Published on March 18th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 18/03/2016
EI-RUL Boeing 737-7K9 c/n 34320 Amentum Aircraft Leasing Ferried Cambridge-Keflavik-Bangor-Paine Field 17-18/03/16 in Transaero Airlines colours for Southwest Airlines.
EI-XLE Boeing 747-446 c/n 26362 SB Leasing Ireland Ferried Teruel Airport-Dublin 16/03/16 in Transaero Airlines colours for painting.
N760SL Boeing 737-4Y0 c/n 25177 Bank of Utah Trustee Ferried Dublin-Portsmouth-Miami 15/03/16 for freighter conversion.
Global Aviation News:
Alex Cruz (Vueling): “Aviation is not on the political agenda of anyone”
Amazon Freight Fleet to Fly Plans Are a Wake Up Call for the Air Cargo Industry
Boeing Consolidates 747, 767 Programs in Management Shuffle
Does A $7 Million Boeing 777-200ER Compare To A Brand New Dreamliner? (Part 2)
Major assembly begins on Boeing 787-10
Malaysia Tycoon Fernandes’ Indian Roots May Help Skirt Air Rules
Irish Aviation News:
Aviation watchdog ‘interfering’ in airline spat – union
Barack Obama gives backing to Cork-US flights
Boeing delivers first 787 to SMBC Aviation Capital for Air Europa
Developer at centre of Tyrellstown controversy has private airstrip at family home
Dublin hunts new connectivity to break 2015 record passenger milestone
FAI scores with six-figure sponsorship by CityJet as Euros loom
EI-FJK Boeing 737-8JP Norwegian First Flight
EI-FOZ Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair First Flight
EI-LNJ Boeing 787-9 Norwegian Longhaul First Flight
Ryanair’s all-business executive jet is a smart move
Stansted celebrates milestone birthday with help of Ryanair price cuts
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
To be updated
Tweets of the day:
@ghimlay .@flyvolaris CEO Enrique Beltranena says airline is definitely concerned over what a Trump presidency could do to US-Mexico business.
@R_Wall Air France orders 3 Airbus A350-900 in deal that drops the last two Airbus A380s it had ordered.
@R_Wall Lufthansa holding off on introducing more Airbus A320neo as bugs are worked out.
@R_Wall Lufthansa CEO says Airbus A320neo appears to be more fuel efficient than promised.
@winglets747 Latest WOW (Iceland) aircraft is TF-GAY, joining TF-MOM, TF-DAD, TF-SIS, TF-BRO, TF-SON and TF-KID.
Today’s Video Picks:
U.N. Aviation Arm to Craft Guidelines for Space Tourism
Women of Aviation Week at Ozyegin University