Published on June 7th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 07/06/2016
VT-IDU Airbus A320-232 c/n 2457 IndiGo Airlines Delivered Shannon-Yenişehir-Delhi 03/4-06/16 ex EI-EZG.
UR-PSS Boeing 737-8AS c/n 35005 Ukraine International Registered at Dublin 05/06/16 prior delivery ex EI-EFA.
Global Aviation News:
Africa Outlook: Ethiopian Airlines and Air Mauritius grow, but others face strong headwinds
Air India can be profitable with oil at $60: official
Airline Consolidation: Delta Airlines, United Continental Reportedly Named As Potential Buyers Of Avianca Holdings
Airlines turn on pressure on SNP to slash passenger duty
China is not the only game in town: Asia’s other aviation growth markets
Chinese investor to buy majority stake in Frankfurt-Hahn
Emirates Gives Up on A380Neo, Pushes to Get Its 142 Superjumbos
Ethiopian Airlines considering 10-15 Boeing 777-8 purchase: CEO
Finnair eyes more A321s as grows to meet Asian demand
Finnair wants local ownership limitations removed
HNA Group seeks 49.99% of Air France’s catering unit
IATA: Global commercial aircraft fleet to reach nearly 28,000 in 2016
Leahy expects stable oil prices; calls current levels ‘good for everyone’
Lufthansa should examine Gulf airlines partnership, German official urges
Qantas in talks on network reach of Dreamliner fleet
Qatar Air Content With IAG Stake, Plans Major Italian Push
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus chief backs ‘gamble’ of scrapping APD
Aer Lingus mulls Boeing phase out
Brexit could badly damage our (Northern Ireland) airports, claims expert
Dublin now one of top 5 transatlantic hubs in Europe
IAG CEO Willie Walsh reveals airline could be interested in buying C Series jets from Bombardier
Irish transport minister lauds open aviation policy benefits
Night restrictions on Dublin Airport runway may be lifted
Norwegian Air’s NAI awaits final approval of US rights. Credibility of US-EU open skies is at stake
Oliver’s work for Ryanair takes off
Tellus sets its sights on the West of Ireland
Transport Minister Shane Ross slams delays in Cork-Boston air route
Travel Extra Sunday Supplement 5 June
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
To be updated
Tweets of the day:
@AlexInAir Qatar Airways CEO confirms they have cancelled first @Airbus #A320neo (walk away clause) due to the delay from Pratt and Whitney. #IATAAGM.
@cnegroni IAG’s Willie Walsh says @iata push for global #CO2 scheme @icao is “greatest achievement” #IATAAGM #climatechange #airline #greenleadership.
@LARA_StephanieT Walsh on pilot shortage: My license has expired so I can’t help out, but we haven’t seen challenges at IAG – not a European issue #IATAAGM.
@LARA_StephanieT Walsh: Technology exists today for neighbouring ATC networks to provide over-flight clearance (e.g through French airspace) #IATAAGM.
@Mark_J_Henry New aircraft, more sustainable fuels & carbon offset programmes are part of the solution to #ClimateChange says Alan Joyce @Qantas #IATAAGM.
@Mark_J_Henry Qatar Airways to soon start daily flights to Dublin & considering flights to Belfast.
Today’s Video Picks:
IATA warns Nigeria could lose flight services over forex controls
Interview with Alan Joyce, Qantas CEO
Interview with Steven Kavanagh, CEO Aer Lingus
Interview with Willie Walsh, CEO of British Airways