Published on May 30th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 30/05/2016
EI-FNV Airbus A319-132 c/n 1952 Nesma Airlines Ferried East Midlands-Dublin 27/05/16 after paint prior delivery to become SU-NMD.
EI-FRS Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44745 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 27/05/16.
EI-FRT Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44740 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 26/05/16.
EI-XLF Boeing 747-446 c/n 27645 Rossiya Airlines Ferried Victorville-San Bernardino-Manchester 28-29/05/16 for paint.
EI-XLJ Boeing 747-446 c/n 27646 Rossiya Airlines Being prepared for delivery at Xiamen 24/05/16.
OE-IDY Airbus A320-232 c/n 928 Ames Camo Ferried Chengdu-Astana-Ostrava 26/05/16 ex B-MAX.
Global Aviation News:
Airbus to deliver 1 plane a week to India
American Air President Says Airlines Should Price the Way Hotels Price
A4E, AEA, ELFAA, ERA, IACA and IATA criticise proposed Norwegian air tax
Boeing made a ‘major mistake’ 12 years ago that left its customers in the lurch
British Airways Evaluates Its Nigeria Routes on Traffic, Dollar
Delta Connection Breaks Record for No-Cancel Streak
DHS secretary on TSA delays: We’re not going to compromise aviation security
Read more: https://youtu.be/EkAzEfyullc
Gatwick’s ‘data socialist’ proves value of data sharing with pioneering Airport Community app
Lessons From Asia’s Under 30 Travel Startups
Lufthansa Suspends Caracas Flights as Venezuelan Economy Struggles
Russia To Spend $1.5 Billion on New Planes For Domestic Airlines
Skyscanner launches Facebook Messenger bot for flight search and travel inspiration
The Reason Air Travel Is Terrible and So Few Airlines Are Profitable
Irish Aviation News:
Aerclub deferred until end 2016 by Aer Lingus
Airline Executives Gather at IATA Convention and Look for Answers
Construction of new €50m air traffic control tower at Dublin Airport could start by next March
Irish Aviation Authority rejects US pilots’ criticism of airline
Press conference at IATA Dublin next week closes two days of airport justice events
Presidential candidates weigh in on the feud over Norwegian Air International
Ryanair Interview Europe’s Top Gun
Ryanair wants five routes from Amsterdam [Dutch]
Ryanair wants to fill Aer Lingus Transatlantic flights [Dutch]
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:
@ghimlay .@AlaskaAir CFO says on merger with @VirginAmerica: “We are going to move cautiously, we don’t want to screw any of this up.”
@ghimlay .@HawaiianAir CCO says airline has luxury of time to see how CSeries operates, won’t need deliveries until after early part of next decade.
@winglets747 ANA and Vietnam Airlines conclude capital agreement. Effective July, ANA will buy 8.8% of VN for US$109m.
@winglets747 Finnair seeks to improve short-haul costs (and feed growing long-haul) by reducing A319s and growing A321s.
@winglets747 Virgin Atlantic to serve Seattle, another new destination but still in the Delta safety net.
Today’s Video Picks:
Autism Awareness Shannon Airport
Design of the Challenger 650 aircraft’s cabin
Etihad A380 Virtual Reality experience featuring Nicole Kidman
Irish businessman is turning a Boeing 767 into a ‘Glamorous Camping’ site
La Mole – Legacy 450