Published on August 14th, 2015 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 14/08/2015
A7-AFP Airbus A330-202 c/n 684 Eurowings Ferried Dublin-Doha 13/08/15 to become D-AXGB.
TC-OCI Airbus A330-243 c/n 625 Onur Air Delivered Paya Lebar Airport-Istanbul 11/08/15 ex EI-FLB.
TC-OCJ Airbus A330-243 c/n 632 Onur Air Delivered Paya Lebar Airport-Istanbul 12/08/15 ex EI-FLC.
VT-SLC Boeing 737-9GJER c/n 34956 SpiceJet Delivered Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen-Delhi 12/08/15 ex N462DC.
Global Aviation News:
Air Berlin: Q2 is a transitional quarter, as announced previously – 2nd half-year outlook positive
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24658
Air Canada expects ‘record’ results in 3Q2015, international capacity increase ‘consistent’
AirAsia X sees 20% drop in 2Q passengers
Airlines Are Fighting for the 1% at LAX
Allegiant Air Expands: Adds Routes, Unveils Low One-Way Fares
ANALYSIS: What Were the Busiest Destinations From Dubai in the Emirates Network in 2014?
Boeing extends lead in the 2015 delivery race however Airbus catches up in single-aisle units
Boeing is looking at improving its Everett-built 767 jet, exec says
Boeing sees strong jetliner demand; focus on cost-cutting
Boeing to support British Airways 787 parts
British Airways to End Boeing 737 Service in late-Sep 2015
China Southern joins IAG Cargo’s Partner Plus Programme
Emirates adding A380 to Singapore, Melbourne flight
Emirates fires back at Delta in airline subsidy flight
Emirates still not ready to hedge fuel, but monitors position daily
Emirates takes off for Panama City with ‘longest non-stop flight’
European air traffic up 2.1% in July
fastjet grows from mid-September with arrival of fourth A319; 750,000 passengers carried in last 12 months from Dar es Salaam base
flydubai begins dual-hub strategy with Dubai World Central launch. Emirates still silent on DWC move
FYR Macedonia’s Skopje Airport puts focus on western European markets as numbers grow
Greece aviation and tourism – Part 2: Airport privatisation prospects improve as the market grows
Indigo Partners in talks with LOT Polish Airlines?
Leeds-born businessman set to revolutionize Yorkshire air travel
LOT and Turkish Airlines will launch strategic partnership towards future joint venture
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24661
Merger Motives Grow for Latin America’s Big Airlines: Real M&A
Mitigating risk, lessons learned as Boeing heads into MAX, 777X production
Nok Air & NokScoot Part 2: domestic and regional expansion including three new routes to Vietnam
Now You Can Afford to Fly Like a CEO—to Pittsburgh
Renovations may revolutionize airports
Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines selected by International Airlines Group
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24654
Southwest Airlines expands Texas’ Dallas Love Field Airport seat capacity by 38% in S15 thanks to repeal of Wright Amendment
Top 5 technologies shaping the passenger experience and driving operational efficiency
United Airlines launches non-union ground operations subsidiary United Ground Express
U.S.-China aviation talks hit stumbling block on airport access
Warren Buffett places $37 billion bet on commercial aircraft
9 Interesting Facts About the Boeing 757
Irish Aviation News:
City of Copenhagen dumps Ryanair stock
Dublin Airport Shortlisted for Major Global Marketing Award
Dublin Airport Traffic Growth Among Top Four in Its Category
Ireland’s 2015-2019 Regional Airports Programme approved by EU Commission – Donohoe
Ireland West Airport Knock to reduce its carbon footprint by 900 tonnes
MP Gavin Robinson challenges Bombardier over decision to ban Union flag dice
Pat Dawson to be honoured by Spain
Ryanair looking at making connections
Turkish Airlines Sponsors Belfast Mela
Waypoint Inks New Leasing Deal, Plans Regional Expansion
IrishAero Blog Posts:
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 08-08-15: http://bit.ly/1PcBZxV
Tweets of the day:
@bluemoonstar Send in Willie Walsh – he’d sort them out. #tubestrike #TFL
@e_russell 22h22 Ex-Im charter lapse may affect aircraft demand, says AerCap.
@e_russell Full renovations of terminal C gate areas at #EWR will be complete in about 5 months – so end of 2015 – reports @CBSThisMorning. @united.
@e_russell @SpiritAirlines will launch once daily LAS-MSY service on A320 family aircraft on 13Nov15. #MSY #LAS
@GerryS #Breaking. A minister just asked @IndonesiaGaruda to cancel its orders for the A350s. GA’s response: “They’re ‘intentions’ not firm orders.”
@The_CAI CAI seeking details of VAT regime operated at Dublin Airport. Revenue advised a Zero rating granted to DAA for sales to non-EU destinations.
@winglets747 Interesting perspective & example of change: there are foreign employees at Etihad who have been in Abu Dhabi longer than Etihad has existed.
@winglets747 Is United no longer able to book award tickets on SQ 777-200ER premium cabins? I thought the exclusion was A380 & 777-300ER.
Today’s Video Picks:
Adopting NDC – Deployment Patterns (for Airlines)
AirAsia appoints David Foster as new global brand ambassador
Copa Airlines – Solo en Panamá
Discover Washington D.C. with Tour America & United Airlines
Foynes Air-Show 2015
Men In Black Safety Defenders #AirNZSafetyVideo
The IATA 28th International Ground Handling Conference (IGHC)
Tour of the $66.5M Gulfstream GS650ER jet