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Emirates Airlines special ‘United Arab Emirates 50’ livery painted Boeing 777-300(ER) visits Dublin Airport

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                                                                   Emirates is marking the UAE’s 50th anniversary by unveiling special liveries on A6-EVG Airbus A380-800 and A6-EPO Boeing 777-31H(ER) commemorating the nation’s Golden Jubilee. The aircraft will be emblazoned with a bespoke ‘United Arab Emirates 50’ design, denoting the Golden anniversary of Emirates’ home and hub, the UAE. The new 50th themed decals wrap both sides of the aircraft fuselage in Arabic and English. A6-EPO Boeing 777-31H(ER) msn 42334 Emirates Airlines visited Dublin Airport on Thursday 16th September operating UAE161/2 to and from Dubai arriving 1136 local depating 1431 local. The design utilises ‘Emirates’ in the original livery to complete the UAE’s name, denoting the airline’s pride at being a part of the nation’s journey and progress. Emirates has been carrying the UAE’s ambitions, values and inspiring success story across every corner of its network, as it literally flies the nation’s flag around the

British Airways A320Neo in Better World livery visits Dublin Airport

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                                                                 This week on Tuesday 14th September the first visit of the British Airways Airbus A320neo G-TTNA msn 8108 in Better World livery to Dublin Airport occurred. The aircraft was operating BAW838 touching down at 1950 local and departing next day as BAW831 at 0751 local. Earlier the same day the aircraft made history operating BAW1476 from London Heathrow to Glasgow Airport , became the airline’s first ever passenger flight to be powered directly by sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), with the remaining emissions produced by the flight offset. The airline teamed up with Heathrow, air traffic service provider NATS, fuel giant bp, Glasgow Airport and Airbus to operate the short carbon neutral flight. The aircraft was ferried from London Heathrow to Ostrava for painting on 25th August as BAW9271 returning on 6th September as BAW9272. According to Flightradar24 the aircraft has been deployed on a mix of domestic and medium haul route

Aer Lingus Restores Dublin to Toronto route connectivity

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                                                                Aer Lingus has restored connectivity on its Dublin to Toronto with effect from Friday 17 September after a pause of 18 months due to the global pandemic, becoming the fifth destination to be served in North America from its Dublin Hub. The service will initially operate twice weekly till the 23rd September and then increases to four flights per week until 17th December and daily for Christmas. Aer Lingus Chief Customer Officer Susanne Carberry said "At long last we are re-establishing our direct service to Toronto and can once again connect families, friends and businesses across the Atlantic. This is an important milestone in the recovery of our business and will no doubt be very meaningful to those with Irish-Canadian connections." Dublin Airport and Toronto Pearson airports welcomed resumption of the service in tweets.  The first service EIN127 was operated by EI-LRC Airbus A321-253NX MSN 8965 departing Dublin