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Aer Lingus re-instates Airbus A330 on Dublin Boston route three times weekly

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                                                                 Aer Lingus has re-instated Airbus A330-300 capacity on it's Dublin to Boston route effective from 2nd May operating three times weekly on Tuesdays, Thursday's and Sunday's in response to growing cargo demand. On the four remaining days service is operated by Airbus A321NEO-LR aircraft. EI-GAJ Airbus A330-302 MSN 1791 operated EIN13J departing Dublin at 1355 local. The A330-300 has a structural payload of 42.2 tonnes with a selection of pallet configurations according to operational requirements. Aer Lingus currently operates a daily Dublin to Boston with the second daily service and Shannon to Boston route currently suspended. The carrier plans to add a new Manchester to Boston route in 2022. Image courtesy of Aer Lingus Irish Aviation Research Institute © 15 May 2021 All Rights Reserved

Former Irish Boeing 747-400s de-registered in Teruel

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                                                                   Three Irish Registered Boeing 747-400s formerly operated by Russian carriers Rossiya Airlines and Transaero Airlines have been recently de-registered in Teruel, Spain.  EI-XLG Boeing 747-412 MSN 28025 SB Leasing Ireland Ltd was re-registered on 5th May as N285LM to Tvpx Aircraft Solutions LLC. EI-XLL Boeing 747-412 MSN 28031 VEBL-767-300 Ltd was re-registered on 4th May as N281GH to Tvpx Aircraft Solutions LLC. EI-XLN Boeing 747-412 MSN 28029 VEBL-767-300 Ltd according to Skyliner Aviation is to be re-registered as N289GH to Tvpx Aircraft Solutions LLC. According to the FAA Registry N289GH is not assigned/reserved. The first Boeing 747-400 was rolled out in January 1988, and made its maiden flight on April 1988. Type certification was received on January 1989, and it entered service with Northwest Airlines on February 1989. Boeing has delivered 694 aircraft over 20 years from 1989 to 2009.  Irish Aviation Research Insti

First Airbus A330 lands in Ireland West Airport Knock

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                                                          On Thursday 13th May history was made at Ireland West Airport Knock with the first arrival of an Airbus A330-300 aircraft following the arrival of the Airbus A380-800 in February 2020. The aircraft registered A7-AEA Airbus A330-302 MSN 0623 Qatar Airways departed Doha in basic colours as QTR3254 at 0421 local arriving Ireland West Airport Knock at 0925 parking on the EirTrade Aviation Ramp. EirTrade Aviation has carried out airframe 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. Air Inter was the launch customer for the Airbus A330-300. The first A330-300 delivery was on 17 January 1994. The A330-300 has a range of 11,750 km or 6,350 nautical miles with 250-290 passengers.  Airbus has delivered a total of 771 aircraft since the programme was launched in 1994. The A330 i

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 11 May

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                                                                  Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 11 May: https://bit.ly/3y2Rshe

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 11 May

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                                                                 Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 11 May :  https://bit.ly/3o3srxK

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 4 May

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                                                            Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 4 May :  https://bit.ly/3nJuS8B

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 4 May

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                                                       Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 4 May :  https://bit.ly/3tftnQv

United Nations Boeing 767-300(ER) operates Beirut troop charter

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                                                            On Monday 10th May ET-ALJ Boeing 767-300(ER)  MSN 33767 operated by Ethiopian Airlines operated a return charter from Dublin to Beirut. The aircraft positioned from Addis Ababa on Sunday 9th May as ETH8999 arriving 0348 local.  The aircraft departed Dublin as ETH8801 at 0722 local and returned to Dublin as ETH8802 at 1905 local and positioned back to Addis Ababa as ETH8999 departing at 2128 local arriving back its base at 0737 local next day. According to Planespotters.net the United Nations operates a mixed fleet of 20 aircraft with flying outsourced to a number of operators  including one Airbus A320-200 operated by Avion Express, one Boeing 767-300(ER) operated by Ethiopian Airlines, one CRJ100 operated by Cemair. Eight CRJ200s are operated by Voyageur Airways, four DHC8-100s operated by Aircraft Leasing Services (ALS), 748 Air Services,Voyageur Airways and one DHC8-300 operated by Voyageur Airways. Aircraft Leasing Service