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by A60Stock
Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Airbus is studying A321XLR with extended range over LR
Replies: 98
Views: 10282

Re: Airbus is studying A321XLR to challenge Boeing

Probably more like a narrow body A310-300.

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by A60Stock
Sun Jun 03, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 134
Views: 13085

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

@IrishTexan - you'd be cutting it very fine there. Then again, airlines normally don't advertise connections with insufficient time, so you could give them hell if it all went wrong. To be fair, just from my own perspective, 1½ hours is much less than I would be comfortable with. In any case, I wish...

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by A60Stock
Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus planning more International flights to US
Replies: 100
Views: 10137

Re: Aer Lingus planning more International flights to US

God, that reminds me of the rumours that EI was going to operate YHZ 3x weekly on it's ETOPS A320's back in 2014 or so. Would have been interesting to see how that would have turned out.

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by A60Stock
Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger thinks AirAsia's uniforms are revealing to the point of being 'disgusting
Replies: 90
Views: 14977

Re: Passenger thinks AirAsia's uniforms are revealing to the point of being 'disgusting

I have seen the letter, it is in such appalling English that I doubt a doctor would have written it. The grammar is all wrong, at least one spelling error, the wording is unbecoming of anyone with a modicum of restraint or reasonability - to use the word 'prostitute' in a letter is not the language ...

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by A60Stock
Sun Dec 17, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor of new DY 737 TATL routes?
Replies: 88
Views: 10391

Re: Rumor of new DY 737 TATL routes?

I will go as far as to say DTW is definitely something of an omission from DUB's route map, although I would also say that it's not confirmed until we see it in black and white, hence any destination could be argued for.

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by A60Stock
Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus announce Dublin - Seattle
Replies: 110
Views: 15741

Re: Aer Lingus announce Dublin - Seattle

There is a direct service to YVR since 2016 from DUB, summer only though.

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by A60Stock
Mon Jul 03, 2017 10:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish Aviation 7/17 Thread
Replies: 182
Views: 21035

Re: Irish Aviation 7/17 Thread

Yes, it's mentioned in the OAG thread, UA's IAD increase.

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by A60Stock
Mon Jun 19, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Airbus News And Orders
Replies: 264
Views: 73989

Re: 2017 Paris Air Show - Airbus News And Orders

Well, the EI ones are coming from lessors who responded to RFP's, so it's in the lap of the lords as to their engines.

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by A60Stock
Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Airbus News And Orders
Replies: 264
Views: 73989

Re: 2017 Paris Air Show - Airbus News And Orders

I've heard on the one of the Irish threads, there's rumours that Aer Lingus is looking for another pair of A333s for next year.

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by A60Stock
Thu Jun 01, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA fined $400K+ by FAA for flying unairworthy 787 23 times
Replies: 3
Views: 1032

Re: UA fined $400K+ by FAA for flying unairworthy 787 23 times

$400k is such a tiny dent in their profit, I don't think this fine will teach them anything.

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by A60Stock
Wed May 17, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5.17: Summer flying fun
Replies: 128
Views: 16793

Re: Irish 5.17: Summer flying fun

https://twitter.com/IrishAero/status/864561703312396289

Does anyone know more about this? I never figured that Yerevan would ever have anything to do with Dublin.
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https://twitter.com/IrishAero/status/864561703312396289

Does anyone know more about this? I never figured that Yerevan would ever have anything to do with Dublin.

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by A60Stock
Thu Feb 23, 2017 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/17
Replies: 218
Views: 11560

Re: Irish 2/17

See, I can see the cutting of the meal in the flight creating a bit of a nightmare with regards the in-flight service, might slow things down if flight attendants have to check eligibility for a meal.

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by A60Stock
Thu Feb 23, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/17
Replies: 218
Views: 11560

Re: Irish 2/17

Question is; what do EI cut from the economy fare apart from complimentary in-hold baggage that could bring the price down a bit without making in-flight service an absolute nightmare?

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by A60Stock
Thu Feb 23, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/17
Replies: 218
Views: 11560

Re: Irish 2/17

I can see them trimming capacity so as to only have one TATL aircraft based should D8 do well, perfect excuse to give DUB another frame as well. Before anyone starts by the way, I am not in favour of EI doing a BA and becoming Dublin Airways.

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by A60Stock
Thu Feb 23, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/17
Replies: 218
Views: 11560

Re: Irish 2/17

I don't think they will, I think the premise that they're essentially going to be the only TATL carriers into these airports might make USCBP in Dublin and Shannon a bit redundant, notwithstanding the fact that such facilities will still have to exist at SWF/PVD/BDL for the use of passengers coming ...

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by A60Stock
Thu Feb 23, 2017 10:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/17
Replies: 218
Views: 11560

Re: Irish 2/17

Hi all, well in anticipation of today's route announcement, I decided to try and book a DUB-NYC flight with DY, only to find that I would be routed through Stockholm. There's not been any route announcement, so I may have stumbled upon another route to be announced from DUB in the near future. In an...

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by A60Stock
Thu Feb 02, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EI planning direct flights DUB-LAS
Replies: 14
Views: 3502

Re: EI to add DUB-LAS

FLYKTPA wrote:
Congrats to Aer Lingus & LAS! I wonder what North American cities they will add next? YVR, SEA, SAN, PHX, TPA, DFW and MSY sound like good candidates for their A330.


As far as I know, Willie Walsh was making some noises in the press either this year or last about adding SAN down the line.

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by A60Stock
Mon Jan 23, 2017 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/17: A whole new world!
Replies: 194
Views: 38404

Re: Irish 1/17: A whole new world!

I can't wait for the Women's March on Swords - seriously though, although this is a terrible thing to say and is totally inexcusable, we must face facts. MOL will always be MOL, and by getting people to overreact, he has done his job as a provocateur.

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by A60Stock
Fri Jan 20, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 539
Views: 63528

Re: STL Air Service Discussion

The only non-stop to Europe I can foresee would be with BA's sister airline EI (Aer Lingus) to DUB, but only if they secured the same sort of assurances as they did with BDL.

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by A60Stock
Sun Jan 15, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Blue Air Romania Expands Fleet
Replies: 6
Views: 1454

Re: Blue Air Romania Expands Fleet

I can see them potentially saving some of WS and/or SK's 737-600's from an early death; well maintained, more modern and dirt cheap.

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by A60Stock
Sun Jan 15, 2017 4:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What will WestJet do with its B736 or older B737-7s?
Replies: 15
Views: 3211

Re: What will WestJet do with its B736 or older B737-7s?

The only airline I can really see having an interest in getting the 736's would be Blue Air of Romania, purely on the basis that they're flying a load of 735's at this point in time. The 73G's might have a brighter future on the North American continent, but they may also be taken up by carriers suc...

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by A60Stock
Thu Jan 12, 2017 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/17: A whole new world!
Replies: 194
Views: 38404

Re: Irish 1/17: A whole new world!

The wrong engines - P&W I believe, the A333s.

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by A60Stock
Fri Jan 06, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG to launch long haul flights from BCN next S17.
Replies: 148
Views: 34270

Re: IAG to launch long haul flights from BCN next S17.

I imagine to reach EZE (one of the proposed routes, I believe) they would have to buy up some A332's, if they wish to bring down the cost of this exercise to have less to offset in case it all goes wrong, I guess they could get the A330-203's that both KLM and LATAM are retiring at around 10-12 year...

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by A60Stock
Wed Jan 04, 2017 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does BA not serve Charlotte, NC?
Replies: 40
Views: 7216

Re: Why does BA not serve Charlotte, NC?

I wouldn't bet on it right now, as their bedfellows in AA already operate a CLT-LHR service....

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by A60Stock
Wed Jan 04, 2017 4:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American A321neo - EIS And Missions?
Replies: 22
Views: 4813

Re: American A321neo - EIS And Missions?

All I reckon the AA 321neo would be doing on the Europe side of things is JFK-DUB/MAN and possibly LHR on a turn which doesn;t require high capacity. Otherwise I'd say it'd be largely confined to transcontinental and central America.

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by A60Stock
Sat Dec 31, 2016 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no winglets on C-GHLK?
Replies: 11
Views: 3080

Re: Why no winglets on C-GHLK?

I'd assume this is due AC's seemingly immediate need to put them into service.

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by A60Stock
Sun Dec 04, 2016 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 13/16: Sixteen, going on seventeen!
Replies: 179
Views: 23438

Re: Irish 13/16: Sixteen, going on seventeen!

@Super88 might have been a diversion of either an SFO or LAX bound/originating flight.

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by A60Stock
Mon Nov 07, 2016 11:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wow Air to begin PIT-KEF (year round 4x weekly)
Replies: 51
Views: 6329

Re: Wow Air to begin PIT-KEF (year round 4x weekly)

I won't count on them coming to BDL soon - as they will have EI to fend off, which offer a better product for a fairly reasonable price.

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by A60Stock
Tue Nov 01, 2016 10:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/16: Ever skyward
Replies: 287
Views: 33589

Re: Irish 12/16: Ever skyward

My best guess would be that these frames will be reassigned to IB or BA and EI will get more A330s (potentially NEO's) and A321LR's IAG (BA, VY & IB) already have a320neo orders. Can these be converted to A321neoLRs easily and do we expect some of them to head to EI? I'd hate to see EI lose a c...

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by A60Stock
Wed Oct 19, 2016 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/16: oh, the places we'll go!
Replies: 290
Views: 36859

Re: Irish 11/16: oh, the places we'll go!

There does seem to be an air of calm before the storm, so maybe they'll be third time lucky this time

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by A60Stock
Mon Oct 17, 2016 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/16: oh, the places we'll go!
Replies: 290
Views: 36859

Re: Irish 11/16: oh, the places we'll go!

Maybe a good frame on which to have a crew training, reserve fleet and also maybe add an additional service to somewhere on the east coast would be an A330-301 or two. At least it is much less different than an A340

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by A60Stock
Fri Oct 14, 2016 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/16: oh, the places we'll go!
Replies: 290
Views: 36859

Re: Irish 11/16: oh, the places we'll go!

You don't suppose that a certain other Gulf carrier (possibly a member of Oneworld) might have been given to access to Terminal 2 for a route on similar timings?

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by A60Stock
Sat Oct 08, 2016 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK postpones Boeing/Airbus deliveries
Replies: 10
Views: 2958

Re: TK postpones Boeing/Airbus deliveries

I hope IAG jump in and snap up the now vacant slots for 2018 - 2020 delivery, they could definitely do with some A321LR for EI and perhaps IB.

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by A60Stock
Wed Oct 05, 2016 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOR: WOW Air ends KEF-LAX/SFO from 03/25/17
Replies: 28
Views: 4692

Re: RUMOR: WOW Air ends KEF-LAX/SFO from 03/25/17

The reason I don't jump the gun, especially with route cancellations is because I am well aware of how fickle the industry is and how full of nonsense it can be. My local airport has seen routes dropped a few weeks after launch, some condemned not to be renewed even before the inaugural flight - but...

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by A60Stock
Wed Oct 05, 2016 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOR: WOW Air ends KEF-LAX/SFO from 03/25/17
Replies: 28
Views: 4692

Re: RUMOR: WOW Air ends KEF-LAX/SFO from 03/25/17

Nobody said (in fairness) that they had been put on sale and subsequently pulled, and empirical research doesn't always give a clear indication of something continuing or ending. Until I hear something official, I am not going to believe either theory/rumour until there is an official announcement.

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by A60Stock
Wed Oct 05, 2016 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/16: oh, the places we'll go!
Replies: 290
Views: 36859

Re: Irish 11/16: oh, the places we'll go!

FI not coming to DUB (not too surprising really) - apparently their second route announcement is PHL.

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by A60Stock
Wed Oct 05, 2016 7:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOR: WOW Air ends KEF-LAX/SFO from 03/25/17
Replies: 28
Views: 4692

Re: WOW Air ends KEF-LAX/SFO from 03/25/17

Do you have a link to this announcement?

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by A60Stock
Tue Oct 04, 2016 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP to launch 11 new routes in 2017
Replies: 229
Views: 45524

Re: TAP to launch 11 new routes in 2017

TP doesn't codeshare with EI

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by A60Stock
Thu Sep 29, 2016 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Starts BDL-DUB Tonight!
Replies: 62
Views: 7144

Re: Aer Lingus Starts BDL-DUB Tonight!

Well I hope (providing this all goes well) that this acts as an encouragement to EI to start serving other secondary airports in the States and Canada within range of the A321neoLR for future planning, but also to encourage other secondary airports (CHS and BNA being examples) to consider offering f...

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by A60Stock
Thu Sep 29, 2016 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Starts BDL-DUB Tonight!
Replies: 62
Views: 7144

Re: Aer Lingus Starts BDL-DUB Tonight!

I'm led to believe by the local Fox News that the first BDL-DUB was 100% LF

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by A60Stock
Fri Sep 16, 2016 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to announce new US destination by the end of this Summer?
Replies: 220
Views: 38641

Re: BA to announce new US destination by the end of this Summer?

If I may be honest, I think that another IAG airline (Aer Lingus) will be doing the rounds at secondary U.S. airports, purely because the unit costs are lower, and due to the provision of USCBP at DUB, no airport on the other end will require the same infrastructure as a direct LON flight would requ...

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by A60Stock
Sun Aug 21, 2016 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Monopolies on routes between two MAJOR markets
Replies: 54
Views: 8122

Re: Monopolies on routes between two MAJOR markets

EI has a monopoly on Ireland to BOS.

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by A60Stock
Sat Aug 06, 2016 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...
Replies: 290
Views: 38282

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Speaking of YUL, that one surely must rear its head soon for consideration by either EI or AC Rouge (name whichever airline you think is more likely). As discussed here and elsewhere, it is poorly served from Dublin with only one A310 a week during the summer. Also, I am intrigued as to find out wha...

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by A60Stock
Fri Aug 05, 2016 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...
Replies: 290
Views: 38282

Re: Irish 10/16 - Summertime and the flying is easy ...

Despite reports of less than stellar bookings & a lacklustre advertising campaign, AC to YVR is in the schedules for next summer again. Must have done better than thought Long time reader but first time commenter here! I was on the YVR-DUB/DUB-YVR last month and loads were pretty high on both l...

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by A60Stock
Tue Aug 02, 2016 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EI To Order A321neoLR, To Become All Airbus Op.
Replies: 52
Views: 25305

Re: EI To Order A321neoLR, To Become All Airbus Op.

BWI has a TATL with WW A321, and BDL is getting a TATL this September with EI's B752. But there's other opportunities that may favour EI with a A321LR, such as many that have been wished upon; CLE, STL, BNA, CHS, YUL etc.

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by A60Stock
Tue Jun 14, 2016 11:04 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: New Site.
Replies: 453
Views: 30471

Re: New Site.

Airliners has made the same error as Microsoft did with Windows 8, it has cast the desktop user aside (which many of us commentators still are for the most part) and focused on the touchscreen people. I would outline what I find wrong with it, but I'd merely be repeating what has gone before. I thin...

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by A60Stock
Tue Jun 07, 2016 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Walsh: EI A380s For New York Route
Replies: 69
Views: 27270

RE: Walsh: EI A380s For New York Route

EI isn't at the bottom of the food chain, VY probably takes that mantle because the scope of operation is limited to lo-co. <acronym title="Aer Lingus (Ireland)">EI</acronym> probably will end up on a par with <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> in another decade or so, but I'm afraid that ...

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by A60Stock
Sat Jun 04, 2016 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Offer CEOs To A320NEO Waiting Buyers
Replies: 1
Views: 4433

RE: Airbus Offer CEOs To A320NEO Waiting Buyers

Sorta reminds me of Boeing offering 767s to people waiting for troublesome 787s...

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by A60Stock
Fri Jun 03, 2016 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/16: Celebrating 80 Years Of Aer Lingus!
Replies: 193
Views: 23852

RE: Irish 8/16: Celebrating 80 Years Of Aer Lingus!

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