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EI-DUX in Air Mekong colours
Fri, Jul 2 2010 5:47 PM
The fourth and last Bombardier CRJ-900 (msn 15111) registered EI-DUX has been returned to Exeter following painting in Air Mekong colours at the Eirtech Aviation hangar in Dublin Airport. The aircraft had arrived on June 25 last in full MyAir colours and following a brief acceptance flight it returned to Exeter for final preparations on June 30. Paul Morris pictured... Read More...
D-ANNH to become EI-EZS with Meridiana Fly
Fri, Jul 2 2010 4:18 PM
The merger of Italian operators Eurofly and Meridiana produced the inevitable debate over what colour scheme the new venture, Meridiana Fly would adopt. The answer for new acquisitions at any rate would appear to be a neutral all white scheme as seen on former Blue Wings Airbus A320-232 registered D-ANNH (msn 1823). The aircraft has been painted by Eiretech Aviation... Read More...
Air Mekong to start opertions with 4 CRJ-900
Fri, Jun 25 2010 5:53 PM
Air Mekong is to enter the domestic Vietnamese market in October of this year with 4 Bombardier CRJ-900 aircraft. Utah based SkyWest is to take a minority shareholding in the new operation. All four aircraft previously operated with Italian operator MyAir which collapsed in July 2009. Three of the aircraft have been painted in Shannon by Eirtech Aviation and... Read More...
5N-VND delivered to Air Nigeria
Tue, Jun 22 2010 1:04 AM
Following painting at the Eirtech Aviation facility in Shannon and an engine Change at Air Atlanta Aero Engineering, Boeing 737-33V msn 29337 registered 5N-VND (hex 064074) was delivered to the latest reincarnation of Virgin Nigeria – Air Nigeria. The aircraft arrived in Shannon on May 27 last and was pictured above departing R24 for Palma on Tuesday last... Read More...
Eirtech Aviation to create 71 jobs in Dublin Airport
Thu, Jun 3 2010 11:52 PM
Eirtech Aviation announced today that it is to create 71 jobs in Dublin Airport. The company which was formed by a management buy out of Lufthansa Technik’s aircraft painting facility in Shannon already employs 65 in the Shannon facility. Eirtech’s Dublin operation has been established to cater for Dublin Aerospace’s need to have aircraft painting... Read More...
EI-DUU arrives in Shannon for paint
Tue, Jun 1 2010 2:31 PM
Former My Air Bombardier CRJ 900 EI-DUU arrived in Shannon this morning for painting with Eirtech Aviation. The aircraft, msn 15102 was delivered through Shannon to the ill fated Italian carrier in January 2007. In July last year, My Air had its AOC revoked over mounting financial problems. Sistership EI-DUY, msn 15112 arrived in Shannon on Tuesday last, May... Read More...
5N-VND in Air Nigeria colours
Tue, Jun 1 2010 12:54 PM
The Nigerian government announced yesterday, May 31 st that it was to inject a $3.3bn bailout into the country’s financially troubled airlines. Announced in March as a stimulus package for Nigeria’s power and manufacturing sectors the facility has now been extended to the country’s airline sector. Virgin Nigeria, started with the help of Sir... Read More...
EI-DJH arrives in Shannon for paint
Thu, Apr 15 2010 6:31 PM
When Italian airline MyAir collapsed in July 2009 it marked the failure of the first low cost carrier that year. Formed in 2004 by former Volare management the carrier was based at Bergamo airport in northern Italy and operated a fleet consisting of three Airbus A320 aircraft and four Bombardier CRJ 900. Yesterday, one of those Airbus aircraft, A320-212, registered... Read More...
F-OHJX reregistered as OO-SSC for Brussels Airlines
Fri, Apr 9 2010 6:42 PM
Airbus A319-112 msn 1086 has been registered as OO-SSC for its new operator Brussels Airlines. The aircraft arrived in Shannon on September 10 last in the colours of Saudi operator Kalaya following the collapse of the latter. The aircraft was painted in Brussels Airlines / Star Aliance colours by Eirtech Aviation and was test flown in the French registration... Read More...
LN-RMP in basic City Airline colours
Fri, Apr 9 2010 2:27 PM
Gothenburg based City Airline is shortly to take delivery of its third ex SAS McDonnell Douglas MD-87. The aircraft is currently registered LN-RMP (msn 53337) but will become SE-DMK once the Swedish operator takes delivery. The aircraft emerged from the Eirtech Aviation hangar in Shannon this week wearing the basic colours of City Airline. Sistership SE-DIU was... Read More...
N562SM becomes EI-IGS for Air Italy
Wed, Apr 7 2010 5:34 PM
The past week has seen a number of airliners added to the Irish register. The latest to feature is EI-IGS. The aircraft is B737-36N, msn 28562, formerly B-2979 with China Eastern. It arrived in Shannon as a “white tail” on December 10 last. In the interim it has been prepared at Air Atlanta Aero Engineering for its new life with Air Italy along with... Read More...
N561SM has become EI-IGR with Air Italy
Sat, Mar 27 2010 6:28 PM
Further to yesterday's post regarding the identity change of B737-36N N561SM (msn 28561), the aircraft emerged from the Eirtech Aviation hangar in Shannon today wearing marks EI-IGR. Read More...
N561SM in Air Italy colours
Fri, Mar 26 2010 4:02 PM
Parc Aviation's B737-36N registered N561SM (msn 28561) emerged briefly from the Eirtech Aviation paint hangar in Shannon this afternoon in Air Italy colours. The aircraft (all white) arrived in Shannon from Ankara on December 2 last following handback to the lessor from China Eastern with whom it had been registered B-2978. Prior to entering the Eirtech hangar... Read More...
4th and final Aer Arann ATR, EI-REP rolled out in Aer Lingus Regional colours
Fri, Mar 26 2010 3:35 PM
The fourth and final Aer Arann ATR72 to wear Aer Lingus Regional colours was rolled out from the Eirtech Aviation paint hangar at Shannon Airport this afternoon. The aircraft is registered EI-REP, msn 797 and now named "St. Finnian". Shortly before 3pm the aircraft departed Shannon for Dublin as the REA 100M. Pictured above the aircraft is pictured... Read More...
OK-TVN delivered to Travel Service
Tue, Feb 16 2010 3:29 PM
Ex Globespan B737-8BK, msn 29643 was delivered to Czech operator Travel Service today. The aircraft was painted at the Eirtech Aviation hangar in Shannon and now wears Czech registration OK-TVN (hex code 49D109 ). OK-TVN was pictured above on Friday last. It departed Shannon just before 3.30pm this afternoon as TVS738. Read More...
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