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Russian carrier S7 Airlines resumes seasonal Dublin service

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                                                    VP-BTW Airbus A319 S7 Airlines  S7 Airlines, member of oneworld alliance, resumed flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Dublin, last Saturday 21st June, operated by VP-BTW Airbus A319, pictured above by Paul Doyle. Aviation website Airline route 9th January stated S7 Airlines plans to operate 219-seater Airbus A321 aircraft for summer season, up to 6th September, increasing seat capacity by 70%. The flight S7887 departs from Moscow Domodedovo airport at 2050 and arrives in Dublin at 2215. The return flight S7888 departs Dublin at 2300 and arrives in Moscow at 0610 next day. S7 is the Russia’s only airline to offer non-stop flight from Moscow to Dublin. The regular flights to Dublin commenced in 2008. Tourism Ireland believes the Russian market could play an important part in helping to grow overseas tourism to the island of Ireland in the coming years; the organisation has representation in Russia for the first time ever in 2

Facebook Group seeks reinstatement of Gothenburg-Dublin Route

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                                                               Gothenburg Image courtesy Google  Many Irish and Swedes with Gothenburg and Dublin connections are now hoping for a direct service between the two cities, following the abolishment of the air travel tax, creating new opportunities for business and tourism. For more than four years a Facebook group, Bring Back Gothenburg-Dublin Route , has been pushing for the route’s return. The group now has close to 376 members. Ryanair launched flights between Gothenburg and Dublin in 2006, but the route was dropped in 2009 when the Irish Government introduced the €10 air travel tax. A spokesman for Facebook group said "We set up this page to try and create awareness to the airlines that a direct flight between Gothenburg and Dublin is badly needed. People today are now forced to take two flights in either direction or take a direct flight to Rygge (Oslo) in Norway. But then it takes nearly 3 hours by car train or bus just

Dublin Aerospace extends capability with Kannard 406 rescue ELT Repair and Re-Programming

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                                                                                                        Dublin Aerospace can now offer its expertise and MRO services to all carriers operating the Kannard 406 Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT).  The offer includes the repair and re-programming along with the supply of spares. Dublin Aerospace Chief Executive Office Donal Rogers said “we are delighted to be able to offer this new product to our customers. By providing this additional service we will be able to further reduce the TAT on transition aircraft as well as being able to offer the product to airlines, MRO’s and lessors”. Irish Aviation Research Institute © 23rd June 2014 All Rights Reserved.