Published on May 16th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 16/05/2016
D-ABKK Boeing 737-86J c/n 37753 Air Berlin Ferried Budapest-Shannon 14/05/16 for painting into Aeromexico colours.
D-ABMF Boeing 737-86J c/n 37767 Air Berlin Ferried Munich-Shannon 10/05/16 for painting into EastarJet colours.
EI-FJN Boeing 737-8JP c/n 41152 Norwegian Air International Delivered Boeing Field-Oslo 12/05/16.
Global Aviation News:
airberlin must aim for a profit in 2016 after eighth straight operating loss in 2015 and 1Q2016 loss
Air Canada’s outlook lifted by slowing domestic capacity as it works to maximise fleet flexibility
Air Serbia’s 2015 profit another step in Etihad-inspired transformation. Wizz Air a possible threat
Copa Airlines margins compressed by continued economic deterioration in Latin America
DHS outlines plan for US airport security lines, but urges patience
FAA certifies three Norwegian B737s for ETOPS-180
FedEx and TNT Express Announce that 88.4% of all TNT Express Shares Have Been Tendered
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/29006
LCC CEOs to lead discussions at CAPA North Asia LCC Summit, Tokyo, Jun-7/8-2016
Reports: VLM Airlines files for creditor protection
Singapore Airlines is fighting to prevent travelers from switching to Emirates
Small Planet Airlines GmbH obtains German Air Operator’s Certificate
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/28992
The World’s Richest Airlines Can’t Get Enough Hand-Me-Down Jets
Irish Aviation News:
Commercial issues with stakeholders delays Dublin Airport fuel line start
EI-FRR Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair First Flight
EI-FRP Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair First Flight
EI-FRO Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair First Flight
IAG intends to connect San Jose with other technology centers such as Dublin [Spanish]
IBA says aircraft leasing shows few signs of slowing
NAI supporters dispel opponent claims as unions protest in Washington
Ryanair calls for Google eDreams ban
Ryanair CEO says Brexit could have a downward effect on air fares
Ryanair recommends Ukraine to implement Open Skies in Kyiv city
Stobart gives Ryanair the brush-off in the battle of the airlines
Travel Extra Sunday Supplement 15 May 2016
Vincent Wall: Why our plan for failing airports is populist poppycock
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 they’re building Dublin out as a gateway – more opportunities to go between US and Europe #PHX2016.
@GlobeTrotScott New runways are a “vanity project” unless you have the demand – Stephen Kavanagh, CEO @AerLingus #PHX2016.
@ParthaBose Competing against Ryanair has brought great cost discipline to Europe’s carriers #PHX2016 @OliverWyman.
@ParthaBose New efficient airplanes like 787 will let airlines make bolder moves – long range, fewer seats but burn less fuel @OliverWyman #PHX2016.
@PlaneBusiness “Much, much lower prices.” What IAG Chair Willie Walsh wants from OEMs. #PHX2016.
Today’s Video Picks:
Airbus Corporate Jets: giving wings to your lifestyle
Benfica themed Boeing 777-300ER | Emirates
Everyone`s Fanhansa commercial | Lufthansa
Giant Autoclave for Boeing 777X Parts Makes its Move
Touchdown with our Airbus A350 – Qatar Airways in Adelaide