Ireland-Singapore link could be on the cards but just haven’t

  • Ireland-Singapore link could be on the cards but just haven’t
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    Dublin airport want to take another route to Asia? Singapore airlines met the authorities here to take a look at operating a direct route from Dublin to Singapore, though not in the near future, informed sources said in this column.
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Dublin airport want to take another route to Asia? Singapore airlines met the authorities here to take a look at operating a direct route from Dublin to Singapore, though not in the near future, informed sources said in this column.

This year’s keenly-anticipated launches routes to Beijing, Hainan airlines and Hong Kong with cathay Pacific, opening up huge potential markets for Irish exporters.

The leaders are believed to have visited Ireland to discuss, but the airline insists that “there are no active negotiations or discussion of new Ireland-Singapore route”. The statement adds that “we always keep training whenever possible, including in Ireland.” However, aviation sources have said in this column that Singapore sees as a long-term project, although no hitting here meant to be not months but years away.

In the short term, says good progress on another long-distance communication, not yet in Ireland from key appointments, the Sunday independent understands.

While the headlines grabbed the growing transatlantic Ireland, Eastern market is hotly contested, and constantly changing.

Recently, Etihad revealed that it’s cutting capacity from Dublin to Abu Dhabi its a giant hub. It is ending its twice daily A330-200 service from January 15, replacing it with a daily B777-300er flight. Good news for passengers is that the 777 has a large capacity with 28 seats in business class, so this will be a General decline in numbers 20pcs seats – but this will affect connecting flights from the UAE.

UAE Emirates rival, meanwhile, reports high load factors this year in this column, while another major player hub, Turkish airlines, enjoy the load factors at least in the high 80’s.

Hainan airlines, which began flights between Dublin and Beijing in June, reducing its services four times a week, three for the upcoming winter season on 28 October, and said in this column earlier this year that the route will be given plenty of time in bed for the business market.

Dublin airport has worked hard to provide a service in East Delhi are more preferred variant, the General Director of the DAA Dalton Philips said in the beginning of this year. It is believed that the airport was in contact with the Indian air force for “at least four years” in recent decades, the direct link to the sub-continent.

Singapore airlines has closed the Irish office, which is sold of flights from Ireland via the UK in 2014 because of increased competition from carriers in the Persian Gulf, but is still sold on the market in the UK. Any step of the ladder, that would be another attractive option for business, especially in Southeast Asia and the key Australian market.

It is also a regular winner of airline awards, offers rooms of luxury class, business class, premium and standard economy on many routes, including in Ireland, the closest is Manchester using Airbus A350-900 aircraft world-class Changi hub airport in Singapore.

One aviation expert said: “airlines and airports in the negotiations all the time”, with carriers having a long list of routes that they are interested in and airports are keen to achieve your own list of targeted carriers.

business travelers are traveling on, as Irish companies to ease their dependence on great Britain after a brexit from the EU market.

According to the Irish exporters Association, show a marked increase in applications for a business visa for further-flung destinations.

China tops the list this year, followed by Russia, India, Nigeria and Saudi Arabia. China alone accounted for 43pc of all visa applications, with second-placed Russia’s share of 12 PCs. “We had a lot of requests from companies for help with visas and doing business in these new markets,” Simon Mckeever, Executive Director of the Association, told the “Sunday independent”.

The body is composed of a list of its consular services, which helps all EU and most other nationals who have an Irish residency stamp in order to get business and tourist visas for most countries in the world. “With an uncertain future quarter and the month still looms the question for Irish exports, diversification of foreign markets is one of the main methods of risk management leaving the UK and more to rely on the UK market”, – he said.

The use of their services, which will also help legalization, notarization of translations, and certified through the Department of foreign Affairs and trade, increased by 13pc in 1st half of this year compared to the same period in 2017. Mckeever said that after the rebound from the crash, the Irish “back to the markets that they knew”, but now everything has changed.

And when helped, although new markets for the current problems. “This is another obligation for companies, which in the past may have done business, say, in Birmingham, and it was there and back in the day. Now it’s a matter of investing time in remote markets,” he added. The biggest jump of the trip to Saudi Arabia (108pc), followed by Nigeria, “the food and oil sectors,” said Mckeever.

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