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by OA260
Mon Jun 18, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 127
Views: 12478

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

Growth may 'grind to a halt', says Aer Lingus Airline will redeploy new fleet away from Dublin if infrastructure not improved Growth at Dublin airport could "grind to a halt" as early as next year because it lacks appropriate infrastructure and development and investment plans to address c...

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by OA260
Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 127
Views: 12478

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

Another 3 hour delay on the BE DUB SEN route today. Not sure why they cant get their act together.

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by OA260
Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 127
Views: 12478

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

DAA claims An Taisce's M50 congestion concerns over planning application are 'rather bizzare' The Dublin Airport Authority is labelling An Taisce's claims that its planning application is going to increase congestion on the M50 as 'rather bizzare'. The DAA says it will not result in a single extra c...

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by OA260
Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 127
Views: 12478

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

TUI are picking up some nasty delays on their package flights. Some major delays recently to KGS and BOJ ranging from 8 hours to a whopping 22 hours. --- Frustrated Aer Lingus sunseekers left stranded in Lanzarote following Cork-bound flight cancellation The flight was supposed to leave on Tuesday m...

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by OA260
Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 127
Views: 12478

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

Dublin Airport could lose 3 million passengers, incoming chairman warns Dublin Airport could lose up to three million passengers if the planning conditions attached to its new third runway plan are not reversed, the incoming chairman of DAA, the airport’s owner, has warned. Basil Geoghegan told the ...

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by OA260
Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 127
Views: 12478

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

http://www.ryanair.com


Could do with some competition on this route. BE ontime performance is terrible!
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Skyblue39 wrote:
Looks like FR will be starting 2 x daily DUB-SEN from S19. Flights now available for booking on http://www.ryanair.com


Could do with some competition on this route. BE ontime performance is terrible!

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by OA260
Tue Jun 12, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 127
Views: 12478

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

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. They have been selling both J and Y for a while now on the 5th f...

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by OA260
Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 127
Views: 12478

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

Great addition for ORK Aspire has opened its first airport lounge in the Republic of Ireland and the group’s 31st facility worldwide, with a new 80-capacity lounge at Cork airport. Facilities include dedicated zones for business, dining and relaxing, tableside charging, and complimentary food, drink...

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by OA260
Sat Jun 09, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 127
Views: 12478

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

From Winter timetable, Lufthansa are bringing their daily early morning DUB-FRA flight forward to a very early 04:55am departure from Dublin. Yes arriving into FRA at 0755 is a great option. 55 mins makes a big difference at FRA and opens up a lot more options. Plus of course keeps clear of the mad...

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by OA260
Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2018
Replies: 77
Views: 6581

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2018

Erdogan Airport coming? We will see... (hopefully not...) Nah... As has been mentioned by a previous poster, I think if it is going to get some individual's name, Fatih Sultan Mehmed International Airport would be it. Even the last 2 letters in the ICAO code: LTFM suggest this. Bit of a let down re...

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by OA260
Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 127
Views: 12478

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

Aer Lingus expands 14% in May Airline’s parent flew almost 10m passengers last month Irish airline Aer Lingus’s business grew 14 per cent last month, figures released on Thursday show. The four carriers that make up Aer Lingus’s parent, International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) flew 9.97 milli...

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by OA260
Wed Jun 06, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 127
Views: 12478

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

Aer Árann to cease operation of flights to Aran Islands The Minister of State with responsibility for Islands will meet residents of the Aran Islands next week, to discuss the provision of air services to and from the mainland. Joe McHugh will meet locals amid fresh concerns about access to daily fl...

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by OA260
Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 127
Views: 12478

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

Looks like the flight numbers were EI 001 and EI 002 . Ex DUB TUES THURS SAT . Started 29/3/06 .

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by OA260
Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 127
Views: 12478

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

Hi Does anyone have the EI flight numbers and schedule for the DUB-DXB service? Also can anyone remember when it operated to and from? Thanks Alex Around 2006 . Flights were re timed but at some point operated DUB-DXB 11:00/21:30 and DXB-DUB 00:20/05:20 . Im sure someone else can add more details. ...

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by OA260
Wed Jun 06, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 127
Views: 12478

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

Dublin Airport trials 'honesty-based' snack fridges for passengers ‘in a hurry’ Dublin Airport is to trial a new, honesty-based food and drinks take-away fridge, testing the virtue of passengers. However, unlike the airport’s honesty payment system for bottled water, where passengers are simply aske...

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by OA260
Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Europa drops Puerto Rico
Replies: 17
Views: 2194

Re: Air Europa drops Puerto Rico

Sad to see but not a surprise. At least the IB connection is still in place and to be honest is more then enough capacity for the current climate. Hoping that this years hurricane season is kinder to the Island. It was in bad shape when I was there last November although it was also impressive how t...

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by OA260
Tue Jun 05, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 127
Views: 12478

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

Ryanair passenger numbers fly 6% higher in May Ryanair said its passenger numbers grew by 6% to reach a total of 12.5 million in May. The airline's load factor - who many seats it fills on each flight - rose by 1% to 96% last month. http://www.rte.ie/news/business/2018/0605/968221-ryanair-passenger-...

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by OA260
Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 127
Views: 12478

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

Metro could be derailed by ‘location of airport stop’ Dublin Chamber also concerned over disruption during construction The proposed location for the Dublin Airport MetroLink train station is too far away from both terminals, undermining its potential use by travellers, the Dublin Chamber has warned...

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by OA260
Sun Jun 03, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 127
Views: 12478

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

Knock seeking extra EU aid for runway revamp Airport has been granted funding for the vital project but is now looking for more, writes Fearghal O'Connor Ireland West Airport has been granted funding for a crucial runway rehabilitation and overlay project but has made an application to the EU for an...

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by OA260
Sun Jun 03, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 127
Views: 12478

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

Maybe an ideal option for EI . oneworld connect is the first new membership platform unveiled by oneworld since the alliance was originally announced 20 years ago. oneworld is in discussion with other carriers interested in participating in the programme, from various parts of the world including th...

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by OA260
Sat Jun 02, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 127
Views: 12478

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

Great to see AC back at SNN and the new DUB-YUL starts tomorrow.

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by OA260
Sat Jun 02, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 127
Views: 12478

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

Dublin Airport extends dominance Dublin Airport continued to grow faster than its counterparts in Cork and Shannon in the first quarter, growing more than 4%, according to official figures. CSO statistics showed just over 6.9m passengers passed through the five main airports in the first three month...

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by OA260
Fri Jun 01, 2018 11:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia first A350 takes flight
Replies: 43
Views: 5792

Re: Iberia first A350 takes flight

Looks great congrats to IB I will be on it soon :)

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by OA260
Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 127
Views: 12478

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

Just hours away from the new CX HKG service. The loads for tomorrows flight are very good. Hopefully this is going to be the trend. --- Aer Lingus flight from Dublin to Milan declares emergency and lands in London The flight left Dublin on Thursday morning... An Aer Lingus flight from Dublin to Mila...

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by OA260
Thu May 31, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2018
Replies: 77
Views: 6581

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2018

Hopefully getting a WB on some of the DUB flights in future. It seems this maybe favoured over freq increase as originally thought.

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by OA260
Wed May 30, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation May 2018
Replies: 108
Views: 10168

Re: Turkish Aviation May 2018

British national dies 'in fall' at Dalaman airport in Turkey A 30-year-old British man from County Durham has died, apparently after a fall from a balcony at Dalaman airport in Turkey. Andrew Westlake had been on his first foreign holiday with his partner and one-year-old daughter. His relatives hav...

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by OA260
Wed May 30, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17085

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Aer Lingus to hire 20 aircraft engineering apprentices this year Airline doubling its intake of apprentices, and hopes to get more female applicants Aer Lingus will double the number of aircraft engineering apprentices it hires this year to 20, and hopes to get more female applicants for the jobs. T...

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by OA260
Tue May 29, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17085

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

EI321 wrote:
Does that leased 733 have any EI logos on it?


No not that I could see .

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by OA260
Tue May 29, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17085

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Over 50,000 expected to travel through Cork Airport across June Bank Holiday weekend Over 50,000 passengers are expected to travel through Cork Airport across the June Bank Holiday weekend, a 4% increase on the same period last year. The weekend will also see the commencement of seven summer season ...

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by OA260
Mon May 28, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17085

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.


Yes saw one land when I was up there last week.

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by OA260
Sun May 27, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17085

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

No Dublin increase for Emirates due to airport difficulties Enda Corneille, head of Emirates airlines in Ireland, has said that plans to increase the number of flights from two a day to three are on hold due to issues with Dublin Airport. He said that Emirates had a very good relationship with the D...

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by OA260
Sun May 27, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ireland decriminalizes abortion!
Replies: 130
Views: 3285

Re: Ireland decriminalizes abortion!

It was the right result but as others have said its not time for a massive party. It was a difficult issue.

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by OA260
Sat May 26, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship Thread 2018
Replies: 39
Views: 2187

Re: Cruise Ship Thread 2018

Recently back from two cruises. One with Cunard QV and another on the revamped Independence of the Seas. Cunard as good as ever and really like what they did during the refurbs. RCI did a good job with Indy too and some nice new places to dine. Here are some images from both. http://i955.photobucket...

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by OA260
Fri May 25, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17085

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Stansted plane collision: Ryanair flight carrying Irish voters home for abortion referendum struck by jet on taxiway 'I have a lot of friends who are very emotional today and they could do with the support. It's not ideal to be here,' says passenger after collision http://www.independent.co.uk/news/...

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by OA260
Fri May 25, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17085

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Welcome parties greet emigrants home to vote at Dublin Airport ‘I am going to really struggle to come back if it’s a No vote,’ says returned emigrant http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/abroad/welcome-parties-greet-emigrants-home-to-vote-at-dublin-airport-1.3507726 --- Next Shannon airport run ...

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by OA260
Thu May 24, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17085

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Laudamotion, in which Ryanair has a 24.9pc stake, is to start services from Dublin Airport to Vienna from October 28. The daily service will pit it against Aer Lingus on the route, with Laudamotion flights departing Dublin at 14.05 hours and departing Austria at 16.15 hours. Nice to have them on th...

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by OA260
Thu May 24, 2018 7:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17085

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Boeing 767 forced to make emergency landing at Shannon Airport The flight was from London to Newark. United Airlines flight UA-17 was forced into making an emergency stop at Shannon Airport earlier today. The transatlantic flight was cleared to land at Shannon and did so without any difficulties. ht...

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by OA260
Tue May 22, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17085

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Will be interesting to see how much the FR deal contributes to EI TATL growth. MOL being interviewed on Sky News yesterday seemed to suggest the computer systems not linking is a major hurdle.

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by OA260
Tue May 22, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17085

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

TRAVEL HELL Dublin Airport flight cancellations cause chaos for Irish passengers as number of European flights scrapped due to French air traffic control strike Ryanair and Aer Lingus passengers are being urged to check their flight status due to today's strike http://www.thesun.ie/travel/2607713/du...

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by OA260
Sun May 20, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17085

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Shane Ross accused of making economy 'suffer' over Dublin Airport runway legislation delay He said that the delays on decisions for Dublin's Airport's second runway will have an impact on growth Shane Ross has been accused of making the economy "suffer" over his failure to progress legisla...

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by OA260
Fri May 18, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17085

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

AmricanShamrok wrote:
12 EI transatlantic flights currently in the air. It’s not until I see a screen like this do I realise how far they’ve come.

Image



Indeed do the same list in a year and it will be a lot larger !

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by OA260
Wed May 16, 2018 6:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17085

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Data on non-EU air passenger arrivals to be collated A new body to collate information about passengers coming to Ireland from non-EU countries is to begin work next week as part of international measures to combat terrorism. The Irish Passenger Information Unit will receive data from airlines and e...

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by OA260
Fri May 11, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17085

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

An Aer Lingus flight has returned to Dublin after hitting a hare on take-off After reaching north of the French coast, the morning flight had to turn back to Dublin Airport. AN AER LINGUS flight was forced to return to Dublin Airport this morning amid fears that a hare had been sucked into one of th...

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by OA260
Thu May 10, 2018 6:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17085

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Dublin Airport is seeking expressions of interest for a company or consortium to design and build, finance and operate a new 400-bedroom hotel linked to the terminal. http://i955.photobucket.com/albums/ae40/PhilipOA260/MISC/6845EA76-4C8A-4934-91AE-20785FF553D3_zpskbwbfzlx.jpg The new four star plus ...

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by OA260
Sun May 06, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17085

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Does anyone know how ET is going at DUB? It's disappointing to see that they're planning to use ACC as their stop for IAH flights, when a routing from ADD via DUB would be shorter. Despite the importance and size of Texas, there is still no flight there from DUB. If ET won't start one, then who mos...

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by OA260
Fri May 04, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17085

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Qatar CEO Akbar has mentioned he wants to start flights to Belfast. Wow - any source? C. Qatar Airways boss hints at Belfast-Doha link QATAR Airways says it wants to launch a new direct service between Doha and Belfast. The carrier's chief executive Akbar Al Baker confirmed the move during a visit ...

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by OA260
Fri May 04, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17085

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Aer Lingus owner sees first quarter profits take off Aer Lingus owner International Airlines Group (IAG) has reported a sharp increase in first quarter profit, helped in part by the timing of Easter. IAG saw operating profit in the three months to March 31 rise 75pc to €280m, traditionally the weake...

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by OA260
Wed May 02, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17085

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Aer Lingus flight from Dublin to Alicante diverted after passenger becomes ill on flight It's believed the passenger was suffering from a heart complaint An Aer Lingus flight out of Dublin was diverted and delayed by around two and a half hours after a passenger became ill on board the flight. http:...

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by OA260
Tue May 01, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation May 2018
Replies: 108
Views: 10168

Re: Turkish Aviation May 2018

Thanks for a new thread the count down is on will be interesting to see how it all pans out.

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