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Published on May 25th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 25/05/2016

Aircraft Update:

EI-FRO Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44742 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 23/05/16. 

EI-FRP Boeing 737-8AS c/n 62692 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 23/05/16. 

G-JZHH Boeing 737-85P c/n 28536 Jet2 Delivered Norwich-Manchester 23/05/16 ex EI-RUF.

Global Aviation News:

AirAsia X posts RM179 million net profit in 1Q16

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/29138

Brexit Would Raise Vacation Costs for Britons, Cameron Says

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-05-23/brexit-would-make-vacations-pricier-for-britons-cameron-says

Embraer E190-E2 achieves first flight earlier than expected

Read more: http://atwonline.com/airframes/embraer-e190-e2-achieves-first-flight-earlier-expected

Heathrow launches ‘election-style’ expansion manifesto pledging to secure a stronger economy for families across Britain 

Read more: http://mediacentre.heathrow.com/pressrelease/details/81/Expansion-News-23/6362#sthash.lJYPHjcg.dpuf

Idealogical Purity Likely Not Among Delta’s Reasons For Vehement Fight Against Persian Gulf Carriers

Read more: http://www.forbes.com/sites/danielreed/2016/05/24/idealogical-purity-likely-not-among-deltas-reasons-for-vehement-fight-against-persian-gulf-carriers/#1f43364a35ab

Icelandair introduces 767s to its fleet; launches Montreal as latest North American destination; Boston #1 route for ASKs

Read more: http://www.anna.aero/2016/05/23/icelandair-starts-montreal-service-and-welcomes-767s/

Less Liberal?

Read more: http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/less-liberal

Liverpool-Heathrow air link working party to be established

Read more: http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/business/liverpool-heathrow-air-link-working-11372278

Malaysia Airlines adds two leased A350s

Read more: http://atwonline.com/leasing/malaysia-airlines-adds-two-leased-a350s

Norwegian to take eight more Boeing 737 MAXs and two 787s

Read more: http://atwonline.com/airframes/norwegian-take-eight-more-boeing-737-maxs-and-two-787s

US airlines’ big test

Read more: http://atwonline.com/blog/us-airlines-big-test

Wizz Air reaches 20 million passengers per annum milestone; 25 bases across Central and Eastern Europe but Luton remains #1 airport

Read more: http://www.anna.aero/2016/05/18/wizz-air-reaches-20-million-passengers-per-annum-milestone/

Irish Aviation News:

ASL Aviation Group Acquires TNT Airline Operations

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/29140

British-Irish Airports EXPO, 143 exhibitors, 10 airport/airline CEOs – please send all your people – it’s all free!

Read more: http://www.anna.aero/2016/05/18/british-irish-airports-expo-birmingham/

Decision on future of Cork to US flights is imminent 

Read more: http://www.southernstar.ie/news/roundup/articles/2016/05/24/4120118-decision-on-future-of-cork-to-us-flights-is-imminent/#sthash.SXPtV21d.dpuf

Enda Kenny urged to intervene on Cork-US flights

Read more: http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/enda-kenny-urged-to-intervene-on-cork-us-flights-401169.html

First Sukhoi Superjet 100 delivered to CityJet

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/29154

Irish Aviation Authority Completes First Milestone Towards Operating AireonSM ALERT

Read more: http://www.atc-network.com/atc-news/aireon-llc/irish-aviation-authority-completes-first-milestone-towards-operating-aireonsm-alert

Lack of resources threatens US pre-clearance service at Dublin Airport

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/life/travel/travel-news/lack-of-resources-threatens-us-preclearance-service-at-dublin-airport-34741099.html

Now Clinton fights to block flights between Cork and the United States

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/now-clinton-fights-to-block-flights-between-cork-and-the-united-states-34741103.html

Ryanair’s best margin since 2005 illustrates the success of ‘Always Getting Better’ programme

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/ryanairs-best-margin-since-2005-illustrates-the-success-of-always-getting-better-programme-282810

Ryanair boss predicts no long-term future at either Air Berlin or Eurowings [German]

Read more: http://www.aero.de/news-24167/Ryanair-gibt-Eurowings-und-Air-Berlin-keine-Chance.html

Ryanair may extend share buyback

Read more: http://www.irishexaminer.com/business/ryanair-may-extend-share-buyback-401266.html

Why a ‘fare war’ from Ryanair Holdings plc should scare easyJet plc and Wizz Air Holdings plc

Read more: http://money.aol.co.uk/2016/05/24/why-a-fare-war-from-ryanair-holdings-plc-should-scare-easyjet-plc-and-wizz-air-holdings-plc/

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 23 May 2016 : http://bit.ly/1U7Yfta 

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 24-05-2016 : http://bit.ly/1XuCrgM

Tweets of the day:

@atterseeluftfah Lufthansa grounded three @Airbus 340-600s as demand during the summer schedule is shrinking. The aircraft’s are parked in Spain. Next on ATW.

@flyethiopian All set for my maiden flight! #EthiopianA350 #A350 XWB #comingsoon.

@grahamck63 More capacity from @jet2tweets for the winter @BelfastAirport that was my good news email last week #moregrowthmorejobs.

@TheHUBRoutes ASL Aviation Group completes acquisition of TNT Airways & Pan Air Líneas Aéreas – now ASL Airlines Belgium & Spain.

@winglets747 Vietnam wants to use VietJet order for US relations. On other hand, privately-owned VietJet growth conflicts with state-owned airline.

Today’s Video Picks:

Aer Lingus CEO Stephen Kavanagh at International Aviation Club

https://youtu.be/BBkXK5FSHf0

Challenges in Latin America’s Supply Chain

https://youtu.be/HPGJ-yfrtCA

Daniel Cohen, Copa Airlines, On Current Suppliers

https://youtu.be/Brgjh6cW74E

FG To Develop Infrastructure In Aviation Industry

https://youtu.be/nBNSKfAoGQA

Francisco Sanchez Arrieta, Latam Airlines Group, On Airline-Supplier Relationship

https://youtu.be/-g8SDXOicwo

Not Bothered About Shareholder Approval For Entry Into Aviation Biz: VRL Logistics

https://youtu.be/Hxr0uJAITIw

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