Published on October 23rd, 2015 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 23/10/2015

Aircraft Update:

CS-TRY Airbus A330-223 c/n 970 SATA International painted at Manchester 17/10/15 prior delivery ex EI-EJY.

EI-FHW Boeing 737-8JP/W c/n 39007 Norwegian Air International Registered 21/10/15 positioned Oslo-London Gatwick 22/10/15.

HL8056 Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 35672 T´Way Air painted at Dublin 22/10/15 prior delivery ex EI-DYJ.

Global Aviation News:

Allegiant Air sees plenty of opportunities to source used Airbus narrowbodies – on its own terms

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Boeing’s Biggest Jets at Risk for Output Cut on Cargo Slump

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Boeing Sees ‘Healthy’ Jet Market as Deliveries Boost Cash Flow

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China’s President set to confirm new Hainan Airlines Beijing – Manchester link

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EVA Air order for 787s/777s to fuel long haul growth, but no Chinese transfer traffic for now

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Heathrow landing slots ‘ring fenced’ for Scottish flights redeployed for routes to Spain, Italy and France

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In-flight films could be axed on long-haul journeys in favour of smartphones and tablets

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Norwegian Air Boosts 787 Fleet With $5 Billion Boeing Deal

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Norwegian more than quadruples its current long-haul fleet with a new order of 19 787-9 Dreamliners

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Norwegian to more than quadruple Dreamliner fleet to support long-haul growth

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Paris Beauvais named Europe’s worst airport

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Pegasus flies high; celebrates ten years with 100 destination and 100 million passenger milestones

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Qatar Airways continues focus on UAE market with Ras Al Khaimah flight, its fifth airport in the UAE

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S7 Airlines Co-Owner Filyov Agrees to Buy Control of Transaero

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Transaero AOC canceled; S7 co-owner buys 51% of shares

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UK airport debate: Gatwick Airport argues for a different connectivity approach for the new runway

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US attack on Gulf airlines may prove a tragic miscalculation by Delta & partners as Mexico rebels

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Irish Aviation News:

Aer Lingus accuses Siptu of ‘undue influence’ over pensions

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Aer Lingus could seal landmark deal with Ryanair on long-haul passenger feeds in time for summer 2016

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Aircraft firms pay just €23m in tax

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Dublin Airport Welcomes Luxair’s Winter Route Announcement

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IAG CEO Willie Walsh Heathrow expansion is a ‘lost cause’

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IAG helps Aer Lingus to spread its wings

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Irish Aviation Students “Are Doing It For Themselves”.

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Ryanair flies from 2016 FKB to new destinations – Three new routes from Nuremberg [German]

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Ryanair keen on Düsseldorf airport as a base

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Ryanair: the only essential piece in the connected traveller journey is the customer

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Ryanair unveils plans to grow by 25 per cent at Birmingham Airport

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Talks ongoing to restore Shannon-Edinburgh service

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Vincent Wall: Dublin Airport is a victim of its own success – and facing a tough decision

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IrishAero Blog Posts:

Emirates Invites Candidates to Join its Flight Deck Team:

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 17-10-15:

Where Transaero Airlines Irish Registered aircraft are stored:


Tweets of the day:

@jonostrower Boeing Wed said 737 Max 1A001 achieved power-on, new 787-style flight deck comes to life.

@kevintoland Willie Walsh delivering first of IAG benefits- 3 new routes . dub moves into top 5 hub for north america!!. 

@LeehamNews @Boeing still looking at 737 production rate higher than 52/mo but not there yet. Cargo market still needs watching.

@LeehamNews We don’t see going below 7/mo rate for 777 during transition to 777X: Muilenburg @Boeing.

‏@PEdmondAero  @Transaero AOC to be cancelled from 26 Oct – but S7 Airlines co-owner V Filev buys 51% of shares(!).

Today’s Video Picks:

Aer Lingus to begin direct flights from Bradley to Dublin

Fly to the USA with LJLA & Aer Lingus with pre-clearance

Last flight of US Airways evokes ‘golden age’ of air travel

Liam Lonergan & Eoghan Corry ITAA Conference 2015

Martin Skelly Importance of direct routes

Nick Newman of China Southern Airlines in Dublin October 22 2015

Visit USA Roadshow 2015 : Aer Lingus


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