BA to drop Gatwick-Manchester route

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  1. uggboy
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    || BA to drop Gatwick-Manchester route ||

    Interesting development.
     
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    It says something about this forum that no one seems to care.
     
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    No one? I care!:)
     
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    I might have cared more about this 20 years ago...but with the tedium of checkin, the BAA ripoff for parking and food adn services, and the general inconvenience of airports for a ~200 mile sector... just suck it up on VS train or pay the M6 toll.
     
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    Meanwhile back in the real world the astute members of the parish will have noted that BAA controls neither LGW nor MAN.
     
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    Good point... the history has changed since I was a frequent user of those airports.

    But the concept still stands. Whether it's BAA or not who owns the LGW/MAN premises/licenses and franchises, making money on flying <200 mile sectors in such an expensive slot environment is pointless. The market has spoken.

    Anyone who thinks different has what we might call... Mitt Romney style...

     

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