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Ryanair takes delivery of nine Boeing 737-800's increasing fleet to 306 aircraft

                                                  EI-FIB Boeing 737-8AS EI-FIB Boeing 737-8AS seen here departing Dublin Airport on 15th February 2015. Irish budget carrier Ryanair has taken delivery of fist batch of nine Boeing 737-800s of 175 ordered in 2013, increasing it's fleet to 306 aircraft, a further two aircraft are expected to be delivered by end of financial year to 31st of March 2014. The carrier will take delivery of a total of 20 new Boeing 737s between September 2014 and July 2015, which will enable the airline to open more routes and additional frequencies on existing routes for Summer 2015. To meet demand in April 2014 it ordered five additional aircraft , 4 of which will be delivered in early Summer 2015, with the 5th in February 2016, in a deal which increases Ryanair’s order book from 175 to 180 new Boeing aircraft. This week Ryanair announced the purchase of three additional Boeing 737-800s, for delivery in early 2016, bringing its total order to