Published on April 20th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 20/04/2016
D-ABMS Boeing 737-86J/W c/n 37782 Air Berlin Ferried Budapest-Shannon 16/04/16 for painting.
HL8063 Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 37519 Jeju Air Delivered Dublin-Baku-Heydar Aliyev International-Incheon International 19/20-04/16 ex EI-EBB.
N564TA Airbus A321-231 c/n 2862 TACA Airlines Ferried El Salvador International Airport-Toronto Pearson International-Keflavik-Shannon 16/17-04/16 for Ural Airlines as VP-BBH.
Global Aviation News:
Airport retailers 2015 results: looking forward to profiting from a growing middle class
Busy skies a tailwind for Asian jet fuel demand
Europe LCC consolidation: 2nd-tier LCCs, legacy groups more likely to combine than Ryanair, easyJet
Japan tourism targets doubled, despite airline capacity decreases. Long haul focus
Norwegian Air CEO eyes new Boeing Dreamliners after U.S. permit
United Continental nears agreement to replace board chair in proxy fight with activist investors
VietJet Air begins strategic international expansion with Kuala Lumpur launch in AirAsia’s backyard
Virgin Australia explores a post-Air NZ future. Singapore Airlines favourite to increase investment
Irish Aviation News:
CrewFactors appoints Ascend Aero for market development campaigns
Drones threaten safety at Irish airports, say pilots
Dublin-Cornwall flight extended to all year around
Ex-Aer Lingus chief executive quits Malaysia Airlines
Greek Tourism minister refutes Ryanair accusations of ignoring lower airport levy
Malaysia Airlines CEO Mueller to Leave Before Contract Ends
Northerners using Dublin Airport as a regional hub
Pól Ó Conghaile: Why we feel the frustration and travel to the US anyway
Story of cities #25: Shannon – a tiny Irish town inspires China’s economic boom
UK to follow Ireland’s lead on drone safety
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 18 April 2016 : http://bit.ly/1U2ZjDg
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 18-04-2016 : http://bit.ly/20RhqNi
Tweets of the day:
@designerjet Common goal, collaboration, culture change are challenges ahead says @FAA #IATA_Ops.
@designerjet Wet leasing helps @SAS serve smaller cities w/lower (but valuable) demand. Point 2 point connectivity also important, Gustafson #IATA_Ops.
@designerjet Scandinavia one of the most competitive markets in Europe, Gustafson states. #IATA_Ops.
@iata2press Airlines on average outsource 60% of ground handling functions – Katherine Kendall, @CathayPacific #IATA_Ops.
@IATA TRAFI, Finnish Transp. Safety Agency, signs MoU to use IOSA to complement oversight of Fin. operators at #IATA_Ops.
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Malaysia Aviation Upgrade to Take At Least 5 Years: Analyst
Senate Approves Bill Making Extensive Aviation Changes
UK Strategic Defence Review 2015 – Aviation Ascendancy
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