Published on August 19th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley


Daily Aviation Brief – 19/08/2016

Aircraft Update:

EI-DGU Airbus A300B4-622R(F) c/n 557 EAT Leipzig Rolled out of Atlantic Aviation Group hangar 16/08/16 in Bare metal colours and towed to Eirtech Aviation for painting into full EAT Leipzig/DHL colours.

EI-OZL  Airbus A300B4-622R(F) c/n 717 EAT Leipzig  Rolled out of Eirtech Aviation paint hangar 17/08/16 in full EAT Leipzig/DHL colours and towed to Atlantic Aviation Group hangar.

LN-TUA  Boeing 737-705 c/n 28211 SAS Airlines Departed Lufthansa Technik hangar 17/08/16 arrived 26/07/16.

2-ATTE Airbus A319-112 c/n 1018 AerCap Ferried Sharjah-Heraklion-Dublin 18/08/16 ex YA-TTE.

Global Aviation News:

American tells DOT it will fly to Haneda and Narita if awarded slot

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Airline Association hopes to reduce “unreasonable” airline taxes

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A4A: Airlines Edge Closer to Average Corporate Profitability

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Canada Jetlines seeks home for low-cost carrier hub, government approval on investment

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Changi awards $1.11b contract for three-runway operations

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Chinese Buyers Push Into Global Plane-Leasing Market

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Chinese Airlines Wave Wads of Cash to Lure Foreign Pilots

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CIT Gains After Aircraft Unit Bids Reported to Top $4 Billion

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FRA turns 80: From grass airstrip to global aviation hub

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Indonesia to Allow Private Jets to Fly to More Airports in Indonesia

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Jet Airways defers Boeing 787 induction

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LATAM Airlines Group faces bigger challenges outside Brazil, as competitors in Peru and Chile attack

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Low-cost airlines bet on data to drive profit

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Pegasus Airlines: FY operating loss now likely after more red ink in 2Q. Capacity growth slows

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Scoot selects Athens as first route in Europe; head to head against intense Gulf competition

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To Improve Foundation Customer Experience, Airlines Should Look To Operations

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Visitor levy unlikely to put people off coming to New Zealand

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World’s largest aircraft the Airlander makes maiden flight in UK

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787’s efficiency, range allows airlines to better use hubs

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Irish Aviation News:

Aer Lingus flying high after hitting transatlantic milestone

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Ascend Aero – IFE Newsletter 15 August 

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Collinson Group selects MTT to support its digital strategy for airport lounge access 

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Flybe announces Doncaster Sheffield to Dublin route

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GKN Aerospace wins Global 7000 and 8000 contract

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Payouts to top managers at aircraft leasing firm SMBC doubles to €25.5m

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Ryanair Takes 10 Planes to Italy Instead of U.K. After EU Vote

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Shannon Airport flying to another award ceremony

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Sinn Féin backs transatlantic air route rescue package

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Special Olympics Chosen As Aer Lingus Charity

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State-of-the-art new fire engine for Cork Airport

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United getting effective €161 per ticket subsidy on Belfast-US service

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Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 10 August 2016:

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 10-08-16: 

Tweets of the day:

@AlexInAir Becoming more ‘Ryanair’ by the day – the UK’s flag carrier, British Airways.

@AlexInAir Shanghai’s main airports #Pudong & #Hongqiao have become the latest airports to introduce security checkpoints at the entrance to terminals.

@Airlineroute Kuwait Airways increasing KU117/118 New York JFK service from 3 to 6 weekly from 30OCT16, 7 weekly from 18DEC16. 

@e_russell Avolon, Ping An, Century Tokyo and Aircastle all reportedly bidding on CIT Aerospace, reports @dougcameron.

@hharteveldt Wowza: Chinese #airlines paying >$300K/year to attract foreign #pilots due to pilot shortage. 

‏‏Today’s Videos Picks:

Aspiring Air Traffic Controllers to undergo international aviation training in Jamaica

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IAG CEO Willie Walsh receives his honorary degree in July at Cranfield University

Low-cost Airlines New Customer Loyalty Databases

O’Leary (Ryanair): “Investimento di un miliardo di dollari in Italia”

Take a look at service center of Air India airlines

7th Pan American Aviation Safety Summit – Conference review


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Blogger Irish Aviation Research Institute/ FlI Commercial Aviation News Curator/ Voted 7th in #Avgeek100 2013/ Twitter @IrishAero

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