AIR BERLIN - NEW ROUTE BHD - STN

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Wow! - wasn't expecting this one - announced on www.airberlin.com today - twice daily on weekdays & one daily Sat & Sun starting 2 May - just what BHD needs! Excellent news!
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Great news for BHD. Im guessin this will be a F100?
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Excellent news for Belfast. Let's hope the passengers are there to support it though ..... :rolleyes: Competition will be tough.
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AFAIK they only base B737s in UK. Thank god for some extra competition as we are desperate for it with easyJets prices going up! Wierd tried to book a flight with them for summer and on their booking system you can book BHD to any of their European bases etc but when you try to book BHD to STN there is no STN in the drop down list! You can however book STN to BHD!
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Very good news. Hopefully people catch on to this
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Great - I might just have to book that!
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Great news for BHD. Im guessin this will be a F100?
Most likely a Fokker 100,yes, Though since they started the GLA-STN route there have been some 737's on the odd occasion.
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It is great news!! Suprised its BHD tho!

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It is great news!! Suprised its BHD tho!
Why the surprise? - makes much more sense from BHD - had they opted for BFS they would have been competing directly with Easyjet!
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Very good news, unexpected but welcome :D

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Sweet! That will make getting to Belfast much easier/cheaper when I have to be there a couple of times each year...esecially when BFS is miles from Andrewm's house, and EZY's prices have constantly been creeping up lately.
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Would definitly hope to use this on the multi flight trips I hope to take this summer, excellent news!
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certainly very unexpected but great news
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Would this route be an extension of an inbound German originating flight with German crew, or do Air Berlin have UK based crew's as well now? Anyone know???
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Great news and there one step closer to DUB. FR have locked U2 out hopfully AB will give it a try.
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Would this route be an extension of an inbound German originating flight with German crew, or do Air Berlin have UK based crew's as well now? Anyone know???
AFAIK all the UK flights are operated by German crews and they don't base any aircraft in the UK. This may now be out of date though?
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Great news and there one step closer to DUB. FR have locked U2 out hopfully AB will give it a try.
I'm sure Bono et al can afford to travel in a slightly more glamourous fashion than FR anyway :D Sorry, couldn't resist. :diablo:
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I'm sure Bono et al can afford to travel in a slightly more glamourous fashion than FR anyway :D Sorry, couldn't resist. :diablo:
:D:D:D:D
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Why the surprise? - makes much more sense from BHD - had they opted for BFS they would have been competing directly with Easyjet!
Thats what i'm saying. As a loco, AB would usually aim for cheaper airports! But i have to say, since flying them in January, i'm pleased to say theyr are the best loco i've been on! :PLUS: Does anybody know why EZY have been getting dearer??
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AFAIK all the UK flights are operated by German crews and they don't base any aircraft in the UK. This may now be out of date though?
The crew i got on the MAN-STN-MAN flights were German :)

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Last week (I was looking at cheap fares to Belfast a few days ago, for the Summer), the cheapest fare I could find was about £45 on EZY. This seems pretty high, for an airline with no service, and one that flies into BFS which is miles out of the city. Last year, you could get EZY tickets to BFS for about £30. Other fares were over £50 on Bmi, or around the same on Flybe. Air Berlin have now come in with a £38 fare, cheaper than EZY. Not to mention that Air Berlin have a complimentary service, and fly practically into the city centre!