Published on December 17th, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 17/12/2015
EI-FHX Boeing 737-8JP/W c/n 40866 Norwegian Air International Registered 15/12/15 in service Oslo-Krakow-Oslo ex LN-DYI.
EI-UNJ Boeing 737-86J c/n 36883 SJK Aircraft Ireland Ferried Teruel Airport-Woensdrecht 16/12/15 in Transaero Airlines colours prior delivery to?.
EI-UNK Boeing 737-86J c/n 36119 SJK Aircraft Ireland Ferried Teruel Airport-Woensdrecht 16/12/15 in Transaero Airlines colours prior delivery to?.
EI-RJW RJ85 c/n 2371 Cityjet Ferried East Midlands-Dublin 10/12/15 after paint into new colours.
EI-RUY Boeing 767-3Q8(ER) c/n 29387 AerCap Airtest from Atlantic Aviation hangar 15/12/15 in full Transaero Airlines colours.
Global Aviation News:
Air Berlin, Alitalia to extend cooperation
Air Berlin to consolidate its presence at Berlin and Dusseldorf hubs
CHC Helicopters Reviewing Business Model Amid Downturn
Europe adopts new aircraft tracking rules
Italian company acquires 13% stake in Luxair
Lufthansa dismisses massive agency turn against distribution surcharge
Lufthansa Technik eyes new base at Debrecen airport
New flying experience allows passengers 360 degree view of the clouds
Pontifications: Aircraft values vary widely
The future of the A319neo and 737-7
Think economy is bad? Try flying ‘last class’
The R2-D2 ANA Jet Transports Star Wars Movie Cast Between Premieres in USA and UK
UAL’s Dubai Pullout Marks End of Gulf Flights by U.S. Carriers
4-engine single-aisle airplanes could make comeback, says technology VP
Read more: http://leehamnews.com/2015/12/15/18068/
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus launches noon flight from New York to Dublin
A million people head to Ireland from around the world for Christmas
Call for second runway as Dublin flights soar
Compulsory registration of drones begins in US and Ireland
Fears for future of Aer Lingus cargo at Shannon
Galway Airport without an aviation service
Irish airspace handles 1m flights in 2015, but Cork and Shannon suffer
Irish-based CityJet inks convention centre deal in London
New twist in battle between airport and illegal car parks
Plea to business bosses – support Cork’s new London link
Tourism Ireland says 10% of all US travel to Europe is coming to Ireland
US Preclearance Dublin Airport handled a record one million passengers this year
Waypoint Confident About Brazil’s Offshore Demand
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 Not surprised, it’s a hub-to-point route for @KLM_US. KLM to end AMS-DFW in 2016.
@ghimlay US and Cuba are hoping to reach a deal on commercial flights by the end of the year.
@ReutersAero #Mitsubishi says reviewing entire #MRJ schedule from testing to first delivery and will release results of review before end-December.
@winglets747 Early production line A380s (far as efficient as later units) not necessarily indicative of second-hand A380 market.
@winglets747 Emirates upgauged Houston from 777 to A380 in Dec 2014 but will revert back to 777 in Jun 2016. Oil industry downturn changed IAH dynamics.
@winglets747 You can move growth, but there’s only so much point-to-point premium demand you can move with it.
Today’s Video Picks:
Aero-TV: Jack Pelton Unplugged 2015 – EAA, NBAA, Growing Aviation… and More!
Greer AMS – Honeywell Operating System
IATA Aviation Charges Intelligence Center
U.S. Hoping to Soon End Aviation Talks With Cuba
WestJet Christmas Miracle: 12,000 mini miracles