EI-FXD was manufactured on 14th October 1991. She first joined Air Contractors, as it was called then, when she arrived in Dublin from San Antonio on 3rd July 2005. Her first scheduled flight was from Birmingham to Paris Charles De Gaulle on 7th July 2005. At 29.5 years, she has accumulated 35,730 hours and 38,898 landings.
After almost 16 years of service, Captain Peter Galovic, Engineer Colm Fitzgerald and I had the great privilege of taking her on her final voyage for ASL Airlines.
It is always sad when an aircraft leaves the fleet, but I am happy at least that she will continue to take to the skies on behalf of her new owner, Air North. May she have very many more happy landings!
Captain Alice Lipson