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Ireland's Supply Chain enhanced by new Cargolux service to Shannon Airport

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                                                                    Ireland's global supply chain has been enhanced boosted by Luxemburg based Cargolux adding Shannon to its global network in response to growing customer demand. The inaugural flight landed at Shannon Airport on 9th June directly from Seattle was operated by LX-VCH Boeing 747-8R7F msn 35821. The weekly frequency is routed Los Angeles - Seattle - Shannon - Luxembourg operated by Boeing 747-400F or Boeing 747-8F aircraft. Cargolux’s Executive Vice-President Sales & Marketing Domenico Ceci said "This new frequency is a welcome development for Cargolux to connect with its global customers and expand services in the area. Shannon is a thriving commercial gateway, and we look forward to building our partnerships in the region". Shannon Group CEO Mary Considine said “We welcome the announcement by cargo operator, Cargolux. Cargolux has been operating ad hoc flights into Shannon for several years and this regu

9H-VVA Boeing 737 MAX 8-200 Malta Air Enters Revenue Service

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                                                                The 73rd Boeing 737 MAX delivered to the Ryanair Group 9H-VVA Boeing 737 MAX 8-200 msn 65894 Malta Air in Ryanair colours on 15 May entered revenue on 23 June from Dublin (DUB) to Hamburg (HAM) as RYR8511/2. According to Flightradar24 the aircraft positioned Dublin to Milan Bergamo as RYR990 on 23 June where the aircraft is now operating.  Malta Air operates a fleet of 148 Boeing 737-800 and Boeing 737 MAX 8-200 aircraft. To meet peak demand at Dublin the carrier has recently operating services on behalf of Ryanair DAC. The Ryanair Group has significantly expanded Boeing 737-8200 fleet operations across European bases with aircraft now based in Bologna, Brussels Charleroi, Budapest, Dublin, Krakow, London Stansted, Malaga, Malta, Manchester, Marseille, Milan Bergamo, Milan Malpensa, Paris Beauvais, Pisa and Warsaw Modlin.  Irish Aviation Research Institute © 26 June 2022 All Rights Reserved

EI-GEY Airbus A330-202 Aer Lingus Ferried Ciudad Real to Nimes

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                                                                    Germany aviation website Skyliner Aviation reported Aer Lingus Airbus A330-302, EI-GEY msn 441 named 'St Benan / Beineón' was ferried Ciudad Real to Nimes on 22 June. EI-GEY departed Ciudad Real (CQM) as 'EIN2544' at 1330 arriving Nimes (FNI) 1446 local. Aer Lingus currently operates a fleet of 10 Airbus A330-300 aircraft with its three A330-200 registered EI-DAA msn 397, EI-DUO msn 841, EI-GEY msn 441 are stored in Nimes according to website Planespotters.net. Irish Aviation Research Institute © 26 June 2022 All Rights Reserved

Aer Lingus to deploy new Airbus A320neo's predominantly on London Heathrow route

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                                                                   Aer Lingus announced that it has signed a lease agreement for two new Airbus A320neo aircraft. The new A320neos will support the airline’s sustainability programme where Aer Lingus, as part of IAG, has pledged to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050 and has committed to powering 10% of its flights using sustainable aviation fuel by 2030. EI-NSA msn 10712 EI-NSB msn 10786 named 'St Aodhan' , the two new A320neo aircraft were originally built by Airbus to be delivered to CDB Aviation for lease to Russian airline Smartavia in March but have now become available to Aer Lingus because of the ongoing sanctions against Russia. The two new aircraft will replace two previous generation aircraft, Airbus A320ceo, which will then be retired from the fleet. The A320neo aircraft are expected to enter into service towards the end of July 2022. The two new aircraft will join the Aer Lingus fleet for short haul operations a

Ryanair links Dublin to Asturias from 2 November

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                                                                  Irish budget carrier Ryanair announced that it will return to Asturias this winter season 2022/2023. The programme includes five new routes to Brussels Charleroi, Dublin, Düsseldorf Weeze, London Stansted and Rome FCO commencing 30 October with carrier expecting to carry 80,000 passengers. This is the largest offer of international flights in the history of the airport, as a result of its EU approved 'Connect Asturias' programme to 2026. In addition to the commitment made with the regional government under Connect Asturais' programme. Ryanair added two new routes that will connect Asturias with Dublin twice  weekly (Wednesday and Sunday) and London Stansted three times weekly (Monday, Tuesday and Saturday). Ryanair Commercial Director Jason McGuinness stated “We are happy to return to operate in Asturias from November with an exciting schedule that includes 5 new routes to must-see destinations throughout Eur

Emirates resumes its daily Airbus A380 service from Dublin to Brisbane via Dubai

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                                                                   Emirates Airlines’ recently  resumed its daily Airbus A380 flight on its Brisbane route for the first time since before the pandemic. The airline has announced a partnership with Brisbane Economic Development Agency (BEDA) to celebrate the opening up of international travel. The new partnership between Emirates and Brisbane Economic Development Agency is to promote the city and its extensive range of opportunities for tourists and business travellers alike.  Brisbane Economic Development Agency Chief Executive Officer Anthony Ryan said: “We’re thrilled to be partnering with Emirates to showcase Brisbane to the world. Brisbane has evolved to become a contemporary global city with diverse tourism experiences that reflect our lifestyle, personality, and natural beauty. As Australia’s nature capital, Brisbane is home to native wildlife and some of the world’s largest sand island and ancient rainforests. Together with new lu