Published on February 2nd, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 02/02/2016
D-AEAA Airbus A300-622R(F) c/n 743 EAT Leipzig First service first Leipzig Halle-London Luton-Helsinki-London Heathrow-Milan Malepensa-Leipzig Halle 30/01/16 ex EI-EYK.
EI-FJA Boeing 737-8JP/W c/n 39419 Norwegian Air International Registered 31/01/16 ex LN-NOY.
2-IDBU Boeing 767-37E c/n 25077 Jet Test & Transport Ferried Teruel Airport-Mexico City 29/01/16 in Transaero Airlines colours ex EI-DBU.
Global Aviation News:
Air Force wants Boeing 747-8 for Air Force One – but only If costs don’t spiral
Alaska Airlines braces for more ULCC competition as it makes subtle shifts in its business strategy
ANA confirms order for three A380s
Budget airlines putting Lufthansa under pressure
Delta Outlines A321 Operation from May 2016
EasyJet CEO Says `Flailing’ Air France, Lufthansa Are Easy Prey
Finnair continues the implementation of its growth strategy and leases two further A321 aircraft
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27273
Garuda confirms Indonesia’s new direct link from London Heathrow
IATA predicts steady profit levels for airlines in 2016
Iceland aircraft registry mechanics strike has global implications
Is this Rossiya new livery?
Saudi Arabia to get two Boeing B787-9 Dreamliner
Tech’s Hot New Trend: Networking at 35,000 Feet
Travel Service leases 16 more Boeing 737 MAX 8s
Turkish Airlines and Boeing sign agreement to strengthen Turkish Airlines’ long-term industry leadership
United Airlines Asia strategy & Singapore-US market evolve with Singapore-San Francisco non-stops
United Adds Training Day for All 12,000 Pilots in Safety Boost
Irish Aviation News:
Call for rail link to Belfast International Airport
CEO McCall says committed to easyJet and battle with Ryanair
Gran Canaria invest €35,000 to promote themselves in Ireland in 2016 [Spanish]
IAG: Completion of share buy-back programme
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27295
Ireland profile: Double tax treaties to be extended
Minister Donohoe launches National Civil Aviation Development Forum
Ó Muilleoir welcomes commitment on air route development fund
Read more: http://www.sinnfein.ie/contents/38279
Ryanair predicts fares to drop 6%
Ryanair shares soar as third quarter profit more than doubles
Ryanair to drop flights from Rygge
Ryanair ups Q3 profit, comfortable with FY guidance
Tourists flock back to travel agents over troublespot fears
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Experience Thomson’s Boeing 787 Dreamliner Premium Club from Dublin to Cancun and Montego Bay: http://bit.ly/1PrUq5W
Irish Aircraft Leasing News 25-01-2016: http://bit.ly/1PO7kWf
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 25-01-2016: http://bit.ly/1TkoL6g
Ryanair takes delivery of a record six Boeing 737-800s this week: http://bit.ly/1KhD1uq
Tweets of the day:
@julianoneill Airbus were one of 7 aerospace firms in NI this week with @InvestNI looking at further possibilities within the local supply chain.
@Mark_J_Henry Europe grew its share of global tourism last year, in contrast to long-term trend for greater growth to Asia & Americas, says @ETC_Corporate.
@Mark_J_Henry Finance Minister Mervyn Storey intends to meet with Minister @jonathanfbell to progress strategic air route development fund: @CommonsNIAC.
@Mark_J_Henry @TourismIreland works with airports to pitch new route development to Northern Ireland; Germany & Canada are key targets says @NiallGibbons.
@FG_STrim Jan 29 The Leap-1B engines on the Boeing #737MAX have completed certification testing, but have not yet received approval, says CFM.
Today’s Video Picks:
Air France 747 Forever – Two jewels of French aviation fly side by side over France
Embraer Legacy 450 – First customer
Iran selects Airbus for its civil aviation renewal
Ryanair CFO: We’re Well Positioned to Grow Profit
Ryanair Lands First Class Quarterly Profit
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