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by Skyblue39
Wed May 22, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!
Replies: 143
Views: 17988

Re: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!

From tomorrow 23rd May, United Airlines will operate its B787-10 Dreamliner on flights from Dublin to Newark

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by Skyblue39
Tue May 21, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!
Replies: 143
Views: 17988

Re: Irish 5/19: Summer is a comin' in!

Does anyone happen to remember a flight from Dublin to a destination in South Africa? Can't find anything online but have been told it used to exist. In 2006/2007, LTU flew a weekly charter from Dublin to Cape Town on a Friday morning. It was an A330 which positioned in from Düsseldorf and arrived ...

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by Skyblue39
Mon Apr 29, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20211

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

The first Westjet flight from Halifax to
Dublin (Flight WS50), arrives at 07:30 tomorrow and departs at 09:00 back to Halifax.

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by Skyblue39
Wed Apr 24, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20211

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

https://www.facebook.com/EthiopianAirlinesIreland/
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Ethiopian Airlines has secured 5th Freedom rights for DUB-MAD sector from 2nd June 2019.
4 weekly MON-WED-FRI-SUN
Flights continue to ADD from MAD.

Source: Ethiopian Airlines Ireland, Facebook Page
https://www.facebook.com/EthiopianAirlinesIreland/

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by Skyblue39
Fri Apr 05, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20211

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

Got the email for LIS-DUB tomorrow night (EI487) Dear Guest As your flight tomorrow is heavily booked we invite you to check in your cabin baggage free of charge at the Aer Lingus Bag Drop Desk at the airport. We hope that this offer to Travel Light will make your airport experience easier and it wi...

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by Skyblue39
Sat Mar 30, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward
Replies: 193
Views: 23715

Re: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward

EI321 wrote:
Am I right in thinking that TAP used to send 727s and even the occasional A340 to Dublin?


Yes and also A310’s. TAP had a previous schedule of FAO-LIS-DUB and also operated for Air Columbus on charter services between Dublin and Portugal in the late 80’s and early 90’s.

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by Skyblue39
Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward
Replies: 193
Views: 23715

Re: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward

DUB-SWF will be on 789 and any passengers for PVD will be bussed between Newburgh and Providence.

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by Skyblue39
Tue Feb 26, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/19
Replies: 167
Views: 20009

Re: Irish 2/19

www.ryanair.com
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Ryanair announced a new Dublin - Milan Malpensa daily route for W19. Available for booking on www.ryanair.com

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by Skyblue39
Mon Feb 25, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: EK minimum connection time at DXB
Replies: 1
Views: 378

EK minimum connection time at DXB

Hey All, I have an EK ticket from Dublin to Johannesburg via DXB with a 75 min connection. Is this at all feasible? Must transit passengers go through security or immigration in DXB and if so, is it very busy at 09:00?
Thanks in advance! :)

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by Skyblue39
Mon Feb 25, 2019 7:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/19
Replies: 167
Views: 20009

Re: Irish 2/19

psimpson wrote:
What going on in Rome today 25 FEB? Aer Lingus are operating 8 flights i.e. 4 A320s, 3 A321s, 1 A330


Returning fans to Ireland after yesterday’s 6 Nations rugby match in Rome.

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by Skyblue39
Sun Feb 24, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ET To Start ADD-LIS-MAD
Replies: 41
Views: 5931

Re: ET To Start ADD-LIS-MAD

Let's not forget that ET has a pretty amazing network in the Middle East, South Asia, and the Far East, not to mention many Eastern African locations that simply do not work via MPM. ET would be a great complement to TP here, and I firmly believe that TP would also compliment ET for help service Br...

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by Skyblue39
Sun Feb 24, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/19
Replies: 167
Views: 20009

Re: Irish 2/19

The first HU flight from Shenzhen to Dublin arrives tomorrow @07:00

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by Skyblue39
Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/19 : New year, new ... us!
Replies: 198
Views: 29168

Re: Irish 1/19 : New year, new ... us!

Where are all the bodies coming from. I'm sure the population is only 4.7m Are there really that many travelling to the US/Canada? You are inferring that flights are only being filled with Irish people. You do know that tourism into Ireland is booming and 2018 saw a 6% increase on 2017 with 11.2M p...

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by Skyblue39
Sat Jan 19, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/19 : New year, new ... us!
Replies: 198
Views: 29168

Re: Irish 1/19 : New year, new ... us!

Now that Dublin is in the 30M+ club along with Zurich, Copenhagen and Paris Orly, airlines are Likely to seriously look at DUB for growth. Good to see a new Chinese city added so soon. Even Manchester with strong links eastwards have been waiting for a second Chinese city for quite a while.

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by Skyblue39
Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/19 : New year, new ... us!
Replies: 198
Views: 29168

Re: Irish 1/19 : New year, new ... us!

Absolutely horrendous and childish. The shamrock is bloody destroyed. Who could have thought this is acceptable???

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by Skyblue39
Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/19 : New year, new ... us!
Replies: 198
Views: 29168

Re: Irish 1/19 : New year, new ... us!

Croatia Airlines are making Zagreb-Dublin year round.

S19 will be 3w on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.
W19 will be 2w on Thursday and Sunday.

Flights available for booking. Source: Croatia
Airlines Website and online timetable.

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by Skyblue39
Mon Dec 24, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/18: December Dreaming ...
Replies: 188
Views: 22188

Re: Irish 12/18: December Dreaming ...

What’s going on at Cork.... there at 5 aircraft in holding patterns for landing.

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by Skyblue39
Sat Dec 22, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/18: December Dreaming ...
Replies: 188
Views: 22188

Re: Irish 12/18: December Dreaming ...

Having hit the 30M passenger mark in 2018, looks like 2019 is going to be bumper too. Below are the 20 scheduled routes starting next year at Dublin: 31MAR - DY - Toronto/Hamilton 31MAR - BT - Riga 31MAR - TP - Lisbon 02APR - FR - Southend 02APR - FR - Bournemouth 04APR - FR - Bordeaux 29APR - WS - ...

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by Skyblue39
Thu Dec 20, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gatwick drone closures
Replies: 547
Views: 69603

Re: Gatwick closed because of 2 drones

Shannon has received BA from Las Vegas, Barbados and Norwegian from JFK and Tampa...

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by Skyblue39
Wed Dec 19, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/18: December Dreaming ...
Replies: 188
Views: 22188

Re: Irish 12/18: December Dreaming ...

The extra EI ORK-LHR rotations are cut and instead going to BHD-LHR in S19

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by Skyblue39
Tue Dec 18, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/18: December Dreaming ...
Replies: 188
Views: 22188

Re: Irish 12/18: December Dreaming ...

AmricanShamrok wrote:
A few flights diverting from DUB to SNN right now - anyone know what's going on?

FR8995 MUC
EI403 FCO
FR7033 FAO


Seems that an Etihad was disabled on the edge of the main runway and flight ops were suspended.
The runway has now reopened.

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by Skyblue39
Tue Dec 18, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/18: December Dreaming ...
Replies: 188
Views: 22188

Re: Irish 12/18: December Dreaming ...

Dublin Airport Breaks 30 Million Passenger Milestone Dublin Airport has welcomed 30 million passengers so far this year, and still has the busy Christmas period to come. This is the first time in Dublin Airport's 78-year history that more than 30 million passengers have used the airport in a single ...

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by Skyblue39
Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/18: December Dreaming ...
Replies: 188
Views: 22188

Re: Irish 12/18: December Dreaming ...

Busiest November ever at Dublin Airport. On target to hit over 31M pax in 2019 Almost 2.3 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport last month, making it the busiest November in the airport’s history. Passenger numbers were up 7% during the month. Passenger volumes travelling to and from c...

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by Skyblue39
Wed Dec 05, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/18: December Dreaming ...
Replies: 188
Views: 22188

Re: Irish 12/18: December Dreaming ...

Tunisair add scheduled charter Monastir - Dublin for S19 with A319 on Thursdays
13JUN - 26SEP

TU8226 MIR 1735 DUB 2100
TU8227 DUB 2200 MIR 0130+

Per routesonline.com

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by Skyblue39
Thu Nov 29, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain
Replies: 221
Views: 26867

Re: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain

EY going from 7 to 11 weekly over peak sunmer next year. B789 will operate the additional flights. On the assumption its a 2 class B789, capacity is slightly higher than 2 daily A332s. https://twitter.com/Airlineroute/status/1068114984100605953 Good to hear! Considering many people here expected an...

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by Skyblue39
Thu Nov 22, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain
Replies: 221
Views: 26867

Re: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain

WestJet drop both Toronto and St. John’s. The new Halifax flight terminates in Halifax. The Toronto market was becoming too full, especially now the Norwegian will start Hamilton in May, along with EI/AC/TS widebody to YYZ. WestJet can route Western Canadian traffic through Calgary onto Dublin and e...

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by Skyblue39
Wed Nov 21, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air to open Krakow base with 12 new routes
Replies: 19
Views: 3360

Re: Wizz Air to open Krakow base with 12 new routes

On their new route map sent by email today, they had Turku in Sweden right where Malmo is located! LOL

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by Skyblue39
Tue Nov 20, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain
Replies: 221
Views: 26867

Re: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain

Yes, I remember that sometimes the flight originated in Lviv with a stop in KBP and then headed onto JFK after a stop in SNN.

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by Skyblue39
Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain
Replies: 221
Views: 26867

Re: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain

www.ryanair.com
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Ryanair announce Dublin to Kiev Borispol, from 2nd May 2019. (2 weekly on Thursday and Sunday).

Available for booking on www.ryanair.com

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by Skyblue39
Mon Nov 19, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain
Replies: 221
Views: 26867

Re: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain

Dublin Beijing with Hainan for €380. But for the pollution, Beijing is a must see. https://www.secretflying.com/posts/dublin-ireland-to-beijing-china-for-only-e382-roundtrip/ I was working in Beijing late September, 7 days and no visible pollution, fabulous weather and an incredible city - love vis...

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by Skyblue39
Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: News Report: OU bankruptcy imminent
Replies: 35
Views: 11473

Re: News Report: OU bankruptcy imminent

kaitak wrote:
Sad to see another European flag carrier go under. Hope it doesn't happen.

They recently cut a newly introduced DUB route after only a few months.


Huh? It’s a summer seasonal DUB-ZAG route and was never intended to be year round. It is on sale again a summer seasonal for next year...

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by Skyblue39
Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain
Replies: 221
Views: 26867

Re: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain

Denver International Airport looking to expand international flights to unserved markets. VAIL — As part of the Colorado Governor's Tourism Conference held at Vail's Hotel Talisa at the end of October, industry leaders discussed the role of flights in driving international travel. The overall messag...

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by Skyblue39
Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain
Replies: 221
Views: 26867

Re: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain

Looks like we are on course for 31M+ this year. "Dublin Airport has welcomed almost 27 million passengers in the first 10 months of the year, a 6% increase over the same period in 2017. More than 1.6 million extra passengers have travelled through the airport between January and October." ...

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by Skyblue39
Sat Nov 03, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain
Replies: 221
Views: 26867

Re: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain

Thought DL would react to Aer Lingus starting Minneapolis - Dublin. But I do see they are offering €320 return fares via JFK!

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by Skyblue39
Fri Nov 02, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain
Replies: 221
Views: 26867

Re: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain

Aeroflot Launches New Dublin To Moscow Service Really like the Aeroflot Cabin Crew Uniform: https://www.dublinairport.com/latest-news/detail/aeroflot-launches-new-dublin-to-moscow-service Dublin Airport welcomes the launch of Aeroflot’s new service between Dublin and the Russian capital Moscow. The ...

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by Skyblue39
Thu Nov 01, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain
Replies: 221
Views: 26867

Re: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain

With Cobalt gone, could there be room for Aer Lingus to start a LCA-DUB?

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by Skyblue39
Wed Oct 31, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain
Replies: 221
Views: 26867

Re: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain

Cant wait to see the state of the food outlets in the airport next summer with the extra traffic that's building up. 5 New TATL routes for next year. Below the route announcements for 2019 (so far): 31MAR - DY - Toronto/Hamilton 31MAR - TP - Lisbon 02APR - FR - Southend 02APR - FR - Bournemouth 04A...

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by Skyblue39
Wed Oct 31, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain
Replies: 221
Views: 26867

Re: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain

The Air Canada A333 operation for S19:

YYZ-DUB (daily)
YUL-DUB (days 246)
YVR-DUB (days 1357)

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by Skyblue39
Sat Oct 27, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying
Replies: 260
Views: 28256

Re: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying

eirflot wrote:
For Laudamotion is that Vienna or Salzburg, or both?
Thanks


Laudamotion DUB-Vienna starts tomorrow.

Also Aeroflot SVO-DUB starts tomorrow.

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by Skyblue39
Fri Oct 19, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying
Replies: 260
Views: 28256

Re: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying

If this is indeed true, what’s the advantage to ET? Maybe ET has crunched the numbers and gets higher yield on ADD > LAX and therefore they no longer want seats being deeply discounted on both legs at DUB , maybe ... A few points: - There's absolutely no way ADD - LAX can be that high-yielding, par...

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by Skyblue39
Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying
Replies: 260
Views: 28256

Re: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying

It appears the news about ET was somewhat inaccurate https://thepointsguy.com/news/ethiopian-to-reopen-lax-add/ DUB-ADD will remain direct 4weekly but the DUB-LAX will have no local traffic. Not sure how this will make the route more profitable unless they feel too many people were flying between D...

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by Skyblue39
Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian drops ADD-DUB-LAX, adds ADD-LFW(Lomé)-LAX
Replies: 106
Views: 22620

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 drops ADD-DUB-LAX, adds ADD-LFW(Lomé)-LAX
Replies: 106
Views: 22620

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 drops ADD-DUB-LAX, adds ADD-LFW(Lomé)-LAX
Replies: 106
Views: 22620

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 drops ADD-DUB-LAX, adds ADD-LFW(Lomé)-LAX
Replies: 106
Views: 22620

Ethiopian drops ADD-DUB-LAX, adds ADD-LFW(Lomé)-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: 260
Views: 28256

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: 260
Views: 28256

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: 6864

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: 260
Views: 28256

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: 260
Views: 28256

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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