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by n272wa
Tue Mar 14, 2017 6:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/17
Replies: 153
Views: 19102

Re: Irish 3/17

https://www.rte.ie/news/2017/0314/85953 ... -incident/
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Irish Coast Guard Helicopter with 4 crew missing off the Mayo coast:

https://www.rte.ie/news/2017/0314/85953 ... -incident/

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by n272wa
Mon Mar 13, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/17
Replies: 153
Views: 19102

Re: Irish 3/17

Not previously mentioned here... WOW Air further increase Dublin - Keflavík from 7w to 9w effective start of June. Wednesday and Sunday will see a second daily departure (22.35 departure from DUB).

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by n272wa
Mon Mar 13, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/17
Replies: 153
Views: 19102

Re: Irish 3/17

Just driving home from work and saw a Lufthansa A346 landing in Dublin R28.... seems to be a MUC-ORD diversion

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by n272wa
Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/17
Replies: 153
Views: 19102

Re: Irish 3/17

https://www.rte.ie/news/2017/0312/85916 ... ash-louth/

Two men have been injured after a helicopter crashed around a kilometre south of Carlingford, Co Louth.

Two men on board have been injured but their condition is not yet known.
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https://www.rte.ie/news/2017/0312/85916 ... ash-louth/

Two men have been injured after a helicopter crashed around a kilometre south of Carlingford, Co Louth.

Two men on board have been injured but their condition is not yet known.

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by n272wa
Thu Mar 09, 2017 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/17
Replies: 153
Views: 19102

Re: Irish 3/17

2. EI recently announced the order for 7 A321LR. However does this not seem a bit low? It would directly replace the 4 757 - however it would only leave 3 remaining. I would imagine the daytime flight to JFK would be on the list to return. But what other routes could we seen opening. I thought the ...

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by n272wa
Tue Mar 07, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/17
Replies: 153
Views: 19102

Re: Irish 3/17

FR announce 2w DUB - Naples from October per Dublin Airport Twitter.

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by n272wa
Thu Mar 02, 2017 9:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euro lawmakers press EU to impose visas on U.S. citizens
Replies: 159
Views: 6797

Re: Euro lawmakers press EU to impose visas on U.S. citizens

Winginit says this won't be enforced so he must be right. Topic closed. He knows best.....

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by n272wa
Tue Feb 28, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair To Expand Frankfurt Base
Replies: 30
Views: 5716

Re: Ryanair To Expand Frankfurt Base

No more Frankfurt Hahn? Sure they'll stay at Hahn too, this is just additional. Ryanair likes to play. Also, wouldn't it be way too risky for Transavia to challenge the Lufthansa Group at their main hub? What if LH responds by adding Eurowings/Germanwings flights from AMS or CDG? I don't think so, ...

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by n272wa
Thu Feb 23, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Cork-US flights will be confirmed in "days"
Replies: 92
Views: 11377

Re: Norwegian Cork-US flights will be confirmed in "days"

So happy to finnaly see that they announced it! One strange thing though is that they didn't announce BGO even though they apllied for it. Could it be that they will announce it at a later stage? Another thing is that the aircraft will stay quite a long time on the ground in Ireland. Could it be th...

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by n272wa
Thu Feb 23, 2017 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/17
Replies: 218
Views: 12254

Re: Irish 2/17

Great news for Irish Airports and this brings the number of direct US destinations from DUB to 15:

San Francisco
Los Angeles
Chicago
Boston
Hartford
New York
Newark
Charlotte
Philadelphia
Washington
Atlanta
Orlando
Miami
Providence
Stewart

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by n272wa
Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/17
Replies: 218
Views: 12254

Re: Irish 2/17

BBC journalist Julian O'Neill reporting: "BMI Regional chosen as preferred operator for City of Derry Airport to London Stansted route following tender process. Begins March 26" https://twitter.com/julianoneill/with_replies Nice catch of that tweet! ;) Good to see the viability of LDY and...

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by n272wa
Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Cork-US flights will be confirmed in "days"
Replies: 92
Views: 11377

Re: Norwegian Cork-US flights will be confirmed in "days"

"Norwegian’s Irish services will be Stewart’s only European flights when they launch next summer."

So... no flights from Stewart to EDI or MAN despite all the speculation.

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by n272wa
Fri Feb 17, 2017 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA at MAN
Replies: 130
Views: 20453

Re: BA at MAN

tonystan wrote:
There's a lot of angry posters in here for some reason!


Due to the usual speculation/rumours/hearsay and wishlists of certain posters, completely bereft of fact..... yawn!

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by n272wa
Wed Feb 15, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG orders Long Range A321Neo's for Aer Lingus
Replies: 51
Views: 13223

Re: IAG orders Long Range A321Neo's for Aer Lingus

I not disparaging of Dublin and the excellent Aer Lingus experience or the facts that for fifty years EI201/202 have connected into IN110/111 or EI104/105 today. As for the Tax issue bluntly there are people in the UK buying tickets to Dublin on one docket or using Ryanair then self connecting to t...

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by n272wa
Thu Feb 09, 2017 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair to end it's ambitions to fly across the Atlantic
Replies: 13
Views: 4771

Re: Ryanair to end it's ambitions to fly across the Atlantic

They didn't get off to the best start with aircraft issues last summer, but WestJet launched flights between Canada and London (a market that already has a lot of capacity). There are other low cost carriers that are making the leap into long haul. Time will tell, of course, whether it's sustainabl...

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by n272wa
Thu Feb 09, 2017 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Says Flight Was Delayed After Delta Withheld $300 Spare Part
Replies: 188
Views: 22718

Re: Emirates Says Flight Was Delayed After Delta Withheld $300 Spare Part

Another reason I detest Delta.... nasty airline.

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by n272wa
Tue Feb 07, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump to Meet with Airline CEOs Thursday
Replies: 143
Views: 22432

Re: Trump to Meet with Airline CEOs Thursday

Today, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said when it comes to the meeting, the president will want to talk about economic growth and job creation and keeping the country safe. He said his understanding was that 50% of the Norwegian crews were going to be American-based and they were going to ...

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by n272wa
Tue Feb 07, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/17
Replies: 218
Views: 12254

Re: Irish 1/17: A whole new world!

https://www.dublinairport.com/latest-ne ... in-january

January traffic up 9% to 1.9M with North America continuing very strong up 28%
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https://www.dublinairport.com/latest-ne ... in-january

January traffic up 9% to 1.9M with North America continuing very strong up 28%

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by n272wa
Sat Feb 04, 2017 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/17
Replies: 218
Views: 12254

Re: Irish 1/17: A whole new world!

Plenty of Aer Lingus digital advertising pitch-side in Murrayfield today!

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by n272wa
Fri Feb 03, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/17
Replies: 218
Views: 12254

Re: Irish 1/17: A whole new world!

https://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/aer-lingus-january-traffic-up-12-3-over-same-month-in-2016-1.2962730?mode=amp Aer Lingus traffic grew more than 12 per cent in January, according to figures released by its parent, International Airlines Group, on Friday. The Irish airline’s ...

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by n272wa
Tue Jan 24, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/17: A whole new world!
Replies: 194
Views: 38903

Re: Irish 1/17: A whole new world!

Ryanair new route Dublin-Tours for W17 and Valencia going year round.

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by n272wa
Sat Jan 21, 2017 10:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/17: A whole new world!
Replies: 194
Views: 38903

Re: Irish 1/17: A whole new world!

United update, extending 2nd summer seasonal EWR flight:
UA967/966 (replacing flight number UA130/131) will now operate daily from 24MAY17 to 27OCT17, instead of until 24SEP17, this in addition to the 772 on UA22/UA23

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by n272wa
Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TS adding seasonal service from YUL-TLV
Replies: 1
Views: 287

Re: TS adding seasonal service from YUL-TLV

Not sure if this was posted anywhere else on the forum, but last week Air Transat announced it was adding YUL-TLV flights from June-October 2017, making TS the only airline to offer direct service between those two points (though by far not the first time such a route existed). The route is also av...

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by n272wa
Sun Jan 15, 2017 10:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/17: A whole new world!
Replies: 194
Views: 38903

Re: Irish 1/17: A whole new world!

Just caught a glimpse of United's 777-200ER heading for RWY28. Good to see UA increase capacity on the UA22/23. Seems this will be in operation until end of October.

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by n272wa
Sat Jan 14, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/17: A whole new world!
Replies: 194
Views: 38903

Re: Irish 1/17: A whole new world!

I saw an article on my FB yesterday and Aer Lingus more less said they don't give a sh*t about people moaning over downgrades etc. I can't remember who published it but if I see it again will post a link or if somebody else saw it please do. Is this the article you meant? It's some read! https://fo...

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by n272wa
Thu Jan 12, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/17: A whole new world!
Replies: 194
Views: 38903

Re: Irish 1/17: A whole new world!

Thanks to a 11.4% YOY growth, it looks like Dublin will be the 16th busiest European Airport for 2016 in terms of pax, putting it ahead of Zürich Airport for the first time which is pretty impressive. Dublin is also ahead of other airports such as Stockholm, Brussels, Oslo, Palma, Vienna, London St...

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by n272wa
Thu Jan 12, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/17: A whole new world!
Replies: 194
Views: 38903

Re: Irish 1/17: A whole new world!

Record 2016 For Dublin Airport With Almost 28M Passengers: https://www.dublinairport.com/latest-news/detail/record-2016-for-dublin-airport-with-almost-28m-passengers Thanks to a 11.4% YOY growth, it looks like Dublin will be the 16th busiest European Airport for 2016 in terms of pax, putting it ahe...

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by n272wa
Thu Jan 12, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/17: A whole new world!
Replies: 194
Views: 38903

Re: Irish 1/17: A whole new world!

https://www.dublinairport.com/latest-ne ... passengers
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Record 2016 For Dublin Airport With Almost 28M Passengers:

https://www.dublinairport.com/latest-ne ... passengers

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by n272wa
Wed Jan 11, 2017 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe announces flights from London Heathrow
Replies: 50
Views: 8853

Re: Flybe announces flights from London Heathrow

For the last two or three years Swiss has operated a Summer Saturday afternoon Dash 8 flight GVA-LHR, I presume so they can use the displaced A320 on holiday routes, as business demand is low on Saturdays. No other props have been scheduled at LHR for years, probably since KLM Fokker 50s to RTM. Al...

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by n272wa
Tue Jan 10, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/17: A whole new world!
Replies: 194
Views: 38903

Re: Irish 1/17: A whole new world!

WOW have DUB-KEF increased from 5 weekly to daily beginning 28 October 2017. Notice ORK-KEF showing at x3 weekly from 1 October. Wonder if it will be workable year round. Guess a lot may depend on DY. Great to see. My last 2 flights on WOW were both the A321 which were both full, a lot of transfers...

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by n272wa
Tue Jan 10, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/17: A whole new world!
Replies: 194
Views: 38903

Re: Irish 1/17: A whole new world!

The wing tip of EI-DUZ struck the door of one of the hangars in Dublin while being towed, it had to be removed and will be out of action temporarily.

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by n272wa
Mon Jan 09, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG to launch long haul flights from BCN next S17.
Replies: 148
Views: 34747

Re: IAG to launch long haul flights from BCN next S17.

Didn't EI operate a longhaul flight from Spain to IAD in the past? I remember that they had something for a couple of years. If this is true I bet that this could help them a bit too. They did and it wasn't succesful, so they quit it again. Therefor I doubt it would help them, it could also work ag...

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by n272wa
Thu Jan 05, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DY to Launch EDI-NYC (SWF?) in Summer 2017, No LGW-SWF?
Replies: 89
Views: 12337

Re: DY to Launch EDI-NYC (SWF?) in Summer 2017, No LGW-SWF?

People will naturally be enthusiastic if they think they're flying from EDI to JFK or Boston. Do they realise they will be landing in Newburgh?! Doubtful!!! Here in Ireland, folk in Cork were promised a route to Boston.... They naturally think to Logan. Norwegian and Cork Airport both plastered thi...

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by n272wa
Thu Jan 05, 2017 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DY to Launch EDI-NYC (SWF?) in Summer 2017, No LGW-SWF?
Replies: 89
Views: 12337

Re: DY to Launch EDI-NYC (SWF?) in Summer 2017, No LGW-SWF?

Wow, you're a sunny optimist. My thoughts exactly. One thing I have noticed is how much interest that the prospect of low cost TATL flights has generated in Scotland. Norwegian are doing a pretty good job of slowly releasing bits of information and keeping people interested - it's all over Facebook...

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by n272wa
Sun Dec 25, 2016 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which carriers do not fly on Christmas day?
Replies: 41
Views: 8219

Re: Which carriers do not fly on Christmas day?

Aer Lingus don't fly Christmas Day.

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by n272wa
Thu Dec 22, 2016 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Stobart/FlyBE - 12 new routes for Southend
Replies: 5
Views: 1649

Stobart/FlyBE - 12 new routes for Southend

Per Southend Airport Twitter:

New routes to Cologne, Lyon, Milan, Budapest, Venice, Prague, Vienna, Reus, Dubrovnik, Figari, Perpignan & Zadar on sale today.

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by n272wa
Tue Dec 20, 2016 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Big mess at WOW schedule again
Replies: 74
Views: 21021

Re: Big mess at WOW schedule again

Had a 12 hour delay on Wow KEF-DUB in early February.... they subbed in a Cello Aviation 737-400 which routed BHX-DUB-KEF-DUB.... got fully compensated by WOW.

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by n272wa
Tue Dec 20, 2016 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 13/16: Sixteen, going on seventeen!
Replies: 179
Views: 23957

Re: Irish 13/16: Sixteen, going on seventeen!

Extra DUB flights by FR - increase Seville to 3W and Palma to 10W in S17

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by n272wa
Mon Dec 19, 2016 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 13/16: Sixteen, going on seventeen!
Replies: 179
Views: 23957

Re: Irish 13/16: Sixteen, going on seventeen!

https://www.dublinairport.com/latest-ne ... first-time
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DUB surpasses 27M pax, this milestone being achieved yesterday... and still the busy Christmas period to come.

https://www.dublinairport.com/latest-ne ... first-time

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by n272wa
Sun Dec 18, 2016 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 13/16: Sixteen, going on seventeen!
Replies: 179
Views: 23957

Re: Irish 13/16: Sixteen, going on seventeen!

EI-ELA A333 op tonight's EI178/EI179 on the DUB-LHR

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by n272wa
Wed Dec 07, 2016 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United drops IAD-Manchester UK
Replies: 47
Views: 7366

Re: United drops IAD-Manchester UK

N272wa Can I ask what your issue is with Manchester exactly? This is the second time I have seen you take an issue with Manchester getting increases, and seem to derive the thought. So what if the increases are over the summer? It's no different to Edinburgh that has a huge US seasonal disparity, a...

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by n272wa
Wed Dec 07, 2016 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United drops IAD-Manchester UK
Replies: 47
Views: 7366

Re: United drops IAD-Manchester UK

Not surprising to see this happen. In any case, the reality is that these capacity increases mentioned above on Manchester's TATL network are pretty much summer seasonal services only anyway.... SFO, LAX, ORD, BOS, MIA are all seasonal. So saying that the demand from MAN to the US is not weak is mis...

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by n272wa
Wed Dec 07, 2016 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 13/16: Sixteen, going on seventeen!
Replies: 179
Views: 23957

Re: Irish 13/16: Sixteen, going on seventeen!

EI104 JFK-DUB had a medical diversion to St. John's overnight.

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by n272wa
Wed Dec 07, 2016 12:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM to add Cartagena (Colombia) as a destination in 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 671

Re: KLM to add Cartagena (Colombia) as a destination in 2017

Topic already discussed......

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by n272wa
Tue Dec 06, 2016 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR announces DOH-DUB
Replies: 12
Views: 2646

Re: QR announces DOH-DUB

Finally DUB gets the ME3.
Well done to QR and Dublin!

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by n272wa
Mon Dec 05, 2016 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Odd: Qatar IAD-DOH divertes to Lajes
Replies: 25
Views: 2359

Re: QR 708 IAD-DOH made emergency landing at military base in Azores islands

RL777 wrote:
Is this the same airfield that Air Transat 236 landed at back in 2001 ?


Surely you can Google it????

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by n272wa
Sat Dec 03, 2016 8:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair to Belfast
Replies: 55
Views: 6500

Re: Icelandair to Belfast

Btw, this means that from KEF there will be connections to up to 15 airports in Ireland and the UK: - Aberdeen (FI) - Belfast City (FI) - Belfast International (U2) - Birmingham (FI) - Bristol (U2, WW) - Cork (WW) - Dublin (WW) - East Midlands (BY) - Glasgow (FI) - Edinburgh (U2, WW) - London Gatwi...

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by n272wa
Sat Dec 03, 2016 7:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT approves Norwegian permits!
Replies: 83
Views: 11070

Re: DOT approves Norwegian permits!

Per Reuters: Friday's news gave Norwegian the chance "to open up a lot more routes from the U.S. to Europe" and onward to other destinations, Norwegian spokesman Anders Lindstrom said. The company now can start U.S.-Ireland service as previously planned, he said. Cork to Boston probably on...

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by n272wa
Mon Nov 28, 2016 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian And LAX-How's It Going?
Replies: 23
Views: 9971

Re: Ethiopian And LAX-How's It Going?

ADD - DUB - LAX increases to 4 weekly effective 05JUN17

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by n272wa
Sun Nov 27, 2016 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air launches ICN-BCN flights APR 17
Replies: 32
Views: 5494

Re: Korean Air launches ICN-BCN flights APR 17

I actually wouldn't rule MAN out so quickly. Always seems to happen on these forums where Manchester seems to get ruled out quickly, but with 25million plus passengers, more long haul links than ever and still growing, it's time to stop with the very quick 'nah, not Manchester' but then rule others...

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