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Ryanair's Polish subsidiary Ryanair Sun commences operations

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                                                Ryanair Boeing 737-800  The new Ryanair Polish charter subsidiary Ryanair Sun commenced operations on 26 April with inaugural flight from Ponzan to Zakynthos (Greece) operated by SP-RSA Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44686 ex EI-FEE in standard Ryanair colours with Polish flag next to registration. Ryanair Sun callsign is "Magic Sun" and ICAO designation RYS the airline will operate charter flights from airports in Katowice, Poznan, Warsaw - Modlin and Wroclaw  There are two aircraft in Warsaw - Modlin, and the remaining airports are one aircraft bases. Ryanair Sun plans to operate flights for Polish tour operator, Grecos Holiday, to Athens, Chania, Kefalonia, Heraklion, and Thessaloniki. A similar agreement was signed with TUI, with 240 flights per week planned. The carrier plans to become the leading charter in Polish market, as it expands its fleet to 5 by end of year growing to 15 aircraft in 2019, and 25 aircraft in 2020.

EI-GEY Airbus A330-202 Aer Lingus Enters Service to Bilbao Ahead of Launch of New Seattle Route

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                                                  EI-GEY Airbus A330-202 Aer Lingus  This year Aer Lingus total capacity to and from North America for 2018 will reach a total of  2.75 million seats with an extra 177,000 added as frequencies from Dublin to Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco and two new routes added to Philadelphia and Seattle. In anticipation of the launch of the new Dublin to Seattle commencing next Friday 18 May operating four times weekly the carrier has added the 13th Airbus A330 to its growing North American fleet. The aircraft registered EI-GEY Airbus A330-202 c/n 441 was registered at Dublin on 5th April and entered service yesterday Friday 11 May operating an extra sector on the Dublin-Bilbao route as EIN2750 and then positioned back to Dublin as EIN2993. The aircraft is former Qatar Airways A7-ACH on a five year lease from Castlelake and is named 'St Beineon'. This summer Aer Lingus will operate a 13 strong Airbus A330 fleet consisting