Published on April 13th, 2015 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 13/04/2015
EI-LNH Boeing 787-8 c/n 36526 Norwegian Long-Haul Delivered Charleston-Dublin 10/04/15.
EI-XLH Boeing 747-446 c/n 27650 Transaero Airlines Ferried Melbourne International-Moscow Domodedovo 10/04/15 after interim storage.
ET-AME Boeing 767-306 c/n 27611 Ethiopian Airlines Ferried Addis Ababa-Dublin-Bangor-Goodyear 10-12/04/15 in all white colours on return to lessor.
Global Aviation News:
Airline profits in perspective
AirAsia X long-haul low-cost service to the US will provide an important test for the Asian model
Can European OTAs Survive the Big Squeeze?
Cargolux to transfer second 747F to Italian subsidiary
Déjà vu comes at a very high price
Easyjet CEO rules out deals with legacy carriers
Emirates CEO Calls U.S. Airlines’ Open Skies Arguments ‘Fallacious’ and ‘Malicious’
Emirates Airline to launch first dual-class A380 service to Copenhagen
FAA Steps Up Oversight of United Airlines
Gatwick steps up runway fight with Heathrow with £20m domestic flight fund
Gulf airlines under fire. Aside from the rhetoric and dust flying, what’s the underlying agenda?
Heathrow Makes Commitment to Grow UK Connectivity via London Hub
JetBlue trumpets profitable growth as its capacity expansion remains above the industry average
Norwegian pilot strikes cost $43 million
Op-Ed: Next to Disappear? Potential U.S. Airline Mergers Analyzed
Pegasus Airlines & Turkish Airlines: Turkey’s aviation booms, Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport gains
RU Su-27 Intercepts US RC-135U Recon Aircraft
The Cost to Run World’s Most Famous Plane – Air Force One
US government to review Gulf carrier subsidy claims; establishes forum for comment
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus buyout remains stuck on Heathrow slots
Aer Lingus pays Mueller €1.24m in his final year
Air Accident Investigation Unit Ireland PRELIMINARY REPORT ACCIDENT (1) BOEING 737-8AS, EI-DWE (2) BOEING 737-8AS, EI-DYA Dublin Airport 01 April 2015
Cork Airport traffic down, as Dublin and Shannon take off
Costello welcomes Ethopian Airlines plans for Dublin
EI-FIH Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair First Flight
Investigation launched after two passengers enter Ryanair cockpit
Irish aviation leaders will consider ‘new areas of opportunity’ at London event
Michael O’Leary: Aer Lingus sentimentality is ‘rubbish’
Peaceful protest to take place at Dublin Airport
Ryanair launches Leeds Bradford winter schedule
The Air Corps, then and now
The Interview: John Beckett, entrepreneur who built the first Ryanair website (video)
TRAVEL Extra’s Sunday Supplement: Roger’s €261m Headache for Europe’s Airlines
Two taxiways closed at Dublin Airport following Ryanair plane incident
World’s largest aircraft touches down at Shannon
Irish Aviation Research Institute ™ Blog Posts:
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
Inaugural Irish Student Aviation Symposium announced for 21st October 2015: http://bit.ly/1D7QVIJ
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 11-04-15: http://bit.ly/1z61WpX
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:
@henryhealy “Will you sign a petition to open an airport in Offaly?” I said no and ended up in a debate about economics & environmental pollution!.
@NicholasAPEX It’s confirmed, the first routes for the 2 class Emirates A380 with be Copenhagen and @Gatwick_Airport #A380 #PaxEx.
Today’s Video Picks:
Air Corps water bombing the Fire in Killarney National Park
NYCA’s Phil Derner Discusses an Aircraft Lightning Strike on The Weather Channel
Ryanair Wasserdusche / Erstlandung | Flughafen Stuttgart | DEStuttgartSpotter
Timelapse Flight: Birmingham to Cork (Aer Lingus Regional ATR72-600)
Viewer question – answer Baltic Aviation Academy