Published on May 6th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 06/05/2015
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
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?
Croatia Airlines to lease two E190 jets
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
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
Qatar Airways’ plans to boost flights may rile U.S. airlines
Swiss International Air Lines Adding Three More Boeing Airplanes
Turkish low cost carrier eyes new routes in Russia, Middle East, North Africa
U.S. airlines earn $7.5 billion in 2014, down $4.7 billion from 2013
US investors remain skittish on airline stocks until they demonstrate sustainability in a downturn
Wales hoping to net Gulf carriers
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus cabin crew ballot for strike action over roster row
Aer Lingus drops its €3m Siptu legal action
Airline boss claims Ethiopian is disrupting hub plans
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
DAA: Shannon Airport growth has hurt Cork
Martin: Uneven playing pitch sees Shannon poach passengers from Cork
Michael Cawley, Cork Airport and “What’s the Point?”
Road upgrades are needed to boost access to our airports
Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary admits he got it wrong + wants to launch a 1 click website for booking flights:
Ryanair passenger numbers soar by 16% in April
Ryanair slashes check-in fees as charm offensive continues
TD says garda helicopter causing ‘noise pollution’ in Dublin at night
“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
Tourism Ireland and Transavia target Paris Metro commuters with new campaign
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 )
#ATM2015: Boeing talk about the future of aviation in the region!
British Airways A320 *Sharklets* Take Off Dublin Airport
Etihad ‘EXPO 2015’ Livery Take Off Dublin Airport (A6-EYH)
Star Air Landing Dublin Airport ( OY-SRO )
Taking off in June: EI103