Published on February 10th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 10/02/2016

Aircraft Update:

CS-TKQ Airbus A320-214 c/n 2325 Azores Airlines Delivered Woensdrecht-Ponta Delgada 08/02/16 in all white colours ex EI-FMD.

EI-RUE Boeing 737-85P/W c/n 28388 Jet2 Ferried Budapest-Zurich-Bournemouth 10/02/16 for painting to become G-JZHG.

EI-RUF Boeing 737-85P/W c/n 28536 Jet2 Ferried Budapest-Zurich-Norwich 10/02/16 for painting to become G-JZHH.

Global Aviation News:

Airbus or Boeing? SpiceJet’s $11 Billion Deal Rests on Time

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Airline new entrants still falling after the GFC. Low oil prices could spark a 2016 entry resurgence

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British Airways to launch Stansted flights in the summer

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Emirates Airline: The strategy reshapes in 2016 – partnerships, China growth, smaller widebodies

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Testing Times for London City

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The inside story behind the bungled Bombardier C Series

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TUI Turkish Bookings Plunge as Vacationers Seek Safer Spain

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U.K. Minister Prepares Ground for Cameron U-Turn on Heathrow

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Irish Aviation News:

British Airways enters Ryanair’s back yard with Stansted flights

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EI-FOM Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair First Flight

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Helicopter crew forced to abandon search mission

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IAG boss Willie Walsh admits ‘admiration’ for Ryanair rival Michael O’Leary

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Norwegian Group undertake first test flight with Boeing 787-9

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Record surge’ at Belfast International Airport

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Ryanair closes Alghero and Pescara bases due to local tax hike

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Ryanair Gets Share EUR800 Million Buyback Programme Underway

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Ryanair has launched ticket sales for its two new connections from Václav Havel Airport Prague

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Ryanair not entitled to legal costs in bid for millions it says it overpaid in air travel tax

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Ryanair to open Nuremberg base

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Strong Passenger Growth at Dublin Airport in January

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Subsidiaries of Russian company sue Dublin-based firm over Boeing engines

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Willie Walsh backs Stormont fund to attract new air routes

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Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Aer Lingus Cadets Charity Plane push challenge for Breast Cancer Research: 

College Ireland sees increased demand for Popular Short Course in Aircraft leasing & Project Management: 

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 08-02-2016:

Weekly Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 8 February 2016: 

Tweets of the day:

@AP_Joan_Lowy Milestone: #FAA has registered more #drone operators (325,000 as of Fri.) than currently licensed pilots, 320,000.

@GlobeTrotScott Wow, @United paid $1.21-$1.26 for fuel in Jan.; $1.38-$1.43 when hedges factored in.

@jonostrower Interviewed Southwest’s Herb Kelleher about 737. SWA almost bought DC-9-30s. Got Boeing to agree on price during visit to McDonnell Douglas.

@winglets747 Iran Air to be like Turkish. Perceived as a Gulf 3 competitor, but has large home market. 6th freedom traffic a much smaller share.

@winglets747 US government has postponed Tokyo Haneda talks due to take place this week. Reason is Delta’s bullying.

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