Showing posts from June 27, 2021

Pilatus PC-24 visits Ireland on demonstration tour

                                                                   The Swiss aircraft manufacturer Pilatus Flugzeugwerke Ag and its Irish distributor Oriens Aviation have showcased the brand-new PC-24 Twin Jet demonstrator aircraft in Cork, Dublin-Weston and Waterford airports over 10-11th June. This flagship aircraft registered HB-VQQ MSN 226 , often called the Super Versatile Jet for its unique ability to land on short and unimproved runways features touchscreen controls  in the cockpit, state of the art Advanced Cockpit Environment (ACE) with the latest enhancements on the avionics and upgraded controls for the cabin seats, designed in collaboration with the BWM Designworks. Pilatus have delivered more than 100 PC-24s to date and the fleet has clocked up over 33,500 hours. The aircraft has a capacity of 11 passengers with maximum payload of 2,500lb with a range of 2,000 nautical miles with an operating ceiling of 45,000ft. The aircraft is certified to operate from paved and unpaved

Emirates appoints Eimear McDonald as new cargo manager for Ireland

                                                                   Gulf global connector carrier Emirates has appointed one of the country’s most experienced air cargo professionals to the role of cargo manager for Ireland. Eimear McDonald will head up the Emirates SkyCargo division in the Irish market at a time when cargo is playing an increasingly important role in the airline’s business.   Jeffrey Van Haeften, VP Cargo Commercial Europe & Global Sales of Emirates SkyCargo said “As markets open up and our schedules build back to pre-Covid-19 levels, our Irish cargo division will continue to play a vital role in our business, which is good news for our customers, shippers and the Irish economy as a whole. The appointment of Eimear McDonald is a move that strengthens our highly experienced team on the ground in Ireland, which is led by country manager, Enda Corneille. She has exceptional expertise in the air cargo sector and will be a fantastic asset to our business, and our custom