Published on May 10th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 10/05/2016
G-MLJL Airbus A330-243 c/n 254 Thomas Cook Airlines Ferried Dublin-Manchester 04/05/16 after painting.
G-OBYE Boeing 767-304 c/n 28979 Thomson Airways Ferried Shannon-Manchester 09/05/16 after TUIfly Germany ops ex D-ATYE.
Global Aviation News:
Air France-Singapore Airlines partnership talks highlight lack of Gulf airline penetration in France
Allegiant Air weathers the prickly dynamics of a low fuel environment. Expects steady growth ahead
Boeing innovations: Sometimes lucrative, sometimes a bust
Icelandair Group: Agreement signed on the purchase of two Boeing 767-300 aircraft
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/28899
jetBlue Airways works to reverse negative unit revenues as investors continue pressure for rewards
Lufthansa re-calibrates in Asia: JVs pull focus from Hong Kong; Swiss 777; Austrian pivots to China
Qatar Airways Inducts 50th Boeing 777 Into Its Fleet
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/28905
Thai Airways falls behind Singapore Airlines Group with regional connectivity: Part 1
US airlines use JVs to expand Asia presence, but dissenting voices: CAPA Americas Summit
WestJet after 20 years. The new LCC challenges: preserving the culture but rising to the business
Irish Aviation News:
Ascend Aero IFE Newsletter 9 May
Eirtech Aviation Wins Four Year Technical Services Contract With SAS
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/28906
EI-FJO Boeing 737-8JP Norwegian First Flight
EI-FRN Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair First Flight
IAG CEO Willie Walsh: Ryanair transformation is ‘stunning’
Investec Finances Four Emirates A380s in $1 Billion Jet Deal
Ireland’s Kingspan Eyes Investment in Iran’s Airport Infrastructure
Ryanair backs Cork-US flights bid
Ryanair tops Bristol Airport’s track-keeping awards
Willie Walsh: Ryanair transformation is ‘stunning’
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Dublin Airport shortlisted for ACI ‘Best Airport Award’ : http://bit.ly/1q5CjHp
Sentinel Aviation Services delivers former Transaero 737 to Bravo Airways: http://bit.ly/1T3RHBJ
Tweets of the day:
@AfricanAirlines #ASC2016 Africa has fastest growing middleclass in the world – time to innovate in Africa – Jamie Partington – SITA.
@AfricanAirlines #ASC2016 Alleviating tax burden to airlines by governments can be a win-win strategy to create demand, Patrice Bouedo – ATR.
@AfricanAirlines #ASC2016 opening ceremony IATA VP Africa: it is critical that collaborative relationships are established between all aviation partners.
@fredkiige #ASC2016 Kenya’s MPESA is a global worldchanger in use of mobile technology.. Sam Munda – Director SITA.
@kabeeraerick Lack of political will to liberalize aviation sector within Africa has led to th loss of $billions and affects th continent #ASC2016.
@kabeeraerick #Africa has the most expensive airtickets and people prefer travelling by road making the aviation sector undeveloped #ASC2016 @FlyRwandAir.
Today’s Video Picks:
Ascend Flightglobal Consultancy’s Q2 Commercial aviation webinar
Boeing 767 Enniscrone, Sligo, Ireland’s first aircraft carrier 😛
Boeing 767 Lands on Enniscrone Beach Co Sligo Ireland
British Airways inaugural flight at SJC
Russian Aviation Takes Part in Victory Day Celebrations in Moscow
United Airlines launches nonstop flights from San Francisco to Xi’an