Published on May 13th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 13/05/2016
EC-KFI Airbus A320-216 c/n 3174 Aer Lingus Ferried London Southend-Madrid 11/05/16 after paint prior delivery to become EI-FNJ.
EI-EFB Boeing 737-8AS c/n 37532 Jeju Air Ferried Bournemouth-Dublin 12/05/16 after paint prior delivery to become HL8064.
EI-FRM Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44743 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 11/05/16.
Global Aviation News:
ACI Europe: Airports are ‘keenly focused on improving their competitive positions’
Air Serbia’s 2015 profit another step in Etihad-inspired transformation. Wizz Air a possible threat
Austrian Launches a Wet Lease Agreement with Condor
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/28966
Berlin Mulls Help for Aviation Industry
Cebu Pacific Air inks sale of four Airbus A319 aircraft
Christchurch International Airport belies its ‘remoteness’; pivotal to New Zealand’s tourism
European Airlines Likely Next Consolidation Candidates
Finnair’s strategy review: Finnair to accelerate its growth
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/28969
IATA: Oil stimulated demand from lower airfares may be over, premium airfares holding up better
Larger regional aiports look to longhaul lifeline
Panama City Tocumen International Airport builds to serve a thriving trading and financial community
Singapore Airlines and United Airlines codeshare. JV on Singapore-US nonstops would make sense
United 757 upset underlines need for ‘startle’ training
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus and Ryanair launch seat sales after CityJet axe Cork to London City route
Are Norwegian Airlines International using Ireland as a flag of convenience – Cork MEP says “no”
CityJet to terminate services between Cork and London City Airport
Dublin Airport passenger figures set to hit 27 million after surge in the first quarter
IAG CEO Willie Walsh: ‘I will fight’ current Heathrow third runway plan
Irish groups back Cork-Boston flights in targeted offensive on key US politicians
More airlines will follow Lufthansa in imposing GDS fee, says Ryanair
Ryanair and Aer Lingus likely to agree passenger deal ‘within the year’
Ryanair announces new routes as it makes Bournemouth winter base
Ryanair introduces new Bucharest-Bristol route
Ryanair’s O’Leary blasts Bernie Sanders opposition to Cork/US flights
Ryanair personalised digital platform set for take-off
Ryanair reveals strategy to be a digital business with an airline bolted on
Stobart Air boss resigns after bid rejected
Stobart Group returns to profit
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:
@crankyflier Aer Lingus CEO says that goal is to keep growing Dublin as a hub, but could be opportunity from NY/Boston to other Irish cities #PHX2016.
@crankyflier Aer Lingus CEO says they’re building Dublin out as a gateway – more opportunities to go between US and Europe #PHX2016.
@ghimlay .@AmericanAir could find it hard to justify some 757 markets eventually if there is no 757 replacement, says VP network #PHX2016.
@ghimlay Growth of Gulf carriers is logical and rational, says IAG’s Walsh. “The sooner people recognize that and move on, the better.”
@ghimlay “The consumers like them [Gulf carriers], and that’s why they are flying with them.” – IAG CEO Walsh #PHX2016.
@ghimlay IAG CEO Willie Walsh says @qatarairways’s Al Baker is a “great” shareholder. “Akbar is a friend of mine and we get on very well.” #PHX2016.
@ghimlay “We are a Spanish-registered company, based in the UK and run by an Irishman.” – IAG CEO Willie Walsh #PHX2016.
@hharteveldt .@AmericanAir says 787 Dreamliner makes it possible to open more long-haul international markets, routes #PHX2016 #airline.
Today’s Video Picks:
Aero-TV: Inside AEA 2016 – Gogo Business Aviation’s John Wade
Kenny Dichter – Kevin Bacon of Entrepreneurship
Lee McCabe, Facebook, Global Head of Travel – Phocuswright India, April 2016
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