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Irish 1/14: A Whole New World

Wed Jan 01, 2014 12:49 am

Good morning folks and a very happy new year to all; may 2014 be safe, healthy and successful for you all and of course, here's to a
successful and safe year for Irish aviation.

Looking at the way things have gone over the past six years, it now looks like we can look forward to a year of healthy growth. 2013 saw many positive
developments and let's hope the trend can be continued, with new routes, new aircraft and growth across all markets. We have quite a lot to look
forward to this year, with the 757s starting soon, new FR 737 deliveries and of course, new routes to start this Summer, such as EI to YYZ and SFO,
Westjet, more Turkish, etc etc.

Here's looking forward to a great year ahead.

(Here's the link to the last thread, should anyone want to refer back: Irish 13/13: Flying The Santa Star (by kaitak Dec 13 2013 in Civil Aviation))
 
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RE: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World

Wed Jan 01, 2014 1:09 am

Quoting kaitak (Thread starter):
happy new year to all; may 2014 be safe,

Happy New Year to everyone. Certainly some interesting things to look forward to this year. Also a few more route surprises might just be more than rumour    


A more human FR we all look forward to watching too.

Michael O'Leary promises 'significant' enhancements to Ryanair experience

First he took to Twitter and now Ryanair chief Michael O'Leary has issued a seasonal YouTube message, following in the footsteps of Enda Kenny, Michael D. Higgins and the Queen.

http://www.independent.ie/business/m...o-ryanair-experience-29878111.html
 
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RE: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World

Wed Jan 01, 2014 1:55 am

Happy new year to all!

Dublin exceeding the 20m barrier is a major psychological milestone barrier for the airport.

The 20m passenger numbers feel like a solid foundation on which to grow into the future, with remarkably few badly performing routes in there. We also are fortunate to have two structurally strong national carriers.

Hopefully WX thrives under new ownership, and RE continues its path to sustainable profitability.

As GDP recovers, so will the pace of aviation growth from Dublin. At Shannon, I do hope that the airport can cement the growth of 2013, building a solid route network on that, using this to demonstrate to others that there is viability from the West.

I understand that Cork is left with just three airlines (EI, RE, FR). I do believe that growth here will be slow and painful again this year. As long as FR and EI don't cannibalize themselves, growth will only come when new new aircraft are based there. Cork deserves a European Flag carrier offering a connection service, but I cannot see it happening over the next 12 months. Airlines probably see Dublin as a safe bet in investing into Ireland over the next 24 months.

Anyway 2014 prediction time... This is what I predict for this year, some of which are a rehash of my oh so wrong 2013 predictions.....

EK to go double daily
KL to announce their 'own' metal to Ireland from AMS for 2014.
WX to retain AF codeshare from DUB to CDG
Finnair to return to Dublin to feed Asian hub.
LH to announce proper MUC schedule
BA to reduce frequencies to Ireland

And finally, let us share a moment for the 47 souls who died in the Kegworth Air Disaster, 25 years ago. 8th January 1989

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kegworth_air_disaster
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RE: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World

Wed Jan 01, 2014 9:40 am

Quoting BestWestern (Reply 2):

I don't see KL launching DUB themselves, they have a very cosy agreement with EI, not only out of DUB but ORK also. As much as I'd love to see AY (or any other carrier launch DUB) I can't see it. We have only seen this week that LHR and connections through it are still as strong as ever despite so many other options now, people won't think about HEL as an option too readily IMHO. I do think LH are missing a trick with MUC, and other destinations to DUB, look how well EI do into Germany.

I'd love to see LX start double daily, UA launch ORD and maybe see IB increasing frequency as they sort themselves out.

For EI it's an important year. The launch of 2 new long haul routes will clearly be a risk and I feel they need connections on both ends to help them out. While you can book connections through YYZ to YYC, YVR etc using AC, they are far more expensive than connecting through ORD with EI / UA and there are no connections book able via SFO despite obvious advantages to destinations such as HNL, LAS, SAN etc. EI's last big long haul launch to DXB failed due to them failing to realise the potential of the route, don't make the same mistake!!

Happy new year everyone
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RE: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World

Wed Jan 01, 2014 4:24 pm

Quoting Eirules (Reply 3):
people won't think about HEL as an option too readily IMHO

Indeed, getting the timings right for a connection through HEL to many places from DUB with just one flight daily is hard. If it works in one direction, the timings don't work on the return or vv.
Pity as Finnair are a good carrier.
 
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RE: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World

Wed Jan 01, 2014 4:35 pm

Well first events of the year, babies, floods, traffic deaths, and now strikes of 2014.

A legal bid is to be made in the High Court on Friday to prevent a threatened strike by air traffic controllers in Ireland, scheduled for 8 January by Impact.
Story is in the Irish Times for those who want to follow up.

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/crime...-air-traffic-controllers-1.1641389
 
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RE: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World

Wed Jan 01, 2014 8:16 pm

Seasons greetings to eveyone.
2013 has been mostly fortunate to us. Not forgetting the loss of GWY and other regional - UK routes I hope that we see nothing but positive developments from 2014.......

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news...rn-flights-to-canada-29876180.html

Spotted from another forum, media reports that Westjet could be interested in expanding their coverage in Ireland & UK. Nothing confirmed however their words are most encouraging that their venture will be successful.

Quoting Within hours of the introductory fares going on sale they were all gone. The buzz about it was absolutely incredible.

We are now considering whether to extend it to other airports in Ireland or the UK -- that decision hasn't been made yet.

But Dublin will be our first transatlantic venture and the consumer interest in Ireland has been astounding.
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Assuming the most probable candidates would be SNN, ORK, BFS / BHD?
My curiosity is asking if they could serve Belfast through BHD unrestricted? If so BFS & BHD could be in a battle to secure WS business. [that is if WS are interested in Belfast] Personally I would prefer to see WS in BHD for the convenience that BHD 's location has to offer.

Time will tell but I have a very positive vibe that 2014 will be a good year.

Happy New Year!
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RE: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World

Wed Jan 01, 2014 10:19 pm

Quoting kaitak (Thread starter):
more Turkish, etc etc.

Update at 0820GMT 31DEC13

Turkish Airlines from 30MAR14 is increasing a number of European routes from Istanbul Ataturk. Planned service increase as follow.

Istanbul Ataturk – Dublin Increase from 10 to 12 weekly

http://www.routesonline.com/news/29/...lines-s14-europe-service-increase/

    

BTW it is expected that another 1-2 weekly will be added along with more capacity for Cargo which is doing VERY well for TK out of DUB.

[Edited 2014-01-01 14:23:57]
 
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RE: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World

Thu Jan 02, 2014 2:30 am

Quoting OA260 (Reply 7):
BTW it is expected that another 1-2 weekly will be added along with more capacity for Cargo which is doing VERY well for TK out of DUB.

Good news! I wonder if they might consider an A310/A330 freighter service to DUB.

Great to see that TK to DUB is nearly double daily!
 
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RE: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World

Thu Jan 02, 2014 5:38 pm

Looks like we're going to be seeing a lot of weather disruption over the next 24-48h, with severe weather in the SW of the UK, but also severe blizzard conditions in the NE of the US, which will affect BOS, EWR/JFK and ORD.
 
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RE: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World

Thu Jan 02, 2014 6:35 pm

Quoting kaitak (Reply 8):
Great to see that TK to DUB is nearly double daily!

Sure is   It opens up more connections to the vast network. TK are picking up a nice amount of traffic from DUB to Tropical sun destinations too.

Quoting kaitak (Reply 9):
which will affect BOS, EWR/JFK and ORD.

Yes EI have been allowing free changes to passengers who want to defer their travel plans.
 
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RE: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World

Thu Jan 02, 2014 8:49 pm

Some clarity regarding the RE fleet in this month's Flying in Ireland magazine; three of the four AT4s are up for wet or dry lease (EI-BYO, EI-EHH and EI-CBK), EI-CPT will continue to operate for RE. Two A75s will remain operating for RE (EI-REH, EI-REL) while one will be leased (EI-REM). One of the two A72s have been returned to the lessor. The rest of the fleet are the brand new A76s.

So to sum up, the future RE fleet will look like this:
1x ATR 42 ('CPT) - hopefully to be repainted in full Aer Lingus Regional colours instead of the current near-albino look
1x ATR 72-200 (('REI) - as above
2x ATR 72-500 ('REH, 'REL)
8x ATR 72-600 ('FAS, 'FAT, 'FAU, 'FAV, 'FAW, 'FAX, 'FAZ, 'FCY)

I presume the AT4 will continue to perform the old reliable KIR-DUB-IOM-DUB-KIR-DUB-IOM-DUB-KIR rotation (if the KIR PSO survives). I note that an AT4 will also be based at SNN next summer so it will be at least the Winter 2014/15 season before we see the final shape of the fleet.

[Edited 2014-01-02 12:51:05]
 
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RE: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World

Thu Jan 02, 2014 9:46 pm

Happy New Year everyone. I'm back after a prolonged absence although I have been keeping up to date by reading the forum even if I haven't posted anything for a while. 2013 certainly was a year of alot of positives with DUB passenger numbers breaking the 20m again and SNN's first year as an indeptendent airport on the surface at least looks like to have been as successful as anyone could have hoped although we will need to wait and see the final passenger figures for 2013 before we can say for sure.

Anyway, here is looking forward to a prosperous 2014!
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RE: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World

Thu Jan 02, 2014 11:29 pm

Quoting Eirules (Reply 3):
there are no connections book able via SFO despite obvious advantages to destinations such as HNL, LAS, SAN etc.

Someone brought this up with the Aer Lingus twitter account and they replied that it was being worked on.

Quoting AmricanShamrok (Reply 11):

Thanks for the information, for such a small fleet it can be surprisingly difficult to keep track of it!

Hopefully 'CPT is painted in full, any idea if it features the updated cabin? It conceals the age of these aircraft quite well.
 
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RE: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World

Fri Jan 03, 2014 11:07 am

Some interesting patterns over DUB skies this morning. Its due to the high winds . AA290 had to divert to MAN.
 
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RE: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World

Fri Jan 03, 2014 11:35 am

Yeah a lot of the transatlantic flights delayed from both sides of the pond. A friend of mine was due to return to DEN on UA125 but it was hours late in, it didn't leave IAD until after 1am
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RE: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World

Fri Jan 03, 2014 2:48 pm

Does EI still bless their aircraft on Christmas day?
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RE: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World

Fri Jan 03, 2014 5:19 pm

I think that ended many years ago.
 
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RE: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World

Fri Jan 03, 2014 5:21 pm

Aer Lingus will increase SNN-JFK to 6 weekly from March 30, will operate everyday except Tuesday. Originally planned to be 5 weekly.

http://www.businesstraveller.com/new...s-to-fly-six-weekly-flights-to-jfk

Positive news for Shannon and the Aer Lingus 757 operation. Also reports today that YYZ will be 4 weekly for winter but I believe this was always the plan.
 
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RE: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World

Fri Jan 03, 2014 5:59 pm

Quoting BestWestern (Reply 16):
Does EI still bless their aircraft on Christmas day?
Quoting Eagleboy (Reply 17):
I think that ended many years ago.

I think it was only ever done on St. Patrick's Day anyway.
 
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RE: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World

Fri Jan 03, 2014 6:08 pm

Quoting kaitak (Reply 19):

Hopes was definitely Christmas Day when all or most of the fleet was parked up for the day, always remember the RTE 6o'clock news every year doing a small bit on it showing the priest from the Dublin airport parish up on a vehicle throwing holy water over each planes nose.

Crazy Irish superstitions!!!!
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RE: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World

Fri Jan 03, 2014 7:09 pm

Quoting Eagleboy (Reply 17):
I think that ended many years ago.

I believe it was done in 2012? I vaguely remember reading it in the Irish Air Letter at the time.
 
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RE: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World

Fri Jan 03, 2014 7:48 pm

[quote=AmricanShamrok,reply=11]2x ATR 72-500 ('REH, 'REL)[/

REH is a mistake. (REH is a ATR-72-201 and left the fleet at the end of October). must be REL and REM as the 500 series( 212A series) remaining.
REO and REP were the others but were sold to companies in South East Asia earlier this year.

btw. REH was the aircraft I made my last flight on in my Aer Arann career. It was a WAT-BHX-WAT-LTN-WAT rotation 3 years ago.

[Edited 2014-01-03 11:59:51]
 
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Fri Jan 03, 2014 8:46 pm

Quoting GoAibusGo (Reply 22):
REH is a mistake. (REH is a ATR-72-201 and left the fleet at the end of October). must be REL and REM as the 500 series( 212A series) remaining.
REO and REP were the others but were sold to companies in South East Asia earlier this year.

I wonder why RE were so quick to get rid of the -500s? They are still relatively new and a big song and a dance was made when they began taking deliveries about how much more efficient/environmentally friendly they were etc., etc. Why get rid of them over the more ancient ATR 42 and 72-200s?
 
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Fri Jan 03, 2014 9:47 pm

Quoting shamrock350 (Reply 18):
Aer Lingus will increase SNN-JFK to 6 weekly from March 30, will operate everyday except Tuesday. Originally planned to be 5 weekly.

Certainly is good news to hear of frequency increases this soon. I believe Monday 27 January is the inaugeral EI B757 flight from SNN to BOS? Judging by the seat maps for the first few days of service, it would seem as if very few seats are sold but then again, it is the very lowest point of the season. Lets hope the experiment works out well for both EI and SNN.
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RE: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World

Fri Jan 03, 2014 9:48 pm

Quoting AmricanShamrok (Reply 23):
I wonder why RE were so quick to get rid of the -500s? They are still relatively new and a big song and a dance was made when they began taking deliveries about how much more efficient/environmentally friendly they were etc., etc. Why get rid of them over the more ancient ATR 42 and 72-200s?

Cost I'd imagine - likely had boom-time leasing rates on them. The 42 and 72-200 might be owned outright or have significantly lower rates.
 
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RE: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World

Fri Jan 03, 2014 9:55 pm

Quoting tonymctigue (Reply 24):
I believe Monday 27 January is the inaugeral EI B757 flight from SNN to BOS?

Indeed. Y looks pretty empty but J looks like 6-7 booked so far but those maybe GC upgrades  

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A flight from Manchester to Cork Airport landed safely on its third attempt last night after the airport declared a full emergency.

The Aer Lingus Regional flight, operated by Aer Arann, touched down in the strong winds just before midnight. There were 50 people on board.


http://m.rte.ie/news/touch/2014/0103/495682-weather/

[Edited 2014-01-03 14:44:21]
 
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Sat Jan 04, 2014 2:20 am

Looks like the EI YYZ service is to be curtailed for the Winter 14/15 season.

http://airlineroute.net/2014/01/03/ei-yyz-w14/
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Sat Jan 04, 2014 9:11 am

Last nights CWL-DUB operated by EI-FAT made two attempts to land into DUB before diverting to BHD. Was due in around 2150 and did not make it back to DUB until after 1am.

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Fraud detectives probe collapse of flight school that cost parents €5m

THE Garda Fraud Squad is probing the collapse of the Pilot Training College that left parents around €5m out of pocket.

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news...that-cost-parents-5m-29862903.html
 
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RE: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World

Sat Jan 04, 2014 11:14 am

Anyone know how the EI SNN-ACE weekly Sat route is doing, was to have been operated by a A319 but I have only ever noticed A320´s on it, for whatever reason. Was hoping it would become a year round service but presume its still stopping for the summer at present? Any chance of twice weekly in the future?
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RE: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World

Sat Jan 04, 2014 11:30 am

Quoting acelanzarote (Reply 29):
Anyone know how the EI SNN-ACE weekly Sat route is doing, was to have been operated by a A319 but I have only ever noticed A320´s on it, for whatever reason. Was hoping it would become a year round service but presume its still stopping for the summer at present? Any chance of twice weekly in the future?
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Judging by the sort of fares being charged for it whenever I've had a look, it seems to be doing quite alright! Purely anecdotal of course.
 
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Sat Jan 04, 2014 12:03 pm

Quoting acelanzarote (Reply 29):
Anyone know how the EI SNN-ACE weekly Sat route is doing, was to have been operated by a A319 but I have only ever noticed A320´s on it, for whatever reason. Was hoping it would become a year round service but presume its still stopping for the summer at present? Any chance of twice weekly in the future?

Its had its peaks but mostly light loads for the next few weeks. I cant see them going twice weekly unless it was just for holiday periods.
 
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Sat Jan 04, 2014 12:16 pm

Year round would be a start I guess!
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Sat Jan 04, 2014 12:34 pm

Quoting acelanzarote (Reply 32):
Year round would be a start I guess!

At least in recent figures ACE is still performing well with increased demand for DUB-ACE. SNN is always going to be a mixed bag outside of the school hols. The charters tend to do better. Also FR have been under cutting EI from DUB. FR have been from EUR129 all in return which is pretty good for Jan/Feb.
 
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Sat Jan 04, 2014 1:22 pm

I presume SNN-ACE is not affecting ORK-ACE loads,
Eur129 return is very good...like you say. A lot of people I meet at work, still prefer to fly EI over RYR so although price may come into it, its not the only factor.
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RE: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World

Sat Jan 04, 2014 3:35 pm

Quoting acelanzarote (Reply 34):
I presume SNN-ACE is not affecting ORK-ACE loads,

I doubt it unless you are living between the two airports where either is handy.

Quoting acelanzarote (Reply 34):
Eur129 return is very good...like you say. A lot of people I meet at work, still prefer to fly EI over RYR so although price may come into it, its not the only factor.

Ineed everyone has their price/cut off . If EI is only EUR40-60 more Id take it over FR but when it goes above that then I would certainly look at them especially as MOL is now full of Irish charm with his New FR    
 
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Sat Jan 04, 2014 11:06 pm

I am about to take my first hop across the Atlantic with EI and I was just wondering has anybody tried the Skydine options?
 
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Sun Jan 05, 2014 12:16 am

Quoting tonystan (Reply 27):

If I recall correctly Aer Lingus press release when they added SFO and YYZ, never planned to be more than 4 weekly between October and March.

SNN-ACE has being a A319 besides over Xmas and I think one of the A319's may in be France currently so could explain the extended period of A320 into the New Year.
 
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Sun Jan 05, 2014 4:54 pm

Last night's BA296 (ORD-LHR) diverted to SNN today, I'm presuming because the crew timed out of hours. The flight was due to depart ORD at 20:35 local last night but didn't end up getting out until 02:49. The aircraft involved is a 747-400.
 
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RE: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World

Sun Jan 05, 2014 7:47 pm

Quoting AmricanShamrok (Reply 38):

Never mind - my parents were on the EI385 and saw a large BA crew deadheading back to SNN to operate the 744 to LHR so it looks like they did time out.
 
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Mon Jan 06, 2014 1:54 pm

United restore the second daily DUB-EWR for the peak summer season. (6Jume-16August)

http://www.ittn.ie/bulletins/united-...k-nonstop-service-for-summer-2014/
 
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Mon Jan 06, 2014 2:05 pm

For any Irish based BA Exec holders this may be of interest. 50% off redemptions to certain USA and Canada and MIddle East flights just announced. Free add on from BHD-LHR ! Great offer for anyone looking to use AVIOS .
 
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RE: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World

Mon Jan 06, 2014 3:37 pm

Quoting Jamie2k9 (Reply 40):
United restore the second daily DUB-EWR for the peak summer season. (6Jume-16August)

I wonder are UA sensing blood and trying to boot AA of the JFK route?

That will be up to 7 flights daily between Dublin and New York next summer....
 
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Mon Jan 06, 2014 4:12 pm

Quoting shamrock604 (Reply 42):
That will be up to 7 flights daily between Dublin and New York next summer....

And judging by trends for USA so far this Summer they will all do well ! Orlando via EWR and JFK are very popular apparantly too.
 
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Mon Jan 06, 2014 6:33 pm

Quoting flynikiguy (Reply 36):
I am about to take my first hop across the Atlantic with EI and I was just wondering has anybody tried the Skydine options?

"Well worth the E17.50" is the feedback I have heard from people who have tried it.
 
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Tue Jan 07, 2014 10:01 am

Quoting Eagleboy (Reply 44):
"Well worth the E17.50" is the feedback I have heard from people who have tried it.

I would take that view also based on what people tell me.  

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Aer Lingus short haul passenger numbers fall 1.5% in December

Aer Lingus said its total passenger numbers - including those on its regional operations - fell by 0.1% in December to 733,000 from 734,000 the same time the previous year.

The airline said its short haul passenger numbers fell by 1.5% to 648,000 in December 2013 from 651,000, but its long haul passenger numbers jumped by 11.8% to 85,000 from 76,000.

http://www.rte.ie/news/business/2014/0107/496324-aer-lingus-stats/
 
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Tue Jan 07, 2014 11:36 am

Quoting OA260 (Reply 45):

Is the short haul decline mainly caused by BA taking over from BD on the DUB to LHR route?
 
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Tue Jan 07, 2014 2:33 pm

Mr Kenny also held a meeting with executives from Qatar Airways in the hope of encouraging the airline, which currently services some of its fleet in Dublin, would establish a direct route to the Irish capital.

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/polit...qatari-investment-agency-1.1647089
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RE: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World

Tue Jan 07, 2014 5:06 pm

Quoting BestWestern (Reply 47):
Mr Kenny also held a meeting with executives from Qatar Airways in the hope of encouraging the airline, which currently services some of its fleet in Dublin, would establish a direct route to the Irish capital.

Good on him, though I thought the market would be quite full at this stage; surely an all-cargo service would be their best bet?

Still, it would be a good to see a 787 in DUB, if that's what they chose to use.
 
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RE: Irish 1/14: A Whole New World

Tue Jan 07, 2014 5:24 pm

Quoting kaitak (Reply 48):
would be a good to see a 787 in DUB

Isn't EY on track to begin 787-9 service to DUB this year?

http://www.ittn.ie/bulletins/etihad-...87-dreamliner-on-dublin-abu-dhabi/

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