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by OA260
Fri Jul 03, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/20
Replies: 30
Views: 2501

Re: Irish 7/20

Taoisech hinting that quarantine/travel restrictions may extend beyond July 9. Wonder where the government is getting all the money to pay the TWSS way past October from because thats what will be needed if they don't get their act together soon . — Managing director of Shannon Airport, Andrew Murp...

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by OA260
Fri Jul 03, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/20
Replies: 30
Views: 2501

Re: Irish 7/20

They should be announcing air bridge countries asap for example to Greece , Canary Islands and other lower risk countries . There is no reason why it cant be arranged with various precautions. The Irish will have to be educated on wearing masks and laws in these countries though otherwise they could...

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by OA260
Fri Jul 03, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/20
Replies: 30
Views: 2501

Re: Irish 7/20

Fears of turbulent times ahead for Shannon Airport Tommy Meskill Last month Shannon airport warned that traffic could fall by up to 70% this year and that it would take at least three years for passenger numbers to return to 2019 levels. Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, Shannon had already seen a ...

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by OA260
Thu Jul 02, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship / Ocean Liner Thread - 2020
Replies: 224
Views: 17294

Re: Cruise Ship / Ocean Liner Thread - 2020

The Valliant Lady, which is the second ship for Virgin Viyages was floated out at Fincantieri shipyard in Italy a couple weeks ago and will debut with seven night itineraries out of Barcelona starting in May 2021. Hopeful news during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially with the launch of the Scarlet ...

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by OA260
Thu Jul 02, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/20
Replies: 30
Views: 2501

Re: Irish 7/20

Eirules wrote:
Does anyone know if the Aer Lingus lounge or indeed if any of the other lounges in Dublin are open or due to open soon


No word it was closed when I passed it today . My first flight in 3 1/2 months . T2 was a ghost town.

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by OA260
Thu Jul 02, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation July 2020
Replies: 28
Views: 2031

Re: Turkish Aviation July 2020

Email from TK : Great accommodation with connecting Turkish Airlines flights Turkish Airlines is now offering accommodation services to passengers flying from outside Turkey who have connecting flights departing from Istanbul Airport to their onward destination outside of Turkey. Why not take advant...

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by OA260
Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/20
Replies: 30
Views: 2501

Re: Irish 7/20

Call for Government to ensure holidaymakers reimbursed The Consumer Association of Ireland (CAI) has said the Government needs to intervene and offer guidance to airlines and ensure that a fund is in place to refund holidaymakers who cancel their bookings during the Covid-19 outbreak. http://www.rte...

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by OA260
Wed Jul 01, 2020 8:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/20
Replies: 30
Views: 2501

Re: Irish 7/20

Thank you for a new thread. -- Today sees FR and EI ramp up their Summer operations with routes to typical bucket and spade destinations resuming in a reduced schedule. How popular they will be is anyones guess. Despite some operators saying bookings are substantially increasing that is based on a z...

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by OA260
Wed Jul 01, 2020 7:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship / Ocean Liner Thread - 2020
Replies: 224
Views: 17294

Re: Cruise Ship / Ocean Liner Thread - 2020

Sad to see hundreds of staff let go by Cunard , P&O and Princess in the UK at Southampton yesterday. Just another example of the crisis the industry finds itself in .

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by OA260
Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship / Ocean Liner Thread - 2020
Replies: 224
Views: 17294

Re: Cruise Ship / Ocean Liner Thread - 2020

A friend of mine had their sailing cancelled on Odyssey of the Seas in November and has been told it wont now debut until April 2021

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by OA260
Tue Jun 30, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 35963

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

Travel uncertainty following advice by health expert to cancel foreign holidays Uncertainty surrounding Covid-19 is causing further confusion around travel abroad. While the Government had recently announced the possibility of travel restrictions to certain countries being eased from next week, last...

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by OA260
Tue Jun 30, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation July 2020
Replies: 28
Views: 2031

Re: Turkish Aviation July 2020

Thanks for a new thread. Certainly interesting MAX developments. It will be interesting to see how it pans out in the current climate.

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by OA260
Tue Jun 30, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JET2 - what next ?
Replies: 31
Views: 7341

Re: JET2 - what next ?

I think it will be a while before they think about any expansion even if others close bases. Demand just is not there and Jet2 are starting to cancel flights and reduce schedules for Aug and Sept. with more to come it seems.

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by OA260
Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 35963

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

Aer Lingus are further extending the USA cancellations until 10th August. No real surprise.

Swiss resume ORK-ZRH from 5th July.

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by OA260
Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 35963

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

Ryanair threatens base closures in Irish pilot talks Ryanair has threatened to close two regional bases and axe up to 120 pilot jobs unless Irish pilots bypass their union and directly accept a pay cut, a memo seen by Reuters said. The airline is demanding pay cuts of up to 20% and changes to work p...

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by OA260
Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship / Ocean Liner Thread - 2020
Replies: 224
Views: 17294

Re: Cruise Ship / Ocean Liner Thread - 2020

The delivery for the Spirit of Adventure has been delayed and the ship will not debut in August as originally planned. This is due to social distancing measures and reduced workers capacity at the Meyer-Werfit Shipyard in Germany that was imposed by COVID-19. Just the latest in a series of delays f...

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by OA260
Sat Jun 27, 2020 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 35963

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

Some notable comments from CMO with regards increase in young people getting infected and more on travel abroad this Summer. Keeping in mind the younger generation are more likely to travel if certain polls are to be believed. More young people with virus 'a concern', 6 more deaths At last night's b...

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by OA260
Sat Jun 27, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship / Ocean Liner Thread - 2020
Replies: 224
Views: 17294

Re: Cruise Ship / Ocean Liner Thread - 2020

Venice will certainly change post COVID and it was changing before also. They will be reducing the size of ship that can get in and will be mostly ships with under 1000 passengers that can dock. When I sailed out of Venice last year on Celebrity I knew it would most likely be my last and I support t...

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by OA260
Sat Jun 27, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 35963

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

As much as I admire the Greens in other areas (and they do have some potentially useful policies in relation to public transport), I think giving them the aviation brief falls into much the same category as giving Dracula control over the blood transfusion service. If it has to happen, then perhaps...

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by OA260
Fri Jun 26, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greek Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 97
Views: 11864

Re: Greek Aviation Thread - 2020

Aegean Airlines launches “Kids Fly Free” deal Travelling with young children is never stress-free, but Aegean Airlines is helping out parents, with the launch of the “Kids Fly Free” deal. Greece’s largest carrier Aegean Airlines announced that this summer, when an adult buys a ticket, a child under ...

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by OA260
Fri Jun 26, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 35963

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

A survey by the Central Statistics Office today shows that the Irish general public are very wary of social mixing in the present circumstances. The bad news for air travel in the immediate future is that the CSO research also revealed that 78% of those surveyed said they are uncomfortable or very ...

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by OA260
Fri Jun 26, 2020 7:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 35963

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

Dublin Airport and Aer Lingus pensioners lose court challenge over cuts to scheme Judge rules reductions to pensions legal but says deficit clearly a significant problem The High Court has rejected a challenge on behalf of some 600 retired Aer Lingus and DAA workers over cuts to their pension scheme...

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by OA260
Thu Jun 25, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship / Ocean Liner Thread - 2020
Replies: 224
Views: 17294

Re: Cruise Ship / Ocean Liner Thread - 2020

Costa Victoria was never a nice ship to be honest. The nauseating over done Italian decor did not help either.

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by OA260
Thu Jun 25, 2020 7:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 35963

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

Quarantine for UK set to remain even as EU flight rules eased Air travel restrictions, which are to be eased by the second week of July, will still apply to passengers arriving from Britain. Ministers decided to exclude Britain from the plan to join ‘air bridges’ with other European countries, despi...

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by OA260
Wed Jun 24, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 35963

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

Belfast City Airport Swissport staff facing job cuts due to coronavirus pandemic The firm that employs Belfast City Airport's baggage handlers and check-in staff is planning to cut 4,175 jobs across the UK, it has emerged. GMB and Unite represent Swissport workers, who handle flights coming into nea...

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by OA260
Wed Jun 24, 2020 7:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 35963

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

Dublin and Cork airports may see up to 1,000 jobs lost over coronavirus Daa chief says air travel will be safe but stressful experience for the near future http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/dublin-and-cork-airports-may-see-up-to-1-000-jobs-lost-over-coronavirus-1.4286276?mode=amp — B...

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by OA260
Tue Jun 23, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 35963

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

CityJet pilots picket the airline’s headquarters in Dublin https://i.ibb.co/prb44Kc/792-A516-D-0472-43-C1-9214-E17-AE22-D621-F.jpg https://i.ibb.co/9tPsMwR/83146783-8418-4500-8-CE6-40-D79-B3-A80-BF.jpg http://www.independent.ie/videos/cityjet-pilots-picket-the-airlines-headquarters-in-dublin-3930867...

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by OA260
Tue Jun 23, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship / Ocean Liner Thread - 2020
Replies: 224
Views: 17294

Re: Cruise Ship / Ocean Liner Thread - 2020

Two of the Pullmantur ships are currently in Naples being stripped out ready for potential scrapping. It doesnt look good for Pullmantur’s future either . Seems the brand will be gone.

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by OA260
Tue Jun 23, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 35963

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Ryanair flies from Dublin to Milan as European air routes start to re-open 4,000 passengers passed through Dublin airport on Sunday, up 800 people on Saturday Ryanair has flown its first passenger flight in more than three months from Dublin to Milan in northern Italy. It’s understood the flight, wh...

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by OA260
Mon Jun 22, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 35963

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Cabin crew reject Aer Lingus proposals Aer Lingus cabin crew have rejected company proposals that would have averted lay-offs and further pay cuts in return for accepting new work practices. However, the airline had already withdrawn the proposals last Monday on the grounds that unions had failed to...

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by OA260
Mon Jun 22, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 35963

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TK resuming DUB-IST. First flight will be 24th June then 28th June. After that 4 weekly using A321 aircraft.

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by OA260
Mon Jun 22, 2020 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 35963

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Letter to the Editor: Aer Lingus uses crisis to slash pay and axe 500 jobs Aer Lingus are going through some hard times. However the crisis is temporary. Aer Lingus have so far netted €7.48m from the HSE for fetching PPE from China. They have been hailed national heroes. But are they? Last week they...

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by OA260
Sun Jun 21, 2020 7:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 35963

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Aer Lingus pilot’s defamation award in €300,000 plunge A pilot who got an award of €387,000 for defamation against the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) last year has had it cut to €76,500 by the Court of Appeal. Pádraig Higgins, an Aer Lingus pilot and former vice-chairman of the Irish Microlight Asso...

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by OA260
Fri Jun 19, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 35963

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

Aer Lingus set to cut 500 jobs AER Lingus is set to cut up to 500 jobs, staff were told in an internal message from management today. The airline has informed Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection Regina Doherty of the redundancies. It said in a statement that it has informed the min...

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by OA260
Fri Jun 19, 2020 6:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 35963

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Dublin Airport passengers hit fresh blow as travel restrictions and quarantine rules to be extended Quarantine is set to continue and travel restrictions will hold until early July Irish people looking to holiday soon may have to think again as rules instructing those arriving in Ireland to quaranti...

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by OA260
Wed Jun 17, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 35963

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

Drop of 1.5 million passengers at Irish airports in Q1 New figures from the Central Statistics Office show a substantial drop in international air travel during the first quarter of 2020 due to restrictions imposed to prevent the spread of Covid-19. The CSO noted modest increases in passenger number...

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by OA260
Wed Jun 17, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 35963

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

AmricanShamrok wrote:
RE3402 (DUB-CFN) diverting back to DUB now after circling CFN for about 45 minutes. Not sure of the reason why.


There is a yellow weather warning for Donegal heavy rain and thunder storms so that could be it.

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by OA260
Wed Jun 17, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 35963

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Finnair have delayed their restart of operations at DUB. Due to restrictions in both Ireland and Finland they are now looking to resume maybe in August instead of July. Schedules on their booking system have been updated.

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by OA260
Wed Jun 17, 2020 6:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 35963

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City of Derry Airport brings in temperature checks, face masks and other measures to keep passengers and staff safe Departing passengers at City of Derry Airport are now required to undertake temperature checks and will be issued with face masks as part of additional measures introduced to keep ever...

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by OA260
Tue Jun 16, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 35963

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Seems some people are ready to fight Aer Lingus Stop Aer Lingus Covid 19 Unfair Recovery Plan Aer Lingus has cut staff wages by 70% which is the highest wage cut ever seen in Ireland in the 21st century. On top of the wage cut Aer Lingus has imposed changes to work practices and terms and conditions...

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by OA260
Tue Jun 16, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 35963

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Inaugural Air Baltic VNO-DUB has taken place today.

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by OA260
Tue Jun 16, 2020 6:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 35963

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

Business at Belfast airport slow to take off as travellers trickle in flights Almost three months after being grounded by coronavirus, easyJet returned to the skies above Northern Ireland yesterday. After a long hibernation, the reawakening of the aviation industry, it seems, will be a slow and stea...

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by OA260
Mon Jun 15, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 35963

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United Airlines are pulling SNN-EWR route and will not return in 2021. https://www.limerickleader.ie/news/home/550635/breaking-united-airlines-won-t-resume-daily-service-to-new-york.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=facebook Huge blow after 22 years of serving SNN! —- Aer Lingus warns of furth...

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by OA260
Sun Jun 14, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2020
Replies: 197
Views: 20662

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2020

Some pics from video feed here https://i.ibb.co/V9LJ8px/E4-F3328-A-7830-49-BA-AFC5-121-F4080-CA65.jpg https://i.ibb.co/Dky3fGs/E4676-E4-C-CF3-C-4-C58-B374-15-BE024732-EA.jpg https://i.ibb.co/mTMCMQg/7-FE1-E858-A09-F-4736-817-F-3-F5554189516.jpg

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by OA260
Sun Jun 14, 2020 12:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2020
Replies: 197
Views: 20662

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2020

Good Morning, Looking at flightradar for the past few days, I see that Pegasus flying about 10-20% of what TK is flying. Why does Pegasus fly such a low number of flights? I read that they are restoring flights gradually over a phased basis. They are also subject to directorate general of civil avi...

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by OA260
Sat Jun 13, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 35963

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

If loads are really bad on EI routes to MAN and BHX, would it not make more sense to use an AT7 on the route, rather than an A320? Can't see AT7s doing DUB-LGW, but they were already being used to MAN and BHX. Certainly would not rule out LGW being downgraded for Winter depending on how the situati...

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by OA260
Fri Jun 12, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 35963

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

Stobart Air to reduce its workforce in Dublin and Cork Stobart Air, which operates the Aer Lingus regional service, has said it is to reduce its workforce. The company is to close its London Southend base and cut the number of staff it employs in Dublin and Cork. Stobart Air did not say how many sta...

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by OA260
Fri Jun 12, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 35963

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Ireland’s air traffic decline 'among worst in Europe' There was a 83% decrease in flights in May this year compared to the same month in 2019. THE IRISH AVIATION Authority (IAA) has said Ireland has seen a larger decline in air traffic during the Covid-19 lowdown than the average across Europe. Toda...

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by OA260
Thu Jun 11, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 35963

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

Aer Lingus reintroducing select routes from 1st July.


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