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Published on September 3rd, 2015 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 03/09/2015

Aircraft Update:

EI-FHK Boeing 737-8JP/W c/n 41140 Norwegian Air International Delivered Boeing Field-Oslo 01/08/15.

N225AX Boeing 767-224(ER) c/n 30434 Omni Air International back in full colours in Shannon 01/09/15 ex Aer Lingus lease.

Global Aviation News:

Alaska to take first 737 Max 8 in 2017

Read more: https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/alaska-to-take-first-737-max-8-in-2017-416284/

Boeing faces 737 production gap: analysis

Read more: http://leehamnews.com/2015/09/02/boeing-faces-737-production-gap-analysis/

Can airlines offer investors a bountiful harvest?

Read more: http://airlines.iata.org/analysis/can-airlines-offer-investors-a-bountiful-harvest

easyJet considers interlining with longhaul carriers

Read more: http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/39927-easyjet-considers-interlining-with-longhaul-carriers

Emirates Launch Of New Daily Service To Generate 1,400 Jobs For Orlando

Read more: http://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/250740/emirates-launch-of-new-daily-service-to-generate-1400-jobs-for-orlando/

Halifax-based airline CanJet suspends operations 

Read more: http://www.ctvnews.ca/mobile/business/halifax-based-airline-canjet-suspends-operations-1.2542986

It’s official: Atlanta remains ‘busiest airport on the globe’

Read more: http://www.usatoday.com/story/todayinthesky/2015/09/01/its-official-atlanta-remains-busiest-airport-on-the-globe/71533484/

Korean Air Prepares for Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Debut

Read more: http://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/250735/korean-air-prepares-for-boeing-747-8-intercontinental-debut/

New Malaysia Airlines takes off with ‘Today Is Here’

Read more: http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2015/09/02/new-malaysia-airlines-takes-off-with-today-is-here/

NokScoot eyes Hawaii flights

Read more: https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/nokscoot-eyes-hawaii-flights-416285/

Pilots’ union threatens renewed strikes at Lufthansa

Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/09/02/us-lufthansa-pilots-idUSKCN0R20LM20150902

Republic Squeeze Worsens as Pilot Union Lets Local Skip Vote

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-09-01/teamsters-won-t-overturn-decision-barring-republic-pilot-vote

Russia to Design Wide-Body Jet With China to Take On Boeing

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-09-01/russia-seeks-accord-on-new-wide-body-plane-with-china-this-year

Scottish commitment to cutting APD welcomed

Read more: http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/09/02/56454/scottish+commitment+to+cutting+apd+welcomed.html

Turkish Airlines seeking 4,000 new pilots

Read more: http://www.dailysabah.com/money/2015/09/02/turkish-airlines-seeking-4000-new-pilots

Turkish Airlines selected Comarch Loyalty Management to further implement its Frequent Flyer Program, Miles&Smiles 

Read more: http://www.traveldailynews.com/news/article/67817/turkish-airlines-selected-comarch-loyalty#sthash.njLJ6Xwo.9B6xOWEN.dpuf

We’re One Step Closer to Making In-Flight Calls

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-09-01/use-of-mobile-phone-during-flights-backed-by-u-s-advisory-panel

Irish Aviation News:

Aer Lingus now owned by IAG as offer period closes

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/aer-lingus-now-owned-by-iag-as-offer-period-closes-31496643.html

Aran Islanders take their protest to the mainland

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/aran-islanders-take-their-protest-to-the-mainland-1.2336683

Aer Arann Islands threatens injunction

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/aer-arann-islands-threatens-injunction-1.2336708

Aerospace technology firm set for Cork

Read more: http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/aerospace-technology-firm-set-for-cork-351465.html

FLY Leasing Acquires New Boeing 737-800

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24881

International Consolidated Airlines Group, S.A. – Director Declaration

Read more: http://www.iairgroup.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=240949&p=irol-newsArticle_Print&ID=2084135

IAG takes control of Aer Lingus; offer now closed

Read more: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/iag-takes-control-of-aer-lingus-offer-now-closed-2015-09-02-24855737

Interview: Ryanair’s CEO on Trans-Atlantic Service, In-Flight Wi-Fi and Unbundling

Read more: http://skift.com/2015/09/02/interview-ryanairs-ceo-on-trans-atlantic-service-in-flight-wi-fi-and-unbundling/

Minister insists no contract signed in Aran Island air dispute

Read more: http://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/minister-insists-no-contract-signed-in-aran-island-air-dispute-693891.html

Replacing Aer Arann air service a ‘death knell’ for island

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/replacing-aer-arann-air-service-a-death-knell-for-island-1.2336765

Ryanair boss wants second Lisbon airport

Read more: http://theportugalnews.com/news/ryanair-boss-wants-second-lisbon-airport/35799

Ryanair: Cork Airport ‘should be an election issue’

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/life/travel/travel-news/ryanair-cork-airport-should-be-an-election-issue-31483108.html

Ryanair incorporates second route to Milan, from Sevilla [Italian]

Read more: http://www.aeropuertosevilla.info/2015/09/ryanair-incorpora-segunda-ruta-milan.html

Ryanair predicts European price war as fuel prices continue to fall

Read more: http://www.breakingtravelnews.com/news/article/ryanair-predicts-european-price-war-as-fuel-prices-continue-to-fall/

Ryanair sees record passenger numbers in August

Read more: http://www.rte.ie/news/business/2015/0902/725080-ryanair-stats/

Ryanair to Boost Flights on 20 European Routes

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-09-02/ryanair-to-boost-flights-on-20-european-routes

Ryanair to reveal Dublin growth plans

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/ryanair-to-reveal-dublin-growth-plans-31495540.html

Ryanair will begin operating in Vigo later this year [Spanish]

Read more: https://aeropuertodevigo.wordpress.com/2015/09/02/solo-una-aerolinea-se-presenta-al-concurso-ryanair/

UTRC to expand in Cork and add 25 jobs

Read more: http://www.digitaldaily.ie/2015/09/01/utrc-to-expand-in-cork-and-add-25-jobs/

IrishAero Blog Posts:

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 22-08-15: http://bit.ly/1PrpcqX

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 29-08-15: http://bit.ly/1F5w084 

RTÉ One to aire new six part factual series ‘Inside Shannon’ : http://bit.ly/1LAl8Xq 

Tweets of the day:

@eoghancorry  Ryanair will officially declare the “winter war” at Dublin Airport when they announce their schedule at 10am Thursday. 

@e_russell “I like dot connecting,” says @AlaskaAir VP Kirby at #Boyd15LAS.

@e_russell “We’d like to do more than being the carrier that just takes you to Seattle or Portland,” @AlaskaAir VP Kirby on new point-to-point growth.

@e_russell First @AirAsia X KUL-KIX-HNL, and now @NokScoot BKK-HNL. #HNL is becoming a popular dest for Asian long-haul LCCs.

@e_russell Flight tests of the MRJ90 in the USA will begin in the 2H16, says Mitsubishi. #Boyd15LAS.

@ghimlay Most US gateway airports “not ready” for big surge of incoming Chinese visitors, says Hainan VP Wei Hou #Boyd15LAS.

@OHFitness_ie Ugh why can I not use mobile check in with @AerLingus from Faro?! So annoying if I have to go queue! @Ryanair for life!!.

@vargasmoni On this date in 1974 #USAF SR-71 Blackbird, crossed the Atlantic Ocean from JFK to LHR in 1:54:56 at 1,806.96 mph.

Today’s Video Picks:

Ryanair New Uniforms

https://youtu.be/4GkMA5RRfvQ

We Delivered on the Changes We Promised: Ryanair

http://bloom.bg/1JAUdaH 

XTI Trifan 600: The Future of Personal Aviation? – First Look

https://youtu.be/Ukz-xe-Ss4I

2016 Aer Lingus Cadet Pilot Training Programme

https://youtu.be/OUUVlQsRNJg

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