Published on July 11th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 11/07/2016

Aircraft Update:

EI-DTW Boeing 737-5Y0 c/n 25188 Pan JSC Aircraft Leasing Ferried Vienna-Vilnius 06/07/16 in Transaero Airlines colours after storage.

EI-UNS Boeing 777-212 c/n 28514 VEBL 767-300 Ltd Ferried Teruel Airport-Singapore 07/07/17 in Transaero Airlines colours by Azur Aviation prior delivery to Vim Avia. 

LY-SPC Airbus A321-231 c/n 415 Grand Cru Airlines Air Test at Kaunas 08/07/16 prior wet-lease operations ex EI-ETM.

Global Aviation News:

Airbus Is Running Out of Buyers for Its Enormous A380s

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Airbus set for Virgin, Germania order boosts at Farnborough

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Boeing’s Agreement With Iran Comes Under Congressional Scrutiny

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Boeing 777X Stretch Is The VLA Aircraft The World Has Been Waiting For

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Bombardier under less pressure to ink C Series deals at air show: executive

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Bulgaria’s National Carrier Owes Millions to Sofia Airport 

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CAPA Iran Aviation Finance and Travel Summit, Tehran, 17-18 September 2016

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E-commerce boom drives demand for B737 freighter conversions higher than supply

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Ex-Lehman Trader Seeks Fix to Capitalism in Crowdfunded Airline

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Flybe ‘suspends’ Scottish flight plans

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European Airlines: Quitting While You’re Behind

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Farnborough Airshow 2016: Top trends to watch out for

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Monarch Airlines restructure 2: lower fuel, labour productivity drive return to profit. Risks remain

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Why Airports Have to Speed-Date Airlines

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Irish Aviation News:

Belfast International Airport is officially back in the top 10 of UK airports.

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City of Derry Airport confirmed that discussions “are currently ongoing” with Citywing regarding its new cross-border Derry to Dublin service 

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David Cameron to fly in comfort on Craigavon-made seats

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Donegal Council considering funding Derry Airport in a regional context

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Enda Kenny to raise issue of Cork-US flights with Barack Obama

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Irish Aviation Authority head Eamonn Brennan is in it for the long haul to the US

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Ryanair adds extra flights for Ireland’s Austrian World Cup Qualifier

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Ryanair adds new routes at Leeds Bradford Airport

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Ryanair celebrates carrying two million passengers at Paphos with seat sale

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Ryanair marks return to Aberdeen with two new routes


Surf Air Europe plans to launch new service between Dublin and London in October 

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Talks on Aran Islands flights deadlocked, says Seán Kyne

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TRAVEL Extra’s Sunday Supplement: Aer Lingus to announce 2017 trans-Atlantic routes

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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 :

First Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) registered in Ireland:

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 4 July 2016: 

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 04-07-16:

Tweets of the day:

@AlexInAir  Agreed, David! SWISS #CSeries🇨🇭 will be a pax favourite. Great legroom, seat design, spacious cabin & huge windows.

@e_russell .@AmericanAir says it has repainted three-quarters of the combined AA-US mainline fleet in its new livery.

@e_russell  .@lufthansa’s first A350-900 is in final assembly. EIS scheduled for this “winter”.

@jonostrower Emirates took its 80th A380 in June. Only 20 airlines in the world have more A320s than EK has superjumbos.

@NTSB NTSB investigating 7/7/16 landing of a Delta A320 at Ellsworth AFB in SD instead of its intended destination of Rapid City (7 miles away).

Today’s Videos Picks:

Air Travel Is Up, Fares Are Down, Here’s Why

Amazing! The Beauty of Boeing’s 787-9 Dreamliner on Display

BOC Aviation: Asia-Pacific Is Growth Market of the Future

Vice-Chancellor Sir Peter Gregson in conversation with easyJet CEO Carolyn McCall


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