Published on April 11th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 11/04/2016
EI-DOH Boeing 737-31S c/n 29056 Transalpine Leasing Ferried Prague-Istanbul 08/04/16 in Transaero Airlines colours.
EI-ETN Airbus A319-111 c/n 1654 Rossiya Airlines Ferried Pulkovo Airport-Norwich 07/04/16 on return to lessor.
EI-FPD Candair CRJ900 c/n 15401 Cityjet Delivered Montréal-Mirabel -Keflavik-Helsinki 08/04/16 in SAS Airlines colours.
OO-TUK Boeing 737-86J/W c/n 36119 TUI Airlines Belgium Delivered Woensdrecht-Brussles 08/04/16 ex EI-UNK.
Global Aviation News:
AA and Lufthansa take turns bashing Gulf airlines at WTTC session
Air France Said to Start Exclusive Talks on Unit Sale in Weeks
Around the world by no-frills airline: which budget carriers are best?
European airline consolidation and profitability Part 1: top 5 airline groups have only 43% share
Gulf 3 airline growth: Emirates steady, Qatar Airways accelerates & Etihad Airways slows
Low-cost long haul: the cheapest way to the Americas, Asia and Australia
Myanmar aviation Part 3: domestic growth slows but consolidation remains elusive
Singapore Air Raises Virgin Stake Amid Ownership Speculation
The Global Airline Alliances are Outdated
United Air Drops Bid to Buy Newark Flying Rights From Delta
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus praises Connecticut for Bradley deal
A funeral director has begun the mammoth task of transporting a jet to Sligo by sea
Alan Joyce on his remarkable journey to the top of Qantas airline
Bray Air Display off to a flier as Red Arrows sign up for show
Cork startup ShowGuider lands major deal with Dubai Airport
IAG CEO Willie Walsh examines expanding Aer Lingus into Asia as trade links grow between Ireland and China & Japan
Private plane reportedly en-route to Dublin intercepted by UK military jets
Residents near Dublin airport tell of ‘daily nightmare’ over runway plans
Ryanair intensifies its plan to capture business flyer market
Travel Extra Sunday Supplement 10 April 2016
Willie Walsh confirmed as keynote speaker at Abta Travel Matters conference
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:
@Arconics “Our big focus is on maintaining a consistently excellent guest experience.” – Michelle Lee @AerLingus #pec16.
@e_russell .@Delta says it has the “superior” proposal for LAX-PEK, more seats on its 777s and support from LA and LAX.
@ghimlay Brazil’s deputy civil aviation secretary says regional aviation plan still very much on table, flights could start by year-end #fidae2016.
@ghimlay .@JetBlue will take first A321 from @AirbusInTheUS Mobile facility on 25 Apr.
@thatjohn Aer Lingus “possibly looking at having” wifi on shorthaul. IAG integration an issue, of course. #PEC16 #paxex.
Today’s Video Picks:
Boosting revenue and capacity: The A380 helps airports stay ahead
Ethiopia — Ethiopian Airlines after 70 years: State-of-the-art Aviation Academy + 240 flights
H145 Asia Demo tour – Second day at Bangkok
Innovation in Aviation MRO Americas
RAF Voyager & Typhoon Returning after Scrambling to Escort Unresponsive Aircraft to Cardiff Airport
The ‘Incredible’ Story of the 747
Typhoon Escort Private Jet into Cardiff Airport