Published on September 30th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 30/09/2015
D-AISZ Airbus A321-231 c/n 4085 Lufthansa departed Lufthansa Technik hangar 28/09/15 arrived 08/09/15.
D-AIZA Airbus A320-214 c/n 4097 Lufthansa To Lufthansa Technik hangar 28/09/15.
XU-707 Airbus A321-211 c/n 6156 Sky Angkor Airlines Delivered Clark International-Siem Reap Airport 23/09/15 ex EI-FBH.
Global Aviation News:
AirAsia Part 3: Philippines AirAsia plans 2016 growth as it establishes new secondary hubs
Cargolux may buy five Boeing jets, says iPhone shipments strong
Cathay takes its 70th Boeing 777
IATA Airlines Will Follow Lufthansa on GDS Distribution Cost Charge, Says Christian Schindler
Japan Said to Plan 100 Billion Yen Investment in Mitsubishi Jet
JetBlue expands U.S.-Cuba service ahead of expected travel opening
LUMEXIS FTTS® NOW SELECTABLE FOR LINEFIT ON BOEING NEXT-GENERATION 737 AND 737 MAX
Lounger Is Like Tinder For Airports, Connecting You With Fellow Fliers
Lufthansa using CityLine/Jump off-shoot to add destinations at its Frankfurt base this winter; US accounts for six of top 10 routes by ASKs
New routes boost revenue at Birmingham Airport
Rise in Sydney, Melbourne travel a sign of rising confidence
Teague’s pie in the sky future poses thought-provoking questions
US-Gulf airline dispute – Europe Part 2: market share in dispute. Does anyone “own” the passenger?
Virgin Atlantic considers expanding to Moscow – Branson
Wizz Air raises forecast on strong summer demand
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Arann Islands wins reprieve from Government
Air travel tax under European scrutiny
Cantillon: Ryanair has growing band of online travel businesses in its sights
International Aviation Services Centre welcomes jobs announcement for Shannon Free Zone
New Metro North rail system to Dublin Airport as part of capital investment plan
Ryanair announces growth on ten Edinburgh routes
Ryanair to carry 3.5 million passengers from Paris Beauvais in 2016 [French]
Shannon welcomes significant Delta Air Lines growth for Summer ‘16
Transavia Summer 2016 Now On Sale
Two new Ryanair routes from Bristol Airport for Summer 2016 announced
7 Reasons To Fly Wow Air To Iceland
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
Why attend the IASA Aviation Symposium? : http://bit.ly/1iHir9X
Tweets of the day:
@CraigFay Dublin Airport will 30 million passengers before the end of the decade at current growth, and won’t get #MetroNorth until 2026.
@marklenahan The 4 dimensions in PSS selection: Flexibility, Needs, Costs, Distribution – Roberto / LATAM #NGAPS15.
@OpenJawTech Customers want to be known, it made easier and more relevant, to be in control and to trust the airline #NGAPS15.
@PaulByrne66 LATAM considered GDS & PSS as 1 set of discussions to reduce complexity-did they get best of breed solution or did they compromise? #NGAPS15.
@winglets747 Emirates operates more 777s (147) than the combined 777 fleet size of the next two largest operators, United (74) and Cathay (70).
@winglets747 5 largest operators of the 777, all variants: Emirates (147), United (74), Cathay (70), Air France (66), American (64).
@winglets747 Cathay: largest 777-300ER operator in Asia with 53. Globally, second only to Emirates (106 77Ws). Ahead of AF (39) and Qatar (28).
Today’s Video Picks:
Airline Customer Experience – Jan-Christian Schraven, Swiss Airlines
Atlanta’s Flagship Airline. Delta. Keep Climbing
CEO Preview: Doug Parker, American Airlines
David O’Brien Ryanair attitude to Parallel Runway
Uganda mulls over revival of national airlines
Ukraine: No-fly zone for Russian airlines – interview with aviation expert