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Ryanair bid for Aer Lingus rejected once more

The EU Commission told the airline that it intended to block its offer for its rival over competition concerns. Lawyers for the firm have now been instructed to appeal any prohibition to the European Courts. Spokesperson Robin Kiely said the … Continue reading

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Ryanair move offices

Ryanair will move its HQ out of Dublin Airport and to a new facility in the nearby Airside Busisness Park report the Irish Times. It plans to move about 400 staff into Airside before the end of 2013 and will … Continue reading

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Aer Lingus and Virgin announce agreement

Having just missed out to Virgin Atlantic for the European Commissions nomination to operate the Heathrow-Edinburgh routes, Aer Lingus has now reached an agreement with Virgin to operate the route on their behalf. The four Aer Lingus A320 aircraft are … Continue reading

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Irish Route Network

The Irish Aviation Research Institute is a great resource for information on the irish airline industry and they continue this with the launch of the up to date list of routes to and from Ireland. Check it out here

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Etihad to bring in WiFi on Dublin Route

Etihad, already a strong player in the Irish market due to its involvement with Aer Lingus and strong routes from Dublin are adding an extra string to their bow. They are introducing wifi on all their long haul flights including from Dublin. … Continue reading

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New Routes from Dublin

The DAA welcomes Aer Lingus’ announcement to commence a weekly service to Corfu and to fly 6 flights weekly to Copenhagen next summer.  In addition the airline plans to increase frequencies on a number of existing routes across their schedule. … Continue reading

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New Lounge in Dublin T1

Following the closure of the BMI lounge in T1 at Dublin, the DAA are reporting that they are opening a new temporary lounge while the old BMI lounge is being redeveloped  The lounge is the old Gold Circle Lounge in the … Continue reading

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Shannon Airport to leave the DAA

The government has announced that Shannon Airport is to be separated from the Dublin Airport Authority. The announcement was made as details of the plan for the new entity were unveiled.   The five year plan is based around sustainable passenger growth to … Continue reading

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Delta to add to Shannon’s US Long Haul

Shannon has been getting some good news of late, first with US Airways announcing a new route and now Delta saying they will add to that with a seasonal service to New Yorks JFK. The flight will operate daily throughout the peak summer season … Continue reading

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Increase in flights in Irish Airspace

TheJournal.ie reports on an increase in flights through Irish Airspace over the last year: TOTAL FLIGHTS IN Irish airspace increased by 0.50 per cent last month when compared to October 2011, according to the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA). There was … Continue reading

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