Published on March 4th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 04/03/2016
D-ABKD Boeing 737-86J/W c/n 37742 Air Berlin For Atlantic Aviation Group hangar 02/03/16 All white.
EI-LBR Boeing 757-2Q8(ET)/W c/n 28167 ASL Airlines Ireland To Atlantic Aviation Group hangar 02/03/16.
EI-LBS Boeing 757-2Q8(ET)/W c/n 27623 ASL Airlines Ireland Departed Atlantic Aviation Group 02/03/16 arrived 17/02/16.
OE-LAZ Boeing 767-3Z9(ER)/W c/n 30331 Austrian Airlines Departed Lufthansa Technik hangar 02/03/16 arrived 06/02/16.
Global Aviation News:
Abu Dhabi’s Global Aerospace Summit to hear call for cross-national co-ordination on passenger rights
British Airways takes the fight to Ryanair in its Stansted stronghold, for the first time ever
Debris Found Off Mozambique Likely From 777, Says Official
Emirates once again defers Panama City route launch
HNA investment in a US airline would boost Hainan Airlines in US-China market, reshape competition
Hungary to offer Emirates fifth freedom aviation rights
Jet Airways Names Sixth CEO in Three Years Amid Profit Quest
Qatar Airways CEO expects fuel prices to increase from late 2016, level off in mid 2017
Scarcity of aviation fuel hampers flight operations
SunExpress faces challenging summer season
Irish Aviation News:
AWAS expands relationship with customer Boliviana de Aviacion
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27884
CityJet announced as Official Carrier of Kinsale 7s
Dublin Airport ‘Hackathon’ seeks ideas for improving the customer journey
EU transport chief urges US to decide on Cork flights
EU urges U.S. regulators to allow Norwegian Air flights from Ireland
Globalair.com, Global FBO Consult Team Up
Interview – Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary
“More will follow” – Ryanair makes Newcastle flights vow after unveiling new Lanzarote, Tenerife, Malaga, Alicante and Dublin services
Read more: http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/business/news/14315326._More_will_follow____Ryanair_makes_Newcastle_flights_vow_after_unveiling_new_Lanzarote__Tenerife__Malaga__Alicante_and_Dublin_services/
Officials from Irish airline Aer Lingus visit Springfield to promotes new nonstop flights from Bradley International Airport to Dublin
Ryanair launches Belfast winter 2016 schedule
Ryanair’s O’Leary on election: Ireland… can’t survive with minority government or coalition of liquorice all-sorts
Ryanair passenger numbers and load factors rise again
Waypoint Leasing Stands Behind Oil-and-gas Operators
Waypoint Leasing Surpasses $1.5 Billion in Helicopter Asset
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:
@BelfastAirport No reason @Ryanair can’t link NI to 30/40 European destinations if Ministers get rid of Air Passenger Duty.
@ClodaghLRice Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary says APD puts Belfast at a very difficult position compared to Dublin.
@ClodaghLRice Michael O’Leary from Ryanair is calling for an Enterprise Zone around Belfast International airport.
@JohnLStrickland Even with the best analysis not all #airline routes proceed as planned: #Emirates defers Panama City route launch.
@julianoneill Michael O’Leary on @BBCgmu grumbles that airlines at Belfast City get more out of Tourism Ireland in grant support than the International.
@newsmulg Michael O’Leary says Stormont must do more to help airlines. Says no cash/help for his new routes #ryanairbelfast.
@RDudley_ERAA Meeting with IATA’s Manager UK & Ireland today discussing The Value of Aviation-“Modernization of Airspace” at IATA in Hammersmith @eraaorg.
@simjcunningham Michael O’Leary sees ‘no reason’ why Belfast couldn’t get 50 routes – if govt move on APD. @Ryanair.
@stephen_nicholl @julianoneill @BBCgmu by undermining @BelfastAirport @TourismIreland maintain @DublinAirport position, should be illegal under EU regs.
Today’s Video Picks:
American Airlines Makes Grab for Cuban Flights
Boeing: Flipping the Switch to a Glass Flight Deck
Doug Parker Speaks on #AACuba
Ryanair anuncia rota Porto/Milão – Malpensa
Ryanair Boss Michael O’Leary Speaks In Belfast
Singapore Airlines’ new Airbus 350 arrives at Changi Airport
Singapore Airlines receives its first A350 XWB
The military in SESAR