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Academy of Aviation (AOA) reports 2019 busiest year

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                                                  Image Courtesy of Academy of Aviation (AOA) The Academy of Aviation (AOA) have stated that 2019 was their busiest year to date, with more students than ever taking their highly successful induction courses at their dedicated training facility next to Dublin Airport located at Clarton Hotel. Academy of Aviation founder Ruth Thewlis says “Our specially constructed 4 -day induction courses are proving to be our most requested courses. They are designed to assist individuals get their first step on the aviation career ladder. We place a considerable emphasis on mentoring our students, giving them insight into their chosen pathway & guidance on application to the many airlines, airports ground handling service providers with which we work closely. We don’t exceed 12 on our courses and deliver all training at our bespoke training facility which allows for excellent communication between tutor and student” The training facility inc

Moldavian Start-Up carrier HiSky to launch Chisinau-Dublin route

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                                                  Image credit HiSky  A new Moldavian Start-Up carrier HiSky founded by private investors is to launch a twice weekly service from Chisinau to Dublin on Wednesdays and Saturdays effective 11th April in partnership with the Romanian airline Cobrex Trans using Airbus A320-200 aircraft. The service 4H401 departs Chisinau at 2020 arriving into Dublin at 2210 and 4H402 departs Dublin at 0010 arriving Chisinau at 0530. Currently Air Moldva and FlyOne operate on  Chisinau to Dublin route.  HiSky company offers four service packages basic, classic, premium and premium plus with passengers having a free snack and drink onboard. General Director of HiSky Company Mr. Iulian Scorpa said "The company aims to import and to implement, here, in Moldova, on the Western culture example, the best approach of service related to aviation field. We intend to develop constantly, taking into consideration of course the needs of our passengers

First Air France Airbus A380-800 retires to Ireland West Airport Knock

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                                                Image courtesy of Ireland West Airport Knock On July 30, 2019, the Air France-KLM  Group announced the progressive early phase-out of the Airbus A380 aircraft from the Air France fleet through to the end of 2022. The first of up to four ex-Air France Airbus A380-800s has been positioned into Ireland West Airport for storage, signalling the start of the airline's A380 fleet retirement process. The aircraft F-HPJB touched down in Ireland West Airport at 1612 local on Thursday 20 February 2020 in all white colours from Dresden, Germany creating history becoming the largest aircraft type to land at the airport. F-HPJB was painted all white in Malta from 23 November to 13 December before returning briefly to the Air France fleet. It completed its last flight AFR11V on 31st December 2019 flying from Shanghai to Paris CDG arriving 0535 local. On 2nd January the aircraft positioned Paris CDG to Dresden as AFR370V where it was return

Acumen Aviation and CMS Business School Sign Co-Operation Agreement

Acumen Aviation and CMS Business School Sign Co-Operation Agreement: http://bit.ly/32g6u3t

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 17 February

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 17 February: http://bit.ly/2Sx35Km

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 17 February

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 17 February: http://bit.ly/39S4uRR