Published on June 13th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 13/06/2016
EI-FNJ Airbus A320-216 c/n 3174 Aer Lingus Ferried Madrid-Dublin 10/06/16 ex EC-KFI.
EI-FNW Boeing 737-86N c/n 28642 Meridiana Delivered Budapest-Milan Malpensa 08/06/16 ex LN-NOM.
UR-PSS Boeing 737-8AS c/n 35005 Ukraine International Delivered Dublin-Kiev 10/06/16 ex EI-EFA.
Global Aviation News:
Aeromexico takes a bold stand against Donald Trump as its JV with Delta hangs in the balance
airberlin continues to shrink. Etihad remains supportive, but internal solution is needed
Air Malta: perennial loss-maker struggles with rising LCC competition. Alitalia considers investing
Airlines struggle to charge for new tax
Air Transat sees lower ticket prices from European overcapacity
Asian LCC Value Alliance establishes a new direction, using a new connectivity technology platform
Can airports do ‘loyalty’ and what does it actually mean?
easyJet eyes new European operation if Britain flies solo
Eurowings exec eyes profit in 2017, more cost reductions
Eurowings sees ‘some viable options’ for consolidation
Flybe rejigs Republic Q400 deal over ‘cautious’ forecasts
Gulf Air Reduces Losses by 88% in the Three Years Since it embarked upon its Restructuring Strategy
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/29369
Latam Airlines Plans Cuts to A350/787 Orders as Brazilian Traffic Slumps
Lufthansa Drops as CFO’s Surprise Exit Complicates Revamp
Lufthansa Technik Manages Part 145 Maintenance Organisation in New easyJet Hangar
Revenge of the Dreamliner: How Boeing’s 787 is changing travel
Secondhand Market May Expand Customer Base for A380, Says Airbus CEO
Titan Airways Acquires Brand New Phenom 300
U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Approves U.S. Airlines To Begin Scheduled Service to Cuba
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/29427
Irish Aviation News:
Air Canada Inaugurates New Non-Stop Vancouver – Dublin Flights
Alan Sparling new GSA in Ireland for Scandinavian specialist OBEO Travel
GE Capital Aviation Services Delivers Four New Leased Boeing 737-800s to Hainan Airlines
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/29412
Hard to believe: Willie Walsh is only the second irishman to chair IATA
New direct Dublin to Cancun flight to begin
Ryanair celebrates 100 million passengers in Germany since launching to Frankfurt in 1999
The ‘new’ Ryanair
Thompson Aero Seating in sales and profits surge
Terminal Traffic at State Airports Charged Ahead in May
YVR Welcomes New Service to the Emerald Isle
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
To be updated this week
Tweets of the day:
@ghimlay .@airfrance will drop CDG-BSB service in Sept, citing Brazil’s slowdown.
@glenvillemorris “Google will kill 5 of the OTAs in the next few years” Kenny Jacobs #DigitalTravelSummit.
@jonostrower Alaska “will be dropping the Virgin name on everything except possibly some of the proprietary onboard technology.”
@timoschca “Everybody wants to own the customer.” “We are not so bad – anymore.” @Kenny_Jacobs #DigitalTravelSummit #ryanair.
@winglets747 Brussels Airlines CEO: we had to reduce costs to price attractively with LCCs. “If you believe in luxury product, you’re dead.” #IATAAGM
Today’s Video Picks:
Airborne 06.10.16: Boeing v Airbus, Are Drones ‘Aircraft?’, Aviators Model Code Of Conduct
Alaska Airlines Operate Flight Using Fermented Corn Fuel
Budget Airlines to Take on AirAsia
Difficulty obtaining air fares forcing airlines to rethink Nigerian route
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