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G-JOTE Bae146-300F Jota Aviation operates Stansted charter

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                                                                  On Wednesday 10th February G-JOTE Bae146-300F msn 3182 Jota Aviation operated a Dublin to London Stansted charter as ENZ592. The aircraft operated into Dublin the pervious evening from Birmingham as ENZ591. This aircraft has been regular visitor to Dublin since delivery in 1991 with pervious operators G-TNTG Air Foyle, OO-TAE TNT Airways, EC-MFT Pan Air & ASL Airlines Spain prior to delivery to Jota Aviation in 2018. Jota Aviation is a specialist charter airline based at London Southend Airport, operating throughout the UK and Europe for ACMI, passenger, cargo and VIP charters. Image courtesy of Elevationair    Irish Aviation Research Institute © 14 February 2021 All Rights Reserved

REVA Plans Shannon Base expansion

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                                                    At the formal launch of REVA base operations at Shannon Airport Gainjet Ireland CEO Ray Mills said "The partnership we have formed with REVA is the first service of its kind in Ireland. I believe there is huge potential from this service and am hopeful that we will grow rapidly from our one based aircraft to three Shannon based aircraft by the end of this year."  Shannon Group CEO Mary Considine said "It is a vote of confidence in the airport that North America’s largest air ambulance service chose to invest at our airport and provide an invaluable service for people when they are most vulnerable and need support. It is a tribute to Gainjet Ireland for securing the partnership with REVA and our congratulations to Ray Mills and his team at Gainjet, and the IDA who supported the company." The base is led by Dr Aidan Murphy, a leader in pre-hospital medicine. EJ-REVA Hawker 800XP msn 258146 completed its first mission

EirTrade Aviation expands aircraft disassembly capacity at Ireland West Airport Knock

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                                                                  EirTrade Aviation announced 1st February on  LinkedIn post it has added an additional aircraft line aircraft disassembly line at its facility at Ireland West Airport Knock (IWAK) to meet meet market capacity requirements. On 16th December 2020 Eirtrade Aviation lodged a planning application with Mayo County Council for the construction of a new aircraft hangar at the airport. The new hangar will have the capability to accommodate multiple aircraft types up to an Airbus A380. The project would support up to 110 jobs during the construction phase and a further 100 jobs once operational.  EirTrade Aviation has carried out arframe disassembly on Airbus A319, Airbus A320, Airbus A321, Airbus A380-800, Boeing 737 Classic, Boeing 737-800, Boeing 757-200 aircraft types at Ireland West Airport Knock (IWAK) since the facility opened in 2013. Irish Aviation Research Institute © 14 February 2021 All Rights Reserved