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Published on August 31st, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 31/08/2015

Aircraft Update:

EI-RJB RJ85 c/n E2330 Cityjet Ferried Cranfield-Dublin 28/08/15 after storage.

LZ-MDA Airbus A320-232 c/n 2732 Air Via Ferried Varna-Shannon 28/08/15 and re-registered as EI-FLZ to ILFC.

N612MX Airbus A319-112 c/n 1612 Avianca Colombia Ferried Bogotá-Tucson-Goodyear 28/08/15 in basic colours on return to lessor ex EI-CXA.

Global Aviation News:

Alitalia ‘revitalised’ after Etihad investment, says Hogan

Read more: http://www.arabianbusiness.com/alitalia-revitalised-after-etihad-investment-says-hogan-603868.html#.VeAA3flViko

Boeing Hits 777X Firm Configuration Design Milestone

Read more: http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/boeing-hits-777x-firm-configuration-design-milestone

British Airways Just Can’t Kick its 747 Habit

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-08-28/boeing-747-dethronement-on-hold-as-british-airways-extends-reign

British Airways to Launch Service to San Jose, California

Read more: http://airwaysnews.com/blog/2015/08/26/british-airways-to-launch-service-to-san-jose-california/

CanJet staff await news of airline’s fate

Read more: http://www.thestar.com/business/2015/08/28/canjet-staff-await-news-of-airlines-fate.html

Cargojet & UPS Enter Into Long-Term Air Cargo Services Agreement

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24842

MSP Runway Ban: $624 Million Dollar White Elephant?

Read more: http://minnesotaconnected.com/news/msp-runway-ban-624-million-dollar-white-elephant_730200/

Naming key to airport success

Read more: http://www.news-journal.com/news/2015/aug/23/naming-key-to-airport-success/

One foreign airline is selling tickets between two U.S. airports. What is it?

Read more: http://www.briansumers.com/home/2015/8/26/one-foreign-airline-is-selling-tickets-between-two-points-in-the-us-what-is-it

Skygreece Airlines – Important Message

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24849

Transaero Airlines sees recovery of its cargo traffic

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24839

United Airlines will shift more Boeing 787 Dreamliners to LAX

Read more: http://www.briansumers.com/home/2015/8/26/united-airlines-will-shifts-more-boeing-787-dreamliners-to-lax

What Happens to the Uber of Helicopters When Summer’s Over?

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-08-28/what-happens-to-the-uber-of-helicopters-when-summer-s-over-

Irish Aviation News:

Aer Lingus launches “Need Another Holiday Sale” 

Read more: http://theliberal.ie/aer-lingus-launches-need-another-holiday-sale/

BOC Irish staff share €3.74m as profits soar

Read more: http://www.irishexaminer.com/business/boc-irish-staff-share-374m-as-profits-soar-350950.html

Buckhorn to seek recruitment, transportation tips in Ireland

Read more: http://www.tbo.com/news/politics/buckhorn-to-seek-recruitment-transportation-tips-in-ireland-20150828/

CAE Parc Aviation sponsors Irish Aviation Students Association 

Read more: http://caeparcaviation.com/news/irish-aviation-students

Cork Airport growth on the way

Read more: http://www.eveningecho.ie/cork-news/cork-airport-growth-on-the-way/

Dublin Airport Preparing For Super Jumbo

Read more: http://www.northcountyleader.ie/2015/08/25/dublin-airport-preparing-for-super-jumbo/

Experts Agree: Aer Lingus Business Class is a Great Deal

Read more: http://blog.aerlingus.com/blog/2015/08/27/experts-agree-aer-lingus-business-class-is-a-great-deal

Grounded in Dublin: can Congo ever take off?

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/news/world/africa/grounded-in-dublin-can-congo-ever-take-off-1.2332572

Islanders protest helicopter service

Read more: http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/islanders-protest-helicopter-service-350631.html

Islanders ‘stunned’ at withdrawal of Aer Arann service

Read more: http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/islanders-stunned-at-withdrawal-of-aer-arann-service-350849.html

Minister to meet Aran islanders over contract decision

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/minister-to-meet-aran-islanders-over-contract-decision-1.2331291

Oil leak caused smoke to seep into aircraft

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/oil-leak-caused-smoke-to-seep-into-aircraft-31481523.html

Organisers of Bray air display to review safety

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/regionals/braypeople/news/tragic-plane-flew-in-bray-31477352.html

Ryanair in medium term looks to increase destinations from Hamburg from 2 to 25 [German]

Read more: http://www.weser-kurier.de/bremen/bremen-politik-wirtschaft_artikel,-Ryanair-schafft-Konkurrenz-fuer-Bremen-_arid,1195999.html

Ryanair and SEA is to hold joint Milan Malpensa press conference next Wednesday 2nd September

Read more: http://milano.repubblica.it/cronaca/2015/08/28/news/ryanair_sbarca_anche_a_malpensa-121800671/

TRAVEL Extra’s Sunday Supplement 30th August 

Read more: https://travelextra.wordpress.com/2015/07/26/travel-extras-sunday-supplement-august-30-2015/

IrishAero Blog Posts:

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

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 29-08-15: http://bit.ly/1F5w084 

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

Tweets of the day:

@airlineroute Ethiopian Airlines to operate nonstop Addis Ababa – Madrid service with Boeing 737-700 from 24OCT15, replacing 1-stop via Rome with 767.

@IrlEmbNigeria Ambassador and Arik chairman on tour of facility after discussing Irish aviation industry,covered in today’s Guardian. 

@thatjohn Big #paxex news: Inmarsat launching its I-5 F3 mission to complete global Ka-band satellite coverage. (That means faster inflight Internet.).

@SkyNewsBreak Can they send Willie Walsh in to deal with the tube unions please, we want a 24 hour tube in London!.

@yeah_ur_ma [1/2] Gov’t procurement “specialists” really are special! Another two fingers to the Aran Islands by FG &co. by ditching Aer Arann for helos.

@yeah_ur_ma [2/2] & allowing an airport that is 8km from the port of Rossaveal on the spec #gobshitesTed #pointless.

Today’s Video Picks:

ETON E1 vs. SONY ICF-2010 SSB SHANNON VOLMET

https://youtu.be/au7cFC6_-0Q

Kin Kiey Mulumba Met fin aux Rumeurs sur l’Avion A320 de Congo Airways

https://youtu.be/YJCztXXYyF4

One day round trip on LAN Business Dreamliner Business class from Madrid to Frankfurt

https://youtu.be/1nL-3BHI4HI

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