Showing posts from March 21, 2013

Ryanair reinstates Shannon Airport to Alicante route

                                                      Ryanair has announced it reinstating the Shannon Airport to Alicante route after a three year absence operating twice weekly from 5th June to 27th September on Wednesdays and Fridays. An estimated 40,000 passengers travelled to Cork, Ireland West and Kerry to get to Alicante/Murcia according to the Shannon Airport Authority confirming pent up demand for the route. Ryanair Deputy CEO Michael Cawley said "Ryanair is pleased to announce a new Shannon route to/from Alicante, operating twice weekly on Wednesdays and Fridays from June 2013, which will go on sale on tomorrow. Passengers in the Shannon region can now choose from 10 exciting European destinations, including Nantes, Palma and Tenerife." Shannon Airport Authority Chairman Rose Hynes said "This Ryanair announcement is really good news for thousands of holiday makers from this region as Alicante is one of the most popular sun destinations o

Private Sky expands fleet with Falcon 900EX

Private Sky the trading name of Airlink Airways Ltd Ireland's largest bizjet operator has added a Falcon 900EX to its fleet. EI-ZMA Falcon 900EX c/n 134 was delivered Basel Mulhouse to Shannon Airport on Wednesday 20th March ex VP-CFR. The aircraft uses call-sign 'HY900A'. Private Sky operates from bases in Belfast City, Dublin Airport, London Stansted and Moscow with a fleet of Bombardier Challenger 850, Cessna 560XLs, Learjet 60s. The Falcon 900EX has a flight crew of two with passenger cabin seating for between eight and 15 passengers, with a range of 4,330 nautical miles (8020km)with eight passengers at Mach 0.80, at long range cruising speed 4,500 nautical miles (8335km). It features TFE731-60 engines, a Honeywell Primus 2000 EFIS avionics suite. Irish Aviation Research Institute © 21st March 2013 All Rights Reserved.