Published on July 28th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 28/07/2016
A4O-BAA Boeing 737-81M c/n 60391 Oman Air Delivered Dublin-Muscat 27/07/16.
G-UMAR Boeing 737-548 c/n 24968 Opel Investments Ltd Ferried Băneasa Airport-Belgrade-Rotterdam-London Luton 22/07/16 ex UR-GBE/EI-CDC.
OO-SSS Airbus A319-111 c/n 2030 Brussels Airlines Delivered Ostrava-Brussels 27/07/16 ex OE-IEF.
Ryanair next 25 Boeing 737-800s for delivery are to be c/ns 44746 to 44770 & in order are to be EI-FRX, FRV, FRW, FRZ, FRY, FTA to FTP, FTR to FTT & FTV. Credit to NLSPOT 2016 Spotters List.
Global Aviation News:
Coach Confidential: Flying the little guy
“Fully committed” – Etihad to participate in Virgin’s capital raising
Flybe called to account for ‘inferior’ island service
How Airbus Is Beating Boeing to a Middle-of-the-Market Airplane
Hundreds sacked at Turkish Airlines as post-coup purges continue
JetBlue Eyes First Trans-Atlantic Flights With Airbus A321 Order
Is Ethiopia finally the next big thing in Africa travel?
JetBlue to Further Expand Its Popular Mint Experience to Position Itself as the Transcontinental Airline of Choice and Grow Its West Coast Presence
Next round of Southwest-Delta Love Field dispute includes federal panel
Riga Airport asserts its leading position in the Baltics
Smaller aircraft to be key aviation battlefield
The man behind Surf Air’s all-you-can-fly European play
This Airline Is Selling Seats for Its Flights on Airbnb
Virgin America Shareholders Vote To Approve Merger Agreement With Alaska Air Group, Inc.
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/30190
WestJet admits ‘teething pains’ on London Gatwick route
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus charity cycle raises €10000
Avolon delivers one Boeing B787-9 to Hainan Airlines
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/30191
Comment: Analysts say “best is yet to come” for Ryanair
Cork Airport Launches Drone Awareness Campaign
Eirtech Aviation Launches New Composites Training Programme
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/30199
EU to seek arbitration in dispute with United States over Norwegian Air – sources
Most of Shannon Airport’s profits wiped out by €2m pension payment
Ryanair cash in on issues at Vueling and Air Europa [Spanish]
Ryanair Might Step Up German Capacity Growth
SMBC Aviation Capital delivers another Airbus A321 aircraft to Beijing Capital Airlines
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/30187
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:
@ghimlay .@JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes says failed bid for @VirginAmerica is “long and distant memory”, but analysts’ qns brought it back.
@ghimlay .@JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes says airline not trying to be “cute or clever” by disclosing interest in A321LR, wanted to be transparent.
@ghimlay JP Morgan downgrades @SouthwestAir to neutral, boosts @AlaskaAir to overweight.
@hharteveldt .@EtihadAirways CEO: “We don’t intend to be the biggest #airline. We intend to be best in class.”
@hharteveldt More than 260,000 pax have flown @EtihadAirways from @flyLAXairport since EY launched flights in 2014, says LAWA #airline.
@WandrMe .@JetBlue will lease A321ceo to meet Cuba service start requirements. -Hayes $JBLU #PaxEx #AvGeek.
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