Sunday, 2 June 2013

Aer Lingus adds EI-FCC Airbus A320 to fleet for summer season

                                                   

Aer Lingus has added EI-FCC Airbus A320-214 c/n 1229 Hex code 4CAB04 as an stand-by aircraft for the summer schedule till 26th October in all white colours. EI-FCC was formerly operated by Iberia Airlines as EC-KNM.  The addition of EI-FCC increases its A320 fleet to 34 units.

EC-KNM arrived in Dublin Airport on 30th April at 1719 local and was put into storage in Light Aircraft Park C (Old runway 29) and was re-registered on 9th May as EI-FCC.

This afternoon the aircraft was towed from Hangar 6 to stand 405R on Terminal 2 prior to operating its first revenue service as EIN588 to Malaga.

Interestingly EC-KNM operated the first flight of a Spanish airline powered by biofuel IBE2894 on 3rd October 2011.

EC-KNM made its first flight on 17th April 2000 as F-WWIH and delivered to Iberia Airlines on 30th May as EC-HHB.

This aircraft is become N218NV with Allegiant Air on completion of summer lease with Aer Lingus.

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