Yeovilton 2020

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FarnboroJohn
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Re: Yeovilton 2020

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Stagger2 wrote:Couldn't agree more about Yeovilton 2020 being cancelled, but probably NOT today. The introduction of 'POETS' day began in Somerset & RNAS Yeovilton has embraced it to the extreme. It's now gone 3pm on a Friday & the last person leaving switched-off the lights @ midday. :whistle:


Absolutely. A bloke I knew was in H&S there years ago and thought Friday was a range day because everyone he tried to contact was "303 shooting".

Yeah, right. Shooting down the 303 to Exeter or up it to London....

5944
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Email just received - unsurprisingly cancelled.

Following many months of planning, we regret to inform you that the Royal Navy International Air Day 2020 has been cancelled. The show was due to take place at RNAS Yeovilton, Somerset, on Saturday 11 July.

This decision to cancel has been made as a prudent measure and in accordance with Government guidance on Covid-19. We are making sensible and proportionate adjustments to non-essential activity, these decisions are made on a case by case basis to minimise the impact of Covid-19. Our priority has always been to deliver a safe and enjoyable event for our patrons. In times of such unprecedented uncertainty, the Royal Navy, RNAS Yeovilton and AHA Events Ltd have had to make the difficult decision to cancel the Royal Navy International Air Day 2020.

All tickets purchased will be refunded – more details to follow in due course. In the meantime, we ask for your patience while we undertake this process due to current working conditions. Updates will be made via email and our social media channels.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused and would like to take this opportunity to thank our loyal patrons, sponsors, exhibitors, participants, emergency services, contractors, station personnel and the many other stakeholders for their continued support in making Air Day the success it has become.

vbombers2
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Re: Yeovilton 2020

Post by vbombers2 »

As expected, Air Day has been cancelled. Refunds to follow in due course.

farnboroughrob
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Re: Yeovilton 2020

Post by farnboroughrob »

Sad but expected. :sad: :sad: Anybody else thinking they could save a fortune this year, assuming we can keep working? 2021 better have a good summer!

alans895
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Hats off to them for a change of heart in relation to refunds.

Tom105
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Post by Tom105 »

Refund received no forms to fill in, no questions asked well done yeovilton!
Thomas

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Re: Yeovilton 2020

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Got my notification today,refund underway. :smile: