Published on May 3rd, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 03/05/2016
EI-EFB Boeing 737-8AS c/n 37532 Ryanair Ferried Glasgow Prestwick-Bournemouth 27/04/16 for painting.
EI-FNA ATR72-212A(600) c/n 1325 Stobart Air Delivered Toulouse-Dublin 29/04/16 ex F-WWEH.
EI-FNU Boeing 737-86N c/n 28608 Meridiana Delivered Dublin-Milan Malpensa 29/04/16 ex HL8214.
OO-TUV Boeing 737-86J c/n 36883 TUIfly Belgium Delivered Woensdrecht-Brussels Airport 29/04/16 ex EI-UNJ.
Global Aviation News:
Airberlin deepens losses in 2015
Arab Gulf countries emerge as the world’s aerostates
Alitalia’s network benefits from Etihad partnership. Time now to shed the dependency culture
CAPA Americas Summit: Canada holds much promise, but the status quo persists
Cramer: The undisputed champion of the airlines
Delta continues narrowbody overhaul with order for 37 more A321s
Delta touts CSeries, eyes CS300 model
IAG keeps FY2016 guidance in spite of weak unit revenue as 1Q2016 results benefit from low fuel
IAG posts significant 1Q improvement
Margin to meet A350 delivery target eroding: Airbus
SilkAir Part 1: Luang Prabang, Vientiane launch positions SIA to benefit from growth in Laos tourism
SilkAir Part 2: Laos launch extends SIA Group ASEAN network to 42 destinations and all 10 countries
The US Big 3 airlines ramp up efforts to improve PRASM. Anxious investors hold back for real results
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus launch new direct flights from Dublin to Los Angeles
Aer Lingus on track for profit boost in 2016 says IAG boss Walsh
Cork Airport: US shuttle is ready for take-off, but what will it cost?
daa chief executive, Kevin Toland – Preparing for take-off
DAA urged to build second runway ahead of schedule
EI-FJN Boeing 737-8JP Norwegian First Flight
EI-FRN Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair First Flight
IAG would consider buying CSeries says CEO Willie Walsh
More than 187,000 passengers had issues with Ryanair during the first quarter
Read more: http://ow.ly/8JUNHZ
Q&A: Brandon O’Reilly, CEO, TAG Farnborough airport
Travel Extra Sunday Supplement 1st May
US DOT issues a show cause order concerning Irish carrier Norwegian Air International (NAI)
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 2 May 2016: http://bit.ly/23jpSoq
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 02-05-2016: http://bit.ly/1VH87QE
Tweets of the day:
@airlinetrends LH to use Brussels Airlines as long haul low(er) cost platform and IAG w/ Aer Lingus. AFKL to follow w/ Air Europa?.
@airkarp First 35 of 75 CSeries aircraft ordered by Delta are locked in as CS100s, but Delta can start converting to CS300s from the 36th aircraft.
@Bombardier “This exceptional aircraft in front of you will lift the entire Canadian aerospace industry.”
@jonostrower From the start of final assembly of 787 airplane #1 to delivery of #400, Boeing took ~3,300 days. ~3,400 days for 777.
@lucytobin Time for Willie Walsh to revisit his shopping list of 12 airlines? Latest IAG results show it has €6bn cash on board.
@R_Wall IAG boss says Aer Lingus is the group’s low-cost, long-haul operator.
Today’s Video Picks:
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Ghana benefiting from a joint aviation venture with China
Moving the Boeing 767 from Shannon to Quirky Nights Glamping
Profit-Booking In Interglobe Aviation
Vincent Harrison MD of Dublin Airport speaking at an event to publicize the new route from Dublin to Vancouver with Air Canada Rouge
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