Published on June 22nd, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 22/06/2016

Aircraft Update:

LY-ONJ Airbus A320-214 c/n 4203 Small Planet Airlines Positioned Dublin-Verona 14/06/16 with titles applied still in basic Afriqiyah colours ex EI-ONJ.

Global Aviation News:

AirAsia Weighs BNP, Credit Suisse, RHB for Leasing Unit Sale

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American, Delta and United Fly 64 Times a Day to the U.K. — What Would ‘Brexit’ Mean for Them?

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Bangkok Airways rethinks fleet upgrade 

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Boeing confirms aircraft deal with Iran

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Boeing nears $4b deal with Russian firm to save 747 jumbo jet

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Brussels Airlines adds A330 premium economy class

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Ethiopian Airlines set to receive Africa’s first A350 XWB

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Europe’s aviation strike spike could signal a cyclical peak – with downturn to follow

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Heathrow airlines’ noise record improves

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See How the Cost of a Flight Has Changed Since 1963 [Charts]

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Singapore Airlines begins attempt to regain US market share with Singapore-San Francisco nonstops

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Spirit CEO Wants to End Airline’s Poor Reputation for Being Late

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United Airlines Outlines Value-Driving Initiatives

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Irish Aviation News:

AWAS delivers final of four planned new A320 passenger aircraft to long-time customer VivaAerobus

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First direct air route between Dublin and China on cards with Hainan Airlines move

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GE Capital Aviation Services Delivers New Leased Boeing 737-800 to Air China

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Hainan Airlines weighs Dublin-Beijing route

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Irish Rail warns €2.4bn metro to Dublin Airport may never get off ground

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KLM Connects Dublin To The World With New Daily Service From October 2016

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KLM to launch service to Dublin

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Ryanair changes Terminal in Rome Fiumicino

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Three-in-a-row for Shannon aviation company

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Tourism Ireland welcomes +18% growth in overseas visitor spend and +28% growth in holiday visitors for Q1 2016

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Willie Walsh lobbies for ‘Heathrow Hub’ runway extension plan

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Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 15 June 2016:

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 20 June 2016 :

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 15-06-16: 

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 20-06-16 : 

Tweets of the day:

@ACI_EUROPE Sherry @Ryanair: ”The new connectivity model is based on direct services & efficient use of airport capacity”. #aciAthens.

@AirlineFlyer .@United estimating that it’ll bring in an additional $150M by 2018 with the introduction of “entry level fares,” a.k.a. Basic Economy.

@ATRaircraft “An #ATR #turboprop vs jet emits 5,000 tons less of CO2 per year”says ATR CEO at #ParisAirForum. #ATR72 #avgeeks.

@e_russell .@united is going to refine mission in each region, analyse its network “down to each hub and spoke”, says CEO Munoz.

@e_russell By refining the mission for each hub, @united chief Munoz plans to create a “template and strategic intent” for each hub, he says.

@Oliver__Clark The first hybrid carrier to cooperate with Star Alliance will be revealed within a month the alliance’s CEO Mark Schwab estimates #aciAthens.

@Oliver__Clark 11 million European passengers were lost to the Middle East hubs Ryanair’s Kate Sherry estimates #aciAthens.

@Oliver__Clark  Interlining between LCCs and network carriers will change the face of European aviation says ACI Europe’s Olivier Jankovec #aciAthens.

@winglets747 Ryanair dir of route development on load factor active/yield passive strategy: “We’ll reduce our fares until we fill the aircraft”#aciAthens.

Today’s Video Picks:

Airlines for America VP: The NJ gas tax would have a devastating impact

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#MoreConnected – Nonstop from San Jose to Frankfurt | Lufthansa

2016 U.S-China Aviation Summit

360° Cockpit tour of Emirates Airbus A380


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