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Strong Transatlantic growth for Aer Lingus

                                                    Aer Lingus Airbus A330-300 Aer Lingus this morning said that total traffic for the month, including Aer Lingus Regional, was up 2.4 percent to 1,046,000 passengers compared to 1,021,000 in the same month a year ago. It's Transatlantic segment continues to deliver very strong growth carrying 129,000 passengers up 20.6% with a load factor of 84.5% up 0.1 points on a 26% increase in capacity, reflecting positive impact of newly launched services from Dublin to San Francisco and Toronto. Aer Lingus Regional services operated by Stobart Air carried 122,000 passengers up 35.6% benefiting from connecting passenger on new Aer Lingus Transatlantic routes and launch of summer scheduled. On short-haul Aer Lingus carried 795,000 passengers down 3.5% with a load factor of 74.6% down 2.6 points reflecting the negative impact of one day IMPACT cabin crew stoppage on Friday 30th May. Year to date the airline has carried 4.11 milli

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 06-06-14

                                                      Ryanair Boeing 737-800s 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 : Dublin Movements Blog: Irish Spotters & NLSPOT Yahoo Lists : A6-FDE Boeing 737-8KN/W c/n 40235 FlyDubai Ferried Amman-London Stansted 31/05/14 for summer lease to Ryanair as EI-FEC. A6-FDF Boeing 737-8KN/W c/n 40236 FlyDubai Ferried Amman-London Stansted 01/06/14 for summer lease to Ryanair as EI-FED. EI-DRK CRJ900 c/n 15075 Challey Ltd  Ferried Rome Fiumicino-Dublin 05/06/14 in basic Alitalia Cityliner colours. EI-FEC Boeing 737-8KN/W c/n 40235 Ryanair First flight London Stansted-Tenerife South 04/06/14 ex A6-FDE. EI-FED Boeing 737-8KN/W c/n 40236  Ryanair First flight London-Stansted-Palm