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Published on May 11th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 11/05/2016

Aircraft Update:

EI-RUF Boeing 737-85P c/n 28536 Jet2 Delivered Norwich-Bournemouth 09/05/16 for paint to become G-JZHH.

Global Aviation News:

Challenges to airline liberalisation. Mindset changes needed: CAPA Americas Summit

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/challenges-to-airline-liberalisation-mindset-changes-needed-capa-americas-summit-video-277140

CHC Group Receives Court Approval of “First Day” Motions to Support Business Operations

Read more: http://www.chc.ca/news/2016/05/chc-group-receives-court-approval-of-%E2%80%9Cfirst-day%E2%80%9D-motions-to-support-business-operations.aspx

EasyJet flies into red but vows to split profits with shareholders

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/may/10/easyjet-24m-pound-loss-dividend-terrorist-attacks

Etihad Airways’ Hogan to Lead Wider Group in Management Shake-Up

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-05-08/etihad-airways-hogan-to-lead-wider-group-in-management-shake-up

Emirates Sales Decline Reveals Challenges to Mega-Carrier Model

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-05-10/emirates-sales-decline-reveals-challenges-to-mega-carrier-model

Emirates would buy more A380s even if new version shelved

Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/emirates-airbus-neo-idUSL5N18737Y

European cabin crew join E4FC in calls for level playing pitch with Gulf airlines

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/european-cabin-crew-join-e4fc-in-calls-for-level-playing-pitch-with-gulf-airlines-1.2642504

Latin America urged to streamline aviation industry regulation

Read more: http://www.bnamericas.com/en/news/privatization/latin-america-urged-to-streamline-aviation-industry-regulation

Lufthansa enters into partnership in Silicon Valley

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/28929

Qatar Airways postpones longest route over ‘A350 delay’

Read more: http://in.reuters.com/article/qatarairways-routes-airbus-group-idINKCN0Y123I

Thai Airways regional connectivity Pt 2: Thai Smile international expansion is a strategic necessity

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/thai-airways-regional-connectivity-pt-2-thai-smile-international-expansion-is-a-strategic-necessity-280357

There has never been a better time to buy International Consolidated Airlns Grp SA, easyJet plc and Ryanair plc

Read more: http://money.aol.co.uk/2016/05/09/there-has-never-been-a-better-time-to-buy-international-consolidated-airlns-grp-sa-easyjet-plc-and-ryanair-plc/

WestJet after 20 years. The new LCC challenges: preserving the culture but rising to the business

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/westjet-turns-20-the-new-lcc-challenges-preserving-the-culture-but-rising-to-the-business-280095

Irish Aviation News:

Aer Lingus links to LA

Read more: http://www.anna.aero/2016/05/10/aer-lingus-links-la/

Bernie Sanders’s air route claim rejected by Fine Gael MEP

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/bernie-sanders-s-air-route-claim-rejected-by-fine-gael-mep-1.2642422

Cork Airport calls for public support in final push for US flights

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/life/travel/travel-news/cork-airport-calls-for-public-support-in-final-push-for-us-flights-34699976.html

Easyjet Dividend Pledge Won’t Help to Fend Off Ryanair: Gadfly

Read more: http://www.hospitalityireland.com/easyjet-dividend-pledge-wont-help-to-fend-off-ryanair-gadfly/27474

Embrace Your Inner #avgeek – How to be an aviation geek

Read more: http://blog.arconics.com/blog2/avgeek-how-to-be-an-aviation-geek

Green light for €20m fuel pipeline under city to airport

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/green-light-for-20m-fuel-pipeline-under-city-to-airport-34699225.html

Green Party Concerns Over Proposed Runway

Read more: http://www.northcountyleader.ie/2016/05/10/green-party-concerns-over-proposed-runway/

Irish MEP left behind in Dublin Airport by Lufthansa

Read more: http://www.thejournal.ie/lufthansa-sean-kelly-irish-mep-dublin-airport-2761299-May2016/

Ryanair names new public affairs head as Samoilovich leaves after two months

Read more:  http://www.prweek.com/article/1394011/ryanair-names-new-public-affairs-head-samoilovich-leaves-two-months#B8PzBElgXic6VbFR.99

Sanders slams planned Cork-Boston airline flights as anti-union

Read more: http://www.irishcentral.com/culture/travel/Sanders-slams-planned-Cork-Boston-airline-flights-as-anti-union.html

Shannon firm breathes new life into aircraft

Read more: http://www.limerickpost.ie/2016/05/09/sentinel-aviation-services-collaborate-shannon-companies/

Woodgate welcomes Cranfield’s flying Laboratory

Read more: http://www.woodair.com/air-charter/blog/

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Dublin Airport shortlisted for ACI ‘Best Airport Award’: http://bit.ly/1q5CjHp 

Sentinel Aviation Services delivers former Transaero 737 to Bravo Airways: http://bit.ly/1T3RHBJ

Tweets of the day:

@CorkAirport  Transatlantic flights into @CorkAirport will be a game changer for Tourism, Jobs and Investment.

@ghimlay Almost half of audience members at #PHX2016 think DOT will sit on @Fly_Norwegian show cause order until Foxx leaves.

@ghimlay IAG’s Willie Walsh calls debate around Middle East carrier subsidies “disappointing”. (Note: @qatarairways owns a stake in IAG) #PHX2016.

@grahamck63 Our Barbados flight for 2018 selling like hotcakes shows how popular cruising is in Northern Ireland.

@hharteveldt  All Nippon Airways focusing expansion on N. America & Asia, adding mid-size gateway cities in part due to 787 Dreamliner #PHX2016 #airline.

@hharteveldt #PHX2016 split whether US DOT will approve @Fly_Norwegian’s air svc application. Nearly equal #s blv DOT will approve or postpone approval.

Today’s Video Picks:

AirCrewser

https://youtu.be/Zngw_mWN-FQ

Airlines Association of Southern Africa CE Chris Zweigenthal – #INDABA2016

https://youtu.be/1-5aP8H36Aw

First visit: Singapore Airlines – Airbus A350-900 – Inaugural landing at AMS Schiphol

https://youtu.be/nFY9cvXwGgg

Irish Historic Flight – March 2016

https://youtu.be/ff5fLNR_Aso

Is Emirates Airlines’ Pace of Growth Sustainable?

http://bloom.bg/1UOZeDI

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