Published on February 26th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 26/02/2015
Compiled by Trevor Buckley
EI-EYO Airbus A330-243 c/n 494 Azul Linhas Aéreas Ferried Bordeaux-Lake Charles 24/02/15 in all white colours to become PR-AIU.
F-WTDT Boeing 737-8AL/W c/n 35071 Latecoere Aeroservice Ferried Shannon-Montpellier 25/02/15 in all white colours ex 5Y-KYC.
OE-IDS Airbus A320-232 c/n 1613 Ames Camo Ferried Shannon-Woensdrecht 23/02/15 in . Primer and all white tail arrived 21/02/15.
VP-CME Boeing 767-231(ER) c/n 22567 Mid East Jet To Transaero Engineering 23/02/15.
Global Aviation News:
Air New Zealand 1H2015: stronger 2H fuel gains will support 12% “strong growth mode”
Asia’s Top 15 airlines drop almost 300 routes in last 12 months but start over 550; AirAsia only one not to drop any routes
Dubai hosts 100 key decision-makers from Europe’s travel industry
Emirates airline urges U.S. to ignore subsidy claims
Indonesia to freeze licences of airlines with less than 10 planes
Jet Airways to lease three A330 freighters from Etihad?
Malaysia’s AirAsia X to cut costs, may defer plane deliveries: Acting CEO
MEB3 carriers allocating around 6% of capacity to US routes; Emirates, Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways add eight new routes in 2014
How Transavia’s ‘Forced’ Ambition To Grow Is Bringing Boeing Orders
Russian regulator revokes RusJet Air’s AOC
Spanish ACMI specialist, Privilege Style, expecting maiden B777
The Value of a Heathrow Slot
We intend to pay everyone, unlike Kingfisher: Ajay Singh
Wizz Air finally gets its wings in London listing
30-Second Interview ‒ Kevin Burke, President and CEO, Airports Council International-North America
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus annual returns confirm IAG offer is bargain basement price
Aer Lingus: Government statement adds new twist to ongoing saga
Aer Lingus sale: ‘Rejection of IAG offer gombeen politics at its worst’ – CityJet boss
AWAS to acquire portfolio of four narrowbody aircraft from BOC Aviation
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/21881
Borealis Alliance: Upping ATM Efficiency through Free Route Airspace
British regulator may be key for IAG in Aer Lingus takeover bid
Carey outlines stance on IAG offer
CityJet Chairman says Government rejection of IAG offer is “gombeen politics at its worst”
Exceptional items depress Aer Lingus 2014 results
Future of Dublin-based CityJet in the air as CEO Christine Ourmieres-Widener departs
Geological airborne survey back in skies over Westmeath, Longford and Roscommon
‘Gombeen politics’ is at play, claims CityJet founder
IAG ‘could turn hostile’ on €1.4bn Aer Lingus bid
IAG deal isn’t off the table – Minister for Finance
IASS pensions settlement causes pre-tax loss at Aer Lingus
Irish Business Aviation Association (IBAA) launch
Labour TDs to meet tomorrow over Aer Lingus takeover bid
Ourmières-Widener steps down from Cityjet
Qantas Returns to Profit Aided by Joyce’s Cuts, Cheaper Oil
SIPTU president sees no possibility of backing IAG bid
Waypoint Leasing delivers two helicopters to Caverton
Willie O’ Dea calls on government to rule out Aer Lingus sale
Irish Aviation Research Institute ™ Blog Posts:
All Hallows College student launches new research study in aviation human factors: http://bit.ly/1vkzwqn
Irish Business Aviation Association (IBAA) officially launches at Future of Business Aviation Conference: http://bit.ly/1CZGFSl
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 23-01-15: http://bit.ly/1JqYxGN
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 06-02-15: http://bit.ly/1DJvjRy
Irish carrier Ryanair announced 34 new routes in January: http://bit.ly/1zYKCsC
Irish Aviation Twitter List™ Revised and Updated 7th February: http://bit.ly/IvEsHB
The questions politicians didn’t ask IAG CEO Willie Walsh : http://bit.ly/1Eqm7C4
To date 22 new routes announced to start from airports in Ireland & Northern
Ireland in Winter 2014 & Summer 2015: http://bit.ly/184jYkL
Your 2015 Irish Aviation Events guide: http://bit.ly/R1FWN7
Tweets of the day:
@Boeing The Export-Import Bank helps companies like Boeing and our 15,000+ U.S. suppliers sell American-made products overseas #ExIm4Jobs.
@Boeing Each day Congress fails to pass a long-term Ex-Im bill makes it harder for companies to sell American-made goods overseas #ExIm4Jobs.
@Domhannigan NOT opposed in principle to sale of the Aer Lingus 25% – the issue of privatisation was settled by FF. The issue is the TERMS of any sale.
@drivetimerte ‘Willie Walsh and Stephen Kavanagh outlined their plan for the growth of Aer Lingus within IAG group’ Jack O’Connor @SIPTU.
@JMulliganIndo Departure of Christine Ourmieres-Widener from @cityjet follows departure of CFO Michael Collins last year. Both are shareholders in airline.
@LunchtimeNT @geraldnash ‘I have received a number of emails from Aer Lingus staff asking me and Labour to accept this offer’.
@MartinaFitzg 8 labour TDs agree to table a motion re Aer Lingus at the party conference but will hold further meetings before agreeing the wording #rte.
@NiamhcMurphy German market is underserved in and out of cork say @CorkAirport @TourismIreland strategy #miicork3pillars.
@tomfelle Aer Lingus: “A deal isn’t off the table” Michael Noonan tells Bloomberg.
@TodaySOR ‘Our union was completely opposed to the Fianna Fáil privatisation of Aer Lingus, we campaigned and lobbied against it’ @owenreidy.
@UnaMullally In this Aer Lingus hooha, no one is really talking about the importance of indigenous ownership and therefore national pride in industry.
Today’s Video Picks:
In Conversation with Kell Ryan Part 1 Fasten your seatbelt
In Conversation with Kell Ryan Q and A part 1
In Conversation with Kell Ryan Part 2: Taking off
In Conversation with Kell Ryan Q and A part 2
In Conversation with Kell Ryan Part 3: Full throttle ahead
In Conversation with Kell Ryan Q and A part 3
Kenny Jacobs, Chief Marketing Officer, Ryanair: Re-branding Ryanair