Published on February 16th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 16/02/2016
EI-FJE Boeing 737-8JP/W c/n 39420 Norwegian Air International Registered 13/02/16 ex LN-NOZ.
EI-FJF Boeing 737-86N/W c/n 36814 Norwegian Air International Registered 11/02/16 ex LN-NOH.
LN-LNA Boeing 787-8 c/n 34304 Norwegian Re-Registered 10/02/16 ex LN-LNA.
Global Aviation News:
Airbus, Boeing Count on China as Southeast Asia Slows Down
Aviation sector is complicated with 5/20 rule: Tony Fernandes
Boeing Pushes ‘Right at First Flight’ as 737 Max Starts Flight Test Campaign
CAPA Iran Aviation Summit: optimism abounds over market potential for Iran’s nascent industry
Could Airlines Soon Be Required to Let Families Fly Together?
Five bidders eye £2bn London City Airport deal
Five Billion Reasons to Bet on In-Flight Connectivity
Flybe keen to introduce direct London link for Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Malaysia Air on Track With Profit, Mulls Fleet Expansion
Protectionism Still Winning as Liberalization Stalls
Spirit’s new CEO hints at nuanced changes rather than an overhaul. Operations are a key focus
VietJetAir reaches 19 million passengers; has ordered almost 100 A320-series aircraft
WestJet to defer Bombardier, Boeing deliveries
Irish Aviation News:
Dublin-Manchester-Beijing with Hainan
Hamburg is base #80 for Ryanair; seven new routes in six countries with two based aircraft starting in November
IAG CEO Willie Walsh calls for global deal on carbon emissions
Ireland West Airport Staff Select Charities for 2016
Ryanair adds 12 extra flights for Euro 2016 after ‘record demand
SAS Outlines Cityjet CRJ900 Operation in S16
Swissport To Create 200 Jobs At Dublin Airport
Waypoint Leasing Opens Regional Offices in Australia and Africa/Middle East, Further Expanding Global Reach
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Aer Lingus Cadets Charity Plane push challenge for Breast Cancer Research: http://bit.ly/1Kxhleb
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 15 February 2016: http://bit.ly/1Kjw8cx
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 15-02-2016: http://bit.ly/1ThtIfP
Ryanair adds third Learjet 45 to fleet supporting network expansion: http://bit.ly/1OcasK6
Tweets of the day:
@e_russell “There’s really nothing for us to deal with or discuss at the moment,” continues @SpiritAirlines CEO Fornaro on any merger possibilities.
@karomiziolek Budget #airlines in Asia-Pac region have garnered 54% market share, more than twice the global average: IATA’s Tyler says #SGAirshow @IATA.
@ghimlay US to finalise bilateral air services agreement with Cuba on Tuesday.
@winglets747 Air France lobbied to prevent Oman Air from growing at Paris, but AF had no problem selling Oman Air a LHR slot.
@winglets747 Willie Walsh, IAG CEO: “I compete profitably with Gulf carriers because I have transformed my business.” Lufty & Air France haven’t – can’t?.
Today’s Video Picks:
Aero-TV: Wind, Rain & Airplanes – The 2016 Sebring Sport Aviation Expo
Challenges and Opportunities Facing Asia’s Airlines
NZ aviation podcast w/c Feb 8 2016
The Outlook for Aviation in Asia in 2016