Published on June 12th, 2015 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 12/06/2015
EI-DSI Airbus A320-216 c/n 3213 Air Berlin Ferried Rome Fiumicino-Dublin-Munich 15/06/15 to become D-ABZK.
EI-EJG Airbus A330-202 c/n 1123 Alitalia Ferried Rome Fiumicino-Abu Dhabi 08/06/15 for paint into new colours.
LN-LNG Boeing 787-8 c/n 35314 Norwegian Longhaul re-registered and in service Copenhagen-New York JFK-Copenhagen 10/06/15 ex EI-LNG.
LY-AQX Boeing 737-322 c/n 24664 Avia AM Ferried Ostrava-Vilnus 10/06/15 after paint into basic Sunkar Air colours ex SP-HAA.
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:
Air Berlin Hopes to Resume Flights to St. Petersburg When Demand Increases
Air France CEO: Capacity discipline on North Atlantic routes is crucial
Air France CEO: Move ‘up-market’ is ‘ongoing’
Airlines hit headwinds from investors as they try to capture growth
American Airlines and Qantas expand on US-Australia. Qantas reasserts its international role
Athens Enhances Connectivity with “TAG Athens” Project
Boeing ups jet demand forecast; no hurry on 757 successor
Delta appoints senior VP for Europe, Middle East and Africa
Delta Pilot Deal Paving Way for Embraers, $4 Billion Boeing Jets
EasyJet celebrates its 10 millionth Manchester Airport passenger
Emirates Airlines dangling 100-airplane order in front of Boeing, Airbus
Emirates airline sees more opportunities to fly in Europe
European LCC and legacy airline seasonality examined; Norwegian and British Airways score low, Jet2.com and Aegean Airlines score high
First anniversary celebrations for Flybe’s Southend routes
International traffic drops at CLT as American Airlines shuffles routes
Islanders mount campaign against Flybe and Loganair prices
KLM seeking EUR390m in cost reduction ‘over the next three years’
MH370 mystery: Maths professor says Malaysia Airlines plane nosedived into ocean and stayed intact
Norwegian to use 737MAX to Boost Transatlantic Network
OpenSkies.travel analysis say airline war on competition has caused industry uncertainty
Other U.S. Airlines Oppose Big 3 in Gulf Subsidies Dispute
Portugal Picks Neeleman’s $390 Million Offer for a Stake in TAP
Qatar Airways chief eyes stakes in airlines beyond IAG holding
SpiceJet may lease Airbus planes to raise capacity
Taiwanese airlines reducing South Korea capacity due to MERS outbreak
USAF sends bombers and attack aircraft to Europe in show of support
Irish Aviation News:
Air Ambulance Service celebrates 1,000th mission
CMA confirms requirement for Ryanair to reduce Aer Lingus shareholding
Dublin Airport: why IAG wants Ryanair’s second largest base to be its fifth European hub
GE Capital Aviation Services Delivers First New Leased Boeing 737-800 to Myanmar National Airways
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/23648
INTERVIEW-Ryanair won’t move on Aer Lingus sale until after EU probe
Read more: http://www.cnbc.com/id/102751556
MAS CEO Christoph Muller rules out future tie-up with AirAsia
No commitment to long term future of air ambulance based in Athlone
No State money for Dublin Airport
On a wing and a prayer
Overseas tourism revenue shows strong growth for first 3 months of year
Ryanair still not the friendly face of travel, say agents
Ryanair to appeal ‘ridiculous’ ruling on Aer Lingus stake
Ryanair won’t move on Aer Lingus sale until after EU probe
Tartan Army fill extra flights to Dublin
Waypoint Leasing announces helicopter leasing transaction with Titan Helicopter Group
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:
@Aerostatpilot F-WNEO has @prattandwhitney PW1100G-JM engines. F-WNEW has the @CFM_engines LEAP-1.
@AlastairDalton Glasgow Airport announces its best May for 7 years with 785,063 passengers – up 13.3% on a year ago.
@e_russell “Watch this space,” says @emirates pres Clark when asked about potential #ATH to USA service or from any of 10 other EU countries.
@e_russell Clark says a Greek gov’t delegation has asked @emirates to launch service to USA from #ATH due to lack of off-peak nonstop service.
@e_russell “We could be on the brink of a fracturing of the airline world order,” says @emirates pres Clark citing IAG departure from AAEA.
@e_russell “The big 3 stance is as outdated as the alliance model,” says @emirates Clark at @TheWingsClub.
@GlobeTrotScott US airlines paid $1.94/gallon for jet fuel in April, down from $2.96/yr ago. Big savings: they consume 16 BILLION gallons/yr.
@JohnLStrickland Anyone expecting big orders, news for @BoeingAirplanes or @Airbus at @salondubourget #PAS15 I’m not but am I missing something?.
@karelxwb Qatar Airways 4th #A350 has been applied with final registration A7-ALD and will be delivered in the coming days.
@winglets747 FedEx says US government must uphold EU-US open skies and approve Norwegian International – despite opposition from major US pax airlines.
Today’s Video Picks:
Boeing Prepares the 787-9 Dreamliner for the 2015 Paris Air Show
Gama Aviation – Glasgow FBO Promo
Innovative to the Core – GE Aviation’s Adaptive Cycle Engine
Q400 aircraft with Falcon Aviation livery getting ready for Paris
Seven in Seven: GE Aviation’s Business Base is Growing
35th Fighter Squadron Rages in Alaska