I know it's only anecdotal; but I have checked-in for my flight DUB-BIQ tomorrow with FR, and my check-in sequence was 003. I'm sure some people will check-in last minute, but I'd be surprised to see more than 25 pax on it. The flight tomorrow is still only €24/£20, I usually pay €300 return in hig...Jump to post
I specifically remember as a teenager in 1996 flying BA to London on a 757, but with a stop in JFK before heading over the pond. Parked next to Concorde in NY as a bonus. You might well be correct but I thought the 757 BOS service via JFK was from BHX or GLA? I flew LHR-BOS in 1994 and they were us...Jump to post
I live near Canterbury and Manston has often been written about in the local papers and discussed in parish council meetings etc. When I first lived here there were lots of objection with regards to night flights. Then the airport was sold and the new owners really seamed to buy it in order to devel...Jump to post
Yes, but remember that 15 year prior to 1980 most people traveling from say Europe to Australia went by ship and that was often a three week trip with multiple stops. So even in the 1980's a multi stop 30 hr trip was seen as a step forward.Jump to post
The point made was accurate - sitting on the ground is less costly than operating a loss making flight - assuming the aircraft is leased. If owned then there could be an outside case for operating some flights. My missed point was that all the noises from EI are very negatuve., all of the time! alt...Jump to post
Sorry if this is a silly questions. I follow aircraft that I have flown on flightradar24, yes I know childish!
One of them ZK-OXK hasn't flown for a few days does anyone know why. It last flew on the 14th and its next flight isn't scheduled till the 20th.
What are the rules now? I mean if a flight was to be routed NRT-ANC-JFK or for example SYD-LAX-JFK would/do pax clear customs and immigration at the first point of arrival into the USA? 30 years ago I few BFS-BGR-MCO the BGR stop was for fuel and we just stayed on the plane. However I was told by pe...Jump to post
Hi In the late 1980's or early 1990's Virgin Atlantic used to fly from London to Moscow and then on to Tokyo. Does anyone have the schedule? (preferably for all four sectors, but any information would be great) Thank you Alex P.S. I did try and search for this but nothing showed up. If it's been ask...Jump to post
Joelatbsl wrote:When I first read "Corail", I thought about trains. In mainland France, this used to be a well-known SNCF brand for intercity trains ...
In the early 1990’s I worked for a travel agent based in Belfast. There was an Irish tour operator called Budget travel who used to offer packages to Orlando using SU flights from SNN-MIA. The package would include the flights, a hire car pick up from MIA airport and hotel reservations in the Orland...Jump to post
With the UK excluded, how could this even work? You’d just book [EU City] -> LHR -> [US City] and lie about where you started, surely? (Yes, I know that would be an offence, but people will do it) Good for BA, I guess, if all EU traffic is suddenly being funnelled through LHR. Traveling on a French...Jump to post
. I think MAN-BKK is however very likely as there is a lot of demand from MAN for BKK and unlikely to be any competition. It kind of suits the mixed leisure/business model VS run from MAN. It would also have the added bonus of feeding some US routes. You may well be right and its a few years since ...Jump to post
tphuang wrote:Why? This is baffling. There are so many ULCCs on this route that already charge next to nothing. Is EK this desperate?
What are the implications of APD on Flybe? Is the tax charged on domestic routes killing them off? Would this not effect all airlines not just flybe? It's a charge that the passenger pays and I guess that on some routes people will decide that the total cost is too much and travel by road or rail. ...Jump to post
A BHD-SNN doesn't make any sense, even if to connect with EI TATL from there. Given that the road between Belfast and Dublin is now a motorway for the vast majority of the journey (of ca. 90mins), it is much easier to drive to Dublin and pick up your US bound bird from there. Further, with at least...Jump to post
Great bargain for passengers, but with a fare like this I can't see them staying around for too long once the subsidies run out. €440 is pretty average for an advanced fare on this (and similar) routes. Air France, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, BA and Turkish are all offering DUBPVG fares around the €450-...Jump to post
British Airways and Qantas used to have joint fares to Australia/New Zealand from the UK and some codeshares like flights operated by FJ were permitted if you booked the QF flight number. For a while travel between JFK and LAX on QF was permitted as long as there was an international QF flight numbe...Jump to post
Are there? Sorry I don't watch TV much these days.
I guess its to a degree its maybe "car crash TV", people just love to watch other people screaming at one and other. Is it all new content or repeats?
Alex...glad you were able to visit Portland and that you enjoyed it! Just curious what was it that initially made you feel that you might not like Portland? Sadly there are probably others that form their opinions of Portland based on the media coverage...which is unfortunate...because it is an abs...Jump to post
Checking occasionally, Delta One and Comfort are usually full, plus all fares are high, ~$3,500 r/t coach. Delta still shows an A332 on this route next year, unless that changes after May 2020. $3.5k return for coach?! Who on earth pays that on a ten hour flight. Don’t you mean for Comfort or Delta...Jump to post
In the case of a hard border with Brexit, could BFS and BHD see a boost in traffic as Northerners who used to go South to get cheaper fares and/or a wider variety of destinations, seek out less complication by staying/using local? Would any boost in this respect be offset by the economic downturn a...Jump to post
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? I wonder how many transit pax? Last week I flew LGW-DUB-SFO. Of the 10 or 12 pax in the queue at baggage drop at least 8 had transfer tags attached to their bags. This ...Jump to post
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 ...Jump to post
Hi I am going to be in Seattle in a few months time and when I am there I want to visit Boeing. There are a number of 4.5hr tours from Seattle that include a factory tour and also the Future of Flight centre. However is that really long enough? Is the Museum of Flight at the same place? The Museum o...Jump to post
Eastbound daytime transatlantic flights seam to be popular with a select group of people. People who maybe aren't so time limited. If you have plenty of money and are say retired whats the better option? An overnight flight in business or first with reduced service followed by a day in London feelin...Jump to post
What about a seasonal MAN - BKK flight? It's one of the largest unserved routes, based on demand. VS already has a strong holiday/leisure-focused route presence ex-MAN - so MAN - BKK would complement the offering well, no? Cheers, C. It's years since I worked in the industry and things might of cha...Jump to post
Belfast had summer charter flights to Toronto. In the early 1990’s there were up to four flights a week in peak season. (2 of which were operated by AC). The world has however changed. People from the north are maybe more willing to fly out of DUB that they have ever been and DUB offers more choice ...Jump to post
With all this talk about DUB - LON, I wonder how sustainable this corridor is. On the one hand, traffic may increase if some IAG LON passengers transit through DUB to North America, but on the other hand, an increasing number of carriers are serving DUB directly from Asia and the Middle East, erodi...Jump to post
B747forever wrote:NickLAX wrote:STLflyer wrote:
What would happen if CBP deny entry to a pax flying AKL-LAX-LHR? Sent back to AKL?
So what is the process for someone flying AKL-LAX-LHR on NZ? Do they have to get off the plane at LAX and go through US CBP, collect their bags, recheck, and go through TSA just like anyone else connecting to another flight? . As you get off the AKL-LAX flight you are given a transit card. You are ...Jump to post
Flight EI 1979 is due to depart DUB at 0920 on A321 St Aidan. Heading to Knock. Other than the stickers on the side did EI do anything special to the aircraft? Its only a short flight so I guess that they left the seating in the standard configuration. Yesterday there was a photo (claimed to be of ...Jump to post
Looks like AA just announced a Daily summer seasonal service from DFW to DUB to be flown by the 787-9 daily from June 6–Sept. 28/ Ugh, yet another opportunity for EI missed. I can't see EI to Texas now at all - IAH, no, as EI will likely dump UA to be in IAG's AA JV, and AUS, no, as it's not within...Jump to post
Last year on a JFK-LHR breakfast was a cereal bar and a cup of coffee.Jump to post
Singapore Airlines are reported to be in discussion with Dublin Airport ... To clarify on this - not for flights "in the near future," and only according to "informed sources" (not actual authorities). See: https://www.pressreader.com/ireland/sunday-independent-ireland/20180805/...Jump to post
Doesn't this sort of thing happen with lots of airlines? I mean not just the LCC. Its good when the airlines charter an aircraft from Titan etc to get people home, but they don't always do this. Often the pax from the cancelled flight just have be rebooked on what ever availability there is. And in ...Jump to post
When operating out of BHD about 10 years ago, Ryainair complained that they could not operate longer routes to Europe because of runway restrictions. They argued for a runway extension, which was not delivered, and gave this as one of the reasons for eventually pulling out of BHD. The runway would ...Jump to post
My sister was booked to fly BE 1360 LCY-BHD last night. The inbound aircraft was diverted to SEN and then the LCY-BHD sector was cancelled. She got put in a taxi and driven to BHX, overnighted at a premier inn and then rebooked onto the 0645 BHX-BHD this morning. These things happen but it did take ...Jump to post
Hi I was looking at a 1977 TWA timetable and they had a Shannon - New York Service TW877 SNN JFK 1230 1435 Tu, Th, Sa TW876 JFK SNN 2040 0740+1 Mo, We, Fr Does anyone know what type of aircraft they used on this route? (I know it wasn't a 747 because the timetable marks services operated by a 747. R...Jump to post
Do Irish and British citizens come under foreign nationals rulling? I believe we are talking about passport controls and not identification at check in! Technically Irish/British are not subject passport/ID checks but how can you split Irish/British/Polish/Americans arriving on the same flight henc...Jump to post
According to Flightradar24 on 19th June Air Canada Rouge operated a daytime eastbound flight from YVR - DUB
AC1990 YVR DUB 0800 0036+1
I know that this was due to some sort of delay, but have there ever been any scheduled daytime westcoast to Europe flights?