Published on November 27th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 27/11/2015
EI-DBF Boeing 767-3Q8 c/n 24745 ACG Acquisitions Ferried Moscow Vnukovo-Shannon 26/11/15 in Transaero Airlines colours.
EI-FMH Airbus A330-343 c/n 1635 Intrepid Leasing Ferried Toulouse-Lourdes 26/11/15 for interim storage in basic Skymark colours.
2-RLAF Airbus A321-211 c/n 677 African Holding Company of America Registered 16/11/15 prior ferry St Athan-Montpellier ex EI-FGZ.
Global Aviation News:
AirAsia’s Long-Haul Model Won’t Fly
Alliance Aviation creates a new business and establishes a European presence
American Airlines’ growing trans-Pacific hub at Los Angeles will overtake Delta’s Seattle hub
American Airlines stops accepting payments in Argentine pesos
Cebu Pacific reveals first US flights to Guam, Hawaii
Finnair becomes Europe’s first A350 operator while Boeing further extends its lead in the 2015 delivery race
IAG adds Cargo Connector services in U.S.
IAG directs more landing-gear MRO to Messier-Bugatti-Dowty
JetBlue Shakes Up Pilot Hiring by Training Them From Scratch
Lufthansa to Germanwings to Eurowings. Long haul and lower cost as Lufthansa seeks solutions
PKF probe on aircraft financing business
Spain’s Globalia to reposition Aeronova as an LCC in 1Q2016
Three European carriers eye stake in Croatia Airlines
Tourists will return to Egypt: Sabre CEO
Uber at airports; TNCs, airport policies and the issues surrounding them: CAPA Survey
United Offers Pilots 13% Raise in Bid to Find Labor Peace
Wizz Air signs deal with CCB Financial Leasing for 11 A321ceos
Read more: http://www.hmgaerospace.com/news/show/9969
Irish Aviation News:
British Airways open to Ryanair feeder flights
Carlow IT boosts aviation partnership
Derry to Dublin flights start in April 2016
Dublin Aerospace seeking Aircraft Technicians – Part 66 CAT B1/B2
Government boost for passenger flights from Carlisle Airport
International Aviation Services Centre (IASC) has just held its first networking event
Irish Airline Pilots’ Association accuses Ryanair of reaching a “new low”
McCartney welcomes proposed new Derry-Dublin air link
New Derry-Dublin air link is good news for Donegal commuters
Ryanair commits to Liverpool John Lennon Airport with launch of Summer 2016 schedule
Speech to the Shannon Chamber Christmas Lunch at the Dromoland Castle Hotel
Summer route between Cork and Madrid announced by Iberia Express
TV3 is calling out for families to share their ‘Coming Home For Christmas’ experiences
You better watch out: drone invasion is coming to town
IrishAero Blog Posts:
Irish Aircraft Lessors and Leasing companies Update 21-11-2015: http://bit.ly/1MJegDc
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 07-11-2015: http://bit.ly/1NVTG51
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 21-11-2015: http://bit.ly/1lAuGan
Tweets of the day:
@Paschald Great that @AirCanadarouge to operate new direct summer service from @DublinAirport & Vancouver; the 1st direct route to Canada’s west coast.
@JP_Biz @julianoneill suggests Derry/ Dublin flight to be run by Citywing, Belfast/ Carlisle by Stobart Air.
@markdevenport George Osborne says around 2000 new flights to and from NI will be funded from Regional Air Connectivity Fund.
@reutersConorH Ryanair halves price of Dublin-Paris return flights again. now 10 euros return in first two weeks of Dec.
@winglets747 IATA expects Iran, if all goes well, could grow from 12m annual passengers in 2015 to 44m by 2034. Cuba: from 5m to 13m.
@winglets747 IATA lowers 2034 growth forecast from 4.1% to 3.8%. But still, that means 7b passengers in 2034 – double 2015’s 3.5b passengers.
Today’s Video Picks:
A Message to Doug Parker from American Airlines Flight Attendants
Airbus’ A320neo receives double “seal of approval”
Major Canadian aviation company Bombardier is interested in the South African market
New TAAG Angola Airlines Boeing 777-300ER Performing Double RTO’s @ KPAE Paine Field
Ralph James, Irish Aviation Authority. Drones Data X Conference, Ireland 2015
Ukraine bans Russia’s airlines from crossing its airspace