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Published on April 10th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 10/04/2015

Aircraft Update:

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

Read more: http://atwonline.com/components/airbus-eyes-major-role-a350-aftermarket-support-first-customer-imminent

Boeing 737-800 Delivering on Low-Cost Scheduled Maintenance

Read more: http://aviationweek.com/mro/boeing-737-800-delivering-low-cost-scheduled-maintenance

Bombardier risks losing third-largest CSeries customer

Read more: http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/bombardier-risks-losing-third-largest-cseries-customer-410987/

Charlotte Airport remains key in American’s network even as international growth is longer term aim

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/charlotte-airport-remains-key-in-americans-network-even-as-international-growth-is-longer-term-aim-217941

Emirates confirms two-class Airbus A380, drops first class suites

Read more: http://www.ausbt.com.au/emirates-plans-two-class-airbus-a380-dropping-first-class

Finnair Outlines Airbus A350-900XWB Operations from October 2015

Read more: http://airlineroute.net/2015/04/09/ay-359update1/

Finnair outlines Airbus 350 service entry

Read more: http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/finnair-outlines-airbus-350-service-entry

Hong Kong’s third runway and Vietnam’s airport privatizations attract attention in the region

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/hong-kongs-runway-and-vietnams-airport-privatisations-attract-attention-in-the-region-217003

Iraq Looks to Fill Airline Void with FlyBaghdad

Read more: http://businessweekme.com/Bloomberg/newsmid/190/newsid/530

Is it Time for Another Airline Merger?

Read more: http://airwaysnews.com/blog/2015/04/08/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?

option=com_content&view=article&id=18382:lccs-queue-to-contest-canadian-and-other-skies&catid=15:btn-news&Itemid=50

Loganair reaches new heights in 2014; operates mostly on behalf of Flybe but still maintains some independent Scottish services

Read more: http://www.anna.aero/2015/04/09/loganair-carries-almost-650000-passengers-in-2014/

Malaysian Air Team Hunts Missing Jet, Believing ‘Today’s the Day’

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-04-08/malaysian-air-team-still-hopeful-as-search-deadline-looms

Norwegian Air CEO says airline wants to stay independent

Read more: http://af.reuters.com/article/commoditiesNews/idAFL5N0X62PC20150409

Norwegian Air pulls in A320 leasing clients to extend business

Read more: http://www.theedgemarkets.com/my/article/norwegian-air-pulls-a320-leasing-clients-extend-business

The Tilted Playing Field in International Airline Competition

Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rob-britton/the-tilted-playing-field-_b_7028344.html

Tui considers introduction of single brand across Europe

Read more: http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/04/08/53760/tui-considers-introduction-of-single-brand-across-europe.html

Turkish Airlines to lease five additional Airbus A330s

Read more: http://atwonline.com/leasing/turkish-airlines-lease-five-additional-airbus-a330s

US Regional airline restructuring Part 2. Towards an independent regional force; & regulatory change

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/us-regional-airline-restructuring-part-2-towards-an-independent-regional-force–regulatory-change-217922

Vietnam Struggles to Achieve Privatization Goals

Read more: http://blogs.wsj.com/frontiers/2015/04/08/vietnam-struggles-to-achieve-privatization-goals/

What’s in an eponym? Celebrity airports – could there be a commercial benefit in naming?

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/whats-in-an-eponym-could-there-be-a-financial-or-other-benefit-in-celebrity-airport-naming-215965

Why More Airports Are Luring International Flights

Read more: http://www.wsj.com/articles/why-more-airports-are-luring-international-flights-1428530496

Irish Aviation News:

Aer Lingus: March passenger statistics highlight capacity discipline

Read more: http://www.merrion-capital.com/market-news/aer-lingus-march-passenger-statistics-highlight-capacity-discipline.html

Aer Lingus pays Mueller €1.24m in his final year

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/aer-lingus-pays-mueller-1-24m-in-his-final-year-1.2170167

An independent Aer Lingus is no ‘tragedy’ for our nation

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/opinion/comment/an-independent-aer-lingus-is-no-tragedy-for-our-nation-31128406.html

BA adds extra flight on Dublin to London City route

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/ba-adds-extra-flight-on-dublin-to-london-city-route-1.2170126

Eight pilots join CityJet through Simtech

Read more: http://www.pilotcareernews.com/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

Read more: http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/news/european-air-routes-fund-is-a-gateway-to-stronger-northern-ireland-economy-says-study-31122107.html

IAG would reap rewards of Aer Lingus traffic surge

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/iag-would-reap-rewards-of-aer-lingus-traffic-surge-31128649.html

If Ryanair can reach out to customers, so can other businesses

Read more: http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/editorials/if-ryanair-can-reach-out-to-customers-so-can-other-businesses-10160969.html

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

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/media-and-marketing/in-flight-magazine-cara-gets-down-to-business-1.2168837

Malaysia Airlines prepares for July 1 shake-up overseen by new CEO and MD Christoph Mueller 

Read more: http://atwonline.com/finance-data/malaysia-airlines-prepares-july-1-shake

No compelling reason to sell strategic State asset

Rea more: http://www.independent.ie/opinion/editorial/no-compelling-reason-to-sell-strategic-state-asset-31128400.html

Ryanair could operate from Lviv airport – infrastructure ministry

Read more: http://en.interfax.com.ua/news/economic/259740.html

Ryanair gets OK in case against airport workers

Read more: http://www.thelocal.dk/20150409/ryanair-gets-ok-to-start-case-against-danish-employees

Ryanair strengthens European network with 18 new routes

Read more: http://www.anna.aero/2015/04/09/ryanair-strengthens-european-network-18-new-routes/

Ryanair: Strong passenger statistics for March from low cost carriers

Read more: http://www.merrion-capital.com/market-news/ryanair-strong-passenger-statistics-for-march-from-low-cost-carriers.html

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

https://youtu.be/oG8D5UfB4Ao

Exclusive interview with Brian Terwilliger | Living in the Age of Airplanes | Emirates

https://youtu.be/cuS5OCDsEfI

Flying Out the Door: How Boeing Keeps Up Delivery of the Popular 737

https://youtu.be/jfSNj8HB_WI

Flying Cessna 182 and an Introduction to the KAP140 autopilot

https://youtu.be/LCmgk0LGWiQ

Temp Check by Etihad Cargo

https://youtu.be/PKkeSMDDwZc

You Can’t Fly Without Us – The World of Aviation Maintenance

https://youtu.be/0OEt6SkdA4M

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