Published on July 29th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 29/07/2015
EI-VKO Airbus A321-211 c/n 6678 Transaero Airlines Onward Delivery Bratislava-Moscow VKO 28/07/15 after partial repaint.
G-PRPB DHC8-402 Dash 8 c/n 4333 Flybe To Eirtech Aviation Shannon 27/07/15 in Full United Express/Republic Airlines colours.
VN-A060 Airbus A321-211 c/n 6696 VietJetAir Delivered Hamburg XFW-ALA-SGN 24/25-07/15 leased from AWAS.
Global Aviation News:
Airlines: We’re Not Colluding, We’re Competing!
Delta Air Lines plans a China Eastern stake. Will other US airlines follow the foreign equity path?
EU refers France to EU Court over airline state aid
Lufthansa introduces new fare concept for Europe
Malaysia Airlines restructuring Part 1: 40% capacity cut to Australia is harsh – but sensible
Scandinavian Airlines challenges the European economy with a new marketing platform
Tax break to airlines with London takeoff
TheDesignAir’s Top 10 Low Cost Carrier Brands 2015
These cities have lost the most flights
UAE airlines leading the way in customer service says TICSI chief
United Airlines continues to face unit revenue pressure amidst record earnings and margin expansion
Irish Aviation News:
Acquisition of Maydown by Schivo creates big cross-border aerospace supplier
Aer Lingus customer care that’s unworthy of the name | Pricewatch queries
Bede BD-5 in fatal crash in Ireland
Competition in KLM inflight magazine highlights new flight from Amsterdam to Belfast
Expanded fleet ‘offers opportunity for Cork’
Irish lessor helps Philippine Airlines add to short haul fleet
Lunchtime Business Lecture features Michael O’Leary, CEO Ryanair
Mellow yellow: Airline on course for revamp
O’Leary proposes airline cartel to put an end to comparators
Ryanair 1Q net profit up 25%
Ryanair says ancilliary revenue growth to improve from October
Ryanair to launch personalised website in October
Ryanair to target rivals with aggressive winter fare cuts
Ryanair unfazed by IAG-owned Aer Lingus
Ryanair will slash fares by up to 8pc as fuel costs fall
Summer looks robust for Ryanair: Analyst
Weston Aviation To Open Business Aviation Centre At Cork Airport
WOW air reports 81% load factor on new Dublin-Reykjavik route
12 Thoughts Everyone Has When Flying Ryanair
IrishAero Blog Posts:
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 25-07-15: http://bit.ly/1elAf85
Ryanair takes delivery of 21st new Boeing 737-800 from 183 aircraft order: http://bit.ly/1JCnkra
Tweets of the day:
@Cheapflights RT @WestJet #WestJetConnect includes nearly 300 hours of on-demand movies and TV, three live TV channels, and of course, access to the web.
@GavinDuffy @Ryanair not only are they on time @Ryanair your flights are four days ahead. This is only Monday and you are at Thursday already.
@kcreedy New FAA pilot rules reduce productivity between 5-7%. @cowenresearch.
@kcreedy AerLingus in market for 757 replacement and for A350s. #GBTA.
@kcreedy Dublin, Shannon are the only cities in all of Europe offering pre-clearance. #GBTA.
@kcreedy LOT sales dir NA Bernardo: increasing frequencies between Chicago & NY to Warsaw to daily and twice daily, respectively in 2016, 2017 #GBTA.
@kcreedy LOT expects to be the connection between ROW and #NewEurope E. and Central Europe. Plans to double size. #GBTA.
@kcreedy Warsaw (WAW) has shortest connect times in Europe at 30 mins. #GBTA
Today’s Video Picks:
Airbus A350 Arrival and Demonstration – EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015
ATC Audio: Transavia 737 in Heavy Wind Shear Trouble! [25-7-2015, Subtitles Included]
Boeing helps test software that makes carrier landings easier and safer
EMERGENCY LANDING B737-8 PH-GUA Transavia
Ryanair Traffic Growth Helped Boost Profitability
The A350 XWB tours South America
The A350 XWB’s U.S. demo tour