Published on November 16th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 16/11/2015
EI-EUX Boeing 737-7Q8 c/n 29352 AerCap Ferried Shannon-Bangor-Paine Field 13/11/15 in Transaero Airlines colours for Southwest Airlines.
EI-EUY Boeing 737-7Q8 c/n 29354 AerCap Ferried Shannon-Bangor-Paine Field 14/11/15 in Transaero Airlines colours for Southwest Airlines.
EI-RUS Boeing 737-8MC c/n 44437 SB Leasing Ireland Ferried Boeing Field-San Antonio International -Mexico City 03/12-11/15 for AeroMéxico?.
G-NRWY Boeing 737-8JP/W c/n Norwegian Air UK Re-registered 12/11/15 prior position Oslo-London Gatwick 12/11/15.
HL8049 Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 36570 Jelu Air Delivered Dublin-Bangkok 12/11/15.
Global Aviation News:
Afghanistan’s Safi Airways sets aside long haul growth to focus on profitable short haul feeder role
Air Serbia goes long-haul to New York from June 2016
Asian airlines seek action on airspace threats
Budapest Airport: profitable and building for the future – with plenty of competiton from its peers
Emirates takes delivery of first higher density 615-seat A380
European Airports Step Up Security After French Terror Attacks
Fiji Airways aims to deliver global connectivity with new Singapore link
Fierce competition drives airline innovation in Asia
How IT investments fuelling airline biz and customer experience
Jet Airways departure could open door for new opportunities for Brussels Airport
Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines respond to Gulf competition with a limited JV. There is scope for more
Madrid, Tel Aviv, Gothenburg and Florence lead the way in European Q3 airport growth
Malaysia Airlines may launch premium economy service: CEO
Read more: http://www.arabnews.com/economy/news/834976
Norwegian eyes expansion as it gains UK AOC
Qatar Airways boosts cargo support to pharmaceutical industry with new Indian connections
Russia’s Pobeda Airlines to launch first international service
Russia ‘considering exit visas’ for citizens travelling abroad
Sale of 61 pct of TAP-Air Portugal officially completed
Spirit Airlines boss to make keynote address at Routes Americas
TAP Portugal signs major Airbus order
Travel firms say future EU tours may be canceled after Paris attacks
Unencrypted ADS-B OUT Confounds Aircraft Blocking
WestJet exudes confidence in 8% to 11% capacity growth in 2016 even with unit revenue pressure
What’s Good And What’s Bad In Antitrust Case Against United Airlines At Newark
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus to end flights between Belfast and Gatwick
Government rejects Bill on passport-free Ryanair travel
New G650ER for Denis O’Brien
Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary predicts three carriers will dominate global air travel
O’Leary admits he was last to get on board with charm offensive
O’Leary predicts three carriers to control skies
Paris-bound flights see seat cancellations of up to 50%
Pillsbury World Aircraft Repossession Index Released; Walkers Provides Cayman And Irish Insight
TRAVEL Extra’s Sunday Supplement 15th November
IrishAero Blog Posts:
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 07-11-2015: http://bit.ly/1NVTG51
Tweets of the day:
@e_russell Business case for buying used widebodies “difficult”, says @Delta exec.
@ghimlay @CopaAirlines CEO @PedroHeilbron says FAA pilot 1,500h rule a decision “not based on good facts”
@ghimlay @SKYAirline_CL will lease more A319/A320s in years ahead – wants five more aircraft by end-2020
@ghimlay Inflection point now in LatAm, says @CopaAirlines CEO @PedroHeilbron. Region used to be one of the fastest growing, but now is the last.
@ghimlay CIT’s Jeff Knittel says lessor’s portfolio in LatAm will be flat to downward trending #ISTATLatAm.
@winglets747 Until Emirates recently retired its 777-200s, it operated every single variant of the 777.
Today’s Video Picks:
Aviation Industry Update at AAPA 2015 in Bali
Aviation This Week – November 13, 2015
Boeing 777-300ER Flies Over Sydney Harbour Ahead of Welcome into Qantas Hanger 96
Moscow bans EgyptAir flights in wake of Russian jet crash in Sinai
Open Europe’s skies to Gulf carriers within the rules, EU Commissioner tells euronews
The Dubai Airshow 2015 in review