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Published on February 16th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 16/02/2016

Aircraft Update:

EI-FJE Boeing 737-8JP/W c/n 39420 Norwegian Air International Registered 13/02/16 ex LN-NOZ.

EI-FJF Boeing 737-86N/W c/n 36814 Norwegian Air International Registered 11/02/16 ex LN-NOH.

LN-LNA Boeing 787-8 c/n 34304 Norwegian Re-Registered 10/02/16 ex LN-LNA.

Global Aviation News:

Airbus, Boeing Count on China as Southeast Asia Slows Down

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-02-14/airbus-boeing-count-on-china-to-buffer-southeast-asia-slowdown

Aviation sector is complicated with 5/20 rule: Tony Fernandes

Read more: http://www.livemint.com/Companies/No4kEsReAjn1vFcrbAr1uM/Aviation-sector-is-complicated-with-520-rule-Tony-Fernande.html

Boeing Pushes ‘Right at First Flight’ as 737 Max Starts Flight Test Campaign

Read more: http://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/general-aviation/2016-02-15/boeing-pushes-right-first-flight-737-max-starts-flight-test-campaign

CAPA Iran Aviation Summit: optimism abounds over market potential for Iran’s nascent industry

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/capa-iran-aviation-summit-optimism-abounds-over-market-potential-for-irans-nascent-industry-266342

Could Airlines Soon Be Required to Let Families Fly Together?

Read more: http://www.travelpulse.com/news/airlines/could-airlines-soon-be-required-to-let-families-fly-together.html

Five bidders eye £2bn London City Airport deal

Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/transport/12156613/Five-bidders-eye-2bn-London-City-Airport-deal.html

Five Billion Reasons to Bet on In-Flight Connectivity 

Read more: http://apex.aero/2016/02/12/five-billion-reasons-inflight-connectivity#sthash.AcnpJZU9.dpuf

Flybe keen to introduce direct London link for Liverpool John Lennon Airport

Read more: http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/business/flybe-keen-introduce-direct-london-10874985

Malaysia Air on Track With Profit, Mulls Fleet Expansion

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-02-15/malaysia-air-on-track-with-profit-target-mulls-fleet-expansion

Protectionism Still Winning as Liberalization Stalls

Read more: http://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/air-transport/2016-02-15/protectionism-still-winning-liberalization-stalls

Spirit’s new CEO hints at nuanced changes rather than an overhaul. Operations are a key focus

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/spirits-new-ceo-hints-at-nuanced-changes-rather-than-an-overhaul-operations-are-a-key-focus-266615

VietJetAir reaches 19 million passengers; has ordered almost 100 A320-series aircraft

Read more: http://www.anna.aero/2016/02/12/vietjetair-reaches-19-million-passengers/

WestJet to defer Bombardier, Boeing deliveries

Read more: http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/43966-westjet-to-defer-bombardier-boeing-deliveries

Irish Aviation News:

Dublin-Manchester-Beijing with Hainan

Read more: http://www.ittn.ie/news/dublin-manchester-beijing-with-hainan/

Hamburg is base #80 for Ryanair; seven new routes in six countries with two based aircraft starting in November

Read more: http://www.anna.aero/2016/02/12/hamburg-is-base-80-for-ryanair-seven-new-routes-in-six-countries-with-two-based-aircraft-starting-in-november/

IAG CEO Willie Walsh calls for global deal on carbon emissions

Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/transport/12156610/IAG-boss-calls-for-global-deal-on-carbon-emissions.html

Ireland West Airport Staff Select Charities for 2016

Read more: http://www.ittn.ie/news/ireland-west-airport-staff-select-charities-for-2016/

Ryanair adds 12 extra flights for Euro 2016 after ‘record demand

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/life/travel/travel-news/ryanair-adds-12-extra-flights-for-euro-2016-after-record-demand-34454649.html

SAS Outlines Cityjet CRJ900 Operation in S16

Read more: http://airlineroute.net/2016/02/09/sk-wxcr9-s16update1/

Swissport To Create 200 Jobs At Dublin Airport

Read more: http://www.dublinairport.com/gns/at-the-airport/latest-news/16-02-15/Swissport_To_Create_200_Jobs_At_Dublin_Airport.aspx

Waypoint Leasing Opens Regional Offices in Australia and Africa/Middle East, Further Expanding Global Reach

Read more: http://www.streetinsider.com/Press+Releases/Waypoint+Leasing+Opens+Regional+Offices+in+Australia+and+AfricaMiddle+East,+Further+Expanding+Global+Reach/11318786.html

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

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

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 15 February 2016: http://bit.ly/1Kjw8cx

 

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 15-02-2016: http://bit.ly/1ThtIfP 

Ryanair adds third Learjet 45 to fleet supporting network expansion: http://bit.ly/1OcasK6

Tweets of the day:

@e_russell “There’s really nothing for us to deal with or discuss at the moment,” continues @SpiritAirlines CEO Fornaro on any merger possibilities.

@karomiziolek Budget #airlines in Asia-Pac region have garnered 54% market share, more than twice the global average: IATA’s Tyler says #SGAirshow @IATA.

@ghimlay US to finalise bilateral air services agreement with Cuba on Tuesday.

@winglets747 Air France lobbied to prevent Oman Air from growing at Paris, but AF had no problem selling Oman Air a LHR slot. 

@winglets747 Willie Walsh, IAG CEO: “I compete profitably with Gulf carriers because I have transformed my business.” Lufty & Air France haven’t – can’t?.

Today’s Video Picks:

Aero-TV: Wind, Rain & Airplanes – The 2016 Sebring Sport Aviation Expo

https://youtu.be/C3zwV3NJs7Y

Challenges and Opportunities Facing Asia’s Airlines

http://bloom.bg/1Py2eQI

NZ aviation podcast w/c Feb 8 2016

https://youtu.be/yK1XfiNoW3c

The Outlook for Aviation in Asia in 2016

http://bloom.bg/1oeNv3G

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