Published on June 20th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 20/06/2016
A7-LAB Airbus A320-214 c/n 6467 Qatar Airways Ferried Doha-Bucharest Henri Coandă International-Shannon 13/06/16 for paint into standard colours.
A7-LAC Airbus A320-214 c/n 6494 Qatar Airways Ferried Doha-Bucharest Henri Coandă International-Shannon 13/06/16 for paint into standard colours.
N278HE Boeing 737-341(F) c/n 24278 GECAS Ferried Greenwood–Leflore-Orlando-Grantley Adams International on delivery ex B-5047.
Global Aviation News:
American Airlines Falls to 20-Month Low After BofA Says Sell
Biggest U.S. Airlines Miss Cheapest Jet Fuel Prices in 12 Years
Canada to introduce new regulations limiting flight crew hours
Crowdfunded startup airline POP aims for UK Indian diaspora
Embraer delivers training jet to Etihad
Eurowings must grow quickly to survive
European Authorities Set Up Conflict-Zone Intelligence-Sharing System for Airlines
Hawaiian says Australian market softer
Hong Kong Airlines and HK Express – complex segmentation as they overlap on Hong Kong-Japan routes
How Have Airlines’ Stocks Performed Year-to-Date in 2016?
IATA: No board seat envisaged in Qatar’s IAG investment strategy
M&A Africa: 5 Global Airlines Interested In Acquiring Struggling Kenya Airways
SAS: 2Q losses widen after six quarters of improving results. LCCs & SAS growth depress unit revenue
Struggling Brazilian LCC Gol places its financial fate in the hands of bondholders
The US Big 3 work to preserve their unit cost performance as labour talks heat up
Why U.S. Airlines Should Ignore Shareholders Now for Long-Term Innovation
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus has ‘bolstered’ IAG as Walsh dismisses Brexit threat
Bombardier’s CSeries plane given regulatory approval
Eirtech Aviation Launches New Composites Division
EU move opens way for Cork-Boston flights
GainJet gets Irish AOC
Full Line-up unveiled for Best Ever, Two-day Bray Air Display, 23rd & 24th July 2016
Irish splash €1 billion on holidays in three months, but there’s a problem
2,500 take part in midnight runway event
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 15 June 2016: http://bit.ly/1UzHqYK
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 15-06-16: http://bit.ly/28Fj8qm
Tweets of the day:
@e_russell Dual-brands have not worked for US carriers before. Delta (Express+Song), US Airways (Metrojet), United (Shuttle+Ted), Southwest (TranStar).
@e_russell .@united is scheduled to take A350-1000s from 2018.
@ghimlay .@AmericanAir CEO Doug Parker says no plans to acquire new 100-seater aircraft, even as it phases out E190s.
@GlobeTrotScott Brad Tilden @AlaskaAir CEO’s message 2 @JetBlue: Thanks “for being such a skilled negotiator & making sure we paid top $ for @VirginAmerica”.
@winglets747 Because of AF-KLM-Delta joint-venture, Alitalia cannot open new North America routes without their approval.
Today’s Video Picks:
Adding Orange For a Touch of Dutch
Big Metal Bird Episode 8 Teaser: Turbulence
Father becomes marshaller at son’s last flight
Flexjet’s Legacy 500 Makes Its First Flight into London City Airport After Certification
United – Introducing Polaris International Business Class