Published on April 7th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 07/04/2016
EC-MKX Airbus A319-111 c/n 3054 Vueling Airlines Registered at Dublin 04/04/16 ex EI-EPT.
Global Aviation News:
Air France-KLM Drops as CEO Exit Puts Carrier at Mercy of Unions
Brokerage Firm Hagerty Echoes Concerns on G650 Fleet
EASA Pushes for Expanded Remit
Five factors determining whether Alaska keeps Virgin America’s A320s
How the Travel Industry Needs to Change the Way it Treats Families
Malaysia Airlines celebrates its place as Malaysia’s national carrier with the Boeing 747-400
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/28412
New Fleets Could Generate 98 Million Terabytes of Data Annually by 2026 According to Oliver Wyman’s MRO Survey
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/28406
TAP Portugal Confirmed as Launch Operator for A330neo With Airspace by Airbus Cabin
United Airlines to Hedge Funds: Today Is Our 90th Birthday – Leave Us Alone
US pre-clearance system arriving soon at UK airports
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus eyes short-haul connectivity
Comment: Operators miss a trick by overlooking Northern Ireland
Cork Airport figures soar ahead of Madrid link
Drone register let users see all names on database
easyJet shares turbulent amid fears it has fallen so far behind low-cost airline rival Ryanair it might not be able to catch up
EC battles Aer Lingus and Ryanair over €16m in taxes
Gaeltacht Minister scraps meeting with Aran islanders over air service
IBA opens Dublin Office
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/28400
Irishman Alan Joyce, CEO Qantas, Honoured at Ireland’s Aviation Gala Ball
New Causeway Lounge boost for passengers at Belfast International Airport
Young Innovators touch down at Shannon
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 4 April 2016: http://bit.ly/1Xdqz0O
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 04-04-16: http://bit.ly/1Xd3c7t
Tweets of the day:
@DJBAppleby Collaboration between Avianca Brazil & Star Alliance partners for marketing of beyond GRU domestic Brazilian markets.
@GatwickFirst Willie Walsh IAG Chief Executive has questioned why LHR wants to spend over £800 million building another car park.
@winglets747 Delta says it flying LAX-Beijing would bring “far greater benefits than American’s proposed service”. (Benefits are unspecified).
@winglets747 Delta calls out American applying for LAX-Beijing service only after Delta did: -“belated application” “eleventh-hour application”.
@winglets747 Los Angeles Airport and the City of Angeles are backing Delta in fight with American Airlines to be awarded LAX-Beijing service.
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