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Norwegian Re-Registers second Boeing 737-8 MAX Aircraft stored at Dublin

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                                                  SE-RYH Boeing 737-8 MAX Norwegian  Norwegian has re-registered EI-FYH Boeing 737-8 MAX MSN 64992 as SE-RYH on 10th March during storage at Dublin.  The aircraft was positioned from west apron parking area to Aer Lingus Hangar 6 for the re-registration. Norwegian Air Sweden is a subsidiary of Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA operating in Sweden. Norwegian received and AOC from the Swedish Transport Agency and took delivery of its first Swedish registered Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft at Stockholm Arlanda Airport on 21st November 2018. Norwegian Air Sweden has a fleet of 48 Boeing 737-800, 8 Boeing 737-8 MAX (Storage) and 3 Boeing 787-9 aircraft. Image courtesy of Mark Willis Irish Aviation Research Institute © 29 March 2020 All Rights Reserved.

Laudamotion adds 27th Airbus A320-200

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                                                  Laudamotion Airbus A320-200 Laudamotion (Lauda) has taken delivery of its 27th Airbus A320-200 MSN 3613 registered as OE-LMP according to German aviation website Skyliner Aviation , formerly operated by IndiGo Airlines as VT-WAH. The aircraft was delivered on 13-14th March Hyderabad-Muscat International-Cairo to its new home base in Vienna. According to Planespotters the aircraft is leased is from GECAS. The registration OE-LMP was previously allocated to Map Jet Airbus A310-304. Irish Aviation Research Institute © 29 March 2020 All Rights Reserved.

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 2 March

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 2 March

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Norwegian Re-Registers first Boeing 737-8 MAX Aircraft stored at Dublin

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                                                  EI-FYE Boeing 737-8 MAX  Norwegian Air Shuttle has completed an intra-group transfer from Norwegian Air International to Norwegian Air Sweden, this week of two Boeing 737 MAX 8 Aircraft in storage at Dublin Airport since the global fleet grounding in March 2019. Skyliner Aviation reports EI-FYC Boeing 737-8 MAX MSN 42825 was re-registered at Dublin 4th March as SE-RYL to Norwegian Air Sweden and its sistership EI-FYH to be re-registered as SE-RYF on 5th March. According to reader David Hennigan as of Saturday 7th March was still registered as EI-FYH. Norwegian Air Sweden is a subsidiary of Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA operating in Sweden. Norwegian received and AOC from the Swedish Transport Agency and took delivery of its first Swedish registered Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft at Stockholm Arlanda Airport on 21st November 2018. Norwegian Air Sweden has a fleet of 48 Boeing 737-800, 8 Boeing 737-8 MAX (Storage) and 3 Boeing 787-9

Laudamotion adds 26th Airbus A320-200

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                                                  Laudamotion Airbus A320-200 Laudamotion (Lauda) has taken delivery of its 25th Airbus A320-200 MSN 4603 registered as OE-LMG according to website Skyliner Aviation, formerly operated by IndiGo Airlines as VT-IYA. The aircraft was delivered on 5-6th March routing Soekarno–Hatta International-Nagpur Airport-Dubai World Centre to its new home base in Vienna. According to Planespotters.net database aircraft is leased is from Orix Aviation. Skyliner reports Laudamotion (Lauda) is due take delivery of a further four A320s formerly operated by Air Asia, Flynas and Frontier Airlines. In Summer 2020 the carrier's fleet is planned to grow to 38 Airbus A320 aircraft read here Irish Aviation Research Institute © 6 March 2020 All Rights Reserved.

Aer Lingus to exploit Airbus A321LR Platform North Atlantic growth opportunities

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                                                  EI-LRA Airbus A321LR image courtesy of Airbus  Irish carrier Aer Lingus part of International Airlines Group (IAG) plans to exploit Airbus A321LR North Atlantic growth opportunities, as outlined in IAG Full Year Results 2019 released on Friday 29 February during investor call.  The strategy was further enforced with the release of IAG 2019 Annual Report entitled "Leading Sustainable Aviation". International Airlines Group (IAG) CEO Willie Walsh in 2019 Annual Report described the introduction of the long-range version of the Airbus A321 as "A Game-Changer", adding "It allows Aer Lingus to target cities on the eastern side of North America where there is unlikely to be demand for a direct service with a larger aircraft" in reference to A330 platform. On investor conference call outgoing CEO Willie Walsh said "Aer Lingus has introduced the A321LR on the transatlantic, showing about a 22%, 23