Published on May 13th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley


Daily Aviation Brief – 13/05/2016

Aircraft Update:

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’

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Air Serbia’s 2015 profit another step in Etihad-inspired transformation. Wizz Air a possible threat

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Austrian Launches a Wet Lease Agreement with Condor

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Berlin Mulls Help for Aviation Industry

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Cebu Pacific Air inks sale of four Airbus A319 aircraft

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Christchurch International Airport belies its ‘remoteness’; pivotal to New Zealand’s tourism

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European Airlines Likely Next Consolidation Candidates

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Finnair’s strategy review: Finnair to accelerate its growth

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IATA: Oil stimulated demand from lower airfares may be over, premium airfares holding up better

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Larger regional aiports look to longhaul lifeline

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Panama City Tocumen International Airport builds to serve a thriving trading and financial community

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Singapore Airlines and United Airlines codeshare. JV on Singapore-US nonstops would make sense

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United 757 upset underlines need for ‘startle’ training

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Irish Aviation News:

Aer Lingus and Ryanair launch seat sales after CityJet axe Cork to London City route

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Are Norwegian Airlines International using Ireland as a flag of convenience – Cork MEP says “no”

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CityJet to terminate services between Cork and London City Airport

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Dublin Airport passenger figures set to hit 27 million after surge in the first quarter

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IAG CEO Willie Walsh: ‘I will fight’ current Heathrow third runway plan

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Irish groups back Cork-Boston flights in targeted offensive on key US politicians

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More airlines will follow Lufthansa in imposing GDS fee, says Ryanair

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Ryanair and Aer Lingus likely to agree passenger deal ‘within the year’

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Ryanair announces new routes as it makes Bournemouth winter base

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Ryanair introduces new Bucharest-Bristol route

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Ryanair’s O’Leary blasts Bernie Sanders opposition to Cork/US flights

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Ryanair personalised digital platform set for take-off

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Ryanair reveals strategy to be a digital business with an airline bolted on

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Stobart Air boss resigns after bid rejected

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Stobart Group returns to profit

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Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Dublin Airport shortlisted for ACI ‘Best Airport Award’:


Sentinel Aviation Services delivers former Transaero 737 to Bravo Airways:

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

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Norwegian brings competition, low fares and more jobs to the U.S.

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