Published on October 20th, 2015 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 20/10/2015
C-FEAK Boeing 737-86Q/W c/n 30292 Sunwing Airlines Ferried Dublin-Toronto Pearson International 16/10/15 after summer-lease to Thomson Airways
D-ABKQ Boeing 737-86J/W c/n 37760 Air Berlin Ferried Munich-Ostrava 17/10/15 for paint prior delivery to Siam Air as HS-.
EI-DIR Airbus A330-202 c/n 272 Alitalia Ferried Rome Fiumicino-Abu Dhabi 16/10/15 for paint into new colours.
EI-EJK Airbus A330-202 c/n 1252 Alitalia Ferried Abu Dhabi-Rome Fiumicino 16/10/15 after paint into new colours.
EI-IMB Airbus A319-112 c/n 2033 Alitalia Ferried Norwich-Rome Fiumicino 19/10/15 after paint into new colours.
Global Aviation News:
Aeroflot to help 230,000 stranded Transaero passengers
Airfares Drop Due to Plunge in Oil Prices, But Rising Fees Negate Savings
Air Malta on track to regaining profitability
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/25659
American Air’s Charlotte Hub Ranks Fourth in World for Connectivity
ANALYSIS: Has American-US Airways lived up to its promises?
Big 3 airlines flexing their political muscle in Washington
Bombardier seeking big orders as jet’s certification nears competition
Changing fortunes for Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner
Monarch boss predicts demise of the charter airline model
No price war, just good business model – Safair CEO
The 19-Hour Flight Is Coming Back
VN Air plans to scale down fleet expansion amid low travel demand
Westjet second custom-painted aircraft, inspired by Disney’s Frozen
Will 787 program ever show an overall profit? Analysts grow more skeptical
11 Most Profitable Airlines In The World: Will It Last?
Irish Aviation News:
AerCap Holdings N.V. Announces Pricing of $1.0 billion Aggregate Principal Amount of Senior Notes
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/25656
Aer Lingus is set to call time on its business flyer ‘Gold Circle Club’
Aer Lingus to fly three new routes to US
A refreshed brand, revamped website and new routes: Aer Lingus takes flight under IAG
Aran air rivals clash on costs
Belfast to Brussels flights will begin in March
Canada to Ireland: underserved markets can offer rapid growth for both LCCs & legacy airlines
Cork Airport – onwards and upwards
Exclusive: Dubai Duty Free’s Colm McLoughlin on building a successful business
First look – Ryanair teases new website
Masterplan to be drawn up for airport site
Ryanair anticipates handling 315.000 passengers from Zadar Croatia next year
Ryanair to open Corfu base
TRAVEL Extra’s Sunday Supplement 17th October
IrishAero Blog Posts:
Emirates Invites Candidates to Join its Flight Deck Team: http://bit.ly/1M2mYkX
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 17-10-15: http://bit.ly/1MJFZr1
Where Transaero Airlines Irish Registered aircraft are stored: http://bit.ly/1VZlkzS
Tweets of the day:
@airlineroute ANA will begin codeshare service with Brussels airlines and germanwings / Eurowings from 25OCT15.
@airlineroute Taiwan’s Apple Daily citing EVA Air spokesperson: “the airline still does not rule out possibility of A350 order”.
@airlineroute EVA Air’s planned Boeing 787-10 order will allow the airline to further expand South East Asia and North America market, as well as Oceania.
@airlineroute Lufthansa will begin CityLine A340 operation to Philadelphia starting 18DEC15.
@airlineroute US Airways US1939, the final flight operating as US Airways on 16/17OCT15, is operated by Airbus A321, N152UW (Ship 152).
@AviaScopeTwits Demise of Russian Transaero Airlines means that there will be no 747-8Is and 380s in Russia. Too bad to have fewer orders on the 747-8Ipax.
@DENAirport Day: passengers want to keep their life moving while traveling with services that make them feel human #skiftforum.
Today’s Video Picks:
Delta CEO Anderson: Strong U.S. Dollar a Headwind
Final US Airways Flight #US1939
Painting the Disney Frozen-themed plane | WestJet
Patrouille Suisse Basel Tattoo 2015
#PaxEx TV: Digital traveler takes center stage at APEX Expo