Published on May 31st, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 31/05/2016
EI-DBG Boeing 767-3Q8 c/n 24746 TFM Aviation Ferried Teruel-Budapest 28/05/16 in Transaero Airlines colours prior delivery.
2-IFNB Embraer 170STD c/n 17000093 AerFin Ferried Exeter-Norwich 27/05/16 ex EI-FNB.
Global Aviation News:
Aegean Airlines: wider 1Q loss exposes growing seasonality. Ryanair maintains competitive pressure
AirAsia Gets $1 Billion Offer to Acquire Leasing Company
AirAsia X yields skyrocket as Malaysian competition rationalises and key markets pick up
Bank of China Plane Unit’s $1.1 Billion IPO Shows Asia Shift
CAAC approves launch of Guangdong Longhao Airlines
Hawaiian Airlines’ favourable geography helps it post a PRASM performance that outshines its peers
Historic moment for Algarve as Faro Airport welcomes first Boeing Dreamliner
Lufthansa to Suspend Flights to Venezuela Starting Next Month
Malaysia Airlines reports ‘marginal’ improvement in 1Q results
Pegasus Airlines widens net losses in 1Q
Wizz Air: more strong FY results for ultra-LCC. A321 to solve problem of further unit cost reduction
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus gears up for new US routes
Ascend Aero IFE Newsletter 30 May
Aviation Leaders Gathering in Dublin
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Councillor Caulfield Calls on Mayo representatives in the Dail and Seanad to secure Necessary Funding for IWAK
David McWilliams: Ireland is on a high with aviation success
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Knock Airport at 30: The miracle that keeps on giving… and taking
Knock airport’s success built on a wing and a prayer
Nearly 30 million passengers went through Irish airports in 2015
Norwegian Receives Overwhelming Support on both Sides of the Atlantic for Norwegian Air International
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/29206
Planned summer 2016 Cork-Menorca route cancelled
Transport officials look to expand US pre-clearance at Irish airports
€3 million Shannon Airport Enhancement To Begin Shortly
12 Aviation Events starting week of June 6 on Ascend Aero’s Complete Guide to Aerospace Conferences & Events
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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:
@atterseeluftfah New @Airbus A380 upper deck sidewall lining should create 10 additional Business Class seats and $6 million annual revenue #AirbusID16.
@GerryS Thomas Cook is tailplane direct print launch customer delivered March 2016. 3kg savings, 500ml of ink. #AirbusID16.
@RAeSTimR “Unfortunately we’ve been building gliders for the first part of the year” quips Williams of A320neo GTF engine issue. #AirbusID16.
@R_Wall Airbus COO says working through GTF issues might have been easier under old IAE construct with Rolls-Royce providing more technical depth.
@R_Wall Airbus readies first upgraded Pratt & Whitney A320neo engine, called the “golden engine,” for flight testing.
@R_Wall Airbus COO Williams says A350-1000 assembly progressing well. First flight around September 2016.
Today’s Video Picks:
Cobalt Air First A320-233 Landing at Larnaca
IATA AGM 2016 Curtain raiser
Ireland West Airport 30th Birthday Tribute
SSJ100 CityJet Livery Painting Time Lapse