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#891748 by CitizenFrank
05 Jan 2015, 14:24
When does the Manchester to Las Vegas flight return in 2015? Someone advised me that by August (my trip) it will operate the A340-600 & not a B747...is this correct?
#891768 by GasMonkey98
05 Jan 2015, 17:43
I doubt it would be a a346 as the summer time is the most popular time for most destinations, just look on VS website on your dates and destination and it will say what the planned aircraft will be
#891776 by CitizenFrank
05 Jan 2015, 19:31
Hi
thanks for the replies. The article suggests A340, though is that just on the 'extra' day of the Tuesdays? I was assured it will be A340 & I'm on the Thursday!
But the first reply says he has booked seats in the upper section of a B747....confusing!
#891842 by David
06 Jan 2015, 11:20
VS 85 0

MAN 06/08/15 12:35 PM LAS 06/08/15 2:55 PM 346

43% / 20m

J9 C9 D9 I9 Z9 W9 S9 K9 Y9 B9 R9 L9 U9 M9 E9 Q9 X9 N9 O5

showing an A340-600 at the moment.

David
#891853 by gumshoe
06 Jan 2015, 13:23
All MAN-LAS flights between 23 July and 1 Sep are due to be operated by an A346.

rodert, who posted above, is flying later in September when they're back on the 747s.

Will be interesting to see how it works out. The A346 has far more UC seats than the 747 but far fewer economy seats. I suspect it's less about providing more UC capacity to LAS (where demand is probably lower in August) and more about freeing up a 747 to serve MCO during the peak summer holiday period.
#891854 by CitizenFrank
06 Jan 2015, 13:47
I think you have nailed it with that conclusion Sir!
Either way I'm happy....
Used to fly with Virgin transatlantic regularly up until 2001, then had an 'issue' and moved over to other carriers.
First trip back with them MAN to LAS & then New Orleans to MAN via Atlanta back....but I've still to rde an A340!
So :D
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