Published on June 1st, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 01/06/2016

Aircraft Update:

A7-LAA Airbus A320-214 c/n 6347 Qatar Airways Ferried Shannon-Doha 27/05/16 after paint into standard colours.

D-ABML Boeing 737-86J c/n 37773 Fuzhou Airlines Ferried Shannon-Budapest 31/05/16 after paint prior delivery to become B-1559.

OE-IDY Airbus A320-232 c/n 928 CobaltAir Delivered Ostrava-Larnaca 31/05/16 to become 5B-.

Global Aviation News:

After United’s Exit, Africans Look To Delta Air Lines For Direct Flights

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Air France still dominates at CDG and Orly, but easyJet and Vueling continue to eat into its share

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CAPA global airline financial outlook

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Caribbean Airlines’ regional leadership has vaporised; control issues and instability persist

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Delta Airlines Invents Security Checkpoint to Upend Long TSA Lines

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Dynamics shift in regional Australia with Rex’s first loss, Jetgo expansion and arrival of Airly

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Fuel prices confuse an already uncertain – but high-growth – future for aircraft orders

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Leading generators of transfer traffic at top four US airports revealed

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London named world’s most connected city

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Thomas Cook Airlines boosts US network with Boston launch

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Virgin Australia sells stake to China’s HNA Aviation Group

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Irish Aviation News:

AerCap Delivers First of Two New Airbus A350 XWB Aircraft to Cathay Pacific Airways

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Aer Lingus Viscount Awards reward NI high flyers

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Aer Lingus winner Mukesh is flying high in London ‘second home’

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Airline chiefs touch down in Dublin for IATA meeting

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Airline ‘will not use cheap labour’ on Cork-Boston route

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Ascend Aero – Helicopter Newsletter 31 May 

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Cancellation of Menorca route a blow to Cork Airport

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CityJet to recruit 10 trainee pilots

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Dublin Airport, Tourism Ireland and IDA Ireland Come Together to Promote Ireland

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Dublin Airport transfers up 50% to 250,000

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Kerry Airport profits increase

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Ryanair and Aer Lingus advance cases for return of €120m in air tax

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Ryanair welcomes over 30 new aircraft in first four months of 2016

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Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 24 May 2016 : 

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 24-05-2016 :

Tweets of the day:

@AirwaysNews Brégier on Qatar CEO Akbar Al Baker’s threats to walk away from A320neo: “I take it seriously that we have a vocal customer like him..” 1/2.

@AirwaysNews Brégier  (cont’d 2/2) “.. and there’s often truth in what he’s saying.”

@AlexInAir Fabrice: “I believe launching the #A350-800 may not be the best option” (only 2 airline customers) #AirbusID16.

@e_russell .@Delta will launch the first nonstop between @flypdx and #LHR in May 2017, offering 4x weekly seasonal service on a 767-300ER.

@e_russell  Wonder how long it will be before HNA purchases a stake in a US carrier..

@KevinMacSweeny John Hurley CTO @RyanairLabs “#Ryanair receive 1/2 a terabyte of data off each flight!” #FutureScope @BICDublin.

Today’s Video Picks:

Airbus CEO vs Neo noise difference

Amadeus m-Power Case Study – Atlas Travel

A superjumbo message from the Emirates “United for Wildlife” A380 Fleet

Some Airlines Don’t Think Venezuela Is Worth The Trip

The Making of Etihad Airways VR Brand Campaign


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