Published on January 11th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 11/01/2016
A7-AHF Airbus A320-2 c/n 4496 Qatar Airways Ferried Doha-Bucharest-Dublin 06/01/16 for painting at Eirtech Aviation.
G-LSAC Boeing 757-23A/W c/n 25488 Jet2 To Lufthansa Technik hangar 06/01/16.
G-PRPD DHC8-400 c/n 4332 Flybe Ferried Birmingham-Dublin 09/01/16 in basic United Airlines colours for painting Eirtech Aviation.
TF-BRO Airbus A320-232 c/n 4305 WOW Air Departed Lufthansa Technik hangar 07/01/16 arrived 05/01/16.
9H-AEG Airbus A319-112 c/n 2113 Air Malta Airtest from Lufthansa Technik hangar 08/01/16.
Global Aviation News:
Air France Risks Elite Exit With IAG Worth Seven Times More
At American’s Charlotte Hub, FAA And NASA Will Try To Fix Our Antiquated Air Traffic System
Canada’s airlines Part 1: Air Canada exudes confidence in meeting ambitious cost targets
Delta inks deal for major terminal move at LAX
Delta Repels Southwest Bid to Oust It From Dallas Love Field
Emirates expands in the Philippines by 79%, pressuring Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific
Europe Sets Up Digital ‘SWAT’ Team for Aviation Cyber Threats
Life’s a Dreamliner
Lion Group added 57 aircraft in 2015, overtaking AirAsia as SE Asia’s largest airline group fleet
Lufthansa sees lower fuel boosting profit in 2016
Lufthansa: 2016 staff recruitment plans indicate strategic intentions. Eurowings and SWISS to grow
Meet the 100 Most Influential People in Iranian Aviation & Travel over Two Historic Days
O’Hare Noise Complaints Remain Sky High, Data Shows
Saudi regulator says airport privatisation open to foreigners
Singapore Airlines confirms configuraion for new A350 aircraft
Southwest Airlines remains positive about 2016 as YE2015 discounting pressures unit revenues
VietJet Air 2016 outlook: overtakes Vietnam Airlines in domestic market as IPO planned for 1H2016
Vistara reaches one million passengers just before first birthday; serves 12 destinations with fleet of nine 148-seat A320s
5/20 rule is holding back Indian aviation, says Vistara CEO
Irish Aviation News:
ASL Airlines France to offer a new service from Bordeaux to Hamburg
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/26884
Aviation firm to axe 60 temporary jobs in the North
Bohai Leasing completes acquisition of Avolon
Bristol Airport reporting that strong connecting traffic via Dublin Airport helped it have a record year
Canaries set to soar as holiday enquiries already up by 50pc
Cork Airport welcomes ‘change in fortunes’ at the end of 2015
Daily Aer Lingus Cork Bristol flight for this year’s Cheltenham
Fast-growing year for Dublin Airport confirmed by ACI figures
Green Party move on airport parking
Ryanair announces base #77 at Belfast International with initial service to London Gatwick; five more routes promised
Ryanair announcement could put Belfast in league with Dublin
Ryanair returns to Belfast with new three aircraft base
Ryanair to Start Belfast – London Gatwick Service form late-March 2016
TRAVEL Extra’s Sunday Supplement: Year of Mexico & Jamaica for Falcon
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Irish Aircraft Leasing News 08-01-2016: http://bit.ly/1mJh2lf
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 08-01-2016: http://bit.ly/1OSdmUU
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:
@A350Blog Ethiopian Airlines still studying A350-1000 order (~15) but wants Airbus to improve the performance.
@BelfastAirport David O’Brien @ryanair: We look forward to growing routes, traffic, jobs & tourism in Belfast in coming months & years. #hiryanair.
@DdeBK Such fantastic news ; Ryanair coming to Belfast International..poss 750 jobs..6 routes well done: Still work to do on rail & road & APD.
@DublinAirport @emirates started a new daily service from @DublinAirport to Dubai on this day in 2012 it now operates twice daily.
@julianoneill It’s been a very slow dance between @BelfastAirport + @Ryanair . Talks began in 1996.. Micheal O’Leary was dressed in a Leinster rugby shirt.
@winglets747 Air China top up order for 6x 77Ws: more 777 bridge orders from greater China. BR, now CA – who’s next? MU, CZ, CI? CX unlikely?.
Today’s Video Picks:
Air Cargo Symposium 2015 – Part 3 – Safe Transportation Of Hazardous Materials
Air Cargo Symposium 2015 – Part 6 – Aviation Infrastructure Needs For All-Cargo Operations
UAV Autonomous Visual Navigation Demonstration – Qualcomm CES 2016
UH-60 Refueling – RAF Mildenhall/Lakenheath