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Published on April 2nd, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 02/04/2015

Aircraft Update:

OO-TCV Airbus A320-214 c/n 1968 Thomas Cook Belgium Delivered Ostrava-Brussels 01/04/15 after paint ex D-AICN.

OO-TCW Airbus A320-214 c/n 1954 Thomas Cook Belgium Ferried Shannon-Manchester 29/03/15 after painting ex OY-VKS.

OM-CEX Boeing 737-436 c/n 25839 AirExplore Ferried Bratislava-London Stansted 31/03/15 on summer-lease to Ryanair.

OM-FEX Boeing 737-8Q8/W c/n 28213 AirExplore Ferried Bratislava-London Stansted 31/03/15 on summer-lease to Ryanair.

OM-HEX Boeing 737-8Q8/W c/n 30785 AirExplore Ferried Bratislava-London Stansted 31/03/15 on summer-lease to Ryanair.

Global Aviation News:

Airberlin: another restructuring from another CEO after another loss in 2014

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/airberlin-another-restructuring-from-another-ceo-after-another-loss-in-2014-217005

APEX: Etihad outlines massive growth plans

Read more: http://www.arabianaerospace.aero/apex-etihad-outlines-massive-growth-plans.html

Avianca looks toward a promising 2015 after network adjustments spurred by Venezuela pull-down

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/avianca-looks-toward-a-promising-2015-after-network-adjustments-spurred-by-venezuela-pull-down-215680

Boeing, Air India celebrate 20th 787 Dreamliner

Read more: http://boeing.mediaroom.com/2015-03-31-Boeing-Air-India-celebrate-20th-787-Dreamliner

Cheaper long-haul flights as air tax rules change

Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/travelnews/air-passenger-duty/11508701/Cheaper-long-haul-flights-as-air-tax-rules-change.html

CRT: Airbus, Boeing Booked More Orders Than Will Be Delivered

Read more: http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/crt-airbus-boeing-booked-more-orders-will-be-delivered

EASA approves higher-weight A330-300

Read more: http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/easa-approves-higher-weight-a330-300-410812/

easyJet grows network with 12 new routes

Read more: http://www.anna.aero/2015/04/01/easyjet-grows-network-12-new-routes/

EasyJet CEO Says Two-in-Cockpit Rule Is Best Option After Crash

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-03-31/easyjet-ceo-says-two-in-cockpit-rule-is-best-option-after-crash

Eurolot ceases operations

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/news/eurolot-ladies-and-gentlemen-dear-passengers-432325

Fastjet raises £50mln to build African airline network

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/22451

Fort Lauderdale’s future shows promise after strong international passenger growth in 2014

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/fort-lauderdales-future-shows-promise-after-strong-international-passenger-growth-in-2014-215937

Germanwings Insurers Set Aside $300 Million for Crash

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-03-31/germanwings-co-pilot-told-lufthansa-about-his-depression-in-2009

Heathrow welcomes Vietnam Airlines

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/22453

Icelandair to Acquire two Boeing 767’s For Heathrow Route

Read more: http://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/247853/icelandair-to-acquire-two-boeing-767s-for-heathrow-route/

PM concedes ‘unfair’ APD if Scotland abolishes tax

Read more: http://www.businesstraveller.com/news/101522/pm-concedes-unfair-apd-if-scotland-abolishes-tax

PM pledges support for northern airports if Scotland abolishes APD

Read more: http://buyingbusinesstravel.com/news/0124000-cameron-pledges-support-northern-airports-if-scotland-abolishes-apd

Irish Aviation News:

Avolon delivers Boeing 737-800 to Pegasus Airlines

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/22456

Bids in for new Belfast air links

Read more: http://www.insidermedia.com/insider/ireland/136706-/

Donald Trump warned to keep his nose out of Aer Lingus business

Read more: http://www.irishcentral.com/news/Willie-Walsh-tells-Donald-Trump-to-keep-his-nose-out-of-Aer-Lingus-business.html

Flights of fancy as Belfast International Airport unveils host of new routes

Read more: http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/news/flights-of-fancy-as-belfast-international-airport-unveils-host-of-new-routes-31109484.html

Flights from Poland to Belfast International launched we speak to the airport’s boss on today’s cut in APD 

Podcast: http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/northernireland/nibusiness/nibusiness_20150401-0900a.mp3

GE Capital Aviation Services Delivers New Leased Boeing 737-800 to Japan’s Solaseed Air

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/22442

Graham Keddie, MD Belfast International Airport on Wizz Air announcement 

Listen:  https://audioboom.com/boos/3042156-graham-keddie-md-belfast-international-airport-on-wizz-air-announcement

Incident involving Ryanair planes at Dublin Airport investigated

Read more: http://www.rte.ie/news/2015/0401/691273-ryanair-dublin-airport/

Jetstar parachutes fromer Ryanair executive Gerry Turner into Japan CEO role

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/business/aviation/jetstar-parachutes-executive-gerry-turner-into-japan-ceo-role-20150401-1mcm83.html?stb=twt

MERC Partners Hosts Willie Walsh, CEO of IAG, at Executive Leadership Breakfast Series in Dublin

Read more: http://iicpartners.com/executive-lounge/merc-partners-hosts-willie-walsh-ceo-iag-executive/

Ryanair to lease in two Latvian A320s this summer

Read more: http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/36348-ryanair-to-lease-in-two-latvian-a320s-this-summer

September dates for ex-Ryanair pilot’s unfair dismissal case

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/news/crime-and-law/september-dates-for-ex-ryanair-pilot-s-unfair-dismissal-case-1.2160433

Stobart applies for government subsidy

Read more: http://www.in-cumbria.com/home/airport-latest-stobart-applies-for-government-subsidy-1.1202488

Transport Committee to meet with Virgin Atlantic

Read more: http://www.oireachtas.ie/parliament/mediazone/pressreleases/name-27508-en.html

Transaero Engineering confident of exiting examinership

Read more: http://clareherald.com/2015/04/01/transaero-confident-of-exiting-examinership-82561/

Tourism Ireland welcomes expansion of easyJet services from London, Liverpool, Birmingham and Manchester to Belfast for winter 2015

Read more: http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/tourism-ireland-welcomes-expansion-easyjet-services-london-liverpool-birmingham-manchester-belfast-winter-2015/

Irish Aviation Research Institute ™ Blog Posts:

Aer Lingus Airbus A320 EI-DEO Operates Final Virgin Little Red Manchester Service: http://bit.ly/1IjAJoR 

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 28-03-15: http://bit.ly/1FVCvis

Tweets of the day:

@aoifebradshaw Q&A with Willie Walsh: Peer to peer communication and 

addressing problems promptly, critical to successful leadership. #MercSeminar.

@airinsight  First PW4000 on tanker comes in for maintenance in 2037.

@DdeBK  Graham Keddie CEO Belfast Airport on GMU calls for APD to be scrapped…I’ve been pushing for this..DETI & colleagues ignores such logic.

@JA815A VT-ANU is the 20th Air India’s 787 Dreamliner that features the Star Alliance livery.

@Noelle_OC  Willie Walsh IAG CEO: The EU has been good for UK and Ireland. It’s not perfect and reform needed but #Brexit would be mistake. #MercSeminar.

@Noelle_OC  Willie Walsh IAG CEO talks about importance and potential of positive Irish global brand #MercSeminar @MercPartners.

@shirleykavanagh Great insights from Willie Walsh ‘Be true to yourself & true to people around you’ #MercSeminar #leadership @MercPartners.

Today’s Video Picks:

Alberta Aviation Museum presents the Canadair Sabre

https://youtu.be/YV3J5TCd7rQ

EASA Regulatory Changes to Non-Commerical Aircraft Operators — TRS Aviation Consulting GmbH

https://youtu.be/voJ1jc6jj18

Los Angeles County Air Show 2015 (ft. USAF Thunderbirds)

https://youtu.be/etXi1jyOPDM

Near Wingtip Strike Go-Around Crosswind landing Aer Lingus Bad Weather

https://youtu.be/BJD8q-oDHnA

Nove nuove rotte su Roma: i nuovi voli di Ryanair

https://youtu.be/7nKVJFVptrU

SMBC Aviation Capital: Peter Barrett

https://youtu.be/aNmh9vSY4to

SMBC Aviation Capital: Staff

https://youtu.be/2v4CohLxHaM

WestJet #SmartSeats: the best way to board a plane

https://youtu.be/6oyQO-H9YxM

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