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Ryanair fleet expands to 449 Boeing 737-800 aircraft

                                                Ryanair Boeing 737-800 Irish budget carrier Ryanair fleet expands to 449 Boeing 737-800 aircraft with the delivery of EI-GXJ MSN 44859 from Boeing Field to Dublin on 8 November. According to flight tracking website Flightradar24 the aircraft entered revenue service on Saturday 10 November operating from Dublin to Bristol vv as RYR504/5. The annual US SEC Annual 20F filing reveals some interesting data on Ryanair's Boeing 737-800 operations for the FY18 to 31 March. The fleet operated 725,044 sectors with average Daily flight hour utilization of 9.13 hours with 34 team members per aircraft. The Boeing 737-MAX-200 aircraft could impact the residual value of its Boeing 737-800 aircraft could be reduced when it enters production, currently expected to be in Spring 2019. The Boeing 737-800 has a useful life of 23 years from date of manufacture. Irish Aviation Research Institute © 11 November 2018 All Rights Reserved 

Ryanair Sun embarks on ambitious fleet expansion

                                                  Ryanair Boeing 737-800 Ryanair's Polish subsidiary Ryanair Sun is planning ambitious fleet expansion increasing from 5 to 16 aircraft this winter and 23 in Summer 2019 with 15 Boeing 737-800 aircraft to be transferred from the parent Irish AOC joining the single aircraft SP-RSA currently on the Polish AOC. Ryanair Sun will dedicate 10 Boeing 737-800 to charter and 15 to scheduled operations. The carrier will gradually roll out scheduled services from Ryanair's Polish bases in Gdansk, Katowice and Warsaw Modlin, Wroclaw, Krakow and Poznan. The carrier registered strong growth carrying 700,000 passengers in Summer 18 season and is currently negotiating a wider charter programme for Summer 2019 with Poland’s leading tour operators. According to Skyliner Aviation three aircraft transferred this week: SP-RSN Boeing 737-800 c/n 44798 Ryanair Sun Ferried London Stansted-Poznan 08/11/18 on transfer ex EI-FZY. SP-RSO Boe