Anorak | Detour Operator

Detour Operator

by | 17th, March 2004

‘ONE of the great hidden benefits of travelling by budget airline is the element of surprise.

Luton to Glasgow via Nice

Sure, you have to pay for your own food and toilet roll is sold by the single sheet, but what other means of transport would have taken in Jersey on a trip form Edinburgh to Nottingham at no extra charge?

For those of you without a grasp of the nation’s geography, Edinburgh is in Scotland and far to the north of Jersey, which lies off England’s south coast. Nottingham is somewhere between the two.

You do not have to go via Jersey to get to Nottingham but, as we say, budget airlines like to enliven a boring trip and so it was that flight WW5198 took passengers of an unscheduled tour.

The Mail even draws a map of

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