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Ryanair grows its firm Boeing 737 MAX order book to 210 aircraft

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                                                                  Boeing  and Ryanair announced the airline is placing a firm order for 75 additional 737 MAX aircraft, increasing its order book to 210 aircraft . Ryanair again selected the 737 8-200, a higher-capacity version of the 737-8, citing the aircraft's additional seats and improved fuel efficiency and environmental performance. Boeing CEO & President Dave Calhoun said "Ryanair will continue to play a leading role in our industry when Europe recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic and air traffic returns to growth across the continent. We are gratified that Ryanair is once again placing its confidence in the Boeing 737 family and building their future fleet with this enlarged firm order Boeing remains focused on safely returning the full 737 fleet to service and on delivering the backlog of airplanes to Ryanair and our other customers. We firmly believe in this airplane, and we will continue the work to re-earn the trus

Aer Lingus announces new Santorini route for Summer 2021

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                                                                   Aer Lingus has announced a new route from Dublin to Santorini for Summer 2021 operating twice weekly on Wednesdays and Saturdays using Airbus A320-200 aircraft from 1st May to 25th September. Aer Lingus Chief Commercial Officer David Shepherd said "We are delighted to announce our new service to Santorini as part of Aer Lingus’ Summer 2021 schedule and really give Irish holidaymakers something to look forward to. With the encouraging developments regarding vaccines and the introduction of improved testing regimes we are gearing up for a busy summer ahead. Our customers can book their summer holidays with confidence thanks to our flexible booking options and travel in the knowledge that the airline prioritises the safety and wellbeing of our customers and our people at all times."  Santorini will bring the airline’s total number of Greek routes to four for Summer 2021, including Rhodes, Corfu and Athens. Image