Published on July 13th, 2015 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 13/07/2015
D-AIFE Airbus A340-313 c/n 434 Lufthansa Ferried Dublin-Frankfurt 11/07/14 in Star Alliance colours.
D-AIFF Airbus A340-313 c/n 447 Lufthansa Ferried Frankfurt-Dublin 11/07/14 for painting.
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Flying In Ireland News:
Aer Lingus cabin crew approve roster deal as winter schedule confirmed
Air Astana award 2nd contract to AFTA to train Cadet Pilots at Cork
Cork Airport’s fight back begins thanks to the ‘coalition of the willing’
Ryanair Board Votes To Accept IAG Offer For Aer Lingus Stake
Global Aviation News:
Airline competition The collusion delusion
Airlines Losing Newfound Allure as Probes, Price Wars Loom
AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes vows to silence his critics
American Airlines defers delivery of 5 Boeing, 35 Airbus aircraft
BA opens up flight data as part of NDC pilot
France’s Air Méditerranée extends hunt for new investors
Lufthansa unable to sell all freight capacity increase in June
Sarajevo mulls options as B&H Air’s future hangs in balance
There’s No Conspiracy for High Airfares
Turbo Megha to spend Rs 500 cr on expansion
We need an air connection — to Boston or New York
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus mulls adding A321LR to fleet
Aer Lingus takeover: So what happens now?
Airbus A350 XWB Comes to Dublin
Dublin’s runway plan ready to take off
Fine Gael MEP Seán Kelly calls for Dublin-Cork route to be reinstated
IAG clinches Aer Lingus as O’Leary admits defeat
Kerry Airport can tap into €1m fund
Michael Cawley: Future strategy must recognise that tourism depends on aviation to bring in passenger numbers
O’Brien to upgrade private jet with order for latest model
Rescue operation throws County Limerick air show a lifeline
Ryanair to relocate CPH base to Lithuania
Ryanair to Sell Aer Lingus Stake, Focus on Own ‘Successful’ Strategy
Seen & Heard: Aviation tycoon backing company behind €20m drone project
SIPTU pledges to protect Aer Lingus employees after Ryanair agrees to sell its share in the airline
Three Ethiopian Dreamliners – At Dublin Airport
TRAVEL Extra’s Sunday Supplement 12th July
Wow! Travel to Ireland for as little as $99 from Boston, Baltimore
IrishAero 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
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 11-07-15: http://bit.ly/1GdCvF1
Tweets of the day:
@AsiaBizWeek Enhancing connectivity between Ireland and Asia is the next step. Irl has emerged from domestic recession, ready to actively engage w Asia.
@AsiaBizWeek Joint arrangement between Ire-UK for one stop visa for CN visitors and official visa waiver first active steps that Ireland is taking #TERT.
@AsiaBizWeek “Direct flights to Asia from Dublin will be crucial to boosting Irish business and tourism industries” McCoy @ibec_irl #TERT.
@AsiaBizWeek Ireland needs to increase connectivity ASAP or risk being left behind. Esp direct flights from Dublin-Tokyo & & Dublin-Beijing #TERT
@GavinDuffy Good news @Ryanair sells @AerLingus stake to @WillieWalshBA and I.A.G. I trust Willie will build Aer Lingus into an even stronger biz.
@niallokeeffe First winner at the Airline Strategy Awards: IAG chief executive Willie Walsh, for executive leadership #abstrats.
@PEdmondAero Heavy turnout of IAG and soon-to-be-IAG CEOs spotted here tonight: IAG’s Walsh, @vueling’s Cruz, @AerLingus’s Kavanagh. #Abstrats.
Today’s Video Picks:
Ade Adepitan on how easyJet and UNICEF are helping to fight polio – extended version.
Aurigny Trislander G-JOEY – Retirement Flight
SWISS welcomes Bombardier CSeries CS100
SWISS will renew its long-haul aircraft fleet with Boeing 777