Published on November 18th, 2015 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 18/11/2015
Good Morning All
EI-FLR Embraer 195AR c/n 19000088 BoraJet Airlines Air Test at Alverca 15/11/15 to become TC-.
EI-FOA Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 44708 Ryanair First Flight 05/11/15.
EI-FOB Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 44710 Ryanair First Flight 13/11/15.
EI-UNV Boeing 777-222 c/n 28714 ALFCO Ferried Moscow Vnukovo-Valencia-Teruel 14-16/11/15 in Transaero Airlines colours.
M-ABIY Airbus A320-232 c/n 2275 IndiGo Airlines painted at Shannon 17/11/15 prior delivery to become VT-IDO ex LY-VEJ.
Global Aviation News:
Aerolineas Argentinas: Presentation of the Operational Plan 2016
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/26223
Asian Airlines Fall on Fear Paris Attacks Will Curb Tourism
Azul Brazilian Airlines Launches First-Ever Nonstop Flight Between Belo Horizonte and Orlando
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/26203
Bombardier Welcomes Five New Latin American Airlines to its Family of Aircraft Operators
Britain Mustn’t Delay Heathrow Expansion, Business Leaders Say
Delta CEO is right about 777-200ER values, says market
Delta Turns to Partitions for Feel of ‘Premium Economy’ in Coach
easyJet expects resilient demand to withstand security fears
easyJet orders an additional 36 A320 Family aircraft
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/26206
EasyJet Says Demand to Weather Paris, Orders 36 Jets for Growth
Economic downturn ‘could trigger airline consolidation’
Embraer sees broadening market in North America
Iberia returns to Puerto Rico
KLM uses cloud to engage Chinese customers via WeChat
IATA DG Tyler: Brazil’s airlines in ‘dire’ financial situation
Japanese LCCs could tackle booming Chinese market as AirAsia Japan launches and Spring Japan expands
Kase’s Whitney Tilson Says Spirit Airlines Is His Top Long Bet
Large variation found in airlines’ CO2 emissions
Qantas Regains Investment Grade as Balance Sheet Improves
The online travel triangle: mobile, data and the customer experience
U.S. airlines battle Persian Gulf carriers
Viva Group spreads its ambition to Costa Rica and Central America’s barren LCC landscape
Vueling’s Cruz Accelerating Change At British Airways
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus loyalty club to offer discounts on BA, Iberia flights
An interview with Aer Lingus COO Mike Rutter
British Airways / Aer Lingus Expands Codeshare Routes from Nov 2015
Dublin Aerospace to get new chief executive
EI-FOA Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair First Flight
EI-FOB Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair First Flight
IAG: Partial prepayment of Aer Lingus financing
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/26225
NAC purchased and immediately leased back one ATR72-500, MSN 876, to Air Vanuatu
Ryanair launches new Lithuania to Israel service
Ryanair launches €10 seat sale to celebrate Ireland’s Euro 2016 qualification
IrishAero Blog Posts:
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 07-11-2015: http://bit.ly/1NVTG51
Tweets of the day:
@airkarp Tony Tyler: 10 years ago, LatAm generated more air traffic than Middle East. Today ME airlines carry twice the traffic of LatAm carriers.
@airkarp CS100 has ‘completed certification flight testing,’ says Bombardier SVP-commercial Colin Bole. #ALTAForum2015.
@airkarp LAN CEO Ignacio Cueto says he doesn’t regret LAN/TAM merger: ‘Tough times happen & you have to rough them out.’ #ALTAForum2015.
@airkarp Volaris CEO Enrique Beltranena: ‘I believe that in 5-10 years Volaris will be a digital operation that flies airplanes.’ #ALTAForum2015.
@aspireaviation With 30 extra @Airbus #A320neo @easyJet orders, firm order tally now exceeds 4,400.
Today’s Video Picks:
A very entertaining Carmichael Lecture – “Ryanair – Always Getting Better” by Michael O’Leary, CEO of Ryanair
Africa World Airlines serving half of Ghana’s aviation
Chinese and African investors look to expand aviation market
Infosys Talks to GE Aviation on Predix
NBAA2015 Video Minute: Behind the Scenes at the Outdoor Static Display
Terror Attacks Will Not Dent EasyJet’s Growth, Says CEO
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