Published on May 13th, 2015 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 13/05/2015
CS-TKS Boeing 767-36N c/n 30841 Euro Atlantic Airways Registered at Shannon 09/05/15 prior delivery ex EI-FKI.
EI-FIK Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 44700 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 11/05/15.
G-JZHD Boeing 737-808/W c/n 34706 Jet2 Delivered Bournemouth-Leeds/Bradford 07/05/15 in Jet2 holidays colours ex EI-RUP.
Global Aviation News:
Consolidation seen as inevitable for inflight connectivity industry
easyJet to increase A320 capacity to 186 seats from May-2016
EasyJet Returns to First-Half Profit as Network Rivals Retrench
Finnair’s NGA affiliate forced into closure
ISTAT Asia: Asian airline market update
Jet Airways, Kenya Airways dumping Boeing 777s
Norwegian announces successful placement of new senior unsecured bond
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/23102
Portugal airline strike cost 35 mln euros, sell-off to go ahead -minister
Record April for Airbus and Boeing; easyJet receives its 250th A320 family aircraft
Spanish LCC Vueling to start A321 ops in July
SriLankan set to end A340 operations this November
The End of an Era
Read more: http://www.oag.com/OAG-Blog/end-era
Thomas Cook abandons planned London-Reno, NV service
Turkish Airlines takes delivery of 125th aircraft from Boeing
Turkish Airlines to begin Miami-Istanbul route Oct. 25
United Airlines (UAL) And Delta Airlines (DAL) Adapt To Falling Demand Of Transatlantic Winter Flights
UK election aviation impact: Heathrow runway prospects improve; questions over Scotland, regions
WOW Air bets on BWI for push into ultra-low-fare trans-Atlantic market
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus Wins the 2015 Citrix Innovation Award
Aer Lingus Regional adds extra seats for Isle of Man TT Race
AerCap CEO Sees Strong European Demand for Lease Planes
Axing of French route will hit Schull students
Belfast City Airport to host Grant Thornton Runway Run
Qantas Airways CEO Alan Joyce says Australia has world’s ‘most disciplined capacity market’
Ryanair Adds Rome – Rabat Route from late-Oct 2015
Ryanair’s CEO Michael O’Leary to address Chartered Accountants Ireland Annual Conference this Friday 15th May.
Ryainair consolidates Kraków Airport base
Ryanair expects to make only 12 routes in the coming winter Girona [Spanish]
Ryanair moves fast with policy change requests for Cameron
Shannon-Philadelphia route returns with added capacity
Slump in Shannon air traffic
Irish Aviation Research Institute ™ Blog Posts:
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 09-05-15: http://bit.ly/1zNTS2K
Tweets of the day:
@BrianSumers According to the CEO of Mesa Airlines, the CRJ-900 is the most profitable aircraft in @AmericanAir’s fleet. #RAA2015.
@jonostrower Boeing COO Muilenburg says 787-9 and -10 are ~95% common. // This is why they want to get away from building 787-8s. #BoeingID.
@Kenny_Jacobs 20% of Ryanair’s growth across Europe in 2015 will be in one great city alone. Über alles.
@MoranSeanA #DHL & @DublinAerospace has teamed up for a #PlanePull on the 19.06.15 to raise funds 4 #AoibheannsPinkTie @APTjimmy pic.twitter.com/3Fz4dyiCA7.
@pamela_weaver €675 for Cork-Heathrow return next week with @AerLingus I didn’t realise I was buying the whole plane. @FlyFromCORK.
@PWCanada PW100 turpoprop vs similar regional jet: 30 – 45% less fuel, 50% less emissions, 20 – 35% less mtnce #RAA2015 .
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