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Re: VLM (SHS Antwerp Aviation) news 2018

Post by TLspotting » 26 Jul 2018, 09:34

As from Monday 13 August, all flights to BHX seems to be sold out...
Something like AB, finally these flights are cancelled ?
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Re: VLM (SHS Antwerp Aviation) news 2018

Post by saratoga » 26 Jul 2018, 09:59

The beginning of the end!!!

I was hopeful but even the lcy flights are not that succesful.

VLM do yourselfa favour. Close the books and get rit of those F50. No future for this company anymore.

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Post by TLspotting » 26 Jul 2018, 10:23

Confirmed, VLM give up BHX, last flight on August 10...
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Re: VLM (SHS Antwerp Aviation) news 2018

Post by DIBO » 26 Jul 2018, 21:12

saratoga wrote:
26 Jul 2018, 09:59
VLM do yourselfa favour. Close the books and get rit of those F50. No future for this company anymore.
For all the people involved, let's hope (or keep on dreaming?) the Chinese money keeps flowing and they can settle themselves with a 'renewed' fleet on some sustainable routes + some extra business from The Aviation Factory.

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Post by Haplek » 27 Jul 2018, 15:03

Does someone know why are there 5 instead of 2 weekly flights between MUC and MBX in the VLM booking system (only) last two weeks of August?

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Re: VLM (SHS Antwerp Aviation) news 2018

Post by airtrainer » 27 Jul 2018, 21:15

Xavi wrote:
20 Jul 2018, 19:24
Anybody know the other loadfactors or the VLM routes?
I flew with them this week ANR-ZRH and back.
Monday morning ANR-ZRH, around 85%
Tuesday evening ZRH-ANR, 30%
Friday evening ANR-ZRH (flown by a friend of mine), 36%

Monday and tuesday flights were on OO-VLN, the aircraft showed its age but apart from that I have to say the service was excellent on both flights. I wish them all the best !

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Re: VLM (SHS Antwerp Aviation) news 2018

Post by carllegein » 30 Jul 2018, 18:27

DIBO wrote:
26 Jul 2018, 21:12
saratoga wrote:
26 Jul 2018, 09:59
VLM do yourselfa favour. Close the books and get rit of those F50. No future for this company anymore.
For all the people involved, let's hope (or keep on dreaming?) the Chinese money keeps flowing and they can settle themselves with a 'renewed' fleet on some sustainable routes + some extra business from The Aviation Factory.
doing our best with Vizion Air (which is since one year a separate company with 3 aircraft) to send as much money we can to VLM. They do a great job !

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Re: VLM (SHS Antwerp Aviation) news 2018

Post by VLM_Antwerp » 31 Jul 2018, 08:45

UK route information:
Aberdeen/flyVLM: 22%
Birmingham/flyVLM: 23,1%
London City/flyVLM: Not yet available
(off topic: Southend/Flybe: 55,5%)

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Re: VLM (SHS Antwerp Aviation) news 2018

Post by koninckske » 31 Jul 2018, 13:29

It seems that from 20 August MUC to MBX will be cancelled. Flights scheduled to return to ANR from MUC on Wednesdays and Fridays at 915LT.

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Re: VLM (SHS Antwerp Aviation) news 2018

Post by convair » 31 Jul 2018, 14:42

carllegein wrote:
30 Jul 2018, 18:27
doing our best with Vizion Air (which is since one year a separate company with 3 aircraft) to send as much money we can to VLM. They do a great job !
separate from what? who does a great job? Can you please clarify?

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Re: VLM (SHS Antwerp Aviation) news 2018

Post by FLYAIR10 » 31 Jul 2018, 17:54

It seems that from 20 August MUC to MBX will be cancelled. Flights scheduled to return to ANR from MUC on Wednesdays and Fridays at 915LT.
But flights ANR-MBX-ANR and MBX-MUC are still in there?
I even see 3 flights from MUC to ANR on wednesdays and friday's....?
And daily flights from ANR to MBX in second half of august...?
Strange schedule.... :?

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Re: VLM (SHS Antwerp Aviation) news 2018

Post by tangolima » 01 Aug 2018, 12:52

Hello

Load factors yesterday, 31/07

ANR MUC 16 PAX
MUC ANR 11 PAX

Greetings,
All my posted timings are local !

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Re: VLM (SHS Antwerp Aviation) news 2018

Post by FLYAIR10 » 01 Aug 2018, 13:22

Hello

Load factors yesterday, 31/07

ANR MUC 16 PAX
MUC ANR 11 PAX
Do you mean morning or evening flights ? Or combined total for 2 flights in each direction?

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Re: VLM (SHS Antwerp Aviation) news 2018

Post by tangolima » 01 Aug 2018, 15:30

FLYAIR10 wrote:
01 Aug 2018, 13:22
Hello

Load factors yesterday, 31/07

ANR MUC 16 PAX
MUC ANR 11 PAX
Do you mean morning or evening flights ? Or combined total for 2 flights in each direction?
Hello

31/07

VLM137 ANR MUC dep 1730LOC
VLM138 MUC ANR dep 1940LOC

Greetings,
All my posted timings are local !

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Re: VLM (SHS Antwerp Aviation) news 2018

Post by Haplek » 01 Aug 2018, 20:56

Today I have flown with the VLM for the first time in my life.

Route: MBX - MUC
Aircraft: F50, OO-VLN (Vision Air Livery)
LF: 13 on board (3 of them, including me, disembarked in MUC)

Superb service for the short flight. Got a coffee, wine, muffin and a small pack of nacho-chips. Flight attendants (2) were very friendly and professional. I would definitely recommend to fly with them. Will use their service again if they keep on flying. Hopefully this will be the case.

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Re: VLM (SHS Antwerp Aviation) news 2018

Post by FLYAIR10 » 01 Aug 2018, 21:03

Re: VLM (SHS Antwerp Aviation) news 2018
Quote Haplek


by Haplek » 01 Aug 2018, 20:56
Today I have flown with the VLM for the first time in my life.

Route: MBX - MUC
Aircraft: F50, OO-VLN (Vision Air Livery)
LF: 13 on board (3 of them, including me, disembarked in MUC)

Superb service for the short flight. Got a coffee, wine, muffin and a small pack of nacho-chips. Flight attendants (2) were very friendly and professional. I would definitely recommend to fly with them. Will use their service again if they keep on flying. Hopefully this will be the case.
Congrats! Glad to hear of your good experience with VLM.
Just wondering:Did you make use of their promotional tariff? Or you just booked the 'normal' price ?
Will you return with them aswell to MBX? :)

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Re: VLM (SHS Antwerp Aviation) news 2018

Post by sn26567 » 01 Aug 2018, 21:24

Two stewardesses? That's exceptional. Usually only one ( and given the number of passengers it's quite sufficient).
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Post by KriVa » 01 Aug 2018, 22:11

Maybe someone in training?
In any case, the number of flight attendants required is not defined by the number of passengers on board, but by the number of seats (1 per started fraction of 50).
In expectional circumstances a single flight can be approved with less than the mandatory number of flight attendants, but strict rules have to be followed. (Eg. Limited number of passengers on board).
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Re: VLM (SHS Antwerp Aviation) news 2018

Post by Mr Frost » 01 Aug 2018, 22:21

sn26567 wrote:
01 Aug 2018, 21:24
Two stewardesses? That's exceptional. Usually only one ( and given the number of passengers it's quite sufficient).
2 stewardesses that means 1 is in training :)

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Re: VLM (SHS Antwerp Aviation) news 2018

Post by jan_olieslagers » 01 Aug 2018, 22:22

And if there's two stewards? :)

(sorry, couldn't resist)

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