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Winners of Fam to Abu Dhabi: Alan Glover (Etihad) Clodagh Flanagan(FCm Fam winner) Angela Bates (Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority) Rachel Tracey (Travel Dept Fam winner) Fiona Lawless (Etihad) and Etihad crew

Abu Dhabi and Etihad celebrate record numbers from Ireland

Functions - 6th May 2013 - 2:09pm

Etihad joined with Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority last night to thank the Irish travel trade for their fantastic support.   “Etihad are thrilled to announce the arrival of our new aircraft into Dublin which gives the trade an extra 900 seats a week to sell”, said Dave Walsh (Manager Ireland Etihad).    “And we have just launched a new sale so get those bookings in”, added Dave.    

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Benoit Berger (Luxair VP Sales & Revenue Management)

Luxair & DAA celebrate launch of new Luxembourg service

Functions - 16th April 2014 - 4:25pm

Luxair in association with the DAA celebrated the launch of the Dublin Luxembourg route in the Royal Hibernian Academy in Dublin.  

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Ali Haboosh, Karen Maloney, Louise Wheatly, Liza Hammond, Catherine Carr , Beatrice Cosgrove (Area General Manager),Fiona Lawless, Dave Walsh (Manager Ireland), Marzena Henschel , Therese Jager, Alan Glover, & Jim Callaghan (Head of Legal Etihad)

The Etihad Team

General - 2nd October 2012 - 9:00am

The full Etihad team were at the event, including a few from head office.   It was nice to meet Jim Callaghan, who is Head of Legal for Etihad.   Great guy to talk to and it was interesting to hear he had spent 9 years with Ryanair.   Beatrice Cosgrove was also there and looking great, enjoying her time with her two young children (as well as working hard at Etihad....).

Christine Scully (Marble City Travel) Patricia O'Connor (The Travel Broker) Barbara Mc Kenna ( Reservations Executive Sunway) Yvonne Larkin (Travel Counsellors)  Caroline Mc Dermott (O'Hanrahan Travel) Patricia O'Reilly (Best4Travel) Anita Kelly (Product Manager Sunway) and Sharon Moore (Navan Travel)

Sunway Super Morocco Fam

Fam Trips - 24th September 2013 - 10:45am

The Moroccan Tourist Board and Sunway ran a very successful Fam trip to Morocco for 7 lucky travel agents and Travelbiz.

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John McKibbin (getabed.eu) and Jennifer Fitzsimons

GetABed’s John McKibbin raises €42,000 for Moldovan Orphanage

Functions - 16th October 2014 - 10:55am

John McKibbin (getabed.eu Sales Manager) held a charity lunch in aid of Outreach Moldova recently at the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin and raised a staggering €42,000.

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Erlingur Alfred Jonsson (Avion Express) Deirdre Murphy (Thomas Cook) John Kinane (Thomas Cook) Unndor Jonsson  and Saulius Ramonas (both Avion Express)

Thomas Cook Welcomes Avion Express

Tour Operator - 13th June 2013 - 1:10pm

Avion Express airline recently visited the Thomas Cook offices in Park West to meet the staff in advance of their inaugural summer charter flight from Dublin Airport which they are operating on behalf of Thomas Cook. 

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Lee Barker (Kerzner) Cathy Burke (Travel Counsellors) Ingrid Aagesen (Dubai Tourism) Eileen Penrose (Emirates) and Ciara MacConnell (Travel Counsellors)

Travel Counsellors - Conference Special

Travel Agent - 22nd April 2013 - 9:58am

The Travel Counsellors conference was held in the gorgeous Fota Island Hotel in Cork. Starting on Thursday night with a Dubai Evening, sponsored by Dubai Tourism, Emirates and Kerzner, it was a great start to the conference.   There were close on 100 attendees, which included 39 Travel Counsellors and some of their partners, as well as suppliers, head office staff and the press/media (including Gerry Benson, Publisher & Editor Travelbiz).   Following speech’s by David Speakman (Chairman Travel Counsellors), Cathy Burke and of course Ingrid Aagesen (Dubai Tourism), Lee Barker (Kerzner) and Eileen Penrose (Emirates) it was down to a Dubai dinner feast.   It’s rumoured that several stayed up till 6am but Cathy does not know the names!

Greater choice from Cork Airport this summer

Greater choice from Cork Airport this summer

Airline - 31st March 2016 - 9:30am

Cork airport will welcome at least nine new routes this summer and a further three in the near future.   

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Chris Butler (Heathrow Airport) and Mike Rutter (Chief Revenue Officer Aer Lingus)

Aer Lingus new Business Class/Gold Circle Lounge opens in Heathrow

Airline - 18th August 2014 - 4:55pm

The new Aer Lingus Business Class/Gold Circle lounge has opened in the Queens Building (Terminal 2) at Heathrow. 

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Caitriona Toner (US Airways) Margaret Skinner (Sales & Marketing Manager UK & Ireland US Airways) Eric Mathieu (MD International Sales US Airways) and Fiona Ryan (US Airways)

US Airways celebrate 10th Anniversary in Ireland

Airline - 27th May 2013 - 2:25pm

US Airways celebrated their 10th Anniversary in Ireland with a trade lunch in Chapter One restaurant.   “US Airways now have access to a second destination in Ireland as the airline begins daily, non-stop, summer service from Shannon to Philadelphia following a four-year hiatus.   The airline will operate flights to the ‘Gateway to the West of Ireland’ on 176-seat dual-class Boeing 757-200 aircraft until the 6th September 2013.  

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