Published on July 6th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 06/07/2015
D-AIFE Airbus A340-313 c/n 434 Lufthansa Ferried Frankfurt-Dublin 06/07/15 for paint into Star Alliance colours.
D-AIGY Airbus A340-313 c/n 335 Lufthansa Ferried Dublin-Frankfurt 30/06/15 after paint into Star Alliance colours.
EI-FIR Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 61578 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 02/07/15.
N457DC Boeing 737-8GJ/W c/n 34903 BBAM Aircraft Leasing & Management Ferried Lasham-Norwich 04/07/15 for paint ex VT-SPQ.
N915MD MD82 c/n 49519 GECAS Scrapped at Stockholm Arlanda 02/4-07/15 ex EC-HGJ.
Flying In Ireland News:
AAIU publish Preliminary Report into Blackstairs Mountain Crash
New services, extra flights spell record numbers at Dublin Airport, but its infrastructure is creaking under the strain
Global Aviation News:
Aeroflot mandates Avinco to remarket narrowbody fleet
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24128
Aeroflot Reviews A350 Purchase Following 787 Cancellation
airBaltic CSeries Arrival Will Support Silk Road Strategy
Airport investment in Eastern Europe: opportunities abound but caution needed amid changing markets
Berlin seeks private investors for new airport – Bild
Edinburgh in bid to lure Scotland’s first direct flight with China
Fuel Burn Reduction Helped Embraer Place E-Jets at KLM
Greek capital controls cause major disruption for European airlines
Risk of “fewer domestic routes” at expanded Heathrow
Russian Domestic Yields Have Slipped By a Third
South Carolina conference highlights Boeing’s rising profile in the South
SriLankan Airlines, airberlin, NIKI in codeshare deals
Ukraine Needs to Develop Open Skies Philosophy
What will the travel landscape look like by 2030?
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus passenger numbers up 2% in June
Aer Lingus to start Cork to Düsseldorf service in 2016
British Airways-owner IAG prepares to swallow Aer Lingus
CITYJET Adds London City – Cork Service from Oct 2015
DELTA Plans A330-300 Atlanta – Dublin Service from late-May 2016
Irish Father and Son Duo Ready for Air Show Take-Off
Minister Donohoe welcomes new Aer Lingus Cork to Dusseldorf Service
Ryanair Adds 3rd Daily Gothenburg – London Service from mid-Sep 2015
Ryanair to launch Edinburgh-Copenhagen route
Shannon Estuary Search & Rescue Exercise For Foynes Air Show
Irish Aviation Research Institute ™ Blog Posts:
Aer Lingus expands British Airways code-share to London City route: http://bit.ly/1KGvDaZ
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 04-07-15: http://bit.ly/1GVYXnK
Tweets of the day:
@FionaDonnelly96 Transport minister @Paschald confirms €1m fund for marketing of regional ports and airports @CorkAirport @Corks96FM @C103Cork.
@Kenny_Jacobs @DubGot1 Hi, Got is a great place and we will grow in Sweden. So far, there isn’t enough consistent demand to operate a route from Dublin.
@neelammathews #RoutesSilkRoad #China overtaken US outbdmarket spend over $100million #avgeek.
@Niamh_OMahony Would like to support @CorkAirport but DIFFERENCE in flights between departing Dublin / Cork for 5 days in August is €1200. (€300 v €1500).
@skydavidblevins Passenger figures up 8% at @BelfastAirport. They’re expecting 152,000 passengers this week – 21,000 on Saturday 11th July alone! #travel.
@SpaethFlies Experts #routessilkroad in Tbilisi say @TRANSAERO might well take their #A380 and B747-8s ordered, maybe deferred for a year or two.
Today’s Video Picks:
American Airlines Boeing 767 Business Class Seat
Blue Inc. means business
China’s A330 acquisition agreement: “Good news for Airbus”
Delta Air Lines || #TUMItravelsonDelta
IAG’s battle for Aer Lingus