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Air Italy takes delivery of first Irish Registered Boeing 737 MAX 8

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                                                  EI-GFY Boeing 737 MAX 8 Air Italy  Air Italy took delivery of it's first Irish Registered Boeing 737 MAX 8 EI-GFY construction number  64605 on Monday 14 May. The aircraft was delivered Paine Field direct to Shannon Airport and onwards to Milan Malpensa.                             Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker said  “It is truly a remarkable moment to be witnessing the launch of a new era in Italian aviation. The touchdown of Air Italy’s first Boeing B737 Max in new livery at Milan marks the beginning of a new travel experience for the people of Italy. Not only are we pleased to be part of this memorable moment, but we are delighted to be supporting it by leasing Air Italy with five Airbus A330-200 aircraft this year from the Qatar Airways fleet.” The new Boeing 737 Max aircraft features modern and spacious cabins, superior operating economics and a greater fuel efficiency. The air

Aer Lingus enhances Dublin Hub connectivity with new Seattle route

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                                                  Aer Lingus Airbus A330-200 Aer Lingus Friday 18 May inaugurated a new route from Dublin to Seattle operated by EI-DAA Airbus A330-200.  The new Dublin-Seattle service will operate four times weekly (Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday),  year-round, with 2,218 seats available each week. Seattle is the second new transatlantic route for summer 2018, following the launch of Dublin-Philadelphia in March.  Since joining International Airlines Group (IAG) in 2015, Aer Lingus has launched six new North American services to Hartford, Los Angeles, Miami, Newark, Philadelphia and Seattle, marking the largest ever transatlantic expansion in the airline’s history. The new Seattle route will be maximized for connectivity with Aer Lingus enabling onward connections from Dublin to 24 other cities including Berlin, Edinburgh, Brussels and Hamburg and from Seattle with an interline agreement with Alaska Airlines. Aer Lingus Chief Operating