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by Aisak
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LEVEL Announces Amsterdam Hub - April 6, 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 5148

Re: LEVEL Announces Amsterdam Hub - April 6, 2019

No long haul? So is Vueling eventually going to become Level? No, at least not now. If I recall correctly it had something to do with labour and cba issues at Vueling. Pilots union is quite strong and yes, the current agreement implies that all Vueling aircraft has to be flown by Vueling crew hired...

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by Aisak
Thu Mar 14, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Buzz is back! Ryanair Sun to rebrand.
Replies: 47
Views: 7411

Re: Buzz is back! Ryanair Sun to rebrand.

Pity that IATA 3lt code BEE is already taken by FlyBE. Guess they could apply for BZZ instead :D

A great advantage of the yellow fest is that they have synergies with Ryanair cabin elements.

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by Aisak
Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CCS operating without power/UX crew security scare
Replies: 21
Views: 6035

Re: CCS operating without power/UX crew security scare

It seems now flights to CCS will be via PUJ (where UX has already an operation and Globalia has lost of investments) Pretty similar to IB operation MAD SDQ CCS MAD, with no local rights. It’s just for crew to overnight in SDQ. Why are airlines like AF, TK, IB, and TP still flying into CCS? Are there...

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by Aisak
Sat Mar 09, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines DC - Berlin??
Replies: 18
Views: 2934

Re: American Airlines DC - Berlin??

Ishrion wrote:
IAD-LHR would probably come first on AA.

Why would they do that? Yes, they could do it because of the huge operation they run at LHR, but why? JV partner BA already flies multiple daily LHR-IAD flights and LHR-BWI which somehow also serves the DC area.

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by Aisak
Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: Lufthansa interested in easyJet
Replies: 30
Views: 9184

Re: Rumour: Lufthansa interested in easyJet

LH taking over U2 would make a lot of sense to expand in other markets like the UK, France or Italy where U2 has a major presence and LH can only attack on flights from those countries to DACH. LH already tried with Lufthansa Italia and failed. In the UK they owned the bmi group: 3 airlines for 3 d...

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by Aisak
Thu Mar 07, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CityJet abandons the Sukhoi Superjet. A chance for the C-Series?
Replies: 27
Views: 7184

Re: CityJet abandons the Sukhoi Superjet. A chance for the C-Series?

Spoke with a CityJet crew recently. They are getting CRJ-1000s from Air Nostrum. Pilots are already undergoing type-ratings. Is this likely to happen before or after they merge with each other? Pretty sure they already did merge. They are already cross-fleeting. Those Air Nostrum CRJs flying for Br...

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by Aisak
Thu Mar 07, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: Lufthansa interested in easyJet
Replies: 30
Views: 9184

Re: Rumour: Lufthansa interested in easyJet

Easyjet "UK" still has 72 A319, 20 A320NEO, 60 A320 and 321NEO. Planes-wise it's 156 vs. 133. Quite close to 50% of Easyjet has "moved" out of UK. It might not be tiny, but a large sizeable chunk of it (assuming it's completed) Given LGW alone is like a 50ish aircraft base, it wi...

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by Aisak
Thu Mar 07, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: Lufthansa interested in easyJet
Replies: 30
Views: 9184

Re: Rumour: Lufthansa interested in easyJet

As far as I’m aware there’s going to be well over 100 aircraft in this ‘teeny tiny fraction’ of what easyJet ‘was’. Can you elaborate when you say the division has ‘moved’? I’m not aware of them moving any aircraft out of the UK specifically but that some aircraft have been reregistered. Where have...

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by Aisak
Wed Mar 06, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CityJet abandons the Sukhoi Superjet. A chance for the C-Series?
Replies: 27
Views: 7184

Re: CityJet abandons the Sukhoi Superjet. A chance for the C-Series?

It would have to be agreed with Aer Lingus as well and I doubt they'd want an ATR on the route but subbing it out to an E-jet operator is plausible, Stobart already do some flying for BA Cityflyer for example. There's currently a CityJet Avro being painted in full Aer Lingus colours so I doubt ther...

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by Aisak
Fri Mar 01, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: (London) Luton Airport Reveal Plans to Expand from 18 million to 32 million passengers!
Replies: 19
Views: 4655

Re: (London) Luton Airport Reveal Plans to Expand from 18 million to 32 million passengers!

Do the London area airports (including City and Heathrow) work together to create airport commonality in terms of passenger experience? That would create some serious competition issues. If you are one of the people thinking that London airports really don’t compete.... wait to read below. at first...

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by Aisak
Fri Mar 01, 2019 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian, Air China, Aer Lingus and Plus Ultra move to T4 at MAD
Replies: 5
Views: 1410

Norwegian, Air China, Aer Lingus and Plus Ultra move to T4 at MAD

It’s been announced by AENA, the partiality state-owned airport operator, that plans are being carried out to move these 4 airlines from T123 complex to T4-T4S over the course of this year. This movement seeks to balance the load of passengers passing through the two areas. MAD peaks right now aroun...

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by Aisak
Mon Feb 25, 2019 11:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital
Replies: 449
Views: 79905

Re: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital

Flybe has been saved now - EGM won’t have any effect on the airline itself. They’ve announced no major changes to summer schedule; so you’d presume everything will start kicking into gear for the winter schedule at the end of October. Would expect some form of announcement for their plans in a few ...

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by Aisak
Fri Feb 22, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital
Replies: 449
Views: 79905

Re: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital

Didn`t the deal need to be 51% UK owned , there still doesn`t seem to be any bones on the offer and it seems to have been left far too late to have Right now, the law dictates that FlyBE has to be 50%+ owned by EU nationals. Connect Airways is a British company owned 30% by VS (British, unless you ...

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by Aisak
Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital
Replies: 449
Views: 79905

Re: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital

https://news.sky.com/story/arizona-airline-mesa-swoops-with-bid-to-ground-flybe-deal-11642267 Along with the approval of a number of major shareholders it was a compelling offer but circumstances had been fashioned which the Board of Directors felt allowed them to reject the offer and instead chose...

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by Aisak
Thu Feb 21, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital
Replies: 449
Views: 79905

Re: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital

With these feed flights from Flybe to LHR, will they have interline agreements with any other airlines, or will they only be able to book/transfer onto VS flights under one ticket? I would imagine once the takeover is sorted properly, they'll have DL flight numbers, too, with the VS TATL JV, it mak...

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by Aisak
Wed Feb 20, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic and Alitalia new expansions
Replies: 114
Views: 22439

Re: Virgin Atlantic and Alitalia new expansions

In terms of Virgin, it could also be worth keeping an eye on Manchester. As you may be aware, Virgin are in the process of buying Flybe, to enable a robust feeder operation. Throughout the purchase, Virgin have made clear that the emphasis of Flybe is to feed LHR and MAN. The feed at LHR will be an...

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by Aisak
Wed Feb 13, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EU clears AF/KL/DL/Virgin Group deal
Replies: 51
Views: 9507

Re: EU clears air-france-klm-delta-virgin-group-deal

Will this also mean VS joining (finally) the Sky Team Alliance? Sorry for the dumb question but I struggle to see why VS is not on any alliance whereas DL (and AF and KL for that matter) are. Whilst it may seem logical to join the same club as all your partners, let’s flip the question. What benefi...

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by Aisak
Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Large airports without rail links
Replies: 103
Views: 10093

Re: Large airports without rail links

Redwood839 wrote:
LAS isn't that bad considering it's almost next to the strip. I fly in about 6 times a year and very rarely have ever come across traffic.


Being just across Tropicana Ave, I don´t know how hard it would be to extend the monorail from the last stop at MGM Grand to the airport.

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by Aisak
Sat Feb 09, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Reducing IAH-SYD and LAX-SYD March to October
Replies: 91
Views: 17954

Re: UA Reducing IAH-SYD and LAX-SYD March to October

What I am thinking is maybe UA will reduce the capacity and eventually dehub at LAX. UA just moved SIN flight to SFO, reducing LAX-SYD to 3 weekly during the low season. Possiblely UA can move the NRT, PVG, LHR, MEL flights to SFO and let JV partners to do the heavy lifting at LAX. I guess it must ...

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by Aisak
Sat Feb 09, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vueling cancels 8 destinations from BCN
Replies: 32
Views: 7930

Re: Vueling cancels 8 destinations from BCN

Some cancellations are understandable. Heathrow is a very expensive airport and I'm sure IAG can use the slots better on British Airways than on Vueling. Barcelona remains served from Heathrow on British Airways of course.. Indeed I also think that Vueling should not touch LHR (or MAD but that’s fo...

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by Aisak
Fri Feb 08, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WSJ reports JFK Terminal 8 to get $344M Renovation to host AA and BA
Replies: 102
Views: 19345

Re: WSJ reports JFK Terminal 8 to get $344M Renovation to host AA and BA

Just to clarify, there is almost no expansion of terminal 8. It will not be built out as originally envisioned. 70,000 sq feet is a store at your local mall. American has shrunk so much that most of British will fit right in there as is. Well, let's say then that the expansion is for BA and BA loun...

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by Aisak
Wed Feb 06, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: EU and Qatar sign open skies
Replies: 103
Views: 18594

Re: EU to grant QR unrestricted access to EU airports

This is great news. As QR is the worlds best airline, we can't get them quickly enough in all parts of Europe and every city that can support an A320 from Doha... also larger airports now can get additionally frequencies to get connected to all arrival/departure banks in Doha. The Spiegel news serv...

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by Aisak
Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: EU and Qatar sign open skies
Replies: 103
Views: 18594

Re: EU to grant QR unrestricted access to EU airports

Anyone think there's any chance of KLM or Lufthansa returning to Doha? I think close to zero. KLM, LH... along with some other European carriers already had the rights to fly to DOH (and they would have, from their hubs). I doubt now that QR has deeper access into the EU (and not just the hubs) wou...

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by Aisak
Tue Feb 05, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: EU and Qatar sign open skies
Replies: 103
Views: 18594

Re: EU to grant QR unrestricted access to EU airports

airtran737 wrote:
Terrible news for the carriers who will be hurt by QR’s tactics. I don’t know why the EU allowed themselves to be taken hostage by QR.

While I see where you’re heading, nothing really stops **ANY** EU airline to set up a base at DOH and use the same tactics on EU-DOH

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by Aisak
Mon Feb 04, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair post loss for last 3 months of year..
Replies: 17
Views: 3522

Re: Ryanair post loss for last 3 months of year..

And because they were forced to apply Dutch labour laws instead of Irish the Eindhoven base flipped from being profitable to beind loss-making. If they could have kept using Irish labour laws Eindhoven would probably still be a base. But they couldn't. We should really think about the hidden meanin...

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by Aisak
Sat Feb 02, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Italy drops MXP-DEL/BOM/ORD
Replies: 61
Views: 12552

Re: Air Italy drops MXP-DEL/BOM/ORD

If this was the case Air Italy would fly MXP - Doha, to funnel more people, and give QR more traffic. They could do it but only if QR to Italy are maxed out which I’m not sure right now as I’m don’t know the details of Italy-Qatar ASA. QR flies to FCO MXP and VCE. QR should drop MXP so theoreticall...

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by Aisak
Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brexit: ‘IB wouldn’t be able to fly in Spain in case of no deal’
Replies: 145
Views: 22266

Re: Brexit: ‘IB wouldn’t be able to fly in Spain in case of no deal’

It MAY be the UK gives EU special status such that a UK airline needs to be 50%+ UK/EU owned/controlled. Or it may relax its ownership rules to say 25%. They cannot do that as the other third countries will use it as a precedent for their "exceptions". You cannot give one third country a ...

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by Aisak
Tue Jan 15, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital
Replies: 449
Views: 79905

Re: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital

What remains of flyBe is an empty holding company. It seems Connect Airways (30% Virgin Atlantic, 30% Stobart, 40% Cyrus) is now bidding for 100% of Flybe ltd (the airline) and 100% flybe.com (the e-commerce webpage) both owned by listed Flybe PLC (Flybe group). Maybe not an empty company, as I ass...

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by Aisak
Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Level S19 Shorthaul Update
Replies: 12
Views: 2953

Re: Level S19 Shorthaul Update

Intresting. Will the AMS base use the openskies AOC or the one from Anisec? It makes sense to use the Anisec one and keep "Level Shorhaul A320-Series" in one AOC and keep the french ORY "Level Longhaul A332" in the french openskies AOC. But in theory they could use either... Wha...

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by Aisak
Mon Jan 14, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital
Replies: 449
Views: 79905

Re: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital

Why would they move from the shiny new terminal that’s about to be built, and go into something from the 1960’s. Surely it would make more sense to move BE to T2? Well, I thought T2 was to be just expanded with a new pier, not about to be built. And didn't know T3 was so dreadful. I just don't know...

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by Aisak
Mon Jan 14, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital
Replies: 449
Views: 79905

Re: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital

* Deliver more choice to customers by linking UK regions and Ireland to Virgin Atlantic’s extensive long-haul network through improved connectivity at Manchester Airport and London Heathrow * Provide the Combined Group with an enhanced presence at Manchester Airport , London Heathrow Airport, with ...

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by Aisak
Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester (UK) Thread - 2019
Replies: 711
Views: 139402

Re: Manchester (UK) Thread - 2019

could this also be part of the rationale for the flybe deal? Speaking of the flyBE deal, if MAN wants to be a pleasant experience for connections, i think some airlines reshuffle is needed like the one at LHR just after T5 openned. I don't know much about MAN as I've never flown in or out MAN but i...

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by Aisak
Sun Jan 13, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair sets up a new UK Division
Replies: 28
Views: 4120

Re: Ryanair sets up a new UK Division

WPvsMW wrote:
UK CAA can always grant Freedoms of the Air, 7, 8, and 9, to VS, etc., after a hard Brexit.

Yes, but other countries can challenge the Britishness of VS and don’t let VS use 1st 2nd 3rd and 4th freedom specified in the XX-UK air treaty into that territory

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by Aisak
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital
Replies: 449
Views: 79905

Re: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital

The conclusion has to be that either the existing management were failing to report the true financial state of the business, or that they have recommended an offer that is far too low. In both cases they have failed the shareholders whose interests they were paid to protect. Shareholders might as ...

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by Aisak
Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LEVEL to order B787 or A330-800
Replies: 106
Views: 20298

Re: LEVEL to order B787 or A330-800

I will be very surprised if they pick the 787s. Isn't LEVEL essentially a brand operated by Iberia so far? Commonality with Iberia, and to a lesser extent Vueling, makes this a no brainer. That was at the start. Right now LEVEL is a brand: -Operated by IB from BCN and not part of oneworld and with ...

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by Aisak
Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital
Replies: 449
Views: 79905

Re: Updated: VS To Be Largest Shareholder In New Airline Group Comprising BE And RE

I think 'VIrgin Connect' would be a good name for the revamped airline, as for the current franchise agreements with Eastern & Blue Islands, I would think that they might continue for the short term but be terminated at the end of the current agreements. I don't see Virgin Connect as a name for...

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by Aisak
Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EU officials raise concerns about IAG operating rights in both EU/UK
Replies: 8
Views: 4517

Re: EU officials raise concerns about IAG operating rights in both EU/UK

Going back to IAG, even with a no-deal Brexit happening I think there won't be any effects from a custiomer standpoint as both BA and IB will keep operating as of today although their corporate arm IAG might take different shape While I agree with you, there might also be changes for IB and BA OpCo...

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by Aisak
Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Engineering Cardiff
Replies: 26
Views: 4298

Re: BA Engineering Cardiff

Unfortunately, WW doesn't consider engineering as a core business or even a necessary skill for IAG. Well, WW didn't consider handling a core business either, and see what BA had to do at LGW some mothns ago with the Swissport/Aviator fiasco. When you are small you might find benefits in outsourcin...

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by Aisak
Thu Jan 03, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines to ditch Sukhoi Superjets?
Replies: 162
Views: 39476

Re: Brussels Airlines to ditch Sukhoi Superjets?

Funny thing is that the CRJs replacing them from Air Nostrum have been equally unreliable if not worse. Reading the pax. comments on tripadvisor is quite entertaining to say the least. Not all the problems Cityjet had were because of the SSJ, and sooner rather than later this bubble will also burst...

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by Aisak
Mon Dec 31, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports with interconnected baggage systems?
Replies: 22
Views: 3822

Re: Airports with interconnected baggage systems?

The only remotely close thing I can think of is the former Check-in facility in Madrid centre when the subway was extended to the airport. There was a check in area in the “public area” of the subway station where you could check in as normal. Bags were then loaded on the same subway trains (differe...

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by Aisak
Sun Dec 30, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has Delta Ever Run A Daylight ATL-LHR?
Replies: 70
Views: 12043

Re: Has Delta Ever Run A Daylight ATL-LHR?

While not Delta, Virgin Atlantic has an 8am JFK-LHR. That flight is pretty useless for feed or the overall delta network, but it exists. It might not help feeding the network, but it’s a good marketing tool. It just adds +1 to the number of flights offered on that particular route. Having to fight ...

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by Aisak
Thu Dec 27, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why hasn't LEVEL expanded the way Norwegian has?
Replies: 48
Views: 8673

Re: LEVEL

You’ve got the awnser even before posting the question: why hasn’t LEVEL expanded at great capacity than what Norwegian did? And awnser: A few years ago, LEVEL was created by IAG to challenge the like of Norwegian Level was IAG response to Norwegian flying long haul from BCN. IB tried before flying ...

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by Aisak
Sat Dec 22, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/AY/BA/IB apply to have EI fully included in Atlantic JBA ATI
Replies: 40
Views: 6186

Re: AA/AY/BA/IB apply to have EI fully included in Atlantic JBA ATI

As a pax, I'm more interested in EI being brought into One World. It's frustrating flying on EI (owned by IAG), with BA (also owned by IAG) FF status and yet not getting any lounge access etc. Frustrating as it is, yet there is nothing preventing EI to let BA (and/or IB and/or any other) passengers...

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by Aisak
Thu Dec 20, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia set to grow another 6% next year, mostly in Europe
Replies: 53
Views: 7074

Re: Iberia set to grow another 6% next year, mostly in Europe

According to spanish media EU commission is warning IAG that IB will loose traffic rights within the EU unless to 51%+ ownership are based in EU. https://elpais.com/internacional/2018/12/19/actualidad/1545247861_903974.html Please, let me take those news with all kind of reservations. That article ...

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by Aisak
Thu Dec 20, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brexit: ‘IB wouldn’t be able to fly in Spain in case of no deal’
Replies: 145
Views: 22266

Re: Brexit: ‘IB wouldn’t be able to fly in Spain in case of no deal’

The article states that for legal purposes Iberia is considered British as it’s part of IAG...utterly nonsens for me. The article even says “Iberia, as being part of IAG, a British company” IAG is a Spanish company, registered in Spain with Spanish Tax ID and legal address in Spain. While Board mee...

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by Aisak
Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia set to grow another 6% next year, mostly in Europe
Replies: 53
Views: 7074

Re: Iberia set to grow another 6% next year, mostly in Europe

It is quite strange that neither IB nor UA/CO have started HOU yet...a few years back, I read that HOU was one of the future routes to be opened out of MAD...but so far as everyone knows nothing has yet been announced or rumored. However, I still think that it will happen sooner than we think. I do...

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by Aisak
Wed Dec 19, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital
Replies: 449
Views: 79905

Re: Sky News: Virgin Atlantic and Flybe in talks

VS have a major issue looming, if Brexit goes the No Deal route. That is looking possible. Branson will have to buy back the AF/KL stake or cancel the deal to push VS back into the 50%+1 UK shareholding rules. This is apparently built into the AF agreement. The other option is for DL to divest some...

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by Aisak
Wed Dec 19, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia set to grow another 6% next year, mostly in Europe
Replies: 53
Views: 7074

Re: Iberia set to grow another 6% next year, mostly in Europe

Just read on BBC.COM that EU has decided that in case of no Brexit agreement BA would not be able to fly with in EU so my guess IB will take over for BA if we get to that situation. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-46617152 As per the article, BA (or any other British airline) will not be able...

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by Aisak
Wed Dec 05, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oneworld adds Royal Air Maroc as its newest member
Replies: 141
Views: 35395

Re: Rumour: Oneworld to add new member 05DEC18

I think smaller Airlines like RJ and UL should seek to downgrade themselves to Connect partners to save alliance cost. Full membership to small airlines like RJ and UL no longer make any sense. While budget and P&L of skyteam, star or OneWorld is not public as they are not listed on any stock e...

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by Aisak
Mon Dec 03, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA mulling move to LHR T5
Replies: 81
Views: 14124

Re: AA mulling move to LHR T5

Uh, yeah, this needed to happen when T5 opened....... All BA/AA need to be co-located in T5. No offense to IB, but AA’s longhaul flights are more valuable for IAG’s bottom line than flights to Madrid. Move IB to T3 and relocate AA and the remaining BA flights to T5. If there isn’t enough space, bui...

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