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Published on February 9th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 09/02/2016

Aircraft Update:

OE-LAW Boeing 767-3Z9(ER)/W c/n 26417 Austrian Airlines Departed Lufthansa Technik hangar 06/02/15 arrived 30/01/16.

OE-LAZ Boeing 767-3Z9(ER)/W c/n 30331 Austrian Airlines To Lufthansa Technik hangar 06/02/16.

Global Aviation News:

Air Berlin pilots agree to 2016 pay cuts

Read more: https://au.finance.yahoo.com/news/air-berlin-pilots-agree-2016-212702883.html

Airbus Forgoes Pratt Engines for A321Neo First Flight, Uses CFM

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-02-07/airbus-forgoes-pratt-engines-for-a321neo-first-flight-uses-cfm

Airlines Reap Record Profits, and Passengers Get Peanuts

Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/07/business/energy-environment/airlines-reap-record-profits-and-passengers-get-peanuts.html

Better inflight wifi over North Atlantic is months away: Intelsat CEO

Read more: https://www.runwaygirlnetwork.com/2016/01/29/better-inflight-wifi-over-north-atlantic-is-months-away-intelsat-ceo/

easyJet shareholders reject calls by Sir Stelios to increase dividend payout

Read more: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/easyjet-shareholders-reject-calls-by-sir-stelios-increase-dividend-payout-1542492

Focus on cost reduction amid competition, says Jet Airways

Read more: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/transportation/airlines-/-aviation/focus-on-cost-reduction-amid-competition-says-jet-airways/articleshow/50903360.cms

India’s aviation policies are still very constricted, says Benyamin Ismail of AirAsia X

Read more: http://www.dnaindia.com/money/report-india-s-aviation-policies-are-still-very-constricted-says-benyamin-ismail-of-airasia-x-2175111

Pension fund warns Government over Heathrow runway

Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/transport/12147258/Pension-fund-warns-Government-over-Heathrow-runway.html

Portugal Reverses TAP Privatization Plan, Raising Stake to 50%

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-02-06/portugal-reverses-tap-privatization-plan-raising-stake-to-50

R.I. Governor Wants to Set Aside $1.5M to Persuade Airlines to Add Routes

Read more: http://www.aviationpros.com/news/12166977/inflight-incentive-ri-governor-wants-to-set-aside-15m-to-persuade-airlines-to-add-routes

Singapore Air to Delist Tiger Air as Shareholders Accept Offer

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-02-06/singapore-air-to-delist-tiger-air-as-shareholders-accept-offer

Sky-high Wi-Fi: Canada’s airlines roll out more internet

Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/canadian-airline-wi-fi-1.3409974

Irish Aviation News:

ASL Aviation Group Signs Conditional Agreement To Acquire TNT Airline Operations

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27379

Bernice Moran is a senior first officer with Virgin Atlantic and the founder of The Be Sweet Company

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/life/family/parenting/bernice-moran-on-being-a-pilot-and-a-mum-the-nanny-walks-out-the-door-and-i-come-in-exhausted-on-landing-day-34416306.html

Case over ownership of Boeing engines begins

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/case-over-ownership-of-boeing-engines-begins-1.2527171

daa Staff Raise €240,000 For Three Irish Charities in 2015

Read more: http://www.mediahq.com/dublinairportauthority/132476/daa-staff-raise-240000-for-three-irish-charities-im-2015

FPG Amentum delivers A330-200 to SATA International S.A.

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27395

Milestone VP joins Sloane Helicopters as Sales and Marketing Director

Read more: http://helicopterinvestor.com/articles/milestone-vp-joins-sloane-helicopters-as-sales-and-marketing-director/

Stobart Air is the target of a takeover by Aviation Finance Company

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/companies/seen-and-heard-over-the-weekend-1.2525759

US route ‘very important’ to Cork

Read more: http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/us-route-very-important-to-cork-380637.html

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Aer Lingus Cadets Charity Plane push challenge for Breast Cancer Research: http://bit.ly/1Kxhleb 

College Ireland sees increased demand for Popular Short Course in Aircraft leasing & Project Management: http://bit.ly/1mkJlpJ 

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 08-02-2016: http://bit.ly/1PfNLsj

Weekly Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 8 February 2016: http://bit.ly/1TN12vL 

Tweets of the day:

@A350Blog  Cathay Pacific #A350 1st commercial flight scheduled for next 1/May.

@airlineroute CITYJET CRJ900 operation for SAS to commence on 29MAR16.

@airlineroute Ethiopian Airlines to fly 787 to Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Manila from 01JUL16, replacing 767-300ER.

@DubCook Contrary to popular belief, airlines aren’t non-profit charities. The concept of supply & demand still applies. 

@Jamie_Freed Jetstar boss Jayne Hrdlicka has stepped down from the Woolworths board citing commitments at the airline.

Today’s Video Picks:

Aer Lingus – Let’s bring #HomeAdvantage

https://youtu.be/EICRQISX3HI

Etihad Boeing 777 Lightning Strike

https://youtu.be/TcX3E5uLBSE

Ethiopia: A modern aviation academy, by the Ethiopian Airlines, inaugurated

https://youtu.be/lhqPSHPlqmc

Ronald Rigney, Abu Dhabi Department of Transport about the challenges in aviation safety

https://youtu.be/rqVOv6PZ-dg

Ryanair Cabin Crew Calendar 2016

https://youtu.be/FmrrV2buYlg

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