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Published on May 12th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 12/05/2015

Aircraft Update:

D-AIPE Airbus A320-211 c/n 078 Lufthansa to Eirtech Aviation Shannon 09/05/15.

EI-DEO Airbus A320-214 c/n 2486 Aer Lingus Departed Eirtech Aviation Shannon to Dublin 09/05/15 in Special Official Carrier of the Irish Rugby Team colours arrived 29/04/15.

EI-FKI Boeing 767-36N(ER) c/n 30841 GECAS  Rolled out of Eirtech Aviation Shannon 10/04/15 in full euroAtlantic Airways colours and towed to Atlantic Aviation Group hangar.

LN-RNN Boeing 737-783 c/n 28315 SAS Airlines to Lufthansa Technik 10/05/15.

LN-RRB Boeing 737-783/W c/n 32276  Departed Lufthansa Technik 10/05/15 arrived 27/04/15.  

 

Global Aviation News:

Boeing will close 787 surge line to make way for producing 777X

Read more: http://www.seattletimes.com/business/boeing-aerospace/boeing-will-close-787-surge-line-to-make-way-for-producing-777x/

EasyJet soars into profit during winter

Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/epic/ezj/11594872/EasyJet-soars-into-profit-during-winter.html

Finnair: 1Q loss narrows as its strategy review places a focus on customer and operations

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/finnair-1q-loss-narrows-as-its-strategy-review-places-its-focus-on-customer-and-operations-223362

flydubai ‘to face new budget rivals in future’, says Sheikh Ahmed

Read more: http://www.arabianbusiness.com/flydubai-to-face-new-budget-rivals-in-future-says-sheikh-ahmed-592138.html#.VU9e8_lViko

Fuel-purchasing strategy helps low-cost Allegiant save even more

Read more: http://www.vegasinc.com/business/2015/may/07/allegiant-fuel-prices/

KLM and Air France working on closer integration, sidelining holding

Read more: http://www.dutchnews.nl/news/archives/2015/05/klm-and-air-france-working-on-closer-integration-sidelining-holding/

The Singapore LCC sector Part 1: Tigerair’s losses in FY2015 should reverse as capacity is cut

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/the-singapore-lcc-sector-part-1-tigerairs-losses-in-fy2015-should-reverse-as-capacity-is-cut-223118

The Singapore LCC sector Part 2: Tigerair cuts capacity on 13 routes while Jetstar quietly expands

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/the-singapore-lcc-sector-part-2-tigerair-cuts-capacity-on-13-routes-while-jetstar-quietly-expands-223119

Virgin America weathers capacity onslaught in New York, Dallas, with strong unit revenue performance

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/virgin-america-weathers-capacity-onslaught-in-new-york-dallas-with-strong-unit-revenue-performance-223383

Irish Aviation News:

Aer Lingus Unveils Its New IRFU Aircraft Livery

Read more: http://www.irishrugby.ie/news/34536.php#.VU-hhvlVikp

Aviation industry ‘first’ for apprentice Rachael

Read more: http://www.carrickfergustimes.co.uk/news/local-news/aviation-industry-first-for-apprentice-rachael-1-6716753

Enda Corneille – Country Manager At Emirates Newstalk Down to Business 

Podcast: http://www.newstalk.com/podcasts/Down_To_Business/The_Executive_Chair/84358/Enda_Corneille__Country_Manager_At_Emirates

Global 2000: Hall Of Fame CEOs On Growth, Good Advice And The Next Decade

Read more: http://www.forbes.com/sites/steveschaefer/2015/05/06/global-2000-american-tower-gilead-ryanair-nrg-energy/

How I finally learned to stop worrying and love Ryanair

Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/money/blog/2015/may/09/ryanair-flight-customer-service-special-assistance

Irish IFE player jumps into wireless space with new retail portal

Read more: http://www.runwaygirlnetwork.com/2015/05/08/irish-ife-player-jumps-into-wireless-space-with-new-retail-portal/

Minister ‘considers draft report’ as Aer Lingus sale saga to hit six-month mark

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/minister-considers-draft-report-as-aer-lingus-sale-saga-to-hit-sixmonth-mark-31211324.html

Ryanair celebrates 1.3 mln customers in Estonia

Read more: http://www.baltic-course.com/eng/good_for_business/?doc=105846

Shannon Group recorded €600,000 profit in final quarter of 2014

Read more: http://www.limerickleader.ie/news/business/business-news/shannon-group-recorded-600-000-profit-in-final-quarter-of-2014-1-6734616

Irish Aviation Research Institute ™ Blog Posts:

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 09-05-15: http://bit.ly/1zNTS2K

Tweets of the day:

@KianiKress 1st @lufthansa Airbus #a350 based in @MUC_Airport end of next year, says airline, “will be most silent plane due to additional isolation”.

@KianiKress  april traffic @airberlin -7,6% -3% load factor on earlier Easter, network cuts “below expectations” says CEO Pichler expects higher yields.

@KianiKress Call 1 Q @Lufthansa CFO Menne @FlySWISS highest improvement + “remarkably profitable” for legacy carrier in quarter, inspite of strong franc.

@ReutersAero Boeing orders to April 28: 139 gross, 114 net (but will be updated later today)

@SwissWorldCargo  “Our Airbus A340 #Fleet will be phased out with six B777-300ER as from 2016 and three more as from 2017” – Ashwin Bhat.

@SwissWorldCargo  #B777-300ER boasts per-seat fuel and CO2 savings of 23% over the A340 and will be deployed on ultra-long-range routes. 

@winglets747 “When you fool your passengers…you cannot compete” for long Qatar’s Al Baker says about poor service at US airlines #ATM2015.

@winglets747 Qatar Airways: three staff in our ops centre exclusively track aircraft. ACARS provides update of every aircraft’s location every 5 seconds.

@winglets747 Emirates’ Tim Clark on accusations of “stealing” passengers: “Market share is not a right. It is earned.” #ATM2015.

Today’s Video Picks:

Black Knights Airborne Insertion into Rathmines, Dublin

https://youtu.be/72XgTMCcUXE

Close Air Support

https://youtu.be/H4LOGfuuugc

Dublin to Washington: Take a seat in the flight deck

https://youtu.be/mOAsiH-GdA0

Emirates receives 60th Airbus A380

https://youtu.be/Yyz6lphcBGQ

 

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