Published on December 15th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 15/12/2015
EI-DVC Boeing 737-33A(QC) c/n 25426 Sideral Air Cargo Delivered Naples International-Agadir-Amílcar Cabral International 12/12/15 to become PR-SDG.
M-ABIY Airbus A320-232 c/n 2275 IndiGo Airlines Delivered Shannon-Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen-Delhi 13/12/15 to become VT-IDO.
N234NV Airbus A320-214 c/n 1467 Allegiant Air Delivered Shannon-Portsmouth International-San Antonio International 10/12/15 ex AP-EDD.
SX-DGU Airbus A320-232 c/n 2359 IndiGo Airlines being painted at Shannon 09/12/15 to become VT-.
Global Aviation News:
Air Berlin is first to offer 3G mobile connectivity to passengers
Airbus A320neo keeps pulling further ahead of 737 Max
Air India preparing to start direct flight to Washington by 2016 end
Aviation buffs hoping to rebuild a Wright Brothers plane
Crew drives passenger satisfaction more than any other factor: IATA
First Charter Flight Takes Off From LAX to Cuba
Read more: http://time.com/4146974/lax-flight-cuba/
Heathrow indecision highlights Europe’s airport crunch
Lufthansa Group to centralize flight operations in Vienna
Qatar bringing its Airbus A350 to the US
The Clock’s Ticking and Airbus Is Nonetheless Beating Boeing
The days of the jumbo jet are coming to an end — here’s a look back at its glory years
The Wizz effect
United, Lufthansa to partner on cargo operations
Irish Aviation News:
Airfares jump sixfold as Irish fans plan French invasion
Employment status of Ryanair pilots questioned in investigation into a possible case of “serious” tax evasion
EI-FJB Boeing 737-8JP Norwegian First Flight
Electronic Travel Authorization comes into effect for visitors to Canada on 15 March 2016
Read more: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/index.asp
Fears for future of Aer Lingus cargo at Shannon
High pressure on Ryanair over contract pilots
IAA Handles Over 1 Million Flights in 2015
LCI Helicopters Places a Second Airbus H225 with CHC Helicopter
Looking up: how economic recovery gave airport lift-off
The Jet Set
Travelport Appoints Bernard Bot as Chief Financial Officer
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:
@Justin_Burns1 In his presentation @IATA head of e-cargo Guillaume Drucy says end of year eAWB penetration will be from 38-40% – below target of 45%.
@Justin_Burns1 Drucy says in 2016 the eAWB penetration target is 56% – says 70% of world can do eAWB. Target will be achieved by getting 80% of that 70%.
@Justin_Burns1 Gruber says 45 operators are in the certification progress and 97 in discussion over certification.
@Justin_Burns1 Gruber says focus is on certification @ the destination rather than origin as where the problem of pharma goods being damaged usually occurs.
@winglets747 Dubai-Panama City may be world’s longest route for only a brief while. Another ultra-long-haul announcement expected next week.
@winglets747 United Airlines to end Dubai service 23 January 2016. That kills United’s entire Gulf network, which a year also included DOH, KWI, BAH.
Today’s Video Picks:
Aer Lingus Time Lapse – Dublin Airport
AirCorps Aviation Reverse Engineering
Ramco’s Aviation Maintenance Tech on Mobile – Webinar
The Holiday Rush – Fly-through our giant automated warehouse
United – Global Performance Commitment
30 Names 30 Planes winners in Stansted Hangar
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