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Published on March 1st, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 01/03/2016

Aircraft Update:

EI-FJG Boeing 737-8JP/W c/n 37818 Norwegian Air International Registered 25/02/16 ex LN-NOX.

EI-FJI Boeing 737-8JP/W c/n 37817 Norwegian Air International Registered 26/02/16 ex LN-NOW.

F-GYAQ Airbus A321-211 c/n 827 Air Méditerranée Ferried Rzeszów-Shannon 25/02/16 by lessor for storage.

S5-AAV Bombardier CRJ900 c/n 15284 Adria Airways used since 22/02/16 in all white colours to train CityJet pilots on aircraft type.

Global Aviation News:

A380 airport usage: Dubai is most popular, Heathrow has the highest number of foreign airlines

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/a380-airport-usage-dubai-is-most-popular-heathrow-has-the-highest-number-of-foreign-airlines-268802

Business travel flight data for 2015 unveils USA trade dominance

Read more: http://www.incentivetravel.co.uk/news/agency-news/31541-business-travel-flight-data-for-2015-unveils-usa-trade-dominance

Flight-Report.com  reviews rate Transavia best European Low-cost carrier

Read more: http://blog.flight-report.com/en/english-infographic-ranking-the-best-european-low-cost-carriers/

IAG has its best ever profit in 2015, helped by fuel and strategic vision and pragmatism

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/iag-has-its-best-ever-profit-in-2015-helped-by-fuel-and-strategic-vision-and-pragmatism-269039

IndiGo boost! InterGlobe Aviation to t ake d elivery of 24 Airbus A320neo Aircraft over 13 months

Read more: http://www.indiainfoline.com/article/news-top-story/%E2%80%8Bindigo-boost-%E2%80%8Binterglobe-aviation-to-%E2%80%8Bt%E2%80%8Bake-%E2%80%8Bd%E2%80%8Belivery-of-24-airbus-a320neo-aircraft-over-%E2%80%8B13-months-116022900028_1.html

Jet Airways looks to raise aircraft utilisation

Read more: http://www.financialexpress.com/article/industry/companies/jet-airways-looks-to-raise-aircraft-utilisation/217282/

Low Cost: The new norm in Eastern Europe

Read more: http://www.routesonline.com/suppliers/8192/oag/news/253503/low-cost-the-new-norm-in-eastern-europe/

Norwegian Air Flies in the Face of the Trans-Atlantic Establishment

Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/23/business/international/norwegian-air-flies-in-the-face-of-the-trans-atlantic-establishment.html?_r=0

Oman Air leases two Dreamliners and Heathrow slots from Kenya Airways

Read more: http://www.africanaerospace.aero/oman-air-leases-two-dreamliners-and-heathrow-slots-from-kenya-airways.html#sthash.fcd8rc6P.dpuf

Portugal reports double-digit growth again in 2015; Ryanair, easyJet, Transavia and Vueling key players with NIKI and Volotea new for S16

Read more: http://www.anna.aero/2016/02/29/portugal-reports-double-digit-growth-again-in-2015/

Regional airlines up their game to meet customer expectations

Read more: https://www.runwaygirlnetwork.com/2016/02/24/regional-airlines-up-their-game-to-meet-customer-expectations/

Sir Stelios calls for sacking of directors at African airline Fastjet

Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/feb/29/sir-stelios-calls-fastjet-directors-sacking-african-budget-airline

The legacy carriers’ low costs – Lufthansa’s Eurowings, Air France-KLM’s Transavia, IAG’s Vueling: foreign bases, long-haul challenges

Read more: http://www.anna.aero/2016/02/24/eurowings-transavia-and-vueling-growth-airports-revealed/

Travel advice, aircraft disinsection and caution over Zika virus risks

Read more: https://www.runwaygirlnetwork.com/2016/02/29/travel-advice-disinsection-and-caution-over-zika-virus-risks/

Vietnam’s Bikini-Clad Carrier Seeks IPO to Be `Emirates of Asia’

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-02-28/vietnam-s-bikini-clad-carrier-seeks-ipo-to-be-emirates-of-asia

Irish Aviation News:

Airport thanks passengers from Causeway Coast & Glens for ‘keeping it local’

Read more: http://www.colerainetimes.co.uk/news/coleraine-news/airport-thanks-passengers-from-causeway-coast-glens-for-keeping-it-local-1-7231046

CIT Aerospace: Twin-Aisle Evolution Creates Opportunities for Aircraft Owners and Passengers

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27811

DELTA S16 Atlanta – Dublin Aircraft Changes

Read more: http://airlineroute.net/2016/02/29/dl-atldub-s16/

Don’t hike prices, BA’s Walsh warns new City Airport owners

Read more: http://www.standard.co.uk/business/business-news/don-t-hike-prices-ba-s-walsh-warns-new-city-airport-owners-a3190026.html

Dublin Airport Rated #1 In Europe For Passenger Service

Read more: http://www.dublinairport.com/gns/at-the-airport/latest-news/16-02-29/Dublin_Airport_Rated_1_In_Europe_For_Passenger_Service.aspx

FPG and FPG Amentum acquire one TUI 737-800 for a JOL transaction

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27813

FLY Leasing Closes $385 Million Aircraft Acquisition Facility

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27803

Michael O’Leary to unveil latest Ryanair plan for Belfast expansion 

Read more: http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/news/michael-oleary-to-unveil-latest-ryanair-plan-for-belfast-expansion-34494413.html

Ryanair Calls On UK Government To Scrap APD For All

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/27805

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Irish airline Cityjet prepares for Bombardier CRJ900 operations: http://bit.ly/1oHU2Ed 

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 29 February 2016: http://bit.ly/1oJzkE4

 

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 29-02-2016: http://bit.ly/1LQ7o6H 

Tweets of the day:

@a380fanclub With 14.189 km Dubai-Auckland @emirates EK448/449 will be the longest A380 route. Right now it is Sydney-Dallas @Qantas QF7/8 with 13.804 km.

@GlennFarleyK5 Museum of Flight had to scrounge nearly 1,000 donated parts to get first 727 ready for flight. 

@jonostrower Boeing AOG teams are known to have a serious “God Complex”. It’s because they bring planes back from the dead. 

@Phocuswright  United States: OTAs responsible for nearly two thirds of all #mobile bookings: http://bit.ly/1S45Ix3  #Phocuswright.

@tonyfernandes @tonyfernandes Tehran is coming.

Today’s Video Picks:

Cabin Tour | Two-class Airbus A380 | Emirates Airline

https://youtu.be/tx0gMidbJvI

Flight VLOG – Restricted Airspace

https://youtu.be/qwdNqFXtPNM

NZ aviation podcast w/c Feb 21 2016

https://youtu.be/AuzZCZWhG_s

Reshaping the East Africa Aviation industry

https://youtu.be/1gDCrCoIgwQ

Searey in Ireland 2006-2016 – EI-SEA, the first 10 years

https://youtu.be/jtON92huQ8I

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