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EI-DCT Parked Up For Over 24 Hrs At DUB.  
User currently offlinePe@rson From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 19204 posts, RR: 52
Posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 2552 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.


"Everyone writing for the Telegraph knows that the way to grab eyeballs is with Ryanair and/or sex."
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User currently offlineAirplanepics From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2003, 2732 posts, RR: 41
Reply 1, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 2525 times:

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


Simon - London-Aviation.com
User currently offlineNdebele From Germany, joined Apr 2001, 2899 posts, RR: 23
Reply 2, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 2516 times:

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

User currently offlinePe@rson From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 19204 posts, RR: 52
Reply 3, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 2510 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.


"Everyone writing for the Telegraph knows that the way to grab eyeballs is with Ryanair and/or sex."
User currently offlineGKirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24924 posts, RR: 56
Reply 4, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 2464 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



When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
User currently offlineWidebody From Ireland, joined Aug 2000, 1152 posts, RR: 8
Reply 5, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 4 days ago) and read 2441 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!!

User currently offlinePe@rson From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 19204 posts, RR: 52
Reply 6, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 4 days ago) and read 2401 times:

So any idea of why it was there?


"Everyone writing for the Telegraph knows that the way to grab eyeballs is with Ryanair and/or sex."
User currently offlineSunCEO From Ireland, joined Oct 2001, 359 posts, RR: 4
Reply 7, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 2253 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!

User currently offlineAlitaliaMD11 From Spain, joined Dec 2003, 4068 posts, RR: 13
Reply 8, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 2210 times:

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


No Vueling No Party
User currently offlinePe@rson From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 19204 posts, RR: 52
Reply 9, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 2190 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.


"Everyone writing for the Telegraph knows that the way to grab eyeballs is with Ryanair and/or sex."
User currently offlineGreenjet From Ireland, joined Aug 2001, 954 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 2134 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

User currently offlineGKirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24924 posts, RR: 56
Reply 11, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 2077 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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