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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Tue Dec 22, 2015 11:57 am

Quoting stratocruiser (Reply 50):

The regional jet market would be an interesting one for EI and could potentially open a few markets where the A319/320 is just a bit too big. I look at the early 2000 flights to EDI & GLA as a great example of that; from 1 or 2(?) flights daily between DUB - EDI/GLA we now a much better frequency (4 - 5 flights) using the right airplane for that route. Also, I would be curious if a C-Series LR version could provide that TA journey with a low enough cost offering to be able to provide some really niche routes in the future...or should I lay off the mulled wine?



Quoting frostyj (Reply 52):
Couldn't be bothered with that.

You truly are a man of the people frosty...
 
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Tue Dec 22, 2015 12:31 pm

Quoting frostyj (Reply 52):

No need to be so rude Frosty.

Ignore him Optical, this guys on the spectrum!

[Edited 2015-12-22 04:33:08]
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Tue Dec 22, 2015 12:37 pm

What spectrum? Are you trying to insinuate something?
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Tue Dec 22, 2015 2:10 pm

Quoting frostyj (Reply 52):

So what would you like then Frosty? An EK styled airline based out of LDY never mind BFS?
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Tue Dec 22, 2015 3:30 pm

DAA owned Aer Rianta International has won a contract to operate the Duty Free at the massive Abu Dhabi International airport new midfield terminal.

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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Tue Dec 22, 2015 3:49 pm

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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Tue Dec 22, 2015 4:22 pm

Quoting opticalilyushin (Reply 51):
if they deemed the market to be there, for the new A321NeoLR to fly BHD-SNN-the States

It would be an interesting route alright but doubt we will see it anytime soon. At this moment in time I do not see anymore demand for regular NI - TATL other than what is in place already and even that struggles at times.

What I would like to see from the North is a direct rail link to Dublin Airport from Belfast Central. It would make things even more hassle free.
 
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Tue Dec 22, 2015 4:26 pm

Quoting frostyj (Reply 52):

Well it worked for Aer Lingus out of Belfast for many years, on the A330 and 747. I think 9/11 put an end to it though. I can't remember if they all went via SNN or if some used DUB?
 
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Tue Dec 22, 2015 4:41 pm

Quoting opticalilyushin (Reply 60):
Well it worked for Aer Lingus out of Belfast for many years, on the A330 and 747. I think 9/11 put an end to it though. I can't remember if they all went via SNN or if some used DUB?

I used the route many times when they were flying the A330 and MD11. Loads were never high and that is being diplomatic. There were some political elements to the route too along with the office in Castle Street , Belfast. That rent was high even back in those days and they never made a profit which is why it was one of the first offices on the Island to close. All flights were BFS-SNN-JFK. I flew both as far as SNN and JFK. Often there was a guy who was from Limerick who worked at QUB who I met on the same flights too.He used it to pop back for the weekend. They were lucky to get 30% down the back. Due to no lounge at BFS they used to put me in Premier BFS-SNN which was a nice touch. Bottle of Champs for the 30 mins too. Those were great days for an Anetter like me getting an MD11 for £59 return to SNN etc.. but they certainly did not generate profits for EI. The profits on the route were made from the passengers getting the EI 111 on the SNN-JFK portion. The route was also highly seasonal and it was actually the USIT J1 Visa crowd that boosted the figures from June onwards.
 
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Tue Dec 22, 2015 4:56 pm

Quoting opticalilyushin (Reply 51):
BHD is a slowly expanding base for them, and whilst the runway length doesn't permit anything bigger than an A320 or 321 to the continent, it would be possible, if they deemed the market to be there, for the new A321NeoLR to fly BHD-SNN-the States.
Quoting frostyj (Reply 52):
Couldn't be bothered with that

Well in that case EI (or anyone else) should just stop any market research they are planning in relation to this possibility.

Quoting opticalilyushin (Reply 60):

Well it worked for Aer Lingus out of Belfast for many years, on the A330 and 747.

That would be well before his time
 
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Tue Dec 22, 2015 4:57 pm

Quoting frostyj (Reply 55):
Are you trying to insinuate something?

You're the only one here being combative, And getting perma-banned from 2 other Irish forums before joining here is insinuation enough.
 
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Tue Dec 22, 2015 5:37 pm

Guys, this being the season it is, can we just draw a line under any unpleasant comments and let's make our last thread of the year a pleasant one for all. Let's not wait for the mods to step in.

Happy thoughts - think of the nice shiny Finnair A350 Santa will be using on Christmas Eve, the sleigh being excluded from EU and US airspace due to concern about reindeer emissions ...
 
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Tue Dec 22, 2015 7:16 pm

Quoting OA260 (Reply 59):
a direct rail link to Dublin Airport from Belfast Central

Think a rail link to Dublin City would be a greater priority TBF!
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Here's a nice throwback to an EI 747 and AN-124 landing at DUB in 1994!

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bikPOCngXFc
 
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Tue Dec 22, 2015 8:27 pm

Quoting OA260 (Reply 59):

People keep saying this yet we from Northern Ireland continually sustain and prop up you're routes. You would not have half the routes you have without our business.

Clearly demand does exist.
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Tue Dec 22, 2015 9:41 pm

Quoting frostyj (Reply 66):
You would not have half the routes you have without our business.

What's this You / our ?

Quoting frostyj (Reply 66):
Clearly demand does exist.


Clearly not.

You conveniently forget the inbound tourist and corporate demand for Dublin that Belfast / cork / Shannon / Derry simply doesn't have.
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Tue Dec 22, 2015 9:46 pm

If it doesn't exist why does the Dublin Airport Authority year in year out harp on about 500,000 passengers coming from Northern Ireland.

Are you seriously telling me that 500,000 isn't enough?
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Tue Dec 22, 2015 9:48 pm

Quoting frostyj (Reply 66):
You would not have half the routes you have without our business.

Northern Ireland traffic is purely a bonus for DUB but it is not key. We would have the exact same number of routes with or without Northern Ireland but frequency may be slightly different, if at all.

Dublin is a European hub for finance, technology and research. The benefit of the North is recently due to the exchange rate and the omission of departure tax. If half the routes wouldn't be served without the North, then BFS would be a lot more successful than it already is.

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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Tue Dec 22, 2015 9:50 pm

But whether you like it or not, 500,000 is still enough demand for at least a few transatlantic routes.
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Tue Dec 22, 2015 9:56 pm

Quoting frostyj (Reply 68):
If it doesn't exist why does the Dublin Airport Authority year in year out harp on about 500,000 passengers coming from Northern Ireland.

Are you seriously telling me that 500,000 isn't enough?

Enough for what?

25m total - of which 500k comes from Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland is the cherry on top of the Cake.
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Tue Dec 22, 2015 9:58 pm

Quoting frostyj (Reply 70):
But whether you like it or not, 500,000 is still enough demand for at least a few transatlantic routes.

Northern Ireland struggles to maintain a daily year round service to EWR - and you want a few more routes❌
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Tue Dec 22, 2015 10:00 pm

Quoting Cipango (Reply 69):
Northern Ireland traffic is purely a bonus for DUB but it is not key. We would have the exact same number of routes with or without Northern Ireland but frequency may be slightly different, if at all.

Dublin is a European hub for finance, technology and research. The benefit of the North is recently due to the exchange rate and the omission of departure tax. If half the routes wouldn't be served without the North, then BFS would be a lot more successful than it already is.

These NI passengers using DUB always have and always will if they cannot get available flights from the North. The only difference is the daa decided to do some marketing and in the process really annoyed management at airports in Belfast especially BFS.

Quoting frostyj (Reply 66):

Such rubbish, they help but it works both ways I'm sure the NW and NE of ROI help routes out of NI as well.

There is no obligation for you to use DUB so put up or shut up.
 
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Tue Dec 22, 2015 10:45 pm

Here seriously this bickering & backbiting is getting tiresome. One person has their view and no matter how left of field, they are so staunch in their beliefs they are not going to change it so why have a debate?

Can we please just return to mature discussion or innocent banter save the negativity
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Tue Dec 22, 2015 11:25 pm

Quoting EIRules (Reply 75):
Here seriously this bickering & backbiting is getting tiresome. One person has their view and no matter how left of field, they are so staunch in their beliefs they are not going to change it so why have a debate?

A few years in higher education, or out in the real world, will see change. Its amazing what a few years out of your home environment, meeting new people and exploring new ideas will do.

Quoting frostyj (Reply 74):
....

I can't find where you were talking about queues at immigration in DUB and nearly missing a flight. The only thing I would say, is that you probably went thought at peak time. US border control has a lot of flights leaving at a similar time. Tomorrow, within an hour, T2 sees the departure of 2x JFK, BOS, IAD, PHL and ORD. Thats easily approaching 1500 passengers in an hour. It may be that half an hour later the queue would have been a lot shorter and processed more quickly?
 
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Wed Dec 23, 2015 12:18 am

Quoting 321neo (Reply 65):

They can have both if both parties think out of the box .   
 
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Wed Dec 23, 2015 12:39 am

Quoting frostyj (Reply 66):

Yet why then are airlines not knocking on the doors begging BFS to get in ? Why when Zoom went bust didnt another British/Canadian/Irish airline step in as Canada is very popular for Northerners. Why did UA say that they were axing BFS-EWR unless APD was axed as it was a make or break for them. As others stated NI adds to DUB and quite a large number fly out of DUB but DUB does not rely on them to make routes work. They are just a bonus. DUB will always be the main airport on the Island and Northerners will always come down for their EY EI EK TK LX IB AA AC flights because NI cant sustain these types of routes.

BFS-YYZ BFS-JFK BFS-BGI all failed. BFS-EWR was kept with major government intervention and tax incentives. BFS-MCO with VS select peak Summer departures but why not being expanded ? There is a simple reason.
 
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Wed Dec 23, 2015 1:19 am

Quoting OA260 (Reply 77):

You could but it would be the half arsed Irish way of doing things.

The Infrastructure is not there unless you have 2 billion + 2.5 billion for DART underground to facilitate it. Nest months timetable for Belfast in 2016 will take what it took in 1947 add an airport stop and you could be pushing on 3 hours between both cities. Over the next 6 years with current infrastructure service times will continue to increase and Belfast will be button of the pile behind Commuter and DART. Infrastructure north of the border is just as bad and in need of serious investment, motorway speeds are faster than the train for large amounts!

Combined with reliability both sides of the border people flying would be mad to consider the train.

Irish Rail know an airport link is not workable and the lobbying which took place in the last few months ensured it was taken off the table indefinitely.

We will be lucky to see a heavy rail link in the next 30 years perhaps even longer. It will be like Meto line proposed, the finger just gets longer and longer.
 
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Wed Dec 23, 2015 9:13 am

More than 2,800 people applied for the 12 cadet pilot trainee posts with Aer Lingus. Selection has been made and training commences in January.

Best wishes to both successful and unsuccessful candidates.
 
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Wed Dec 23, 2015 10:50 am

Quoting EIRules (Reply 72):
Here seriously this bickering & backbiting is getting tiresome. One person has their view and no matter how left of field, they are so staunch in their beliefs they are not going to change it so why have a debate?

Now you understand why this individual (owenc/frostjy) has been previously perma-banned from 2 other Irish forums.
 
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Wed Dec 23, 2015 11:56 am

Quoting dstc47 (Reply 77):

Link to news item here along with photos :

Aer Lingus has welcomed its newest group of recruits for the 2016 Cadet Pilot Training Programme.

12 recruits were chosen from over 2,800 applicants, with the successful candidates hailing from Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland.

Four of the new Aer Lingus pilot training recruits are female - a rise on the 15pc average since the programme was re-introduced in 2011.

The cadets will begin a 14 month ground training course this January with FTEJerez, a leading flight training organisation based in Jerez, Spain - followed by initial flight training on single and multi-engine aircraft and aircraft simulators.

Aspiring aviators can usually expect to pay upwards of €30,000 for training programmes, but Aer Lingus covers the costs for its cadets. The airline also covers meals and accommodation, as well as providing an allowance.

After their stint in Spain, the cadets will return to Dublin to complete further training, including an airline transition course and A320 Type Rating course. This will include technical knowledge and simulator training and examination.

http://www.independent.ie/life/trave...ingus-pilot-training-34310461.html
 
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Wed Dec 23, 2015 1:17 pm

Quoting dstc47 (Reply 77):

More than 2,800 people applied for the 12 cadet pilot trainee posts with Aer Lingus. Selection has been made and training commences in January.

Best wishes to both successful and unsuccessful candidates.

I made it to the final 120; quite an enjoyable if challenging experience I must say. We were told that many current EI pilots who got in through the cadet programme applied for it more than once.

Quoting OA260 (Reply 79):
Aspiring aviators can usually expect to pay upwards of €30,000 for training programmes

I wonder where they got that figure...i's usually multiples of that from zero hours to frozen ATPL.
 
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Wed Dec 23, 2015 1:18 pm

Hi

I will try and word this carefully but Belfast is not the centre of the world. Its a fairly small city and today has way more direct flights that it did 20 years. It also also has the benefit of a much larger airport with many more routes and more departures just 1 hrs 40 mins down the road.

If you have lived in the greater London area the chances are you will of spent more than 1 hr 40 getting to LGW/STN/LTN/LHR etc at some time or other. (Its 9 miles from my London house to LCY and the other friday that took 1hr 10min just due to traffic)

Yes we all would love to have direct flights to everywhere from an airport 20 mins from home, but thats not realistic.

Alex.
 
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Wed Dec 23, 2015 1:33 pm

Quoting AmricanShamrok (Reply 80):

That's an excellent achievement. Well done, it bodes well for the future.

Quoting richcandy (Reply 81):

Belfast has a strong UK market, but is probably slightly underserved compared to mainland comparator cities. That said Belfast will always have stronger demand for UK domestic markets than other uk cities. The Irish Sea ensures that. I don't think having two airports does Belfast much good, effectively splitting demand. I'm not saying one is better than the other and I don't think either will close, but if you were designing Belfast today, you wouldn't choose to have two airports.

Looking at today's visitor statistics, the UK is by far and away the strongest market, with around 900,000 visitors. About 600,000 from Europe and 300k fromNorth America. Interestingly there are more tourist trips TO Ireland than from Ireland. Which surprised me. There's not much in it, but it does challenge my perception that new routes are all driven by outbound demand.
 
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Wed Dec 23, 2015 1:33 pm

Quoting AmricanShamrok (Reply 80):
I made it to the final 120; quite an enjoyable if challenging experience I must say. We were told that many current EI pilots who got in through the cadet programme applied for it more than once.

I made it to the final interview last year and it was the most grilling interview I have experienced. Unfortunately I wasn't selected.

2 of my friends were lucky to be selected this year (both girls) and they have heard there is great excitement amongst the female pilots as they have been such few female pilots hired since 2011. Apparently there was a lot of anger behind the scenes last year when only male cadets were hired.

Best of luck to them all! Its 100% funded this year (last year it was 75% funded) so it is a great programme.
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Wed Dec 23, 2015 1:48 pm

Quoting AmricanShamrok (Reply 80):
Quoting Cipango (Reply 84):

I made it to the final interview in 2011. It was at the time the most grueling interview I ever experienced. I remember it being a balmy day and sweating profusely because I was sitting in direct sunlight, and clearly under pressure. Good luck to all who made it.
 
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Wed Dec 23, 2015 2:22 pm

Well, I must say it's wonderful to see Belfast/Derry become the new Shannon/Cork/Delete as appropriate.

Splendid to see the re-unity of our wonderful nation progressing so well!  
 
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Wed Dec 23, 2015 2:50 pm

Quoting frostyj (Reply 87):
Are you trying to start an argument?

No, EIDL is right in saying I'm trying to end one. I don't know you, you could be the bloke beside me in work... or you could be the frostbit boy for all I care, but we share a common interest, hence our presence on this forum.

You seem to get your back up when people don't take what you say seriously, and I'm giving an example of why. There are about 1001 other examples I could point out also, but choose against that because I'm here to talk about aviation, not bicker with teenagers. You want to talk about planes.... I'm yours for the evening. But if you want to be rude and dismissive to other users who don't share the same opinion as you... the log out button is on the top right hand corner of your screen.
 
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Wed Dec 23, 2015 3:03 pm

Quoting BrianDromey (Reply 83):
That's an excellent achievement. Well done, it bodes well for the future.

Thanks very much    I was happy enough to get that far, I'll go for it again next year.

Quoting frostyj (Reply 82):
I live in county Londonderry.

When the new Citywing LDY-DUB flights start you could fly down to DUB and connect, that's what my relatives on the Inishowen peninsula did for years before the flights ended. They saved about two hours each way.

Quoting Cipango (Reply 84):
Quoting RRTrent (Reply 85):

I heard there's a lot of psychoanalysing going on in those interviews too, trying to weed out any potential problems down the road.
 
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Wed Dec 23, 2015 3:54 pm

Got a nice E Card from Aer Lingus quite a fun picture.

Wishing all Irish Anetter thread followers and lurkers/non Irish members etc....

Nollaig Shona Daoibh / Biddin ye a blythe yuletide an a guid new yeir / Happy Christmas


 
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Wed Dec 23, 2015 4:07 pm

Quoting OA260 (Reply 92):
Got a nice E Card from Aer Lingus quite a fun picture.

That looks like a 767 pulling the sleigh... that's definite confirmation that the Omni lease is coming back this summer  
Quoting AmricanShamrok (Reply 91):
I heard there's a lot of psychoanalysing going on in those interviews too

I wouldn't go that far (or maybe I didn't notice) but it was definitely the most "different" interview I've ever done. Looking back on it, I would probably approach it from a different angle if I were ever to do it again.
 
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Wed Dec 23, 2015 4:12 pm

Showing my age, but I applied for the cadet programme in 1990 (I think 1990).
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Wed Dec 23, 2015 6:45 pm

EI have produced this tear-jerker Home for Christmas video. Brilliant stuff!

https://twitter.com/AerLingus/status/679604176171610112

EI seem to be very savvy at using social media, considering I remember they were somewhat a latecomer to using social media platforms.They utilize Twitter quite effectively and their Snapchat account @aerlingus is definitely the best Snapchat account of any airline!
 
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Wed Dec 23, 2015 7:04 pm

Quoting AmricanShamrok (Reply 91):
I heard there's a lot of psychoanalysing going on in those interviews too, trying to weed out any potential problems down the road.

There's a psychological interview that follows the "final" interview. The guy that does it is almost psychic apparently with what he can weed out.
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Wed Dec 23, 2015 7:06 pm

Quoting 321neo (Reply 95):

Not bad . I like TAP's this year :

http://youtu.be/PCJhxkv6q4o
 
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Wed Dec 23, 2015 10:06 pm

Very, very good video from Aer Lingus, was only a matter of time before they did something like this as connecting people with "home" is something almost everyone in Ireland relates them to. It's also nice to see social media working so well for them, Aer Lingus changed their approach to marketing and social media quite dramatically a few years ago and it's done wonders for the brand.

I'm only just back from visiting home earlier this week, unfortunately work never allows me the time off over Christmas so the week before is better than nothing! Ryanair did a nice job on STN-ORK, friendly Irish crew and bang on time as usual, Cork was very festive with a choir in arrivals and plenty of lovely homecoming scenes around. I returned to London a few days later with Aer Lingus from Shannon, excellent service all round from them with Christmas music playing in the cabin, lovely crew and an early arrival in LHR despite getting stuck in the Ockham hold.

Aer Lingus were also the first and for a long time the only airline on Snapchat! Virgin America recently joined them.
 
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Wed Dec 23, 2015 11:10 pm

Just arrived into DUB after what was certainly the roughest and bumpiest final approach I've ever experienced coming into Dublin . I was on the EI 249 from Lgw. Good flight and we had a lovely view of Dublin as we flew inland from around Bray, then turning north around Crumlin. We held for about 15-20mins and then the fun began as we turned finals .

Good to be home!
 
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Thu Dec 24, 2015 12:27 am

Quoting kaitak (Reply 99):

I was just in before you, also from London. Would have to agree in saying that coming in on 16 was the roughest I've had in a long time! Made it down on the first attempt though, but by God it was extremely rough! Glad I hadn't eaten dinner at that stage!!
 
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Thu Dec 24, 2015 5:43 am

Quoting frostyj (Reply 87):
Are you trying to start an argument? REALLY

Dishwasher calling fridge white!

Quoting EIDL (Reply 88):
No, he's trying to end one.

Indeed

Quoting RRTrent (Reply 90):
You want to talk about planes.... I'm yours for the evening. But if you want to be rude and dismissive to other users who don't share the same opinion as you... the log out button is on the top right hand corner of your screen.

Welcome to my RR list
 
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Thu Dec 24, 2015 1:08 pm

Report: Planes in near-miss at Dublin Airport after air traffic control mix-up

Departing and arriving aircraft came within 800 metres of colliding at Dublin Airport, an air accident investigation report has said.

The airport was busy on March 8 this year and a scheduled flight to London Luton was cleared for take-off as an incoming plane approached.

http://m.independent.ie/irish-news/n...raffic-control-mixup-34313260.html
 
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Thu Dec 24, 2015 1:46 pm

As much as I love these threads, the input from some people is becoming tiresome
 
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RE: Irish 22/15: Sleighrides And Snowballs

Thu Dec 24, 2015 2:42 pm

Slightly off topic but....Have a great Christmas folks!!

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