Published on December 16th, 2015 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 16/12/2015
EI-FHU Boeing 737-8JP/W c/n 39019 Norwegian Air International Registered 11/12/15 ex LN-NGH.
EI-FHX Boeing 737-8JP/W c/n 40866 Norwegian Air International Registered 15/12/15 ex LN-DYI.
HL8051 Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 36573 Jeju Air Delivered Dublin-Baku-Heydar Aliyev International-Incheon International 15-16/12/15 ex EI-DYJ.
Global Aviation News:
A380 Owners Target U.S., China Role for Surplus Singapore Planes
ARGUS Releases November Business Aircraft Activity
Airlines urged to prepare for VR revolution with great content
Aviation takes off, destination unclear
CAA October International Air Passenger Traffic (Provisional)
Lost, Or Found? Carrier Says It Owns Abandoned Boeing Jumbos
Mega #PaxEx event in Singapore will shape APEX Expo’s future
The Fate of America’s Iconic 747 Jet Is in Hands of Moscow Firm
Virgin America to Lease 10 A321neos to Fill Plane Delivery Gap
VW Cuts Back Jet-Set Lifestyle With Plans to Sell Airbus Plane
2016 Flight Predictions: Expedia and Airlines Reporting Corporation Release Second Annual Global Air Travel Outlook
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus is more than just an airline – it’s a tech recruiter, too
Drone delivery: the Christmas present that’s flying off the shelves
Europe’s leading regional airline teams up with UK’s top convention and exhibition centre
Galway Airport stages its own version of the Rising!
Ryanair adds 21 extra flights for Irish group games in France
Ryanair will pull out of Olso Rygge next year if aircraft seat fee introduced [Norwegian]
Stop Heathrow runway dithering or I’ll take British Airways elsewhere, warns Willie Walsh
Transavia is to add a 2nd daily round trip Paris Orly-Dublin in summer 2016 [French]
Tourism Ireland December Situation Outlook & Analysis Report
Walsh sees scope for IAG-LATAM joint venture
Woodgate Aviation announces major phase two expansion
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:
@e_russell @Delta, @KLM_US and @jetairways will begin their new codeshare on 27-Mar-16 when Jet begins Jet begins service to #AMS.
@richardbranson New fuel efficient @virginamerica planes equivalent of cutting 5,000 tons of CO2 emissions per plane per year.
@TheHUBRoutes Pakistan’s @airblueairline & @shaheenairline are expected to operate flights to @manairport in 2016, adding to @PIA
@winglets747 In mid-2014, Emirates’ Houston load factor began to decline. Up-gauge to A380 in Dec-2014 saw faster decline.
@winglets747 Cathay Pacific expects passengers will be able to pre-select their meal choice from 4Q2016.
Today’s Video Picks:
First ATR 72-600 Delivery to Bahamasair – November 27th 2015
Going Places Together – Qatar Airways
The Embraer 190 – Celebrating a Decade of Operation – Air Canada
World’s First Commercial A350 Flight to the United States – Qatar Airways
Why easyJet and London Gatwick make business sense