The Outlaws love an overnighter though it’s more Dalry than Dubai, Tyrone than Tehran.
But if you’re going on a long-haul flight, and I have Tehran, Iran in mind here, then let’s talk again about the hub, Dubai.
And talk about Emirates which flies 22,000 people a month to Dubai… and want to send more.
If Dublin Airport completes its €1.8bn expansion.
With this in mind, the carrier’s country manager Enda Corneille raised the prospect this week, saying the next logical step would be a third flight out there.
He flagged Johannesburg and Cape Town, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore as popular fly-on routes with Irish visitors.
But if you want something a bit more left-field why not try Dubai and Iran?
And that’s where I hope to visit next year to see for myself and check in with my old pal Arthur. Watch this space.
Emirates flies to Tehran from €1,165 return. Visit www.emirates.com.
Thinking Out Loud about Ryanair
It’s a dream to see The Killers in Las Vegas.
And I’m going to put some undue pressure on the American Travel Fair, IPW, to have Brandon and the Boys play next years in Neon City.
But if your personal favourite is Ed Sheehan (no judgment!!!!) who hails from the rock’n’roll hotbed of Ipswich then read on.
Ryanair will get you there, to the nearest airport.
And they’ll give you tickets for the Omnipresent One for August 26.
For this and The Lion King in London, theme parks in Barcelona and much more visit www.tickets.ryanair.com.
I wanna be like Disney Paris
Real life is SO overrated, right? Wouldn’t it be better if we all lived in a Disney world?
Why then the trend for reality… Dumbo, the soon-to-be released Cats and before that The Jungle Book.
Talking of The Jungle Book, it was never off our video (ask your parents) when the Son and Heir and Daddy’s Little Girl were young.
And it, and Winnie the Pooh, are still the best films Disney made.
Holidays with Aer Lingus has two to four nights in an official Disney Hotel in Paris, theme park tickets and return flights, Dublin to Paris.
You’ll get 25% off Disney Park and Hotel, Paris. https://jimmurtytraveltraveltravel.com/disney-why-i-love-the-donald/
New Special Offer available up to November 6. Book by August 27. Visit www.holidayswithaerlingus.com.