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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 30 November

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 30 November

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 23 November

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 23 November

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 16 November

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 16 November

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Qatar Airways activates Boeing 787-9 fleet on cargo-only flights on Dublin route

                                                                  Gulf global connector carrier Qatar Airways has activated its fleet of seven Boeing 787-9 aircraft on scheduled cargo-only flights operating routes to Bangkok, Brussels, Budapest, Dublin, Kuwait, London Heathrow, Maastricht, Mumbai, and Paris CDG.  The carrier is occasionally using non-converted Boeing 777-300(ER)'s to operate cargo-only flights to Dublin.  A7-BHG Boeing 787-9 MSN 64211 operated its first commercial revenue on 9th November QTR8864/5 routing Doha-London Heathrow-Dublin-Doha.  In October 2016 Boeing and Qatar Airways announced an order for 30 787-9 Dreamliners and 10 777-300ERs, valued at $11.7 billion at list prices. The airline was the first to operate the 787-8 in the Middle East.  The 787-9, a stretch of the 787-8, can carries 290 passengers with a range of 7,530 nautical miles (13,950 km) in addition to more cargo capacity (154.4 cubic metres).  On 27 December 2019 the carrier took delivery of the

Ethiopian Airlines Dash 8-400's transit Dublin Airport on delivery

                                                                   De Havilland Aircraft announced 23rd October the delivery of another two Dash 8-400 aircraft to Ethiopian Airlines including the airline's milestone 30th Dash 8-400 aircraft which transited Dublin Airport on delivery on 28th October. ET-AXX DHC8-402 MSN 4615 "Ethiopian 9201" arrived Dublin 1112 local departed at 1208 local. ET-AXY DHC8-402 MSN 4517 Ethiopian 9202" arrived Dublin 1118 local departed at 1212 local. The delivery flight route according to German Aviation website Skyliner Aviation Toronto Downsview-Goose Bay-Keflavik-Dublin-Rome Fiumicino-Addis Ababa between 24-28 October.  De Havilland Regional Vice President, Sales – Europe and Russia, Middle East, Africa, and South America/Caribbean Sameer Adam said "We congratulate Ethiopian Airlines on continuing a phenomenal growth trajectory and increasing connectivity within Africa. Ethiopian has taken tremendous positive steps to strengthen t

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 9 November

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 9 November

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Cityjet retires RJ85 fleet from service after 22 years in the skies

                                                                   Irish ACMI carrier CityJet said farewell on Monday 2nd November to the last of its Avro RJ85/Bae 146 aircraft which has served the airline for almost 27 years.  The airline announced it's Avro fleet flew 475,000 flights and 580,000 hours since 1993 equivalent to 67 years in the air and a distance approximating to around 1,000 times to the moon. In 2006 the carrier acquired 23 of the ex-Mesaba Airlines RJ85's were acquired from BAE Systems and US-based financial underwriters and securitisation specialist MBIA in an investment that the airline valued at the time at $221 million (approx €198.2 million).  The RJ85's replaced its fleet of 20 BAe 146s citing shared characteristics and enhanced performance, better economics and reduced maintenance costs with four-abreast seating in business class and six-abreast in economy. Cityjet Executive Chairman Pat Byrne said "Today is a momentous day as we bid farewell

Delta launches scheduled cargo-only flight between New York JFK and Dublin

                                                                   Delta Airlines has launched a scheduled cargo-only flight between New York JFK and Dublin with effective from 1st November in response to consumer demand. The flight operates  three-times weekly operated by an Airbus A330-300 aircraft, to carry essential pharmaceuticals, vaccines, medical supplies and general cargo. The carrier has approved the DoKaSch Opticooler RAP container for use on its aircraft as part of its cold chain pharma program for the safe transportation of vaccines. The high-end, state-of-the-art climate-control solution offers pharmaceutical and life science companies a controlled and reliable 2-8 degrees Celsius and 15-25 degrees Celsius options, enabling it to be used for Pharma 1 transportation including vaccines, without the need for dry ice. Delta's Vice President - Cargo Shawn Cole stated "Given the travel constraints within Europe, we are strategically adding cargo capacity in Spain, Irel

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 3 November

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 3 November

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