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Published on May 6th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 06/05/2015

Aircraft Update:

EI-SLO ATR42-320(F) c/n 121 Air Contractors positioned Shannon-Venice 03/05/15 after paint into hybrid colours ex HB-AFD.

N175CR Boeing 737-33A c/n 27459 AWAS Ferried Goodyear-Tampa International Airport 29/04/15 for freighter conversion ex ZK-NGP.

N278KA Boeing 737-73S/W c/n 29078 Killick Aerospace Ferried Shannon-Glasgow Prestwick 05/05/15 for Ryanair, for crew training purposes ex HK-4627. 

Global Aviation News:

¡Bienvenido Aeromexico! YVR Welcomes New Carrier

Read more: http://yvr.ca/en/flight-information/latest-information/15-05-04/%C2%A1Bienvenido_Aeromexico_YVR_Welcomes_New_Carrier-3547263362.aspx 

Boeing, Air Tahiti Nui Finalize Order for Two 787-9 Dreamliners

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/22906

Cathay Pacific Launches Flights Between Boston And Hong Kong, Expanding North American Gateways To Eight

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/22940

Chinese airlines overtake US carriers across the Pacific. The big dilemma: US-China open skies?

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/chinese-airlines-overtake-us-carriers-across-the-pacific-time-for-us-china-open-skies-222454

Croatia Airlines to lease two E190 jets

Read more: http://www.exyuaviation.com/2015/05/croatia-airlines-to-lease-two-e190-jets.html

Emirates launches first Airbus A380 service into Perth, Australia

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/22921

Emirates Sees Surprising Strength in Parts of Europe, Clark Says

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-05-05/emirates-sees-surprising-strength-in-parts-of-europe-clark-says

Low cost commercial air transport services operator based in the Sultanate of Oman

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/22926

Lufthansa sees profit improvement, but more cost-cutting expected

Read more: http://www.cityindex.co.uk/market-analysis/financial-news/european-stock-markets-news/37566222015/lufthansa-sees-profit-improvement-but-more-cost-cutting-expected/

Qatar Airways’ plans to boost flights may rile U.S. airlines

Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/05/04/us-airlines-competition-usa-idUSKBN0NP0LQ20150504

Swiss International Air Lines Adding Three More Boeing Airplanes

Read more: http://www.travelpulse.com/news/airlines/swiss-international-air-lines-adding-three-more-boeing-airplanes.html

Turkish low cost carrier eyes new routes in Russia, Middle East, North Africa

Read more: http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkish-low-cost-carrier-eyes-new-routes-in-russia-middle-east-north-africa.aspx?pageID=238&nID=81933&NewsCatID=349

U.S. airlines earn $7.5 billion in 2014, down $4.7 billion from 2013

Read more: http://aviationblog.dallasnews.com/2015/05/u-s-airlines-earn-7-5-billion-in-2014-down-4-7-billion-from-2013.html/

US investors remain skittish on airline stocks until they demonstrate sustainability in a downturn

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/us-investors-remain-skittish-on-airline-stocks-until-they-demonstrate-sustainability-in-a-downturn-222126

Wales hoping to net Gulf carriers

Read more: http://gulfnews.com/business/aviation/wales-hoping-to-net-gulf-carriers-1.1504584

Irish Aviation News:

Aer Lingus cabin crew ballot for strike action over roster row

Read more: http://www.rte.ie/news/business/2015/0505/698938-aer-lingus-cabin-ballot/

Aer Lingus drops its €3m Siptu legal action

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/aer-lingus-drops-its-3m-siptu-legal-action-31194460.html

Airline boss claims Ethiopian is disrupting hub plans

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/airline-boss-claims-ethiopian-is-disrupting-hub-plans-31194456.html

Avolon appoints Dónal O’Neill as Head of Investor Relations

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/22930

Avolon delivers a Boeing 737-800 to Sunwing Airlines

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/22968

Cork Airport essential for southern economy

Read more: http://www.irishexaminer.com/viewpoints/analysis/cork-airport-essential-for-southern-economy-328638.html

DAA: Shannon Airport growth has hurt Cork

Read more: http://www.clare.fm/news/daa-shannon-airport-growth-has-hurt-cork

Martin: Uneven playing pitch sees Shannon poach passengers from Cork

Read more: http://www.limerickleader.ie/news/business/business-news/martin-uneven-playing-pitch-sees-shannon-poach-passengers-from-cork-1-6724485

Michael Cawley, Cork Airport and “What’s the Point?”

Read more: http://gregcantyfuzion.com/2015/05/02/michael-cawley-cork-airport-and-whats-the-point/

Road upgrades are needed to boost access to our airports

Read more: http://www.newsletter.co.uk/news/road-upgrades-are-needed-to-boost-access-to-our-airports-1-6720314

Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary admits he got it wrong + wants to launch a 1 click website for booking flights:

Podcast: http://www.rte.ie/radio/radioplayer/rteradiowebpage.html#!rii=9%3A20773380%3A15036%3A04%2D05%2D2015%3A

Ryanair passenger numbers soar by 16% in April

Read more: http://www.rte.ie/news/business/2015/0505/698758-ryanair-traffic/

Ryanair slashes check-in fees as charm offensive continues

Read more: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/ryanair-slashes-checkin-fees-as-charm-offensive-continues-10226749.html

TD says garda helicopter causing ‘noise pollution’ in Dublin at night

Read more: http://www.thejournal.ie/garda-helicopter-noise-pollution-2082833-May2015/

“There has been no decision reached” – Joan Burton on Aer Lingus

Read more: http://www.newstalk.com/There-has-been-no-decision-reached–Joan-Burton-on-Aer-Lingus

The crew of an Aer Arann ATR 72 Ingenuity Cited In Rare Sea Salt Incident 

Read more: http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/atr-72-crew-s-ingenuity-cited-rare-sea-salt-incident

Tourism Ireland and Transavia target Paris Metro commuters with new campaign

Read more: http://www.businessandleadership.com/marketing/item/50511-tourism-ireland-and-transav

Irish Aviation Research Institute ™ Blog Posts:

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 02-05-15: http://bit.ly/1EKOg9K 

Ryanair focuses growth on primary airports as 44 new routes announced in April: http://bit.ly/1DRCS8f

The first initiative of its kind in Ireland is about to take-off: http://bit.ly/1D7QVIJ 

Tweets of the day:

@JohnLStrickland Sir Tim Clark sees Willie Walsh as the new breed of airline management who’s seen how the world is changing. Looking to future not past.

@JohnLStrickland Asked about choice of Orlando @ATMDubai #Emirates Sir Tim Clark said many new leisure travellers from Asian mkts+ @JetBlue onward feed.

@winglets747 Emirates’ Clark says Willie Walsh has written to 3 US airline CEOs saying he doesn’t support anti-Gulf and won’t be kept silent. #ATM2015.

@winglets747 Clark: Lufthansa concerned about its cost base. “If you operate 13 aircraft types…” #ATM2015.

@winglets747 Pan Am used to fly from Dubai to Mumbai, Emirates notes. Traffic rights still available to US airlines. #ATM2015.

@winglets747 Emirates’ Tim Clark on Iberia transformation: “it is an incredible feat…I had my doubts” #ATM2015ATM2015.

@winglets747 Emirates’ Clark on MXP-JFK: Passengers don’t want United 757 or 1988-era Delta 767. Many go through European hub #ATM2015.

Today’s Video Picks:

ABX Air Landing and Take Off Dublin Airport ( OY-SRT )

https://youtu.be/AdhiNL1WG9k

#ATM2015: Boeing talk about the future of aviation in the region!

https://youtu.be/ZMtija4LBKs

British Airways A320 *Sharklets* Take Off Dublin Airport

https://youtu.be/ClU0bPYYbtc

Etihad ‘EXPO 2015’ Livery Take Off Dublin Airport (A6-EYH)

https://youtu.be/3Big9lrvGnQ

Star Air Landing Dublin Airport ( OY-SRO )

https://youtu.be/sHVQXp620iY

Taking off in June: EI103

https://youtu.be/ZOFfXHb9Coc

 

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