Published on February 29th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 29/02/2016
EI-ETI Airbus A330-322 c/n 171 AirCastle Ferried Perpignan-Zurich-RAF St Athan 27/02/16 ex D-AERS.
EI-FOO Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 44724 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 26/02/16.
EI-FOP Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 44723 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 25/02/16.
TC-YAT Embraer 195AR c/n 19000067 BoraJet Airlines Delivered Alverca-Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen 25/02/16 ex EI-FND.
Global Aviation News:
Aircraft Seat-Maker Adopts Brace Position
Air ambulance joins fight against airline seat tax
Air Asia boss tweet adds to aviation row
Embrace, don’t hate, your profitable airline
Emirates to launch first Dubai-New Zealand nonstop service
FAA Requiring Inspections for Aging Boeing 777s
Halifax airport aims to build on record year in 2016
Hainan Airlines to open Tel Aviv, Manchester services
Honeywell Unveils Merger Bid For United Technologies In Effort To Rally Wall Street
How Kingfisher Airlines floored Vijay Mallya
IAG Seeks to Expand British Airways Fleet as Profit Jumps
London City Airport Sale Could Push Leading Carriers to Leave
Nok Air crisis threatens Thailand’s aviation industry
Qatar Airways to continue Southeast Asia expansion with new nonstop routes to Cebu and Hanoi
Virgin America cites a positive performance for Hawaii while pricing in Dallas continues to suffer
777-300ER fleet report: orders have peaked but Swiss, United and Kuwait new operators in 2016
Irish Aviation News:
Aergo Capital acquires two ATR72-600 aircraft from Transportation Partners
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27782
Aer Lingus results filed from London for first time as IAG posts figures
Avolon delivers one Airbus A320-200 to PT Batik
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27790
Dublin Airport Welcomes Wow Air Route Expansion
IWAK welcomes FG commitment to funding increases
Jobs fear for Aer Lingus staff in Belfast
Ryanair CEO Dishes on Digital, Distribution, Growth, Low-Fares, Wi-Fi and Champagne
Ryanair CMO plans to replace the in-flight magazine with targeted, digital content
So what’s it really like flying a Boeing 737? Deirdre Reynolds finds out
Spirit Airlines Nears Its ‘Ryanair Moment’ Under New Boss Bob Fornaro
Travel Extra’s Eoghan Corry speaking about Euro 2016 developments on RTÉ’s Morning Ireland
Travel Extra’s Sunday Supplement 28th February
Up in the air: Meet Ireland’s trail blazing female pilots
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:
@AirportWatch Willie Walsh, CEO of IAG, considers £2 billion a foolish price for London City Airport. BA will not pay higher charges needed to recoup cost.
@SecAF23 Introducing the 1st rendering of the #B21! Until now we’ve known it as the LRS-B.
@tonyfernandes Reading all the stuff on TATA and Airasia. Quite crazy 5 20 hasn’t been solved. Are owners of indian airlines living in india. Naresh ? NRI.
@tonyfernandes Indians need more Tourism. More jobs. Only country in the world with a 5 20 rule. Malaysia has foreign airlines operating here. No issue.
@tonyfernandes People of india your voice needs to be heard more. For to long airlines have been controlled by a few. Mostly NRI. Competition is needed.
@winglets747 35% of Australian credit card spend is on a card co-branded with the Qantas Frequent Flyer programme.
Today’s Video Picks:
British Airways, Iberia group IAG sees profit boosted by cheaper fuel
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Ryanair and ISPCC Childline Competition launch with special guest Dustin the Turkey!
Soaraway profits for BA-owner, IAG