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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 16 May

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                                                                  Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 16 May: https://bit.ly/3wdKvuK

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 16 May

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                                                                   Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 16 May: https://bit.ly/3FMs5o6

Emerald Airlines Expands ATR72-600 fleet as network grows

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                                                                   Emerald Airlines, operator of the Aer Lingus Regional network franchise, have taken delivery of their eighth ATR72-600 aircraft as the carrier plans to have a fleet of 12 in service by July, adding frequencies to its existing route network from its Belfast City (BHD) and Dublin (DUB) bases.  EI-GZV ATR72-212A(600) msn 1471 was delivered Exeter to Dublin on 27th April in full Aer Lingus colours named 'St Colgan / Colchu'. The aircraft entered revenue service on 3rd May from Dublin (DUB) to Leeds (LBA) as EAI91NM/LB according to Flightradar24.com data. According to Planespotters.net the aircraft was formerly registered as 2-CGCA to Chorus Aviation.  Irish Aviation Research Institute © 15 May All Rights Reserved

Boeing delivered seven 737MAX-8200 to Ryanair in April

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                                                                 The Ryanair Group took delivery of six seven new Boeing 737max-8200 aircraft in April with six aircraft Ryanair DAC (Ireland) and one for Polish subsidiary Buzz, increasing group fleet total to 66 aircraft.  The Ryanair Group has based its Boeing 737-8200 fleet across European bases in Bologna, Brussels Charleroi, Budapest, Dublin, Krakow, London Stansted, Manchester, Milan Bergamo, Milan Malpensa, Paris Beauvais and Warsaw Modlin.  EI-HMT Boeing 737-8200 Ryanair c/n 65892 Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 01/04/22 (Aircraft Number 60) - Based London Stansted. EI-HMV Boeing 737-8200 Ryanair c/n 65891 Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 01/04/22 (Aircraft Number 61)  - Based London Stansted. EI-HMW Boeing 737-8200 Ryanair c/n 65890 Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 08/04/22 (Aircraft Number 62) - Based Manchester. EI-HMX Boeing 737-8200 Ryanair c/n 65891 Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 13/04/22 (Aircraft Number 63) - Based London Stansted

Hibernian Airlines signs contract with ITA Airways

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                                                                   Air Nostrum's Irish subsidiary Hibernian Airlines has signed an ACMI (Aircraft, Crew, Maintenance and Insurance) contract with Italian carrier ITA Airways to operate an 100-seat Mitsubishi CRJ1000 from Milan Linate commencing in June on its domestic and European network to Bari, Brussels, Brindisi, Catania, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Palermo and Rome Fiumicino. Hibernian Airlines is based in Dublin with operational bases in Hamburg (HAM) and Valencia (VLC) operating a fleet of 3 Mitsubishi CRJ1000 aircraft with one aircraft parked at present. Image Credit: Air Nostrum  Irish Aviation Research Institute © 15 May All Rights Reserved

Ryanair returns to Klagenfurt, launches new Dublin route for Winter Ski Season

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                                                                 Irish budget carrier announced it is returning to Klagenfurt (Austria) for Winter 2022/23 commencing 30th October launching new routes to Brussels Charleroi (2 weekly) , Dublin (2 weekly), London Stansted  (2 weekly) and Manchester (weekly).  Ryanair expects strong demand and a large number of ski tourists from England and Ireland who spend their winter holidays in the Carinthian ski areas. Klagenfurt will be the carrier's second Austrian destination to be served from Dublin. In Winter 2018/19 its sister carrier Laudamotion (Lauda Europe) operated Dublin to Innsbruck route .  Klagenfurt Airport Managing Director Maximilian Wildt stated "We are pleased to have gained a very good and fast-growing partner in Ryanair. This is an essential building block in the further successful development of the airport. After consistent preparatory work, this is the visible trend reversal in passenger numbers for Klagenfurt Airpor

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 3 May

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                                                                   Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 3 May :  https://bit.ly/3s7APzB

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 3 May

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                                                                            Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 3 May :  https://bit.ly/3vMopiV

Air Horizont plans Zaragoza-Dublin June Bank holiday weekend charter flight

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                                                                  Maltaese carrier Air Horizont plans to operate a series of European weekend charter flights from Zaragoza to Berlin (29th April-2nd May), Rome (6th-8th May), Porto (27th-29th May) and Dublin (3rd-5th June), utilizing its Boeing 737-400 capacity prior to aircraft re-deployment for the summer season. The initiative was to test new packages post pandemic and to generate new experiences for locals very accustomed to visiting Spanish cities, but whom did not have time to travel to European destinations at weekends. Air Horizont CEO Juan Luis Díez said "These flights from Friday to Sunday are a way to take advantage of weekends with attractive destinations that have never had direct sales in Zaragoza. In the time it takes to go to Salou, you go to another place like Dublin” The Dublin charter will operate on Friday 3rd HAT1208 departs Zaragoza 15:00 arriving Dublin 16:25 and return on Sunday 5th June HAT1207 departs Dubl