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Published on August 27th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 27/08/2015

Aircraft Update:

D-AEAB Airbus A300B4-622R(F ) c/n 837 EAT Leipzig/DHL in white colours to Eirtech Aviation Shannon 25/08/15 for painting into full EAT Leipzig/DHL colours.

D-AZMO Airbus A300F4-622R c/n 872 EAT Leipzig/DHL Departed Eirtech Aviation Shannon 25/08/15 after painting into full EAT Leipzig/DHL colours arrived 13/08/15.   

Global Aviation News:

AIG exits aircraft leasing company

Read more: https://www.insuranceassetrisk.com/content/news/aig-exits-aircraft-leasing-company.html

Air New Zealand adds capacity, cuts fares to fend off Jetstar, profit climbs

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/business/aviation/air-new-zealand-to-add-capacity-lower-fares-to-fend-off-jetstar-threat-20150825-gj6xom.html

Air NZ boss labels Qantas ‘Air Sydney’, hails own airline’s outstanding results

Read more: https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/business/air-nz-boss-labels-qantas-sydney-hails-own-airline-s-outstanding-results-q07494

Airbus Delays A380 Delivery to Transaero, Citing Russian Economy

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-08-26/airbus-delays-a380-delivery-to-transaero-citing-russian-economy

Airbus A340-500/600 fleet profile: Lufthansa, Iberia retain large fleets, Asian airlines retire them

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/airbus-a340-500600-fleet-profile-lufthansa-iberia-retain-large-fleets-asian-airlines-retire-them-235948

AirAsia 1H2015 results: the region’s leading LCC regroups for the long run, reining in expansion

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/airasia-1h2015-results-the-regions-leading-lcc-regroups-for-the-long-run-reining-in-expansion-2411694

Azul airlines offers 10-day air pass in Brazil for $299

Read more: http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/breaking-news/os-azul-cheap-fares-20150825-story.html

Cathay Pacific 1H2015: ‘Our commitment is unwavering.’ But the market is not returning loyalty

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/cathay-pacific-1h2015-our-commitment-is-unwavering-but-the-market-is-not-returning-loyalty-240554

Cathay Pacific Shares Have Longest Losing Slide in 14 Years

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-08-19/yuan-devaluation-slow-china-economy-won-t-hurt-cathay-chu-says

Copa Airlines tries to combat regional Latin American weakness as its margins sink

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/copa-airlines-tries-to-combat-regional-latin-american-weakness-as-its-margins-sink-239958

Emirates launches second daily A380 service to Frankfurt

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24788

Fastjet fleet plans take-off after buying its first plane

Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/transport/11822762/Fastjet-fleet-plans-take-off-after-buying-its-first-plane.html

Frontier’s Franke Sees Consolidation in the Future of Low-Cost Carriers

Read more: http://www.wsj.com/articles/frontiers-franke-sees-consolidation-in-the-future-of-low-cost-carriers-1440460003

Hawaiian Airlines Is About to Get Some Help From Delta

Read more: http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2015/08/25/hawaiian-airlines-is-about-to-get-some-help-from-d.aspx

Leasing Groups Announce New Superjet Deals at MAKS Show

Read more: https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/air-transport/2015-08-25/leasing-groups-announce-new-superjet-deals-maks-show

New Routes, More Choice Across the Atlantic with Delta and Virgin Atlantic

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24797

Thomas Cook Trying to Get the Cash It Needs to Compete with TUI, Expedia and More

Read more: http://skift.com/2015/08/26/thomas-cook-trying-to-get-the-cash-it-needs-to-compete-with-tui-expedia-and-more/

Turkish, European airlines face serious problems due to sharp rise in US dollar: Pegasus CFO

Read more: http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkish-european-airlines-face-serious-problems-due-to-sharp-rise-in-us-dollar-pegasus-cfo.aspx?pageID=238&nID=87441&NewsCatID=345

What ever happened to Norwegian Air’s open skies bid?

Read more: http://thehill.com/policy/transportation/251954-what-ever-happened-to-norwegian-airs-open-skies-bid

Why GoGo’s Infuriatingly Expensive, Slow Internet Still Owns the Skies

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/features/2015-gogo-airplane-wireless-internet/

Irish Aviation News:

Arik Air, Ireland in talk on trade mission to Nigeria

Read more: http://businessdayonline.com/2015/08/arik-air-ireland-in-talk-on-trade-mission-to-nigeria/

Cityjet will announce next week plans for replacement of the current fleet 

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/road-warrior-1.2328343

Coveney launches White Paper on Defence

Read more: http://www.merrionstreet.ie/en/News-Room/News/Coveney_launches_White_Paper_on_Defence.html

Dublin Airport works to clear flight backlog following hangar fire

Read more: http://www.newstalk.com/Dublin-Airport-has-temporarily-suspended-operations-as-it-deals-with-a-fire

Intrepid Aviation announces executive appointments

Read more: http://www.eturbonews.com/63013/intrepid-aviation-announces-executive-appointments

‘Mother and father’ of airfare wars on the radar says Ryanair chief Michael O’Leary

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/mother-and-father-of-airfare-wars-on-the-radar-says-ryanair-chief-michael-oleary-31478065.html

Ryanair: Statement Re. Manchester Court Case

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24807

Skilled workforce attracted helicopter leasing company to Ireland

Read more: http://blog.connectireland.com/?p=1511

Statement In Relation to Incident at Dublin Airport

Read more: https://www.cityjet.com/news/statement-in-relation-to-incident-at-dublin-airport.shtml

The Irish Aviation Authority Welcomes Publication of the National Aviation Policy 

Read more: https://www.iaa.ie/news.jsp?i=546&gc=99&p=106&n=124#sthash.8Yo5D0rJ.dpuf

The Sky’s the Limit at Belfast Met Aerospace Camp

Read more: http://www.belfastmet.ac.uk/News.aspx?num=369&iframe=true&width=90%&height=100%

Transport minister: We will keep Ireland attractive for leasing

Read more: http://www.airfinancejournal.com/Article/3482578/Transport-minister-We-will-keep-Ireland-attractive-for-leasing.html

Travel software firm Datalex posts 3pc revenue jump

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/travel-software-firm-datalex-posts-3pc-revenue-jump-31479085.html

White Paper setting out State’s defence plans to be published

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/news/politics/white-paper-setting-out-state-s-defence-plans-to-be-published-1.2329118

IrishAero Blog Posts:

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 22-08-15http://bit.ly/1PrpcqX

RTÉ One to aire new six part factual series ‘Inside Shannon’ http://bit.ly/1LAl8Xq 

Tweets of the day:

@DublinAirport Delighted to play our part in a 12% increase in overseas visitors in Jan-July. Our passengers up 15%. #travel.

@e_russell …Second, @Delta year-round daily JFK-EDI on a 757-200 from 26May16. Will compete with both AA and UA in the market.

@NiallGibbons Data just released shows 4.814m trips were taken to Ireland in the Jan to July period, a 12% increase on 2014. That’s 522,200 more trips.

‏@TourismIreland Today’s @CSOIreland show it’s been a record Jan-July for arrivals from North America to Ireland – up almost 15% on same period in 2014.

Today’s Video Picks:

Ireland’s Call: Behind the Scenes

https://youtu.be/LrVEG1KMC3k

Lobo Leasing – Why we chose Ireland and why we love it here

https://youtu.be/4W8qRaJSIBg

Mainland, Taiwan sign aviation, tax agreements

https://youtu.be/GTaE64zCk3g

Pilot Aptitude Test – Official Promotional Video

https://youtu.be/6seo2ognG7k

XTI TriFan 600 VTOL Aircraft

https://youtu.be/aHunGEWFZqM

USAF Thunderbirds Refueling

https://youtu.be/3kO-Od3OEew

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