies: 35
Views: 4819

RE: Air Wales Pulling Out Of SWS

Can't say I'm surprised. <acronym title="Cardiff (- Rhoose / Wales) (CWL / EGFF), United Kingdom">CWL</acronym> has much more opportunities for a fledgling carrier than <acronym title="Swansea (- Fairwood Common) (SWS / EGFH), United Kingdom">SWS</acronym>, and the services of BMIBaby (WW) are gener...

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by 7LBAC111
Mon Jul 19, 2004 11:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing To Make 7E7 Colors Standard
Replies: 73
Views: 12010

RE: Boeing To Make 7E7 Colors Standard

YYZ717 - Boeing have already stated that the 7E7 is the Work in progress name, and that it will be redesignated. It is also in this months Airliner World magazine. Possibly 787 or even 808!!

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by 7LBAC111
Mon Jul 19, 2004 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phuket Air To Add MAN In 2005
Replies: 12
Views: 4547

RE: Phuket Air To Add MAN In 2005

Could do with a wash too!  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

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by 7LBAC111
Mon Jul 19, 2004 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bmi To Start MAN-LAS?
Replies: 23
Views: 5077

RE: Bmi To Start MAN-LAS?

It's in the ABTN today that this has now been confirmed! I quote... <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym> VEGAS is to be linked to Manchester with a three times weekly flight by Bmi. The service will be introduced for the winter season operated ...

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by 7LBAC111
Sun Jul 18, 2004 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phuket Air To Add MAN In 2005
Replies: 12
Views: 4547

RE: Phuket Air To Add MAN In 2005

The 744's are being purchased from KLM. Not sure what Thai would do though, they get decent connection traffic througb <acronym title="Bloomington / Normal - Central Illinois Regional (BMI / KBMI), USA - Illinois">BMI</acronym> at <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</...

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by 7LBAC111
Sun Jul 18, 2004 10:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Turboprops Displace RJ's In The Future?
Replies: 9
Views: 4679

RE: Will Turboprops Displace RJ's In The Future?

The Props are still very active within Europe, for example FlyBE operate a decent sized fleet of the Dash8-300/Q400. <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> Citiexpress operate the Dash8-300/ATP/ATR on a number of domestic routes, having opted for the props on domestic service over the 146 and...

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by 7LBAC111
Sun Jul 18, 2004 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phuket Air To Add MAN In 2005
Replies: 12
Views: 4547

Phuket Air To Add MAN In 2005

Just read an article in trade press saying that Thailand regional Phuket Air are to upgrade their <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym>-<acronym title="Bangkok - International (Don Muang) (BKK / VTBD), Thailand">BKK</acronym> service from a 742 to 744 and start...

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by 7LBAC111
Sun Jul 18, 2004 9:24 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: First US Major To Turn Profit Post-9/11
Replies: 18
Views: 5652

RE: First US Major To Turn Profit Post-9/11

But didn't CO buy that share back from NW towards the end of 2000?

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