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Aer Lingus receives first Airbus A321NEO-LR aircraft

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                                              Image courtesy of Conor O'Flaherty  Aer Lingus 26th July received the first of fourteen Airbus A321NEO-LR ordered with a further three aircraft to be delivered by year end. The aircraft EI-LRA MSN 8887 was delivered Hamburg Finkenwerder to Dublin as 'Shamrock 2395' touching in Dublin at 2116 local then proceeded to Hangar 6 for post delivery modifications. Aer Lingus’ A321LR will feature 16 lie-flat Business Class seats  produced by Irish seat maker Thompson and customised by London’s Factory Design to include more personal storage and space in the seat zone and and 168 Economy Class seats. The aircraft is powered by CFM International’s LEAP-1A engines. Aer Lingus A321LR will be operated on the Dublin-Hartford route at its entry into service scheduled 2nd August. Aer Lingus becomes the fifth operator of the A321LR joining Air Transat, Arkia Airlines, Azores Airlines and TAP-Air Portugal.  The Blue Swan Daily state

FedEx introduces Boeing 767-300F on Dublin-London-Paris CDG route

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                                                Image courtesy of Fedex  Fedex has introduced the Boeing 767-300F the first in Europe on its five times weekly Dublin-London Stansted-Paris CDG route increasing capacity by 16% carrying up to 58 tons (52.7 tonnes) of cargo and reducing fuel fuel consumption by around 9% combined with increased capacity reducing emissions by 21% per pound. The aircraft registered N109FE Boeing 767-3S2F(ER) MSN 42710 named 'Stephanie' positioned Paris CDG to Dublin as 'FDX9008' on Monday 1st July to commence operations replacing the based N685FE Airbus A300-600R(F) which departed the previous day. Eser Sezek, managing director, Ireland Operations, said: “We’re very excited about the introduction of the new Boeing 767F on the Dublin-London-Paris route.  Modernising our fleet with cleaner, quieter, and more efficient aircraft is a top priority for FedEx Express and this new freighter represents another exciting milestone in this proc

Cityjet wet leases EI-RJU RJ85 to Lufthansa

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                                                Cityjet RJ85  CityJet a leading ACMI/Wet lease specialist which provides aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance to a number of major European airlines has added Lufthansa as a new ACMI customer. On 18th July EI-RJU RJ85 MSN positioned Dublin to Frankfurt Main as 'Lufthansa 9914'. The next day the aircraft commenced Lufthansa services operating a mix of domestic and international routes to Leipzig, Brussels and Milan Malpensa. Cityjet operates a fleet of 38 aircraft 28 Bombardier CRJ900 and 10 RJ85 operating from bases in Amsterdam, Brussels, Copenhagen, Dublin, Helsinki, London, Paris, Stockholm, Tallinn and Vilnius. Irish Aviation Research Institute © 20th July 2019 All Rights Reserved

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 15 July

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 15 July

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 8 July

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 8 July

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 1 July

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 1 July

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Lufthansa commences new weekly Frankfurt-Dublin Airbus A340-300 service

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                                                Image courtesy of Brian Griffin  Lufthansa commenced operating a weekly Frankfurt-Dublin Airbus A340-300 service operating mid morning DLH978/979 on Wednesdays from 3rd July till 30th October. The inaugural service was operated by D-AIGS Airbus A340-313X MSN 297 named "Bergisch-Gladbach"  which was delivered to Lufthansa on 13th October 1999. This is the first schedule Airbus A340-300 service to Dublin since TAP-Air Portugal operated a weekly service to Faro in the mid 1990s. In a statement to Aerotelegraph website Lufthansa said "Operational reasons have prompted us to temporarily replace the usual A320 on these routes with A340. The use of long-haul aircraft from 1 July to the end of October helps to prevent especially flight cancellations during the summer." The aircraft Airbus A340-300/600 will operate on a few selected flights with high demand from Frankfurt to Cairo (CAI), Dublin (DUB), Lisbon (LIS)

Air Canada introduces former Singapore Airlines Airbus A330-300s on Dublin routes

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                                                Image courtesy of Air Canada Airbus A330-343X at Dublin  Air Canada has introduced former Singapore Airlines Airbus A330-300 aircraft in acquired via TAP Air Portugal on routes from Dublin to Montreal and Vancouver replacing Air Canada Rouge Boeing 767-300(ER) aircraft.  The aircraft are painted in Air Canada's revised livery. C-GEFA Airbus A330-343X MSN 939 ex 9V-STD/CS-TOU operated its first service to Dublin on Sunday 30th June operating ACA818/863. C-GEGC Airbus A330-343X MSN 940 ex 9V-STE/CS-TOV operated its first service to Dublin on Thursday 4th July operating ACA862/819. For the summer season the aircraft will be operated in a two cabin premium economy and economy class. The aircraft C-GEFA (MSN 939) ,C-GEGC (MSN 940), C-GEGI (MSN 941) , C-GEGP(MSN 942) will be reconfigured at end of season into standard three class cabin configuration. The acquisition of the former Singapore Airlines Airbus A330-300 aircraft wil