Published on September 9th, 2015 |
by Trevor Buckley
Daily Aviation Brief – 09/09/2015
ASL Aviation Ireland. Two A306Fs due to join the carrier are EI-OZL (717 ex HL7299, UK-31004, HL7299) & EI-OZM (722 ex HL7244, UK-31005, HL7244).
Global Aviation News:
Alicante-Elche Airport leads the way for low-cost carriers
Read more: http://euroweeklynews.com/3.0.15/news/on-euro-weekly-news/costa-blanca-south-torrevieja/132807-alicante-elche-airport-leads-the-way-for-low-cost-carriers
Airlines should copy Amazon’s model, say distribution experts
Read more: http://www.runwaygirlnetwork.com/2015/09/07/airlines-should-copy-amazons-model-travel-distribution-experts/
Aviation industry 12 years behind UN efficiency goals, warns study
Read more: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2424640/aviation-industry-12-years-behind-un-efficiency-goals-warns-study
Big 3 U.S. airlines demand truly Open Skies
Read more: http://www.sfchronicle.com/opinion/editorials/article/Big-3-U-S-airlines-demand-truly-Open-Skies-6488739.php
Croatian-based European Coastal takes delivery of another aircraft
Read more: http://www.balkans.com/open-news.php?uniquenumber=206775
Delta Air Lines Offers On-Time Guarantee To Corporate Business Travelers
Read more: http://www.forbes.com/sites/grantmartin/2015/09/02/delta-air-lines-offers-on-time-guarantee-to-corporate-business-travelers/
EU law puts a dent in Scandinavian labor organizing
Read more: http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2015/9/8/eu-law-puts-a-dent-in-scandinavian-labor-organizing.html
For Airlines And Agents, A Reversal of Fortunes
Read more: http://www.forbes.com/sites/douggollan/2015/09/02/for-airlines-and-agents-a-reversal-of-fortune/
Hiring spree brings new blood to American Airlines
Read more: http://www.star-telegram.com/news/business/article34214298.html
Key revenue measure still falling at Delta Air Lines; fare wars taking a toll?
Read more: http://www.usatoday.com/story/todayinthesky/2015/09/03/key-revenue-measure-still-falling-at-delta-air-lines-fare-wars-taking-a-toll/71637824/
Qantas has tough act to follow as Virgin’s “The Business” debuts
Read more: http://www.aspireaviation.com/2015/09/07/qantas-tough-act-to-follow-virgin-the-business-debut/
Small Planet seals 5 year deal with Cambodia’s Sky Angkor
Read more: http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/40077-small-planet-seals-5-year-deal-with-cambodias-sky-angkor
Southwest Airlines defends its fares, disputes Delta’s accusations
Read more: http://aviationblog.dallasnews.com/2015/09/southwest-airlines-defends-its-fares-disputes-deltas-accusations.html/
Turbulence in Air India: 30 Boeing 787 Dreamliner pilots resign
Read more: http://zeenews.india.com/business/news/companies/turbulence-in-air-india-30-boeing-787-dreamliner-pilots-resign_135074.html
United Airlines Names Oscar Munoz Chief Executive Officer
Read more: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/united-airlines-names-oscar-munoz-chief-executive-officer-2015-09-08
Was August the peak of the current cycle?
Read more: http://www.mro-network.com/opinion/2015/09/was-august-peak-current-cycle/5924
Irish Aviation News:
Aviation firm flying high with first overseas base in Cork
Read more: http://www.thebusinessdesk.com/yorkshire/news/725654-aviation-firm-flying-high-with-first-overseas-base.html?news_section=10966#
Business as usual for Aer Lingus customers as IAG formally takes over
Read more: http://irishpost.co.uk/business-as-usual-for-aer-lingus-customers-as-iag-formally-takes-over/
Cantillon: Ryanair, we’d hardly recognise you
Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/cantillon-ryanair-we-d-hardly-recognise-you-1.2343600
Communities are on alert for new runway proposal
Read more: http://www.independent.ie/regionals/fingalindependent/news/communities-are-on-alert-for-new-runway-proposal-31490968.html
Could Cork become a global aviation hub?
Read more: http://www.corkindependent.com/news/topics/articles/2015/09/03/4079442-could-cork-become-a-global-aviation-hub/
DAA Clarifies Airport City Speculation
Read more: http://www.northcountyleader.ie/2015/09/08/daa-clarifies-airport-city-speculation/
Did you know you can now fly from Dublin to ten European countries for less than the train to Cork?
Read more: http://www.skyscanner.ie/news/inspiration/10-european-countries-to-fly-to-for-less-than-the-train-to-cork/
Executive Interview: Aidan Brogan, CEO, Datalex Real-time retail decision-making – is tech ready for it?
Read more: http://www.airlineinformation.org/opinion/executive-profiles/771-executive-interview-aidan-brogan-ceo-datalex
Link to Dublin Airport and Swords must concentrate on more economical options
Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/editorial/link-to-dublin-airport-and-swords-must-concentrate-on-more-economical-options-1.2343440
Minister Unveils CityJet’s New Image
Read more: http://www.northcountyleader.ie/2015/09/08/minister-unveils-cityjets-new-image/
QatarAirways Selects Arconics AeroDocs as Corporate Document Management System
Read more: http://blog.arconics.com/blog2/qatar-airways-chooses-arconics-aerodocs-document-management-software
Ryanair boss predicts huge ‘fare war’ as flight prices fall
Read more: http://www.travelmole.com/news_feature.php?news_id=2018367
Stobart Air sign up to operate Island flights
Read more: http://www.three.fm/news/isle-of-man-news/stobart-air-sign-up-to-operate-island-flights/
22 jobs going at Arconics after deal signed with Qatar Airways
Read more: https://www.siliconrepublic.com/companies/2015/09/08/qatar-airways-arconics-jobs
IrishAero Blog Posts:
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 05-09-15: http://bit.ly/1PRMwyk
Tweets of the day:
@AirwaysNews The A320neo is great news for @Allegiant. Because it will depress prices on used A320ceos. #Boyd15LAS #AvGeek.
@ghimlay @Allegiant SVP on fleet strategy: “I buy any used A320 that is appropriately priced in the world.” #Boyd15LAS.
@ghimlay @Allegiant SVP Jude Bricker says airline has 250 routes without competition, only 43 with #Boyd15LAS.
@jonostrower DEVELOPING NOW: United Airlines CEO Jeff Smisek & two senior execs resign, citing ongoing Federal investigation.
@jonostrower Today marks the final revenue flight for the first 747-400 built. Flying HNL-ATL as Delta 836. Farewell, ship 6301.
@WandrMe The @Allegiant MD80 fleet of 16 frames will not fly at @LASairport today. No demand so the planes are “asleep.” #Boyd15LAS #PaxEx.
@WandrMe Allegiant says can stimulate travel at many price points; that’s part of 50 consecutive quarters of profit & high loads. #Boyd15LAS #PaxEx.
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