Published on March 16th, 2015 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 16/03/2015
Compiled by Trevor Buckley
Ethiopian Boeing 787 (from/to Heathrow) Friday 20th March 2015 ETH701 eta 13:25 etd 16:35.
EI-FIE Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 44695 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 12/03/15.
EI-OZJ Airbus A300-622R(F) c/n 770 Air Contractors painted into Air Hong Kong colours ferried Dublin-Bahrain-Hong Kong 13/14-03/15 to become B-LDN.
OO-SSI Airbus A319-112 c/n 3895 Brussels Airlines Delivered Shannon-Brussels 13/03/15 ex SX-OAF.
Global Aviation News:
Air France’s Meeting With Labor Unions on Savings Plan Canceled
Air France-KLM struggling to reach profitability; long-term restructuring continues
Airbus, Boeing adjust strategies for A380, 757 replacements
AirAsia Happy for Airline Partners to Compete
Austrian Airlines launches medium-haul fleet renewal program
Austrian Airlines to replace Fokker fleet with E195s from Lufthansa CityLine
Brussels Airlines ‘back on track’ for profit in 2015: CEO
Czech operator Travel Service to lease a maiden B737-900(ER)
Do Airbus and Boeing Face Bubble Trouble?
Emirates Dishes Out the Hard Facts
Fastjet seeks South African investors to expand network
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/22155
Firm behind air tax cut call linked to airlines
Has The Pace Of Airline Consolidation Slowed?
‘I’ll hire Akbar Al Baker as my union advisor,’ jokes Lufthansa CEO
“I’m not afraid of anybody,” says Lufthansa boss”I’m not afraid of anybody,” says Lufthansa boss
Lufthansa needs a deeper overhaul: CEO
Lufthansa warns over cost pressure as profits fall sharply
Restrained Capacity Addition Is Key To Sustaining Airline Industry Profits
Russia’s Kolavia ends A320 operations
Unit revenue pressure could linger beyond 1Q2015 for US airlines as capacity creeps up
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus & G-Mac Foundation Partner to Make Dreams Come True
AerCap Studies 737 Max as Boeing Nears Sweep of Jet Lessors
Airport charges deal could end the Aer Lingus saga
Bjorn Kjos CEO Norwegian fears domestic competition from Irish carrier Ryanair
Bloom Takes Off with CityJet
Heathrow slots compromise could unlock BA-Aer Lingus deal
Holiday jet makes emergency dash to Shannon Airport after passenger falls ill
Kenny Jacobs, Chief Marketing Officer, Ryanair
Read more: http://www.atn.aero/analysis.pl?id=1574
Laser attack on rescue helicopter investigated
Monday interview: Alan Joyce, CEO, Qantas Airways
Northern Ireland loses out due to Air Passenger Duty tax, a report by MPs has claimed
Ryanair is first airline to operate from Spain’s Castellon Airport
TRAVEL Extra’s Sunday Supplement: 2020 vision at the launch of Stena Superfast Ten
Wright lands airport contract
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
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 14-03-15: http://bit.ly/1GQbj4U
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:
@AirlineFlyer Airlines: You cannot describe your economy seat as both “comfortable spacious” and “cozy.” It doesn’t work that way. #PaxEx
@CarolineHey For me it is about investing in customers and therefore investing in the brand says Kenny Jacobs CMO of @Ryanair #RWL15.
@Nicole_Frances Stand for one thing as a brand. “You can’t dance at every wedding.” Kenny Jacobs, Ryanair #RWL15.
@Potusob Kenny Jacobs – CMO Ryanair – amazing transformation from no brand strategy to success – kept it simple #rwl15.
@retailweek Ryanair CMO Kenny Jacobs: “We started off as Robin Hood but we did become the Sheriff of N’ham. Now we are back to Robin Hood.” #RWL15
@retailweek Ryanair’s Kenny Jacobs says loyalty schemes do not create loyalty. “Don’t crave brand love, likability is good enough for us.” #RWL15.
Today’s Video Picks:
Aer Lingus and the G-Mac Foundation
CNN’s Richard Quest explores the rebirth of airline Iberia which mirrors that of Spain’s overall economy.