Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Air Transat increases Dublin capacity by 28% for Summer 2017

Air Transat Airbus A330-200
Canadian carrier Air Transat announced that it is to add an extra weekly service on its flights to Toronto next year.

Air Transat will operate direct services three times a week from Dublin to Toronto for Summer 2017 with an additional weekly frequency increasing capacity by 28% and once weekly to Montreal, from May to October.

Air Transat’s Sales Director UK & Ireland, Lesley Kane said "Canada is an increasingly popular destination for summer holidays and we’re enhancing our flight programme from Ireland to reflect this. Our customers are looking to travel when they want with the utmost convenience and to incorporate multiple destinations into their holiday experience. Our 2017 programme from Dublin caters for that demand with more choice and flexibility of travel."

Dublin Airport Managing Director, Vincent Harrison said "I’m delighted to see Air Transat increasing services on its Dublin to Toronto route. Passenger numbers are growing strongly between Ireland and Canada and this new service highlights the popularity of the route which further enhances the link between our two countries."

Air Transat operates a fleet of 32 aircraft including 9 Airbus A310-300, 14 Airbus A330-200 and Airbus A330-300 and 9 Boeing 737-800s.

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Free Lecture My Life in Irish Aviation - A Process of Change by Con Clarke


Date: Wednesday Nov 2nd 2016

Speaker: Mr Con Clarke Former Corporate Executive - Customer Service, Aer Lingus

Time: 8PM

Title: "My Life in Irish Aviation - A Process of Change"

Venue: Abbey Room, Wynn’s Hotel Lower Abbey Street, Dublin 1.

Con’s view of the process of change within the industry throughout his career, will be a unique insight from a managerial perspective on the changes the brought us to today’s airline business.

Con has had many re-incarnations throughout his career including:

•Traffic Dept. at Dublin Airport and City Terminal
•Involved in Handling all Airlines at Dublin Airport
•Station Management, introduction of new aircraft, equipment and procedures
•Handling Industrial Relations Issues
•Management of Cargo Terminal
•General Manager/Chief Executive Customer Service
•Chief Executive Restructuring for TEAM Aer Lingus

Members and Non-Members Welcome

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