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by OA260
Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 150
Views: 15807

Re: Irish 7/19

Former Aer Lingus chief Stephen Kavanagh joins board of Chinese aircraft lessor Kavanagh stepped down as Aer Lingus chief executive last year Former Aer Lingus chief executive Stephen Kavanagh is joining the board of Irish-based Chinese-owned aircraft lessor, CDB Aviation. Dublin-based CDB, part of ...

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by OA260
Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation July 2019
Replies: 152
Views: 14434

Re: Turkish Aviation July 2019

Yes a few get caught out like that. Had it been the other way around you would have been fine. Im not a fan of booking onto codeshares as it can cause these types of issues and issues with pre selection of seats in certain circumstances. Thanks, lesson learned. When I completed my reservation with ...

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by OA260
Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fees on assigned seating, now on trains
Replies: 13
Views: 1005

Re: Fees on assigned seating, now on trains

If you are moaning about paying the 5 dollars or so fee to allow to sit wherever on a plane, well now the Italian train company Trenitalia is now going to charging 2 euro seat assignment seat fee for second class passengers if you want a particular seat on any Frecciarossa high-speed rail journey. ...

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by OA260
Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 150
Views: 15807

Re: Irish 7/19

Boeing grounding 'costs Shannon region €58m' The world-wide grounding of the Boeing 737 Max aircraft will cost the region served by Shannon Airport €58m this year. That is according to the acting CEO of the Shannon Group, Mary Considine, who told a special meeting of Clare County Council yesterday t...

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by OA260
Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 150
Views: 15807

Re: Irish 7/19

Ryanair to close some bases due to Boeing delays Ryanair has warned over plans to cut and close bases at airports from November until next summer as it said delays to Boeing's B737 MAX aircraft would hit growth rates. The group said it was in talks with airports over which loss-making bases will be ...

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by OA260
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 150
Views: 15807

Re: Irish 7/19

A flight has made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport this afternoon after crew reported they detected fumes in the cockpit and passenger cabin. It is understood a number of people were assessed by paramedics after the flight landed. The Irish Examiner reports that a British Airways flight was f...

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by OA260
Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation July 2019
Replies: 152
Views: 14434

Re: Turkish Aviation July 2019

You learn something new everyday :) My flight from two weeks ago FRA-EWR on LH P Class ticket did not get any miles from TK. When I wanted to "Claim missing miles" the app does not recognize EWR !!!!. It is not on the list of airports, incredible. So, I had to fill out the feedback form a...

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by OA260
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 150
Views: 15807

Re: Irish 7/19

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by OA260
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 150
Views: 15807

Re: Irish 7/19

LAXffDUB wrote:
Delta's website showing #177 diverted to JFK, before it even departed, and then continuing on to ATL. Anybody know what's up?


DL seems to be having a few tech issues recently. The DL 45 today is also having issues.

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by OA260
Fri Jul 12, 2019 6:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation July 2019
Replies: 152
Views: 14434

Re: Turkish Aviation July 2019

. o THY and Cuba Ministry of Culture and Tourism signed an agreement to boost tourism. In 2018 some 18,000 Turks vacationed in Cuba. In addition, Turkish tourism companies will be given the opportunity to develop facilities in 2 new tourism zones being developed in Cuba. TK already advertises their...

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by OA260
Fri Jul 12, 2019 6:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 150
Views: 15807

Re: Irish 7/19

FINGAL COUNTY COUNCIL EXPECTED TO ADOPT A LOCAL PLAN FOR DUBLIN AIRPORT Fingal County Council is expected to adopt a local area plan (LAP) for Dublin Airport and its environs to facilitate future growth before the end of the year. Public consultation on the draft proposal – which recommends redrawin...

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by OA260
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 150
Views: 15807

Re: Irish 7/19

Ryanair sees risk to 2020 growth if 737 MAX grounded beyond November The boss of Europe's Ryanair Holdings has warned the impact of the prolonged grounding of Boeing's 737 MAX on the airline's growth plans may start to spill over to next summer if the airplane is not flying again by November. Europe...

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by OA260
Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair starting flights to Lebanon
Replies: 6
Views: 2943

Re: Ryanair starting flights to Lebanon

Thats not going to make MEA happy if its the start of things to come. Depends if FR want to start expanding to other EU Airports like FRA BRU AMS etc ... in future and if the government will allow it.

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by OA260
Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair starts flights to Beirut from October
Replies: 2
Views: 599

Re: Ryanair starts flights to Beirut from October

Thats not going to make MEA happy if its the start of things to come. Depends if FR want to start expanding to other EU Airports like FRA BRU AMS etc ... in future and if the government will allow it.

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by OA260
Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 150
Views: 15807

Re: Irish 7/19

Ireland's airport funding: the future of regional airports Regional airports have a role to play in most countries but they are often undervalued. Ireland has more of those airports than most, for its small population, but they consistently live in the shadow of Dublin Airport, which punches well ov...

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by OA260
Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 150
Views: 15807

Re: Irish 7/19

And the walk to the furthest gate in that proposed midfield terminal (and it would be a walk some of the time anyhow, given that the moving walkways break down or don't run all the way) would be just about as long as a stroll on the main runway from end to end. Just the thing to set you up for the ...

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by OA260
Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 150
Views: 15807

Re: Irish 7/19

New satellite air traffic surveillance system in Clare Cathy Halloran A new satellite-based air traffic surveillance system - the first of its kind in the world - which will accurately pinpoint the location of any aircraft in distress, has been launched at the Irish Aviation Authority's control cent...

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by OA260
Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 150
Views: 15807

Re: Irish 7/19

Aer Lingus pilots back going on strike over rostering Aer Lingus pilots have overwhelmingly backed industrial action in an 'indicative' ballot over rostering. Sources revealed that over 90pc of the airline's Irish Air Line Pilots' Association (Ialpa) members indicated that they were prepared to go o...

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by OA260
Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 150
Views: 15807

Re: Irish 7/19

Interesting times ahead . From an interview with the new CEO . “The airline’s new CEO is Mark Anderson, formerly the managing director of Virgin Holidays. Anderson commented: “On behalf of Connect Airways, I couldn’t be more excited by the opportunity we have to build a strong platform in the UK and...

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by OA260
Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 150
Views: 15807

Re: Irish 7/19

Two weeks ago I did my MAD DUB flight on the ET B789 (ET-AUO). It was great, the plane was beautiful, cabin crew fab, good communication from the flight deck. I was given a little omelette with sausage, scone, bun, fruit cup, orange juice and coffee. The crew were especially great with a 12 yr old ...

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by OA260
Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 150
Views: 15807

Re: Irish 7/19

EI no longer employ cleaners for their aircraft. They rely on the crew collecting in any rubbish before landing. The crew do a quick security check after disembarkation but they are not given any time to clean. Indeed they are not able to as they do not have the supplies to do so (extra bags, glove...

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by OA260
Fri Jul 05, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATH and AA will it grow?
Replies: 58
Views: 8972

Re: ATH and AA will it grow?

ATH's growth is cool but the airport is becoming overcrowded and even the renovated parts feel old and worn out. They are in desperate need of a new and modern terminal. I have been through it twice in the last few months and it was fine. Of course in the Peak season it will get congested but I fou...

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by OA260
Fri Jul 05, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATH and AA will it grow?
Replies: 58
Views: 8972

Re: ATH and AA will it grow?

ATH's growth is cool but the airport is becoming overcrowded and even the renovated parts feel old and worn out. They are in desperate need of a new and modern terminal. I have been through it twice in the last few months and it was fine. Of course in the Peak season it will get congested but I fou...

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by OA260
Fri Jul 05, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 'We're anti-influencer': ice-cream truck makes Instagram 'stars' pay double
Replies: 12
Views: 1688

Re: 'We're anti-influencer': ice-cream truck makes Instagram 'stars' pay double

Check out Paul Stenson and his smal Dublin hotel. He regularly rips these free-loading, worthless, millennials to pieces on instasnapbook. Although he is into his marketing stunts himself ... Latest one : Dublin hotel The White Moose Cafe lashes back at customer who called sign at front desk racist...

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by OA260
Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 150
Views: 15807

Re: Irish 7/19

Yes the growth in transatlantic business ex DUB is truly amazing, as is the extent of transit traffic on EI, mostly to/from places that already have direct service to/from JFK. Incidentally, it took almost two hours by taxi crawling from JFK to Times Sq area last week, with the outgoing traffic hea...

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by OA260
Fri Jul 05, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 150
Views: 15807

Re: Irish 7/19

Nordic Aviation takes three more floors at Limerick’s Gardens International AIRCRAFT leasing firm Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) is to occupy almost all of the Gardens International complex, it was confirmed this week. The firm has extended the lease it signed with Limerick Twenty Thirty last year fr...

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by OA260
Fri Jul 05, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATH and AA will it grow?
Replies: 58
Views: 8972

Re: ATH and AA will it grow?

Other factors working against year-round service to Greece on US carriers are a small market, not much business traffic, no meaningful cruise traffic in low and shoulder season, and Greece's relatively small population. Correct. Oct-Mar it would be very hard to make money on. Greek diaspora is only...

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by OA260
Thu Jul 04, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 150
Views: 15807

Re: Irish 7/19

It may not be regular, but it was certainly planned in advance. LH announced a few months back that the 343 would be in once a week. Indeed although being only one day a week for a small amount of time it would most likely still have been put where it was yesterday due to the lack of alternatives o...

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by OA260
Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manston Airport to Reopen?
Replies: 27
Views: 3646

Re: Manston Airport to Reopen?

Goodbye wrote:
What are all those lines painted all over the runway?


Brexit lorry parking IIRC

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by OA260
Thu Jul 04, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement
Replies: 101
Views: 5061

Re: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement

I'm still trying to take this in. We're being told that after Brexit border controls will have to be introduced to protect EU standards. How exactly is the EU going to monitor food standards and implement traceablity across most of the South American continent? Will be very hard. Do what I do buy l...

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by OA260
Thu Jul 04, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RIP SDV (Sde Dov, Israel)
Replies: 13
Views: 4885

Re: RIP SDV (Sde Dov, Israel)

no further last minute stays of execution from the government. at 2359 local last night SDV bit the dust after over 80 years of service. last Israir flight to ETM departed 2350. this on the heels of ETH closure. What a pity! I was there in 2012 and took some pictures. I was impressed by the fact th...

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by OA260
Thu Jul 04, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manston Airport to Reopen?
Replies: 27
Views: 3646

Re: Manston Airport to Reopen?

They used to have a bus from the centre via the Train station. More eco friendly than a fleet of taxis. When was that introduced and stopped? I remember looking at flying in from DUB on EUJet and the downside was no bus service. If they intend to relaunch passenger flights a bus to meet arriving fl...

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by OA260
Wed Jul 03, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 150
Views: 15807

Re: Irish 7/19

Lake District airport to finally reopen this week After missing two previous planned re-openings, Carlisle airport is now in “tip-top order” for passenger services to begin again on 4 July 2019. The Scottish airline Loganair will serve Belfast, Dublin and Southend from the Cumbrian airport. Initiall...

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by OA260
Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation July 2019
Replies: 152
Views: 14434

Re: Turkish Aviation July 2019

Not sure if this is new or old information but TK will operate 789 on IST-AMS 26 Jul - 21 Aug 19, up to 2 daily https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/285184/turkish-airlines-schedules-boeing-787-amsterdam-service-in-3q19/ Saw this looked at availability up until the 6/8 flights are very...

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by OA260
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation July 2019
Replies: 152
Views: 14434

Re: Turkish Aviation July 2019

Flew through IST the other week and apparently IGA Lounge may be taking Priority Pass very soon (maybe more as I am actually using Lounge Club, unsure though). Hope it's true, maybe useful for some other travellers too. Im sure it will be very welcome as its madness there is no Priority Pass lounge...

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by OA260
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 150
Views: 15807

Re: Irish 7/19

Ryanair group's passenger numbers up 13% in June Ryanair has reported higher passenger numbers and steady load factors for June. The airline said it carried a total of 13.6 million passengers last month, up 8% on the same time last year. http://www.rte.ie/news/business/2019/0702/1059637-ryanair-pass...

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by OA260
Mon Jul 01, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 150
Views: 15807

Re: Irish 7/19

shamrock350 wrote:
Interesting stats from Aer Lingus regarding today's inaugural to Minneapolis.

Strong connections appear vital to the long term viability of these new routes


Connections are vital for the majority of even the not so new ones. Without connections the route map would be half of what it is now.

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by OA260
Mon Jul 01, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation July 2019
Replies: 152
Views: 14434

Re: Turkish Aviation July 2019

TK787 wrote:
It is a shame about the 787 window mishap. I hope it doesn't mess up the scheduling :(


Certainly is but looks like they will be able to get it sorted before the 8th July according to latest updates.

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by OA260
Mon Jul 01, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 150
Views: 15807

Re: Irish 7/19

KIRFlyer wrote:
Hello All,

All flights were heading to French destinations. Is it reserved solely for France?

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A lot of the time in the late evening arrivals ACE LPA and TFS get shunted there also.

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by OA260
Mon Jul 01, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 150
Views: 15807

Re: Irish 7/19

Limerick port village marks 30 years of highlighting aviation heritage THE Foynes Flying Boat and Maritime Museum is gearing up to mark yet another milestone, the 30th anniversary of the opening of the museum itself. On July 8, 1989, the late Hollywood star, Maureen O’Hara Blair officially opened th...

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by OA260
Sun Jun 30, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26876

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

https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/number-of-passengers-remain-stranded-in-lisbon-after-cork-flight-cancelled-933844.html Are Lingus flight from Lisbon delayed due to a technical fault. EI were unable to find accommodation for all passengers. It also seems that the crew told passeng...

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by OA260
Sat Jun 29, 2019 6:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26876

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

Man dies following light aircraft crash in Co Kilkenny A man in his early 50s has died following a light aircraft crash in Co Kilkenny. The incident happened at around 9pm yesterday in the Gowran Cross area, around 6km outside of Kilkenny City. He was the only occupant of the aircraft. Gardaí confir...

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by OA260
Fri Jun 28, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LCY looks to increase flights
Replies: 1
Views: 636

Re: LCY looks to increase flights

It has certainly come a long way from when I saw it open and it was just Brymon and London City Airways. Although not always a great experience departing these days.

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by OA260
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26876

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

Latest edition of Your Airport is now out


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by OA260
Thu Jun 27, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26876

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

Interesting to note that the EI380/1 from SNN-LHR will be operated by the A321LR from 29th March. I predict an influx of Avgeeks at SNN for these flights and photos ;) One way to drum up some extra business ! —- Aer Lingus and Ryanair seek would-be pilots for training programmes Ryanair announces n...

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by OA260
Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26876

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

Stobart Air to increase seat capacity on Leeds-Dublin route for the start of the Winter season Stobart Air, operator of Aer Lingus regional routes, will increase seat capacity by 20% on its Leeds-Dublin service, beginning 28 October 2019. Flights will benefit UK and Irish business customers in parti...

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by OA260
Tue Jun 25, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26876

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

I predict an A330neo in the EI fleet before Summer 2023........... Yep pretty much on the ball there . ---- Travel chaos at Dublin Airport as six inbound Aer Lingus flights cancelled and others delayed Flights from London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London City Airport, Birmingham, Frankfurt, and Mun...

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by OA260
Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26876

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

Celebrating 15 years of flying from Belfast International After flying millions of happy customers on holiday from Northern Ireland, this week we celebrated 15 years of Jet2.com flights from Belfast International Airport. http://i1160.photobucket.com/albums/q493/travelpics2019/DB1240A3-818C-4D62-A5D...

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by OA260
Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26876

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

Ryanair Belfast passengers left stranded at Spanish airport "We watched the plane we were supposed to be on, taxi to the runway and take off." Passengers due to fly from Spain to Belfast were left stranded in Alicante as they watched their plane take off without them. 19 Ryanair customers ...

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by OA260
Fri Jun 21, 2019 6:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26876

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

Dublin Airport agrees €350m loan with EIB The European Investment Bank has agreed a €350m loan to the DAA to help fund upgrades at Dublin Airport. The 20-year loan will go towards the authority's current investment programme, which aims to improve operations at the airport during peak times. The pro...

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