Published on April 27th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 27/04/2016
EI-EFB Boeing 737-8AS/W c/n 37532 Ryanair was withdrawn from service on 05/04/16 and is currently stored at Prestwick minus titles & tail logo prior return to SMBC Aviation.
EI-FNI Boeing 777-2Q8 c/n 28688 Alitalia Delivered Ho Chi Minh City-Abu Dhabi 22/04/16 ex VN-A141.
N590CB Boeing 757-28A c/n 32449 GECAS Registered 13/04/16 and Ferried Addis Ababa-Lourdes 21/04/16 ex ET-AMK.
Global Aviation News:
Airbus Delivers First A321 Airliner Assembled at U.S. Facility
Belarus to North Korea: Ultimate tour for aviation geeks
Brussels Airlines Is Optimistic It Will Recover
FAA Orders Fixes on GEnx-Equipped Boeing 787 Dreamliners
India Said to Plan Easing Rules Aiding Singapore Air, AirAsia
Norwegian Air: 1Q results continue improving trend thanks to lower fuel. Long haul strategy develops
Norwegian Air Poses No Threat To ‘Open And Fair’ Skies — Unlike Etihad And Qatar Airways
Passenger personalisation is complex, but huge potential for travel providers: CAPA Americas Summit
Qatar Airways deal to buy Meridiana stake dependent on staff cuts
Saudi airline Flyadeal to have 25-50 aircraft by 2020
Thomas Cook in talks with rivals to sell its fleet of 91 aircraft
UBS: Bizjet Market at Weakest Point Since 2009
US Department of Transportation and European Commission pave the way for “Flags of Convenience” in aviation
Irish Aviation News:
Boardroom tensions at Stobart as Tinkler moves in as chairman
BOC Aviation Delivers First Of Three Airbus A320 Aircraft To ANA
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/28691
Cantillon: Is Stobart looking for a deal that will fly?
Falko’s Trident Jet orders four more CRJ900s for lease to CityJet
Fresh Thinking Award – Fly Away Travel
Routes Europe officially handed over to Belfast
Routes Europe to head to Belfast in 2017
SmartLynx selects Eirtech Aviation’s Passenger USB Power System on its A320
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/28688
Tinkler is named new chairman at Stobart Air group
U-turn on SAR crews Facebook pages
War of words between Greek tourism officials and Ryanair
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Dublin Airport tops Skyscanner list for flight self connections in Europe: http://bit.ly/1rvcKB8
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 25 April 2016: http://bit.ly/1XSRcIJ
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 25-04-2016: http://bit.ly/1SJJmTA
Tweets of the day:
@ghimlay Two other US carriers had initially expressed interest in @VirginAmerica but did not submit offers, regulatory filings show.
@ghimlay .@AlaskaAir had beaten @JetBlue to @VirginAmerica after multiple counteroffers. Alaska’s final offer: $57/share, while JetBlue offered $55.
@ghimlay .@SouthwestAir’s 737 Classic fleet will leave no later than Q3 2017, says CFO Tammy Romo.
@ghimlay @SouthwestAir says expects Q3’17 delivery of first 737 Max, but heard “rumours” could be earlier. Plans Max revenue service after Labor Day.
@ghimlay Asked why @SouthwestAir is seeing strength at Houston while @United isn’t, @gary_kelly says: “We don’t really compare ourselves with United”.
@grahamck63 Just had a great email with more good news #flybfs #teambia #moregrowthmorejobs @BelfastAirport.
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