Published on March 19th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 19/03/2015
Compiled by Trevor Buckley
Ethiopian Boeing 787 (from/to Heathrow) Friday 20th March 2015 ETH701 eta 13:25 etd 16:35.
EI-DSR Airbus A320-216 c/n 3502 Air Berlin Delivered Dublin-Dussledorf 18/03/15 to become D-ABZC.
G-JZHB Boeing 737-86N/W c/n 28623 Jet2 Registered at Shannon 17/03/15 and Ferried Shannon-Bournemouth 18/03/15 in all white colours for paint ex D-AHFS.
N457XJ Saab 340B c/n 340B-457 Waterview Management Group LLC Ferried Rekyjavik-Shannon-Marseille 18/03/15.
OY-VKS Airbus A320-214 c/n 1954 Thomas Cook Belgium Ferried Dublin-Shannon 18/03/15 for paint prior transfer to OO-TCW.
Global Aviation News:
Air France W15 Boeing 747-400 Operations as of 17MAR15
Air France Woes Reach Dutch Arm as KLM Halts 787s, Edmonton Plan
Air Madagascar brings the ATR 72-600 into its fleet
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/22214
Air Malta launches its summer 2015 schedule
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/22193
AVINCO awarded mandate by Gaztech Leasing LLC to remarket 4x B767-200ER
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/22220
Belgrade Airport, with resurgent Air Serbia, challenges the hub order in Central/Southeast Europe
Boeing Delivers First South Carolina-built 787-9 Dreamliner
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/22199
Boeing ecoDemonstrator 757 Flight Tests Focus on Aerodynamic Efficiency
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/22218
Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Receives FAA Approval for 330-Minute ETOPS
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/22221
Closer cooperation with tour operators
easyJet signs long term aircraft component maintenance and inventory management contract with AJW Group
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/22217
Egypt tightens visa rules for individual travellers
KLM Defers First Two Boeing 787 Deliveries and Cabin Crew Shortage
Stop trying to ground the Gulf airlines
Turkish Airlines’ 10th flight destination in the Italy is Bari
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/22191
Turkish Airlines’ 25th flight destination in Southern Europe is Porto
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/22209
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus bid may depend on UK watchdog, lawyers claim
Aer Lingus New York flights return early to satisfy St Patrick’s Day demand
Etihad willing to sell Aer Lingus stake to IAG
EU body approves grant for Irish ex-Lufthansa workers
Form 38.5 (b) – Aer Lingus Group Plc
Low-Cost Ryanair Plans US-Europe Flights And Its Competitors Better Watch Out
Namibia Tourism Banks On UK and Irish Tourists
Protesters block first Ryanair departure from Copenhagen
Ryanair One Step Closer to Going Long-Haul
Ryanair to Fly Across the Atlantic? Using Which Aircraft?
£1 billion CSeries plane order gives Shorts a lift
Irish Aviation Research Institute ™ Blog Posts:
Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner to visit Dublin Friday 20th March 2015: http://bit.ly/1xbh6z0
Ryanair launches new Dublin to Copenhagen service growing primary airport network: http://bit.ly/19AjDbn
Ryanair’s 10th brand new Boeing 737-800 enters service: http://bit.ly/19xdNaS
Tweets of the day:
@Blessoboy @_BusinessCorner absolutely ridiculous behaviour, Danish wages and prices are stupidlt high, hope @Ryanair help to bring them down.
@brehonisbest Trade Union position at Copenhagen airport seems to be 1530 Ryanair flight NOT blockaded. Departure depends on agreed procedures they say.
@brehonisbest CPH/Dublin flight now departed v late. Danish unions saying their action was to secure proper conditions for new Ryanair staff/base in CPH.
@e_russell US big 3 want the US govt to freeze new routes by ME3 to USA until a final decision made state support, @AmericanAir’s Parker. #aviation15.
@Finnair Sales for #FinnairA350 flights start on Apr 9. 1st longhaul in autumn to Shanghai, then PEK, BKK, HKG & SIN.
@hharteveldt “This is the golden age of US aviation” thanks to low fuel costs & low interest rates – Mark Shulte, Cowen and Co. #aviation15.
@hharteveldt @AllegiantTravel plans to become single-fleet #airline. Will focus on @Airbus A320/A319. Buh bye, 757s & MD-80s. #aviation15.
@JP_Biz Belfast-based Lagan Construction International has won two contracts for runway works at Heathrow worth an estimated £10m.
@winglets747 Cathay 747-400 B-HUG operated airline’s longest ever sector, 8,068nm (9,284 miles) from HKG to part-out facility in Sanford, Florida.
@ZakenreisMag #KLM will cancel some flights to Bangkok, Chengdu, Rio, Hangzhou, Nairobi, Shanghai, Xiamen & Toronto in May due to ongoing union talks.
Today’s Video Picks:
Airbus Voyager Refueling Tornados
Flyve med Ryanair? Har du ingen skam i livet, knægt? – DR Nyheder
General Aviation Association CEO’s Speak on Critical Issues
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Ryanair’s $15 Flights From USA To Europe | CNBC