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by shamrock321
Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 144
Views: 14521

Re: Irish 7/19

iRISH251 wrote:
shamrock321 wrote:
What’s the story with the AC YUL service? I haven’t seen it on Flightradar24 at all and I can’t seem to find a schedule on the Air Canada website?


Google AC818 and you will find it.



So the service only resumes tonight?

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by shamrock321
Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 144
Views: 14521

Re: Irish 7/19

What’s the story with the AC YUL service? I haven’t seen it on Flightradar24 at all and I can’t seem to find a schedule on the Air Canada website?

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by shamrock321
Tue Jun 18, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Norwegian’s Fleet
Replies: 4
Views: 880

Re: Norwegian’s Fleet

Norwegian Air Argentina 737-800 x 3
Norwegian Air International 737-800 x 67
Norwegian Air Shuttle 737-800 x 54
Norwegian Air Sweden 788 x 3/789 x 1
Norwegian Air UK 789 x13
Norwegian Long Haul 788 x 8/789 x 13

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by shamrock321
Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26859

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

Anybody know why TUI PH-OYI operates AMS-DUB-AMS this morning?

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by shamrock321
Mon Jun 10, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26859

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

I flew with EI/WX yesterday from DUB-LCY. An hour delayed due to last minute aircraft change but this wasn’t communicated until well after it became obvious we were not leaving on time. Boarding was so slow, one EI agent who appeared to be gate checking most wheelie bags. Aircraft was in CityJet liv...

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by shamrock321
Sat Mar 30, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward
Replies: 193
Views: 24096

Re: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward

Great to see TAP back but it’s not been that long since they were at DUB, they gave it a go in maybe 2008-9 but the financial brought it to a premature end.

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by shamrock321
Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward
Replies: 193
Views: 24096

Re: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward

With the grounding of the 737 MAX I was wondering what AC would use for their DUB-YUK flights this summer and it seems an A330 is scheduled. Was this announced before or is it just temporary? So with YVR also switching to mainline AC it may be possible to see 3 Air Canada A330s on the ground in Dubl...

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by shamrock321
Thu Feb 14, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/19
Replies: 167
Views: 20260

Re: Irish 2/19

I’m from St. Margaret’s myself and am in a St Margaret’s residents Facebook group, it’s full of people who have nothing better to do with their time than male noise and complain about a runway. These are people I grew up with, obviously the DAA and relevant people must pay attention to them but to b...

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by shamrock321
Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Have BA now refitted all of their B777’s?
Replies: 14
Views: 1688

Re: Have BA now refitted all of their B777’s?

BKK is a low yielding route that is always busy, so they are unfortunately able to get away with it! As for not investing in World Traveller and World Traveller Plus, I think this is a little unfair, the hard product in the newer cabins is as good as any other airline, appreciate Club and First may ...

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by shamrock321
Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Have BA now refitted all of their B777’s?
Replies: 14
Views: 1688

Re: Have BA now refitted all of their B777’s?

Yes these 3 have an upgraded interior and Thales entertinament.

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by shamrock321
Tue Feb 05, 2019 7:42 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Have BA now refitted all of their B777’s?
Replies: 14
Views: 1688

Re: Have BA now refitted all of their B777’s?

Unfortunately not, BKK will be operated by a non refurbished 3 Class 777 with a very old entertainment system. G-YMMA/B/E/T/B/U/F at least are still in this situation, my advice is to make sure you have a fully charged iPad stocked up with plenty to keep you entertained!

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by shamrock321
Sun Jan 20, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/19 : New year, new ... us!
Replies: 198
Views: 29422

Re: Irish 1/19 : New year, new ... us!

But this would mean having the aircraft sat in T.LV for 18 hours, that’s not going to happen...

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by shamrock321
Sun Jan 20, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/19 : New year, new ... us!
Replies: 198
Views: 29422

Re: Irish 1/19 : New year, new ... us!

That schedule would mean an A321 would be away from back for 26 hours, a return sector to Tel Aviv in this time frame isn’t good use of the aircraft. Most European airlines have 2 flights to TLV to counter his but I’m not sure the demand from Ireland could justify this?

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by shamrock321
Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/19 : New year, new ... us!
Replies: 198
Views: 29422

Re: Irish 1/19 : New year, new ... us!

I’ve seen an internal email from Norwegian to staff confirming the closure of their Dublin flight and cabin crew base, anyone know how many crew they had in Dublin. The email also mentioned that for the first part of summer this year they had 6 based aircraft, I had no idea it was so many?

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by shamrock321
Sat Dec 29, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/18: December Dreaming ...
Replies: 188
Views: 22367

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

MIA is one of those routes that busier in winter than summer, loom at BA for example, 3 daily this winter up from 2 and once daily A380.The 3rd daily frequencies stay next summer but no A380.

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by shamrock321
Tue Dec 18, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/18: December Dreaming ...
Replies: 188
Views: 22367

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

Etihad blocking the runway with hydraulic issues

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by shamrock321
Tue Dec 11, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has BA been too slow with fleet renewals
Replies: 78
Views: 11456

Re: Has BA been too slow with fleet renewals

From a passenger point of view maybe, from a business point of view no, they’ve gotten everything out of their assets especially the 747s.

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by shamrock321
Thu Nov 22, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe switches Cornwall flights from LGW to LHR
Replies: 35
Views: 6007

Re: Flybe switches Cornwall flights from LGW to LHR

BA are reducing NCL, ABZ and MAN next summer, have the slots come from here?

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by shamrock321
Thu Nov 22, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Likely BA Heathrow route additions from Gatwick
Replies: 35
Views: 6218

Re: Likely BA Heathrow route additions from Gatwick

windian425 wrote:
VS operate from both LGW and LHR to BGI in the winter season only. Perhaps BA could offer something similar. Instead of 10 weekly LGW, 7 from LGW and 3 from LHR. They have done this before after Concord was grounded.


VS don’t operate to BGI from LHR at any time of the year.

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by shamrock321
Thu Nov 22, 2018 7:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Likely BA Heathrow route additions from Gatwick
Replies: 35
Views: 6218

Re: Likely BA Heathrow route additions from Gatwick

It wouldnt at all surprise me to see a LAS or BGI flight move to LHR, I 8magine they would do exceptionally well with the added benefit of the LHR short haul network but as mentioned slots are an issue. LAS operates from both LHR and LGW proving BA isn’t against doing it or operatin gleisure routes ...

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by shamrock321
Wed Oct 31, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying
Replies: 260
Views: 28503

Re: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying

Lufthansa adding an extra 6 weekly flights to/from MUC including a nightstopper.
LH2520 arrives 2130
LH2521 departs 0615

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by shamrock321
Sat Sep 29, 2018 7:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF137 ORD-CDG Landing Gear Issues Tonight
Replies: 8
Views: 2563

Re: AF137 ORD-CDG Landing Gear Issues Tonight

Perhaps something simple like a gear locking pin left in pace? Didn’t this happen to a BA 747 just a few weeks ago ex ORD?

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by shamrock321
Thu Sep 20, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight attendant "fired" for Marriage Proposal
Replies: 52
Views: 9154

Re: Flight attendant "fired" for Marriage Proposal

If my boyfriend proposed to me on a plane, I’d fire him...

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by shamrock321
Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/18: An august institution
Replies: 443
Views: 33199

Re: Irish 8/18: An august institution

The 330 fleet is busy enough in the summer time without squeezing London rotations out of them. And to clarify it’s 50 times when both directions are taken into account.

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by shamrock321
Fri Aug 24, 2018 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/18: An august institution
Replies: 443
Views: 33199

Re: Irish 8/18: An august institution

EI won’t be competing with AA, the idea of a joint venture is that the airlines share the spoils so EI starting DFW would be detrimental to this. LAS would be an interesting one, lots of Irish traffic on the route and BOB alcohol on the route would be a killer, although I think we could all be surpr...

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by shamrock321
Wed Aug 22, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/18: An august institution
Replies: 443
Views: 33199

Re: Irish 8/18: An august institution

The TPA route confirmed as DL to AMS. I’m clueless as to where it will be, DEN would surprise me given only BA and LH operate there from Europe but then again SEA surprised me!

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by shamrock321
Tue Jul 24, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/18: Heatwave madness!
Replies: 270
Views: 28220

Re: Irish 7/18: Heatwave madness!

Aer Lingus also had a cancelled PSA-DUB last week, the tweets I seen suggested a similar fiasco in sorting hotels etc out.

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by shamrock321
Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/18: Heatwave madness!
Replies: 270
Views: 28220

Re: Irish 7/18: Heatwave madness!

There is a video today of a Vueling A320 tearing up a piece of tarmac at DUB and it getting stuck to the landing gear, the return trip was delayed 2 hours. The video suggests it’s a piece of patched up taxiway, doesn’t fill you with confidence...

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by shamrock321
Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AV employee fired for smuggling liquor into a Stadium in Russia during the WC
Replies: 30
Views: 4134

Re: AV employee fired for smuggling liquor into a Stadium in Russia during the WC

Let’s be honest! An airline employee posting about how he’s cheated security be it at a sporting event or anywhere else and posting it on social media is going to get you into trouble.

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by shamrock321
Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 253
Views: 24203

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

It’s logical for TP to return, with the growth at DUB, they can surely make it work this time round especially with their South American network. Let’s hope Norwegian make a better go at Hamilton than Globespan did, it was always very delayed! Lucky enough to be operating in/out of DUB twice in July!

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by shamrock321
Tue May 15, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS to switch LAS to LHR in S19 ?
Replies: 36
Views: 6396

Re: VS to switch LAS to LHR in S19 ?

Source? I’m surprised VS are making any additional 789 plans for the time being unless they are confident the RR issues are almost solved? LAS is a route which requires ETOPS.

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by shamrock321
Fri May 11, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17907

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

How do you get as far as Northern France before suspecting a hare has been sucked into the engine?

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by shamrock321
Mon Apr 09, 2018 7:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/18; Aviating in April
Replies: 209
Views: 21689

Re: Irish 4/18; Aviating in April

There is zero chance of QF starting PER-DUB

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by shamrock321
Sun Apr 01, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/18; Aviating in April
Replies: 209
Views: 21689

Re: Irish 4/18; Aviating in April

Was lucky enough to fly Club World LHR-HKG last week sat beside a lovely Irish man travelling for business. He said for his business the CX direct fares just aren’t competitive! Any thoughts on this? High demand?

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by shamrock321
Fri Mar 30, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/18: Snowploughs and Shamrocks
Replies: 236
Views: 28144

Re: Irish 3/18: Snowploughs and Shamrocks

I don’t think EI could make this route work, SU is much better positioned due to onward connection opportunities eastwards and it’s obvious brand awareness in Russia.

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by shamrock321
Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA using 6 different airlines in March, unusual?
Replies: 2
Views: 1472

Re: BA using 6 different airlines in March, unusual?

BA were granted quite a lot of the Monarch slots at LGW and have increased frequency on a number of routes but this has been done quite quickly without them having enough of their own equipment to use hence using other airlines to cover the schedule. NEO delays haven’t helped but they begin arriving...

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by shamrock321
Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways B787-10 Update
Replies: 68
Views: 16243

Re: British Airways B787-10 Update

BA already operates non bunked 777s to SEA and ATL. Look at EASA flight time limitations, B could easily operate an 11 hour sector without bunks...

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by shamrock321
Wed Mar 14, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/18: Snowploughs and Shamrocks
Replies: 236
Views: 28144

Re: Irish 3/18: Snowploughs and Shamrocks

Doubt it will be EI, and I hope it’s direct! Routing something via EDI or anywhere else just isn’t goi g to give the route the shot it deserves

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by shamrock321
Sat Mar 10, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA flights to Gibraltar div to Malaga
Replies: 4
Views: 2781

Re: BA flights to Gibraltar div to Malaga

The wind doesn’t even have to be that strong but coming from a certain direction it creates turbulence off the rock which makes an approach difficult.

I was diverted last week but because a rock fall had damaged some equipment related to the airport but we knew even before leaving London.

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by shamrock321
Sat Mar 10, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/18: Snowploughs and Shamrocks
Replies: 236
Views: 28144

Re: Irish 3/18: Snowploughs and Shamrocks

Apparently there is a new BA uniform in the pipeline as well so perhaps a joint IAG thing?

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by shamrock321
Mon Mar 05, 2018 8:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/18: Snowploughs and Shamrocks
Replies: 236
Views: 28144

Re: Irish 3/18: Snowploughs and Shamrocks

My mother and 17 friends have been stuck in Amsterdam since last Tuesday because of the snow closures and the back log of customers, they are finally flying home today and have nothing for praise for the way they have been looked after by Aer Lingus.

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by shamrock321
Wed Jan 31, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/18 : thrust set, speed building ...
Replies: 258
Views: 24831

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

As some of you will have seen Aer Lingus will operate a number of BA flights to/from Heathrow from early February onwards so we’ll get to see the shamrock at terminal 5! It does mean DUB won’t have a BA LHR nightstopper for a few weeks but it returns in March. EI will also operate some HAM flights f...

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by shamrock321
Wed Jan 10, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/18: Bliain nua, Speireachtai nua ...
Replies: 194
Views: 23158

Re: Irish 1/18: Bliain nua, Speireachtai nua ...

If this route works as AF want it to, then FR can add as much frequency to BVS as they want, AF will want as many as possible on this service to be connecting to long haul surely?

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by shamrock321
Fri Jan 05, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/18: Bliain nua, Speireachtai nua ...
Replies: 194
Views: 23158

Re: Irish 1/18: Bliain nua, Speireachtai nua ...

So apparently it’s been confirmed that Menzies will enter the ground handling business at DUB and will take over BA/IB/VY from April, can anyone confirm? A relative who works on the ground at EI suggests this could be the beginning of IAG outsourcing ground handling for all IAG airlines at DUB inclu...

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by shamrock321
Thu Dec 28, 2017 5:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways and the 767
Replies: 100
Views: 23479

Re: British Airways and the 767

The 767s will be gone by November 2018. They have been work horses for BA and carry a lot more cargo than the A320 family something short haul routes will loose.

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by shamrock321
Mon Dec 25, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/17: Ag eitilt gan teo
Replies: 209
Views: 24218

Re: Irish 12/17: Ag eitilt gan teo

Ahhh ok, I’m on the 210 well passed 0630...

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by shamrock321
Mon Dec 25, 2017 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/17: Ag eitilt gan teo
Replies: 209
Views: 24218

Re: Irish 12/17: Ag eitilt gan teo

Flying with Aer Lingus to MAN tomorrow afternoon, will pass on the new gate experience if I have the pleasure.

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by shamrock321
Sun Dec 24, 2017 11:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/17: Ag eitilt gan teo
Replies: 209
Views: 24218

Re: Irish 12/17: Ag eitilt gan teo

Arrived yesterday on BA834, used the E gates for the first time, although it worked for me it was much slower compared to those at Heathrow T5 and they were rejecting quite a lot of people.

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by shamrock321
Wed Dec 20, 2017 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/17: Ag eitilt gan teo
Replies: 209
Views: 24218

Re: Irish 12/17: Ag eitilt gan teo

Some rows on the BA A321s don’t have vents because of the refit, more seats meant not enough vents for every row and you’ll find a lot of them are slightly out of line with the rows that do have them.

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