Published on April 25th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 25/04/2016
EI-EPU Airbus A319-111 c/n 3102 Vuelng Airlines Air Test at Dublin 23/04/16 to become EC-MKV.
EI-FRH Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 44736 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 21/04/16.
EI-FRI Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 44733 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 22/04/16.
G-MLJL Airbus A330-243 c/n 254 Thomas Cook Airlines Ferried Manchester-Dublin 23/04/16 for repainting at Eirtech Aviation.
Global Aviation News:
Aviation industry officials call on European Union to adapt to market needs
British Airways takes on budget carriers with new fares
Economic Conditions Slow Air Passenger Traffic As Iberia Stops Flight Into Nigeria
Following the Emirates A380 Fleet for a Day
Is European airline consolidation ready to begin?
Lower air fares will extend into 2017, says American
Munich Airport satellite facility opens; operations begin April 26
Nok Air and NokScoot 2016 outlook: focusing expansion on China as profitability improves
TAP Portugal: ownership changes almost complete, while Azul relationship starts to bear fruit
UK leisure carrier Jet2 joins Airlines for Europe
US carriers hit the brakes on low prices
Virgin Atlantic considers new low-cost Gatwick offshoot
Irish Aviation News:
Bellew a technical guy with hands-on approach
Cork Airport hopes to replicate previous Routes Europe success in Kraków
Cork airport says crew fatigue for planned US airlink is a red herring
EI-FRL Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair First Flight
Future of Stobart Air in doubt as chairman departs
Innovation Wins With Landmark Norwegian Air International Approval
Irish born Meridiana CEO Richard Creagh resigns ahead of Qatar deal finalization
Ireland’s ’designated’ cargo hub looking to keep growing
Norwegian Air’s Irish subsidary NAI gets tentative US rights as common sense prevails
Norwegian outlines the facts about its Irish operation
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/28663
Travel Extra’s Sunday Supplement 24 April
12 air transport CEOs and further senior leaders confirmed to speak at British-Irish Airports Expo
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:
@TheHUBRoutes Edmond Rose, VP, ICF Int’l highlights @DublinAirport & @BWI_Airport as locations where narrowbodies could work Transatlantic. #RoutesEurope.
@TheHUBRoutes Raul Villaron of @Embraer says the new E195-E2 is a growth solution for LCCs with better cost/unit per seat versus Max & neo. #RoutesEurope.
@TheHUBRoutes Jochen Schnadt, CCO, @BMIRegional says larger aircraft could be a topic “over next 12-18 months” to complement existing fleet. #RoutesEurope.
@TheHUBRoutes Joni Sundelin, SVP, @FinaviaOyj says their is tough competition between EU hubs but @HelsinkiAirport has strong partners. #RoutesEurope.
@TheHUBRoutes Juha Jarvinen, CCO, @Finnair: “Legacy airlines have to find a way to make short-haul work”. Deal with an LCC is “an option”. #RoutesEurope.
Today’s Video Picks:
Embraer 175 Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air
First European HondaJet [N420HE]
The new Airbus Asia Training Centre opens in Singapore
US aviation regulator orders urgent engine fix of 150 Boeing 787
Update on the Bombardier Business Aircraft Maintenance Facility in Tianjin, China