Published on January 22nd, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 22/01/2016
EI-FJD Boeing 737-8JP/W c/n 41143 Norwegian Air International Delivered Boeing Field-Oslo 20/01/16.
EI-FMN Airbus A320-2 c/n ??? ACG Acquisitions? Ferried Shanghai-Delhi-Tbilisi-Paderborn-Woensdrecht 19-21/01/16.
EI-OZM Airbus A300-622R(F) c/n 722 ASL Airlines Ireland Delivered Istanbul-LEJ 20/01/16 ex HL7244.
N881XA Boeing 737-86J/W c/n 31234 AerSale Inc Delivered Dublin-Bangor-Roswell International 19-20/01/16 in Orenair colours ex PH-CDG for XtrAirways.
Global Aviation News:
Airbus Delivers Its New Plane. Almost No One Notices
American to add flights from Los Angeles in battle with Delta
ASAAS awarded new air services operator license for Oman’s first budget airline
A4E airlines call on European Commission to address airport charges
Boeing Gears Up For First Flight Of 737 MAX
Bombardier’s C Series Jet Earns Praise From Delta’s Chief
Can Airlines Keep Soaring on Cheap Fuel?
Delta Air Will Rely on Partnerships to Expand Routes in Asia
Gol Gains as Bradesco Sees 50% Rally in Potential Delta Takeover
Gulf Air announces Airbus, Boeing orders
IndiGo Profit Jumps 24% as Cheap Fuel Lifts India’s Top Airline
Southwest Earnings Exceed Estimates as Fuel Costs Decline
Speech by Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc at the Aviation Summit: “Time for delivery”
The Airlines Competing in What Could Be $200 Billion Islamic Travel Market
Thai Airways to delay taking delivery of 14 planes to cut costs
United Chooses Boeing Jets in $3 Billion Snub of Bombardier
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus Welcomes New Recruits For Pilot Cadetship
A Great Long-Term Opportunity: International Consolidated Airlines Group
Aircraft leasing giant SMBC set to issue bonds
‘Airlines are now able to fly routes that were unprofitable when oil was at $100 a barrel’
Business travel with Ryanair just got a whole lot better
Creagh, Meridiana: hit the Region of Sardinia on Ryanair [Italian]
Designation numbers of Cork Airport runway to change for first time 50 years
Dublin Airport on Irish Times Business Podcast
Eirtech Aviation-Part 145 Approval
Emerald VIP Services extends Board and ownership base
‘Ineffective’ EC needs overhaul as Walsh and O’Leary seek airport cuts
Michael O’Leary and Willie Walsh join new EU airline association
No fly zone
Plans afoot to honour key founder of Shannon Airport
Ryanair extends security fast track to a further 11 airports
Ryanair opens Romanian base #1 at Timisoara; adding domestic flights to Bucharest
Stobart Group shoots down spring flights suggestion
Thank You and SimpliFly App is Launched Today
6000 extra seats for Shannon-Boston service
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:
@AirFlottau IAG’s Willie Walsh about airlines and airports: “The idea that we are in the same industry is complete nonsense.”
@AirFlottau Ryanair’s O’Leary: “Smart regulation is a contradiction in terms. Europe is the home of dumb regulation” – EU aviation summit.
@ATRaircraft “ATR TP are cost-efficient, competitive whatever the cost of fuel”says #ATR72 Ho.Leasing Markets J.Gabory #AFJDublin.
@KianiKress CEO of @Ryanair Calls #munich airport a “classic bavarian monoply with high prices” who you think you’re competing against?”.
@Oliver__Clark Brussels Airport CEO Arnaud Feist describes new A4E association as looking a bit like Alice in Wonderland with Michael O’Leary as the rabbit.
@Oliver__Clark Failure of regulation has led to charges rising 80% at 21 largest European airports over last 10yrs says AF’s Alexandre de Juniac.
@Oliver__Clark EC to introduce measures on new ownership and control limits in first half of 2016 says commissioner Bulc at EU Aviation Summit.
@Oliver__Clark States in southern and eastern Europe have been ‘bending the rules’ to help their national carriers survive says Wizz Air’s Jozsef Varadi.
@Oliver__Clark AENA’s Jose Vargas and IAG’s Willie Walsh clash over airport charges. Walsh says recent cut in charges follow ‘significant’ rise.
@vl_bryan #IAG CEO Walsh says “tragic” that @Fly_Norwegian being blocked by US, says shows EU-US Open Skies has failed.
@vl_bryan @ryanair CEO speaking at EU aviation summit says “Regulation is dumb, and the home of dumb regulation is Europe” #EU2016NL.
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