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First Smartwings Boeing 737 MAX visits Dublin Airport

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                                                                   Smartwings first Boeing 737 MAX visited Dublin Airport on 20-22 December operating a transit flight. The aircraft OK-SWD Boeing 737-8 msn 43557 operated non stop from Punta Cana (PUJ) in the Dominican Republic to Dublin on 20 December as '3Z7603' arriving 2016 local after an 8 hour 32 minute flight according to Flightradar24. The aircraft departed Dublin on 22nd December to Kosice (KSC) as 'QS4307' at 1420 local. On 19 December the aircraft routed Katowice (KTW) to Ponta Delgada (PDL) to Punta Cana (PUJ) in the Dominican Republic for overnight.  Smartwings, a.s. (formerly Travel Service, a.s.)is a low-cost leisure Czech airline. The carrier is largest  airline in the Czech Republic and it operates scheduled and chartered flights, mainly to leisure destinations, and also wet and dry leases its aircraft to other airlines. It also owns 98% of Czech Airlines, and has subsidiaries in Poland, Hungary and Slova

SP-RZI, SP-RZK Boeing 737-8200 Delivered to Buzz

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                                                                   The Ryanair Group first Boeing 737 MAX deliveries of 2022 commenced on Wednesday 5th January with SP-RZI Boeing 737-8200 msn 62305, SP-RZI Boeing 737-8200 msn 62304 Buzz in full Ryanair colour scheme, increasing the group fleet to 43 aircraft. SP-RZI Boeing 737-8200 msn 62305 delivered Boeing Field to Dublin as 'RYS82I' arriving 1824 local. SP-RZK Boeing 737-8200 msn 62305 delivered Boeing Field to Dublin as 'RYS82K' arriving 1840 local. The Ryanair Group Buzz subsidiary Boeing 737 MAX fleet is currently spilt betweenn Krakow and Warsaw Modlin bases. Image Credit: Ryanair  Irish Aviation Research Institute © 8 January 2022 All Rights Reserved

Edelweiss connects Cork to Zurich for Summer 2022

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                                                                  Edelweiss a Swiss leisure airline, charter airline and the sister company of Swiss International Air Lines is to connect Cork to Zurich twice weekly on Mondays and Fridays using Airbus A320-200 aircraft in Summer 2022 effective from 15th April as part of a significantly expanded schedule. The carrier will operate 75 holiday destinations in 32 countries worldwide in its 2022 summer flight schedule. This is 13 destinations more than this summer, increasing the number of short haul flights has been increased by 16% compared to summer 2021 and inceasing long-haul programme by 185%. The carrier will resume service to North American destinations Tampa Bay (Florida), Denver, Las Vegas, Calgary and Vancouver . In Europe Bergen in Norway, Bilbao in Spain and Cork in Ireland added to the route network. Edelweiss operates a fleet of 10 Airbus A320-200s and 4 Airbus A340-300 aircraft. According to demand the carrier has flexibility