Published on May 8th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 08/05/2015
A7-BAK Boeing 777-3DZ(ER) c/n 36097 Qatar Airways Ferried Doha-Dublin 07/05/15 to Eirtech Aviation for painting.
EI-FKI Boeing 767-36N c/n 30841 GECAS registered Shannon 06/05/15 for Euro Atlantic Airways as CS-TKS ex 5Y-KQY.
G-JZHD Boeing 737-808/W c/n 34706 Jet2 Delivered Bournemouth-Leeds/Bradford 07/05/15 ex EI-RUP.
SE-RDN Airbus A321-211 c/n 2211 Novair departed Dublin Aerospace 06/05/15.
SE-RDO Airbus A321-211 c/n 2216 Novair to Dublin Aerospace 06/05/15.
Global Aviation News:
A Look At The Remaining 747-8 Orders
Air India may add 4-5 new European destinations, opt for bigger aircraft
Avianca firms up order for 100 A320neo Family aircraft
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/22964
Backing cuts, new MAS CEO says airline spending much more than rivals
Bombardier announces rate cut for Global 5000/6000
Bombardier confirms Swiss as CSeries launch operator
China Eastern ends A340-600 revenue operations
Don’t dilute tax incentives used to keep Boeing 777X production
Emirates to ‘wield sledgehammer’ to US carriers claims
Europe, the ME3 and the quiet winner in-between
Five steps to understanding predictive marketing in travel
How airports are commercializing Twitter whilst enhancing the passenger experience
Kuwait’s Jazeera Airways close to deal for own terminal
Leap-1B For 737 MAX Begins Key Flight Tests
Meridiana, unions in deal to retain jobs for 12 more months
Monarch Airlines ends A330, charter operations
More than 1000 3D-printed parts for A350 prototypes
Op-Ed: Are Delta’s “Basic Economy” Fares a Direct Response to Spirit’s “Bare Fares?”
Qatar Airways CEO blames Boeing, Airbus delays for lower 2014 profits
Qatar Urges Airbus to Upgrade Wide-Bodies to Hold off Boeing
Romania’s Blue Air to switch from Cuneo to Turin Caselle
The Arab Battle for U.S. Skies
Tough turnaround for Malaysia Airlines
U.S. WANTS OWN SCHIPHOL PASSPORT CHECKPOINT
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus announces mixed results for April
Aer Lingus: April passenger statistics show continuation of recent themes
AIRPORT APPRENTICE FIREFIGHTER LANDS FULL TIME EMPLOYMENT
Avolon delivers one new Airbus 320-200 aircraft to VivaAerobus
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/23030
Avolon delivers two Boeing 737-800 aircraft to Malaysia Airlines
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/23000
Avolon open to future M&A activity as first quarter profits hit $49m
Belfast International Airport bosses bet against one another to win Budapest Runway Run
Christoph Mueller resigns as chairman of An Post
Cityjet and Powerscourt in joint marketing deal
Have you packed your bags yet?
HSE to subsidise Dublin flights for Donegal children with life limiting illnesses
How Ryanair charges British travellers more
Irish Embassy in Washingon DC Hosting Business Tourism Event
IRFU Flying High with Aer Lingus
Irish lessor Avolon says lease rate environment improving
Rates waiver suggested for Knock Airport
Ryanair adds new Malta route to Rome for Winter 2015
Ryanair adds Verona in Italy to its routes from Stansted Airport
Ryanair: In 2014, we got our shit together – we caught up
Shannon Group makes positive start as first annual report shows all units of business achieving progress
The sky’s the limit for airport apprentices
Vueling Airlines launches Belfast to Spain flights
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:
@e_russell Supporting Texas #HSR wud reflect @SouthwestAir’s on-going network shift towards med- and longer-haul flights.
@e_russell “This is yet another example of the Gulf carriers racing against the clock to dump more subsidised capacity on the US,” say @OpenFairSkies.
@e_russell ICYMI: @SkyWestAirlines retires its last EMB-120 Brasilia today after a 29 year run.
@winglets747 Qatar expects Airbus to develop an A350 variant after the -1000, CEO Al Baker tells @JohnLStrickland #ATM2015.
@winglets747 Al Baker says Delta’s Richard Anderson “is stifling the interest of the traveling public…he is single-minded” #ATM2015.
@winglets747 Qatar Airways’ Al Baker on cooperation with Emirates: “When we order airplanes together…when we attack people together” #ATM2015.
@winglets747 “I don’t know why my alliance partner is jumping into this” foray, Qatar’s Al Baker says about American Airlines. #ATM2015.
Today’s Video Picks:
Airborne 05.05.15: UAV Vandalism, Ryanair Ripped Off, B-1 Upgrades
At WE Day 2015, Boeing Challenges Future Leaders to Dream Big
B-1B Lancer celebrates 30 years of service
ITB Academy Webinar: The Germans on holiday – Trends from the study “Reiseanalyse 2015”
YL-LCN Ryanair Airbus A320 landing at London Stansted airport
The Sharing Economy And The Future Of Travel