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

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                                                     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. Irish Aviation Research Institute © 28th February 2014 All Rights Reserved.

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 28-02-14

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                                                    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