Published on February 23rd, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 23/02/2016
EI-FOL Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 61580 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 21/02/16.
SX-BHT Airbus A321-211 c/n 666 Hermes Airlines Ferried Paris CDG-Chişinău 15/02/16 parked since ex EI-ESI.
XA-NBA Airbus A320-214 c/n 2964 Interjet Delivered Goodyear-Tuscan-Toluca International 19/02/16 ex EI-EYS.
Global Aviation News:
Boeing South Carolina confident with rate increase, 787-10 on horizon
Britain urges U.S. regulators to permit Norwegian Air UK flights
Embraer Retains Lead Over Bombardier in 2015
Five Things to Look Out for When You Fly With Air Koryo, the World’s Worst Airline
IATA calls on Thai Government to shore-up competitiveness
Iron Maiden Kicks Off Tour With A New, Upgraded Ed Force One
Is European aviation ready for the shift? – New pilot fatigue rules in effect
Kahmann’s Corner: Business Aircraft Banking World Tour 2016
Philippine Airlines to expand long haul operation after completing A350-900 acquisition
US airline debt and balance sheets Part 2: Alaska, jetBlue and Southwest favourably leveraged
United Airlines tells pilots it may retire all of its Boeing 747s by 2018
Irish Aviation News:
Chairman donates €700,000 worth of Ryanair shares to combat poachers
Cork Airport targets growth as new routes take off
DAA’s attempt to monopolise must be stopped – Carey
Druid Software helps mobile roaming take flight
Flying high: Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary joins billionaire club
Irish team to manage and operate Riyadh’s new Terminal 5
Irish weather sends thousands to Fly Shannon holiday show
O’Leary lobbied Noonan for action on DAA
Regulator clips Ryanair wings over roster claim
Ryanair says sorry to customers asked to review flights not taken
Santos Dumont Announces Corporate Realignment and Changes to Executive Team
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27680
Stobart completes sale and leaseback at Carlisle Airport
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
An Emirates Airlines Irish Success story: http://bit.ly/1WslGjM
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 21 February 2016: http://bit.ly/1mRc3ib
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 21-02-2016: http://bit.ly/1QulTo3
Tweets of the day:
@A350Blog MSN27 for @TAMAirlines doing the Cabin Acceptance Flight (CAF) right now. On 29/Feb, the 1st #A350 delivery in 2016.
@a380fanclub A380 MSN001 makes her 18th testflight with the @RollsRoyce XWB-97 engine for the A350.
@BLGranucci @jmmccarthy2002 my quick checks show JAL having the most total 747s (114) but BA had the most 744s (57). @winglets747 @AirlineReporter.
@winglets747 TAP expected to announce seasonal service between Lisbon and Boston.
@winglets747 US airlines and lobbying groups support Haneda deal for further liberalisation, supporting US aviation policy. But NAI & Gulf carriers?.
Today’s Video Picks:
Airbus and Asia-Pacific aviation take flight in Singapore
Calls for tightened security as Djibouti bans flights from Somalia
E190-E2 Production Timelapse
Opening Skies Above Ukraine: European Aviation Safety Agency approves two routes over the Black Sea
168th and 189th Aviation Joint Training