Published on February 15th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 15/02/2016
EI-DGU Airbus A300-622R(F) c/n 557 ASL Airlines Ireland Delivered Bordeaux-Leipzig 12/02/16 ex N109CL.
EI-FMM Boeing 737-86N c/n 29889 Merdiana Delivered Beijing-Astana-Rome Fiumicino 11-12/02/16 ex B-2690.
HL8061 Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 37514 Jeju Air Delivered Dublin-Baku-Incheon 12-13/02/16 ex EI-DYS.
N992TA Airbus A319-112 c/n 2066 CIT Aerospace Ferried Goodyear-Bangor-Keflavik-Montpellier 11-12/02/16 ex N602CT.
Global Aviation News:
Airbus A320neo’s engine problems to be solved by April: Pratt CEO
A Route to Success: how global air connectivity drives tourism and economic growth
Barcelona – Aurigny’s new route to the Mediterranean
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27459
Flights of fancy for aviation? Biofuels and solar
JetBlue offers little visibility into its revenue outlook as US domestic capacity continues to grow
Lufthansa’s Discount Revolution Struggling to Get Airborne
Lufthansa takes delivery of the world’s first Airbus A320neo as launching customer
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27502
Miami’s airport juggles its role as the US’ primary passenger and cargo gateway to Latin America
Moody’s validates Delta’s performance with investment grade rating
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27490
Nordic Aviation served 17,267 passengers in January
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27483
Norwegian Air back in profit, signals aggressive long haul expansion. DoT help would be welcome
PACAVI Group and GAMECO Expand Airbus A320/A321 Passenger-to-Freighter Conversion Partnership – Preliminary Design Review Completed
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27457
PSA Airlines Welcomes its 100th Bombardier CRJ Series Jetliner Operated for American Airlines
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27507
Sovika launches domestic freighter operations
Titan Airways Introduces First Airbus A321 to Fleet
U.S. to restore commercial flights to Cuba
Irish Aviation News:
Aircastle sells 31 aircraft and acquires 46 in 2015, cuts portfolio age and exposure
Airport Noise Being Tackled
Airport staff hit the runway for fashion show
Aviation recruitment firm Parc hit by rise in costs
Business Showcase: IFly Technology
CIT Aerospace Signs 154 Agreements Related To The Lease Of Commercial Aircraft And Delivers 71 Aircraft In 2015
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27455
Enda Kenny says he expects the Cork/US Airlink to take off
EI-FON Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair First Flight
EI-FOP Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair First Flight
IAG Pledges To Lower CO2 Emissions In Airline Fleet
Read more: http://a.msn.com/09/en-us/BBppeFs?ocid=st
Lift off Cork Airport – passenger numbers on the rise in 2016
Rise in passenger numbers at Shannon Airport
Ryanair announces new parking service at Dublin Airport
Travel Extra Sunday Supplement 14th February
Willie Walsh – Keynote Speaker At PKF-FPM/Ulster University Business School Leadership Talk
Why leaders should inspire, not belittle rivals Richard Branson responds to Willie Walsh
10,000 expected at Fly Shannon Holiday Show in Limerick
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:
@Airbus “Later this year, we are due to deliver @lufthansa’s 1st #A350 XWB.” F. Brégier #LufthansaA320neo.
@MROreporter #A320neo fuel consumption improvement “probably around 20% by 2020”, says @Airbus chief Bregier.
@MROreporter Estonian maintenance provider Magnetic MRO has acquired UK cabin refurbishment specialist MAC Interiors.
@MROreporter Lufthansa redesignated 1st #A320neo as ‘neo’ after it was delivered in January with A320-200 designation.
Today’s Video Picks:
Advance Aviation Jet: Life is not a destination, but rather a journey
Impact of a Wish | WestJet and Make-A-Wish
Norwegian Air Benefits From Hedging Fuel Into 2016
PSA Airlines celebrates 100th aircraft
Russian Air Force 2016