Published on September 14th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 14/09/2016
EI-FMH Airbus A330-343 c/n 1635 Turkish Airlines Ferried Loudres-Zurich 14/09/16 prior delivery.
5B-DCV Airbus A319-132 c/n 2032 Cobalt Air Rolled out of Eirtech Aviation paint hangar in full colours and towed into old Aer Lingus hangar 09/09/16 ex OE-IEJ.
Global Aviation News:
American, Delta and United’s varying approaches to shareholder rewards & balance sheet management
Asia aviation outlook: high demand, low fuel, but overcapacity and uncertainty (Brexit) hurt profits
Boeing Boosts China Plane Demand Outlook as Middle Class Grows
Boeing Says China To Become First Trillion-dollar Market
Copenhagen Airport has massive capacity problems
Copa Airlines sees positive trends for Latin American demand. A full recovery remains distant
Flybe: Overcoming Turbulent Times
France’s Twin Jet Takes Over Smaller Hex’Air
GE Names Aviation Chief as Vice Chairman in Nod to Aerospace
Heathrow commits to ‘quicker and cheaper’ expansion
Indian aviation market to grow to about 600 million passengers annually: Jayant Sinha
Vietnam Airlines readies to enter US market, with Ho Chi Minh-LAX, following A350-900 HGW order
30-Second Interview – Bjørn Kjos, CEO, Norwegian
Irish Aviation News:
Aircastle Delivers Airbus A330-200 to Aerolíneas Argentinas
Airport takes off as Cork flights are up 24%
Babcock wins Northern Ireland air ambulance deal
EI-FRY Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair First Flight
Emirates chief admits he’s no plans for direct Belfast to Dubai flight
Emirates eyes Cork as future optimistic
From basement kitchen to world’s largest duty free
Helicopter and train will draw worldwide attention to Sligo
LSG and Dublin based RiM still studying integration opportunities
Michael O’Leary: Impasse on Cork flights to US is shameful
Ryanair expands in Manchester
Ryanair acquires former Shanghai Airlines Boeing 737-700 for Bergamo training base [Italian]
Ryanair to takeoff Faro and Stansted routes from City of Derry Airport next April
‘Sinn Fein stubbornness grounds Maze aviation open day’
“Sully” movie flies high, especially for one Irish American family
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 5 September 2016: http://bit.ly/2bSz6Ya
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 05-09-16: http://bit.ly/2cBWyM4
Tweets of the day:
@JP_Biz Dublin Airport has been treated as a strategic national asset. Belfast International was privatized in a deal criticized by the Audit Office.
@JP_Biz Stormont debating rail link to Int Airport. Dept of Infra said 2yrs ago not viable unless airport has 10m passengers.
@julianoneill via @BBCRadioFoyle : @CoDerryAirport “extremely disappointing” that @Ryanair is axing London Stanstead route next year.
@KianiKress .@airberlin loses CFO wo goes Nonaviation, New Master of figures from sister #airserbia, and before – no surprise – @EtihadAirways.
@KianiKress August traffic @lufthansa growth at @eurowings @FlySWISS not enough to stop group shirinking, mainly on less traffic from asia.
@KianiKress Bloodbath at Bertlin? @Ryanair increases presence in German capital 40%, mainly with secondary routes but hints at more biz citypairs.
@MorningAccount Willie Walsh, chief executive of IAG, is confident Theresa May will scrap air passenger duty (APD) as part of her tourism strategy.
@TrevorClarkeMLA Today I will be speaking on a motion raised by @duponline re: reinstating Rail services between Belfast City & Belfast International Airport.
Today’s Videos Picks:
Airlines Continue to Ration Coach Class Tickets
Avation’s Richard Wolanski is “tremendously pleased” with the aircraft leasing business’s growth
Northern Ireland Partnering for Growth | Aerospace Defence
WHY WE FLY – The Freedom of General Aviation – Tecnam P92 Coastline Low Flying