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Published on July 13th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 13/07/2015

Aircraft Update:

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

Read more: https://flyinginireland.com/2015/07/aer-lingus-cabin-crew-approve-roster-deal-as-winter-schedule-confirmed/

Air Astana award 2nd contract to AFTA to train Cadet Pilots at Cork

Read more: https://flyinginireland.com/2015/07/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’

Read more: https://flyinginireland.com/2015/07/cork-airports-fight-back-begins-thanks-to-the-coalition-of-the-willing/

Ryanair Board Votes To Accept IAG Offer For Aer Lingus Stake

Read more: https://flyinginireland.com/2015/07/ryanair-board-votes-to-accept-iag-offer-for-aer-lingus-stake/

Global Aviation News:

Airline competition The collusion delusion

Read more: http://www.economist.com/blogs/gulliver/2015/07/airline-competition

Airlines Losing Newfound Allure as Probes, Price Wars Loom

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-07-09/airlines-losing-newfound-allure-as-probes-price-wars-loom

AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes vows to silence his critics

Read more: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/wall-street-journal/airasia-boss-tony-fernandes-vows-to-silence-his-critics/story-fnay3ubk-1227437285877

American Airlines defers delivery of 5 Boeing, 35 Airbus aircraft

Read more: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/american-airlines-defers-delivery-of-5-boeing-35-airbus-aircraft-2015-07-10

BA opens up flight data as part of NDC pilot

Read more: http://buyingbusinesstravel.com/news/1024425-ba-opens-flight-data-part-ndc-pilot

France’s Air Méditerranée extends hunt for new investors

Read more: http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/38668-frances-air-mditerrane-extends-hunt-for-new-investors

Lufthansa unable to sell all freight capacity increase in June

Read more: http://uk.reuters.com/article/2015/07/09/uk-lufthansa-traffic-idUKKCN0PJ1D320150709

Sarajevo mulls options as B&H Air’s future hangs in balance

Read more: http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/38671-sarajevo-mulls-options-as-bh-airs-future-hangs-in-balance

There’s No Conspiracy for High Airfares

Read more: http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2015-07-10/there-s-no-conspiracy-for-high-airfares

Turbo Megha to spend Rs 500 cr on expansion

Read more: http://www.financialexpress.com/article/industry/companies/turbo-megha-to-spend-rs-500-cr-on-expansion/99019/

We need an air connection — to Boston or New York

Read more: http://www.centralctcommunications.com/bristolpress/opinion/article_08584d5e-2768-11e5-877b-bba4dd2d2281.html

Irish Aviation News:

Aer Lingus mulls adding A321LR to fleet

Read more: http://www.airfinancejournal.com/Article/3469524/Aer-Lingus-mulls-adding-A321LR-to-fleet.html

Aer Lingus takeover: So what happens now?

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/aer-lingus-takeover-so-what-happens-now-31367952.html

Airbus A350 XWB Comes to Dublin

Read more: http://www.ittn.ie/news/the-airbus-a-350-wxb-comes-to-dublin/

Dublin’s runway plan ready to take off

Read more: http://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/news/ireland/article1580068.ece?CMP=OTH-gnws-standard-2015_07_11

Fine Gael MEP Seán Kelly calls for Dublin-Cork route to be reinstated

Read more: http://www.irishexaminer.com/business/mep-calls-for-urgent-investment-in-regions-341781.html

IAG clinches Aer Lingus as O’Leary admits defeat

Read more: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/iag-clinches-aer-lingus-as-oleary-admits-defeat-10382169.html

Kerry Airport can tap into €1m fund

Read more: http://www.killarneytoday.com/airport-can-tap-into-e1m-fund/

Michael Cawley: Future strategy must recognise that tourism depends on aviation to bring in passenger numbers

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/michael-cawley-future-strategy-must-recognise-that-tourism-depends-on-aviation-to-bring-in-passenger-numbers-31369029.html

O’Brien to upgrade private jet with order for latest model

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/o-brien-to-upgrade-private-jet-with-order-for-latest-model-1.2263254

Rescue operation throws County Limerick air show a lifeline

Read more: http://www.limerickpost.ie/2015/07/10/rescue-operation-throws-county-limerick-air-show-a-lifeline/

Ryanair to relocate CPH base to Lithuania

Read more: http://www.thelocal.dk/20150710/ryanair-to-relocate-cph-base-to-lithuania

Ryanair to Sell Aer Lingus Stake, Focus on Own ‘Successful’ Strategy

Read more: http://skift.com/2015/07/10/ryanair-to-sell-aer-lingus-stake-focus-on-own-successful-strategy/

Seen & Heard: Aviation tycoon backing company behind €20m drone project

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/media-and-marketing/seen-heard-aviation-tycoon-backing-company-behind-20m-drone-project-1.2282465

SIPTU pledges to protect Aer Lingus employees after Ryanair agrees to sell its share in the airline

Read more: http://www.rte.ie/news/2015/0710/714003-siptu-aer-lingus-employees/

Three Ethiopian Dreamliners – At Dublin Airport

Read more: http://travelbiz.ie/newsstory/Three_Ethiopian_Dreamliners_-_At_Dublin_Airport

TRAVEL Extra’s Sunday Supplement 12th July 

Read more: https://travelextra.wordpress.com/2015/07/01/travel-extras-sunday-supplement-july-12-2015/

Wow! Travel to Ireland for as little as $99 from Boston, Baltimore

Read more: http://www.irishcentral.com/culture/travel/Travel-transatlantic-to-Ireland-for-a-little-as-99-from-Boston-to-Dublin.html

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.

https://youtu.be/C8Sx13rJZcc

Aurigny Trislander G-JOEY – Retirement Flight

https://youtu.be/logZFrLpogU

SWISS welcomes Bombardier CSeries CS100

https://youtu.be/PRM-NAj63g8

SWISS will renew its long-haul aircraft fleet with Boeing 777

https://youtu.be/t0hC0IIEUvE

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