Published on January 14th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 14/01/2016
A7-AHD Airbus A320-232 c/n 4436 Qatar Airways Departed Eirtech Aviation Shannon 11/01/16 after a re-paint arrived 03/01/16.
A7-AID Airbus A321-231 c/n 4530 Qatar Airways To Eirtech Aviation Shannon 11/01/16.
EI-FLZ Airbus A320-232 c/n 2732 Accipiter Holdings Airtest at Shannon 12/01/16 in Air Busan colours.
EI-STA Boeing 737-31S c/n 29057 ASL Airlines noted outside ASL Airlines Shannon 12/01/16 now with dark blue ASL titles on white tail.
Global Aviation News:
Airbus Pledges To Increase Production Across Most Products
AirAsia X Says Taking Carrier Private Is an Option on Valuation
Buffalo Airways’ licence reinstated by Transport Canada
How American Airlines is taking a more ‘spirited’ approach to fare charging
Jeju Air becomes first Korean LCC to transport 30m accumulated pax
KQ finally gets buyer for 2 Boeing 777-200 aircrafts
Missing Malaysia Air Jet Search to Be Limited Without New Clues
New UAE based Helideck/Helipad consultancy opens
Pilots are losing their flying skills says US report
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus boosts IAG to become Europe’s second-biggest airline
Belfast International chief slams Executive for failing to cut air passenger tax
Belfast International tells Westminster Committee that NI is ‘missing a beat’
Northern Ireland Air Passenger Duty: MPs expected to hear criticism over executive’s policy
Norwegian’s Irish subsidiary, NAI, has not yet received a US permit
Pleasant Holidays adds Ireland to its Europe portfolio
Pressing need for new runway at Dublin – aviation chief
Record Cyprus traffic is very good news for ARI
Record year at Copenhagen Airport thanks to Ryanair
Sky is the limit for 12 new recruits
Up to 1,000 flights late at Belfast airports every month
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:
@Ai_Connects #NDC will take root in 2016 as airlines begin to share same content-rich, real-time info on their sites as they do with agents @OpenJawTech.
@causewaytours Loving this year of food & drink lark. We’ll have to scoff it all ourselves as due to #APD no one can fly here anyway. I despair.
@MrP_Spidey Turns out flying @AerLingus from @Cardiff_Airport to @BostonLogan via @DublinAirport is cheaper than any other @HeathrowAirport alternative!.
@PEdmondAero Jacques Bankir, ex-CEO of @CityJet, Régional & many other airlines, says new Nantes airport is “a big mistake”[FR] http://www.entreprises.ouest-france.fr/article/aeroport-nantes-se-tire-balle-dans-pied-selon-jacques-bankir-14-11-2013-117726
@winglets747 Korean Air chairman Cho’s son given more powers at the airline. Jin Air CEO Ma Won to return to Korean Air. New Jin Air CEO TBA soon.
Today’s Video Picks:
Airbus beats Boeing in orders, behind on deliveries
Airbus v Boeing: a tie?
Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner Cockpit Landing in Mexico
*Final flight with water salute* Air France 747-428 (B744) landing & departing YUL
Graeme Dunne Aerobatics at Abbeyshrule in G-BWXV slingsby firefly 10-01-16
Ryanair announce new base at Belfast International Airport