Published on January 21st, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
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
Read more: http://money.cnn.com/2016/01/20/news/economy/airfare-christmas-prices-oil/
Atlas Air Worldwide to Acquire Southern Air
Read more: http://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2016/01/19/802897/0/en/Atlas-Air-Worldwide-to-Acquire-Southern-Air.html
AirAsia 2016 outlook Part 3: China expansion accelerates with new routes from Malaysia & Thailand
Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/airasia-2016-outlook-part-3-china-expansion-accelerates-with-new-routes-from-malaysia–thailand-262415
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
Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/austrian-airlines-lufthansa-groups-poor-relation-may-have-improved-revenue–profit-growth-in-2015-262180
Eastern Air Lines Is Staging a Comeback After 25 Years on the Ground
Read more: http://www.adweek.com/news/advertising-branding/eastern-airlines-staging-comeback-after-25-years-ground-169010
FAA In Search Of Risk Reduction For Lithium-Battery Technologies
Read more: http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/faa-search-risk-reduction-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
Read more: https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/five-things-we-learnt-about-airlines-in-2015-420858/
Global airport construction review 1Q2016. Almost USD200 billion investment in 394 new airports
Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/global-airport-construction-review-1q2016-almost-usd200-billion-investment-in-394-new-airports-260864
LATAM’s JVs Part 1: American Airlines partnership would create the largest US-South America force
Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/latams-jvs-part-1-american-airlines-partnership-would-create-the-largest-us-south-america-force-262181
LATAM’s JVs Part 2: IAG joint venture would greatly strengthen their Europe-South America position
Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/latams-jvs-part-2-iag-joint-venture-would-greatly-strengthen-their-europe-south-america-position-262420
New European airline lobby group wants EU airport fees cut
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/reuters/article-3408675/New-European-airline-lobby-group-wants-EU-airport-fees-cut.html#ixzz3xnwUo4o8
Norwegian Air eyes partnerships with low-cost rivals to expand network
Read more: http://uk.reuters.com/article/norwegian-air-partnerships-idUKL8N1532ZK
SATA – delivery of Airbus A330
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27053
Spike Aerospace and Aernnova Announce Partnership to Develop Supersonic Aircraft
Read more: http://www.spikeaerospace.com/spike-aerospace-and-aernnova-announce-partnership-to-develop-supersonic-aircraft/
Vietnam Airlines 2016 outlook: Strategic partnership with ANA supports IPO and regional growth plans
Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/vietnam-airlines-2016-outlook-strategic-partnership-with-ana-supports-ipo-and-regional-growth-plans-262178
Irish Aviation News:
AerCap: Airbus Production Rates ‘Unrealistic’
Read more: http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/aercap-airbus-production-rates-unrealistic
AerCap plays down fears of price war over big jets
Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-aercap-boeing-idUSKCN0UY1K1
Aircraft leasing specialist Avolon to get $1.25bn for expansion
Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/aircraft-leasing-specialist-avolon-to-get-1-25bn-for-expansion-1.2502878
Avolon is to look at M&A opportunities to expand
Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/avolon-is-to-look-at-ma-opportunities-to-expand-34380388.html
Boxever takes off to create 100 new jobs in Dublin after raising $12m
Read more: https://www.siliconrepublic.com/careers/2016/01/20/boxever-100-jobs-global-travel-data-science-software-engineering
Closing our series B: What it means for Boxever and the future of travel
Read more: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/closing-our-series-b-what-means-boxever-future-travel-dave-o-flanagan
European Commission to hold crunch meetings next week to save Cork transatlantic flights
Read more: http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/european-commission-to-hold-crunch-meetings-next-week-to-save-cork-transatlantic-flights-377099.html
Ryanair’s cabin crew agree 5-year pay deals
Read more: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/ryanairs-cabin-crew-agree-5-year-pay-deals-2016-01-20
Ryanair Non-Fuel Costs To Continue To Fall
Read more: http://news.airwise.com/story/ryanair-non-fuel-costs-to-continue-to-fall
Ryanair Should Buy Easyjet
Read more: http://seekingalpha.com/article/3820436-ryanair-buy-easyjet
Security firm expands as Belfast International prepares for arrival of Ryanair
Read more: http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/news/security-firm-expands-as-airport-prepares-for-arrival-of-ryanair-34374872.html
Tech company SimpliFly launches airport shopping and delivery app
Read more: http://www.moodiereport.com/document.php?c_id=6&doc_id=46175
The shifting of the Earth’s poles means a change at Cork Airport
Read more: http://www.thejournal.ie/cork-airport-changing-of-the-poles-2558188-Jan2016/
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