Published on August 19th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 19/08/2015
F-WWYR Airbus A330-343 c/n 1624 CIT Aerospace Ferried Toulouse-Teruel Airport 13/08/15 in Skymark colours for interim storage.
HS-TAX Airbus A300-622R c/n 785 Thai International Ferried Bangkok-Incheon International-Anchorage International-Roswell International 16-18/08/15 for AerSale.
Global Aviation News:
As Rome’s Fiumicino burns, fashion capital Milan could benefit. Alitalia is left with a hub dilemma
Emirates to Grab Longest-Flight Title With Panama Route
Etihad adds third A380 to Heathrow
FIFO aviation market stabilising as miners complete job cuts
JetBlue CEO to keynote CTO State of the Industry Conference
Norwegian Air expand Logan presence
Pegasus Airlines: weak unit revenue drags 2Q into operating loss. Sabiha Gokcen remains competitive
Philippine Airlines Continues Search for A340 Replacement
Private Equity Said to Lead Bids for Airbus Defense Assets
Singapore Air and Airbus Want to Bring Back the World’s Longest Nonstop Flight
Sydney Airport buys Qantas terminal lease for $535m
The Guy Who Lives in a Boeing Airplane in The Forest
U.S. Air-Traffic Setup Halting Planes Still Beats Old System
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus joins IAG as shareholders approve deal
Aer Lingus to join IAG as Offer declared wholly unconditional
Aer Lingus welcomes declaration of IAG Offer as wholly unconditional
Budget airline easyJet has celebrated carrying four million passengers between Belfast and Glasgow.
CityJet extend UTV Radio partnership with Q102’s Cooney
GMT Global Republic Aviation Announces the Acquisition of One Airbus A319 Aircraft
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24701
IAG takeover of Aer Lingus declared wholly unconditional as Ryanair accepts offer
Irish win two gold medals at WorldSkills competition
Love is in the (Ryan)air!
Ryanair appoints Yann Delomez as Sales & Marketing manager for The Netherlands [Dutch]
Ryanair Continues To Be An Excellent Airline To Play Long Term
Ryanair formally accepts IAG offer for Aer Lingus
Ryanair: something to be proud of (again)
TACV will acquire three new ATR aircraft from Irish lessor Elix Assets 7 Limited
Taoiseach welcomes Knock Airport funding approval
We can’t see Aer Lingus or Ryanair introducing a controversial new airline policy from Uzbekistan
Willie Walsh welcomes Aer Lingus to IAG after Ryanair accepts offer
IrishAero Blog Posts:
IAG Takeover of Aer Lingus means more competition: http://bit.ly/1KnKTEC
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 08-08-15: http://bit.ly/1PcBZxV
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 15-08-15: http://bit.ly/1Pr1dbX
Tweets of the day:
@tonyfernandes Every time I fly I meet all of our guests and speak to all. Really have a good sense of the ground and feelings.
@updeshkapur @tonyfernandes Word ‘guest’ being used by more airlines replacing ‘passengers’ following in steps of @EtihadAirways @jetairways & co #paxex
@winglets747 ANA to have BB-8 Star Wars livery on 777-300ER and BB-8/R2-D2 on 767-300, joining R2-D2 787-9.
@winglets747 ANA R2-D2 schedule deployment: HND-YVR first, NRT-SJC for a month, then NRT-SEA, then other routes.
@winglets747 ANA’s Star Wars 767 (BB-8/R2-D2) will commence domestic routes in Nov 2015 while BB-8 777-300ER to fly from Mar 2016, mostly Tokyo-NorthAm.
@winglets747 ANA’s R2-D2 787-9 will make its first flight on 18 October as NH116 from Tokyo to Haneda, according to ANA.
Today’s Video Picks:
Airlines learning low-cost lessons: Director
Interview with Group Chief Executive of Qatar Airways, Akbar Al Baker at ATM (May 2015)
Interview with Sir Tim Clark (KBE), President, Emirates Airline at ATM (May 2015)
#PaxEx TV Episode 1 – Hackers, Caterers and a word to Regulators
Virgin Australia CEO on Strategy, Business-Class Suite
16 Spitfires Flying Together, The Sound of Victory ” Goosebumps “