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Emerald Airlines Takes Delivery Of 12th ATR72-600, plans further Belfast City base growth

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                                                                   Emerald Airlines, exclusive operator of Aer Lingus Regional, took delivery of its 12th ATR72-600 on Friday 8th July. The aircraft EI-HDI ATR72-212A(600) msn 1086 routed Exeter to Dublin as 'EAI72M', was formerly registered as 2-BKJS to Chorus Aviation. Emerald Airlines launched 2 new routes this week from George Best Belfast City Airport to Cardiff Airport operating five times weekly and Southampton International Airport operating daily and increased frequencies on Glasgow route, further reinforcing its presence as the largest airline at the city centre airport. Belfast City Airport Aviation Development Manager Ellie McGimpsey said "Aer Lingus Regional’s base at Belfast City Airport has been operational for just over 3 months and we are thrilled to already see expansion in both the number of routes served by the airline and the frequency of its services."  Emerald Airlines Head of Commercial CiarĂ¡n Smi

N277GX Airbus A321 GlobalX Airlines operates Shannon proving flight

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                                                                  On 26-29th June N277GX Airbus A321-231 msn 2480 GlobalX Airlines operating under callsign 'Gemini 902/3' carried out an FAA North Atlantic Tracks authorization proving flight to Shannon Airport routing Miami-Bangor-Keflavik-Shannon and returning on same routing.  The aircraft is operated in 183 seat configuration featuring 12 Business Class, 22 Premium Economy and 149 Economy class seats. Global Crossing is a U.S. 121 domestic flag and supplemental airline flying the Airbus A320 family aircraft, proving charter airlift for major airlines under ACMI (aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance), tour operators, professional and collegiate sports teams, casinos, and corporate groups. It will also operate direct to consumer charters under its own Part 380, charter airline serving the domestic market, Caribbean and Latin American markets.  The carrier  operates a fleet of 7 Airbus (A320) and 1 Airbus (A321) and Q3 plan