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Published on July 8th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 08/07/2016

Aircraft Update:

EI-FSJ Boeing 737-86N c/n 29888 Blue Panorama Delivered Norwich-Rome Fiumicino 07/07/16 ex N546CC.

EI-OVB Airbus A321-211 c/n 6756 Sky High Leasing Ferried Teruel-Shannon  07/07/16 in Transaero Airlines colours for painting into Aeroflot colours.

EI-VKO Airbus A321-211 c/n 6678 Aeroflot Painted at Shannon 06/07/16 to become VQ-BEA.

Global Aviation News:

Airbus prepares for A330neo final assembly

Read more: http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/airbus-prepares-a330neo-final-assembly

Analysis: Why frequent flyer programmes need greater transparency

Read more: https://www.businesstraveller.com/airlines/2016/07/06/analysis-why-frequent-flyer-programmes-need-greater-transparency/

Air Austral takes delivery of first 787-8 as Boeing extends lead in the 2016 delivery race

Read more: http://www.anna.aero/2016/06/29/air-austral-takes-delivery-of-first-787-8/

Bombardier: Successful SWISS CSeries EIS is ‘critical’

Read more: http://atwonline.com/airframes/bombardier-successful-swiss-cseries-eis-critical

HNA, Li Ka-shing firm short-listed for CIT plane leasing unit sale: sources

Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-citgroup-sale-idUSKCN0ZN0S0

Jet2 unveils 57 weekly flights from new Birmingham base

Read more: http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/articles/62283/jet2-unveils-57-weekly-flights-from-new-birmingham-base

Lion Group expands fleet by 16 aircraft in 1H2016, surpassing the 250 aircraft milestone

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/lion-group-expands-fleet-by-16-aircraft-in-1h2016-surpassing-the-250-aircraft-milestone-290644

Lion Group and Turkish Airlines could fill the void in Australia-Bali market as AirAsia X withdraws

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/lion-group-and-turkish-airlines-could-fill-the-void-in-australia-bali-market-as-airasia-x-withdraws-289812

Long haul LCCs in ascendance: Scoot prepares to fly to Europe in 2017, the world’s longest LCC route

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/long-haul-lccs-in-ascendance-scoot-prepares-to-fly-to-europe-in-2017-the-worlds-longest-lcc-route-290145

Monarch Airlines restructure Part 1: a solid return to profit, with reduced fleet

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/monarch-airlines-restructure-part-1-a-solid-return-to-profit-with-reduced-fleet-290388

NewLeaf: the Canadian ULCC readies for launch as a “virtual” airline, and WestJet is ready to pounce

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/newleaf-the-canadian-ulcc-readies-for-launch-as-a-virtual-airline-and-westjet-is-ready-to-pounce-289811

Tigerair Australia to replace all of its A320s with 737s

Read more: https://blogs.crikey.com.au/planetalking/2016/07/06/tigerair-australia-replace-a320s-737s/

United gets you to your destination on time – more than ever

Read more: https://unitedairtime.com/our-stories/united-gets-destination-time-ever/

Irish Aviation News:

Avolon delivers one Airbus A320-200 to Air Berlin

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/29768

Buffalo Niagara International strong demand for Ireland link

Read more: http://www.anna.aero/2016/07/06/buffalo-niagara-international-gains-us-west-coast-service-strong-demand-uk-canadians-account-36-traffic/

Bundoran man elected President of the Irish Travel Agents Association

Read more: http://www.donegalnow.com/news/bundoran-man-elected-president-of-the-irish-travel-agents-association/102922

CEO leads Aer Lingus to reclaim “Fastest Airline In The World” in Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run

Read more: http://www.anna.aero/2016/07/06/ceo-leads-aer-lingus-reclaim-fastest-airline-world-budapest-airport-anna-aero-runway-run-sponsored-airbus-qatar-airways/

Council to assess Dublin Airport’s runway plan in major review

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/council-to-assess-dublin-airports-runway-plan-in-major-review-34862287.html

Dublin Airport: TD calls for restrictions on night-time flights

Read more: http://www.dublinlive.ie/news/dublin-news/dublin-airport-td-calls-restrictions-11578208

Dublin Airport to pay ‘premium’ for houses affected by noise

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/news/politics/oireachtas/dublin-airport-to-pay-premium-for-houses-affected-by-noise-1.2712809

Fáilte Ireland host Spanish media on back of new route to Cork

Read more: http://westcorktimes.com/home/archives/36428

Lift-off for alternate power at Belfast airport

Read more: http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/lift-off-for-alternate-power-at-belfast-airport-408337.html

Malaysia Airlines will rise again, says new Irish CEO

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/world/malaysia-airlines-will-rise-again-says-new-irish-ceo-34862431.html

Peter Bellew interview: ‘Malaysia Airlines is probably the toughest job you could have in aviation at the moment’

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/peter-bellew-interview-malaysia-airlines-is-probably-the-toughest-job-you-could-have-in-aviation-at-the-moment-34862262.html

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Dublin Aerospace Awarded Airbus Belgua APU contract : http://bit.ly/28YD55W

Dublin Aerospace wins 5 year multi-million dollar landing gear contract with AirAsia : http://bit.ly/28Wb6oo

First Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) registered in Ireland: http://bit.ly/29arbku

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 4 July 2016: http://bit.ly/29h5mpo 

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 04-07-16: http://bit.ly/29I9fPP

Tweets of the day:

@e_russell .@AmericanAir to debut 787-9 on DFW-MAD and DFW-GRU routes from 4 November.

@e_russell Swiss reveals #CSeries fleet introduction plans, 9 aircraft this year and 16 in 2017.

@ghimlay Eight airlines awarded HAV flights by @USDOT: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit and United.

@RAeSTimR USAF “starting to spin up F-35 Weapon School at Nellis” says Carlisle. #RIAT16.

@winglets747 Former Singapore Airlines A330s leased from AWAS have found a new home at Hong Kong Airlines.

@winglets747 Tigerair Australia gaining synergies with Virgin Australia but also preparing for when all ties cut with Tigerair SG.

Today’s Videos Picks:

ATR US Demo Tour Best of

https://youtu.be/O2cLfmi_kE0

Bombardier’s New Global CMS Boosts Connectivity, Avoids Obsolescence – AINtv

https://youtu.be/WplIocvnVKg

Electric aircraft: World-record electric motor makes first flight

https://youtu.be/fiu8TFnXYFY

F-35s Cross The Atlantic Ready for UK Show Debuts – AINtv

https://youtu.be/m6lTRViQ2xI

TAP Portugal Stopover | Discover Portugal on the way

https://youtu.be/AQsQEO8u2QQ

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