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by OA260
Tue Sep 21, 2021 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

www.rte.ie/news/business/2021/0921/1248 ... ngus-plan/

As expected . It could be a long Winter of industrial disputes.
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Aer Lingus ground operations staff reject cost-cutting plan

www.rte.ie/news/business/2021/0921/1248 ... ngus-plan/

As expected . It could be a long Winter of industrial disputes.

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by OA260
Tue Sep 21, 2021 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

www.irishexaminer.com/news/politics/arid-40701353.html
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Transport Minister refusing to intervene in row between air traffic controllers and management

www.irishexaminer.com/news/politics/arid-40701353.html

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by OA260
Mon Sep 20, 2021 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

There seems to be further reductions and cancellations for DUB - LAX / SFO until March .

Also some UK reductions / cancellations LHR LGW MAN BHX and BHD - LHR until 30/10.

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by OA260
Mon Sep 20, 2021 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

Fliplot wrote:
If Emerald are not ready by Summer 22 EI will bleed passengers, especially for their hub services. Finding it hard to understand EI at present. Not sure what the thinking is?


A few people I have spoken to seem to think 70% of the network will be in place by Aug/Sep 22. We shall see.

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by OA260
Mon Sep 20, 2021 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

COVID-19: US to relax travel rules for vaccinated passengers from UK and EU, Sky News understands http://news.sky.com/story/covid-19-us-to-relax-travel-rules-for-vaccinated-passengers-from-uk-and-eu-source-says-12412964 Seems from November . IAG shares have soared with the news .Will be much needed ...

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by OA260
Mon Sep 20, 2021 8:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-a ... -1.4678181
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DAA warns final ruling on new runway restrictions could drift to 2024

Even if decision goes in operator’s favour, runway could be at reduced capacity until 2025

www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-a ... -1.4678181

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by OA260
Sun Sep 19, 2021 4:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Volcanic eruption on La Palma, Canary Islands
Replies: 7
Views: 467

Re: Volcanic eruption on La Palma, Canary Islands

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Lots of live coverage from the local TV station also .


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by OA260
Sun Sep 19, 2021 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

Irish air traffic control ‘in crisis’, staff claim as they call for Transport Minister Eamon Ryan to investigate Irish air traffic controllers have claimed the system is in crisis and that staffing issues have led to an “increased risk of an air traffic incident or accident”. In an incendiary letter...

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by OA260
Sat Sep 18, 2021 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

Routine contact tracing of air passengers who test positive for Covid-19 has ended, under new advice issued by the Health Service Executive (HSE). In future, flight contact tracing will only be carried out where a risk assessment by public health officials indicates it is necessary. http://www.irish...

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by OA260
Fri Sep 17, 2021 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

www.echolive.ie/corknews/arid-40700282.html


Maybe they will finish ahead of time.
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They are not wasting any time at ORK .


Watch: Works progressing on runway project at Cork Airport

Works are progressing on the runway reconstruction project at Cork Airport.

www.echolive.ie/corknews/arid-40700282.html


Maybe they will finish ahead of time.

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by OA260
Fri Sep 17, 2021 7:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greek Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 159
Views: 23163

Re: Greek Aviation Thread - 2021

A3 have released the latest financial results . PRESS RELEASE Second Quarter & First Half 2021 Financial Results Positive Cash Flow in the second quarter despite limited activity, Significant reduction of losses Kifissia, 17 September 2021 AEGEAN announces the financial and operating results for...

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by OA260
Thu Sep 16, 2021 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

cbchicago wrote:
Hello Aer Lingus, Down time could be a good opportunity to upgrade the 1968 ASTRAL reservation system. Only those that have ever used it would understand,


Maybe its planned during this Winters lockdowns ;)

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by OA260
Thu Sep 16, 2021 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2021
Replies: 73
Views: 8576

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2021

airanatolia wrote:
Hey does anyone know when EK begins A380 service to IST?


1/10 its due to commence .

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by OA260
Thu Sep 16, 2021 10:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

Ridiculous opening hours. I’m flying to LHR with BA tomorrow and even though the contract has been re-signed, my 7.50am flight won’t have lounge access. In fact, of the 4 BA flights to London tomorrow, only one will get lounge access. That said, when I was there a few weeks ago the offering was pit...

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by OA260
Thu Sep 16, 2021 7:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

Aer Lingus LHR lounge open again . Its had a deep clean food options the same. The replacement seats look very much like the ones that used to be at DUB. Maybe they are. The lounge was busy enough. https://i.ibb.co/znqmQvr/92-AA27-BC-2-C91-4-C64-9-D05-E3-F3-C3-B632-F1.jpg Last nights A321NEO flight ...

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by OA260
Wed Sep 15, 2021 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

Form says it has to be completed more than 48hrs before departure, online CI only opens 24hrs. Does anyone know a way around this? BTW it says it cant be completed more than 48 hours before so you can do it 24 hours before if you prefer to have the exact seat number in. -- In other news seems the D...

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by OA260
Wed Sep 15, 2021 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

Folks, anyone who has travelled to Spain recently and had to complete the prior health declaration. It needs a seat number to be completed. Does this essentially mean you have to pay for an assigned seat in order to get a number and complete the form? Form says it has to be completed more than 48hr...

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by OA260
Wed Sep 15, 2021 9:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greek Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 159
Views: 23163

Re: Greek Aviation Thread - 2021

Sky Express and American Airlines announced that they have signed a codeshare agreement! https://newsroom.aviator.aero/sky-express-cooperation-with-american-airlines/ I believe it's only interline, not codeshare. I wonder if AA already interlines with A3 - assume they do. A3 have interline agreemen...

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by OA260
Wed Sep 15, 2021 9:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

25kg turtle who washed up on Donegal beach to take Aer Lingus flight home to Gran Canaria today https://m.independent.ie/irish-news/25kg-turtle-who-washed-up-on-donegal-beach-to-take-aer-lingus-flight-home-to-gran-canaria-today-40852905.html -- Aer Lingus Cabin Crew Warned Potential For Compulsory R...

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by OA260
Tue Sep 14, 2021 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

Ryanair invests €50m in new training centre for pilots Ryanair has invested €50m in a new training centre in north Dublin as part of plans to recruit and train 5,000 new pilots, cabin crew, engineers and ground staff over the next five years across Europe. The facility contains three full motion sim...

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by OA260
Mon Sep 13, 2021 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

DAA to hire new security officers to stop airport chaos DAA has launched a recruitment drive to hire dozens more security personnel in a bid to prevent queues that have delayed passengers, causing some to miss flights, in recent weeks. http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/daa-to-hire-new-securit...

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by OA260
Mon Sep 13, 2021 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

al2637 wrote:
Any idea why the DAA T1 lounge closes at 1330 on a Monday?


I heard it was staffing issues but nothing concrete to 100% confirm that. Someone who works at the airport also said they cant get everyone off the PUP and back to work. Again not confirmed.

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by OA260
Mon Sep 13, 2021 9:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

It looks like the European Winter service reductions for various EI services are starting to get cancelled and reduced up until 7/11.

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by OA260
Sun Sep 12, 2021 9:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

[photoid][/photoid] Aer Lingus have done a pretty good job on the refurb. The QR ordering system was shut off this morning though so was just told to help myself. Looks decent enough - great pics! Yes really cant complain it certainly is a more comfortable lounge with the new chairs and private pods...

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by OA260
Sun Sep 12, 2021 6:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

Aer Lingus have done a pretty good job on the refurb. The QR ordering system was shut off this morning though so was just told to help myself. https://i.ibb.co/D7yHcrZ/34694-DF9-E54-A-48-E0-A360-02-CE12-F051-E8.jpg https://i.ibb.co/LtB5kT1/7-E646-F2-D-22-D9-41-D1-B10-F-380346-FEACCC.jpg https://i.ib...

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by OA260
Sat Sep 11, 2021 7:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

From the archives 20 years ago : Flights Arrive From US After 9/11 Attacks 2001 There were emotional scenes at Dublin Airport as the first flights since the 9/11 attacks arrived from the United States. From 6.00am people congregated in the arrival hall awaiting loved ones, some in the hope that thei...

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by OA260
Fri Sep 10, 2021 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

To all you frequent fliers to London. I'm flying out of Heathrow in a few weeks time. With BA from T5 to Dublin. It's been about 10 years since I've done so. What's your thoughts on getting from London - is the Heathrow express worth the cost or would you go the Tube even though it takes that bit l...

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by OA260
Fri Sep 10, 2021 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

Aer Lingus still down must be a major issue


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by OA260
Fri Sep 10, 2021 9:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

Aer Lingus are having more technical issues with their computers . OLCI has gone down since early this morning and lots of passengers unable to check in for flights. -- Hundreds of Aer Lingus jobs risk being outsourced if ballot is rejected There are 900 ground staff, most of whom are members of Sip...

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by OA260
Thu Sep 09, 2021 6:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship/Ocean Liner Thread -2021
Replies: 361
Views: 44462

Re: Cruise Ship/Ocean Liner Thread -2021

Some issues on MSC Virtuosa and accusations that they have allowed too many passengers onboard resulting in the spread of Covid 19. https://twitter.com/naxenderrie/status/1435568803358941184?s=21 Grandad dies with covid days after cruise holiday ends in Liverpool http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/...

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by OA260
Thu Sep 09, 2021 7:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

Nordic Aviation lines up PWC examiner as lender talks progress Limerick-headquartered aircraft lessor Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) is still mulling restructuring options and has lined up a PWC executive to handle a possible examinership process in Ireland. https://m.independent.ie/business/irish/no...

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by OA260
Wed Sep 08, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

Loganair To Launch New Dublin-Teeside Route Dublin Airport welcomes today’s announcement by Loganair that it will begin a new service between Dublin and Teesside next year. The airline will operate its four times weekly service with a 49- seater Embraer ERJ regional jet aircraft from May, 2022. http...

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by OA260
Wed Sep 08, 2021 11:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

It seems a technical error happened in the Aer Lingus reservations systems and generated cancellations on some AGP flights when the flights were not actually cancelled. Apparently they are trying to reinstate those effected.

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by OA260
Wed Sep 08, 2021 5:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

Shannon Airport’s new baggage screening provides new opportunities – Crowe “Firstly, in developing this new baggage screening system, Shannon becomes the first airport in the EU to have a screening system that perfectly aligns both the European and TSA screening requirements that operate in the US. ...

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by OA260
Tue Sep 07, 2021 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

Irish flight volumes in August were 53% of 2019 levels The total number of flights that took place into, out of, within and over Ireland in August was just 53% of the level recorded in the same month in 2019, as Covid restrictions continued to bite. http://www.rte.ie/news/business/2021/0907/1245222-...

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by OA260
Tue Sep 07, 2021 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

IAA aims to be fully carbon neutral by 2025 The Irish Aviation Authority plans to become the first commercial State body to be 100% sustainable and fully carbon neutral by 2025. The authority employs 700 people across six sites around Ireland, providing air traffic control services and regulating ci...

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by OA260
Mon Sep 06, 2021 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

Ryanair ends talks with Boeing for 737 MAX 10 order Ryanair has ended talks with Boeing on a major new order for Boeing 737 jets due to a disagreement over pricing, the airline said in a statement today. http://www.rte.ie/news/business/2021/0906/1244930-ryanair-boeing-talks/ -- Dublin Airport passen...

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by OA260
Mon Sep 06, 2021 9:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship/Ocean Liner Thread -2021
Replies: 361
Views: 44462

Re: Cruise Ship/Ocean Liner Thread -2021

I've been on Regal and Royal when full and even then there was no real lines or waiting for a table. Princess did a great job with the traffic flows on the Royal class. Totally agree on this one. We sailed on Regal in late 2019 and there always seemed to be loads of space - we were really surprised...

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by OA260
Mon Sep 06, 2021 7:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

Donegal flight service contract out for tender ​​​​​​ The Department of Transport has launched a new tender for an airline to provide State-subsidised air services between Dublin and Donegal. http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/donegal-flight-service-contract-out-for-tender-40816552.html -- Sen...

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by OA260
Sun Sep 05, 2021 6:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

Emerald Airlines set for takeoff with €16m cash in hand Emerald Airlines has secured a €6 million loan facility with the Irish Strategic Investment Fund (Isif) as it ramps up preparations for its maiden flight. http://www.businesspost.ie/aviation/emerald-airlines-set-for-takeoff-with-eur16m-cash-in-...

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by OA260
Fri Sep 03, 2021 11:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship/Ocean Liner Thread -2021
Replies: 361
Views: 44462

Re: Cruise Ship/Ocean Liner Thread -2021

www.tradewindsnews.com/cruise-and-ferry ... -1-1062279
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Celestyal sells cruiseship acquired from Costa in 2020

Greek cruise operator cites focus on regaining momentum after Covid-19 chaos

www.tradewindsnews.com/cruise-and-ferry ... -1-1062279

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by OA260
Fri Sep 03, 2021 6:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

https://m.independent.ie/regionals/slig ... 04757.html
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Positive signs in Knock Airport

Green shoots are showing for Ireland West Airport Knock after a devastating 18 months during Covid with 70% of the route network now restored

https://m.independent.ie/regionals/slig ... 04757.html

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by OA260
Thu Sep 02, 2021 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

Two purposes: Contact-tracing where an outbreak is linked to a particular flight (and there have been a significant number of such events) and, as others have stated, for the purposes of home quarantine enforcement. It should not be assumed that there has been no follow-up/enforcement of home quara...

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by OA260
Thu Sep 02, 2021 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

www.rte.ie/news/business/2021/0902/1244 ... ata-shows/
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Airline spend up almost 50% in August, BoI data shows

Bank of Ireland customers spent almost 50% more on air travel in August than the previous month, according to new debit and credit card data.

www.rte.ie/news/business/2021/0902/1244 ... ata-shows/

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by OA260
Thu Sep 02, 2021 8:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

Your text says 17/7 so the advice for quarantine was still in effect . 19/7 was the date travel was allowed again. *UPDATE* Changes to travel requirements from 19 July Please note that new travel measures are in effect for travel to Ireland from 19 July. Subject to public health advice, Ireland wil...

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by OA260
Thu Sep 02, 2021 7:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

Your text says 17/7 so the advice for quarantine was still in effect . 19/7 was the date travel was allowed again. *UPDATE* Changes to travel requirements from 19 July Please note that new travel measures are in effect for travel to Ireland from 19 July. Subject to public health advice, Ireland will...

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by OA260
Wed Sep 01, 2021 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2021
Replies: 73
Views: 8576

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2021

TK787 wrote:
OA260 wrote:
I see IGA tweeted this a few hours ago:


What is that about? Any ideas?


I thought it was a streaming channel for ATC being launched ?

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by OA260
Wed Sep 01, 2021 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

If they're accepting two week old forms, it shows how half arsed the whole thing is. Not really if the information has not changed. If flight details / address etc are all the same then it is still current. If they need to reach you they can. These are the texts that are sent and only refers to if ...

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by OA260
Wed Sep 01, 2021 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm
Replies: 176
Views: 22746

Re: Irish 9/21; Climbing through the storm

In light of the fact that ORK is closed in the coming weeks, I'll be flying some DUB-LHR segments. The EI website is currently offering 11 daily flights at the end of October. Surely some of these will be cancelled due to Covid-19? Does anyone know which flights are likely to happen and which(if an...

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