Published on January 7th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 07/01/2016
LN-RRW Boeing 737-883 c/n 32277 SAS Airlines in Star Alliance colours To Lufthansa Technik 01/01/16.
OY-SRM Boeing 767-25E(SF) c/n 27192 Star Air To Atlantic Aviation Group 04/01/16.
TF-BRO Airbus A320-232 c/n 4305 WOW Air To Lufthansa Technik hangar 05/01/16.
Global Aviation News:
AirAsia sets up $1-billion funding program to shore up finances
BA blames UK government for scrapping of £340m green fuels project
Delta Airlines Launches Airfare Hike
Ecommerce growth stands out for carriers, but what about customer ownership?
Read more: http://www.chinatravelnews.com/article/98133
Labor Groups Oppose Norwegian Air UK Permit Application
Loganair to expand as profits rise
Malaysia Air Lifts Ban on Baggage a Day After Unprecedented Step
New flight routes from the UK for 2016
Singapore Airlines raises offer for Tiger buyout
Six aviation issues to watch in 2016
The year ahead: Turbulence and other forms of hot air in 2016
Why Delta’s great deal on a Boeing 777 may not point to a ‘huge bubble’ in aircraft
Irish Aviation News:
Berlin among seven new routes planned from Belfast by Ryanair
Chartered surveyors body uses airport for awareness campaign
DAA appoints new agencies reports
Drone Expo Ireland to lift Irish Drone Industry to new heights
Emergency services on standby as Knock/Liverpool flight lands safely
Finnair to add more flights between Dublin and Helsinki due to high demand
Irish Coast Guard completes record 1,000 helicopter missions in 12 months
Irish team on brink of deal to operate new Saudi airport terminal
La Manga Club set for 2016 take-off with new Dublin flights
Ryanair appoints first head of public affairs
Ryanair to unveil return to Belfast this week after five years away
Ryanair wins permission to fly from Oslo Airport -Aftenposten
Taoiseach confirms payment of almost €600,000 made to IWAK
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Ryanair takes delivery of 24 new aircraft in calendar year 2015: http://bit.ly/1YTVPXp
Top 10 aircraft to visit Dublin Airport in 2015: http://bit.ly/22HxdRh
Top 10 Irish Aviation news stories of 2015: http://bit.ly/1ReNS98
Tweets of the day:
@julianoneill @PaulGosling1 @BelfastAirport what I’m also hearing, if correct, is that no Derry or Belfast routes will be the same.
@winglets747 New Emirates US changes: DFW goes 777 Feb 01-Apr 01, second daily LAX A380 resumes July 01 (prev: IAH goes 777 as well).
@winglets747 FedEx: Delta wants to turn open skies into “a mass of exceptions and second thoughts” because it wants “a one-way competitive street”.
@winglets747 Inbound tourism to Japan has, for the first time, overtaken outbound visitors during the New Year travelling period (part of larger trend).
@winglets747 2015 was the first year in 23 years that China Eastern’s North America network was profitable. (A long strategic investment, indeed.).
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Aviation Traffic New Years Day 2016 in Barbados (Extended)
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