- Feb 1, 2013
Correction to that - it also appears to be 2 x smartlynx and one tcx aircraft - 2x321 and 1x 320
If that's the case more disappointing news for BRS. First 4 738s with TUI instead of the 2 757s and 2 738s of last summer, now 2 SmartLynx aircraft and one TCX instead of the two TCX and one SmartLynx of last summer.Correction to that - it also appears to be 2 x smartlynx and one tcx aircraft - 2x321 and 1x 320
A320? The only TCX A320s are based are from TCX Balearics and based at PMI in the summer unless TCX are stopping that base?Correction to that - it also appears to be 2 x smartlynx and one tcx aircraft - 2x321 and 1x 320
For TCX at least the seats onsale don't change.If that's the case more disappointing news for BRS. First 4 738s with TUI instead of the 2 757s and 2 738s of last summer, now 2 SmartLynx aircraft and one TCX instead of the two TCX and one SmartLynx of last summer.
Yes i believe that the flight crew will be Smartlynx and the cabin crew Thomas Cook. I wonder if it suggests that they have a shortage of pilots at other bases?The capacities haven’t changed luckily. Does smartlynx just provide flight crew and tcx cabin crew ? It all seems a bit turbulent so who knows could change again
If TCX's pilot pool at BRS is to be reduced, I say if, would that not indicate that the base is not likely to grow further in the foreseeable future in terms of TCX aircraft (as opposed to SmartLynx)? I presume an airline would not reduce its pilots pool at an airport - with all that entails in terms of crew upheaval - only to grow it again soon afterwards.It was noticed at the same time as the CWL A321 announcement that BRS appeared to be getting a 3rd A321 part season until June then back to an A320. That 3rd aircraft was the leased one. BRS had a leased A320 last year, along with 2 TCX A321s. Despite the various changes for next summer seen to be happening thoughts winter, the only change from 2018 will be 1 of the A321s will now be leased rather than TCX own. So CWL didn't get the BRS aircraft. Unless CWL is gaining the TCX own A321, as BRS would've had a pool of pilots for 2 aircraft over recent years, now dropped to 1 which could mean relocation for some. Seems strange to reopen the pilot base though
Thank you. That's why I said 'if' in response to another post.It matters not which airlines are used in summer months no BRS based pilots will be reduced BRS is a one aircraft base year round. Summer flight crews are not BRS based & cabin crew are brought in on seasonal contracts to cover the additional aircraft.
Thanks for that, although even one month is probably something not seen before with a charter flight. I find theTUI timetable more user friendly when looking from month to month, albeit the TCX one gives an instant overview for all routes albeit, as you point out, not always for an entire season.It’s a bit deceiving because it’s only daily in October . Rest of summer it remains 5 weekly.