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"New Flair" February 13th

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"New Flair" February 13th

This teaser from Flair caught my attention.



Anyone have any insight?
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Flair is still in business? Colour me surprised.
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13inches wrote:
Feb 11th, 2019 10:07 pm
Flair is still in business? Colour me surprised.
Why?

ULCC - just picking up in Canada.

Swoop is another good one. FlySwoop
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First NewLeaf reinvented itself as Flair

Now Flair is reinventing itself as Flair, again?

All this in the space of like two years?

I don't know about this.
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Presumably they are launching in new airports or something.

C'mon Flair, beat Swoop to a direct YXU-LAS.
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I'd trust them for my travel plans as much as I'd trust Primera, Norwegian, Sunwing, Transat, WOW Air, or Jet Airways.... meaning, not at all.

Others can be their guinea pigs (or crash test dummies); when they've been around at least 5 years with at least a 4 star SkyTrax rating, then I'll consider them.
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EastGTARedFlagger wrote: I'd trust them for my travel plans as much as I'd trust Primera, Norwegian, Sunwing, Transat, WOW Air, or Jet Airways.... meaning, not at all.

Others can be their guinea pigs (or crash test dummies); when they've been around at least 5 years with at least a 4 star SkyTrax rating, then I'll consider them.
I agree with you except for everything besides jet airways. Their the second largest airline in India and been around for decades. The free food on their domestic India flights is actually pretty good.

Did you mean inter jer
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GangStarr wrote:
Feb 13th, 2019 12:08 am
I agree with you except for everything besides jet airways. Their the second largest airline in India and been around for decades. The free food on their domestic India flights is actually pretty good.

Did you mean inter jer
Nope, I meant JET AIRWAYS. Did you realize they're in bigtime trouble? They had to ground aircraft because they were being repo'ed...

https://indianexpress.com/article/expla ... s-5561465/
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/cit ... 935334.cms
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-jet- ... SKCN1PX035

Doesn't sound like an airline I want to be on. Kind of like India's JetsGo...
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Received an email today from Flair. Looks like they just changed their colour scheme and branding on their planes.
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EastGTARedFlagger wrote:
Feb 12th, 2019 6:10 pm
I'd trust them for my travel plans as much as I'd trust Primera, Norwegian, Sunwing, Transat, WOW Air, or Jet Airways.... meaning, not at all.

Others can be their guinea pigs (or crash test dummies); when they've been around at least 5 years with at least a 4 star SkyTrax rating, then I'll consider them.
Lol don't put Sunwing and Transat in the same basket as Flair Air, Norwegian, Primera, Wow Air, LEVEL, etc. please. Totally different class of airlines. Flair, Primera, Swoop are ultra low cost, Sunwing / Transat aren't.

Primera is gone, Norwegian is leaving the market here already, WOW is in big financial difficulties, etc. While Transat and Sunwing have been around for more than 30 years flying many millions of passengers a year, they don't cancel flights because they don't have an aircraft available like the others and you don't risk loosing your money because you buy a ticket from them and you don't know if they'll still be operating in the following months like the others either.
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Latitude57 wrote:
Feb 13th, 2019 3:14 pm
While Transat and Sunwing have been around for more than 30 years flying many millions of passengers a year, they don't cancel flights because they don't have an aircraft available like the others and you don't risk loosing your money because you buy a ticket from them
Here's Sunwing in action:
what-should-i-ask-sunwing-compensation-2261483/
joke-airlines-strikes-again-2187048/
sunwing-accidentally-rips-passengers-pa ... #p30459473

and Transat:
air-transat-flight-eu-delayed-18-hours- ... #p30504860
several-passengers-fall-ill-plane-quebe ... #p30461882
transat-6-hours-flight-delay-2209084/#p29925478

There's a reason why I insist on a 4+ star rating on SkyTrax when choosing who to trust with my travel plans. Fly joke air, get joke service.

I'm no elite frequent flier; I know not to expect a luxurious experience. But I do prefer to get to where I gotta be, on time, with minimal hassles, and with my luggage. Airlines that can't do that consistently won't get my business.
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EastGTARedFlagger wrote:
Feb 13th, 2019 3:33 pm
Here's Sunwing in action:
what-should-i-ask-sunwing-compensation-2261483/
joke-airlines-strikes-again-2187048/
sunwing-accidentally-rips-passengers-pa ... #p30459473

and Transat:
air-transat-flight-eu-delayed-18-hours- ... #p30504860
several-passengers-fall-ill-plane-quebe ... #p30461882
transat-6-hours-flight-delay-2209084/#p29925478

There's a reason why I insist on a 4+ star rating on SkyTrax when choosing who to trust with my travel plans. Fly joke air, get joke service.

I'm no elite frequent flier; I know not to expect a luxurious experience. But I do prefer to get to where I gotta be, on time, with minimal hassles, and with my luggage. Airlines that can't do that consistently won't get my business.
I know you are not a frequent flier because all you do is quote news you see on the web to judge an airline... I could do the same with any airline, but I’m not going that way.

By the way, the link about Air Transat in Quebec City wasn’t even the airline fault.... the de icing company started spraying the aircraft BEFORE the crew called ‘’ Aircraft prepared for spraying ‘’ which is why de icing fluid entered the ventilation system. But hey, go ahead and keep posting links about airlines you think are bad because you dont know what you are talking about.
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Latitude57 wrote:
Feb 13th, 2019 3:45 pm
I know you are not a frequent flier because all you do is quote news you see on the web to judge an airline... I could do the same with any airline, but I’m not going that way.
It's called doing your research in advance. Or being a wise consumer. If you shop blindly on price but don't research quality... you get what you pay for.
Did you also drive a Yugo?

Go fly Flair Air so I can be the first to laugh in your face when they strand you. I'll continue to fly SkyTrax 4* airlines and get to where I need to be, on time, with my luggage, and without hassles. That's served me just fine. Travel is stressful enough as it is, I'm not going to risk my trip being ruined just to save a few bucks on airfare.
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Jtu85 wrote:
Feb 13th, 2019 9:32 am
Received an email today from Flair. Looks like they just changed their colour scheme and branding on their planes.
Such a marketing fail. Don't tease a reveal when all you have to announce is a paint job. Time it with a route increase or at least a sale.

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