Published on June 9th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 09/06/2015
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
Global Aviation News:
A350 replacing A340-300 / 777-200ER, still on with lower fuel prices?
Airbus A350: Is the Xtra making the difference?
American Airlines CEO Doug Parker: Industry has learned painful lessons from past
Azul and Delta intensify competition in the Florida-Brazil market to solidify their long term goals
Boeing finally cracks on 777 production rates, but spin continues
Boeing Reveals ‘Challenging’ 757 Replacement Requirements
Etihad Airways selects Accenture to provide HR, finance and procurement/supply support
European Airlines Add Fees To Tickets Purchased Through Third-Party Websites
Heathrow may ditch major UK routes if expansion plans not approved
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
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
Only a few airlines challenge Etihad’s growth: CEO
Poland’s LOT keeps options open in difficult hunt for investor
Qantas still positive about Jetstar’s Asian growth plans
ScapeSentry: Lufthansa to set trend with GDS charge
Used A380 Superjumbos Threaten Airbus’s Drive for Sales
U.S.-Gulf Airline Feud Shadows Industry Amid 80% Surge in Profit
Irish Aviation News:
All eyes are on Ryanair as Etihad agrees to sell its piece of Aer Lingus
Belfast International airport boss Graham Keddie: ‘We have to scrap air duty, our politicians seem scared’
Decision on future of air ambulance still awaited
Dublin and Shannon lose competitive edge – Ten More Airports to Offer Preclearance for US Flights
Etihad Airways agrees to sell Aer Lingus stake
Etihiad edges out Ryanair
Etihad to sell 5pc Aer Lingus stake to IAG for €66m
IAA: Strike will affect flights between Ireland and Spain
Is Dublin pondering a cheeky move for Belfast City?
Müller Predicts Fast Consolidation In Asia
Ryanair launches Glasgow to Chania route
Stormont ‘is scared of abolishing £26 air tax’
Travel tech firms signs deals with Chinese airlines
Virgin Atlantic hopes govt will protect competition if rival buys Aer Lingus
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
How Ryanair Reduced Booking Time from 5 to Less Than 2 Minutes: Couchbase Connect 2015
IATA AGM Dublin 2016
Qantas and GoPro: Day in the life of a plane
Tony Tyler’s highlights on the industry outlook