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by CarbHeatIn
Thu Oct 01, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/20: Bad news on the doorstep
Replies: 327
Views: 40964

Re: Irish 10/20: Bad news on the doorstep

ChrisNH38 wrote:
BOS is supposedly going up to an A330 of some sort, starting tomorrow. So someone is seeing something.

Nope. Staying on the NEO

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by CarbHeatIn
Mon Aug 31, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/20: Angst in August
Replies: 246
Views: 30068

Re: Irish 8/20: Angst in August

EIEIDW wrote:
CarbHeatIn wrote:
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-britain-usa-idUSKBN25M2PS

UK & US discussing an air bridge between certain cities.


How exactly is this relevant to the Irish thread?


Did you miss the bit about EI operating to the US from the UK instead of SNN?

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by CarbHeatIn
Mon Aug 31, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/20: Angst in August
Replies: 246
Views: 30068

Re: Irish 8/20: Angst in August

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-heal ... SKBN25M2PS

UK & US discussing an air bridge between certain cities.
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https://www.reuters.com/article/us-heal ... SKBN25M2PS

UK & US discussing an air bridge between certain cities.

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by CarbHeatIn
Tue Aug 11, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways network updates
Replies: 583
Views: 90460

Re: BA to permanently close LGW short-haul ?

Aer Lingus tried a LGW based operation before and it didn’t work. Can’t see them trying again, even with IAG support.

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by CarbHeatIn
Mon Aug 03, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/20: Angst in August
Replies: 246
Views: 30068

Re: Irish 8/20: Angst in August

Monday August 3rd, 2020: CORK Airport welcomes inaugural service of KLM AMS-ORK: - AMS 12.05 - ORK 12.55 KL1085 E175 daily (inaugural flight PH-EXS) - ORK 13.25 - AMS 16.10 KL1086 E175 daily https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/kl1085 At present EI operates the route just 3x weekly: - ORK 17....

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by CarbHeatIn
Fri Jul 31, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/20
Replies: 347
Views: 34763

Re: Irish 7/20

Also in the results is 4 A332s to go and the A318. That’s the end of LCY-SNN-JFK. Not clear if the A332s are EI, LEVEL, or a mix of both. The Paris operation had 3 A332s and EI-EWR is due to return to lessors, I think? From today’s presentation: Fleet: Aer Lingus: Grounding of 6 A320s Grounding of ...

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by CarbHeatIn
Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/20
Replies: 347
Views: 34763

Re: Irish 7/20

Aer Lingus to receive almost €30m for collecting PPE from China. Aer Lingus is to receive almost €30 million from the Health Service Executive for the transport of vital supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE) to Ireland from China since March in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. http://ww...

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by CarbHeatIn
Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/20
Replies: 347
Views: 34763

Re: Irish 7/20

Ultimately, I think that the govt will need to look at providing some assistance to Aer Lingus. Can't help wondering if Italy's help to AZ is for different reasons, like "it's a Tuesday". Do the same rules apply; clearly, this pandemic is unprecedented and poses a serious threat to all ai...

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by CarbHeatIn
Wed Jul 29, 2020 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/20
Replies: 347
Views: 34763

Re: Irish 7/20

For comparison: IAG: British Airways - £300 million from the UK Iberia - €1 billion from Spain Lufthansa group: Lufthansa - €9 billion from Germany Swiss International Airlines - €1.5 billion from Switzerland Austrian Airlines - €600 million from Austria Brussels Airlines - €460 million from Belgium...

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by CarbHeatIn
Thu Jul 16, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/20
Replies: 347
Views: 34763

Re: Irish 7/20

[ NZ took the steps necessary to eradicate COVID and now life is normal. The disease is gone and 100% normal domestic life continues. All that is required is patience, if what you want is to go to the pub and maintain the domestic economy. Including bailing out Air New Zealand to the tune of nz $1 ...

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by CarbHeatIn
Mon Jul 13, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/20
Replies: 347
Views: 34763

Re: Irish 7/20

Was referring to IALPA the union. It is one of the wealthiest unions in Ireland! No one should loose their job but times are difficult for all. You’re making absolutely no sense. What are you trying to say? IALPA members in Cityjet, Stobart and Ryanair should just suck it up because times are diffi...

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by CarbHeatIn
Mon Jul 13, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/20
Replies: 347
Views: 34763

Re: Irish 7/20

Fliplot wrote:
Amazing how some times those who are best placed cry rhe loudest!


How are redundant pilots in Stobart, Cityjet and Ryanair best placed?

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by CarbHeatIn
Tue Mar 17, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/20
Replies: 343
Views: 38230

Re: Irish 3/20

Aer Lings are cancelling some TA flutes already this week. BDL, MSP, MCO & PHL are stopped. LAX, MIA, EWR, SEA, IAD to be suspended from Wed/Thursday. T/A departures from Shannon also stopping on Thursday. Routes from Dublin to BOS, JFK, ORD & SFO will continue but has reduced frequency. LA...

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by CarbHeatIn
Sat Mar 14, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 341409

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

How come AF22 from Paris is heading to New York, is it taking back just US citizens? It is to the SW of Ireland at the moment.... You are assuming EU airlines stop flying to the USA, this is not correct. A number of European airlines are maintaining regular operations to CDC approved US airports, a...

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by CarbHeatIn
Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 185323

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020

Air crew visa holders are exempt from the ban

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by CarbHeatIn
Fri Mar 06, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/20
Replies: 343
Views: 38230

Re: Irish 3/20

[twoid][/twoid]

CarbHeatIn wrote:
One of STK’s ATRs is leased from flybe and is now grounded after last night’s events. STK have permission for one Embraer to be used on a very short term basis to operate EI Franchise routes until the issue of the ATR can be resolved.


Back to an ATR only operation today.

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by CarbHeatIn
Thu Mar 05, 2020 10:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/20
Replies: 343
Views: 38230

Re: Irish 3/20

Crew haven’t been offered it as of yet. Just ground/office staff for now.

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by CarbHeatIn
Thu Mar 05, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/20
Replies: 343
Views: 38230

Re: Irish 3/20

One of STK’s ATRs is leased from flybe and is now grounded after last night’s events. STK have permission for one Embraer to be used on a very short term basis to operate EI Franchise routes until the issue of the ATR can be resolved.

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by CarbHeatIn
Thu Nov 14, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/19: One more to go and then one more ...
Replies: 197
Views: 25333

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

The lineup at the start of summer schedule will be; 2x A321LR in SNN, 2 in DUB alongside the last B757. The 5th A321LR isn't due until April/May. It could be earmarked for Euro rotations/standby cover rather than a new route. By the end of the summer schedule all 8 A321LR should be delivered which ...

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by CarbHeatIn
Wed Sep 25, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/19
Replies: 187
Views: 28740

Re: Irish 9/19

Apparently due to the runway length in Dublin, particularly on wet days with a slight tail wind the aircraft is struggling to get enough fuel in to even make BDL, so Washington has been put back on an A330 for this winter. The website is still showing the 321 on IAD x3 weekly with the 330 x4 weekly?

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by CarbHeatIn
Wed Aug 14, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 161
Views: 23125

Re: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2019

Aer Lingus increasing to 6 a week from June. Everyday, except Friday.

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by CarbHeatIn
Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 277
Views: 40014

Re: Irish 7/19

There’ll only be one 757 left by December.

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by CarbHeatIn
Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 277
Views: 40014

Re: Irish 7/19

BDL operations on the 2nd have been changed to 5 cabin crew. Subsequent days still rostered with 4 but may change.

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by CarbHeatIn
Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 277
Views: 40014

Re: Irish 7/19

IAD will be back to a mix by spring and all 330 by summer

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by CarbHeatIn
Mon Jul 29, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 277
Views: 40014

Re: Irish 7/19

16 business on LR

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by CarbHeatIn
Mon Jul 29, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 277
Views: 40014

Re: Irish 7/19

As expected, EI has rostered the 321LR operation to BDL with only 4 cabin crew.

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by CarbHeatIn
Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA pilots to strike over the summer?
Replies: 50
Views: 8220

Re: BA pilots to strike over the summer?

Considering the glee with which the BA pilots not only crossed the BA flight attendants’ picket line in 2010, but actively worked with BA management to destroy it, I hope they don’t expect any support from other unions. BA pilots, in many cases, worked as scab flight attendants on their days off. N...

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by CarbHeatIn
Mon Jul 22, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 277
Views: 40014

Re: Irish 7/19

EI115 DUB-PHL has suffered a birdstrike on departure from DUB and is returning to DUB https://twitter.com/AirportWebcams/status/1152569146154131457?s=20 Cue the cancelled SNN-JFK/BOS ..... in 3....2....1.... :stirthepot: Sure enough today's EI111 (SNN-JFK) was cancelled in order to ferry the aircra...

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by CarbHeatIn
Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 225
Views: 31634

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

EI Regional ATR makes no sense. To where? Where would the aircraft operating any route be based?

An argument could be made for Ryanair, maybe with a STN based aircraft.

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by CarbHeatIn
Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus adds A321neoLR to LHR
Replies: 13
Views: 3678

Re: Aer Lingus adds A321NEOLR to LHR

EK77WNH wrote:
Sounds like a good training route...even DUB-SNN would be a smart one to build proficiency on the new type before they stretch its legs.


It’s not a new “Type”. There will be a requirement for some training on TA sectors only.

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by CarbHeatIn
Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air bends a 767
Replies: 130
Views: 43923

Re: Atlas Air bends a 767

AMC has to feel just great that Atlas was training the pilot on a live segment with troops on board. Thrilled, I'm sure. Wouldn't a cargo 767 flight have been a better training platform? no wind. 25 mile visibility. Bent plane. You realize that *no one* flies around empty airliners for operating ex...

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by CarbHeatIn
Tue Mar 05, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 152162

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

Varsity1 wrote:
One of the bigger issues could be flying the NATs at .76 in the A321. For occasionally flights flying off-route its not a problem. But hundreds of aircraft could be.


A321s will happily cruise at .78 or .79

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by CarbHeatIn
Thu Dec 20, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/18: December Dreaming ...
Replies: 188
Views: 24152

Re: Irish 12/18: December Dreaming ...

JAmie2k9 wrote:
AmricanShamrok wrote:
eicvd wrote:
I wouldn’t class those as overnights.

BHD and SNN are EI bases, as is ORK.


Is BHD really a base, flight deck no longer based. Are cabin crew?


No pilots based in SNN either.

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by CarbHeatIn
Tue Dec 18, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: US Big 3 Stick Time Agreements
Replies: 1
Views: 1427

US Big 3 Stick Time Agreements

What are the flight time limits for a 3 pilot operation for DL, UA and AA? I understand the FAA limit is anything over 8 hours but the working condition agreements are more conservative.

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by CarbHeatIn
Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying
Replies: 260
Views: 30893

Re: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying

Stephen Kavanagh has resigned as CEO of Aer Lingus. He will be replaced by Seán Doyle, a BA executive.

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by CarbHeatIn
Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 367
Views: 36321

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

The latest rumour is that the two Stobart ERJs are to be wet leased (ACMI) to BA Cityflyer. One based in DUB and one based in LCY.

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by CarbHeatIn
Thu May 24, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus EI147 clips post while taxiing at SFO
Replies: 24
Views: 8455

Re: Aer Lingus EI147 clips post while taxiing at SFO

Thread title says the aircraft was taxiing, yet first post says it was being towed?

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by CarbHeatIn
Mon May 21, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow reveals quietest airlines
Replies: 53
Views: 13484

Re: Heathrow reveals quietest airlines

On leaving the hold the approach controller will give you your track miles to touch down. You manipulate your rate of descent to meet a cda profile. You need to be cognizant of potential ATC speed reductions - usually a reduction from 220 IAS to 180 IAS on turning base and then once established, 160...

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by CarbHeatIn
Wed Mar 21, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/18: Snowploughs and Shamrocks
Replies: 236
Views: 29636

Re: Irish 3/18: Snowploughs and Shamrocks

At 11:00, Newstalk (Pat Kenny) is broadcasting the first in a three part series marking the 50th anniversary of the Tuskar Rock disaster.

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by CarbHeatIn
Tue Mar 06, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/18: Snowploughs and Shamrocks
Replies: 236
Views: 29636

Re: Irish 3/18: Snowploughs and Shamrocks

-Aer Lingus will axe its late night DUB-LHR/early morning LHR-DUB, with BA operating that service; EI is already operating the early morning BA flight from DUB (among others), will also bring an A330 onto one of the DUB-LHR routes. An irresponsible post. Aer Lingus directly employs a number of engi...

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by CarbHeatIn
Sun Feb 25, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/18 : thrust set, speed building ...
Replies: 258
Views: 26160

Re: Irish 2/18 : thrust set, speed building ...

kaitak wrote:
Is there a scope clause between Stobart and EI? How large an aircraft could Stobart operate for EI?


Less than 100 seats, I believe.

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by CarbHeatIn
Sat Feb 17, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/18 : thrust set, speed building ...
Replies: 258
Views: 26160

Re: Irish 2/18 : thrust set, speed building ...

11% payrise for EI pilots - quite a bit more than what the general staff were awarded. Hopefully the airline will claw some of this back with the productivity increases that were mentioned in the article. It would be interesting to see what the productivity increases are. From speaking to friends i...

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by CarbHeatIn
Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/18 : thrust set, speed building ...
Replies: 258
Views: 26160

Re: Irish 2/18 : thrust set, speed building ...

https://www.irishtimes.com/business/tra ... 9?mode=amp
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11% payrise for EI pilots - quite a bit more than what the general staff were awarded.

https://www.irishtimes.com/business/tra ... 9?mode=amp

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by CarbHeatIn
Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/17: Ag eitilt gan teo
Replies: 209
Views: 25398

Re: Irish 12/17: Ag eitilt gan teo

Correct. Fuel burn will be higher at lower altitudes.

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by CarbHeatIn
Thu Dec 28, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/17: Ag eitilt gan teo
Replies: 209
Views: 25398

Re: Irish 12/17: Ag eitilt gan teo

EI-LAX A332 seems to have stopped the climb at start of EI145 to LAX at 5000 feet and is currently seemingly inbound to Shannon. (FR24) Seems to be an engine shutdown after takeoff from Dublin as they declared an emergency, had to dump a large amount of fuel circling over Limerick before landing. E...

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by CarbHeatIn
Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/17 - China in our hands ...
Replies: 217
Views: 30139

Re: Irish 11/17 - China in our hands ...

I’ve e got one question regarding EI operations, according to http://www.thelingussource.com , there have been cancellations where the outbound flight (generally to the USA) operates but the return leg doesn’t operate, however the aircraft positions back to base regardless. This is one such example...

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by CarbHeatIn
Thu Mar 23, 2017 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian is hiring for pilot jobs
Replies: 168
Views: 24552

Re: Norwegian is hiring for pilot jobs

Yep, embarrassingly for EK, well known Captain Ashley has left the Middle East to join the bottom of UA's seniority list.

https://youtu.be/7T-ujzU6vSc

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