Published on November 19th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 19/11/2015
A9C-HAK Boeing 747-4F6 c/n 28961 Bahrain Royal Flight Ferried Bahrain-Dublin 15/11/15 for paint ex A6-YAS.
EI-RJZ RJ85 c/n E2326 Cityjet Ferried Dublin-Shannon 15/11/15 for paint into new colours.
LN-RPK Boeing 737-783 c/n 28317 SAS Airlines To Lufthansa Technik hangar 17/11/15.
N737ER Boeing 773-7CJ/W c/n 30754 Rolled out of Eirtech Aviation paint hangar in a new scheme 16/11/15 in all white fuselage. Tail painted with a different colour scheme on either side and towed to Atlantic Aviation Group hangar.
Global Aviation News:
Air China Pushes Deeper Into Shanghai Market
American Airlines to reward fliers for money spent, not mileage flown
anna.aero meets with WOW air CEO, Skúli Mogensen, at World Travel Market to discuss why the carrier has decided to go long-haul
Boeing Business Jets announces four new BBJ MAX 8 orders
Commercial aircraft manufacturers remain bullish on Latin America
Crystal Luxury Air To Take To The Skies With A Boeing 777
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/26233
Easyjet celebrates its 20th birthday with another record profit and 22% return on capital employed
Easyjet appoints first Head of Data Science to accelerate airline’s use of artificial intelligence
Read more: http://mediacentre.easyjet.com/stories/9571
Emirates Holidays announces new leadership appointment
Emirates introduces new generation in-flight entertainment system
Europe’s airlines: LCC, the winning formula
Flexjet to Purchase 20 Aerion Supersonic Business Jets
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/26232
Frequent-Flier Era Ends as American Bases Rewards Plan on Fares
Garuda Indonesia secures London Heathrow slots but slows widebody and international expansion
Lessons Learned From the Airline Industry: How Procurement Can Benefit Mature Industries
Qatar Airways’ corporate jet division obtains European safety authorisation
Qatar Air Mulls Gatwick Route as Heathrow Flight Upgraded to 787
U.S. Airlines Ease Fare Slump on $18.1 Billion Ancillary Revenue
Irish Aviation News:
Cityjet founder predicts brave new world for airlines
DAA business park acquires ESB International as early tenant
Datalex reaffirms full-year earnings growth forecast
Dublin Aerospace appoints Martin O’Boyle as Head of Sales
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/26247
Flight Club: Aer Lingus passengers will soon ‘turn shopping into flights’Flight Club: Aer Lingus passengers will soon ‘turn shopping into flights’
‘I feel exhausted and mentally drained’ – Aer Lingus passengers delayed for almost 50 hours in US
Qatar Airways reviewing options to serve Irish market with Belfast & Dublin under consideration said Richard Oliver Qatar Airways country manager for the U.K. and Ireland.
IrishAero Blog Posts:
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 07-11-2015: http://bit.ly/1NVTG51
Tweets of the day:
@airkarp COPA CEO Pedro Heilbron: ‘US legacy carriers have pretty much become hybrids because they have learned things from LCCs.’ #ALTAForum2015.
@airkarp LAN CEO Cueto: ‘I believe that this device [holding up a smart phone] is going to rule in all industries’ including aviation. #ALTAForum2015.
@CombatAir Russian MoD saying Tu-22M3 flew 4510km in 5h 20mins, Tu-160 and TU-95MS over 6500km in 8h 20mins and 9h 30mins. Mozdok and Engels, then.
@ghimlay IAG keen to explore something more w/ LATAM when it comes to potential JV, says @Iberia CEO Gallego.”We have a lot of space to run together”.
@ghimlay @VivaColombiaco CEO @jeposada displeased with higher fees at Panama Pacifico airport, says they subsidise transit pax at PTY #ALTAForum2015.
@winglets747 Malaysia Airlines intends to reduce its 737 fleet from 56 to 35 – or does it? Lessors think this steep decline is a negotiating tactic.
Today’s Video Picks:
COMAC C919 Rollout | Products | Honeywell Aviation
Etihad – the Roadmap to Digital – Robert Webb
Ryanair’s Christmas (Parody!) Video #MOLonTheMoon
Textron Aviation Announces Citation Longitude and Hemisphere Business Jets – AINtv
Travel Agents Grasping the NDC Opportunity?
US Federal Aviation Administration requires drone operators to register