Published on January 21st, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 21/01/2016
EI-RUY Boeing 767-3Q8(ER) c/n 29387 AerCap Ferried Shannon-Frankfurt 20/01/16 in Transaero Airlines colours for cabin-config prior paint and prior delivery to Condor.
HP-1923PST Boeing 737-36E(SF) c/n 25159 registered at Shannon 18/01/16 in full Mistral Air colours ex EI-DVA.
LN-RRW Boeing 737-883 c/n 32277 SAS Airlines Departed Lufthansa Technik hangar 17/01/16 arrived 01/01/16 in Star Alliance colours.
YL-LCL Airbus A320-214 c/n 533 smartLynx Airlines Ferried Woensdrecht-Düsseldorf 20/01/16 prior return to service ex EI-DDL.
VQ-BZM Gulfstream G450 c/n 4123 Gainjet Ireland Ltd arrived Shannon 19/01/16.
Global Aviation News:
Airlines charged more in UK despite falling oil prices
Atlas Air Worldwide to Acquire Southern Air
AirAsia 2016 outlook Part 3: China expansion accelerates with new routes from Malaysia & Thailand
A4E: New European airline association takes off
Read more: http://a4e.eu/airlines-4-europe-news/#
Cobalt to launch flights from Cyprus hub by Spring
Read more: http://cyprus-mail.com/2015/12/24/72116/
Austrian Airlines: Lufthansa Group’s poor relation may have improved revenue & profit growth in 2015
Eastern Air Lines Is Staging a Comeback After 25 Years on the Ground
FAA In Search Of Risk Reduction For Lithium-Battery Technologies
First A320neo delivery opens new era in commercial aviation
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27063
Five things we learnt about airlines in 2015
Global airport construction review 1Q2016. Almost USD200 billion investment in 394 new airports
LATAM’s JVs Part 1: American Airlines partnership would create the largest US-South America force
LATAM’s JVs Part 2: IAG joint venture would greatly strengthen their Europe-South America position
New European airline lobby group wants EU airport fees cut
Norwegian Air eyes partnerships with low-cost rivals to expand network
SATA – delivery of Airbus A330
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27053
Spike Aerospace and Aernnova Announce Partnership to Develop Supersonic Aircraft
Vietnam Airlines 2016 outlook: Strategic partnership with ANA supports IPO and regional growth plans
Irish Aviation News:
AerCap: Airbus Production Rates ‘Unrealistic’
AerCap plays down fears of price war over big jets
Aircraft leasing specialist Avolon to get $1.25bn for expansion
Avolon is to look at M&A opportunities to expand
Boxever takes off to create 100 new jobs in Dublin after raising $12m
Closing our series B: What it means for Boxever and the future of travel
European Commission to hold crunch meetings next week to save Cork transatlantic flights
Ryanair’s cabin crew agree 5-year pay deals
Ryanair Non-Fuel Costs To Continue To Fall
Ryanair Should Buy Easyjet
Security firm expands as Belfast International prepares for arrival of Ryanair
Tech company SimpliFly launches airport shopping and delivery app
The shifting of the Earth’s poles means a change at Cork Airport
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Irish Aircraft Leasing News 18-01-2016: http://bit.ly/1UZO3Vw
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 18-01-2016: http://bit.ly/1PzU0Vs
Tweets of the day:
@e_russell .@Delta may be posturing for a good deal from Airbus or Boeing again, its taking a “serious look” at the #CSeries.
@e_russell “Haneda is clearly a preferable airport to someone flying to Tokyo,” says @Delta’s Hirst on #HND vs #NRT.
@e_russell Summary: @Delta wants a fully liberalised #HND or nothing. Proposed deal wud add 10 daytime US-Japan slots at airport, 5 for each country.
@ghimlay A4E! I bet @AirlinesDotOrg is pleased they started the trend?
@PEdmondAero .@EU_Commission thinks US is in breach of EU/US Open Skies on @Fly_Norwegian, EC will take steps “in coming weeks”.
@vl_bryan @Ryanair CEO O’Leary calls on EU to take action to eliminate ATC strikes. “Tendency is to strike first and talk later”, he says #A4E.
@winglets747 Singapore Airlines to launch SIN-Canberra-Wellington: ostensibly capital express, more likely reward ticket express and staff travel express.
Today’s Video Picks:
Aero-TV: Tru Trak Flight Systems – Innovating a Safer Aviation Future
Airbus Annual Press Conference 2016 – uncut version
Discussing Cork Airport Transatlantic Flights in the Dáil
The Boeing 777-300ER: On Your Mark. Get Lighter. Go!
The year in review: Airbus’ 2015 highlights