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

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                                                                  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

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                                                                   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

 Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 9 November: https://bit.ly/3n6SNNt

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 9 November

 Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 9 November: https://bit.ly/3eI8VSL