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by JAmie2k9
Sat Jun 23, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 184
Views: 16831

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

TUI having a bit of a nightmare in DUB today, the 0540 to TFS is only departing around 1500, the afternoon KGS is now cancelled. Will be fun when there is 2 Sunwing based next summer. That TFS was due to go yesterday evening and will probably 25-26 hours late by the time it goes. Turing into the ch...

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by JAmie2k9
Sat Jun 23, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 184
Views: 16831

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

TUI having a bit of a nightmare in DUB today, the 0540 to TFS is only departing around 1500, the afternoon KGS is now cancelled. Will be fun when there is 2 Sunwing based next summer. That TFS was due to go yesterday evening and will probably 25-26 hours late by the time it goes. Turing into the ch...

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by JAmie2k9
Thu Jun 21, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Announce Dublin-Toronto Hamilton
Replies: 42
Views: 6126

Re: Norwegian Announce Dublin-Toronto Hamilton

I just can't see it working from the Hammer. It is way too far from the main part of Toronto, which would draw in EU tourists, and is home to most of the GTA's population. I get that YYZ is expensive, but it has all the service vs YHM for a reason.... Stewart to NY is 20 miles more. Getting passeng...

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by JAmie2k9
Thu Jun 21, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Announce Dublin-Toronto Hamilton
Replies: 42
Views: 6126

Re: Norwegian Announce Dublin-Toronto Hamilton

I just can't see it working from the Hammer. It is way too far from the main part of Toronto, which would draw in EU tourists, and is home to most of the GTA's population. I get that YYZ is expensive, but it has all the service vs YHM for a reason.... Stewart to NY is 20 miles more. Getting passeng...

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by JAmie2k9
Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 184
Views: 16831

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

What's up with the satellite terminal at DUB T2? Is it going to be replaced at some stage? Planning is for 5 yea\rs, so it will go then or prehaps be extended for a few more but it won't be there long term. ___ Dublin Airport welcomes today’s announcement from Norwegian that it is to operate a new ...

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by JAmie2k9
Thu Jun 21, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Announce Dublin-Toronto Hamilton
Replies: 42
Views: 6126

Norwegian Announce Dublin-Toronto Hamilton

Norwegian is to fly its first ever route from Europe to Canada – and it’ll be out of Dublin from March 31, 2019. The new daily service will between Dublin and Toronto Hamilton, with fares starting from €189 one way fro today on http://www.norwegian.com/ie. The nonstop flights from Dublin to Hamilton...

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by JAmie2k9
Tue Jun 19, 2018 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 184
Views: 16831

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

Alaska Airlines connections now live on EI website.

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by JAmie2k9
Mon Jun 18, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 184
Views: 16831

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

I've been saying it for a while, the DAA's 'ah sure it will do' attitude of just lashing up temporary piers and parking areas just isn't good enough. They need to build another permanent pier or move ahead with plans for Terminal 3. The set up is far from ideal tbh. Its crazy that domestic flights ...

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by JAmie2k9
Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 184
Views: 16831

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

I've been saying it for a while, the DAA's 'ah sure it will do' attitude of just lashing up temporary piers and parking areas just isn't good enough. They need to build another permanent pier or move ahead with plans for Terminal 3. If they try to spend on actual piers the very same airlines whinge...

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by JAmie2k9
Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 184
Views: 16831

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

I've been saying it for a while, the DAA's 'ah sure it will do' attitude of just lashing up temporary piers and parking areas just isn't good enough. They need to build another permanent pier or move ahead with plans for Terminal 3. If they try to spend on actual piers the very same airlines whinge...

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I believe 1998 as well
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embraer420 wrote:
IrishTexan wrote:


How long have UA been flying to DUB?


I believe 1998 as well

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by JAmie2k9
Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 184
Views: 16831

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

Stobart Air is likely to face at least two challengers when a contract to operate the Aer Lingus Regional service comes up for grabs in the next few years. Stobart Air currently holds a 10-year contract with IAG-owned Aer Lingus that sees it operate the Aer Lingus Regional service on behalf of the l...

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by JAmie2k9
Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 184
Views: 16831

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

Delta have scheduled BOS to resume on 31 Match 2019 (25 May 2018). and have extended this years service to 27 October (1 October planned). Meanwhile over winter Vueling increase BCN from (3 to 5 weekly), Iberia increase MAD (3 to 4 weekly), Swiss (4 to 7 weekly over most of the winter season, EI upp...

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by JAmie2k9
Mon Jun 11, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 184
Views: 16831

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

planemanofnz wrote:
Skyblue39 wrote:
Hainan HU749/ B-5972 / A333 is en route from Beijing. Should be in Dublin via EDI at 9am approximately tomorrow morning.

Does anyone know if there'll be any fifth-freedom traffic on this service (i.e. the EDI - DUB sector)?

Cheers,

C.


Yes

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by JAmie2k9
Mon Jun 11, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 184
Views: 16831

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

AmricanShamrok wrote:
UA971 (FCO-ORD) diverting to SNN now after holding off Loop Head for the last while - a potential technical issue I'd say. The aircraft is a 763.


Unconfirmed but possible bomb hoax/

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by JAmie2k9
Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 184
Views: 16831

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

Has anyone heard anything lately about that Aer Southeast crowd who wanted to fly from Waterford? Last time I checked they still had a facebook account, nothing on there about cancelling their launch from WAT. Have they got an AOC yet or are they using someone else's? Or are they even going to fly?...

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by JAmie2k9
Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The future of Aer Lingus’ fleet.
Replies: 16
Views: 2906

Re: The future of Aer Lingus’ fleet.

I was always wondering why don't they simply extend DUB primary runway 10/28 towards the West direction? I've been there ages ago, but looking at satellite images there's just nothing there except some small secondary road and empty fields. Just perfect for the extension. But is there a real need? ...

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by JAmie2k9
Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The future of Aer Lingus’ fleet.
Replies: 16
Views: 2906

Re: The future of Aer Lingus’ fleet.

Aer Lingus wont pull out of leasure markets, if anything its whats keeping short haul viable. Warsaw was scrapped in favour of more med flights after a gradual cut each year. They are more leasure focused now than ever before. Most of short haul fleed has 5-5 years left at least so no rush for repla...

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by JAmie2k9
Sat Jun 09, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no LCC service BRU-LON?
Replies: 35
Views: 4169

Re: Why no LCC service BRU-LON?

BRU doesn't have the same appeal as a tourist city like AMS so a loco would always struggle particularly from UK.

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by JAmie2k9
Sat Jun 09, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 184
Views: 16831

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

Has EI loaded it's European schedule for W18/19 ? I checked for a flight GVA to DUB and it showed no flights on Saturdays, This seems to be very surprising, considering they had 2 - 3 flights on Saturdays over the last few winter periods. Not fully, they are due to run an 07.00, 12.00 and 14.40 ser...

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by JAmie2k9
Sat Jun 09, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 184
Views: 16831

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

Has EI loaded it's European schedule for W18/19 ? I checked for a flight GVA to DUB and it showed no flights on Saturdays, This seems to be very surprising, considering they had 2 - 3 flights on Saturdays over the last few winter periods. Not fully, they are due to run an 07.00, 12.00 and 14.40 ser...

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by JAmie2k9
Thu Jun 07, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP campaign in USA is receiving bad criticism
Replies: 33
Views: 5834

Re: TAP campaign in USA is receiving bad criticism

[twoid][/twoid] TP serves MAD, BCN, AGP, SVQ, ALC, VLC, LCG, VGO, OVD, BIO and LPA in Spain. Last year more than 2 million Americans visited Spain. Unsurprisingly, they want to capture the large US-Spain market. But without flights to LAX, ORD and SFO, for example, Spanish people goes with IB to the...

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by JAmie2k9
Wed Jun 06, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 184
Views: 16831

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

Regarding Asia , my guess is, Winter seasonal to BKK A332 ... timed for connections from North America I had no idea how competitive going via DUB could be on BKK - East Coast USA routes. For comparison: BKK - HKG - JFK - 9,121 mi BKK - DUB - JFK - 9,324 mi BKK - CDG - JFK - 9,512 mi BKK - NRT - JF...

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by JAmie2k9
Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Aer Lingus ever have a daytime BOS-DUB flight
Replies: 24
Views: 2470

Re: Will Aer Lingus ever have a daytime BOS-DUB flight

Isn't the problem with a daytime BOS-DUB that there will be a lack of late evening onward connections at DUB? My perception, having flown DUB-BOS on EI is that there is quite a lot of connecting traffic on the route. Conversely on the daytime flights to LHR (BOS-LHR, JFK-LHR, EWR-LHR, IAD-LHR, YYZ-...

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by JAmie2k9
Mon Jun 04, 2018 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 184
Views: 16831

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

Aer Lingus will resume DUB-EDI from 28 October operating the 06.40 departure ex DUB on (Su,M,Th,F). Would expect daily from March 2019. Not a big surprise given they had started to run x2 ATR's in the morning to cater for demand over the summer.

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by JAmie2k9
Sun Jun 03, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 184
Views: 16831

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

https://www.independent.ie/business/irish/aer-lingus-insists-airbus-delays-will-not-hit-expansion-plans-36971985.html Aer Lingus remains confident that its expansion plans for next summer will not be hindered, despite production delays at Airbus that could delay its new fleet of long-haul aircraft. ...

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by JAmie2k9
Sun Jun 03, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 184
Views: 16831

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

Jetex will open a new FBO adjacent to the main terminal at the Dublin Airport. Private jet traffic is around 3,500 departures a year and is expected to grow at a steady pace. “It’s the perfect time for Jetex to open here,” said Brendan McQuaid, Managing Director for Jetex’s Dublin FBO. “Dublin is bo...

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by JAmie2k9
Wed May 30, 2018 9:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17126

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Sounds like Gate 335 and they add A-D after to determine which gate the departure will go from the new S Gates. There is 305B but that dons't require a bus. Thank you for this explanation. Those gates, which are tucked away down here, are these gates numbered 331-335? I've used them many a time rec...

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by JAmie2k9
Tue May 29, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17126

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

CX301 the inaugural HKG flight arrives in Dublin 06:45 on Saturday. It has over 5 hours on the ground in Dublin. Will it remain at the gate for that entire time or be towed to a remote parking stand then brought back to gate for the 11:55 departure? Should be off stand, those 300 gates are needed f...

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by JAmie2k9
Tue May 29, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17126

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

I mean't to post this last week: https://news.sky.com/video/aer-lingus-photobombs-royal-wedding-coverage-11380801 Nice bit of promo work :) Also, does anyone have an up to date gate map of Dublin Airport? Looking on the website and struggling. I found this one: https://www.ifly.com/dublin-airport/D...

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by JAmie2k9
Mon May 28, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17126

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

AmricanShamrok wrote:
I note EI has been leasing a 733 (EI-STA) from ASL Airlines Ireland for its BHD-FAO and BHD-AGP routes for at least the last week.


For the full season.

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by JAmie2k9
Mon May 28, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17126

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

[twoid][/twoid] Why is EK concerned about queues at US Preclearance? They should have little or no passengers connecting onto US flights? They'd be better suited in T1 in my opinion - keep T2 for EI and US Preclearance airlines. As far as I’m aware only T2 has gates big enough for a 77W EY and ET ha...

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by JAmie2k9
Mon May 28, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17126

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

I guess the cut from 2 to 3 class last August was because it was generating to many passengers at DUB!

Reality is yes a morning service wouldn't be ideal with T2 but Im sure CX and QR dumping lots of capacity means a third has been delayed more than capacity.

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by JAmie2k9
Fri May 25, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17126

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

[ EI-GAJ returned from SFO yesterday, missing a winglet of course. It's back in service today, currently operating EI109 to JFK so unless Aer Lingus has a few spare winglets hanging around I'm guessing 'GAJ will be flying wingletless for a few weeks. They have one (or got one), get fitted on one of ...

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by JAmie2k9
Thu May 24, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17126

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Ryanair's Austrian subsidary is starting daily Vienna service from 28 October.

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by JAmie2k9
Thu May 24, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus EI147 clips post while taxiing at SFO
Replies: 24
Views: 7895

Re: Aer Lingus EI147 clips post while taxiing at SFO

Flying back tonight (hopefully).

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by JAmie2k9
Wed May 23, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17126

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

https://www.irishtimes.com/business/tra ... ssion=true
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Emirates says DAA should build and run third Dublin terminal

https://www.irishtimes.com/business/tra ... ssion=true

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by JAmie2k9
Tue May 22, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17126

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

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 ...

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by JAmie2k9
Tue May 22, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17126

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

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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by JAmie2k9
Tue May 22, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17126

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

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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by JAmie2k9
Sun May 20, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: European expansion in SFO
Replies: 65
Views: 7853

Re: European expansion in SFO

EI now operate A330-300 x4 weekly and 200 x3 weekly.

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by JAmie2k9
Sun May 20, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Naples, Italy (+46,1% PAX Q1) booming. Could the US3 / ME3 fly there?
Replies: 35
Views: 4425

Re: Naples, Italy (+46,1% PAX Q1) booming. Could the US3 / ME3 fly there?

Naples (NAP) has grown an astonishing +46,1% in Q1 this year. It must be one of the fastest growing airports in the world. http://www.assaeroporti.com/statistiche/ Naples has been growing very fast in the last few years notably due to Ryanair: 2013: 5,444,422 passengers (−6.2%) 2014: 5,960,035 pass...

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by JAmie2k9
Sun May 20, 2018 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17126

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

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 individua...

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by JAmie2k9
Fri May 18, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17126

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

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/status/997404697106501632 I thought he said it would be operating some of its f...

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by JAmie2k9
Fri May 18, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17126

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

https://twitter.com/CAPA_Aviation/statu ... 7106501632
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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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by JAmie2k9
Mon May 14, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17126

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

EI564 wrote:
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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by JAmie2k9
Mon May 14, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17126

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

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 A3...

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by JAmie2k9
Sat May 12, 2018 10:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17126

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

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...

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by JAmie2k9
Sat May 12, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17126

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

There is a picture on Instagram of G-FBEH with STOBART Air stickers. Are the E-195s now being operated on the Stobart Air AOC, but still on the UK register? "Aer Lingus apologise as Leinster fans are affected by capacity issue on Champions Cup final flight I wonder how an aircraft change could...

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by JAmie2k9
Sat May 12, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17126

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

"Aer Lingus apologise as Leinster fans are affected by capacity issue on Champions Cup final flight LEINSTER RUGBY SUPPORTERS were left furious at Dublin Airport this morning after Aer Lingus were unable to accommodate all passengers who were booked on a flight to Bilbao to attend today’s Champ...

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