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Return of the Boeing 737MAX to Dublin Airport

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                                                               The Boeing 737MAX has made a return to Dublin Airport with YR-MXA MSN 43309 Boeing 737 MAX 8 Blue Air operating BLA155/6 on Sunday 7th April 2021 (Easter Sunday) becoming the first 737 MAX to operate a service to Dublin since EASA and IAA ground order was lifted in late January. The aircraft touched down at 1757 local departing at 1916 local. The aircraft YR-MXA is the first of ten new Boeing 737-8s confirmed to deliver to Blue Air from Air Lease Corporation (ALC) order book with Boeing. A further nine new 737-8 aircraft will follow are scheduled to deliver to Blue Air April 2021 through 2022. Majority Shareholder of Blue Air Cristian Rada said "The delivery of this first of ten Boeing 737-8s comes in line with our airline’s commitment to provide European customers The Better Way to Fly. As we increasingly acknowledge the responsibility of the airline industry for a greener future, Blue Air joins the airline community

ASL Airlines Hungary Boeing 737-400(SF) Transferred to ASL Airlines Ireland

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                                                                  The ASL Airlines Group has completed the intergroup transfer of HA-FAU Boeing 737-4EQ(SF) MSN 28494 from ASL Airlines (Hungary) to ASL Airlines (Ireland) as EI-STV. The aircraft positioned Leipzig to Shannon on 3rd April as FAH770P.  EI-STV Departed Shannon to Leipzig as ABR7706 on 18th April. ASL Airlines operates a fleet of 10 Boeing 737-400(SF) and 2 Boeing 737-800(BCF). Irish Aviation Research Institute © 18 April 2021 All Rights Reserved

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 12 April

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                                                                   Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 12 April: https://bit.ly/3dUXMhn

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 12 April

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                                                                   Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 12 April: https://bit.ly/2QeRYak

Aer Lingus Airbus A321LR EI-LRG Delivered

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                                                                  Aer Lingus Airbus A321-253NX EI-LRG msn 10291 named "St Concord / Conchobhar" was delivered Hamburg Finkenwerder to Dublin on 1st April. The aircraft is in 16 Aer Space business class and 168 economy class configuration and is powered by CFM International LEAP-1A engines. Aer Lingus has a total of seven Airbus A321LR's in its fleet with one remaining A321LR to be delivered by May 2021 all leased from Air Lease Corporation (ALC). This aircraft is due to become G-EILG with Aer Lingus (UK) subsidiary.  The Airbus A321LR variant provides extended range for the A320neo Family’s longest fuselage version, able to fly routes of up to 4,000 nm by utilising extra fuel in three Additional Centre Tanks (ACTs). Image courtesy of Elevationair Irish Aviation Research Institute © 18 April 2021 All Rights Reserved