Showing posts from July 10, 2013

Turkish Airlines Borussia Dortmund sponsored 737-800 first visit to Dublin Airport

                                                    Courtesy Paul Doyle  This morning Turkish Airlines Borussia Dortmund sponsored Boeing 737 made it's first visit to Dublin Airport , TC-JHU Boeing 737-8F2/W c/n 42002 operating THY1975/6. On 25th April the carrier signed a three-year premium partnership and sponsorship agreement with the Bundesliga outfit, involves numerous joint activities and programmes. Turkish Airlines will be BVB´s will airline of choice for all international flights, be it games, competitions or training camps. The partnership will be particularly notable at Borussia Dortmund´s ground Signal Iduna Park where Turkish Airlines will be represented with the Turkish Airlines Lounge. Also included in the partnership are joint events, advertising campaigns, a close social media cooperation and various promotional activities. Dr. Temel Kotil, CEO of Turkish Airlines, on the new cooperation "The partnership with Borussia Dortmund underlines our commitme

June passenger numbers up 6% at Dublin Airport

                                                    Courtesy: Paul Doyle  Dublin Airport handled 2 million passengers in June up 6% on the same month last year with all market segments reporting positive growth. Traffic to and from continental Europe increased by 6% to 1.1 million passengers on the same month last year and in the domestic market segment traffic was up 14% to 6,000 passengers. International traffic, which includes flights to the Middle East and North Africa, increased by 6% with 45,000 passengers taking flights to and from these destinations. The Transatlantic segment is leading growth up 18% to 18% to 212, 000 passengers. Over 612,000 passengers took flights to and from the UK, a 2% increase on the same month last year. In the first six months of the year over 9.5 million passengers have used Dublin Airport up 5%. Irish Aviation Research Institute © 10th July 2013 All Rights Reserved.