Published on July 4th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 04/07/2016

Aircraft Update:

EI-CSI Boeing 737-8AS c/n 29924 Blue Panorama Delivered Norwich-Rome Fiumicino 01/07/16 ex VP-BPG.

EI-FWB Sukhoi RRJ95 c/n 95108 Cityjet Delivered Venice-Dublin 01/07/16 ex I-PDVW.

EI-XLE Boeing 747-446 c/n 26362 Transaero Ferried Moscow Vnukovo-Teruel Airport 30/06/16.

ET-ATL Boeing 787-8 c/n 34505 Ethiopian Airlines Delivered Paine Field-Addis Ababa 30/06/16 leased from AWAS.

ET-ATQ Airbus A350-941 c/n 40 Ethiopian Airlines Delivered Toulouse-Addis Ababa 29/06/16 leased from AerCap.

Global Aviation News:

Argentina Aviation Part 1: Avianca, Copa & LATAM promote international traffic at secondary cities

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Argentina Aviation Part 2: Aerolineas Argentinas pressured as competition intensifies

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Boeing said to court Emirates airline over revamped 777

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Boeing Says Building Mid-Range Jet a Matter of ‘When,’ Not ‘If’

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Boeing Unveils Touch-Screen Flight Deck For 777X

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China Eastern Airlines launches three new European routes from Shanghai

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EasyJet CEO: European Airlines Are Used To Change

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EasyJet Seeks EU Operating Certificate as Brexit Workaround

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Hawaiian Airlines Flies High Above Competitors

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Is Etihad’s Hogan Playing Chess While The Big 3 U.S. Airlines Play Checkers?

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Shrinking Pool of Future Pilots Keeps Major Airlines on Edge

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Thomson Airways receives its first Boeing 787-9

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U.S. Department of Transportation requires additional time to review Norwegian UK application

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Irish Aviation News:

AerCap president sees continued strong demand on operating leases

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Avolon to acquire 45 aircraft from GECAS

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AWAS expands Dreamliner fleet with first 787 delivery to long-time customer Ethiopian Airlines

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Belfast International Airport and Action Cancer sharpen up their act

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IAG CEO Willie Walsh: Impact Of ATC Strikes Worse than Brexit

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Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) delivered three Bombardier Dash 8-Q400s to Air Canada on lease

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Norwegian confident of Cork flights despite UK setback

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Robert Roberts coffee company takes off with Belfast City Airport

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Ryanair CEO Says Actual Brexit Will Never Happen

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Ryanair seeks nod to buy more stock after €150m post-Brexit swoop

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Ryanair’s 15 new aircraft ‘unlikely’ to be deployed in UK following Brexit

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Transportation Partners announces Lion Group’s first JOL transaction for one 737-800 on lease from FPG to Malindo Air

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Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Dublin Aerospace Awarded Airbus Belgua APU contract :

Dublin Aerospace wins 5 year multi-million dollar landing gear contract with AirAsia :

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:

@ghimlay .@Fly_Norwegian says it’s confident UK subsidiary will receive full DOT authority.

@Grandpois  83% of all intra-African flights have less than 120 pax. Some issues to address #RoutesAfrica.

@Grandpois $58 BILLION of revenue (all carriers) generated by airlines in Africa says Sabre’s Gad Wavomba #RoutesAfrica.

@JustinMeyerKC KMCI’s newest airline, Allegiant, filled up planes in March 2016 to Florida: PGD – 92% full, PIE – 91%, SFB 89% via @TransportStats.

@TheHUBRoutes Spain’s @BinterCanarias will initially base two @ATRaircraft in Cape Verde for domestic operations with likely October launch. #RoutesAfrica.

@winglets747 757 replacement: potentially creates opportunities for Asian LCCs 2 expand range of designations without large capacity & w/ right economics.

Today’s Videos Picks:

Airborne 06.30.16: 7000th Citation, C Series Order, John Glenn Honored

Bombardier delivers C Series jets

Inside Bombardier’s CSeries: From simulator to first flights

SPECTACULAR ARRIVAL of SWISS 1st Bombardier CSeries CS100 at Zurich

World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration: #SeeYouInOshkosh


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