Published on January 8th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 08/01/2016
EI-DYS Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 37514 Ryanair rolled out of Eirtech Aviation Dublin 06/01/16 in Jelu Air colours.
EI-FMI Airbus A330-343 c/n 1651 Intrepid Aviation Partners Ferried Toulouse-Lourdes 07/01/16 ex F-WWCE.
G-GDFB Boeing 737-33A/W c/n 25743 Jet2 Ferried Newcastle-Dublin 05/01/16 for Dublin Aerospace.
G-GDFL Boeing 737-36N/W c/n 28568 Jet2 Airtest at Dublin 05/01/16.
PH-CDG Boeing 737-86J/W c/n 30881 Corendon Dutch Airlines Ferried Amsterdam-Dublin 07/01/16 on return to AerSale Inc to become N881XA.
9H-AEH Airbus A319-111 c/n 2122 Air Malta Ferried Malta-Shannon 07/01/16 for painting for Volotea Airlines.
Global Aviation News:
Air France Pays Tribute to its Last Boeing 747 with its Customers!
AirAsia Plans $1 Billion Bond Program to Finance Debt, Planes
Boeing’s Dreamliner Could Be a Lot More Profitable by Year-End
Cessna Drops Citation CJ2+ from Product Lineup
Delta expects operating margin of 16.5% to 17.5% for 4Q2015
Easyjet and Ryanair passenger numbers grow despite terrorist threats
Epic E1000 Prototype Enters Flight-test Program
FAA Grounds Aviation Ridesharing Startups
Japan Joins World Trade Organization Case on China Aircraft Tax
Matchbyte and flynas announce partnership and new app
Norwegian US licence battle continues
Qantas and American Airlines to add trans-Pacific routes in new joint venture
Spirit Airlines Replaces CEO After Carrier’s Stock Tumbles
World’s airlines started over 3,100 new routes in 2015; easyJet, Ryanair, Vueling and Wizz Air take top four places for most new routes
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus named among the world’s safest airlines
Alliance welcomes Ryanair expansion at International Airport
BOC Aviation orders 30 more A320s
Busy Bookings Start to the Year
Irish prime minister meets space successes at ESA
ITTN Launches TheTravelDirectory.ie
Karl airport parking entrepreneurs deserve a chance
Ryanair announces extra Dublin services for summer
Ryanair demands air taxes cut amid Belfast flights decision
Ryanair is first to carry 100 million passengers in a year
Ryanair Launches New London Gatwick – Belfast Route & Adds More Flights To Dublin
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/26859
Ryanair : New Belfast Base (No. 77)
Ryanair’s new base at Belfast International Airport will have ‘huge impact’ – Danny Kinahan MP
Ryanair registers 17% hike in number of passengers in Belgium
Ryanair Snaps Up IAG’s Slots At Gatwick
Ryanair Tops 100 Million Passengers as Discount Flights Flourish
Ryanair’s £300m base is ‘a vote of confidence’ in Newtownabbey
Successful first six months for Global Trek at Belfast International
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Ryanair Expands Dublin services for summer 2016: http://bit.ly/1kQ7DHw
Ryanair takes delivery of 24 new aircraft in calendar year 2015: http://bit.ly/1YTVPXp
Top 10 aircraft to visit Dublin Airport in 2015: http://bit.ly/22HxdRh
Top 10 Irish Aviation news stories of 2015: http://bit.ly/1ReNS98
Tweets of the day:
@BelfastAirport We’ve capacity to double in size. In 2015 we’d 4.4M passengers, up 9% on previous year. In Dec alone, we recorded growth of 14.7% #hiRyanair.
@JohnLStrickland #Ryanair tops 100m pax in a year for 2015 & hits 91% December load factor #airlines.
@jordanmoates David O’Brien from Ryanair making point of how Air Passenger Duty makes flights from Belfast more costly.
@newsmulg @BelfastAirport @Ryanair says need help from NI exec to fix APD and assist industry.
@newsmulg Other routes could be five, or fewer. Said could give commitments if Stormont canned APD @Ryanair.
@newsmulg We will deploy aircraft, million passengers regardless. But routes dependent on cost. @Ryanair David O’Brien.
@newsmulg @Ryanair says KLM supported with 500k. It’s after its own assistance.
@newsmulg @Ryanair @BelfastAirport says missed opportunity to not let air industry grow. APD big feature of press launch.
@newsmulg @Ryanair David O’Brien says no plans to alter Derry airport schedule.
@Oliver__Clark Ryanair will seek to operate 5 routes from Belfast but these will depend on governments help over APD says David O’Brien.
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