Published on January 26th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley


Daily Aviation Brief – 26/01/2015

Aircraft Update:

D-AIBB Airbus A319-114 c/n 4182 Lufthansa To Lufthansa Technik hangar 24/01/16.

D-AIZD Airbus A320-214 c/n 4191 Lufthansa Departed Lufthansa Technik hangar 23/01/16 arrived 04/01/16. 

G-JECM DHC8-402Q c/n 4118 Flybe  Departed Eirtech Aviation paint hangar Shannon 24/01/16.

Norwegian #787-9 EI-LNI  “Greta Garbo” came out of the Everett paint hangar 24/01/16 and is on the flightline.

OY-SRT Boeing 767-232(SF) c/n 22226 Star Air for Atlantic Aviation Group hangar 24/01/16 in full ABX Air colours.

Global Aviation News:

Analysis: Sukhoi’s regional jet Superjet 100

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Airbus Jets on Post-Sanctions Shopping List as Rouhani Visits EU

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Airlines for Europe: number of trade bodies grown by Big Five from six to seven. Unity increased?

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America’s ‘legacy’ airlines launching budget fares

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ATR Adjusts Outlook, Turns Attention to Untapped Markets

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CAPA Iran Aviation Summit opens in Tehran – huge opportunities ahead, with some challenges

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Cathay Pacific scales back 2016 expansion plans, blames cockpit crew dispute

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Delta aims for positive PRASM starting in 2H2016. United aims to mitigate weakness in Houston

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Enter the latest ultra low-cost carrier, Newleaf 

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European Airlines Look For Ways To Grow In A Mature Market

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Iran Air Sees Adding 20 Regional Jets, as Bombardier Makes Pitch

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It’s Time For Hard Questions On Boeing Earnings Call

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Kuwait Airways plans new first class cabin for 777 fleet

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Malaysia Calls for Caution on MH370 as Metal Found in Thailand

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Minuscule demand for Boeing 747-8F

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Onboard the Inaugural Airbus A320neo Low-Key Lufthansa Launch

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Paris Orly Airport: Air France shrinks as its LCC Transavia grows, but easyJet & Vueling grow faster

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Qatar Airways Starts 2016 With Significant Expansion Across Eastern Europe

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Saudi Arabia’s Flynas in Talks With Boeing, Airbus for 100 Jets

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SR Technics wins major turnkey cabin modification order

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TAP takes delivery of two new A330’s to leverage its expansion in North America

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Irish Aviation News:

ClickandGo scoops award for €1 deposit deal

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Dublin-London Passengers Up 9% To 4.5 Million In 2015

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Falko Regional Aircraft Limited adds two Embraer E190 aircraft to its portfolio from Avolon

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Flying High: Ryanair’s Stock

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Introducing Dublin Airport’s new Flight Connections page, with guides on how to transfer, video information on US Pre Clearance and key processes for transferring at Dublin Airport.

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Letterkenny Airport should be back on the agenda – Shields

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Ireland West Knock Airport: New flight from Boston to start this Summer

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Mixed feelings over Ryanair’s Business Plus ‘extras’

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Osijek Becoming First Croatian Airport With Year-round Ryanair Flights

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Ryanair Calls For Immediate Action As French ATC Workers Call 40Th Strike Since 2009

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US urged to make decision on Cork Airport flights

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Will new shopping app impact airport duty free?

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Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Experience Thomson’s Boeing 787 Dreamliner Premium Club from Dublin to Cancun and Montego Bay:

Irish Aircraft Leasing News 25-01-2016: 

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 25-01-2016: 

Tweets of the day:

@aviator_aero Boeing announced the first flight of the B737 MAX is now set for 29 January 2016!.

@julianoneill Spanish low-cost carrier @vueling (part of IAG) has axed its @BELFASTCITY_AIR to Barcelona route which began last year h/t @DarranMarshall.

@MartinRivers Qeshm Air CEO Mahmoud Shekarabi tells me seeking 3 A320s within 3 months plus 1 A330 by June. Wants 20-strong operational fleet by year-end.

@MartinRivers Iran Aseman wants to induct 6 A320s & 6 737s this year, VP Fleet Mohammad Gorji tells me. All sources viable: “We don’t forget our friends”.

@MartinRivers Turkish Airlines CEO Temel Kotil tells me Tehran passenger flows “could be more than Dubai in 10 years” if Iran seizes opportunity.

Today’s Video Picks:

Airbus Delays Causing ‘Large Financial Impact’ for Qatar

Emirates showcases two-class A380 at Bahrain International Airshow 2016 | Emirates Airline

FPV Drone Racing in Ireland

Iran Aviation Summit 2016 opens in Tehran

Martin Kaymer – Simulator Challenge – Etihad Airways


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