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by Skyblue39
Sun Sep 06, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/20: Livid about Covid
Replies: 228
Views: 25241

Re: Irish 9/20: Livid about Covid

Dublin - Dallas with AA is staying on over the winter.
Was supposed to finish early then pushed to end of October. Now it’s available into Nov and Dec also.

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by Skyblue39
Fri Sep 04, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/20: Livid about Covid
Replies: 228
Views: 25241

Re: Irish 9/20: Livid about Covid

All this discussion about Belfast has me wondering. Did EI ever operate a feeder service to DUB (or SNN) so as to allow long-haul connections? No. Wouldn't really be viable as Dublin is less than two hours drive from Belfast, plus dedicated airport coaches from three operators provide hourly servic...

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by Skyblue39
Thu Sep 03, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/20: Livid about Covid
Replies: 228
Views: 25241

Re: Irish 9/20: Livid about Covid

https://www.irishexaminer.com/news/arid-40042574.html
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New 'medium-term' Covid-19 roadmap to allow for international travel

https://www.irishexaminer.com/news/arid-40042574.html

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by Skyblue39
Wed Sep 02, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/20: Livid about Covid
Replies: 228
Views: 25241

Re: Irish 9/20: Livid about Covid

Was on DUB-KRK-DUB at the weekend and no enforcement of Face masks on board by Ryanair crew, despite their onboard announcements. People wearing masks under their chin and not covering their noses. Really annoying to see this.

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by Skyblue39
Tue Aug 25, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/20: Angst in August
Replies: 246
Views: 28733

Re: Irish 8/20: Angst in August

noriom42 wrote:
FR901 holding around Cork for the last 30/40 minutes. Anyone know why?


Weather related and strong winds in Munster.

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by Skyblue39
Sat Aug 22, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/20: Angst in August
Replies: 246
Views: 28733

Re: Irish 8/20: Angst in August

https://www.rte.ie/news/2020/0822/11607 ... ator-form/
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Passenger locator form is online from 26 August, confirms Minister

https://www.rte.ie/news/2020/0822/11607 ... ator-form/

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by Skyblue39
Fri Aug 07, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/20: Angst in August
Replies: 246
Views: 28733

Re: Irish 8/20: Angst in August

British Airways seems to have pulled out of Dublin. I just noticed my flight on 24 August is cancelled and there are no BA services at all listed on the BA site. It's all Aer Lingus flights from Dublin to London Heathrow now. I have just booked BA831 DUB-LHR on 11th September.... so that is wrong. ...

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by Skyblue39
Fri Jul 31, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/20: Angst in August
Replies: 246
Views: 28733

Re: Irish 8/20: Angst in August

Finnair will resume HEL-DUB from this coming Sunday. Also EW will resume DUS-DUB from Sunday too. And Ryanair will commence DUS-DUB tomorrow.

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by Skyblue39
Wed Jul 29, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/20
Replies: 347
Views: 33556

Re: Irish 7/20

With FR new flight to Mykonos, is this first direct ever to the island? Also at well over 4 hours, what is range of Ryanair aircraft fully loaded, with bad weather and diversion fuel Open to correction but I think Tenerife-Warsaw is FR's longest route at 2,209nm and 5:25 in duration. The world's lo...

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by Skyblue39
Tue Jul 28, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/20
Replies: 347
Views: 33556

Re: Irish 7/20

https://corporate.ryanair.com/news/due- ... ?market=ie
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In addition to Santorini, Ryanair announce Dublin to Corfu and Dublin to Mykonos:

https://corporate.ryanair.com/news/due- ... ?market=ie

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by Skyblue39
Mon Jul 27, 2020 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/20
Replies: 347
Views: 33556

Re: Irish 7/20

Passengers in for shock as COVID measures at Dublin Airport to be seriously ramped up Passengers travelling to Dublin Airport may have to undergo a Covid-19 test before they depart, transport officials have said. Ken Spratt, acting secretary-general at the Department of Transport, said officials ar...

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by Skyblue39
Fri Jul 24, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Schedules Rouge Replacement Flights For 2021
Replies: 28
Views: 7895

Re: Air Canada Schedules Rouge Replacement Flights For 2021

I wonder where is AC planning to get all that extra A330 capacity from, even with the recent A330 deliveries. They will need 7.5 frames to operate BCN, ATH, LIS, and MAN. My guess is that they'll cancel YUL-TLS and the extra frequencies on YYZ/YUL-CDG and YUL-BRU, as well as YVR-CDG/ZRH/DUB with YU...

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by Skyblue39
Fri Jul 24, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/20
Replies: 347
Views: 33556

Re: Irish 7/20

Ryanair Launches New Route From Dublin To Santorini Ryanair, Europe’s no.1 airline, today (Fri, 24 July) announced a new exclusive route from Dublin to Santorini commencing 17 August, as part of its extended Summer 2020 schedule. This new route will operate twice weekly from Dublin to Santorini. Pas...

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by Skyblue39
Fri Jul 24, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Schedules Rouge Replacement Flights For 2021
Replies: 28
Views: 7895

Re: Air Canada Schedules Rouge Replacement Flights For 2021

I wonder where is AC planning to get all that extra A330 capacity from, even with the recent A330 deliveries. They will need 7.5 frames to operate BCN, ATH, LIS, and MAN. My guess is that they'll cancel YUL-TLS and the extra frequencies on YYZ/YUL-CDG and YUL-BRU, as well as YVR-CDG/ZRH/DUB with YU...

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by Skyblue39
Wed Jul 22, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/20
Replies: 347
Views: 33556

Re: Irish 7/20

Egyptair SU-GEX an Airbus A220 inbound to DUB from CAI, for any spotters.

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by Skyblue39
Fri Jul 17, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/20
Replies: 347
Views: 33556

Re: Irish 7/20

ASM Ireland have taken over as GSA for Ethiopian Airlines. So no return of their own offices at DUB. ET will offer flights via its European gateways such as MAN LHR FRA etc but sadly no DUB service although it is hoped that they will one day bring back a service. How are ET selling tickets via MAN?...

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by Skyblue39
Thu Jul 16, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/20
Replies: 347
Views: 33556

Re: Irish 7/20

User001 wrote:
LOT have put on sale a new 4 weekly WAW-DUB from Aug 31st.

Cathay have removed the DUB-HKG flights for the remainder of 2020 (hardly a surprise)


Hi User001, thank you for posting this information about LOT. Appreciate the update!

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by Skyblue39
Mon Jul 13, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/20
Replies: 347
Views: 33556

Re: Irish 7/20

https://news.sky.com/story/bomb-scare-o ... t-12027958
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A Ryanair flight from Krakow to Dublin has made an emergency landing at Stansted following a bomb scare.

A note claiming there were explosives on board was discovered in a toilet.

https://news.sky.com/story/bomb-scare-o ... t-12027958

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by Skyblue39
Thu Jul 09, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/20
Replies: 347
Views: 33556

Re: Irish 7/20

Travel has been called out this evening 15 of 23 cases related to travel today (65%), not going to help with easing restrictions if repeated over next 10 days. If anything tougher action might be required. The Irish Times are staying otherwise: “Despite concerns expressed over the past week about f...

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by Skyblue39
Sun Jul 05, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/20
Replies: 347
Views: 33556

Re: Irish 7/20

[twoid][/twoid] 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 in Oc...

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by Skyblue39
Sat Jul 04, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/20
Replies: 347
Views: 33556

Re: Irish 7/20

People complain that DUB is too far when they are located in Cork and Limerick! This is amusing. Look at countries such as Norway, Finland, Sweden, Denmark where there is only 1 major internal airport for the entire country serving long haul flights. I think SNN has had its hey day and it’s time to ...

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by Skyblue39
Sat Jul 04, 2020 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/20
Replies: 347
Views: 33556

Re: Irish 7/20

[twoid][/twoid]

AmricanShamrok wrote:
Routes due to resume during the coming week:
CFN-GLA (LM)
DUB-KIV (5F)
DUB-EWR (UA)
DUB-BCN (VY)

Further route cancellations:
SNN-BCN (EI)
SNN-CDG (EI)


American Airlines also resume Dallas-Dublin next week.

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by Skyblue39
Sat Jun 20, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester (UK) Thread - 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 32813

Re: Manchester (UK) Thread - 2020

Its just a technical problem - try again next week I know someone who works for UA at MAN...they are not returning. Yet some elsewhere are expecting big upgrades, upguages and widebodies...and thats for this summer.. United Airlines in previous week’s schedule update (weekend of 12JUN20) removed Ne...

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by Skyblue39
Fri Jun 19, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 3102
Views: 540478

UA pulling EWR routes to Shannon (SNN) and Manchester (MAN)

Hi guys, just noticed that both Shannon and Manchester are no longer available for booking with United from EWR and will not be returning.
Is this the start of a reduction in TATL from EWR with UA? What other destinations could fall under the axe?

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by Skyblue39
Fri Jun 19, 2020 8:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC Rouge to eventually use A321's on TATL routes
Replies: 23
Views: 5567

Re: AC Rouge to use A321's on TATL routes this summer.

https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/91955-air-canada-rouge-to-use-a321s-on-trans-atlantic-routes?mc_cid=fec72df763&mc_eid=b61dc4c7c8 Could they do YYZ-GLA/MAN/DUB with a full load or just ex-YHZ routes ? Bearing in mind these are not NEO's and presumably will need extra equipment on board t...

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by Skyblue39
Fri Jun 05, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 36813

Re: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...

airBaltic to launch Vilnius - Dublin from 16 June 2020 https://www.airbaltic.com/lt/airbaltic-plans-to-launch-flights-from-vilnius-to-london-dublin-and-dubrovnik Thank you for the info. Nice to see them expand into Dublin from both Riga and Vilnius, especially in direct competition with Ryanair. Ev...

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by Skyblue39
Fri Jun 05, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 36813

Re: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...

Swiss are back today ZRH-DUB, initially 2 weekly. But good to see a gradual return of airlines again.

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by Skyblue39
Thu Jun 04, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 36813

Re: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...

Emirates is to resume passenger flights from Dublin on June 15. The capital is one of 16 cities around the world that will have flights from Dubai. Customers are reminded to check entry and exit requirements before their journeys, given many countries have different Covid-19 restrictions. The 16 cit...

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by Skyblue39
Mon Jun 01, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 36813

Re: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...

Lufthansa have their first flight into DUB today (from FRA) since they cancelled all flights across their European network a number of weeks ago.

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by Skyblue39
Mon Jun 01, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: airBaltic to terminate 19 routes from Riga in summer 2020
Replies: 6
Views: 2855

Re: airBaltic to terminate 19 routes from Riga in summer 2020

They were supposed to launch Riga - Manchester in April, which was also scrapped.

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by Skyblue39
Sun May 24, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/20: April dragged, but May flies ...
Replies: 250
Views: 30028

Re: Irish 5/20: April dragged, but May flies ...

Just setting up some provisional work trips to Brazil for the end of the year . Looks like TAP have 3 flights from Dublin to Lisbon scheduled on certain days and also possibly some night stops ? Anyone know how they’re doing ex Dublin with loads etc ? They are cleaning up on Dublin-Brazil flights, ...

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by Skyblue39
Thu May 14, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/20: April dragged, but May flies ...
Replies: 250
Views: 30028

Re: Irish 5/20: April dragged, but May flies ...

How ludicrous is this? Stormont in Belfast is paying out more than £2m (€2.2m) a year to cover a subsidy for transatlantic flights that do not exist. Almost two years since the last direct flight between Northern Ireland and the US, the Executive is still returning £2m (€2.2m) each financial year to...

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by Skyblue39
Mon May 11, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/20: April dragged, but May flies ...
Replies: 250
Views: 30028

Re: Irish 5/20: April dragged, but May flies ...

You are mistaken it seems. Have a look at Thread #4, Post #141 UA Changes as of 18/04/20 •ORD-DUB Cancelled •EWR-SNN Cancelled https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/290845/united-ns20-long-haul-operations-as-of-0400gmt-18apr20/ United have canceled and further delayed the return of many ...

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by Skyblue39
Mon May 11, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/20: April dragged, but May flies ...
Replies: 250
Views: 30028

Re: Irish 5/20: April dragged, but May flies ...

EI321 wrote:
United have canceled and further delayed the return of many of their international routes:

Chicago - Dublin now canceled instead of returning Jul 1

Newark - Shannon now canceled

Washington - Dublin now resuming Oct 24


All of this was previously posted in thread #4

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by Skyblue39
Fri May 01, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/20: April dragged, but May flies ...
Replies: 250
Views: 30028

Re: Irish 5/20: April dragged, but May flies ...

Right now at DUB, there is an A350 operating today's QR17/18 from Doha. And a QR 777-3ER has just arrived in from LAX as well.

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by Skyblue39
Tue Apr 28, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/20: A bit of a dip ...
Replies: 215
Views: 27948

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

I believe it was the opposite, bringing all the Saudi students back home to Saudi. A Saudia B773 operated a flight to & from DUB yesterday as per post 189 above. Yes, I’m commenting on posts about that flight, which stated that it was bringing Irish workers home from Saudi. My understanding is ...

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by Skyblue39
Mon Apr 27, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/20: A bit of a dip ...
Replies: 215
Views: 27948

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

Another interesting visitor: just seen a Saudia 777 (HZ-AK24) on short finals to DUB from Jeddah.

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by Skyblue39
Thu Apr 23, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: SAS refunds and EU261 regulation
Replies: 3
Views: 508

SAS refunds and EU261 regulation

Hi guys, So my flight from Gothenburg to Dublin via Arlanda has been cancelled: Below is the message I received when I view my booking. SAS are stating that if I want a cash refund, I would only be eligible for the tax. Is this not contrary to EU261 regulations? Seems very sly to me. They are clearl...

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by Skyblue39
Fri Apr 17, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/20: A bit of a dip ...
Replies: 215
Views: 27948

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

https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2020/0 ... o-cityjet/
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The High Court has appointed a interim examiner to the Dublin-based regional airline CityJet.

https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2020/0 ... o-cityjet/

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by Skyblue39
Thu Apr 16, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/20: A bit of a dip ...
Replies: 215
Views: 27948

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

Air Canada will be resuming all 3 stations from Dublin this summer, despite a large cull globally.
Toronto B789 from 24JUN, daily
Vancouver A333 from 24JUN, 4w
Montreal B788 from 25JUN, 4w

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by Skyblue39
Wed Apr 08, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/20: A bit of a dip ...
Replies: 215
Views: 27948

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

AmricanShamrok wrote:
Are both terminals at DUB still operational? Or have they followed other airports and consolidated ops under one roof?


Both terminals still operating.

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by Skyblue39
Sun Apr 05, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/20: A bit of a dip ...
Replies: 215
Views: 27948

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

Interesting that Chicago and Dallas will be the AA transatlantic gateways. Seems like Philadelphia and Charlotte are both pared back substantially.

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by Skyblue39
Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/20: A bit of a dip ...
Replies: 215
Views: 27948

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

Also received a voucher from IB immediately online.
It’s issued instantly!!
EI on the other hand stating that it takes weeks to issue the voucher.

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by Skyblue39
Wed Apr 01, 2020 9:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: April Fools Day Thread 2020
Replies: 52
Views: 1230

Re: BA announce direct to SYD/MEL Summer 2023

Such a rediculous thread.....

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by Skyblue39
Sun Mar 29, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/20
Replies: 343
Views: 37414

Re: Irish 3/20

Another A330, this time EI-EIM has just departed for Beijing as EI9018. In the meantime EI9019 from Beijing is just about entering Finnish airspace on its way back to DUB.

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by Skyblue39
Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/20
Replies: 343
Views: 37414

Re: Irish 3/20

Just seen EI9018 operated by EI-EAV lift off from Dublin bound for Beijing.

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by Skyblue39
Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/20
Replies: 343
Views: 37414

Re: Irish 3/20

Dublin Airport Facebook have posted a nice video of the Delta A359 being loaded with Pharma produce and medical supplies before departure to ATL today.

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by Skyblue39
Wed Mar 25, 2020 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot 1990s JFK/MIA stop-overs
Replies: 26
Views: 4847

Re: Aeroflot 1990s JFK/MIA stop-overs

Santiago, Lima, Havana, Managua, Miami, Washington and Chicago all operated through Shannon and continued to SVO.

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by Skyblue39
Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/20
Replies: 343
Views: 37414

Re: Irish 3/20

Pretty annoyed with TAP. Has a flight booked in May OPO-LIS-DUB. Suddenly the flight no longer appears in the Manage my Booking section of their website and no email update. When I finally got through to a rep, I was told the flight had been cancelled. Pretty sly to be honest. Absolutely no notifica...

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by Skyblue39
Sun Mar 22, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/20
Replies: 343
Views: 37414

Re: Irish 3/20

Emirates not just only cancelling Dublin, but suspending all commercial flights.

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