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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 23 November

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 16 November

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 16 November

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Qatar Airways activates Boeing 787-9 fleet on cargo-only flights on Dublin route

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                                                                  Gulf global connector carrier Qatar Airways has activated its fleet of seven Boeing 787-9 aircraft on scheduled cargo-only flights operating routes to Bangkok, Brussels, Budapest, Dublin, Kuwait, London Heathrow, Maastricht, Mumbai, and Paris CDG.  The carrier is occasionally using non-converted Boeing 777-300(ER)'s to operate cargo-only flights to Dublin.  A7-BHG Boeing 787-9 MSN 64211 operated its first commercial revenue on 9th November QTR8864/5 routing Doha-London Heathrow-Dublin-Doha.  In October 2016 Boeing and Qatar Airways announced an order for 30 787-9 Dreamliners and 10 777-300ERs, valued at $11.7 billion at list prices. The airline was the first to operate the 787-8 in the Middle East.  The 787-9, a stretch of the 787-8, can carries 290 passengers with a range of 7,530 nautical miles (13,950 km) in addition to more cargo capacity (154.4 cubic metres).  On 27 December 2019 the carrier took delivery of the

Ethiopian Airlines Dash 8-400's transit Dublin Airport on delivery

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                                                                   De Havilland Aircraft announced 23rd October the delivery of another two Dash 8-400 aircraft to Ethiopian Airlines including the airline's milestone 30th Dash 8-400 aircraft which transited Dublin Airport on delivery on 28th October. ET-AXX DHC8-402 MSN 4615 "Ethiopian 9201" arrived Dublin 1112 local departed at 1208 local. ET-AXY DHC8-402 MSN 4517 Ethiopian 9202" arrived Dublin 1118 local departed at 1212 local. The delivery flight route according to German Aviation website Skyliner Aviation Toronto Downsview-Goose Bay-Keflavik-Dublin-Rome Fiumicino-Addis Ababa between 24-28 October.  De Havilland Regional Vice President, Sales – Europe and Russia, Middle East, Africa, and South America/Caribbean Sameer Adam said "We congratulate Ethiopian Airlines on continuing a phenomenal growth trajectory and increasing connectivity within Africa. Ethiopian has taken tremendous positive steps to strengthen t

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 9 November

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 9 November

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Cityjet retires RJ85 fleet from service after 22 years in the skies

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                                                                   Irish ACMI carrier CityJet said farewell on Monday 2nd November to the last of its Avro RJ85/Bae 146 aircraft which has served the airline for almost 27 years.  The airline announced it's Avro fleet flew 475,000 flights and 580,000 hours since 1993 equivalent to 67 years in the air and a distance approximating to around 1,000 times to the moon. In 2006 the carrier acquired 23 of the ex-Mesaba Airlines RJ85's were acquired from BAE Systems and US-based financial underwriters and securitisation specialist MBIA in an investment that the airline valued at the time at $221 million (approx €198.2 million).  The RJ85's replaced its fleet of 20 BAe 146s citing shared characteristics and enhanced performance, better economics and reduced maintenance costs with four-abreast seating in business class and six-abreast in economy. Cityjet Executive Chairman Pat Byrne said "Today is a momentous day as we bid farewell

Delta launches scheduled cargo-only flight between New York JFK and Dublin

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                                                                   Delta Airlines has launched a scheduled cargo-only flight between New York JFK and Dublin with effective from 1st November in response to consumer demand. The flight operates  three-times weekly operated by an Airbus A330-300 aircraft, to carry essential pharmaceuticals, vaccines, medical supplies and general cargo. The carrier has approved the DoKaSch Opticooler RAP container for use on its aircraft as part of its cold chain pharma program for the safe transportation of vaccines. The high-end, state-of-the-art climate-control solution offers pharmaceutical and life science companies a controlled and reliable 2-8 degrees Celsius and 15-25 degrees Celsius options, enabling it to be used for Pharma 1 transportation including vaccines, without the need for dry ice. Delta's Vice President - Cargo Shawn Cole stated "Given the travel constraints within Europe, we are strategically adding cargo capacity in Spain, Irel

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 3 November

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 3 November

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HiSky defers indefinitely launch of new Chisinau-Dublin route

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                                                           Moldavian Start-Up carrier HiSky founded by private investors has deferred indefinitely the launch of its new twice weekly from Chisinau to Dublin route. This is a competitive market with two carriers currently operating on the route Air Moldva and FlyOne. The service was originally due to start 11 April and was further deferred to 31 October. HiSky's website currently shows no booking available through to the 31 March 2021. The YR-SKY Airbus A320-232 MSN 4493 HiSky Moldova Registered in Ostrava on 8th September prior delivery, the aircraft was formerly registered as OE-IEV.  2-SSFG Airbus A319-131 MSN 2326 Air Lease Corporation was ferried Shannon to Ljubljana  on 15th September for for HiySky Moldova , the aircraft was formerly registered as ZS-SFG. Irish Aviation Research Institute © 26 October 2020 All Rights Reserved.

United Airlines Defers launch of new San Francisco - Dublin to Summer 2021

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                                                          United Airlines has deferred the launch of its new SFO to Dublin to 27 March 2021 the start of official IATA Summer 2021 season. The route was formally announced on 18th December 2019. The service will initially operate four times weekly increasing to a daily service operated by Boeing 787-8 aircraft.  The route is critical to Ireland's post pandemic recovery linking two of the world's leading centres of technology and innovation Dublin and Silicon Valley. Dublin Airport Managing Director Vincent Harrison said "San Francisco is the global tech centre of the world and many of the companies based there have offices in Ireland. This new route will further grow tourism and trade between Ireland and the US and provide greater choice and flexibility for both business and leisure passengers. We will work closely with United’s management team to ensure this new service is a success in both directions." Patrick Quayle,

EI-LRD Airbus A321-253NX Aer Lingus Returns to Service

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                                                                            EI-LRD Airbus A321-253NX MSN 9187 Aer Lingus  which has been in storage at Dublin since 20th April other than for a test flight on 17th September, returned to service on 20th October operatin EIN154/5 to and from London Heathrow. The aircraft operated first North American service since 20th April as EIN137/6 to and from Boston on 21st October. Aer Lingus operates a fleet of 4 Airbus A321N-251NX (EI-LRA, EI-LRB, EI-LRC, EI-LRD) and is due to take delivery of a further four aircraft on lease from Air Lease Corporation for Summer 2021. Irish Aviation Research Institute © 26 October 2020 All Rights Reserved.

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 21 October

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 21 October

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SAS Airlines Ireland EI-SIC Re-Registered as SE-DYM

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                                                                  SAS Airlines Ireland Ltd Airbus A320-251N EI-SIC MSN 7979 has been re-registered to parent company as SE-DYM at Copenhagen on 14 October. The carrier operates a total of six Airbus A320-251N registered as EI-SID, EI-SIE, EI-SIF, EI-SIG, EI-SIH and EI-SII.  The airline announced the successful implementation of OpenAirlines' SkyBreathe® eco-flying solution to pursue their commitment to sustainable development. From system data points versus actual flown the airline benefits from an accurate and deep understanding of fuel usage through all phases of flight to implement the most efficient procedures without compromising safety. Eoin O'Malley, Flight Operations Manager at SAS Ireland said "As part of SAS Group, SAS Ireland has many initiatives in motion to lower its CO2 emissions and other environmental impacts. To go further, we needed to have a better understanding of our fuel consumption, that's why we se

EI-CPH Airbus A321-200 Aer Lingus Positions to Ciudad Real

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                                                                  EI-CPH Airbus A321-200 Aer Lingus  which has been in storage at Dublin since 21st March other than for a test flight on September 5th, positioned Dublin-Ciudad Real on 7th October as EIN2592 for long term storage. Irish Aviation Research Institute © 16 October 2020 All Rights Reserved.

EI-CPG Airbus A321-200 Aer Lingus Positions to Ciudad Real

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                                                                    EI-CPG Airbus A321-200 Aer Lingus  which has been in storage at Dublin since 20th March other than for a test flight on September 5th, positioned Dublin-Ciudad Real on 24th September as EIN2592 for long term storage. Irish Aviation Research Institute © 16 October 2020 All Rights Reserved.

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 12 October

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 12 October

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 5 October

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 5 October

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 28 September

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