Published on February 14th, 2023 | by Mark Dwyer


Private Flyer Ireland – Fly-In Slots Open Today!

Private Flyer Ireland, proudly supported by Flying In Ireland, takes place at Weston Airport on 1st April. As part of the event, a fly-in will take place and slots are available to book from today. The event is expected to be very busy to visitors are encouraged to book their preferred time from those available. Landing slots are available at 5-minute intervals from 8:30 until 15:00. When one of these slots is reserved it will no longer be available to book. Slots are offered on a first-come, first-served basis, but any cancelled slots will return to the pool, so if you don’t see a time that works for you please check back again later. Booking a landing slot is the only way to arrive by air. Online booking closes at 9 am on 31st March 2023.

To celebrate the launch year, the organisers will cover 50% of all landing fees at the Weston. So the typical €10 landing fee will be discounted to €5. All landing fees include FREE entry to the show also! All slots can be booked at https://fly.privateflyershow.com/book/ireland/

The organisers understand that it won’t always be possible to arrive at the precise time you have booked. But don’t worry, as long as you arrive within 15 minutes of your reserved time the airport will still be able to accept you. If you are unable to fly into the event due to weather conditions you will still be entitled to complimentary event access if you are able to arrive by another means. Gate staff will have your details but we recommend bringing a copy of your booking confirmation email if you can.

For more information about the event, please visit https://www.privateflyershow.com/ireland/

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About the Author

Mark is an airline pilot flying the Boeing 737 for a major European airline. In addition he is also a Type Rating Instructor, Type Rating Examiner and Base Training Captain on the B737. Outside of commercial flying Mark enjoys flying light aircraft from the smallest 3 Axis microlights up to heavier singles. He is also an instructor and EASA Examiner on single engines and a UK CAA Examiner. He flies the Chipmunk for the Irish Historic Flight Foundation (IHFF). Mark became the Chairman of the National Microlight Association of Ireland (NMAI) in 2013 and has overseen a massive growth in the organisation. In this role he has worked at local and national levels. In 2015, Mark won ‘Upcoming Aviation Professional Award’ at the Aviation Industry Awards sponsored by the IAA. Mark launched this website back in 2002 while always managing the website, he has also been Editor and Deputy Editor of FlyingInIreland Magazine from 2005 to 2015.

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