Published on August 21st, 2015 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 21/08/2015
EI-EJI Airbus A330-202 c/n 1218 Alitalia In Service Abu Dhabi-Rome Fiumicino 20/08/15 after paint into new colours.
EI-EJJ Airbus A330-202 c/n 1225 Alitalia In service Rome Fiumicino-Abu Dhabi 19/08/15 for painting into new colours.
OO-DWE RJ100 c/n E3227 Brussels Airlines Ferried Dublin-Brussels 18/08/15 after painting.
Global Aviation News:
Air Canada yield declines as capacity grows, with a focus on strategy instead of short term profits
Airbus, Boeing face defining moments
Airbus’ and Boeing’s Payload/Range for VLAs
Airline Fares Record Steepest Drop in 20 Years on Declining Fuel Costs
Analysis: American Airlines Rebanks Dallas DFW and Chicago O’Hare
A whole new Club World? Or pie in the sky?
Boeing Statement on Qantas’ Intent to Purchase 787 Dreamliners
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24742
Brazilian airline Gol’s fortunes are inextricably tied to and mired in Brazil’s weakening conditions
Dubai Airport, Connecting Cultures
Dulles at 50 – Reaping the Benefits of Visionary Planning
Etihad to launch concierge service for A380 Residence passengers
Icelandair Announces Montreal Service
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24731
Indian carriers ramp up marketing in battle to win passengers
India reveals world’s first 100 percent solar-powered airport
JetBlue VP Bonny Simi to girls: Think about the brand of you
Lease provides route back to Europe for Iraqi Airways
PAL nixes more flight entitlements to UAE carriers
Qantas to buy eight Boeing Dreamliners after posting profit of $557m
Qantas to Buy Dreamliners, Return Capital as Profit Rebounds
SAS expands with new direct routes to USA
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24732
Tampa International Airport’s second biggest carrier wants to catch your eye from the sky
Tanzania offers cockpit view into Africa’s soaring low-cost airline industry
The Emirates Premium Experience – Part I
Thai Lion Air to double in size by end of 2016, further impacting Nok Air and Thai AirAsia
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus amends policy on delays after UK regulator steps in
Aer Lingus launches not-business-class European business class
A National Aviation Policy for Ireland
Cork-bound jet diverted to Dublin over lack of aircraft stairs
Dogged determination pays off for the Irish businessman Qantas CEO Alan Joyce
Dreamliner buy a ‘watershed’: Joyce
GE Capital Aviation Services Delivers Leased Boeing 767-300ER to Icelandair
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24747
National aviation policy commits to retaining State ownership of airports
National Aviation Policy Document for Ireland
Pressure growing at Dublin airport for second runway – Minister Donohoe
Tall order for Cork-bound jet diverted to Dublin
Tourism minister warns industry against return to ‘rip-off’ Ireland
Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe on Ireland’s National Aviation Policy
Uncertainty lingers over Aer Lingus at Shannon
€300m from Aer Lingus sale ‘will be spent on transport’
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:
@airlineroute Another update on ETIHAD’s Dublin schedule in winter 2015/16 season….EY041/042 closed for reservation for travel on/after 11JAN16 https://twitter.com/airlineroute/status/634227119531253760.
@Asian_Ranger Etihad reducing Dublin from 2x to 1x daily ??? First to blink in an irrational capacity environment.
@aspireaviation First @Qantas red tail @BoeingAirplanes 787-9 will enter into service in 2017 #Qantas.
@aspireaviation #qantas debt/EBITDA improved significantly to 2.9x from 5.0x.
@aspireaviation #Qantas CEO Alan Joyce flags MEL-DFW as potential new route for #Boeing 787-9.
@ea_andrewh @RunwayGirl looks like F9 is trying to best the G4/NK models with a new category: UULCC (Unbelievably).
@JetwayMJ Yahoo Travel calls @RunwayGirl the #airline “passenger’s advocate” – ranks site in top 10 #avgeek resources.
@WandrMe So, @porterairlines is going fully revenue-based for loyalty, too. This trend is not slowing down.
Today’s Video Picks:
Aer Lingus Pilot Training 1991
AIN Journalist, Charles Alcock, Shares his #NationalAviationDay Memory with GE Aviation
Alitalia Airbus A319 flight #AZ2016 severely damaged during hail storm
ATERRIZAJE CON VIENTO CRUZADO EN USHUAIA EN UN A340 DE AEROLINEAS ARGENTINAS
Delta Lightning Strike
Flightglobal Journalist, Stephen Trimble, Shares His #NationalAviationDay Memory with GE Aviation
Qatar Airways – The Dreamliner touches down in Madrid
The Big British Airways Take Off
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