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Topic: EI-DCT Parked Up For Over 24 Hrs At DUB.
Username: Pe@rson
Posted 2005-01-07 16:25:43 and read 2658 times.

EI-DCT, delievered 12th December 2004, was parked away from the terminal at DUB for over 24 hours. I spotted it at about 2230 on Wednesday and in the evening of the Thursday. Why is it there?

I flew EI-DCE MAN-DUB-MAN and EI-CSX DUB-CRL-DUB.

Topic: RE: EI-DCT Parked Up For Over 24 Hrs At DUB.
Username: Airplanepics
Posted 2005-01-07 16:30:12 and read 2631 times.

Maybe it flew during the day, and is just parked up there at night?

Topic: RE: EI-DCT Parked Up For Over 24 Hrs At DUB.
Username: Ndebele
Posted 2005-01-07 16:33:14 and read 2622 times.

I might be wrong, but even Ryanair should have at least one back-up aircraft, in case one aircraft goes technical.

Topic: RE: EI-DCT Parked Up For Over 24 Hrs At DUB.
Username: Pe@rson
Posted 2005-01-07 16:35:45 and read 2616 times.

Simon - nah, I arrived just before 1800 local and departed at 2020, so a few hours before it would have been put to sleep.

Topic: RE: EI-DCT Parked Up For Over 24 Hrs At DUB.
Username: GKirk
Posted 2005-01-07 17:22:08 and read 2570 times.

Pe@rson, as you would say: A bad and inefficient use of an a/c. Shame on Ryanair  Big grin

Just j/k, it was probably tech or something I would think

Topic: RE: EI-DCT Parked Up For Over 24 Hrs At DUB.
Username: Widebody
Posted 2005-01-07 17:42:35 and read 2547 times.

Aircraft aren't kept on the ground as spares, they're kept in the network as spares i.e. if one goes tech the schedule can adjust if required. You won't actually see the aircraft sitting there waiting to be called upon!!

Topic: RE: EI-DCT Parked Up For Over 24 Hrs At DUB.
Username: Pe@rson
Posted 2005-01-07 18:30:58 and read 2507 times.

So any idea of why it was there?

Topic: RE: EI-DCT Parked Up For Over 24 Hrs At DUB.
Username: SunCEO
Posted 2005-01-08 20:41:21 and read 2359 times.

It operated DUB - AGP - DUB on the wednesday before and this flight was a once off so maybe there was nothing else in the schedules for it??? Horrible things anyway! The yellow ugh!

Topic: RE: EI-DCT Parked Up For Over 24 Hrs At DUB.
Username: AlitaliaMD11
Posted 2005-01-08 23:03:17 and read 2316 times.

sorry, but is EI-DCT an A320, A321, or a A330??

Topic: RE: EI-DCT Parked Up For Over 24 Hrs At DUB.
Username: Pe@rson
Posted 2005-01-09 00:09:41 and read 2296 times.

FR don't have any Airbus aircraft - it only has 732s (which will be gone soon) and 738s. You are thinking of EI. EI-DCT is a 738.

Topic: RE: EI-DCT Parked Up For Over 24 Hrs At DUB.
Username: Greenjet
Posted 2005-01-09 12:22:34 and read 2240 times.

The way things are in Dublin at the moment it was probably clamped. The clampers have got fed up with cars so now they're moving on to aircraft...  Smile

Topic: RE: EI-DCT Parked Up For Over 24 Hrs At DUB.
Username: GKirk
Posted 2005-01-09 17:19:00 and read 2183 times.

AlitaliaMD11, you should know by now Pe@rson only talks about FR and obscure, out of the way airports  Wink/being sarcastic
Although perhaps you should have mentioned FR pe@rson  Big grin


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