Published on June 1st, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 01/06/2016
A7-LAA Airbus A320-214 c/n 6347 Qatar Airways Ferried Shannon-Doha 27/05/16 after paint into standard colours.
D-ABML Boeing 737-86J c/n 37773 Fuzhou Airlines Ferried Shannon-Budapest 31/05/16 after paint prior delivery to become B-1559.
OE-IDY Airbus A320-232 c/n 928 CobaltAir Delivered Ostrava-Larnaca 31/05/16 to become 5B-.
Global Aviation News:
After United’s Exit, Africans Look To Delta Air Lines For Direct Flights
Air France still dominates at CDG and Orly, but easyJet and Vueling continue to eat into its share
CAPA global airline financial outlook
Caribbean Airlines’ regional leadership has vaporised; control issues and instability persist
Delta Airlines Invents Security Checkpoint to Upend Long TSA Lines
Dynamics shift in regional Australia with Rex’s first loss, Jetgo expansion and arrival of Airly
Fuel prices confuse an already uncertain – but high-growth – future for aircraft orders
Leading generators of transfer traffic at top four US airports revealed
London named world’s most connected city
Thomas Cook Airlines boosts US network with Boston launch
Virgin Australia sells stake to China’s HNA Aviation Group
Irish Aviation News:
AerCap Delivers First of Two New Airbus A350 XWB Aircraft to Cathay Pacific Airways
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/29216
Aer Lingus Viscount Awards reward NI high flyers
Aer Lingus winner Mukesh is flying high in London ‘second home’
Airline chiefs touch down in Dublin for IATA meeting
Airline ‘will not use cheap labour’ on Cork-Boston route
Ascend Aero – Helicopter Newsletter 31 May
Cancellation of Menorca route a blow to Cork Airport
CityJet to recruit 10 trainee pilots
Dublin Airport, Tourism Ireland and IDA Ireland Come Together to Promote Ireland
Dublin Airport transfers up 50% to 250,000
Kerry Airport profits increase
Ryanair and Aer Lingus advance cases for return of €120m in air tax
Ryanair welcomes over 30 new aircraft in first four months of 2016
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:
@AirwaysNews Brégier on Qatar CEO Akbar Al Baker’s threats to walk away from A320neo: “I take it seriously that we have a vocal customer like him..” 1/2.
@AirwaysNews Brégier (cont’d 2/2) “.. and there’s often truth in what he’s saying.”
@AlexInAir Fabrice: “I believe launching the #A350-800 may not be the best option” (only 2 airline customers) #AirbusID16.
@e_russell .@Delta will launch the first nonstop between @flypdx and #LHR in May 2017, offering 4x weekly seasonal service on a 767-300ER.
@e_russell Wonder how long it will be before HNA purchases a stake in a US carrier..
@KevinMacSweeny John Hurley CTO @RyanairLabs “#Ryanair receive 1/2 a terabyte of data off each flight!” #FutureScope @BICDublin.
Today’s Video Picks:
Airbus CEO vs Neo noise difference
Amadeus m-Power Case Study – Atlas Travel
A superjumbo message from the Emirates “United for Wildlife” A380 Fleet
Some Airlines Don’t Think Venezuela Is Worth The Trip
The Making of Etihad Airways VR Brand Campaign