Published on September 23rd, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 23/09/2015
A7-AFP Airbus A330-202 c/n 684 Eurowings Delivered Doha-Hamburg 20/09/15 to become D-AXGB.
EI-EUY Boeing 737-7Q8 c/n 29354 Transaero Airlines Ferried Moscow Vnukovo -Shannon 21/09/15 on return to lessor.
EI-FHM Boeing 737-8JP/W c/n 42070 Norwegian Air International Delivered Boeing Field-Oslo 22/09/15.
PT-MZF Airbus A319-132 c/n 1139 TAM Ferried Amílcar Cabral-Shannon-Kemble 20-22/09/15 on return to lessor.
Global Aviation News:
Airbus Prepares “Short Airfield Package” Modification For A320Neo
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/25189
Australia is most popular long-haul market for Chinese airlines while USA is the largest
Europe’s airlines spruce up their jet fuel hedges
Iceland’s Wow Air plans trans-Atlantic expansion
Iran plans Airbus, Boeing purchases under finance deals
Lithuania aviation Part 1: An innovative charter carrier changes the scene after turbulent years
Lufthansa doesn’t rule out cooperation with easyJet: report
Lufthansa Technik Installs Split Scimitar Winglets on a Boeing Business Jet
SAS first in Europe to fly the new Airbus A330-300 Enhanced
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/25185
Thai AirAsia focuses expansion on China and new secondary bases, starting with Pattaya
The Keys to Success – How do you Attract More Passengers and Tourists?
Titan Shows Interest in Airbus A318 Acquisition
Tourism Sector Must Adopt Risk-Management Mindset to Attract Airlines
Transaero and Aeroflot Part 1: The airlines have a 70% overlap but the government won’t want cuts
US airline debt management Part 1: The Big 3 take varying approaches to balance sheet strength
US-Gulf airline dispute – Europe Part 1: IAG opposes “subsidy” of US airlines, AF-KLM on 5th freedom
US airline debt management Part 2: Southwest, JetBlue and Alaska enjoy favourable leverage
Why our airfares aren’t falling along with declining oil prices
Irish Aviation News:
AWAS delivers one 747-400F (factory freighter) to Kalitta Air
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/25187
Dublin growth key part of IAG-Aer Lingus tie up
Firm lands £13m deal as part of Luton Airport revamp
Galway City Council supports Ireland West Airport Knock
High Praise For Dublin Airport Fire Service
IAG carrier Vueling announces new base in Paris CDG to counter Ryanair [Spanish]
John McGrillen: I want Northern Ireland tourism to be £1bn industry
Lufthansa to carry 500,000 on Irish flights
Record Month For Dublin Airport
Shannon honoured in marketing awards
Tellus Takes Off Over North County Dublin
Tourism Ireland Wins World Routes Marketing Award in Durban
Travel firm plans to spread its wings with more flights
What the average airline can learn from Ryanair
WH Ireland repeats ‘buy’ on Avation after Airbus acquisition completes
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/25188
IrishAero Blog Posts:
Former Aer Lingus Boeing 737-548 stored in Billund: http://bit.ly/1QSO4td
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 05-09-15: http://bit.ly/1PRMwyk
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 12-09-15: http://bit.ly/1ETYQxP
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 19-09-15: http://bit.ly/1KyOiEE
Where are Ryanair Boeing 737-300s operating now?: http://bit.ly/1KeiGQc
Tweets of the day:
@AHKIrland Many thanks to our platinum sponsor .@Ryanair for our Oktoberfest 2015 .@CrokePark #Dublin #germanirish #germanbeer.
@ATWMoores 11 countries have signed up for intra-African liberalisation by 2017; we need that to hit 44: AASA chief speaking at #WorldRoutes.
@ATWMoores “So many people have tried & failed [to run Alitalia]. Since the Romans, everyone has had a go,” quip from the panel at #WorldRoutes.
@ATWMoores There is a belief in Africa that bigger is better, but what we need is smaller aircraft with higher frequencies: Air Zim CEO #WorldRoutes.
@CorkAirport A further sign of positive developments .@CorkAirport with our Highly Commended Award at #WorldRoutes for airports <4 million passengers.
@InvestNI Excited to be part of NI team at #WorldRoutes making contacts for new air routes to #NorthernIreland @Routesonline.
@yedunemi The average cost of a mid-haul flight in Africa is 45% more expensive than in Europe: @IATA #WorldRoutes @TheHUBRoutes @AfricanAirlines.
Today’s Video Picks:
A Folding Seaplane Anyone Can Fly
BBC News India in a conversation with Mr. Ajay Singh, Founder and Managing Director – SpiceJet Ltd.
Binter Canarias’ first ATR 72-600 Painting
Bristol Airport Aviation Fair 2015 Timelapse
Flying for Business on WestJet
Michael O’Leary, Ryanair CEO addresses British Irish Chamber of Commerce 2015 President’s Gala Dinner