News May 31st, 2021
Season 1, Ep. 48
On this week's Short Final – The Irish government announced a date for overseas travel to restart, routes out of airports in Northern Ireland begin to resume, and Tecnam Aircraft announce their new dealer for Ireland.
How two Irish businesses help maintain Ireland as a world leader in leasing.
Season 1, Ep. 47
This week we meet with Alan Phelan the founder and CEO of APTN.aero (Aircraft Professionals Technical Network) and Matt Gee who is COO of Six West, they provide ferry and flight operations services to the aircraft leasing community and airlines worldwide and are an enterprise member of the APTN.aero technical network.We talk with Matt and Alan about the current state of play in the commercial aviation world and how it impacts the technical side of flying aircraft. We also examine how the aircraft technical sector is a crucial part of the aviation industry in Ireland and how we need to stay ahead of the competition to maintain Ireland’s leading role in aircraft leasing worldwide.”This podcast was recorded at Bloom HQ in Mountrath, County Laois, one of a number of new Digital and Community Enterprise Hubs around the country where you'll see many aviation businesses blooming in the future in a post-Covid environment.sixwestservices.com & https://aptn.aero/https://supporter.acast.com/squawk7000
News May 24th, 2021
Season 1, Ep. 46
On this week's Short Final – lots of news in a 12-minute session! AFTA is Chosen as EASA SPO Operator for the Green Rebel Group. The Airbus Beluga XL visits Shannon on a training mission and Aer Lingus Regional announces another new route from Belfast.
NewsMay 17th ,2021
Season 1, Ep. 44
On this week's Short Final – Turkish Airlines increases services on its Dublin route, Ryanair brings forward the opening of its Zagreb base and another unusual visitor for Knock Airport.
Helimed92 Irish Community Air Ambulance.
Season 1, Ep. 45
We spend some time with Irish Community Air Ambulance who are committed to providing safe, effective, and timely emergency medical care to those seriously ill or injured in Ireland.Saving lives by saving time is their motto and we hear from Michéal Sheridan CEO, Pilot Donnagh Verling and Advanced Paramedic at National Ambulance Service Paul Traynor, as they explain the operation of this vital service.Established in 2008, originally developed as a ground service with volunteers to support local communities in times of emergencies. The Irish Community Air Ambulance successfully launched Ireland’s first dedicated andcharity fundedAir Ambulance on the 30th of July 2019. Based out of North Cork, Irish Community Air Ambulance (callsign Helimed92) is an asset of the National Ambulance Service and responds to the most serious trauma and medical emergencies when tasked.In their first full 12 months of service, nearly 500 missions were tasked. They don't receive government funding and so we rely heavily on the fundraising efforts of our dedicated supporters.You can show your support by donating here
News May 10th, 2021
Season 1, Ep. 42
On this week's Short Final – Aer Arann Islands have been awarded a new Air Services Contract; The Irish Air Corps open their 2021 cadetship competition, and the IAA Air Navigation Service Provider publishes their latest air traffic figures.
Flying the Queens of the Skies from DC3 to B747
Season 1, Ep. 43
Captain Noel Flynn, is our guest on this episode, he recalls his early days in aviation in South Africa, as the odd job man at the Springbox Aero Club, his early days flying with the South African Airforce to his career in SAA and Cargolux. His stories capture the passion he has for aviation and he tells us about his involvement in the DC-3 in the Aer Lingus colours and the airshows at Bray and Foynes. It's a great chat!https://supporter.acast.com/squawk7000