Published on March 7th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 07/03/2016
EI-RUM Boeing 737-7K9 c/n 34321 Amentum Aircraft Leasing Ferried Cambridge-Keflavik 06/03/15 in Transaero Airlines colours.
HA-FAZ Boeing 737-476(F) c/n 24446 ASL Airlines (Hungary) Registered 07/03/16 at Shannon on transfer ex EI-STC.
YL-LCR Airbus A320-214 c/n 984 smartLynx Airlines Delivered Woensdrecht-Prishtina International 02/03/15 ex EI-FMN.
Global Aviation News:
Aeroflot: second best 2015 operating margin of European legacy airlines despite Russian recession
Allegiant Air’s immunity from soft prices in the US market challenged as public expectations change
Aviation connectivity in Europe: the EU and airlines could learn lessons from the Gulf and Turkey
Canada’s ULCCs need a clear path to launch if they are to establish market place credibility
CMI planning to spin off helicopter leasing business for IPO this year
Emirates to introduce B777 on Istanbul route
Euro regionals raise alarm with EASA on consumer law dangers
First-ever Abu Dhabi Aviation and Aerospace Week starts
Home-grown competition poses bigger threat to Malaysia Airlines
ITB to witness the launch of Emirates new business class
Kiwi pilot will fly first Boeing 777 service from Auckland to Dubai
Malaysia Airlines weighs up more A350s as restructuring continues
Shut down SAA’s international operations: Comair’s Erik Venter
This New Plane Could End Jet Lag for Good
Turkish Airlines improves 2015 margins thanks to lower fuel; growth to accelerate in 2016
Irish Aviation News:
AWAS expands relationship with customer Boliviana de Aviacion
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27884
Ethiopian Airlines Expands Toronto Flights from July 2016 with fourth weekly Dublin Tech Stop
CEO Of Shannon Airport Leaves Role
GE Capital Aviation Services Delivers Three New Airbus A320s to New Customer Qingdao Airlines
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27899
Ireland will become the world’s hub for drone testing
JetBlue A321 rolls out of Airbus’ US factory painted by Irish company MAAS Aviation
Ryanair Expands Belfast Service from Sep 2016
Ryanair targets 40 routes from Belfast International Airport
Shannon welcomes mares to Irish stud hub
Travel Extra Sunday Supplement 6th March
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 7 March 2016: http://bit.ly/1p0kZDl
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 07-03-16: http://bit.ly/24K3TdC
Tweets of the day:
@CAPA_Aviation 65% of airlines that ordered the #A320 haven’t ordered the #A320neo yet: Avolon head of APAC Simon Hanson #CAPAsummit.
@CAPA_Aviation 74% of airlines who have ordered the @Boeing 737NG haven’t ordered the 737 MAX yet: Avolon #CAPAsummit.
@CAPA_Aviation @Allegiant has ‘soft target’ for fleet of 100 A320s ‘by the end of the decade’ to replace MD-80s and Boeing 757s #CAPAsummit.
@JetSetCD “Every amenity & inch of space counts when you measure your sanity by it.” Flying the A350.
@winglets747 Kenya Airways becoming case study in re-leasing new aircraft. Kenya’s 777-300ERs going to Turkish, some 787s to Oman Air.
@winglets747 Three new Chinese 787-9 operators in 2016: Air China receives its first on 5 May, Hainan Airlines on 19 May and Xiamen Airlines on 8 Dec.
Today’s Video Picks:
Airborne 03.04.16: Phantom 4, NASA’s SuperSonic Jet, Flights to Cuba
Boeing and the United Kingdom: Celebrating our Partnership
Northern Ireland Helicopter Sightseeing Tours
Singapore Airlines receives its first A350 XWB
747 Prototype Moves into the Aviation Pavilion