Published on April 10th, 2015 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 10/04/2015
CS-TKR Boeing 767-33A c/n 28043 Euro Atlantic Airways Registration reserved prior delivery ex Shannon ex ET-ALC.
CS-TKS Boeing 767-36N/W c/n 30841 Euro Atlantic Airways Registration reserved prior delivery ex Shannon ex 5Y-KQY.
CS-TKT Boeing 767-36N/W c/n 30853 Euro Atlantic Airways Registration reserved prior delivery ex Shannon ex 5Y-KQZ.
EI-EZL Airbus A330-223 c/n 802 CIT Aerospace in all white colours with Orbest logo and tiles on Air Test at Dublin 09/04/15.
Global Aviation News:
Airbus eyes major role in A350 aftermarket support; first customer imminent
Boeing 737-800 Delivering on Low-Cost Scheduled Maintenance
Bombardier risks losing third-largest CSeries customer
Charlotte Airport remains key in American’s network even as international growth is longer term aim
Emirates confirms two-class Airbus A380, drops first class suites
Finnair Outlines Airbus A350-900XWB Operations from October 2015
Finnair outlines Airbus 350 service entry
Hong Kong’s third runway and Vietnam’s airport privatizations attract attention in the region
Iraq Looks to Fill Airline Void with FlyBaghdad
Is it Time for Another Airline Merger?
LCCs queue to contest Canadian – and other -skies
Read more: http://www.impactpub.com.au/micebtn/index.php?
Loganair reaches new heights in 2014; operates mostly on behalf of Flybe but still maintains some independent Scottish services
Malaysian Air Team Hunts Missing Jet, Believing ‘Today’s the Day’
Norwegian Air CEO says airline wants to stay independent
Norwegian Air pulls in A320 leasing clients to extend business
The Tilted Playing Field in International Airline Competition
Tui considers introduction of single brand across Europe
Turkish Airlines to lease five additional Airbus A330s
US Regional airline restructuring Part 2. Towards an independent regional force; & regulatory change
Vietnam Struggles to Achieve Privatization Goals
What’s in an eponym? Celebrity airports – could there be a commercial benefit in naming?
Why More Airports Are Luring International Flights
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus: March passenger statistics highlight capacity discipline
Aer Lingus pays Mueller €1.24m in his final year
An independent Aer Lingus is no ‘tragedy’ for our nation
BA adds extra flight on Dublin to London City route
Eight pilots join CityJet through Simtech
Egyptair appoint Inflight Dublin as its IFE provider
Read more: http://inflightdublin.com/news/egyptair
European air routes fund is a gateway to stronger Northern Ireland economy, says study
IAG would reap rewards of Aer Lingus traffic surge
If Ryanair can reach out to customers, so can other businesses
Inflight Dublin appoints Dominic Green EVP of IFD Americas and opens office in Southern California
Read more: http://inflightdublin.com/news/dominic_green
In-flight magazine ‘Cara’ gets down to business
Malaysia Airlines prepares for July 1 shake-up overseen by new CEO and MD Christoph Mueller
No compelling reason to sell strategic State asset
Ryanair could operate from Lviv airport – infrastructure ministry
Ryanair gets OK in case against airport workers
Ryanair strengthens European network with 18 new routes
Ryanair: Strong passenger statistics for March from low cost carriers
Irish Aviation Research Institute ™ Blog Posts:
Aer Lingus Airbus A330-200 EI-DAA Returns from Novair Winter Lease: http://bit.ly/1BWR3qF
Aer Lingus Airbus A320 EI-DEO Operates Final Virgin Little Red Manchester Service: http://bit.ly/1IjAJoR
Another year of record Ireland-North American capacity growth: http://bit.ly/1Gfi14f
DIT Aeronautical Society visit to Aer Lingus Hangar 6: http://bit.ly/1OeZl5S
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 28-03-15: http://bit.ly/1FVCvis
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 04-04-15: http://bit.ly/1Cpcxws
Ryanair takes delivery of 11th and 12th brand new Boeing 737-800s: http://bit.ly/1C1xwW9
Spanish carrier Vueling Airlines starts new Dublin Service: http://bit.ly/1NNqESH
Tweets of the day:
@GlobeTrotScott @VirginAtlantic’s joint venture with @Delta represents 80% of its overall business #avgeek.
@LibyanPilot Saudi authorities have barred an Iranian airline carrying 260 passengers from entering the Kingdom due to paperwork issues.
@MichaelAOakes “Future aviation growth is in Asia, but they’ll want travel to Europe and US-we need to be ready w/ open skies” – Bjørn Kjos @Fly_Norwegian.
@MichaelAOakes Nearly 2m flights will be unaccommodated by 2035 = 120m pax unable to fly! 20+ EU airports will be @ full capacity too. #aerospacesummit2015.
@MichaelAOakes Brian Pearce @IATA – @AllegiantTravel is one of most profitable airlines but aircraft only in air c. 5hrs/day (vs c.17 for LCCs) #aviation.
@OpenFairSkies Rob Britton: “[Gulf carriers] have expanded into the U.S. market at a rate that far exceeds growth in the market.
@seansherlocktd 2.1 m passengers used Cork Airport last year. this year Cork will serve 44 direct services across Europe/UK @CorksRedFM @irishexaminer.
Today’s Video Picks:
Emirates Airbus A380 Pre-Service Check | Emirates Airline
Exclusive interview with Brian Terwilliger | Living in the Age of Airplanes | Emirates
Flying Out the Door: How Boeing Keeps Up Delivery of the Popular 737
Flying Cessna 182 and an Introduction to the KAP140 autopilot
Temp Check by Etihad Cargo
You Can’t Fly Without Us – The World of Aviation Maintenance