BA Re-Launches Dublin – Heathrow Flights

July 4, 2012 | By More

“They sure know how to throw a great party” was a remark overheard in Buck Whaley’s as British Airways hosted the trade to an evening of food, drinks, prizes and music in Dublin’s Leeson Street. The event was to announce the return of the carrier to the Dublin – London Heathrow route after an absence of 21 years.

Today FM’s Ian Dempsey handled the event with his usual cheery demeanour and wit, as 21 lucky attendees, from an attendance of more than 550, won tickets for two on British Airways and Iberia flights to destinations around the world.

Those lucky enough to have their entrance number drawn were invited on stage, where Ian Dempsey offered them increasing amounts of cash or to open a numbered box, which contained a prize of air tickets.

Only two people opted for the cash: Joanna Kavanagh of Club Travel, who went home with €600 in cash, and James Davy from Trailfinders, who settled for €400.

Here are all the winners and details of the tickets they won, which included First Class, Club World, World Traveller Plus, and World Traveller on British Airways, and Business Class and Economy on Iberia.

Kudos to Simon Daly and the British Airways Dublin team for their hard work in making it such a great evening.

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Dave Stringfellow of FCm Travel won two World Traveller tickets to USA and Canada

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Josane Amarel de Lima of The Travel Department won two Club Europe tickets to London

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Ruth Kavanagh of Flair Travel won two Club World tickets to Asia

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Barry Hammond of Topflight won two Club World tickets to USA or Canada

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Keith McEvoy of Air Traffic Control won two World Traveller Plus tickets to Sydney

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Filippe Cantalice of Club Travel won two Business Class tickets to Madrid on Iberia

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Emma Bourke of Amadeus won two World Traveller Plus tickets to USA or Canada

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Joanna Kavanagh of Club Travel took €600 cash instead of two Club World tickets to Africa

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Sarah Wynne of Club Travel won two World Traveller tickets to Asia

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Ola Soyele of The Travel Department won two World Traveller Plus tickets to Asia

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James Davy of Trailfinders took €400 cash instead of two World Traveller Plus tickets to anywhere

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Sharon Mongey of The Travel Department won two Economy Class tickets to Madrid on Iberia

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Peter Murphy of The Travel Department won two Club World tickets to anywhere

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David O’Hagan of Donabate Travel won two World Traveller Plus tickets to the Middle East

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Antoinette Murphy of O’Callaghan Travel won two First tickets to Cape Town

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Ruth Connolly of Topflight won two World Traveller Plus tickets to the Caribbean

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Ciaran Mulligan of Blue Insurances won two World Traveller tickets to the Caribbean

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Breda Kiernan of Travel Places won two World Traveller tickets to the Middle East/Africa

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Philip Duffy of USIT won two First tickets to San Francisco with five nights accommodation

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Gwen Morgan of Air Traffic Control won two World Traveller Plus tickets to Sydney

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Ken Kennedy of Tour America won two Club World tickets to the Middle East

 

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Michael Flood is the Editor of Ireland's leading travel industry publication, Irish Travel Trade News. With more than 35 years experience, he has accumulated an in-depth knowledge of the airline industry and the travel and tourism world.

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