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Re: VLM (SHS Antwerp Aviation) news 2018

Post by pitrixplanespotting » 02 Jul 2018, 08:18

sn26567 wrote:
01 Jul 2018, 23:57
Mr Frost wrote:
01 Jul 2018, 21:45
Amapola is interested in buying all the vlm's fokker 50's

starting with OO-VLJ
Welcome to Aviation24.be, Mr Frost!

Interesting news: Amapola Flyg is a Swedish all-F50 airline. It operates 13 F50 freighters (a.o. for the Swedish Post) and 3 F50 passenger aircraft, one of which was leased to Sparrow Airlines which just went bankrupt and returned its sole F50 to Amapola.

And if VLM has no Fokker-50s anymore, how will it fly?
With Sukhoi's :lol:

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Re: VLM (SHS Antwerp Aviation) news 2018

Post by Mr Frost » 04 Jul 2018, 21:19

Amapola bought OO-VLJ and OO-VLO
They will rebuild the VLJ and use the VLO for spare parts

maybe some cash for a new aicraft :D

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Re: VLM (SHS Antwerp Aviation) news 2018

Post by luchtzak » 05 Jul 2018, 17:44

New uniform for cabin and cockpit crew. The Antwerp-based airline has dropped the "airlines" and is now branding as VLM .

https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/vlm/c ... w-uniform/
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Re: VLM (SHS Antwerp Aviation) news 2018

Post by sn26567 » 05 Jul 2018, 18:23

luchtzak wrote:
05 Jul 2018, 17:44
The Antwerp-based airline has dropped the "airlines" and is now branding as VLM.
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Re: VLM (SHS Antwerp Aviation) news 2018

Post by FLYAIR10 » 18 Jul 2018, 22:22

VLM flights to/fm BHX can not be booked after August 10th. are they already stopping the route? or just suspending for a while?

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Re: VLM (SHS Antwerp Aviation) news 2018

Post by VLM_Antwerp » 19 Jul 2018, 08:41

FLYAIR10 wrote:
18 Jul 2018, 22:22
VLM flights to/fm BHX can not be booked after August 10th. are they already stopping the route? or just suspending for a while?
I could understand why they stop the route looking at their load factors for April and May.
April: 16,5%
May: 21%

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Post by Passenger » 19 Jul 2018, 09:31

VLM_Antwerp wrote:
19 Jul 2018, 08:41
FLYAIR10 wrote:
18 Jul 2018, 22:22
VLM flights to/fm BHX can not be booked after August 10th. are they already stopping the route? or just suspending for a while?
I could understand why they stop the route looking at their load factors for April and May.
April: 16,5%
May: 21%
The main reason? Once again: there was too little time between announcing the new route and operating the first flight. In stead of pushing their Sales department to do their upmost, airlines need to ask them "how much time do you need to sell it before we start flying there?"

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Re: VLM (SHS Antwerp Aviation) news 2018

Post by Xavi » 20 Jul 2018, 19:24

Anybody know the other loadfactors or the VLM routes?

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Re: VLM (SHS Antwerp Aviation) news 2018

Post by Xavi » 24 Jul 2018, 20:40

MUC is also not doing that well, May load factor:

MUC-ANR 32% 
MUC-MBX 17% 

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Re: VLM (SHS Antwerp Aviation) news 2018

Post by VLM_Antwerp » 24 Jul 2018, 21:22

Xavi wrote:
24 Jul 2018, 20:40
MUC is also not doing that well, May load factor:

MUC-ANR 32% 
MUC-MBX 17% 
What is the source of these Numbers? :)


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Re: VLM (SHS Antwerp Aviation) news 2018

Post by crew1990 » 24 Jul 2018, 22:39

Xavi wrote:
24 Jul 2018, 20:40
MUC is also not doing that well, May load factor:

MUC-ANR 32% 
MUC-MBX 17% 
What are you saying, those load factor are excellent for VLM :twisted:

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Re: VLM (SHS Antwerp Aviation) news 2018

Post by Xavi » 25 Jul 2018, 08:41

The by far most successful route must be ANR - LCY I guess?

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Post by VLM_Antwerp » 25 Jul 2018, 09:08

Xavi wrote:
25 Jul 2018, 08:41
The by far most successful route must be ANR - LCY I guess?
LCY
Jan: 38%
Feb: 49%
Mar: 53%
Apr: 51%
May: 53%

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Re: VLM (SHS Antwerp Aviation) news 2018

Post by FLYAIR10 » 25 Jul 2018, 15:10

What's happening with the VLM tariffs between ANR and MUC,ABZ,MAN? as from sept/oct 2018 they are rather high as compared to fares on other VLM-city pairs. e.g. MUC return of EUR 472 as from early september...

I was considering to book a city-trip to Scotland or MUC for me and my wife in sept,but with these tariffs it is out of the question. :cry:

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Post by skumfiduse » 25 Jul 2018, 15:30

FLYAIR10 wrote:
25 Jul 2018, 15:10
What's happening with the VLM tariffs between ANR and MUC,ABZ,MAN? as from sept/oct 2018 they are rather high as compared to fares on other VLM-city pairs. e.g. MUC return of EUR 472 as from early september...

I was considering to book a city-trip to Scotland or MUC for me and my wife in sept,but with these tariffs it is out of the question. :cry:
Oh dear, we have seen this before... Can't remember where exactly. Back then it was followed by an announcement of the closure of that particular route.

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Re: VLM (SHS Antwerp Aviation) news 2018

Post by Mr Frost » 25 Jul 2018, 20:08

CEO of vlm anounced (to the pilots) they wil fly atr 42-500 as the next aircraft

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Re: VLM (SHS Antwerp Aviation) news 2018

Post by Xavi » 25 Jul 2018, 20:18

Mr Frost wrote:
25 Jul 2018, 20:08
CEO of vlm anounced (to the pilots) they wil fly atr 42-500 as the next aircraft
Hope they have the chance to as I think they must have burnt a lot of money with all the routes starting and cutting, the relatively low flight rates in combination with the low load factors.

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Post by Ozzie1969 » 25 Jul 2018, 21:36

FLYAIR10 wrote:
25 Jul 2018, 15:10
What's happening with the VLM tariffs between ANR and MUC,ABZ,MAN? as from sept/oct 2018 they are rather high as compared to fares on other VLM-city pairs. e.g. MUC return of EUR 472 as from early september...

I was considering to book a city-trip to Scotland or MUC for me and my wife in sept,but with these tariffs it is out of the question. :cry:
Damn ! I was planning on flying to ABZ in november. Not at these prices, I won't! Is it naughty of me to think that VLM may not make it into 2019?

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Re: VLM (SHS Antwerp Aviation) news 2018

Post by cathay belgium » 25 Jul 2018, 23:09

Hi,


Higher fares is a strong a very strong indication that a route can be dropped soon and thé higher fare also includes a rebooking in another airlines !

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