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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 30-05-14

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                                                    Europe Airpost Boeing 737-300  The information contained is sourced  from a variety of sources, though particular credit must be given to the following sites, which are very highly recommended. Chris Witt/Skyliner : http://www.skyliner-aviation.de/ Dublin Movements Blog: http://notam-ireland.blogspot.ie/ Irish Spotters & NLSPOT Yahoo Lists Planespotters.net : http://www.planespotters.net/ EI-DBW Boeing 767-201 c/n 23899 Transaero Airlines Ferried Moscow Domodedovo Airport -Griffiss International Airport 25/05/14 after storage. EI-DUK CRJ900 c/n 15104 Ferried Challey Ltd Rome FCO-Dublin 26/05/14. EI-FCO ERJ190LR c/n 19000264 Borajet Ferried Exeter-East Midlands 25/05/14 for painting. EI-LNF Boeing 787-8 c/n 35313 Norwegian Long-Haul Delivered Paine Field-Oslo 28/05/14. EI-ONJ Airbus A320-214 c/n 4203 Air Contractors Acceptance flight Bordeaux 30/05/14 prior wet-lease ops for Afriqiyah Airways ex 5A-ONJ. EI-REL

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 23-05-14

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                                                      A Busy T2 Dublin Airport  The information contained is sourced  from a variety of sources, though particular credit must be given to the following sites, which are very highly recommended. Chris Witt/Skyliner : http://www.skyliner-aviation.de/ Dublin Movements Blog: http://notam-ireland.blogspot.ie/ Irish Spotters & NLSPOT Yahoo Lists Planespotters.net : http://www.planespotters.net/ C-FEAK Boeing 737-86Q/W c/n 30292 Sunwing Airlines Ferried Toronto-Belfast International 20/05/14 on summer lease to Thomson Airways. C-FTJH Boeing 737-8BK/W c/n 29642 Sunwing Airlines Ferried Toronto's Lester B. Pearson International Airport-Dublin 20/05/14 on summer lease to Thomson Airways. EI-FEB Boeing 737-8KN/W c/n 40234 Ryanair first service London Stansted-Bucharest Henri Coanda International Airport 18/05/14. EI-RJT RJ85 c/n E2366 Cityjet Ferried Norwich-Dublin 20/05/14 after storage. N943LR CRJ900 c/n 15068 Mesa Air

Sunwing Airlines flies first 737 with new 'split scimitar' winglets into Dublin Airport

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                                                    Courtesy of Stuart McMillan  Sunwing is the first airline in Canada and the second in the world to commercially fly the second generation Aviation Partners Boeing Split Scimitar Blended Winglets. The Blended Winglets when applied to the existing "curved tipped" Blended Winglets, the Split Scimitar Winglet upgrade adds strengthened spars, aerodynamic 'curved' tips, and a large ventral fin, which improves performance and decreases fuel burn by approximately 7%. This summer a pair of it's environment friendly Boeing 737-800s are operating on behalf of TUI Travel group airline, Thomson Airways from Belfast International and Dublin Airport to sun destinations in Europe. On Tuesday 20th C-FTJH Boeing 737-8BK/W c/n Sunwing Airlines SWG9092 arrived Dublin Airport 2124 local to commence it's summer lease to Thomson Airways, entering service on Thursday 22nd  to Palma de Mallorca Departing Dublin at 06.02 on M

TUI Group launches Summer programme from Irish airports

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                                                    Thomson Airways Boeing 757-200  The TUI Group has launched it's Summer 2014 programme from Irish airports using a variety of  in-house airline including Jetairfly, TUIFly and Thomson Airways. The first charter service to commence this season was  Jetairfly from Cork Airport to Palma and Dublin to Corfu services commenced today. The flights will be flown on behalf of sister TUI Travel group airline, Thomson Airways. Belgium's Jetairfly is operating service from Cork to Palma de Mallorca Son Sant Joan using Boeing 737-700s. Canada's Sunwing Airlines Boeing 737-800s have been contracted to operate services from Belfast International and Dublin Airport on behalf of Thomson Airways. Germany's TUIFly is operating from City of Derry Airport to Palma de Mallorca Son Sant Joan using Boeing 737-800s. A noticeable destination absent from Dublin's programme is Sharm El-Sheikh. The Department of Foreign Affairs t

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 16-05-14

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                                                    Aer Lingus Airbus A320  The information contained is sourced  from a variety of sources, though particular credit must be given to the following sites, which are very highly recommended. Chris Witt/Skyliner : http://www.skyliner-aviation.de/ Dublin Movements Blog: http://notam-ireland.blogspot.ie/ Irish Spotters & NLSPOT Yahoo Lists Planespotters.net : http://www.planespotters.net/ A6-FDD Boeing 737-8BK/W c/n 40234 FlyDubai Ferried Amsterdam-London Stansted 15/05/14 to be leased to Ryanair as EI-FEB. EC-MBD Airbus A320-214 c/n 3444 Vueling Airlines Delivered Dublin-Barcelona 14/05/14 ex EI-FDT. EI-DOU CRJ900 c/n 15068 Challey Ltd  Ferried Rome Fiumicino-Dublin 15/05/14 in basic Air One colours for Mesa Airlines. EI-DRI CRJ900ER c/n 15076 Challey Ltd Ferried Rome Fiumicino-Dublin 27/04/14 in basic Air One colours for Mesa Airlines. EI-DRJ CRJ900ER c/n 15077 Challey Ltd Ferried Rome Fiumicino-Dublin 07/05/14 in b

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 02-05-14

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                                                    Aer Lingus Airbus A330-300 The information contained is sourced  from a variety of sources, though particular credit must be given to the following sites, which are very highly recommended. Chris Witt/Skyliner : http://www.skyliner-aviation.de/ Dublin Movements Blog: http://notam-ireland.blogspot.ie/ Irish Spotters & NLSPOT Yahoo Lists Planespotters.net : http://www.planespotters.net/ EI-DRI CRJ900ER c/n 15076 Challey Ltd Ferried Rome Fiumicino-Dublin 27/04/14 in basic Air One colours for Mesa Airlines. EI-JIV Lockheed C-130 c/n 4673 Air Contractors Ferried Cambridge-Birmingham-Amman  26/04/14 after overhaul. EI-JRD Boeing 737-4Y0 c/n 24917 Air Contractors to be transfered from FlySafair for lease to Ryanair from 01/07  ex ZS-JRD. EI-JRE Boeing 737-4Y0 c/n 26065 Air Contractors to be transfered from FlySafair for lease to Ryanair from 01/07  ex ZS-JRE. EI-LNE Boeing 787-8 c/n 34796 Norwegian Long-Haul Delivered