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Published on May 13th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 13/05/2015

Aircraft Update:

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

Read more: http://www.runwaygirlnetwork.com/2015/05/11/consolidation-seen-as-inevitable-for-inflight-connectivity-industry/

easyJet to increase A320 capacity to 186 seats from May-2016

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/news/easyjet-to-increase-a320-capacity-to-186-seats-from-may-2016-444872

EasyJet Returns to First-Half Profit as Network Rivals Retrench

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-05-12/easyjet-returns-to-first-half-profit-as-network-rivals-retrench

Finnair’s NGA affiliate forced into closure

Read more: http://atwonline.com/finance-data/finnair-s-nga-affiliate-forced-closure

ISTAT Asia: Asian airline market update

Read more: http://leehamnews.com/2015/05/11/istat-asia-asian-airline-market-update/

Jet Airways, Kenya Airways dumping Boeing 777s

Read more: http://leehamnews.com/2015/05/11/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

Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/05/11/portugal-airlines-tap-idUSL5N0Y24H620150511

Record April for Airbus and Boeing; easyJet receives its 250th A320 family aircraft

Read more: http://www.anna.aero/2015/05/11/record-april-airbus-boeing-easyjet-receives-250th-a320-family-aircraft/

Spanish LCC Vueling to start A321 ops in July 

Read more: http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/37303-spanish-lcc-vueling-to-start-a321-ops-in-july

SriLankan set to end A340 operations this November

Read more: http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/37293-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

Read more: http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/37295-thomas-cook-abandons-planned-london-reno-nv-service

Turkish Airlines takes delivery of 125th aircraft from Boeing

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/news/turkish-airlines-takes-delivery-of-125th-aircraft-from-boeing-444880

Turkish Airlines to begin Miami-Istanbul route Oct. 25

Read more: http://www.sun-sentinel.com/business/tourism/fl-mia-new-turkey-flights-20150511-story.html

United Airlines (UAL) And Delta Airlines (DAL) Adapt To Falling Demand Of Transatlantic Winter Flights

Read more: http://www.bidnessetc.com/42361-united-airlines-ual-and-delta-airlines-dal-adapt-to-falling-demand-of-trans/

UK election aviation impact: Heathrow runway prospects improve; questions over Scotland, regions

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/uk-election-aviation-impact-heathrow-runway-prospects-improve-questions-over-scotland-regions-223842

WOW Air bets on BWI for push into ultra-low-fare trans-Atlantic market

Read more: http://www.baltimoresun.com/business/bs-bz-wow-ceo-20150511-story.html

Irish Aviation News:

Aer Lingus Wins the 2015 Citrix Innovation Award

Read more: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/aer-lingus-wins-the-2015-citrix-innovation-award-2015-05-12

Aer Lingus Regional adds extra seats for Isle of Man TT Race

Read more: http://www.pr360.ie/aer-lingus-regional-adds-extra-seats-for-isle-of-man-tt-race/#

AerCap CEO Sees Strong European Demand for Lease Planes

Read more: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/aercap-ceo-sees-strong-european-demand-for-lease-planes-20150511-00907#ixzz3ZuXKBTTs

Axing of French route will hit Schull students

Read more: http://www.southernstar.ie/News/Axing-of-French-route-will-hit-Schull-students-08052015.htm

Belfast City Airport to host Grant Thornton Runway Run

Read more: http://www.belfastcityairport.com/News/BELFAST-CITY-AIRPORT-TO-HOST-GRANT-THORNTON-RUNWAY

Qantas Airways CEO Alan Joyce says Australia has world’s ‘most disciplined capacity market’

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/business/aviation/qantas-shares-soar-to-a-near-sevenyear-high-20150512-ggziwp.html

Ryanair Adds Rome – Rabat Route from late-Oct 2015

Read more: http://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/248751/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.

Read more:  http://www.charteredaccountants.ie/AnnualConference2015/

Ryainair consolidates Kraków Airport base

Read more: http://www.thenews.pl/1/12/Artykul/206375,Ryainair-consolidates-Krakow-Airport-base

Ryanair expects to make only 12 routes in the coming winter Girona [Spanish]

Read more: http://www.elpuntavui.cat/noticia/article/1-territori/13-serveis/852915-.html?cca=1

Ryanair moves fast with policy change requests for Cameron

Read more: http://www.cityam.com/215531/ryanair-moves-fast-policy-change-requests-cameron

Shannon-Philadelphia route returns with added capacity

Read more: http://www.limerickleader.ie/news/business/business-news/shannon-philadelphia-route-returns-with-added-capacity-1-6739438

Slump in Shannon air traffic

Read more: http://www.clarechampion.ie/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 .

Today’s Video Picks:

Congrats on the win, Dave!

https://youtu.be/2UN4WBdpSRQ

GE Retirees: A Piece of Aviation History

https://youtu.be/JBjX4g4Ven4

Introducing #GreenSpirit

https://youtu.be/Kh3osOFCpu4

Sustainably Producing Food and Fuel – Etihad Airways

https://youtu.be/iy-XPpC0G7o

The Golden Age | Choice. It’s a wonderful thing

https://youtu.be/SM83KALhiR0

 

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