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by OA260
Mon Apr 29, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

Norwegian ‘is taking its foot off gas’ in Cork AIRLINE Norwegian seems to be ‘taking their foot off the gas’ regarding US flights going out of Cork Airport, a West Cork councillor has claimed. Cllr Paul Hayes (SF) expressed his concerns about the future of the Cork to Providence flights, at a meetin...

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by OA260
Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

Rumours Re : new Business Class product are being looked at . Will be interesting to see if they go for a minor upgrade or total revamp.

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by OA260
Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

Storm Hannah Travel Advisory Please be advised that due to anticipated high winds caused by Storm Hannah, there may be a number of flight disruptions and cancellations on the Aer Lingus network. Guests are advised to check the status of their flight here before departing for the airport. In the case...

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by OA260
Fri Apr 26, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

Looks like severe weather on the way that could disrupt flights especially at SNN and ORK. Warnings as Storm Hannah approaches from Atlantic Met Éireann has said it will be reviewing its warning level for Storm Hannah and may have to issue a more severe alert than the Status Orange warning currently...

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by OA260
Fri Apr 26, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

Aer Lingus warned over ‘misleading’ pet travel adverts Aer Lingus has received a warning from the national advertising watchdog after a customer complained that information around the cost of travelling with pets on the airline was misleading. The woman, who had booked tickets for a European flight ...

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by OA260
Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

Dublin Airport is embarking on its multimillion-euro project to upgrade a security-screening system for passenger baggage at Terminal 1. DAA is kickstarting a massive overhaul of its baggage-handling systems to comply with new explosive detection requirements under EU rules. DAA has previously indic...

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by OA260
Wed Apr 24, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

Norwegian reduces Dublin-Hamilton service in July 2019 Between 06 July - 28 July, the airline will operate this route 3 times a week, instead of 4 with a 737-800. The schedule for August onwards "remains pending" according to the report. https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/2...

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by OA260
Wed Apr 24, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

Evelop standing in for Norwegian


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by OA260
Wed Apr 24, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

Aegean's winter schedule shows more convenient flying times, on its 2w (Mon,Fri) ATH-DUB route..It departs ATH 0905 and from DUB 1210 arriving in ATH at 1800..This is much more in line with the schedule of prime UK routes (LON,MAN,EDI), to give pax more flexibility for onward connections,both ways,...

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by OA260
Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

Bus Éireann ‘stood behind Shannon Airport when everybody else was leaving’ A review of Bus Éireann’s service operating out of Shannon Airport could yield a greater number of flyers according to one local representative. Speaking at the March meeting of the Shannon Municipal District, Cllr Pat McMaho...

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by OA260
Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship Thread 2019
Replies: 36
Views: 5237

Re: Cruise Ship Thread 2019

Question to NCL cruisers: have any of you ever submitted bids for upgrades? Norwegian Encore is very light for the maiden voyage and I realized that I can move from a Studio cabin to an interior cabin and then bid to upgrade to an oceanview or a balcony. I'm actually wondering if it's better for me...

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by OA260
Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Varadero Cuba (you’d think you’re in Canada!)
Replies: 61
Views: 14440

Re: Varadero Cuba (you’d think you’re in Canada!)

How much property does TUI own in or around Varadero? (I know that Transat owns some hotels in the Dominican Republic---not sure about TUI.) Cuba is different they are all owned by the State. The companies such as Iberostar,Melia lease the properties from the Cuban government. When the contracts en...

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by OA260
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

Joelatbsl wrote:
In the meantime, Leister's "bespoke" Avro RJ85 EI-RJX has been ferried to Canada to become a firefighter today.

JOEL


Interesting thanks for the update.

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by OA260
Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no FR or U2 at JSI?
Replies: 17
Views: 2422

Re: Why no FR or U2 at JSI?

There used to be flights from DUB too with XL Airways but they always had to make a fuel stop in VOL. It put alot of people off.

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by OA260
Fri Apr 19, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

Stade Toulousain coming in later this week in Dublin, for the Rugby Champions Cup semifinal against Leinster, using Enter Air and Carpatair: https://championsleaguecharters.blogspot.com/2019/04/heineken-champions-cup-semifinal-20-21.html Just landed at DUB http://i1160.photobucket.com/albums/q493/t...

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by OA260
Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

British Destinations Continue To Drive Traffic At Shannon Airport British destinations continue to dominate traffic at Shannon Airport, accounting for over a third of passengers passing through last year. Figures released by the CSO show that of the 1.6 million travelling through the Midwest facilit...

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by OA260
Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 18877

Re: Turkish Aviation April 2019

LAXintl wrote:
For instance TK upgrade inventory is coded as "J", while biz award seat is coded "I".


Exactly so it would take little effort for TK to just tell him that there are I class seats when they look at their screen. Especially for one of their Premium card holders.

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by OA260
Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another anti-gay Republican photoed with male partner
Replies: 114
Views: 8370

Re: Another anti-gay Republican photoed with male partner

Please, this pic proved it years ago. No straight man. Ever. In the history of the world. Would dress like this. https://queerty-prodweb.s3.amazonaws.com/wp/docs/2014/01/aaron-schock-picnic-belt-photo.jpg Careful. Our resident fashionista and pink expert will weigh in on this. For what it's worth, ...

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by OA260
Thu Apr 18, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 18877

Re: Turkish Aviation April 2019

Here is my latest rant concerning TK; where do they come up with stuff like this??? Elite Plus members get two free Y to C upgrade annually. I've been using them for the last 5 years. In the past, you call TK, they look up if there is upgradeable space available, then you buy your ticket, then you ...

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by OA260
Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

Irish airports saw 6% increase in passenger numbers A total of 36.5 million passengers passed through the main Irish airports last year, an increase of 6.1% over the previous year. New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that passenger numbers increased last year in Cork, Dublin, Kerry, ...

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by OA260
Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus in LHR T2
Replies: 9
Views: 1252

Re: Aer Lingus in LHR T2

First, Aer Lingus is not a OW member. T2 is the only other Terminal (5 is the other one) capable of handling domestic and CTA flights. It also houses FlyBE due to that very same reason. When T1 was closed, it was the only place Aerlingus could go. T5 systems could only handle BA flights and EI was ...

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by OA260
Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

Revealed: Artist impression drawings of proposed MetroLink stations across Dublin city http://i1160.photobucket.com/albums/q493/travelpics2019/93125FDD-34F9-4EE1-819D-8DDF502507CB_zpsjyr6b3e8.jpg Graeme McQueen, head of communications at Dublin Chamber told Independent.ie that it was good to see fur...

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by OA260
Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

Passengers outraged as Dublin Airport bound Ryanair flight delayed for NINE hours A mechanical fault is believed to be the cause of the delay Passengers on a Ryanair flight due to land in Dublin Airport have expressed outrage after the flight was delayed for at nine hours. The flight was due to take...

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by OA260
Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

Galwayman wrote:
Any news on the EI/FR transfer deal in DUB ? Will it be operational this summer or still in progress?


It was supposed to be operational by September last year ! Still nothing. Will we ever see it I wonder.

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by OA260
Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

EI321 wrote:
It would look great if this was applied to the entire fleet.


Indeed it would. I love it on the IB fleet that have it so far.

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by OA260
Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

Cork Airport is Ireland's fastest growing airport with a 9% increase in flight numbers Cork remains Ireland's fastest growing airport with traffic growing by almost 9% in the first three months of the year. Between January and March, Cork Airport handled 4,386 flights, an 8.6% increase on 2018 when ...

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by OA260
Mon Apr 15, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

Aer Lingus staff to ballot for industrial action Aer Lingus aircraft loaders at Dublin Airport are to ballot for industrial action after fears arose over outsourcing. The move comes after staff accused management of bringing in outside trainers from Manchester to train Dublin-based workers on aircra...

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by OA260
Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Varadero Cuba (you’d think you’re in Canada!)
Replies: 61
Views: 14440

Re: Varadero Cuba (you’d think you’re in Canada!)

Air Transat used to fly their A310s from YYT to Varadaro and Puerto Plata. Newfoundlanders LOVE all inclusive Caribbean vacations! I once flew on a Air Transat L10-11 from YYZ-PUJ on a Sunquest Holiday. Those were great charters to be on. As for Cuba I have been 4 times and love it. Much nicer comp...

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by OA260
Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Aegean making a mistake not taking any RJs?
Replies: 11
Views: 2330

Re: Is Aegean making a mistake not taking any RJs?

Unless of course, somewhere down the road they see that a better strategy would be to go the LCC-way and do what LH did with EW, IB with VY, LX with WK and EI..with itself...But then that gap would still be there and let's not forget that the aforementioned airlines,apart from EI,do have regional j...

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by OA260
Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

Time for Kerry Airport to fly solo? It is wonderful for Kerry Airport and its shareholders that a Saudi Arabian billionaire banking family has taken such an interest in the facility. This is not good news. It’s dreadful that Kerry Airport would accept invested funds from companies and individuals f...

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by OA260
Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

Time for Kerry Airport to fly solo? It is wonderful for Kerry Airport and its shareholders that a Saudi Arabian billionaire banking family has taken such an interest in the facility. Having initially invested in the early 1990s, the bin Mahfouz family have decided its high time they had a member on ...

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by OA260
Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 140835

Re: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021

Congrats to Jetblue it will be a nice product to have TATL.

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by OA260
Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

Dispute at Stobart Air could ground Aer Lingus Regional flights Cabin crew may serve strike notice over pay, conditions and union recognition Cabin crew could serve strike notice on Irish airline Stobart Air on Friday, potentially grounding Aer Lingus Regional flights in coming days. Staff directly ...

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by OA260
Wed Apr 10, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

I think BFS burnt all bridges with EI after their switch over to BHD with legal action/vitrolic press releases etc. . However memories are short in the travel world and should EI ever offer to go back to BFS they would not turn them away. Very unlikely though for EI to go TATL from NI. Its a differ...

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by OA260
Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

Grounding of 737 Max 8s could cost Ryanair €10m this year, analysts say Goodbody downgraded its view on the stock to ‘hold’ from ‘buy’ The global grounding of the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft could add €10 million in costs to Ryanair this year, stockbroker Goodbody said as it downgraded its view on the...

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by OA260
Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

Interesting ET flight on the boards. Same one was showing last week as Cancelled. http://i1160.photobucket.com/albums/q493/travelpics2019/D64E09EB-0444-4BC7-8BBD-87F2D2F8DA56_zpsg69kt4wd.jpg Is that the Irish troops coming back from Lebanon? I believe they have been delayed a number of times. Yes t...

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by OA260
Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

Virgin Atlantic are replacing their 747 on the Belfast to Orlando flights with an A332, anyone know if this is due to their 747's being phased out or just less demand on the route? That's incorrect, there are only five A332 VIR flights scheduled for Summer 2019. The 45 other movements will use the ...

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by OA260
Sun Apr 07, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

Interesting ET flight on the boards. Same one was showing last week as Cancelled.


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by OA260
Sun Apr 07, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drunk Irish woman abuses, spits at Air India crew
Replies: 70
Views: 10873

Re: Drunk Irish woman abuses, spits at Air India crew

She is probably Irish through the Good Friday Agreement Just to point out which many fail to understand. The Good Friday Agreement has little to do with being Irish or a claim to it. The Irish constitution '' Bunreacht na hÉireann '' under which articles 2 and 3 stated that ''The whole island of Ir...

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by OA260
Sat Apr 06, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 18877

Re: Turkish Aviation April 2019

Had my last flight from the Ataturk Airport on the 1st of April to AMM. It was sad to see the place like that. Darker than usual, shops had already started closing down. Sad to see it like that from the photos. Many good flights to and through the airport also. I will miss the TK lounge it was uniq...

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by OA260
Fri Apr 05, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

Is there business class on the A3 to Athens? No its sold as all Y . You can select ''Up front'' seats for around EUR18 and that does give you extra legroom row 1 for example as I usually choose. The route is very much diaspora and tourist with connections for those looking for cheap tickets. There ...

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by OA260
Fri Apr 05, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

Just flew on the A3 service DUB-ATH. Flight was very full and mostly 75% Greeks 25% Irish with quite a few connections beyond Greece. Good to see route doing so well. Crew very good as usual with spotless clean aircraft and Wifi IFE and free drinks and hot meal. The SU SVO flight departed before us...

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by OA260
Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

Maybe provide some timely updates to the public? In this day and age of social media, it really wouldn't be that difficult. Lots of folks on all social media platforms have been asking for some updates and getting nothing in reply from airline or airports. Totally get the airport are not at fault f...

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by OA260
Fri Apr 05, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

The clarity is about not even telling customers of the plans to change. It was clear that there would have to be changes but people were finding out that they flights were changed when checking the airlines app or online website. Getting timely information out to customers would not have been that ...

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by OA260
Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

How can there be clarity when Boeing is just accepting a possible flaw in the software. They are airlines and not mind readers Getting guests to their destination, all be it in a round about manner in much better than multiple cancellations The clarity is about not even telling customers of the pla...

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seansasLCY wrote:
Four Aer Lingus A350s will go to Iberia: https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... 0s-457264/


No surprise there .

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by OA260
Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

Record Summer Expected At Dublin Airport Dublin Airport will welcome a total of 23 new routes and four new airlines in the coming weeks, making this the busiest summer in the airport’s 79-year history. More than 1.3 million extra seats have been added across the airport’s route network, which is a 6...

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by OA260
Thu Apr 04, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20626

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

Just flew on the A3 service DUB-ATH. Flight was very full and mostly 75% Greeks 25% Irish with quite a few connections beyond Greece. Good to see route doing so well. Crew very good as usual with spotless clean aircraft and Wifi IFE and free drinks and hot meal. The SU SVO flight departed before us ...

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by OA260
Wed Apr 03, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Greek Island Recommendations
Replies: 9
Views: 694

Re: Greek Island Recommendations

Ellinair also offer Domestic flights from ATH. The ferries are reliable and frequent. Seajets are my preffered option. http://www.seajets.gr. As for the Islands to visit. Try Milos , Paros or Tinos maybe a mixture of them. Santorini in May should not be too bad crowd wise and worth a visit for a ni...

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by OA260
Wed Apr 03, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Greek Island Recommendations
Replies: 9
Views: 694

Re: Greek Island Recommendations

Ellinair also offer Domestic flights from ATH. The ferries are reliable and frequent. Seajets are my preffered option. http://www.seajets.gr. As for the Islands to visit. Try Milos , Paros or Tinos maybe a mixture of them. Santorini in May should not be too bad crowd wise and worth a visit for a nig...

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