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Which A330 For EI133?  
User currently offlineTrident2e From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 7 hours ago) and read 2605 times:

Which A330 usually does the EI133 DUB/SNN? Is it the -200 or -300 or a combination of the two?

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User currently offlineSNN27 From Ireland, joined Jul 2005, 17 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (9 years 5 months 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 2539 times:

Hi Trident,

EI133 is almost always an A330-300, which does mean no PTV's.

Of course you may be lucky should should scheduling needs or tech probs result in an aircraft swap, but it is unlikely.

It's a short hop from SNN - BOS anyway, and you will also need to leave the aircraft at SNN to clear US immigration (only direct flights clear at DUB) but it does save you heaps of time when you get to BOS.

Enjoy the flight!


User currently offlineAirxLiban From Lebanon, joined Oct 2003, 4518 posts, RR: 53
Reply 2, posted (9 years 5 months 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 2541 times:

Hello, sorry I don't mean to hijack the thread, but do you mean that one clears US immigration in Ireland on flights to the USA? So EI arrives at the domestic terminal at BOS?


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User currently offlineSNN27 From Ireland, joined Jul 2005, 17 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (9 years 5 months 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 2529 times:

Hi, yes the first part is correct, but you do arrive at the international terminal at BOS. There is a separate channel for Irish pax which bypasses the passport control area. Quite handy indeed!

There are some flights (charters sometimes, or transit flights from carriers that dont fly here regularly) that dont use this facility, but all Aer Lingus, Delta, Continental, US Airways and American Airlines flights do.


User currently offlineGreenjet From Ireland, joined Aug 2001, 966 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (9 years 5 months 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 2496 times:

Yes, the EI133 is mostly a -300, especially at this time of year when demand is very high for BOS. The last time I did this flight it was on EI-ORD.

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