Published on March 15th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 15/03/2016
EI-FJR Boeing 737-86N/W c/n 36820 Norwegian Air International Registered 13/03/16 ex LN-NOI.
N612MX Airbus A319-112 c/n 1612 Olympus Airways Delivered Phoenix Goodyear-Phoenix Sky Harbor-Bangor-Belfast International-Athens 11-12/03/16 in all white colours to become SX-BHN.
N760SL Boeing 737-4Y0 c/n 25177 Bank of Utah Trustee Ferried Fujairah International-Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International-Dublin 14/03/16 for ASL Airlines Ireland as EI- ex G-OBMM/SX-BGQ.
Global Aviation News:
Boeing could accelerate 777X delivery to please Emirates
Boeing Gives United A Smoking Deal On 737s To Block Bombardier From Gaining Traction
Brexit would be bad for travel, says ABTA
DCAA seeks 75% increase in seat capacity entitlement between India and Dubai
Delta expands network between North America, Europe and India through codeshare with Jet Airways and KLM
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/28052
EasyJet CEO Carolyn McCall on how marketers can soar
HAL delivers Dornier structures to Swiss firm
HAL seeks new joint venture partner for 50-80 seat aircraft
Juneyao Airlines to add up to 10 aircraft, eyes Russia route
Kelly Ortberg: Airplanes generate more data than large hospitals – and that’s an opportunity
Kenya Airways to lay off staff, sell planes in turnaround plan
Low Cost Carriers Aren’t Disruptors… They’re the Innovators
Malaysia’s Malindo Air to pursue faster expansion following rebranding and fully embracing FSC model
Scotland leads the way on tackling the UK’s punitive air tax
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/28035
Thai yet to reach deals with Airbus, Boeing over deferrals
United confirms 10-abreast seating on some of its 777s
Irish Aviation News:
ARI ‘smashes’ SPH +16% target in Dublin’s T1
ASL Aviation Group, European airlines and support companies join ERA
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/28036
IAA to Cooperate with skyguide on Aeronautical Data Management Services
MTT and Singapore Airlines launch slick ‘companion app’ for in-flight entertainment
New Aer Lingus Regional routes take-off from Cork Airport
Ryanair’s New Strategy: Being Nice
Ryanair to put greater focus on EX-YU market
Vueling and Ryanair battle for Spanish supremacy
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:
@BelfastAirport (1/4)The Scottish govt launches Consultation to halve APD. Finance Sec. Swinney sd APD acts as barrier to secure new direct inter. routes.
@BelfastAirport (2/4)Scottish Finance Sec. Swinney on cutting APD by half: it is important that we continue to open Scotland up to key and emerging markets.
@BelfastAirport (3/4) Edinburgh Airport has sd a 50% reduction in APD would create 3,800 jobs by 2020 and stimulate £200m of economic benefits each year.
@BelfastAirport (4/4)On APD, tourism body VisitScotland sd there was “no doubt” that APD acts as a “major deterrent” to many potential visitors.
@EDI_Airport Edinburgh Airport is the key arrival airport in Scotland, (56% of all arrivals). source: @VisitScotland Visitor Survey 2015.
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