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by JAmie2k9
Fri Jul 19, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 169
Views: 17870

Re: Irish 7/19

There are whispers going around that American may not renew all of their new-for-2019 transatlantic routes next year. Any sense as to how DFW-DUB is performing? It seems to have fairly full loads up front, but the back of the bus is often going out a bit light. I heard a few people saying it was ve...

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by JAmie2k9
Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EI flies DUB-ADB?
Replies: 14
Views: 2363

Re: EI flies DUB-ADB?

dirk88 wrote:
Also they face less competition there than other holiday destinations as Ryanair is not flying to Turkey.


They have started DUB-DLM, DUB-BJV and BTS-DLM this year

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by JAmie2k9
Sat Jul 13, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 169
Views: 17870

Re: Irish 7/19

Indeed Ryanaur use them in Spain and a few other places. The 25m turnaround has changed to 35m for most Spanish routes and at major airports.

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by JAmie2k9
Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 169
Views: 17870

Re: Irish 7/19

Going back to the discussion on the 100 gates in Dublin, were they built with the option of adding air bridges later? Yes, they were. If you look at the front elevation of the Pier, you can see where the nodes for the air bridges can be installed at each gate. Thanks everyone. I had a vague recolle...

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by JAmie2k9
Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 169
Views: 17870

Re: Irish 7/19

.......... I flew DUB-TLS-DUB last week with EI. Overall an uneventful flight. Few things of note: I used Gate 335, which brings you over to that newish boarding facility. I felt like it was a slightly fancier version of Ryanair's prefab "warren", which they built off Pier D back in 2007....

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by JAmie2k9
Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 169
Views: 17870

Re: Irish 7/19

After lasts week's headlines about the LIS-ORK cancellation there have been at least two cancellations since. One where media outlets have tried to make another non story out of a cancellation. This was CDG-DUB (22.00) on Thursday night She told Dublin Live: "We were told that airport staff had...

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by JAmie2k9
Thu Jul 04, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 169
Views: 17870

Re: Irish 7/19

If the A340 was regular and planned in advance chances are it would have been assigned 300 gates. It may not be regular, but it was certainly planned in advance. LH announced a few months back that the 343 would be in once a week. The slot was assigned on the basis of a narrow body, the A340 was a ...

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by JAmie2k9
Wed Jul 03, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 169
Views: 17870

Re: Irish 7/19

@EI321 Do you mean to 100 gates? Lufthansa is based out of Terminal 1. FlightRadar24 showing it parked at Gate 112 (the very end of Pier 1; quite a trek from Pier 3). Could possibly not be accommodated at Pier 3 due to the wingspan of the 343. Just found out the 343 wingspan is the same as the 333 ...

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by JAmie2k9
Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 169
Views: 17870

Re: Irish 7/19

AmricanShamrok wrote:
Interesting. I would've thought there may be backlash from the unions about an arrangement like this (outsourcing EI ops to WX/scope clause) but all seems quiet on that front.


They are probally been kept on side because it's not a reduction in mainline ops overall and only for 3 months.

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by JAmie2k9
Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 169
Views: 17870

Re: Irish 7/19

The inaugural Dublin - Minneapolis flight with Aer Lingus EI089 leaves this afternoon. How is Aer Lingus managing to operate this without additional frames delivered yet? I thought all the long haul fleet was fully tasked. They announced 6 weeks of frequency reductions (across 4 routes) plus cancel...

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by JAmie2k9
Mon Jul 01, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 169
Views: 17870

Re: Irish 7/19

EK77WNH wrote:
A333 EI-GCF never comes through Boston. What prevents it from being part of the normal rotation of A333s that do?


Its one of two A333 with crew rest that operates SFO and it just comes down to schedules. Last in Boston 15 March.

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by JAmie2k9
Mon Jul 01, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 169
Views: 17870

Re: Irish 7/19

Hello All, I flew DUB-TLS-DUB last week with EI. Overall an uneventful flight. Few things of note: I used Gate 335, which brings you over to that newish boarding facility. I felt like it was a slightly fancier version of Ryanair's prefab "warren", which they built off Pier D back in 2007....

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by JAmie2k9
Mon Jul 01, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26904

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

JAmie2k9 And i thought i wss cynical! There are some base obligations when transporting guests and EI do their best to avoid those obligations. It is not that EI dont learn from mistakes, it is that they dont give a crao! And we accept the poor treatment without question! I agree it was handled poo...

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by JAmie2k9
Sun Jun 30, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26904

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

Very badly handled by Aer Lingus again however my understanding 2/3 were accommodated in hotels. If hotel available was limited not a lot they could do. On a general note I never understand why people don't sort themselves out because airlines generally refund costs that are reasonable (even Ryanair...

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by JAmie2k9
Sun Jun 30, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Airlines ceases LAS service
Replies: 58
Views: 14135

Re: Norwegian Airlines ceases LAS service

I wonder if they will move a 787 to SWF for Dublin service and let Evelop go. Evelop has been flying it for Norwegian since the Max grounding. Doubtful. They will struggle to fill a 787 at SWF. Well they were flying x2 daily B738M at DUB. In winter it was planned for x11 weekly so not exactly hard ...

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by JAmie2k9
Wed Jun 26, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26904

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

Today, MUC - DUB was diverted to Belfast, resulting in my DUB - MUC delayed by close to 4 hours, when onboard pilot said heavy traffic inbound to DUB, also a bird strike, and then they hadn't enough fuel to maintain a hold over the airport, so decided to divert to Belfast to re fuel. Seems odd, sur...

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by JAmie2k9
Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26904

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

Airliner routes on twitter confirmed this will happen from 2nd Aug. Not sure where the A321LR will be deployed in July. (MSNs for 1st 3three aircraft are 8887, 8909, 8965) https://twitter.com/Airlineroute?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor From Dublin, AerLingus A321neo LR to se...

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by JAmie2k9
Sun Jun 23, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26904

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

From another Irish forum.... Aer Lingus considering A330neos.... https://twitter.com/FullBatteryStu/status/1141251294302298112 Probably a deal they couldn’t refuse on some of the last A330CEOs coming off the line and possibly as part of a compensation deal for the delays to the A321LR deliveries. M...

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by JAmie2k9
Sat Jun 15, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26904

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

Swiss will add extra x2 weekly flights on DUB-ZUR over winter 2019/20 bringing overall freq up to x9 weekly.

Extra Flights Mon and Fri
ZUR-DUB 16.30-17.50
DUB-ZUR 18.35-21.40

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by JAmie2k9
Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus adds A321neoLR to LHR
Replies: 13
Views: 3302

Re: Aer Lingus adds A321neoLR to LHR

Yes, 3 expected to go by end of year and the last one in 2020. That is if Airbus manage to deliver when they say they will. I thought all of their 757s were retired in 2018? All four still very much in service. The original plan was for 3 to operate up to 2018 however a fourth was added and there d...

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by JAmie2k9
Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus adds A321neoLR to LHR
Replies: 13
Views: 3302

Re: Aer Lingus adds A321neoLR to LHR

rjmf22 wrote:
Will the a321 neoLR be replacing the 757 on flights to the US?


Yes, 3 expected to go by end of year and the last one in 2020. That is if Airbus manage to deliver when they say they will.

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by JAmie2k9
Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus adds A321neoLR to LHR
Replies: 13
Views: 3302

Re: Aer Lingus adds A321neoLR to LHR

I wonder if this will become a permanent feature of EI service to LHR as the timings work well for people connecting at DUB to/from NYC (EWR in particular) - this giving a J class passenger a 'proper' lomg haul business class experience all the way from London to New York. It will be permanent prov...

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by JAmie2k9
Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26904

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

So BA Belfast was never a factor in T5. The British honour it because they have no choice because it would be viewed as splitting the union by certain people if domestic checks were introduced for NI and not Scotland. Belfast is as I’m sure you are aware a UK Domestic flight and therefore uses the ...

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by JAmie2k9
Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26904

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

Remember its Government legislation preventing separation so of course DAA have not been asked. Checking passports has also benefited authorities in the UK and I cannot see it changing soon. I think the whole delay thing has been made much bigger than it is for the majority of people. DAA might be ...

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by JAmie2k9
Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26904

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

I also agree that CTA would be introduced tomorrow if the DAA treated it with the same priority as shopping. We know it's not easy to do with the current terminal layout, but let's face it, the main reason it hasn't been done is that there's no benefit for the DAA. Correct. I have seen no evidence ...

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by JAmie2k9
Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26904

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

Sorry JAmie2k9, what government legislation is stopping CTA separation at DUB? If there was money in it for the DAA, the CTA lanes would gave been organised years ago! The immigration queues at DUB are shameful and in the last 15 yeras of travel through DUB I have NEVER seen all the immigration boo...

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by JAmie2k9
Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26904

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

Remember its Government legislation preventing separation so of course DAA have not been asked. Checking passports has also benefited authorities in the UK and I cannot see it changing soon. I think the whole delay thing has been made much bigger than it is for the majority of people. DAA might be p...

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by JAmie2k9
Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26904

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

What’s the likelihood of one of the SNN-based A321LRs being used on the early-morning (EI380/EI381) rotation? This would free up an A320 to be used elsewhere and the afternoon/evening SNN-LHR flights could be operated on a W-pattern from DUB. The downside to this of course would probably lead to do...

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by JAmie2k9
Sat Jun 08, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26904

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

EI154/EI155 (LHR) showing first scheduled A321LR from 1 November.

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by JAmie2k9
Mon Jun 03, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26904

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

WIll DUB-BDL be one of the first A321NEO routes? Airliner routes on twitter confirmed this will happen from 2nd Aug. Not sure where the A321LR will be deployed in July. (MSNs for 1st 3three aircraft are 8887, 8909, 8965) https://twitter.com/Airlineroute?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr...

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by JAmie2k9
Wed May 29, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!
Replies: 181
Views: 25689

Re: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!

eirflot wrote:
Is S7 still on the scene? Used to be Saturday night flight?
Will PS actually serve Kiev Dublin now that FR is on the route?


S7 are around and started in April this year and operate around 15.00 on Saturdays.

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by JAmie2k9
Mon May 20, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!
Replies: 181
Views: 25689

Re: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!

EI representatives have twice been to CLE , once a few months ago ( the day of the announced 320 NEO delay ) and then a few weeks ago ! Been a few articles in local news and billboards around Cleveland ! Fingers crossed ! IMG_2757.PNG Wishing CLE all the best along with DTW hoping we can split it 3...

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by JAmie2k9
Tue May 14, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!
Replies: 181
Views: 25689

Re: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!

'Exciting times' as Waterford Airport runway extension moves a step closer Minister for Transport Shane Ross has signed off on a Government memo that paves the way for €5 million in exchequer funding to extend Waterford Airport’s runway. The runway extension will cost €12 million in total, with the...

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by JAmie2k9
Mon May 13, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!
Replies: 181
Views: 25689

Re: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!

Heard from a good source that MSP will be A330 from Next May 2020, sfo could be going twice daily, mco and sea could also go daily. Montreal is still on the table but may alternate with Ottawa Las Vegas will never happen due to being leisure traffic. A Texas route is also being looked at , possibly...

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by JAmie2k9
Sun May 12, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!
Replies: 181
Views: 25689

Re: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!

In a few weeks I'm back in the old country and any tips/experience here would be much appreciated. I have a 5.30 pm flight booked back to Germany from Kerry, since flights from Dublin on 2.6 were extortionate and unfortunately I don't have any flexibility bar flying back on 2.6. I'm wondering if it...

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by JAmie2k9
Wed May 08, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!
Replies: 181
Views: 25689

Re: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!

Hainan Airlines will cut its Beijing - Dublin - Edinburgh - Beijing and its Beijing - Edinburgh - Dublin - Beijing flights from 31 August 2019 Hainan Airlines will also cut its Shenzhen - Dublin flights from 26 October 2019 Are you basing Shenzhen because winter schedule is not loaded? They usually...

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by JAmie2k9
Thu May 02, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!
Replies: 181
Views: 25689

Re: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!

Aer Space is here... - Middle seat free - Private overhead storage - Complimentary food and drink from our Bia menu - Lounge access - Priority boarding - Fast Track security - Automatic standby for earlier flights - Free changes and refunds https://www.aerlingus.com/travel-information/aer-lingus-ne...

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by JAmie2k9
Thu May 02, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!
Replies: 181
Views: 25689

Re: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!

Aer Space is here... - Middle seat free - Private overhead storage - Complimentary food and drink from our Bia menu - Lounge access - Priority boarding - Fast Track security - Automatic standby for earlier flights - Free changes and refunds https://www.aerlingus.com/travel-information/aer-lingus-ne...

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by JAmie2k9
Sat Apr 27, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20812

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

kaitak wrote:
Weren't they talking about some further A330s after these two? Where will they get others if they need them (assuming they're not going for Neos)?

Qatar Airways?


Officially I don't think more are planned. I think they will wait until the 12 A321 are introduced and see after that.

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by JAmie2k9
Sat Apr 27, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20812

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

Confirmation of the additional A330s for Aer Lingus. 2 A330-302's have been listed for Aer Lingus in the Airbus A330 Production List as MSN 1950 & 1951. https://aibfamily.flights/production-list/A330 The first is due late this year. Not looking good at this point for any new A321LR destinations...

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by JAmie2k9
Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20812

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

Air Canada have confirmed that their SNN route won’t operate at all this summer due to the MAX groundings Not good news. Between the AC and D8 suspensions this will negatively impact on overall passenger numbers at SNN this year, especially if they're re-booking them via DUB (i.e. no alternative co...

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by JAmie2k9
Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus in LHR T2
Replies: 9
Views: 1277

Re: Aer Lingus in LHR T2

eicvd wrote:
Having their own lounge in T2 plays it’s part as well.


Indeed and majority of feed is to Star outside BA transit.

Could T5 handle 46 (arr/dep) per day extra.

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by JAmie2k9
Wed Apr 17, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20812

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

http://rw.www.flickr.com/photos/mathias ... ist-Tq9rU5
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eirflot wrote:
What is the latest news on the new EI 321's? Very quiet!


First pic taken yesterday.

http://rw.www.flickr.com/photos/mathias ... ist-Tq9rU5

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by JAmie2k9
Sat Mar 30, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward
Replies: 193
Views: 24106

Re: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward

TAP have also stole some package holidays seats from EI saying that EI are capitalising on there own XXX-DUB-LIS from US.

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by JAmie2k9
Sat Mar 30, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward
Replies: 193
Views: 24106

Re: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward

How do EI propose to increase transatlantic services if they cannot operate the current schedule? If it is pilots surely that will be a continuing problem? Am i right in thinking that both Air Baltic and TAP are returning to Dublin? Definitely time for a Star Alliance lounge Indeed both returning T...

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by JAmie2k9
Fri Mar 29, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward
Replies: 193
Views: 24106

Re: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward

DY to use A333 on SWF until 30 June.

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by JAmie2k9
Wed Mar 27, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward
Replies: 193
Views: 24106

Re: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward

A “drunk” passenger had to be tied to his seat on an Aer Lingus flight after he was causing a lot of chaos on a flight Florida to Dublin. The man was restrained to his seat by his wrists after he reportedly kicked up a fuss on the Aer Lingus jet from Orlando. Fellow passengers said that the man who ...

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by JAmie2k9
Sun Mar 24, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward
Replies: 193
Views: 24106

Re: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward

https://www.ausbt.com.au/qantas-aer-lin ... artnership
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Aer Lingus’ partnership with the Qantas Frequent Flyer program will end on July 1 2019, when the airlines part ways and the ability to earn and redeem Qantas Points on Ireland's national airline is withdrawn.

https://www.ausbt.com.au/qantas-aer-lin ... artnership

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by JAmie2k9
Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward
Replies: 193
Views: 24106

Re: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward

And Murcia. Indeed the older and originally military airport MJV was replaced by a new one further west, RMU, in January. There may have been handling or other issues arising from the switchover which could have encouraged EI just to drop the route altogether. It is a shame; loads last summer were ...

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