Published on June 10th, 2015 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 10/06/2015
EI-ECL Boeing 737-86N/W c/n 32655 Alrosa Air Delivered Budapest-Moscow Domodedovo 09/06/15 ex LN-NOP.
LY-LTF ERJ175LR c/n 17000017 ECC Ltd (Air Lituanica colours) Ferried Shannon-Kemble 05/06/15.
N224NV Airbus A320-214 c/n 1694 Allegiant Air Delivered Dublin-Goose Bay-Bangor 08/06/15 ex EC-IEI.
N225AX Boeing 767-224(ER) c/n 30434 Omni Air Transport Boston-Shannon-Boston 08/06/15 to begin summer lease to Aer Lingus.
TC-DCH Airbus A320-216 c/n 6619 Pegasus Airlines Delivered Toulouse-Ostrava 08/06/15 for painting.
Flying In Ireland News:
Permission granted for aviation fuel pipeline from Dublin Port to Dublin Airport
United Airlines celebrates 10 years in Belfast as other Irish services expand
WOW air flights to Iceland take off
Global Aviation News:
AAPA chief sees better year for Asian airlines, but still a tough market
Air Canada considering more Airbus A321 jets for Rouge discount unit
Air France-KLM CEO Warns of Growing Overcapacity in Trans-Atlantic Flights
Airlines Poised to Deliver Return on Invested Capital
ANALYSIS: Boeing reinvests in 767 for freighter market
Boeing Sees Airlines Craving Longest-Ever Narrow-Body Plane
Delta Air Lines looks to strengthen global partnerships
Emirates’ Clark talks 787 & A350, fires broadside on US Open Skies dispute
Etihad Sees Near-Term Network Growth Through Partnerships
IATA: Bombardier to unveil improved CSeries performance
IATA: Emirates pushes for better hot performance from 787-10
IATA: Oneworld sees alliances value despite spread of JVs
Lufthansa Plans Flight Expansion In Regions Other Than Middle East, North Africa
McNeill: TUI Group driving growth out of European market
Norwegian Air Shuttle & West Atlantic pilots join growing BALPA pilot family
Qatar Airways CEO Threatens Oneworld Exit in Dispute With American Airlines
Some airlines taking closer look at A380 than before: Airbus CEO Bregier
Tyler: IATA ‘not the battleground’ for US vs Gulf dispute
Which Airport Has The World’s Best Wi-Fi?
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus Heathrow ceasefire
Aer Lingus’s new daytime summer flight from NY to Dublin takes off
Air Contractors, Europe Airpost and Farnair to rebrand as ASL Airlines
CORK HOTELIERS CALL FOR A NEW AIR CONNECTIVITY FUND FOR CORK AIRPORT
Councillors still unhappy with Aer Lingus Boston move
Global aviation leaders gather in Dublin in 2016, hosted by Aer Lingus
IAG CEO Willie Walsh raises concerns over airlines’ costs
Lobo Leasing Enters Into Lease Deal with AAR
Malaysia Airlines CEO Christoph Mueller Shuns ‘Terminator’ Label Amid Turnaround Push
Ryanair drops plans for Cypriot AOC
Ryanair: Low cost carriers continue to grow passenger numbers and load factors in May
Ryanair taps Couchbase as it seeks to shed poor customer service image
Ryanair weighing up sponsorship models for onboard Wi-Fi service
Virgin Atlantic pushes regulators to examine Aer Lingus deal
Wild Atlantic Way branded Aer Lingus aircraft launched at Shannon Airport
World’s top aviation leaders to land in Dublin
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:
@Ai_Connects Lufthansa will realize an NDC pilot by the end of the year. This pilot will focus on the dynamic bundling of products #airlineNDC #GDS.
@AirwaysNews @EtihadAirways’ Hogan says the rest of the industry “didn’t want to work with us.” That was motivation for equity partnerships. #IATAAGM.
@AirwaysNews @AlaskaAir CEO says fares are important but on-time ops and cust svc bring pax back. “We’re 83 years old and we’re doing fine.” #IATAAGM.
@AirwaysNews Can we learn something from this accident, as we have as an industry learned from every accident. – @lufthansa CEO Spohr #4U9525 #IATAAGM.
@AirwaysNews “There are too many airlines. Consolidation has not taken place quickly enough….Investment needs to be open.” -@Lufthansa’s Spohr #IATAAGM.
@BrianSumers @richardquest asked @AlaskaAir CEO on the airline’s relationship with @Delta. “We’re working on that,” he said. #IATAAGM.
@BrianSumers @lufthansa CEO. More consolidation would be good. “This is a key problem of the industry. There are just too many airlines.” #IATAAGM.
@BrianSumers @MAS CEO on whether he can sell the airline’s 2 A380s. “There is some interest. But normally we do not discuss that on a panel.” #IATAAGM.
@BrianSumers @MAS CEO admits his airline isn’t cost competitive. “I’m still a high cost carrier. But I’m working on it.” #IATAAGM.
@IATA Instant voting at #IATAAGM Aircraft Manufacturers & Airlines panel : 73% of audience says aircraft leasing rates are too high.
@jonostrower Emirates president Tim Clark said he wants to
see Turkish buy the A380. Says it’s the only way TK will fill its new airport. #IATAAGM.
@LeehamNews 787-10 right now short on thrust Emirates Airline COO Tim Clark says. A350-900 has “bags of thrust.” #iataagm.
@ReutersAero Emirates’ Clark also says not planning any announcements at Paris Airshow #IATAAGM.
@SpaethFlies Cost is no argument against improving aircraft tracking, available solutions are cheaper than a business class seat says @MAS CEO #IATAAGM.
Today’s Video Picks:
Address of the Deputy Secretary, US Department of Homeland Security
Boeing upgrades the helmet to give fighter pilots a digital edge
IATA AGM Dublin 2016
Interview of Nick Calio, Airlines for America (A4A)
Interview of Tewolde Gebremariam, CEO of Ethiopian Airlines