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Old 12th Sep 2022, 20:55
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Maybe a small base at Humberside could work if DSA does indeed close.

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Old 12th Sep 2022, 22:41
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Does Bournemouth have the same draw (ease of use, transport links, pleasant and efficient experience) as Southampton for the Southern, wealthy Home Counties contingent?

I do believe in "build it and they will come" and Bournemouth could take a Jet2 base of desired size with any of their current aircraft types from day 1 without additional considerations being made however an established BOH base would negate a future SOU base should SOU become suitable.

I personally couldn't see Jet2 entering any new market with less than 4 based aircraft and given the catchment area, I imagine any prospective South/South East base would have to have scope to grow to a similar size as their newest bases at a similar pace. What's that? 10 A/C+ each for Bristol, Stansted and Birmingham. That's most definitely too much of an ask for Southampton currently and technically feasible but a tall order for Bournemouth. I imagine the morning rush with more than 4 aircraft would be a thoroughly miserable experience at both airports as they currently stand.

I would love to see a sizeable Jet2 Southampton base... But it strikes me that the required work would be too much.
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Old 29th Sep 2022, 16:45
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Are the A330's staying with Jet2 over the Winter like they did in the 2019 Winter season?
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Old 30th Sep 2022, 00:24
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All lease aircraft going back to respective operators for the winter season as it currently stands. There is now no plan to have any leased aircraft past the 6th November.

EC-MAJ last day flying is today and goes back to Madrid tomorrow.
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Old 30th Sep 2022, 07:54
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Does Bournemouth have the same draw (ease of use, transport links, pleasant and efficient experience) as Southampton for the Southern, wealthy Home Counties contingent?
Probably not, No direct rail connection and further off the M/way network.
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Old 30th Sep 2022, 08:16
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All lease aircraft going back to respective operators for the winter season as it currently stands. There is now no plan to have any leased aircraft past the 6th November.

EC-MAJ last day flying is today and goes back to Madrid tomorrow.
They are returning in S23 though aren't they? Which 3 will it be? G-VYGL/G-VYGM I presume, with another?
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Old 30th Sep 2022, 12:32
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Still no update on when the first 321s arrive and where they’re going?
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Old 30th Sep 2022, 13:15
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First A321NEO due in the spring. Based Manchester initially.
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Jet2 suffered a few issues with their 757-200 fleet yesterday. I believe G-LSAE had to turn back after departure from FUE on LS910 yesterday and land at TFS. I believe a technical issue was the cause.

G-LSAI was meant to go to AYT on LS895 but was swapped due to a fault too.

I also noticed G-LSAC moved from MAN - SNN today. I assume for some work? I flew on AC last week.
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