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Published on May 12th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 12/05/2016

Aircraft Update:

EI-CXK Boeing 737-4S3 c/n 25596 Transalpine Leasing Ferried Vilnius-Stavanger,-East Midlands-Stavanger-Vilnius 05/11-05/16 in all white colours to become LY-PGC.

TF-ISO Boeing 767-319 c/n 29388 Icelandair Ferried Xiamen-Keflavik 11/05/16 prior entry to service ex EI-UNC.

Global Aviation News:

Airline execs concerned about liberalization reversal

Read more: http://atwonline.com/regulation/airline-execs-concerned-about-liberalization-reversal

Delta Air Lines has tripled Seattle business in 3 years, CEO sees more growth ahead

Read more: http://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/news/2016/05/10/delta-air-lines-has-tripled-seattle-business-in-3.html

European airports invited to propose new services to LOT Polish Airlines

Read more: http://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/266955/european-airports-invited-to-propose-new-services-to-lot-polish-airlines/

Flynas, Pegasus Airlines launch codeshare flights

Read more: http://www.arabnews.com/news/flynas-pegasus-airlines-launch-codeshare-flights

Kaunas provides €500,000 to Wizz Air to operate more flight

Read more: http://www.aerotime.aero/en/civil/11713-kaunas-provides-500-000-to-wizz-air-to-operate-more-flights

Lufthansa Expects Major A320neo Engine Improvements In June

Read more: http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/lufthansa-expects-major-a320neo-engine-improvements-june

Mitsubishi wants to start US MRJ flight tests this summer

Read more: http://atwonline.com/airframes/mitsubishi-wants-start-us-mrj-flight-tests-summer

Oil’s well… but, will it end well

Read more: http://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/266930/oils-well-but-will-it-end-well/

Russia’s Aeroflot woos Europe-Asia flyers as home market crumbles

Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-airlines-transfers-idUSKCN0Y21XW

Surplus Singapore Air A380s Set for Paint Shop to Lure New Users

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-05-11/surplus-singapore-air-a380s-set-for-paint-shop-to-lure-new-users

The New Luxury: Kenny Dichter, Founder and CEO of Wheels Up

Read more: https://www.yahoo.com/news/luxury-kenny-dichter-founder-ceo-100000893.html

Transat receives a firm purchase offer from TUI AG for its French and Greek tour operating units

Read more: http://www.theprovince.com/business/cnw/release.html?rkey=20160511C4401&filter=4007&__lsa=3c63-e75c

Turmoil at Kenya Airways Reaches Climax

Read more: http://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/air-transport/2016-05-10/turmoil-kenya-airways-reaches-climax

Will Americans Travel to Europe? Nationwide Survey Results from Travel Leaders Group

Read more: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/americans-travel-europe-nationwide-survey-150600095.html

Irish Aviation News:

ARI staff society helps create limited edition single malt whiskey

Read more: http://www.moodiereport.com/document.php?c_id=31&doc_id=47397

Battle For Norwegian Air International’s U.S. Operating Permit

Read more: http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/battle-norwegian-air-international-s-us-operating-permit

Bernie Sanders’ claims that Cork-Boston route could cost jobs dismissed as ‘groundless’

Read more: http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/bernie-sanders-claims-that-cork-boston-route-could-cost-jobs-dismissed-as-groundless-398762.html

Dutch company court upholds €324,000 fine for Ryanair

Read more: http://www.dutchnews.nl/news/archives/2016/05/dutch-company-court-upholds-e324000-fine-for-ryanair/

Etihad Airways stops off in Belfast to show passengers a flight of fancy

Read more: http://www.irishnews.com/news/northernirelandnews/2016/05/10/news/etihad-airways-stops-off-to-show-passengers-a-flight-of-fancy-516472/

Norwegian Air International (NAI) Outlines Leased Aircraft Operation June – September 2016

Read more: http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/266923/norwegian-outlines-leased-aircraft-operation-june-september-2016/

Ryanair adds Liverpool Europa League Final flight from Dublin to Basel

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/life/travel/travel-news/ryanair-adds-liverpool-europa-league-final-flight-from-dublin-to-basel-34702021.html

Ryanair and Aer Lingus likely to agree passenger deal ‘within the year’

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/ryanair-and-aer-lingus-likely-to-agree-passenger-deal-within-the-year-1.2644207

Thomas Cook Airlines UK Adds Seasonal Belfast – Plovdiv Service in W16

Read more: http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/266950/thomas-cook-airlines-uk-adds-seasonal-belfast-plovdiv-service-in-w16/

We’re off to the piste as easyJet plans new ski route from Belfast

Read more: http://www.irishnews.com/business/2016/05/11/news/we-re-off-to-the-piste-as-easyjet-plans-new-ski-route-from-belfast-516106/

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:

@ghimlay .@flyvolaris considering selling airfares through Facebook messenger, or their own customised chat app #PHX2016.

@hharteveldt Compelling need for aircraft to have better “GPS”-like location technology onboard to improve safety & reliability – @JetBlue #PHX2016.

@hharteveldt Balancing max fleet utilization, flying on-time & providing good customer experience a “balancing act” – @JetBlue #PHX2016 #airline.

@hharteveldt .@SouthwestAir “looking for the slop” in its operation that will allow it to improve its on-time performance #PHX2016 #airline.

@ParthaBose @united gets 35MM calls to its phone lines – half are about upgrades #PHX2016 @OliverWyman.

@ParthaBose if we can squeeze more efficiency out of the runaway space we can generate huge cost savings #PHX2016 @OliverWyman.

@ParthaBose #PHX2016 attendees vote for service recovery as the biggest opp for improving the customer experience @OliverWyman.

Today’s Video Picks:

Aero-TV: Inside AEA 2016 – Gogo Business Aviation’s John Wade

https://youtu.be/LptPtaxfCvk

ATR 4 US aircraft tours Toronto and Chicago

https://youtu.be/R0pEPvWHVyk

CRJ Series New Cabin Design

https://youtu.be/oROtdilnDRY

EasyJet CEO Says External Events are Impacting Business

http://bloom.bg/1qaGly7 

Walk through ATR 4 US Cabin!

https://youtu.be/EtUHW6l06zQ

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