Eirjet Grounded

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Eirjet Grounded

Post by inverted » Wed Oct 18, 2006 4:07 pm

Just pulled this off RTE website.
looks like yet another Irish airline is in bother.

Eirjet grounded by financial problems
18 October 2006 14:44
The charter airline company, Eirjet, has confirmed that it has suspended all flight operations because of financial difficulties and fears about its future.


The Shannon-based company had been operating charter services out of Dublin, Belfast, Cork, Shannon and Knock.

The company leased passenger aircraft to holiday tour operators such as JWT, Sunworld and Toplight.


Eirjet had been granted a temporary 10-day licence to operate by the Commission for Aviation Regulation up until 27 October. The company was due to continue its charter business out of both Dublin and Belfast up until 29 October.

A company spokesperson said they had voluntarily suspended their flight operations because of continuing financial difficulties, to ensure that members of the public would not be inconvenienced.

Tour operators are making alternative leasing arrangements.

Eirjet says it is continuing to try to negotiate finance which will secure its future.

The company added that the season in which it operated was coming to a natural end by 29 October.

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Post by AndyMax » Thu Oct 19, 2006 7:35 pm

no surprise really. What a disaster of an airline.

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Post by AndyMax » Fri Oct 20, 2006 4:42 pm

Alpha Jet (formally Helios) are clearing up Eirjets back log of passengers.

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Post by Dutch Roll » Fri Oct 20, 2006 4:56 pm

A few of their aircraft were at shannon aerospace yesterday,seized or what? im not sure.
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Post by mini » Fri Oct 20, 2006 11:45 pm

AndyMax, do you know what routes Alphajet are taking?

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Post by AndyMax » Sat Oct 21, 2006 10:55 am

they are not taking EIRJET routes. They are only clearing up EIRJET's mess in terms of passengers left stranded.

I have a feeling EIRJET will be back next summer. Maybe under a different name.

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Post by Cosmic » Tue Oct 31, 2006 7:50 pm

Alpha Jet (formally Helios) are clearing up Eirjets back log of passengers.


Not for much longer, they too are to cease operations.
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Post by mini » Wed Nov 01, 2006 12:21 am

As it happens two AJ flights from Larnaca last Sunday were combined and a 747 flew them to DUB. No idea of the operator.

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Post by Rallye EIBFP » Wed Nov 01, 2006 9:55 am

They werent seized but undergoing maintenance before onward lease-

EI-DIJ gone to Mandala

EI-DKF and DKG back to Air Jamaica

EI-DOZ has been painted in Mandala c/s but due to a problem with the contract it is to be sprayed white and go to US

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