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by ei 168
Fri Jul 05, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 277
Views: 32604

Re: Irish 7/19

Dublin Airport website has had a makeover.

https://www.dublinairport.com/

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by ei 168
Mon Apr 30, 2018 11:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17987

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

I’m not so sure about that. They had a an office in Dawson Street until 2014, when they then decided to shut their office because of the Middle East routes that was eating into their transfer loads. They had an Irish section on their website but that’s a sorry excuse now with no promotions and you ...

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by ei 168
Sun Apr 29, 2018 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/18; Aviating in April
Replies: 209
Views: 21793

Re: Irish 4/18; Aviating in April

Aside from EI though, I definitely see SQ looking at Ireland (with a 359) - SQ is the one carrier that can beat the ME3 and CX on Australasian connections, plus SIN and DUB have a lot of business connections through being global asset management / aircraft leasing / technology / pharma hubs. Cheers...

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by ei 168
Wed Oct 04, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/17: Philadelphia here we come (again!) ...
Replies: 323
Views: 33689

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! Cathay Pacific's service will only really be viable for Northeast ...

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by ei 168
Sun Feb 05, 2017 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What routes did SQ's A343s fly?
Replies: 38
Views: 6362

Re: What routes did SQ's A343s fly?

I was on the a343 from Singapore to Adelaide between Christmas 2000 and January 2001 return. Have no idea when they were retired.

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by ei 168
Wed Jul 27, 2016 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...
Replies: 290
Views: 38933

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

They looked at DUB about ten yrs ago. The runway length is the major issue. I don't think we'll ever see nonstop from Dublin to SIN, but I think it is feasible that we could get a continuation/tag on from another European city. Correct, And if remember correctly it was around the time Ireland had s...

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by ei 168
Thu Dec 12, 2013 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/13: High On Jet Fuel ...
Replies: 208
Views: 32301

RE: Irish 12/13: High On Jet Fuel ...

Nice update to the Dublin Airport app on iOS devices.

A much better improvement on the last version.

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by ei 168
Fri Nov 15, 2013 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet Announces Dublin From YYZ, YYT
Replies: 103
Views: 24890

RE: WestJet Announces Dublin From YYZ, YYT

Here is the official media link. Its a 737-700


http://westjet2.mediaroom.com/index.php?s=43&item=828

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by ei 168
Wed Oct 03, 2007 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Answer Is 42; The Question: Irish Aviation
Replies: 253
Views: 9030

RE: The Answer Is 42; The Question: Irish Aviation

There's an article in this evenings herald talking about the Garda immigration checkpoints. It states that there will be twelve for Pier D

But the bit of interest is that Pier D should be open to the traveling public on the 28th of October

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by ei 168
Thu Jul 12, 2007 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleared And Rolling, Irish Aviation Thread 31/07
Replies: 215
Views: 8552

RE: Cleared And Rolling, Irish Aviation Thread 31/07

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by ei 168
Thu Jul 12, 2007 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleared And Rolling, Irish Aviation Thread 31/07
Replies: 215
Views: 8552

RE: Cleared And Rolling, Irish Aviation Thread 31/07

Did anyone see this http://www.rte.ie/business/2007/0711/airlines.html

Will this effect aer lingus baggage charges or have I read it wrong?

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by ei 168
Mon Apr 09, 2007 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: All Aboard: Irish 17/04 Is Ready To Rock & Roll!
Replies: 291
Views: 9008

RE: All Aboard: Irish 17/04 Is Ready To Rock & Roll!

Theres speculation on sqtalk that singapore airlines will be flying to Dublin in september. I dont know how reliable the poster is, but interesting all the same. Id imagine they'd have to route through a european city.

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by ei 168
Thu Apr 05, 2007 5:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sweet Sixteenth: Another Serving Of Irish Aviation
Replies: 205
Views: 7685

RE: Sweet Sixteenth: Another Serving Of Irish Aviation

There's the link there as regards the new check in area. Its about half way down the page. http://www.rte.ie/news/6news/

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by ei 168
Fri Mar 23, 2007 6:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Special St. Patrick's Day Irish Aviation Thread!
Replies: 190
Views: 8240

RE: A Special St. Patrick's Day Irish Aviation Thread!

When Dermot Mannion was being interviewed on the radio earlier on, he said that those prices include surcharges.

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by ei 168
Thu Dec 14, 2006 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ SIN-DUB-BOS?
Replies: 46
Views: 9588

RE: SQ SIN-DUB-BOS?

As much as Id love to see it, I think foxbravo is right. Aside from that, Dublin's runway i dont think can take a 777 to sin. A 787 is much more suited to the route.

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by ei 168
Thu Dec 14, 2006 6:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No, It Can't Be - But It Is! Irish Aviation 25
Replies: 123
Views: 6998

RE: No, It Can't Be - But It Is! Irish Aviation 25

Here's an interesting article about todays announcment. It mention's dublin's runway being to short.

http://business-times.asiaone.com/

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by ei 168
Tue Oct 31, 2006 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gear Up, It's Irish Aviation Thread 18
Replies: 138
Views: 8857

RE: Gear Up, It's Irish Aviation Thread 18

Some news this evening on the takeover

http://www.rte.ie/business/2006/1030/ryanair.html

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by ei 168
Sun Mar 19, 2006 5:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gerry Adams Detained
Replies: 26
Views: 2581

RE: Gerry Adams Detained

Would you give the guy a break. Ian Paisley might not be linked to terrorist organisations but he's the reason for the mess in the north not Gerry Adams. I'm not going to go all political. Just read whats going on in the north at the moment. Finally I think this topic should be in non-av.

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by ei 168
Sat Feb 11, 2006 6:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dublin To Moscow Direct .... At Last!
Replies: 26
Views: 5516

RE: Dublin To Moscow Direct .... At Last!

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by ei 168
Sat Mar 19, 2005 7:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Diversions From Cork (18 Mar 05)
Replies: 1
Views: 1875

RE: Diversions From Cork (18 Mar 05)

Yeah it was weather related. Cork was covered in Fog for most of the day. I hope this helps.

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by ei 168
Wed Oct 06, 2004 6:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Fabulous FRA Meet - Part 1
Replies: 205
Views: 5461

RE: The Fabulous FRA Meet - Part 1

Their pretty strict in Dublin for under-age alcohol. In fact if your under 18 you cant even be in a pub after 9pm even if your not drinking alcohol. Dont know about Frankfurt, but their's more pro's than con's to go there.

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by ei 168
Thu Jul 29, 2004 6:03 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Gatwick-Palma With Monarch (w/pics)
Replies: 13
Views: 7449

RE: Gatwick-Palma With Monarch (w/pics)

Very interesting read. Looking forward to the return trip report.

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by ei 168
Fri Mar 05, 2004 6:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Most Embarassing Moment On A Flight?
Replies: 50
Views: 8451

RE: The Most Embarassing Moment On A Flight?

My most embarassing moment was on a flight from Ibiza to Dublin. The flight left at 1 in the morning. And after being partying for the last 2 wks, I was very tired. About an hour into the flight, I fell asleep. I suddenly woke up with the sound of my dinner tray being thrown onto the ground. I had s...

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by ei 168
Sun Feb 22, 2004 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Info
Replies: 6
Views: 2184

RE: Aer Lingus Info

Boston will more than likely get an A330-3. There is no chance of ptv's, unless they switch aircraft to the A330-2. And even then there is only one aircraft fitted with them.

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by ei 168
Sat Feb 07, 2004 6:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Strange Objects On Mars?
Replies: 13
Views: 3326

RE: Strange Objects On Mars?

Maybe there skeletal remains from the Martians

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by ei 168
Sat Oct 18, 2003 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Equipment BWI-DUB
Replies: 13
Views: 4655

RE: Aer Lingus Equipment BWI-DUB

Go to the website and put in your traveling dates. You will be given the flight number which I assume will be EI118. If you click on the number you will be given a small itinery stating terminal information and aircraft type etc. If its an A330-200 there's a good chance of getting PTV's. Hope that h...

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by ei 168
Mon Mar 17, 2003 8:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Happy St Patricks Day
Replies: 14
Views: 2090

Happy St Patricks Day

Just like to wish every forum member a Happy St Patricks Day to you from Ireland!!.

How many people can claim Irish roots on this festival day??

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by ei 168
Wed Mar 12, 2003 5:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Time Viewpoint: Bush Losing The PR War?
Replies: 32
Views: 1711

RE: Time Viewpoint: Bush Losing The PR War?

"God is with us"

Well said Ovelix.

Bush thinks he is living in the 16th Century. Using God in every sentence. Its a disgrace.

As regards the question. Yes I think he is losing the PR War.

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by ei 168
Sat Feb 22, 2003 7:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite 80s TV Show
Replies: 44
Views: 2493

RE: Favorite 80s TV Show

There is only one winner and thats "The A Team".

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by ei 168
Wed Feb 05, 2003 4:50 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Your FS2004 Wish List
Replies: 27
Views: 8695

RE: Your FS2004 Wish List

Id just like the ATC voices to be a bit more foreign instead of all the American voices.

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by ei 168
Wed Nov 13, 2002 4:17 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SIN-ADL-PLC With SQ And Kendell Part II
Replies: 5
Views: 5471

RE: SIN-ADL-PLC With SQ And Kendell Part II

Singapore_Air: I found the Megatop with more space in front, than the celestar, but the comfort was pretty good on both aircraft having said that.

Aussie_: Yes it is! Its one of the nicest spots I've been too, and I plan to go again next Christmas if I can afford it.

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by ei 168
Sun Nov 10, 2002 7:04 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SIN-ADL-PLC With SQ And Kendell Part II
Replies: 5
Views: 5471

SIN-ADL-PLC With SQ And Kendell Part II

What an airport Singapore has. I have been to a good lot of European Airports and that tops them. The first place we headed was, to get something to eat. The monitor screens were telling us that the flight to Adelaide was departing at 2230 from gate E5. When we arrived at that gate there was no one ...

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by ei 168
Sun Nov 10, 2002 6:57 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: DUB-LHR-SIN With EI And SQ
Replies: 10
Views: 6524

RE: DUB-LHR-SIN With EI And SQ

Singapore_Air: The seat comfort was excellent. It was fairly easy to sleep, with a foot-rest. They supplied a pillow and a blanket. I had noodles with beef for dinner. There was also Salmon on the menu if my memory serves me right. The service was with real cutlery. I’d say that service is gon...

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by ei 168
Sat Nov 09, 2002 3:29 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: DUB-LHR-SIN With EI And SQ
Replies: 10
Views: 6524

DUB-LHR-SIN With EI And SQ

I took this trip 2 years ago at Christmas time. My cousins live in a place called Port Lincoln in South Australia. I was heading there for the New Year. I hope it’s not to late to write this. I apologise for the delay. DATE: 27/12/00 Departure Airport: Dublin Destination Airport: London Heathr...

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by ei 168
Thu Oct 03, 2002 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Set To Enjoy €40m Profits
Replies: 2
Views: 1139

Aer Lingus Set To Enjoy €40m Profits

Looks like Aer Lingus are making a big turnaround. Aer Lingus has enjoyed a massive turnaround in fortunes, moving into profit less than a year after major cuts, it emerged today. Aer Lingus Chief Executive Willie Walsh confirmed the airline expects to turn a projected loss of 27m into a profit of u...

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by ei 168
Mon Sep 16, 2002 4:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus May Add South Africa
Replies: 19
Views: 2520

RE: Aer Lingus May Add South Africa

As far as I know this route won't happen as the pilots and cabin crew have complained about sleeping arrangements for them on board an Aer Lingus A330. It was meant to start as a trial basis in Nov.

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by ei 168
Thu Aug 08, 2002 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish Worldcup 747 Charter-which Airline?
Replies: 5
Views: 1978

RE: Irish Worldcup 747 Charter-which Airline?

It was Air Atlanta Iceland. It stopped off in Stockholm on the way

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by ei 168
Thu Aug 08, 2002 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is The Busiest Route Of The World?
Replies: 42
Views: 8394

RE: What Is The Busiest Route Of The World?

Last I heard it was Dublin-London as the busiest route in Europe.

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by ei 168
Fri Jul 05, 2002 5:51 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Kendell Airlines MEL-PTJ-MGB-ADL On SWM - Great!
Replies: 2
Views: 4427

RE: Kendell Airlines MEL-PTJ-MGB-ADL On SWM - Great!

Excellent trip report. You get 5stars from me. I flew Kendell 1 and half year ago. I was very impressed by them myself. I flew from Adelaide to Port Lincoln and back. Back then the plane was full and it was a saab340. The service was excellent. I got an Orange juice and a slice of apple tart. And th...

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by ei 168
Thu Jul 04, 2002 7:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When Is Your Birthday?
Replies: 102
Views: 2938

RE: When Is Your Birthday?

March 17th St Patricks Day!!!

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by ei 168
Thu Jul 04, 2002 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Continue To Fly High
Replies: 7
Views: 2075

Ryanair Continue To Fly High

Ryanair still seems to be defying odds again and again. This is a news article in this mornings paper in Ireland.... "Budget airline Ryanair showed passengers are continuing to fly towards the no-frills option today. The Dublin-based operator carried 1.25m people on its aircraft last month, 34% up o...

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by ei 168
Thu Jul 04, 2002 6:11 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS2002 Question
Replies: 1
Views: 3665

RE: FS2002 Question

To my knowlege you are not able to land on any other runway. They are the default runways in FS2002. Although you can download weather and you are given the runway that is used at the present time at that airport

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by ei 168
Thu Jul 04, 2002 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Worst Turbulence You've Ever Had...
Replies: 65
Views: 13031

RE: Worst Turbulence You've Ever Had...

I remember a few years back in a Futura charter aircraft 737-400, we were climbing after taking off from Palma enroute to Dublin and all of a sudden we hit an air pocket and the plane nose dived for about ten seconds. They were the longest ten seconds in my life. Everybody was screaming. It was roug...

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by ei 168
Wed Jun 19, 2002 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ireland Fly Home From World Cup On Klm?
Replies: 12
Views: 3265

RE: Ireland Fly Home From World Cup On Klm?

They flew direct from Seoul on a Klm 747. They left seoul at 12.40(local time) and arrived back in Dublin at 16.55. Am I right in saying that an A330 wouldnt have the range to fly that route anyway?

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by ei 168
Wed Jun 12, 2002 5:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Byebye Argentina
Replies: 23
Views: 1370

RE: Byebye Argentina

I still think its Italys tournament!!!

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by ei 168
Tue Jun 04, 2002 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus To Resume Service
Replies: 1
Views: 2333

Aer Lingus To Resume Service

Aer Lingus announced this morning that they will resume service this afternoon! Transatlantic sevices won't begin till tomorrow.

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by ei 168
Fri May 31, 2002 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Grounds Itself From Friday
Replies: 41
Views: 5537

RE: Aer Lingus Grounds Itself From Friday

Have they sold off their charter airline Futura? They might get some money for that! Maybe not a lot but surely some amount!

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by ei 168
Wed May 29, 2002 3:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Keane To Rejoin Ireland Squad?
Replies: 28
Views: 1470

RE: Keane To Rejoin Ireland Squad?

This story is getting more interesting by the hour!!
http://irelandlive.sports.com/football/news/2002/05/28/sLON01MTAyMjU5NzQwOTg.html

Hopefully everything will be all right now!!

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by ei 168
Tue May 28, 2002 11:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Keane To Rejoin Ireland Squad?
Replies: 28
Views: 1470

RE: Keane To Rejoin Ireland Squad?

I cant see him come back now! It will need a miralcle! Having said that the bookies in Ireland have shortened the odds of McCarthy getting the sack before Saturday! That will be a disaster if that happens.

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by ei 168
Tue May 28, 2002 6:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Keane To Rejoin Ireland Squad?
Replies: 28
Views: 1470

RE: Keane To Rejoin Ireland Squad?

After the Interview last night it seems to have swung in keane's favour!! I saw a poll last nite on Irish television which stated that 95% are in favour of him being reinstated in the squad. McCarthy is giving an interview to the press at 12pm. Personally I think the Irish media are going to take hi...

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