Published on April 28th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 28/04/2016
EI-EEZ Candair CRJ200 c/n 8085 Airlink Airways Ferried Sønderborg-Guernsey Airport 26/04/16 after storage.
EI-FRJ Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44734 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 26/04/16.
VP-BVE Boeing 737-86N c/n 29889 Yakutia Delivered Ostrava-Yakutsk 28/04/16 ex EI-FMM.
Global Aviation News:
A4E calls for the abolishment of passenger taxes to boost economic growth and create more jobs in Europe
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/28717
A4E: New air traffic control strike hits 1 million minutes delay mark
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/28692
Airbus should do better job selling A380 superjumbo – Emirates chairman
Alitalia to take 49% stake in Air Malta
American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines (the USB3) have dropped 25 international routes for this summer including Dubai
Etihad Airways achieves record financial returns as global alliances pay off
JetBlue `Seriously’ Considers Buying Long-Range Airbus A321
Lufthansa linked to possible acquisitions of SAS, Brussels Airlines & Condor. Eurowings is priority
Qatar Airways increases stake in British Airways owner IAG
The Southwest Effect and International Travel
Turkish Air Revives A380 Plan With Malaysia Jets Back on Agenda
Turkish Airlines targets 72m passengers; $12.2bn sales
Why are airlines facing a pilot shortage?
Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03rllhh
Irish Aviation News:
A380 could work for IAG at Iberia and Aer Lingus says CEO Willie Walsh
Atlantic Aviation Group announces 10 new jobs
Belfast International Airport set to be Ryanair’s fastest growing European base
Berlin Schoenefeld: growth driven by Ryanair, while business at neighbouring Tegel falls away
Enterprise Ireland to showcase Irish aerospace firms at Farnborough Air Show
Regulator contacts Stobart Air about boardroom changes
Ryanair announces three Polish routes from Belfast
Ryanair moves domestic flights back to Warsaw’s Chopin airport
Ryanair reports record advanced bookings on Stansted summer routes
Shannon company secures airline contract
Stobart Group’s Andrew Tinkler steps in at Stobart Air
Sun shines for travel firm as profits soar to €4.4m
Tourism Ireland welcomes strong +17% growth in overseas visitors for the first quarter of 2016
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:
@airlineroute QATAR Airways to operate A380 to Atlanta on 01JUN16 inaugural as one-off flight.
@ghimlay .@JetBlue still “looking very seriously” at long-range A321neo, says CEO Robin Hayes.
@vl_bryan Lots of mutual respect between CEOs Walsh and Al Baker.
@WandrMe Bogota and San Juan seeing capacity cuts or reallocations from @Jetblue this summer. “Surgical” changes, not system changes. #AvGeek #paxex.
@winglets747 Singapore Airlines-Air France codeshare/alliance logical. Seemingly contradictory to SIA-Lufthansa JV, but Gulf carriers far bigger threat.
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