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Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Tue Aug 30, 2016 9:01 pm
by OA260
Cityjet seem to be getting a hammering on Twitter this evening. Passengers left behind in FLR and some bags also and another stuck on the ground for a few hours then diverted to SEN. (If Im reading it right ).

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Tue Aug 30, 2016 9:34 pm
by SuperSix2
JAmie2k9 wrote:
kaitak wrote:
Anyone have an update on the arrival time of the new EI 330? (EI-FNG).


DUB Spotters FB page suggesting 17.00 on Wednesday


Any chance of a link to that page? There seems to be a few floating around...

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 6:54 am
by RRTrent
kaitak wrote:
some of my Jersey friends were wondering why some of the newer EIR ATR72s are being delivered all-white; one speculated that it was something to do with the Cityjet takeover, but the aircraft are still operating for EI


I think it was mentioned before that it allowes the aircraft be used for other contracts on an ad hoc basis without any branding issues. If for instance FlyBe require capacity on a given day, they don't have an EI painted ATR flying around.

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 8:59 am
by OA260
Sixteen people have been taken to hospital after a transatlantic jet diverted to Shannon airport after encountering turbulence over the Atlantic this morning.

United Airlines flight UA-880 made an emergency landing at Shannon shortly before 6am.

The Boeing 767-300 jet, with 207 passengers and crew of 13 on board, was flying from Houston in the US to London Heathrow at the time.

http://www.rte.ie/news/2016/0831/813120 ... n-landing/

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 9:20 am
by RandWkop
OA260 wrote:
Sixteen people have been taken to hospital after a transatlantic jet diverted to Shannon airport after encountering turbulence over the Atlantic this morning.

United Airlines flight UA-880 made an emergency landing at Shannon shortly before 6am.

The Boeing 767-300 jet, with 207 passengers and crew of 13 on board, was flying from Houston in the US to London Heathrow at the time.

http://www.rte.ie/news/2016/0831/813120 ... n-landing/




Maybe you should start a new thread on this subject. It sounds like a fairly serious incident.

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 9:47 am
by dstc47
Must have been a very nasty and sudden incident of turbulence as 14 passengers and two cabin crew staff have been taken to University Hospital Limerick, all with minor injuries.

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 12:15 pm
by iRISH251
RRTrent wrote:
kaitak wrote:
some of my Jersey friends were wondering why some of the newer EIR ATR72s are being delivered all-white; one speculated that it was something to do with the Cityjet takeover, but the aircraft are still operating for EI


I think it was mentioned before that it allows the aircraft be used for other contracts on an ad hoc basis without any branding issues. If for instance FlyBe require capacity on a given day, they don't have an EI painted ATR flying around.


Exactly. I was told that the contract with Aer Lingus requires the aircraft to be in EI livery or white - though the use of one of Danish Air Transport's red-trimmed machines for quite a while earlier in the year on certain routes (primarily KIR/IOM/CFN) must have been deemed acceptable.

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 4:56 pm
by Eirules
Another thread is highlighting increased incentives for new routes to DFW and apparently DUB is on their wish list. Any chance of it being on the EI route announcement? Or is it purely AA territory?

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 4:59 pm
by kaitak
iRISH251 wrote:
RRTrent wrote:
kaitak wrote:
some of my Jersey friends were wondering why some of the newer EIR ATR72s are being delivered all-white; one speculated that it was something to do with the Cityjet takeover, but the aircraft are still operating for EI


I think it was mentioned before that it allows the aircraft be used for other contracts on an ad hoc basis without any branding issues. If for instance FlyBe require capacity on a given day, they don't have an EI painted ATR flying around.


Exactly. I was told that the contract with Aer Lingus requires the aircraft to be in EI livery or white - though the use of one of Danish Air Transport's red-trimmed machines for quite a while earlier in the year on certain routes (primarily KIR/IOM/CFN) must have been deemed acceptable.


Many thanks for this - another of aviation's mysteries solved!

Incidentally, did the new A330 get in this evening?

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 6:00 pm
by aerdingus
EI121 wrote:
JAmie2k9 wrote:
kaitak wrote:

Just on a side note: has anyone thought the number of posts in this forum has decreased in the past few months, or is it just slow season?


I think it's started to pick up again, since the first major overhaul. It has gotten a bit more user friendly and enjoyable.

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 6:40 pm
by OA260
Eirules wrote:
Another thread is highlighting increased incentives for new routes to DFW and apparently DUB is on their wish list. Any chance of it being on the EI route announcement? Or is it purely AA territory?


I would be very surprised if EI were not seriously looking at it as long as they got some comitments from local business and TO etc... One might say its on the EI wish list too .

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 7:38 pm
by BrianDromey
shamrock350 wrote:
I think stowing bags side ways is just PR fluff from Boeing and Airbus, I've never seen it work in reality. The windows on the Sky Interior are definitely smaller, it's to be expected when they've rounded off what are traditionally more square windows but I believe they're still bigger than the Airbus equivalent.

With the SkyInterior the bins are almost exactly the opposite the ATR-600 series. In the ATR the bins can hold big bags, but the opening is too small to use all the space, with the BoeingSky interior, the opening is very much larger than the actual bin. At first glance it appears that the bins are much more commodious and COULD store bigs on their side, indeed I saw people trying to do that, but the bins just aren't tall enough, despite appearances.

iRISH251 wrote:
Exactly. I was told that the contract with Aer Lingus requires the aircraft to be in EI livery or white - though the use of one of Danish Air Transport's red-trimmed machines for quite a while earlier in the year on certain routes (primarily KIR/IOM/CFN) must have been deemed acceptable.

I had assumed that they just didn't have time to paint the aircraft before they were pressed into service over the busy summer months. I would have thought the spare "Stobart Air" liveried aircraft would be sufficient for ad-hoc and cover work, regardless of who it would operate for?

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 7:42 pm
by JAmie2k9
EI have got the keys to the new bus......should be in DUB around now but no sign yet.

https://twitter.com/AerLingus/status/771020699729354756
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SuperSix2

https://www.facebook.com/groups/DublinA ... otters.28/

It's a closed group so you must get jointed.

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 8:54 pm
by kaitak
I see it's being used for tomorrow's inaugural to EWR ... they're not hanging around!

About DFW, I would have thought at one time that it would be high on EI's list, but I remember seeing some traffic figures which suggested that it was well down the list as far as connecting pax numbers were concerned. However, hopefully an AA codeshare would help in driving connecting traffic.

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 9:02 pm
by JAmie2k9
kaitak wrote:
I see it's being used for tomorrow's inaugural to EWR ... they're not hanging around!

About DFW, I would have thought at one time that it would be high on EI's list, but I remember seeing some traffic figures which suggested that it was well down the list as far as connecting pax numbers were concerned. However, hopefully an AA codeshare would help in driving connecting traffic.


EWR will operate Newark, 333 ops will be rare on the route. Most likely first trip will be BOS subject to change. Quiet possibly the 13.55 additional service.

Should arrive by midnight.

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 9:21 pm
by AmricanShamrok
As reported on another thread, BA is discontinuing the evening LCY-SNN-JFK (BA3) flight. I wonder if this is the death knell for the route. And I had hopes of Willie Walsh keeping his word and opening the SNN-JFK segment for sale (!).

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 9:37 pm
by shamrock350
EI-FNG is about to depart TLS as EI2535 to DUB, Aer Lingus just tweeted a photo from the flight deck and have been using Snap Chat to document the delivery earlier today.

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 9:46 pm
by Eirules
Does anyone know if there are any extra / interesting flights due in over the next day or two for the college football match at the weekend? I did see 2 DL flights due in from ATL tomorrow morning but not sure of the reason

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Thu Sep 01, 2016 8:58 am
by OA260
AmricanShamrok wrote:
As reported on another thread, BA is discontinuing the evening LCY-SNN-JFK (BA3) flight. I wonder if this is the death knell for the route. And I had hopes of Willie Walsh keeping his word and opening the SNN-JFK segment for sale (!).


It was expected for some time now. Regulars on the route questioned the 2 flights. Hopefully they can save the remaining one in the long term.

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Expanding Jet2 to create 50 new positions at Belfast International Airport

Airline Jet2.com, which flies to 17 destinations from Belfast International Airport, is to create up to 50 new jobs here.
The development part of a major recruitment drive, with the company aiming to fill 1,000 new roles in pilot, cabin crew and engineering positions.
The airline is hosting a recruitment roadshow to seek out potential pilots, cabin crew and engineers in the Maldron Hotel, at Belfast International today.

http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/busin ... 11657.html

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Thu Sep 01, 2016 12:14 pm
by JAmie2k9
Today FR launched summer 2017 schedules from ROI and have cut DUB 3% and "claim" it's because the daa are ending it's growth scheme which was launched in 4 or more years ago where every extra passenger each airline carry per year get a big discount on fees.

I'm sure it's nothing to do with falling fares, weaker sterling (most cuts on UK routes) and the big loss of Euro 2016 traffic next summer......
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EWR service for EI had a launch load of over 91%, over 50% connections on today's flight as well.

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Thu Sep 01, 2016 2:30 pm
by OA260
Good news for BFS and hopefully they do well.

Two new Ryanair services commence today to Berlin and Malaga. Alicante begins tomorrow and Milan on Saturday.

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Thu Sep 01, 2016 5:25 pm
by ClassicLover
OA260 wrote:
It was expected for some time now. Regulars on the route questioned the 2 flights. Hopefully they can save the remaining one in the long term.


I hope so, I really like the BA flights from LCY to JFK.

Do any of you use Snapchat? You really should follow some of the airlines. Aer Lingus were live snapping EI-FNC at Toulouse when they accepted it, got the keys and all the rest of it which was very interesting to see.

Aer Lingus were the first airline on Snapchat... and a list of all the airlines that use it (which is not many!) is here.

http://travelupdate.boardingarea.com/airlines-on-snapchat/

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Thu Sep 01, 2016 6:33 pm
by AmricanShamrok
It looks like the seasonal SNN-FMM has been dropped for next summer in addition to the year-round SNN-BVA, which ends on 8th November.

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Thu Sep 01, 2016 7:13 pm
by pompos
JAmie2k9 wrote:
Today FR launched summer 2017 schedules from ROI and have cut DUB 3% and "claim" it's because the daa are ending it's growth scheme which was launched in 4 or more years ago where every extra passenger each airline carry per year get a big discount on fees.

I'm sure it's nothing to do with falling fares, weaker sterling (most cuts on UK routes) and the big loss of Euro 2016 traffic next summer......

The airport issued a reply towards the claim. "Ryanair’s growth at Dublin Airport over the past three years has been supported by a range of incentive schemes, most notably the Growth Incentive Scheme, which remains in place."

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Thu Sep 01, 2016 7:21 pm
by ClassicLover
pompos wrote:
The airport issued a reply towards the claim. "Ryanair’s growth at Dublin Airport over the past three years has been supported by a range of incentive schemes, most notably the Growth Incentive Scheme, which remains in place."


The language in these is very curious. I read in one article that Ryanair were saying they don't have certainty that this will continue into 2017, while Dublin Airport are at pains to point out that it remains in place. Neither is answering the other directly, so my conclusion is that Ryanair want a bigger incentive, or Dublin Airport are changing the incentive from next year and Ryanair don't like it. Either way, it looks like there is some kind of negotiation taking place behind the scenes.

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Thu Sep 01, 2016 10:55 pm
by JAmie2k9
ClassicLover wrote:
pompos wrote:
The airport issued a reply towards the claim. "Ryanair’s growth at Dublin Airport over the past three years has been supported by a range of incentive schemes, most notably the Growth Incentive Scheme, which remains in place."


The language in these is very curious. I read in one article that Ryanair were saying they don't have certainty that this will continue into 2017, while Dublin Airport are at pains to point out that it remains in place. Neither is answering the other directly, so my conclusion is that Ryanair want a bigger incentive, or Dublin Airport are changing the incentive from next year and Ryanair don't like it. Either way, it looks like there is some kind of negotiation taking place behind the scenes.


Difficult to know but I have not heard of the scheme been extended into 2017 as of yet but it may well be. Blaming the daa is a bit of a cop out when you look at where the cuts are coming form. They are almost all to/from UK and BRU/CRL/BVA, weaker sterling will always see a slow down in inbound visitors and fares can't get lower than the 6-9.99 offered by FR. You then have the terror attacks impacting traffic. Falling fares will not always get bums on seats nor deliver profit so they are taking out some excess capacity.

They are cutting some freq over his winter on some routes but not said a lot about it. Strange thing is EI are increasing on a lot of routes they are dropping a little freq.

FR cutting by 300,000, EI will deliver it or more next year alone at DUB so there will be no impact on numbers.

Remember there is a runway to be paid for.....

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Thu Sep 01, 2016 11:27 pm
by styles9002
JAmie2k9 wrote:
They are almost all to/from UK and BRU/CRL/BVA, weaker sterling will always see a slow down in inbound visitors and fares can't get lower than the 6-9.99 offered by FR.


I expect that you are looking at it from a UK inbound to Ireland traffic perspective and, if so, the converse should be true that 'weaker sterling will always see a rise in visitors' from abroad to the UK. For instance travel into the UK has 'surged' recently and I'd expect travel from Ireland is up to the UK in that total. (source: https://www.theguardian.com/business/20 ... exit-slump

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Fri Sep 02, 2016 12:01 am
by JAmie2k9
styles9002 wrote:
JAmie2k9 wrote:
They are almost all to/from UK and BRU/CRL/BVA, weaker sterling will always see a slow down in inbound visitors and fares can't get lower than the 6-9.99 offered by FR.


I expect that you are looking at it from a UK inbound to Ireland traffic perspective and, if so, the converse should be true that 'weaker sterling will always see a rise in visitors' from abroad to the UK. For instance travel into the UK has 'surged' recently and I'd expect travel from Ireland is up to the UK in that total. (source: https://www.theguardian.com/business/20 ... exit-slump


Fair point but demand wise would be much higher coming form UK to Ireland and even with better euro value it would never be enough to offset any losses from the UK side.

Some of the recent capacity dumping was tit for tat between EI/FR, example EI opened LPL, FR were planing on a slight cut to LPL at the time but ended up adding back/increased by up to 10 more weekly flights, same with EI opened EMA, FR were cutting from 2 to 1 daily but again suddenly demand was there to reverse it to 2 daily. Those are only two examples, there is a few more.

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Fri Sep 02, 2016 8:23 am
by OA260
Ryanair plans 12.5% cut in passenger numbers at Shannon Airport in favour of increased traffic at Cork

Ryanair has cut the number of passengers it plans to carry through Shannon next year by 12.5%, while increasing slightly its target at Cork and slightly reducing numbers at Dublin airport.

http://www.irishexaminer.com/business/r ... 19034.html

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Jet blast blew over site workers at Dublin Airport

The Air Accident Investigation Unit has published a report into an incident in Dublin Airport where two workers were blown over and injured as a result of a jet blast.

The incident happened last November when a Ryanair Boeing 737 was manoeuvring onto its parking stand.

The workers were working on site and when the aircraft turned they were blown backwards by the jet blast.

Initially, it was thought one of the men was seriously injured. Both were taken to hospital, but it later emerged that neither had suffered any fractures, although both had sustained bruising.

http://www.rte.ie/news/2016/0830/812910 ... stigation/

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Fri Sep 02, 2016 10:01 am
by stratocruiser
AmricanShamrok wrote:
As reported on another thread, BA is discontinuing the evening LCY-SNN-JFK (BA3) flight. I wonder if this is the death knell for the route. And I had hopes of Willie Walsh keeping his word and opening the SNN-JFK segment for sale (!).


As the flights overfly SNN on the return leg, I think it is very unlikely he would have ever opened the SNN-JFK segment for sale and changing the return flight plan to incorporate a SNN stop would probably have been unpopular with a lot of the regular users, as it would lead to a considerable increase in journey time. Furthermore the existing JFK/EWR flights from SNN would soak up much of what is probably a limited premium market from there anyway.
With regard to the LCY-SNN-JFK flights in general, I would think that a pretty high load factor must be necessary to generate a profit, considering what the fixed operational costs must be for a flight with a relatively small number of seats, so I am not surprised that BA3, which without the benefit of pre-clearance is probably the less popular of the two, has been dropped.

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Fri Sep 02, 2016 11:40 am
by rineanna
Hello all,

Just wondering if anyone has any opinions on the best product currently available from Ireland - NYC?

I flew DUB - JFK - GRU - JFK - DUB with American last month and found them a real mixed bag. I flew with them mainly due to price at the time of booking and the ability to stop off in New York. The JFK - GRU legs were generally fine; I liked the newish 777s and the service was okay. However, the product on the DUB - JFK route was poor. The 757 was showing its age and the lack of personal IFE was a little arcane in this day and age. The FAs ranged from disinterested to proactively rude, with a couple of exceptions. The food was actually okay for what it was. I would likely not fly with AA again unless they were by far the most affordable option.

I've only experienced EI on this route from JFK to SNN on the 757, which at least had seat back IFE.

Any opinions on DL or UA's product on the route?

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Fri Sep 02, 2016 3:10 pm
by pompos
The Dublin bus drivers plan to strike "on September 8 and 9, 15 and 16, and the 23 and 24". Does anyone know if that also affects the 747 and 757 airport bus?

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Fri Sep 02, 2016 3:31 pm
by JAmie2k9
pompos wrote:
The Dublin bus drivers plan to strike "on September 8 and 9, 15 and 16, and the 23 and 24". Does anyone know if that also affects the 747 and 757 airport bus?


Yes if it goes ahead, Aircoach will still have a service.

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Fri Sep 02, 2016 3:31 pm
by JAmie2k9
pompos wrote:
The Dublin bus drivers plan to strike "on September 8 and 9, 15 and 16, and the 23 and 24". Does anyone know if that also affects the 747 and 757 airport bus?


Yes if it goes ahead, Aircoach will still have a service.

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Fri Sep 02, 2016 4:44 pm
by kaitak
Thank goodness for competition!

Incidentally, really nice shot of EI-ANG, one of EI's old One Elevens, taken in MAN, some FIFTY years ago. (I still remember them, though unfortunately, I never got to fly in one!)

<photoid:3957627>

Or, alternatively, try this! : https://www.airliners.net/photo/Aer-Ling ... en/3957627

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Fri Sep 02, 2016 5:12 pm
by AmricanShamrok
stratocruiser wrote:
AmricanShamrok wrote:
As reported on another thread, BA is discontinuing the evening LCY-SNN-JFK (BA3) flight. I wonder if this is the death knell for the route. And I had hopes of Willie Walsh keeping his word and opening the SNN-JFK segment for sale (!).


As the flights overfly SNN on the return leg, I think it is very unlikely he would have ever opened the SNN-JFK segment for sale and changing the return flight plan to incorporate a SNN stop would probably have been unpopular with a lot of the regular users.

Well the idea was that BA would only open up the one-way SNN-JFK leg (no change to the return JFK-LCY route). This way customers could book, say, an 18:00 departure on the BA3 and a return to SNN on flight AG110. All could be booked on one ticket with as EI/BA would have the codeshare in place. As it stands, BA already have a check-in desk for crew who overnight at SNN (Limerick) so very little extra resources (if anything) would need to be added. It was probably an idea for improving the load factor of the BA flights.

rineanna wrote:
Hello all,

Just wondering if anyone has any opinions on the best product currently available from Ireland - NYC?

I flew DUB - JFK - GRU - JFK - DUB with American last month and found them a real mixed bag. I flew with them mainly due to price at the time of booking and the ability to stop off in New York. The JFK - GRU legs were generally fine; I liked the newish 777s and the service was okay. However, the product on the DUB - JFK route was poor. The 757 was showing its age and the lack of personal IFE was a little arcane in this day and age. The FAs ranged from disinterested to proactively rude, with a couple of exceptions. The food was actually okay for what it was. I would likely not fly with AA again unless they were by far the most affordable option.

I've only experienced EI on this route from JFK to SNN on the 757, which at least had seat back IFE.

Any opinions on DL or UA's product on the route?

UA has a very good economy product on Ireland-EWR. AVOD, Wi-Fi for purchase (which is quite good and reliable, I've tested it myself), food is standard (no real difference to EI) and very often the UA option is competitively priced against EI and DL.

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Fri Sep 02, 2016 5:47 pm
by dstc47
EI 330's offer 2 seat configuration at the window sides, if you can get them, better than three abreast on the 757's plus service to JFK, if that airport suits you. Food is very unexciting, if you do not pay extra but the FAs are also rarely rude and often very pleasant.

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Sat Sep 03, 2016 8:38 am
by OA260
Airlines ‘use M8 as excuse’ not to use Cork Airport

The head of the national organisation representing Ireland’s travel agents has accused airlines of using the M8 Cork-Dublin motorway as “an excuse” for not providing more flights out of Cork airport.
Pat Dawson, CEO of the Irish Travel Agents Association, said that hundreds of Cork people travel to the capital every day for flights, and noted that there would be “riots” if the opposite was expected of Dublin commuters.
“Our members in the southern region are very concerned about the lack of route choice out of Cork, and the lack of competition,” Mr Dawson said.

http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/ai ... 19166.html

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Sat Sep 03, 2016 1:48 pm
by shamrock350
EI-FNG operated to EWR yesterday, nice surprise to get the new aircraft on the new route!

OA260 wrote:
Airlines ‘use M8 as excuse’ not to use Cork Airport

Thin line between excuse and valid reason.

I don't think any airline uses the M8 as an excuse but it is a factor in deciding new routes, demand for direct flights from Cork is obviously going to be affected when Dublin is literally uo the road these days. In all honesty Cork has done quite well recently, both Aer Lingus and Aer Lingus Regional have expanded, Ryanair is still planning a slight increase (in what is overall a very lacklustre Irish schedule) and hopefully CityJet, Iberia Ex and Flybe will stick around for a while.

There's still some gaps in the network that need working on but overall the airport is in a much healthier position than it was not too long ago.

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Sat Sep 03, 2016 8:19 pm
by AmricanShamrok
ASL Airlines Ireland has named one of its 733s after Olympic silver-medalist Annalise Murphy. Her father, Con Murphy, is AG's chief pilot and flies the 757 routes on behalf of EI.

http://clareherald.com/2016/08/airline- ... ist-72685/

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Posted: Sun Sep 04, 2016 7:26 am
by kaitak
Our new thread, 11/16, is now up and running!

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1342183