Friday, 28 February 2014

Ryanair returns Boeing 737-8AS EI-DPA to lessor

 Courtesy Sean Flynn
Ryanair has returned EI-DPA Boeing 737-8AS construction number 33602 to lessor Orix Aviation. EI-DPA was delivered to the carrier on 16th November 2006.

According to Planefinder it's last service was W-Routing from Prestwick on 25th October 2013 Prestwick-Paris Beauvais-Venice Treviso-Paris Beauvais-Prestwick (FR/RYR64/2326/4985/65), subsequently it was ferried Prestwick-Shannon on 15th November 2013 in basic Ryanair colours no titles to Shannon Aerospace.

On 22nd November it was cancelled from Irish register taking up new registration VQ-BSS.

VQ-BSS Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 33602 Orenair (Orenburg Airlines) was delivered Shannon to Bucharest Baneasa  on 20th February in still in basic Ryanair colours.

The return of EI-DPA reduces Ryanair fleet to 298 units in service.

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 28-02-14

EI-RJS Courtesy: Paul Doyle 
EC-MAD Boeing 737-4Y0(F) c/n  25261 Swiftair registered Madrid 24/02/14 ex EI-STE.

EI-DCL Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 33806 Ryanair at Maastricht 22/2/14-03/03/14 for re-painted into new Boeing colours.

EI-FAZ ATR72-600 c/n 1139 Aer Arann  was noted at Toulouse 24/02/14  as F-WWED & in full Aer Lingus scheme.

EI-FBB Airbus A320-233 c/n 747  Alpha Express Airlines Ferried East Midlands-Budapest 14/02/14 after painting.
EI-FDV Airbus A320-214 c/n 2158 RAK Airways Ferried Dublin-Bournemouth 28/02/14 for painting.

EI-ERH Airbus A320-232 c/n 2157 VivaAerobus Delivered Dublin-Gander-Monterrey 15/02/14 to become XA-.

EI-FDP Airbus A321-231 c/n 1004 Onur Air Ferried Dublin-East Midlands-Dublin 14-24/02/14 for painting into Belgium Air Force colours to become CS-TRJ to be operated by HiFly.

EI-LBS Boeing 757-2Q8(ET)/W c/n 27623 Air Contractors Registered Shannon 19/02/14 in full Aer Lingus colours ex OH-LBS.

EI-RJS RJ85 c/n E2365 Cityjet Ferried Norwich-Shannon-Dublin 16-26/02/14 after repaint into  Air Annobon colours to become 3C-MAA.

EI-RJW RJ85 c/n E2371 Cityjet Positioned Norwich-Paris CDG 19/02/14 following six months storage at Norwich.

F-ORAJ Airbus A319-132LR c/n 1727 CIT Aerospace Ferried Shannon-Keflavik-Goodyear 27/02/14.

OH-LBT Boeing 757-2Q8(ET)/W c/n 28170 Finnair  Rolled out of Eirtech Aviation 26/02/14  in Aer Lingus colours and towed to Shannon Aerospace hangar to become EI-LBT.

PR-VBD Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 29919 Gol Linhas Aéreas Ferried Tancredo Neves International Airport-Eduardo Gomes International Airport-Fort Lauderdale-Dothan Airport 13/14-02/14 on return to lessor ex EI-CSD.

TC-SBJ Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 29916 Sun Express Delivered Shannon-AYT 20/02/14 ex N645AC/EI-CSA.

VQ-BSS Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 33602 Orenair Delivered Shannon-Bucharest Baneasa  20/02/14 in basic Ryanair colours ex EI-DPA.

P4-TIZ RJ85 c/n E2365 LAMIA Ferried Norwich-London Stansted-Norwich 20-26/02/14 ex EI-RJM.

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