Published on February 26th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 26/02/2016
EI-FMT Airbus A319-111 c/n 2113 Volotea Airlines Delivered Shannon-Nates 25/02/16 ex 9H-AEG.
EI-FON Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 44721 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 24/02/16.
TF-ISJ Boeing 757-256 c/n 26249 Icelandair Ferried Norwich-Keflavik 24/02/16 ex EI-DUD.
Global Aviation News:
Airbus Must Make More Jets as `Golden Years’ Lie Ahead for China
ANA 787 Makes Emergency Landing After Engine-Heat Issue
Boeing Bets on China Domestic Cargo Boom for 737 Conversion
Canadian pension funds and Kuwait to buy London City Airport
Canada should allow increased airline foreign ownership -study
Emirates just flew past half a million followers on LinkedIn: here’s how [INFOGRAPHIC]
Emirates to utilise flexible routings on upcoming Dubai-Auckland service to improve efficiency
In strategy shift, Boeing backs 7 MAX: sources
Luang Prabang Airport: Laos resort to grow rapidly in 2016 as AirAsia, HK Express, SilkAir enter
Oil price sinks but airlines aren’t lowering fuel surcharge
South Africa’s Government considering merging SAA and SA Express and engaging equity partner
Thailand examines airline finances due to safety concerns
The A330’s continued commercial success leads to a new production rate increase
The legacy carriers’ low costs – Lufthansa’s Eurowings, Air France-KLM’s Transavia, IAG’s Vueling: foreign bases, long-haul challenges
United Ponders an Earlier Retirement for Out-of-Favor 747s
United Said to Pick Boeing Again in Snub to Bombardier, Embraer
Irish Aviation News:
AerCap Holdings N.V. Reports Record Financial Results for 2015 and Authorizes Share Repurchase Program of $400 Million
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27718
easyJet: how the pricing model is being challenged as Ryanair moves into its territory
EU Commission steps in to sort out delay in US flights to Cork
Interview: Ryanair CEO on How Low-Cost Carriers Can Help European Airlines Can Prosper Again
Intrepid Announces the Placement of Seven (7) A330-300 Aircraft with Turkish Airlines
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27716
Media blitz aims to ground Shannon
Norwegian and Ryanair eyeing partnership
O’Leary Grateful for Bad Press as Ryanair Growth Continues in Denmark
Ryanair Launches Edinburgh Winter 2016 Schedule
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27709
Ryanair Launches Glasgow Winter 2016 Schedule
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27710
Ryanair Launches Record London Winter 2016 Schedule
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27736
Ryanair nears agreement on feeder plans
Ryanair Runs Anti-Brexit Ads — But Says Weak Pound Not a Worry
Ryanair to campaign against Brexit
WOW air will fly to Iceland five times weekly, with fares from €69pp
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:
@Fly_Norwegian Delighted to join @A4Europe & add #FlyNorwegian’s voice to crucial European #aviation issues.
@Jamie_Freed Air New Zealand more than doubles half-year earnings, still more profitable proportionally than Qantas.
@Jamie_Freed ACCC gives final approval to Qantas/American Airlines alliance but they are still waiting on US approvals.
@Mattonews Wow. Good appointment. Asciano CEO John Mullen to become next Telstra chairman. He’s a former DHL boss and sits on Telstra board.
@SarahMcCabe1 “The UK economy and its future growth prospects are stronger as a member of the European Union than they are outside of the EU” says O’Leary.
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Michael O’Leary: Brexit would threaten investment
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