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WestJet adds the Calgary – Dublin route

WestJet Airlines Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner C-GURP (msn 64975) YYZ (TMK Photography). Image: 946082.

WestJet made this announcement:

With the departure of flight WS6 late on June 1, WestJet becomes the only airline operating a nonstop route between Calgary and Dublin. The airline’s newest route provides historic access between Western Canada and Ireland and is the last of three Boeing 787 Dreamliner inaugurals that are central to WestJet’s global strategy and focus on Calgary as its initial Dreamliner hub.

WestJet’s newest Dreamliner route adds to its existing 787-9 flights between Calgary, Paris and London (Gatwick), supporting tourism and trade between Europe and Canada. In addition, WestJet’s Calgary-Dublin service complements its existing seasonal Halifax-Dublin route. WestJet has been operating flights to Dublin from Eastern Canada since 2014.

Flights between Calgary and Dublin are operated by the airline’s fleet of 320-seat, Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft featuring WestJet’s business, premium and economy cabins.

By June 2019, WestJet will offer flights to 67 nonstop destinations with an average of 975 flights per week from Calgary. More Calgarians choose WestJet for their air travel than any other airline.

Details of WestJet’s new non-stop Dreamliner service:

Route Frequency Departing Arriving Effective
Calgary – Dublin 3X weekly

(Wed., Sat., Sun.)

8:45 p.m. 11:36 a.m. +1 June 1 to October 5, 2019
Calgary – Dublin 2x weekly
(Wed. and Sat.)
8:45 p.m. 11:36 a.m. +1 October 6 to October 19, 2019
Route Frequency Departing Arriving Effective
Dublin – Calgary 3X weekly (Mon., Thu., Sun.) 1:40 p.m. 3:02 p.m. June 2 to October 6, 2019
Dublin – Calgary 2X weekly (Thu., Sun.) 1:40 p.m. 3:02 p.m. October 7 to October 20, 2019

Top Copyright Photo: WestJet Airlines Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner C-GURP (msn 64975) YYZ (TMK Photography). Image: 946082.

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airBaltic extends Dublin route into winter season

airBaltic has announced a decision to continue the scheduled flights between Riga and Dublin, Ireland also during the winter season. The flights will take place four times per week.

Destination served Flight frequency Price *,

Basic

Price *,

Premium

Price*,

Business 

Riga–Dublin 4 flights weekly 39 EUR 99 EUR 589 EUR

*Lowest fare (one way), including taxes, fees and service charges.

WestJet inaugurates Halifax and Dublin nonstop

WestJet made this announcement:

As the carrier with the most transatlantic flights from Halifax, WestJet on April 29 began its new nonstop service between Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) and Dublin Airport (DUB).

WestJet has served the city of Halifax since 2003 and has seen 160 per cent growth in flights to and from Halifax Stanfield. This summer the airline will operate non-stop service to 15 cities with an average of 28 departures per day from Halifax.

Photo: Halifax Stansfield Airport.

WestJet has operated to Dublin, Ireland since 2014 and on June 1 will bring one of its first three Dreamliner aircraft to the city with nonstop service from Calgary.

Details of WestJet’s new non-stop service:

Route Frequency Departing Arriving Effective
Halifax-Dublin 6x weekly 10:20 p.m. 7:32 a.m. +1 April 29, 2019
Dublin-Halifax 6x weekly 9:00 a.m. 11:02 a.m. April 30, 2019

 

airBaltic starts Riga – Stuttgart flights

airBaltic yesterday, on March 31, 2019, launched the second summer route connecting Riga and Stuttgart, Germany. In additon, this evening airBaltic will start flights between Riga and Lviv, Ukraine.   

Destination served Flight frequency Start date Price *,

Basic

Price *,

Premium

Price*,

Business 

Riga–Stuttgart  4 flights weekly March 31, 2019 49 EUR 105 EUR 399 EUR
Riga–Lviv 4 flights weekly April 1, 2019 49 EUR 115 EUR 399 EUR

airBaltic will operate both routes – Riga–Stuttgart and Riga–Lviv – four times a week. Passengers will travel to Stuttgart with Airbus A220-300 aircraft and the flight will last 2 hours and 15 minutes, but to Lviv airBaltic will fly Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft and the flight is scheduled to last an hour and 50 minutes.

In other news, airBaltic on March 31, 2019, launched scheduled flights between Riga and Dublin, Ireland. Now airBaltic flies with the most modern commercial aircraft Airbus A220-300 aircraft to Dublin four times a week.

Finally, airBaltic on March 30, 2019 in Riga welcomed its 16th Airbus A220-300 jet of 2019, registered as YL-AAP (above). This was the second Airbus A220-300 received this year and six more new aircraft will join the airline’s fleet by the end of the year.

airBaltic serves over 70 destinations from Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius.

Photos: airBaltic.

airBaltic is coming to Dublin

airBaltic has announced that starting March 31, 2019 it will launch scheduled flights between Riga and Dublin, Ireland. The flights will take place four times per week

airBaltic will operate new Airbus A220-300s on the route.

Destination served Flight frequency Start date Price *,

Basic

Price *,

Premium

Price*,

Business 

Riga – Dublin 4 flights weekly March 31, 2019 39 EUR 99 EUR 589 EUR

*Lowest fare (one way), including taxes, fees and service charges, on www.airBaltic.com, subject to availability

 

WestJet to launch seasonal, nonstop service to Dublin from Halifax

WestJet Airlines Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 C-GXAX (msn 60512) LAX (Michael B. Ing). Image: 944507.

WestJet today announced it is adding to its growing Atlantic gateway from Halifax with the addition of daily nonstop service to Dublin, Ireland starting April 29, 2019 and operating through October 25, 2019.

(CNW Group/WESTJET, an Alberta Partnership)

 

Details of WestJet’s service between Halifax and Dublin

Route

Frequency

Departing

Arriving

Effective

Halifax –  Dublin

Daily

10:20 p.m.

7:33 a.m.+1

April 29, 2019

Dublin –  Halifax

Daily

9:00 a.m.

11:02 a.m.

April 30, 2019

WestJet has served Halifax International Airport for 15 years and this summer will operate non-stop service to 16 cities including London (Gatwick), Paris, Dublin, Glasgow, Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary. At peak summer schedule, the airline will operate more than 25 flights per day from YHZ.

Top Copyright Photo (all others by WestJet): WestJet Airlines Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 C-GXAX (msn 60512) LAX (Michael B. Ing). Image: 944507.

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Air Canada celebrates the launch of seasonal service to Ireland from Montreal

Delivered on March 24, 2018

Air Canada has made this announcement:

The arrival of flight AC818 at Dublin Airport, Ireland, on the morning of June 3, 2018 marks the successful launch of nonstop service between Montreal and Dublin. Flights will be operated until October 12, 2018, using Air Canada’s newest single-aisle aircraft, the Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 featuring a Premium Economy and Economy cabin configuration.

Air Canada has configured its Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 with two cabins of service: Premium Economy and Economy. Features of the new aircraft include:

  • Premium comfort and ambiance with improved seats and innovative LED mood lighting along the ceiling;
  • An upgraded in-flight entertainment system with a sleek, new 15 language user interface. Coming soon, passengers will be able to stream video and audio to their own devices;
  • Upgraded overhead storage space compartments offer additional space for every single passenger to bring a carry-on bag;
  • The latest quiet engine technology with up to 40 per cent noise reduction, offering more peace and quiet for customers when flying;
  • The Boeing 737 MAX burns 20 per cent less fuel per seat than the previous Next-Generation 737.

 

Flight

Departs

Arrives

Days of Week

AC818

Montreal 21:15

Dublin 8:25 + 1 day

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday

AC819

Dublin 10:20

Montreal 12:00

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday

In 2018, Air Canada is launching ten new destinations from Montreal: London, Windsor, Victoria (Canada); TokyoNarita, (Japan); Phoenix, Pittsburgh and Baltimore(U.S.); Dublin (Ireland); Lisbon (Portugal) and Bucharest (Romania).

Air Canada, Air Canada Rouge and its regional airline partners flying under the Air Canada Express banner operate on average approximately 2,400 flights per week between Montreal and 97 destinations: 26 in Canada, including 9 in Quebec, 23 in the United States, 26 in the Caribbean, Central America and Mexico, 16 in Europe, one in China, one in Japan two in North Africa, one in the Middle East and one in South America.

Copyright Photo: Air Canada Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 C-FSIP (msn 61215) LHR (SPA). Image: 941784.

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