Published on June 8th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley


Daily Aviation Brief – 08/06/2016

Aircraft Update:

EI-FJP Boeing 737-8JP c/n 42077 Norwegian Air International Delivered Boeing Field-Oslo 06/06/16.

Global Aviation News:

Airbus A380: The Death Watch Begins

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Avianca works to attain its leverage leverage goals by slashing its capex commitments through 2019

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Bombardier faces discount headache as C Series sales pitch takes off

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Cathay-Lufthansa air freight JV an example of responses to the growing role of Gulf airlines

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Finnair accelerates long haul growth based on Europe-Asia niche, thanks to A350 and labour deals

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Lufthansa drops plans to acquire SAS equity – Spohr

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Revealed: the airlines that hate each other

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SAS threatens to move long-haul routes

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Tenerife South Airport on target for 10 million passengers in 2016

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Irish Aviation News:

Aer Lingus celebrates its 80th anniversary in Bristol

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Air Lease Corporation Announces the Sale of 25 Embraer Aircraft to Nordic Aviation Capital

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Ascend Aero Helicopter Newsletter 7 June

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Ascend Aero IFE Newsletter 7 June 

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Bombardier CSeries makes first passenger flight from Dublin to Zurich

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Kahala Aviation Announces Several 737 Classic Freighter Transactions

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Norwegian’s Irish efforts see competitive support

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O’Leary: Low-cost tie-ups to be the norm within five years

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Outgoing Malaysia Air Chief Defends Cuts, Mulls Final Jet Order

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Passenger numbers soar at Cork Airport

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Ryanair hires Bench as new marketing platform

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Tourism Ireland teams up with KLM to grow tourist numbers to Northern Ireland

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Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

To be updated 

Tweets of the day:

@APBusiness .@Delta looking at coach passengers, #millennials to stay ahead of the pack. @GlobeTrotScott reports.

@CandiceOnTech Marc Charrier, from #airline IT @AmadeusITGroup says travellers look at an average of 22 websites before booking.

@CandiceOnTech Mobile bookings for #airlines increased three-fold in 2015 compared to 2014 says @marcharrier #mobile.

 ‏@e_russell Emirates closes on either an A350 or 787 order decision.

@winglets747 “I see protectionism around the world rising rather than more liberalization” -Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr. (Well yes: you’re creating it.)

Today’s Video Picks:

Airbus takes a “heads-up” approach to HUD retrofit

Airlines leaving Nigeria Shouldn’t Scare Us – Ben Murray-Bruce

Bombardier Business Aircraft Market Forecast – 2016-2025

David Mendal’s Phenom 300 experience

Growing A New Connection Between Singapore, Australia & New Zealand | Singapore Airlines


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