Published on January 25th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 25/01/2016
D-AIZD Airbus A320-214 c/n 4191 Lufthansa Airtest from Lufthansa Technik hangar 22/01/16.
EI-FOD Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 44715 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 22/01/16.
EI-SLT ATR72-202(F) c/n 389 ASL Airlines Ireland first in service Leipzig-Ostrava-Leipzig 22/01/16 ex HB-AFN.
SE-RES Boeing 737-7BX c/n 30737 SAS Airlines Departed Lufthansa Technik hangar 22/01/16 arrived 09/01/16.
Global Aviation News:
Air France CEO Says Instability Risks Swamping Oil Windfall
Boeing Forecasts New Participants, More Options for 2016 Aircraft Financing
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27097
Boeing gears up for first flight of 737 MAX with a set of pre-flight system evaluations.
Boeing to Reduce 747 Production Rate, Recognize Fourth-Quarter Charge
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27091
Capital Markets, Banks to Underpin $127 Billion in Jet Funding
Iberia to Fly Daily to Havana
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27100
Insight – Aviation giants tread carefully in test case for post-sanctions Iran
Lufthansa Expects Lower Unit Costs With Airbus A320neo
Manufacturers to Deliver More Than 21,000 Aircraft In Next Decade
Read more: http://www.planestats.com/mrodf_2016jan
New European airline lobby group targets strikes, airport fees
Qatar Airways CEO rejects consolidation in Gulf region
Qatar Air Targets Investments in Airlines Amid Expansion Strains
TAP takes delivery of two new A330’s to leverage its expansion in North America
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27112
West Atlantic Announces Third B767 Aircraft Enters Service
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27118
WestJet Prepares To Fly 767s Across The Atlantic
Irish Aviation News:
Airport closure restricts Garda chopper’s range
Air tax is preventing take-off at airport
Delegation presses the case for Cork Airport’s transatlantic flights with US ambassador to Ireland
EasyJet celebrates flying 45 million passengers from Belfast
IAA chief piles on runway pressure
Major improvements planned at Dublin Airport to ease transfers for passengers
Minister must act to protect ‘Open Skies’ deal to benefit Cork Airport
Read more: http://westcorktimes.com/home/archives/34084
The week the Aircraft Leasing world comes to Dublin…
Travel Extra’s Sunday Supplement 24th January 2016
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Experience Thomson’s Boeing 787 Dreamliner Premium Club from Dublin to Cancun and Montego Bay: http://bit.ly/1PrUq5W
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 “It is completely the wrong way.” IAG’s Willie Walsh on anti-Gulf carrier initiatives in Europe. “I compete profitably with them.”
@AirFlottau IAG’s Walsh on NAI: EU/U.S. open skies a “failure.” It is “tragic” NAI is not allowed to operate, while complying with “every single rule.”
@AirFlottau “Our profitability would probably be higher with less than five hubs, at least in the short term.” Lufthansa Group CEO Carsten Spohr.
@Lebeaucarnews NEW: @TSA says it found a record 2,653 firearms in carry-on bags in 2015. That’s 20% higher than previous record set in 2014.
@Mark_J_Henry CEOs of @TourismIreland and @NITouristBoard are presenting to @CommonsNIAC committee on the impact of the UK tax regime on tourism to NI.
@USEmbassyDublin Ireland is ranked in the top 20 international markets for visitation to the USA #HWS16.
Today’s Video Picks:
Aviation This Week – January 22, 2015
Platinum Services – Your very own private terminal at Dublin Airport
Ryanair 737-800 Pushback Dublin Airport
Ryanair European Charity Partnership with SOS Children’s Villages
Spectacular air show in the Swiss Alps