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Published on June 23rd, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 23/06/2016

Aircraft Update:

EI-UNU Boeing 777-212 c/n 28998 VEBL-767-300 Ltd Ferried Teruel-Singapore 22/06/16 in Transaero Airlines colours by Azur Aviation.

N234AX Boeing 767-224 c/n 30436 Omni Air International Entered Service Wilmington Air Park-Boston-Shannon 21/06/16 in hybrid Aer Lingus colours.

Global Aviation News:

AirAsia all for regional mergers

Read more: http://www.nst.com.my/news/2016/06/153374/airasia-all-regional-mergers

Belgium’s VLM Airlines files for bankruptcy

Read more: http://atwonline.com/airlines/belgium-s-vlm-airlines-files-bankruptcy

Brazil Lower House Lifts Foreign Ownership Cap for Airlines

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-06-21/brazil-lower-house-removes-foreign-ownership-caps-for-airlines

Delta continues to make moves that could place it in an uncomfortable level of isolation

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/delta-continues-to-make-moves-that-could-place-it-in-an-uncomfortable-level-of-isolation-287304

FedEx to Buy Six Boeing 767 Freighters Valued at $1.2 Billion

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-06-20/fedex-to-buy-six-boeing-767-freighters-valued-at-1-2-billion

Garuda Indonesia Part 3: new domestic strategy is to slow Garuda growth, accelerate LCC Citilink

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/garuda-indonesia-part-3-new-domestic-strategy-is-to-slow-garuda-growth-accelerate-lcc-citilink-287728

Iran Air Agrees to Buy Boeing 737, 777 Jets in Landmark Deal

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-06-21/iran-air-signs-agreement-to-buy-boeing-737-777-airplanes

New survey reveals European airline passengers prefer using technology throughout journey

Read more: http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsnew-survey-reveals-european-airline-passengers-prefer-using-technology-throughout-journey-4929570

SkyTeam seeks ancillary revenue answers for alliance

Read more: https://www.runwaygirlnetwork.com/2016/06/21/skyteam-seeks-ancillary-revenue-answers-for-alliance/

TransAsia plans to lease or sell four A330 aircraft

Read more: http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/biz/archives/2016/06/21/2003649088

Irish Aviation News:

A Stobart Air ATR-42 in Aer Lingus livery lands at Carlisle Airport

Read more: http://www.newsandstar.co.uk/news/business/Stobart-Air-said-to-be-close-to-merger-with-Irish-airline-5dee3304-d642-4c5b-844a-e6e46982ce20-ds

Aviation Finance Company reaches $6.5 billion of financing with eight sale-leaseback for Emirates

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/29552

Brogan officially resigns as ceo of Stobart Air

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/brogan-officially-resigns-as-ceo-of-stobart-air-34821715.html

Cityjet taps EDC financing for eight CRJ900s

Read more: http://www.euromoneyseminars.com/articles/3560696/cityjet-taps-edc-financing-for-eight-crj900s.html

Dublin Airport Celebrates Two Community Milestones

Read more: http://www.northcountyleader.ie/2016/06/21/dublin-airport-celebrates-two-community-milestones/

Hainan Airlines eyes Dublin-China route as HNA mulls Irish base

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/hainan-airlines-eyes-first-ever-dublinchina-route-34821696.html

Innovative Social Media Software Helps London Airport Raise its Game

Read more: http://www.aviationpros.com/press_release/12223066/innovative-social-media-software-helps-london-airport-raise-its-game

Lowry’s US Open nosedived but HNA is full of eastern promise for Dublin Airport

Read more: http://www.businesspost.ie/lowrys-us-open-nosedived-but-hna-is-full-of-eastern-promise-for-dublin-airport/

Ryanair CEO Says Brexit Vote Could Cause Whole of EU to Unravel

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-06-22/ryanair-ceo-says-brexit-vote-could-cause-whole-of-eu-to-unravel

Shane Ross calls for action on Cork transatlantic flights

Read more: http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/shane-ross-calls-for-action-on-cork-transatlantic-flights-406255.html

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 15 June 2016: http://bit.ly/1UzHqYK

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 20 June 2016 : http://bit.ly/28MsHfa

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 15-06-16: http://bit.ly/28Fj8qm 

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 20-06-16 : http://bit.ly/28K2jU0 

Tweets of the day:

@WandrMe United says international network is outperforming competitors. Domestic ops deteriorated over past 5 years.

@WandrMe UA wants to grow domestic capacity at hubs to restore schedule quality, grow seat share. Only at “best performing hubs.”

@winglets747  Copenhagen airport less worried about competition from other Scandinavians hubs: “competition is south of us” #aciAthens.

@winglets747  ICF: approx 97% of intra-European passengers have a non-stop flight available #aciAthens.

@winglets747 Star CEO wants airports to prepare for more LCC connections: “The connection process should not be an afterthought in your plans” #aciAthens.

@winglets747 Star Alliance talking to a dozen plus airlines about LCC platform. They range in size from half a dozen to 100 aircraft. #aciAthens.

Today’s Video Picks:

CS300 Launch Operator airBaltic Ramps-Up Pilot Training

https://youtu.be/JmgXBng8hKM

Inauguramos la ruta Barcelona – Sao Paulo

https://youtu.be/q3Fy9aot3CE

Jim Cramer Believes Price War Is a Negative for United Airlines

https://youtu.be/dyvDySfPsWw

#PaxEx TV: Dismantling jets and Brexit threat

https://youtu.be/mCAglKXhoCU

#PaxEx TV: Flying small for free parking and no TSA hassles

https://youtu.be/EQTxCvEftAI

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