Published on July 25th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 25/07/2016
EI-FWD Sukhoi RRJ95 c/n 95111 Cityjet Ferried Zhukovsky International-Venice Marco Polo 22/07/16 for cabin config & paint.
EI-XLM Boeing 747-412 c/n 28028 Rossiya Ferried Teruel-Dubai World Central-Xiamen Gaoqi International 22/07/16 for cabin config & paint.
PT-MZE Airbus A319-132 c/n 1103 TAM Ferried Tancredo Neves International-Amílcar Cabral International-Shannon 22/23-07/16.
Global Aviation News:
American Airlines: Europe routes have overcapacity
ANA Part Of Boeing MOM Aircraft Focus Group
Changi to get much-needed lift with SIA ready to expand again
Cyprus sees record passenger numbers in 2015; Blue Air, Ryanair and newcomer Cobalt operate bases after collapse of Cyprus Airways
easyJet 3Q profit fall and IAG, Lufthansa profit warnings suggest a tipping point
Easyjet returns to sale and leasebacks with 25-unit RFP
Fastjet gets new share issue
Hainan Airlines takes 23% stake in TAP Portugal
Kenya: Partner Firm Caught in Row Over Control of KQ Routes
Lowcost Travel losses could top £75 million
Malaysia Airlines new widebody strategy: A350s replace A380s, additional A330ceos & premium economy
Swiss displays consistent shorthaul business class surprises
The Man With the Plan for a Likable TSA
Vanilla Air launches Taipei 5th freedom base, becoming first major Japanese LCC in SE Asia
Wide-Bodies’ Luster Is Tarnished as American Defers Airbus Jets
Irish Aviation News:
Aergo Capital buys nine aircraft
Belfast ‘engine room’ of tourism as city welcomes 1.36m visitors
IAG CEO Willie Walsh Flying high with full force of change
Jim Gavin: the Dublin footballer manager and pilot on living the high life
Keeping tabs on costs at booming Dublin Airport
RAF Red Arrows draw 90,000 to Bray Air Display
Ryanair adds more flights for Austrian World Cup qualifier
The daa should ‘reconsider’ bid to axe conditions
£2.5m retail and fuel facility for Belfast International Airport
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Emirates Airlines 121st Boeing 777 visits Dublin Airport: http://bit.ly/29X2Ipg
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 21 July 2016 : http://bit.ly/2a3SxwB
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 21-07-16: http://bit.ly/29OXTNv
Tweets of the day:
@airkarp Alaska Air Group CFO Brandon Pedersen: Financing for Virgin America acquisition already secured with low all-in interest rates.
@airkarp CEO Brad Tilden: Alaska Airlines brand definitely staying post merger; decision on Virgin America brand’s future to be made in early 2017.
@airkarp CEO Oscar Munoz: United’s ‘top to bottom’ review includes management structure, product offerings, capacity & network planning.
@e_russell “We’re going to be guiding to RASM on a going forward basis,” says @AmericanAir pres Kirby on switch to RASM from PRASM.
@e_russell “The direct impact, I think, will be positive,” says @AmericanAir on #Brexit, citing jump in biz travel across the Atlantic.
Today’s Videos Picks:
American Airlines Reports Second Quarter Earnings Matching Wall Street’s Estimates
Congratulations Boeing | Boeing Centennial | Emirates Airline
Dublin airport preclearance lounge, July 21 2016
First Half-year 2016 Results – Dassault Aviation
Malaysia Aviation ‘Most Favored’ in Asean: Nomura
Vietnam Airlines – Premium Class Experience