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Ryanair takes delivery of its first of 180 new Boeing 737-800's

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                                                  EI-FEE Boeing 737-8MD/W Ryanair  Yesterday Wednesday 10th September took delivery of the first of its 180 new Boeing 737-800's worth $16 billion at current list prices. The aircraft touched down in Dublin Airport, at 1314 local callsign 'Ryanair 800E', flown from Boeing Field, Seattle, by Ryanair Chief Pilot, Capt Ray Conway. The first aircraft is registered EI-FEE Boeing 737-8MD/W c/n 44686 Hex code 4CA174 used test registration N1786B. According to Puget Sound blog the aircraft is leased from Aviation Finance and Leasing S.à.r.l. A further 20 Boeing 737-800s will be delivered between September 2014 and July 2015, which will enable the airline to open more new bases and routes , and additional frequencies on existing routes for Summer 2015. Since 1999 Ryanair has taken delivery of 349 Boeing 737-800s and the largest operator global operator of the aircraft. On Monday, Ryanair signed an agreement with Boeing to

Stobart Air leases OY-JRY from Danish Air Transport

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                                                OY-JRY ATR42 Danish Air Transport  Stobart Air has supplemented its fleet this summer season with an ATR42 leased from Danish operator Danish Air Transport A/S, abbreviated DAT. OY-CIR was returned to DAT on 27th August and replaced by OY-JRY the same day. We understand the lease of OY-JRY has been extended indefinitely . Interestingly it's livery illustrates DAT’s values as a flexible company. Blue, yellow, red, orange and green make our planes and logo distinctive. DAT states "We are proud to be different, and we are just like our planes, ccolorful and flexible". DAT operates a fleet of 15 aircraft and recently added a new type to it's fleet the Airbus A320. Irish Aviation Research Institute © 11th September 2014 All Rights Reserved.