Air Wales New Routes???

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Has Air Wales made an official annoncement about these new routes? I really hope that Aer arann does NOT take over Air Wales!
Why do you not want Aer Arann to take over wales? In my opinion it will be beneficial in keeping air wales alive, and they might actually end up sticking to some decent routes as opposed to ditching them at the end of each season
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If they keep the air wales brand i will be ok with it!
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If they do merge, Aer Arann would be the dominant partner. Air wales don't have the cash- they haven't made a profit since they srated 5 years ago. Roy Thomas has kept them afloat
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PLH-ORK IS BOOKABLE AGAIN
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PLH-ORK IS BOOKABLE AGAIN
But it stops in Newquay. It's basically a positioning flight with tickets for sale. Thats what they did with CWL-NWI. Even Air Wales arent stupid enough to think that enough people are going to make the effort to fly from PLH-NQY-ORK to make it commercially viable. People will just fly direct form EXT instead. This flight is just to help claw back some of the fuel costs.
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But Exeter-Cork now goes via Newquay!!
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But Exeter-Cork now goes via Newquay!!
Oh jesus! I think they are just being downright bloody minded trying to muscle in on Air Southwests teritory. Air wales are always threatened by competition, and instead of facing up to it and trying to beat it, they try to scare it by doing the same back to them. Only, what makes commercial sense to the competition, doesn't make sense for Air Wales, so they end up losing every time. Putting all ORK flights via Newquay just to try and establish a presense at one of WOWs bases is just plane idiotic, nobody wants to fly from NQY to PLH or EXT, its too short a distance, and having to go via NQY to ORK won't do anything for that route either. I would like to see Air Wales operate: Cardiff to: Plymouth London Gatwick Leeds Bradford Newcastle Aberdeen Jersey Belfast City Dublin Knock Cork Rennes Paris Beauvais Brussels Plymouth to: Cardiff Newcastle Dublin Paris Beauvais Exeter to: Cork Newquay to: Cork
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Oh jesus! I think they are just being downright bloody minded trying to muscle in on Air Southwests teritory. Air wales are always threatened by competition, and instead of facing up to it and trying to beat it, they try to scare it by doing the same back to them. Only, what makes commercial sense to the competition, doesn't make sense for Air Wales, so they end up losing every time. Putting all ORK flights via Newquay just to try and establish a presense at one of WOWs bases is just plane idiotic, nobody wants to fly from NQY to PLH or EXT, its too short a distance, and having to go via NQY to ORK won't do anything for that route either. I would like to see Air Wales operate: Cardiff to: Plymouth London Gatwick Leeds Bradford Newcastle Aberdeen Jersey Belfast City Dublin Knock Cork Rennes Paris Beauvais Brussels Plymouth to: Cardiff Newcastle Dublin Paris Beauvais Exeter to: Cork Newquay to: Cork
I like all of these routes this is a great route concept!!. You should e-mail them this or something and see what they reply and maybe they will use it for future refernce to new routes! :D Also i agree with your comment's :)
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merry christmas :) (god i'm sad typing at this hour lol)

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It was actually myself that suggested a takeover or merger might be on the cards when RE & 6G both announced CWL -BHD - I e-mailed RE before Xmas and received a reply today stating that fares on the route were being finalised and should be available for booking at the beginning of January - as 6G's fares are already bookable, it seems that, at this stage, both are planning to operate the route. Of course, in this industry, things can change overnight - as they say, only time will tell - one thing is for sure, a merger would seem to make perfect sense - the resultant competition would present Air Southwest with a real headache!
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I think WOW would hold their own if 6G and RE did merge, but they would find it more difficult to expand at CWL and would probably find it nearly impossible to get a foothold in the Irish market.