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Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Sat May 12, 2018 9:29 pm

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Flight in question an A330-200 which has 3 different config's.


Ah! The lingus source says it was EI-GEY, the ex-QR aircraft. I wonder what they have done to it internally, is it still in QR layout?
 
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Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Sat May 12, 2018 10:57 pm

BrianDromey wrote:
JAmie2k9 wrote:
Flight in question an A330-200 which has 3 different config's.


Ah! The lingus source says it was EI-GEY, the ex-QR aircraft. I wonder what they have done to it internally, is it still in QR layout?


Internal refit not until winter. The aircraft stayed there for the day and there was no other A332 in DUB at the time.
 
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Sun May 13, 2018 1:20 pm

The EI A321 Neos will be registered in the EI-LRA to 'LRL sequence.

The next FR 738s (the first of which has already been painted) will be in the EI-GSx sequence; I think they'll only go up about 'GSK or GSL, as there aren't too many standard 738s left to be delivered.

2Q19 will see the first EI A321Neos and the first FR 738 Max -200s.
 
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Sun May 13, 2018 4:19 pm

A light aircraft has crashed near Clonbulloge with injuries being reported.
 
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Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Mon May 14, 2018 3:26 pm

kaitak wrote:
The EI A321 Neos will be registered in the EI-LRA to 'LRL sequence.

The next FR 738s (the first of which has already been painted) will be in the EI-GSx sequence; I think they'll only go up about 'GSK or GSL, as there aren't too many standard 738s left to be delivered.

2Q19 will see the first EI A321Neos and the first FR 738 Max -200s.


When will the leased 757s be gone?
 
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Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Mon May 14, 2018 4:23 pm

embraer420 wrote:
kaitak wrote:
The EI A321 Neos will be registered in the EI-LRA to 'LRL sequence.

The next FR 738s (the first of which has already been painted) will be in the EI-GSx sequence; I think they'll only go up about 'GSK or GSL, as there aren't too many standard 738s left to be delivered.

2Q19 will see the first EI A321Neos and the first FR 738 Max -200s.


When will the leased 757s be gone?


When the last four A321LRs arrive, they’re the replacements for the 757s, the first ones are for expansion.
 
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Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Mon May 14, 2018 9:36 pm

alancostello wrote:
embraer420 wrote:
kaitak wrote:
The EI A321 Neos will be registered in the EI-LRA to 'LRL sequence.

The next FR 738s (the first of which has already been painted) will be in the EI-GSx sequence; I think they'll only go up about 'GSK or GSL, as there aren't too many standard 738s left to be delivered.

2Q19 will see the first EI A321Neos and the first FR 738 Max -200s.


When will the leased 757s be gone?


When the last four A321LRs arrive, they’re the replacements for the 757s, the first ones are for expansion.


2020/1 is the latest however suggestion that one will exit next year (different engine 757) so possibly only 3 of 4 net gain.
 
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Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Mon May 14, 2018 10:24 pm

Is it too early to know what months (or quarters) the A321s arrive next year?
 
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Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Mon May 14, 2018 10:28 pm

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Is it too early to know what months (or quarters) the A321s arrive next year?


Probably a little early but reported they will be due from around April so likely one or two available for May routes. Unlikely all 4 will be delivered by May.
 
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Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Tue May 15, 2018 8:35 am

JAmie2k9 wrote:
alancostello wrote:
embraer420 wrote:

When will the leased 757s be gone?


When the last four A321LRs arrive, they’re the replacements for the 757s, the first ones are for expansion.


2020/1 is the latest however suggestion that one will exit next year (different engine 757) so possibly only 3 of 4 net gain.


That is the oldest one (1994 built) and is the oldest aircraft in the EI fleet I believe so would make sense. Will possibly be cargo converted.
 
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Tue May 15, 2018 10:10 am

It was recently rumoured that first A321NeoLR deliveries were being pushed back from 1Q to 2Q of 2019, so that would mean April onward; I think this was driven by IAG and its wish to cut capital costs; it seems an odd decision to me, because Neo deliveries are already somewhat delayed and pushing the deliveries closer to Summer might risk aircraft not being ready on time and then, as you come closer to Summer, you don't want crews to be engaged in training. Still, if most or all are delivered in April and May, hopefully it won't cause them too many headaches.
 
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Tue May 15, 2018 2:10 pm

Picked up an interesting movement at Shannon last night on Live ATC - 'SAM286' landed around 23:00, parked at stand 32 and departed at 00:50 on a flight plan to Andrews AFB. It wasn't on FR24 so I couldn't see where it originated but I did wonder if it was a flight related to the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem. Anyone got any info on it?
 
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Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Tue May 15, 2018 3:04 pm

There were at least three SAM___ flights across Ireland yesterday, could well have been associated. I didn't log a SAM286, might have been out of range, but I do have:

SAM221 B752 99-0003
SAM183 GLF5 97-0400
SAM287 B737 01-0041
 
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Wed May 16, 2018 6:49 am

Data on non-EU air passenger arrivals to be collated

A new body to collate information about passengers coming to Ireland from non-EU countries is to begin work next week as part of international measures to combat terrorism.

The Irish Passenger Information Unit will receive data from airlines and exchange information with Europol and other European countries.

www.rte.ie/news/2018/0516/963828-passenger_information/

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Ryanair to cut free passenger check-in window by half
Airline says changes introduced to give paying customers more time to select seats

Ryanair has cut the time in which passengers can check-in at no cost by half and from the middle of next month any travellers who wish to check-in more than two days before departure will be hit with charges.

The airline has announced that from June 13th free online check-in will only be available between 48 hours and 2 hours before a flight is scheduled to depart. As it stands passengers can check in at no cost up to four days before a flight takes off.

www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-n ... 8?mode=amp
 
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Wed May 16, 2018 7:21 am

I think FR reducing the check-in window is a bit of a slow news day story. I don’t see many with paper OLCI passes now. The majority seem to use the app.
With the advent of the App and EU data roaming this probably isn’t going to be a huge money maker, but it does, arguably unfavourably disadvantage the older demographic who are less likely to have a smartphone.

All of that said, €4/8/16 (often less in a “sale”) won’t break the bank on an €16.99 all-in fare to the U.K. - which are widely available.
 
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Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Fri May 18, 2018 4:01 pm

Today is the first day of EI operating 17 flights to N America and Canada with the launch of SEA. Meanwhile Willie Walsh has hinted EI will establish flights outside of N American soon.

https://twitter.com/CAPA_Aviation/statu ... 7106501632
 
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Fri May 18, 2018 7:24 pm

12 EI transatlantic flights currently in the air. It’s not until I see a screen like this do I realise how far they’ve come.

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Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Fri May 18, 2018 7:30 pm

JAmie2k9 wrote:
Today is the first day of EI operating 17 flights to N America and Canada with the launch of SEA. Meanwhile Willie Walsh has hinted EI will establish flights outside of N American soon.

https://twitter.com/CAPA_Aviation/statu ... 7106501632


I thought he said it would be operating some of its fleet from outside Ireland, i.e. from Europe or the UK to the US (probably EU to US, rather than UK - due to Brexit?!)

Amazing to see so many EI t/a flights. I was just thinking about it today; I am flying to BOS in late June and it'll be my first EI transatlantic flight since 1990 ... that was on EI-ASJ; flight EI 123, Dublin-Shannon-Boston-Chicago! In those days, EI had at best 3 flights a day and there was a fourth t/a flight in the shape of a Delta L1011 or 763, flying DUB-SNN-ATL.
 
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Fri May 18, 2018 8:07 pm

AmricanShamrok wrote:
12 EI transatlantic flights currently in the air. It’s not until I see a screen like this do I realise how far they’ve come.

Image



Indeed do the same list in a year and it will be a lot larger !
 
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Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Fri May 18, 2018 9:53 pm

kaitak wrote:
JAmie2k9 wrote:
Today is the first day of EI operating 17 flights to N America and Canada with the launch of SEA. Meanwhile Willie Walsh has hinted EI will establish flights outside of N American soon.

https://twitter.com/CAPA_Aviation/statu ... 7106501632


I thought he said it would be operating some of its fleet from outside Ireland, i.e. from Europe or the UK to the US (probably EU to US, rather than UK - due to Brexit?!)

Amazing to see so many EI t/a flights. I was just thinking about it today; I am flying to BOS in late June and it'll be my first EI transatlantic flight since 1990 ... that was on EI-ASJ; flight EI 123, Dublin-Shannon-Boston-Chicago! In those days, EI had at best 3 flights a day and there was a fourth t/a flight in the shape of a Delta L1011 or 763, flying DUB-SNN-ATL.


I wouldn't have taken it seriously, most likely just encouraging crew and pilots to accept pay deal which they did since. EI brand flying Europe to American is pointless.

Perhaps a route to TLV or the recently discussed Cape Town.
 
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Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Sat May 19, 2018 7:44 pm

The new SEA service reminded me of a question I have whenever I hear of an airline starting a longhaul service. How do they get a fresh crew in place to operate the turnaround return flight? I'm guessing EI had theirs in place a day or two earlier so as to be rested and ready to work. Are individual members responsible for "deadheading" wherever they could find availability? Or would the entire crew be booked together on another carrier (ie: BA via LHR) and sent in advance?

And would an EI management team accompany them to ensure everything is ready locally to make for a smooth departure? Or would they go even earlier to prepare for airport operations, catering and other concerns?

I realize it takes a lot of resources to start a new station. Thanks for any information people can share!
 
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Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Sun May 20, 2018 1:00 am

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The new SEA service reminded me of a question I have whenever I hear of an airline starting a longhaul service. How do they get a fresh crew in place to operate the turnaround return flight? I'm guessing EI had theirs in place a day or two earlier so as to be rested and ready to work. Are individual members responsible for "deadheading" wherever they could find availability? Or would the entire crew be booked together on another carrier (ie: BA via LHR) and sent in advance?

And would an EI management team accompany them to ensure everything is ready locally to make for a smooth departure? Or would they go even earlier to prepare for airport operations, catering and other concerns?

I realize it takes a lot of resources to start a new station. Thanks for any information people can share!


EI would have sent the crew out earlier via one of their US hubs and onto a partner flight. As for management team, there have a US team who probally oversee the launch and likely make a visit to oversee or direct their station manager .
 
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Sun May 20, 2018 11:43 am

Shane Ross accused of making economy 'suffer' over Dublin Airport runway legislation delay

He said that the delays on decisions for Dublin's Airport's second runway will have an impact on growth

Shane Ross has been accused of making the economy "suffer" over his failure to progress legislation ensuring the use of Dublin Airport's planned second runway.

Fianna Fail TD and spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport Robert Troy has said that Minister Ross has been an "abysmal failure" on many issues.

www.dublinlive.ie/news/dublin-news/shan ... y-14679555
 
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Mon May 21, 2018 6:23 pm

Passenger numbers at Dublin Airport increased by 5% in April to 2.6 million, which made it the busiest April in the airport’s history 78-year history.

Passenger volumes to and from Continental Europe increased by 6%, with almost 1.4 million passengers travelling on flights to and from continental Europe in April. UK traffic increased by 1%, as over 856,000 passengers travelled to and from the UK last month.

Transatlantic passenger volumes grew by 13%, with more than 296,000 passengers travelling to and from North America in April. Other international traffic, mainly to the Middle East and Africa, grew by 14% with over 79,000 passengers travelling to and from these destinations in April. Domestic traffic declined by 4% with over 8,300 passengers travelling on domestic routes in April.

The number of passengers using Dublin Airport as a hub to connect to another destination increased by 20% with almost 157,000 passengers connecting through Dublin Airport last month.

More than 8.7 million passengers have travelled through Dublin Airport in the first four months of this year, a 4% increase over the same period last year. Dublin Airport has welcomed an extra 1.2 million additional passengers in the first four months of 2018.

https://www.dublinairport.com/latest-ne ... passengers
 
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Tue May 22, 2018 2:19 pm

TRAVEL HELL Dublin Airport flight cancellations cause chaos for Irish passengers as number of European flights scrapped due to French air traffic control strike
Ryanair and Aer Lingus passengers are being urged to check their flight status due to today's strike

www.thesun.ie/travel/2607713/dublin-air ... ch-strike/

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Liverpool and Bristol take-off as new services launched at Shannon

Liverpool might be high on the list of sporting conversations this week but it was also very much in the conversation at Shannon Airport today as new services to the city and another big UK draw, Bristol, were back on the airport’s schedule.

www.limerickpost.ie/2018/05/22/liverpoo ... t-shannon/

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Together4Yes groups demonstrate at Knock airport

www.mayonews.ie/news/32093-together4yes ... ck-airport
 
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Tue May 22, 2018 5:02 pm

Skyblue39 wrote:
Passenger numbers at Dublin Airport increased by 5% in April to 2.6 million, which made it the busiest April in the airport’s history 78-year history.

Passenger volumes to and from Continental Europe increased by 6%, with almost 1.4 million passengers travelling on flights to and from continental Europe in April. UK traffic increased by 1%, as over 856,000 passengers travelled to and from the UK last month.

Transatlantic passenger volumes grew by 13%, with more than 296,000 passengers travelling to and from North America in April. Other international traffic, mainly to the Middle East and Africa, grew by 14% with over 79,000 passengers travelling to and from these destinations in April. Domestic traffic declined by 4% with over 8,300 passengers travelling on domestic routes in April.

The number of passengers using Dublin Airport as a hub to connect to another destination increased by 20% with almost 157,000 passengers connecting through Dublin Airport last month.

More than 8.7 million passengers have travelled through Dublin Airport in the first four months of this year, a 4% increase over the same period last year. Dublin Airport has welcomed an extra 1.2 million additional passengers in the first four months of 2018.

https://www.dublinairport.com/latest-ne ... passengers



Wow , are most of these 157000 transfer passengers on EI to the USA ? So what percentage of EI passengers are transfers I wonder ??anyone have any insight ?
 
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Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Tue May 22, 2018 6:28 pm

It is staggering to see TATL traffic still growing so fast!!! As the 5th busiest European hub for TATL traffic, this speaks for itself I guess.
I would imagine that EI makes up most of this transfer traffic. Apart from EI to EI, There’s also BE transfer from UK regions at DUB to both EI and EY.
OU timed their Zagreb flight time to connect with UA to ORD and IAD. Also for example, AC picking up Star transfer traffic and feeding LH. May looks like another record month in prospect, with Seattle launched last week as well as Icelandair to KEF, extra WOW Air to KEF now 9w, WestJet back to St John’s and in June we have 3 more long hauls starting with Montreal, Hong Kong and Beijing within the first 2 weeks of June! If the growth continues we may very well see 31M pax in 2018.
 
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Tue May 22, 2018 7:33 pm

Will be interesting to see how much the FR deal contributes to EI TATL growth. MOL being interviewed on Sky News yesterday seemed to suggest the computer systems not linking is a major hurdle.
 
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Tue May 22, 2018 8:16 pm

ET transit should be included in those figures but EI would make up most of it and probably 30-45% traffic now more less transit depending on route.
 
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Tue May 22, 2018 8:45 pm

JAmie2k9 wrote:
ET transit should be included in those figures but EI would make up most of it and probably 30-45% traffic now more less transit depending on route.


Did I read elsewhere that ET are reducing frequency on the LAX route?
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Tue May 22, 2018 8:55 pm

Eirules wrote:
JAmie2k9 wrote:
ET transit should be included in those figures but EI would make up most of it and probably 30-45% traffic now more less transit depending on route.


Did I read elsewhere that ET are reducing frequency on the LAX route?


Indeed from next moth for the rest of the summer schedule.
 
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Tue May 22, 2018 9:01 pm

JAmie2k9 wrote:
Eirules wrote:
JAmie2k9 wrote:
ET transit should be included in those figures but EI would make up most of it and probably 30-45% traffic now more less transit depending on route.


Did I read elsewhere that ET are reducing frequency on the LAX route?


Indeed from next moth for the rest of the summer schedule.


A sign that the route is struggling? I wonder is it the DUB-LAX leg or DUB-ADD or the whole thing?
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Tue May 22, 2018 9:12 pm

ET is only only down from 4 to 3 weekly so not a huge cut. However the bigger picture may be that the DUB transits may cut down gradually. YYZ is going non stop, EWR went via Lome instead of DUB, Chicago is starting non stop so given ORD can go direct, may not be long until IAD can do the same as surely not huge differences in distance?

LAX clearly can’t go non stop so that will always have to stop somewhere.
 
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Tue May 22, 2018 10:10 pm

Eirules wrote:
JAmie2k9 wrote:
Eirules wrote:

Did I read elsewhere that ET are reducing frequency on the LAX route?


Indeed from next moth for the rest of the summer schedule.


A sign that the route is struggling? I wonder is it the DUB-LAX leg or DUB-ADD or the whole thing?


Y to LAX ex DUB has always been a little weak but loads are reasonable overall. Give its just 2 weeks before departure you would really question ET ops management.

With EWR and soon ORD starting have they stretched the fleet to much and/or are they having any B787 engine problems?
 
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Tue May 22, 2018 10:21 pm

User001 wrote:
ET is only only down from 4 to 3 weekly so not a huge cut. However the bigger picture may be that the DUB transits may cut down gradually. YYZ is going non stop, EWR went via Lome instead of DUB, Chicago is starting non stop so given ORD can go direct, may not be long until IAD can do the same as surely not huge differences in distance?

LAX clearly can’t go non stop so that will always have to stop somewhere.


Incorrect. Chicago is not going nonstop from ADD. It is making a tech stop in Dublin westbound as per ET website dummy booking. The YYZ nonstop plan has also been reversed. It continues to run via DUB as does the IAD. So there’s an overall increase not a decrease in DUB transit.
 
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Wed May 23, 2018 2:42 pm

I note on another thread that AC are moving all Rouge 767 ops to YUL & YYZ from next year. I wonder where this leaves the YVR route? Given it’s the only Rouge flight left to Dublin, there’s no opportunity to operate it in a W pattern. Perhaps a 787 from next summer? Or an opportunity for EI to jump in?
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Wed May 23, 2018 6:35 pm

Emirates says DAA should build and run third Dublin terminal

https://www.irishtimes.com/business/tra ... ssion=true
 
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Thu May 24, 2018 6:08 am

http://abc7news.com/travel/plane-wing-h ... e/3513867/

Yesterday’s inbound to SFO had a prang with a concrete post. The return flight was eventually cancelled so I can only assume the aircraft is still at SFO. Last night’s inbound from SEA was delayed by over 2 hours, I wonder was this to reaccomodate some pax
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Thu May 24, 2018 7:49 am

Boeing 767 forced to make emergency landing at Shannon Airport

The flight was from London to Newark.

United Airlines flight UA-17 was forced into making an emergency stop at Shannon Airport earlier today.

The transatlantic flight was cleared to land at Shannon and did so without any difficulties.

www.joe.ie/news/passanger-jet-makes-eme ... non-627061

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Cuddy calls for retention of Galway Airport airstrip

A formal request has been lodged with the Galway County Council that the airstrip at Galway Airport be retained as “there is no possibility” of a suitable site being found for another airstrip “so close to the city ever again”.

This is the view of Independent county councillor Jim Cuddy, who has contacted Kevin Kelly, the interim CEO of Galway County Council, to formally request the airstrip be retained.

www.advertiser.ie/galway/article/100566 ... t-airstrip
 
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Thu May 24, 2018 10:16 am

Although the strip is important, the surrounding infrastructure is even more so. Now, it’s harly likely that Galway would ever become a Kai-Tak airport with L-1011s and 742s screaming between skyscrapers, but still.

When does the councillor think there might be a market? Does he really think an airline might try to run 8+ daily flights to make the airport viable. The ATR or C-Series would be likely aircraft types, but I can’t see RE going back with an operation equivalent in size to SEN...

That’s not to say there isn’t a market, but why would an airline risk opening Galway as opposed to adding at Shannon, Knock or, more likely, Dublin. It’s not like people are going to row to Liverpool.
 
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Thu May 24, 2018 10:20 am

BrianDromey wrote:
Although the strip is important, the surrounding infrastructure is even more so. Now, it’s harly likely that Galway would ever become a Kai-Tak airport with L-1011s and 742s screaming between skyscrapers, but still.

When does the councillor think there might be a market? Does he really think an airline might try to run 8+ daily flights to make the airport viable. The ATR or C-Series would be likely aircraft types, but I can’t see RE going back with an operation equivalent in size to SEN...

That’s not to say there isn’t a market, but why would an airline risk Galway as opposed to Shannon, Knock or, more likely, Dublin. It’s not like people are going to row to Liverpool.


With SNN only 45 minutes down the motorway and Knock around the same the Galway market is well covered. The chances of ever seeing a commercial operator back at the airfield are slim to none.
 
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Thu May 24, 2018 11:03 am

When does AC start YUL?
 
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Thu May 24, 2018 11:56 am

kaitak wrote:
When does AC start YUL?


First service AC818 leaves Montreal 2nd June, leaves Dublin 3rd June, AC819.
 
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Thu May 24, 2018 1:50 pm

SURFER wrote:
BrianDromey wrote:
Although the strip is important, the surrounding infrastructure is even more so. Now, it’s harly likely that Galway would ever become a Kai-Tak airport with L-1011s and 742s screaming between skyscrapers, but still.

When does the councillor think there might be a market? Does he really think an airline might try to run 8+ daily flights to make the airport viable. The ATR or C-Series would be likely aircraft types, but I can’t see RE going back with an operation equivalent in size to SEN...

That’s not to say there isn’t a market, but why would an airline risk Galway as opposed to Shannon, Knock or, more likely, Dublin. It’s not like people are going to row to Liverpool.


With SNN only 45 minutes down the motorway and Knock around the same the Galway market is well covered. The chances of ever seeing a commercial operator back at the airfield are slim to none.


Maybe if it is retained along the lines of Weston, GA, Helicopters,Training and a bit of corporate. But i suppose the main question is where the money will come from. Don't think there would be much appetite to put any public funds into it.
 
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Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Thu May 24, 2018 7:13 pm

Ryanair's Austrian subsidary is starting daily Vienna service from 28 October.
 
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Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Thu May 24, 2018 7:33 pm

Laudamotion, in which Ryanair has a 24.9pc stake, is to start services from Dublin Airport to Vienna from October 28.
The daily service will pit it against Aer Lingus on the route, with Laudamotion flights departing Dublin at 14.05 hours and departing Austria at 16.15 hours.
 
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Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Thu May 24, 2018 7:38 pm

Skyblue39 wrote:
Laudamotion, in which Ryanair has a 24.9pc stake, is to start services from Dublin Airport to Vienna from October 28.
The daily service will pit it against Aer Lingus on the route, with Laudamotion flights departing Dublin at 14.05 hours and departing Austria at 16.15 hours.


Nice to have them on the route. I flew Lauda Air on the route years ago and it was a shame when it ceased.
 
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Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Thu May 24, 2018 8:13 pm

Skyblue39 wrote:
Laudamotion, in which Ryanair has a 24.9pc stake, is to start services from Dublin Airport to Vienna from October 28.
The daily service will pit it against Aer Lingus on the route, with Laudamotion flights departing Dublin at 14.05 hours and departing Austria at 16.15 hours.

Is the plane based in Dublin? If so it sounds like a Ryanair is flying for Laudamotion. A way to get some incentives from Dublin Airport?
 
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Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Thu May 24, 2018 8:20 pm

pompos wrote:
Skyblue39 wrote:
Laudamotion, in which Ryanair has a 24.9pc stake, is to start services from Dublin Airport to Vienna from October 28.
The daily service will pit it against Aer Lingus on the route, with Laudamotion flights departing Dublin at 14.05 hours and departing Austria at 16.15 hours.

Is the plane based in Dublin? If so it sounds like a Ryanair is flying for Laudamotion. A way to get some incentives from Dublin Airport?


Nope, it’s a VIE based aircraft. (Schedules vary according to the day). Good to finally have competition for EI on this route.
 
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Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Thu May 24, 2018 11:51 pm

There's clearly room for competition on this route and with it being so heavily backed by Ryanair I imagine it doing well. The Laudamotion investment by Ryanair was a genius move, they intend to increase ownership to 75% and I suspect complete control eventually giving Ryanair a taste of the Airbus fleet and foothold in Germany and Austria.

Currently everything appears to be done by Ryanair, you can book Lauda flights via ryanair.com and the actual Lauda website is just Ryanair's Austria site turned red! Very odd to see A320 and A321 seatmaps on a Ryanair booking I must admit!

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