Published on October 1st, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 01/10/2015
LY-VEJ Airbus A320-232 c/n 2275 Avion Express To Lufthansa Technik 29/09/15 in All white colours.
M-ABIL Airbus A320-232 c/n 2334 CIT Aerospace Airtest from Lufthansa Technik hangar 29/09/15 in IndiGo colours.
PR-AIU Airbus A330-243 c/n 494 Azul Linhas Aéreas Delivered Lake Charles-Tancredo 26/09/15 ex EI-EYO.
SE-DNX Boeing 737-683 c/n 28304 SAS Airlines Departed Lufthansa Tecnik hanga 29/09/15 arrived 17/09/15.
5Y-KQX Boeing 767-36N(ER) c/n 30854 Kenya Airways Airtest from Lufthansa Technik hangar 29/09/15 in euroAltantic Airways colours.
Global Aviation News:
Air Berlin to decide on restructuring in few weeks
Air Arabia Sees Further Fuel Hedging Costs
AirAsia Part 4: AirAsia X pursues turnaround. Delhi to add to Honolulu & Sapporo as new routes
Boeing studies plan to offer 737 freighter conversions
British Airways Allows Google Street View Into an Airbus A318 Cabin
Delta to Offer Transatlantic Paris Link from North Carolina’s Research Triangle
Dubai’s dnata acquires 30% stake in Italy’s Airport Handling
Dubai International congestion to push airlines to Al Maktoum
Flexjet gets first Embraer Legacy jet anchoring mid-size program
Iberia: the Futuro looks bright for IAG’s star pupil as its confidence and growth are transformed
Luxury in the sky with diamonds: Etihad raises inflight indulgence stakes
Outlook: Domestic Australia airline capacity truce; NZ prepares for new entry on regional routes
Southwest Paid $120 Million For Two Gates At Love Field
The end of shrinking airline seats? Minimum seat size petition launched in US
UPS Deriving Value From E-Commerce Growth And Lower Energy Prices
Wall Street analyst warns of growing passenger entitlement
WestJet could add flights to Asia, North Africa, if U.K. routes prove successful
‘With Cargolux China, we will avoid the mistakes that led Jade to fail as a JV’
Yes, AirAsia just called itself an internet company
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus unveils ‘smart’ website that lets you freeze fares for a fiver
Airport routes need community support
Bohai Leasing signs definitive agreement to acquire Avolon at an enterprise value of USD7.6 billion
China’s Bohai reveals international aircraft leasing ambition after Avolon acquisition
Ethiopian Airlines W15 Washington Aircraft Changes
Girona airport will offer 13 routes in winter, all Ryanair [Spanish]
Mobacar nabs multi-million Euro investment from Auto Europe
Plans aired for ‘world-class’ national aviation experience visitor centre
Prestwick shunned as Ryanair unveils new routes for summer 2016
Ryanair announces new flights to Berlin and Copenhagen from Scotland
Ryanair applies for two Paris slots, looking at long-haul alliances – O’Leary
Ryanair bolsters management team with three new appointments
Ryanair has applied for slots at Paris Roissy and Orly airports – O’Leary
Ryanair makes Castellon its 24th Spanish airport
Ryanair offers a “helping hand” to traditional airlines
Ryanair to install defibrillators on all their aircraft following tragic death of woman on flight
Ryanair will fly directly from Bratislava to Brussels [Slovak]
Ryanair will invest €32m at Milan Bergamo Airport [Italian]
Two new US /Ireland routes expected next year says Tourism Minister
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:
@EmeraldMedia Fuel price not just about barrel price – many variables – stability preferable but new norm is volatility- likely to increase #afbaasymp15.
@enviroaero @JetBlue VP James G Hnat “sustainability is not just a business commitment – need to proactively own it” #ATAG2015.
@Kenny_Jacobs Berlin – 1m new customers and 20% growth next summer. Ryanair liebt Deutschland #Berlin.
@PaulByrne66 Airlines operate on a 10-90 rule; $38bn generated last year in ancillaries; $17/PB. Solve the non-codeshare first @Farelogix #NGAPS15.
@PaulByrne66 Nothing ever goes away in the airline industry. EMD will stay to add complexity far into the future #NGAPS15.
@PaulByrne66 On average in 2014, 49% of travelers use smartphone and/or tablet to plan an upcoming travel trip @Phocuswright.
@winglets747 Now that Qatar Airways will fly to Sydney, will BA keep SIN-SYD tag or see if it can make a partnership with Qatar to access Australia?.
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