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by EI321
Mon Sep 18, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG's plans for Aer Lingus
Replies: 25
Views: 6934

Re: IAG's plans for Aer Lingus

When DUB is expanded and gets its 2nd runway, it will effectively become LHR's 3rd runway. Thus IAG will have two geographically perfect hubs, with spare capacity, for: - TATL: DUB - LatAm & Africa: MAD So, IMO, TATL routes that do not depend on London O&D, as well as lower yielding ones, c...

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by EI321
Mon Sep 04, 2017 11:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/17 - Hong Kong hootenanny!
Replies: 216
Views: 26419

Re: Irish 9/17 - Hong Kong hootenanny!

Does anyone know why Norwegian seems to currently be the only operator that parks its aircraft in front of the cargo terminal at DUB? They have a 737-Max sitting there most days. They also had a 737 parked over on the old runway yesterday.

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by EI321
Thu Aug 31, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish Aviation 8/17 - Lunasa san aer
Replies: 188
Views: 22173

Re: Irish Aviation 8/17 - Lunasa san aer

The arrival of Cathay is yet another reason to expedite the development of Terminal 3.

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by EI321
Thu Aug 31, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish Aviation 8/17 - Lunasa san aer
Replies: 188
Views: 22173

Re: Irish Aviation 8/17 - Lunasa san aer

Fantastic and somewhat unexpected news about Cathay.

I hope it wont put Hainan off opening a route, a Beijing Connection would still do very well I reckon.

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by EI321
Fri Aug 18, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish Aviation 8/17 - Lunasa san aer
Replies: 188
Views: 22173

Re: Irish Aviation 8/17 - Lunasa san aer

Re: Privilege style operating for EI next summer. Hopefully we will see a shamrock painted on a 777. This is becoming a recurrent feature of the airlines operations. The EI fleet has come under pressure a few times in the last few years when an A330 has suddenly been knocked out of action. In future...

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by EI321
Thu Aug 17, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish Aviation 8/17 - Lunasa san aer
Replies: 188
Views: 22173

Re: Irish Aviation 8/17 - Lunasa san aer

Shannon is about 25 mins from Limerick city by car or bus, what exactly would a €200 million rail line do that existing bus routes don't. The money would be much better spent on trying to get more tourists into the area via marketing and route incentives. UL is an excellent university, I did a maste...

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by EI321
Fri Jul 21, 2017 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish Aviation 7/17 Thread
Replies: 182
Views: 21132

Re: Irish Aviation 7/17 Thread

Todays Norwegian flight D81762 Dublin to Newburgh has been canceled. Anyone know why?

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by EI321
Thu Jul 13, 2017 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish Aviation 7/17 Thread
Replies: 182
Views: 21132

Re: Irish Aviation 7/17 Thread

What exactly is happening with the Dublin - Las Vegas Route, didn't Aer Lingus themselves state that they planned to start it this winter?

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by EI321
Sun Jul 09, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish Aviation 7/17 Thread
Replies: 182
Views: 21132

Re: Irish Aviation 7/17 Thread

Perhaps there are logistical issues that EK are concerned about. For instance we all know what immigration queues can be like in summer without the addition of 500 passengers all joining the queue at once.

Also afaik the A380 airbridge in DUB hasn't actually been built yet?

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by EI321
Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish Aviation 7/17 Thread
Replies: 182
Views: 21132

Re: Irish Aviation 7/17 Thread

I don't think the A380 gate at T2 has been built yet? It has planning permission as far as I know.

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by EI321
Thu Jul 06, 2017 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish Aviation 7/17 Thread
Replies: 182
Views: 21132

Re: Irish Aviation 7/17 Thread

https://www.irishtimes.com/business/tra ... 3?mode=amp
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Qatar airways are considering a second daily Dublin-Doha flight

https://www.irishtimes.com/business/tra ... 3?mode=amp

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by EI321
Thu Jul 06, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish Aviation 7/17 Thread
Replies: 182
Views: 21132

Re: Irish Aviation 7/17 Thread

Norwegian is looking at the possibility of a DUB-PEK service, but unfortunately only once the new runway is open. Over $2bn in debt, opening a mish-mash of different routes and having no real dedicated hub. This strategy normally has only one ending....! There was an interview with Norwegian's Iris...

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by EI321
Mon Jul 03, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish Aviation 7/17 Thread
Replies: 182
Views: 21132

Re: Irish Aviation 7/17 Thread

I notice the Ryanair 737-700 has been sitting on a remote ramp in DUB today. It it being used for charters or training? I recall hearing that they planned to use it for sport team charters in an all - business layout during the football season and for other purposes during the summer, possible insta...

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by EI321
Thu Jun 29, 2017 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/17: Sciathain an tSamhradh
Replies: 119
Views: 18303

Re: Irish 6/17: Sciathain an tSamhradh

The article and subsequent interview in today's indo does not seem to mention the need for Chinese government approval for Norweigan to operate Ireland-China flights?

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by EI321
Wed Jun 28, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/17: Sciathain an tSamhradh
Replies: 119
Views: 18303

Re: Irish 6/17: Sciathain an tSamhradh

The temporary pier in Dublin seems to be coming along, whats the opening date for it?

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by EI321
Mon Jun 19, 2017 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/17: Sciathain an tSamhradh
Replies: 119
Views: 18303

Re: Irish 6/17: Sciathain an tSamhradh

Post on Waterford Airport's facebook page suggests a new airline, Aer Southeast, will be formed to operate services from Waterford Airport to London, Manchester and Birmingham: https://www.facebook.com/WaterfordAirport/?hc_ref=NEWSFEED&fref=nf Branding makes it look like an Aer Arann reboot. Th...

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by EI321
Fri Jun 16, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/17: Sciathain an tSamhradh
Replies: 119
Views: 18303

Re: Irish 6/17: Sciathain an tSamhradh

Oxford Economics and Cambridge Economics Policy Associates have been selected to undertake a review of the capacity needs for Ireland’s state airports. In addition to identifying capacity requirements, the review will identify priorities for infrastructure provision (but probably not the Metro link...

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by EI321
Tue Jun 06, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/17: Sciathain an tSamhradh
Replies: 119
Views: 18303

Re: Irish 6/17: Sciathain an tSamhradh

ClassicLover wrote:
Has anyone been to the Foynes Flying Boat Museum or the Foynes Air Show?


I visited the museum about 2 years ago. An interesting place and worth a visit if your in the area but its not spectacular. There's a full scale mock up of a flying boat fuselage and interior at the end of it.

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by EI321
Tue Jun 06, 2017 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/17: Sciathain an tSamhradh
Replies: 119
Views: 18303

Re: Irish 6/17: Sciathain an tSamhradh

duplicate post

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by EI321
Tue May 30, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5.17: Summer flying fun
Replies: 128
Views: 16844

Re: Irish 5.17: Summer flying fun

Was just looking at the A350 production list and according to some sources EI was due to get frame number 0197, with some posters here saying that Iberia is getting the Aer Lingus A350s now, however no IAG airline has been assigned that number according to the list below. Does anyone have any update...

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by EI321
Tue May 30, 2017 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hard Stand Airline in the US......
Replies: 52
Views: 7121

Re: Hard Stand Airline in the US......

http://www.som.com/projects/dublin_airp ... _connector
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As mentioned above, many of the stands at DUB are hardstand only, including the Pier that Ryanair uses for most of its flights, built in 2007:

http://www.som.com/projects/dublin_airp ... _connector

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by EI321
Tue May 30, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5.17: Summer flying fun
Replies: 128
Views: 16844

Re: Irish 5.17: Summer flying fun

In an interview with The Sunday Independent, Byrne said: “We originally thought we wouldn’t be using [the ARJ-85s] by 2018 or 2019, but we see more opportunity for them.” He added that in anticipation of the Avro's prolonged stay in service, until "about 2021" I wonder does that signal th...

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by EI321
Wed May 24, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5.17: Summer flying fun
Replies: 128
Views: 16844

Re: Irish 5.17: Summer flying fun

Are Aer Lingus wet leasing any aircraft for the summer? Like the 767 last summer and the E190 that was used at weekends last year..

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by EI321
Tue May 23, 2017 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5.17: Summer flying fun
Replies: 128
Views: 16844

Re: Irish 5.17: Summer flying fun

http://www.independent.ie/business/iris ... 36785.html

....The annual 'Beijing route announcement imminent' articles have started.
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http://www.independent.ie/business/iris ... 36785.html

....The annual 'Beijing route announcement imminent' articles have started.

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by EI321
Thu May 18, 2017 2:14 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why didn't Airbus update the cockpit of the A320neo and A330neo?
Replies: 3
Views: 3876

Why didn't Airbus update the cockpit of the A320neo and A330neo?

Simple question, why didn't Airbus update the flight decks of the A320 and A330 neo's with larger and more modern displays, as Boeing has done with 737MAX and the 777X? Surely the commonality cost savings would be tiny as the training required to transition to the larger screens in the same cockpit ...

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by EI321
Mon May 08, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5.17: Summer flying fun
Replies: 128
Views: 16844

Re: Irish 5.17: Summer flying fun

MAH4546 wrote:
Looks like Aer Lingus is doubling Miami. From right around Christmas through end of winter timetable, MIA-DUB will be 6w instead of planned 3w.


I wonder what that means for the proposed Las Vegas winter route.

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by EI321
Thu May 04, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH A346: Why does D-AIHN have a downstairs lavatory?
Replies: 32
Views: 8730

Re: LH A346: Why does D-AIHN have a downstairs lavatory?

http://www.airliners.net/photo/MyTravel ... 243/784979
https://www.thedibb.co.uk/forums/images ... 004925.jpg
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Some (or maybe all?) of the Thomas Cook A330s have downstairs lavs too, Photos below.


http://www.airliners.net/photo/MyTravel ... 243/784979
https://www.thedibb.co.uk/forums/images ... 004925.jpg

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by EI321
Wed Apr 19, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did EI ever consider the 777-200 ER
Replies: 17
Views: 3541

Re: Did EI ever consider the 777-200 ER

Airbus are reputed to have offered a deal which EI couldn't refuse and the better cargo capability over the 767 must have been attractive too. The A330s were available quickly (so quickly one was delivered in white, with a 9 arrest Air Inter cabin). I think that's probably the most likely explanati...

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by EI321
Wed Apr 19, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did EI ever consider the 777-200 ER
Replies: 17
Views: 3541

Re: Did EI ever consider the 777-200 ER

Some of the EI 747 fleet were leased over the years to other airlines during quiet periods as far as I recall, probably due to their size and the seasonal nature of Irish tourism. Aer Lingus Originally intended to replace the 747-100's with 767-300ERs and two 767s were leased from 1991-1994 approx, ...

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by EI321
Sun Apr 09, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/17: Remembering the fallen
Replies: 114
Views: 15845

Re: Irish 4/17: Remembering the fallen

There's an article regarding the McEvaddys proposed third terminal in Dublin in today's Sunday Independent business section.

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by EI321
Mon Mar 27, 2017 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ASL grows 747-400F-fleet
Replies: 6
Views: 1576

Re: ASL grows 747-400F-fleet

http://www.airliners.net/photo/ASL-Airl ... 1S/4244023
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A small number of their fleet in Ireland wears this basic scheme. The rest tend to wear the colours of other airlines that they are operating services for.

http://www.airliners.net/photo/ASL-Airl ... 1S/4244023

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by EI321
Thu Mar 23, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/17
Replies: 153
Views: 18727

Re: Irish 3/17

Anyone know when Stobart are recieving the EMB-195s and will they operate for Aer Lingus Regional? They'll be getting them in May I believe, and are operating exclusively for FlyBe It's funny - if you compare Aer Lingus with Finnair - they are like polar opposites of each other - both on the edge o...

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by EI321
Wed Mar 22, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/17
Replies: 153
Views: 18727

Re: Irish 3/17

Anyone know when Stobart are recieving the EMB-195s and will they operate for Aer Lingus Regional?

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by EI321
Sun Mar 19, 2017 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/17
Replies: 153
Views: 18727

Re: Irish 3/17

They shouldn't be allowed to sponge off a state asset. In Europe, has a private terminal ever worked successfully? Airport, yes - but private terminal in an airport? I don't think anyone is suggesting they will have free use of the airport runways infrastructure, they are just proposing to build a ...

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by EI321
Sun Mar 19, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/17
Replies: 153
Views: 18727

Re: Irish 3/17

I would love to see the McEvaddys finally get their terminal up and running. They have tried so hard over the decades. Where is their land exactly, anyone know? They own most of the land that is sandwiched between the current runway and the site of the new 2nd parallel runway, and is outside the cu...

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by EI321
Sun Mar 19, 2017 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/17
Replies: 153
Views: 18727

Re: Irish 3/17

Despite it being a positive story, I don't think funding would be the biggest problem in getting T3 built on the McEvaddy land, the DAA themselves are the biggest hurdle.

I wonder where the €2bn figure is coming from, since T2 was built to handle 15m at less than €700m?

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by EI321
Wed Mar 08, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/17
Replies: 153
Views: 18727

Re: Irish 3/17

Surely it will surpass 30m passengers this year with that growth rate.

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by EI321
Fri Mar 03, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/17
Replies: 153
Views: 18727

Re: Irish 3/17

Any news on the long speculated Chinese route Dublin?

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by EI321
Fri Mar 03, 2017 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/17
Replies: 153
Views: 18727

Re: Irish 3/17

http://www.airplane-pictures.net/photo/ ... rbus-a320/

Will be EI-GAL, St Maeve.



Is there also a new build A320 coming this year?
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shamrock350 wrote:
The latest A320 for Aer Lingus, ex-Aeroflot VQ-BAZ has been repainted in Aer Lingus livery prior to delivery.

http://www.airplane-pictures.net/photo/ ... rbus-a320/

Will be EI-GAL, St Maeve.



Is there also a new build A320 coming this year?

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by EI321
Mon Jan 14, 2008 8:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Question About Dublin
Replies: 10
Views: 4674

RE: Question About Dublin

Dont spend your day at the airport! It costs a few euros to get a bus into the city centre. As far as things to do go its like any other european capital. Depends what your looking for.

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by EI321
Thu Jan 10, 2008 7:21 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Does The Usaf Actually Operate The AN-26?
Replies: 2
Views: 5871

Does The Usaf Actually Operate The AN-26?

I notice on Wikipedia that the USAF is noted as operating the Anonov AN-26, is this true and are there any such pictures. Thanks.

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by EI321
Tue Dec 18, 2007 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is/Was Longest Serving Type In An Airline?
Replies: 39
Views: 7690

RE: What Is/Was Longest Serving Type In An Airline?

The oldest 747 in service is with UPS I believe. Iranair also have some very old planes.

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by EI321
Tue Dec 18, 2007 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330/A340 Thread (Part 2)
Replies: 117
Views: 19255

RE: Airbus A330/A340 Thread (Part 2)

Some A340 News!

Sonair of Angola have ordered a new A340-500 for delivery next year.

The airline is owned by the national oil company of Angola and will probably use the A340 to replace their MD11 which is leased from World Airways and used on their route to Houston, Texas.

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by EI321
Tue Dec 18, 2007 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Restarts ATL - SNN With 757
Replies: 45
Views: 7742

RE: DL Restarts ATL - SNN With 757

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by EI321
Sat Dec 15, 2007 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Picture Of ARJ21 Prototype
Replies: 105
Views: 42328

RE: First Picture Of ARJ21 Prototype

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by EI321
Fri Dec 14, 2007 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has Air Canada Given Up On Their Mint Green Colour
Replies: 85
Views: 13725

RE: Has Air Canada Given Up On Their Mint Green Colour

This livery has really grown on me.

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by EI321
Fri Dec 14, 2007 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GP7200 Powered A380 Certificated
Replies: 23
Views: 3338

RE: GP7200 Powered A380 Certificated

What is the status of the production cert?

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by EI321
Fri Dec 14, 2007 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will A380 Experience Help Make A350 A Success?
Replies: 110
Views: 8521

RE: Will A380 Experience Help Make A350 A Success?

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