Published on June 22nd, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 22/06/2016
LY-ONJ Airbus A320-214 c/n 4203 Small Planet Airlines Positioned Dublin-Verona 14/06/16 with titles applied still in basic Afriqiyah colours ex EI-ONJ.
Global Aviation News:
AirAsia Weighs BNP, Credit Suisse, RHB for Leasing Unit Sale
American, Delta and United Fly 64 Times a Day to the U.K. — What Would ‘Brexit’ Mean for Them?
Bangkok Airways rethinks fleet upgrade
Boeing confirms aircraft deal with Iran
Boeing nears $4b deal with Russian firm to save 747 jumbo jet
Brussels Airlines adds A330 premium economy class
Ethiopian Airlines set to receive Africa’s first A350 XWB
Europe’s aviation strike spike could signal a cyclical peak – with downturn to follow
Heathrow airlines’ noise record improves
See How the Cost of a Flight Has Changed Since 1963 [Charts]
Singapore Airlines begins attempt to regain US market share with Singapore-San Francisco nonstops
Spirit CEO Wants to End Airline’s Poor Reputation for Being Late
United Airlines Outlines Value-Driving Initiatives
Irish Aviation News:
AWAS delivers final of four planned new A320 passenger aircraft to long-time customer VivaAerobus
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/29540
First direct air route between Dublin and China on cards with Hainan Airlines move
GE Capital Aviation Services Delivers New Leased Boeing 737-800 to Air China
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/29541
Hainan Airlines weighs Dublin-Beijing route
Irish Rail warns €2.4bn metro to Dublin Airport may never get off ground
KLM Connects Dublin To The World With New Daily Service From October 2016
KLM to launch service to Dublin
Ryanair changes Terminal in Rome Fiumicino
Three-in-a-row for Shannon aviation company
Tourism Ireland welcomes +18% growth in overseas visitor spend and +28% growth in holiday visitors for Q1 2016
Willie Walsh lobbies for ‘Heathrow Hub’ runway extension plan
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 15 June 2016: http://bit.ly/1UzHqYK
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 20 June 2016 : http://bit.ly/28MsHfa
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 15-06-16: http://bit.ly/28Fj8qm
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 20-06-16 : http://bit.ly/28K2jU0
Tweets of the day:
@ACI_EUROPE Sherry @Ryanair: ”The new connectivity model is based on direct services & efficient use of airport capacity”. #aciAthens.
@AirlineFlyer .@United estimating that it’ll bring in an additional $150M by 2018 with the introduction of “entry level fares,” a.k.a. Basic Economy.
@ATRaircraft “An #ATR #turboprop vs jet emits 5,000 tons less of CO2 per year”says ATR CEO at #ParisAirForum. #ATR72 #avgeeks.
@e_russell .@united is going to refine mission in each region, analyse its network “down to each hub and spoke”, says CEO Munoz.
@e_russell By refining the mission for each hub, @united chief Munoz plans to create a “template and strategic intent” for each hub, he says.
@Oliver__Clark The first hybrid carrier to cooperate with Star Alliance will be revealed within a month the alliance’s CEO Mark Schwab estimates #aciAthens.
@Oliver__Clark 11 million European passengers were lost to the Middle East hubs Ryanair’s Kate Sherry estimates #aciAthens.
@Oliver__Clark Interlining between LCCs and network carriers will change the face of European aviation says ACI Europe’s Olivier Jankovec #aciAthens.
@winglets747 Ryanair dir of route development on load factor active/yield passive strategy: “We’ll reduce our fares until we fill the aircraft”#aciAthens.
Today’s Video Picks:
Airlines for America VP: The NJ gas tax would have a devastating impact
KLM Cockpit Tales: Part 9 – KLM flying in formation with F-16’s
#MoreConnected – Nonstop from San Jose to Frankfurt | Lufthansa
2016 U.S-China Aviation Summit
360° Cockpit tour of Emirates Airbus A380