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Aer Lingus To Montreal And First Class  
User currently offlineRichcandy From France, joined Aug 2001, 850 posts, RR: 0
Posted (13 years 2 months 2 weeks 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 5198 times:


Does anyone know the flight numbers and departure times for Aer Lingus's service to Montreal. Also when did this service operate to and from.

And does anyone know anything about there first class service and what it was like.



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User currently offlineMarco From United Arab Emirates, joined Jul 2000, 4170 posts, RR: 11
Reply 1, posted (13 years 2 months 2 weeks 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 5185 times:

EI doesn't fly to YUL.

Proud to be an Assyrian!
User currently offlineRichcandy From France, joined Aug 2001, 850 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (13 years 2 months 2 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 5162 times:

I know that they don't but they did. What I would like to know is when and the schedule.


User currently offlineFlyAirbus From Canada, joined Apr 2002, 48 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (13 years 2 months 2 weeks 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 5129 times:

I know Aer Lingus started flying to Montreal Dorval in 1966 with the Boeing 720 and 707 and that they came for several years but I couldn't say when they stopped flying to YUL.

User currently offlineShamrock104 From Ireland, joined Sep 2000, 529 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (13 years 2 months 2 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 5070 times:

I believe that they served YUL often as part of a YYZ rotation. They definately had the 747-100's flying there at one stage.

Aer Lingus old first class 'Golden Shamrock Service' was superb. It was well known it was at one stage one of the best across the atlantic in terms of service. Catering was sumptious, black caviar with blinis served with ice-cold vodka and the finest wines and Champaignes. The seats were large and luxuirous.

They had a 'Super Executive Class' as well, but then Premier Class replaced them in the early 90's.

User currently offlineSkywatcher From Canada, joined Sep 2002, 534 posts, RR: 3
Reply 5, posted (13 years 2 months 2 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 4936 times:

At the time I was a very young, budding aviation afficianado and remember occasionally spotting the EI 720's on a Dublin-Shannon-Montreal-Chicago and return routing. Alot of European airlines used YUL as an en-route stop on the way to Chicago in that era. AF and BA also did for sure. I believe SR and SAS did as well.
I don't think the service lasted much past 1967 or 1968 unfortunately.From that time onwards, Chicago was served non-stop from Shannon.
The YUL arrivals were during the mid-afternoon at around 14:00 EDT a couple of times per week if I'm not mistaken.

First class must have been amazing in those days.I don't think "over-drinking" was regarded as an outrageous event back then and probably occured frequently.
I wouldn't be surprised if the stewardesses were routinely hit on amid the clouds of cigarette smoke.

Ahhh, the "swinging" sixties.

User currently offlineCanadi>nBoy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (13 years 2 months 2 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 4919 times:

I had the absolute pleasure of flying Aer Lingus to Shannon from Boston in May, 1999. My co-workers and I flew Premier Class, and it was superb.
Excellent cuisine served on exquisite china; drinks in Irish Waterford crystal glasses. The linens for the table trays were world famous Irish made. Large comfortable leather seats, and a very very attentive cabin crew. Actually, come to think of it, that BOS-SNN flight was one of the most delightful I have ever had.

I do wish Aer Lingus would come back to YYZ. I find it suprising that, given the large number of Irish-Canadians, plus high Canadian tourist interest in Eire, that Aer Lingus does not service SNN and DUB from YYZ during the summer months. Hmmmmm.

User currently offlineYyz717 From Canada, joined Sep 2001, 16525 posts, RR: 54
Reply 7, posted (13 years 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 4849 times:

EI flew to YYZ in summer 1979 with a weekly 741 charter series. I recall cycling several times to YYZ to spot that very colourful livery. That was their only regular service to YYZ.

I dumped at the gybe mark in strong winds when I looked up at a Porter Q400 on finals. Can't stop spotting.
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