Published on August 10th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 10/08/2015
EI-FGR Airbus A319-131 c/n 2308 Fastjet Ferried Loudres-Montpelier 04/08/15 prior delivery to become 5H-.
EI-FBH Airbus A321-231 c/n 1293 Aeroflight Services Ferried Sofia-Muscat-Yangon-Clark International 06/07-08/15 prior delivery to ? ex B-6030.
EI-STI Boeing 737-476(F) c/n 24435 ASL Airlines Delivered Dothan-Bangor-Keflavik-Dublin 07/08-08/15 ex N938NZ.
YR-UEZ Boeing 737-4Q8(F) c/n 24709 AFO A/c NZ Ferried Bucharest Baneasa-Belgrade-Paris CDG 07/08/15 on delivery to ASL Airlines ex ZK-TLF.
Global Aviation News:
Air France Withdraws Proposals to Pilots Amid Clash on Cost Cuts
AirAsia says it has ‘no choice’ but to take stern action against Malaysia Airports
BA owner IAG ‘to sustain thousands of UK jobs’ with order for 31 Airbus planes
Emirates’ eight daily London flights set to become all-A380
Finnair: Negotiations on Norra ownership continue
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24568
Heroux-Devtek Sees Boeing Becoming Biggest Customer on 777X Deal
IAG orders 31 widebody & single aisle aircraft
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24573
interCaribbean Airways and British Airways Announce Interline Ticket Agreement
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24555
Jetstar, Hawaiian feel impact of weaker $A as travellers switch destinations
LATAM is Born: The New Brand for LAN, TAM Airlines and Affiliates Announced Today
LATAM’s entire fleet to have new livery by 2018
New Coalition Joins Open-Skies Debate
Second Lisbon airport to be agreed before elections
Undisclosed customer signs for 25 A321neos
Virgin sheds flights to Bali and Thailand as international losses mount
Will roomier new United planes cure cabin fever?
WestJet statement regarding outcome of unionization vote among pilots
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24562
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus diaspora jets in for Aussie aviation jamboree
Aer Lingus’ passenger numbers up by 4.3% in July
ANALYSIS: What IAG-Aer Lingus would mean for UK-Ireland market
Belfast International tops list of UK’s most punctual airports
Dogfight set for air routes
IAG CEO Willie Walsh is set to receive a maximum of 49,700 shares in incentive plan
Independent Shannon in 10-fold profit jump
Jobs boost as Enterprise Rent-A-Car set to open branch at Belfast City Airport
Lack of non-stop routes to China ‘cost State €800m a year’
Passenger growth slows in Lithuania; Ryanair still #1 carrier
Poor start to autumn licensing round
Restructured MAS Can Take On LCCs, Müller Says
Ryanair drops last Finnish winter route
Ryanair will add ‘More’ aircraft, routes and flights to Rome Fiumicino If Alitalia will perform ‘Cuts Or leave’ Airport [Italian]
Read more: http://corporate.ryanair.com/news/novita/150730-ryanair-aggiungera-piu-aeromobili-rotte-e-voli-a-roma-fiumicino-se-alitalia-effettuera-dei-tagli-o-lascera-l-aeroporto/?market=it#sthash.hp0qkZkE.dpuf
Shannon Airport profits take off as revenue rises
Talks over regular pilgrimage flights from USA to Knock
Test case could see delayed Ryanair passengers claim up to £610m in compensation
TRAVEL Extra’s Sunday Supplement: The month Ryanair hit the 10 Million Mark
IrishAero Blog Posts:
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 08-08-15: http://bit.ly/1PcBZxV
Tweets of the day:
@ghimlay LATAM has no plans to buy any other companies, and “nobody wants to acquire our group”, says Cueto.
@ghimlay New LATAM brand involved many “heated discussions”, both LAN and TAM brands evoked emotions in many people, says Amaro.
@ghimlay LATAM says first A350 will still have TAM livery, and that it takes 12-18 months lead time for livery to be changed.
@ghimlay First LATAM aircraft with new livery will arrive first half of 2016 – not clear which type.
@winglets747 Comment from a friend about the LATAM re-branding: “Did they hire the people who did Iberia?”
Today’s Video Picks:
Careers at Head Office
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015 Video Highlights #OSH15
Homecoming of Special Olympics Team Ireland
Honeywell 757 N757HW at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (DutchPlaneSpotter)