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Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/10/2018: Big NK Network Adjustment
Replies: 73
Views: 11284

Re: OAG Changes 6/10/2018: Big NK Network Adjustment

For context, here are NK's top-10 served airports by monthly flights in June (airport, monthly flights this month, growth/decline in flights YOY): FLL 2018 17.19% LAS 1230 26.93% MCO 1149 38.43% DFW 1051 24.97% ORD 900 -0.55% DTW 936 16.13% LAX 768 -3.27% BWI 825 25.57% IAH 660 3.29% ATL 737 20.03% ...

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Sat Jun 09, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no LCC service BRU-LON?
Replies: 35
Views: 4690

Re: Why no LCC service BRU-LON?

289,242 flew LTN-CDG-LTN in 2017, up 14% over 2016. That is an average of almost 400 people each way, each day excluding seasonality.

455,425 flew LGW-CDG-LGW in 2017, up 38% over 2016. That is an average of over 600 people each way, each day excluding seasonality.

Source: CAA data.

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by [email protected]
Sat Jun 09, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no LCC service BRU-LON?
Replies: 35
Views: 4690

Re: Why no LCC service BRU-LON?

Ryanair also flew STN-CRL over 10 years' ago. At one point over 100,000 flew it annually, i.e. around 137 passengers daily each way ignoring any seasonality (source: CAA data), but presumably the average fare was simply too low to be sustainable, hence being cut. And before that, around 15 years' ag...

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by [email protected]
Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet in Birmingham
Replies: 15
Views: 2786

Re: EasyJet in Birmingham

I think it's fair to say EZY could quite easily get the costs it wants - if FR and W6, in particular, are there. It's likely they don't see adequate route opportunities.

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by [email protected]
Tue Jun 05, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier adds SAT-SNA and SLC
Replies: 10
Views: 1183

Re: Frontier adds SAT-SNA and SLC

TransWorldOne wrote:
Frontier will soon serve over 20 destinations nonstop from SAT. Granted, many of them will be seasonal/less than daily, but does this make SAT F9's latest hub/focus city?


Depends on what metric is used.

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by [email protected]
Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA dropping Calgary effective October for winter sced.
Replies: 53
Views: 10709

Re: BA dropping Calgary effective October for winter sced.

436,000 flew LHR/LGW-YYC-LHR/LGW in 2017. Source: CAA.

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by [email protected]
Sun May 27, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Without Citywing, who is the current frontrunner at IOM?
Replies: 12
Views: 1634

Re: Without Citywing, who is the current frontrunner at IOM?

In this month:

EZY has the greatest % of total seats with 43%, but flybe has the greatest % of flights with 54%. EZY is #2 for total flights, with 23%.

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by [email protected]
Mon May 21, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Stansted Express Wifi blocks Airliners.net. Any reason?
Replies: 6
Views: 1205

Re: Stansted Express Wifi blocks Airliners.net. Any reason?

Same on various train lines I have been on and used their wifi.

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by [email protected]
Mon May 21, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Naples, Italy (+46,1% PAX Q1) booming. Could the US3 / ME3 fly there?
Replies: 71
Views: 10596

Re: Naples, Italy (+46,1% PAX Q1) booming. Could the US3 / ME3 fly there?

Ryanair is, as stated, the main driver of this growth. It went from zero to quite a lot quite quickly. In May 2018, it has 101,000 seats there across 28 routes, meaning it is now the #2 airline in Naples by capacity with an 18% share of seats. easyJet is #1 with 28% and Alitalia #3 with 10%.

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by [email protected]
Mon May 21, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair - Results Financial Year 2017-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1697

Re: Ryanair - Results Financial Year 2017-2018

130 million carried in the past 12 months, forecast to grow to 139m in its next 12.

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by [email protected]
Sun May 20, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air announces massive Vienna expansion (5 aircraft, 27 routes)
Replies: 37
Views: 7669

Re: Wizz Air announces massive Vienna expansion (5 aircraft, 27 routes)

Blerg wrote:
Seems like there is trouble in paradise. Wizz Air has reduced Vienna-Tuzla from 4 to 3 weekly. All tickets in the next few months are selling for as low as €19.99 one way.


A brand-new route. When I searched for 2 weeks' time, it was €60 one-way.

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by [email protected]
Thu May 17, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAT touts “historic” route announcement - F9 to multiple cities
Replies: 84
Views: 10862

Re: SAT touts “historic” route announcement - F9 to multiple cities

I always find F9 route announcements to be disappointing, most because of the low frequency and the fact that routes seem to come and go regularly with them. I had really hoped for a B6 announcement to BOS. What do you really expect when connecting thin routes? At least they'll have non-stop service.

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by [email protected]
Tue May 15, 2018 6:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern announce Sanya-Heathrow
Replies: 5
Views: 2184

Re: China Southern announce Sanya-Heathrow

China Southern will add 2 extra weekly services from Guangzhou (where its hub is located) to London/Heathrow with a stop in Sanya. So Sanya will be the latest non-stop link from China to the UK. China Southern also flies Guangzhou-Heathrow daily and, from the end of this month, 3x weekly from Guangz...

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by [email protected]
Sun May 13, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PVG poised to become a global super airport?
Replies: 20
Views: 3342

Re: PVG poised to become a global super airport?

A mere 34 million+ people in Shanghai's metro (!) and China's second-highest GDP per capita.

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by [email protected]
Thu May 10, 2018 6:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FI Doubles Up Their Flights to SEA Lately
Replies: 19
Views: 3181

Re: FI Doubles Up Their Flights to SEA Lately

1.6 million travelled UK-Iceland-UK in 2017, up 20% - from 1.2 million - in 2016. Excluding seasonality, almost 4,400 people travelled UK-Iceland-UK each day. Of course, these figures include those travelling to/from North America via KEF. Just over 1 million travelled from London, with flights to K...

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by [email protected]
Wed May 09, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: They fly there??
Replies: 44
Views: 3819

Re: They fly there??

LCY-JMK/PMI/JTR/JSI/FAO/MAH/CMF/SIR. Flying non-time-pressed vacationers on these leisure routes, most of which are long enough to reduce the time saving advantage of LCY, just seems to me like a complete waste of the airport's potential. Also, UIP and EGC, while much closer, are cities that I've n...

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by [email protected]
Wed May 09, 2018 8:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates announces Edinburgh
Replies: 61
Views: 12512

Re: Emirates announces Edinburgh

skipness1E wrote:
To avoid ambiguity, Virgin have one daily and BA have three making a total of four.


Up to 4: this month BA has 2 daily and VS 1. It varies depending on month/season, but it is up to 4.

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by [email protected]
Wed May 09, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates announces Edinburgh
Replies: 61
Views: 12512

Re: Emirates announces Edinburgh

Amuses me that so many people - mainly American - don't seem to connect the ME3 with connections yet, in the same breath, will say 'hubbing through ATL/CLT/ORD/EWR/DFW/IAH' etc. The ME3 are based on connections, just not domestically, while DXB has significant tourism too: almost 16 million people v...

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by [email protected]
Tue May 08, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates announces Edinburgh
Replies: 61
Views: 12512

Re: Emirates announces Edinburgh

This summer with EK:

6x daily LHR
3x daily LGW
1x daily STN
2x daily BHX
3x daily MAN
1x daily NCL
2x daily GLA

Not bad!

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by [email protected]
Tue May 08, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 announces yet more new routes
Replies: 66
Views: 7690

Re: F9 announces yet more new routes

Still throwing darts at a map.. JAX-LAS/MSP/STL working. BUF/MCI/MKE PDEW in 3Q 2017 and average fare in this random quarter. JAX-LAS: 96, $276 JAX-MKE: 31, $271 JAX-MSP: 91, $245 JAX-MCI: 46, $261 JAX-BUF: 31, $232 JAX-STL: 51, $257 Undoubtedly the provision of non-stop flights and far lower fares...

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by [email protected]
Thu May 03, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: OAG World busiest routes
Replies: 15
Views: 2514

Re: OAG World busiest routes

himarhernandez wrote:
Thanks for the distinction!
I see that those are also based on departures and not on passengers


Doesn't matter: it's still one measure of busiest. It's good for context.

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by [email protected]
Thu May 03, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air launches UK flights
Replies: 13
Views: 2832

Re: Wizz Air launches UK flights

Luton is Wizz's most-served airport with 1,602 this month (May), up from 1,354 in May 2017. #2 is Budapest with 1,181.

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by [email protected]
Wed May 02, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian going 3x daily LGW-JFK
Replies: 48
Views: 6958

Re: Norwegian going 3x daily LGW-JFK

4.4 million flew LHR/LGW-JFK/EWR in 2017. Ignoring seasonality, this means that LON-NYC, as a city-pair, had 6,051 passengers daily each way. So 12,000 a day return. Source: http://www.caa.co.uk/uploadedFiles/CAA/Content/Standard_Content/Data_and_analysis/Datasets/Airport_stats/Airport_data_2017_ann...

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by [email protected]
Thu Apr 26, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair announce Dusseldorf base
Replies: 2
Views: 1185

Ryanair announce Dusseldorf base

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/ryana ... 6-74854323
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Only 1 based 738 thus far, with 1x daily to:

Malaga
Alicante
Palma (announced before)

But, another base at another primary airport.

Source: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/ryana ... 6-74854323

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by [email protected]
Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flydubai won't locate to DWC. more destinations in Africa, Asia and Europe
Replies: 45
Views: 7139

Re: Flydubai won't locate to DWC. more destinations in Africa, Asia and Europe

I wonder what Flydubai means by the similar DNA to Helsinki . HEL is kind of an oddball in Europe, a middle sized hub relying heavily on Asia. Suspect they mean: Unserved by EK or FZ from DXB Mid-sized Are there any left in the same size category (around 20M), TXL? ;) Good news anyways, better late...

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by [email protected]
Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flydubai won't locate to DWC. more destinations in Africa, Asia and Europe
Replies: 45
Views: 7139

Re: Flydubai won't locate to DWC. more destinations in Africa, Asia and Europe

HELyes wrote:
xwb777 wrote:
Destinations in Europe will have a 'similar DNA' to Helsinki.


I wonder what Flydubai means by the similar DNA to Helsinki. HEL is kind of an oddball in Europe, a middle sized hub relying heavily on Asia.


Suspect they mean:

    Unserved by EK or FZ from DXB
    Mid-sized

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by [email protected]
Tue Apr 24, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flydubai won't locate to DWC. more destinations in Africa, Asia and Europe
Replies: 45
Views: 7139

Re: Flydubai won't locate to DWC. more destinations in Africa, Asia and Europe

Kikko19 wrote:
without EK connections they won't work, how many people want to go just to dubai? I guess fares to DWC will be trash



15.8 million people from across the world visited Dubai in 2017.

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by [email protected]
Mon Apr 23, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flydubai won't locate to DWC. more destinations in Africa, Asia and Europe
Replies: 45
Views: 7139

Re: Flydubai won't locate to DWC. more destinations in Africa, Asia and Europe

In April 2018, FZ has 3,675 flights at DXB across 89 routes. If divided into 4 for simplicity, that'd 919 a week. On a daily basis, it's about 123. Source: Flightglobal Pro. FZ serves KWI with 248 flights in April, i.e. around 9 daily. This is its most-served city. BAH is #2 with 180 monthly, or abo...

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by [email protected]
Sat Apr 21, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Benefits for Norwegian at Stewart or Providence
Replies: 50
Views: 7472

Re: Benefits for Norwegian at Stewart or Providence

Maybe you think $3 a seat will change anybody's mind. 'The Port Authority will pay up to $3 per departing seat offered by airlines on new nonstop routes, with the total benefit not to exceed $250,000 for international routes and $150,000 for domestic routes in the first full year of nonstop service...

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by [email protected]
Sat Apr 21, 2018 6:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando to London: Why no flights to Heathrow?
Replies: 68
Views: 9997

Re: Orlando to London: Why no flights to Heathrow?

As it's a volume-based leisure destination, and not a sufficiently high-yielding one to justify expensive slots at LHR.

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by [email protected]
Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FR to operate flights for Laudamotion out of DUS & ZRH
Replies: 24
Views: 3600

Re: FR to operate flights for Laudamotion out of DUS & ZRH

https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2018/0 ... ion-stake/
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When Ryanair announced that it was acquiring some of Laudamotion, it said it'll be leasing 6 planes with crew to them. This will probably just be a temporary measure.

https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2018/0 ... ion-stake/

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by [email protected]
Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FR to operate flights for Laudamotion out of DUS & ZRH
Replies: 24
Views: 3600

Re: FR to operate flights for Laudamotion out of DUS & ZRH

Why would Ryanair need Laudamotion to get into eastern Europe? They have been flying there for many years now. Just look at their presence from Estonia in the north to the Balkans in the south. Much easier to penetrate certain parts of the market using a different brand. The Lauda name has a certai...

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by [email protected]
Thu Apr 12, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL: "We Have Moved On" From Fighting Norwegian at DOT
Replies: 16
Views: 3535

Re: DL: "We Have Moved On" From Fighting Norwegian at DOT

They may have, but their stooges remain on A.net. ;-)

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by [email protected]
Wed Apr 11, 2018 7:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest style airline with RJs
Replies: 61
Views: 6291

Re: Southwest style airline with RJs

Wouldn't FlyBe be the prime example of an RJ driven LCC? They mainly fly dash 8-Q400s with a small number of ATRs and E-Jets flybe is a high-cost airline - on a unit basis (cost per available seat mile, so the cost to fly one seat one mile) - because of their smaller aircraft and short average sect...

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by [email protected]
Sun Apr 08, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian released worst forever monthly RASK 0,26 NOK
Replies: 113
Views: 19988

Re: Norwegian released worst forever monthly RASK 0,26 NOK

This is totally insane, their losses grow faster than their traffic but they are still pushing more gas to pedal. They already told that their losses are about 2600 million NOK at Q1 and I think that H1 losses will be over 4000 million NOK. NOrwegian is a bitterly hated and divisive entity. Only to...

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by [email protected]
Sat Apr 07, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines 2017 Total Load Factors
Replies: 23
Views: 3307

Re: Frontier Airlines 2017 Total Load Factors

Their yields don't matter hugely so long as they exceed yield decline with greater traffic volume, i.e. growing sector revenue and total revenue. And more traffic will also mean more ancillaries.

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by [email protected]
Sat Apr 07, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Yearly Flight Hours per frame / Ryanair vs Easyjet
Replies: 2
Views: 903

Re: Yearly Flight Hours per frame / Ryanair vs Easyjet

Have you been through their annual reports? Often they have the data to calculate such a thing.

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by [email protected]
Wed Apr 04, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair reveals, it has one of the biggest gender pay gaps
Replies: 64
Views: 5938

Re: Ryanair reveals, it has one of the biggest gender pay gaps

British companies. Of course, Ryanair isn't British: it's Irish. As the article said: "Most of Ryanair’s management and administration based in Ireland and excluded from the figures... more than 95% of the firm’s UK-based staff are pilots or cabin crew." Most of its cabin crew, including ...

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by [email protected]
Wed Apr 04, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA's least-dense 744s
Replies: 26
Views: 5545

Re: BA's least-dense 744s

So very system-wide then. Also good for fluctuating demand v. higher-density configurations.

Many thanks.

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by [email protected]
Wed Apr 04, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA's least-dense 744s
Replies: 26
Views: 5545

BA's least-dense 744s

Hi all,

Where do BA's least-dense 744s - with 275 seats - tend to operate? The version with 86 J.

Thanks,

James.

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by [email protected]
Tue Apr 03, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Sun
Replies: 3
Views: 702

Re: Ryanair Sun

"On 31 March 2017 Ryanair announced that it planned to create a standalone charter subsidiary to be based in Warsaw which would launch leisure charter flights in the summer of 2018. Planned initial equipment was five Boeing 737-800s." Source: Flightglobal. "Ryanair Sun, a standalone b...

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by [email protected]
Sun Mar 25, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural London - Chicago today with Norwegian
Replies: 74
Views: 10734

Re: Inaugural London - Chicago today with Norwegian

See the Norwegian financials thread. The more they grow the more they lose. Doesn't answer it. He was exceptionally precise: "They need 680 on board to break even." So unless this is entirely hyperbolic, as is usual, he should provide verifiable proof for this particular route. I'm not sa...

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by [email protected]
Sun Mar 25, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural London - Chicago today with Norwegian
Replies: 74
Views: 10734

Re: Inaugural London - Chicago today with Norwegian

mcdu wrote:
jcwr56 wrote:
Booked 301 in and 342 out...


They need 680 on board to break even. Each departure is just another monetary loss.


What is your proof with actual verifiable data? Or is it just your usual unsubstantiated union venom while protesting US jobs are at risk, US safety is at risk?

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by [email protected]
Sat Mar 24, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet suspends pilots over Snapchat videos
Replies: 38
Views: 7538

Re: EasyJet suspends pilots over Snapchat videos

All about perception, really, versus reality. It was covered by lots of newspapers, physically and online. The Sun, the UK's #1 newspaper in terms of sales volume, had it on the front page of their physical newspaper. Of course, a mountain out of a molehill, but the general public will probably thin...

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by [email protected]
Fri Mar 23, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair interested in A320 expertise
Replies: 35
Views: 8295

Re: Ryanair interested in A320 expertise

Nothing to see here IMHO, Just them keeping both manufacturers honest. MOL "raped" Boeing in 2001, and made a bit of a business of flying aircraft till their first heavy check and selling them for more than he paid. John Leahy came out and said essentially that he had no interest in worki...

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by [email protected]
Fri Mar 23, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR - proposed night time ban, 7hrs
Replies: 94
Views: 16303

Re: LHR - proposed night time ban, 7hrs

I think noise and other regulation will become more stringent across Europe and other mature areas in coming years.

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by [email protected]
Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Who pays taxes and fees on Ryanair cheap flights?
Replies: 14
Views: 3172

Re: Who pays taxes and fees on Ryanair cheap flights?

fraspotter wrote:
Upon clicking on them I was always met with "the fare may be 1 cent but the ancillary fees cost 20 or 30 Euro" notice. Still cheap for a flight but far from 1 Euro Cent cheap.


Optional. I never paid them.

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by [email protected]
Thu Mar 22, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian profit warning, try to raise equity
Replies: 125
Views: 19487

Re: Norwegian profit warning, try to raise equity

At the end of its FY2017, 46% of Norwegian's fleet of 144 aircraft were owned: 53 738s, 6 MAX 8s, and 7 788s/789s. By the end of FY2019, it expects that its owned aircraft will comprise 58% of its anticipated fleet of 193: 53 738s, 34 MAX 8s, 17 788s/789s, and 8 321neos. But let's remember: US jobs...

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