I'm confused... didn't Eurowings just announce that a number of their flights would be operated by Laudamotion this summer? Yet now Laudamotion are getting Ryanair to operate flights for them? Is Laudamotion to become a wet lease airline? Laudamotion has it's own A320/321s, but are also pulling in ...Jump to post
So they're using the Domestic configured 772s instead of the international ones, business is an awful 2-4-2 but this also means that economy is configured 3-4-3 instead of 3-3-3 and pitch is reduced as well. Higher capacity flight but much lower comfort levels in all classes. If this happens it mig...Jump to post
Various unions in Germany having one day strikes from 10th to 13th of April, before the next round of talks at the weekend. Tuesday includes Ver.di who provide lots of ground services at Frankfurt, Berlin and Munich. LH have already cancelled 800 flights tomorrow. Flights should be back to normal on...Jump to post
FRA at #10 is a joke. When the majority of your flights go out of a remote stand via buses you should be DQ’ed. Maybe because LH uses this airport and people are happy with LH and this is reflected in the Fra reviews. Otherwise I also can't explain this besides the fact that it fels everyone has ac...Jump to post
The plan for this summer won't worry anyone, but where they intend to be in 3 or 4 years time would be much more interesting. Wizz, Easy and Eurowings would seem the likely competitors, but who knows how it will work out.
Also worth noting that it gives them a small presence in Zurich
He also observed that the new runway is not precisely parallel to 28, according to a layout plan he had seen. Is it supposed to be? Is it still planned to designate it 28R/10L? Anything I have seen shows it as parallel. I can only think he's seen a plan with the old runway 29 on it, and taken that ...Jump to post
From the point of this topic the difference is that the UK is a bunch of people unable to cope with snow while Ireland is a bunch of people nearby unable to cope with snow therefore it's entirely irrelevant here. All your posts are proving my point: one can't just moan on money otherwise you get to...Jump to post
Just to add LH is all about connections. You can get off an A321 Dublin flight in Frankfurt and see less than 20 passengers waiting for bags. Again in Dublin, the vast majority of bags have tags that show the passenger has connected at Frankfurt.Jump to post
LH are just about all 320 and 321 in the summer. They added another flight this winter and we've seen mainly 320s, with 321s, 319s and even CRJs showing up. It's possible that you'll see empty seats on a Sunday evening or a Tuesday afternoon, but LH are running lots of flights at 90%+. 982 last nigh...Jump to post
List of stops on the Dublin Airport line. http://i955.photobucket.com/albums/ae40/PhilipOA260/MISC/Metro.18_zpskyijyidj.png Huh. Imagine if the Metro connected to the rail line above Malahide somewhere. That would open up real connections, That would break every principle of transport planning in I...Jump to post
They've had 757s.
I think all the E170s went a few years ago. They have about a dozen 190s, but I'd imagine they would want to replace them with something of the same size.
14 CFR Part 234 dictates airline baggage reporting requirements, that would be the federal law being broken. The gentleman was no longer a customer of Delta when Delta endorsed the ticket the customer had with them to Hawaiian. At that point he became a customer of Hawaiian I have a big problem wit...Jump to post
And for those who say that he should’ve just helped the customer and taken the claim, then DL is taking a DOT hit for something that they are not responsible for I know Delta is obsessed with their phony statistics but who cares? The customer bought a ticket from Delta to transport himself and his ...Jump to post
I believe you but I gotta ask ...
Who orders an MD-80 freighter for a one way mission? What kind of customer and what could they be shipping? It seems like such an expensive and oldall thing to do.
The funny thing is that none of our people would touch AF for long haul, because of previous experience during strikes. When you say it wasn't supported, do you mean by the trade? I suppose the point I was trying to make is that local business wanted to support the route, but it's difficult to defen...Jump to post
The CDG-SNN service died because of high fares, as it was always much cheaper to go via Dublin. Hopefully they're a bit more realistic this time. Do we know that for sure? I thought it was because of the resumption of EI's SNN-LHR route which had better frequencies for connections... I was working ...Jump to post
Closing a key infraestructure for Christmas is not a tradition, it is a shame and to generate a problem to a lot of users, unbelievable coming from a country that is supposed to consider itself developed. Hello, XXI century? Try go shopping in France or Germany on a Sunday. I'd consider that a lot ...Jump to post
Overall I’m not sure that KL or LH are really much better, certainly in EU business class I don’t think there’s much in it. BA does need to invest in its product, but I think there is a lot to like. They're all pretty much the same in J, but in Y BA are often charging a premium and delivering less ...Jump to post
As someone who often uses rail and fly to book flight via places like dus, fra, and cgn instead of muc/str, there was a huge difference in LH pricing before/after AB. Previously, a north american flight originating through virtually all german airports was about €800, with almost all those flights ...Jump to post
I think that JL is a great man who deserves respect. However, the question is whether he shaped Airbus or Airbus shaped him? After all, one must recognise that it takes both a good salesman and a good product to reach success. Would Airbus have been worse off if it was someone else? Airbus hasnt se...Jump to post
Of late, the closure of 10/28 has been at about 2115 local, I presume to increase the amount of work that can be completed before the runway has to be handed back for early arrivals. Works are generally five or six nights a week but never on Sundays. Of interest, on runway 34 two nights ago ex-BER ...Jump to post
It opens up a world of choices and possibilities that don't exist today. Look at the automotive industry, which is having it's world turned upside down at the moment. It may be subtle at first, but it will come.Jump to post
More less 23.00-05.00 with the odd weekend changes during the winter. They generally try have it back after 04.00 for EI/ET flights but it really just depends on the progress made overnight. 28 in use at 3.30 this morning and no sign that there's been any overnight work. I honestly cannot remember ...Jump to post
The daa says work to resurface Dublin Airport's main runway is being brought forward by two hours each day. Work on the runway, known as R10/28, is more than two-thirds complete./ Do the works take place on Saturday and Sunday night's? I've been through before 5 on a few Monday morning's recently a...Jump to post
Nice score for Seattle. However, i'm not surprised that Aer Lingus announced service as they seem to be transforming into a carrier like Icelandair (focusing on connections and price value rather than O & D) and SEA was on their wishlist for some time. That being said, DEN is probably right aro...Jump to post
shamrock350 wrote:Anyone know what's up with the flight number of the new SEA service? It's down as EI99 and EI98, usually all Aer Lingus flights have a three .
That is true but (a) it is not marketed as such, certainly not by Lufthansa, who are entirely invisible locally*; (b) fares remain quite high, even with whatever subsidy they are getting; and (c) at least before the change in timetable and increase to 2x daily there were issues with the times. (I b...Jump to post
BMI code share with Lufthansa on the Munich - Brno flights, so they already have the network feed. I would have thought a Munich - Ostrava service would also work, as it would provide Lufthansa feed and is useful for the automotive industry links. I'm not sure if a link to a hub further west would h...Jump to post
Short of knocking down all the bridges on the Shannon north of Limerick, I don't see what he wants the government to do. If I use Galway as an example. Dublin is easy to get to by motorway and has direct and frequent bus services. It also has choice, frequency and a variety of prices on most major r...Jump to post
LH moved the flight from 5.55 to 5.15. I don't for a second believe this was because people needed to be in Frankfurt 40 minutes earlier. The examples I gave were STR to VIE, BER and HAM. DB are not a valid competitor on any of these and all three are now Lufthansa monopoly routes. I don't really ca...Jump to post
As Pearson said, FR are already doing this elsewhere and have been for years.
There's also no need to overnight an aircraft. LH, KL and AF do this, but mainly to pick up connecting traffic. Nobody really needs a 5.15am flight from Dublin to Frankfurt, if their final destination is Frankfurt.
For Stuttgart it would be great to have FR or U2 with multiple dailies to Hamburg, Berlin and Vienna. These are the type of routes that have plenty of volume and need some competition. I agree that LCCs are not the answer to everything. If you leave Ryanair with a monopoly on a busy route, they are ...Jump to post
It was parked up in Dublin for a few days before it's trip to France.Jump to post
I don't really like using AMS at all, I find it too big and everything involves a lot of walking. Some of the setup is a little confusing as well and I go through there annually. I don't like FRA very much either. While I do moan about it, I find LHR much easier to work with as the terminal signage...Jump to post