Published on June 26th, 2015 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief -26/06/2015
AP-BMD Airbus A320-232 c/n 2502 Shaheen Air International Delivered Dublin-Athens-Sharjah-Karachi 26/06/15 ex EI-EXK.
EI-FGP Embraer 190AR c/n 19000050 Borajet Airlines Ferried Norwich-Alverca 24/06/15 after paint.
TC-SCL Boeing 737-8GJ/W c/n 39430 Sun Express Delivered Shannon-Antalya 24/06/15 in AnadoluJet colours ex EI-FGS.
VQ-BVD Boeing 767-319 c/n 30586 Norwind Airtest at Shannon 24/06/15 for Icelandair.
Flying In Ireland News:
Dallas based ‘all-you-can-fly carrier ‘Rise’ to start European operations in early 2016 including London – Dublin
Forthcoming White Paper will underpin decisions on future provision of Irish Defence Force equipment
Irish Air Corps CASA takes part in 2015 Super CEPCO, a joint surveillance exercise in the Baltic and North Sea
Ministers confirm Air Corps pilot EAS ‘air ambulance’ service will continue operations but “all options” remain under consideration
Global Aviation News:
AEI Announces B737-800SF Launch Customer
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/23982
Aeroflot to transfer 13 737-800s to LCC Pobeda Airline
ANALYSIS: United’s New York shift could benefit the market
AirAsia CEO Fernandes casts other work aside amid accounting worries
Atlas Air Worldwide Provides Fleet Update
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/23995
Boeing Signals Additional 747-8 Production Rate Cut
Caribbean airline group InselAir pursues more rapid expansion with 14 new routes from Aruba, Curacao
Connectivity & consumers should be the focus of the EU aviation strategy
CRJ Aftermarket Dwindling, But Not Yet Disappearing
Delta and Southwest become mired in legal tussles at Love Field. Passengers may be the losers
Etihad Air Hires EU Pro to Keep European Skies Open
Europe’s airports: Changing traffic & financials, intensified competition
European Airports Back Persian Gulf Airline Growth
Gatwick makes last-ditch push for new runway
Kuwait Airways receives its first A330-200
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/23997
MSC Cruises and Etihad Airways to provide best-in-class experience in the air and at sea for European guest
Norwegian Air to Launch Winter Flights Between the U.S. and the Caribbean
South African Airways long-haul turnaround continues with Accra-Washington launch & A340 extensions
To-Do List for New Boeing CEO: Weighing Sikorsky, 747’s Fate
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus did not have 10-year Belfast International Airport deal, court rules
Another aviation first for IAA’s Ballygirreen centre
Cantillon: Fog of speculation obscures IAG bid for Aer Lingus
CityJet to launch service from Cork to London City
European competition authorities receive IAG offer
GE Capital Aviation Services Completes Purchase-and-Leaseback Deal with New Customer Batik Air for Four Airbus A320s
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/23999
Grant Thornton runway run at Belfast City Airport: Full results and pictures
IAG offers concessions in bid for EU approval for Aer Lingus deal
Norwegian Air vows to double Dreamliners if U.S. OKs Irish subsidiary
Orlando International to offer nonstop summer flights to Belfast
Ryanair applies for Paris Orly slots
Ryanair maintains his “interest” in increasing destinations in Lavacolla [Spanish]
Ryanair plane delayed after bomb hoax in Poland
Trim Flying Club BBQ and family fun day
Virgin Atlantic launches Belfast to Orlando flights and announces they will return in summer 2016
Irish Aviation Research Institute ™ Blog Posts:
IAG carriers deploy Airbus A320 Sharklet fitted aircraft on Dublin routes: http://bit.ly/1J2StGB
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 20-06-15: http://bit.ly/1Ir0i67
Ireland leveraging its aviation experience to drive unprecedented growth: http://bit.ly/1IsktAw
Tweets of the day:
@ACI_EUROPE Cawley “Governments in Europe lie when they say aviation being important to them. They only see it as important for taxation!” #aciprague.
@ACI_EUROPE Cawley: the hugely successful integration of tourism and aviation by the Gulf countries is a lesson for us all #aciprague.
@airlineroute Vietnam Airlines’ Boeing 787-9 inaugural is now slipped to 15JUL15.
@airportexec Michael Cawley @Failte_Ireland “Governments must treat aviation as an economic stimulant.” #ACIprague.
@airportexec Neil Pakey says routes and tourism interconnected. Inbound US tourism a big growth factor @ShannonAirport #ACIprague.
@arnaudfeist We need to do away with aviation taxes. This is close to €6 bio in added yearly costs to the sector. #ACI_EUROPE #aciprague.
@Bulc_EU Airports have a key role to play in developing a connected,
competitive and seamless multimodal European transport network. #ACIprague.
@Oliver__Clark 60% of European airports are loss making with a combined €79 billion of debts says ACI Europe DG Olivier Jankovec #aciprague.
@Oliver__Clark Airports like Gatwick are increasingly encouraging passengers directly to connect says ACI DG Olivier Jankovec #aciprague.
@TheFlyingGooch Ryanair’s Cawley: Passengers are not airports’ customers and shouldn’t pay attention to passenger experience; it’s unimportant #aciprague.
@TheFlyingGooch Ryanair’s Cawley: Economic regulation in aviation doesn’t work, competition works #aciprague.
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