Published on March 9th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 09/03/2016
EI-FOS Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 44727 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 07/03/16.
EI-RUM Boeing 737-7K9/W c/n 34321 Amentum Aircraft Leasing Ferried Cambridge-Keflavik-Bangor-Paine Field 06-7/03/16 for Southwest Airlines.
EI-RUX Boeing 767-3P6 c/n 30109 Celestial Aviation Ferried Shanghai Pudong International Airport-Tel Aviv 08/03/16 in Transaero Airlines colours.
EI-XLJ Boeing 747-446 c/n 27646 Richdale Investments Ferried Teruel Airport-Sharjah 08/03/16 in Transaero Airline colours.
Global Aviation News:
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Emirates, Qatar Airways face new rivalry with rapidly growing Turkish Airlines
EU Airports Increasingly Turn to Private Investment to Compete With Global Counterparts
Malaysia Committed to Solving MH370 Mystery, Prime Minister Says
Pegasus Airlines’ waiting game. Take a margin hit now to keep market share, pending fuel price rises
Thai Carriers Face Pressure On Several Fronts
United to Buy 25 Boeing 737-700s, to Phase Out 747-400s in 2018
Ultra-long-haul aviation is back
U.S. Airlines Reviewing Capacity Plans on Drop in Average Fares
10 of the world’s biggest aviation mysteries
Irish Aviation News:
Brussels Airlines to launch Belfast service
Dublin Airport to splash out €15m to ‘modernise’ Terminal 1
Former Aer Arann boss is latest addition to the Seanad race
Former Pan Am workers to reunite in Foynes
Murcia and Aer Lingus join forces to promote the Costa Calida in Ireland
New Lounge at Dublin Airport Unveiled
Review: Aer Lingus Arrivals Lounge, Dublin Airport
Star shines bright at Dublin Airport
Shannon Airport crash exercise
Shannon Airport Police Fire Service to march in Boston Parade
Shipping horses from Ireland to the USA just got easier
‘Stormont’s great for talking about stimulating tourism but it could do more to support its airports’ -Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary
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:
@ACI_EUROPE Angela Gittens, DG @ACIWorld “size is a major factor determining whether an airport is profitable or not” #aciaef.
@ACI_EUROPE Jankovec “since 2008, passenger traffic growth in the EU has been about 13 times the rate of GDP growth” #aciaef.
@ACI_EUROPE Jankovec “in 2008 @SabihaGokcen was the 81st busiest airport in Europe – now it’s the 14th!” #aciaef.
@ACI_EUROPE Jankovec “Ryanair and easyJet compete with each other on just 6% of routes – a level unchanged since 2011” #aciaef.
@Oliver__Clark European LCCs didn’t add a single extra route in summer ’15. LCC bases fell 13% as they went upmarket say ACI Europe.
@Oliver__Clark ACI Europe’s Olivier Jankovec says Istanbul Ataturk will be the biggest airport in Europe by pax on current trends.
Today’s Video Picks:
Airborne 03.07.16: Hoover Honors, Air Force Bails On 2020, New Boeing?
CF34-8C Fan Vibes Podcast
Chief Executive Air
IASA Symposium 2015- Training and Education Panel
Hummingbird Aviation, Stockholm, Sweden