Published on September 7th, 2015 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 07/09/2015
EI-FIS Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 44704 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 04/09/15.
EI-RJT RJ85 c/n 2366 Cityjet Ferried Dublin-Rome Fiumicino-Dublin 28/08-04/09/15 for paint into new corporate colours.
HA-FAW Boeing 737-476(F) c/n 24435 ASL Airlines (Hungary) Delivered Shannon-Budapest 04/09/15 ex EI-STI.
Global Aviation News:
Aeroflot back in operating profit in 1H. Transaero acquisition to take its market share close to 50%
Air France mulls new longhaul LCC subsidiary
Air France Says Long-Haul Jets Will Go If Pilots Resist Reforms
Big Interview: Norwegian sets out strategy to make low-cost long-haul work
Boeing Left With No Net Jumbo-Jet Orders on Nippon Cargo Cutback
Boeing 757 chewed up, smashed for recycling
China-Japan market grows with doubling of tourism, four new airlines and greater city-pairs
CTT Systems receives Cair™ order for another BBJ 777-300 VIP aircraft
Fort Myers airport lands richer flight incentives
How Boeing Sales Flop Became World’s Hottest Secondhand Jetliner
Japan Airlines to resume Dallas service. Can new found profitability be maintained with expansion?
Lifting of sanctions to spur Iran travel. Turkish Airlines & Gulf carriers have large presence
Norwegian shifts focus to long-haul
Top ranking 100 the biggest airport in Europe
Turkish Airlines CEO Sees Potential for Closer Lufthansa Tie
US airline fleet strategy and finance Part 2: Alaska and Southwest differ in leveraging their fleets
Wizz Air hangar ready to spread wings
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus Are Giving Away €10,000 Worth Of Seats – With A Game of Musical Chairs
Aer Lingus carries record 1.13m passengers in August
Aer Lingus is Recruiting Cadet Pilots
Bohai Buys Lessor Avolon for $7.6 Billion After Lowering Bid
By summer 2016, Ryanair will be operating 742 flights a week from Dublin Airport
CityJet unveils its new image
Dublin Airport assesses new plan to build second runway
EI-FHM Boeing 737-8JP Norwegian First Flight
Lagan Construction International wins three new military airport contracts worth £40m
Michael O’Leary says to expect fare war this winter as Credit Suisse predicts it might raise its full year net forecast
Read more: http://www.businesspost.ie/#!story/Home/News/Michael+O’Leary+says+to+expect+fare+war+this+winter+as+Credit+Suisse+predicts+it+might+raise+its+full+year+net+forecast/id/51491701-9455-e973-09c4-838432043818
Minister poised to make decision on airport rail link with city
New base for Ryanair in Santiago de Compostela [Spanish]
New runway may be needed at Dublin Airport
Ryanair announces Milan Malpensa as base 73 (with four routes), and first service to Amsterdam (from Dublin)
Ryanair boss wants second Lisbon airport and flights to Terceira
Ryanair keen on Dublin and Cork growth
Ryanair to carry 22.8m ‘London pax’ in 2016
Ryanair wants to carry 1.9 million passengers through Faro
TRAVEL Extra’s Sunday Supplement 6th September
‘Vultures’ circle Congolese plane at Dublin airport
Watch Inside Shannon Season 1, Episode 1
€42.5m Irish airport state-aid a ‘waste of scarce public money’
IrishAero Blog Posts:
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 05-09-15: http://bit.ly/1PRMwyk
Tweets of the day:
@emirates Thank you @Airbus for delivering Oscar November, the 66th #EmiratesA380. We can’t wait for the other 74 to join us.
@salesireland Kenny Jacobs CMO @Ryanair – massive change needs to come from the top, create quick wins, constant communication is key.
@salesireland Kenny Jacobs CMO @Ryanair – “Into the Blue” – award winning blog from Ryanair written by travellers on airline.
@salesireland Kenny Jacobs CMO @Ryanair – Always Getting Better – change programme. Now in year 2 to drive retention & returns. “it’s our North star”.
@salesireland Kenny Jacobs CMO @Ryanair – key factors- listen to customers, innovate fast, relentless focus on improvement @InterConDublin.
@salesireland Kenny Jacobs CMO @Ryanair – considers Ryanair “Aldi in the sky” – low cost, functional brand.
@salesireland Kenny Jacobs @Ryanair – repositioning Ryanair as low-cost airlines with excellent customer service.
@salesireland Kenny Jacobs CMO @Ryanair – be likeable, be useful – but always different!.
@salesireland Kenny Jacobs @Ryanair – country with lowest % of low cost airlines penetration is Germany – so now targeting this market.
Today’s Video Picks:
Boeing Says Net Orders for 747 Falls to Zero
Prepare for winter airfare wars: Ryanair’s O’Leary