Published on May 26th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 26/05/2016
D-ABML Boeing 737-86J c/n 37773 Air Berlin Ferried Budapest-Shannon 21/05/16 for painting into Fuzhou Airlines colours prior delivery.
EI-FRR Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44739 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 24/05/16.
Global Aviation News:
AirAsia X expects at least 10% growth in ancillary revenue in 2016
Airlines turn to personalised offers to combat revenue declines
American Airlines, LATAM file for JV antitrust immunity
Boeing and Airbus are slugging it out in their fight for market share, which now includes another player
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/29155
British Airways adds longest direct route with Santiago return
Etihad Aviation Group and partners boost financing platform strategy to US$1.2 billion
Finnair’s Growth Plans Ready Nordic Carrier for Consolidation
HighFlyer Interview: Matthias Schmid, Vice President Sales USA, Emirates
Latest Economic Turbulence to Hit Airlines: Currency Controls
Lufthansa grounds three A340-600s as summer demand weakens
New BA boss to start fare review
Norwegian CEO: “Edinburgh is central to our UK growth with future plans for new transatlantic routes”
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/29160
Pilot shortage forces Austrian Airlines to cancel 150 flights in June
Vietnam Airlines targets 20m pax, USD103m profit in 2016
Virgin America leaves a lasting product legacy as it readies for absorption by Alaska
WOW air takes delivery of brand-new ‘family’ jets
Irish Aviation News:
Avolon delivers an Airbus A320-200 aircraft to VietJet
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/29169
Belfast airport throws expansion support behind Heathrow
Construction of ATC Tower – Construction of Air Traffic Visual Control Tower at Dublin Airport for the Irish Aviation Authority
Dublin Airport Runway Development
Dublin’s US pre-clearance under threat
Hillary Clinton urges Obama to nix Norwegian Air Cork / US flights
Life is sweet for pilot
Michael O’Leary: Ryanair set for German dominance
Ryanair boss says combination of low fares and customer service has ‘revolutionised airline industry’
Ryanair Calls On EU To Finally Take Action As French ATC Unions Announce 4 More Strike Days
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/29161
Ryanair departure will doom Norway airport
Ryanair may start at Oslo Gardermoen Airport on September 1 [Norwegian]
Shannon-Schiphol is Skyscanner “Unserved Route of the Week” with 30,000 searches in the last year; KLM’s first Irish destination??
We’ll crush German airlines, boasts Ryanair boss
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 24 May 2016 : http://bit.ly/1U7Yfta
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 24-05-2016 : http://bit.ly/1XuCrgM
Tweets of the day:
@BFlinter Key to better border management is collaboration between airlines, airports and governments #ATIS2016.
@Inflight_Steph The buzzword of the #ATIS2016 today has definitely been ‘single token’ travel, which will be enabled by IoT.
@Inflight_Steph The aim is for your password and your information never to leave your device – your phone is the key, interacting with other tech #ATIS2016.
@JetwayMJ .@SITAonline sees future where passenger #travel data, docs, passports etc. combined in “single token” #ATIS2016.
@JetwayMJ #Airlines currently charged $4160 for each passenger arriving in US without proper identification #ATIS2016 #cybersecurity #airportsecurity.
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Highlights From Day One of EBACE2016
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