Published on March 10th, 2015 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 10/03/2015
Compiled by Trevor Buckley
D-AAAM Boeing 737-86N/W c/n 35216 Lufthansa Technik Rolled out of Eirtech Aviation Shannon in full Pegasus Airlines colours & Towed to Shannon Aerospace hangar 09/03/15.
D-AIPL Airbus A320-211 c/n 094 Lufthansa Airtest from Shannon Aerospace 09/03/15.
D-AIQN Airbus A320-211 c/n 209 Luftansa Ferried Frankfurt-Shannon 08/03/15 for Germanwings.
Global Aviation News:
Air New Zealand Boosts Network With New Aircraft Deliveries
Cut in passenger tax ‘would deliver £1bn boost’
Etihad Airways to Operate Daily Flights Between Abu Dhabi and Tehran
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/22044
European airlines urged to embrace more consolidation
flydubai 2014: profits maintained despite rapid growth in destinations. 2015 fleet to reach 50 737s
ISTAT: Airlines look at the market and explain differences between the past and today
ISTAT: Warning signs for airline industry
Jet-Order Boom at Risk? M&A Adviser Seabury Sees Warning Signs
Lufthansa counts on China venture to ward off Gulf rivals
Malaysia Jet’s Locator Battery Expired A Year Before Disappearance: Report
Norwegian: Almost all domestic flights in Scandinavia are cancelled on Tuesday
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/22065
QATAR AIRWAYS’ SECOND A350 XWB COMMENCES SERVICES TO FRANKFURT
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/22055
Southern Air Enhances Capital Structure; Positions for Growth
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/22062
Striking Norwegian Air pilots reject arbitration calls
Turkish Airlines orders four additional A330-200 Freighters
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/22064
Virgin Australia targets cost reduction, improved yields. A group strategy presents opportunities
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus to drop Boston service over Easter
BA’s Walsh bids to go back to his roots with takeover attempt of Aer Lingus
DAA staff to vote again in pensions
Dublin Airport taking off with a €20m expansion
Final Determination by Expert Panel on IASS: Daa/SAA pension dispute
FLY Leasing Acquires New Airbus A321-200
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/22048
Form 8.3 – Aer Lingus Group plc
Govt would have more control of slots under IAG, says Aer Lingus chair
Indomitable O’Leary ready to fly higher and higher
London Luton Airport and VLM Airlines announce the return of the popular Waterford route
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/22060
Mistake to write off airport debt: TD
Rows and reduced fares: the history of Ryanair
Ryanair confirms it’s ‘considering’ transatlantic flights
VLM Crystal Clear on the Demand for Waterford Flights
VLM to operate services from Waterford Airport to Luton and Birmingham
Irish Aviation Research Institute ™ Blog Posts:
GA Telesis UK Airbus A321s Re-Delivered through Dublin: http://bit.ly/1EY0ufa
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 07-03-15: http://bit.ly/1wdR90L
New routes for Dublin Airport For Summer 2015: http://bit.ly/1wOXGjj
Ryanair takes delivery of nine Boeing 737-800’s increasing fleet to 306 aircraft: http://bit.ly/193dOmu
Twitter Who To Follow in Ireland’s Aviation, Tourism and Travel Industries: http://bit.ly/IvEsHB
Tweets of the day:
@airkarp Boeing VP-marketing Randy Tinseth: 95% of routes flown by 757 will be able to be served by 737 MAX 9. #ISTATAmericas.
@airkarp Spirit CFO T. Christie: ‘We’ve got low fuel in a growing economy…When fuel is low, you’re usually in some kind of recession.’ #ISTATAmericas.
@airkarp Seabury CEO John Luth: While 85% of transatlantic capacity is operated by alliances, 85% of that capacity is operated by JVs. #ISTATAmericas.
@airkarp Seabury Group CEO John Luth: airline joint ventures are ‘supplanting global alliances.’ #ISTATAmericas.
@Kenny_Jacobs @DublinAirport 2 passport desks open with 350+ people queuing. This is still a problem. It’s not like this can’t be planned. Bad for biz.
Today’s Video Picks:
Career Zoo 2015: Ravindra Simhambhatla, CTO – Aer Lingus
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