Published on April 20th, 2015 |
by Alan Dwyer
Daily Aviation Brief – 20/04/2015
EC-LZO Boeing 767-35D(ER) c/n 27902 Privilege Style To Shannon Aerospace 16/04/15.
EI-EZL Airbus A330-223 c/n 802 Orbest Ferried Dublin-Lisbon 18/04/15.
EI-STA Boeing 737-31S c/n 29057 Europe Airpost Departed Atlantic Aviation Group Shannon to Dublin 18/04/15 arrived 06/04/15.
N227NV Airbus A320-214 c/n 714 Allegiant Air registration applied Shannon 17/04/15 still in full Hamburg Airways colours Ex D-AHHH.
N228NV Airbus A320-214 c/n 716 Allegiant Air registration applied Shannon 17/04/15 still in full Hamburg Airways colours Ex D-AHHD.
N229NV Airbus A320-214 c/n 730 Allegiant Air registration applied Shannon 17/04/15 still in full Hamburg Airways colours Ex D-AHHG.
Global Aviation News:
Abertis Exits Decade-Old Airport Business With Sales in Americas
Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-04-17/abertis-exits-decade-old-airport-business-with-sales-in-americas
Airlines Slash Routes to Moscow in Latest Sign of Russia’s Growing Isolation
Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-04-17/airlines-slash-routes-to-moscow-in-latest-sign-of-russia-s-growing-isolation
Airport fees must be lowered says Cyprus Transport Minister
Read more: http://www.financialmirror.com/news-details.php?nid=34055
Air Astana Targets Travel From Europe to Central Asian Neighbors
Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-04-16/air-astana-targets-travel-from-europe-to-central-asian-neighbors
Bosnia Herzegovina’s Banja Luka Airport eyes low cost flights
Read more: http://www.balkans.com/open-news.php?uniquenumber=202865
Budapest Airport to build HUF 1 bln hangar for Wizz Air
Read more: http://www.bbj.hu/business/budapest-airport-to-build-huf-1-bln-hangar-for-wizz-air_96078
Chinese consortium acquires Toulouse Airport stake
Read more: http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/chinese-consortium-acquires-toulouse-airport-stake
Costa Blanca tourism seeks new air routes
Read more: http://www.euroweeklynews.com/news/costa-blanca-south/item/127856-costa-blanca-tourism-seeks-new-air-routes
CWT: U.K. Airfares Drop As Clients Clamp Down On Premium-Class Travel
Read more: http://www.businesstravelnews.com/Business-Travel-Agencies/CWT–U-K–Airfares-Drop-As-Clients-Clamp-Down-On-Premium-Class-Travel/?
Emirates places $9.2 billion engine order with Rolls-Royce
Read more: http://atwonline.com/engines/emirates-places-92-billion-engine-order-rolls-royce
IAM Withdraws Petition to Unionize Boeing South Carolina
Read more: http://airwaysnews.com/blog/2015/04/17/iam-withdraws-petition-to-unionize-boeing-south-carolina/
Israel offers cash incentives for airlines flying to Eilat
Read more: http://www.breakingtravelnews.com/news/article/israel-offers-cash-incentives-for-airlines-flying-to-eilat/
Japan’s ANA Holdings to buy stake in Skymark Airlines
Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/04/18/us-skymark-m-a-ana-idUSKBN0N90C220150418
Jota Aviation Supports Aberdeen’s Energy Business
Read more: http://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/248367/jota-aviation-supports-aberdeens-energy-business/
Jumbo Jets Airbus A380, Boeing 747 Face A Make Or Break Year
Read more: http://gulfbusiness.com/2015/04/jumbo-jets-airbus-a380-boeing-747-face-make-break-year/#.VTIlrCFViko
Over 1,500 orders for the versatile A330
Read more: http://www.airbus.com/newsevents/news-events-single/detail/over-1500-orders-for-the-versatile-a330/
R2-D2 To Take Flight With ANA on a Dreamliner
Read more: http://airwaysnews.com/blog/2015/04/16/r2-d2-to-take-flight-with-ana-on-a-dreamliner/
SAS expands Gothenburg offering
Read more: http://www.anna.aero/2015/04/17/sas-expands-gothenburg-offering/
Titan Airways to operate on behalf of Jet2.com
Read more: http://www.incentivetravel.co.uk/news/venuesevents/26109-titan-airways-to-operate-on-behalf-of-jet2-com
Travel Technology and the U.S. Business Traveler
Read more: http://www.phocuswright.com/Travel-Research/Business-Travel/Travel-Technology-and-the-U-S-Business-Traveler#.VTEPgfnF-bc
Valencia Provides More Than 300 Days of Sunshine to Airlines
Read more: http://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/248393/valencia-provides-more-than-300-days-of-sunshine-to-airlines/
What Has KLM Learned From 5 Years of Social Media Service?
Read more: https://blog.klm.com/what-has-klm-learned-from-5-years-of-social-media-service/?WT.tsrc=SocialCampaign
Irish Aviation News:
Ad of the Day: Ryanair – History
Read more: http://www.thedrum.com/news/2015/04/18/ad-day-ryanair-history
Aer Lingus: Sentiment towards the IAG deal continues to grow
Read more: http://www.merrion-capital.com/market-news/aer-lingus-sentiment-towards-the-iag-continues-to-grow.html
Coalition and IAG try to bridge gap on Aer Lingus deal
Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/coalition-and-iag-try-to-bridge-gap-on-aer-lingus-deal-1.2178814
Councillors approve purchase of stake in Ireland West Airport
Read more: http://www.advertiser.ie/mayo/article/77203/councillors-approve-purchase-of-stake-in-ireland-west-airport
Connecticut governor needs luck o’ the Irish to tie down Aer Lingus deal
Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/connecticut-governor-needs-luck-o-the-irish-to-tie-down-aer-lingus-deal-1.2178501
Easyjet announcement ‘vote of confidence’ in Airport – Kelly
Read more: http://www.antrimtimes.co.uk/news/local-news/easyjet-announcement-vote-of-confidence-in-airport-kelly-1-6695846
Ethiopian Airlines Moves European Hub to Dublin
Read more: http://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/248410/ethiopian-airlines-moves-european-hub-to-dublin/
IAG backs ruling by UK regulator on Ryanair’s Aer Lingus stake
Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/iag-backs-ruling-by-uk-regulator-on-ryanair-s-aer-lingus-stake-1.2180251
IAG Bid Doesn’t Alter Ruling on Ryanair Cutting Aer Lingus Stake
Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-04-17/iag-bid-doesn-t-alter-ruling-on-ryanair-cutting-aer-lingus-stake
Jettisoning airline is as good as clipping public’s wings
Read more: http://www.independent.ie/opinion/comment/jettisoning-airline-is-as-good-as-clipping-publics-wings-31153719.html
New owner for former Transaero company
Read more: http://clareherald.com/2015/04/18/new-owner-for-former-transaero-company-29572/
No Government consensus on Aer Lingus sale, says Donohoe
Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/news/politics/no-government-consensus-on-aer-lingus-sale-says-donohoe-1.2179707
Renamed Transaero bought out of examinership in €2.5m deal
Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/markets/renamed-transaero-bought-out-of-examinership-in-2-5m-deal-1.2180309
Right wing Nigel and left wing Ed star in cheeky Ryanair campaign
Read more: http://www.thedrum.com/news/2015/04/17/right-wing-nigel-and-left-wing-ed-star-cheeky-ryanair-campaign
Ryanair’s CEO, bad boy of aviation, sounds off
Read more: http://www.travelweekly.com/Travel-News/Airline-News/Ryanair-s-CEO-bad-boy-of-aviation-sounds-off
Ryanair plans €140 Israel-Europe flights
Read more: http://www.globes.co.il/en/article-ryanair-plans-1001029209
Shannon businesses fear ‘death knell’
Read more: http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/news/shannon-businesses-fear-death-knell-31153733.html
Taoiseach hints Aer Lingus sale decision made in next 2 weeks
Read more: http://www.herald.ie/news/taoiseach-hints-aer-lingus-sale-decision-made-in-next-2-weeks-31152110.html
TRAVEL Extra’s Sunday Supplement: Anthem of the Seas, a Giraffe’s grace notes
Read more: https://travelextra.wordpress.com/2015/03/27/travel-extras-sunday-supplement-april-19/
UK Competition Authority to proceed with Ryanair/Aer Lingus remedy
Read more: http://www.merrion-capital.com/market-news/ryanair-uk-competition-authority-to-proceed-with-ryanairaer-lingus-remedy.html
UK competition body maintains Ryanair ruling
Read more: http://atwonline.com/regulation/uk-competition-body-maintains-ryanair-ruling
Irish Aviation Research Institute ™ Blog Posts:
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 18-04-15: http://bit.ly/1Je9YCx
The first initiative of its kind in Ireland is about to take-off: http://bit.ly/1D7QVIJ
Tweets of the day:
@AArmstrong_Irish government confirms there has been “useful engagement” with #IAG on Aer Lingus &thinks there could be a conclusion in the coming weeks.
@BrianSumers I reported @united will swap to wide-bodies on four Newark-Europe routes. The 767s are free because of new 787s.
@BrianSumers NEWS: To cut unplanned fuel stops, @united will swap 4 Newark year-round routes from 757s to 767s. Hamburg, Berlin, Barcelona & Madrid.
@marklittlenews Found my new worst European airport … Rome.
@merrionstreet @Paschald on IAG proposal: the matter will come to a conclusion soon, Govt focusing on access, competition and future of Aer Lingus.
@obraonain A state bailout package of almost €40 million is needed for Knock Airport, according to a new report in @sundaybusiness today.
Today’s Video Picks:
Airtech CN-235-100M Irish Air Corps 253 – Atterrissage & Décollage de RNS le 10/04/15
Emirates Landing Dublin Airport (A6-ENS)
History – Ryanair’s new TV Ad
Naval Academy Parachute Team – NMCMS – April 11, 2015
Norwegian Boeing 787 Landing Dublin Airport
Testimonial – Ryanair’s New TV Ad