Friday, 14 March 2014

Irish air traffic grows 6% in February

Dublin Airport 
Ireland's air traffic showed growth of 6.2% in February compared to prior year according to statistics released yesterday by Irish Aviation Authority (IAA).

Cork Air traffic movements declined by 5.3% and Dublin's where up 7.2% and Shannon by 5.3%.
IAA’s North Atlantic Communications services (for flights operating between Europe and North America) saw an increase of 2.89% in February 2014, when compared to February 2013.

The busiest day for flights in Irish airspace was  21st February with a total of 1,339 flights.

New services being launched in April by Aer Lingus from Dublin to San Francisco and Toronto and new Ryanair routes from Shannon to Ryanair announcing a number of new routes for the summer, including Berlin, Paris, Fuerteventura, Warsaw, Faro, Munich, Nice and Krakow, will further boost air traffic movements.

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 14-03-14

Ryanair Boeing 737-800
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EI-EUA Airbus A320-232 c/n 2210 SMBC Aviation Ferried Dublin-Shannon 12/03/14 for painting.

EI-FDS Boeing 737-86N/W c/n 28595 Meridiana being prepared for delivery Prague 08/03/14 ex OK-TVD.

EI-FDV Airbus A320-214 c/n 2158 Nouvelair Ferried Bournemouth-Dublin 09/03/14 after paint prior delivery to become TS-INQ.

EI-IGR Boeing 737-36N c/n 28561 Meridiana Ferried Verona-Shannon 12/03/14 for painting into standard colours.

EI-IGS Boeing 737-36N c/n 28562 Meridiana Ferried Shannon-Verona 12/03/14  after painting into standard colours.

EI-LBT Boeing 757-2Q8(ET)/W c/n 28170 Air Contractors registered Shannon 13/03/14 in Full Aer Lingus colours.

LY-AYW Boeing 737-548 c/n 25737  AviaAM Leasing Ferried Vilnius International Airport-Bucharest Baneasa International Airport 13/03/14 after storage for painting ex EI-CDF.

N832JM Airbus A300B4-203(F) c/n 152 Transcarga Int´l Airways Delivered Lourdes-Santa Maria-Orlando Sanford 12/03/14 ex EI-OZE.

OH-LBT  Boeing 757-2Q8(ET)/W c/n 28170 Finnair Airtest from Shannon Aerospace 07/03/14 in Aer Lingus colours & titles.

VQ-BSS Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 33602 Orenair onward Delivery Bucharest Baneasa International Airport-Orenburg Airport 14/03/14 after painting ex EI-DPA.

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