Published on March 3rd, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 03/03/2015
Compiled by Trevor Buckley
D-ABBJ Boeing 737-86Q/W c/n 30286 Belavia rolled out Dublin 01/03/15 in full colours to become EW-438PA.
EI-RJZ RJ85 c/n E2326 Cityjet Ferried Dublin-Cologne 28/02/15 after storage.
LN-NOP Boeing 737-86N/W c/n 32655 Alrosa Air Ferried Shannon-Budapest 02/03/15 prior delivery to become EI-ECL.
OY-JZU ATR72-212A c/n 723 JetTime Ferried Dublin-Billund 27/02/15 after paint into basic SAS Airlines colours ex M-ABEV.
Global Aviation News:
Aerolineas Argentinas receives first of four new A330-200s on order
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/21941
Air Serbia records profitability in first full year of operation
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/21946
British Airways starts Seville service from London Gatwick
Emirates to commence daily service to Bali
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/21936
IAG 2014 profit leaps as Iberia improves
Jeddah wants to become world-class hub though progress opaque
JetBlue and Royal Air Maroc to Become Codeshare Partners
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/21944
Malaysia Airlines restructuring gathers pace as new leadership moves in
Malaysia Airlines to cut capacity lay off staff, amid restructure
MD-80s to be gone from American Airlines fleet by end of 2017
OPINION: Why the A380 is a Neo too far
Plane whizzes past power lines, lands safely in West Boca
This Boeing 787 is Just the Beginning for American Airlines
VLM Airlines to introduce Superjet in Q3 2016
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/21938
Irish Aviation News:
Aer lingus, €2.25: IAG’s Willie Walsh is to meet Irish government representatives this week to discuss govt concerns
Aer Lingus deal already done claims Dooley
Aer Lingus sale: ‘IAG bid vote of confidence’ – new boss Kavanagh
Aramark reveals 17 new jobs in West of Ireland after tech contract boost
Can Aer Lingus learn anything from Sabena’s demise: The Pat Kenny Show
Consideration of Aer Lingus’ long-term future must outweigh short-term benefits
Derry passenger speaks of ‘horrific’ landing experience
DIATA To Host Major Global Aviation Conference In Malahide
Form 38.5 (b) – Aer Lingus Group Plc
Look back, it’s Aer Lingus: Why can’t we hold on to what we create?
No justification for sale of Aer Lingus stake, says Fianna Fáil
Sale of Aer Lingus by Lucinda Creighton
SIPTU sceptical over Aer Lingus assurances
SMBC Aviation Capital posts profit of €190m
TDs and Siptu’s O’Connor say IAG deal has merits
Tech start-up of the week: Coindrum
Walsh can easily jump through remaining hoops to secure takeover
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:
@coolyourjets Really disgusted with @FineGael & @labour with their short sighted selfish motives for reelection not allowing an Aer Lingus sale to IAG….
@gavreilly SIPTU president Jack O’Connor now up. He’s met Willie Walsh and Stephen Kavanagh; he says there isn’t enough talk of short haul area. #lp15.
@KianiKress They never fail to surprise: @Ryanair to present Customer Charter & 2015 Always Getting Better Customer Initiatives tomorrow.
@starflyergold Lest we forget: Today 1000 days ago Berlin’s new airport BER was supposed to open.
@winglets747 Air Serbia, partially owned by Etihad, strongly notes profit was “audited by KPMG”.
@winglets747 Tim Clark: US carriers ignored globalization. “When the world started to knit together…where were the American carriers then?”.
@winglets747 Often the leader, this time Emirates follows Qatar Airways with service to Bali. Daily from 3 June. (Via @arun4)
@winglets747 Lee Moak makes bold claim Gulf carriers “aren’t adding passengers” but rather “stealing”. Let’s see his numbers.
Today’s Video Picks:
American Airlines “Going For Great”
Life begins at 40 – Ethiopian Airlines
Iran and Yemen sign aviation deal
Recreational drone use in Ireland – Capt Niall Cummins of the Irish Aviation Authority