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Irish Aviation Thread 5/16

Sat Mar 26, 2016 4:00 am

Link to previous thread Irish 4/16: Dreams Of Flight (by kaitak Mar 3 2016 in Civil Aviation)

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Sat Mar 26, 2016 9:13 am

Thanks for a new thread.
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The masterplan to deliver jobs at Dublin Airport

Councillors got a second look at an ambitious new masterplan for a key site within the Dublin Airport campus that has the potential to deliver thousands of new and high quality jobs.

http://www.independent.ie/regionals/...bs-at-dublin-airport-34558848.html

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I had cause to look at the Vietnam Embassy website the other day. I wonder where they got the logo from  http://vietnamembassy.ie/tourist-and-business-visa-15.html

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Lots of scheduled changes from Aer Lingus recently. I got quite a few emails for changes of around 10 minutes etc..


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Cork to get armed patrols also :


Armed gardaí patrol Cork airport in the wake of Belgium attacks

ARMED gardaí have begun patrolling Cork Airport as fears of a potential terrorist threat have escalated following the Belgium attacks.
Gardaí in the Regional Support Units will patrol Cork Airport in Swat uniforms carrying weapons to amp-up security at the terminals.

http://www.eveningecho.ie/cork-news/...port-wake-belgium-attacks/1955497/
 
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RE: Irish Aviation Thread 5/16

Sat Mar 26, 2016 10:18 am

Quoting OA260 (Reply 1):
Councillors got a second look at an ambitious new masterplan for a key site within the Dublin Airport campus that has the potential to deliver thousands of new and high quality jobs.

Wasn't this supposed to be where a hotel was supposed to be built?

Offices would make sense - as good a place as any!
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Sat Mar 26, 2016 10:21 am

Quoting classiclover (Reply 2):
Wasn't this supposed to be where a hotel was supposed to be built?

Not sure I have not really been following it.

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A big settlement by Aer Lingus :


Aer Lingus makes €627,000 settlement deal with boy (4) scalded by water on flight

Aer Lingus has settled a lawsuit, taken on behalf of a young boy who was scalded with hot water on a transatlantic flight, for more than €620,000.

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news...d-by-water-on-flight-34571288.html
 
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Sat Mar 26, 2016 6:03 pm

Quoting OA260 (Reply 3):
Aer Lingus has settled a lawsuit, taken on behalf of a young boy who was scalded with hot water on a transatlantic flight, for more than €620,000.

The article mentions that this is the 2nd such case in recent times.
Could legal cases of this nature lead to airline deciding to no longer serve hot drinks onboard. Or to include some clause in their T & C's? Aer Lingus serve their hot drinks with lids to prevent spillagges (and in this particular case the spill was caused by a family member)
 
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RE: Irish Aviation Thread 5/16

Sat Mar 26, 2016 6:21 pm

Quoting OA260 (Reply 3):
Quoting Eagleboy (Reply 4):

So what's the difference here if I buy a cup of tea in Starbucks and my partner spills it accidentally on our child? Starbucks are liable? Sorry but I've no time for this kinda thing. Accidents happen, some are awful and very painful and can be lasting, but someone isn't always liable
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Sat Mar 26, 2016 7:02 pm

BA have cancelled the Saturday service to LCY during EI lease period.

I'm also told by what should be a reliable source is Citywing operator holds slots at DUB to commence a service to LDY if it is going to happen.

Bulgaria Air will be commencing a charter on 23 June to Bourgas
15.30-17.30
19.10-01.00 +1 (ex DUB)

[Edited 2016-03-26 12:22:32]
 
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Sat Mar 26, 2016 7:15 pm

Quoting Eagleboy (Reply 4):
The article mentions that this is the 2nd such case in recent times.
Could legal cases of this nature lead to airline deciding to no longer serve hot drinks onboard
Quoting EIRules (Reply 5):
So what's the difference here if I buy a cup of tea in Starbucks and my partner spills it accidentally on our child? Starbucks are liable? Sorry but I've no time for this k

Well I guess going forward they would need to have a practice similar to some other airlines. Especially where children are involved. A good friend of mine who is cabin crew for a major carrier said that they must put lids on all hot drinks and if the drink is for a child it must first be handed to the adult travelling with them. Just a few basic changes in practices could limit risks. Of course TATL is not BOB but in future I am sure they can provide lids even on the cups used on those. Im sure it would not add up to what has been paid out in legal fees and cases.
 
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Sat Mar 26, 2016 8:27 pm



Quoting EIRules (Reply 5):
Sorry but I've no time for this kinda thing. Accidents happen, some are awful and very painful and can be lasting, but someone isn't always liable

To be honest, I'm with you. If the airline gave a defective cup or lid yes, "they" are at fault. But asking for a hot drink in the proximity of 2 small kids.......
I was in the airport last weekend.....asked for a hot chocolate for my 7yr old son along with a small jug of cold milk. When it arrived I poured out 1/4 of it and added the milk. Danger averted.

Quoting OA260 (Reply 7):
Well I guess going forward they would need to have a practice similar to some other airlines. Especially where children are involved. A good friend of mine who is cabin crew for a major carrier said that they must put lids on all hot drinks and if the drink is for a child it must first be handed to the adult travelling with them. Just a few basic changes in practices could limit risks. Of course TATL is not BOB but in future I am sure they can provide lids even on the cups used on those.
EI provide lids on all hot beverages (paper cups) on shorthaul and longhaul. Their pots are also non-spill, insulated so no fear of spillage if a carts tips over during turbulence.
Only uncovered hot beverages are in J Class where china mugs are still used.

[Edited 2016-03-26 13:30:02]
 
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Sat Mar 26, 2016 8:41 pm

Quoting Eagleboy (Reply 8):
I was in the airport last weekend.....asked for a hot chocolate for my 7yr old son along with a small jug of cold milk. When it arrived I poured out 1/4 of it and added the milk. Danger averted.

Well that is indeed the sensible thing to do but sadly plenty of parents would not have the same thought process.

Quoting Eagleboy (Reply 8):
EI provide lids on all hot beverages (paper cups) on shorthaul and longhaul.

Good to know I have not flown EI longhaul for a while so was not sure what the current proceedure is.
 
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Sun Mar 27, 2016 5:11 am

Sorry I missed the slot to start 5/16: have been in London for the past few days!

Good to see that plan for Dublin Airport moving forward . Let's hope something comes of it!
 
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Sun Mar 27, 2016 11:50 am

Nice fly over Dublin :


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Sun Mar 27, 2016 1:14 pm

Quoting OA260 (Reply 11):
Nice fly over Dublin

Yes

They were also kind enough to fly over my garden.
Thanks lads, good effort on a difficult windy day.
 
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Sun Mar 27, 2016 1:47 pm

http://www.independent.ie/sport/othe...ff-aer-lingus-flight-34575619.html

Irish Olympian Arthur Lanigan-O'Keeffe has hit out at Aer Lingus after he was ejected from a flight for having 'fencing equipment'.
The 24-year-old, who competes in the modern pentathlon, had been travelling to a competition as he steps up his preparations for this year's Rio Olympics when he was asked to leave his flight.
Commenting on Facebook, he wrote: "I dedicate my life to ensure i make my country proud at the Olympics in Rio only to be let down be my National Airline (Aer lingus), I will miss the competition and waste valuable funding that I spent on Flights, & Hotel etc!"
Lanigan-O'Keeffe, who earned Ireland a European gold medal in 2015, said he was 'hugely disappointed' with the move and asked his followers to share his story of frustration.
Aer Lingus have yet to issue a statement on the incident.
It's fair to say today was a bad day, Thanks #Aerlingus

Posted by Arthur Lanigan O'Keeffe on Saturday, March 26, 2016

He thinks he is above everybody because he didn't comply with rules, borderline stupid what he tried to do. Aer Lingus site states all requirement for sports equipment and it must be checked in

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Times reporting daa board agreed to 250 million runway based on existing planning and restrictions...

http://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/...e?CMP=OTH-gnws-standard-2016_03_26

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Sun Mar 27, 2016 2:36 pm

Quoting Jamie2k9 (Reply 13):
He thinks he is above everybody because he didn't comply with rules, borderline stupid what he tried to do. Aer Lingus site states all requirement for sports equipment and it must be checked in

"Representing" the country or not there are rules and regulations that Aer Lingus have to comply with. Is it annoying for him? Yes, I am sure. But that doesn't mean he should be a cry baby because the "national airline" didn't accept a sword on board. Not really Aer Lingus' problem but the regulations in which Aer Lingus operates in.

Why didn't he check it in?

[Edited 2016-03-27 07:38:15]
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Sun Mar 27, 2016 2:38 pm

Quoting dstc47 (Reply 12):
They were also kind enough to fly over my garden.
Thanks lads, good effort on a difficult windy day.

Yes they were lucky in general with all the events they got the bulk of it before the heavens opened.
 
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Sun Mar 27, 2016 2:44 pm

Quoting Cipango (Reply 14):
"Representing" the country or not there are rules and regulations that Aer Lingus have to comply with. Is it annoying for him? Yes, I am sure. But that doesn't mean he should be a cry baby because the "national airline" didn't accept a sword on board. Not really Aer Lingus' problem but the regulations in which Aer Lingus operates in.

Why didn't he check it in?

Well there will always be DYKWIA so called celebs or entitled people. Aer Lingus should come down like a ton of bricks and turn the tables on him and make him look stupid. Weapons are weapons. Also how the hell did those get through security is more the point !
 
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Sun Mar 27, 2016 3:08 pm

Quoting Cipango (Reply 14):


Why didn't he check it in?

[Edited 2016-03-27 07:38:15]

He actually did but as it's an ATR and the holds are effectively accessible from the passenger cabin no viable weapons are allowed even in the holds. Now if he'd bothered to notify Aer Lingus or even Stobart of this in advance I'm sure alternative arrangements could have been made but no, he has to go and have a rant online and blame everyone but himself!
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Sun Mar 27, 2016 3:36 pm

Pretty clear on the website but how they even got past check in is another matter. Given the size of the bag was he not asked before it was tagged also. The fact too that outsize they check your BP and then screen the bag there and then.


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Sun Mar 27, 2016 3:38 pm

Quoting Jamie2k9 (Reply 13):
Times reporting daa board agreed to 250 million runway based on existing planning and restrictions...

Anyone know the hour restrictions off hand?
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Sun Mar 27, 2016 3:45 pm

Quoting classiclover (Reply 19):

Cannot be operated between 23.00-07.00 and 65 cap for all movements.

They will appeal it again as they can operate 340 movements currently between 23.00-07.00 and even more if IAA permitted it off RY28.

Getting EI and FR to run all night doing arrivals/departures would put things into prospective for planning authorities and residents.
 
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Sun Mar 27, 2016 4:23 pm

Quoting Jamie2k9 (Reply 20):
Cannot be operated between 23.00-07.00 and 65 cap for all movements.

They will appeal it again as they can operate 340 movements currently between 23.00-07.00 and even more if IAA permitted it off RY28.

Getting EI and FR to run all night doing arrivals/departures would put things into prospective for planning authorities and residents.

Will the new runway be 3100m or 3600m? If its 3100m would this effect any flights planned for east asia etc?
 
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Sun Mar 27, 2016 4:30 pm

Quoting Jamie2k9 (Reply 20):
65 cap for all movements.

65 movements per hour?
 
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Sun Mar 27, 2016 4:34 pm

Quoting EI121 (Reply 21):

The latest CAP reports suggested 3,110m. I'm not sure it will have a major impact on long routes which DUB has a realistic chance of securing. More than adequate for PEK, HKG and India, S Africa. Realistically does DUB even have a chance of getting anything more that those, getting those and we would be doing well.

daa would have to cover the additional cost for 3,600m.

[Edited 2016-03-27 09:46:21]
 
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Sun Mar 27, 2016 4:36 pm

Quoting 321neo (Reply 22):

65 between 23.00-07.00, no restrictions between 07.00-23.00 only what the IAA say can operate.

Currently 340 are allowed between those hours so daa should be in a good position to have it overturned. Even more if the IAA say so.

[Edited 2016-03-27 09:38:09]
 
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Sun Mar 27, 2016 5:33 pm

Congratulations to BFS and FR on their inaugural flight to LGW today .


Ryanair opens Belfast International base with first flights to Gatwick

Ryanair officially opened its new base at Belfast International Airport with the launch of its four times daily service to London Gatwick earlier today.

To mark the opening of the new route, Ryanir is releasing 100,000 seats for sale priced from £19.99

http://www.newsletter.co.uk/news/ni-...first-flights-to-gatwick-1-7298686

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SN Brussels inaugurated their service today but of course due to BRU closed it operated into ANR. Hoping the route can survive despite the circumstances currently.
 
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Mon Mar 28, 2016 12:35 am

A Cityjet Avro RJ-85, registration EI-RJG performing flight WX-281 from London City,EN (UK) to Florence (Italy), landed on Florence's runway 05 at 13:19L (12:19Z) but touched down hard. The aircraft rolled out without further incident, there were no injuries, the aircraft received substantial damage however.

The return flight WX-280 was cancelled.


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Mon Mar 28, 2016 2:02 pm

EI operated their first flight to Murcia yesterday:
www.twitter.com/aena/status/714392104429096960
 
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Tue Mar 29, 2016 8:38 am

Extra flights loaded for the first week of September for the College game. DUB-BOS 1400/1600 EI 2133. 1000 extra seats have been added to cope with the expected demand.
 
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Tue Mar 29, 2016 9:45 am

Quoting OA260 (Reply 28):

Extra flights loaded for the first week of September for the College game. DUB-BOS 1400/1600 EI 2133. 1000 extra seats have been added to cope with the expected demand.

Lucky they got those 2 A333's being delivered around then!!!!!
 
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Tue Mar 29, 2016 12:18 pm

On a more general long haul operations, EI are really going to test the A330 fleet by reduce the free days from 2 to 1 during certain periods by increasing ORD to 12 weekly during a lot of June/July. There is even a week when it goes 14 weekly and there is no gaps.

They have however dropped a few Tuesday 752 flights to JFK in July which should hopefully deal with any issues.

The additional BOS flights are within current fleet replacing a few ORD, with the inbound leg on 30 Aug and outbound on 3 Sep (19.10 dep) are charters. The other 4 flights scheduled.

[Edited 2016-03-29 05:20:35]
 
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Thu Mar 31, 2016 9:07 am

Stobart Air and CityJet eyeing tie-up to create huge new group

Dublin-based carriers Stobart Air and CityJet are exploring a tie-up in a move that could create one of Europe's biggest regional airline groups.
The deal would depend on the final outcome of a sales process for Stobart Air, however.
Stobart Air, which operates the Aer Lingus regional service, is currently up for sale, with bids likely to value it at between €60m (£47m) and €65m (£51m).
It is understood that Stobart Air management, led by chief executive Sean Brogan, have tabled a bid to buy the airline as the battle for control heats up.

http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/bu...reate-huge-new-group-34585727.html

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Airport lounge worker (40) claims she was 'humiliated' into cleaning toilets after employer found vodka in her handbag

A Latvian woman who worked for more than a decade at Aer Lingus’ VIP lounge at Dublin Airport claimed she was “humiliated” into cleaning toilets in the food court after her employer discovered a bottle of vodka in her handbag during a routine search.

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news...vodka-in-her-handbag-34585225.html

I actually remember her from the lounge.
 
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Thu Mar 31, 2016 11:39 am

Quoting OA260 (Reply 31):
Dublin-based carriers Stobart Air and CityJet are exploring a tie-up in a move that could create one of Europe's biggest regional airline groups.The deal would depend on the final outcome of a sales process for Stobart Air, however.Stobart Air, which operates the Aer Lingus regional service, is currently up for sale, with bids likely to value it at between €60m (£47m) and €65m (£51m).It is understood that Stobart Air management, led by chief executive Sean Brogan, have tabled a bid to buy the airline as the battle for control heats up.

This would be very interesting to see happen; would it continue to be an EI partner? Would the SSJ's operate in EI colours? If WX no longer operated for AF, would AF start operating its own metal? Lots of interesting developments could come out of this.

With EI's A319s gone, there is arguably a need for EI to have something between the 76 seat AT7s and the 174 seat A320s; I don't know what kind of reach the SSJs have, but the extra speed of a jet could certainly help with developing more connections through the DUBHub.
 
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Thu Mar 31, 2016 4:48 pm

Quoting kaitak (Reply 32):

I personally could see a very active market for the SSJ's in EI colours. EI has often whisper d over the years of regional jets but I don't think they have had the appetite to operate its own since the 146's left the fleet. This seems like the perfect solution for the Aer Lingus Regional brand and indeed great for IAGs plans to expand the Dublin hub by offering more links and frequencies from the Regions.
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Thu Mar 31, 2016 7:36 pm

Aer Lingus Regional have hired in a Danish Air Transport ATR 72-200, looks like OY-RUG positioned from KUN last weekend and has been operating from DUB to IOM and KIR mostly with a few rotations to CFN and EMA thrown in as well.

Quite a colourful addition for the start of the summer schedule!


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Stobart short of aircraft again?
 
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Thu Mar 31, 2016 7:42 pm

Quoting shamrock350 (Reply 34):

Ah so that's why it's here! I hope I get it on my DUB - GLA - DUB next month  
A306 A313 A319 A320 A321 A333 A346 A359 ATR42 ATR72 B734 B737 B738 B744 B772 B789 C152 MD80 RJ85 S340
 
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Thu Mar 31, 2016 7:46 pm

Quoting tonystan (Reply 33):
EI has often whisper d
Quoting tonystan (Reply 33):
since the 146's left the fleet.

Nice choice of words  
 
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Thu Mar 31, 2016 9:20 pm

Quoting EI320 (Reply 36):

Totally unintentional but nonetheless a fine one that I had no noticed! Lol
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Thu Mar 31, 2016 11:49 pm

Belfast MD has tweeted that TCX will operate a couple of flights to Orlando, Las Vegas and Cancun from Belfast in 2017.
 
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Fri Apr 01, 2016 8:24 am

Is BAs codeshare on EI DUB-LGW limited or gone now?

Looking to go to Porto which has extremely poor service from DUB (2x weekly on FR) and BA only serve it from LGW; and are offering me either airport changes in London or double connects over MAD.

LH/LX are coming out cheapest for the dates I want but I had hoped to get a shorter journey time and maybe not an 05:55 departure.
 
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Fri Apr 01, 2016 8:38 am

Quoting EIDL (Reply 39):

No still there for example :

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Sat Apr 02, 2016 8:50 am

New deal on sharing passenger information with UK to fight terror

A new deal on sharing information has been finalised by the Irish and British governments in a major boost to the fight against international terrorism.
The agreement, which has now been signed by Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald, gives the go-ahead for exchanging details of passenger lists for all airlines and ferry companies operating within the common travel area.
It will allow law enforcement and immigration authorities in the two jurisdictions to be aware of passenger movements before they start their journeys.
The minister is due to brief her Cabinet colleagues on the move next week, but has already finalised the regulation, which provides the legal basis for the exchange of data.
The measure underlines Ireland's commitment to enhancing international co-operation in the war on terror and follows months of negotiations between the Department of Justice and the UK Home Office.

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news...h-uk-to-fight-terror-34592397.html

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Cork Airport figures soar ahead of Madrid link

Passenger numbers at Cork Airport are already soaring ahead of the launch of a new summer route to Madrid
The figures are up 10.5% for the first three months of the year on the back of 12 new route announcements in recent months, airport management said.

And they said Iberia Express’s new Madrid service launching on June 18 will help drive further passenger growth.

“This is one of nine new routes out of Cork this summer alone. We’re forecasting growth of between 8 and 10% so this new route will augment and accelerate hopefully that growth over the key summer months. Having come through some challenging years, we are now back in growth,” airport spokesman Kevin Cullinane said.

http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland...r-ahead-of-madrid-link-390672.html
 
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Sun Apr 03, 2016 8:44 pm

George Best Belfast City Airport to be sold as part of £500m deal

http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/bu...as-part-of-500m-deal-34591761.html

Maybe the sale is a good thing, think the airports needs a new injection of life, look at what the sale of BFS has achieved. Feel it will be difficult for the new owners with FR after setting up shop in BFS.
 
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Mon Apr 04, 2016 9:44 am

Although published on 1 April, not an April fool's joke. Aran Islands air service tender re-issued after last year’s controversy:
http://www.thejournal.ie/aran-island...6655-Apr2016/?utm_source=shortlink

No more option to operate from Galway airport.
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RE: Irish Aviation Thread 5/16

Mon Apr 04, 2016 5:45 pm

New edition of Cara. Front cover was promising but sadly nothing much in the way of info about the 80 years. Cara is not what is was and even the content is mediocre these days.



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RE: Irish Aviation Thread 5/16

Mon Apr 04, 2016 5:47 pm

Quoting OA260 (Reply 44):
New edition of Cara. Front cover was promising but sadly nothing much in the way of info about the 80 years. Cara is not what is was and even the content is mediocre these days.

And Ryanair doesn't even have an inflight magasine these days.
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RE: Irish Aviation Thread 5/16

Mon Apr 04, 2016 5:50 pm

Quoting teahan (Reply 45):

Maybe they have the right idea.
 
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RE: Irish Aviation Thread 5/16

Mon Apr 04, 2016 5:55 pm

Quoting teahan (Reply 45):
And Ryanair doesn't even have an inflight magasine these days.

I'd rather have nothing than opening the first page to see a grinning Stevie K
 
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RE: Irish Aviation Thread 5/16

Mon Apr 04, 2016 6:34 pm

Quoting OA260 (Reply 44):
New edition of Cara. Front cover was promising but sadly nothing much in the way of info about the 80 years. Cara is not what is was and even the content is mediocre these days.

If I were IAG, I'd be opening a shared press office as soon as possible and harmonising the articles among the airlines to some extent to save money.

Cara isn't what it was, but what is nowadays with Aer Lingus?
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RE: Irish Aviation Thread 5/16

Tue Apr 05, 2016 9:04 am

Quoting OA260 (Reply 44):
sadly nothing much in the way of info about the 80 years

If that is all they are going to print about 80 years, then it is a new low. After all they have plenty in the archives, or perhaps those have been tidied away with the boiled sweets.

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