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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 18 December

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 18 December

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Acumen Aviation appointed as asset manager for two Boeing 737-800 aircraft

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 11 December

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 11 December

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 4 December:

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 4 December

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 27 November

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 27 November

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Engines in harsh environment….connecting the dots

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 20 November

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 20 November

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 13 November

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 13 November

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Acumen Aviation Appoints Jeremy Edwards as VP-Sales & Marketing:

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 6 November

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 6 November

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 31 October

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 31 October

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Appraisals in the Information Age- A case for Data Analytics by Acumen Aviation

Importance and relevance of data has never been more profound than it is today. From selecting a garment online to a future life partner, data science, analytics and algorithms are becoming more prominent in decision making process. The dependency on data for making an informed decision is directly proportional to the severity of the outcome of that decision. Attached is a white paper by Ameya Gore on this topic.
Acumen Aviation Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 16 October: http://bit.ly/2glXG90 

Acumen Aviation Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 16 October

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 9 October

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 9 October

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 2 October

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 2 October

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 18 September

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 18 September

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 11 September

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 11 September

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 4 September

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 4 September:

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 28 August:

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 28 August

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 21 August:

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 21 August

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 14 August

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 14 August

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SAS Airlines increases Irish leased fleet

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                                                  SAS Airlines Airbus A320Neo SAS Airlines has increased it's leased Irish fleet in a number of transactions with Cityjet, SMBC Aviation. The carrier added two new CRJ900LR aircraft EI-FPN, serial 15433 and EI-FPO, serial 15434 operated by CityJet (Ireland). According to Skyliner aviation OY-KFB CRJ900 c/n 15211 was ferried  Masstricht to -Copenhagen on 10 June by Cityjet in SAS Airlines colours on transfer, later became ES-ACK registered on 20 July to Nordica. SAS also acquired a Airbus A320neo, aircraft SE-ROC serial 7723 on lease from SMBC Aviation. Dublin based SMBC Aviation Capital has announced that it has delivered an Airbus A320neo aircraft SE-ROD serial 7755 to SAS Airlines on sale and leaseback. This is the fourth of a five aircraft deal, originally announced in December 2016. The fifth and final aircraft is scheduled for delivery in February 2018. Irish Aviation Research Institute © 8 August 2017 All Rights R

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 8 August

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 8 August

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 31 July

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 31 July

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 24 July

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 24 July

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 17 July

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 17 July

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 10 July

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 10 July

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 3 July

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 3 July

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Aer Lingus Airbus A320 EI-GAM Delivered

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                                                    EI-GAM Airbus A320-214 Aer Lingus  Aer Lingus Airbus A320-214 c/n 3823 EI-GAM was delivered Ostrava - Dublin as EIN997 on Wednesday 14 June. The aircraft is named "St Brona". The 2009 vintage machine was new to Aeroflot as VQ-BBB. According to open source data website Flightradar 24 the aircraft entered service on Friday 16 June operating EIN156 Dublin – London Heathrow. Aer Lingus operates a fleet of 38 Airbus A320 and Airbus A321 aircraft. Irish Aviation Research Institute © 1 July 2017 All Rights Reserved.

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 28 June

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 28 June

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 19 June

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 19 June

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 12 June

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 12 June

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Rwandair fourth Boeing 737-800 delivered through Shannon Airport

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                                                  9XR-WR Boeing 737-800 RwandAir, the national carrier of the Republic of Rwanda, took delivery of it's fourth brand new Boeing 737-800 aircraft. The aircraft registered 9XR-WR Boeing 737-800 construction number  41357 was delivered Boeing Field-Gander-Shannon-Athens-Kigali between 26 and 28 May. The aircraft delivery is part of the lease agreement signed in December 2015 between RwandAir and Aircraft Lease Corporation. The new aircraft will enable the carrier to launch new destinations in Africa such as Conakry (Guinea), Bamako (Mali), and Dakar (Senegal). RwandAir CEO Chance Ndagano said "This aircraft will be RwandAir’s fourth of its type. It comes to enable new connections on the continent and beyond, as the airline continues to foster economic exchange between Rwanda and the rest of the world." 9XR-WR Image courtesy of Joe Henney. Irish Aviation Research Institute © 6 June 2017 All Rights Reserved.

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 6 June

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 6 June

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Atlantic Aviation Group appoint new Non-Executive Director

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                                                    Image courtesy of AAG  Shannon based aviation company Atlantic Aviation Group have this week announced the appointment of Cathal Kilmartin as a non-executive Director at the company. “We are delighted to have someone of Cathal’s considerable experience joining our team,” said Patrick Jordan, Atlantic Aviation Group Executive Chairman. “His extensive knowledge of the aviation industry will play a big role in guiding our company growth plans into the future.” Commenting on his new appointment, Mr Kilmartin said, “I am delighted to have joined Atlantic Aviation Group as a non-executive Director. I was attracted by the ambition of the company and I look forward to working with the team to develop these plans in the future.” Irish Aviation Research Institute © 6 June 2017 All Rights Reserved.

Ryanair adds seven brand new 737-800 aircraft in May increasing fleet to 398

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                                                  Ryanair Boeing 737-8AS  Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair added seven brand new Boeing 737-800s to it's fleet in May increasing fleet to  398 aircraft. The Irish low-cost carrier operates the largest fleet of Next-Generation 737-800s in the world. EI-FZP Boeing 737-800 c/n 44790 Delivered 6 May EI-FZR Boeing 737-800 c/n 44792 Delivered 10 May EI-FZS Boeing 737-800 c/n 44789 Delivered 16 May EI-FZT Boeing 737-800 c/n 44793 Delivered 16 May EI-FZV Boeing 737-800 c/n 44794 Delivered 18 May EI-FZW Boeing 737-800 c/n 44795 Delivered 19 May EI-FZX Boeing 737-800 c/n 44791 Delivered 26 May In FY2018 the carrier is to take delivery of 50 brand new 737-800 aircraft and is scheduled to return three aircraft to lessors for a net fleet increase of 47 aircraft. Ryanair's deliveries will re-commence in September. The construction numbers allocated for Ryanair's autumn and winter deliveries courtsey of NLSPOT Spotters

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 29 May

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Boeing delivers first 737-800 with short field performance package to Ryanair

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                                                  EI-FZX Boeing 737-800  Boeing yesterday (Saturday 27 May) delivered to Ryanair the first 737-800 with enhanced short runway landing and takeoff capabilities according to a post on Dublin Spotters Facebook Group. The aircraft registered EI-FZX c/n 44791 callsign 'Ryanair 800X' touched down in Dublin at 1526 local after a direct flight from Boeing Field. Ryanair's full year results are scheduled to be released next Tuesday 30 May when further details may become available how the carrier will deploy the 737-800 SFP across it's network. The 737 design enhancements allow operators to fly increased payload in and out of airports with runways less than 5,000 feet long. The design enhancements include a two-position tail skid that enables reduced approach speeds, sealed leading-edge slats that provide increased lift during takeoff, and increased flight spoiler deflection on the ground that improves takeoff and landi

Aer Lingus adds 11th Airbus A330 to growing North American fleet

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                                                  Image courtesy of Aer Lingus  Aer Lingus added a 11th Airbus A330 to it's growing North American fleet.  The new Airbus A330-302 aircraft, named Saint Carthage, registration EI-GAJ, was delivered Toulouse to Dublin on Tuesday 23 May as 'Shamrock 991' touching down at 2144 local. The aircraft has a total capacity of 313 seats, which is made up of 30 business class seats and 283 economy seats. EI-GAJ made its first commercial voyage on Wednesday 24 May as EIN109 from Dublin to New York JFK. The Airbus A330-300 has an average list price of $259.0 million according to the latest figures released by Airbus in January taking into account the materials and commodities prices. This summer Aer Lingus will operate it's largest ever transatlantic schedule flying to 11 North American destinations, with a total of 2.5 million transatlantic seats. The airline will increase frequency on Los Angeles service to a daily fli

Bombardier CSeries CS300 aircraft lands in Dublin Airport

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                                                  Bomabardier CSSeries 300 The fist visit to Dublin Airport of the new Bombardier CSeries CS300 aircraft took place on Wednesday 24 May when C-FFDO c/n 55002 callsign BBA508 operated from Montreal to Dublin as part of it's 120 minute ETOPS (Extended Twin Operations) certification process.  The aircraft returned to Montreal the next day. The Bombardier CSeries CS300 aircraft C-FFDK CS300 c/n 55001 visited Belfast City in July 2015 to celebrate Northern Ireland’s contribution to the success of the C Series programme at Bombardier’s wing facility. Bombardier has made investment of £520 million in Belfast on the research, design, manufacture and assembly of the C Series aircraft wings in it's purpose-built 600,000 square feet facility using innovative carbon-fibre composite technology, enabling both material and aircraft weight savings, contributing significantly to the C Series airliner’s game-changing economic and environme

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 22 May

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 22 May

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Airbus A350-1000 Ireland overflights

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                                                Image courtesy of Airbus  The Airbus A350-1000 has conducted thee flights into Irish Airspace over the last few months as part of it's test and certification programme. The type is on track to reach Type Certification followed by Entry Into Service in second half of 2017. The A350-1000 completed successfully its first and unique “Early Long Flight” with 310 passengers on board, including 10 Airbus Flight Test crew members and 13 Virgin Atlantic cabin crew. Test aircraft F-WXLV Airbus A350-1041 c/n 065 took off from and landed in Toulouse on May 11th after a 12 hours flight. The Early Long Flight allows Airbus to assess cabin environment and systems in-flight and optimize cabin procedures to ensure full maturity at Entry Into Service for its customers. According to open source Flight tracking website Flightradar24 playback shows the aircraft overflew the vicinity of Cork, Dublin and Shannon. On 3 May Airbus’ A350-1000 test

Ryanair adds seven brand new 737-800 aircraft in April increasing fleet to 391

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                                                  EI-DCL Boeing 737-8AS Ryamair  Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair added seven brand new Boeing 737-800s to it's fleet in April increasing fleet to 391 aircraft. The Irish low-cost carrier operates the largest fleet of Next-Generation 737-800s in the world. EI-FZI Boeing 737-800 c/n 44782 Delivered 18 April EI-FZJ Boeing 737-800 c/n 44788 Delivered 12 April EI-FZK  Boeing 737-800 c/n 44783 Delivered 19 April EI-FZL Boeing 737-800 c/n 44784 Delivered 20 April EI-FZM  Boeing 737-800 c/n 44785 Delivered 22 April EI-FZN Boeing 737-800 c/n 44786 Delivered 25 April EI-FZO Boeing 737-800 c/n 44787 Delivered 27 April Irish Aviation Research Institute © 20 May 2017 All Rights Reserved.

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 15 May

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 15 May

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CityJet Takes Delivery of its Fifth Sukhoi Superjet 100

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                                                  Cityjet Superjet 100 Irish airline CityJet took delivery of its fifth Sukhoi Superjet 100, from an order for fifteen aircraft that the airline placed in October 2015. Vladislav Masalov, SCAC President said "After performing its first commercial flight on SSJ100 in June 2016, CityJet became the first European operator of this aircraft type. We are delighted to see another Sukhoi Superjet 100 to join the airline’s fleet and we are planning to deliver three SSJ100 more by the end of 2017 to support CityJet plans for development." The  airline operates the aircraft on charter services and on wet lease services on behalf of other airlines, where it provides the aircraft, crews and maintenance services for customer airlines. The latest aircraft, registered EI-FWE, will be operated by CityJet on behalf of Brussels Airlines as part of a wet-lease agreement and is the third aircraft of this type operating for the Belgian air

Former Aer Lingus A320 Delivered to Allegiant Air

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                                                    N233NV Airbus A320-214 Allegiant Air  Former Aer Lingus Airbus A320-214 EI-EZV c/n 2001 was delivered Dublin-Bangor-Goodyear on Wednesday 3 Mas N233NV to Allegiant Air. According to open source data website Planespotters.net N233NV is a 2001 vintage aircraft orginally operated by Eurofly and Merdiana as I-EEZG. Then returned to GECAS in 2013 prior lease to Aer Lingus wet-lease operation with Virgin Little Red. N233NV Picture courtesy of @elevatioair Irish Aviation Research Institute © 14 May 2017 All Rights Reserved.

Aer Lingus Airbus A320 EI-GAL Delivered

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                                                    EI-GAL Airbus A320-214  Aer Lingus Airbus A320-214 c/n 3789 EI-GAL was delivered Ostrava - Dublin as EIN997 on Friday 5 May. The 2009 vintage machine was new to Aeroflot as VQ-BAZ. According to open source data website Flightradar 24 the aircraft operated it's first revenue service Dublin-Amsterdam on Saturday 6 May as EIN604. Aer Lingus operates a fleet of 37 Airbus A320 and Airbus A321 aircraft and is to take delivery of EI-GAM Airbus A320-214. EI-GAL image courtesy of @elevationair Irish Aviation Research Institute © 14 May 2017 All Rights Reserved.

More than 130,000 passengers connected through Dublin Airport in April

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                                                  Dublin Airport   A record 2.5 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport in April, a 12% increase on the same period last year. The performance was boosted by the timing of Easter. The number of passengers using Dublin Airport as a hub to connect to another destination increased by 52% with more than 130,000 passengers connecting through Dublin Airport last month. Domestic traffic rose by 16% with almost 8,700 passengers travelling on domestic routes in April. International traffic, predominantly to the Middle East, increased by 20% with over 69,000 passengers travelling to and from these destinations in April as Etihad Airways increased frequency to double daily to Abu Dhabi. Passenger volumes to and from Continental Europe increased by 13% with almost 1.3 million passengers travelling this route sector in April. Transatlantic passenger volumes grew by 34% with almost 263,000 passengers travelling to and from No

Aviation Job Search & Global FBO Consult

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                                                    Leading aviation recruiters Aviation Job Search & business aviation specialists Global FBO Consult have joined forces to offer aviation businesses the perfect access point to find their next hire in this exciting global industry. Joe McDermott, Senior Consultant at Global FBO Consult said “Joining with Aviation Job Search will enable us to channel employers across the industry as well as flight crew, flight attendants, dispatchers, ground ops & engineers etc to new opportunities with the assistance of a professional recruitment agent” Imraan Rasul, Global Account Manager at Aviation Job Search added “We’re really excited to be working with Global FBO Consult. Recruitment is becoming increasingly important within every business, and we constantly hear of employers struggling to find quality candidates. That’s how a niche aviation job board can help.” Full details: www.GlobalFBOConsult.me/AviationJobSearch.php Irish A

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 8 May

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 8 May

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 2 May

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 2 May

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 24 April

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 24 April

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 18 April

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 18 April

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Dublin Airport connecting traffic soars by 66% in March

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                                                  Ryanair Boeing 737-800s Dublin Airport  The number of passengers using Dublin as a gateway to connect to another destination increased by 66% with over 51,000 passengers connecting through Dublin in March as the fastest growing market segment. The number of passengers on domestic routes to Donegal and Kerry declined by 11%, as almost 7,000 passengers travelled. Passenger traffic to the Middle East declined by 7% with almost 60,000 passengers travelling last month. UK traffic remained static when compared to last year with almost 854,000 passengers travelling to and from Britain. Passenger volumes to and from continental Europe grew by 2% with almost 1.1 million passengers travelling to European destinations. North America traffic grew by 14% with over 207,000 passengers travelling on transatlantic routes reflecting start of summer schedule and St Patrick festival traffic as US Carriers increased aircraft capacity. More

SWISS introduces state of the art technology Bombardier CS100 on Dublin route

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                                                  Image courtesy of Bombardier Aerospace  Today Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) introduced the state of the art technology Bombardier C Series 100 on it's Geneva to Dublin route (SWR410/1) operated by HB-JBG c/n 5001 setting industry benchmarks in terms of comfort, operating economics and environmental terms. By the end of 2018 SWISS’s Geneva-based fleet will consist solely of Bombardier C Series aircraft: one CS100 and seven CS300s superseding the seven Airbus A320s that are currently based there. On 22 March Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) announced that is to convert five more Bombardier CSeries 100s to the larger CS300. Bombardier's CS100 which is part-built in Belfast with design and manufacture of the advanced composite wings for the CS100 and CS300 commercial aircraft. Irish Aviation Research Institute © 12 April 2017 All Rights Reserved.

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 10 April

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 10 April

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Norwegian adds new route from Stockholm to Dublin for Summer 2017

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                                                  Norwegian Air International Boeing 737-800 Norwegian has announced it's starting a new route from Stockholm to Dublin on 9 June operating twice weekly on Mondays and Fridays, as part of wider expansion at Stockholm with 500 weekly departures operated by Boeing 737-800 aircraft. Thomas Ramdahl, Chief Commercial Officer at Norwegian said "We are delighted to be able to offer travelers from Stockholm even more direct routes to popular destinations in Europe. The fact that we in addition to the new routes to Dublin, Lisbon and Zagreb also expand the number of flights to many destinations gives our passengers even more choice." The addition of Stockholm sees Norwegian operating four scheduled services from Dublin for Summer 2017. Copenhagen – Dublin routes retain the previous pattern of three per week frequeny while capacity increases significantly on Oslo route by 50% operating 6 times weekly. On 3 February the ai

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 3 April

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 3 April

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Aer Lingus signs for Air Lease Corporation Airbus A321NEO-LR Leases

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                                                  Image courtesy of Airbus  Air Lease Corporation on 7 March announced long term lease agreements with Aer Lingus for seven new Airbus A321neo LR aircraft to operate on transatlantic and other routes. The aircraft are from ALC’s order book with Airbus. Deliveries of the aircraft is scheduled to begin in 2019Q2 with three deliveries in 2019 and four deliveries in 2020, for Boeing 757 replacement and new growth opportunities. IAG added smaller U.S. airports are keen to attract flights with competitive fees. Steven F. Udvar-Házy, Executive Chairman of Air Lease Corporation said "The lease of the A321neo LR aircraft from ALC is the culmination of a long relationship with Aer Lingus. We have seen their long range fleet evolve from Boeing 747s to Airbus A330s to now Airbus A321s. We take great pride in extending our relationship with Aer Lingus. The A321neo LR aircraft leased from ALC will allow Aer Lingus to eventually replace

New routes for Dublin Airport Summer 2017

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                                                Dublin Airport Terminal 1  Dublin-Boston (Delta Airlines) x 7 weekly Boeing 757-200 effective 26 May Dublin-Doha (Qatar Airways) x 7 weekly Boeing 787-8 (1st Flight 12 June Airbus A350-900) effective 12 June Dublin-Ibiza (British Airways Cityflier) x 2 weekly Embraer 190 effective 1 May. Dublin-Miami (Aer Lingus) x 3 weekly Airbus A330-200 effective 1 September. Dublin-Munich (Transavia) x 3 weekly Boeing 737-800 effective 26 March. Dublin-Providence (Norwegian Air International)l x 4 weekly Boeing 737 MAX effective 1 July. Dublin-Stockholm Arlanda (Norwegian) x 2 weekly Boeing 737-800 effective 9 June Dublin-Spilt (Aer Lingus) x 2 weekly Airbus A320 effective effective 27 May. Dublin-Stewart International (Norwegian Air International) x 7 weekly Boeing 737 MAX effective 1 July. Irish Aviation Research Institute © 9 April 2017 All Rights Reserved.

Ryanair adds 22 new Boeing 737-800s in Q4 reaches milestone delivery of 450th aircraft

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                                                Ryanair Boeing 737-800 Irish budget carrier Ryanair added 22 brand new Boeing 737-800 in FY17Q4 from 1 January to 31 March completing deliveries for the current financial year. As usual all 22 aircraft where delivered to Dublin for post delivery modifications prior to entry to service across it's route network. On 21 March a significant milestone was achieved as Boeing  and Ryanair celebrated the delivery of the airline's 450th Next-Generation 737-800. This milestone has been reached in less than two decades, with the Irish low-cost carrier taking an average delivery of 25 737-800s per year since 1999. In this period Ryanair returned to lessors or sold 70 Boeing 737-800 aircraft hence current fleet in service is 384 units. Ryanair's Chief Operations Officer, Mick Hickey said "Ryanair is proud to partner with Boeing and has operated an all-Boeing fleet since 1994. r current order of 737-800s and the 737-MAX 200

Ryanair adds 8 brand new 737-800 aircraft in March increasing fleet to 384

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                                                  Ryanair Boeing 737-800 Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair added eight brand new Boeing 737-800s to it's fleet in March increasing fleet to 384 aircraft , completing deliveries for Q4 and FY2017 . The Irish low-cost carrier operates the largest fleet of Next-Generation 737-800s in the world. EI-FZB Boeing 737-800 c/n 44775 Delivered 12 March EI-FZC Boeing 737-800 c/n 44776 Delivered 14 March EI-FZD Boeing 737-800 c/n 44777 Delivered 29 March EI-FZE Boeing 737-800 c/n 44778 Delivered 29 March EI-FZF Boeing 737-800 c/n 44779 Delivered 20 March EI-FZG Boeing 737-800 c/n 44780 Delivered 24 March EI-FZH Boeing 737-800 c/n 44781 Delivered 30 March Irish Aviation Research Institute © 1 April 2017 All Rights Reserved.

Ryanair expands fleet by 7 new aircraft in February

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                                                  Boeing 737-800  Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair added seven brand new Boeing 737-800s to it's fleet in February. The Irish low-cost carrier operates the largest fleet of Next-Generation 737-800s in the world. EI-FTS Boeing 737-800 c/n 44768 Delivered 6 February EI-FTT Boeing 737-800 c/n 44769 Delivered 20 February EI-FTV Boeing 737-800 c/n 44770 Delivered 16 February EI-FTW Boeing 737-800 c/n 44771 Delivered 20 February EI-FTY Boeing 737-800 c/n 44772 Delivered 23 February EI-FTZ Boeing 737-800 c/n 44772 Delivered 24 February EI-FZA  Boeing 737-800 c/n 44774 Delivered 28 February Irish Aviation Research Institute © 1 April 2017 All Rights Reserved.

Ryanair adds 7 new Boeing 737-800 to fleet in January

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                                                  Boeing 737-800 Ryanair  Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair added seven brand new Boeing 737-800s to it's fleet in January. These aircraft no longer carry Boeing customer designation AS for Ryanair,Boeing will no longer use customer codes on the 737, 747, 767, 777 lines bringing them in alignment with the 737 MAX and 787 lines. These changes have already been made on the FAA Certificates. The changes are effective for each respective Production Line. The Irish low-cost carrier operates the largest fleet of Next-Generation 737-800s in the world. EI-FTK Boeing 737-800 c/n 44761 Delivered 19 January EI-FTL Boeing 737-800 c/n 44762 Delivered 19 January EI-FTM Boeing 737-800 c/n 44762 Delivered 25 January EI-FTN Boeing 737-800 c/n 44764 Delivered 26 January EI-FTO Boeing 737-800 c/n 44764 Delivered 28 January EI-FTP Boeing 737-800 c/n 44766 Delivered 31 January EI-FTR Boeing 737-800 c/n 44767 Delivered 31 Jan

Dublin Airport connecting traffic soars by 81%

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                                                  Air Canada Rouge Boeing 767-300ER  The number of passengers using Dublin Airport as a hub to connect to another destination increased by 81% as more 59,000 passengers connected through the airport last month  as almost 1.8 million passengers passed through Dublin Airport in February, a  4% increase over the same month last year. Almost 7,000 passengers traveled on domestic routes last month up 9% versus prior year. Passenger volumes to and from continental Europe increased by 4% with more than 852,000 passengers travelling to and from European destinations. Passenger volumes to and from North America grew by 28% with almost 127,000 passengers travelling on this sector in February. Traffic to and from the Middle East, grew by 10% with over 55,000 passengers travelling on these routes. UK traffic remained static when compared to last year with 750,000 passengers travelling to and from Britain in February. Irish Aviation R

Air Arabia Maroc announces new Dublin route

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                                                  Air Arabia Airbus A320-200 Air Arabia Maroc is to launch a new twice weekly service from Agadir to Dublin from 4 October, operating on Wednesdays and Saturdays, as part of the call for expressions of interest. Launched in 2016 by the ONMT, Air Arabia, will set up a new base in Agadir with a program of 14 rotations per week, serving Germany, Great Britain, France, Ireland and the Scandinavian countries, offering 125,000 seats annually. In a statement to the MAP, the Regional Tourism Council said that "The efforts of the Moroccan National Tourist Office (ONMT), the wilaya of the Souss Massa region, to increase the number of seats for a number of years, on the airlines, point to point, between the airport of Agadir Al Massira and the major European cities have finally resulted in the setting up of a plane based in Agadir from October 2017." Airport Coordination Ltd (ACL) responsible for slots at Dublin Airport has publ

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Dublin Airport Launches No Drone Zone

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                                                  Image Credit: Dublin Airport  Dublin Airport has launched a safety awareness campaign specifically aimed at drone users. To protect the airfield, signage has been mounted on the airport’s perimeter fence indicating that Dublin Airport is a No Drone Zone and highlighting that it is illegal to operate a drone in the vicinity of the airport. "Safeguarding the airfield at Dublin Airport is a key priority for us," said Dublin Airport’s Chief Police Officer, Pat Bracken. "Drones are becoming an increasingly popular way to film the countryside, however, they can cause serious damage to an aircraft," he added. "We have been working with the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) to keep the airfield safe from drones and signs have now been mounted on the airport’s perimeter fence to ensure we keep Dublin Airport a No Drone Zone," Mr Bracken said. Drones are forbidden from the airport and the airport vicinity d