Published on July 2nd, 2015 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 02/07/2015
EI-FLM Boeing 737-85F/W c/n 30571 Meridiana Delivered Phoenix Goodyear-Bangor-Shannon-Milan Malpensa 30/6-01/07/15 all white ex N571MQ.
EI-SEV Boeing 737-73S/W c/n 29078 Ryanair Positioned Maastricht-East Midlands 30/06/15 ex N278KA.
F-GZHS Boeing 737-84P/W c/n 35074 Transavia France Registered 26/06/15 in service Paris Orly-Nates-Paris Orly 30/06/15 ex EI-IGN.
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:
Airbus plans to open A330 China plant, upbeat on output: CEO
Air Canada Expands European Network
Air Canada’s Gatwick service will mean lower London fares, but airline may be shooting itself in the foot
Aviation market in the UK to grow at a CAGR of 1.83% During 2015
Barcelona El Prat: Europe’s leading airport for LCCs a battleground in fight for business travellers
Boeing says it supports open skies policy
EasyJet ‘would open a base at Heathrow’, says McCall
Emirates Issues Detailed Report Saying It Is Not Subsidized
Emirates rebuts subsidy claims, says US airlines have ‘unclean hands’
Emirates’ Tim Clark: Subsidy dispute is destabilizing global airline industry
Estonian Air CEO remains positive in spite of losses
Fitch: Ex-Im Charter Expiration Would Affect US Manufacturers
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24084
London Heathrow Best Option for Runway, Davies Report Says
Sarajevo to shut down B&H Airlines citing mounting debts
The Gambia Experience Chooses Titan Airways for Flights to Banjul
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24077
Virgin Atlantic to cut 500 jobs in restructuring
10-15 European countries asked Emirates to provide transatlantic services
Irish Aviation News:
AerCap Adds its First Airbus A350XWB to Fleet of 1,300 Aircraft
CityJet annouces new Cork-London service
Danish unions allowed to strike against Ryanair
GuestLogix and OpenJaw focus on omni-channel retailing environment at recent conferences
Is Ryanair Taking a Closer Look at the 737-700?
Ryanair Calls For 3 Runway Solution
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24073
Ryanair gaining share at Budapest, while Wizz Air marks time
Ryanair Launches European Wide Petition To ‘Keep Europe’s Skies Open’
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24071
Shannon Group model the right one – US exec
Tour operator Sunway suspends Tunisia holiday flights
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:
@CNBCWEX IAG CEO Willie Walsh on Heathrow runway – Without political vision & leadership, it will end up on the shelf gathering dust #Heathrow.
@FG_CMO Alan Leeks, Virgin Atlantic fleet planning guru, says Airbus A330neo is a “v capable” a/c & matches 787 in almost all respects #AscendEurope.
@FG_CMO Good job market is liquid as lot of airlines have no money but a lot of a/c on order: Russell Lee of Aviation Finance Co #AscendEurope.
@FG_CMO Bankers agree industry is approaching peak of the cycle, but unsure of timing of the turning point – best guess 2-3 years out #AscendEurope.
@FG_CMO A380 does feel like an aircraft that did come ahead of its time: Rami Myerson, analyst at Investec #AscendEurope.
@FG_CMO FG Ascend Morris: Boeing may have to reduce 777 prod rate in bridge period to 777X as too many slots to sell #AscendEurope.
@NickRaven_news Willie Walsh accuses Sir Howard Davies of “naivety” for believing costs of Heathrow expansion wld be borne by airlines 1/2.
@NickRaven_news Willie Walsh – Heathrow: while we blv wld b outrageous 2 burden passengers with cost of such expensive infrastructure, we will not pay 4 it.
Today’s Video Picks:
A major Chinese commitment for the Airbus A330
China’s A330 acquisition agreement: “Good news for Airbus”
First A350 XWB delivery to Vietnam Airlines (uncut version)
Highlights: First A350 XWB delivery for Vietnam Airlines
In the making: Vietnam Airlines’ first A350 XWB