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Acumen Aviation CIO Amit Tyagi speaking at Ishka Aviation Finance Festival Dublin

First United Airlines Boeing 777-300ER visits Dublin Airport

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United Airlines deployed a Boeing 777-300ER (N2135U) on the Newark to Dublin Airport route for the first time operating UAL23/33 on Friday 8 June in lieu of the usual Boeing 777-200 for operational reasons.  The Boeing 777-300ER is the newest aircraft in the United fleet entering service last year.

In 2015 the carrier officially announced the conversion of ten of their orders for the Boeing 787-9 into orders for the Boeing 777-300ER noting  that "The aircraft will provide attractive upgauge and range opportunities to the company at competitive economics." 

The carrier operates a fleet of 17 Boeing 777-300ER aircraft with one aircraft outstanding from order book operating primarily on Asia routes from Newark and San Franciso hubs.

United’s 777-300ER aircraft features the new Polaris business class seat. Each Polaris suite-like pod will feature direct access to the aisle, a 180-degree flat-bed that measures 6’6” and 23 inches wide with infinite seat recline options and one-to…

Evelop launches new weekly Palma to Ireland West Airport charter series

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Spanish carrier Evelop Airlines has launched a new weekly Palma to Ireland West Airport charter series operating on Fridays from 22 June  till 24 August using Airbus A320 equipment on behalf of TUI. This is the carrier's first charter service to Ireland.

Donal Healy, Head of Marketing at Ireland West Airport said: “We are delighted to celebrate the inaugural service with TUI to Majorca. This is the eighth sun service to Spain now available from the airport and highlights the significant demand for sun services to Spain amongst people from the West and North West of Ireland. Palma has always been a very popular destination and we are delighted that TUI have responded to the significant demand in the region with the launch of this new weekly service. Furthermore this is a welcome addition to their existing weekly service to Salou and demonstrates TUI’s commitment to the airport and indeed the region and we have no doubt both services will continue to go from strength to strength”.