Published on October 5th, 2015 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 05/10/2015
EI-ETX Boeing 737-7Q8 c/n 29359 Transaero to Atlantic Aviation Group 02/10/15.
EI-FXG ATR72-202(F ) c/n 224 Air Contractors to ASL Airlines hangar 02/10/15.
EI-UNC Boeing 767-319(ER) c/n 29388 Icelandair Ferried Manchester-Shannon 01/10/15 in full Icelandair colours to Atlantic Aviation Group hangar.
G-PRPC DHC.8-402 Dash 8 c/n 4338 Flybe Ferried Shannon-Birmingham 03/10/15 after paint into full Flybe colours.
Global Aviation News:
Aeroflot will not extend tender offer to acquire Transaero stake
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/25400
Air France to announce “significant” job cuts next week
AIA: Consolidation is Market-Driven and Enhances Efficiency
Charting Malaysia Airlines’ route back to profit
Cologne/Bonn accelerates growth rate
E-air waybill penetration creeps up – ever so slowly
Europe Air Show Calendar 2016
Landing a mega-merger: The last days of US Airways
More consolidation in the leasing market
Skylink to handle cargo for IAG at Schiphol
SWISS: New fleet flagship Boeing 777 to enter service during the winter schedules
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/25416
Skyworks Leasing Announces Asset Management Transactions For Q3 Involving 12 Aircraft
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/25403
The Air France-KLM Board of Directors mandates Air France Management to implement an alternative restructuring plan in order to accelerate recovery
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/25404
Transaero to Cease Operations, Aeroflot Deal Fails
Irish Aviation News:
AerCap sells 10-strong aircraft portfolio
Aer Lingus’ Nine-Year Legal Battle with Ryanair Recently Culminated in its Merger with IAG
Bombardier Signs Firm Agreements for Combined Total of up to 16 CRJ Series
Aircraft and Welcomes Dublin’s CityJet to CRJ Series Family
Bombardier silent about selling stake to fund CSeries plane
Brussels Airport: Ryanair tests itself against Vueling and Gulf airlines offer long haul connections
CityJet to Become a CRJ-900 Operator
CityJet looks to expand Dublin and Cork routes
CityJet to up Cork to London City service from three to four flights daily
CIT Aerospace Delivers One Boeing 737-800 To T’Way Air
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/25415
Michael O’Leary, Ryanair CEO: Growing up in public
Norwegian Plans Boeing 737 Transatlantic Flights From Ireland
Ryanair intends to reduce prices on air tickets significantly [German]
Ryanair now plans to sell rock concert tickets…
Ryanair-Norwegian long-haul feeder agreement possible
Ryanair plans from winter 2016 to fly to Munich airport. “If possible even earlier” [German]
Russia May Deliver 5 Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ-100) aircraft to Irish airline CityJet
Unique collaboration in Aircraft Maintenance education between UL and Malaysian University
Walsh and Wells confirmed as UK Aviation Conference speakers
IrishAero Blog Posts:
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 26-09-15: http://bit.ly/1MPxnjL
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 3-10-15 : http://bit.ly/1KSrdfg
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:
@airlineroute Emirates extends last A340-500 service to 07OCT15, operating Beirut to Dubai (Dubai to Beirut on 06OCT15).
@Bulc_EU Met w/ AF/KLM, easyJet, Ryanair, LH and IAG CEOs. We discussed upcoming Aviation Strategy + the challenges they face.
@winglets747 Delta next week expected to announce Detroit-Munich (car industry ties) and seasonal Minneapolis-Rome services.
@winglets747 Fascinating to see how popular short-haul arrival(!) duty free is in Oslo at midnight. Not just alcohol – lots of lollies being purchased.
@winglets747 Benefits of onboard wifi: #1 flight attendant can check Facebook while colleague preps trolley. #2 passenger who sees this can live Tweet it.
Today’s Video Picks:
Etihad Airways E-BOX Inflight Entertainment October 2015
Join us at ISTAT Europe 4-6 October | Prague, Czech Republic
Translatlantic attempt in Airbus A320 – BAA Training
Transatlantic attempt in Airbus A320 (part 2) – BAA Training