Published on August 9th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 09/08/2016
HA-FAX Boeing 737-476(F) c/n 24437 ASL Airlines Hungary overshot runway at Milan Bergamo 05/08/16 reported as written off.
9K-AMA Airbus A300B4-605R c/n 673 Kuwait Airways Ferried Kuwait City-Shannon-Stewart International-Roswell International 06/08/16 for part-out & scrap.
9M-XAA Airbus A330-301 c/n 54 AirAsia X Ferried Kula Lumpur-Kansai/International-Honolulu 07/08/16 on return to lessor Kahala Aviation Leasing ex N54AN/EI-SHN.
Global Aviation News:
Air Canada: despite market weakness and its robust capacity growth, maintains a positive outlook
AirAsia’s resilient Fernandes eyes China to chart new expansion
Charleston’s airfares plummet 17.2% in 5 years
Dubai International handles 40.5m passengers in first half
Emirates goes all A380 to Manchester
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/30377
Low-cost flights from Canberra could inject $17 million into ACT economy
Remove the differential in the passenger service charge at KLIA, KLIA2 – IATA
Scoot eyes Gold Coast-Europe flights in 2017
Spirit Airlines feels sting of Southwest’s discounting. First signs emerge of changing network mix
Third Heathrow runway would push up air fares, say campaigners
Irish Aviation News:
ALAFCO acquires portfolio of nine modern passenger aircraft from GECAS
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/30367
DAA refutes pilot union claims on planned T2 bus facility
Dublin Airport seeks bids for new €320m runway
‘I was with the Irish army in Lebanon, but setting up a drone business is the hardest thing I’ve done’
RAF tornado jets could shoot down hijacked planes in Irish airspace in event of terror attack
Ryanair expands Frankfurt Hahn service in W16
Ryanair expands Liverpool W16 network
Ryanair staff to climb to 18,500
Senator and airport’s neighbours meet Ross
3 Aviation Events starting week of 22 August on Ascend Aero’s Complete Guide to Aerospace Conferences & Events
Read more: http://www.ascendaero.com/events/
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
To Be Updated 10 August
Tweets of the day:
@CAPA_Aviation .@BrisbaneAirport CEO/MD Julieanne Aloe says relationship with airlines is “profoundly about partnership” #CAPAsummit.
@CAPA_Aviation Concur: Business travellers are adopting mobile technology, however it is not replacing the web.Mobile access is a necessity now #capasummit.
@CAPA_Aviation .@Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce notes 2015 profit greater than Air NZ, Etihad, Virgin, SIA combined 💰#CAPAsummit.
@CAPA_Aviation .@QatarAirways notes only place the carrier is not growing is Australia ‘but not by lack of desire’ due to lack of air access #CAPAsummit.
@jacquiwalshe No longer supply chain – rather Eco system of equally digitally intelligent partners – Ed Sims @AirwaysNZ #capasummit.
@winglets747 It appears that in 2018 Cathay will retire 777-200 B-HNL: Line #1. First 777 ever to fly, was Boeing prototype until Cathay needed capacity.
Today’s Videos Picks:
Aer Lingus In-Flight Entertainment Aug/Sept 16
Constant Aviation | Citation X | Interior Refurbishment
Etihad Airways E-BOX In-flight Entertainment August 2016
IJW2016 – Paratroopers Reinforce Bonds
One of a kind WWII aircraft flies across Chicago skyline