Published on August 20th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 20/08/2015
D-ABLD Boeing 737-79P/W c/n 36117 Air Berlin Ferried Budapest-Ostrava 19/08/15 for Ruili Airlines as B-
D-AIGZ Airbus A340-313 c/n 347 Lufthansa Ferried Hamburg-Rome Fiumicino-Frankfurt 14-17/08/15 paint into full colours prior return to service.
EI-LED Airbus A321-211 c/n 6726 Transaero Airlines Delivered Belgrade-Vnukovo 17/08/15.
Global Aviation News:
Air Canada Sales VP Bureau Talks International Expansion, U.S. Sales Growth
Aircraft Accident Report 2/2015 – Boeing B787-8, ET-AOP, 12 July 2013
Boeing sees “healthy” future for 767
Cathay’s Chu to Deliver China Plan as Yuan Roils Markets
Cathay Misses Estimates on $482 Million Fuel Hedging Loss
Cuba’s Hot Now, But It Likely Won’t Be A Hot Travel Destination For Many Years
Dark Clouds Loom for Airlines Even as Their Profits Take Off
Exploring a Cooler Career than the Coolest Profession in the World
European OTAs declare Lufthansa GDS surcharge ‘manifestly illegal’
‘Flying Kangaroo’ Rewards Patience; Beats Cathay, Singapore Air
Greece sells rights to run 14 airports to German firm
Icelandair Introduces Service to Aberdeen, Scotland
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24698
IPG Creates a Bespoke Ad Agency Team to Help Launch LATAM Airlines
North America’s airline unions come to grips with their employers’ needs for profitability
Norwegian launch the UK’s cheapest flight to Boston at £179
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24706
Philippine Airlines Opening London to Australia Connection
Polish Airline LOT Loses CEO as Government Wavers on Stake Sale
Turkish Airlines posts 1H net profit of $406 million
United’s Shanghai Expansion Delayed for Third Time on Access
29 Commercial Airline Pilots That Tweet From 30, 000 Feet
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus deal cleared for take-off as cheques wing their way to shareholders
Aer Lingus – IAG offer now wholly unconditional
ANALYSIS: For Ryanair, training is a base issue
Cork Airport Shortlisted For A Global Marketing Award
Emirates holding open day in Dublin for Dubai-based cabin crew positions
Government to ‘lend out’ €335m from Aer Lingus sale
How has the recession affected passenger numbers at Irish airports?
IAG’s Aer Lingus takeover will again lift its short haul game
Ireland criticized for using public funds for ‘aviation black holes’
International passenger numbers at Ireland’s airports – April 2015
Ros Wynne won the Gold Medal in Aircraft Maintenance at WorldSkills
Ryanair acquires 737-700 for crew training
Ryanair got a nice little dig in at Alan Shatter on Twitter last night
Vermillion Aviation Holdings Ireland Ltd to lease six new A320-200 to Avianca Brasil
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24718
IrishAero Blog Posts:
Did you know 19 Boeing 787 Dreamliners have visited Dublin Airport: http://bit.ly/1gWYYRP
Ethiopian Airlines growing contribution to Ireland’s aviation industry: http://bit.ly/1gXUFpp
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:
@e_russell My question on the IAG-Aer Lingus deal – what slot divestitures will be required for the DUB-LHR route? @Oliver__Clark.
@e_russell Domestic airfares were down 1.9% in the US in 1H15, reports @AirlinesDotOrg.
@e_russell US airlines net margin surpassed the S&P 500 in the 1H15, achieving 11.2%, reports @AirlinesDotOrg.
@GBHelicopters @WestonAviation @CorkAirport When are you operational from Cork? Good to know you guys are there! Hopefully see you soon!.
@RedFMNews @CorkAirport is confident that it will return to growth from October following the announcement of several new routes in recent weeks.
Today’s Video Picks:
Aer Lingus Backs Our Boys in Green
Celebrate #NationalAviationDay with GE Aviation
C Series welcomes aboard first passengers
NASA Celebrates Aviation Day
STAR WARS™ JETS (R2-D2™ ANA JET / STAR WARS™ ANA JET / BB-8™ ANA JET)
The Awesome Vulcan XH558 at Beachy Head Cliffs, Eastbourne Airshow 2015.