Ryanair (FR, Dublin Int'l) will again turn to Slovak ACMI specialist Air Explore (ED, Bratislava) for its surplus capacity requirements this summer ch-aviation has learned.

According to Air Explore, they will supply the Irish LCC with four aircraft this year: two B737-800s - OM-FEX (msn 28213) and OM-HEX (msn 30785) - configured with 189 all-economy class seats, and two B737-400s - OM-CEX (msn 25839) and OM-EEX (msn 26302) - configured with 168 all-economy class seats.

Ryanair currently operates 304 B737-800s on flights to 186 destinations spread throughout 30 countries in Europe and North Africa.