Published on August 28th, 2015 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 28/08/2015
TC-OCI Airbus A330-243 c/n 645 Onur Air Positioned Istanbul-Jeddah 22/08/15 on wet-lease to Saudi ex EI-FLB.
TC-OCJ Airbus A330-243 c/n 632 Onur Air Positioned Istanbul-Jeddah 22/08/15 on wet-lease to Saudi ex EI-FLC.
VQ-BMU Boeing 767-328(ER) Boliviana de Aviación (BoA) c/n 27427 Ferried Shannon-Salgado Filho International 26/08/15 to become CP-.
Global Aviation News:
Abu Dhabi International Airport pax hits 2m mark for the first time
Airlines: Three is Not a Crowd
Boeing’s 767 revitalized as a MOM stop gap?
British Airways: IAG’s favourite child should follow reformed sister Iberia’s unit cost example
Economist discusses turbulent world of aviation reform
Emirates Confirms Billions in Government Subsidy for Airport Terminal
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24838
Ethiopian Airlines Make More Profit Than All Other African Carriers Combined
Fastjet adds to fleet with new plane lease
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24833
Hail and farewell: American Airlines returns repaired Boeing 787 to skies
Norway’s ATM Agency Signs Up For Remote Tower Service
Norwegian increases its long-haul fleet and acquires two new Dreamliners
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24827
OneJet Takes Unique Approach To Connecting Former Hubs
Orlando International’s international growth is testament to open skies success, as Emirates enters
Refinancing deal spells clear skies for Liverpool John Lennon Airport
SkyGreece president calls bankruptcy rumour ‘bunch of BS’
This is what happens when a new plane is delivered (and those keys are just for show)
Top 15 routes in relation to capacity, ASKs and frequency revealed
U.S. airlines say Persian Gulf carriers taking big slice of international pie
Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/trafficandcommuting/us-airlines-say-persian-gulf-carriers-taking-big-slice-of-international-pie/2015/08/26/b81ea098-4c12-11e5-bfb9-9736d04fc8e4_story.html?partner=skygrid
VietJet Air continues domestic expansion in Vietnam as its IPO approaches
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Arann loses out on air contract for Aran Islands
Air Service contract to the Aran Islands
Avolon delivers one B737-800 aircraft to Aeromexico
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24840
Datalex – Rock-solid H1 numbers; pipeline further strengthened
Michael O’Leary of Ryanair is speaking at the 2015 British Ireland Chamber President’s Dinner 10 Sept
Probe into Dublin Airport hangar fire
Revenues take off for software firm Datalex
Ryanair adds four extra flights to Paris for Six Nations 2016
Ryanair boss aims to double bookings made via GDSs
Ryanair recruitment drive to fill hundreds of crew roles
Ryanair Holdings – Launches new car hire service
Ryanair’s Latest Baggage Move Is About To Make Flying SO Much Easier
Ryanair puts the competition in Hamburg on the Pelle [German]
State air service contract withdrawn from Aer Arann Islands at likely loss of 40 jobs
IrishAero Blog Posts:
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 22-08-15: http://bit.ly/1PrpcqX
RTÉ One to aire new six part factual series ‘Inside Shannon’ : http://bit.ly/1LAl8Xq
Tweets of the day:
@delexical 30% cut to PSO contract means Aer Arann Islands loses it. 38 full time staff there. No detail on heli frequency.
@djpr1000 Knock to Bristol €36 or Claremorris-Dublin €43. + subsidized, If @Ryanair done trains! @BreakfastNT .
@Heather_Poole Airlines are desperate to get rid of senior flight attendants to make room for New Hires who suffer to survive on 18K a year.
@MROreporter @cityjet confirms RJ85 was in fire-damaged @eirtechaviation hangar, but declines to comment on potential impact on its rebranding plans.
@PaulBrugger @LCYFlightInfo goes from 551 place amongst the worlds airports on Twitter to no 2 with a little help from BizTweet.
@SkyNewsBreak The Dutch Safety Board says it will publish the final report into the cause of the Flight #MH17 crash in #Ukraine on 13 October.
@WestJet WestJet’s world just got a whole lot bigger. With the arrival of #WestJet767, we begin a new chapter in our evolution.
@WestJet We started with 737s, expanded into regional markets with WestJet Encore, and will now expand around the world with #WestJet767 service.
@WestJet This winter, #WestJet767 will fly Alberta-Hawaii and Toronto-Montego Bay flights.
@WestJet #WestJet767 will start flying between Calgary and Toronto this summer.
Today’s Video Picks:
Aer Lingus – Increasing Employee Productivity and Flight Data Security
Chinese Y-12 Steals Show at Moscow Aviation Salon
Etihad Airways E-BOX Inflight Entertainment September 2015
International aviation & space show kicks off in Zhukovsky, Russia