Published on May 4th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 04/05/2016
C-FFPH Boeing 737-81D/W c/n 39440 Sunwing Airlines Ferried Toronto-Dublin 01/05/16 on Summer lease to Thomson Airways.
EC-KFI Airbus A320-216 c/n 3174 Vueling Airlines Ferried Madrid-London Southend 30/04/16 for painting for Aer Lingus as EI-FNJ.
EI-CSG Boeing 737-8AS c/n 29922 MIAT Mongolian Airlines leased to Travel Service for Summer first in service Prague-London Gatwick-Prague 15/04/16.
N332CC Boeing 737-86N c/n 30231 Apollo Aviation Capital Management Ferried Goodyear-Bangor-Norwich 01/02-05/16 ex HS-TGH.
Global Aviation News:
airBaltic Share Capital Increase Completed
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/28800
Alitalia narrows losses in 2015; on track for profitability in 2017
Boeing CEO Prepared to Defend Rainmaker 737 as Rivalry Heats Up
Boeing 737 MAX Makes First International Journey for Flight Testing
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/28796
China Southern and Hainan Airlines evaluate Virgin Australia stake to grow tourism potential
Delta, Not Content, Wants To Fix The Unfixable: Regional Operations And Long Security Lines
Emirates launches A380 operations to two new cities
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/28798
FAA approves A350 XWB for ‘beyond 180 minutes’ ETOPS
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/28797
Lufthansa Fares Under Pressure as It Struggles With Revamp
Qantas Airways : Freight And Australia Post Announce Dedicated Freighter Fleet
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/28794
Vienna International Airport: matching its peers. A vital east-west hub
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus eyes Cork-US service with new jets, says IAG boss
Allied Pilots Association Urges Support for House Bill Addressing Norwegian Air International Service
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/28793
Boss who has helped to guide Ryanair out of the turbulence
David McGowan Update: Success followed by Problems
Delta deal does not guarantee future of Bombardier: expert
George Best Belfast City Airport has been named the “sixth most convenient airport in the world” in a study by The Telegraph.
Great Turnout for Air Canada rouge Event
No Irish Need Apply? US airlines, Congress’ Norwegian moves “insulting”
Shannon Group unveils new chief executive Matthew Thomas
Soft launch of Travel Meets Big Data Hackathon
US claims over Cork to Boston route false, says mayor
Watch the timelapse of a Boeing 767 being prepared to be shipped from Shannon Airport to Sligo
10,000 hour milestone for Coast Guard helicopters
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:
@airlineroute British Airways A380 inaugural to Vancouver also marks the 35th anniversary of BA in Vancouver, launched in April 1981 with 747 #YVRA380.
@e_russell .@AmericanAir launched a $828.6m 2016-2 EETC for 22 aircraft this morning.
@e_russell While others order small narrowbodies, @AmericanAir faces a widening gap as A319s leave.
@GlennFarleyK5 Delta’s Ed Bastian says order for Boeing 787’s placed by Northwest are still on the books. But vague about what happens next.
@GlennFarleyK5 Delta refurbishing it’s large 757 fleet. These jets should be around till nearly 2030.
Today’s Video Picks:
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French Air Force H225M Caracal: In-Flight Refuelling
Iran holds intl. symposium on aviation sector
Moving the Boeing 767 from Shannon to Quirky Nights Glamping
Solar Impulse aircraft lands in Phoenix, Arizona
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