Published on May 11th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 11/05/2015
EI-FGS Boeing 737-8GJ/W c/n 39430 Sun Express/AnadoluJet painted at Shannon 08/05/15 to become TC-SCL.
EI-FIK Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 44700 Ryanair due for delivery Tuesday 12/05/15.
ET-AQO Boeing 737-860/W c/n 40968 Ethiopian Airlines Delivered Boeing Field-Washington Dulles-Dublin 09/05/15.
Global Aviation News:
ACI EUROPE: EU airports report strong 1Q pax traffic, LCCs continues to be main drive of growth
airberlin CEO: Apr-2015 traffic ‘fell significantly short of expectations’
Air India Said Talking to Airbus for $1.5 Billion Jet Order
American looks to tailor aircraft to routes, but sees 757-type gap
Emirates founding CEO Sir Maurice Flanagan dies at 86
Etihad Airways to introduce 787-9 in Singapore
Finnair: Cargo airline NGA’s operations will discontinue
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/23050
Finnair Group Interim Report 1 January – 31 March 2015
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/23013
Finnair’s Strategy Review: Finnair Enters the Next Phase
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/23012
France buys extra 1.7 pct stake in Air France KLM
IAG, Lufthansa & Air France-KLM: don’t risk RASK. Lessons from 1Q2015 unit revenue & capacity growth
Keep skies open and competition thriving
Lufthansa to base first A350-900 at Munich
Swedish pilots union threatens strike at airline SAS
3rd A350 delivered to Qatar Airways
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus cabin crew prepare to ballot over outsourcing on summer route
Aer Lingus Paint Plane In Support Of Irish Rugby Team At World Cup
A Day In The Life: The Loop’s Marketing Manager
Aer Lingus selects Mercator revenue accounting system for scalability
Aer Lingus to increase capacity as passenger numbers fall
Cantillon: Policy on regional airports need revision
Cawley wings it to Prague to advise airports
Comments are ‘hugely insulting’ to jobless [Ex SR Technics employee]
DAA CEO Kevin Toland in the Executive Chair
Facebook forum on airport shut down
FLY Leasing Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results
Pat Meehan talks to Tommy Broughan about the proposed Aviation Fuel Pipeline which if goes ahead will run trough residential areas of North Dublin on Near fm’s Northside Today
Ryanair adds 3,000 flights across its European network
Ryanair: Cork needs better plan to attract to attract tourists
Three senior management appointments for Stobart Air
TRAVEL Extra’s Sunday Supplement: Ethical Safari on Show in Durban
Irish Aviation Research Institute ™ Blog Posts:
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 09-05-15: http://bit.ly/1zNTS2K
Tweets of the day:
@JohnLStrickland New 3 x weekly @HeathrowAirport to @kefairport service announced by @British_Airways from winter schedule @TheHUBRoutes.
@JohnLStrickland #Emirates President Sir Tim Clark told me it’s in the company DNA to be nimble. Doesn’t need weeks/months to make network decisions.
@JohnLStrickland #QatarAirways happy with #Airbus #A350 in service. Lessons learned from #Boeing problems with 787 #dreamliner which itself has settled down.
@JohnLStrickland Al Baker very positive about evolving opportunity from #IAG relationship. #QatarAirways @ATMDubai.
Today’s Video Picks:
Aer Lingus Viscount Awards 2015
Boeing 737 with engine failure, no sweat? (Part III) – Baltic Aviation Academy
Citrix Innovation Award finalist 2015 – Aer Lingus
Inside American Airlines Newest Boeing 787 Dreamliner
Irish Coast Guard – Riverfest Limerick 2015