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by IrishTexan
Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 1482
Views: 137888

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018

Seems that the source linked in my previous post has now edited his predicted route info with PIT now replaced by BWI and MSP. EI to announce PIT on 9/12/18? From http://www.travelextra.ie/travel-extra-sunday-supplement-september-9-2018/ Is the cold war between Aer Lingus and Dublin airport warming ...

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by IrishTexan
Sun Sep 09, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 1482
Views: 137888

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018

EI to announce PIT on 9/12/18? From http://www.travelextra.ie/travel-extra-sunday-supplement-september-9-2018/ Is the cold war between Aer Lingus and Dublin airport warming up since the new passenger transfer facilities were opened? Apparently so. Simon McAllister, from research company EY (confusin...

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by IrishTexan
Sun Sep 09, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 287
Views: 22974

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

Just read this with a mention of new routes to Pittsburgh and Montreal. http://www.travelextra.ie/travel-extra-sunday-supplement-september-9-2018/ TRAVEL Extra Sunday Supplement: 09SEP18 Headlines Behind the Headlines "Is the cold war between Aer Lingus and Dublin airport warming up since the n...

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by IrishTexan
Fri Sep 07, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 287
Views: 22974

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

Just completed DFW/LHR/SNN r/t. Best transatlantic trip for years. All 4 flts pushed back ahead of schedule and arrived early also. First transatlantic crossings in years with zero turbulence. Had not been thru LHR in 20 years and was apprehensive of our tight transit times of 1.5 hrs on arrival and...

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by IrishTexan
Sun Aug 12, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Aer Lingus leasing Omni Air Int'l aircraft?
Replies: 6
Views: 1839

Re: Is Aer Lingus leasing Omni Air Int'l aircraft?

EI does not fly DUB-DFW (I wish).
Believe the DFW-DUB flight was a positioning flight to operate services for EI from DUB to substitute for an airbridge damaged A330 (EI-GCF?).

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by IrishTexan
Sat Aug 04, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/18: An august institution
Replies: 443
Views: 29432

Re: Irish 8/18: An august institution

AA/EI JV won't happen until at least until early 2019 as EI is viewed as "different" (a low cost/low fare carrier) Source https://viewfromthewing.boardingarea.com/2018/07/31/american-airlines-department-of-transportation-is-rethinking-approach-to-joint-ventures/ Excerpt below from the July...

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by IrishTexan
Sat Aug 04, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/18: An august institution
Replies: 443
Views: 29432

Re: Irish 8/18: An august institution

Irish Times says the reported routes are PIT, YUL and Midwest (CLE, DTW or IND) major cities. Do you have a link? https://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/aer-lingus-to-add-two-new-north-american-destinations-1.3585382 "Pittsburgh in the US and Montreal in Canada are said to b...

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by IrishTexan
Sat Oct 07, 2017 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RJ264 ORD-AMM Diverted to SNN
Replies: 1
Views: 980

Re: RJ264 ORD-AMM Diverted to SNN

http://clareherald.com/2017/10/jet-dump ... ger-81121/
Unfortunately, given it's location, this is a relatively frequent event at SNN.
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Diversion due to passenger medical condition.
http://clareherald.com/2017/10/jet-dump ... ger-81121/
Unfortunately, given it's location, this is a relatively frequent event at SNN.

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by IrishTexan
Fri Sep 29, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/17 - Hong Kong hootenanny!
Replies: 216
Views: 26534

Re: Irish 9/17 - Hong Kong hootenanny!

Is a new EI transatlantic route announcement coming next week on Oct.4? Not sure if the site linked below has accurate info, but it's about that time of year again for speculation. http://travelbiz.ie/newsstory/Breaking_News_-_Aer_Lingus_to_announce_new_transatlantic_route Also came across some comm...

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by IrishTexan
Thu May 11, 2017 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5.17: Summer flying fun
Replies: 128
Views: 16880

Re: Irish 5.17: Summer flying fun

http://clareherald.com/2017/05/e15m-upg ... way-25155/
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SNN runway rehab underway. Was surprised that this is only the second rehab since original construction in 1961.
http://clareherald.com/2017/05/e15m-upg ... way-25155/

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by IrishTexan
Sat Feb 18, 2017 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/17
Replies: 218
Views: 11663

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

[quote="kaitak"]It's expected that, this coming week, details will be announced of the first direct scheduled flights from ORK to the USA. Initially, it's expected that the first flights will be to Rhode Island, T F Green Airport, near Warwick: http://www.breakingnews.ie/ireland/confirmati...

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by IrishTexan
Thu Feb 02, 2017 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EI planning direct flights DUB-LAS
Replies: 14
Views: 3515

EI planning direct flights DUB-LAS

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/ae ... 17113.html
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Just came across this report of new service to begin next winter.
http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/ae ... 17113.html

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by IrishTexan
Thu Feb 02, 2017 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/17
Replies: 218
Views: 11663

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

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/ae ... 17113.html
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New transatlantic service to Las Vegas later this year with EI planning DUB-LAS.
http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/ae ... 17113.html

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by IrishTexan
Sat Dec 17, 2016 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 13/16: Sixteen, going on seventeen!
Replies: 179
Views: 23572

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

Noticed a change on Airbus A330 production list. EI had been listed for MSN1791 for May 2017 delivery and MSN1831 for December 2017 delivery. EI now allocated MSN1817 with MSN1831 going to Hainan. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Ff2DA4QRsnyx6Og6UREgvDckpdF2Iu7o4Vcj6m7EM_I/pub?single=true&...

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by IrishTexan
Mon Oct 10, 2016 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/16: oh, the places we'll go!
Replies: 290
Views: 37059

Re: Irish 11/16: oh, the places we'll go!

Looking at the pic in post #164 and also reading other media about a well known Korean phone manufacturer having combustion issues with their new model 7, and also the replacement units, makes me wonder if there could be a connection. Hopefully the facts from the incident investigation will prove ot...

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by IrishTexan
Fri Sep 23, 2016 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/16: oh, the places we'll go!
Replies: 290
Views: 37059

Re: Irish 11/16: oh, the places we'll go!

Found some recent video of MOL sharing many opinions in his own style at the creative minds series at the U.S. embassy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9zOztyJS_uc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JcTX1cuamiI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hEO04zhCk7I https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6ytmFxB1ec http...

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by IrishTexan
Sun Sep 04, 2016 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/16: oh, the places we'll go!
Replies: 290
Views: 37059

Re: Irish 11/16: oh, the places we'll go!

Given the current thread title, here are a couple of news links from DFW area media during the last week to add fuel to speculation about possible EI service to DFW. http://www.star-telegram.com/news/busin ... 96832.html http://www.wfaa.com/news/local/dfw-airp ... /311782294 While this incentive pac...

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by IrishTexan
Mon Jul 18, 2016 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Small to Medium Sized airports with Int'l Svc
Replies: 52
Views: 5685

Re: Small to Medium Sized airports with Int'l Svc

BDL to DUB with EI 757 will soon be an addition to this list

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by IrishTexan
Mon May 02, 2016 4:57 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Undertaker To Repurpose B767 As Seaside Hotel.
Replies: 3
Views: 2864

RE: Undertaker To Repurpose B767 As Seaside Hotel.

First part of the journey on May1.
http://www.breakingnews.ie/discover/...ping-by-barge-to-sligo-732286.html

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by IrishTexan
Fri Apr 08, 2016 4:05 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Undertaker To Repurpose B767 As Seaside Hotel.
Replies: 3
Views: 2864

Undertaker To Repurpose B767 As Seaside Hotel.

Ex Transaero B767-200ER <acronym title="Aer Lingus (Ireland)">EI</acronym>-CZD was facing the scrapheap at <acronym title="Shannon (SNN / EINN), Ireland">SNN</acronym>, but David McGowan, an Irish funeral director, has come up with a plan to make it the centerpiece of his proposed glampsite in Ennis...

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by IrishTexan
Tue Mar 22, 2016 11:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No Cork-USA?
Replies: 41
Views: 9625

RE: Why No Cork-USA?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Viscount724" class="quote" target="_blank">Viscount724</a> (<a href="#40" class="quote">Reply 40</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="TWA Transworld Air...

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by IrishTexan
Mon Jul 13, 2015 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/15: High On Jet A1
Replies: 217
Views: 20918

RE: Irish 12/15: High On Jet A1

On a lighter note, I decided to take a look at eircode.ie to get some mailing address info and see that, according to this new postal coding mechanism, many parts of Clare have relocated to Limerick, most notably any address relating to Shannon airport. Yikes!!! Conspiracy theory anyone?

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by IrishTexan
Fri Jun 26, 2015 4:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: T/A ATC Developments At Shanwick
Replies: 4
Views: 1760

T/A ATC Developments At Shanwick

Just read an article detailing some interesting developments in T/A ATC for Shanwick. The second topic in the article was what caught my attention. Link to article: <a href="http://clareherald.com/2015/06/another-aviation-first-for-iaas-ballygirreen-centre-58738/" target="_blank">http://clareherald....

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by IrishTexan
Thu Jun 04, 2015 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/15: Future Focused Flying
Replies: 214
Views: 24752

RE: Irish 10/15: Future Focused Flying

Assuming that the <acronym title="Niagara Falls - International (IAG / KIAG), USA - New York">IAG</acronym> purchase of <acronym title="Aer Lingus (Ireland)">EI</acronym> does go ahead, and additional long haul routes are duly announced, I wonder what equipment will be used, and from what source. Do...

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by IrishTexan
Sat Feb 07, 2015 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/15: Fasten Seatbelts - Turbulence Ahead!
Replies: 200
Views: 23517

RE: Irish 3/15: Fasten Seatbelts - Turbulence Ahead!

Reading paragraph 5 of linked article from today's <acronym title="Kingfisher Airlines (India) AND Irtysh-Avia (Kazakhstan)">IT</acronym>, wondering where <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> would be interested in serving. <acronym title="Miami - International (Wilcox Field / 36th ...

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by IrishTexan
Thu Feb 05, 2015 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/15: Fasten Seatbelts - Turbulence Ahead!
Replies: 200
Views: 23517

RE: Irish 3/15: Fasten Seatbelts - Turbulence Ahead!

Just read this "good news" story. Nice to see Ireland involved on the leading edge of aviation. What especially caught my attention was the phrase "free of charge". Wonder if the government will manage to generate a revenue stream from this service? <a href="http://clareherald.com/2015/02/05/new-air...

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by IrishTexan
Sat Aug 02, 2014 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Plans DFW
Replies: 75
Views: 17500

RE: Aer Lingus Plans DFW

Will be very happy if this does happen. Would be very nice to cut several hours travel time, not to mention eliminating connecting time. I know this is non scientific, but with many, many combined family trips originating at both ends over the last decade and longer, we, as an extended family, have ...

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by IrishTexan
Sun Jun 01, 2014 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA New Procedures Re Passengers Deceased Inflight
Replies: 22
Views: 12643

BA New Procedures Re Passengers Deceased Inflight

Just read the story linked below. <a href="http://www.breakingnews.ie/business/ba-overhauls-guidelines-for-dealing-with-dead-passengers-632123.html" target="_blank">http://www.breakingnews.ie/business/...g-with-dead-passengers-632123.html</a> First time I've heard of the "sunglasses and newspaper" p...

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by IrishTexan
Mon May 19, 2014 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US715 Lands DUB D/t 9 Sick F/As
Replies: 50
Views: 20100

RE: US715 Lands DUB D/t 9 Sick F/As

Given that scheduled t/a flights to the U.S. preclear custom and immigration at <acronym title="Dublin (- Collinstown) (DUB / EIDW), Ireland">DUB</acronym>, I'm curious if a diverted flight such as this ever takes advantage of this facility, assuming baggage has been offloaded when the flight is del...

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by IrishTexan
Mon May 19, 2014 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US715 Lands DUB D/t 9 Sick F/As
Replies: 50
Views: 20100

RE: US715 Lands DUB D/t 9 Sick F/As

Repeat incident today. Same route but different equipment per the linked report. <a href="http://www.breakingnews.ie/ireland/us-airways-plane-forced-to-land-in-dublin-as-multiple-staff-feel-unwell-630995.html" target="_blank">http://www.breakingnews.ie/ireland/u...iple-staff-feel-unwell-630995.html<...

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by IrishTexan
Mon Jan 20, 2014 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World
Replies: 226
Views: 32794

RE: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World

If speculation is the flavour of the day, then let me throw this one out there. Are the Ryan family still part owners of <acronym title="Maersk Air United Kingdom">VB</acronym>? Even though <acronym title="Maersk Air United Kingdom">VB</acronym> are without the equipment to fly T/A currently, could ...

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by IrishTexan
Mon Jan 20, 2014 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World
Replies: 226
Views: 32794

RE: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EIDL" class="quote" target="_blank">EIDL</a> (<a href="#124" class="quote">Reply 124</a>):<br/><i>If they're counting <acronym title="American A...

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by IrishTexan
Fri Aug 16, 2013 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/13: Up There Where The Air Is Clear ...
Replies: 206
Views: 25924

RE: Irish 10/13: Up There Where The Air Is Clear ...

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/IRISH251" class="quote" target="_blank">IRISH251</a> (<a href="#30" class="quote">Reply 30</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table><table border=...

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by IrishTexan
Fri Aug 09, 2013 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/13: Summer Is A State Of Mind!
Replies: 213
Views: 27888

RE: Irish 9/13: Summer Is A State Of Mind!

Seems not everyone at <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym> was fully aware of the US777 incident as it played out. <a href="http://www.clareherald.com/2013/08/audio-reveals-confusion-around-bomb.html" target="_blank">http://www.clareherald.com/...

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by IrishTexan
Wed Aug 07, 2013 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/13: Summer Is A State Of Mind!
Replies: 213
Views: 27888

RE: Irish 9/13: Summer Is A State Of Mind!

Some media follow up to the bomb hoax on US777
http://www.myfoxphilly.com/story/230...d-to-make-emergency-landing-at-phl

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by IrishTexan
Wed Aug 07, 2013 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/13: Summer Is A State Of Mind!
Replies: 213
Views: 27888

RE: Irish 9/13: Summer Is A State Of Mind!

Fox news reporting an incident currently developing at <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym>. Video from <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym> of a US 757, reported to be a flight from Irela...

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by IrishTexan
Fri Aug 02, 2013 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/13: Summer Is A State Of Mind!
Replies: 213
Views: 27888

RE: Irish 9/13: Summer Is A State Of Mind!

Thirsty visitor to SNN recently.
http://www.clareherald.com/2013/08/s...record-largest-ever-refuel-of.html
Discount for cash payment?

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by IrishTexan
Wed Jul 10, 2013 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Range Rover In A 747
Replies: 18
Views: 13886

RE: A Range Rover In A 747

Given that most people on this forum advocate attention to detail, I notice the techically innacurate title to this thread. The vehicle involved is not a Range Rover, but the new model 2014 Range Rover Sport. For those who follow such topics it is akin to talking about the A330 and using photos of a...

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by IrishTexan
Wed Jul 10, 2013 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Range Rover In A 747
Replies: 18
Views: 13886

RE: A Range Rover In A 747

Some video of this Jaguar/Land Rover marketing event with lots of interior fuselage footage.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPKCw4kkD4E

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by IrishTexan
Sat Jun 08, 2013 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/13: Airborne Dreaming
Replies: 197
Views: 23601

RE: Irish 7/13: Airborne Dreaming

Just came across this. <a href="http://clare.fm/news/tourism-ireland-hopful-creating-new-links-between-shannon-and-us" target="_blank">http://clare.fm/news/tourism-ireland...g-new-links-between-shannon-and-us</a> <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acro...

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by IrishTexan
Wed Jan 16, 2013 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/13; Brave New World
Replies: 219
Views: 43324

RE: Irish 1/13; Brave New World

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/dstc47" class="quote" target="_blank">dstc47</a> (<a href="#94" class="quote">Reply 94</a>):<br/><i>Dont know how much coverage the rather insul...

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by IrishTexan
Tue Dec 25, 2012 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did EI Purchase The 747?
Replies: 96
Views: 24849

RE: Why Did EI Purchase The 747?

Can recall <acronym title="Aer Lingus (Ireland)">EI</acronym> 747's going out on other relatively short leases not mentioned above - Air Jamaica (Kingston and Montego Bay from <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>), Qantas (<acronym title="London - Heathrow (L...

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by IrishTexan
Tue Nov 06, 2012 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 13/12: Stormy Skies Ahead
Replies: 213
Views: 22332

RE: Irish 13/12: Stormy Skies Ahead

Some recent unplanned visitors into <acronym title="Shannon (SNN / EINN), Ireland">SNN</acronym> and some extra business for local hotels and such. <a href="http://www.clareherald.com/2012/11/israeli-airliner-grounded-overnight-at.html" target="_blank">http://www.clareherald.com/2012/11/i...irliner-...

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by IrishTexan
Sun Oct 28, 2012 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 13/12: Stormy Skies Ahead
Replies: 213
Views: 22332

RE: Irish 13/12: Stormy Skies Ahead

Storm relaated T/A cancellations starting.
CO24 to SNN cancelled today and tomorrow and CO22 to DUB cancelled for tomorrow.

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by IrishTexan
Fri Oct 26, 2012 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF To Take Longest Route Rights
Replies: 63
Views: 20314

RE: QF To Take Longest Route Rights

All this talk makes me want to get over to <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> to see and hear <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> departing. I remember many years ago that I happened to be just south of <acronym title="Dallas / F...

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by IrishTexan
Fri Oct 26, 2012 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 13/12: Stormy Skies Ahead
Replies: 213
Views: 22332

RE: Irish 13/12: Stormy Skies Ahead

Word of warning to anyone travelling T/A next week. Per the thread title (Stormy skies ahead), there is some very disruptive weather developing which will have some significant impact on the U.S. northeast in the coming week. The multi faceted event centered around Hurricane Sandy is already being r...

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by IrishTexan
Wed Oct 03, 2012 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/12: Brakes Released, Power Set, Rolling
Replies: 216
Views: 34545

RE: Irish 12/12: Brakes Released, Power Set, Rolling

Always good to hear the positive news of a new service. Checked the linked <acronym title="Kingfisher Airlines (India) AND Irtysh-Avia (Kazakhstan)">IT</acronym> article and the quoted departure times seemed off (<acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acron...

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by IrishTexan
Fri Aug 10, 2012 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dulles Incident Aug.10 Lufthansa/United Express
Replies: 31
Views: 23361

Dulles Incident Aug.10 Lufthansa/United Express

<a href="http://www.wusa9.com/news/local/story.aspx?storyid=216276" target="_blank">http://www.wusa9.com/news/local/story.aspx?storyid=216276</a> <a href="http://www.wjla.com/articles/2012/08/dulles-collision-lufthansa-airbus-united-express-commuter-plane-collide-78706.html" target="_blank">http://w...

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