Published on September 29th, 2015 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 29/09/2015
EI-EUZ Boeing 737-7Q8 c/n 29355 Transaero Airlines Ferried Moscow Vnukovo-Shannon 28/09/15 on return to lessor.
EI-RUZ Boeing 767-3Q8 c/n 30048 Transaero Airlines Ferried Moscow Domodedovo-Shannon 28/09/15 on return to lessor.
Global Aviation News:
AirAsia Part 3: Philippines AirAsia plans 2016 growth as it establishes new secondary hubs
Delta is putting its performance record against its competitors
Houston Intercontinental Airport enjoys solid traffic growth and wins new key long-haul service
Heathrow, Ryanair, Gatwick take meet to discuss key strategies to better serve the mobile-first, connected traveller
How do you bring an aircraft back from the dead?
Interview: Wizz Air CEO on Why Smiles Are the Only Perk Low-Cost Carriers Can Afford
Lithuania Part 2: Small Planet Airlines focuses on other markets as airport privatisation is pursued
TAM Airlines charts solid international growth while battling worsening conditions in Brazil
The role of ANSPs in European aviation
Virgin Atlantic’s Little Red operates its final flight
228 airline companies not permitted in European skies
3 Ways the Airline Industry Is Set to Completely Change the Way We Fly
Irish Aviation News:
Aviation tycoon Ryan bankrolls furniture collection made out of old aircraft parts
Crunch week for future of flights to the Aran Islands
EU state aid regulators to investigate Irish air travel tax
Irish airman captures stunning Riverfire images
Islands demand role in new air tender process
Norwegian Air Shuttle sets 737s for Ireland-U.S. flights
Norwegian to launch transatlantic 737 flights from Cork
O’Leary envisages €2bn profits for Ryanair as ‘Amazon for travel’
Ryanair defends use of auditor KPMG as new EU rules kick-in
Ryanair still has no plans to make a Windows Phone app
SPECIAL REPORT/CORK AIRPORT: Review to be ready by end of October
Travel tech firm Mobacar gets multimillion-euro investment
Two Chinese Suitors Exploring Takeover of Jet Lessor AWAS
US trophy unveiled for Aer Lingus College Football Classic in Dublin
21 photos of Ireland shot from the air that will blow your mind
26th annual Air Traffic control NAMEUR conference comes to Dublin
IrishAero Blog Posts:
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 26-09-15: http://bit.ly/1MPxnjL
Waypoint Leasing signs first Pacific deal placing Airbus H145 Helicopter: http://bit.ly/1iF2X6k
Tweets of the day:
@lift_aero @RunwayGirl In a seatshell: capacity issues now influence brand proposition even at mega airlines. “Game-changing” > “what can be delivered”.
@Mark_Aviation Another loss to the aviation world today was the last flight of Virgin’s Flagship G-VFAB (aka Lady Penelope).
@patsyflynn @Delta to resume it’s seasonal @ShannonAirport to JFK service with extra capacity on May 2nd 2016 using a Boeing 767-300 (225 seats).
@thatjohn So @Finnair is flying journalists in for A350 delivery. But make your own way to JFK, and then Finnair Y JFK-HEL-TLS-HEL-JFK. Nope.
@winglets747 Air India to offer 3 weekly DEL-SFO flights from Dec. Distance: 7706mi – far from the 8701mi needed to surpass EK’s 8588mi DXB-Panama City.
@winglets747 Air India has 10 weeks from announcement to first flight on DEL-SFO route. Ultra long-haul, mixed perception: need as much time as possible.4
Today’s Video Picks:
A Great British Christmas from British Airways
Boeing KC-46A Pegasus Completes Successful First Test Flight HD
Global 6000 S/N 9675
Ryanair 737-8AS ‘Dreamliner’ EI-DCL Takeoff and Landing at Manchester Airport
787-9 Dreamliner First