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Published on August 13th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 13/08/2015

Aircraft Update:

EI-DSJ Airbus A320-216 c/n 3295 Air Berlin Delivered Dublin-Munich 12/08/15 to become D-ABZJ.

EI-DSN Airbus A320-216 c/n 3412 Alitalia to be ferried Rome Fiumicino-Dublin 13/08/15 for paint, for Congo Airways. 

Global Aviation News:

Air Berlin Sees Revenue Decline

Read more: http://www.wsj.com/articles/air-berlin-sees-revenue-decline-1439407858

Air Serbia has requested a foreign air carrier permit from the United States

Read more: http://www.balkans.com/open-news.php?uniquenumber=205970

Asiana Q2 net loss deepens to $72 million; 1st half loss improves

Read more: http://atwonline.com/finance-data/asiana-q2-net-loss-deepens-72-million-1st-half-loss-improves

B/E Aerospace sees “flat” widebody deliveries through 2016

Read more: http://leehamnews.com/2015/08/12/be-aerospace-sees-flat-widebody-deliveries-through-2016/

Emirates keeps eating the competition in A380 sized bites

Read more: http://blogs.crikey.com.au/planetalking/2015/08/11/emirates-keeps-eating-the-competition-in-a380-sized-bites

Finnair to fly domestic test flights for record-size Asian fleet

Read more: http://yle.fi/uutiset/finnair_to_fly_domestic_test_flights_for_record-size_asian_fleet/8220760

Finnair to suspend three Russian routes over weak demand

Read more: http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/39440-finnair-to-suspend-three-russian-routes-over-weak-demand

Greece aviation and tourism – Part 1: potentially major forces in supporting economic re-development

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/greece-aviation-and-tourism—part-1-potentially-major-forces-in-supporting-economic-re-development-236341

High op costs in India scares off int airlines: Lufthansa boss

Read more: http://www.hindustantimes.com/business-news/high-operational-costs-in-india-scares-off-international-airlines-lufthansa-boss/article1-1378316.aspx

Kenya Airways $600 Million Rescue May Dilute Air France-KLM

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-08-06/kenya-reviewing-air-france-klm-partnership-in-airline-after-loss

Latin America’s airline consolidation takes different path from Europe’s

Read more: http://atwonline.com/blog/latin-america-s-airline-consolidation-takes-different-path-europe-s

London Heathrow to launch steeper approach trials to reduce noise

Read more: http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/london-heathrow-launch-steeper-approach-trials-reduce-noise

Lufthansa’s Eurowings is off to a promising start

Read more: http://ftnnews.com/aviation/28134-lufthansa-s-eurowings-is-off-to-a-promising-start.html

Luxair will operate four daily flights to Munich and stop flying to Frankfurt

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24649

Nok Air & NokScoot Part 1: accelerated international expansion, initial focus on China and Taiwan

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/nok-air–nokscoot-part-1-accelerated-international-expansion-initial-focus-on-china-and-taiwan-239201

Norwegian flies over SAS

Read more: http://www.newsinenglish.no/2015/08/10/norwegian-flies-over-sas/

Officials OK funds for aviation forum, foresee more Las Vegas traffic

Read more: http://www.reviewjournal.com/business/aviation/officials-ok-funds-aviation-forum-foresee-more-las-vegas-traffic

State governments to bid for Malaysia Airlines subsidiary MASwings

Read more: http://atwonline.com/finance-data/state-governments-bid-malaysia-airlines-subsidiary-maswings

Then & Now: EasyJet 2005 vs. 2015

Read more: http://aviationweek.com/mro/then-now-easyjet-2005-vs-2015

US immigration pre-clearance: controversial in more ways than one

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/us-immigration-pre-clearance-controversial-in-more-ways-than-one-239504 

Why JetBlue and Hawaiian Airlines Are Facing Off Against 3 Airline Giants

Read more: http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2015/08/11/why-jetblue-and-hawaiian-airlines-are-facing-off-a.aspx

Irish Aviation News:

daa Statement Re Airport Shopping

Read more: http://www.dublinairport.com/gns/at-the-airport/latest-news/15-08-11/daa_Statement_Re_Airport_Shopping.aspx

Gyrocopter pilot Norman Surplus lands in Larne to complete globetrotting journey 

Read more: http://flybyni.com/2015/08/12/gyrocopter-pilot-norman-surplus-lands-in-larne-to-complete-globetrotting-journey/

Ireland set for a record-breaking year in tourism, airlines increase capacity to match

Read more: http://www.irishcentral.com/culture/travel/Ireland-set-for-a-record-breaking-year-in-tourism-airlines-increase-capacity-to-match.html

Irish airports can’t miss out on lift from new tech

Read more: http://www.irishexaminer.com/business/irish-airports-cant-miss-out-on-lift-from-new-tech-347709.html

Irish FBO Gets Makeover

Read more: http://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/business-aviation/2015-08-11/irish-fbo-gets-makeover

Ryanair Re-Confirms Interest In Feeding Long-Haul Flights

Read more: http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/ryanair-re-confirms-interest-feeding-long-haul-flights

IrishAero Blog Posts:

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 08-08-15: http://bit.ly/1PcBZxV 

Tweets of the day:

@winglets747 Air Algerie considering expansion to New York, Shanghai and Sao Paulo, according to Arabian Aerospace.

@winglets747 Air Arabia tells Arabian Aerospace it is looking at Oman’s LCC tender but is not formally engaged in the process. (as of press time).

@winglets747 airberlin CEO Stefan Pichler: “This is our last chance for sure.” (ATW).

@winglets747 Cathay Pacific’s 53rd and last 777-300ER will depart Boeing’s Paine Field on 26 September.

@winglets747 Air France has “quick change” 777s where ~20 biz seats can be replaced in 10 hours with 40-50 economy seats for summer travel season (ATW).

Today’s Video Picks:

Emirates A380 lands in Melbourne | Emirates Airline

https://youtu.be/BalF6wDIpDc

Inside Look: International aviation security

https://youtu.be/Rl0XkvKALqk

Lufthansa x FC Bayern Munich “Audi Summer Tour China 2015” special livery – Ready for Takeoff!

https://youtu.be/MTUJlNxEU8g

Lufthansa myOffer: Flying Workspaces

https://youtu.be/98ZwPAbuFPE

 

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