Published on March 29th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 29/03/2016
EI-FJK Boeing 737-8JP/W c/n 42072 Norwegian Air International Delivered Boeing Field-Oslo 24/03/15.
EI-FOY Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 44728 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 24/03/16.
OY-RUG ATR72-202 c/n 509 Danish Air Transport Ferried Kaunas-Dublin 27/03/16 on summer-lease to Stobart Air.
2-TBXO Boeing 737-8Q8 c/n 30039 AerCap Registered Amsterdam 26/03/16 in TACV colours ex D4-CBX.
Global Aviation News:
Airbus to build 280-tonne MTOW A350-900
Ascend Aero IFE Newsletter 23 March
Cathay Pacific’s first A350 XWB performs its maiden flight in Toulouse
GOL engages PJT Partners
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/28253
Iran close to Boeing deal says local media
Is 2016 Norwegian Air Shuttle’s Breakout Year?
JetBlue and Azul Brazilian Airlines Announce Codeshare Agreement
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/28255
LATAM works to withstand tough conditions through capacity cuts and balance sheet fortification
Las Vegas McCarran continues to chart solid growth despite the consolidated US market place
Long-haul 787 and A350 give Seattle an edge as gateway to Asia
North Atlantic airline market. Closed JVs to have 78% of ASKs in 2016. Weighing the benefits
Republic Airways and Delta Air Lines reach agreement
Singapore Air Has Premium Flyers in Its Sights
Spirit Airlines fleet changes reflect a potential shift to smaller markets, still growing at 15-20%
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus Adds 1,000 Seats Boston – Dublin Route to Support Aer Lingus College Football Classic
Bombs in Brussels will never stop the seemingly inexorable growth of the Irish aviation sector
Budget airline Transavia fighting Ryanair on service, not price
Easter Bank Holiday Weekend At Dublin Airport
EI-FRD Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair First Flight
Germany’s Intro Aviation sells Irish regional CityJet back to founder
Rockwell Collins Passenger Processing Platform Selected for Dublin and Cork Airports
Ryanair’s CMO on the Airline’s Ambitious Low-Brow Content Marketing Strategy
Ryanair opens Belfast International base with first flights to Gatwick
Turkey and Canada on radar for Northern Ireland as new air route fund takes off
Travel Extra Sunday Supplement 27 March
WH Smiths benefits from increased Irish air travel
70,000 new seats for the West of Ireland as Flybe commences new service to Birmingham and Edinburgh from Ireland West Airport
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 28-03-16: http://bit.ly/1PByizE
Stobart Air wet-leases Danish Air Transport ATR72: http://bit.ly/1Rwwryn
Tweets of the day:
@winglets747 Aboulafia: Airbus Tianjin plant and Boeing finishing plant in China “gives Chinese airlines an excuse” to buy Western jetliners (& not C919).
@winglets747 Aboulafia: Under pressure to buy IL-96/Tu-204, Russian airlines asked if govt wanted “modest jetliner business or healthy airline industry”.
@winglets747 Average aircraft retirement age has declined from 32 in 2008 to 25 in 2015.
@winglets747 Alan Joyce: “Our cost base now is competitive against Cathay’s and Singapore Airlines. Who thought that would be the case?” (Airline Biz).
Today’s Video Picks:
A cracking Easter surprise at Ireland West Airport in Knock
Air India Stake Sale
FIRST FEMALE US Air Force C-17 Transport Aircraft pilot
Jet Airways grounds flights from Bhavnagar – Tv9 Gujarati
Roles in the Corps: Aviation Supply
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