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Aer Lingus 8th Airbus A330 EI-EWR Enters Service

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Aer Lingus 8th Airbus A330 registered EI-EWR named "St Thomas" leased from AerCap entered service on Thursday 21st May operating EIN139 from Dublin to Boston after an extensive cabin modification programme and installation of new 'Flat Bed' business class seats at Sabena Technics in Bordeaux.

EI-EWR Airbus A330-202 construction number 330 was originally delivered to Aer Lingus on 9th May 2000 named "St Laurence O Toole/Lorcan O Tuathai" ex test registration F-WWKV until end of lease in 2009, as a result of global economic crisis when long-haul routes to Los Angeles and San Francisco where terminated with aircraft returned to lessor ILFC.

The aircraft was cancelled from Irish register on 13th August 2009 to Batavia as PK-YVI. On 19th March 2013 it was re-registered to Calliope Ltd and cancelled to 26th August same year to Air Asia X as 9M-XAD.

On 29th January 2015 it was re-registered as EI-EWR and changed ownership from Calliope Ltd to Aer Lingus Ltd on 24…

Irish Commerical Aircraft Update 23-05-15

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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/

C-FEAK Boeing 737-86Q/W c/n 30292 Sunwing Airlines in new colours Ferried Toronto Pearson International Airport-Belfast International 19/05/15 on summer-lease to Thomson Airways.

C-FPPH Boeing 737-81D/W c/n 39440 Sunwing Airlines Ferried Toronto Pearson International Airport-Dublin 20/05/15 on summer-lease to Thomson Airways.

EI-RUR Boeing 737-8MC/W c/n 44435 Transaero Airlines Ferried Bratislava-Masstricht 19/05/15 in new colours for partial repaint.

G-CINP Airbus A330-223 c/n 353 Apollo Aviation Management Ferried St Athan-Lisbon 18/05/15 ex VT-IWA.

G-CINR Airbus A330-223 c/n 362 Apollo Aviation Management Ferried St Athan-…