Published on March 21st, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 21/03/2016
EI-CJX Boeing 757-2YOER/W c/n 26160 ASL Airlines Ireland rolled out Shannon 16/03/16 after paint into full Aer Lingus colours prior wet-lease ops.
EI-FHZ Boeing 737-8JP/W c/n 39005 Norwegian Air International Registered 17/03/16 ex LN-DYM.
EI-FPA Candair CRJ900 c/n 15398 Cityjet Delivered Montréal-Mirabel-Keflavik-Helsinki Airport 18/03/16 in SAS Airlines colours.
N881TM Boeing 737-86N c/n 28643 GECAS Ferried Soekarno–Hatta International Airport-Guam International Airport–Tucson 12-17/03/16 ex B-5050.
OM-GTE Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 29925 Go2Sky Delivered Lasham-Bratislava 18/03/16 ex M-ABGX.
Global Aviation News:
Air New Zealand-United Airlines joint venture: 62% of NZ’s long haul capacity operated under JVs
Baltic region will soon welcome airBaltic’s new Bombardier CS300 aircraft
Nordica is new name for Estonia’s newest carrier
Boeing Announces European Leadership Structure to Streamline & Drive Growth
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/28115
Etihad Airways statement on IPO fraud
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/28129
Lufthansa may sell A340-300s to Iran Air
Norwegian Air Shuttle boss sees U.S. dispute going to arbitration
Norwegian eyes more Boeing 787-9s
Norwegian: legacy carriers have ‘fear of competition’
Norwegian pledges 50 long-haul Boeing 787 Dreamliners for Gatwick if second runway is built
Portland International Airport – supporting air services in a hotbed of environmental awareness
San Diego International Airport: a leading transnational airport differentiates to compete
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus Outlines Leased BA CityFlyer E190 Operations in S16
Aer Lingus Regional adds to Ireland – UK market
Aer Lingus Regional connects Cork to Southampton
Chinese make $2.2bn bid for Dublin aircraft lessor AWAS
EI-FJL Boeing 737-8JP Norwegian First Flight
EI-FOZ Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair First Flight
EI-FRB Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair First Flight
Emotional Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary pays glowing tribute to wife Anita following Cheltenham Gold Cup victory
International Airlines Group chief Willie Walsh nets €8.8m in pay
Ryanair builds in the Baltics with new Vilnius base
Ryanair puts on extra flights from Cardiff to Tenerife
Skift CMO Interviews: Ryanair CMO on Becoming Friendly and Mastering Mobile
Shannon to Edinburgh route takes off
Travel Extra’s Sunday Supplement 20 March
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
To be updated
Tweets of the day:
@airlinewriter Wolfe analyst predicts @SpiritAirlines & @FlyFrontier will eventually merge with Frontier CEO leading new company. Your thoughts?.
@ghimlay .@TAMairlines will reconfigure first three A350s with economy plus seats by early-2017.
@ghimlay .@tamairlines’ 4th A350 (delivery around June) will have new LATAM livery, but it might not be the first aircraft to have the new colours.
@yfreemark Interesting element of LA’s proposed expenditure plan: Sepulveda Pass would get a busway in first 15 years, rail in second 15 years.
Today’s Video Picks:
AER LINGUS A330 to San Francisco
Emirates at ITB Berlin 2016
Etihad Airways engineering – behind the scenes of Aircraft maintenance
Qatar Airways at ITB Berlin 2016