Published on February 22nd, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 22/02/2016
A7-AHI Airbus A320-232 c/n 4754 Qatar Airways Departed Eirtech Aviation Shannon 19/02/16 arrived 11/02/16.
EI-FOK Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 44719 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 18/02/16.
M-ABIX Airbus A320-232 c/n 2108 CIT Leasing Airtest from Lufthansa Technik hangar 18/02/16 in IndiGo colours.
2-TBXK Boeing 737-71B c/n 29366 AerCap Ferried Guangzhou-Narita-Anchorage-Paine Field Airport 21-22/02/16 ex B-5221 for Southwest Airlines.
Global Aviation News:
AEA: European carriers foresee growth over summer 2016
Air France-KLM makes progress in 2015, but still has more to do. Labour productivity is at the heart
Boeing Cleared for Iran Talks After $27 Billion Airbus Haul
Interview With the Captain of the First 727’s Last Flight
Lufthansa Brings Airbus A350s to Munich to Retire Thirsty A340s
Norwegian Adds Paris-U.S. Flights as Expansion Takes Shape
Qatar Airways eyes more Doha-Asia routes for A350-1000
Tatas to make spares for Sukhoi Superjet 100
U.S.-Japan Agreement Means Fewer Bleary-Eyed Flights Into Tokyo
When It Comes To India’s New Civil Aviation Policy, Less Would Definitely Be More
Why Air Canada’s CSeries deal is good news for all airlines
Irish Aviation News:
AMECO Beijing Wheel Overhaul Shop Now Using Kestrel Engineering Ltd Wheel Deflator Tools
CityJet adds voice to LCY sale concerns
Cork Airport targets growth as new routes take off
EI-FOS Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair First Flight
Hello Hollywood! Aer Lingus officially launch flights from LA to Dublin
Inside Track: Eileen O’Connor, Café Riva founder
Norwegian to consider spinning off Irish subsidiary aircraft leasing unit
Plans for Cork-US flights deferred as May launch date postponed
Ryanair boss says terror attacks have not deterred passengers
Ryanair eyes up TAP’s cancelled Oporto routes
Ryanair, Norwegian, Wizz Air: Europe’s Budget Air Wars Enter New Era
Tellus project reveals new secrets about Ireland’s geophysical make up
Travel Extra’s Sunday Supplement 21st February
What’s happening to the Derry to Dublin flights?
Why the Global Aviation Industry choose to incorporate in Ireland
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
An Emirates Airlines Irish Success story: http://bit.ly/1WslGjM
Tweets of the day:
@A350Blog Today #A350 visits Tehran for 2h. on way back from the #SGAirshow. Iran Air MOU for 16 A350-1000 could be presented.
@AirNewsX Aer Lingus drops A320 ops @LPL_Airport and replaces with Aer Lingus Regional ATR. Now ops 4x Daily #aviation #routes.
@ghimlay @flyPAL’s A350s will be configured in three classes. Airline chose A350 over the 787-9.
@ghimlay @flyPAL has ordered up to 12 A350-900s – six firm, six options. Aircraft will operate nonstop flights to NY, US west coast and Europe.
@ghimlay @qatarairways’ Al Baker on @SingaporeAir “We will never allow the gap to close. They will have to (play catch-up).”
@winglets747 UK puts pressure on US re Norwegian UK application. Wants to know why docket is open, what info needed, timeline & who at DoT has final say.
@winglets747 US rules require it to approve Norwegian UK “with minimum procedural delay”. US approved past EU carriers on avg in 53 days, now 60+ for NUK
Today’s Video Picks:
Embraer Sees Big Opportunities in Asia
Embraer Static Display at Singapore Airshow 2016
Qatar Airways at the Singapore Airshow 2016
Ryanair Announces New Bucharest Base 81
Ryanair New Uniform Launch 2016