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by OA260
Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

ON CLOUD NINE Dublin Airport to take part in Culture Night 2018 – with special talks and performance in Terminal One Admission to the talks is free, however seating is limited so guests are encouraged to arrive early DUBLIN Airport is set to take part in Culture Night for the first time ever tomorro...

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by OA260
Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

British pilots urge Ryanair to replace O'Leary Ryanair shareholders are being urged to replace the airline's chief executive and chairman at the company's annual meeting tomorrow. The British Airline Pilots Association said the relationship between Ryanair management and pilots has become "utte...

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by OA260
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oman Air adds ATH with the 737 MAX
Replies: 14
Views: 1672

Re: Oman Air adds ATH with the 737 MAX

This is all about transfer traffic great to see them take the plunge it should do well for them .

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by OA260
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

Due to the earlier flight being cancelled TK will send a A330 for this afternoons flight.

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by OA260
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

Dublin Airport weather LIVE: Passengers warned to expect flight cancellations due to Storm Ali The airport has warned that passengers may face disruptions Dublin Airport passengers have been warned they may face disruptions due to high winds in the capital. Storm Ali is currently swirling around wit...

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by OA260
Tue Sep 18, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

I guess the crew were well wriggled out......get the aircraft to Ireland and bugger the guests! Cheaper for the airline too- no overnight costs! Yes, because it would have been so much easier for the passengers to get from Gander to Dublin than it would have been from Shannon to Dublin :roll: What ...

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by OA260
Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

Belfast to Edinburgh flights made up of almost half APD AIR Passenger Duty (APD) accounts for over half of a regular fare between Belfast International and Edinburgh, according to new research. Analysis carried by the A Fair Tax On Flying Campaign, shows that the easyJet service from Belfast to the ...

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by OA260
Mon Sep 17, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

Not a single reference to the airline's EU 261 obligations in the letter. Quite disappointing.... https://i2-prod.dublinlive.ie/news/dublin-news/article15159911.ece/ALTERNATES/s615b/0_DnOY0W9UcAAF_v2.jpg All airlines should be legally obliged to post the link to EU 261 on All letters given out or f...

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by OA260
Mon Sep 17, 2018 5:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2018
Replies: 144
Views: 11656

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2018

According to the news in their website (yet unconfirmed by any party): http://www.airporthaber.com/havacilik-haberleri/thyden-flas-yeni-havalimani-karari.html (Sorry, it's all in Turkish) :o TK will start operations at INA only with 20-30 planes, after Oct. 29th. These will consist of un-connected ...

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by OA260
Mon Sep 17, 2018 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

Does the A321LR have the range for Dub > DXB? Personally I think its worth EI looking at Dubai again with the lower costs the A321 can offer .... To be honest they would make more money doing a weekly or twice weekly DUB-SID and teaming up with a few Irish TO’s. Its a destination that has never bee...

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by OA260
Sun Sep 16, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

Does the A321LR have the range for Dub > DXB? Personally I think its worth EI looking at Dubai again with the lower costs the A321 can offer .... To be honest they would make more money doing a weekly or twice weekly DUB-SID and teaming up with a few Irish TO’s. Its a destination that has never bee...

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by OA260
Fri Sep 14, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

To be honest the push is to expand TATL and still will be for the next few years. Its what works and their current Euro routes feed this system. I have no doubt that EI will add a few routes on the Euro network shortly but that is not the priority.

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by OA260
Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

A US military plane has made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport this evening. The Lockheed C-130 Hercules transport plane suffered an issue with one of its engines forcing the crew to shut it down. The plane was travelling with two other aircraft all of which were due to make a technical stop i...

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by OA260
Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

Do you think they will use them on training flights though? It's not -really- a new type being introduced into the fleet... I mean, an A320/A321ceo is not that huge a difference from a pilots perspective than a neo you wouldn't think. There will certainly have to be training flights and I wouldn't ...

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by OA260
Thu Sep 13, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

They would be mad not to "sweat" the LRs. Any aircraft not flying is not making any money, so high utilisation is desirable in an efficient aviation business. Indeed. These popping up on the LHR/CDG/FRA/AMS to name a few will remind me of the old BD Mid Haul. Those were great. Training fl...

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by OA260
Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

They would be mad not to "sweat" the LRs. Any aircraft not flying is not making any money, so high utilisation is desirable in an efficient aviation business. Indeed. These popping up on the LHR/CDG/FRA/AMS to name a few will remind me of the old BD Mid Haul. Those were great. Training fl...

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by OA260
Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

Belfast airport delays - the worst offenders The data looks at flights for the past two years with the most likely to be route to be delayed revealed The average delay time for every service leaving Belfast’s airports has been revealed today - and you can check the results with our gadget. New analy...

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by OA260
Wed Sep 12, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

Dublin Airport upgrade to hub could create 34,000 jobs A new report suggests that an extra €18.6 billion over the next 15 years could be added to the economy if Dublin Airport was developed as an airport hub. Aer Lingus commissioned EY to compile the report, which concludes that investment in hub in...

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by OA260
Wed Sep 12, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

SN were looking at ORK - BRU at one stage it might still happen sometime.

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by OA260
Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

KIRFlyer wrote:
M&M = Minneapolis and Montreal?


Well done :)

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by OA260
Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

Great day for EI USA / Canada expansion


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by OA260
Wed Sep 12, 2018 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

Ryanair cancels German flights amid strike action Thousands of Ryanair passengers face travel disruption today as German pilots and cabin crew stage a 24-hour strike, in the latest flare-up of a bitter Europe-wide battle for better pay and conditions. The airline said it was cancelling 150 out of 40...

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by OA260
Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should you read your partner’s texts?
Replies: 43
Views: 1485

Re: Should you read your partner’s texts?

I broke up with my ex of four years because he accidentally sent me a text messages that was meant for the person he was cheating on me with. I’ll never forget that night. I broke my flip phone in a fit of rage, changed my phone number, went to sprint and entered into the screen phone era lol. Wors...

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by OA260
Tue Sep 11, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

Yes AVIOS email you your booking confirmation and E Ticket. There are two PNRs one Amadeus and one EI. You can then go to EI.COM and select your extras. Great to be able to do. Also AVIOS include a 20KG bag as standard. Thanks for that! Exciting stuff (seriously!) Can you confirm that both PNRs are...

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by OA260
Tue Sep 11, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

Official announcement from Dublin Airport. TAP To Launch Double Daily Dublin-Lisbon Service Portuguese airline TAP is to launch a new double daily service between Dublin and Lisbon from next summer. The new route will bring additional choice for passengers travelling between Dublin and Lisbon and wi...

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by OA260
Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

Aer Lingus seem to be getting some of their IT sorted out. When doing a Aer Club AVIOS booking it was near impossible to pre book a seat. You had to often call multiple times trying to get an agent to do it and process any payment. Now it is possible to book on AVIOS.COM then go to the Aer Lingus A...

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by OA260
Tue Sep 11, 2018 6:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

Where we're going, we don't need roads." The iconic quote as Dr Emmet Brown powers up the Delorean in the 'Back to the Future' saga will stick in the minds of film-goers who dreamed of flying cars. Now the same motto could be adopted by an Irish entrepreneur who is entering the race to build ne...

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by OA260
Mon Sep 10, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

Had a good trip to LHR, out yesterday, back tonight, both with Aer Lingus. Good flights both ways, but €3 for a bottle of water! Sheesh! Anyway, noticed a lot of work ongoing as we taxied in along M2 (at the area between that taxiway and 28); what's being done there? -------------------------------...

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by OA260
Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

Ryanair bans press from AGM to avoid talks 'being distorted for PR purposes' Ryanair has announced that no press will be invited or admitted to its Annual General Meeting next week. The company also says it will not be discussing any of the issues raised at the shareholders' meeting. In a statement ...

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by OA260
Mon Sep 10, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

Yes for example DUB-LIS 1730/2010 then LIS-GRU 2320/0520 TP have certainly got connections in mind, hopefully it works out really well for them. When TP launched MAN with an E190 the connections didn't work very well in one direction. IIRC TAP now fly twice daily to MAN. The schedule would also wor...

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by OA260
Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

TP has just confirmed the schedule for LIS-DUB 2x Daily with a mix of A319/A320 2 daily on an A32x is a big launch. I assume the schedule allows relatively short connections to South America in both directions. I can't find it anywhere. Yes for example DUB-LIS 1730/2010 then LIS-GRU 2320/0520 or DU...

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by OA260
Sun Sep 09, 2018 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

Locals opposed to second Dublin Airport runway to be offered payments to leave homes Some locals opposed to a second runway at Dublin Airport have been offered payments to leave their homes under a voluntary scheme put in place by the company. Those who qualify for the scheme live near the proposed ...

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by OA260
Fri Sep 07, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

Major expansion planned for Dublin Airport DAA to invest €900m in piers and stands, with another €320m earmarked for new runway Dublin Airport plans to spend €900 million by 2023 on an expansion that will allow it to handle up to 40 million passengers a year. The spending will come in addition to th...

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by OA260
Fri Sep 07, 2018 6:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mariner has passed away
Replies: 78
Views: 3485

Re: Mariner has passed away

Sad news RIP a well respected member and was great to read the article about his life.

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by OA260
Thu Sep 06, 2018 8:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

Norwegian Airlines launches autumn sale with €99 flights from Ireland to the USA Daily flights to the USA are being discounted during the winter season Norwegian Airlines is offering holidaymakers flights from Ireland to the USA for as little as €99. The two week autumn sale will see all transatlant...

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by OA260
Wed Sep 05, 2018 6:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

Jet2 takes on 50 new cabin crew at Belfast International Airline Jet2 has announced plans to recruit 50 new cabin crew members at Belfast International Airport. It's part of a massive drive to recruit 3,000 staff across Europe. The company said the roles will support its growth after what it describ...

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by OA260
Tue Sep 04, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

I think EI cancelling Shannon to cover Dublin is unfortunate and starts to make the Shannon service look unreliable. No matter how it is dressed up it looks unprofessional Don't misunderstand me a Fianna Fail TD saying anything is similar to watching paint drying on a toilet seat - it's all a matte...

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by OA260
Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

Bigger and newer - airline tests the waters for Dublin Corporate passengers travelling from Istanbul to Ireland last week could have been forgiven for doing a double-take in the business cabin. While regular travellers are used to Turkish Airlines' workhorses on the Dublin route - the Boeing 737-800...

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by OA260
Tue Sep 04, 2018 7:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

Aer Lingus criticised for cancelling Shannon flights again A Fianna Fáil TD has said it could be time for Shannon Airport to penalise Aer Lingus for cancelling flights after the airline failed to operate its Shannon to New York service for the third time in a month. Aer Lingus cancelled their EI-111...

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by OA260
Sun Sep 02, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

Does RE set their own schedules when operating Aer Lingus Regional services? Or does EI dictate the timings? Its mostly EI that dictate the timings. As one would expect they are providing a service to suit EI and of course the timings must match their onward connections out of DUB TATL and of cours...

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by OA260
Sun Sep 02, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission proposes abolishing DST
Replies: 54
Views: 1377

Re: European Commission proposes abolishing DST

The embarrassing consequence of the decision by the EC for the UK is becoming apparent to pro-Brexit newspapers too: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2018/08/31/eu-plot-scrap-clock-changes-could-create-irish-timezone-border/ Then the answer is to allow Ireland to decide whether it follows its c...

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by OA260
Sun Sep 02, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2018
Replies: 144
Views: 11656

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2018

Hi all, slightly off topic question. I visit Istanbul almost every summer, and I noticed the tourist demographics changes every summer. For example, three summers ago there were a bunch of Brazilians. I rarely saw any Taiwanese tourists until last summer when the city was inundated with Taiwanese t...

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by OA260
Sat Sep 01, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

Time for Kerry Airport to learn to fly alone? As Kerry Airport enters its 50th year in operation is it time for it to stand on its own two feet? Recently filed accounts for the airport paint a familiar picture, in which its profit would quickly turn to red if Government funds were deducted. Of cours...

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by OA260
Sat Sep 01, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 281
Views: 22023

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

High Court challenge brought over halting site for Travellers displaced by new Dublin Airport runway An environmental and planning company claims the site does not comply with Fingal County Council’s development plan. A HIGH COURT challenge has been brought against a decision to grant planning permi...

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by OA260
Wed Aug 29, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/18: An august institution
Replies: 443
Views: 29408

Re: Irish 8/18: An august institution

eirflot wrote:
More regional jets for EI?
Right now anything is possible
The Ejets would look interesting in EI colours


I have no doubt that on certain routes EI will bring in more of these WX type of deals to feed its TATL services in the DUBHUB. Its a very logical progression.

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by OA260
Wed Aug 29, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why has Air Malta decided to fly to London Southend?
Replies: 8
Views: 1872

Re: Why has Air Malta decided to fly to London Southend?

SEN is a good fit for KM. Bucket and spade market. Good catchment area and as already said a better airport which in turn benefits both Air Malta and its passengers.

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by OA260
Wed Aug 29, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why has Air Malta decided to fly to London Southend?
Replies: 8
Views: 1872

Re: Why has Air Malta decided to fly to London Southend?

SEN is a good fit for KM. Bucket and spade market. Good catchment area and as already said a better airport which in turn benefits both Air Malta and its passengers.

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by OA260
Wed Aug 29, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/18: An august institution
Replies: 443
Views: 29408

Re: Irish 8/18: An august institution

Dublin Airport control tower to break height record The new control tower at Dublin Airport will be the country's highest occupied building when it is completed in two years time. The tower is just under 87 metres tall - nearly 60% higher than Liberty Hall in the city centre. Construction of the tow...

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by OA260
Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/18: An august institution
Replies: 443
Views: 29408

Re: Irish 8/18: An august institution

Planners for Ryanair have confirmed that the airline wants to build a new six-storey office block beside its existing headquarters in Dublin in order to "consolidate and grow" its business in a "single, identifiable, high-profile location" close to Dublin Airport. Ryanair expects...

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by OA260
Tue Aug 28, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/18: An august institution
Replies: 443
Views: 29408

Re: Irish 8/18: An august institution

As for WX its really the only way for them. Shame to see such a weakening of the brand but the aircraft will look great in the EI livery . Lets hope they lease the ones with least tech issues! I think this, or something like it, has been inevitable for a while. Does any airline in the world survive...

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