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EI-DCT Parked Up For Over 24 Hrs At DUB.  
User currently offlinePe@rson From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 19233 posts, RR: 52
Posted (9 years 8 months 4 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 2593 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, 2736 posts, RR: 40
Reply 1, posted (9 years 8 months 4 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 2566 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, 2901 posts, RR: 23
Reply 2, posted (9 years 8 months 4 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 2557 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, 19233 posts, RR: 52
Reply 3, posted (9 years 8 months 4 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 2551 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, 24938 posts, RR: 56
Reply 4, posted (9 years 8 months 4 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 2505 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 8 months 4 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 2482 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, 19233 posts, RR: 52
Reply 6, posted (9 years 8 months 4 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 2442 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 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 2294 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 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 2251 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, 19233 posts, RR: 52
Reply 9, posted (9 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 2231 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, 958 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (9 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 2175 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, 24938 posts, RR: 56
Reply 11, posted (9 years 8 months 3 weeks 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 2118 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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