Published on April 21st, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 21/04/2016
EI-FRG Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 44737 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 19/04/16.
HL8214 Boeing 737-86N/W c/n 28608 Jeju Air Delivered Guangzhou Baiyun International-Almaty International-Heydar Aliyev International-Dublin 17/18-04/16 for Meridiana.
PR-AIV Airbus A330-243 c/n 532 Azul Linhas Aéreas Ferried Viracopos International-El Salvador International 12/04/16 for Turkish Airlines as TC-JNY ex EI-FFR.
Global Aviation News:
Alitalia and airberlin extend commercial relationship
DOT’s decision on Norwegian scores one for competition & Open Skies, finally
EasyJet’s founder says would oppose acquisitions after Monarch reports
Garuda Indonesia orders 14 A330-900neos
Indonesia’s Lion Group begins to focus more on international expansion
Kotil: Istanbul New Airport to be world’s largest
Malaysia Air CEO Cites Reasons `Beyond My Control’ for Exit
Muscat says no deal yet for Air Malta with Etihad
Oman Air puts a price on cost of London Heathrow congestion
Plane Makers’ Employees Buffeted Despite Booming Orders
United’s Settlement With Activists Frees Up CEO to Focus on Turnaround
UK Regional Passengers Face Long Wait for Heathrow Links
5 private jets worth the investment
Irish Aviation News:
A new departure for Ryanair – from belligerent to benign
Aer Lingus had six ‘proximity incidents’ with drones in past 12 months
Aer Lingus invites you to ‘step inside’ its new Business Class
Arena Aviation Capital closes B777-200ER deal
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/28607
Culture Minister Refutes Ryanair Accusations of Ignoring Requests for Lower Airport Levy
Donegal Airport voted one of world’s Top 10 scenic landings
Inflight Dublin and Royal Air Maroc announce partnership
Irish football fans going to Euro 2016 face high travel costs
KLM eyes second daily flight from Belfast City to Schiphol
New rosters in place following cabin crew survey, Aer Lingus insists
Report shows private jet could have crashed into Slieve Mish Mountains
Ryanair and Norwegian collaborating in Copenhagen
Ryanair experiments with hub-and-spoke transfers
Ryanair First Serbia Flights Announced
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/28636
Ryanair in talks to feed passengers to Norwegian carrier
Ryanair: Michael O’Leary – Bergamo is best managed airport in Italy [Italian]
Ryanair to launch Niš service in November
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 Gustafson warns of potential long-term side effects of low fuel driving down fares further, to fill “extra seats”. Overcapacity? #IATA_Ops.
@e_russell Aircastle has 7 widebodies it needs to place in 2017, execs are confident.
@e_russell .@AlaskaAir and @VirginAmerica have filed merger paperwork with the FTC and DOJ, via @SusanCareyWSJ.
@iata2press #IATA_Ops conference: Drone operators are the new breed of aviators. We need to embrace it – David Morgan @flyAirNZ.
@loriara Lots of interest in the Cuban market so no word yet on when #DOT officials will make a decision. #Mwaa.
Today’s Video Picks:
C Series in Europe – March 2016
Embraer delivers its 1,000th for Flexjet
Introducing Skycatch Commander for DJI
Ops Conference 2016
Reaching new horizons together: Airbus Asia Training Centre
Ryanair CEO on Brexit, Terrorism, and Labor Issues