Published on September 16th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 16/09/2015
N175CR Boeing 737-33A(F) c/n 27459 AWAS Ferried Tampa-Gander-Bournemouth 10/11-09/15 after freighter conversion for paint for Texel Air.
2-TBXF Airbus A321-131 c/n 591 ILFC in Sichuan Airlines Colours Ferried Chengdu Shuangliu-Chitose-Anchorage-Phoenix Goodyear 11/12-09/15.
Global Aviation News:
AirAsia X Is in Talks With Airbus to Delay More Aircraft
Austerity measures yielding progress at SAS
Can Ashwani Lohani turn Air India around?
Being a pure low-cost carrier sets you on the path of success: Ghosh of IndiGo
European airlines record August declines in air cargo demand and load factors
Eurowings eyes Thai destinations
Gatwick unveils flight connection guarantee to eliminate financial risk of ‘self-connecting’
Geneva business aviation hits turbulence
Jet Airways considering Amsterdam service
Protection By Aviation Ministers Is Hurting Tourism Growth
Qatar Airways Continues Network Expansion Across Europe
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/25083
This airline stock could rally 13%: Technician
Travel agencies protest new airline fee
Turkish Airlines ensures the absolute customer satisfaction by delivering personalised experiences to its global travellers
US airline fuel hedging Part 2: Alaska Air, JetBlue and Southwest try to crack the hedging code
Virgin Australia marks rite of passage
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus Cadet Pilot Programme
Aer Arann is more than an airline to the Aran Islands. It’s a lifeline
Beijing Capital Airport GM Shi Boli says negotiations underway to add Dublin Airport route from 2018
Beijing to Open New Runway in 2018, Non-Stop Flights to Atlanta, Dublin, and Manchester on the Way
Donohoe and Gibbons in U.S. to drive tourists to Ireland
Dublin Airport plans major runway works as part of €60m spend
Is clapping when the plane lands an Irish thing or does everyone do it?
Modi to visit Ireland, Turkey
Ryanair changes course at Billund Airport
Ryanair is to close Comiso to Dublin route [Italian]
Ryanair marks Montenegro milestone
Ryanair rules out three hub airports; eyes long-haul feed
Walsh Back On Aer Lingus Board
Welcome to Castellón: First tourists touch down at Spain’s ghost airport
IrishAero Blog Posts:
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 05-09-15: http://bit.ly/1PRMwyk
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 12-09-15: http://bit.ly/1ETYQxP
Where are Ryanair Boeing 737-300s operating now?: http://bit.ly/1KeiGQc
Tweets of the day:
@ATWMoores “If anyone didn’t have a good summer, they need to do some restructuring,” @vueling CEO Alex Cruz #wlcac.
@ATWMoores Loyalty rewards are the cherry on the icing on the cake. The cake is low costs and the icing is the network @Ryanair’s @Kenny_Jacobs #wlcac.
@ATWMoores Connectivity between Ryanair and long-haul operators is “a very interesting product that is waiting to happen” @Ryanair Kenny Jacobs #wlcac.
@ATWMoores “The only three airports we don’t see ourselves operating at are Heathrow, Charles de Gaulle and Frankfurt,” Ryanair’s Kenny Jacobs #wlcac.
@ATWMoores Ryanair’s Always Getting Better programme will not end; it’s become an ethos: @Ryanair’s @Kenny_Jacobs #wlcac.
@ATWMoores Size of A321s will make a “big difference” to @wizzair “I would love most of my airplanes to be A321 neos,” CEO Jozsef Varadi.
@DefenceHQ Also pleased to announce that @RoyalAirForce A400M has reached its in service date, with 7 aircraft now delivered .
@designerjet Jacobs says that Frequent Flyer type is fading, replaced by younger demographic expecting value and transactional benefits. #WLCAC.
@glenvillemorris Kenny Jacobs CMO at #Ryanair #WLCAC – “we are now moving into more primary airports, every airport is a target except LHR, FRA and CDG” wow!.
@JohnLStrickland #WLCAC15 Alex Cruz #Vueling no group network planning in #IAG each #airline focused on own costs & max return on capital.
@JohnLStrickland Not a surprise. The most successful #airlines focus on 4 letter word: COST. #ryanair #wizzair #vueling #WLCAC15.
@keynick Watch out Germany! Ryanair’s 5% market share is something they’re looking to improve – Kenny Jacobs, Ryanair CMO #WLCAC15.
@LARA_Editor “The @Airbus A321neo – 239 seats, so a game changer on the costs we can achieve,” says @wizzair CEO Varadi. #WLCAC.
Today’s Video Picks:
Kenny Jacobs What’s next for Ryanair
Landing Schiphol RWY 22
‘#NeedAnotherHoliday Sale’ Seat Dash
Speech by Taleb Rifai, UNWTO Secretary-General
State of the Industry Panel Session – World Routes 2015 Strategy Summit