Published on April 22nd, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 22/04/2015
EI-FGZ Airbus A321-211 c/n 677 NBB Leasing Registered at London Southend 20/04/15 ex G-OMYJ.
EI-STA Boeing 737-31S c/n 29057 Europe Airpost Ferried Dublin-London Southend 20/04/15.
LZ-AWB Boeing 767-33A(ER)/W c/n 27909 Azur Air rolled out of Eirtech Aviation Shannon 19/04/15 in full colours.
OY-SRT Boeing 767-232(SF) c/n 22226 Star Air Registration applied at Atlantic Aviation Group Shannon 19/04/15 in full ABX Air colours ex N749AX.
Global Aviation News:
Air Berlin: Master plan for airline’s turn around
Aviation hubs: Turkish Airlines chief: European airports shed touch
Boeing Reveals the Secret Identity of Its Biggest Buyer
Boeing retools Renton plant for 737’s big ramp-up
Brussels Airlines goes to war against Charleroi Airport
BRU delivering world-class passenger experience at ‘the heart of Europe
CAPA hosts major US-Gulf airline debate; Emirates, Etihad, American, Delta, FedEx, pilots, tourism
Frankfurt Airport to Build Terminal 3 as Spare Capacity Runs Out
Fund seeks control in Skymark deal / Integral, ANA battle for leadership in recovery
GE: Air travel ‘very robust’ and airlines restocking inventories on better profit expectations
Jet Airways plans to take back two Boeing 777s from Etihad
Lyon’s Terminal 1 investment to enhance service, competitiveness and non-aeronautical revenues
The end of the Boeing 747 could be coming sooner than we thought
Turkish Airlines boosts London Heathrow departures
UAE ambassador says ‘jealousy’ behind airline dispute
United Airlines to connected Newcastle, UK, to New York
Why Boeing 747 And Airbus A380’S Future Looks Uncertain
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus Cargo appoints new GSA for France
AER LINGUS Ratification Vote Cancellation
AER LINGUS Ratification Vote Rescheduling
Aer Lingus report has still not gone to Paschal Donohoe
Cityjet to retain RJ85 fleet for longer period citing drop in fuel costs [German]
Fly Leasing buys its 55th Boeing 737-800; on track for US$750m in acquisitions in 2015
FLY Leasing Re-prices $452 Million 2012 Term Loan
Helicopter lessor Waypoint passes 100 mark
Shannon Airport & American Airlines – Advertising campaign
Strong Clare showing in Aviation Industry Awards
Why I Think The Aer Lingus Takeover Doesn’t Really Matter
Irish Aviation Research Institute ™ Blog Posts:
Ethiopian Airlines moves its European hub to Dublin Airport: http://bit.ly/1ELxQOL4
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:
@DeeDubFuzion “Cork Airport needs to be independent like Shannon” @AineCollinsTD on with @pmessy @C103Cork @CorkChamber.
@Glic16 Airlines sell 103 seat’s for every 100 available in capacity hoping some people won’t turn up.
@winglets747 @starflyergold post-IAG what’s the fate of this? Or is there not room at T7 for Aer Lingus?.
Today’s Video Picks:
easyJet: A day in the life
London Heathrow Spotting – timelapse 787 A380 Airport taxi &Takeoff to Dublin Airport Aer Lingus
P-51 Mustang ( AMAZiNG low pass ) and landing runway 28 at ZRH