Some more detail of the sequence of events. "Operations at Shannon Airport were suspended this morning after a passenger jet had to be evacuated on the runway. Air traffic controllers noticed smoke coming from the jet’s left side landing gear as it taxied along the runway. It’s understood that ...Jump to post
Flew back on an award ticket with AA through Dallas. The flight from Dallas was 100% full - plenty of connections from the west coast of America. Had to wait approx. 30 mins for a gate after landing early in Dublin. Hold baggage quite slow which always seems to be the case in T2. On a side note the...Jump to post
BA193/192 (LHR/DFW/LHR) last operated Jul.19 and does not resume until Jul.27.
BAsource.com shows this as a cancelled service for the last few days.
I was curious why there is a whole week without (what I thought was) a daily service. Is July demand that soft or is it an equipment shortage?
Aireon press conference with plenty of info on the impact for the aviation industry.
Some interesting comments about their data assisting the B737MAX accident investigations and decisions to ground the MAX fleet.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOSf4nn ... e=youtu.be
Aerion Aircraft Location and Emergency Response Tracking (ALERT) service. New satellite based global tracking service launched in Ireland at Ballygireen (near SNN). All aircraft locations globally can be tracked from live to within 8 seconds. Several Irish media sources reporting on this today http:...Jump to post
Local news report with some details.
http://clareherald.com/2019/06/man-arre ... non-41212/
Challenging situation well handled.
www.clare.fm/news/aviation/us-air-force ... n-landing/
https://www.military.com/daily-news/201 ... wards.html
Aside from the interesting 23:05 DFW-DUB departure time, every other Europe flight aside from the last LHR flight leaves in the early-mid afternoon.[/quote] There are several LHR departures after "late afternoon". AA78 @ 19.05, AA80 @ 21.20 and BA192 @ 21.55. I usually prefer using AA80 &a...Jump to post
2300 hours is 11 PM. 12:00 AM (midnight) is 00:00 DFW's location in the middle of the U.S. - and importantly, in the Central Time Zone - means that any departures within the U.S. at midnight would mean a 2:00 - 3:00 AM arrival time in most places on the East Coast (DTW, MIA, TPA, ATL, DCA, PHL, NYC...Jump to post
Anyone know when the AA flagship lounge in D will open? TksJump to post
Just saw this article on IAG and EI T/A expansion.
https://www.breakingnews.ie/business/ia ... 23424.html
Curious if there is any real hope for service from SNN or ORK?
Airbus BelugaXL spending some time in SNN to sample some crosswinds.
http://clareherald.com/2019/04/airbus-b ... ort-33074/
Have been monitoring AA fares on DFW/DUB for the new nonstop flights this summer, and they seem to have been steadily increasing with a chunky premium over 1/2 stop options. Curious if the demand will be strong enough for the service period to be extended beyond the summer season. Hmm I’m flying to...Jump to post
Have been monitoring AA fares on DFW/DUB for the new nonstop flights this summer, and they seem to have been steadily increasing with a chunky premium over 1/2 stop options. Curious if the demand will be strong enough for the service period to be extended beyond the summer season.Jump to post
Flew DFW/LHR/SNN and back last month. First time using the EI lounge at LHR. Found staff very friendly and the location great for views and gate access. Surprised that the majority of seats are so worn and/or stained. Will there be a lounge refresh with the new branding? We were impressed by the Bor...Jump to post
When will the terminal D AA flagship lounge works be complete?Jump to post
Aer Lingus joins transatlantic joint venture https://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/aer-lingus-applies-to-join-iag-american-airlines-joint-venture-1.3770986?mode=amp Given the speed of the regulatory approval process, "applies to join" may not become "joins" f...Jump to post
New TEXrail train service between Ft.Worth and DFW terminal B, and serving 7 stops enroute, starts service on Jan.5. Scheduled to operate daily, 4am thru 1am.
https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news ... ut-to.html
shamrock321 wrote: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.
https://onemileatatime.com/aer-lingus-oneworld-transatlantic-joint-venture/ Looks like EI has filed to join the OneWorld transatlantic venture, they're unlikely to join as a full OneWorld member, but may take the opportunity to join as a OneWorld Connect member. Interesting times ahead! He is compl...Jump to post
Question about EI lounge access at LHR. Does someone flying USA/LHR/SNN ,and flying on EI for the LHR/SNN leg, on a BA ticket with BA silver/Oneworld sapphire status get access to the EI lounge in T2 on the layover in LHR? Have received some conflicting info and wonder if anyone has knowledge. Tks.Jump to post
SNN/SWF frequency to be reduced.
http://www.clare.fm/news/norwegian-scal ... k-flights/
Question for y'all relating to the new AA service from DFW to DUB. Looking at AA online booking engine the following message appears (in green!!) for flights on the new nonstop route. "Flight subject to government/regulatory approval. Service between DFW and DUB is subject to government approv...Jump to post
Question for y'all relating to the new AA service from DFW to DUB. Looking at AA online booking engine the following message appears (in green!!) for flights on the new nonstop route. "Flight subject to government/regulatory approval. Service between DFW and DUB is subject to government approva...Jump to post
Just to remind those who don't remember or those who don't know the Southwest policy (like most outside the US). If you can't fit in the seat with the armrests down you must buy a second seat. If you buy a second seat in advance and the aircraft is not full (meaning you could sit next to an empty s...Jump to post
Does Aer Lingus have any plans to put a Premium Economy section in the transatlantic fleet? Will this be a requirement to join Oneworld? Will they actually join Oneworld? I've used AA/BA multiple times this year to fly to Ireland from DFW via LHR and have found PE to be a significant upgrade from ec...Jump to post
Could this "branding refresh" be connected with a possible EI entry to Oneworld? Is Oneworld entry planned and hoped for 2019, but still waiting on USDOJ approval? Maybe a premium economy cabin (which seems to be quite popular with passengers and profitable with airlines as evident by AA c...Jump to post
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 ...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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?).
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
Saw speculation about possible new EI service next year in the Denver discussion @ post #5. http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1399305 From Project Atlantic on p.4 of the following https://choosuploads/2018/05/EDC-Minutes-April-19-2018.pdf "Project Transatlantic Hadwiger pre...Jump to post
Hi I was looking at a 1977 TWA timetable and they had a Shannon - New York Service TW877 SNN JFK 1230 1435 Tu, Th, Sa TW876 JFK SNN 2040 0740+1 Mo, We, Fr Does anyone know what type of aircraft they used on this route? (I know it wasn't a 747 because the timetable marks services operated by a 747. ...Jump to post
You all are overthinking the question. EI is only interested in places that offer them cash subsidy. It's not about the business, but the short-term conservative gain for management. They'd fly to VCV if the county offered enough cash. http://www.hartfordbusiness.com/article/20180219/PRINTEDITION/3...Jump to post
Irish transport minister Shane Ross comments on Government transport policy in interview with ClareFM. https://www.clare.fm/featured-2/ross-shannon-growth-matter-broader-government-policy/ "The Transport Minister insists the government is “very seriously” considering the distribution of air tra...Jump to post
UA just reached 20th anniversary of SNN-EWR service. https://www.clare.fm/news/united-airlines-speak-shannon-hopes-20-year-milestone-marked/ http://clareherald.com/2018/06/united-airlines-celebrates-20-years-at-shannon-20981/ How long have UA been flying to DUB? CO also started Newark-Dublin in 199...Jump to post
UA just reached 20th anniversary of SNN-EWR service.
https://www.clare.fm/news/united-airlin ... ne-marked/
http://clareherald.com/2018/06/united-a ... non-20981/
I think you are cutting it very fine and I would avoid this if on separate tickets. I did a T3-T5 early morning transfer a few months back and between UK immigration, the bus transfer and re-clearing security it took a good 90 minutes by the time I was in the departure lounge at T5. I wasn’t hangin...Jump to post
AmricanShamrok wrote:1.5 hours for a connection at LHR is fine. I’ve made terminal-to-terminal transfers and been through security at the other side there before in under 30 minutes.
Personal info request on transfer time at LHR (not having traversed terminals there in many years). Arriving on AA to LHR T3 @ 12.15 and departing from T2 with EI to SNN at 13.45. Is that 1.5 hours sufficient? Arrival time history for my particular AA flight looks excellent. No checked luggage. LHR ...Jump to post
That discussion also caught my attention.
Here's a link to the show segment for y'all.
http://video.foxnews.com/v/579262232900 ... show-clips
Interesting find. Video interview with WW covers several topics, but go to 4.56 in for comments specific to this forum topic. "Announcements in the coming months"! https://blueswandaily.com/aer-lingus-receives-stronger-than-anticipated-response-to-network-rfp-as-it-closes-in-on-final-a321n...Jump to post
Any predictions on when the "official announcement in early May" might actually happen or have I missed something? Quote/source: Airports along with local government, business and tourism bodies are invited to submit information to assist in building the commercial and operational case to ...Jump to post
Speculation about EI to DFW has generated occasional chatter since as least the Celtic tiger years of a decade ago. I'll believe it if and when EI officially makes an announcement. EI are expected to announce further route expansion in "early May", so I guess that could be any day now. DFW...Jump to post
Report On Shannon Flood Embankments Nearing Completion
How real is the flooding threat to SNN ops.?
https://www.clare.fm/news/report-shanno ... ompletion/