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Old 24th Aug 2018, 22:10
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Originally Posted by Just a spotter View Post
IALPA/Fórsa has written to the government stating that the planned northern runway at Dublin will limit operations as it won't be long enough.

Pilots just like a lot of runway in front of them, Cathay seem to do OK off the existing runway at DUB which is shorter. SQ also manage the 13 hour MAN-SIN with an A350 off 23R which is 2897m declared TORA. These services wouldn't be operating if the payloads were uneconomic. We're not flying 747 Classics and DC-8s anymore. What's the problem?
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