Published on October 9th, 2015 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 09/10/2015
EI-DYI Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 36571 Ryanair Ferried Glasgow Prestwick-Dublin 07/10/15 in basic Ryanair colours on return to lessor SMBC.
EI-FHS Boeing 737-8JP/W c/n 39021 Norwegian Air International Registered 06/10/15 Ferried Oslo-London Gatwick 07/10/15 ex LN-NGJ.
LY-ONL Airbus A320-214 c/n 4489 Small Planet Airlines Ferried Lisbon-Vilnius 05/10/15 after wet-lease to Privilege Style ex EI-ONL.
LY-SPC Airbus A320-231 c/n 415 Small Planet Airlines Ferried Cagliari-Kaunas 07/10/15 after Italia summer-ops ex EI-ETM.
Global Aviation News:
Airlines near cyclical ‘downturn’, warns analyst
AirAsia’s potential management-led buyout faces headwinds
Air travel must become increasingly personalised to meet demand
Connecticut Airport Authority Head Says A Direct Europe Flight ‘A Lot Closer’ As Market Conditions Improve
Delta Is Removing Seats to Make Flight Attendants More Comfortable
Economics of ultra long-haul flights
Ethiopian Airlines, IndiGo, Qantas, Athens, Budapest, Vancouver, IBS receive awards at CAPA dinner
ERA says many airlines in Europe are vulnerable to mergers and acquisitions
Finnair’s A350 delivery brings more growth to Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. Now to attract other airlines
Finnair says major airline alliances risk becoming the ‘United Nations of airlines’
Growth in Chile’s domestic market remains flat as Sky Airline embraces the LCC model
IATA should lead efforts to develop travel industry-wide data sharing standards concludes FTE Collaboration Forum
LOT notes inbalance between airlines in Europe due to size differences
LOT and other small EU carriers have difficultly in joining European airline consolidation
Qantas’ focus on existing Dubai flights for now
Ras Al Khaimah Airport seeks more LCCs looking for low cost alternatives to Dubai and Sharjah
Thai Airways Part 1: Europe capacity growth resumes as 747-400 retirements are postponed
Thai Airways Part 2: commercial strategy to focus on more transit traffic, including Australia-EU
US airline seat densification Part 2: The Big 3 add seats, change the profile of willing passengers
WTO Won’t Weigh In to Resolve International Airline Spat
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus adding extra capacity on Cork flights next summer
Aer Lingus boosts capacity on busy Shannon routes
Aer Lingus will add new route from Belfast to Alicante in 2016
CityJet poised to order Superjets
CityJet unveils new summer routes between Cork and France
County Council give Cork Airport €100k
Gaeltacht Junior Minister agrees one-year deal with Aer Arann
GECAS Regional Aircraft Group Completes Purchase-and-Leaseback Transaction with Nok Air for Two New Bombardier Q400 NextGen Aircraft
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/25490
Question mark hangs over Ryanair returning to Newquay Cornwall Airport
Waypoint Leasing announced two major orders at Helitech International
Waypoint Leasing Signs Deals for Up To 38 More Helicopters
Waypoint Leasing to acquire 20 H135s as first lessor for this rotorcraft
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 Airlines are “some of the most trusted brands in the world” @qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce #CAPAsummit.
@CAPA_Aviation Our legacy competition “persist with a delusion” that disruption can be regulated away @ryanair CCO David O’Brien #CAPAsummit.
@designerjet Virtual airlines will be a thing within the next 20 years, says Johnny Thorsen, Concur #CAPAsummit.
@designerjet “Customer experience is also important,” says Guliz Ozturk @flymepegasus suggests LCC cabin design must consider prod fit. #CAPAsummit,
@designerjet “Airline models in the next 20 years will be significantly different than they are today,” Ian Heywood, Travelport #CAPAsummit.
@SpaethFlies @Qantas carries 1.6m pax a year to Europe vs 400,000 before @emirates coop says CEO Joyce #CAPAsummit #Helsinki.
Today’s Video Picks:
Aer Lingus, official airline partner, ITAA Conference 2015 – TravelMedia.ie
easyJet – How 20 Years Have Flown – 2015 TV ad
MEDVIEW AIRLINES IN LONDON
Norwegian – Our Boeing 737-800 experience
Thank You from Frontier Airlines President Barry Biffle
Timelapse of 3D onboard lounge painting in Zurich
WestJet’s Ultimate Las Vegas Upgrade | #WestJetVegasUpgrade