Published on March 1st, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 01/03/2016
EI-FJG Boeing 737-8JP/W c/n 37818 Norwegian Air International Registered 25/02/16 ex LN-NOX.
EI-FJI Boeing 737-8JP/W c/n 37817 Norwegian Air International Registered 26/02/16 ex LN-NOW.
F-GYAQ Airbus A321-211 c/n 827 Air Méditerranée Ferried Rzeszów-Shannon 25/02/16 by lessor for storage.
S5-AAV Bombardier CRJ900 c/n 15284 Adria Airways used since 22/02/16 in all white colours to train CityJet pilots on aircraft type.
Global Aviation News:
A380 airport usage: Dubai is most popular, Heathrow has the highest number of foreign airlines
Business travel flight data for 2015 unveils USA trade dominance
Flight-Report.com reviews rate Transavia best European Low-cost carrier
IAG has its best ever profit in 2015, helped by fuel and strategic vision and pragmatism
IndiGo boost! InterGlobe Aviation to t ake d elivery of 24 Airbus A320neo Aircraft over 13 months
Read more: http://www.indiainfoline.com/article/news-top-story/%E2%80%8Bindigo-boost-%E2%80%8Binterglobe-aviation-to-%E2%80%8Bt%E2%80%8Bake-%E2%80%8Bd%E2%80%8Belivery-of-24-airbus-a320neo-aircraft-over-%E2%80%8B13-months-116022900028_1.html
Jet Airways looks to raise aircraft utilisation
Low Cost: The new norm in Eastern Europe
Norwegian Air Flies in the Face of the Trans-Atlantic Establishment
Oman Air leases two Dreamliners and Heathrow slots from Kenya Airways
Portugal reports double-digit growth again in 2015; Ryanair, easyJet, Transavia and Vueling key players with NIKI and Volotea new for S16
Regional airlines up their game to meet customer expectations
Sir Stelios calls for sacking of directors at African airline Fastjet
The legacy carriers’ low costs – Lufthansa’s Eurowings, Air France-KLM’s Transavia, IAG’s Vueling: foreign bases, long-haul challenges
Travel advice, aircraft disinsection and caution over Zika virus risks
Vietnam’s Bikini-Clad Carrier Seeks IPO to Be `Emirates of Asia’
Irish Aviation News:
Airport thanks passengers from Causeway Coast & Glens for ‘keeping it local’
CIT Aerospace: Twin-Aisle Evolution Creates Opportunities for Aircraft Owners and Passengers
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27811
DELTA S16 Atlanta – Dublin Aircraft Changes
Don’t hike prices, BA’s Walsh warns new City Airport owners
Dublin Airport Rated #1 In Europe For Passenger Service
FPG and FPG Amentum acquire one TUI 737-800 for a JOL transaction
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27813
FLY Leasing Closes $385 Million Aircraft Acquisition Facility
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27803
Michael O’Leary to unveil latest Ryanair plan for Belfast expansion
Ryanair Calls On UK Government To Scrap APD For All
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27805
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Irish airline Cityjet prepares for Bombardier CRJ900 operations: http://bit.ly/1oHU2Ed
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 29 February 2016: http://bit.ly/1oJzkE4
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 29-02-2016: http://bit.ly/1LQ7o6H
Tweets of the day:
@a380fanclub With 14.189 km Dubai-Auckland @emirates EK448/449 will be the longest A380 route. Right now it is Sydney-Dallas @Qantas QF7/8 with 13.804 km.
@GlennFarleyK5 Museum of Flight had to scrounge nearly 1,000 donated parts to get first 727 ready for flight.
@jonostrower Boeing AOG teams are known to have a serious “God Complex”. It’s because they bring planes back from the dead.
@Phocuswright United States: OTAs responsible for nearly two thirds of all #mobile bookings: http://bit.ly/1S45Ix3 #Phocuswright.
@tonyfernandes @tonyfernandes Tehran is coming.
Today’s Video Picks:
Cabin Tour | Two-class Airbus A380 | Emirates Airline
Flight VLOG – Restricted Airspace
NZ aviation podcast w/c Feb 21 2016
Reshaping the East Africa Aviation industry
Searey in Ireland 2006-2016 – EI-SEA, the first 10 years