Friday, 28 November 2014

Aer Lingus operates Keflavik charter series

Aer Lingus Airbus A320s on T2 Dublin Airport 
Aer Lingus in association with Travel Department operated a series of charter flights from Dublin to Keflavik, Iceland over a number of weeks in October and November using a mix of Airbus A320 and Airbus A321 aircraft.

Aer Lingus stated a key part of it's strategy is to grow market share in charter market "Aer Lingus gained market share in both long and short haul from LCCs, legacy, regional & charter carriers."

Keflavik is a new charter destination on Aer Lingus route network.

The all-inclusive package by Travel Department included 3-night break  flights, accommodation and transfers.

According to The Lingus Source website the following aircraft operated:

EI-CPE A321 23rd November

EI-DEG A320 22nd November

EI-EDS A320 20th November

EI-DEP A320 19th November

EI-DVI A320 16th November

EI-DVJ A320 13th November

EI-CVC A320 26th October

EI-DVK A320 23rd October

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EI-EHH ATR42 Stobart Air 
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 :

EI-FGH Boeing 717-200 c/n 55169 Volotea Airlines registered 14/11/14 ex EC-LQS.

EI-IXG Airbus A321-112 c/n 516 Alitalia Ferried Rome Fiumicino-Dublin-Kemble 26/27-11/14 after storage since 25/05/13.

EI-IXU Airbus A321-112 c/n 434 Alitalia Ferried Dublin-Kemble 13/11/14.

EI-OZJ Airbus A300-622R(F) c/n 770 Air Contractors Ferried Hong Kong-Bahrain-Leipzig 19-20/11/14 after Air Hong Kong operations.

EI-LEO Cessna 750 c/n 750-0232 Private Sky delivered Doncaster-Dublin 20/11/14.

EI-STH Boeing 737-429(F) c/n 25729 Air Contractors Delivered Miami-Gander-Shannon 27/11/14 ex N42XA after cargo conversion.

N216AP Boeing 737-7Q8 c/n 28216 Apollo Aviation Group  Ferried Shanghai-Koltsovo/Ekaterinburg-Shannon 13/14-11/14 in full Shanghai Airlines colours.

N216AP Boeing 737-7Q8 c/n 28216 Apollo Aviation Capital Ferried Shannon-Bristol-Kemble 17/18-11/14 ex B-2632.

VQ-BTD Boeing 737-8MA/W c/n 43664  Pobeda Delivered Boeing Field-Keflavik-Dublin 22/11/14 in all white colours for painting leased from Avolon Aerospace.

VQ-BTE Boeing 737-81D/W c/n 39441 Pobeda Onward delivery Shannon-Moscow Sheremetyevo 15/11/14 after paint leased from AWAS.

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