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Irish Aviation Research Institute calls for competitiveness and structural change in Irish Aviation Policy Submission

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                                                      Courtsey: Paul Doyle  This document was submitted to Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport on 24th July for the White Paper on Irish Aviation Policy. Introduction: The Irish Aviation Institute believes the opportunity presented by the formation of white policy on aviation is to further strengthen and enhance Ireland’s position in the aviation industry. In an increasingly competitive global industry the barriers need to be removed enabling airlines and companies compete to win new business and customers, creating new employment and growth opportunities. The white paper represents a unique opportunity to break the status quo of the past in relation to aviation policy; the department itself has to take a lead role, creating the necessary structures and policies to enable the industry to adapt to ever changing needs in a very competitive environment. The white paper must not become embedded policy but must be continuou

Ryanair announces new route from Cagliari to London Gatwick

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                                                    Ryanair Boeing 737-800 Ryanair announced the launch of a new route from it's Cagliari Base to London Gatwick operating three times a week on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. In addition it's Kaunas route operating twice weekly on Mondays and Thursdays goes year-round. The airline expects to carry about 80,000 passengers on the routes in its first year of operation. The airline announced Cagliari as it's 31st European Base and 7th Italian base in October 2008, launching the base on 30th March 2009 with two aircraft operating 21 routes, delivering annual traffic of over 1.3m passengers.                                           Irish Aviation Research Institute © 9th August 2013 All Rights Reserved.