Published on October 8th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 08/10/2015
EI-DYH Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 36570 Ryanair Ferried Glasgow Prestwick-Dublin 05/10/15 in basic Ryanair colours prior return to SMBC Aviation.
EI-DEI Airbus A320-214 c/n 2374 Aer Lingus Ferried Shannon-Dublin 06/10/15 in IRFU colours.
EI-EZV Airbus A320-214 c/n 2001 Aer Lingus Ferried Dublin-Shannon 06/10/15 in Virgin Little Red colours for repaint.
Global Aviation News:
AirAsia Japan granted Air Operator’s Certificate
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/25456
Bombardier Confirms it Held Talks with Airbus Group
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/25475
Corvera airport countdown: Business Plan first on the list
Emirates hints at no Dubai Airshow orders
Finnair becomes first European A350 XWB operator
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/25468
Finnair expands its Asian network, opens routes to Fukuoka and Guangzhou in summer 2016
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/25464
Intra-Asia market doubles in size in 10 years; China set to smash one million weekly seats mark
Norwegian Air CEO says $69 flights from U.S. to Europe around the corner
Norwegian Air Plans U.S. Expansion Even If Blocked By Regulators
Tunisia tourism scares are resulting in major traffic declines between some of the key foreign visitor markets
Turkish Airlines’ Kotil: “10 times more opportunity in Africa than in the rest of the world…like heaven in 20 years”
United Airlines grows all five of its major hubs by between 0% and 5% in 2015; controversial Newark-Columbia route load factors revealed
Irish Aviation News:
Apollo Aviation Group Raises $833 million for SASOF III
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/25466
ARI and Powers Whiskey celebrate Dublin airport’s 75th anniversary
Avolon Delivers One Airbus A320-200 Aircraft to VietJet Air
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/25489
Bombardier ‘exploring opportunities’ with its Northern Ireland buildings
CityJet connects Cork to London City
Dublin Airport Wins National Award
Flights from Belfast to Brussels ready for take-off
Flight information board at Dublin airport to go as part of overhaul
Irish-based Apollo Aviation raises $833m from investors
Royal visit featured in latest episode of Inside Shannon
Ryanair returning to Newquay after scrapping of £5 fee
The riff: Ryanair CEO’s embrace of dullness
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:
@CAPA_Aviation #HelsinkiAirport Director Ville Haapasaari “We take a big leap forward with the A350 coming in this evening to HEL.” @FinaviaOyj #CAPASummit.
@JetSetCD $69 airfares to Europe are not happening “soon,” but in 2017 at earliest, and only then it’s a maybe. #savedyouaclick.
@Laura_Cobbold CEO of @AthensAirport says at #CAPAsummit the future for #Airport travel is 3 C’s: customisation, consumer and collaborative decision-making.
@MSaariaho Airlines make 8.27$ profit per passenger in average, reminds Alex de Gunten at the #CAPAsummit Helsinki. Lower oli price helps. #aviation.
@MSaariaho Jonathan Wober from @CAPA_Aviation: Number of planes (fleet) will grow globally 4.1% in 2016. #capasummit #aviation.
@MSaariaho 20 new destinations opened yearly 2009-2015 by @TurkishAirlines. Strong #aviation growth going on in Turkey. #CAPAsummit.
@WebInTravel @CAPA_Aviation Wober predicts downturn ahead for airlines, says it will be good for industry #CAPASummit.
Today’s Video Picks:
A350 XWB First Delivery to Finnair – uncut version
Highlights: First A350 XWB delivery for Finnair
Reno Air Race 2015
The Big Topic – Air connectivity in Africa
The First A350 Finnair Test flight: Takeoff and Landing