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Published on June 13th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 13/06/2016

Aircraft Update:

EI-FNJ Airbus A320-216 c/n 3174 Aer Lingus Ferried Madrid-Dublin 10/06/16 ex EC-KFI.

EI-FNW Boeing 737-86N c/n 28642 Meridiana Delivered Budapest-Milan Malpensa 08/06/16 ex LN-NOM.

UR-PSS Boeing 737-8AS c/n 35005 Ukraine International Delivered Dublin-Kiev 10/06/16 ex EI-EFA.

Global Aviation News:

Aeromexico takes a bold stand against Donald Trump as its JV with Delta hangs in the balance

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/aeromexico-takes-a-bold-stand-against-donald-trump-as-its-jv-with-delta-hangs-in-the-balance-285958

airberlin continues to shrink. Etihad remains supportive, but internal solution is needed

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/airberlin-continues-to-shrink-etihad-remains-supportive-but-internal-solution-is-needed-285925

Air Malta: perennial loss-maker struggles with rising LCC competition. Alitalia considers investing

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/air-malta-perennial-loss-maker-struggles-with-rising-lcc-competition-alitalia-considers-investing-284443

Airlines struggle to charge for new tax

Read more: http://www.newsinenglish.no/2016/06/09/airlines-cant-charge-customers-for-tax/

Air Transat sees lower ticket prices from European overcapacity

Read more: https://www.thestar.com/business/2016/06/09/air-transat-sees-lower-ticket-prices-from-european-overcapacity.html

Asian LCC Value Alliance establishes a new direction, using a new connectivity technology platform

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/asian-lcc-value-alliance-establishes-a-new-direction-using-a-new-connectivity-technology-platform-285916

Can airports do ‘loyalty’ and what does it actually mean?

Read more: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/can-you-loyal-airport-what-does-actually-mean-tom-nichols?trk=hp-feed-article-title-like

easyJet eyes new European operation if Britain flies solo

Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2016/06/11/easyjet-eyes-new-european-operation-if-britain-flies-solo/

Eurowings exec eyes profit in 2017, more cost reductions

Read more: http://af.reuters.com/article/commoditiesNews/idAFL8N1921XK

Eurowings sees ‘some viable options’ for consolidation

Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-lufthansa-eurowings-m-a-idUSKCN0YW19T

Flybe rejigs Republic Q400 deal over ‘cautious’ forecasts

Read more: https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/flybe-rejigs-republic-q400-deal-over-cautious-fore-426204/

Gulf Air Reduces Losses by 88% in the Three Years Since it embarked upon its Restructuring Strategy

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/29369

Latam Airlines Plans Cuts to A350/787 Orders as Brazilian Traffic Slumps

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-06-10/latam-plans-cuts-to-a350-787-orders-as-brazilian-traffic-slumps

Lufthansa Drops as CFO’s Surprise Exit Complicates Revamp

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-06-09/lufthansa-says-finance-chief-simone-menne-decided-to-step-down

Lufthansa Technik Manages Part 145 Maintenance Organisation in New easyJet Hangar

Read more: http://www.aviationpros.com/press_release/12219269/lufthansa-technik-manages-part-145-maintenance-organisation-in-new-easyjet-hangar

Revenge of the Dreamliner: How Boeing’s 787 is changing travel

Read more: http://www.bizjournals.com/bizjournals/blog/seat2B/2016/06/revenge-of-the-dreamliner-how-boeings-787-is.html

Secondhand Market May Expand Customer Base for A380, Says Airbus CEO

Read more: http://www.wsj.com/articles/secondhand-market-may-expand-customer-base-for-a380-says-airbus-ceo-1465488138

Titan Airways Acquires Brand New Phenom 300

Read more: http://www.titan-airways.com/news/titan-airways-acquires-brand-new-phenom-300.html

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Approves U.S. Airlines To Begin Scheduled Service to Cuba

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/29427

Irish Aviation News:

Air Canada Inaugurates New Non-Stop Vancouver – Dublin Flights

Read more: http://www.prnewswire.co.uk/news-releases/cead-mile-failte-air-canada-inaugurates-new-non-stop-vancouver—dublin-flights-582540071.html

Alan Sparling new GSA in Ireland for Scandinavian specialist OBEO Travel

Read more: http://www.travelextra.ie/alan-sparling-new-gsa-ireland-scandinavian-specialist-obeo-travel/

GE Capital Aviation Services Delivers Four New Leased Boeing 737-800s to Hainan Airlines

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/29412

Hard to believe: Willie Walsh is only the second irishman to chair IATA

Read more: http://www.travelextra.ie/hard-believe-willie-walsh-second-irishman-chair-iata/

New direct Dublin to Cancun flight to begin

Read more: http://www.riviera-maya-news.com/new-direct-dublin-to-cancun-flight-to-begin/2016.html

Ryanair celebrates 100 million passengers in Germany since launching to Frankfurt in 1999

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/news/ryanair-celebrates-100-million-passengers-in-germany-since-launching-to-frankfurt-in-1999-564246

The ‘new’ Ryanair

Read more: https://www.sita.aero/air-transport-it-review/articles/the-new-ryanair

Thompson Aero Seating in sales and profits surge

Read more: http://www.irishnews.com/business/2016/06/10/news/thompson-aero-seating-in-sales-and-profits-surge-555694/

Terminal Traffic at State Airports Charged Ahead in May

Read more: https://www.iaa.ie/news/2016/06/10/terminal-traffic-at-state-airports-charged-ahead-in-may

YVR Welcomes New Service to the Emerald Isle

Read more: http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/yvr-welcomes-new-service-to-the-emerald-isle-582545061.html

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

To be updated this week

Tweets of the day:

@ghimlay .@airfrance will drop CDG-BSB service in Sept, citing Brazil’s slowdown.

@glenvillemorris “Google will kill 5 of the OTAs in the next few years” Kenny Jacobs #DigitalTravelSummit.

@jonostrower Alaska “will be dropping the Virgin name on everything except possibly some of the proprietary onboard technology.”

@timoschca  “Everybody wants to own the customer.” “We are not so bad – anymore.” @Kenny_Jacobs #DigitalTravelSummit #ryanair.

@winglets747  Brussels Airlines CEO: we had to reduce costs to price attractively with LCCs. “If you believe in luxury product, you’re dead.” #IATAAGM

Today’s Video Picks:

Airborne 06.10.16: Boeing v Airbus, Are Drones ‘Aircraft?’, Aviators Model Code Of Conduct

https://youtu.be/w8RCIaXgqL4

Alaska Airlines Operate Flight Using Fermented Corn Fuel

https://youtu.be/bjaK6-305yU

Budget Airlines to Take on AirAsia

https://youtu.be/kbnHLkFb6AI

Difficulty obtaining air fares forcing airlines to rethink Nigerian route

https://youtu.be/DmtBs0hGwZE

Tradition & Craftsmanship

https://youtu.be/iUuHRUFIfv0

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