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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Learjet

Last month
February 2023
# Government Jet
State looking to buy a new ten-seater Government jet that can travel long-haul
Micheál Martin says there has been ‘serious issues’ with the current Learjet.
Last year
# jet
The Government has been advised to hire private jets to replace its ailing Learjet
Aviation consultancy Altea has recommended the leasing of private aircraft.
# buy or lease
Buying a new Govt jet under consideration as current plane is 'nearing the end of life'
The Air Corps Learjet was purchased in 2004.
All time
# runaround
This plane is being dubbed the Honda Civic of private jets
It can be yours for €4.12 million. Check down the back of the couch.
# gonezo
That broken government jet has FINALLY been sold off
The Gulfstream IV had been out of action since last summer.
# Jetting Off
Use of Government jets for EU-related trips doubles during Ireland's presidency
20 trips were made between Ireland and either Brussels or Strasbourg in the first five months of the year.
# Nyeewwwww!
Government to sell 32-year-old plane... which might not fly any more
The government is seeking tenders to sell off a Beechcraft Super King Air 200 – with “no warranty” on its condition.
# Air Ambulance
100 days after abandoned transplant, Meadhbh McGivern returns home
The Government Learjet is deployed to London to return Meadhbh McGivern home after her liver transplant in London.
# Transplant
Meadhbh McGivern out of surgery after liver transplant
King’s College Hospital has confirmed that the 14-year-old Leitrim girl has undergone a liver transplant operation.
# Transplant
At last: Meadhbh McGivern in London for long-awaited transplant
The government’s Learjet brought Meadhbh McGivern to London overnight; she is undergoing surgery there this morning.