Displaying Aircraft

We are delighted to confirm* that the following aircraft have all been invited to participate at FlightFest

OperatorAircraft TypeImage (click to enlarge)
Private B-17 Flying Fortress (Sally-B)
Etihad Airbus A340
Aer Lingus A330
Ryanair B737-800
City Jet RJ85 (Leinster Livery)
Air Contractors A300
Private The Grace Spitfire ML407
Aer Lingus Regional ATR72
Air Contractors L130
Aer Lingus A320 Retro
Air Corps Casa
AW 139 x 3
PC9 x 4
Gulfstream G4
Cessna x 2
Aer Lingus Iolar
Air Contractors ATR72
Royal Air Force C130
Private Catalina PBY-5A Flying Boat

*Please note that due to operational or technical issues which may arise before the event we cannot guarantee that all aircraft will be able to participate on the day


FlightFest to fly 30 aircraft through Dublin City in September for Gathering

Dublin’s Lord Mayor, Minister Varadkar & IAA Chairman unveil unique aviation event for The Gathering Ireland 2013

Wednesday, 15th May 2013: Thousands of people are expected to gather by the quays along the River Liffey, on Sunday, 15th September, to experience the Irish Aviation Authority’s (IAA) and Dublin City Council’s (DCC) FlightFest, a once-in- a-lifetime, international aviation flypast.

Details of the event were announced today by the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Naoise Ó Muirí, Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport, Leo Varadkar, IAA Chairman, Ms. Anne Nolan, and a number of dignitaries.