Monday, 25 March 2013

Ryanair announces two new routes from Paris Beauvais

                                                     
Ryanair announced two new routes from Paris Beauvais to Alghero operating twice weekly on Thursdays and Sundays from 16th June and Oujda weekly on Mondays from 3rd June to 24th October delivering an additional 30,000 passengers to Paris Beauvais Airport.

In 2013 Ryanair will deliver 3.5 million passengers to Paris Beauvais operating a total of 49 routes with 474 weekly flights including five new routes to Carcassonne, Oujda, Rabat & Zadar. Beauvais is Ryanair's largest airport non-base operation.

Ryanair Sales Manager France Jonathan Brisy said "Ryanair is delighted to announce two new routes to / from Paris-Beauvais, which will operate from June 2013 to two flights each week. Both new Ryanair will increase traffic to Paris Beauvais with 30,000 additional passengers in 2013 and create 30 new jobs *, underlining the commitment of Ryanair for tourism development in the region."

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Cityjet suspends London City-Eindhoven route


                                                     
Cityjet is suspending its twice daily London City to Eindhoven route operated by Fokker F50 aircraft from Thursday 28th March 2013. In a tweet @KLM said for commercial reasons CityJet has decided to suspend this route.

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AWAS Announces several new contracts in Asian market

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Dublin based aircraft lessor AWAS continues to expand it's footprint in the high growth Asian market with announcement of several new contracts expanding its customer base in the region, leasing two new Airbus A320s to fast growing Pakistan airline Air Blue for delivery in late 2013 and 2014, in this quarter it delivered two new Airbus A320s to Jetstar Asia and Jetstar Australia in this quarter, it added All Nippon Airways as a new customer leasing three Airbus A320s.

The Airbus A320s being leased to Air Blue and All Nippon Airways will be delivered fuel-saving Sharklets, saving airlines up to $270,000 per year with enhanced maintenance and operational benefits, Sharklets can save over 730t less CO2 emissions per aircraft.

AWAS continues to grow its relationship with Japanese carrier Starflyer which began in 2011 with an Airbus A320 delivery expanding to offer a range of services including: Cargo Loading System (CLS), Extended Twin-Operations (ETOPS), and In-Flight Entertainment to meet the specific needs of Starfly's business model targeting the business travellers.

In addition it has a sold a Boeing 767-300ER from its portfolio to Air Do the Hokkaido based airline of Japan, which was originally leased to the carrier upon delivery.

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