Published on May 17th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 17/05/2016
D-ABUT Boeing 767-3Q8 c/n 29383 Condor Re-Delivered Beijing Capital International-Frankfurt 14/05/16 ex EI-UNE.
EI-FSB Airbus A321-211 c/n 1554 BH Air Delivered Moscow Domodedovo-Sofia 13/05/16.
TC-IZK Boeing 737-86J c/n 37742 Izmir Airlines Delivered Shannon-Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International 12/05/16 in Pegasus Airlines colours ex D-ABKD.
Global Aviation News:
Alaska Airlines wants to replace Southwest Airlines as California’s go-to airline
American Bows to Technology, Ends In-Flight Gate Announcements
Anne-Sissel Skånvik tells the story for Norwegian
BAA break-up on course to create £870m of consumer benefits
BA to start charging for food on short-haul economy flights
BOC Aviation Attracts Boeing, Omani Fund to $1.1 Billion IPO
Emirates announces seventh daily service to Bangkok
Etihad VP of guest services Linda Celestino talks #PaxEx, leaning in
GECAS’ Cargo Aircraft Group Underway With First 737-800NG Passenger-to-Freighter Conversion
Singapore Airlines’ Low-Cost Carriers, Others Start Alliance
Irish Aviation News:
Ascend Aero IFE Newsletter 16 May
Donegal to Glasgow flight diverted to avoid Star Wars filming
Dublin’s RDS hosts the IATA AGM, 1 – 3 June 2016
Largest low-cost airline in Europe Ryanair looks to fly to Lviv
Passenger flights from Carlisle Airport ‘by this time next year’
Technical cert brings US-Cork flights a step closer
Shannon Airport supports Norwegian Air services plan to operate between Ireland and US
Strikes and terror to hit Ryanair for up to €40m
7 Firm Decisions CEO Christoph Mueller Made For MAS To Finally “Stop Bleeding”
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Dublin Airport shortlisted for ACI ‘Best Airport Award’: http://bit.ly/1q5CjHp
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 16-05-2016: http://bit.ly/2578R6W
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 16 May 2016: http://bit.ly/27sPwfb
Sentinel Aviation Services delivers former Transaero 737 to Bravo Airways: http://bit.ly/1T3RHBJ
Tweets of the day:
@ACI_EUROPE Alberto Martín: ”3 key concepts for regional airports: cooperation; sustainability & passenger experience” @aena #RACE2016.
@ACI_EUROPE Ross Mitchell @Bombardier looking at new aircraft cost efficiency helping regional airports growing their network #RACE2016.
@ACI_EUROPE Henrik Morch @EU_Competition : ”there is now intense competition between airports to attract airlines” #RACE2016.
@ACI_EUROPE Andersson on transforming the passenger experience: ”We need to empower the airport with more information” #RACE2016.
@JohnLStrickland .@ACI_EUROPE #race2016 not only #airlines & #airports who need to collaborate @CorkAirport CEO explained need for “coalition of the willing”
@JohnLStrickland #RACE2016 @SmallPlanetAir flies #airbus A320. Profitable. Claims 3rd lowest unit costs in Europe after @easyJet @Ryanair.
Today’s Video Picks:
Aer Lingus Inauguration at LAX
Cessna 182 from Weston Airport routing across Dublin City
Fiona pilots Aer Lingus A330 out of San Francisco
“It’s absolutely critical that the UK remains in Europe” – Ryanair boss
This Jet Sailed Up The West Coast of Ireland