Published on November 20th, 2015 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 20/11/2015
A7-ACE Airbus A330-202 c/n 0571 Qatar Airways Ferried Dublin-Doha 18/11/15 after painting.
D-AIZB Airbus A320-214 c/n 4120 Lufthansa Air-test from Lufthansa Technik hangar 18/11/15.
LN-RNU Boeing 737-783/W c/n 34548 SAS Airlines Departed Lufthansa Technik hangar 18/11/15 arrived 09/11/15.
Global Aviation News:
Airberlin CEO: Germany must rule permanently on Etihad codeshare
Airberlin to grow Berlin, Düsseldorf hubs in plan to improve finances
Airberlin to cut all Spanish domestic routes by summer 2016
Cathay details expansion with incoming A350s, 777Xs
Changi Airport Group considering the benefits of biometrics, wearable technology, self-service and single passenger tokens
Delta Stake in Aeromexico Signals a Growing Global Ambition
Easyjet takes 30 A320neo purchase rights; looks ‘seriously’ at A321s
Easyjet to trial cabin crew uniforms with embedded wearable technology
Emerging traveller trends highlighted at Digi.travel EMEA event in Athens
Ethiopian Airlines plans to grow A350 fleet to 25 aircraft
Focus on the Future: Emerging Technologies Panel
Low-Cost Carrier Jetstar Asia Slashes ‘No Frills’ Approach to Put Passengers First
Lufthansa CEO apologises for direct booking tech, hopes for more consolidation in Europe
MEB3 in Europe +360% since 2005: Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways now serve 47 airports in 27 countries
Nordic Aviation Capital names Søren Overgaard as CEO
Op-Ed: Is Another Southwest Merger on the Frontier?
Overheard in Singapore: Personalization is the New Billion-Dollar Word
Russia’s AirBridgeCargo takes delivery of 747-8Fs
US Airlines May Experience Weakness In Air Travel Demand Due To Paris Bombings
Irish Aviation News:
Annual Aviation Fair Sunday 22nd November 1000 to 1500
Read more: http://aviationfair.wix.com/aviationfair
Chinese aircraft lessors in Ireland – A candidate’s point of view
DAA and Aer Rianta to spend $50m revamping duty-frees
Dublin Airport Terminal 2 Celebrates 5th Birthday
High-flying Jay aims to put Ireland at the centre of drone world
IAA Welcomes ITU Decision to Support Space-Based Air Traffic Control Surveillance
Onward Surge Continues for Air Traffic Through Irish Airspace and at Dublin
Qatar Airways looking at introducing flights from Ireland
Ryanair announce new flights to Athens
Ryanair Announce New Services To Athens, Greece
IrishAero Blog Posts:
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 07-11-2015: http://bit.ly/1NVTG51
Tweets of the day:
@FutureTravelX Hammad Rajjoub @Microsoft: Customer journey has evolved into digital-first experiences at all touch-points #fteAsia.
@newsgirlct Release: Aer Lingus CEO Stephen Kavanagh in #Connecticut Friday to talk upcoming Dublin service at Bradley International Airport #AerLingus.
@theAPEXassoc @SITAOnAir’s Airline IT Trends survey says: 82% of airlines are investing in the personalization of #PaxEx. #FTEAsia.
@theAPEXassoc Loyalty = $$$: “On average, loyal customers are worth up to 10x as much as their first purchase,” share @PanasonicAero’s Fellows at #FTEAsia.
@theAPEXassoc @joepleader: APEX will put forward the 1st industry standardized system combining airline ‘tail tracking’ with hardware data #APEXTEC.
@theAPEXassoc On evolving LCC model, @Jetstar_Asia says “Websites are no longer just for booking tickets, they’re for booking travel experiences” #FTEAsia.
@theAPEXassoc Culture, #connected travelers and digital disruption is driving
competition for LCCs in #Asia, @Jetstar_Asia CEO Pasupathi says. #FTEAsia.
@theAPEXassoc P. Johnson, @OsterhoutGroup: Airlines are ripe and ready for disruptive technologies like VR and AR #APEXTEC #VirtualReality #TechTuesday.
@winglets747 Korean Air and Cathay Pacific expect to retire their passenger 747-400s in 2016.
Today’s Video Picks:
Cork Airport 18.11.2015 – CityJet abort landing and go around due to gusty crosswind
Flight Report | Aer Lingus Airbus A330 Economy Class Dublin To Chicago
GE Aviation – Investing in Electrical Power
Making personal aviation a reality | Tarek Ibrahim | TEDxToronto 2015
Tony Fernandes discusses outlook for the Philippine aviation market
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