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Published on May 30th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 30/05/2016

Aircraft Update:

EI-FNV Airbus A319-132 c/n 1952 Nesma Airlines Ferried East Midlands-Dublin 27/05/16 after paint prior delivery to become SU-NMD.

EI-FRS Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44745 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 27/05/16.

EI-FRT Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44740 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 26/05/16.

EI-XLF Boeing 747-446 c/n 27645 Rossiya Airlines Ferried Victorville-San Bernardino-Manchester 28-29/05/16 for paint.

EI-XLJ Boeing 747-446 c/n 27646 Rossiya Airlines Being prepared for delivery at Xiamen 24/05/16.

OE-IDY Airbus A320-232 c/n 928 Ames Camo Ferried Chengdu-Astana-Ostrava 26/05/16 ex B-MAX.

Global Aviation News:

Airbus to deliver 1 plane a week to India

Read more: http://www.deccanherald.com/content/548638/airbus-deliver-1-plane-week.html

American Air President Says Airlines Should Price the Way Hotels Price

Read more: https://www.thestreet.com/story/13585222/1/american-air-president-says-airlines-should-price-the-way-hotels-price.html?puc=yahoo&cm_ven=YAHOO

A4E, AEA, ELFAA, ERA, IACA and IATA criticise proposed Norwegian air tax

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/news/iata-norwegian-government-air-passenger-tax-558767

Boeing made a ‘major mistake’ 12 years ago that left its customers in the lurch

Read more: http://uk.businessinsider.com/boeing-757-airline-demand-la-compagnie-2016-5?r=US&IR=T

British Airways Evaluates Its Nigeria Routes on Traffic, Dollar

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-05-27/british-airways-evaluates-its-nigeria-routes-on-traffic-dollar

Delta Connection Breaks Record for No-Cancel Streak

Read more: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/delta-connection-breaks-record-no-153000213.html

DHS secretary on TSA delays: We’re not going to compromise aviation security

Read more: https://youtu.be/EkAzEfyullc

Gatwick’s ‘data socialist’ proves value of data sharing with pioneering Airport Community app

Read more: http://www.futuretravelexperience.com/2016/05/gatwicks-proves-value-of-data-sharing-with-airport-community-app/

Lessons From Asia’s Under 30 Travel Startups

Read more: http://www.forbes.com/sites/hamdiraini/2016/05/28/lessons-from-asias-under-30-travel-startups/#2a3a4552282d

Lufthansa Suspends Caracas Flights as Venezuelan Economy Struggles

Read more: http://fortune.com/2016/05/28/lufthansa-caracas-flights/

Russia To Spend $1.5 Billion on New Planes For Domestic Airlines

Read more: http://www.themoscowtimes.com/business/article/russia-to-spend-1-5-billion-on-new-planes-for-domestic-airlines/570714.html

Skyscanner launches Facebook Messenger bot for flight search and travel inspiration

Read more: http://www.futuretravelexperience.com/2016/05/skyscanner-launches-facebook-messenger-flight-search-bot/

The Reason Air Travel Is Terrible and So Few Airlines Are Profitable

Read more: https://hbr.org/2016/05/the-reason-air-travel-is-terrible-and-so-few-airlines-are-profitable

Irish Aviation News:

Aerclub deferred until end 2016 by Aer Lingus

Read more: http://www.travelextra.ie/aerclub-deferred-end-2016-aer-lingus/

Airline Executives Gather at IATA Convention and Look for Answers

Read more: http://www.wsj.com/articles/airline-executives-gather-at-iata-convention-and-look-for-answers-1464427803

Construction of new €50m air traffic control tower at Dublin Airport could start by next March

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/construction-of-new-50m-air-traffic-control-tower-at-dublin-airport-could-start-by-next-march-34753574.html

Irish Aviation Authority rejects US pilots’ criticism of airline

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/irish-aviation-authority-rejects-us-pilots-criticism-of-airline-1.2662334

Press conference at IATA Dublin next week closes two days of airport justice events

Read more: http://www.itfglobal.org/en/news-events/press-releases/2016/may/press-conference-at-iata-dublin-next-week-closes-two-days-of-airport-justice-events/

Presidential candidates weigh in on the feud over Norwegian Air International

Read more: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-travel-briefcase-norwegian-20160528-snap-story.html

Ryanair Interview Europe’s Top Gun

Read more: https://global.handelsblatt.com/edition/437/ressort/companies-markets/article/price-war-ahead

Ryanair wants five routes from Amsterdam [Dutch]

https://www.upinthesky.nl/2016/05/27/ryanair-wil-nog-vijf-routes-vanuit-amsterdam/

Ryanair wants to fill Aer Lingus Transatlantic flights [Dutch]

http://www.luchtvaartnieuws.nl/nieuws/categorie/2/airlines/ryanair-wil-verre-vluchten-aer-lingus-vullen

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 24 May 2016 : http://bit.ly/1U7Yfta

 

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

Tweets of the day:

@ghimlay .@AlaskaAir CFO says on merger with @VirginAmerica: “We are going to move cautiously, we don’t want to screw any of this up.”

@ghimlay .@HawaiianAir CCO says airline has luxury of time to see how CSeries operates, won’t need deliveries until after early part of next decade.

@winglets747 ANA and Vietnam Airlines conclude capital agreement. Effective July, ANA will buy 8.8% of VN for US$109m.

@winglets747 Finnair seeks to improve short-haul costs (and feed growing long-haul) by reducing A319s and growing A321s.

@winglets747 Virgin Atlantic to serve Seattle, another new destination but still in the Delta safety net.

Today’s Video Picks:

Autism Awareness Shannon Airport

https://youtu.be/v2gAcbzqyps

Design of the Challenger 650 aircraft’s cabin

https://youtu.be/jfinCovJ0PU

Etihad A380 Virtual Reality experience featuring Nicole Kidman

https://youtu.be/2NxhilMIvzE

Irish businessman is turning a Boeing 767 into a ‘Glamorous Camping’ site

https://youtu.be/J8sMqZlunAs

La Mole – Legacy 450

https://youtu.be/FTuKbOox5KE

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