Coming a little late to the party but I thought I would chime in about a few things that I feel like people are forgetting. First, on MSP-DUB, just to echo what others have said, those are two quite powerful economies they will do fine. Same with YUL-DUB. on Delta's response, I could see them addin...Jump to post
https://www.dublinairport.com/latest-news/detail/busiest-august-ever-at-dublin-airport Busiest August Ever At Dublin Airport Dublin Airport welcomed more than 3.2 million passengers last month, making it the busiest August in the airport’s 78-year history. Passenger numbers increased by 6% last mont...Jump to post
Aer Lingus CEO Stephen Kavanagh said the airline has been in talks with dozens of North American cities as it aims to double its transatlantic market share. Speaking at the launch of new routes to Minneapolis/St Paul and the launch of an EY report calling for Dublin to become a major global hub, he ...Jump to post
If MSP is indeed one of the cities why would IAG send EI from DUB first instead of BA from LHR when there has to be more O&D to London. I understand DL already has flights to LHR, but BA would have so many connection options that EI @ DUB doesn’t. Plus wouldn’t a 788 be a better plane to open a...Jump to post
Ireland is a country of 4.7 million people. That's about the size of Alabama in terms of population. Why would they need routes to those destinations, especially when a connection in London is half an hour flight time away? In case you're unfamiliar with Ireland, I'd highlight two points which easi...Jump to post
flyoregon wrote:Skyblue39 wrote:Minneapolis and Montréal are showing on Aer Lingus Booking Engine
So is Boise and Ketchikan...doesn’t mean anything.
While these are likely to the new routes, both of them have been available on the Aer Lingus website for years via their codeshares with United, Air Canada or WestJet so seeing them in the booking engine doesn't indicate anything unless of course they're non-stop options. I’m not that stupid! Do a ...Jump to post
Minneapolis and Montréal are showing on Aer Lingus Booking Engine That’s always been there. That shows codeshare options. You can book from virtually any airport on their booking engine. Do a search from Paris CDG for example.... it shows a list of all the 1 stop connections via Dublin which EI ser...Jump to post
I’m seeing Minneapolis and Montréal on the Aer Lingus Booking Engine. While these are likely to the new routes, both of them have been available on the Aer Lingus website for years via their codeshares with United, Air Canada or WestJet so seeing them in the booking engine doesn't indicate anything...Jump to post
Just came back from a trip to Zagreb. I flew Croatia Airlines DUB-ZAG. Both flights operated by A319 and both with 9A-CTI......OU use the 200 Gates at Dublin. Both flights were full in each direction (144 seats). Many connections from UA (and surprisingly AA) via DUB onto ZAG. The new Zagreb termina...Jump to post
Moscow SVO - Shannon - Chicago/Washington/Miami/Santiago/Lima/Havana/Managua
Only last week, I got lambasted for suggesting that US Airlines are not interested in MAN. To further cement this notion, AA then scrap MAN-ORD. It’s clear that TATL traffic from MAN cannot really support year-round service with the exception of NYC and Florida. All other routes are highly seasonal ...Jump to post
I said LAS from the start and I’m sticking with that. Beyond that, DL are dropping CDG-PIT so PIT could be a possibility but maybe they won’t step on BA’s toes. Perhaps YUL or DTW? Yeah, I'd say LAS as well. DEN, DTW, YUL, YVR, PIT or PDX I think for the second destination, or perhaps (though unlik...Jump to post
Agreement has been reached in talks between Ryanair and pilots' union Fórsa, the trade union has said.
The agreement comes after a 22-hour session which began yesterday morning and ended at 7.30am today.
https://www.rte.ie/news/ireland/2018/08 ... 0-ryanair/
How on earth do people think that EI would fly Dublin to Tampa? Am I missing something??? They would need an A330 for that route. With MCO at 4w and Miami at 3w, I really cannot see any further room for EI growth at Florida. It will be bulking up existing services to the above cities surely, rather ...Jump to post
EDI has a snowball's chance of being the new route. Realistically does anyone outside of the green shamrock, really think UA will devote a plane to this destination year round and especially from DEN? East coast yes, but as you head west, the number's of leprechauns get smaller. 1) FRA 2) CDG Geogr...Jump to post
Aer Lingus are expected to announce Dublin - Denver to feed into UA network at DENJump to post
SCQ83 wrote:Btw will Dubrovnik become the smallest city / urban area in (continental) Europe with TATL flights?
Fantastic to (finally) see Dallas to Dublin !!!Jump to post
Dublin Airport Welcomes New Dallas Route The new summer service will begin on June 6 and will run until September 28, 2019. The flight will depart Dallas at 20.35, arriving in Dublin at 11.40 the following day. The return flight will depart Dublin at 13.40, arriving in Dallas at 17.45. https://www.d...Jump to post
Thomas Cook Airlines UK in summer 2019 season is suspending Manchester – Boston service, previously noted by the airline. Currently served on seasonal basis, the airline operates this route 3 times a week, with Airbus A330-200 aircraft in summer 2018 season, including flights operated by Air Tanker....Jump to post
July was Dublin Airport’s busiest month ever....still on course to hit 31M passengers in 2018. Dublin Airport welcomed more than 3.3 million passengers in July, making it the busiest month ever in the airport’s 78 year history. Passenger numbers increased by 7% compared to last July as Dublin Airpor...Jump to post
Are you blind or just stupid? Where did I say that the SNN-US market is the largest? And are you this abrasive in real life or does internet anonymity make you feel braver, in that you can talk to strangers in such a s**ty way? Big man indeed aren’t you?! Every single thread on here again hijacked ...Jump to post
AA have scaled back at Manchester. Dropped JFK-MAN and only have PHL seasonal nowadays. False. PHL is year round and Also have seasonal ORD. Miami was also dropped by MT and VS ending SFO.... so I don’t agree that there is a “boom” in MAN-US traffic. VS moved SFO to LAX. MT adding flights to MCO/SE...Jump to post
In what universe would SNN be a larger market than MAN to anywhere, let another CLT? Were it not for the recent boom (oversupply?) in MAN-US traffic, I would have pegged this as a good bet for AA. CLT is a great place to connect MAN to the Southeast and Florida, the latter which is a huge source of...Jump to post
EI121 wrote: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?
I'm surprised there is no apparent move to AC mainline between YYZ-MAN. There is currently a seasonal Rouge service, which would presumably be redeployed, and there is competition from TS all year. The main question is whether the market is there in the winter months, and if not whether AC would co...Jump to post
Have I missed something? Did a search for Moscow to Dublin in December and a booking site gave me the option of Aeroflot! I thought that Pobeda (the Aeroflot low cost branch) had recently been give approval but not AF itself.. This is super news and long overdue. Good to see Aeroflot finally back i...Jump to post
EI fly twice daily to Frankfurt, LH currently four times daily, to go to five daily for the winter. Some days there are 7, 8 or even 9 rows of business on LH I guess Amsterdam could gave similar experiences? EI are increasing DUB-FRA to 3 x daily for Winter. That’s 10 x daily to FRA overall with FR...Jump to post
Oh dear. Not good for the EU. https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.thesun.co.uk/news/6944176/a-no-deal-brexit-will-hit-european-countries-the-hardest-costing-them-a-whopping-500bn/amp/ I find it exquisite that Ireland will be so badly hit. Ireland's collusion with the EU to use the border and deep se...Jump to post