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by OA260
Fri Aug 05, 2022 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/22: An august institution
Replies: 50
Views: 6009

Re: Irish 8/22: An august institution

Due to fly to Faro in the morning and I think it’s on A330. It’ll be my first time on one, so looking forward to the experience. I’m thinking of dropping off the checked bags this evening rather than in the morning. I know EI have their problems with lost luggage recently. Good idea or not? I know ...

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by OA260
Thu Aug 04, 2022 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/22: An august institution
Replies: 50
Views: 6009

Re: Irish 8/22: An august institution

https://www.the42.ie/shkupi-5832944-Aug2022/
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SNN not that bad :


Shamrock Rovers' European opponents vow to avenge the 'evil' of being forced to fly via Shannon Airport

https://www.the42.ie/shkupi-5832944-Aug2022/

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by OA260
Thu Aug 04, 2022 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation August 2022
Replies: 61
Views: 6403

Re: Turkish Aviation August 2022

Rumour has it that Pegasus are going to operate LDY - AYT on a seasonal basis next Summer. A very random route .

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by OA260
Thu Aug 04, 2022 7:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/22: An august institution
Replies: 50
Views: 6009

Re: Irish 8/22: An august institution

German bank gets approval from High Court to wind up Irish jet units Nord LB petitioned court over debts worth $60m owed by Irish firms https://www.independent.ie/business/irish/german-bank-gets-approval-from-high-court-to-wind-up-irish-jet-units-41888505.html -- Ryanair loses dispute with employee ...

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by OA260
Wed Aug 03, 2022 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/22: An august institution
Replies: 50
Views: 6009

Re: Irish 8/22: An august institution

https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2022/0 ... s-in-july/
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July passenger results from Ryanair :

Ryanair carried 16.8 million passengers in July

https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2022/0 ... s-in-july/

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by OA260
Sun Jul 31, 2022 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/22: An august institution
Replies: 50
Views: 6009

Re: Irish 8/22: An august institution

Meanwhile, how up to date is the Aer Lingus system online? I have a flight next month and it's listed as Airbus A321 NEO but I've been moved from my seat 3K to 1F, which would mean the aircraft has been swapped for a standard A320. If so, how come the system hasn't updated for new reservations? Is ...

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by OA260
Fri Jul 29, 2022 9:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos
Replies: 253
Views: 34097

Re: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos

Lost airport luggage dumped in bin by baggage handlers at Dublin Airport https://www.itv.com/news/utv/2022-07-27/lost-airport-luggage-dumped-in-bin-by-baggage-handlers You have to wonder what was in those bags if it is "attracting vermin". I'd still be really upset if they disposed of my ...

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by OA260
Fri Jul 29, 2022 6:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos
Replies: 253
Views: 34097

Re: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos

Aer Lingus Will Not Review Shannon Cabin Crew Base Closure https://www.clare.fm/news/aviation/aer-lingus-will-not-review-shannon-cabin-crew-base-closure/ -- Aer Lingus calls on Dublin Airport to scrap early arrival advice https://www.dublinlive.ie/news/dublin-news/aer-lingus-calls-dublin-airport-245...

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by OA260
Wed Jul 27, 2022 11:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos
Replies: 253
Views: 34097

Re: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/9h-pop
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9H - POP is doing the DUB - JFK for EI . All Economy
config .

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/9h-pop

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by OA260
Tue Jul 26, 2022 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos
Replies: 253
Views: 34097

Re: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos

Revealed today : Around 270 bags being misplaced at Dublin Airport daily https://www.rte.ie/news/ireland/2022/0726/1312303-transport-committee/ Apple air tags must be booming . -- SHP’s managing director Darren Moloney conceded that its standards “have simply not returned to pre-pandemic levels”. He...

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by OA260
Tue Jul 26, 2022 11:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos
Replies: 253
Views: 34097

Re: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos

EL AL launching Dublin-Tel Aviv https://futbrit.com/el-al-ceo-well-launch-routes-to-melbourne-tokyo-dublin/ Interesting. Is there any possibility of EI code-sharing on this route? I note they're also launching MEL - could be an interesting alternative for the Ireland-Australia market, if connection...

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by OA260
Tue Jul 26, 2022 11:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos
Replies: 253
Views: 34097

Re: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos

Aer Lingus, the Daa and airport ground handlers have been asked to provide details of how they will manage the busy August bank holiday weekend. https://www.irishexaminer.com/news/arid-40926167.html? Lost and delayed bags at DUB is still a major issue. 1 hour 30 waiting for a bag yesterday but at l...

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by OA260
Tue Jul 26, 2022 9:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos
Replies: 253
Views: 34097

Re: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos

https://www.irishexaminer.com/news/arid-40926167.html?

Lost and delayed bags at DUB is still a major issue.
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Aer Lingus, the Daa and airport ground handlers have been asked to provide details of how they will manage the busy August bank holiday weekend.

https://www.irishexaminer.com/news/arid-40926167.html?

Lost and delayed bags at DUB is still a major issue.

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by OA260
Mon Jul 25, 2022 9:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos
Replies: 253
Views: 34097

Re: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos

Negotiations continue at Aer Lingus : Aer Lingus ground staff will get a €1,700 once-off payment if they vote in favour of a new agreement hammered out between trade union negotiators and management designed to break the industrial relations deadlock at the airline https://m.independent.ie/business/...

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by OA260
Fri Jul 22, 2022 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos
Replies: 253
Views: 34097

Re: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos

Aer Lingus have added more B777 Privilege flights DUB - BCN for the next 3 weeks .

For anyone wanting to try it Tuesday 26/7 still has seats for €66 o/w .

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by OA260
Wed Jul 20, 2022 5:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports in chaos in Europe
Replies: 32
Views: 5675

Re: Airports in chaos in Europe

In fact I heard of one family that went on holiday for a week, but when they arrived at their destination it appeared their luggage hadn't made it. They waited for the entire week but it didn't arrive, then finally flew back. Two days after they got home their holiday resort called, their luggage h...

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by OA260
Wed Jul 20, 2022 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Refuelling staff to stage three-day strike at Heathrow.
Replies: 23
Views: 4846

Re: Refuelling staff to stage three-day strike at Heathrow.

https://news.sky.com/story/strike-by-fu ... h-12655710

Strike by fuel workers at Heathrow suspended ahead of summer holiday rush

Looks like its resolved for the moment .
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https://news.sky.com/story/strike-by-fu ... h-12655710

Strike by fuel workers at Heathrow suspended ahead of summer holiday rush

Looks like its resolved for the moment .

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by OA260
Wed Jul 20, 2022 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos
Replies: 253
Views: 34097

Re: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos

https://m.independent.ie/regionals/wick ... 53516.html

Hard to believe its been 3 years . Great to see it back.
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Bray Air Display out to inspire as it makes its big comeback this weekend

https://m.independent.ie/regionals/wick ... 53516.html

Hard to believe its been 3 years . Great to see it back.

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by OA260
Tue Jul 19, 2022 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos
Replies: 253
Views: 34097

Re: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos

https://www.rte.ie/news/ulster/2022/071 ... -aircraft/
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Sad news coming in tonight :

Two dead after light aircraft crash in Co Down

https://www.rte.ie/news/ulster/2022/071 ... -aircraft/

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by OA260
Mon Jul 18, 2022 1:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship/Ocean Liner Thread -2022
Replies: 166
Views: 17059

Re: Cruise Ship/Ocean Liner Thread -2022

Silversea Cruises has bought Crystal Cruises expedition vessel Crystal Endeavor for $275 million and plans to relaunch it later this year in Antarctica.

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by OA260
Mon Jul 18, 2022 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos
Replies: 253
Views: 34097

Re: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos

Dublin Airport has recorded its highest temperature since records began almost 80 years ago and it may get hotter this afternoon. A temperature of 28.9 degrees was recorded at the station at midday breaching the previous record of 28.7 degrees which was set on August 2nd, 1990. https://www.irishtime...

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by OA260
Mon Jul 18, 2022 10:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos
Replies: 253
Views: 34097

Re: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos

Warm day today the temperature at Dublin Airport was 27C at 11am. Will be interesting to see if DUB breaks the current record.

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by OA260
Mon Jul 18, 2022 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos
Replies: 253
Views: 34097

Re: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos

SNN taking a hit on the Heathrow route : Aer Lingus to cut Shannon flight to meet Heathrow cap https://www.irishtimes.com/business/2022/07/17/aer-lingus-to-sacrifice-shannon-flight-to-heathrow-cap/ -- Aer Lingus pilot pay talks hit turbulence as bank holiday looms https://m.independent.ie/business/i...

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by OA260
Sun Jul 17, 2022 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow Airport to limit departing passengers numbers until September 11th.
Replies: 68
Views: 14485

Re: Heathrow Airport to limit departing passengers numbers until September 11th.

they really sell this job: https://joinswissport.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Airside-Ramp-Services-Agent.pdf Flexible to work on various shifts (days, evening, nights, weekends, and holidays) • Ability to speak and understand the English language • Ability to travel to the airport at times where...

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by OA260
Sun Jul 17, 2022 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos
Replies: 253
Views: 34097

Re: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos

Hi guys I see BA Cityflyer BA4546 just landed at BHD from BCN. I didn't think this was a direct route. Anyone know what this is about? Cheers First flight started 3/7 and is running until 18/9. Its to connect with the 7 night Wonder of the Seas cruises. BA4545 BHD 0635 - 1010 BCN BA4546 BCN 1100 - ...

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by OA260
Sun Jul 17, 2022 8:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow Airport to limit departing passengers numbers until September 11th.
Replies: 68
Views: 14485

Re: Heathrow Airport to limit departing passengers numbers until September 11th.

I think the majority is bags that have come in on later flights and the handling agents cant cope with organising couriers to deliver them .

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by OA260
Sun Jul 17, 2022 8:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Antonov crash outside Kavala - Greece
Replies: 23
Views: 7140

Re: Antonov crash outside Kavala - Greece

Local officials said seven fire engines had been deployed to the crash site but that they could not approach because of the ongoing explosions. One of the mayor’s deputies told ERT that blasts were heard for two hours after the crash. Greek media reported there were eight people on the plane and it ...

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by OA260
Fri Jul 15, 2022 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos
Replies: 253
Views: 34097

Re: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos

An interesting read re Swissport and C-19 lay offs Six Swissport ground crew members who had worked at Dublin Airport have lost their claims over being placed on layoff when the aviation industry went into a tailspin at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2022/0715/1...

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by OA260
Fri Jul 15, 2022 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos
Replies: 253
Views: 34097

Re: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos

Emerald flights dont really seem to be affected by recent cancellations? Don’t think I’ve seen any over the past couple weeks. Was thinking of booking but unsure because it would be a day trip and wouldn’t want a cancellation. Ive been monitoring a lot of their flights and thankfully they seem to b...

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by OA260
Fri Jul 15, 2022 7:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos
Replies: 253
Views: 34097

Re: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos

€40,000 settlement after cabin pressure drop left some Ryanair passengers with bleeding ears during emergency landing The cases arise from an incident during a flight between Dublin and Zadar in Croatia https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/courts/40000-settlement-after-cabin-pressure-drop-left-some...

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by OA260
Thu Jul 14, 2022 7:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ivana Trump, Donald Trump's first wife, dies at 73
Replies: 8
Views: 923

Ivana Trump, Donald Trump's first wife, dies at 73

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-62172028

What was her relationship with her former husband ? Will be interesting to see the reactions.
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Ivana Trump, Donald Trump's first wife, dies at 73

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-62172028

What was her relationship with her former husband ? Will be interesting to see the reactions.

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by OA260
Thu Jul 14, 2022 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow Airport to limit departing passengers numbers until September 11th.
Replies: 68
Views: 14485

Re: Heathrow Airport to limit departing passengers numbers until September 11th.

Been through LHR T2 numerous times over the last few months and had no issues at all . It just depends on the day of the week and time . A war of words has broken out between EK and LHR. Heathrow made a statement saying they hoped no airline would put profit before passenger safety. Who will blink f...

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by OA260
Thu Jul 14, 2022 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos
Replies: 253
Views: 34097

Re: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos

I'm very shocked that in this day and age, an airline can simply say, "we've cancelled your flight, but here's your money back". That just doesn't wash. If I have a flight booked to a certain place, I have hotels, car hire etc. I would expect airlines to have made alternative arrangements...

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by OA260
Thu Jul 14, 2022 9:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow Airport to limit departing passengers numbers until September 11th.
Replies: 68
Views: 14485

Re: Heathrow Airport to limit departing passengers numbers until September 11th.

https://news.sky.com/story/flight-chaos ... s-12651782

'Unreasonable and unacceptable': Airline refuses to cut flights from Heathrow
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Emirates not happy

https://news.sky.com/story/flight-chaos ... s-12651782

'Unreasonable and unacceptable': Airline refuses to cut flights from Heathrow

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by OA260
Thu Jul 14, 2022 9:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos
Replies: 253
Views: 34097

Re: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos

From 18/7 - 24/7 the EI 776/777 is being cancelled on
Mon / Wed / Fri / Sat / Sun . Thats a massive blow in peak season considering the flights are nearly full.

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by OA260
Wed Jul 13, 2022 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos
Replies: 253
Views: 34097

Re: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos

it says something about how poor Ireland's weather and vacation offerings are. Just getting to the airport with a gaggle of kids is an expedition in itself. I don't understand either why everybody thinks a holiday isn't a holiday unless it's abroad. The weather isn't any worse than in the 60 and 70...

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by OA260
Tue Jul 12, 2022 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos
Replies: 253
Views: 34097

Re: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos

https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/n ... 34786.html

Major drugs bust at Dublin Airport and being investigated as an inside job .
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Dublin Airport workers arrested over €1m cocaine seizure

https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/n ... 34786.html

Major drugs bust at Dublin Airport and being investigated as an inside job .

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by OA260
Tue Jul 12, 2022 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos
Replies: 253
Views: 34097

Re: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos

https://www.rte.ie/news/ireland/2022/07 ... chocolate/

Imagine hot chocolate being hot !
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The High Court has approved a settlement of €66,000 in the case of a 12-year-old boy who was burned by hot chocolate on an Aer Lingus flight.

https://www.rte.ie/news/ireland/2022/07 ... chocolate/

Imagine hot chocolate being hot !

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by OA260
Tue Jul 12, 2022 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos
Replies: 253
Views: 34097

Re: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos

https://m.independent.ie/life/travel/tr ... 32138.html

BOS and ORD are impacted today .
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Aer Lingus cancels four transatlantic flights due to staff illness

https://m.independent.ie/life/travel/tr ... 32138.html

BOS and ORD are impacted today .

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by OA260
Mon Jul 11, 2022 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos
Replies: 253
Views: 34097

Re: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos

I used the new Aer Lingus Regional ( Emerald Airlines ) service BHD - SOU today. What a breath of fresh air. Was through security in 5 mins . Aer Club uses the Aspire ( Former bmi / BA lounge ) . Decent offerings in there including thai chicken curry. The lounge needs a deep clean though especially ...

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by OA260
Mon Jul 11, 2022 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos
Replies: 253
Views: 34097

Re: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos

A bit extreme but certainly solved the problem ! Passenger buys airline ticket to get lost luggage back at Dublin Airport 'I got the cheapest ticket I could, which was a flight to Glasgow for €18 courtesy of Ryanair, and went through security and on to the baggage reclaim area' https://www.irishmirr...

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by OA260
Fri Jul 08, 2022 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos
Replies: 253
Views: 34097

Re: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos

https://www.rte.ie/news/ireland/2022/07 ... t-luggage/

So near but yet so far !
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Passengers demand to access their luggage with GPS tracker in bags

https://www.rte.ie/news/ireland/2022/07 ... t-luggage/

So near but yet so far !

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by OA260
Fri Jul 08, 2022 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos
Replies: 253
Views: 34097

Re: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos

Seems some of the DUB-ACE-DUB flights are being re organised with Privilege Style taking over and some flights with 2 hours time changes. On some days the EI 779 will now operate
2220/0225.

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by OA260
Thu Jul 07, 2022 4:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship/Ocean Liner Thread -2022
Replies: 166
Views: 17059

Re: Cruise Ship/Ocean Liner Thread -2022

https://abcnews.go.com/amp/US/wireStory ... t-86314116

I wonder if and when the majority will follow .
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Norwegian Cruise Line to drop requirement for COVID-19 test

https://abcnews.go.com/amp/US/wireStory ... t-86314116

I wonder if and when the majority will follow .

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by OA260
Thu Jul 07, 2022 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos
Replies: 253
Views: 34097

Re: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos

EI GPN operated the inaugural BHD - SOU today.
It landed 13 mins early .

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by OA260
Wed Jul 06, 2022 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos
Replies: 253
Views: 34097

Re: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos

I don't think SOU is long for this world. They want £289 for a return on the few days they will still fly it! Aer Lingus wants £74. Even Eastern, at £126 is a steal. They're clearly not in the business of selling tickets on that route. It could also very much indicate that £289 tickets are all that...

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by OA260
Wed Jul 06, 2022 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos
Replies: 253
Views: 34097

Re: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos

Sale of Dublin Airport car park cleared for take-off at €70m Former Quickpark has 6,122 long-stay spaces and is only privately-owned car park permitted to serve the airport https://www.irishtimes.com/property/commercial-property/2022/07/06/sale-of-dublin-airport-car-park-cleared-for-take-off-at-70m/...

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by OA260
Wed Jul 06, 2022 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos
Replies: 253
Views: 34097

Re: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos

Flybe taking the axe at BHD. Aberdeen, Inverness, and Newcastle dropped entirely. Service reductions on most other routes. https://www.flybe.com/en/support/summer2022 Flymaybe 2.0 ! Thank god we have Aer Lingus at BHD . https://i.ibb.co/7K26gSv/87115-F7-C-4760-4-FA6-83-E0-011-D21-FCA75-F.jpg

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by OA260
Wed Jul 06, 2022 10:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos
Replies: 253
Views: 34097

Re: Irish 7/22: Sunshine and Neos

Interesting read from the Irish Times most we already know but she also touches on Dublin Airports recent Twitter "come back" but at a time when tempers are flared they may need to be a bit more contrite. Róisín Ingle: At Dublin Airport, people age before my very eyes I had occasion to pas...

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