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Cirium Interview Acumen challenges notion of two-tier lessor market

Cirium Interview Acumen challenges notion of two-tier lessor market: http://bit.ly/3aYq3Bp

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 27 January

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 27 January: http://bit.ly/36ulFXi

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 27 January

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 27 January: http://bit.ly/38F2mw3

Last built Boeing 737NG delivered to KLM Airlines visits Dublin Airport

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                                                  Image courtesy of @Elevationair  Boeing has delivered the last ever Boeing 737 ‘Next Generation’ (NG) to KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, excluding military variant the P-8. The Boeing 737-8K2 is registered as PH-BCL the 31st for KLM, was delivered Seattle to Amsterdam on 18th December 2019 as KLM9870 is named "‘Red-crested Pochard / Krooneend". The aircraft carries Line Number 7,542 and joins KLM’s 737NG fleet made up of 16 -700, 31 -800 and five -900 aircraft. The aircraft in a 186 seat three class layout Europe Business Class, Economy Class and Economy Comfort features the Boeing Sky interior with larger luggage bins, modern LED lighting, new seats with adjustable headrest for extra comfort and USB power at every seat. The aircraft made its first visit to Dublin on Sunday 5th January 2020 operating the lunchtime time KLM935/6 (ATC Callsign) KLM43C/25E. Boeing has delivered more than 7,000 of the Next Generation series a

Ryanair scales up Malta based subsidiary Malta Air Boeing 737-800 fleet

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                                                Ryanair Boeing 737-800 Irish budget carrier Ryanair has scaled up the fleet of its Malta based subsidiary to 64 aircraft transferring aircraft from Dublin based Ryanair DAC. Malta Air currently operates a fleet of 64 Boeing 737-800 aircraft transferred from parent Ryanair DAC. Ryanair based aircraft from France, Italy and Germany onto the Malta AOC which will allow these crews to pay their income taxes locally in France, Italy and Germany instead of Ireland where they are currently required to pay income taxes under Ryanair’s Irish AOC. In Summer 2020 Malta Air will base four Boeing 737-800 in Vienna airport to operate on behalf of Laudamotion. According to Ryanair the six aircraft based in Malta (10 in Summer 2021) are to re-branded in Malta Air colours. Malta Air Fleet Update: 9H-QBN Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44751 Malta Air Registered 12/12/19 at Naples on transfer in Ryanair colours ex EI-FOB. 9H-QBQ Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44713

Aircraft Professional’s Technical Network (APTN.aero) launches Web Portal

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                                                    APTN (Aircraft Professional’s Technical Network) 22nd January launched a Web Portal and iOS APP ( https://portal.aptn.aero ) which allows members to advertise their technical skills and availability to the wider airline, lessor, MRO and engineering services community who in turn will have the ability to search by skill, location and date in the web portal. The Web Portal also provides members access to aircraft parts search and airworthiness directive search tools as well as providing access to on-demand webinars and to the content of technical workshops being held by APTN.aero at APTN Hubs globally. APTN.aero is the first independent professional body for aircraft technical professionals. The goal of APTN.aero is to provide a dedicated network and platform for APTN members with easy access to tools, resources, group services and continuous professional development opportunities that will enhance and progress their aviation ca

Acumen Aviation Announces 2019 Operational Review

Acumen Aviation Announces 2019 Operational Review: http://bit.ly/36iZnrz

Acumen Aviation and Blueberry Aviation Announce Co-Operation Agreement

Acumen Aviation and Blueberry Aviation Announce Co-Operation Agreement: http://bit.ly/2Rc6BsQ

Acumen Aviation Webinar on Fleet Data Integration

Acumen Aviation Webinar on Fleet Data Integration: http://bit.ly/34buwfs

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 6 January

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 6 January: http://bit.ly/2MZr9T4

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 6 January

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 6 January: http://bit.ly/39ItsUm

Buzz to operate four Polish routes to Dublin for Summer 2020

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                                                  Buzz Boeing 737-800 Ryanair re-branded as Buzz operating on a Polish Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) is to operate four Polish routes to Dublin on behalf of parent Ryanair DAC for Summer 2020. Dublin-Gdansk RYR1909/8 x 5 weekly 29 March - 24 October Dublin-Krakow RYR1902/1 Monday to Satuday 29 March - 24 October Dublin-Ponzan RYR1975/4 x 5 weekly 29 March - 24 October Dublin-Warsaw Modlin RYR8012/1 x 5 weekly 29 March - 24 October Buzz, is a standalone business unit of the Ryanair Group operating both scheduled and charter flights headquartered at Warsaw. Buzz will launch its own website and app in due course. The airline operates a fleet of 39 Boeing 737-800s increasing to 50 units by Summer 2020 with bases in Budapest, Gdansk, Krakow, Ponzan, Prague, Sofia, Wroclaw and Warsaw Modlin. On 23rd December Woodys Aeroimages tweeted a picture of the The first Boeing 737-8 200 MAX for Buzz registered SP-RZA painted behind final as

Malta Air to operate Cologne to Ireland West Airport Knock service in Summer 2020

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                                                  EI-DCF Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair  Malta Air part of Ryanair Holdings Group is to operate Cologne to Ireland West Airport Knock twice weekly for Summer 2020 with effect from 2nd June till 29th September. The service operates on Tuesday's and Saturday's using Ryanair flight numbers on behalf of Ryanair DAC. Malta Air will operate a Boeing 737-800 aircraft on the route in Ryanair colours. Tuesday: RYR8546 departs Cologne 1420 arrives Ireland West Knock 1525                 RYR8547 departs Ireland West Knock 1550 arrives Cologne 1845 Saturday: RYR8546 departs Cologne 1540 arrives Ireland West Knock 1645                 RYR8547 departs Ireland West Knock 1710 arrives Cologne 2045 Malta Air currently operates a fleet of 48 Boeing 737-800 aircraft transferred from parent Ryanair DAC with the six (10 in Summer 2021) aircraft based in Malta to re-branded in Malta Air colours and move Ryanair based aircraft from France, Italy and