Irish ultra low cost carrier Ryanair has recently acquired a second Learjet 45 to support it’s growing operation across Europe, ahead of taking delivery of 180 new Boeing 737-800s from September 2014 onwards.

The Isle of Man aircraft register stated M-ABGV was registered on 9th June to Aviation Leasing (IOM) Limited, Tower House, Douglas, Isle of Man ex N589CH and C-FSDL. According to Flight tracking website M-ABGV uses Callsign ‘Ryanair 1’ and will be based in Milan Bergamo.

Interestingly it’s no longer possible to track it’s sister ship M-ABEU based in London Stansted on

The Learjet 45s are cost effective tools to move aircraft spare parts and flight crews around it’s 68 European bases in Europe at short notice.

According to Irish Spotter List the aircraft will be in Dublin today, Thursday 19th June, routing to and from Luxembourg, prior to returning to London Stansted.

M-ABGV is pictured at Manchester on Nick French Aviation Photography blog.

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