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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. Irish Aviation Research Institute © 14th March 2014 All Rights Reserved.

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 14-03-14

                                                    Ryanair Boeing 737-800 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 : Irish Spotters & NLSPOT Yahoo Lists : 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 regis