Published on March 30th, 2015 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 30/03/2015
Compiled by Trevor Buckley
EI-EHH ATR42-300 c/n 196 Stobart Air Ferried Cardiff-Dublin 28/03/15 after wet-lease to Cityjet.
EI-EWR Airbus A330-202 c/n 330 Aer Lingus Delivered Manila-Dublin 28/03/15 for painting ex 9M-XAD.
EI-FIF Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 44696 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 28/03/15.
EI-REI ATR72-201 c/n 267 Stobart Air Ferried Dublin-Cardiff 28/03/15 on summer-lease to Cityjet with titles.
Global Aviation News:
AEA: European airline consolidation has run into a wall of regulator impediments
China’s Lucky Air hopes for greater fortune with LCC model. 70 aircraft and widebodies by 2020
Could Boeing’s Next Big Jet Come From a 3D Printer?
Dubai International overtakes London Heathrow as busiest int’l airport, Istanbul is fastest growing
EasyJet anticipates improved 1H results
easyJet needs to think about corporate travellers booking needs: Commercial director
easyJet says most customers want very similar things
easyJet sees higher corporate yields compared to leisure travel
Etihad Airways: protectionism in Europe and US is a threat to consumers
High restructuring expenses impact airberlin’s 2014 earnings – 2015 outlook significantly improved
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/22341
LATAM Airlines Group sticks to 2015 capacity targets as Latin America’s economy remains shaky
LOT Polish Airlines: Cost reductions are state-owned carriers are inevitable
LOT Polish Airlines: No incentive for larger EU carriers to acquire smaller airlines
The U.S. Air Force is deploying 12 F-15s to Europe as first Air National Guard theater security package
The main reason corporate travellers choose easyJet is cost: Commercial director
19 new UK regional air routes bid for start-up aid funding
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus: LCC market is starting to take on some elements of customer maturity
Aer Lingus sale: Billionaire Donald Trump warns Taoiseach against IAG deal
Aer Lingus sees need to tailor sales activities in corporate traveller space
Aviation industry’s role in economy highlighted
Avolon delivers a Boeing 737-800 to Pegasus Airlines
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/22352
Avolon delivers a new A321 aircraft to Philippine Airlines
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/22354
Avolon delivers a second Boeing 737-800 to Aeromexico
Carlson Wagonlit Travel: price paid by corporates outside preferred booking channels is 6% higher
Carlson Wagonlit Travel is ‘moving from a travel policy to a traveller policy’
CarTrawler says a major change for the airline industry will be moves in retailing
CarTrawler sees benefits for airlines in pairing data and customers in real-time
Cityjet appoints Cathal O’Connell as commercial director
Cityjet CEO’s new job
90% of Carlson Wagonlit Travel corporate customers book with LCCs
Dublin Airport Authority: Airports cannot execute a shift to pax self-connecting by themsleves
EI-FIF Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair Delivered
EI-FIG Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair First Flight
Irish model of two crew on deck to be Europe’s standard
Lobo Leasing and SFS Aviation Enter Sale-Leaseback Agreement
Luxair Luxembourg appoints GSA for Ireland
New air routes planned for City of Derry airport
Officials to meet IAG again as bid for Aer Lingus continues
Qantas to Make Profit This year – Alan Joyce
Ryanair eyes Amazon for inspiration ahead of new website
TRAVEL Extra’s Sunday Supplement: 7 Could Be IAG’s Lucky Number
Trump right on Aer Lingus, says Donohoe
Irish Aviation Research Institute ™ Blog Posts:
Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner to visit Dublin Friday 20th March 2015: http://bit.ly/1xbh6z0
Irish Aviation history made as Ethiopian 787 Flies into Dublin Airport ahead of new direct flights: http://bit.ly/1DIpacr
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 21-03-15: http://bit.ly/18OQfgG
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 28-03-15: http://bit.ly/1FVCvis
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:
@Flighteditor Hogan: The only major airline group not against us is Willie Walsh’s IAG. He just accepts competition and gets on with it.
@Flighteditor Hogan: we had no legacy airport, no legacy aircraft and no legacy business model.
@Flighteditor Hogan: People lump Gulf airlines together, but unlike US carriers we speak for ourselves. My biggest competitor is Emirates, then Qatar.
@Mark_J_Henry Air capacity into Ireland this summer will be at all-time high from EU, North America & further: Siobhan MacManamy of @TourismIreland #AIPCO.
@Oliver__Clark Aer Lingus warns “immediate” share price fall and “additional restructuring measures” possible if IAG takeover fails.
@ODriscollTom Cork Airport could benefit from the introduction of a regional air connectivity fund if the scheme launched in the U.K.was replicated here.
@TodayFMNews Transport Minister: Donald Trump is entitled to his opinion on Aer Lingus (he warns against the selling of the states sharehold).
Today’s Video Picks:
C182 Enniskillen to Weston via Lambay Transit with ATC recording
Weston to Kilrush in a C182 with Dublin ATC