Published on March 22nd, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 22/03/2016
D-AIZF Airbus A320-214 c/n 4289 Lufthansa To Lufthansa Technik hangar 20/03/16.
D-AIZG Airbus A320-214 c/n 4324 Lufthansa Departed Lufthansa Technik hangar 20/03/16 arrived 15/02/16.
2-TBXJ Airbus A320-232 c/n 556 AerCap Ferried Guangzhou-Anchorage-Goodyear 10-11/03/16 ex B-2342.
Global Aviation News:
Airbus delivers Turkish Airlines its #300 aircraft while Boeing gains further advantage in the 2016 delivery race
Air India to buy more wide-body planes to expand its global network
Air Transat is almost two different airlines – winter versus summer; Cuba is #1 year-round
A Tarnished Turboprop Clouds China’s Aviation Dream
Craig Kreeger, Virgin Atlantic CEO, talks the long haul
First Airbus A321 built in US scheduled to fly next week
French Blue unveils plan to launch first French low cost long haul operation by Sep-2016
Juneyao Airlines considers joining a global alliance: it could fill Star Alliance’s gap in Shanghai
Spohr: A320neo engine software issues slowly resolving
The Big 3 US airlines work to bolster their sagging valuations; the investor base is still sceptical
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus adds three new routes from Cork this summer; Düsseldorf, Leeds Bradford and Southampton raise network to 21 destinations
Avolon delivers one Airbus A320-200 aircraft to PT Batik and one Boeing 737-800 aircraft to Fuzhou Airlines
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/28151
Dublin airport could get new runway – DAA looking at bond funding
Hundreds of Irish passengers hit by flight cancellations as French strike continues
Hunt still on for Shannon CEO
Mayo aims to bring drone businesses buzzing into county
Pilot dies in light aircraft crash at Longford’s Abbeyshrule Airfield
Row over Dublin Airport Authority police contractsR
Ryanair urges France to intervene over ‘grossly unfair’ strikes
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
To be updated
Tweets of the day:
@BWI_Airport D/E Connector work will add airline capacity & passenger amenities– including outdoor patio space! #PaxEx #BWI.
@DublinAirport Almost 25% of all departing passengers arrive @DublinAirport before 7am each day #EarlyBirds.
@DublinAirport Transferring passenger numbers @DublinAirport increased by +51% Feb 2016 Vs Feb 2015 #FlightConnections.
@winglets747 Boeing to introduce option to add 14 seats in 777 from 3Q2016. Fuel consumption ⬇️2%. Enough for more 777 orders?.
@winglets747 Virgin Atlantic CEO: we no longer have “unlimited funds” to spend on new products.
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