Published on March 16th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 16/03/2016
C-GEOQ Boeing 767-375(ER) c/n 30112 Air Canada Departed Lufthansa Technik hangar 11/03/16 arrived 10/02/16.
C-GEOU Boeing 767-375(ER) c/n 30108 Air Canada To Lufthansa Technik hangar 10/02/16.
D-ANJB Airbus A320-214(S) c/n 6896 Lufthansa Technik in full Avianca colours to Eirtech Aviation Shannon 12/03/16.
G-CELP Boeing 737-330(QC) c/n 23522 Jet2 departed Dublin Aerospace 13/03/16.
N760SL Boeing 737-4Y0 c/n 25177 Bank of Utah Trustee Ferried Dublin-Gander 15/03/16 for freighter conversion for ASL Airlines Ireland.
Global Aviation News:
Airbus A380 (Part II): the Constraints on the World’s Largest Aircraft
Branded fares take hold among the three large US global network airlines. Market dynamics will shift
Cathay Pacific 2015 profit: USD1 billion fuel hedging loss obscures strategic weaknesses
Emirates to introduce Airbus A380 on Dubai to Vienna route
Etihad Airways displays B787 and B777 freighter at Indian Aviation Show
First A320 Freighter Lite Approaches Critical Design Review
Leading Iranian Airlines to Deliver Fleet Development Plans in Istanbul
Malaysia’s Malindo Air to pursue faster expansion following rebranding and fully embracing FSC model
MASkargo to retain A330 freighters; phase out B747s
SNP launches plans to cut and then abolish Air Passenger Duty at Scottish airports to boost business and tourism
Spanish airline Iberia preparing new job cuts -chairman
Transat 2QFY2016 results ‘could be lower than those posted in 2015’
Why airlines are using big planes on short routes
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus to wet-lease a British EMB-190 this summer
Cityjet FAI Official Airline Partner
daa Statement On Norwegian International Airlines
EI-FOV B737-8AS Ryanair Flown to Boeing Field, WA after painting at Spokane, WA
EI-FOY B737-8AS Ryanair First Flight
First year of trading at The Loop in T1 Dublin Airport yields strong results
O’Brien Welcomes Continued Investment In Dublin Airport
Ryanair drop the route between Copenhagen and Stockholm [Danish]
Ryanair make Vilnius its second Lithuanian base; Prague and Sofia strong contenders to be next hubs
Ryanair To Open New Base At Vilnius Airport On October 30
Taoiseach will discuss Cork-US flights issue with Obama
Tourism revenue up to €4.2bn as visitor numbers soar
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
To be updated
Tweets of the day:
@EoinBearla US President Barack Obama has told Taoiseach Enda Kenny that there is no political objection to #Cork-US flights.
@ghimlay Volaris to start subsidiary in Costa Rica, CEO tells @Flightglobal.
@ghimlay .@flyvolaris CEO says biz travellers can buy combo incl carry-on, food, priority line etc, or “the whole enchilada” as he calls it.
@ghimlay .@JetBlue CEO Hayes says airline is focused on its geographies right now, when asked by @baker_never_y if keen on A321LR for Europe service.
@ghimlay .@SpiritAirlines sees 125 potential new mkts in next 5 years, CFO says opportunities exceed the aircraft orders it has coming.
Today’s Video Picks:
Jet Fighter – Marine Expeditionary Unit Aircraft – Aviation Combat Element – Military Power 2016
Ginger Evans, Commissioner, Chicago Department of Aviation
Outlook for aviation sector in Africa
The C&L Aviation Team: Jon Zieher
UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School MSc in Aviation Finance