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by EI121
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/19
Replies: 122
Views: 14745

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: 29797

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: 29797

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: 29797

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: 11
Views: 9708

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: 3505

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: 32583

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: 32583

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: 27438

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: 27438

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: 27438

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: 27438

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: 26013

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: 21007

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: 21007

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: 24298

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: 20385

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: 29560

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: 22522

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: 27236

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: 28746

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: 28746

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: 28746

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: 33469

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: 33469

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: 33469

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: 24310

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: 24310

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: 24310

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: 33687

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: 33687

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: 33687

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: 27293

Re: Irish 9/17 - Hong Kong hootenanny!

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

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by EI121
Sat Sep 02, 2017 8:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/17 - Hong Kong hootenanny!
Replies: 216
Views: 27293

Re: Irish 9/17 - Hong Kong hootenanny!

Hi all,

Quick question: Is EI expected to open up more routes next year from DUB? It all seems very quiet this year regarding new routes compared to previous years.

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by EI121
Thu Aug 31, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish Aviation 8/17 - Lunasa san aer
Replies: 188
Views: 22981

Re: Irish Aviation 8/17 - Lunasa san aer

Is there any update on HU's PEK announcement?

To think we have waited years for a service to Asia and yet we could have two within a year...

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by EI121
Tue Aug 22, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada adds daily YUL-NRT
Replies: 63
Views: 16549

Re: Air Canada to make major Montreal announcement on 08/23

I wonder if YUL-DUB could be a possibility...?

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by EI121
Thu Jul 13, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish Aviation 7/17 Thread
Replies: 182
Views: 21834

Re: Irish Aviation 7/17 Thread

Heads up for a newt EI route announcement...Pittsburgh (which was predicted on this form a few moons ago!). Not sure when it'll happen, but the announcement is expected shortly. Good news for PIT as well as EI; it has pretty limited t/a service, with a fairly spotty history, of stopping and startin...

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by EI121
Tue May 30, 2017 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5.17: Summer flying fun
Replies: 128
Views: 17296

Re: Irish 5.17: Summer flying fun

AC will return to YYZ with the A333 from 30 October....very good news. http://www.travelextra.ie/au-revoir-rouge-air-canada-returns-dublin-toronto-route-three-class-offering/ I always sensed this would happen eventually, particularly with EI putting the A330 on the route. Nice upgrade for the PAX t...

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by EI121
Fri May 05, 2017 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5.17: Summer flying fun
Replies: 128
Views: 17296

Re: Irish 5.17: Summer flying fun

Does anyone know who's doing the ground handling for QR @ DUB? Cant see to find it on DUB website.

Cheers EI121

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by EI121
Thu Mar 09, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/17
Replies: 153
Views: 19136

Re: Irish 3/17

Hi everyone, Just have two quick questions maybe someone could answer for me: 1. DL have operated a ATL for many years out of DUB. However during the financial crisis it was cut to a seasonal only service. Since the growth at DUB would their be any chance of them reinstating this to a year round ser...

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by EI121
Wed Mar 08, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/17
Replies: 153
Views: 19136

Re: Irish 3/17

Another month of impressive North America Growth (28%) and Transfer Traffic (81% !! ). Also seems that the Gulf traffic has recovered again as last year it fell marginally each month. "1.8 Million Passengers In February At Dublin Airport" "Almost 1.8 million passengers passed through ...

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by EI121
Wed Dec 14, 2016 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 13/16: Sixteen, going on seventeen!
Replies: 179
Views: 24022

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

For those of you earlier wondering where QR would operate from in DUB, it's showing in the GDS as Terminal 1. In other DUB related news, apparently an extension to Pier 1 (that's Pier D in old money) has now commenced, and also a new transfer facility at Pier 4 (Pier E in old money). Interesting ne...

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by EI121
Tue Dec 06, 2016 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 13/16: Sixteen, going on seventeen!
Replies: 179
Views: 24022

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

Well the worst kept secret in aviation has been confirmed, QR have announced DOH-DUB daily on the 787 http://www.qatarairways.com/qa/en/press ... 0000000000 Very similar to EY schedule. Which leads me to believe they are operating out of T2. Is there a reason behind the x3 morning and x4 afternoon ...

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by EI121
Tue Dec 06, 2016 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 13/16: Sixteen, going on seventeen!
Replies: 179
Views: 24022

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

Well the worst kept secret in aviation has been confirmed, QR have announced DOH-DUB daily on the 787 http://www.qatarairways.com/qa/en/press ... 0000000000 Very similar to EY schedule. Which leads me to believe they are operating out of T2. Is there a reason behind the x3 morning and x4 afternoon ...

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by EI121
Sun Dec 04, 2016 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 13/16: Sixteen, going on seventeen!
Replies: 179
Views: 24022

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

@Classic Lover;

Do you know if theres anyway you can earn points from flights in the past? Ive flown EI a few times this year and I've been unable to join gold circle club thus unable to collect points.

Thanks.

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by EI121
Sun Dec 04, 2016 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 13/16: Sixteen, going on seventeen!
Replies: 179
Views: 24022

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

Travel Extra also reporting QR have slots from March. Just waiting on aircraft to be delivered.

Are these slot allocations available to be viewed online via PDF etc by any chance?

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by EI121
Tue Nov 15, 2016 12:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/16: Ever skyward
Replies: 287
Views: 34896

Re: Irish 12/16: Ever skyward

Boston is going 3 daily.

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by EI121
Tue Nov 15, 2016 9:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/16: Ever skyward
Replies: 287
Views: 34896

Re: Irish 12/16: Ever skyward

Does anyone know what time the press conference is being held....? Also, Newstalk mentioned that WW favours a route to San Diego however this is not being announced today. Source: http://www.newstalk.com/EXCLUSIVE:-Aer- ... mi-service San Diego would be an interest choice, however I think the next r...

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by EI121
Mon Nov 14, 2016 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/16: Ever skyward
Replies: 287
Views: 34896

Re: Irish 12/16: Ever skyward

JAmie2k9 wrote:
EI have dropped MIA on website from 1 September, x3 weekly. Others to come.


Do you suspect more routes JAmie2k9 or just increase frequencies?

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