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Air Astana Registers first Embraer E190-E2 in Ireland

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                                                                   Kazakhstan's Air Astana has registered the first of its five Embraer 190-E2 aircraft in Ireland as part of the partnership agreement between the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) and Kazakh Civil Aviation Authority .  P4-KHA Embraer E190-E2 msn 19020012 was re-registered as EI-KHA at Almaty International on 20th October. The aircraft is painted in special "Snow Leopard" colours. The aircraft is in a two class configuration with 12 business and 96 economy class seats powered by Pratt & Whitney PW1919G engines. The Air Astana fleet consists of Boeing 767, Airbus A320, Airbus A320neo, Airbus A321, Airbus A321neo, A321neo LR, and Embraer E190-E2 aircraft.  Air Astana is a joint venture owned by the Samruk Kazyna Wealth Fund (51%) and BAE Systems PLC (49%).  Image Credit: Air Astana  Irish Aviation Research Institute © 6 November 2021 All Rights Reserved

Lauda Europe operates Belfast International charter flights

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                                                                   Ryanair ACMI carrier Lauda Europe operated two Belfast International charter flights during October for sporting events held in Belfast. This was the first operation of the airline to Belfast International during the summer the carrier operated a once-off flight from Belfast City Airport to Palma operating for Ryanair. 9H-LOT Airbus A320-232 msn 2522 (RYR335/334)operated a charter on 8th October from Venice Treviso for an Ulster vs Benetton Treviso in United Rugby Championship 2022 league. The aircraft positioned from and to Vienna to Venice Treviso as LDA333/336. Interestingly RYR335/4 is a flight number used on Ryanair's London Luton to Dublin route. 9H-LOR Airbus A320-214 msn 3206 (LDA9071/9072) operated a charter from Vienna on 24th October for Austria women's national football team for World Cup qualifier at Crusaders’ Seaview stadium returning to Vienna on 27th October. The Lauda Europe website states the

Ryanair Group takes delivery of seven Boeing 737-8200 aircraft in September

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                                                                  The Ryanair Group took delivery of seven Boeing 737-8200 aircraft in September with deliveries to subsidiaries to Buzz (Poland), Malta Air and Ryanair DAC. The first Boeing 737-8200 was delivered to Buzz on Friday 3rd September. Buzz is due to receive a total of 15 Boeing 737-8-200's from Ryanair's group order of 210 aircraft. Malta Air is due to receive a total of 17 Boeing 737-8-200's from Ryanair's group order of 210 aircraft. 9H-VUK   Boeing 737-8200 c/n 62321 Malta Air Delivered Friday 24 September in Ryanair colours registration EI-HGI not taken up 9H-VUG  Boeing 737-8200 c/n 65077 Malta Air Delivered Thursday 21 September in Ryanair colours registration EI-HAV not taken up EI-HGG   Boeing 737-8200 c/n 62316 Ryanair Delivered Thursday 16 September EI-HAT    Boeing 737-8200 c/n 65076 Ryanair Delivered Tuesday 15 September SP-RZC    Boeing 737-8200 c/n 62315 Buzz Delivered Wednesday 8th September SP-R

EI-DLJ Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair DAC Transferred to Ryanair UK as G-RUKF

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                                                                   The Ryanair Group has completed the transfer of EI-DLJ Boeing 737-8AS msn 33417 Ryanair DAC to Ryanair UK as G-RUKF on 4th November at London Stansted. EI-DLJ was delivered to Ryanair DAC on 28th March 2006.  The aircraft operated its last flight for Ryanair DAC on 2nd November as RYR2437 from Krakow (KRK) to London Stansted (STN). Ryanair UK is a  low-cost airline based at Stansted airport it commenced operations in March 2019 operating a fleet of six Boeing 737-800 aircraft. The airline is the UK subsidiary of the low-cost Irish airline group Ryanair Holdings, and a sister airline to Ryanair DAC, Buzz and Malta Air.  Irish Aviation Research Institute © 6 November 2021 All Rights Reserved