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by Dublin Spotter
Sun Mar 23, 2008 9:35 pm
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: Waterford ???????
Replies: 48
Views: 34982

Flybe

I See that flybe have given piolt training contract to Waterford training school
by Dublin Spotter
Tue Mar 18, 2008 3:16 pm
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: Spotting area nr. old long term car park, DUB?
Replies: 8
Views: 4298

re: spotting EIDW

The only problem is that the road running along 28 is to be upgraded to a dual carrigeway as part of the Airport re-devolpment, which means all the spots there will be gone as soon as this road is started.
by Dublin Spotter
Wed Jan 23, 2008 12:05 pm
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: Spotting area nr. old long term car park, DUB?
Replies: 8
Views: 4298

I agree, as this car park is shut until at least the Summer season kicks off the DAA could make some revenu whil it is closed during th ewinter. I for one would not mind paying a mimal fee for parking there,however there is no payment options at the car park, this has to be completed at the terminal...
by Dublin Spotter
Fri Jan 11, 2008 1:13 pm
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: Spotting area nr. old long term car park, DUB?
Replies: 8
Views: 4298

re spotting locations

askeroid, If 10 is operational, there is a spot furher on from where you listed, there are "New" mounds where this car park extension has just been completed. Ther is also unoffical off road parking, you have to ignore the no left turn allowed sign though. I have to say though that Im rath...
by Dublin Spotter
Wed Dec 12, 2007 3:10 pm
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: Waterford Runway Ext....
Replies: 3
Views: 2136

CPO

I taught that CPO can only be made by Public Bodies, as Waterford airport is privatley owned, I dont think thay can go own this line.
by Dublin Spotter
Tue Dec 04, 2007 3:07 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Salthill 2008 Cancelled - What a shame
Replies: 1
Views: 1113

Salthill 2008 Cancelled - What a shame

Taken from rte.ie/news The organisers of Galway's international airshow have announced that it is being cancelled next year because of funding difficulties. The show has been running for the past 15 years and is one of the largest of its kind in Europe, attracting up to 100,000 visitors annually. Th...
by Dublin Spotter
Tue Nov 20, 2007 12:30 pm
Forum: International Aviation
Topic: BCN New spotting areas
Replies: 1
Views: 1555

BCN New spotting areas

I see that Barcelona Airport are to open up 3 different dedicated spotting areas in the next couple of Months, Its a real pity nothing like this can be added at EIDW.

These areas are to have dedicated car parking, dedicated photo areas for each of the runways.
by Dublin Spotter
Wed Oct 03, 2007 11:53 am
Forum: Jokes
Topic: Blind Pilots
Replies: 0
Views: 5014

Blind Pilots

Two blind pilots were both wearing dark glasses. One is using a guide dog and the other is tapping his way along the aisle with a cane. Nervous laughter spreads through the cabin, but the men enter the cockpit, the door closes and the engines start up. The passengers begin glancing nervously around,...
by Dublin Spotter
Tue Oct 02, 2007 11:04 am
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: New NOC - LGW Route
Replies: 0
Views: 1441

New NOC - LGW Route

XL airways are to lauch there first scheduled service between NOC and LGW

This service is to operate starting December 14th, operating M T W TH FR SU

This service will be using B737-800's
by Dublin Spotter
Mon Jul 16, 2007 12:11 pm
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: Derry airport extension moves a step closer
Replies: 5
Views: 2930

Derry airport extension moves a step closer

Taken from http://www.rte.ie/news Derry City Council has been given the go-ahead for a compulsory purchase order for land to extend the runway at the city's airport. The approval was signed by Northern Ireland Regional Development Minister Conor Murphy. The land is being sought by the council as par...
by Dublin Spotter
Sun Jun 03, 2007 2:44 pm
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: NOC - Maintance Location....
Replies: 6
Views: 3003

NOC - Maintance Location....

Any futher word on the Maintance roll-out at Knock. I read a small article in last weeks Daily Indo regarding a maintance base for commercial airliners being setup there.
by Dublin Spotter
Sun Apr 22, 2007 9:44 pm
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: Airport Funding under Transport 21
Replies: 3
Views: 2482

Funds towards Clifden airstrip announced

Sunday, 22 April 2007 09:16 The Minister for Community and Rural Affairs, ?amon ? Cu?v has announced the allocation of about ?475,000 to buy land which will be used for the construction of an airstrip near Clifden in Co Galway. The airstrip is expected to cost ?4.9m and will service the island commu...
by Dublin Spotter
Sun Mar 04, 2007 5:07 pm
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: FlyU New Irish Startup??
Replies: 8
Views: 5060

Todays, SBP (Sunday Business Post), indicates flyu will start flight from Galway to Faro, Malaga and Bordeaux this suumer, operating on another airlines AOC. 1 BAe146 to begin with, then starting Waterford flights shortly after the Galway launch... Is there a demand for Faro / Malaga from Galway, as...
by Dublin Spotter
Wed Feb 14, 2007 1:01 am
Forum: Plane Spotting
Topic: Aer Arann anounce Waterford base
Replies: 49
Views: 19569

Fly U

I see that flyU are to start operations from Galway raher than waterford, any info on this?

http://www.breakingnews.ie/business/?jp=CWSNQLGBGBQL
by Dublin Spotter
Sat Jan 20, 2007 11:47 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Aviation Museum
Replies: 1
Views: 1293

Aviation Museum

I read in this months "Aircraft" that there is a DC3 being shipped to Weston as one of the first static pieces for this new Museum,

any other info on this?