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Delta Airlines Resumes New York JFK to Dublin route

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                                                                     Delta Airlines resumed its New York JFK to Dublin route (DAL44/5) effective from Thursday 5th August operating three times weekly, increasing to five times weekly from 1st September. The resumed service on 5th August was operated by N836MH Boeing 767-432(ER) MSN 29709. This week flights where operated by a mix of Airbus A330-200 and Airbus A330-300 aircraft reflecting demand on the route.  According to FIightradar24 a Boeing 767-300(ER) is planned to operate the service on Saturday 21st August.  Delta’s Managing Director – International Network Planning Amy Martin said "The re-opening of Irish borders to U.S. tourists will bring families and friends together once more and further supporting economic recovery from the global pandemic. Ireland has always been one of our most popular European destinations, with convenient connections to the capital from 40 cities across the U.S. via our New York-JFK hub." Delta

airBaltic extends European partnership with AVIAREPS to Ireland

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                                                                  AVIAREPS has been appointed Preferred Sales Agent (PSA) in Ireland by the Latvian airline airBaltic. The appointment, which came into effect 1st August 2021, makes AVIAREPS responsible for the airline’s sales, group sales and agency support.  AVIAREPS CEO Edgar Lacker stated "Our expanded relationship with airBaltic is reflective of the airline’s continued push for excellence and our dedication to ensuring sales success. Through the deliverance of results, we look forward to seeing this partnership continue to both deepen and grow well into the future." airBaltic is currently operating twice weekly flights from Dublin Airport to Riga and Vilnius using Airbus A220-300 aircraft.  Image courtesy of Air Baltic Facebook page Irish Aviation Research Institute © 14 August 2021 All Rights Reserved

Aer Lingus Resumes Dublin to Washington Dulles route

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                                                           Aer Lingus has commenced the rebuilding of it's Dublin hub with the re-commcement of the Dublin to Washington Dulles route, becoming the fourth destination to be served in North America. The service will be operated four times weekly using Airbus A321NEO-LR aircraft. The first service EIN117 was operated by EI-LRB Airbus A321-253NX MSN 8909 departing Dublin at 1255 local.  Aer Lingus Chief Operating Officer (COO) Peter O’Neill said "We are delighted to resume the Dublin to D.C. service and to unite friends and families once more doing what we are great at - reconnecting our communities and economies. Safety remains our priority at Aer Lingus and we continue to implement measures such as mask requirements and additional cleaning, as has been in practice across the airline for the past year. We are also committed to making the flight experience as comfortable as possible and customers can enjoy our in-flight food, drink