Published on February 11th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 11/02/2016
D-AIZE Airbus A3220-214 c/n 4261 Lufthansa To Lufthansa Technik hangar 08/02/16.
EI-FJH Boeing 737-8JP/W c/n 42071 Norwegian Air International due for delivery.
EI-FJJ Boeing 737-8JP/W c/n 41148 Norwegian Air International due for delivery.
LN-RPY Boeing 737-683 c/n 28292 SAS Airlines To Lufthansa Technik hangar 09/02/16.
Global Aviation News:
Airbus A321neo Flies for the First Time
Read more: http://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/air-transport/2016-02-09/airbus-a321neo-flies-first-time
Air fares expected to fall
Read more: http://www.travelmole.com/news_feature.php?news_id=2020693
The Boeing 747 jumbo jet changed air travel with this momentous event 47 years ago today
Read more: http://uk.businessinsider.com/boeing-747-first-flight-47years-ago-2016-2
ICAO announces global agreement on CO2 standard for new aircraft
Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/news/icao-global-agreement-on-co2-standard-for-aircraft-a-significant-step-523389
Jamaica sees record arrivals from UK and Ireland
Read more: http://www.travelmole.com/news_feature.php?news_id=2020694
Jazeera Airways partnership for Europe routes may launch in summer 2018
Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/news/jazeera-airways-partnership-for-europe-routes-may-launch-in-summer-2018-523656
NBAA Chief: Don’t Hand U.S. ATC Monopoly To Airlines
Read more: http://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/business-aviation/2016-02-10/nbaa-chief-dont-hand-us-atc-monopoly-airlines
NetJets Values Avionics Durability, Big Data in New Aircraft
Read more: http://www.aviationtoday.com/av/business-and-general-aviation/NetJets-Values-Avionics-Durability-Big-Data-in-New-Aircraft_87120.html#.Vrr4P_mLTIV
Q&A: Dubai aviation president talks Open Skies Agreement, the future of Emirates and low-cost flights
Read more: http://www.thenational.ae/uae/qa-dubai-aviation-president-talks-open-skies-agreement-the-future-of-emirates-and-low-cost-flights
Qatar Airways & Italy’s Meridiana Part 1: Similar to Etihad-Alitalia, but different – and smaller
Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/qatar-airways–italys-meridiana-part-1-similar-to-etihad-alitalia-beneficial-but-smaller-partner-265937
WestJet pushes ahead with its widebody evolution as its stock valuation has fallen by half
Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/westjet-pushes-ahead-with-its-widebody-evolution-as-its-stock-valuation-has-fallen-by-half-266163
Winds of climate change will make transatlantic flights longer, study shows
Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/feb/10/climate-change-will-make-transatlantic-flights-longer-study-shows
2016: The Year of Collaboration?
Read more: http://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/253247/2016-the-year-of-collaboration/
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus Vacation Store offers a great deal on six night fly / drive to Ireland this spring
Read more: http://www.irishcentral.com/culture/travel/Aer-Lingus-Vacation-Store-offers-a-great-deal-on-six-night-flydrive-to-Ireland-this-Spring.html
Boxever Appoints David Kern to Drive Global Expansion
Read more: http://news.sys-con.com/node/3670979
Budapest Airport hits 20 with Ryanair
Read more: http://www.eturbonews.com/68400/budapest-airport-hits-20-ryanair
EI-FON Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair First Flight
Read more: http://boeing-test-flights.blogspot.ie/2016/02/ei-fon-b737-8as-ryanair-first-flight.html
How Ireland is beating even its own tourism predictions
Read more: http://www.travelweekly.com/Europe-Travel/Insights/How-Ireland-is-beating-even-its-own-tourism-predictions
IAG CEO Willie Walsh reveals ‘We could still rescue Bombardier CSeries’
Read more: http://www.irishnews.com/business/2016/02/10/news/ba-boss-willie-walsh-reveals-we-could-still-rescue-bombardier-cseries–413395/
Low-Cost Ryanair Shows It Pays To Be Cheap
Read more: http://www.investors.com/research/the-new-america/low-cost-ryanair-shows-it-pays-to-be-cheap/
Ryanair celebrates 5th anniversary in Tallinn Airport
Read more: http://balticbusinessnews.com/article/2016/2/10/ryanair-celebrates-5th-anniversary-in-tallinn-airport
Ryanair overtakes CRH to become Ireland’s biggest listed company
Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/ryanair-overtakes-crh-to-become-irelands-biggest-listed-company-34439667.html
Ryanair to open new base in Hamburg, Germany
Read more: http://www.rte.ie/news/business/2016/0210/766910-ryanair-hamburg/
Skyscanner-anna.aero “Unserved Route of the Week” is Dublin-Miami with 60,000++ searches in 2015 – one for Aer Lingus?
Read more: http://www.anna.aero/2016/02/10/unserved-route-of-the-week-dublin-miami/
Top airline boss says NI at disadvantage [Podcast]
Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03j3kkv
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:
@airkarp CFO T. Christie: Spirit Airlines has ‘been advised to anticipate several months delays’ for 1 or more A320neos scheduled for 2016 delivery.
@tomolearycllr Every 2 seconds an aircraft takes off in the world financed by irish leasing companies-26000 work in aviation ireland vs 24000 in software.
@Rotorfocus The Moroccan Government is getting a new VIP 747-400 donated from the UAE. A6-UAE becomes CN-MBH #Morocco.
@WandrMe “You’ll see less predictability in the way we choose routes going forward,” says @SpiritAirlines CEO Fornaro. #AvGeek #PaxEx.
@winglets747 US approves United’s request to delay start-up of second SFO-Shanghai Pudong until Oct 2016.
Today’s Video Picks:
Air France 747 Forever – Two jewels of French aviation fly side by side over France
Innovation in Aviation and Future Trends
Ireland West Airport Knock – Gateway for the West of Ireland
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SimpliFlying Clients Speak – How we make airlines remarkable