Published on March 25th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 25/03/2016
EI-EBT Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 35000 Ryanair Ferried Glasgow Prestwick-Bournemouth 24/03/16 for painting prior return to SMBC Aviation.
EI-EPB Candair CRJ900 c/n 15399 Cityjet Delivered Montréal-Mirabel-Keflavik-Helsinki 24/03/16 in SAS Airlines colours.
HS-PGC ATR.72-500 c/n 715 Bangkok Air Ferried Luxembourg-Shannon-Dinard 23/03/16.
Global Aviation News:
Bali $89 each way: Airlines slash fares to fill empty seats
Bombardier completes CSeries route-proving flights
CAPA Airlines in Transition. How FSCs can regain short haul share from LCCs Part 1: at the coal face
Cardiff Airport ‘missing passenger targets’
Cuba set for US airline expansion; Havana – Miami #1 required service; Sunwing Airlines overtakes Cubana to become #1 carrier
Engine Drama On A320neo Might Help The Boeing 737MAX
European Commission: Recapitalisation of Air Austral did not constitute state aid
jetBlue Airways praised by analysts and rating is upgraded, but 1Q2016 unit revenue is pressured
London Heathrow, Bangkok and Kuwait leading generators of connecting traffic at MEB3 hubs in Abu Dhabi, Doha and Dubai
Lufthansa needs Eurowings to take it to greater heights after 2015’s profit improvement
Ousted Fastjet CEO Says Currency Slide to Blame for Africa Woes
Southwest Airlines now serving almost 100 airports; biggest growth this summer at Dallas Love Field and Denver
The Return Of Ultra-Long-Haul Flights
US-Cuba: US regulators must weigh likely demand in a hotly contested race to resume flights
Uzbekistan Airways confirms plans to take delivery of 2 787-8s in Sep-2016
Virgin Atlantic Almost Doubles Profit, Aided by Delta Alliance
VistaJet Moving Global Headquarters to Malta
Viva and Volaris try to shake up the LCC market in Latin America while Sky switches its model
Irish Aviation News:
Budapest Airport launches Ryanair’s S16 expansion
CityJet founder back at the controls and aiming high with €1bn order for planes
CityJet has been sold and now eyes flotation
Cork Airport Briefs the Travel Trade
Delta Airlines to boost seats on Dublin flights
EI-FJM Boeing 737-8JP Norwegian First Flight
EI-FRC Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair first Flight
FPG Amentum delivers two 737-700s to Southwest Airlines
How Aer Lingus, AirAsia, Ryanair, and Spirit use email to sell after booking
Irish Air Corps captured incredible pictures of Dublin from 1,000ft in the sky
Large security presence at Dublin Airport after attacks
Ryanair nets nine new routes
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
To be updated
Tweets of the day:
@airkarp It would be a ‘daunting task’ for Amazon to replicate FedEx’s network, FedEx say.
@airkarp The 787-10, the largest 787 variant, will be 18 ft. longer than the 787-9. It is expected to achieve first flight in 2017.
@airkarp JetBlue CEO Hayes: ‘Within a certain period of time, 5-10 years, [high-speed free Internet access] will be a core requirement for airlines.’
@AmericanAir “For the first time in over 50 years, there is reason for US-Cuba business travel to take off.” Scott Kirby #AACuba.
@ghimlay .@JetBlue continues to talk with @Airbus on long-range A321neo, to serve Europe from JFK and BOS, says CEO.
@winglets747 Rolls-Royce delays by a year Trent 1000 upgrade to mid-2017. ANA needed upgraded to launch Mexico-Tokyo non-stop on its 787 (powered by RR).
Today’s Video Picks:
British Airways London vs San Jose
CFS 2016 Panel: The Pros and Cons of the Aviation Innovation Reform & Reauthorization Act AIRR
Getting the next one billion passengers in the sky: what do commercial airlines and OEMs need to do?
How far will UAV technology impact the wider aviation industry?
Introducing the next generation of environmental technologies into commercial aviation
KPMG: Your career in aviation finance
NBAA Business Aviation Taxes Seminar Preview