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Aer Lingus regrets no service Wednesday

Aer Lingus regrets no service Wednesday

Old Feb 5, 2001, 9:19 am
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Aer Lingus regrets no service Wednesday

Aer Lingus regrets that we will not be in a position to operate services (see below) on Wednesday, 7th February, because of strike notice served on the company by the IMPACT trade union.

We would like to apologise to all of our customers who will be affected.

The following are the only Aer Lingus flights that will operate on Wednesday:

London Heathrow/Dublin EI149 (retimed to 0750 departure)
London Heathrow/Dublin EI157
Amsterdam/Dublin EI601 (retimed to 1020 departure)
Amsterdam/Dublin EI605
Paris/Dublin EI519 (retimed to 1105 departure)
Paris/Dublin EI525
Manchester/Dublin EI201 (retimed to 0920 departure)
Birmingham/Dublin EI761 (0930 dep, terminates at Dublin)
Birmingham/Dublin EI275
Shannon/Dublin EI082
JFK/Dublin EI104 (arriving Thursday)
Boston/Shannon/Dublin EI132 (arriving Thursday)
Chicago/Dublin/Shannon EI124 (arriving Thursday)
JFK/Shannon EI112 flight number becomes EI2118
Baltimore/Shannon EI118 becomes EI2118, operates via JFK

The following codeshare flights will also operate:

Brussels/Dublin/Brussels EI633/634
Helsinki/Stockholm/Dublin/Stockholm/Helsinki EI885/EI886
Gatwick/Ireland/Gatwick EI5462/EI5498
Zurich/Dublin/Zurich EI5854/EI5855
Bristol/Dublin/Bristol EI5520/EI5525
Leeds-Bradford/Dublin/Leeds-Bradford EI5551/EI5560

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Old Feb 6, 2001, 4:44 pm
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Irish flag carrier Aer Lingus cabin crew are to follow up a one-day pay deal strike tomorrow. The airline will operate only 15 out of around 160 scheduled flights on Wednesday.
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Old Feb 7, 2001, 5:27 am
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In an escalation of the dispute, next Friday's strike is to be followed by a further two the next week unless a settlement on pay and conditions is reached, a spokesman for Impact said.
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Old Feb 11, 2001, 5:04 am
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I flew EI on Friday and all was fine. However, there was limited service on Thursday as well.

My flight on Friday was about 1/4 full, and from talking to PAX quite a few people they knew had cancelled flights on EI as they were not sure if the work action was going to drag on. Always nice to get a full row (3 seats) on an A321.

EI IS SCHEDULED TO HAVE A STRIKE AGAIN ON FRIDAY THE 16TH BUT THEY ARE WORKING TO AVOID IT (SO THE PAPER SAID) SO YOU BETTER KEEP AN EYE ON THE NEWS IF YOU ARE FLYING THEN. Too make things worse, BD ground handlers have been on strike as well, so getting into Dublin can be tricky if EI goes back on strike.
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