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ASL Airlines Ireland Boeing 737-400F Transferred to West Atlantic UK

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                                                                  German Aviation Website reported EI-STO Boeing 737-43Q(F) msn 28490 ASL Airlines Ireland was delivered Shannon to East Midlands on 12 August and is to be-registered as G-NPTH to West Atlantic UK.  EI-STH departed Shannon as 'ABR737P' at 2036 local arriving East Midlands 2134 local. The aircraft is owned by Vx Capital Partners, a market-leading lessor of 737-400 freighters, with a fleet of over 45 aircraft on lease to operators globally according to aircraft data website Planespotters.net . Image Credit: ASL Airlines Ireland  Irish Aviation Research Institute © 13 August All Rights Reserved

ASL Airlines Ireland Adds Fifth ATR72-600F for FedEx operation

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                                                                           ASL Airlines Ireland has taken delivery of its fifth ATR72-600F for operation on behalf of FedEx under ACMI contract operating from its European hubs at Liege (LGG) and Paris CDG (CDG). EI-GUR ATR72-212A(600F) msn 1727 ASL Airlines Ireland was delivered Toulouse to Shannon on 5th August July in full FedEx colours as 'ABR072P'.  The aircraft positioned Shannon to Paris CDG (CDG) on 12th August as 'ABR072P'. ASL Airlines is the largest ATR operator for FedEx outside North America. Image Credit: ATR Aircraft  Irish Aviation Research Institute © 13 August All Rights Reserved

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 8 August

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                                                                   Irish Commercial Aircraft Update  8 August :  https://bit.ly/3BOt0nS

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 8 August

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                                                                 Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 8 August : https://bit.ly/3Q8sipY

Delta Airlines introduces flagship eco-efficient Airbus A350-900 aircraft to Dublin

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                                                                                                                                                                                                 US carrier Delta Air Lines (Delta) introduced its flagship eco-efficient Airbus A350-900 aircraft between Dublin and Atlanta, effective from Tuesday 2 August with the first service operated by N575DZ Airbus A350-941 msn 282.  The A350 is an eco-efficient, sustainable clean-sheet aircraft designed to be a quieter, cleaner aircraft powered by RR Trent XWB-84 engines delivering 25% less fuel burn and CO2 emissions per seat. The quietest in its class the A350 has reduced its noise footprint by 50% vs previous generation aircraft as well as lowering NOx emissions. The A350's EPNdB (Effective Perceived Noise Decibel) is certified up to 21.4 below ICAO Chapter 4 noise requirements with its NOx (Nitrogen (di)Oxide) emissions up to 23% below CAEP/8 ICAO standards. The A350's 64.75m wing-span is de

SAS Connect (Ireland) adds 7th new Airbus A320neo to growing fleet

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                                                                           SAS Connect (Ireland) added its seventh new Airbus A320neo to its growing fleet with the delivery of EI-SIT Airbus A320-251N msn 10937 on Friday 5 August from Toulouse (TLS) to Copenhagen (CPH) as 'SZS 9150'.  SAS Connect has a fleet of 16 Airbus A320neo aircraft with a further five on order.  SAS Connect part of SAS Airlines Group exclusively operates flights on behalf of SAS Scandinavia and currently operates a fleet of 16 Airbus A320neo aircraft with bases in Copenhagen (CPH), London Heathrow (LHR) and Malaga (AGP).  In November 2021, SAS Ireland was rebranded as SAS Connect. Image Credit: SAS Connect  Irish Aviation Research Institute © 6 August All Rights Reserved

Emerald Airlines bases fifth ATR72-600 at Belfast City Airport

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                                                                  Emerald Airlines, exclusive operator of Aer Lingus Regional, has based a fifth ATR72-600 at its Belfast City Airport base ,effective from Monday 25th July. The aircraft operated a flight display at Bray Air Show as EAI2022P departing Dublin at 1549 returning at 1636, prior to departure to Belfast City.  In an LinkedIn Post Emerald Airlines stated "Today we welcomed our latest ATR72-600 to our Belfast fleet, striving to be the airline of choice for those traveling to and from Belfast. This allows us to increase the frequency of our flights in line with consumer demand."  EI-GZW ATR72-600 msn positioned Dublin to Belfast City as EAI31P on 24 August departing 1729 arriving 1757 local. The aircraft entered revenue service next day as EIN3650/51 to and from Edinburgh. Aer Lingus Regional operates from Belfast City Airport to Birmingham, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Exeter, Glasgow, Leeds Bradford, Manchester and Southampton.

EL AL Israel Airlines analyzing potential of new Tel Aviv-Dublin route

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                                                                  The EL AL CEO Dina Ben Tal Ganancia during the closing keynote address at APEX Expo Dublin held in May, shared EL AL’s intention to fly to Dublin Airport. In an LinkedIn Post EL AL CEO Dina Ben Tal Ganancia after attending the #Google Travel & Tourism Conference held recently in Tel Aviv said "The Abraham Accords have opened up various exciting possibilities, EL AL is analyzing the potential of new routes to Tokyo, Dublin and Melbourne". El Al Israel Airlines last operated to Dublin on 25 April 2020 as 4X-EDD Boeing 787-9 msn 63392 painted in "San Francisco / Las Vegas" special colour scheme operated a PPE Charter flight from Beijing.  Ireland Israel Business has led the tech community’s campaign for a direct flight since 2012. As Dublin is one of Europe’s hi-tech capitals, the potential of a new direct new flight could encourage new business ventures between the two countries, especially with Te

Air Astana appoints AVIAREPS as GSA for Irish Market

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                                                                Air Astana, the national airline of Kazakhstan, appointed AVIAREPS as General Sales Agent (GSA) for Irish market with immediate effect. Air Astana currently operates the route London Heathrow - Almaty three times a week and Frankfurt daily with connecting flights to the Central Asian capitals Tashkent, Bishkek and Dushanbe.  The carrier offers Interline agreements from Ireland with British Airways and Lufthansa through London Heathrow and Frankfurt hubs respectively. AVIAREPS local expert team in Ireland  will help Air Astana grow its presence in the Irish market and increase sales, providing  year-round sales, reservations and ticketing services for the carrier.  Air Astana Marketing and Sales Vice-President Adel Dauletbek, said “We started working with AVIAREPS in 2003 and AVIAREPS has since then been a strong and trusted partner. We are pleased to now also appoint them as our GSA in the United Kingdom and in Ireland. AV

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 2 August

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                                                                  Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 2 August: https://bit.ly/3cZr2qD

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 2 August

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                                                                   Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 2 August:  https://bit.ly/3zQKmPG