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by OA260
Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 131
Views: 13578

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

I think it is because of LH that thete are no early morning LX flights. That is correct they do not want to dillute the FRA hub and are happy for LX to keep what they have and slowly add a few extra flights here and there. Shame really as a early morning from DUB would be great. Its being artificia...

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by OA260
Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 131
Views: 13578

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

Centenary of first transatlantic flight marked in Co Galway A remembrance and tribute ceremony to mark the centenary of the first non-stop transatlantic flight took place in Clifden, Co Galway this morning. It was held at the site at Derrigimlagh Bog just outside the town where two British aviators,...

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by OA260
Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 131
Views: 13578

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www.rte.ie/news/ireland/2019/0614/10553 ... h-kildare/
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RTE News reporting 2 killed in light aircraft crash in Co Kildare.

www.rte.ie/news/ireland/2019/0614/10553 ... h-kildare/

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by OA260
Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 131
Views: 13578

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Shane Ross’s €5m grant for airport with no flights Minister rejected officials’ advice TRANSPORT Minister Shane Ross has gone against the advice of spending officials by giving €5m to an airport which hasn’t had a single commercial flight in three years. The ministers for finance and regional develo...

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by OA260
Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 131
Views: 13578

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In WAT's hay day (which was arguably the summer '08 season), RE (as the sole operator) had quite an impressive operation going: - AGP (2 weekly) - AMS (4 weekly) - BOD (2 weekly) - BHX (6 weekly) - FAO (2 weekly) - GWY (10 weekly) - LRT (4 weekly) - LTN (18 weekly) - MAN (6 weekly) Total: 54 weekly...

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by OA260
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 131
Views: 13578

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Sounds interesting for anyone around town at the weekend and who is registered. Friday and Saturday event for Aer Club members in Arnotts. Seems they will have a mock up lounge with Aer Lingus related things at it. You’re invited to our exclusive Arnotts event We’re delighted to invite you and a gue...

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by OA260
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 131
Views: 13578

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

Dedicated immigration facility due to open at Dublin Airport A new dedicated immigration facility at Dublin Airport is due to open in the coming months. The centre, the country’s first secure facility for immigrant detainees, has been planned since early 2017. The State has been criticised over many...

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by OA260
Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Bars Cruise Ships From Visiting Cuba
Replies: 63
Views: 3178

Re: Trump Bars Cruise Ships From Visiting Cuba

Old Cuban exiles that have lost "everything" (despite now probably being richer than most people in Cuba) because of Castro want the island to suffer until it changes back to a US puppet government. Correct its a vendetta really and for the rest of the American population a case of hurt p...

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by OA260
Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 131
Views: 13578

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

Now if we could just convince the DAA that CTA is a retail opportunity.......!!!! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: CTA arrivals Duty Free after Brexit ;) --- Woman speaks out after paying 'shameful' amount for Starbucks coffee at Dublin Airport She was charged for add-ons - which are usually free A woman paid a...

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by OA260
Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 131
Views: 13578

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Some 80,000 fly between Dublin and Hong Kong Large number of hi-tech industries at either end contributes to Cathay Pacific passenger total About 80,000 people flew between Dublin and Hong Kong on the service that Cathay Pacific launched between the two cities a year ago, according to Edward Fotheri...

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by OA260
Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 131
Views: 13578

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The Dublin flights when they were moved to T5 about 5 years or so ago had a special corridor created (it was previously staff access to offices) from gate A23 at the other side of the A terminal. This corridor bypasses passport control (there are not even any passport booths) and deposits it’s pass...

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by OA260
Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 131
Views: 13578

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

I also agree that CTA would be introduced tomorrow if the DAA treated it with the same priority as shopping. We know it's not easy to do with the current terminal layout, but let's face it, the main reason it hasn't been done is that there's no benefit for the DAA. Correct. I have seen no evidence ...

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by OA260
Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 131
Views: 13578

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Aer Lingus passenger numbers dip 0.3% in May The number of passengers carried by Aer Lingus dipped by 0.3% in May, new figures from its parent group IAG show today. Aer Lingus flew a total of 1.081 million passengers in May, down from the figure of 1.084 million the same time last year. But the reve...

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by OA260
Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 131
Views: 13578

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More passport e-readers for Dublin Airport in bid to cut delays DAA says it has not been asked to segregate passengers from CTA and rest of world to ease queues New electronic passport readers will be in place at both terminals in Dublin Airport from Tuesday in an attempt to significantly reduce del...

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by OA260
Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 131
Views: 13578

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Loganair in discussion to agree codeshare with Aer Lingus Scottish regional carrier hopes agreement can be active from fourth quarter Scottish regional carrier Loganair is in discussions with Aer Lingus to come to an arrangement whereby both could publish and market each other’s flights. The arrange...

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by OA260
Fri Jun 07, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cunard Queen's Grill VS Crystal VS Seven Seas Regents VS Silverseas. Which is the best?
Replies: 7
Views: 517

Re: Cunard Queen's Grill VS Crystal VS Seven Seas Regents VS Silverseas. Which is the best?

Cunard has this ghastly dress code though. Do the other high class cruise lines have that as well? Cunard is for those that enjoy a more formal experience but that dress code is not every night. They relaxed it a bit and even on formal nights you can choose to dine at the buffet and wear non formal...

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by OA260
Fri Jun 07, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 131
Views: 13578

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

www.twitter.com/dublinairport
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Celebrations at the gate for DUB-DFW


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www.twitter.com/dublinairport

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by OA260
Fri Jun 07, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 131
Views: 13578

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

Flying out of DUB this morning and noticed that the EY lounge has finally shut. Sad sight as it was the best lounge at DUB. It will be replaced by a new lounge catering for ‘East’ carriers as reported by Fora earlier in the year. : https://fora.ie/dublin-airport-east-lounge-4487916-Feb2019/ Oneworl...

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by OA260
Fri Jun 07, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cunard Queen's Grill VS Crystal VS Seven Seas Regents VS Silverseas. Which is the best?
Replies: 7
Views: 517

Re: Cunard Queen's Grill VS Crystal VS Seven Seas Regents VS Silverseas. Which is the best?

I did Cunard Q1 with my Mum and we loved it. If its space you want then you cant go wrong but it depends what grade of suite you are comparing to on the other lines. Crystal and Silversea are great brands too with Silversea being a nice luxury small ship experience. So you would need to factor in si...

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by OA260
Fri Jun 07, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: European Widebodies 2019
Replies: 47
Views: 4602

Re: European Widebodies 2019

aerdingus wrote:
DUB MAD on ET B789.


Highly recommended for anyone wanting to try it. Great flight.

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by OA260
Thu Jun 06, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 131
Views: 13578

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

Flying out of DUB this morning and noticed that the EY lounge has finally shut. Sad sight as it was the best lounge at DUB. It will be replaced by a new lounge catering for ‘East’ carriers as reported by Fora earlier in the year. : https://fora.ie/dublin-airport-east-lounge-4487916-Feb2019/ It was ...

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by OA260
Thu Jun 06, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 131
Views: 13578

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

Flew on the new 5th Freedom DUB-MAD with ET. Aircraft was changed to a 77L due to being full of Liverpool fans on the inbound. Have to say it was an excellent flight and highly recommend it to fellow Anetters. I can't wait! I obviously won't be in J ha. Bidding for upgrade doesn't seem possible No ...

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by OA260
Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 131
Views: 13578

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Returned on the B789 with ET the other day. Had originally been a B788 then changed. Flight was 100% full and the majority were football fans many who were connecting at DUB back to the UK. Was great to experience the new cabin which is very nice. Crew and onboard service again very good. On arrival...

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by OA260
Wed Jun 05, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Bars Cruise Ships From Visiting Cuba
Replies: 63
Views: 3178

Re: Trump Bars Cruise Ships From Visiting Cuba

Wife and I are booked (paid for in April) on a cruise to Cuba on the Majesty of The Seas leaving from Ft. Lauderdale on July 3rd of this year. From what I have read today it seems like our cruise is still a go since we reserved before June 4th. Is my assumption correct? Any input would be greatly a...

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by OA260
Wed Jun 05, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS scraps on board duty free to save weight
Replies: 30
Views: 5445

Re: SAS scraps on board duty free to save weight

On the other hand, most people flying into Norway will do their shopping after they've landed, since there's a huge tax free shop right before customs, at least at OSL. I think that limits the on board tax free sales. Why struggle with liquor, wine and cigarettes on the plane, when you can do it at...

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by OA260
Wed Jun 05, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Bars Cruise Ships From Visiting Cuba
Replies: 63
Views: 3178

Re: Trump Bars Cruise Ships From Visiting Cuba

Cruise lines emailing out today advising they are not calling into Cuba and will offer alternatives instead. Shame for those booked just to see Cuba which is an amazing country.

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by OA260
Wed Jun 05, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Printed Airline Timetables
Replies: 33
Views: 2685

Re: Printed Airline Timetables

Great memories of walking down the line at the airport ticket counters, picking up a timetable for each airline. Sometimes they weren't on display towards the end and you had to ask an agent for one. I did the same twice a year when they were printed I used to take a day and head to LHR and collect...

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by OA260
Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS scraps on board duty free to save weight
Replies: 30
Views: 5445

Re: SAS scraps on board duty free to save weight

From Flightglobal: https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/sas-scraps-on-board-duty-free-to-cut-aircraft-weight-458684/ Good news me thinks. I hope my bedside airlines do the same ASAP. Anyway in my (limited, intraeuropean) experience, on-board duty-free is almost irrelevant. In most of the flig...

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by OA260
Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2019
Replies: 154
Views: 12784

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2019

Based on end May DHMI statistics, here is pax traffic year to date: IST+ISL -4% SAW +2% ESB -21% ADB -12% AYT +13% ADA -13% TZX -15% Turkey -5.4% (Domestic -14%) Economical situation is reflected to full extend on domestic traffic. Also ISL to IST transfer has not created yet any boost to Turkish C...

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by OA260
Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 131
Views: 13578

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Junior minister berates Dublin Airport for long passport control queues: 'These scenes reflect badly on us' A junior minister has hit out at Dublin Airport for what passengers labelled "ridiculously" long queues at passport control. According to disgruntled travellers, passengers were forc...

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by OA260
Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 131
Views: 13578

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

Flew on the new 5th Freedom DUB-MAD with ET. Aircraft was changed to a 77L due to being full of Liverpool fans on the inbound. Have to say it was an excellent flight and highly recommend it to fellow Anetters. I know a few are booked already and sure they will enjoy it. Im certainly going to do it ...

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by OA260
Mon Jun 03, 2019 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 131
Views: 13578

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

Flew on the new 5th Freedom DUB-MAD with ET. Aircraft was changed to a 77L due to being full of Liverpool fans on the inbound. Have to say it was an excellent flight and highly recommend it to fellow Anetters. I know a few are booked already and sure they will enjoy it. Im certainly going to do it a...

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by OA260
Fri May 31, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 131
Views: 13578

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Are the eGates in T2 open all the time now, or are they still a novelty item? Ryanair flight delayed two hours as staff try to count passengers A weekend flight to Belfast was grounded for almost two hours and didn't take off until midnight because flight staff couldn't work out the number of passe...

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by OA260
Fri May 31, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2019
Replies: 154
Views: 12784

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2019

Thanks for a new thread. -TK down to 3star by Skytrax :) We all know why :) There seem to be a lot of complaints about the food onboard in Business Class since the new airport opened. Some suggest this is because the food is being transported between the two airports as thats where the catering Dept...

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by OA260
Fri May 31, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!
Replies: 181
Views: 25281

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

Ryanair flight delayed two hours as staff try to count passengers A weekend flight to Belfast was grounded for almost two hours and didn't take off until midnight because flight staff couldn't work out the number of passengers on board, it has been claimed. Around 100 people were on the late night R...

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by OA260
Thu May 30, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!
Replies: 181
Views: 25281

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

Opening of Knock Airport 33 years ago recalled TODAY (May 30) marks the 33rd anniversary of the official opening of Knock Airport, an historic occasion that has since changed the face of the west and northwest of Ireland, writes Tom Gillespie. On that wet Friday, Monsignor James Horan saw his dream ...

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by OA260
Wed May 29, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!
Replies: 181
Views: 25281

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

Cork Airport to welcome over 55,000 passengers this weekend Cork Airport have said they expect to see over 55,000 passengers travel through the airport over the June Bank Holiday Weekend. The huge figure sees the traffic of people up by 10% compared to last year, as the summer season kicks off for t...

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by OA260
Tue May 28, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Route LHR <-> TFS Once a week
Replies: 17
Views: 3098

Re: BA Route LHR <-> TFS Once a week

British and Germans are rarely mixed in holiday spots in Spain. Each nationality has its own hotels/beaches/towns to avoid conflicts. Where on Earth are you getting that idea from? Even the major tour operators have pan-European operations and spread their room inventory across multiple nationaliti...

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by OA260
Tue May 28, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!
Replies: 181
Views: 25281

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

Does that also mean the farmers have been screwing the State for years too? Great small country we have!!!! Id have more sympathy towards the farming community who often struggle compared to Swissport who turnover millions and this was just corporate fraud and greed stealing money from the Irish ta...

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by OA260
Tue May 28, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!
Replies: 181
Views: 25281

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

Swissport Ireland fined €24,000 for using ‘green diesel’ at Shannon airport Judge says the airport ground handler engaged in a practice ‘that was costing the Irish taxpayer a considerable amount of money ’ The Irish arm of international airport ground handler Swissport has been hit with a €24,000 fi...

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by OA260
Mon May 27, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!
Replies: 181
Views: 25281

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

Dutch investors take majority stake in Irish aircraft painter Maas Founder and majority shareholder Darragh Hall leaves company after deal with Egeria Dutch investors have plunged for a majority stake in Irish aircraft painter, Maas Aviation, in a deal that will see founder and majority shareholder ...

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by OA260
Fri May 24, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!
Replies: 181
Views: 25281

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

Was 28 operating with a displaced threshold last night? I was on the apron at about 7.30-8 and noticed a number of aircraft, including the EK 777, landing quite long. Any idea of why this might have been? Also, I see an AC 788 on the ground - which flight is this operating? Its operating for the AC...

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by OA260
Fri May 24, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!
Replies: 181
Views: 25281

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

Ryanair secures compensation deal from Boeing RYANAIR has struck an agreement with Boeing worth hundreds of millions of euro to the Irish company in compensation for the worldwide grounding of the US aircraft-maker's 737 Max jet, the Irish Independent has learned. The agreement involves money alread...

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by OA260
Thu May 23, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can a British citizen use NHS benefits in the US ?
Replies: 29
Views: 3208

Re: Can a British citizen use NHS benefits in the US ?

Brits should really be watching out for the loss of reciprocal healthcare agreements between the UK and the rest of the EU. Many Brits traveling to the EU, who are accustomed to seamless health coverage while traveling, will be surprised NHS may no longer cover them. Any future reciprocal agreement...

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by OA260
Wed May 22, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!
Replies: 181
Views: 25281

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. Slatterys Travel chartered LTU to run the flights. It was a good service to have back when DUB Longhaul was very much limited to the USA. IIRC the ow...

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by OA260
Tue May 21, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!
Replies: 181
Views: 25281

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

Ryanair in talks with Boeing on 737 Max compensation RYANAIR is in talks with Boeing regarding potential compensation after the grounding of 737 Max jets around the world, according to CEO Michael O'Leary. But he declined to say how much the carrier could seek from the aircraft maker. Mr O'Leary als...

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by OA260
Mon May 20, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!
Replies: 181
Views: 25281

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

A350belfast wrote:
Anyone know why Aer Lingus a320 EI-DEG is currently at BFS?


Looks like it was operating the 175 LHR-DUB and had to divert to BFS for refuelling and some others diverting to SNN .Seems to be an issue with runway at DUB.

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by OA260
Mon May 20, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!
Replies: 181
Views: 25281

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

Isn't the cabin crew uniform in the process of being redesigned for launch this summer? I can't wait. I think the current uniform is awful and outdated. Both mens and ladies jackets look like a sack of spuds material!! Certainly will be a nice change. Sadly the current one dated and was made worse ...

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by OA260
Mon May 20, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!
Replies: 181
Views: 25281

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

I remember the crew finding it inexplicably difficult though and they never seemed to have a really good handle on delivering it, from the perspective that they always seemed to be mildly surprised at pre-orders, even after it had been in for some time. I think at least once I didn't get my pre-ord...

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