Published on March 18th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 18/03/2015
Compiled by Trevor Buckley
Ethiopian Boeing 787 (from/to Heathrow) Friday 20th March 2015 ETH701 eta 13:25 etd 16:35.
A4O-BY Boeing 737-91MER c/n 44424 Oman Air Delivered Boeing Field-Keflavik-Shannon-Muscat 16-18/03/15.
EI-DSR Airbus A320-214 c/n 3502 Air Berlin Ferried Rome FCO-Dublin 17/03/15 to become D-ABZC.
Global Aviation News:
Air France-KLM Digging The Hole Deeper For Boeing And For Itself
Airline market forecast: Now and the year ahead
Air Zimbabwe seeks $260 million capital injection
American Airlines soars from bankruptcy to S&P 500 club
Austrian Airlines focuses on leisure marker for summer 2015
Casablanca Airport to break 8m for the first time in 2015; RAM commands 65% of weekly seats
Emirates airline says will rebuff U.S. allegations, seeks apology
Etihad CEO cites airline’s smarter growth path
Istanbul New Airport to stage first major international event on emerging mega-hub
Lufthansa CEO says open to new partnerships if they make profits
Lufthansa Group CEO warns of ‘oligarchy’ of Gulf carriers
Monarch Airlines prepares for reduced summer schedule from five UK bases as fleet is cut by eight aircraft and charter flights end
Navigating the skies and DC
Oil decline a $4.5B windfall for THIS airline: CEO
Read more: http://www.cnbc.com/id/102511354#
Opinion: The Playing Field Has Always Been Uneven
Open Skies is a Model of Success, Says Etihad Airways President and Chief Executive Officer
Open Skies pact to survive Gulf subsidies dispute, says Boeing exec
Piketty hammers Norwegian founder on air
Qatar Airways CEO delivers key speech at ‘Art for Tomorrow’ conference
Qatar Airways hosted First oneworld Operations Control Conference
Irish Aviation News:
Avolon CFO: Untangling New Lease Accounting Rules
Form 38.5(b) Aer Lingus
IAG share price: Company to continue talks with Dublin over Aer Lingus bid
No details yet on when Ryanair will provide transatlantic flights
Progress on IAG’s Aer Lingus bid but unions remain ‘unconvinced’
Ryanair flying to ‘ghost airport’ partly to serve Spanish migrants
Ryanair: Next stop New York
Ryanair to serve Castellón Airport from Bristol and Stansted in S15; 24 Spanish airports now on network
Up to one-hour delay at Dublin Airport’s passport control, FOI documents show
WHY THE CITY & REGION NEEDS AN AIRPORT
Irish Aviation Research Institute ™ Blog Posts:
Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner to visit Dublin Friday 20th March 2015: http://bit.ly/1xbh6z0
Ryanair’s 10th brand new Boeing 737-800 enters service: http://bit.ly/19xdNaS
Tweets of the day:
@airkarp Boeing’s Conner: Aircraft demand not ‘slowing down,’ cites ‘growth in Asia’ & ‘millions of people moving to the middle class.’ #Aviation15.
@airkarp James Hogan says Etihad doesn’t get free fuel or free landing slots. ‘Shareholder loans & equity? Well, that’s business.’ #Aviation15.
@airkarp Boeing’s Ray Conner: Loss of Ex-Im ‘would impact 1.4 million jobs associated with our airplanes across the supply chain.’ #Aviation15.
@airkarp James Hogan: Gulf airlines ‘are separate, very different. We don’t lobby together. [Etihad’s] fiercest competitor is Emirates.’ #Aviation15.
@FreeEnterprise “Overall infrastructure [in the US] must improve in order for us to get our product out”- @Boeing Vice Chairman Raymond Conner. #aviation15.
@ghimlay “You will be surprised at how many [US] airports are knocking on our doors.” – Etihad CEO #Aviation15.
@KianiKress New day, new strike @lufthansa Pilots to shut down longhaul + Cargo on thursday.
@hharteveldt Many international #airlines that are now privately owned began as state-owned carriers, says @EtihadAirways CEO #aviation15.
@ZakenreisMag #KLM defers delivery of 2 Boeing 787 Dreamliners due to cash problems.
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