Published on July 16th, 2015 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 16/07/2015
LN-RRS Boeing 737-883 c/n 28325 SAS Airlines To Lufthansa Technik hangar 13/07/15.
VP-CME Boeing 767-231(ER) c/n 22567 Mid East Jet Airtest from Atlantic Aviation Group hangar 13/07/15.
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Flying In Ireland News:
AAIU Report into NG4 Forced Landing
EU Commission approves acquisition of Aer Lingus by IAG, subject to conditions
Passenger numbers soar at Belfast International Airport as summer season gets into full swing
Global Aviation News:
A320neo: Airbus’s new star
A defining moment for measuring ancillary revenue?
Air France-KLM SWOT: more boldness needed to develop partnerships and to grow Transavia
Alitalia to issue € 375 ml bond with a five-year maturity
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24248
Airlines carve US into markets dominated by 1 or 2 carriers
Airline Insight: Anders Engström, Scandinavian Airlines
AirAsia India doing well, clarifies Tony Fernandes
Austrian Airlines remains constant at Vienna as easyJet gets ready for battle
China Eastern considering the A350-900 and 787-9 for their widebody fleet extension.
Cutting-Edge A350 XWB arrives in the United States
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24251
Europe’s low-cost sector has just turned 25, but things could have played out very differently
Read more: http://atwonline.com/blog/2020-hindsight
Home of the 777X wing is on track to be finished in May of 2016
How The World’s Top 7 Airlines Use Social Media
Iran deal could unleash big pent-up commercial aircraft demand
Malaysia Airlines Prepares To Scale Back Network
Oneworld Transatlantic Routes: 2015 Edition
Thomas Cook combines product innovation and advertising in “game-changing” brief for Albion
United Airlines dominates San Francisco, having nearly five times more weekly
seats than #2 carrier Delta Air Lines; Will drop JFK in October
10 Signs you might be an Avgeek
Irish Aviation News:
A Street Feast For Passengers Travelling Through Terminal 1
Avolon eyes China after $429m stake sale
CSO revises 15 years of economic data to reflect aircraft leasing
daa Welcomes European Commission Announcement On IAG
DHL Plane Pull for Aoibheann’s Pink Tie – Pulled-Off
Gatwick proposal a surprise remedy for Aer Lingus deal
Highlights of Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary’s press conference in Brussels today
IAG: Phase I Approval By European Commission
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24252
Intrepid Selects Delta as Skymark Sponsor Candidate
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24253
Joe Mohan, director airline Viva Can: “We have the same model of Ryanair ‘
Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar TD & the Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney TD Announcing the Permanent Establishment of the Emergency Aeromedical Support Service (EAS) July 2015
Read more: http://health.gov.ie/blog/press-release/minister-for-health-leo-varadkar-td-the-minister-for-defence-simon-coveney-td-announcing-the-permanent-establishment-of-the-emergency-aeromedical-support-service-eas-july-2015/
Over 25,000 jobs in Fingal attributable to presence of Dublin Airport
Ryanair exit leaves questions at Billund
Ryanair grows 30% in Belgium and introduces 10 new routes in 2015 (Summer + Winter combined)
Ryanair: Romania has the best growth for us in Eastern Europe. We have big plans here [Romania]
Ryanair to bid for IAG slots at London’s Gatwick
Ryanair to launch Amsterdam base this winter; London, Paris, Barcelona and Frankfurt likely new route targets
Shannon airshow facing peaceful protest
Wizz Air and Ryanair are well matched in the competition for Eastern and Central Europe markets
Irish Aviation Research Institute ™ Blog Posts:
An Isle of Man registered Learjet 40 now based at Dublin Airport: http://bit.ly/1K6HVtn
Emirates Airlines 100th Boeing 777 aircraft visits Dublin Airport: http://bit.ly/1DeXfMw
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 11-07-15: http://bit.ly/1GdCvF1
Tweets of the day:
@Airbus The #A350 XWB’s @RollsRoyce Trent XWB engines have the lowest CO2 emissions of any widebody powerplant. #A350XWBTour.
@ClodaghLRice An all island tourism report suggests NI lags behind the Republic, what more could we do to compete? Dr Peter Boylan @UlsterUni on @bbcgmu.
@DeirdreCluneMEP Brought Michael O’Leary of Ryanair into the EU Parliament. “Danish law has bankrupt every Danish airline”.
@DublinAirport The top three routes from @DublinAirport are to London airports. #DidYouKnow.
@nicholashirst_ Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary on EC approval for IAG/AERL: ‘no comment, I take note.’ Not his usual opinionated self… via @QuentinAries.
@TheHUBRoutes According to our @airlineroute blog, @SAS has extended planned #Boeing #717 operations through to 06NOV15 in its latest inventory update.
Today’s Video Picks:
A Glimpse to the Future
Aviation Leasing company Aercap brought the Airbus 350 to Dublin
Blue Angels Fly By
F-35B maximizes the Marine Corps’ Aviation Combat Element
Irish Aviation Industry Awards 2015