Published on August 12th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 12/08/2015
HS-TAY Airbus A300-622R c/n 867 Thai Airways Ferried Bangkok-Incheon International-Anchorage International-Roswell International 07-9/08/15 for AerSale.
OO-DWE RJ85 c/n E3227 Brussels Airlines Ferried Brussels-Dublin 11/08/15 for painting.
Global Aviation News:
Airline Alliances – Not Much Difference Between Them
Air Malta management not involved in ‘strategic partner’ talks – CEO
AirAsia refuses to move to KKIA Terminal 1
El Al’s plans to buy 787s will allow fleet renewal, perhaps expansion. Hainan, Cathay to Tel Aviv?
European Legacy Airlines May Experience Ancillary Pains
First steps taken towards abolition of Air Passenger Duty in Scotland
Iain Gray: future flight
JetBlue Airways enjoys a unit revenue premium compared to rest of industry, will investors beckon?
LIAT leases plane sold as part of new strategic move
Russian Airlines Eye Fleet Cuts, Financing Options As Economy Falters
SAS reconsiders Boeing 717 replacements for Blue1 subsidiary
Thai Airways to cut 1,400 jobs
The First Boeing 727 Prepares for its Last Flight
The Future of Flying Could Be More Like a Cruise
The real reason airport shops want to see your boarding pass
Tigerair Australia goes international with 737-800s as Virgin Australia’s group strategy evolves
Virgin America maintains an optimistic outlook despite competitive capacity pressure
WestJet’s strong financial performance is ignored as capacity trends up and unit revenue declines
Irish Aviation News:
AerCap Holdings N.V. Reports Financial Results for Second Quarter 2015
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24638
Avolon takeover bid 50pc above last December’s IPO pricing
Heavy rail link to airport ‘favoured option’
One man is commuting from Barcelona to London every day – and saves money doing it
PIA to acquire three more ATR-72-500 aircraft from Irish aircraft lessor
Ryanair appoints Hans Joergen Elnaes as Sales & Marketing Manager for Scandinavia & Baltics
Read more: http://www.rustourismnews.com/?p=46258
Ryanair’s CEO aims to eclipse Skyscanner, Booking.com with new website
Ryanair: Three-click bookings, designer uniforms and a price war on the way this autumn
Tallaght Aerodrome Exhibition
Waypoint Leasing Signs Second Purchase Leaseback Agreement with Brazil-based Lider Taxi Aereo
IrishAero Blog Posts:
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 08-08-15: http://bit.ly/1PcBZxV
Tweets of the day:
@e_russell @Delta is also planning $2bn in new credit facilities, including a $500m first-lien term loan and a $1.5bn revolving credit facility.
@e_russell .@Delta has launched a nearly $382m EETC for 15 737-900ERs.
@McWhirterAlex Luxair’s axing of LUX-FRA provides Lufthansa with a monopoly on this hub feeder route. @PierreAGERON.
@ryanairpilots The need for pilot unity is more crucial than ever before when viewed against the direction of the low cost industry #ryanair #pilotunity.
@winglets747 Capacity over-load on Singapore-Melbourne. QF, EK, SQ, JQ, Scoot. Who blinks first?.
Today’s Video Picks:
AirAsia’s Happy 48th birthday, ASEAN!
Boeing’s CRVS: The reality of virtual training
Boeing Directed Energy: Blasting Targets at the Speed of Light
Isle of Man Aviation Conference 2015: Finance, Tax, Regulation, Registration (HD)
Ryanair Graduate Programme