Friday, 6 June 2014

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 million passengers up 2.2%.

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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-Palmero 05/06/14 ex A6-FDF.

EI-FCO  Embraer 190LR c/n 19000264 Borajet Ferried East Midlands-Exeter 02/06/14 after painting.

EI-ONJ Airbus A320-214 c/n 4203 Air Contractors positioned Bordeaux-Tripoli 31/05/14 on wet-lease ops for Afriqiyah Airways ex 5A-ONJ.

EI-OZK Airbus A300-622R(F) c/n 683 Air Contractors Ferried Hong Kong-Bahrain-Dresden 31/05-01/06/14 after wet-lease to Air Hong Kong.

LY-MCA ATR72-201 c/n 212  Danu Oro Transportas Ferried Kaunas-Dublin 03/06/14 on wet-lease to Stobart Air.

OY-JTH Boeing 737-3Y0(QC) c/n 24255 Mistral Air Painted at Shannon 03/06/14 into Poste Italiane colours prior delivery to become EI-CFQ.

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