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PowdAir, a new Sion-based airline with flights to a.o. Antwerp

Post by jan_olieslagers » 08 May 2017, 22:11

The relevant wikipedia page has been updated to mention "seasonal charter" to Sion from December 2017; with a reference to http://www.exyuaviation.com/2017/02/tra ... tract.html which does mention Rotterdam and Brussels but not Antwerp. Anyone know more?

BTW the basic idea is imho excellent, with the right conditions (schedule, fares, ...) this should become a hit - to some degree, at least.

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Post by ostair » 09 May 2017, 00:31

Have a look at https://www.powdair.ski/
There is a choice of airports they will fly to, Antwerp is one of them.

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Post by VLM_Antwerp » 12 May 2017, 13:06

Regarding luchtvaartnieuws.nl, powdair is Looking to operate an A319 on their new routes.
The Aircraft isn't Going to be able to take off at MTOW. Still it would be Nice to see An A320 family Aircraft on tarmac in Antwerp :p
Don't know If Its Going to be viable tho...

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Post by DIBO » 12 May 2017, 22:40

Press release on the Antwerp Airport website: http://www.antwerp-airport.be/contentpa ... ownews=251

Edit: changed link to English version of the press-release
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Post by luchtzak » 13 May 2017, 08:23

DIBO wrote:
12 May 2017, 22:40
Press release on the Antwerp Airport website: http://www.antwerp-airport.be/contentpa ... ownews=250
In English: https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/powdair ... p-airport/

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Post by first_solo » 14 May 2017, 08:04

VLM_Antwerp wrote:
12 May 2017, 13:06
Regarding luchtvaartnieuws.nl, powdair is Looking to operate an A319 on their new routes.
The Aircraft isn't Going to be able to take off at MTOW. Still it would be Nice to see An A320 family Aircraft on tarmac in Antwerp :p
Don't know If Its Going to be viable tho...
Isn't Tradeair going to operate this with a F100?
http://www.exyuaviation.com/2017/02/tra ... t.html?m=1

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Post by ZavCity » 14 May 2017, 08:54

Hallo
It will certainly NOT be an A 319...Company Powdair is still looking for suitable aircraft..
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Post by AAI » 14 May 2017, 10:37

probably a F100 or A318

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Post by sn26567 » 14 May 2017, 11:14

VLM_Antwerp wrote:
12 May 2017, 13:06
Isn't Tradeair going to operate this with a F100?
http://www.exyuaviation.com/2017/02/tra ... t.html?m=1
This article says Brussels, not Antwerp 🤔
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Post by first_solo » 14 May 2017, 12:58

sn26567 wrote:
14 May 2017, 11:14
VLM_Antwerp wrote:
12 May 2017, 13:06
Isn't Tradeair going to operate this with a F100?
http://www.exyuaviation.com/2017/02/tra ... t.html?m=1
This article says Brussels, not Antwerp 🤔
https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... start-date

Here it says Antwerp in stead of Brussel.
Maybe VLM Airlines will be chartered if they going to fly the F70

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Post by sn26567 » 14 May 2017, 15:00

With this F-100 plane?

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The ch-aviation article says that PowdAir is a virtual airline that needs to contract planes from other real airlines. I wish them good luck!
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Post by tangolima » 18 May 2017, 20:34

sn26567 wrote:
14 May 2017, 15:00
With this F-100 plane?

Image

The ch-aviation article says that PowdAir is a virtual airline that needs to contract planes from other real airlines. I wish them good luck!
Hello

A/C is PHLNE that was a Denim F100...

Brgds,
All my posted timings are local !

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Post by Ev.VH » 13 Jun 2017, 11:03

https://twitter.com/powdair_airline/sta ... 2708001792

"Here she is! Our @embraer 170 en-route to the most awesome ski area in the world. Tickets on sale later today!"
DCL3I9oXoAAX7Ep.jpg-large.jpeg

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Post by DIBO » 13 Jun 2017, 11:30

Still a virtual airplane, EI-SKI is not yet on the Irish registry (although this registration is still available). And as they are a virtual airline, they need to wetlease the plane, so it would be more interesting to see a picture of the real plane.

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Post by Passenger » 13 Jun 2017, 11:43

Ev.VH wrote:
13 Jun 2017, 11:03
https://twitter.com/powdair_airline/sta ... 2708001792
"Here she is! Our @embraer 170 en-route to the most awesome ski area in the world. Tickets on sale later today!"
DCL3I9oXoAAX7Ep.jpg-large.jpeg
Nice Photoshop photo. But if they really want bookings from the travel trade, they need to give a lot more of legal & company information. Example: what is their legal position: charter airline? Operating airline? From which airline will they rent "EI-SKI" (cfr DIBO's post)? Handling agent at ANR?

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Post by Ev.VH » 13 Jun 2017, 11:46

>> https://www.powdair.ski

Which aircraft will you be using?
We are using either the Embraer 170, a 76 seat regional jet or Embraer 190 seating 106 passengers depending on demand!

Who owns powdair?
powdair is privately owned by a group of successful businessmen and savvy investors, who also happen to love skiing. We are registered in Ireland, as like most people of Europe, we do not have a clue what will happen with the UK post Brexit. Our registered address is Carmichael House, 60 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2, Ireland. The company registration number is 601722.

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Post by Ev.VH » 13 Jun 2017, 12:08

PRESS RELEASE: new route from Antwerp to Sion

New airline powdair announces routes from Sion, Switzerland to Antwerp International Airport
powdair has announced its new operating routes from Sion in the Valais region of Switzerland that include four flights a week from Antwerp Airport.

The airline, that commences flights from December 2017 onwards, will significantly cut transfer times to some of Switzerland’s most popular ski resorts for winter sports enthusiasts with prices averaging at around £140 (€165) each way including ski carriage.

Antwerp Airport will have flights departing on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays – every week, commencing on Thursday 14th December, 2017.

Head of Marketing and Customer Experience, Zoë Ombler, comments: “following a period of consultation between our management team and by popular demand from our market research, we are delighted to announce that Antwerp Airport will serve our route to Sion, Switzerland this winter, from Belgium. We know there’s a healthy community of skiers and snowboarders in the Northern Belgium area and also within the catchment areas of Brussels and The Netherlands and many people we spoke to were excited at the prospect of flying into the heart of the Alps, to an airport not currently serviced by other airlines.”

Marcel Buelens, CEO Antwerp Flanders International Airport says:” We very much look forward to welcoming Powdair and its passengers to Antwerp Airport as from mid December. I’m convinced this new route from Antwerp to Sion will be welcomed very enthusiastically by the many winter sports fans in both Belgium & The Netherlands.”

Online ticket sales will be available soon.

2017-05-12 17:22:48
>> http://www.antwerp-airport.be/contentpa ... p?p=nieuws

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Post by Passenger » 13 Jun 2017, 12:35

Ev.VH wrote:
13 Jun 2017, 11:46
>> https://www.powdair.ski
Which aircraft will you be using?
We are using either the Embraer 170, a 76 seat regional jet or Embraer 190 seating 106 passengers depending on demand!
That's not an aircraft. That's a an aircraft type. An aircraft is, example: "We use OE-Lxx, an ERJ-170 wetleased from Pxxx VxxxLxxx Austria."
Ev.VH wrote:
13 Jun 2017, 11:46
>> https://www.powdair.ski
Who owns powdair?
powdair is privately owned by a group of successful businessmen and savvy investors, who also happen to love skiing. We are registered in Ireland, as like most people of Europe, we do not have a clue what will happen with the UK post Brexit.
Those "successful businessmen" apparently are Simon Rolfe and Tristan Taylor. What are their achievements in aviation?
Ev.VH wrote:
13 Jun 2017, 11:46
>> https://www.powdair.ski
Our registered address is Carmichael House, 60 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2, Ireland. The company registration number is 601722.
Have you Googeled that address? It's a multi company business centre in Dublin.

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Post by Ev.VH » 13 Jun 2017, 12:55

Passenger wrote:
13 Jun 2017, 12:35
Ev.VH wrote:
13 Jun 2017, 11:46
>> https://www.powdair.ski
Which aircraft will you be using?
We are using either the Embraer 170, a 76 seat regional jet or Embraer 190 seating 106 passengers depending on demand!
That's not an aircraft. That's a an aircraft type. An aircraft is, example: "We use OE-Lxx, an ERJ-170 wetleased from Pxxx VxxxLxxx Austria."
Ev.VH wrote:
13 Jun 2017, 11:46
>> https://www.powdair.ski
Who owns powdair?
powdair is privately owned by a group of successful businessmen and savvy investors, who also happen to love skiing. We are registered in Ireland, as like most people of Europe, we do not have a clue what will happen with the UK post Brexit.
Those "successful businessmen" apparently are Simon Rolfe and Tristan Taylor. What are their achievements in aviation?
Ev.VH wrote:
13 Jun 2017, 11:46
>> https://www.powdair.ski
Our registered address is Carmichael House, 60 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2, Ireland. The company registration number is 601722.
Have you Googeled that address? It's a multi company business centre in Dublin.
It was just for informational purposes, not as a response to what you said.

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