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by OA260
Tue Feb 28, 2023 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...
Replies: 205
Views: 32108

Re: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...

EK770 wrote:
More new routes for Emerald, according to Twitter https://twitter.com/SeanM1997
DUB-LPL
BHD-IOM
ORK-BRS

All daily except for ORK-BRS which will be 6x weekly


Excellent news about LPL it will be great to see them there .

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by OA260
Tue Feb 28, 2023 8:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...
Replies: 205
Views: 32108

Re: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...

The thing is, it would be so easy for them to differentiate themselves but theres a blatant lack of interest, urgency or care in doing so. The airline is, in a word, tired. Still lots of good things about the airline when things go well . Of course lots of issues and some of those stem from local c...

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by OA260
Sat Feb 25, 2023 10:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...
Replies: 205
Views: 32108

Re: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...

I see they have opened the new type scanner at bay 30 T2 near the fast track. Leave everything in bags.
Still slower compared to their European counterparts but I guess as they get used to it things will speed up.

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by OA260
Fri Feb 24, 2023 7:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...
Replies: 205
Views: 32108

Re: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...

https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2023/0 ... m-in-2022/

The MAN base performed well also which is good news.
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Aer Lingus recorded an operating profit before exceptional items of €45 million for 2022, following two years of significant losses.

https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2023/0 ... m-in-2022/

The MAN base performed well also which is good news.

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by OA260
Thu Feb 23, 2023 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...
Replies: 205
Views: 32108

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https://www.belfastcityairport.com/news ... Announces-£1-2million-Investment

Welcome news it was starting to look a bit worn although they had decent food and drink options.
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Aspire Announces £1.2million Investment into Belfast City Airport Premium Lounge Facility

https://www.belfastcityairport.com/news ... Announces-£1-2million-Investment

Welcome news it was starting to look a bit worn although they had decent food and drink options.

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by OA260
Wed Feb 22, 2023 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ercan airport, island of Cyprus
Replies: 20
Views: 7347

Re: Ercan airport, island of Cyprus

https://youtu.be/v60iAmNWzR8
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Some interesting footage from the old Nicosia Airport here :

https://youtu.be/v60iAmNWzR8

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by OA260
Wed Feb 22, 2023 11:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...
Replies: 205
Views: 32108

Re: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...

Worth noting that EI DUB-LHR is up to 14x daily this Summer so don’t see an appetite from EI to dilute this with an LCY service. All eggs seem to be firmly in the LHR basket now. Having said the above it would be an obvious route for Emerald. I just looked at a Wednesday in June with 12 flights to ...

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by OA260
Tue Feb 21, 2023 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...
Replies: 205
Views: 32108

Re: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...

It opened after 30 mins . In the meantime : "A 41-year-old man accused of causing a security alert by flying a drone into a "critical area" of Dublin Airport has been granted bail." https://www.rte.ie/news/courts/2023/0221/1358042-drone-court/ Try pronouncing that after a few sco...

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by OA260
Tue Feb 21, 2023 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...
Replies: 205
Views: 32108

Re: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...

Operations suspended at DUB due to drones

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by OA260
Mon Feb 20, 2023 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...
Replies: 205
Views: 32108

Re: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...

https://www.irishtimes.com/business/2023/02/20/go
vernment-confirms-fitzpatrick-as-air-safety-chief/

He was interim aviation regulator since October.
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Government confirms Declan Fitzpatrick as air safety chief

https://www.irishtimes.com/business/2023/02/20/go
vernment-confirms-fitzpatrick-as-air-safety-chief/

He was interim aviation regulator since October.

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by OA260
Mon Feb 20, 2023 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...
Replies: 205
Views: 32108

Re: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...

Tunisair looking to start Enfidha to Belfast International on May 2024 https://scontent.fbhd1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t39.30808-6/332195087_2456333804530682_7173124802041327101_n.jpg?_nc_cat=111&ccb=1-7&_nc_sid=5cd70e&_nc_ohc=qHapVPBXItYAX-KlDqx&_nc_ht=scontent.fbhd1-2.fna&oh=00_AfDLp...

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by OA260
Sun Feb 19, 2023 8:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...
Replies: 205
Views: 32108

Re: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...

https://www.echolive.ie/corknews/arid-41073548.html

Cork Airport wants to expand massively.
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Cork Airport executive asks for more State aid to realise expansion dreams

https://www.echolive.ie/corknews/arid-41073548.html

Cork Airport wants to expand massively.

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by OA260
Fri Feb 17, 2023 10:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...
Replies: 205
Views: 32108

Re: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...

https://www.dublinlive.ie/news/dublin-n ... 248210.amp
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A recent review of the East Lounge at DUB.

https://www.dublinlive.ie/news/dublin-n ... 248210.amp

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by OA260
Fri Feb 17, 2023 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Luxair new business class seats
Replies: 14
Views: 4249

Re: Luxair new business class seats

Looks good certainly better then the Euro middle seat free . If they do indeed start to offer this on the Canaries I will be trying it out myself.

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by OA260
Tue Feb 14, 2023 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...
Replies: 205
Views: 32108

Re: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...

https://www.belfastlive.co.uk/news/nort ... 234687.amp
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2 new routes for BFS in 2024 :

Belfast International Airport: Jet2 announce routes to Malta and Bodrum for Summer 2024

https://www.belfastlive.co.uk/news/nort ... 234687.amp

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by OA260
Tue Feb 14, 2023 10:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...
Replies: 205
Views: 32108

Re: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...

Dublin Airport to install more noise-measuring stations amid controversy over flight paths Council meeting told residents are losing faith in its determination to enforce planning conditions https://www.irishtimes.com/ireland/2023/02/13/dublin-airport-to-install-more-noise-measuring-stations-amid-co...

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by OA260
Mon Feb 13, 2023 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...
Replies: 205
Views: 32108

Re: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...

TUGMASTER wrote:
OA260 wrote:
Just seen former Flybe 2 Reg G - ECOR take off from BHD .


Looks Norway bound….?

WF perhaps..??

With G-EXTB closely following it…


Yes now in TRF . Lets hope we dont see them back
as Flybe 3 !

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by OA260
Mon Feb 13, 2023 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...
Replies: 205
Views: 32108

Re: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...

Just seen former Flybe 2 Reg G - ECOR take off from BHD .

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by OA260
Mon Feb 13, 2023 11:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...
Replies: 205
Views: 32108

Re: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...

As someone who works at the airport, my biggest gripe would be the number of boarding doors that have to be held open with chocks or other items, even fire extinguishers; this has improved, but I would like to see regulators take a closer look at the experience from "the other side", i.e....

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by OA260
Sun Feb 12, 2023 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...
Replies: 205
Views: 32108

Re: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...

Some very disheartening views on Dublin Airport, TBH I never found it to be as bad as these say: https://www.airlinequality.com/airport-reviews/dublin-airport/page/1/ A lot of those are valid and understandable but in my near weekly commutes through the airport there has been a drastic improvement ...

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by OA260
Sun Feb 12, 2023 9:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...
Replies: 205
Views: 32108

Re: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...

ClassicLover wrote:
OA260 wrote:
On another note I got the breakfast this morning and they have added black pudding.


Is that in addition to the white or just replacing it?



Probably replacing it . Hopefully they will also bring it back as an option for the second meal ( breakfast ) eastbound TATL.

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by OA260
Fri Feb 10, 2023 10:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...
Replies: 205
Views: 32108

Re: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...

Well if you buy a Plus or above then that is covered but if you buy rock bottom low yield saver then its an optional additional cost.

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by OA260
Fri Feb 10, 2023 7:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...
Replies: 205
Views: 32108

Re: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...

Seems the advance check in is back allowing you to check in and obtain boarding passes 15 days before travel for UK/Europe with Aer Lingus .

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by OA260
Thu Feb 09, 2023 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...
Replies: 205
Views: 32108

Re: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...

https://m.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/busine ... 93336.html
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FR to commence BFS - EDI

Ryanair has announced a new Edinburgh to Belfast route as part of its Summer ‘23 schedule.

https://m.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/busine ... 93336.html

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by OA260
Wed Feb 08, 2023 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...
Replies: 205
Views: 32108

Re: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...

Loganair are applying for Flybe's LHR slots. Say they want to bring the Derry flights over from Stansted. https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/299280/loganair-makes-request-for-flybe-heathrow-slots/ If they manage to do that then it will be a major coup for both the airport and Logana...

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by OA260
Wed Feb 08, 2023 8:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...
Replies: 205
Views: 32108

Re: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...

https://www.independent.ie/business/iri ... 27718.html

Seems like they are having issues attracting the kind of applicants they want.
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Aer Lingus to put new staff higher up pay scale in bid to attract workers

https://www.independent.ie/business/iri ... 27718.html

Seems like they are having issues attracting the kind of applicants they want.

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by OA260
Mon Feb 06, 2023 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation February 2023
Replies: 152
Views: 21339

Re: Turkish Aviation February 2023

Senti69 wrote:


Its just terrible .

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by OA260
Mon Feb 06, 2023 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...
Replies: 205
Views: 32108

Re: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...

The one thing that should be brought in is a 10 year jail sentence for this dangerous act. It should be treated as trying to bring down an aircraft.

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by OA260
Sun Feb 05, 2023 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation February 2023
Replies: 152
Views: 21339

Re: Turkish Aviation February 2023

Lots of cancellations due to the snow at IST currently.

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by OA260
Sun Feb 05, 2023 10:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...
Replies: 205
Views: 32108

Re: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...

Is EI publishing an inflight magazine these days? I know Cara was put on ice over Covid - but has it been re-introduced since? No and maybe wrong but I don't see it coming back in paper form unless I missed something. Certainly none on this mornings 154 to LHR . On another note I got the breakfast ...

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by OA260
Sun Feb 05, 2023 9:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...
Replies: 205
Views: 32108

Re: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...

Is EI publishing an inflight magazine these days? I know Cara was put on ice over Covid - but has it been re-introduced since? No and maybe wrong but I don't see it coming back in paper form unless I missed something. Certainly none on this mornings 154 to LHR . On another note I got the breakfast ...

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by OA260
Sat Feb 04, 2023 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...
Replies: 205
Views: 32108

Re: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...

https://www.independent.ie/news/flights ... 27778.html
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More disruption at DUB :

Flights impacted at Dublin Airport for second day after another drone sighting

https://www.independent.ie/news/flights ... 27778.html

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by OA260
Fri Feb 03, 2023 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...
Replies: 205
Views: 32108

Re: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...

Flew back ACE - DUB with EI. Flight 95% full some new recruits were working the flight. Very friendly and were visible in the cabin for most of the flight. Shortly after row 7 however they announced all hot food had been sold and apologised for the inconvenience . Wonder if they will ever bring back...

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by OA260
Thu Feb 02, 2023 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...
Replies: 205
Views: 32108

Re: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...

Golfers teed off with noise and fumes from Dublin Airport’s new runway Golf clubs in shadow of north runway say many players are considering cancelling their memberships https://www.irishtimes.com/ireland/2023/02/02/golfers-teed-off-with-noise-and-fumes-from-dublin-airports-new-runway/ Good for spot...

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by OA260
Thu Feb 02, 2023 11:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...
Replies: 205
Views: 32108

Re: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...

I have commenced my cheapskate express trip to Australia, First leg on EI154 DUB-LHR on the 321LR, pleasant experience however a few niggles include cloth seats starting to look tired, crumbs on some seats and my cheese and ham toasty was not entirely heated. Would not hesitate to use them on longe...

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by OA260
Thu Feb 02, 2023 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...
Replies: 205
Views: 32108

Re: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...

Thanks for a new thread . Do we know how many aircraft currently have the mis matched livery on the engines? Just seems there are more then before. It’s improved recently, all the new livery A333s had been corrected last year but G-EILA came back from winter maintenance with a white inboard cowling...

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by OA260
Wed Feb 01, 2023 11:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...
Replies: 205
Views: 32108

Re: Irish 2/23: Cleared takeoff and rolling ...

Thanks for a new thread . Do we know how many aircraft currently have the mis matched livery on the engines? Just seems there are more then before.

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by OA260
Tue Jan 31, 2023 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation February 2023
Replies: 152
Views: 21339

Re: Turkish Aviation February 2023

Thanks for a new thread I think lots of people complain on social media its not just TK . Read most airlines FB/Twitter feeds and people are complaining about delayed flights , lost bags or delays in refunds etc...

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by OA260
Tue Jan 31, 2023 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/23: Dance one year in, kiss one goodbye
Replies: 286
Views: 38609

Re: Irish 1/23: Dance one year in, kiss one goodbye

https://www.irelandwestairport.com/news ... aer-lingus
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Official photo op for LHR route .

Image

https://www.irelandwestairport.com/news ... aer-lingus

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by OA260
Tue Jan 31, 2023 10:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/23: Dance one year in, kiss one goodbye
Replies: 286
Views: 38609

Re: Irish 1/23: Dance one year in, kiss one goodbye

https://www.breakingnews.ie/amp/ireland ... 25919.html

The residents group seem to object to anything these days.
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Tunnel under Dublin Airport runway branded 'total waste of money'

https://www.breakingnews.ie/amp/ireland ... 25919.html

The residents group seem to object to anything these days.

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by OA260
Mon Jan 30, 2023 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spain Aviation - 2023
Replies: 171
Views: 31389

Re: Spain Aviation - 2023

Does anyone know what the plans for Canaryfly are? Before Covid they had quite a few aircraft and flights between the Canary islands, especially after absorbing the Air Europa fleet and flights. During Covid they didn't fly at all for several months. And now they seem to have only about 3 ATR72 fly...

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by OA260
Mon Jan 30, 2023 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/23: Dance one year in, kiss one goodbye
Replies: 286
Views: 38609

Re: Irish 1/23: Dance one year in, kiss one goodbye

nickya340 wrote:
https://twitter.com/seanm1997/status/1620026023546097670?s=46&t=jPjzaCBm9wv2v3QzDPulYQ

Emerald to launch BHD-EMA, a previous flybe route


Great news hopefully they can mop up more thank god it was not peak season.

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by OA260
Mon Jan 30, 2023 8:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/23: Dance one year in, kiss one goodbye
Replies: 286
Views: 38609

Re: Irish 1/23: Dance one year in, kiss one goodbye

Ryanair posts third quarter profit of €211m Airline says passenger traffic in period rose 24pc to 38.4 million https://www.independent.ie/business/ryanair-posts-third-quarter-profit-of-211m-42318511.html Some healthy figures from Ryanair. -- Aer Lingus staff vote for 10pc pay deal by small margin ht...

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by OA260
Sat Jan 28, 2023 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1212
Views: 216378

Re: Flybe News and Discussion Thread

Disagree. ALL this awful airline did was harm the commercials of viable competitors. They brought nothing to the market. Bingo and the staff were lambs to the slaughter from day one. Staff who move to new jobs in a more stable airline will in fact be better off and redundancy will be a good thing i...

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by OA260
Sat Jan 28, 2023 9:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/23: Dance one year in, kiss one goodbye
Replies: 286
Views: 38609

Re: Irish 1/23: Dance one year in, kiss one goodbye

Indeed totally predictable and they lasted longer then I thought. At least its not a peak season collapse so damage limited. The staff will find plenty of other industry jobs and the passengers will not be shafted anymore. Now let EIR continue to run a reliable service from BHD and other regional ai...

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by OA260
Sat Jan 28, 2023 8:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1212
Views: 216378

Re: Flybe News and Discussion Thread

Sadly this is good news they were a nightmare.

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by OA260
Fri Jan 27, 2023 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/23: Dance one year in, kiss one goodbye
Replies: 286
Views: 38609

Re: Irish 1/23: Dance one year in, kiss one goodbye

New Aer Lingus advert; https://youtu.be/WpZealrSwTg Quite sweet. Not sure the new tagline will work in other contexts but it’s a nice play on the traditional Aer Lingus welcome. Very telling that is focuses entirely on the staff being the difference rather than the product. Bit boring to be honest ...

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by OA260
Fri Jan 27, 2023 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/23: Dance one year in, kiss one goodbye
Replies: 286
Views: 38609

Re: Irish 1/23: Dance one year in, kiss one goodbye

Shannon Airport passenger numbers triple to 1.5 million Numbers for last year represents 88pc of the pre-Covid level https://www.independent.ie/business/shannon-airport-passenger-numbers-triple-to-15-million-42307953.html Good news for SNN I can see them getting another TATL seasonal for next year p...

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by OA260
Thu Jan 26, 2023 9:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/23: Dance one year in, kiss one goodbye
Replies: 286
Views: 38609

Re: Irish 1/23: Dance one year in, kiss one goodbye

https://www.belfastlive.co.uk/news/belf ... 067680.amp

Another new Summer route for BFS .
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Ryanair announce new summer 2023 route from Belfast to Budapest

https://www.belfastlive.co.uk/news/belf ... 067680.amp

Another new Summer route for BFS .

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by OA260
Tue Jan 24, 2023 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/23: Dance one year in, kiss one goodbye
Replies: 286
Views: 38609

Re: Irish 1/23: Dance one year in, kiss one goodbye

https://www.derryjournal.com/news/peopl ... ay-3996845
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The link from the North started yesterday :

New "game changer" Aircoach North West Service hits the road

https://www.derryjournal.com/news/peopl ... ay-3996845

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