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by eicvd
Fri Jul 03, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/20
Replies: 30
Views: 2478

Re: Irish 7/20

Does anyone know if the Aer Lingus lounge or indeed if any of the other lounges in Dublin are open or due to open soon I`m "in the know" regarding the DAA lounges, heard this morning we`ll have a further update on them reopening in 2/3 weeks. News I was hoping to hear this week was a date...

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by eicvd
Tue Jun 16, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 704
Views: 84232

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread

Blue Air flies from Bacau to: Bergamo, Brussels BRU, Dublin, London-Luton, Rome FCO and Turin Wizz will fly from Bacau to: Bergamo, Brussels CRL, London-Luton, Rome FCO, Turin and 7 other cities Wizz don't fly to Dublin at all - probably to avoid a major fare war with Ryanair. Wizz seem to be tryin...

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by eicvd
Tue Apr 21, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arrivals into JFK in holding patterns before landing today
Replies: 6
Views: 2521

Re: Arrivals into JFK in holding patterns before landing today

As the previous post mentions, I’ve just read somewhere there’s some thunderstorms in the NYC area

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by eicvd
Fri Apr 10, 2020 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG sign LOI for 200 B737 Max
Replies: 398
Views: 70834

Re: IAG sign LOI for 200 B737 Max

ShamrockBoi330 wrote:
Rossiya747 wrote:
are they going to actually confirm the LOI or are they going to use this for lower prices on the A320 neo


Hopefully the latter.... I for one don't particularly want to be seeing a MAX in EI livery.

Speak for yourself

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by eicvd
Tue Mar 17, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/20
Replies: 343
Views: 37174

Re: Irish 3/20

Currently at DUB http://i1160.photobucket.com/albums/q493/travelpics2019/93C8A7CE-6667-4E70-9B32-032BFEF83463_zps4xahhxmx.jpg . http://i1160.photobucket.com/albums/q493/travelpics2019/8F997C83-B60F-4FA4-ABFC-B3795D3F8B44_zpsrrtahkzx.jpg Both of Nordwind's A330s are leased from FPG Amentum based in ...

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by eicvd
Fri Mar 06, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Status of former Flybe planes after collapse
Replies: 45
Views: 11029

Re: Status of former Flybe planes after collapse

F27500 wrote:
"Great Dane"? LMAO

It’s not that funny

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by eicvd
Fri Mar 06, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/20
Replies: 343
Views: 37174

Re: Irish 3/20

Only recent airlines I can think of were Jetmagic, Eirjet & Skynet. EUjet also but Manston was their main airport.

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by eicvd
Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe News and Discussion Thread Update: Flybe ceases flying, enters administration
Replies: 764
Views: 108998

Re: Flybe News and Discussion Thread Update: Flybe ceases flying, enters administration

What routes did they operate from Southampton? Can't find info now on wiki. Going to hit small regional airports hard . Hope eastern or Logan can fill the gap Top of my head their routes ex-SOU included: BHD MAN ABZ GLA EDI NCL JER - at least some operated by Blue Islands, so still operating AMS PA...

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by eicvd
Wed Mar 04, 2020 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe News and Discussion Thread Update: Flybe ceases flying, enters administration
Replies: 764
Views: 108998

Re: Flybe News and Discussion Thread

Im wondering what the impact would be on the airports that had services from flybe such as southampton, cardiff, belfast etc. I presume some of these airports could possibly close down as flybe was the main operator at many of these airports. Such a mess for everyone involved. Those airports closin...

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by eicvd
Sat Jan 25, 2020 12:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 6 new routes from Teesside Airport
Replies: 10
Views: 2345

Re: 6 new routes from Teesside Airport

I presume these will be flown by the Jetstream?

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by eicvd
Wed Jan 15, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Aer Lingus uniform
Replies: 30
Views: 5122

Re: New Aer Lingus uniform

blooc350 wrote:
boring...........why cant they add some Irish heritage to it. Like some cool Celtic pattern?

Might as well just have them wearing Leprechaun outfits sure...

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by eicvd
Wed Jan 15, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Aer Lingus uniform
Replies: 30
Views: 5122

Re: New Aer Lingus uniform

Jetty wrote:
I like it on these models, but the ladies jacket doesn’t seem to flattering on larger women. With Ireland’s epidemic obesity that might be an issue.

Sounds like you’re high in the ranks of the WHO with that comment.

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by eicvd
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egypt Air announce DUB
Replies: 12
Views: 3525

Re: Egypt Air announce DUB

vhtje wrote:
A dry airline flying to Ireland?

:shock:

Almost as funny as the ‘Ryanair will charge you for a life vest jokes’....

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by eicvd
Thu Jan 09, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HiFly A380 Operations Thread - 2020
Replies: 46
Views: 14106

Re: HiFly A380 Operations Thread - 2020

9H-MIP will fly to Jeddah for the Spanish supercup with Atletico de Madrid onboard. Why is the Spanish supercup held in Jeddah? To make some airlines happy? The same reason there was a big boxing match held there at the end of last year, the same reason there’s a new ‘International horse racing fes...

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by eicvd
Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 704
Views: 84232

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread

I’m surprised Wizz (& even Easyjet) have never gave DUB a go. Yes they both tried other ROI airports with Ryanair running them out of there but DUB has the market compared to the ‘regional’ airports ORK, SNN & NOC, & lets be honest, Ryanair at the moment aren’t really ready for a market ...

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by eicvd
Fri Dec 20, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT to get more A320s, 20% fleet is not flying
Replies: 48
Views: 14512

Re: LOT to get more A320s, 20% fleet is not flying

[twoid][/twoid]

milhaus wrote:
It will be nice to see an A340 in LOT colors...

We can dream but we’ll have to do with the 320

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by eicvd
Tue Dec 10, 2019 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/19: Last of the teens!
Replies: 168
Views: 21538

Re: Irish 12/19: Last of the teens!

Anybody know the story with the 2 ET flights tonight? Saw both & upon checking noticed one departed to BRU (did BRU replace MAD?) & the other went to LOS

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by eicvd
Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aurigny new livery
Replies: 14
Views: 4872

Re: Aurigny new livery

Woah, tough crowd (as usual!) I quite like it I’ll have you all know

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by eicvd
Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/19: Last of the teens!
Replies: 168
Views: 21538

Re: Irish 12/19: Last of the teens!

Anyone know what happened to TK at DUB today ? http://i1160.photobucket.com/albums/q493/travelpics2019/8480689F-9A85-49C2-8F68-ADBEF185E00A_zpsapc696e4.jpg . http://i1160.photobucket.com/albums/q493/travelpics2019/17C83493-4E0B-4B3E-8381-768585956460_zpsqhfcn2k6.jpg Various posts on Facebook report...

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by eicvd
Wed Nov 27, 2019 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sheikh Ahmed: Emirates still denied access to 'many cities'
Replies: 107
Views: 18690

Re: Sheikh Ahmed: Emirates still denied access to 'many cities'

No restrictions on adding a 3rd daily to DUB, c’mon EK you’ve applied for the slots at least...

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by eicvd
Tue Nov 19, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/19: One more to go and then one more ...
Replies: 197
Views: 24196

Re: Irish 11/19: One more to go and then one more ...

I think EI own their remaining 3x A321s? The 3x that left the fleet a few years ago were leased as far as I recall. Have to agree that the A220 would be a great fit for EI. It has really low CASM and is ideally sized between the ATRs and A320s for opening new routes from DUB/SNN/CRK. That would be ...

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by eicvd
Wed Nov 06, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/19: One more to go and then one more ...
Replies: 197
Views: 24196

Re: Irish 11/19: One more to go and then one more ...

According to the French routes thread Transavia France look like adding a Dublin to Montpellier link

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by eicvd
Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ryanair and Southwest: what do you think would happen if they would fail?
Replies: 13
Views: 1864

Re: Ryanair and Southwest: what do you think would happen if they would fail?

Ryanair’s idea to charge for the toilet & for standing room only was just basic attention seeking, they knew it wasn’t going to happen but it got their name out there time after time.

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by eicvd
Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/19: One more to go and then one more ...
Replies: 197
Views: 24196

Re: Irish 11/19: One more to go and then one more ...

Only two Cityjet RJ85s still active. It will be interesting to see how long the rest remain in service: https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/82982-irelands-cityjet-winds-down-most-arj85-acmi-ops I guess they will be harvesting some of them for parts and one or two as spares for maintenance cover...

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by eicvd
Mon Nov 04, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future aircraft for LCY
Replies: 75
Views: 12556

Re: Future aircraft for LCY

In New York, La Guardia has a perimetre rule that only has exception for Saturdays. How about Toronto? Exactly how does the runway limited takeoff weight at Toronto Island compare against London City? All of Europe can be reached in 2000 nm, full payload. Middle East... Persian Gulf airports. And a...

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by eicvd
Sat Nov 02, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/19: One more to go and then one more ...
Replies: 197
Views: 24196

Re: Irish 11/19: One more to go and then one more ...

Rumors on another thread that Juneyao Airlines are interested in a Shanghai route via Helsinki twice weekly

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by eicvd
Sat Oct 26, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet2 757 fleet plans
Replies: 46
Views: 13789

Re: Jet2 757 fleet plans

f4f3a wrote:
I have seen on jethros fleet jet2 getting what looks like 6 of their own a321 . Anyone know where they are going to be sourced from ?

Thomas Cook

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by eicvd
Sat Oct 26, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FR today DUB-BGR
Replies: 22
Views: 6366

Re: FR today DUB-BGR

uta999 wrote:
Perhaps they have started NYC and BGR is their local airport.

Wasn’t funny 20 years ago

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by eicvd
Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Loganair over-stretching themselves?
Replies: 10
Views: 3798

Re: Are Loganair over-stretching themselves?

Management at WAT should be on to Loganair, perfect airline to fly a few WAT-UK routes with the Saab’s & ATRs coming.

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by eicvd
Tue Oct 01, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/19: Winter is coming
Replies: 203
Views: 44072

Re: Irish 10/19: Winter is coming

[url][/url] Anyone know what the Dubai 747 is doing in Dublin? I believe 2x AW139s accompanied it. As mentioned above, it was horse related. Sales are on, Sheikh Mohammed himself in to look at & buy possible future Derby winners. Same aircraft & accompanying helicopters were here this time l...

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by eicvd
Thu Sep 12, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/19
Replies: 187
Views: 27503

Re: Irish 9/19

EIJohn wrote:
Interesting to note that a Dash 8 Q400 operated today’s Icelandair FI416. Long flight to be on a turboprop!

It’s been doing that flight for more than a month or so now.

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by eicvd
Thu Sep 12, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/19
Replies: 187
Views: 27503

Re: Irish 9/19

Should open any day now http://i1160.photobucket.com/albums/q493/travelpics2019/959A652C-A142-468D-A3E2-F603132FC804_zpsjzmzqgry.jpg Next Monday apparently. I’m assuming QR, EY, maybe TK will use it? Emirates too, weekend is the last day they’re in T2 lounge so I agree it’s Monday.

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by eicvd
Sat Aug 17, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Soccer Charters World Cup, Champions, Europa League, etc. Discussion Thread
Replies: 358
Views: 57973

Re: Soccer Charters World Cup, Champions, Europa League, etc. Discussion Thread

Liverpool went home after their win in the European Supercup in a B767 with South African registration. Don´t remember the company know. Really? I wasn't aware that any South African airline that operates the B767. Fascinating indeed. Thank you for the information. Aeronexus, they’re basically a fo...

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by eicvd
Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest, a stalwart Boeing 737 MAX customer, eyes other jets
Replies: 204
Views: 36575

Re: Southwest, a stalwart Boeing 737 MAX customer, eyes other jets

Can you blame them, they’ve been screwed by Boeing. Would love to see Southwest & Ryanair give Airbus an order & that’s purely from an enthusiasts view of seeing a change. I’ve no allegiance to either A or B.

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by eicvd
Tue Aug 13, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian to cancel all TATL MAX routes
Replies: 79
Views: 19262

Re: Norwegian to cancel all TATL MAX routes

Supposedly the SWF-DUB and PVD-ORK flights were the only ones actually making a profit. Id be shocked if DUB-SWF was loss making, it would still be 2x daily if it wasn’t for the MAX issues. If a TATL route like that wasn’t making a profit you’d hardly double frequency so soon. It’s how the route is...

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by eicvd
Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 277
Views: 38095

Re: Irish 7/19

[quote="Clydenairways"]Anybody know when EI-LRA will start going on any flights? I presume they will run it to LHR or some short hops for a few days before they send it across the Atlantic.[/quote
1st flight is Friday, think it’s to BDL but it’s definitely transatlantic.

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by eicvd
Mon Jul 29, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do any FBOs use jetways?
Replies: 26
Views: 5991

Re: Do any FBOs use jetways?

American POV, American reply! The world is not USA-centric Maybe MAGA is working, (or maybe not), but there is a much larger world outside of the USA than inside its borders I challenge that "FBO" , while maybe common in "The States", is not common in the other 90% of the world!...

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by eicvd
Wed Jul 24, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BBC Planespotting Live, Staring 23rd July 20.00 BBC4.
Replies: 34
Views: 7780

Re: BBC Planespotting Live, Staring 23rd July 20.00 BBC4.

Glad I’ve missed this. There have been a few entertaining aviation documentaries in recent years though, ‘Heathrow live’ & ‘city in the sky’.

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by eicvd
Tue Jul 23, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 277
Views: 38095

Re: Irish 7/19

I notice that the fake birds of prey have been removed from the rods that they were attached to at DUB, is this related to the bird strike that happened at the weekend? Speaking of birds, I think adding an additional bin to the spotting areas and actually emptying the bins regularly might be approp...

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by eicvd
Sat Jul 13, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 277
Views: 38095

Re: Irish 7/19

Who says these airlines "don't want jet bridges". Air Moldova use the 300 gates so clearly want jet bridges. The Blue Air 01:30 to Bacau also use the 300 gates as does the occasional TUI charter flight. I'm sure Croatia Airlines, TAP, BA, Iberia, Icelandair, Luxair, SAS, Air Transat and W...

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by eicvd
Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 277
Views: 38095

Re: Irish 7/19

Apart from West Jet 787 (300 gates not full at scheduled time) and the odd Air Canada there is no scheduled wide bodies from 100 gates so not sure there is a case for adding an air bridge. 100 gates can handle wide bodies however it was designed as narrow body pier up to Code C aircraft. Maybe I ha...

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by eicvd
Tue Jul 02, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 277
Views: 38095

Re: Irish 7/19

AmricanShamrok wrote:
I see this evening’s EI277 (BHX-DUB) is being operated by a WX AR8. Are they no longer exclusively operating DUB-LCY?

Read on another aviation forum a few weeks ago that WX would be operating this flight so yes it’s not just LCY they’re operating for EI.

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by eicvd
Tue Jul 02, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 277
Views: 38095

Re: Irish 7/19

[url][/url]

Skyblue39 wrote:
Air Canada Rouge have finished up at DUB. All 3 flights from Dublin to Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver are now operated by the mainline A330. (Today saw a B789 operate YYZ-DUB though).

Saturday’s flight was a 777-300, didn’t depart until 2300 for crew rest.

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by eicvd
Fri Jun 28, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Loganair to KIR?
Replies: 3
Views: 747

Re: Loganair to KIR?

IMO LM would be the perfect airline for WAT

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by eicvd
Wed Jun 26, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 225
Views: 30680

Re: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...

EI321 wrote:
Anyone know what the bookings are like on Great Dane airlines Aalborg-Dublin route? I think today was the inagrual flight.

No idea about the loads sorry but it was on the boards for a few days, not sure when I first noticed. Previous flight to yesterday’s was flown by a leased in ATR.

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by eicvd
Thu Jun 20, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 225
Views: 30680

Re: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...

Two small observations from the last few days in DUB. On Monday afternoon there must have been some problem at the Terminal 1 departure gates, queue snaked half way back down the terminal towards the FR check in area. For the time of day to have that many going through security there has to be a pro...

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by eicvd
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 225
Views: 30680

Re: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...

Never mind the XLR, will some of those Max’s be seen in an EI livery?

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by eicvd
Mon Jun 17, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Virgin Atlantic ordering/leasing 14 A330-900neo's plus 6 options
Replies: 178
Views: 34393

Re: Confirmed: Virgin Atlantic ordering/leasing 14 A330-900neo's plus 6 options

[threeid][/threeid]

ORDfan101 wrote:
Does anyone else think an order of a220s and a321s is possible for virgin? They have short and long haul networks but virtually no medium haul network.

Thoughts?


No, unless suddenly they get tonnes if LHR slots which is impossible

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by eicvd
Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair to set up Malta Air
Replies: 62
Views: 10054

Re: Ryanair to set up Malta Air

There’ll be no space left on the Maltese register soon!

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