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by Skyblue39
Sun Aug 18, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread
Replies: 67
Views: 8828

Re: The WestJet Thread

Calgary - Dublin will start on May 30th 2020. Glad it is coming back again next summer.

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by Skyblue39
Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/19
Replies: 150
Views: 20250

Re: Irish 8/19

Just at DUB heading on SK to ARN. For a Wednesday, T1 is jammed. Cool to see the AC A330 push back to Vancouver while the AC A330 from Toronto pulls onto the same gate. Finnair A321, TAP A320, Swiss A321 and Turkish 739 on the ground also

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by Skyblue39
Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/19
Replies: 150
Views: 20250

Re: Irish 8/19

I flew Dublin - Dallas - Austin and return end July / early August in Y class on the B789. The outbound had some seats avail in Y but the return was packed in all cabins. Hopefully this route will go year round.

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by Skyblue39
Sat Aug 03, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Commences A321LR Transatlantic Flights
Replies: 87
Views: 19252

Re: Aer Lingus Commences A321LR Transatlantic Flights

Interior shots below: https://imgur.com/PKpxKtt https://imgur.com/4HJKhsw https://imgur.com/0z1zouB Excellent pics, thanks a lot! :thumbsup: Looks like new times are coming and A321LR plus XLR will be the planes making the new era exciting! :stirthepot: Thats a strange J class sitting. Is it 1-2-1?...

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vaughanparry wrote:
Falling profits, higher oil prices, Brexit uncertainty, and problems with 737 MAX all cited as reasons: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49178670


Already an open thread for this:

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1428207

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by Skyblue39
Tue Jul 23, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 277
Views: 31987

Re: Irish 7/19

4X-AGK a beautiful livery on this Arkia A321 NEO just touched down in Dublin from Tel Aviv with their summer charters.

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by Skyblue39
Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 277
Views: 31987

Re: Irish 7/19

There’s an Azerbaijan Airlines A319 at Pier B which arrived in from Baku earlier. Anybody know what it’s doing?

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by Skyblue39
Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 277
Views: 31987

Re: Irish 7/19

Air Canada Rouge have finished up at DUB. All 3 flights from Dublin to Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver are now operated by the mainline A330. (Today saw a B789 operate YYZ-DUB though).

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by Skyblue39
Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 277
Views: 31987

Re: Irish 7/19

The inaugural Dublin - Minneapolis flight with Aer Lingus EI089 leaves this afternoon.

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by Skyblue39
Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 27248

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

ClassicLover wrote:
Eirules wrote:
Nice to see perhaps, nice to fly is another matter altogether


Why? Nothing wrong with the Boeing 737 MAX or no MAX.

Nothing wrong with the 737 MAX... are you for real?!

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by Skyblue39
Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 27248

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

Record May at Dublin Airport Almost 3 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport in May, a 4% increase over the same month last year and a new record for May. Passenger volumes to and from continental Europe rose by 4% in May, with more than 1.6 million passengers travelling to European des...

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by Skyblue39
Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 27248

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

Just got off Aeroflot flight SU2590, A320 Moscow - Dublin. Flight was full and nice service. SVO is an “interesting” airport to say the least! I was surprised to see connections from beyond Moscow on this flight. Predominantly Russian passengers.

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by Skyblue39
Thu Jun 06, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 27248

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

Hey Dublin, YYC here.. Howdy from Western Canada. I think we sent you guys a 787 last Saturday. WS6? Anybody happen to notice it? It being an inaugural and all, I thought you folks out there would be all over it.. But nobody has mentioned it. You guys are more excited by an A321. I know we are all ...

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by Skyblue39
Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 27248

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

The inaugural AA flight out of Dallas to Dublin AA132 leaves DFW tonight, arriving tomorrow Friday into DUB at 13:50 and departing back to Dallas at 15:45. Looking forward to being on this direct service in early August!

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by Skyblue39
Fri May 31, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!
Replies: 181
Views: 25875

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

The first WestJet flight from Calgary on the B789 will be arriving on Sunday morning into Dublin. Daily service for the Summer, cannot wait to see this in person.
This will be closely followed by American's B789 summer daily service from Dallas to Dublin on Friday next.

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by Skyblue39
Fri May 24, 2019 6:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!
Replies: 181
Views: 25875

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

Ethiopian ET500 from ADD-DUB-IAD has turned back over the Atlantic and is now circling over Knock Airport.... strange...

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by Skyblue39
Wed May 22, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!
Replies: 181
Views: 25875

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

From tomorrow 23rd May, United Airlines will operate its B787-10 Dreamliner on flights from Dublin to Newark

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by Skyblue39
Tue May 21, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!
Replies: 181
Views: 25875

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

Does anyone happen to remember a flight from Dublin to a destination in South Africa? Can't find anything online but have been told it used to exist. In 2006/2007, LTU flew a weekly charter from Dublin to Cape Town on a Friday morning. It was an A330 which positioned in from Düsseldorf and arrived ...

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by Skyblue39
Mon Apr 29, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20917

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

The first Westjet flight from Halifax to
Dublin (Flight WS50), arrives at 07:30 tomorrow and departs at 09:00 back to Halifax.

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by Skyblue39
Wed Apr 24, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20917

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

https://www.facebook.com/EthiopianAirlinesIreland/
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Ethiopian Airlines has secured 5th Freedom rights for DUB-MAD sector from 2nd June 2019.
4 weekly MON-WED-FRI-SUN
Flights continue to ADD from MAD.

Source: Ethiopian Airlines Ireland, Facebook Page
https://www.facebook.com/EthiopianAirlinesIreland/

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by Skyblue39
Fri Apr 05, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20917

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

Got the email for LIS-DUB tomorrow night (EI487) Dear Guest As your flight tomorrow is heavily booked we invite you to check in your cabin baggage free of charge at the Aer Lingus Bag Drop Desk at the airport. We hope that this offer to Travel Light will make your airport experience easier and it wi...

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by Skyblue39
Sat Mar 30, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward
Replies: 193
Views: 24215

Re: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward

EI321 wrote:
Am I right in thinking that TAP used to send 727s and even the occasional A340 to Dublin?


Yes and also A310’s. TAP had a previous schedule of FAO-LIS-DUB and also operated for Air Columbus on charter services between Dublin and Portugal in the late 80’s and early 90’s.

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by Skyblue39
Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward
Replies: 193
Views: 24215

Re: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward

DUB-SWF will be on 789 and any passengers for PVD will be bussed between Newburgh and Providence.

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by Skyblue39
Tue Feb 26, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/19
Replies: 167
Views: 20339

Re: Irish 2/19

www.ryanair.com
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Ryanair announced a new Dublin - Milan Malpensa daily route for W19. Available for booking on www.ryanair.com

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by Skyblue39
Mon Feb 25, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: EK minimum connection time at DXB
Replies: 1
Views: 396

EK minimum connection time at DXB

Hey All, I have an EK ticket from Dublin to Johannesburg via DXB with a 75 min connection. Is this at all feasible? Must transit passengers go through security or immigration in DXB and if so, is it very busy at 09:00?
Thanks in advance! :)

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by Skyblue39
Mon Feb 25, 2019 7:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/19
Replies: 167
Views: 20339

Re: Irish 2/19

psimpson wrote:
What going on in Rome today 25 FEB? Aer Lingus are operating 8 flights i.e. 4 A320s, 3 A321s, 1 A330


Returning fans to Ireland after yesterday’s 6 Nations rugby match in Rome.

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by Skyblue39
Sun Feb 24, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ET To Start ADD-LIS-MAD
Replies: 41
Views: 5995

Re: ET To Start ADD-LIS-MAD

Let's not forget that ET has a pretty amazing network in the Middle East, South Asia, and the Far East, not to mention many Eastern African locations that simply do not work via MPM. ET would be a great complement to TP here, and I firmly believe that TP would also compliment ET for help service Br...

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by Skyblue39
Sun Feb 24, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/19
Replies: 167
Views: 20339

Re: Irish 2/19

The first HU flight from Shenzhen to Dublin arrives tomorrow @07:00

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by Skyblue39
Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/19 : New year, new ... us!
Replies: 198
Views: 29500

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

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? You are inferring that flights are only being filled with Irish people. You do know that tourism into Ireland is booming and 2018 saw a 6% increase on 2017 with 11.2M p...

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by Skyblue39
Sat Jan 19, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/19 : New year, new ... us!
Replies: 198
Views: 29500

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

Now that Dublin is in the 30M+ club along with Zurich, Copenhagen and Paris Orly, airlines are Likely to seriously look at DUB for growth. Good to see a new Chinese city added so soon. Even Manchester with strong links eastwards have been waiting for a second Chinese city for quite a while.

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by Skyblue39
Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/19 : New year, new ... us!
Replies: 198
Views: 29500

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

Absolutely horrendous and childish. The shamrock is bloody destroyed. Who could have thought this is acceptable???

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by Skyblue39
Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/19 : New year, new ... us!
Replies: 198
Views: 29500

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

Croatia Airlines are making Zagreb-Dublin year round.

S19 will be 3w on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.
W19 will be 2w on Thursday and Sunday.

Flights available for booking. Source: Croatia
Airlines Website and online timetable.

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by Skyblue39
Mon Dec 24, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/18: December Dreaming ...
Replies: 188
Views: 22447

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

What’s going on at Cork.... there at 5 aircraft in holding patterns for landing.

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by Skyblue39
Sat Dec 22, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/18: December Dreaming ...
Replies: 188
Views: 22447

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

Having hit the 30M passenger mark in 2018, looks like 2019 is going to be bumper too. Below are the 20 scheduled routes starting next year at Dublin: 31MAR - DY - Toronto/Hamilton 31MAR - BT - Riga 31MAR - TP - Lisbon 02APR - FR - Southend 02APR - FR - Bournemouth 04APR - FR - Bordeaux 29APR - WS - ...

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by Skyblue39
Thu Dec 20, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gatwick drone closures
Replies: 547
Views: 70237

Re: Gatwick closed because of 2 drones

Shannon has received BA from Las Vegas, Barbados and Norwegian from JFK and Tampa...

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by Skyblue39
Wed Dec 19, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/18: December Dreaming ...
Replies: 188
Views: 22447

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

The extra EI ORK-LHR rotations are cut and instead going to BHD-LHR in S19

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by Skyblue39
Tue Dec 18, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/18: December Dreaming ...
Replies: 188
Views: 22447

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

AmricanShamrok wrote:
A few flights diverting from DUB to SNN right now - anyone know what's going on?

FR8995 MUC
EI403 FCO
FR7033 FAO


Seems that an Etihad was disabled on the edge of the main runway and flight ops were suspended.
The runway has now reopened.

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by Skyblue39
Tue Dec 18, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/18: December Dreaming ...
Replies: 188
Views: 22447

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

Dublin Airport Breaks 30 Million Passenger Milestone Dublin Airport has welcomed 30 million passengers so far this year, and still has the busy Christmas period to come. This is the first time in Dublin Airport's 78-year history that more than 30 million passengers have used the airport in a single ...

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by Skyblue39
Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/18: December Dreaming ...
Replies: 188
Views: 22447

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

Busiest November ever at Dublin Airport. On target to hit over 31M pax in 2019 Almost 2.3 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 travelling to and from c...

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by Skyblue39
Wed Dec 05, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/18: December Dreaming ...
Replies: 188
Views: 22447

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

Tunisair add scheduled charter Monastir - Dublin for S19 with A319 on Thursdays
13JUN - 26SEP

TU8226 MIR 1735 DUB 2100
TU8227 DUB 2200 MIR 0130+

Per routesonline.com

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by Skyblue39
Thu Nov 29, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain
Replies: 221
Views: 27171

Re: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain

EY going from 7 to 11 weekly over peak sunmer next year. B789 will operate the additional flights. On the assumption its a 2 class B789, capacity is slightly higher than 2 daily A332s. https://twitter.com/Airlineroute/status/1068114984100605953 Good to hear! Considering many people here expected an...

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by Skyblue39
Thu Nov 22, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain
Replies: 221
Views: 27171

Re: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain

WestJet drop both Toronto and St. John’s. The new Halifax flight terminates in Halifax. The Toronto market was becoming too full, especially now the Norwegian will start Hamilton in May, along with EI/AC/TS widebody to YYZ. WestJet can route Western Canadian traffic through Calgary onto Dublin and e...

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by Skyblue39
Wed Nov 21, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air to open Krakow base with 12 new routes
Replies: 20
Views: 4186

Re: Wizz Air to open Krakow base with 12 new routes

On their new route map sent by email today, they had Turku in Sweden right where Malmo is located! LOL

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by Skyblue39
Tue Nov 20, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain
Replies: 221
Views: 27171

Re: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain

Yes, I remember that sometimes the flight originated in Lviv with a stop in KBP and then headed onto JFK after a stop in SNN.

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by Skyblue39
Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain
Replies: 221
Views: 27171

Re: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain

www.ryanair.com
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Ryanair announce Dublin to Kiev Borispol, from 2nd May 2019. (2 weekly on Thursday and Sunday).

Available for booking on www.ryanair.com

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by Skyblue39
Mon Nov 19, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain
Replies: 221
Views: 27171

Re: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain

Dublin Beijing with Hainan for €380. But for the pollution, Beijing is a must see. https://www.secretflying.com/posts/dublin-ireland-to-beijing-china-for-only-e382-roundtrip/ I was working in Beijing late September, 7 days and no visible pollution, fabulous weather and an incredible city - love vis...

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by Skyblue39
Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: News Report: OU bankruptcy imminent
Replies: 35
Views: 11527

Re: News Report: OU bankruptcy imminent

kaitak wrote:
Sad to see another European flag carrier go under. Hope it doesn't happen.

They recently cut a newly introduced DUB route after only a few months.


Huh? It’s a summer seasonal DUB-ZAG route and was never intended to be year round. It is on sale again a summer seasonal for next year...

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by Skyblue39
Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain
Replies: 221
Views: 27171

Re: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain

Denver International Airport looking to expand international flights to unserved markets. VAIL — As part of the Colorado Governor's Tourism Conference held at Vail's Hotel Talisa at the end of October, industry leaders discussed the role of flights in driving international travel. The overall messag...

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by Skyblue39
Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain
Replies: 221
Views: 27171

Re: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain

Looks like we are on course for 31M+ this year. "Dublin Airport has welcomed almost 27 million passengers in the first 10 months of the year, a 6% increase over the same period in 2017. More than 1.6 million extra passengers have travelled through the airport between January and October." ...

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