Published on May 25th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 25/05/2016
EI-FRO Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44742 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 23/05/16.
EI-FRP Boeing 737-8AS c/n 62692 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 23/05/16.
G-JZHH Boeing 737-85P c/n 28536 Jet2 Delivered Norwich-Manchester 23/05/16 ex EI-RUF.
Global Aviation News:
AirAsia X posts RM179 million net profit in 1Q16
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/29138
Brexit Would Raise Vacation Costs for Britons, Cameron Says
Embraer E190-E2 achieves first flight earlier than expected
Heathrow launches ‘election-style’ expansion manifesto pledging to secure a stronger economy for families across Britain
Idealogical Purity Likely Not Among Delta’s Reasons For Vehement Fight Against Persian Gulf Carriers
Icelandair introduces 767s to its fleet; launches Montreal as latest North American destination; Boston #1 route for ASKs
Liverpool-Heathrow air link working party to be established
Malaysia Airlines adds two leased A350s
Norwegian to take eight more Boeing 737 MAXs and two 787s
US airlines’ big test
Wizz Air reaches 20 million passengers per annum milestone; 25 bases across Central and Eastern Europe but Luton remains #1 airport
Irish Aviation News:
ASL Aviation Group Acquires TNT Airline Operations
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/29140
British-Irish Airports EXPO, 143 exhibitors, 10 airport/airline CEOs – please send all your people – it’s all free!
Decision on future of Cork to US flights is imminent
Enda Kenny urged to intervene on Cork-US flights
First Sukhoi Superjet 100 delivered to CityJet
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/29154
Irish Aviation Authority Completes First Milestone Towards Operating AireonSM ALERT
Lack of resources threatens US pre-clearance service at Dublin Airport
Now Clinton fights to block flights between Cork and the United States
Ryanair’s best margin since 2005 illustrates the success of ‘Always Getting Better’ programme
Ryanair boss predicts no long-term future at either Air Berlin or Eurowings [German]
Ryanair may extend share buyback
Why a ‘fare war’ from Ryanair Holdings plc should scare easyJet plc and Wizz Air Holdings plc
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 23 May 2016 : http://bit.ly/1U7Yfta
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 24-05-2016 : http://bit.ly/1XuCrgM
Tweets of the day:
@atterseeluftfah Lufthansa grounded three @Airbus 340-600s as demand during the summer schedule is shrinking. The aircraft’s are parked in Spain. Next on ATW.
@flyethiopian All set for my maiden flight! #EthiopianA350 #A350 XWB #comingsoon.
@grahamck63 More capacity from @jet2tweets for the winter @BelfastAirport that was my good news email last week #moregrowthmorejobs.
@TheHUBRoutes ASL Aviation Group completes acquisition of TNT Airways & Pan Air Líneas Aéreas – now ASL Airlines Belgium & Spain.
@winglets747 Vietnam wants to use VietJet order for US relations. On other hand, privately-owned VietJet growth conflicts with state-owned airline.
Today’s Video Picks:
Aer Lingus CEO Stephen Kavanagh at International Aviation Club
Challenges in Latin America’s Supply Chain
Daniel Cohen, Copa Airlines, On Current Suppliers
FG To Develop Infrastructure In Aviation Industry
Francisco Sanchez Arrieta, Latam Airlines Group, On Airline-Supplier Relationship
Not Bothered About Shareholder Approval For Entry Into Aviation Biz: VRL Logistics