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Aer Lingus adds former Qatar Airways Airbus A330-300 to fleet

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                                                                  Aer Lingus has taken delivery of a former Qatar Airways Airbus A330-302 MSN 893 formerly registered as A7-AEM. The aircraft was delivered Châteauroux to Dublin on 16th March as QTR8171 touching down just before 1800 hours local. The aircraft was registered as EI-EIL on 17th March named "St. MacDara" and is in a two class configuration with 30 Premier and 275 economy class seats powered by GE CF6-80E1A4 engines. The aircraft is presently stored in Dublin awaiting entry to service.  Aer Lingus is currently operating its Airbus A330-300 aircraft on routes from Dublin to Boston (weekly), Chicago, London Heathrow (once daily EIN178/179) and New York JFK and ad-hoc cargo charters to destinations in United States. Image courtesy of Elevationair Irish Aviation Research Institute © 9 May 2021 All Rights Reserved

Hibernian Airlines adds third CRJ1000

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                                                                  Dublin based Hibernian Airlines currently operating on an ACMI basis has added a third CRJ100 to its fleet as part of the Air Nostrum Group. The EI-HBC Candair CRJ1000 MSN 19052 was registered at Valencia 29th April on transfer from parent company Air Nostrum formerly registered as EC-MNR. The three CRJ1000s are based in Valencia  Hibernian Airlines was set up in April 2017 and currently has 30 employees. Image courtesy of Air Nostrum  Irish Aviation Research Institute © 9 May 2021 All Rights Reserved