Published on May 23rd, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 23/05/2016
C-FEAK Boeing 737-86Q c/n 30292 Sunwing Airlines Ferried Toronto-Belfast International 19/05/16 on summer lease to Thomson Airways.
EI-FJO Boeing 737-8JP c/n 40276 Norwegian Air International Delivered Boeing Field-Oslo 19/05/16.
EI-RUJ Boeing 737-81Q c/n 29049 VEBL 767-300 Ltd Ferried Moscow Vnukovo-Teruel Airport 21/05/16 in Transaero Airlines colours by Azur Aviation.
N153CA Boeing 757-2Y0 c/n 26161 WBFN Ferried Marana-Anchorage-Incheon International 19/20-05/16 still for ASL Airlines as EI-CJY?.
Global Aviation News:
Alitalia still assessing relations with Air France-KLM
Air Malta investment is ‘sub-zero risk, won’t cost a euro’ – Alitalia president
American Airlines on ‘High Alert’ Lawmakers Will Target Tax Breaks Over HB2 Opposition
Blocking airline a threat to Boeing workers
Bombardier, Aerospace Hit Canada’s ‘Bulls-Eye’, Morneau Says
Bombardier Removes Republic From C-Series Schedule
Cathay Pacific gets its first Airbus A350 on May 27
Etihad Confident of Air Berlin, Alitalia Turnaround, Hogan Says
Fewer Retirements Could Squeeze Aircraft Production
IATA CEO: ‘We need global standards on data collection’
Iberia seeks to join BA-Finnair-JAL JV
If It’s Tuesday it must be Barcelona, but where will Karen’s bag be?
New Cyprus airline set for take off, licence approved
OPINION: Who might star in Europe’s next airline consolidation phase?
State aid: Commission clarifies scope of EU State aid rules to facilitate public investment
Transport Union Head States Case Against Norwegian
‘Under intense pressure’: Cathay Pacific chief calls for hiring freeze as passenger and cargo businesses drop
Unease mounts over Qatar’s stake-building in IAG
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus CEO Stephen Kavanagh supports Norwegian International’s bid to the US
Aer Lingus CEO: “we welcome new entrants” in transatlantic market
Clinton urges Obama to block Norwegian Air from flying to US
Dublin Airport’s success contrasts with NI aviation policy
Heathrow expansion could create 5,000 jobs in Northern Ireland, claims Holland-Kaye
Mayor of County Cork slams pilots association for blocking US flights
Nice and profitable: How Ryanair revamped itself
Ryanair concentrating on cash, could be debt free by 2023-CFO
Ryanair to use cash to finance capital projects
Shannon supports US Norwegian deal
The five-minute CIO: John Hurley, Ryanair
Travel Extra Sunday Supplement 22 May
Verona is the latest route to appear on the destination screens at Belfast International Airport.
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:
@airkarp A4A says security wait times at Chicago Midway exceeding 90 mins; notes Southwest, which does not have bag fees, is dominant carrier there.
@airkarp Delta CFO Paul Jacobson ‘seeing a steady stream of rising oil prices. We’re probably poised to touch $50 [per barrel] pretty soon.’
@airkarp A4A chief economist John Heimlich: Supply, measured in airline seats offered, highest in 8 years domestically; outbound int’l highest ever.
@airkarp A4A chief economist John Heimlich: US airfares at lowest point in at least 6 years.
@e_russell BNDES is financing deliveries of both @RepublicAirways and @SkyWestAirlines E175s, their CEOs say. #RAA2016.
@gordonlisa2 @PWCanada reports phase 2 testing is complete on next gen regional turboprop engine for future 90-seaters; “exceeds expectations.” #RAA2016.
@kcreedy ATR feels loss of NA market owing to lack of jetway capability. It has incorporated it and wants to recapture market share in NA. #RAA2016.
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