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Published on June 9th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 09/06/2015

Aircraft Update:

AP-BMC Airbus A320-232 c/n 2496 Shaheen Air International Delivered Dublin-Athens 08/06/15 ex EI-EWO.

LN-LND Boeing 787-8 c/n 35310 Norwegian Longhaul Re-registered and back in service Copenhagen-New York JFK-Copenhagen 03/06/15 ex EI-LND.

LN-LNF Boeing 787-8 c/n 35313 Norwegian Longhaul Re-registered and back in service Copenhagen-New York JFK-Copenhagen 03/06/15 ex EI-LNF.

N872TM CRJ200 c/n 7356 GECAS Ferried Morlaix-Keflavik 08/06/15 ex 5X-UGE.

Flying In Ireland News:

Dublin based ASL group drives future growth with launch of European Airline brand

Read more: http://flyinginireland.com/2015/06/dublin-based-asl-group-drives-future-growth-with-launch-of-european-airline-brand/

Global Aviation News:

A350 replacing A340-300 / 777-200ER, still on with lower fuel prices?

Read more: http://leehamnews.com/2015/06/08/a350-replacing-a340-300-or-777-200er-still-on-with-lower-fuel-prices/

Airbus A350: Is the Xtra making the difference?

Read more: http://www.aspireaviation.com/2015/06/08/airbus-a350-is-the-xtra-making-the-difference/

American Airlines CEO Doug Parker: Industry has learned painful lessons from past

Read more: http://uk.businessinsider.com/r-american-airlines-ceo-cites-capacity-growth-risks-2015-6?r=US

Azul and Delta intensify competition in the Florida-Brazil market to solidify their long term goals

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/azul-and-delta-intensify-competition-in-the-florida-brazil-market-to-solidify-their-long-term-goals-228340

Boeing finally cracks on 777 production rates, but spin continues

Read more: http://leehamnews.com/2015/06/08/pontifications-boeing-finally-cracks-on-777-production-rates-but-spin-continues/

Boeing Reveals ‘Challenging’ 757 Replacement Requirements

Read more: http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/boeing-reveals-challenging-757-replacement

Etihad Airways selects Accenture to provide HR, finance and procurement/supply support

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/news/etihad-airways-selects-accenture-to-support-business-transformation-452817

European Airlines Add Fees To Tickets Purchased Through Third-Party Websites

Read more: http://www.forbes.com/sites/grantmartin/2015/06/08/european-airlines-add-fees-to-tickets-purchased-through-third-party-websites/

Heathrow may ditch major UK routes if expansion plans not approved

Read more: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/heathrow-may-ditch-major-uk-routes-if-expansion-plans-not-approved-10303661.html

IATA AGM opens against mixed signals from industry

Read more: http://leehamnews.com/2015/06/07/iata-agm-opens-against-mixed-signals-from-industry/

IATA: Airline Profitability Strengthens Further

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/23563

IATA: Airbus selling A330 on early availability rather than price

Read more: http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/iata-airbus-selling-a330-on-early-availability-rather-than-413205/

IATA Calls for Deeper Partnership with Governments

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/23564

Lufthansa CEO Targets Service, Savings in Germanwings Crash Wake

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-06-08/lufthansa-ceo-targets-service-savings-in-germanwings-crash-wake

Only a few airlines challenge Etihad’s growth: CEO

Read more: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/only-a-few-airlines-challenge-etihads-growth-ceo-2015-06-07

Poland’s LOT keeps options open in difficult hunt for investor

Read more: https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/polands-lot-keeps-options-open-180522242.html

Qantas still positive about Jetstar’s Asian growth plans

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/business/aviation/qantas-still-positive-about-jetstars-asian-growth-plans-20150608-ghiorf

ScapeSentry: Lufthansa to set trend with GDS charge

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/news/scapesentry-comments-on-lufthansas-plan-for-a-3rd-party-booking-fee-452837

Used A380 Superjumbos Threaten Airbus’s Drive for Sales

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-06-07/used-a380-superjumbos-pose-fresh-threat-to-airbus-s-sales-drive

U.S.-Gulf Airline Feud Shadows Industry Amid 80% Surge in Profit

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-06-07/airlines-on-tiptoe-as-huge-elephant-of-u-s-gulf-dispute-looms

Irish Aviation News:

All eyes are on Ryanair as Etihad agrees to sell its piece of Aer Lingus

Read more: http://businessetc.thejournal.ie/aer-lingus-etihad-2148910-Jun2015/

Belfast International airport boss Graham Keddie: ‘We have to scrap air duty, our politicians seem scared’

Read more: http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/life/features/belfast-international-airport-boss-graham-keddie-we-have-to-scrap-air-duty-our-politicians-seem-scared-31281306.html

Decision on future of air ambulance still awaited

Read more: http://clareherald.com/2015/06/decision-on-future-of-air-ambulance-still-awaited-54999/

Dublin and Shannon lose competitive edge – Ten More Airports to Offer Preclearance for US Flights

Read more: http://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/249250/ten-more-airports-to-offer-preclearance-for-us-flights/

Etihad Airways agrees to sell Aer Lingus stake

Read more: http://www.thenational.ae/business/aviation/etihad-airways-expands-air-france-klm-codeshare-agrees-to-sell-aer-lingus-stake

Etihiad edges out Ryanair

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/the-punt/etihiad-edges-out-ryanair-31284857.html

Etihad to sell 5pc Aer Lingus stake to IAG for €66m

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/etihad-to-sell-5pc-aer-lingus-stake-to-iag-for-66m-31287065.html

IAA: Strike will affect flights between Ireland and Spain

Read more: http://www.eturbonews.com/59932/iaa-strike-will-affect-flights-between-ireland-and-spain

Is Dublin pondering a cheeky move for Belfast City?

Read more: http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/is-dublin-pondering-a-cheeky-move-for-belfast-city-31284161.html

Müller Predicts Fast Consolidation In Asia

Read more: http://aviationweek.com/iata-agm-2015/m-ller-predicts-fast-consolidation-asia

Ryanair launches Glasgow to Chania route

Read more: http://www.anna.aero/2015/06/08/ryanair-launches-glasgow-chania-route/

Stormont ‘is scared of abolishing £26 air tax’

Read more: http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/stormont-is-scared-of-abolishing-26-air-tax-31284160.html

Travel tech firms signs deals with Chinese airlines

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/travel-tech-firms-signs-deals-with-chinese-airlines-1.2240826

Virgin Atlantic hopes govt will protect competition if rival buys Aer Lingus

Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/06/08/airlines-iata-virgin-atlantic-idUSL1N0YU21P20150608

Irish Aviation Research Institute ™ Blog Posts:

Connectivity enhanced at Dublin Airport as four new services commence: http://bit.ly/1Gf4CZ6

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 06-06-15: http://bit.ly/1FA0EXp

Ireland Aviation, Tourism and Travel Twitter List Updated 6th June : http://bit.ly/IvEsHB

Ryanair announces significant Spanish expansion as claws back market share: http://bit.ly/1KgmVyN

Tweets of the day:

@AirwaysNews Even the smallest airline ordering just 3 or 4 widebodies will see a brutal battle between Airbus and Boeing. -AerCap #IATAAGM #AvGeek

@AirwaysNews Strong US Dollar will severely pressure airline profits outside the USA and offset dropping fuel prices. #IATAAGM.

@AirwaysNews “To the Americas mkt, we need the planes for the 200 cities we’ll be doing shortly. With A380s.” -@emirates’ Clark. Lots of laughs. #IATAAGM

@cnegroni #IATAAGM #airline Return on investment above cost of capital for the 1st time normal for other industries but not #airlines, economist says.

@e_russell “We are looking at the [A321]neo LR, it may not be an aircraft that particularly favours our network,” says @HawaiianAir’s CEO. #IATAAGM.

@IATA #IATAAGM: When an engine goes into the shop it’s never a good surprise, says @AerCapNV CEO Kelly. It’s like going to the dentist.

@jonostrower IAG’s Willie Walsh said British Airways picked A380 over 747-8 in 2007 because of a poor relationship with GE. #IATAAGM‏.

@KianiKress Ceo of #IAG a good way to increase airline profitability would be more competition with plane makers #iataagm.

@kenmcleod1 GDS cost is 2 per cent of airline ticket price says Simon Ferguson of Travelport claims #GTMCconf15.

@SkyWriterAv Asked whether those “200 cities” @emirates plans to add w/A380s include Canada, Tim Clark says “No, that’s just in the central US” #IATAAGM.

Today’s Video Picks:

B-2A Spirit Stealth Bomber departs RAF Fairford – 7th June 2015

https://youtu.be/7ZugUZw8ibo

How Ryanair Reduced Booking Time from 5 to Less Than 2 Minutes: Couchbase Connect 2015

https://youtu.be/nkj9CaIjngs

IATA AGM Dublin 2016

https://youtu.be/iY2Re0SGUSI

Qantas and GoPro: Day in the life of a plane

https://youtu.be/T5l0MbqVEWg

Tony Tyler’s highlights on the industry outlook

https://youtu.be/ys9X-i7KXZs

 

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