Thursday, 25 September 2014

Stobart Air completes DAT ATR42 wet-lease contract

                                                 
OY-JRY ATR42 DAT 
This summer season Stobart Air supplemented it's fleet wet-leasing an ATR42 from Danish ACMI specialist Danish Air Transport A/S, abbreviated DAT. For the duration of the wet-lease contract the aircraft was based in Dublin Airport.

The Danish Air Transport A/S wet-lease commenced on 3rd July with arrival of OY-CIR with lease continuing until 27th August when OY-CIR was replaced by OY-JRY.

The aircraft operated its last service for Stobart Air on Monday 22nd September as EIN3308/9 to and from London Southend.

On morning of Tuesday 23rd September the aircraft was ferried Dublin to Sønderborg, Denmark on completion of contract.

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Delta increases capacity between Dublin and New York JFK this winter

                                               
Delta Airlines 
Skyteam carrier Delta Airlines is to increase capacity between Dublin and New York JFK this winter season from 26th October. The New York JFK service will be operated Boeing 767-400ER replacing Boeing 757-200 aircraft.

The carrier will offer an additional 462 seats per week on the route filling a void as American Airlines suspends it's service for winter season.

The Boeing 767-400ER is configured in 246 seat layout in three classes BusinessElite, Economy Comfort and Economy.

Delta Airlines operates a fleet of 21 Boeing 767-400ER's.

Have you seen Delta's new TV ad "No Bag Left Behind"

                                           

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Ryanair significantly increases service on Dublin Milan Bergamo route

                                               
Image courtesy of Michael Kelly
Ryanair is to significantly service on it's  Dublin to Milan Bergamo route from a daily service to a double daily service from 26th October. The announcement was made at launch of Ryanair's Milan Bergamo summer 2015 schedule on 11th September.

The double daily service from Dublin to Milan Bergamo will further enhance the appeal of the route, following the launch of Business Plus, a product tailored for business travelers.

This winter the carrier is adding new routes from Dublin to Brussels-Zaventem, Cologne/Bonn, Glasgow International and extending year-round service on existing routes to Bucharest, Lisbon, Marrakech, Nice & Prague.

It also plans to increase the frequency on a number of its existing Dublin routes, including London Gatwick, Birmingham, Berlin, Rome and Warsaw.

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Ryanair extends Shannon Kaunas service to year-round operation

                                                 
Image courtesy of Ryanair 
Ryanair today announced it's extending it's new launched Shannon to Kaunas Boeing 737-800 service to a year-round operation.

The route extension forms part of Ryanair's Lithuanian summer 2015 schedule with 28 routes in total including two new summer routes from Kaunas to Shannon and Vilnius to Madrid.

The new route commences 29th October operating weekly on Thursdays.

The service RYR8821/2 is operated by a Kaunas based aircraft departing Kaunas 1310 arriving Shannon 1450 departing 1515 arriving Kaunas 2035.

This winter Ryanair will operate a total of 11 services from Shannon six more than 2013/4 winter season season. The new routes operated by Ryanair from Shannon this winter are Paris, Berlin, Fuerteventura, Warsaw, Krakow, Manchester and Kaunas.  These are in addition to their existing services to be Gatwick, Lanzarote, Stansted and Wroclaw.

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