Published on April 17th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 17/04/2015
D-AIPW Airbus A320-211 c/n 137 Germanwings Delivered Shannon-Cologne 15/04/15 after paint.
M-ABIL Airbus A320-232 c/n 2334 CIT Aerospace Ferried RAF St Athan-Shannon 16/04/15 in Cyprus Airways colours ex 5B-DCL.
Global Aviation News:
Air NZ says Houston flights will be its longest
Badgerys Creek airport plans show it could rival New York’s JFK, double capacity of Sydney Airport
Bratislava airport loses flight connections
Changes to Gulf Open Skies pacts could involve price, capacity dumping rules: Delta CEO
Checking ‘Ride Air Force One’ off the journalism bucket list
Delta Air’s Pullback Abroad Seen Spurring Rivals to Follow
Etihad says delivered $1bn boost, 11,000 jobs to Europe in 2014
Fine Wine Is Coming to First Class
For U.S. Airlines, Home Is Where the Money Is
IAG May Struggle to Maintain its Flight Path
Iberia And BA Leave AEA In Clash Over Gulf Carriers
INSIGHT-The jumbo jet faces a make or break year at Boeing, Airbus
New airline would launch in a tough Canadian air climate: analyst
North American Re-Fleeting Will Bring Technological Change To Aftermarket
SAA Said to Hold Talks With Air China, Hainan on Strategic Pact
Someone Bought Vijay Mallya’s Personal Jet, Just To Rip It Apart And Sell It For Scrap!
Southwest Debuts “Missouri One” Plane
Southwest CEO: Improve KCI, but watch the cost
There Could be No European Airlines in 25 Years
Tourism: One of Europe’s ‘most important industries’
Read more: http://cnb.cx/1H7RQLR
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus sale moves closer as deal for Heathrow slots edges towards resolution
Alltours-X and the airline Ryanair to collobrate to holiday packages [German]
Analysis: Aldus aims to double fleet
Businesses may have no say in veto over slots at Heathrow
Cork Airport could be ‘passed out’ as Ireland’s second busiest
Donohoe: Decision on Aer Lingus takeover expected “in the coming weeks”
Ethiopian Moves North American Intermediate Stop to Dublin from May 2015
Ethiopian Airlines to route further flights through Dublin
FLY Leasing Declares First Quarter Dividend of $0.25 Per Share
Here’s why Ryanair flights may get even cheaper
Read more: http://www.cnbc.com/id/102593329
IAG Said Near Accord With Ireland on Aer Lingus Pledges
Long haul LCCs on the North Atlantic. Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary has talked EUR100 fares
Michael O’Leary in EU rant
Norwegian Air Says Network Planning Affected by Delayed U.S. Traffic Rights
Ryanair and Aer Lingus renew Twitter feud
Shortlist Announced for Aviation Industry Awards 2015
Statement by Minister Donohoe on the Government’s consideration of IAG’s proposal to make an offer for Aer Lingus
Read more: http://www.merrionstreet.ie/en/News-Room/Releases/Statement_by_Minister_Donohoe_on_the_Government%E2%80%99s_consideration_of_IAG%E2%80%99s_proposal_to_make_an_offer_for_Aer_Lingus.html#sthash.YeyAT2z0.dpuf
5 ways Ryanair’s customer experience changes have paid off
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
Ethiopian Airlines moves its European hub to Dublin Airport: http://bit.ly/1ELxQOL
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:
@AvWeekRegina “Intensity in an organization has to come from the leader.” Allan Butterfield, Air Canada #MROAM.
@CarolineBremner 15 of top 45 economies will be cities in 2030 – New York larger than Spain, Chicago bigger than Poland Tim Kitchin @euromonitor #WTTC.
@e_russell “Profitability of the four [US] majors is close to the profitability of the rest of the world,” says AerCap chief Kelly at @TheWingsClub.
@inkglobal By 2030, New York will have a bigger economy than all of Spain – urbanisation is not yesterday’s news, it’s tomorrow’s story #WTTC.
@malvikakapoor91 Embraer COO Luis Carlos Affonso:’Biggest leap forward’ in MRO ‘will come from big data.’ Aircraft to automatically share parts info. #MROAM.
@malvikakapoor91 Embraer COO Luis Carlos Affonso envisions day wen replacement part isn’t manufactured until after aircraft indicates part is needed. #MROAM.
@nhhotelgroup ‘European airports are in decline & issues focus more on politics than on taxes’ Michael O’Leary @Ryanair #wttc2015.
@prattandwhitney Larry Volz at #MROAM: “We are focused right now on applying predictive analytics to our aftermarket business.”
@UNWTO “#Tourism is one of the cornerstones of globalization and a force for building peace and understanding” #UNWTO SG at the #WTTC World Summit.
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