Published on April 12th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 12/04/2016
EI-FHF Boeing 737-8FZ/W c/n 34954 Norwegian Air International Ferried Budapest-Shannon-Keflavik 10/04/16 in all white colours after storage.
EI-LED Airbus A321-211 c/n 6726 Sky High Leasing Ferried Teruel Airport-Cambridge 09/04/16 in Transaero Airlines colours.
VN-A141 Boeing 777-2Q8 c/n 28688 Alitalia Ferried Don Mueang International-Tân Sơn Nhất International 09/04/16 after paint prior delivery to become EI-FNI.
Global Aviation News:
Airbus Loses Order for 840-Seat ‘Flying Sardine Can’ Superjumbos
Alaska Air seeks California edge with Virgin America acquisition
Cobalt Airways set for June take-off
CSeries Order A Win-Win For Bombardier And Delta
Delta Said to Near Jet Order as Planemakers Scrap for Deal
Flybe lands at Heathrow to take on BA
How America is trying to improve the welcome for British travellers
Is Alaska the first in a new string of devaluations?
Korea’s First FBO Set to Open Soon in Seoul
RACCA 2016 Conference Arrives in Scottsdale April 26-28
Security fears rise as airline chiefs are forced to think the unthinkable
VistaJet Celebrates Record 2015
Irish Aviation News:
Artificial Intelligence: Bringing Humanity to Big Data & Customer Experience
CityJet – Additional Information Response (Intra-Europe Codesharing with United)
Read more: http://airlineinfo.com/ostpdf96/664.pdf
EI-FRG Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair First Flight
Flybe increases Leeds-Belfast frequencies
FTA Ireland says airport expansion should include rail link
Helios selected to advise on Remote Tower feasibility at Dublin airport
How Dublin airport’s new runway control tower would stack up against Ireland’s other tall structures
Invest NI urge supply chain firms to back Bombardier
Irish Flights Jump 13% in March – IAA
It’s time to close airport in Derry
NTA Determined to Scupper any Heavy Rail to Dublin Airport
Ryanair is coming to Luxembourg
Ryanair to add four 737s to Berlin Schoenefeld base
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 11 April 2016: http://bit.ly/1N4Mnv4
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 11-04-16: http://bit.ly/1RPrKDk
Tweets of the day:
@hharteveldt Last US #airline holding co w/2 mainline brands: Texas Air Corp. (Continental & Eastern). We saw how that turned out.
@PEdmondAero “If this deal goes through, in 5 years time it will be hard to find evidence that @VirginAmerica ever existed.”
@winglets747 Air China fulfils gov’t wish for Havana flight, China Eastern goes for partnership option.
@winglets747 Etihad backfills South African Airways capacity, Qatar grows, Emirates grew last two years.
@winglets747 Iberia goes to Shanghai, Cathay and China Eastern to Madrid, and now Air Europa eyes Spain-China routes too [ES].
Today’s Video Picks:
Keep Europe’s Skies Open
The airberlin Business Class
The airberlin Economy Class
The Ryanair Effect: Tourism Development Through Low Cost Carrier
Yvonne Muldoon Aer Lingus event April 7 2016