No mention of whether DFW-DUB is returning for S21Jump to post
I’m very surprised there isn’t a slew of European route cuts announced. We’re only 4 weeks away from August and as it stands Europeans aren’t allowed into USA & Americans aren’t allowed into Europe & yet there’s still multiple daily Europe - USA flights planned. From DUB alone there’s daily ...Jump to post
Im surprised that DL are adding transatlantic routes that they cut but yet there’s still a travel ban in place and infection rates in US are still very high. Do they know something we don’t about a ban being lifted?Jump to post
AA loaded their new schedule last night and the DFW-DUB flight times have changed significantly from last summer. From the loaded schedule the equipment either stays at DUB for over 24 hours, or more likely operates as alternating passenger/cargo legs allowing layover for cabin crew. Is the daily D...Jump to post
SNN is a lot of aircraft with a 788... Am I not right in saying that as part of the BA transatlantic joint venture, AA are forced to put business flat beds on all transatlantic routes & that KEF got a get out clause Perhaps. Again filling all those flatbeds at profitable fares is a big ask... I...Jump to post
If not for profit then why? Those countries at the forefront of returning to normal are the ones with the largest tourist heavy economies! I believe our Government is being extra cautious and I dont see that as a problem. Ireland is but one strand in Ryanairs extensive network! I wouldn’t accuse Au...Jump to post
Good on you MO'L - profit before lives! Pilots are bus drivers, passengers are bums on seats and the virus is an annoying inconvenience! You don’t have to fly with either him or anyone else until you feel safe to do so. But just for reference, governments across Europe from Italy to Greece to Spain...Jump to post
I'm getting very positive vibes and there seems to be a general feeling of things starting up again; many airlines are aiming for a 15 June start up, Stobart (as stated above) 1 July and EI looking to start t/a service to BOS/ORD/JFK within the same period. There is an expectation that our quaranti...Jump to post
What utter tosh. So months after the virus exploded in other countries we’re finally implementing a legally enforceable quarantine, at the exact point when other European countries are opening their borders to tourists. Oh and let’s not force anyone arriving from the UK to quarantine even though the...Jump to post
In emergency situations like this, the State can bypass the usual tender process. I work in the public sector myself and know how tedious and time-consuming this can be. I think the government did the right thing in the prevailing circumstances; we were also very lucky to source such a large amount...Jump to post
The BBC are reporting that UK airlines say they have been told the government will bring in a 14-day quarantine for anyone arriving in the UK from any country apart from the Republic of Ireland from end May. This will make many trips totally pointless and the effect on the industry will be a furthe...Jump to post
One would suspect that transatlantic routes to DUB & SNN next year will be vastly different. I can’t see UA, AA, AC or DL having 3-4 routes to DUB, you’re looking at 2 at most. And for EI, I can see some routes dropped (MSP, MIA come to mind) and the double daily’s reduced down tooJump to post
Im really struggling to understand why this is all the fault of Aer Lingus 1. Not one person was forced to take that flight. They all did so if free will & if they didn’t feel that the airline was taking their health seriously enough then simply don’t fly, not just complain after the event. 2. I...Jump to post
Im really struggling to understand how the blame for a full flight is the fault of Aer Lingus. 1. None of the passengers were forced to fly. If they didn’t feel comfortable/safe then simply don’t fly 2. I can almost guarantee not every passenger was making an essential journey, advice at odds to eve...Jump to post
On another note, it appears when AA return in the PHL-DUB route in Oct it’ll be operated by 788 versus 332 Interesting, where are you seeing that? I’ve read that they’re shifting PHL-LHR to 788 but nothing about DUB. I’m booked on AA DUB-PHL in early January and it’s still showing as A332, though I...Jump to post
Kuwait Airways A332 (9K-APC) currently inbound to DUB operating a repatriation flight I’ve no great knowledge of these things but I wouldn’t have thought there were too many Irish citizens living in Kuwait or vice versa that necessitated a direct repatriation flight On another note, it appears when...Jump to post
EIEIDW wrote:AmricanShamrok wrote:snnus wrote:Tough year for SNN, DL, AA, and UA all confirmed that they will not operate this year.
Source that DL is not operating?
SNN-JFK no longer on sale, as is DUB-ATL
Maybe the rumor a few weeks ago on BA loading MEL airport data to their A350s is true, in that the only long haul flying are to be done with the 777s and 350s. Bung an F cabin on the A350 and you're good to go! As far as I’m aware, all long haul flying will be done with the 772’s, 773’s, 788’s, 789...Jump to post
AA AMS-PHL JUN 0.9>0[1.0] JUL 1.0>0[1.0] AUG 1.0>0[1.0] SEP 1.0>0[1.0] AA KEF-PHL AUG 1.0>0.5 SEP 1.0>0 OCT 0.7>0 AA DUB-PHL JUN 0.9>0[1.0] JUL 1.0>0[1.0] AUG 1.0>0[1.0] SEP 1.0>0[1.0] AA LHR-PHL JUN 1.8>0.9 JUL 2>1.0 AUG 2>1.0 SEP 2>1.0 AA MAD-PHL JUN 0.9>0[1.0] AA PHL-ZRH JUN...Jump to post
Passenger claims Aer Lingus staff pulled her from toilet with pants still down as flight about to take off An Aer Lingus passenger has filed a lawsuit claiming she was injured after attendants pulled her out of an aeroplane toilet as her flight was about to take off. American national Mary Oshana a...Jump to post
I wonder what USA routes are likely to be culled when all this settles down? One assumes JFK, BOS, SFO & ORD will survive. I’d imagine MIA could be in trouble, perhaps EWR too if they want to consolidate NYC at JFK. Will they leave PHL to AA once they eventually join the joint venture? Probably ...Jump to post
It strikes me that the Aer Lingus cancellations are all a bit “last minute”. I don’t think anyone expects that on Easter Sunday everything will just reopen and return to normal. Even global airlines such as Emirates have grounded pretty much everything until the end of April EI are being opportunis...Jump to post
It strikes me that the Aer Lingus cancellations are all a bit “last minute”. I don’t think anyone expects that on Easter Sunday everything will just reopen and return to normal. Even global airlines such as Emirates have grounded pretty much everything until the end of AprilJump to post
Skyblue39 wrote:Interesting that Aeroflot are keeping Moscow - Dublin in service despite massive cuts to their European schedule.
Does anyone else have the Aer Lingus credit card and has booked the “free” flights as part of it? The process is very cumbersome for a start. You’ve to fill in an online form requesting the flights you want. 24hrs later you get an email asking to confirm your request. I replied and a further 24hrs g...Jump to post
OA260 wrote:EIEIDW wrote:Absolutely devastating for BHD.
Certainly is it will be like a ghost airport and have huge impact on the NI economy and airport jobs. Very sad . Hopefully someone can take up BHD-SOU and DUB-SOU . They are important routes .
I note from this morning’s IAG results that the 737 MAX order which was placed last year, initially mentioned for BA’s LGW ops, are now being marketed as having “operational flexibility throughout the group” which one assumes means they could end up at IB or EI...Jump to post
Gosh, yes, I forgot those two ... so, yes, Dreamliner city this summer! I don't expect to see any Chinese carrier here this summer. I thought Hainan was completely out of here. Juneyao will hopefully be back next year, along with CX! With any luck, we might see some of Qatar's 787-9s! Being reporte...Jump to post
I believe that this is currently being negotiated. Something else to look forward to: Etihad is planning to fly 787-10s to Dublin in June: Etihad Airways during the month of June 2020 is adjusting Abu Dhabi – Dublin service, as the airline schedules Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner service. The 787-10 will...Jump to post
DalRiada wrote:OA260 wrote:wexfordflyer wrote:Any opinions on who would be a positive new Minister for Transport, given Shane Ross has lost his seat?
Obviously a long way to go yet...
Bit of a mess at the moment. Hopefully the Irish realise just what they have voted for !!
We do. That’s why we voted for them.
I thought Air Nostrum had agreed a merger / tie up with Cityjet with the aim of doing more flying for other airlines?Jump to post
https://www.dublinairport.com/latest-ne ... ro-service
More good news for DUB. Didn’t see this one coming
Another new route for DUB and AFAIK the first time Egypt Air will fly to Dublin
https://www.dublinairport.com/latest-ne ... ro-service
Any possibility it’s IAG? Order to be split between the individual airlines?Jump to post
For those of u who may think that Iranian government took part in this sad crash, Can you tell me why they hit a plane from a foreign country with a lot of Iranian pax on ir, and a country with no issues against them? It could be plausible If the plane were American,Saudi Arabian.... The most impor...Jump to post
Seems to me like a lot of Canadian citizens to me but maybe that’s the norm Iranian diaspora? 200k of them in Canada. Ukraine Int. has a flight to YYZ from KBP at 11:55 AM Yeah perhaps. Seems a disproportionately high percentage of the passengers, a third in total with not one US citizen but maybe ...Jump to post
I think so; they tried DXB, which wasnt a great success - for a variety of reasons; they were thinking of launching CPT a few years back, but now, they have such massive potential and they have the feed to support t/a growth (which they wouldn't have if they were looking east or south). There is so...Jump to post