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Irish Aircraft Leasing News 21-12-2015

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  The latest news on Ireland's aircraft leasing industry AerCap Announces Closing of $1.3 Billion of New Credit Facilities AerCap announced that it has completed the closing of $1.3 billion of new credit facilities. The facilities will primarily be used to acquire new narrowbody and widebody aircraft as they deliver from Boeing and Airbus through the end of 2016. AWAS delivers first of four planned new A320 passenger aircraft to long-time customer VivaAerobus AWAS , announced that it has delivered the first of four planned new A320 passenger aircraft to its customer, VivaAerobus, purchasing the aircraft the airline had previously ordered from the manufacturer and then placing it with them on a long term lease. AWAS expanding relationship with VietJet with lease of two new A320 passenger aircraft AWAS announced that it has agreed to expand its already strong relationship with Vietjet with the lease of two n

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 21-12-2015

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                                                    Image courtesy of Airbus  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 : http://www.skyliner-aviation.de/ Dublin Movements Blog: http://notam-ireland.blogspot.ie/ Irish Spotters & NLSPOT Yahoo Lists Planespotters.net : http://www.planespotters.net/ AP-BME Boeing 737-3S3 c/n 29245 Vision Air Delivered Belgrade-Karchi 10/12/15 ex EI-ERP. C-FNVT Boeing 737-248C c/n 21011 First Air Ferried Edmonton International-Yellowknife 09/12/15 after storage ex EI-ASL. CS-TKR Boeing 767-36N c/n 30854 Euro Atlantic Airways Delivered Shannon-Lisbon 12/12/15 ex EI-FLV. EI-DVC Boeing 737-33A(QC) c/n 25426 Sideral Air Cargo Delivered Naples International-Agadir-Amílcar Cabral International 12/12/15 to become PR-SDG. EI-DYS Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 37514 Ryanair withdrawn from service 20/11

Compulsory registration of drones commences in Ireland

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                                                  The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) yesterday announced a new drone regulation which includes the mandatory registration of all drones weighing 1kg or more from Monday, 21st December 2015. The use of drones worldwide is expanding rapidly and there are estimated to be between 4,000 – 5,000 drones already in use in Ireland. Ireland has taken a proactive role in this fast emerging area and is currently one of only a handful of EU Member states that has legislation governing the use of drones. The new legislation is intended to further enhance safety within Ireland and specifically addresses the safety challenges posed by drones. The IAA encourages all drone operators to take part in training courses which are available through a number of approved drone training organisations. Mr Ralph James, IAA Director of Safety Regulation said "Ireland is already recognized worldwide as a centre of excellence for civil aviation and the

Irish Aircraft Leasing News 5-12-2015

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                                                  Aer Lingus fleet at Dublin Airport  The latest news on Ireland's aircraft leasing industry Avolon Capital Partners acquires one Airbus A320-200 aircraft on lease to VivaAerobus Avolon announced that Avolon Capital Partners, Avolon’s joint-venture aircraft leasing business with Wells Fargo, has acquired one Airbus A320-200 aircraft on lease to VivaAerobus AWAS delivers additional new A320 passenger aircraft on lease to Aegean Airlines AWAS announced that it has delivered one new A320 passenger aircraft to long-time customer Aegean Airlines. This aircraft was previously ordered by the airline directly from the manufacturer and is part of a Purchase and Leaseback transaction with AWAS. This aircraft is an additional unit to the three A320s agreed from a deal earlier this year. Intrepid Finances One Airbus A330-300 with DVB Bank and One Airbus A330-300 with Erste Bank Intrepid Aviation today announced the financing of

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 5-12-2015

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                                                  F-WWYB Airbus A350-900  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 : http://www.skyliner-aviation.de/ Dublin Movements Blog: http://notam-ireland.blogspot.ie/ Irish Spotters & NLSPOT Yahoo Lists Planespotters.net : http://www.planespotters.net/ EI-DBF Boeing 767-3Q8 c/n 24745  ACG Acquisitions Ferried Moscow Vnukovo-Shannon-Victorville 26-30/11/15 in Transaero Airlines colours. EI-DYK Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 36573 Jeju Air Ferried Bournemouth-Dublin 02/12/15 after painting prior delivery to become HL8051. EI-EUZ Boeing 737-7Q8 c/n 29355 AerCap Ferried Shannon-Bangor-Paine Field 03/12/15 in Transaero Airlines colours for Southwest Airlines. EI-FHP Boeing 737-8JP/W c/n 40865 Norwegian Air International Registered 29/11/15 and in service Copenhagen-Las Palmas-Copenhagen 30/11/15 ex L