A woeful delay, of over 24 hours, for Monarch 757 JSI-VOL-MAN, flight ZB7027 / MON7027
It has been delayed overnight at the airport with a technical fault. An aircraft engineer came up from Athens last night, more arriving on a small jet from Athens, earlier this morning. I understand there are four engineers on the case, they have been trying to fix it ever since.
It was airborne earlier this morning, however after a test flight, it landed back here in Skiathos at 11:10am ...
Scandanavian flights, are backed up all over europe, with minimum 2.5 hours delay, on the busiest day of the week for Scandanavian passengers. MON 7027 has its been blocking a much needed parking space. Now I understand, that spare parts being flown out and will arrive here at 18.00hrs this evening
Revised estimated take off now 20.00hr s Skiathos time, with passengers taking lunch in town ...
Monarch 7027 airborne at 21:05, however someone in Yorkshire said Skiathos airport website shows only the olympic plane since 0900 your time?
I replied - The airport website is a joke, take it from me it's just departed
They said - Still no sign of anything taking off as at 1924GMT
I replied - The mark one human eyeball never fails ...