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by Skyblue39
Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian drop LAX
Replies: 63
Views: 9551

Re: Ethiopian drop LAX

My neighbor is Ethiopian doctor and seemingly whenever family members travel home they took Emirates or Turkish. He once told me bottom of barrel traffic flew ET and Saudia for what its worth. What a snob. He could fly Ethiopian from LAX to Addis but instead takes a slower connection on Emirates or...

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by Skyblue39
Wed Oct 17, 2018 7:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian drop LAX
Replies: 63
Views: 9551

Re: Ethiopian drop LAX

believeinflight wrote:
Maybe they might be closing Dublin, and making LAX nonstop.


Did you not read what I wrote? LAX is removed. Dublin is tagged on to Madrid.

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by Skyblue39
Wed Oct 17, 2018 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian drop LAX
Replies: 63
Views: 9551

Re: Ethiopian drop LAX

ghdc10 wrote:
Can you provide a link? Nothing on the page you reference. Very weird if true.


It’s stated in the comments on the Facebook website.
If you do a dummy booking in ET website, LAX is removed and like I said above, my ET504/505 was reissued.

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by Skyblue39
Wed Oct 17, 2018 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian drop LAX
Replies: 63
Views: 9551

Ethiopian drop LAX

Per the Ethiopian Airlines Ireland FB Page, last flight from ADD to LAX will be on 12th December.

Dublin becomes a tag on to Madrid ET712/ET713

ADD-MAD-DUB-MAD-ADD

My original ET504/ET505 that I had booked for February from Dublin to Addis Ababa got reissued onto ET712/ET713

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by Skyblue39
Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying
Replies: 175
Views: 15290

Re: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying

Also confirmed on Ethiopian Facebook Page that their last flight to LAX will be on 12th December.

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by Skyblue39
Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying
Replies: 175
Views: 15290

Re: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying

I had booked ET from Dublin to Addis to Johannesburg in February and got a change notification.

- Looks like LAX is being dropped by ET
- Dublin now gets tagged onto Madrid (ET712/713)
- Aircraft arrives in DUB at 08:00 and remains on ground til 16:45
- ADD/MAD/DUB/MAD/ADD

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by Skyblue39
Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possibility of Air Canada expansion in the UK?
Replies: 46
Views: 6095

Re: Possibility of Air Canada expansion in the UK?

kimimm19 wrote:
It would be nice if AC, the best of the Intl NA carriers, would stop the need for BHX passengers to first go back on themselves to Europe before heading over to NA.


That’s not necessary. BHX passengers can transfer easily in Dublin to many North American destinations.

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by Skyblue39
Sat Oct 13, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying
Replies: 175
Views: 15290

Re: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying

TK has mentioned SNN in recent Irish growth news articles. Their cargo operation here has been growing steadily also. It would be nice to see a few weekly SNN-IST scheduled passenger flights. I doubt Shannon can support Istanbul service when it cannot even support service to AMS, CDG, MAD, FCO and ...

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by Skyblue39
Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying
Replies: 175
Views: 15290

Re: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying

Great to have a nonstop Dublin - Calgary added!! Should do well.... and cool to have WS B789 on the route too! Can I ask - why should this route do well? The 789 is a relatively big plane, and I would've thought that this local market is small? Am I missing something? Is it tourism? Or, connections...

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by Skyblue39
Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying
Replies: 175
Views: 15290

Re: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying

Ryanair have announced 2w Dublin - Thessaloniki starting in May for S19. Also announced Dublin to Gothenburg, Dublin to Bournemouth and Dublin to Lourdes. Do you have a source? Do you have nothing better to do? I stated that Ryanair have “announced” the flights - as a result, they are available for...

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by Skyblue39
Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying
Replies: 175
Views: 15290

Re: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying

Ryanair have announced 2w Dublin - Thessaloniki starting in May for S19. Also announced Dublin to Gothenburg, Dublin to Bournemouth and Dublin to Lourdes.

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by Skyblue39
Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying
Replies: 175
Views: 15290

Re: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying

New upcoming services at DUB: 28OCT - SU - Moscow SVO 28OCT - OE - Vienna 28OCT - FR - Frankfurt 28OCT - FR - Luxembourg 28OCT - EI - London City 08DEC - OE - Innsbruck 22DEC - EI - Salzburg 31MAR - DY - Toronto/Hamilton 31MAR - TP - Lisbon 02APR - FR - Southend 04APR - FR - Bordeaux 01JUN - WS - Ca...

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by Skyblue39
Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying
Replies: 175
Views: 15290

Re: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying

https://www.dublinairport.com/latest-news/detail/dublin-airport-welcomes-new-westjet-service-to-calgary WestJet To Operate Route With Dreamliner 787 Aircraft Dublin Airport welcomes today’s announcement by Canadian airline WestJet that it will launch a new direct Dublin-Calgary service next summer. ...

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by Skyblue39
Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying
Replies: 175
Views: 15290

Re: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying

Great to have a nonstop Dublin - Calgary added!! Should do well.... and cool to have WS B789 on the route too!

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by Skyblue39
Mon Oct 08, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying
Replies: 175
Views: 15290

Re: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying

Aeroflot launches flights to Dublin 08 October 2018, Moscow – Starting from 28 October 2018, Aeroflot will operate regular flights to Dublin, the capital of Ireland. Daily flights on Airbus A320 aircraft will operate on the following schedules: Moscow-Dublin (all times local): - flight SU 2590 will ...

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by Skyblue39
Sat Oct 06, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying
Replies: 175
Views: 15290

Re: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying

Nice to see it's possible again to use LX to and from Moscow. I missed being able to use them. Just an enjoyable all round experience. Now if only Austrian would join the battle! With Laudamotion starting DUB-VIE daily, along with up to 2x daily on EI.... I really annot see OS entering the fray. An...

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by Skyblue39
Fri Oct 05, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying
Replies: 175
Views: 15290

Re: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying

9H-FOX (A343) operating a very heavily delayed EI100 EWR-DUB heading across Irish Midlands now towards Dublin.

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by Skyblue39
Sat Sep 29, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Announces Upcoming Brand Refresh
Replies: 111
Views: 21304

Re: Aer Lingus Announces Upcoming Brand Refresh

Aer Lingus have no intention of ditching the shamrock, thankfully. It is synonymous with the Aer Lingus brand.

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by Skyblue39
Sat Sep 29, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 367
Views: 29707

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

Long shot - but can anybody remember what a/c Aviogenex operated into Dublin in the mid to late 1980’s?

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by Skyblue39
Wed Sep 26, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EI Belfast City to JFK with the A321LR?
Replies: 20
Views: 4634

Re: EI Belfast City to JFK with the A321LR

I read this post and thought it was confirmed! You may want to change the title to reflect this is not a true statement!!

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by Skyblue39
Tue Sep 25, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 367
Views: 29707

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

Ryanair also have just announced a new Dublin - Cagliari route.

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by Skyblue39
Tue Sep 25, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 367
Views: 29707

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

Having been born and raised in Northern Ireland, I can vouch that this is sadly rather typical up here - it has always been a constant blame game. Blame Dublin for having no APD and attracting NI passengers, blame the airline, blame everybody but themselves. BFS is an absolute kip of an airport anyw...

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by Skyblue39
Fri Sep 14, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EI to MSP and YUL in 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 10585

Re: Confirmed: EI to MSP and YUL in 2019

Coming a little late to the party but I thought I would chime in about a few things that I feel like people are forgetting. First, on MSP-DUB, just to echo what others have said, those are two quite powerful economies they will do fine. Same with YUL-DUB. on Delta's response, I could see them addin...

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by Skyblue39
Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 367
Views: 29707

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

https://www.dublinairport.com/latest-news/detail/busiest-august-ever-at-dublin-airport Busiest August Ever At Dublin Airport Dublin Airport welcomed more than 3.2 million passengers last month, making it the busiest August in the airport’s 78-year history. Passenger numbers increased by 6% last mont...

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by Skyblue39
Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 367
Views: 29707

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

Aer Lingus CEO Stephen Kavanagh said the airline has been in talks with dozens of North American cities as it aims to double its transatlantic market share. Speaking at the launch of new routes to Minneapolis/St Paul and the launch of an EY report calling for Dublin to become a major global hub, he ...

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by Skyblue39
Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EI to MSP and YUL in 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 10585

Re: Aer Lingus rumor - announcement 9/12

If MSP is indeed one of the cities why would IAG send EI from DUB first instead of BA from LHR when there has to be more O&D to London. I understand DL already has flights to LHR, but BA would have so many connection options that EI @ DUB doesn’t. Plus wouldn’t a 788 be a better plane to open a...

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by Skyblue39
Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EI to MSP and YUL in 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 10585

Re: Aer Lingus rumor - announcement 9/12

Ireland is a country of 4.7 million people. That's about the size of Alabama in terms of population. Why would they need routes to those destinations, especially when a connection in London is half an hour flight time away? In case you're unfamiliar with Ireland, I'd highlight two points which easi...

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by Skyblue39
Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EI to MSP and YUL in 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 10585

Re: Unconfirmed: EI to MSP

flyoregon wrote:
Skyblue39 wrote:
Minneapolis and Montréal are showing on Aer Lingus Booking Engine


So is Boise and Ketchikan...doesn’t mean anything.


Yes it does mean something. I’m not that thick to be unfamiliar with the Aer Lingus website. Anyway... confirmed now as YUL and MSP.

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by Skyblue39
Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EI to MSP and YUL in 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 10585

Re: Unconfirmed: EI to MSP

Flighty wrote:
Weird, but not impossible. Obviously we are talking summer only.


All confirmed year round on Aer Lingus website

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by Skyblue39
Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EI to MSP and YUL in 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 10585

Re: Aer Lingus rumor - announcement 9/12

While these are likely to the new routes, both of them have been available on the Aer Lingus website for years via their codeshares with United, Air Canada or WestJet so seeing them in the booking engine doesn't indicate anything unless of course they're non-stop options. I’m not that stupid! Do a ...

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by Skyblue39
Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EI to MSP and YUL in 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 10585

Re: Unconfirmed: EI to MSP

Minneapolis and Montréal are showing on Aer Lingus Booking Engine That’s always been there. That shows codeshare options. You can book from virtually any airport on their booking engine. Do a search from Paris CDG for example.... it shows a list of all the 1 stop connections via Dublin which EI ser...

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by Skyblue39
Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EI to MSP and YUL in 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 10585

Re: Aer Lingus rumor - announcement 9/12

I’m seeing Minneapolis and Montréal on the Aer Lingus Booking Engine. While these are likely to the new routes, both of them have been available on the Aer Lingus website for years via their codeshares with United, Air Canada or WestJet so seeing them in the booking engine doesn't indicate anything...

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by Skyblue39
Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EI to MSP and YUL in 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 10585

Re: Aer Lingus rumor - announcement 9/12

I’m seeing Minneapolis and Montréal on the Aer Lingus Booking Engine.

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by Skyblue39
Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EI to MSP and YUL in 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 10585

Re: Unconfirmed: EI to MSP

Minneapolis and Montréal are showing on Aer Lingus Booking Engine

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by Skyblue39
Mon Sep 10, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 367
Views: 29707

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

Just came back from a trip to Zagreb. I flew Croatia Airlines DUB-ZAG. Both flights operated by A319 and both with 9A-CTI......OU use the 200 Gates at Dublin. Both flights were full in each direction (144 seats). Many connections from UA (and surprisingly AA) via DUB onto ZAG. The new Zagreb termina...

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by Skyblue39
Mon Sep 10, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 1594
Views: 149299

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018

Yawnnnnn. Just because they are not going to Detroit, KLM617 believes that EI are doomed to fail in PIT.

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by Skyblue39
Wed Sep 05, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 367
Views: 29707

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

Ryanair add Poznań-Cork for S19

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by Skyblue39
Tue Sep 04, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: All Fifth Freedom Traffic on the North Atlantic -- Ever!
Replies: 53
Views: 3277

Re: All Fifth Freedom Traffic on the North Atlantic -- Ever!

Aeroflot:
Moscow SVO - Shannon - Chicago/Washington/Miami/Santiago/Lima/Havana/Managua

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by Skyblue39
Thu Aug 30, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/18: An august institution
Replies: 443
Views: 30020

Re: Irish 8/18: An august institution

Per Dublin Airport Twitter, best ever July with passenger numbers up 7% to 3.3M pax for the month.

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by Skyblue39
Wed Aug 29, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 3 New routes for UA
Replies: 50
Views: 4577

Re: 3 New routes for UA

If you unjumble the words, here are the cities you can find:

1. Amsterdam (from DEN)
2. Naples (from EWR)
3. Prague (from EWR)

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by Skyblue39
Mon Aug 27, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/18: An august institution
Replies: 443
Views: 30020

Re: Irish 8/18: An august institution

AA have put the Dallas flights on sale:

AA133 DUB 1340 DFW 1745
AA132 DFW 2035 DUB 1140+1

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by Skyblue39
Thu Aug 23, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH
Replies: 304
Views: 31385

Re: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH

Only last week, I got lambasted for suggesting that US Airlines are not interested in MAN. To further cement this notion, AA then scrap MAN-ORD. It’s clear that TATL traffic from MAN cannot really support year-round service with the exception of NYC and Florida. All other routes are highly seasonal ...

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by Skyblue39
Thu Aug 23, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/18: An august institution
Replies: 443
Views: 30020

Re: Irish 8/18: An august institution

I said LAS from the start and I’m sticking with that. Beyond that, DL are dropping CDG-PIT so PIT could be a possibility but maybe they won’t step on BA’s toes. Perhaps YUL or DTW? Yeah, I'd say LAS as well. DEN, DTW, YUL, YVR, PIT or PDX I think for the second destination, or perhaps (though unlik...

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by Skyblue39
Thu Aug 23, 2018 7:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/18: An august institution
Replies: 443
Views: 30020

Re: Irish 8/18: An august institution

https://www.rte.ie/news/ireland/2018/08 ... 0-ryanair/
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Agreement has been reached in talks between Ryanair and pilots' union Fórsa, the trade union has said.

The agreement comes after a 22-hour session which began yesterday morning and ended at 7.30am today.

https://www.rte.ie/news/ireland/2018/08 ... 0-ryanair/

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by Skyblue39
Wed Aug 22, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/18: An august institution
Replies: 443
Views: 30020

Re: Irish 8/18: An august institution

How on earth do people think that EI would fly Dublin to Tampa? Am I missing something??? They would need an A330 for that route. With MCO at 4w and Miami at 3w, I really cannot see any further room for EI growth at Florida. It will be bulking up existing services to the above cities surely, rather ...

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by Skyblue39
Wed Aug 22, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's Kirby: Denver Getting Another United Euro Destination Soon
Replies: 131
Views: 16571

Re: United's Kirby: Denver Getting Another United Euro Destination Soon

EDI has a snowball's chance of being the new route. Realistically does anyone outside of the green shamrock, really think UA will devote a plane to this destination year round and especially from DEN? East coast yes, but as you head west, the number's of leprechauns get smaller. 1) FRA 2) CDG Geogr...

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by Skyblue39
Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's Kirby: Denver Getting Another United Euro Destination Soon
Replies: 131
Views: 16571

Re: United's Kirby: Denver Getting Another United Euro Destination Soon

Aer Lingus are expected to announce Dublin - Denver to feed into UA network at DEN

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by Skyblue39
Tue Aug 21, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH
Replies: 304
Views: 31385

Re: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH

SCQ83 wrote:
Btw will Dubrovnik become the smallest city / urban area in (continental) Europe with TATL flights?


Shannon?

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by Skyblue39
Tue Aug 21, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH
Replies: 304
Views: 31385

Re: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLG/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH

Fantastic to (finally) see Dallas to Dublin !!!

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by Skyblue39
Tue Aug 21, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/18: An august institution
Replies: 443
Views: 30020

Re: Irish 8/18: An august institution

Dublin Airport Welcomes New Dallas Route The new summer service will begin on June 6 and will run until September 28, 2019. The flight will depart Dallas at 20.35, arriving in Dublin at 11.40 the following day. The return flight will depart Dublin at 13.40, arriving in Dallas at 17.45. https://www.d...

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