Published on April 29th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 29/04/2016
D-ABMS Boeing 737-86J c/n 37782 Ruili Airlines Ferried Shannon-Budapest 27/04/16 after paint prior delivery to become B-7866.
EI-FPF Candair CRJ900 c/n 15403 Cityjet Delivered Montréal-Mirabel-Keflavik-Stockholm Arlanda 27/04/16 in SAS Airlines colours.
EI-FRK Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44735 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 27/04/16.
N902AS Boeing 737-33A c/n 27910 AerSale Ferried Karachi-Sharm el-Sheikh-Vienna-Keflavik 27/28-04/16 ex AP-BLG.
Global Aviation News:
Airbus, Boeing to compete for 100 jet Flynas order
Alitalia signs MoU with the Maltese Government regarding a possible Air Malta stake purchase
Bombardier Gets Delta Airlines Order of up to 125 C Series Aircraft
Bombardier in Talks About Deal With New Iranian Airline
China Eastern to Buy 20 Airbus A350 Jets, 15 Boeing 787s
Delta Examines A Long-Haul/Low-Cost Offering
Etihad Pledges Support to Earnings Laggard Air Berlin
Long-haul routes are on Prague Airport’s radar
Mauritius bids for key Asia-Africa transit hub status
Qantas to keep Airbus A380s past 2020; talking to Boeing on 777X jets – exec
Qatar Air Could Take Boeing 737s If A320Neo Issue Unresolved
Saudi’s Flynas to decide on Boeing vs Airbus order by early June
The Boeing 777: It Is Not As Easy As You Think (Part 1)
The US Big 3 airlines ramp up efforts to improve PRASM. Anxious investors hold back for real results
Turkish Airlines to add 35 new planes this year as it bolsters fleet
US airline labour challenges as profits continue to soar. CAPA Americas Summit
Vietnam Air Shares to Start Trading After ANA Deal Concludes
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus keeps firm eye on future plans for Stobart Air
Airline CEO committed to Shannon-US services
Can Belfast Become One of the UK’s Most Important Hubs?
Cork transatlantic flights may start 6 months early
David McGowan Update: The plane is ready to set sail
Down to Business Enda Corneille – Country Manager at Emirates
Down to Business Kenny Jacobs Ryanair’s ‘cuddlier’ approach to customers
Dublin Airport Preparing For Its Busiest Ever Summer
New tourism promotion targets 2.3 million Londoners for holidays in Belfast and Northern Ireland
Routes Europe ends with a toast to Ryanair
Ryanair sets sights on 40 routes from Belfast International Airport
Ryanair transfer traffic & interlining; closing the gap with FSCs on product, but not on costs
Stobart Air S16 Operational Routes for flyBe
Read more: http://airlineroute.net/2016/04/25/bere-s16/
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:
@dominicgates Airbus jets now produced round the clock, 24 hours a day, at plants in Toulouse, France; Hamburg, Germany; Tianjin, China; & Mobile, Ala.
@ghimlay .@Allegiant COO: “We would like to be out of the MD-80 before Delta.”
@jonostrower Boeing has delivered ~390 787s & has accumulated $28.65b in deferred costs. On earlier programs after 400 aircraft, that balance was ~zero.
@jonostrower Delta’s Ed Bastian: CSeries is Airbus and Boeing competitor and “we’re thrilled to be able to have that choice.”
@jonostrower Delta CEO Ed Bastian says CSeries deal even more capital efficient than Boeing 717 deal.
@R_Wall Boeing says in active discussions with customers over 737 Max 7 after @jonostrower reports on 737 Max 7X.
@R_Wall @jonostrower #Boeing is feeling the heat from #Bombardier #CSeries order to #Delta $BBD.B.CA $BDRBF – The game has changed
Today’s Video Picks:
Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner being assembled and painted
Keep Europe’s Skies Open
Lightning Appears to Strike Heathrow-Bound Plane
On/Off – Azerbaijan Airlines & Silk Way
Qatar Airways at Arabian Travel Market 2016
‘Reimagine’ Trailer – The Virtual Reality Film by Etihad Airways starring Nicole Kidman – 360 video
Sunway 50th anniversary