Published on June 11th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 11/06/2015
A7-AHC Airbus A320-232 c/n 4183 Qatar Airways Departed Eirtech Aviation Shannon 09/06/15 after painting to Doha.
D-AIGV Airbus A340-313 c/n 325 Lufthansa Departed Eirtech Aviation Dublin 09/06/15 in Star Alliance colours to Frankfurt.
D-AIGX Airbus A340-313 c/n 354 Lufthansa to Eirtech Aviation Dublin 09/06/15.
VP-BDL Airbus A320-232 c/n 2343 Ural Airlines registered at Shannon 08/06/15 ex M-ABIO.
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:
Airlines hit headwinds from investors as they try to capture growth
American Airlines, US Airways merger leaves a ‘highly competitive market’ in US: CEO
ANALYSIS: From phantom widebody to Airbus’s great long-haul hope
Beijing Capital Airlines to be China’s seventh airline to fly long haul, planning European routes
Budget airline Flybe reports full-year loss
ECAir: The ‘era of national airlines acting alone in their own territory is clearly behind us’
EIA lowers forecast for 2016 Brent price to USD67 per barrel
Emirates and Flybe announce codeshare agreement on 25 UK routes
Emirates Considers New Boeing 777 Order
Finnair CEO Says Company Reviewing Short-Haul Network Plans
Flybe claims progress despite dropping into the red
IATA: Air France-KLM to hold talks with Alitalia to save partnership
IATA: Boeing bullish on widebodies despite A330 pressure
IATA Powwow: Protectionism, Profit, Pilots, & Parts
IATA: PwC sees airline finances cushioning rate rise risk
LATAM Airlines Group continues to build network utility as currency pressure remains an overhang
Malaysia Airlines begins to implement job and network cuts. Outlook remains challenging
Mitsubishi Eyes European Orders for Japan’s First Passenger Jet
Qantas flags Boeing 777X as potential A380 replacement
Qantas and American Airlines to boost flights between Australia and the US
Skymark Airlines could be a Delta target as Airbus & Intrepid oppose an ANA-led restructure
Ten European cities ask Emirates to fly trans-Atlantic
Vueling joins IATA
Irish Aviation News:
Acumen Aviation opens office in Beijing
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/23607
Aer Lingus deploys Omni Air B767 onto transatlantic flights
Bee forces Flybe flight BE384 to turn back to Southampton
Documents reveal ‘Project Egret’ negotiations on Aer Lingus sale
Dublin to host next year’s IATA AGM
Evening check-in for early flights takes off at Cork Airport
IAG CEO Willie Walsh to become chair of IATA’s board of governors
IATA: Virgin Atlantic sees need for IAG-Aer Lingus remedies
Mueller Speaks On New MAS Model At IATA, Shares His Views On Aircraft Tracking
Northern Ireland flying high as aerospace firm RLC creates 80 jobs
5% passenger traffic growth at Shannon Airport in May
€505m profit for Shannon-based aircraft firm
Irish Aviation Research Institute ™ Blog Posts:
Connectivity enhanced at Dublin Airport as four new services commence: http://bit.ly/1Gf4CZ6
A major new study reveals Dublin Airport has the best airport WiFi in Europe: http://bit.ly/1Gdf1U2
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:
@airkarp Tony Tyler is ‘still mystified by what happened with [MH370]…We believe strongly that the aircraft needs to be found.’ #IATAAGM.
@FHavg Emirates prez Tim Clark: “If you shut down open skies, anti-trust immunity has to go out.”
@ghimlay Until DOT does something, I see no immediate end to #ME3vsUS3. Issue has devolved into he-said/she-said #IATAAGM.
@ghimlay @Emirates’ Clark on what he will do when he retires: “I will go to all the places I’ve been to that I’ve never seen.” #IATAAGM.
@jonostrower Boeing’s John Wojick says the plane maker’s twin-aisle with the lowest seat mile costs today is the 777-300ER not the 787-9. #IATAAGM.
@jonostrower Qatar CEO: “Airbus told us there will be a delay” to A320neo delivery while P&W fixing engine.
@LuxuryTravelled easyJet cancelling Casablanca to France routes must be due to the Ryanair rumours…? No?.
@ReutersAero IATA’s Tony Tyler said doesn’t think any airline will pull out of assoc over Gulf subsidies row #IATAAGM.
@winglets747 Luck of the Irish for next year’s #IATAAGM 🍀
Today’s Video Picks:
Address of the Secretary, US Department of Transportation
IATA CEO Insight with Richard Quest
Interview – Alex Cruz, Vueling’s CEO
Interview – Ivan Chu, CEO, Cathay Pacific
Interview on the economic outlook of the airline industry
Qantas ink new deal with American Airlines