Published on August 8th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 08/08/2016

Aircraft Update:

EI-DBG Boeing 767-3Q8 c/n 24746 TFM Aviation Ferried Budapest-Manchester 06/08/16 for p

aint in Transaero Airlines colours.

EI-OZL Airbus A300-622R(F) c/n 717 ASL Airlines Ireland Ferried Pisa-Shannon 05/08/16 for paint into DHL colours.

Global Aviation News:

Air Berlin to Make European Premium Push in Bid to End Losses

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Amazon now has its own Prime Air cargo planes for quicker delivery

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Closing Dubai Int’l following crash landing said to cost $330m

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Delta’s New CEO on Why the Airline Won’t Be a Budget Carrier

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Delta plans to cut Boeing 747 fleet to seven ahead of full retirement

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Detroit’s rise set to drive another new Transatlantic link for 2017

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Discount Airline Sets Sights on London

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Gulf carriers have driven ‘extraordinary change’ in Australia market: Hong Kong Tourism Board

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JVs more important to Qantas Group than global alliances due to better returns

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Lufthansa still Number 2 vs IAG & Air France-KLM. Soft RASK justifies more ASK trimming for all

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Qantas CEO: no plans to buy more Airbus A380s

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Qantas to Reveal First 787 Route, With London-Perth Option

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Support from airports ‘going to be critical’ for basing of Qantas Boeing 787-9 fleet

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787 network analysis: Boeing’s ‘hub-buster’ is mostly used by airlines to feed, not bypass, hubs

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Irish Aviation News:

Airbus paint partner MAAS bringing new business — and new jobs — to Mobile

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ASL Boeing 737 freighter overshoots runway at Bergamo

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Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission, of Jordan awarded TEAM Accessories Foreign Maintenance Organisation Approval

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FPG and FPG Amentum acquire one flydubai 737-800 for a JOL transaction

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Groups shown handier way around City of Derry Airport during tour

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MAS CEO reiterates call for uniform passenger service charges at both KLIA & klia2

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Next stop Belfast for regional Luxpo events

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Pilots gave $140,000 to US politician opposing Norwegian Air plan

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Zika in Florida: Aer Lingus and Irish agents ‘flexible’ with travel changes

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15+02 German Air Force Airbus A319-133 rolls out at Eirtech Aviation

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Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

To Be Updated 10 August 

Tweets of the day:

@A350Blog #A350 deliveries to certain customers are “going easy” while others are “going less easy” Wilhelm, Airbus Group CFO.

@AvWeekScho Qantas will make 1st announcement about 787-9 route network by yearend, Joyce says. Perth-London an option #capasummit. 

@bdhmoore .@Qantas CEO Alan Joyce says continually pushing A380 orders out: ‘So our intention is that we’re not taking those aircraft’ #CAPAsummit.

@BrianSumers Southwest CEO Gary Kelly bought $1m of stock this week with his own money. Analyst Hunter Keay says a buy of this size is extremely rare.

@BrisConventions By 2035 50% of all air traffic will be in Asia Pacific sparking a need for 230,000 more pilots @CAPA_Aviation #capasummit. 

 @CAPA_Aviation .@TigerairAU says process underway to transfer existing 3 Boeing 737s onto own AOC #CAPAsummit.

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