Published on February 10th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 10/02/2016
CS-TKQ Airbus A320-214 c/n 2325 Azores Airlines Delivered Woensdrecht-Ponta Delgada 08/02/16 in all white colours ex EI-FMD.
EI-RUE Boeing 737-85P/W c/n 28388 Jet2 Ferried Budapest-Zurich-Bournemouth 10/02/16 for painting to become G-JZHG.
EI-RUF Boeing 737-85P/W c/n 28536 Jet2 Ferried Budapest-Zurich-Norwich 10/02/16 for painting to become G-JZHH.
Global Aviation News:
Airbus or Boeing? SpiceJet’s $11 Billion Deal Rests on Time
Airline new entrants still falling after the GFC. Low oil prices could spark a 2016 entry resurgence
British Airways to launch Stansted flights in the summer
Emirates Airline: The strategy reshapes in 2016 – partnerships, China growth, smaller widebodies
Testing Times for London City
The inside story behind the bungled Bombardier C Series
TUI Turkish Bookings Plunge as Vacationers Seek Safer Spain
U.K. Minister Prepares Ground for Cameron U-Turn on Heathrow
Irish Aviation News:
British Airways enters Ryanair’s back yard with Stansted flights
EI-FOM Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair First Flight
Helicopter crew forced to abandon search mission
IAG boss Willie Walsh admits ‘admiration’ for Ryanair rival Michael O’Leary
Norwegian Group undertake first test flight with Boeing 787-9
Record surge’ at Belfast International Airport
Ryanair closes Alghero and Pescara bases due to local tax hike
Ryanair Gets Share EUR800 Million Buyback Programme Underway
Ryanair has launched ticket sales for its two new connections from Václav Havel Airport Prague
Ryanair not entitled to legal costs in bid for millions it says it overpaid in air travel tax
Ryanair to open Nuremberg base
Strong Passenger Growth at Dublin Airport in January
Subsidiaries of Russian company sue Dublin-based firm over Boeing engines
Willie Walsh backs Stormont fund to attract new air routes
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Aer Lingus Cadets Charity Plane push challenge for Breast Cancer Research: http://bit.ly/1Kxhleb
College Ireland sees increased demand for Popular Short Course in Aircraft leasing & Project Management: http://bit.ly/1mkJlpJ
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 08-02-2016: http://bit.ly/1PfNLsj
Weekly Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 8 February 2016: http://bit.ly/1TN12vL
Tweets of the day:
@AP_Joan_Lowy Milestone: #FAA has registered more #drone operators (325,000 as of Fri.) than currently licensed pilots, 320,000.
@GlobeTrotScott Wow, @United paid $1.21-$1.26 for fuel in Jan.; $1.38-$1.43 when hedges factored in.
@jonostrower Interviewed Southwest’s Herb Kelleher about 737. SWA almost bought DC-9-30s. Got Boeing to agree on price during visit to McDonnell Douglas.
@winglets747 Iran Air to be like Turkish. Perceived as a Gulf 3 competitor, but has large home market. 6th freedom traffic a much smaller share.
@winglets747 US government has postponed Tokyo Haneda talks due to take place this week. Reason is Delta’s bullying.
Today’s Video Picks:
Aero-TV: Aviator Sean O’Donnell – A Love For Flight Has No Limits
Aviation Week Show News editor flies CAE Brunei MPTC S-92 simulator
First SWISS B777-300ER [HB-JNA] low-pass and landing at Zurich Airport
Paragliding Lough Navar, Northern Ireland
Put together quickly: Our new Boeing 777-300ER
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