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First Ryanair Boeing 737-8-200 EI-HEN touches down in Dublin

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                                                                Irish budget carrier Ryanair has taken delivery of the first of 210 Boeing 737-8-200 aircraft on order in contract valued at valued at over $22 billion at list pricing. The first aircraft registered EI-HEN Boeing 737-8-200 msn 62301 callsign 'Ryanair 82MO' was delivered Boeing Field to Dublin on Wednesday 16th June touching down 1759 local. The aircraft operated its first revenue on 23rd June from Dublin to London Stansted as RYR272 to be based in Stansted.   The Boeing 737 8-200 aircraft is fitted with 197 economy class seats 4% more than the 737-800 with the airframe is 2.2 meters longer than the A320neo. The aircraft will be configured with Boeing Sky Interior,  LED lighting and larger pivoting overhead stowage bins delivering 16% lower fuel consumption per seat than the 737-800 aircraft with 5% lower operating costs than 737 MAX 8. Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary said “We are delighted to take delivery of our first n

Ryanair announces new Dublin to Agadir route

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                                                                    Irish budget carrier Ryanair to is launch a new route from Dublin to Agadir, Morocco commencing 5th November operating twice weekly on Fridays and Sundays using Boeing 737-800 aircraft. According to the Ryanair online booking engine the flight will be operated by an Agadir based aircraft.  This will be Ryanair's second Moroccan route from Dublin with carrier operating to Marrakesh twice weekly from 18th July. Ryanair is filing an market opportunity following Air Arabia ceasing operations on the Dublin route on 2nd November 2020. Irish Aviation Research Institute © 3 July All Rights Reserved

Aer Lingus Airbus A321LR EI-LRF Delivered

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                                                             Aer Lingus has taken delivery of its eighth and final Airbus A321LR leased from Air Lease. The aircraft registered EI-LRF msn 10264 named "St Gelasius / Giolla √ćosa" was delivered Hamburg Finkenwerder to Dublin on 21st June as 'EIN2395' landing 1712 local. The aircraft is configurated in 16 Aer Space business class and 168 economy class layout  powered by CFM International LEAP-1A33 engines. Aer Lingus has a total fleet of eight Airbus A321LR's in its fleet all leased from Air Lease Corporation (ALC). 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 Damian Bracken  Irish Aviation Research Institute © 3 July All Rights Reserved