Published on August 8th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 08/08/2016
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
Amazon now has its own Prime Air cargo planes for quicker delivery
Closing Dubai Int’l following crash landing said to cost $330m
Delta’s New CEO on Why the Airline Won’t Be a Budget Carrier
Delta plans to cut Boeing 747 fleet to seven ahead of full retirement
Detroit’s rise set to drive another new Transatlantic link for 2017
Discount Airline Sets Sights on London
Gulf carriers have driven ‘extraordinary change’ in Australia market: Hong Kong Tourism Board
JVs more important to Qantas Group than global alliances due to better returns
Lufthansa still Number 2 vs IAG & Air France-KLM. Soft RASK justifies more ASK trimming for all
Qantas CEO: no plans to buy more Airbus A380s
Qantas to Reveal First 787 Route, With London-Perth Option
Support from airports ‘going to be critical’ for basing of Qantas Boeing 787-9 fleet
787 network analysis: Boeing’s ‘hub-buster’ is mostly used by airlines to feed, not bypass, hubs
Irish Aviation News:
Airbus paint partner MAAS bringing new business — and new jobs — to Mobile
ASL Boeing 737 freighter overshoots runway at Bergamo
Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission, of Jordan awarded TEAM Accessories Foreign Maintenance Organisation Approval
FPG and FPG Amentum acquire one flydubai 737-800 for a JOL transaction
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/30353
Groups shown handier way around City of Derry Airport during tour
MAS CEO reiterates call for uniform passenger service charges at both KLIA & klia2
Next stop Belfast for regional Luxpo events
Read more: Read more: https://www.ttgmedia.com/luxury/luxury/next-stop-belfast-for-regional-luxpo-events-5110
Pilots gave $140,000 to US politician opposing Norwegian Air plan
Zika in Florida: Aer Lingus and Irish agents ‘flexible’ with travel changes
15+02 German Air Force Airbus A319-133 rolls out at Eirtech Aviation
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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