Published on October 26th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 26/10/2016
N737GG B737-8AT/BBJ2 c/n 40118 Mid East Jet departed Atlantic Aviation Group 21/10/16.
OY-SRF Boeing 767-219F c/n 23327 Star Air to Atlantic Aviation Group 21/10/16.
OY-SRG Boeing 767-219F c/n 23328 Star Air departed Atlantic Aviation Group 21/10/16.
SX-DVJ Airbus A320-232 c/n 3365 Aegean Airlines departed Lufthansa Technik 21/10/16.
Global Aviation News:
Alaska Air Fends Off JetBlue Plea to U.S. for Prized Cuba Route
Airlines Back Heathrow Runway Expansion — At the Right Price
Airlines need to fund pilot training
American Airlines leads the oneworld charge with 36% of alliance capacity; Dallas/Fort Worth is largest hub; LHR – HKG is #1 for ASKs
China Southern to add 20 787-9s in first phase of refleeting as it prepares long-term hub strategy
Delta Creates a Class Higher Than First Class
EasyJet has almost 40% of Geneva market; seven new routes launched in 2016; Fuerteventura, Inverness, Krakow and Munich new for W16/17
EasyJet plans to operate from Heathrow
Would-Be London Hub on North Sea Steps Up Push to Lure Carriers
S7 Airlines Part 1: Russia’s #2 airline’s main focus is domestic, with pockets of strength in Asia
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus owner IAG welcomes Heathrow expansion plan
Air Canada rouge increases Vancouver – Dublin seasonal flights in S17
Alcock and Brown: Seven facts about the world’s first transatlantic flight that landed in Galway in 1919
Avolon delivers one Airbus A320-200 to Volaris
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/31371
BBC World Service HARDtalk’s Stephen Sackur Interview with Chief Executive of Ryanair, Michael O’Leary
Dublin Airport Managing Growth Chamber Business Breakfast
Eirtech Aviation Services completes first training event
Fresh Fears Over Aer Lingus’ Committment To Shannon
IAG CEO Willie Walsh warns over passenger costs following Heathrow decision
JetBlue: Cork-US air route delay ‘a concern’
New York airline express concern at delay of transatlantic flights from Cork
New Knock Airport First Commercial Flights 1985
Ryanair CEO tells Maggie Lake: Heathrow is not enough, the U.K. needs more runways
Ryanair Calls For 3 Runway Solution To London Capacity Crisis
Ryanir introduces automatic ‘My Ryanair’ account membership for bookings
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Air Transat increases Dublin capacity by 28% for Summer 2017: http://bit.ly/2eFGRkZ
Aviation Courses Ireland: http://bit.ly/2erlfcc
Free RaeS Lecture My Life in Irish Aviation – A Process of Change by Con Clarke: http://bit.ly/2dEXAqc
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 24 October 2016: http://bit.ly/2dCriYe
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 24 October 2016: http://bit.ly/2eCUdxU
Ryanair announces largest ever Milan expansion: http://bit.ly/2eLWpCy
Ryanair returns Boeing 737 EI-EFS to lessor: http://bit.ly/2emM4Pm
Tweets of the day:
@AvGeekJames Willie Walsh has commented: – “Public must benefit not just Heathrow owners”. “Heathrow is the most expensive hub in the world”. #Heathrow.
@dominicgates New jet orders scarce, @Boeing is likely to cut 777 production further &may curtail planned rate hikes of other jets.
@ghimlay .@JetBlue has made unspecified minority investment in CA public charter operator JetSuiteX, after losing on @VirginAmerica bid.
@ghimlay .@SpiritAirlines started selling expedited security at LGA today, plans to roll out to more airports. Will offer TSA pre-check later this yr.
@ghimlay .@SpiritAirlines CEO leaves door open for potential CSeries order – “we need to explore all the options in this space”.
@vl_bryan IAG CEO says “We will be vigilant in ensuring that #Heathrow does not raise charges” (IAG shares down on fears costs could rise for it).
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