Published on December 23rd, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 23/12/2015
EI-DUC Boeing 757-256 c/n 26248 I-Fly Ferried Moscow Vnukovo-Shannon 21/12/15 on return to lessor.
EI-FJB Boeing 737-8JP/W c/n 42081 Norwegian Air International Delivered Boeing Field-Copenhagen 21/12/15.
EI-FMS Boeing 737-9GJER c/n 34952 BBAM A/c Leasing Ferried Dublin-Woensdrecht 22/12/15 ex N396DC.
EI-UNC Boeing 767-319 c/n 23988 Icelandair Delivered Shannon-Kelfavik 22/12/15 to become TF-.
G-LENM RJ85 c/n E2273 Cello Aviation currently stored at Cranfield, ownership was changed to Trident Turboprop (Ireland) Ltd on 15/12/15 & it is to be exported.
Global Aviation News:
AirBaltic to finalize 20% privatization in January
Airbus & Lufthansa: First A320neo will deliver in 2015
A United Airlines CSeries order could be breakthrough Bombardier needs
Boeing’s 737 Continues to Gain Popularity — and Lose It, Too
Bombardier Sees `Aggressive’ C Series Pricing Amid Drought
Crystal Acquires Another Private Jet
Jet Airways closes Brussels hub, transfers to Amsterdam
Late Flights Rose After U.S. Bid to Stem Traveler Tarmac Holdups
Nervous Investors Drive Down Asian Airline Stocks in 2015
South African Airways Agrees to Treasury-Backed Airbus Deal
Thai Airways secures 11 European destinations
The connected aircraft readies for takeoff
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus receives nearly 3,000 applications for 12 positions
ARI wins 10-year duty free contract at Abu Dhabi International Airport
Air transport up 7.7pc in Dublin as airport set for best ever year
Atlantic Aviation Group get set for take-off in 2016
Cargo facility at Ireland’s Shannon Airport on hold
Does ASL’s funding mean it is planning to buy TNT’s airlines?
Dublin Airport a reflection of recovering Irish economy set to gain altitude
Fancy a career as a pilot? John Heffernan talks about the challenges he faced and has some tips of his own
Helicopter golf in Ireland: to one day play 36 holes on two courses [German]
IAA Successfully Rolls-Out World’s First Online Drone Registration Module
Irish lead New European airline association
Ryanair launches Euro 2016 specials (also to/from Charleroi)
Ryanair adds extra flights between Dublin and Bordeaux
Shannon Group boss Neil Pakey to step down when contract expires next year
State must wait for €335m from IAG for Aer Lingus stake
Star Wars: The Force Awakens could be the biggest boost ever for Irish tourism
23 Things That You’ll Relate To If You’ve Ever Flown Ryanair
Read more: http://lovintrends.com/lifestyle/travel/23
IrishAero Blog Posts:
Compulsory registration of drones commences in Ireland: http://bit.ly/1Mltc8V
Irish Aircraft Leasing News 21-12-2015: http://bit.ly/1YrEF3e
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 21-12-2015: http://bit.ly/1QUBN9b
Tweets of the day:
@Airbus A year ago, we delivered the 1st #A350 XWB. Since then, the A350 fleet has spent more than 16,000 hours in the air.
@AirlineFlyer Delta isn’t the only airline that wants to fly its jets forever. British Airways wants to extend its 777 life to 30 years.
@e_russell “China’s becoming a pillar of our Pacific strategy,” says @Delta’s Bastian. China capacity will be up 5-7% in 2016.
@e_russell Another new US-China route, @HainanAirlines will begin 2x weekly LAX-Changsha service with a 788 from 21Jan16.
@e_russell @SilverAirways and @azulinhasaereas are near finalising a new codeshare agreement, says Silver CEO Teittinen.
@flyhellas Fantastic, here is CityJets first Sukhoi Superjet SSJ100 serial number 95108 on the production plant in Komsomolsk ✈ https://twitter.com/flyhellas/status/678643509906288640.
Today’s Video Picks:
Airborne 12.21.15: CS100 Certified, AMA v UAV Registry, New Merlin PSA
ALTA Aviation Law Americas – 2015 – Closing – summary video
Belgian F-16 Solo Aerobatic Airshow Display – High Speed, Loud Sound! AFW2015
Cool Under Pressure: The Boeing 307
DJI Profiles – From NASA to the Phantom
In the making: the first TAM Airlines A350 XWB