Published on August 25th, 2015 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 25/08/2015
JY-JRG Airbus A320-212 c/n 814 Royal Falcon Air Services Positioned Amman -RGW 19/08/15 on wet-lease to Fly Baghdad ex EI-DJH.
TC-OCI Airbus A330-243 c/n 625 Onur Air positioned Istanbul-Jeddah 22/08/15 on wet-lease to Saudia ex EI-FLB.
9Q-CKD Airbus A320-216 c/n 3412 Congo Airways In full colours Dublin 24/08/15 prior delivery but temporarily impounded ex EI-DSN.
Global Aviation News:
Auckland International Airport profit up 3.8pc as tourist arrivals increase
Brazil’s Economic Downturn Causes Troubles For Airlines
BA B787-9 to offer wider economy seat
Etihad Airways Expands Codeshare With Belavia To Offer Daily Abu Dhabi – Kiev Service
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24751
Etihad Airways introduces new fare structure
JetBlue Mint Premium-Cabins May Give It A Competitive Advantage
KLM converts six B787-9 slots to -10s
Qantas injects another $55 million into Jetstar Japan
PAL: Airlines may cease Dubai-Manila flights
Photos show damage to US Airways jet after Saturday incident
Remote Atlantic runway to open up Napoleon’s hidden island
Republic Warns of Chapter 11 Option If Pilots Reject Contract
TUI Group sells off remaining Air Berlin shares
UK top market for European low-cost airlines
Wizz Air continues steady ascent to fill regional gap
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus Regional enjoys 81% load factor for July
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24775
Air show tragedy plane flew at three Irish displays this summer
Congo Airways denies A320 seizure reports; defers launch
Cuddly Approach Brings Benefits to Ryanair
Irish Aviation Policy will have minimal impact on the development of Shannon airport
Ryanair: new flights from Bologna for winter 2015/6 [Italian]
Ryanair to appeal court ruling against passenger compensation
Sunny outlook for Club Travel
Three new routes to Dublin shortlisted for UK Regional Air Connectivity Fund
IrishAero Blog Posts:
Did you know 20 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
Ireland’s Growing Drone sector ready for take-off: http://bit.ly/1NsgTxG
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 08-08-15: http://bit.ly/1PcBZxV
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 15-08-15: http://bit.ly/1Pr1dbX
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 22-08-15: http://bit.ly/1PrpcqX
Tweets of the day:
@airlineroute Canadian Transportation Agency on 17AUG15 approved Iceland’s Wow Air’s application for scheduled service and charter to Canada.
@airlineroute Ethiopian Airlines has secured local traffic rights on Hong Kong – Tokyo Narita sector, since early-August 2015.
@airlineroute KLM to add 2nd weekly Boeing 787-9 rotation to Tokyo Narita from 06SEP16.
@airlineroute Singapore Airlines to codeshare on Aegean Airlines’ Athens – Sofia route from 24AUG15.
@winglets747 Cathay Pacific applies to codeshare on American Airlines to Mexico City and São Paulo.
Today’s Video Picks:
Flying the 737-800 sim at Dublin Airport Many thanks to John Paul from uPilot.ie
Siobhan Scanlon, Delta – USA Networking Event, July 2015 – TravelMedia.ie