Published on May 21st, 2015 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 21/05/2015
A6-EYD Airbus A330-243 c/n 657 Etihad Airways repainted into new livery.
C-FPPH Boeing 737-81D/W c/n 39440 Sunwing Airlines Ferried Toronto Pearson International Airport-Dublin 20/05/15 on summer-lease to Thomson Airways.
EI-RUR Boeing 737-8MC/W c/n 44435 Transaero Airlines Ferried Bratislava-Masstricht 19/05/15 in new colours for partial repaint.
Global Aviation News:
ANALYSIS: LCCs reap benefits from multichannel distribution
Australian Corporate Travel Outlook: A vibrant marketplace – and the focus is not just on cost
AZAL says no problem with new aircrafts
Read more: http://www.azernews.az/business/82233.html
Azul believes Brazil-Buenos Aires service is unviable, partially driven by fifth freedom competition
Could these five tech concepts change aviation forever?
Dissecting the United A319 deal: implications
Emirates plays off Airbus’ A350 against Boeing’s Dreamliner
Flyvista ceases commercial operations
Gulfstream Announces Increased Aircraft Order From Qatar Airways
JPM’s Huysinga: conditions are right for Japanese Airlines to take off
Juneyao Airlines announces final pricing for IPO
Pontifications: Boeing spin
Running Out Of People – Executive Shortage Is Up Next For Aviation?
Saudi Arabian Airlines fined $1.6 million for breaking EU aviation law
TUI Group to rebrand five airlines as ‘TUI’
Wizz Air prefers organic growth to acquisitions
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus sale: FF questions Labour’s approach over Ryanair holding
Aer Lingus sale on Impact convention agenda
Direct Flights From Dublin Airport To Mexico And Jamaica In 2016
Dooley questions Labour’s stance on Aer Lingus
Due to Regulatory reasons Norwegian plans to move Boeing 787s from Irish to Norwegian registration
IAG bid likely to be discussed by the Cabinet after Friday’s votes
IAG CEO Willie Walsh says relaxed about protracted Aer Lingus bid
IAG takeover of Aer Lingus is yet to fly
Kerry Airport to host major Aviation Conference
OPINION: Why O’Leary has reinvented Ryanair
Ryanair approach key to government decision on Aer Lingus – Deputy PM
Ryanair claws back passenger traffic
Ryanair will add three routes in Barcelona and strengthen further eight [Spanish]
Speech to Dublin Chambers on transport strategy for Dublin by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD
The head of IAG says he’s in ‘no hurry’ when it comes to the sale of Aer Lingus
Thomson Airways Dreamliner Takes-Off From Dublin in 2016
Thomson Airways to operate Direct Boeing 787 Flights From Dublin Airport To Mexico And Jamica In 2016
Irish Aviation Research Institute ™ Blog Posts:
Dublin-Weston Executive Airport reports second year of bizav growth: http://bit.ly/1cLBZY1
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 16-05-15: http://bit.ly/1EMZINR
Irish Aviation Authority and Shannon’s IASC partner to launch new Irish “EJ” corporate aircraft register: http://bit.ly/1dibrhT
Jet Assist Ltd announces plans for new $4.1 million Hangar and FBO Project at Belfast International Airport: http://bit.ly/1R3bEnc
Ryanair accelerates Berlin Schönefeld-Cologne route launch and adds new routes in Berlin and Hamburg: http://bit.ly/1HlRq3G
Tweets of the day:
@ghimlay RDU is concerned it might lose traffic due to alleged subsidies to Gulf carriers.
@ghimlay @Delta CEO says Chapter 11 restructuring is not “a subsidy under WTO law”.
@ghimlay LATAM has slashed its cargo capacity guidance for 2015, wants to sublease more freighter capacity as demand falls.
@julianoneill DoE says @BELFASTCITY_AIR seats for sale restriction is ineffective. Says proposed noise controls a better way forward, public inquiry told.
@winglets747 With IAG formally submitting statement on the Gulf-US airline debate, will AF-KLM and Lufthansa join?.
@winglets747 “Ryanair has essentially operated a boot camp for passengers, drumming home good discipline around carry-on luggage and self-processing.”
Today’s Video Picks:
Czech Airlines & Czech Tourism – Irish Travel Industry Road Show March 2015 – TravelMedia.ie
Developments in Travel Tech – Kevin May, Tnooz.com, Phocuswright Europe 2015
Etihad Airways, Shannon O’Dowd – Irish Travel Industry Road Show, March 2015 – TravelMedia.ie
Ethiopian Boeing 777 Landing Dublin Airport
Travel & Mobile – Kevin May, Tnooz.com, Phocuswright Europe 2015