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Aer Lingus reconnects Dublin to Warsaw Chopin for Christmas Season

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                                                                   Aer Lingus to is to re-connect Dublin Airport to Warsaw Chopin to meet peak Christmas season demand on the route from 11th December 2021 to 8th January 2022 , operating twice weekly on Wednesdays and Saturdays using Airbus A320 aircraft. EIN362 departs Dublin Airport 1445 arrives Warsaw Chopin 1835 EIN363 departs Warsaw Chopin 1935 arrives Dublin Airport 2135 LOT Polish Airlines operates Warsaw to Dublin four times weekly and Ryanair Dublin to Warsaw Modlin six times weekly.  Aer Lingus previously served Dublin to Warsaw Chopin for many years. According to anna.aero the carrier had 137,000 seats on the route with a once-daily, year-round offering in 2010 . Irish Aviation Research Institute © 4 December 2021 All Rights Reserved

Ryanair Group adds 10 new Boeing 737 MAX as fleet grows to 35 aircraft

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                                                           The Ryanair Group added a further 10 new Boeing 737-8200 MAX aircraft to its fleet in November. Malta Air took the largest number of number of deliveries within the group with five aircraft in Ryanair colours.  The Ryanair Group took delivery of its first aircraft in June 2021, and to date has 35 aircraft. The aircraft are delivered to Dublin for post delivery modifications prior to positioning to its European bases in Bologna, London Stansted, Krakow, Milan Bergamo, Milan Malpensa and Warsaw Modlin for entry into service.  EI-HAY  Boeing 737-8200 c/n 65079 Ryanair Delivered Thursday 18th November EI-HAW  Boeing 737-8200 c/n 65078 Ryanair Delivered Tuesday 16th November EI-HAX  Boeing 737-8200 c/n 65080 Ryanair  Delivered Saturday 13th November SP-RZD Boeing 737-8200 c/n 62319 Buzz Delivered Wednesday 10th November SP-RZH Boeing 737-8200 c/n 62322 Buzz Delivered Wednesday 24th November 9H-VUH  Boeing 737-8200 c/n 62303 Malta Ai

Air Astana adds first new Irish Registered Airbus A321LR EI-KGG

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                                                                  Air Astana has taken delivery of its first new Irish registered Airbus A321LR EI-KGG msn 10421 ex D-AVZQ  the aircraft arrived at Nur- Sultan International Airport from the Airbus in Hamburg on Friday 3rd December.  President & CEO of Air Astana Peter Foster said "With its improved range, lower emissions and outstanding two-class configuration, including a 16 lie-flat seat Business Class cabin, the aircraft has proven to be immensely popular with customers and crews alike." The Airbus A321LR is powered by the Pratt & Whitney PW1133G, which reduce fuel consumption by 20%, maintenance costs by 5%, carbon emissions by 20% and noise levels by 50% compared with Boeing 757-200. The Airbus A321LR is configured with 16 lie-flat seats in Business class and 150 seats in Economy class, with all seats equipped with individual screens.  The Airbus A321LR fleet operates across the airline’s international network, wit

G-EIRH Airbus A321LR Aer Lingus UK positions to Manchester as New York JFK commences

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                                                                   Skyliner Aviation reported G-EIRH Airbus A321-253NX msn 10319 Aer Lingus UK was registered at Dublin on 30th November formerly EI-LRH. The aircraft positioned Dublin to Manchester on 2nd December as EUK980 prior to entry to service next day as as EUK9VK/44 to and from New York JFK. The first New York JFK on 1st December was operated by G-EILA Airbus A330-302 msn 1106 as EIN9VK/44. Aer Lingus Chief Strategy and Planning Officer Reid Moody said “Today marks a very important day for Aer Lingus, as we launch our first flights from the UK to the United States as we recover and expand our transatlantic network. It also marks another momentous moment for our new services from Manchester direct to the US, with flights to Orlando set to depart on their inaugural service on 11th December. Our New York and Orlando routes follow the launch of our new direct flights to Barbados on 20th October, which will run until April 2022, befor