Published on December 11th, 2015 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 11/12/2015
AP-BME Boeing 737-3S3 c/n 29245 Vision Air Delivered Belgrade-Karchi 10/12/15 ex EI-ERP.
D-AIZC Airbus A320-214 c/n 4153 Lufthansa to Lufthansa Technik hangar 09/12/15.
G-OBYH Boeing 767-304(ER)/W c/n 28883 Thomson Airways Departed Lufthansa Technik hangar 09/12/15 arrived 02/11/15.
HB-JJC Boeing 737-306 c/n 27420 Privtair Departed Lufthansa Technik hangar 09/12/15 in full EC Air-Equatorial Congo Airlines colours arrived 10/10/15.
N871TM Boeing 737-36N c/n 28671 GECAS Ferried Loudres-Bournemouth 09/12/15 ex LN-KKL.
Global Aviation News:
Air Berlin SWOT: even Etihad’s millions can’t help it to profit in year of peak airline sector margin
Air France to Retire its Boeing 747-400s Next January
Agencies, airlines, inefficiencies and costs – a study
Airbus to Swap A320neo Deliveries, Lufthansa Becomes Launch Operator
Cost efficiency for LATAM and Avianca takes on a higher priority as yields continue to fall
Fraport launches new retail digitalisation service
IATA forecasts record 2015, 2016 airline profits, but cautions on regional disparity
LCC Tigerair Taiwan plans Northeast Asian expansion as it outpaces local LCC competitor V Air
Podcast: Boeing 737 MAX Versus Airbus A320neo
Spohr: Lufthansa strikes cost $543 million over 2 years
The elusive Asean open skies dream
Trial to cut Heathrow holding times enters full operational service
Read more: http://www.atn.aero/article.pl?id=57203
United Airlines to Introduce New (and Free) Snacks
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus boss gets €900,000 worth of share options at IAG
AWAS expanding relationship with VietJet with lease of two new A320 passenger aircraft
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/26554
Chinese lessors choose Ireland
CityJet has been named Business Airline of the Year 2015 by Chambers Ireland
Dublin route returns to Newquay airport
Findel instead Hahn: Ryanair lands soon at the Luxembourg airport? [German]
Read more: http://www.volksfreund.de/nachrichten/region/rheinlandpfalz/rheinlandpfalz/Heute-im-Trierischen-Volksfreund-Findel-statt-Hahn-Landet-Ryanair-bald-auf-dem-Luxemburger-Flughafen;art806,4389679
Heathrow expansion: no political will to build third runway, says IAG boss
Ryanair announces summer routes from Bournemouth for 2016
Ryanair: Five new routes from Athens in summer 2016
Ryanair for Paris Charles-de-Gaulle
Ryanair ordered to provide papers to pilot ahead of case
Ryanair to cut fares by as much as 10pc, taking advantage of falling oil prices
Shannon Airport and Delta Air Lines celebrate 70-year anniversaries
“We are a profitable airline which is a first for the company as well as for Saudi Arabia.” – Paul Byrne, CEO, flynas
10 New Instructor Pilot Jobs with AFTA Cork
IrishAero Blog Posts:
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 5-12-2015: http://bit.ly/1IvJEIU
Irish Aircraft Leasing News 5-12-2015: http://bit.ly/1SF4cPq
Tweets of the day:
@ABDunn @IATA North American carriers continue to drive profits – its $19.4bn profit contributing well over half the industry total #IATAMediaDay.
@bbckamal IAG’s Willie Walsh lays into Davies Commission proposals on Heathrow. Backs runway expansion but says Heathrow far too expensive.
@bbckamal Willie Walsh on Heathrow: “Yet again, we see a monopoly airport supplier looking to gold-plate facilities and fleece its customers.”
@IndoBusiness #Ryanair aiming to open a base in Belfast next year, boss Michael O’Leary tells Dublin Chamber of Commerce lunch.
@Patrick_DCC Complaints @Ryanair will be dealt w/ in realtime via mobile so text them when delayed or on flight if a problem they’ll reply #ChamberLunch.
@ReutersAero #IATA says fuel bill to drop to $180 bln in 2015 vs previous forecast $191 bln, expects $135 bln for 2016 #IATAMediaDay.
@ReutersAero #IATA says average return fare seen at $407 in 2015, $375 in 2016 #IATAMediaDay.
@StatMediaNews @IATA:Factors strengthening industry performance are efficiency gain by airlines are illustrated by record high loadfactors.#IATAMediaDay.
Today’s Video Picks:
Amazing time-lapse of the disassembly of an entire U-2 plane
Antonov: What’s the future for Ukraine’s famous aviation manufacturer?
Aviation Symposium 2015 – Die Reportage
New EU Aviation Strategy
Welcome on board Binter Canarias’ first ATR 72-600 aircraft! (English)
2016 Wishes – Dassault Aviation