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by JAmie2k9
Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 203
Views: 22496

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: 203
Views: 22496

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: 203
Views: 22496

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: 3266

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: 3266

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: 3266

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: 203
Views: 22496

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: 203
Views: 22496

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: 203
Views: 22496

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: 203
Views: 22496

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: 203
Views: 22496

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: 203
Views: 22496

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: 203
Views: 22496

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: 203
Views: 22496

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: 25398

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: 25398

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: 25398

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: 25398

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: 25398

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: 25398

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: 25398

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: 25398

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: 20630

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: 20630

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: 20630

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: 1254

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: 20630

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: 24004

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: 24004

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: 24004

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: 24004

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: 24004

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: 24004

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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by JAmie2k9
Thu Mar 21, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward
Replies: 193
Views: 24004

Re: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward

LH982 wrote:
Looks like EI have dropped Stuttgart for summer 2019. Shows on the route map, but nothing bookable.


And Murcia. Shame about STR as FR pulling out of there in June.

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by JAmie2k9
Tue Mar 05, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward
Replies: 193
Views: 24004

Re: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward

Ground Handlers operate (likely own) de-icing equipment. It was largely Ryanair who faced disruption, other airlines were operating normally all be it with delays. There simply wasn't enough staff to cover the volume of flights for Ryanair and things piled up quickly. This problem lies with Ryanair...

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by JAmie2k9
Mon Mar 04, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward
Replies: 193
Views: 24004

Re: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward

A quick question This evening on the news the DAA were quick to blame the airlines for de-icing stating that it was 100% the responsibility of the airlines In most of the airports i have been during winter the de-icing equipment was owned by the airport and requested by the airline. In Vienna they ...

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by JAmie2k9
Mon Mar 04, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward
Replies: 193
Views: 24004

Re: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward

wexfordflyer wrote:
Perhaps a stupid question - but this isn't in any way related to the US restrictions on wet leases, is it?


Nope.

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YUL had strong bookings including transit. What guarantees have they an A321 will be there for August. They need to ensure there wont be a second announcement of cuts....

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by JAmie2k9
Tue Feb 26, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US To Restrict Use of EU Wet-Leases On TATL Traffic
Replies: 41
Views: 13263

Re: US To Restrict Use of EU Wet-Leases On TATL Traffic

What will be the actual effect be after this? I think Aer Lingus has been pretty liberal with the use of wet leases into the US with a couple of operators I had never heard of. As anything, the reason was allegedly lack of temporary capacity and such, but after a while one begins to think its just ...

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by JAmie2k9
Mon Feb 25, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Intra Europe 5th freedom & W/B flying?
Replies: 16
Views: 1908

Re: Intra Europe 5th freedom & W/B flying?

Aer Lingus fly DUB-AGP (daily) & FAO (x2 weekly) with A333.

Hainan fly DUB-EDI (x2 weekly) with B788/B789.

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by JAmie2k9
Mon Feb 18, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/19
Replies: 167
Views: 20197

Re: Irish 2/19

I know there has been lots of ongoing turmoil at Norwegian recently. Does anybody know if they plan to cut their NY and Providence services to Dublin this winter(similar to ORK and SNN in '18). Currently one can only book until Oct 26th on these services. Maybe they haven't updated their Winter sch...

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by JAmie2k9
Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/19
Replies: 167
Views: 20197

Re: Irish 2/19

Rules will mirror 51st & Green where J tickets will be free and Y charged. Sure, that makes perfect sense. However 51st and Green is restricted as it's after US pre-clearance. Therefore, only certain passengers will be able to use it. Does that mean that the East lounge will be similarly restri...

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by JAmie2k9
Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/19
Replies: 167
Views: 20197

Re: Irish 2/19

With a large OW presence at Dublin already and the indication that EI would join as a connect member, I'd love if Dublin was on the list of airports in-scope of the new one world branded lounges . My recommendation would be a lounge that has: - The style and design (and noodle bar) of a CX lounge; ...

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by JAmie2k9
Wed Jan 23, 2019 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/19 : New year, new ... us!
Replies: 198
Views: 29353

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

........ August 8th PHL-DUB MSP-DUB BDL-DUB BOS-SNN JFK-SNN ASL only has 4 B757s and is one of these routes going to go to a A330 or A321LR. Or did they pick up another B757. One will be A321, plans have changed but latest is MSP will get the A321. Press release about 2 months ago stated that BDL w...

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by JAmie2k9
Wed Jan 23, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/19 : New year, new ... us!
Replies: 198
Views: 29353

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

Where are all the bodies coming from. I'm sure the population is only 4.7m Are there really that many travelling to the US/Canada? Plenty of younger Americans will fly to DUB (possibly stay for a few days) and then fly Ryanair/Easyjet across Europe. I do think the capacity is excessive and with WOW...

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by JAmie2k9
Wed Jan 23, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/19 : New year, new ... us!
Replies: 198
Views: 29353

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

Some more details on the new Aer Lingus branding: https://lippincott.com/work/aer-lingus/ I've thought about it for a few days now and the refreshed brand is quite nice. Except the eurowhite obviously. The new safety cards and the cups especially look great. The multicoloured headrests remind of VY...

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by JAmie2k9
Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/19 : New year, new ... us!
Replies: 198
Views: 29353

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

Icelandair increase KEF to x10 weekly (x7) from mid May.to mid September. WOW still showing as x12 weekly. All available to book.

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by JAmie2k9
Tue Jan 22, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/19 : New year, new ... us!
Replies: 198
Views: 29353

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

Flew LGW-DUB-SFO-DUB-LHR over the past week. This was the first time I had flown EI transatlantic. Pre clearance was great, maybe I was just lucky but no wait and it took all of 2 mins. Dublin to San Francisco appeared to have maybe 10 pax in business and 100 or so in economy. Coke and lemonade etc...

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by JAmie2k9
Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/19 : New year, new ... us!
Replies: 198
Views: 29353

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

Some more details on the new Aer Lingus branding: https://lippincott.com/work/aer-lingus/ I think this just reaffirms my belief that the overall brand refresh is good and has been well thought out. It looks modern, fresh and still unmistakeably Aer Lingus. Really like that tail line up, the cups an...

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by JAmie2k9
Sun Jan 20, 2019 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/19 : New year, new ... us!
Replies: 198
Views: 29353

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

I was just doing some dummy bookings for S19, and I noticed something odd with the B757s. August 8th PHL-DUB MSP-DUB BDL-DUB BOS-SNN JFK-SNN ASL only has 4 B757s and is one of these routes going to go to a A330 or A321LR. Or did they pick up another B757. One will be A321, plans have changed but la...

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