Published on December 24th, 2015 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 24/12/2015
EI-FMR Boeing 767-304(ER) c/n 28042 Meridiana Delivered Shannon-Milan Malpensa 21/12/15 in all white colours plus titles ex VP-BOQ.
EI-RUY Boeing 767-3Q8(ER) c/n 29387 AerCap for delivery to Condor ex Shannon in 2016.
EI-RUZ Boeing 767-3Q8(ER) c/n 30048 AerCap for delivery to Condor ex Shannon in 2016
EI-UNE Boeing 767-3Q8(ER) c/n 29383AerCap for delivery to Condor ex Shannon in 2016.
TC-AGU Airbus A320-232 c/n 2077 AtlasGlobal Delivered Ostrava-Istanbul 23/12/15 ex EI-FDM.
VQ-BRM Airbus A321-231 c/n 1276 Nordwind Airlines Ferried Moscow Sheremetyevo-Lourdes 23/12/15 on return to lessor ex EI-EUT.
Global Aviation News:
Alaska Airlines will phase out ‘combi’ planes
Boeing passes 700 unit deliveries for 2015 as it extends its lead further over Airbus
Consortium closes in on City Airport
Bombardier is ready to deal on newly certified CSeries jet
China Will Let Markets Play Role In Airline Slot Allocation
Etihad moves closer to acquisition of stake in Air Malta
Fastjet confident of riding out downturn after Tanzania poll
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/26743
Frankfurt Airport welcomes 60 millionth passenger in 2015
How Many Airlines Does Delta Really Run?
How to trade airlines amid oil plunge
Islamic airline finance becomes alternative fund in aviation sector
Istanbul New Airport could help generate over 200 new routes when it opens in 2018; anna.aero reveals over 150 possible new destinations
Lufthansa lashes out at Gulf carriers
National Airlines commences scheduled operations
Scandinavian Airlines Adapts to the New World
Virgin Atlantic Uses Heathrow Slots As Bond Collateral
Wizz Air to launch flights from Kaunas in 2016
30 Second Interview – Adnan Kazim, Emirates’ Divisional SVP, Strategic Planning, Revenue Optimization & Aeropolitical Affairs
Irish Aviation News:
Belfast International CEO Christmas message to ‘energized and enthusiastic’ staff
Coast Guard flies islanders back to Tory Island in time for Christmas
Dublin based Amedeo paid 64% list price on a brand new A380 [German]
Dublin Airport tower plan may be ditched in favour of remote traffic control
Dublin Aerospace vacancy Head of Quality & Safety (EASA title: Quality Assurance Manager)
Finnair has entered into a memorandum of understanding on the sale and leaseback of two A350 aircraft
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/26749
FLY Leasing Announces Final Results of Tender Offer
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/26740
Intrepid Delivers Additional New Airbus A330-300 on Lease to EVA Airways
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/26739
Intrepid Finances One Airbus A330-300 with DVB Bank and One Airbus A330-300 with Credit Agricole CIB
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/26753
Irish CityJet to option 6 more Russian-made airliners
Portable Jet-Blast Deflector Fences for Dublin Airport Construction Site
Rising to the Challenge: Christoph Mueller take the helm at Malaysia Airlines (MAS)
Read more: http://www.jlsconsulting.co.uk/blog/
Shannon Airport looking for new CEO
Stobart Group could sell stake in air division – report
Wöhrl: Timing to sell CityJet is ideal, eyes new airline investments
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:
@Airlineroute WestJet’s planned St. John’s Nfld – London Gatwick 737-700 service from 07MAY16, will become Ottawa – St. John’s – London Gatwick.
@KianiKress Leaser #Amadeo only paid 64% of list price for #A380 @flugrevue http://www.flugrevue.de/zivilluftfahrt/flugzeuge/airbus-60-prozent-nachlass-auf-a380-listenpreis/660052 … and that’s by far not the biggest discount one hears.
@KianiKress Almost like with Malev: belgian regional #VLM to fill (somewhat) gap left by insolvency orf Intersky at #bodenseeairport Friedrichshafen.
@Oliver__Clark The day Etihad turnaround specialist Cramer Ball resigns at Jet Airways boss he’s appointed Alitalia chief executive.
@Oliver__Clark Virgin Atlantic CFO says the carrier saw the value of its Heathrow slots ‘increasing’ and secured ‘very attractive’ long-term rates.
@simonasbartkus New tour operator in Lithuania – KIDY Travel, backed by Avia Solutions Group. First route to Turkey, operated by Freebird Airlines.
@simonasbartkus Surprisingly, @wizzair will launch London Luton to Kaunas route, 5x weekly from end of March, 2016. Brave entry to @Ryanair teritory.
Today’s Video Picks:
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Iron Maiden lead singer to fly the band’s 747 during tour – FoxTV Entertainment News
NAVAIR Flight Ready: Triton Airspace Integration
Register Your Drone: A Comprehensive Look at the FAA’s New Policies
Ryanair Christmas Video 2015
TT Civil Aviation Authority Safer Skies