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Published on August 8th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley

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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

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-08-05/air-berlin-to-make-european-premium-push-in-bid-to-end-losses

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

Read more: http://thenextweb.com/insider/2016/08/05/amazon-now-has-its-own-prime-air-cargo-planes-for-quicker-delivery/

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

Read more: http://www.arabianbusiness.com/closing-dubai-int-l-following-crash-landing-said-cost-330m–641228.html#.V6Qu0ugrLIU

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

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-08-04/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

Read more: http://www.bizjournals.com/twincities/news/2016/08/04/delta-cuts-boeing-747-fleet-retirement-northwest.html

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

Read more: http://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/268168/detroits-rise-set-to-drive-another-new-transatlantic-link-for-2017/

Discount Airline Sets Sights on London

Read more: http://www.am980.ca/2016/08/04/discount-airline-sets-sights-on-london/

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

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/news/gulf-carriers-have-driven-extraordinary-change-in-australia-market-hong-kong-tourism-board-583073

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

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/news/jvs-more-important-to-qantas-group-than-global-alliances-due-to-better-returns–583046

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

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/lufthansa-still-number-2-vs-iag–air-france-klm-soft-rask-justifies-more-ask-trimming-for-all-295344

Qantas CEO: no plans to buy more Airbus A380s

Read more: http://www.ausbt.com.au/qantas-ceo-no-plans-to-buy-more-airbus-a380s

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

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-08-05/qantas-to-reveal-first-787-route-with-london-perth-considered

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

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/news/support-from-airports-going-to-be-critical-for-basing-of-qantas-boeing-787-9-fleet-583068

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

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/787-network-analysis-boeings-hub-buster-is-mostly-used-by-airlines-to-feed-not-bypass-hubs-293741

Irish Aviation News:

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

Read more: http://www.al.com/news/mobile/index.ssf/2016/08/airbus_paint_partner_maas_brin.html

ASL Boeing 737 freighter overshoots runway at Bergamo

Read more: http://atwonline.com/safety/asl-boeing-737-freighter-overshoots-runway-bergamo

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

Read  more: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/civil-aviation-regulatory-commission-jordan-awarded-team-o-connell

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

Read more: http://www.londonderrysentinel.co.uk/news/londonderry-news/groups-shown-handier-way-around-city-of-derry-airport-during-tour-1-7511609

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

Read more: Read More : http://www.nst.com.my/news/2016/08/163226/mas-ceo-reiterates-call-uniform-passenger-service-charges-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

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/pilots-gave-140-000-to-us-politician-opposing-norwegian-air-plan-1.2746718

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

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/life/travel/travel-news/zika-in-florida-aer-lingus-and-irish-agents-flexible-with-travel-changes-34941073.html

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

Read more: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/1502-german-air-force-airbus-a319-133-rolls-out-aerospace-coatings?trk=v-feed&trk=hp-feed-article-title-share

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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