Published on June 30th, 2015 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 30/06/2015
EI-FIP Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair First Flight
N878TM CRJ200 c/n 7392 GECAS Ferried Morlaix-Keflavik-Goose Bay-Duluth-Tucson 29/30-06/15 ex TZ-RCA.
SX-EMB Airbus A319-131 c/n 3705 Ellinair Delivered Keflavik-Thessaloniki 26/06/15 ex EI-FGE.
Flying In Ireland News:
Bombardier C-Series aircraft flight tests show performance better than targets but fails to win Paris orders
Cork Airport’s passenger numbers fall 5.9% in the first five months of the year as it losses two Czech services
Global Aviation News:
ACI Europe promotes open skies; a resounding precedent for airlines and other airports to follow
Airbus A340 on sale for ‘decorative purposes’
Air France accelerates B747 retirement
Air Lituanica creditors fail to approve non-judical bankruptcy
Delta is world’s most-flown airline; it is ridiculous for US carriers to whinge about competitors receiving state aid
Four Engines vs. Two: The Surprising Mathematical Guarantee of Safety
ME3 airlines and the new Silk Road
Norwegian Air Will Serve French Caribbean From U.S. And Eyes Boston-Europe
Open skies moving ahead on multiple fronts, minister says
Royal Brunei to switch out A319s for A320s; mulls A321neoLRs
Russia’s Aeroflot plans to reduce fleet size as crisis deepens
TAP Portugal eyes A330neo, A321neo LRs for fleet renewal
Where else will Norwegian fly from BWI?
Irish Aviation News:
ACI EUROPE Prague Congress: Michael Cawley addresses “New Aviation Reality”
Easyjet announces new routes from Belfast International to Lyon and Lanzarote
Irish tourists fly to Tunisia hours after attack
Michael Cawley Chairman – Failte Ireland Airports -The Key to Tourism Success Tourism – The Key to Airports Success
Norwegian Air International is ready to commit to using only European and U.S. pilots and crews on its transatlantic flights.
Ryanair launches Christmas Countdown (no, really) with 3,500 extra flights
Ryanair will continue to grow intra-Germany [German]
Thompson Aero Seating takes off as it unveils a 90% increase in its turnover
#TellusSurvey Week 1 flight lines: western Co.Offaly.
TRAVEL Extra’s Sunday Supplement 29th June
Unexpected turbulence at Dublin Airport: seven passengers on inaugural flight from Ethiopia claim asylum
Virgin Atlantic set to return to Belfast with four US flights
Virgin takes off for first time – and EasyJet add new routes
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
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 27-06-15: http://bit.ly/1dnbDvb
Ireland leveraging its aviation experience to drive unprecedented growth: http://bit.ly/1IsktAw
Tweets of the day:
@AlastairDalton Loganair chief executive Stewart Adams admits its aircraft reliability is “simply not been good enough” @TheScotsman #live.
@NATSPressOffice Congrats to the @HeathrowAirport tower team – 1,390 aircraft movements on Friday is a new record off 2 runways.
@Oliver__Clark Etihad’s Jim Callaghan says the open skies row between gulf and US is ‘all about Emirates’ says Etihad is transparent in its business.
@Oliver__Clark Ryanair CCO David O’Brien says lack open skies is a weakness for European flag carriers #aciprague.
@Oliver__Clark Ryanair CCO David O’Brien says Norwegian is being unfairly ‘frozen out’ of North Atlantic market #aciprague.
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This was ATIS 2015 – the Panasonic Aviation & Transport Innovation Summit 2015!