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Westjet add Halifax-Manchester

Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:18 am

Now showing on GDS, Westjet to begin a 4 weekly Halifax-Manchester starting 1st June on a B737:

https://airportrumours.blogspot.com/202 ... x.html?m=1
 
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Re: Westjet add Halifax-Manchester

Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:27 am

Great news for Manchester
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Re: Westjet add Halifax-Manchester

Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:40 am

User001 wrote:
Now showing on GDS, Westjet to begin a 4 weekly Halifax-Manchester starting 1st June on a B737:

https://airportrumours.blogspot.com/202 ... x.html?m=1


Couldn’t just wait for the announcement tomorrow hey...
 
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Re: Westjet add Halifax-Manchester

Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:43 am

Whiteguy wrote:
User001 wrote:
Now showing on GDS, Westjet to begin a 4 weekly Halifax-Manchester starting 1st June on a B737:

https://airportrumours.blogspot.com/202 ... x.html?m=1


Couldn’t just wait for the announcement tomorrow hey...


When it's in GDS its in the public domain so all bets are off. I don't know what your issue is because if not me then someone like Airlineroute would have picked it up on their GDS trawl.
 
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Re: Westjet add Halifax-Manchester

Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:19 am

Excellent news, about time! What took them so long?
Hopefully this is just the start of Westjet ops out of MAN.
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Re: Westjet add Halifax-Manchester

Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:25 pm

quite surprised just 4x week on 737 for short season, but can grow from there. Are we anticipating further routes or is that it?
 
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Re: Westjet add Halifax-Manchester

Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:36 pm

Is it doable on a 737NG without payload restrictions, esp. Westbound?
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Re: Westjet add Halifax-Manchester

Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:09 pm

Does it go via Huddersfield ;-)?
 
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Re: Westjet add Halifax-Manchester

Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:12 pm

ZuluTime wrote:
Does it go via Huddersfield ;-)?


Ooh, Very local dad joke that!
 
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Re: Westjet add Halifax-Manchester

Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:12 pm

marcogr12 wrote:
Is it doable on a 737NG without payload restrictions, esp. Westbound?

What happens typically is that they restrict the amount of seat and as it gets closer to the date or the date of they release more seats if they can
 
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Re: Westjet add Halifax-Manchester

Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:28 pm

This seems like a terrible idea.
 
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Re: Westjet add Halifax-Manchester

Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:49 pm

Not loaded yet I'm afraid....
 
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Re: Westjet add Halifax-Manchester

Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:54 pm

tphuang wrote:
This seems like a terrible idea.


Why does it seem a terrible idea?
 
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Re: Westjet add Halifax-Manchester

Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:10 pm

ZuluTime wrote:
Does it go via Huddersfield ;-)?

You used to be able to get a bus to Halifax from Manchester a long time ago, straight to Huddersfield ended not long ago :cry:
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Re: Westjet add Halifax-Manchester

Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:19 pm

oldannyboy wrote:
Not loaded yet I'm afraid....


Yeah it is. It just doesn't show up in WS booking engine yet.

Search for it here and it appears from June 5th onwards.
https://book.westjet.com/SSW2010/WSWS/f ... ePage.html
 
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Re: Westjet add Halifax-Manchester

Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:58 pm

marcogr12 wrote:
Is it doable on a 737NG without payload restrictions, esp. Westbound?


YHZ - MAN is within 20nm of YVR-KOA which has been operated without issue for more than 10 years, in the winter, with winter headwinds westbound

YHZ-MAN in the summer is a no brainer. Makes Liverpool just that much closer.
 
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Re: Westjet add Halifax-Manchester

Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:01 pm

jimbo737 wrote:
marcogr12 wrote:
Is it doable on a 737NG without payload restrictions, esp. Westbound?


YHZ - MAN is within 20nm of YVR-KOA which has been operated without issue for more than 10 years, in the winter, with winter headwinds westbound

YHZ-MAN in the summer is a no brainer. Makes Liverpool just that much closer.


Plus it’s operated with a B73W vs an 800....might be slight seat restrictions on certain days but shouldn’t be an issue.
 
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Re: Westjet add Halifax-Manchester

Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:27 pm

YHZ's incredible transatlantic lineup gets even more impressive with this addition.

Whiteguy wrote:
User001 wrote:
Now showing on GDS, Westjet to begin a 4 weekly Halifax-Manchester starting 1st June on a B737:

https://airportrumours.blogspot.com/202 ... x.html?m=1


Couldn’t just wait for the announcement tomorrow hey...


This has been unofficially known for a while when MAN published their summer 2020 airline slot allocation.

marcogr12 wrote:
Is it doable on a 737NG without payload restrictions, esp. Westbound?


Considering YHZ-MAN is only 91 km longer than WS' longest domestic route, namely YYT-YYC, it shouldn't be an issue. Maybe block 2 or 3 seats, but even there with WS re-configuring the 73G cabins down by 2 seats with the addition of J class, it should be even easier.

by738 wrote:
quite surprised just 4x week on 737 for short season, but can grow from there. Are we anticipating further routes or is that it?


If the MAX ever gets back in the air, WS have acquired 3 more LGW slots that are supposed to be used to launch YOW-LGW 3x weekly...can't see them using a 763 for that given the few connection options both on the YOW end (would connect to/from YWG, YEG, YYC, YVR, YYZ, LGA and DTW only) and at the LGW end with WS codeshare & interline partners (I counted 10 partner connections max...of course LGW offers a plethora of self-connect options too).
Last edited by Dominion301 on Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:36 pm, edited 2 times in total.
 
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Re: Westjet add Halifax-Manchester

Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:34 pm

oldannyboy wrote:
Not loaded yet I'm afraid....


Well it is but it isn't. You can have a timetable
01JUN20-28JUN20 MTWTFSS HALIFAX /MANCHESTER
05JUN 1.3.5.7 YHZ MAN 2245# 0812 WS 57 73W*C
END OF DISPLAY

01JUN20-28JUN20 MTWTFSS MANCHESTER /HALIFAX
06JUN 12.4.6. MAN YHZ 0945 1152 WS 58 73W*C
END OF DISPLAY

but you can't have any seats:
NEUTRAL DISPLAY* FR 05JUN YHZ/MAN
1 YHZ MAN 05/2245#0812 WS 57 FLIGHT CANCELLED 73WC*E

(You'd be better off driving it anyway. ;) )
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Re: Westjet add Halifax-Manchester

Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:35 pm

by738 wrote:
quite surprised just 4x week on 737 for short season, but can grow from there. Are we anticipating further routes or is that it?


GLA has been served much longer and is also just 4 weekly, on Mon/Wed/Thu/Fri and DUB is 6 weekly on YHZ too, so hardly an abnormally low frequency. Also the season is only marginally shorter than GLA of May-Oct rather than MANs June-Sept, which for year 1 is a good trial run.
 
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Re: Westjet add Halifax-Manchester

Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:57 pm

Dominion301 wrote:
Considering YHZ-MAN is only 91 km longer than WS' longest domestic route, namely YYT-YYC, it shouldn't be an issue.


YYT-YYC has more close-at-hand diversion points, certainly. Bit of a gap between Gander and Cork on a Great Circle route.
 
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Re: Westjet add Halifax-Manchester

Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:06 pm

Good news - hopefully the start of a more substantial presence by WestJet at MAN...
 
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Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:32 pm

MIflyer12 wrote:
Dominion301 wrote:
Considering YHZ-MAN is only 91 km longer than WS' longest domestic route, namely YYT-YYC, it shouldn't be an issue.


YYT-YYC has more close-at-hand diversion points, certainly. Bit of a gap between Gander and Cork on a Great Circle route.


Can’t really compare the two routes since the YHZ-MAN is an ETOPs route, distance is about the only comparison you could use...
 
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Re: Westjet add Halifax-Manchester

Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:33 pm

User001 wrote:
by738 wrote:
quite surprised just 4x week on 737 for short season, but can grow from there. Are we anticipating further routes or is that it?


GLA has been served much longer and is also just 4 weekly, on Mon/Wed/Thu/Fri and DUB is 6 weekly on YHZ too, so hardly an abnormally low frequency. Also the season is only marginally shorter than GLA of May-Oct rather than MANs June-Sept, which for year 1 is a good trial run.


GLA is 6x a week peak summer sked...
 
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Re: Westjet add Halifax-Manchester

Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:27 pm

CAPTYXU wrote:
marcogr12 wrote:
Is it doable on a 737NG without payload restrictions, esp. Westbound?

What happens typically is that they restrict the amount of seat and as it gets closer to the date or the date of they release more seats if they can

Why would they do that? I don't understand this practice.
 
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Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:13 pm

Whiteguy wrote:
MIflyer12 wrote:
Dominion301 wrote:
Considering YHZ-MAN is only 91 km longer than WS' longest domestic route, namely YYT-YYC, it shouldn't be an issue.


YYT-YYC has more close-at-hand diversion points, certainly. Bit of a gap between Gander and Cork on a Great Circle route.


Can’t really compare the two routes since the YHZ-MAN is an ETOPs route, distance is about the only comparison you could use...


Fair enough, but WS have been flying the very similar 191 km shorter YHZ-GLA route on the 73G for several summers now. ETOPS yes, but it's not like we're talking about winter ops...or mid-continent North America summer routes with a plethora of thunderstorms to deal with.
 
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Re: Westjet add Halifax-Manchester

Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:17 pm

offloaded wrote:
oldannyboy wrote:
Not loaded yet I'm afraid....


Well it is but it isn't. You can have a timetable
01JUN20-28JUN20 MTWTFSS HALIFAX /MANCHESTER
05JUN 1.3.5.7 YHZ MAN 2245# 0812 WS 57 73W*C
END OF DISPLAY

01JUN20-28JUN20 MTWTFSS MANCHESTER /HALIFAX
06JUN 12.4.6. MAN YHZ 0945 1152 WS 58 73W*C
END OF DISPLAY

but you can't have any seats:
NEUTRAL DISPLAY* FR 05JUN YHZ/MAN
1 YHZ MAN 05/2245#0812 WS 57 FLIGHT CANCELLED 73WC*E

(You'd be better off driving it anyway. ;) )


Yeah, the M62 might get congested some days but at least it doesn't require a passport.
 
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Re: Westjet add Halifax-Manchester

Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:52 pm

Whiteguy wrote:
User001 wrote:
by738 wrote:
quite surprised just 4x week on 737 for short season, but can grow from there. Are we anticipating further routes or is that it?


GLA has been served much longer and is also just 4 weekly, on Mon/Wed/Thu/Fri and DUB is 6 weekly on YHZ too, so hardly an abnormally low frequency. Also the season is only marginally shorter than GLA of May-Oct rather than MANs June-Sept, which for year 1 is a good trial run.


GLA is 6x a week peak summer sked...


Apologies as was 100% showing just 4 weekly earlier but now seems to be corrected
 
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Re: Westjet add Halifax-Manchester

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Whiteguy wrote:

GLA is 6x a week peak summer sked...

And was launched as Daily with a May-Oct full schedule.
 
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Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:50 pm

by738 wrote:
Whiteguy wrote:

GLA is 6x a week peak summer sked...

And was launched as Daily with a May-Oct full schedule.


So, it's been reduced then!
 
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Re: Westjet add Halifax-Manchester

Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:55 pm

User001 wrote:
by738 wrote:
Whiteguy wrote:

GLA is 6x a week peak summer sked...

And was launched as Daily with a May-Oct full schedule.


So, it's been reduced then!

It was also WS’ first TATL flight, and with the MAX grounded, they are running short of ETOPS frames for their other 737 routes.
 
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Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:09 pm

Bhoy wrote:
User001 wrote:
by738 wrote:
And was launched as Daily with a May-Oct full schedule.


So, it's been reduced then!

It was also WS’ first TATL flight, and with the MAX grounded, they are running short of ETOPS frames for their other 737 routes.


WS first TATL flight was St John’s - Dublin.
 
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Fri Jan 17, 2020 2:59 am

Skyblue39 wrote:
Bhoy wrote:
User001 wrote:

So, it's been reduced then!

It was also WS’ first TATL flight, and with the MAX grounded, they are running short of ETOPS frames for their other 737 routes.


WS first TATL flight was St John’s - Dublin.


And now WS has stopped YYT-DUB and YYT-LGW. We still have air canada’s YYT-LHR flight though!
 
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MartijnNL wrote:
CAPTYXU wrote:
marcogr12 wrote:
Is it doable on a 737NG without payload restrictions, esp. Westbound?

What happens typically is that they restrict the amount of seat and as it gets closer to the date or the date of they release more seats if they can

Why would they do that? I don't understand this practice.

You typically get better data on winds and risks for diversions as you A operate more flights and B as you get closer to departures, so its a way to avoid disappointing to many customers while maximizing revenue
 
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Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:46 am

....Except that prices are VERY HIGH. I've tried random dates across the months of June and July, and the lowest return for 2 pax is a staggering CAN 1980.00!!! I mean, c'mon!!! To fly 6.30Hrs on a 737, in basic economy, with no form of service, catering or luggage....?? No thanks. That is NO low cost service in my book.
 
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oldannyboy wrote:
....Except that prices are VERY HIGH. I've tried random dates across the months of June and July, and the lowest return for 2 pax is a staggering CAN 1980.00!!! I mean, c'mon!!! To fly 6.30Hrs on a 737, in basic economy, with no form of service, catering or luggage....?? No thanks. That is NO low cost service in my book.



They are not trying to be low cost anymore. They are transitioned to Full service network carrier status.
 
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cirrusdragoon wrote:
oldannyboy wrote:
....Except that prices are VERY HIGH. I've tried random dates across the months of June and July, and the lowest return for 2 pax is a staggering CAN 1980.00!!! I mean, c'mon!!! To fly 6.30Hrs on a 737, in basic economy, with no form of service, catering or luggage....?? No thanks. That is NO low cost service in my book.



They are not trying to be low cost anymore. They are transitioned to Full service network carrier status.


Oh yeah, with no free catering, no seat assignement, no luggage, tight seating... Really????
 
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whywhytee wrote:
Skyblue39 wrote:
Bhoy wrote:
It was also WS’ first TATL flight, and with the MAX grounded, they are running short of ETOPS frames for their other 737 routes.


WS first TATL flight was St John’s - Dublin.


And now WS has stopped YYT-DUB and YYT-LGW. We still have air canada’s YYT-LHR flight though!

Sadly not any more......not until the MAX gets back in the air.
 
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Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:07 pm

oldannyboy wrote:
cirrusdragoon wrote:
oldannyboy wrote:
....Except that prices are VERY HIGH. I've tried random dates across the months of June and July, and the lowest return for 2 pax is a staggering CAN 1980.00!!! I mean, c'mon!!! To fly 6.30Hrs on a 737, in basic economy, with no form of service, catering or luggage....?? No thanks. That is NO low cost service in my book.



They are not trying to be low cost anymore. They are transitioned to Full service network carrier status.


Oh yeah, with no free catering, no seat assignement, no luggage, tight seating... Really????


Intl on the 787 , you will notice that Economy does in fact offer a complimentary dining experience onboard. As with all north american carriers , transborder and domestic flying on the 737 entails you buy on board. Even Air Canada’s YYT-LGW in Y cabin does not offer a complimentary meal.
 
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Re: Westjet add Halifax-Manchester

Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:50 pm

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Even Air Canada’s YYT-LGW in Y cabin does not offer a complimentary meal.

Air Canada never flew YYT-LGW, but when they flew YYT-LHR, both the A319 and MAX offered normal transatlantic service. Complimentary meal plus a hot snack as well as complimentary wine and beer. YYT-LHR will resume when the MAX flies again.

All Air Canada mainline Atlantic flights offer the same ... wide body as well as narrow body. On longer flights, two meals plus a hot snack are offered.

Rouge is the same, except alcohol is available for purchase.
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longhauler wrote:
cirrusdragoon wrote:
Even Air Canada’s YYT-LGW in Y cabin does not offer a complimentary meal.

Air Canada never flew YYT-LGW, but when they flew YYT-LHR, both the A319 and MAX offered normal transatlantic service. Complimentary meal plus a hot snack as well as complimentary wine and beer. YYT-LHR will resume when the MAX flies again.

All Air Canada mainline Atlantic flights offer the same ... wide body as well as narrow body. On longer flights, two meals plus a hot snack are offered.

Rouge is the same, except alcohol is available for purchase.


Thanks Long hauler , I was mistaken , I could have sworn in 2006 my flight had buy on board, but I guess i forgot. Thanks for the corrected info.
 
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Sat Jan 18, 2020 12:21 am

cirrusdragoon wrote:
oldannyboy wrote:
cirrusdragoon wrote:


They are not trying to be low cost anymore. They are transitioned to Full service network carrier status.


Oh yeah, with no free catering, no seat assignement, no luggage, tight seating... Really????


Intl on the 787 , you will notice that Economy does in fact offer a complimentary dining experience onboard. As with all north american carriers , transborder and domestic flying on the 737 entails you buy on board. Even Air Canada’s YYT-LGW in Y cabin does not offer a complimentary meal.


"Complimentary dining experience" sounds like Westjet marketing speak.
 
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multimark wrote:
cirrusdragoon wrote:
oldannyboy wrote:

Oh yeah, with no free catering, no seat assignement, no luggage, tight seating... Really????


Intl on the 787 , you will notice that Economy does in fact offer a complimentary dining experience onboard. As with all north american carriers , transborder and domestic flying on the 737 entails you buy on board. Even Air Canada’s YYT-LGW in Y cabin does not offer a complimentary meal.


"Complimentary dining experience" sounds like Westjet marketing speak.


Oh how should I phrase it? please I wish to be educated. Ta
 
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Dominion301 wrote:
YHZ's incredible transatlantic lineup gets even more impressive with this addition.




Yes....by my count that is now four TATL destinations WestJet will have out of YHZ for summer 2020:

Dublin
Glasgow
London Gatwick
Manchester

Keeping in mind, they did YHZ CDG for summer 2018 and partially for the summer 2019 (last year's schedule was disrupted because of the Max situation).
If the Max situation ever gets sorted out, I could easily see CDG returning, along with the possible addition of AMS. EDI also has been the subject of some speculation for the future. That is an impressive little TATL hub they are building out of YHZ.
 
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Sun Jan 19, 2020 3:14 am

WS7M8 wrote:
Dominion301 wrote:
YHZ's incredible transatlantic lineup gets even more impressive with this addition.




Yes....by my count that is now four TATL destinations WestJet will have out of YHZ for summer 2020:

Dublin
Glasgow
London Gatwick
Manchester

Keeping in mind, they did YHZ CDG for summer 2018 and partially for the summer 2019 (last year's schedule was disrupted because of the Max situation).
If the Max situation ever gets sorted out, I could easily see CDG returning, along with the possible addition of AMS. EDI also has been the subject of some speculation for the future. That is an impressive little TATL hub they are building out of YHZ.

With them operating 4 TATL destinations from YHZ, where is the demand for these flights? I heard that a certain amount of people do just transfer at YHZ to Orlando and Edmonton?
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lesfalls wrote:
WS7M8 wrote:
Dominion301 wrote:
YHZ's incredible transatlantic lineup gets even more impressive with this addition.




Yes....by my count that is now four TATL destinations WestJet will have out of YHZ for summer 2020:

Dublin
Glasgow
London Gatwick
Manchester

Keeping in mind, they did YHZ CDG for summer 2018 and partially for the summer 2019 (last year's schedule was disrupted because of the Max situation).
If the Max situation ever gets sorted out, I could easily see CDG returning, along with the possible addition of AMS. EDI also has been the subject of some speculation for the future. That is an impressive little TATL hub they are building out of YHZ.

With them operating 4 TATL destinations from YHZ, where is the demand for these flights? I heard that a certain amount of people do just transfer at YHZ to Orlando and Edmonton?


At least 1/3, but I’d bet it’s at least 1/2 of the pax on those YHZ transatlantic flights would be connections. For example, WS fly YOW-YHZ 3x daily year-round on DH4s, EXCEPT 1 daily flight during YHZ’s transatlantic season is upgauged to a 738 (or MAX whenever that returns). There can only be 1 explanation for this huge upgauge...to feed the YHZ Euro bank.
 
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Re: Westjet add Halifax-Manchester

Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:44 am

I work at YHZ and process these flights.
2019:
DUB, GLA, CDG (2018)... roughly 70 percent was connecting traffic to Ontario and West (a lot of YOW travelers).
LGW... was 80 percent local traffic.
Yes there was some traveler's connecting to Orlando but minimal.

The most common complements connecting traveler's had:
-The ease thru customs (very quick and no picking up luggage).
-Traveler's enjoyed breaking up their travel day with an opportunity to walk/stretch (hardly any business crowd on these flights).
 
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Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:53 am

cirrusdragoon wrote:
Oh how should I phrase it? please I wish to be educated. Ta


"Included in the price is a serving of what airlines call a meal, but is actually a box of barely edible crap".

Complimentary dining experience stinks to high heaven of marketing wankspeak.
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Re: Westjet add Halifax-Manchester

Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:42 pm

User001 wrote:
Whiteguy wrote:
User001 wrote:

GLA has been served much longer and is also just 4 weekly, on Mon/Wed/Thu/Fri and DUB is 6 weekly on YHZ too, so hardly an abnormally low frequency. Also the season is only marginally shorter than GLA of May-Oct rather than MANs June-Sept, which for year 1 is a good trial run.


GLA is 6x a week peak summer sked...


Apologies as was 100% showing just 4 weekly earlier but now seems to be corrected


S20 has always been available at 6x weekly peak. While it was launched daily, it was originally YYZ-YHZ-GLA. As of last summer it is now just YHZ-GLA.

This summer be mostly on the 737 MAX (174 seats) meanwhile MAN is on the 737-700 (130 seats).
 
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Re: Westjet add Halifax-Manchester

Sun Jan 19, 2020 1:42 pm

digitalcloud wrote:
User001 wrote:
Whiteguy wrote:

GLA is 6x a week peak summer sked...


Apologies as was 100% showing just 4 weekly earlier but now seems to be corrected


S20 has always been available at 6x weekly peak. While it was launched daily, it was originally YYZ-YHZ-GLA. As of last summer it is now just YHZ-GLA.

This summer be mostly on the 737 MAX (174 seats) meanwhile MAN is on the 737-700 (130 seats).


I thought the MAX was grounded still?

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