Published on April 29th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 29/04/2015
LN-RRB Boeing 737-783/W c/n 32276 SAS Airlines to Shannon Aerospace 27/04/15.
LN-RRN Boeing 737-783 c/n 30191 SAS Airlines Departed Shannon Aerospace 27/04/15 arrived 12/04/15.
LY-LCL Airbus A320-214 c/n 533 smartLynx Airlines Ferried Woensdrecht-Birmingham 28/04/15 on summer-lease to Thomas Cook Airlines ex EI-DDL.
LY-VEL Airbus A320-232 c/n 1998 Avion Express Ferried Barcelona-Paderborn/lippstadt 25/04/15 on summer lease to Condor ex EI-EUB.
Global Aviation News:
Air Berlin Mulls Long-Haul Expansion After Turnaround Program
ANA takes 20% of Skymark Airlines. A loss of independence, or irrelevant as focus shifts to LCCs?
ANALYSIS: United Fleet Philosophy Shifts With Recent Fleet Changes
Airbus A380 Haunted by Feeble Orders Marks Decade in Skies
Airports Provide Nap Time for Weary in Nordic Designer Pods
COMMENTARY: US white paper on Gulf carriers distorts my academic report
Dubai’s Emirates airline upgrades economy class
Emirates CEO fights for future of giant Airbus A380
ILFC, once considered CSeries’ launch customer, now incubator for Bombardier Inc executives
Moscow’s Once-Bustling Airports Decline as Russia’s Isolation Deepens
Part 2 – War Between US Legacies and MEB3 Pits Consumers Against International Law
Spain seeks more tourists as connectivity increases
$30 million is the cost of typical A350 spares-pool to support 10-12 aircraft
Irish Aviation News:
Aviation Technology students showcase projects to Industry
Belfast International Airport: Preparing for emergencies
CMO.com Europe Interview: Kenny Jacobs, CMO, Ryanair
Cork airport debate among city councillors
Dublin Airport expects the emergence of more methods of collaboration between airlines
Dublin Airport to have almost two million extra seats in summer 2015
Dublin is expected to rank sixth in Europe for departures to North America in 2015
Fokker 100 Aviation Enthusiasts flight announced for 18th May
Green light for Turkish Airlines cargo operation
Inaugural National Tourism Awards winners named
IHF Shannon branch says airport resurgence is having a real impact on business
In order to show growth, valuable time slots will be given away at Amsterdam Schiphol possibly to Ryanair [Dutch]
Is a plan to build a 16km jet fuel pipeline in Dublin crazy?
Trading Places: A Romanian software engineer using Shannon as a global gateway
Turkey gains cargo rights at Shannon
Waterford Airport begins flights to London and Birmingham
“We’ll be there to defend our title:” Aer Lingus CEO leads charge to retain Fastest Airline In The World in BUD Runway Run
Irish Aviation Research Institute ™ Blog Posts:
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 25-04-15: http://bit.ly/1KeZAvw
Ryanair announces 23 news routes from Germany connecting major business centers: http://bit.ly/1Kffgij
Tweets of the day:
@adrianweckler Apple Q2 = 12 yrs Ryanair
@EoinBearla #Cork Airport and declining passengers numbers are now up for discussion #corkcc.
@EoinBearla He calls for the debt to the scrapped, for a route incentive fund, and for a marketing fund specifically for the airport #corkcc.
@NicholasOKeeffe @CorkHour Overwhelming support for my motion in Cork City Council on the need for urgent action in Cork Airport!pic.twitter.com/xW0cTuzB6P
Today’s Video Picks:
airberlin – Your Airline (de)
Air France on the Apple Watch
Ryanair is a Ready Business Case Study
United Commercial – Seize the Journey Friendly