Published on September 18th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 18/09/2015
EI-FHL Boeing 737-8JP/W c/n 42078 Norwegian Air International Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 16/09/15.
LN-KHB Boeing 737-31S c/n 29264 Norwegian Air Shuttle Ferried Oslo-Lasham 17/09/15 prior return to lessor.
TF-BRO Airbus A320-232 c/n 4805 WOW Air re-registered 16/09/15 ex LZ-MDD.
TF-SIS Airbus A320-233 c/n 4270 WOW Air re-registered 12/09/15 ex LZ-MDC.
Global Aviation News:
Air Berlin CEO eyes new culture in hunt for profits
Air Berlin CEO Targets Capacity-Revision Approval for This Month
Air Canada pilot lauded for diverting trans-Atlantic flight to save dog
Air Canada Rouge Takes Low-Cost and Leisurely Focus to Beat Back LCC Competition
Air Namibia loses N$337m lawsuit
A320neo and B737MAX market shares
BA and Vueling expand codeshare routes
Boeing getting its 737 MAX 8 into battle ready shape
Boeing Has Begun Production of the 737MAX
Copenhagen Airports aiming for flexible and adaptable infrastructure
European Parliament on aviation: build a single sky, promote liberalisation – and protectionism
Flybe welcomes its first ATR 72-600 aircraft
Gulf Air Posts Best Annual Results since 2004
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/25128
Iberia Express grows by 8.4% from Madrid since last year; route count doubles since operations commenced
Lufthansa Revamps to Fend Off Gulf, Low-Cost Airlines
Lufthansa Group to be reorganized to enhance synergies and strengthen customer focus
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/25132
Modlin Airport starts bringing in profits
Philippine Airlines Nears 787/A350 Choice
Russian market set for changes as Aeroflot to absorb Transaero Airlines; fastest-growing Russian airports and airlines revealed
What if Rolls-Royce and Pratt & Whitney overcame their history?
30-Second Interview – Simonas Bartkus, Head of Marketing Department, Small Planet Airlines
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus delists from Dublin stock exchange
Aer Lingus delists from stock exchanges after IAG takeover
Air Traffic stats for August are released
anna.aero helps welcome Ryanair to Castellon
Civilians take on passport duties at Dublin’s Terminal 1
Dublin Airport issues RFT for €60m airfield upgrade programme
Early Aer Lingus integration to focus on cost
FLY Leasing Acquires New Boeing 777-200LRF
Leading hotelier says better accessibility key to region’s growth
PIC: Is This The Luckiest Woman In Ireland? We Think So…
Ryanair announces new routes from Modlin airport
Ryanair launches daily Amsterdam to Dublin flights; London next
Ryanair looking for cabin crew in Portugal
Ryanair makes quarter of income from add-ons
Ryanair targets quarter of European traffic within decade
Ryanair to Provide Low-Cost Connections for Long-Haul Airlines
Why did a US spy plane spend five hours over Ireland?
Why-here? Ireland the prime location to establish an aircraft leasing business
Read more: http://www.morganmckinley.ie/article/wi-fly
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:
@AlexInAir On @Flynas core routes – “pax loads are mid to high 70’s which isn’t great for a LCC” #WLCAC.
@LARA_Editor China’s @SpringAirlines finally listed on Shanghai stock exchange this year. Market cap now is £4.4bn. #WLCAC.
@LARA_Editor “Long-haul, low-fare? I believe that Korea has a good potential to develop this model,” says Jeju Air CEO Choi. #WLCAC.
@PaulByrne66 Technological complexity limits eCommerce growth. Know your customers and have a good product @Finnair #WLCAC.
@PaulByrne66 Current airline org structures need to change for airlines to be a travel brand @flymepegasus #WLCAC.
@SimpliFlying Travelers make 32.5 visits to 10.3 websites in 4.2 categories before they click “Book” for travel #WLCAC.
Today’s Video Picks:
Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility – Ribbon Cutting – uncut version
Cavok Air – Antonov AN74TK-100 – Take-off from Dublin Airport
Fabrice Brégier discusses the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility
Fly With RAF’s Quick Reaction Alert Crews | Special Report
“I’ll kiss your bum at the gate”: Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary in Amsterdam
N204FR Arrival at Southend