Published on April 5th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 05/04/2016
EI-EBT Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 35000 T´Way Air Painted at Bournemouth 04/04/16 to become HL8069.
EI-ETO Airbus A319-111 c/n 1679 Rossiya Airlines Ferried Pulkovo Airport-Norwich 04/04/16 on return to lessor.
EI-ETP Airbus A319-111 c/n 1753 Rossiya Airlines Ferried Pulkovo Airport-Norwich 01/04/16 on return to lessor.
LY-VEM Airbus A320-233 c/n 747 Avion Express Ferried St Athan-Châteauroux 02/04/16 after interim storage ex EI-FBB.
Global Aviation News:
Alaska Air Buys Virgin For $2B, Creates America’s Fifth-Largest Airline
Brussels Airlines gradually resumes flights from Brussels Airport
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/28356
Do airline industry associations have a future?: CAPA Airlines in Transition
Helicopters Are Unlikely Victim of Oil Downturn
Honeywell New Airfield Guidance System Helps Aircrafts at Dubai International “Follow The Greens”
Looking For Cheap Business Class Fares To Europe? The Polish Airline Offers A LOT To Like
Norwegian Air to hire Turkish pilots
Seoul Incheon airport: 49 million passengers in 15 years. Well on the way to 100 million in 2030
The Changing Face of Connectivity
The EUR 245 Billion Question – Why Everybody Has a Stake in European Airspace Modernization
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/28362
ULCC Frontier Airlines needs to emphasise newfound stability ahead of a potential IPO
Virgin Atlantic & Flybe hope codeshare helps them further into profit. Benefits are there for both
Irish Aviation News:
Airbus A330neo Best Fit for Asian Travel Demand, Avolon Says
Boeing, Ryanair Celebrate Milestone Delivery of Airline’s 400th Next-Generation 737-800
Cancun calling for Belfast holidaymakers
Ethiopian nonstop LAX to Dublin $681, earn 50% Mileage Plus miles
Fasten your seatbelts, Stobart and CityJet tie-up looks bumpy
Government re-advertises Aran Islands air service contract
Lagan lands London City Airport runway deal
Ryanair March Traffic Grows 28% To 8.5M Customers
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/28363
Three bidders for 85 per cent stake in Stobart Air
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:
@hharteveldt “This merger is being done from a position of strength” says @VirginAmerica CEO on @AlaskaAir acquisition #airline.
@hharteveldt “Today, @AlaskaAir flies to 1 of top 10 US airports from San Francisco. with [@virginamerica] deal,we’ll serve all 10.” – AS CEO.
@hharteveldt .@AlaskaAir expects to have single operating certificate with @VirginAmerica by Q1 2018 #airline #merger.
@theAPEXassoc “Are there ways to make commercial aircraft more akin to commercial real estate?” @Airbus’ J Chua asks re: customization. #PEC16 @chuafunky.
@theAPEXassoc “We’re starting to move away from seat-based metrics for financial success,” @Airbus’ J. Chua. #PEC16 @chuafunky.
@WandrMe “The way to make flying more enjoyable is not to make people forget they’re flying.” Jason Chua of A3 by @Airbus #PEC16 #PaxEx.
Today’s Video Picks:
Alaska Airlines CEO Brad Tilden remarks on acquisition of Virgin America
Etihad Airways E-BOX Inflight Entertainment April 2016
F-35 Heritage Team Practice At Luke
F-15 Joy Ride – Fresno Style
Introducing Our New Virgin America Logo