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Published on February 26th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 26/02/2015

Compiled by Trevor Buckley

Aircraft Update:

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”

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/air-new-zealand-1h2015-stronger-2h-fuel-gains-will-support-12-growth-for-strong-growth-mode-211152

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

Read more: http://www.anna.aero/2015/02/25/asias-top-15-airlines-drop-almost-300-routes-in-last-12-months/

Dubai hosts 100 key decision-makers from Europe’s travel industry

Read more: http://gulftoday.ae/portal/3982d4f0-45d8-43ce-befe-3d4566d9f4e1.aspx

Emirates airline urges U.S. to ignore subsidy claims

Read more: http://kfgo.com/news/articles/2015/feb/25/emirates-airline-urges-us-to-ignore-subsidy-claims/

Indonesia to freeze licences of airlines with less than 10 planes

Read more: http://www.daijiworld.com/news/news_disp.asp?n_id=299604

Jet Airways to lease three A330 freighters from Etihad?

Read more: http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/35451-jet-airways-to-lease-three-a330-freighters-from-etihad

Malaysia’s AirAsia X to cut costs, may defer plane deliveries: Acting CEO

Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/02/25/us-airasia-x-ceo-interview-idUSKBN0LT0B920150225

MEB3 carriers allocating around 6% of capacity to US routes; Emirates, Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways add eight new routes in 2014

Read more: http://www.anna.aero/2015/02/25/meb3-carriers-allocating-around-6-of-capacity-to-us-routes/

How Transavia’s ‘Forced’ Ambition To Grow Is Bringing Boeing Orders

Read more: http://seekingalpha.com/article/2951756-how-transavias-forced-ambition-to-grow-is-bringing-boeing-orders

Russian regulator revokes RusJet Air’s AOC

Read more: http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/35435-russian-regulator-revokes-rusjet-airs-aoc

Spanish ACMI specialist, Privilege Style, expecting maiden B777

Read more: http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/35454-spanish-acmi-specialist-privilege-style-expecting-maiden-b777

The Value of a Heathrow Slot

Read more: http://www.rte.ie/blogs/business/2015/02/25/the-value-of-a-heathrow-slot/

We intend to pay everyone, unlike Kingfisher: Ajay Singh

Read more: http://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/we-intend-to-pay-everyone-unlike-kingfisher-ajay-singh-115022500573_1.html

Wizz Air finally gets its wings in London listing

Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/banksandfinance/11434476/Wizz-Air-finally-gets-its-wings-in-London-listing.html

30-Second Interview ‒ Kevin Burke, President and CEO, Airports Council International-North America

Read more: http://www.anna.aero/2015/02/24/30-second-interview-%E2%80%92-kevin-burke-president-and-ceo-aci-north-america/

Irish Aviation News:

Aer Lingus annual returns confirm IAG offer is bargain basement price

Read more: http://www.labour.ie/press/2015/02/24/aer-lingus-annual-returns-confirm-iag-offer-is-bar/

Aer Lingus: Government statement adds new twist to ongoing saga 

Read more: http://www.merrion-capital.com/market-news/aer-lingus-government-statement-adds-new-twist-to-ongoing-saga.html

Aer Lingus sale: ‘Rejection of IAG offer gombeen politics at its worst’ – CityJet boss

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/aer-lingus-sale-rejection-of-iag-offer-gombeen-politics-at-its-worst-cityjet-boss-31021049.html

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

Read more: http://www.aviationtoday.com/av/topstories/Borealis-Alliance-Upping-ATM-Efficiency-through-Free-Route-Airspace_84317.html#.VO4XC_msV0k

British regulator may be key for IAG in Aer Lingus takeover bid

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/british-regulator-may-be-key-for-iag-in-aer-lingus-takeover-bid-1.2117647

Carey outlines stance on IAG offer

Read more: http://www.clarechampion.ie/carey-outlines-stance-on-iag-offer/

CityJet Chairman says Government rejection of IAG offer is “gombeen politics at its worst”

Read more: http://www.newstalk.com/CityJet-Chairman-says-Government-rejection-of-IAG-offer-is-gombeen-politics-at-its-worst

Exceptional items depress Aer Lingus 2014 results

Read more: http://atwonline.com/finance-data/exceptional-items-depress-aer-lingus-2014-results

Future of Dublin-based CityJet in the air as CEO Christine Ourmieres-Widener departs

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/future-of-dublinbased-cityjet-in-the-air-as-ceo-christine-ourmiereswidener-departs-31022723.html

Geological airborne survey back in skies over Westmeath, Longford and Roscommon 

Read more: http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2015/02/25/4035983-geological-airborne-survey-back-in-skies-over-westmeath-longford-and-roscommon/#sthash.qgpHLGw8.dpuf

Gombeen politics’ is at play, claims CityJet founder

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/gombeen-politics-is-at-play-claims-cityjet-founder-31023355.html

IAG ‘could turn hostile’ on €1.4bn Aer Lingus bid

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/iag-could-turn-hostile-on-14bn-aer-lingus-bid-31023344.html

IAG deal isn’t off the table – Minister for Finance

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/economy/iag-deal-isn-t-off-the-table-minister-for-finance-1.2116819

IASS pensions settlement causes pre-tax loss at Aer Lingus

Read more: http://www.ipe.com/countries/ireland/iass-pensions-settlement-causes-pre-tax-loss-at-aer-lingus/10006837.article

Irish Business Aviation Association (IBAA) launch

Read more: http://www.blueskyexecutiveaviation.co.uk/issue_309/Irish_Business_Aviation_Association_launch.htm

Labour TDs to meet tomorrow over Aer Lingus takeover bid

Read more: http://www.rte.ie/news/2015/0224/682378-aer-lingus/

Ourmières-Widener steps down from Cityjet

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/ourmi%C3%A8res-widener-steps-down-from-cityjet-1.2117282

Qantas Returns to Profit Aided by Joyce’s Cuts, Cheaper Oil

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-02-25/qantas-returns-to-profit-aided-by-joyce-s-cost-cuts-cheaper-oil

SIPTU president sees no possibility of backing IAG bid

Read more: http://www.rte.ie/news/business/2015/0225/682677-noonan-bloomberg/

Waypoint Leasing delivers two helicopters to Caverton

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/waypoint-leasing-delivers-two-helicopters-to-caverton-1.2117190

Willie O’ Dea calls on government to rule out Aer Lingus sale 

Read more: http://www.live95fm.ie/news/willie-o-dea-calls-on-government-to-rule-out-aer-lingus-sale/21453

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

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In Conversation with Kell Ryan Q and A part 1

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In Conversation with Kell Ryan Part 2: Taking off

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In Conversation with Kell Ryan Q and A part 2

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In Conversation with Kell Ryan Part 3: Full throttle ahead

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In Conversation with Kell Ryan Q and A part 3

http://youtu.be/i0tG1bQnS88

Kenny Jacobs, Chief Marketing Officer, Ryanair: Re-branding Ryanair

http://youtu.be/u-9bR6lmT5Q


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