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Ireland leveraging its aviation experience to drive unprecedented growth

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                                                C-FFDK Bombardier CS300  Ireland's position in the global aviation industry this week has been further cemented with a number of significant announcements this week , as an Island nation, we punch well above our weight when it comes to aviation. A look back at this week's announcements shows why..... Irish aircraft-leasing firms placed $11 Billion (€9.87bn) of orders at the Paris Airshow. Tuesday 16th June: AerCap, listed on the New York Stock Exchange, is formally headquartered in the Netherlands and managed from Dublin and Shannon, placed an order for 100 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft in deal valued at $10.7 Billion at list prices. Dublin-headquartered SMBC Aviation Capital under leadership of CEO Peter Barrett order 10 Boeing 737 MAX 8s in a deal worth $1.07 billion at list prices. Irish based leasing firms Avolon, AerCap and SMBC Aviation Capital have ordered a total of 210 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft and budget carrie