Published on October 23rd, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 23/10/2015
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
Boeing’s Biggest Jets at Risk for Output Cut on Cargo Slump
Boeing Sees ‘Healthy’ Jet Market as Deliveries Boost Cash Flow
China’s President set to confirm new Hainan Airlines Beijing – Manchester link
EVA Air order for 787s/777s to fuel long haul growth, but no Chinese transfer traffic for now
Heathrow landing slots ‘ring fenced’ for Scottish flights redeployed for routes to Spain, Italy and France
In-flight films could be axed on long-haul journeys in favour of smartphones and tablets
Norwegian Air Boosts 787 Fleet With $5 Billion Boeing Deal
Norwegian more than quadruples its current long-haul fleet with a new order of 19 787-9 Dreamliners
Read more: http://www.mynewsdesk.com/us/norwegian/pressreleases/norwegian-more-than-quadruples-its-current-long-haul-fleet-with-a-new-order-of-19-787-9-dreamliners-1239226?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=Alert&utm_content=pressrelease
Norwegian to more than quadruple Dreamliner fleet to support long-haul growth
Paris Beauvais named Europe’s worst airport
Pegasus flies high; celebrates ten years with 100 destination and 100 million passenger milestones
Qatar Airways continues focus on UAE market with Ras Al Khaimah flight, its fifth airport in the UAE
S7 Airlines Co-Owner Filyov Agrees to Buy Control of Transaero
Transaero AOC canceled; S7 co-owner buys 51% of shares
UK airport debate: Gatwick Airport argues for a different connectivity approach for the new runway
US attack on Gulf airlines may prove a tragic miscalculation by Delta & partners as Mexico rebels
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus accuses Siptu of ‘undue influence’ over pensions
Aer Lingus could seal landmark deal with Ryanair on long-haul passenger feeds in time for summer 2016
Aircraft firms pay just €23m in tax
Dublin Airport Welcomes Luxair’s Winter Route Announcement
IAG CEO Willie Walsh Heathrow expansion is a ‘lost cause’
IAG helps Aer Lingus to spread its wings
Irish Aviation Students “Are Doing It For Themselves”.
Ryanair flies from 2016 FKB to new destinations – Three new routes from Nuremberg [German]
Ryanair keen on Düsseldorf airport as a base
Ryanair: the only essential piece in the connected traveller journey is the customer
Ryanair unveils plans to grow by 25 per cent at Birmingham Airport
Talks ongoing to restore Shannon-Edinburgh service
Vincent Wall: Dublin Airport is a victim of its own success – and facing a tough decision
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:
@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