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by EI121
Wed Sep 09, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4440
Views: 669020

Re: United New Route Announcement 9/9/2020

rnav2dlrey wrote:
SFO-BLR will print money for UA. prior threads have detailed how technically challenging the route is, but the 789 once again shows how capable it can be.


Out of curiosity, would you be able to link these threads?

Thanks, EI121

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by EI121
Sun Jul 05, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/20
Replies: 347
Views: 34383

Re: Irish 7/20

[threeid][/threeid] Disappointing but not surprising AA schedule changes this morning. ORD-DUB is dropped, DUB-DFW down to 3 weekly and DUB-PHL return pushed back When is DUB-PHL due to return now? According to the most recent press release published by AA last week the route was due to resume for i...

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by EI121
Mon Apr 20, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/20: A bit of a dip ...
Replies: 215
Views: 28228

Re: Irish 4/20: A bit of a dip ...

https://anker-report.com
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Traffic Stats for March 2020:

Cork: 80,475 ( -54% vs Mar-19)

Dublin: 1,044,016 ( -57% vs Mar-19)

Source: European Air Traffic Statistics - The Anker Report

https://anker-report.com

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by EI121
Mon Apr 06, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/20: A bit of a dip ...
Replies: 215
Views: 28228

Re: Irish 4/20: A bit of a dip ...

I'm not sure if this has been reported, but EI is considering retiring some A330's due to the COVID-19 pandemic. One would assume DAA/LAX would be the ones to go as they are the oldest in the fleet. https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/88461-iag-looks-to-retire-bas-b747s-iberias-a340s?utm_source...

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by EI121
Mon Apr 06, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/20: A bit of a dip ...
Replies: 215
Views: 28228

Re: Irish 4/20: A bit of a dip ...

I'm not sure if this has been reported, but EI is considering retiring some A330's due to the COVID-19 pandemic. One would assume DAA/LAX would be the ones to go as they are the oldest in the fleet. https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/88461-iag-looks-to-retire-bas-b747s-iberias-a340s?utm_source=...

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by EI121
Wed Apr 01, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/20: A bit of a dip ...
Replies: 215
Views: 28228

Re: Irish 4/20: A bit of a dip ...

Since AA is accelerating their 757 retirements, could this be the end of their PHL-SNN route?

While the 737 MAX could be a contender for replacing the 757, who knows when this will return to service. Could the A321NEO perform the route?

Cheers, EI121

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by EI121
Fri Feb 28, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/20: February made me shiver ...
Replies: 194
Views: 22925

Re: Irish 2/20: February made me shiver ...

Does anyone have any passenger figures for January 2020 for Dublin Airport? It appears daa never published a press release for the month. Doubt we will see it anytime soon as its now the 28th Feb...

Cheers,
EI121

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by EI121
Wed Feb 12, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/20: February made me shiver ...
Replies: 194
Views: 22925

Re: Irish 2/20: February made me shiver ...

Surprised the launch of the new Aer Lingus uniform yesterday seems to have gone largely unmentioned. The designer and her team flew out yesterday morning on the first CDG service to see it in action. I guess the main talking point was the reveal. A few publicity shots were done yesterday and plenty...

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by EI121
Thu Jan 02, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/20: 2020 Vision!
Replies: 180
Views: 23745

Re: Irish 1/20: 2020 Vision!

https://twitter.com/qatarairways/status ... 8827461632
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Qatar are increasing DOH to double daily between July and October 2020

https://twitter.com/qatarairways/status ... 8827461632

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by EI121
Wed Dec 18, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/19: Last of the teens!
Replies: 168
Views: 21828

Re: Irish 12/19: Last of the teens!

I wonder will EI still go ahead with their rumoured SFO 10 weekly operation.

Interesting to note, the UA times are very similar to EI's

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by EI121
Wed Dec 18, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/19: Last of the teens!
Replies: 168
Views: 21828

Re: Irish 12/19: Last of the teens!

Dublin Airport Welcomes United Airlines’ New Year Round Dublin San Francisco Service: SFO-DUB (15:55 Dep - 0945 Arr) DUB-SFO (11:50 Dep - 1420 Arr) https://www.dublinairport.com/latest-news/2019/12/18/dublin-airport-welcomes-united-airlines-new-year-round-dublin-san-francisco-service ---- I wonder i...

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by EI121
Mon Dec 09, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/19: Last of the teens!
Replies: 168
Views: 21828

Re: Irish 12/19: Last of the teens!

Not sure if this was reported in the past but... Aer Lingus revealed as customer for two more A330s "Aer Lingus has emerged as a customer for two more Airbus A330-300s, analysis of the airframer's latest backlog figures has revealed. Two A330-300s were ordered in December last year but allocate...

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by EI121
Tue Dec 03, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/19: Last of the teens!
Replies: 168
Views: 21828

Re: Irish 12/19: Last of the teens!

Dublin Airport Welcomes 15 New Services This Winter - But overall seat capacity down 3% with 500,000 fewer seats available "Dublin Airport will have 15 new services this winter, however total seat capacity is down 3% with 500,000 fewer seats available compared to last year. This is the first wi...

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by EI121
Tue Nov 26, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/19: One more to go and then one more ...
Replies: 197
Views: 24849

Re: Irish 11/19: One more to go and then one more ...

ACL Slot Report 2020 includes some very interesting stuff: New Routes: WestJet Toronto Juneyao Shanghai (Via Helsinki) EgyptAir Cairo LOT Warsaw EL AL Tel Aviv BA Faro & Reus Increase: Air Canada Vancouver Air France Paris Sun Express Izmir Laura Vienna Lufthansa Frankfurt Transavia Paris Orly ...

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by EI121
Thu Nov 21, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/19: One more to go and then one more ...
Replies: 197
Views: 24849

Re: Irish 11/19: One more to go and then one more ...

tomgle wrote:
Skyblue39 wrote:
IrishLessor wrote:
Expect Cairo by Egyptair from Dublin next summer and LOT to Warsaw...

Any source for this?

LOT have applied for slots for a Dublin route according to the ACL slot report.


Do you have a link to this document by any chance?
EI121

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by EI121
Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/19: Winter is coming
Replies: 203
Views: 45163

Re: Irish 10/19: Winter is coming

Delta's schedule seems to have the A330-300 operating on all its DUB routes next summer, JFK, BOS and ATL. Sad to see the 764s leave DUB, I've had many enjoyable flights on them. Wow! BOS has been a great success for DL ex DUB. (No Surprise). B757 to B767 to A330 plus a longer season each year sinc...

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by EI121
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/19
Replies: 187
Views: 28371

Re: Irish 9/19

Dublin Airport Sets New August Record With 3.4 Million Passengers More than 3.4 million passengers were welcomed at Dublin Airport last month, a 6% increase over last year, making it the busiest August ever in the airport’s 79-year history. Just over 100,000 passengers travelled through Dublin Airpo...

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by EI121
Tue Aug 27, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/19
Replies: 222
Views: 40448

Re: Irish 8/19

No apparently all check-in/ boarding staff are employed by American Airlines. I noticed this earlier on in the year when I travelled DUB-PHL and I dug abit deeper as I was pretty amazed by it. "GM for American at Dublin Airport, said the customer-facing staff at the airport are now all in-house...

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by EI121
Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/19
Replies: 222
Views: 40448

Re: Irish 8/19

No surprise, HU closes Shenzhen – Dublin reservations from Sep 2019. https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/285765/hainan-airlines-closes-shenzhen-dublin-reservations-from-sep-2019/ With PEK not bookable from November.... Dublin Airport has gone from 3 flights in Asia to 1 in less than 18...

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by EI121
Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/19
Replies: 222
Views: 40448

Re: Irish 8/19

Still very early days but EI have updated some of their schedules in June 2020....

- Seattle up to daily (vs 5 p/w this summer)
- Orlando up to 6 p/w (from 4 p/w)
- Miami returns to 3 p/w next summer after reducing to 2 p/w for this summer.
- LA upgauging to all A333 vs A332 currently.

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by EI121
Sun Jul 21, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying British Airways Club Europe with Hillary Clinton randomly sitting behind me was interesting!
Replies: 12
Views: 15469

Re: Flying British Airways Club Europe with Hillary Clinton randomly sitting behind me was interesting!

Thanks Classic Lover! Always enjoy your trip reports.

Quick question. I was under the impression Luton was the closest airport to Cranfield, especially since you were coming from DUB. LCY seems very out of the way.

Cheers,
EI121

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by EI121
Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Summer in SFO 2020
Replies: 21
Views: 4055

Re: Summer in SFO 2020

There are some rumours going around that Aer Lingus may increase SFO to 10 p/w in the peak summer months next year.

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by EI121
Mon Jul 08, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 277
Views: 39473

Re: Irish 7/19

Record June At Dublin Airport With 3.2 Million Passengers More than 3.2 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport in June, which was a 4% increase on the same month last year. The increase in passenger numbers made it the busiest June in the airport’s 79 year history. The number of passeng...

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by EI121
Wed Jul 03, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 277
Views: 39473

Re: Irish 7/19

@EI321

Do you mean to 100 gates? Lufthansa is based out of Terminal 1.

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by EI121
Sat Jun 22, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 225
Views: 31364

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

From another Irish forum....

Aer Lingus considering A330neos....

https://twitter.com/FullBatteryStu/status/1141251294302298112

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by EI121
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 225
Views: 31364

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

PlaneMad134 wrote:
Hainan have had their licence take away for the Beijing to Dublin/Edinburgh and Shenzhen to Dublin will go to 1x weekly according to the CAAC.


Do you have a source? I was due to fly this route in August...

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by EI121
Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 225
Views: 31364

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

Aer Lingus passenger numbers dip 0.3% in May The number of passengers carried by Aer Lingus dipped by 0.3% in May, new figures from its parent group IAG show today. Aer Lingus flew a total of 1.081 million passengers in May, down from the figure of 1.084 million the same time last year. But the rev...

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by EI121
Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 225
Views: 31364

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

https://fora.ie/dublin-airport-east-lou ... 6-Feb2019/
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Flying out of DUB this morning and noticed that the EY lounge has finally shut. Sad sight as it was the best lounge at DUB.

It will be replaced by a new lounge catering for ‘East’ carriers as reported by Fora earlier in the year. : https://fora.ie/dublin-airport-east-lou ... 6-Feb2019/

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by EI121
Tue May 14, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!
Replies: 181
Views: 28606

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

airBaltic is extending the Dublin route into winter season due to the high demand and positive feedback from passengers. Riga-Dublin flights will complement our winter route map four times a week: https://www.airbaltic.com/en/airbaltic-extends-dublin-route-into-winter-season?utm_source=socialmedia&a...

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by EI121
Thu Apr 25, 2019 6:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 157
Views: 22669

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

Don’t know if it’s been mentioned (did a thread search but nothing came up) but Qatar appear to be going 11 weekly next summer. Starting April 1st, the 0840 departure is daily, while the 1510 departure runs Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun. B788 operates all flights. I believe they are increasing to 11 per week ...

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by EI121
Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 157
Views: 22669

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

https://www.dublinairport.com/latest-ne ... t-in-march
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Record 2.5 Million Passengers At Dublin Airport In March

Europe: +11%
UK: +7%
North America: +11%
Other International: -8% (!!)
Domestic: +3%

Connecting Traffic: +34%

Source: https://www.dublinairport.com/latest-ne ... t-in-march

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by EI121
Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward
Replies: 193
Views: 26480

Re: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward

New February Record At Dublin Airport Just over 2 million passengers passed through Dublin Airport in February, a 9% increase over the same month last year. This is the first time in the airport’s 79-year history that passenger numbers have surpassed two million in February, which is traditionally t...

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by EI121
Tue Feb 19, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/19
Replies: 168
Views: 21851

Re: Irish 2/19

Record January At Dublin Airport Just under 2.1 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport this January, which was a 5% increase when compared to last year. It is the first January in the airport’s 79-year history that passenger numbers have surpassed two million. Passenger volumes to and f...

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by EI121
Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/19 : New year, new ... us!
Replies: 198
Views: 31071

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

Dublin Airport Sets New Passenger Record Dublin Airport welcomed a total of 31.5 million passengers during 2018, setting a new record for the airport. Passenger numbers were up 6%, as the equivalent of more than five times the population of the island of Ireland used Dublin Airport last year. An ad...

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by EI121
Thu Dec 27, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/18: December Dreaming ...
Replies: 188
Views: 23916

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

Aer Lingus reduces MIA to 2 per week in S19 between 09Jun-16Oct. The Friday service has been cancelled. Source: https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/282145/aerlingus-s19-miami-frequency-changes/ I wonder if any other route will see an extra rotation added. I have heard rumours that the ...

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by EI121
Sun Nov 18, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain
Replies: 221
Views: 28677

Re: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain

The Commission of Aviation Regulation has released daa's Capital Investment Programme for 2020+ https://www.aviationreg.ie/_fileupload/2019%20Determination/Dublin%20Airport%20Consultation%20-%20CIP%202020%20.pdf Key points: - Pier 5 in T2 - Expanded US CBP Facilities - Move Terminal 1′s central secu...

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by EI121
Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying
Replies: 260
Views: 30596

Re: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying

WestJet announce Dublin to Calgary from 01 June 3 weekly using B789 https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/280942/westjet-outlines-787-9-long-haul-and-new-calgary-europe-service-in-s19/ eff 01JUN19 Calgary – Dublin (New route, 3 weekly; 2 weekly from 11SEP19) WS006 YYC2045 – 1138+1DUB 789...

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by EI121
Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying
Replies: 260
Views: 30596

Re: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying

https://www.dublinairport.com/latest-ne ... ow-service

Dublin Airport Welcomes New Moscow Service.

The daily seasonal service will operate from October 28, 2018 until March 30, 2019.
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https://www.dublinairport.com/latest-ne ... ow-service

Dublin Airport Welcomes New Moscow Service.

The daily seasonal service will operate from October 28, 2018 until March 30, 2019.

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by EI121
Fri Oct 05, 2018 6:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying
Replies: 260
Views: 30596

Re: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying

With CX announcing that they are cutting service to CPH, does anyone know how well DUB is performing?

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by EI121
Tue Aug 21, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/18: An august institution
Replies: 443
Views: 35970

Re: Irish 8/18: An august institution

Great news regarding DUB-DFW. Long overdue albeit a very short season.

AA JFK has been cut for S19

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by EI121
Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/18: An august institution
Replies: 443
Views: 35970

Re: Irish 8/18: An august institution

Yes I did. I doubled check prior to posting the above.

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by EI121
Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/18: An august institution
Replies: 443
Views: 35970

Re: Irish 8/18: An august institution

Was there any official announcement from Dublin Airport regarding the Aeroflot flight? Just seems very strange they haven’t promoted it given they usually make route announcements once the flight becomes bookable?

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by EI121
Wed Dec 20, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/17: Ag eitilt gan teo
Replies: 209
Views: 25212

Re: Irish 12/17: Ag eitilt gan teo

Rumours that the ground handling agent 'Menzies Aviation' are entering Dublin next year. Apparently they have taken over the contracts for BA, IB and VY.

Anyone else hear of this?

EI121

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by EI121
Fri Dec 08, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/17: Ag eitilt gan teo
Replies: 209
Views: 25212

Re: Irish 12/17: Ag eitilt gan teo

Another record month for DUB "Dublin Airport Records Highest Ever November Passenger Numbers More than 2.1 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport last month, making it the busiest November in the airport’s history. Passenger numbers were up 7% during the month. Passenger volumes to...

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by EI121
Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/17: Ag eitilt gan teo
Replies: 209
Views: 25212

Re: Irish 12/17: Ag eitilt gan teo

Also rumours of AA launching either MCO or MIA for S18.

I am doubtful as its quite late in the year to begin routes for S18.

Thoughts..

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by EI121
Wed Oct 04, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/17: Philadelphia here we come (again!) ...
Replies: 323
Views: 34943

Re: Irish 10/17: Philadelphia here we come (again!) ...

During today’s formal announcement of the Dublin - Philadelphia route, Aer Lingus COO, Mike Rutter said that Aer Lingus will announce yet another transatlantic route “in due course”. Is the whole event presentation available online anywhere? Have a look here for some content. Coincidentally their p...

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by EI121
Wed Oct 04, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/17: Philadelphia here we come (again!) ...
Replies: 323
Views: 34943

Re: Irish 10/17: Philadelphia here we come (again!) ...

Skyblue39 wrote:
During today’s formal announcement of the Dublin - Philadelphia route, Aer Lingus COO, Mike Rutter said that Aer Lingus will announce yet another transatlantic route “in due course”.


Is the whole event presentation available online anywhere?

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by EI121
Wed Oct 04, 2017 10:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/17: Philadelphia here we come (again!) ...
Replies: 323
Views: 34943

Re: Irish 10/17: Philadelphia here we come (again!) ...

With Cathay, Icelandic, Air Canada and Aer Lingus is there any more routes we could see being announced? I know Hanian is still in the pipeline but doesn't seem to be going anywhere fast?

2018 will be another fantastic year for DUB!

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by EI121
Mon Sep 11, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/17 - Hong Kong hootenanny!
Replies: 216
Views: 28089

Re: Irish 9/17 - Hong Kong hootenanny!

Any update on the announcement? Rather late in the day at this stage...

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