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Irish terminal air traffic up 6.5% in January

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                                                    British Airways Airbus A380 The Irish Aviation Authority announced Irish terminal air traffic grew by 6.5% in January. Dublin continues to lead the domestic recovery and has recorded its eleventh consecutive month of air traffic growth. There was an average of 1,148 daily flights during January 2014, with the busiest day being 10th January with 1,369 flights in Irish airspace. Ireland’s en route traffic (flights that pass through Irish airspace but do not land), decreased by 9.2% in January against a backdrop of extremely challenging operating conditions on the North Atlantic and across the United States. Peter Kearney, Director of Air Traffic Operations and Strategy said ‘Continued strong performance in our terminal business is very encouraging. Recent announcements by a number of airlines suggests growth will continue for the remainder of the year”. The figures for the three State airports are: Cork Airport : -2.5%, w

Irish Commerical Aircraft Update w/e 14-02-14

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                                                    Aer Lingus A330-200 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/ Irish Spotters & NLSPOT Yahoo Lists Planespotters.net : http://www.planespotters.net/ EI-EEV Boeing 737-73S c/n 29080 Europe Airpost being prepare for delivery in Mexico City 01/02/14 to become F-. EI-ERH Airbus A320-232 c/n 2157 VivaAerobus to be delivered Dublin-Gander 14/02/13 to become XA-. EI-FBB Airbus A320-233 c/n 747  Alpha Express Airlines Ferried East Midlands-Budapest 14/02/14 to become YL-. EI-FBR  Boeing 737-4Q8 c/n 26302 ILFC  Noted Shannon 05/04/13 with Irish reg applied ex UR-KRE . EI-STE Boeing 737-4Y0(F) c/n 25261 Air Contractors Delivered Shannon-Madrid 10/02/14 for Swiftair. EI-TLP Airbus A320-232 c/n 760 Flying Fortress Leasing Ferried Dublin-Keflavik-Bang