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Published on August 19th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley

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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

Read more: http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/american-tells-dot-it-will-fly-haneda-and-narita-if-awarded-slot

Airline Association hopes to reduce “unreasonable” airline taxes

Read more: https://www.businesstraveller.com/business-travel/2016/08/17/airline-association-hopes-to-reduce-airline-taxes/

A4A: Airlines Edge Closer to Average Corporate Profitability

Read more: http://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/air-transport/2016-08-17/a4a-airlines-edge-closer-average-corporate-profitability

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

Read more: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/canada-jetlines-seeks-home-for-low-cost-carrier-hub-government-approval-on-investment-390531851.html

Changi awards $1.11b contract for three-runway operations

Read more: http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/changi-awards-111b-contract-for-three-runway-operations

Chinese Buyers Push Into Global Plane-Leasing Market

Read more: http://www.wsj.com/articles/chinese-buyers-push-into-global-plane-leasing-market-1471430423

Chinese Airlines Wave Wads of Cash to Lure Foreign Pilots

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-08-17/chinese-airlines-lure-expat-pilots-with-lucrative-pay-perks

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

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-08-17/cit-gains-after-aircraft-unit-bids-reported-to-top-4-billion

FRA turns 80: From grass airstrip to global aviation hub

Read more: http://www.payloadasia.com/2016/08/fra-turns-80/

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

Read more: http://jakartaglobe.beritasatu.com/business/indonesia-allow-private-jets-fly-airports-indonesia/

Jet Airways defers Boeing 787 induction

Read more: http://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/jet-airways-defers-boeing-787-induction-116081701199_1.html

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

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/latam-airlines-group-faces-bigger-challenges-outside-brazil-as-competitors-in-peru-and-chile-attack-297434

Low-cost airlines bet on data to drive profit

Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-airlines-data-idUSKCN10T0IB

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

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/pegasus-airlines-fy-operating-loss-now-likely-after-more-red-ink-in-2q-capacity-growth-slows-297433

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

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/scoot-selects-athens-as-first-route-in-europe-head-to-head-against-intense-gulf-competition-297431

To Improve Foundation Customer Experience, Airlines Should Look To Operations

Read more: https://skift.com/2016/08/16/to-improve-foundational-customer-experience-airlines-should-look-to-operations/

Visitor levy unlikely to put people off coming to New Zealand

Read more: http://www.stuff.co.nz/business/83106002/visitor-levy-unlikely-to-put-people-off-coming-to-new-zealand

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

Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/08/17/worlds-largest-aircraft-the-airlander-takes-first-flight/

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

Read more: http://www.heraldnet.com/business/787s-efficiency-range-allows-airlines-to-better-use-hubs/

Irish Aviation News:

Aer Lingus flying high after hitting transatlantic milestone

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/life/travel/travel-news/aer-lingus-flying-high-after-hitting-transatlantic-milestone-34973795.html

Ascend Aero – IFE Newsletter 15 August 

Read more: http://www.ascendaero.com/2016/08/15/ife-newsletter-15-august/

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

Read more: http://www.traveldailynews.com/post/collinson-group-selects-mtt-to-support-its-digital-strategy-for-airport-lounge-access#sthash.Ehuk52pw.dpuf

 

Flybe announces Doncaster Sheffield to Dublin route

Read more: http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/articles/62800/flybe-announces-doncaster-sheffield-to-dublin-route

GKN Aerospace wins Global 7000 and 8000 contract

Read more: http://corporatejetinvestor.com/articles/gkn-aerospace-wins-global-7000-8000-contract-629/

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

Read more: http://www.irishexaminer.com/business/payouts-to-top-managers-at-aircraft-leasing-firm-smbc-doubles-to-255m-416235.html

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

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-08-17/ryanair-takes-10-planes-to-italy-instead-of-u-k-after-eu-vote

Shannon Airport flying to another award ceremony

Read more: http://www.advertiser.ie/galway/article/86727/shannon-airport-flying-to-another-award-ceremony

Sinn Féin backs transatlantic air route rescue package

Read more: http://www.irishnews.com/news/2016/08/18/news/sinn-fe-in-backs-transatlantic-air-route-rescue-package-656837/

Special Olympics Chosen As Aer Lingus Charity

Read more: http://www.northcountyleader.ie/2016/08/16/special-olympics-chosen-as-aer-lingus-charity/

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

Read more: http://westcorktimes.com/home/archives/37555

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

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/united-getting-effective-161-per-ticket-subsidy-on-belfastus-service-34974080.html

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 10 August 2016: http://bit.ly/2aGkrfe

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 10-08-16: http://bit.ly/2aMm6kT 

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

https://youtu.be/RzGeGjQn22g

Aviation This Week – August 12, 2016

https://youtu.be/_K1UusCKHCs

Budget Carrier Scoot Airlines To Offer Long Haul Flight From Asia To Europe 

https://youtu.be/xEs71MdP78M

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

https://youtu.be/y9iti7hCmgg

Low-cost Airlines New Customer Loyalty Databases

https://youtu.be/2iVrWKQIhEM

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

https://youtu.be/pjSsh5uvBgE

Take a look at service center of Air India airlines

https://youtu.be/QYjkQUN_1LE

7th Pan American Aviation Safety Summit – Conference review

https://youtu.be/VJqzMUikmGg

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