Published on July 3rd, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 03/07/2015
EI-FIP Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 61577 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 01/07/15.
EI-FKL Embraer 190AR c/n 19000067 Borajet Airlines Ferried Norwich-Alverca 01/07/15 to become TC-YAT.
TC-DCF Airbus A320-216 c/n 3831 Pegasus Airlines Delivered Naples-Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen 02/07/15 ex EI-DTC.
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:
Air France’s KLM Cuts Winter Flights as Sales Under Pressure
ANA to launch new Tokyo-Brussels service from 25 October
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24085
Airbus Considers Making Parts in Vietnam After Plane Orders
BAR UK: Airlines supportive of Airports Commission Report
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24079
Belavia Airlines: Its Soviet Past and Passenger Experience Present
Boeing Boosts 2015 Jet Prices 2.9% as 777X Jumps to $400 Million
European growth through airline integration’s?
French Court of Appeal affirms invalid seizure of ECAir’s Boeing 757 (National airline of the Republic of the Congo)
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24087
Frontier Airlines closes in on its ULCC transition, now it is time to prove its staying power
Heathrow’s connectivity and size gives it trump card for new runway
Japan Aims to Use Biofuels for Flights by 2020 Tokyo Olympics
JetBlue Airways raises the competitive bar in Boston with new Mint service. Will its rivals respond?
KLM to adjust winter schedule frequencies
Mid-Life Aircraft Seen Differently Given Fuel Prices, Passenger Demand
Philadelphia International Airport retains a solid position in the US Airways/American Air network
U.S. Airlines Face Antitrust Probe Into Possible Price Collusion
Irish Aviation News:
Come fly with me: a history of Irish aviation in images
CityJet flights put Cork Airport on comeback trail
Dublin Airport welcomes new SAS route to Gothenburg
Easyjet has said it will push on with plans to launch a new Belfast to Heathrow route if the airport expands
Emirates Seeks Munster-Based Sales Executive
Five Destinations in Five Days: A rollercoaster trip with Aer Lingus Regional
Graham Aldren joins CityJet
New Heathrow runway ‘will create 5,000 jobs in Northern Ireland’
Ryanair axes car hire web agreement, Hertz unhappy over GDS distribution
Ryanair in Orly: chronicle of an impending disaster for Air France and Hop! ?
Ryanair reports 14% increase in passenger numbers
Shannon based company Aero Inspection celebrating one year in Asia
Third runway would decrease value of Aer Lingus slots
Transport links – Cork Airport flying high
Virgin names Irishman as new Velocity boss, buys analytics business
Walsh says airlines will not pay for runway at Heathrow
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:
@FG_CMO Rob Morris, consulting head at FG Ascend, surprised IATA didn’t increase revised industry profits above $29b as oil so low #AscendEurope.
@FG_CMO Waypoint Leasing now has $1b portfolio of leased helicopters and is “building a business for the long-term”: CFO Alan Jenkins #AscendEurope.
@FG_CMO Matthews of SMBC: Most heavily negotiated part of the lease is the maintenance reserves. #AscendEurope.
@FG_CMO SMBC exec Shane Matthews says “aircraft have become more of a mainstream asset since the global financial crisis”. #AscendEurope.
@FG_CMO FG Ascend forum chair DVB’s Bert van Leeuwen opens saying he can’t remember such a good time of “blue skies” for the industry #AscendEurope.
@FG_CMO Out of 6 bankers on panel asked if prefer to finance new or used aircraft today, 4 say new, 2 used #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
@FlyFromCORK The new @AerLingus route from @CorkAirport is expected to be Düsseldorf, Germany. Official announcement on Monday at Cork Airport.
@juliejohnsson The 777-9X becomes the first Boeing plane to break the $400m barrier. $BA #jet prices rise 2.9% across the board.
Today’s Video Picks:
Aer Lingus, Smart Ways to save time checking in for your flight
easyJet Apple Watch
Irish Historic Flight Foundation
Signing for A330 Completion and Delivery Centre in China
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