Tuesday, 28 January 2014

Ryanair adds new Shannon to Poitiers route

Ryanair Boeing 737-800

Irish LCC Ryanair has added a new route from Shannon Airport to Poitiers (France). The new route will operate on a seasonal basis from 4th April to 29th September 2014, becoming the ninth new Ryanair route to be added from Shannon Airport in 2014. 

The new Poitiers route operates twice weekly on Fridays and Mondays, becoming the third French destination to be served from Shannon, in addition to Paris Beauvais and Nice. However the carrier has removed Nantes from it's Shannon route network. 

In summer 2014 the airline will operate a total of 17 routes from Shannon with two Boeing 737-800s.

According to Ryanair’s online booking engine the schedule is as follows:

RYR1158 Shannon 1020 Poitiers 1255 RYR1159 Poitiers 1320 Shannon 1400 FRI
RYR1158 Shannon 1620 Poitiers 1855 RYR1159 Poitiers 1920 Shannon 2000 MON

Poitiers is a major university center located on the Clain River in west central France with the streets rich in historical architecture from the Romanesque period and is nearby to Futuroscope in Chassenenuli-du-Poitou.


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Dublin Aerospace awarded Atlantic Airways Airbus A319 contract

Courtsey: Airbus.com 
Faroe Island based Atlantic Airways has selected Dublin Aerospace to carry a C Checks on its A319’s at it's Dublin Facility.

Atlantic Airways Technical Director William Smith commented "It´s like a journey back to the roots ,coming from the Faroe Islands to Ireland, and Dublin,  there are links from the past, showing that settlers from Ireland were the first to set foot on the Faroe Islands, and now we are linking in again via air."

Dublin Aerospace CEO Donal Rogers said "We are thrilled to have been chosen by Atlantic Airways as a provider of airframe maintenance services on Atlantic Airways A319’s.  It reinforces our position as one of the world’s leading supplier of airframe maintenance providers where customers enjoy a flexible and pro-active approach to delivering the highest quality product at industry leading competitive costs."

Atlantic Airways is the national airline of the Faroe Islands, operating domestic helicopter services and international passenger services as well as search and rescue responsibilities from its base at Vágar Airport. The carrier operates a fleet of six aircraft 3 Airbus A319s , 1 Bae RJ100 and 2 Bell 412s for Search & Rescue.

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