Published on September 30th, 2018 | by Mark Dwyer


Ryanair take Delivery of Four New Aircraft in 1 Day

Yesterday, Saturday 30th September Ryanair took delivery of four new aircraft from Boeing, EI-GSH, EI-GSK, EI-GXG and EI-GXH. All four aircraft left in convoy from Boeing Field in Seattle (KBFI) with EI-GSK touching down first in Dublin at 21:57, EI-GXG at 22:30, EI-GSH at 22:49 followed shortly after by EI-GXH at 23:00. The previous day, EI-GSI and EI-GSJ were also delivered making a total of 6 new aircraft delivered to Ryanair this weekend. EI-GSF and EI-GSG were delivered earlier in the month arriving on 14th and 22nd respectively.

Two weeks ago Boeing released the image below on their Twitter feed showing five aircraft on the production line at Boeing. The total in service fleet with Ryanair now stands at 449 aircraft.

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Mark is an airline pilot flying the Boeing 737 for a major European airline. In addition he is also a Type Rating Instructor, Type Rating Examiner and Base Training Captain on the B737. Outside of commercial flying Mark enjoys flying light aircraft from the smallest 3 Axis microlights up to heavier singles. He is also an instructor and EASA Examiner on single engines and a UK CAA Examiner. He flies the Chipmunk for the Irish Historic Flight Foundation (IHFF). Mark became the Chairman of the National Microlight Association of Ireland (NMAI) in 2013 and has overseen a massive growth in the organisation. In this role he has worked at local and national levels. In 2015, Mark won ‘Upcoming Aviation Professional Award’ at the Aviation Industry Awards sponsored by the IAA. Mark launched this website back in 2002 while always managing the website, he has also been Editor and Deputy Editor of FlyingInIreland Magazine from 2005 to 2015.

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