Sunday, 8 July 2018

Qatar Airways Boeing 777-300ER painted into FIFA World Cup 2022 livery at Dublin

                                               
A7-BAX Boeing 777-3DZER
Qatar Airways A7-BAX Boeing 777-3DZER construction number 41790 , which has been under painting at Dublin since 23rd June, positioned Dublin-Doha this morning as QTR3252 departing at 1107 local from runway 28. The aircraft has been repainted into a Special FIFA World Cup 2022 livery.

This is the second Boeing 777 to be painted into football colours at Dublin. In 2014 A7-BAE Boeing 777-3DZ(ER) construction number 36104 was painted into FC Barcelona colors.

In November 2013 Eirtech was awarded a seven-year contract for exterior repainting of 74 of Qatar Airline’s wide and narrow body aircraft fleet,  including 49 Boeing 777s together with a number of A330s and A320s at it's painting facilities in Dublin, Ostrava, Rome and Shannon airports.

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EI-FYG Boeing 737 MAX 8 Norwegian arrives in Dublin

                                                 
EI-FYG Boeing 737 MAX 8 
This morning EI-FYG Boeing 737 MAX 8 c/n 42831 Norwegian Air International operated its first service to Dublin as the IBK1762 from Newburgh arriving 0820 local.

According to open source flight data source Flightradar24.com the aircraft operated its first North American service on 5th July from Edinburgh to Providence and subsequently operated services to Belfast International and Shannon Airport.

The aircraft was delivered Boeing Field direct to Shannon Airport on 16th May for post delivery modifications and on completion on 22nd May was ferried to Helsinki.

Norwegian Air International operates a fleet of 8 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft with a further 92 on order.

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