Published on September 10th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 10/09/2015
D-AISZ Airbus A321-231 c/n 4085 Lufthansa To Lufthansa Technik hangar 08/09/15.
SE-REZ Boeing 737-76N/W c/n 32738 SAS Airlines To Lufthansa Technik hangar 07/09/15.
5Y-KQX Boeing 767-36N(ER) c/n 30854 Kenya Airways Rolled out of Eirtech Aviation paint hangar 07/09/15 in full euroAtlantic Airways colours & titles and towed to Lufthansa Technik hangar.
Global Aviation News:
Air India still weak despite US$4.5b bailout
Airlines: Beware the Ultra Low Cost Carriers
Airline coalition wants US Congress to step in now
Airbus’s Next Clean-Sheet Aircraft
Analyst Weighs in on Aeroflot’s Transaero Acquisition
Austrian Airlines Returns to Shanghai; Interest in Hong Kong Market
Embraer CEO sees opportunity for 100-seaters in USA
English Regional Airports Could Lose 2.2 million Annual Passengers by Devolving APD in UK, claims Report
First Delta Boeing 747-400 takes historic final flight
Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson hopes Cardiff Aviation will fly high as provider of ‘airline in a box’
Is the travel industry ready to embrace NDC?
JetLite, Jet Airways merger a mere formality
Liverpool John Lennon Airport warns Air Passenger Duty could see regional airports lose millions of passengers
Loganair offers emergency discount after 15,000 join campaign
Lufthansa Strike to Hurt Thursday Travel Amid Court Fight
MIA announces expanded service to 8 European cities
From Amsterdam to Zagreb, Transat to offer direct flights to 29 European destinations, the most diversified offer in Canada – More flights, more seats and new connecting flights
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/25005
Rwandair to Acquire EA’s First Airbus A330
SAS swings to profit in first 9M of financial year
Tampa International Airport’s pricey overhaul is about keeping up with peers
UAE to begin restructuring crowded air space next year
Irish Aviation News:
Aeronautical Engineering Students Receive Santos Dumont Awards
CarTrawler builds on Ryanair deal with Austrian Airlines partnership
CityJet eyes further routes out of Cork
daa Supports GOAL’s Syrian Appeal
IAG boss ups the ante on APD
IAG buyout of Aer Lingus makes €12m for activist investor
Leading Technology Conference Takes Off With Aer Lingus
Record August Traffic At Dublin Airport
Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary says budget airline’s customer charter is boosting business
Ryanair raises FY profit guidance by 25% to range of €1,175m to €1,225m as AGB delivers stronger traffic & fares
Ryanair racks up another four routes
Ryanair Raises Full-Year Net Profit Outlook by 25%
Ryanair Renews Contract With Revenue Management Systems, Inc.
Ryanair says it will accept new Irish passport card
Ryanair’s top performing routes from Kaunas include London Stansted, Dublin and Oslo, with load factors exceeding 85%
€21 million, phase-one redevelopment programme to create cutting-edge facilities at Shannon Free Zone
IrishAero Blog Posts:
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 05-09-15: http://bit.ly/1PRMwyk
Tweets of the day:
@airlineroute Norwegian today (07SEP15) flies Boeing 737-800 on London Gatwick – New York JFK route, with intermediate stop in Reykjavik.
@e_russell “Oscar is the best choice to lead United into its next phase,” says @united non-exec chairman Meyer.
@e_russell Munoz says he’s excited about potential for “innovation and earnings growth” at @united. Emphasises improving customer experience.
@Kenny_Jacobs Another Lufthansa strike ! Germans are loving Irish reliability and fares these days https://twitter.com/Kenny_Jacobs/status/641273162160820224.
@Lebeaucarnews Breaking: New $UAL CEO Oscar Munoz tells employees, “How can we operate better?…you can hold me accountable”.
@R_Wall Airbus says RwandAir finalizes deal for an A330-200 and an A330-300.
@timjue “I look forward to leading this team to becoming the leading airline,” says new United CEO Oscar Munoz. #breaking.
@winglets747 Air France long-haul LCC: a Eurowings to open new markets, or take over existing routes? (Half of its long-haul routes are unprofitable.)
@winglets747 Good times for Copenhagen’s Asian portfolio? SIA maybe increase from 5x to 7x weekly, possible Cathay entry, Beijing Capital charters.
Today’s Video Picks:
Benefits of Flying from Shannon Airport
Derryogue Fly in 2015
Ireland West Airport TV – August 2015
Jack and Jill Crew thank you
Kilkeel Fly-in 2015
Ryanair Raises FY Net Profit Outlook by 25%