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Published on August 22nd, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 22/08/2016

Aircraft Update:

EI-XLH Boeing 747-446 c/n 27650 Transaero Airlines Ferried Teruel Airport-Xiamen Gaoqi International 19/08/16 for  cabin config & paint for Rossiya Airlines.

OE-IEJ Airbus A319-132 c/n  2032 CIT Aerospace Ferried Brunei International-Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International-Tbilisi International-Shannon 18-20-08/16 ex V8-RBR.

VP-BVU Boeing 737-5Y0 c/n 25183 Vim Avia Ferried Vilnius-Ostrava 19/08/16 ex EI-DTV.

Global Aviation News:

AirAsia’s Fernandes says looking for a partner in China

Read more: http://www.cnbc.com/2016/08/16/airasia-is-looking-for-a-partner-in-china.html

Boeing and ANA mark 50th ANA 787; saves USD98m p/a in fuel compared to 767

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/news/50-and-counting-586827

Boeing Now Depends Primarily on the 737 and the 787, Analyst Says

Read more: https://www.thestreet.com/story/13679059/1/boeing-now-depends-primarily-on-the-737-and-the-787-analyst-says.html

British Airways to extend operations from Stansted into winter

Read more: http://www.ipswichstar.co.uk/news/british_airways_to_extend_operations_from_stansted_into_winter_1_4662865

Cathay Pacific: 71 widebody aircraft on order

Read more: http://atwonline.com/airframes/cathay-pacific-71-widebody-aircraft-order

Eurowings Europe to open Salzburg base in 2017

Read more: http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/eurowings-europe-open-salzburg-base-2017

Europe’s Largest Tour Operators Are Doing Well Now But It’s Next Year That Matters

Read more: https://skift.com/2016/08/18/europes-largest-tour-operators-post-strong-profits-but-its-next-year-that-matters/

Finnair blames A350 delays for slower capacity growth

Read more: http://atwonline.com/airframes/finnair-blames-a350-delays-slower-capacity-growth

Heathrow is to slash landing charges for the quietest aircraft as it seeks to show it can tackle noise pollution

Read more: http://www.cityam.com/247797/heathrow-slash-landing-charges-quietest-aircraft-seeks-show

Japan looks to draw more tourists by sea, air

Read more: http://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/Policy-Politics/Japan-looks-to-draw-more-tourists-by-sea-air

OPINION: Airlines always win in the game of booking roulette

Read more: http://www.newstalk.com/OPINION:-Airlines-always-win-in-the-game-of-booking-roulette

PrivateFly CEO on the future of stateside private jet travel

Read more: https://www.runwaygirlnetwork.com/2016/08/17/privatefly-ceo-on-the-future-of-stateside-private-jet-travelprivatefly-ceo-adam-twidell-future-stateside-private-jet-travel/

Qatar Airways to codeshare with Vueling

Read more: http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/qatar-airways-codeshare-vueling

Southwest Wants to Start Working With More International Airlines

Read more: https://skift.com/2016/08/19/southwest-wants-to-start-working-with-more-international-airlines/

Thai Airways Plans to Resume Plane Purchases as Earnings Rebound

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-08-19/thai-airways-plans-to-resume-plane-purchases-as-earnings-rebound

‘Uber of airlines’ Surf Air aims for European lift-off by hiring Text100 in US and UK

Read more: http://www.prweek.com/article/1406133/uber-airlines-surf-air-aims-european-lift-off-hiring-text100-us-uk#Ijzl9zr9oux1vIv0.99

Irish Aviation News:

Aer Lingus, Connecticut Help Each Other With Ads

Read more: http://www.courant.com/business/hc-haar-aer-lingus-connecticut-marketing-20160819-column.html

Amedeo Air Four Plus: Acquisition Of Asset

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/30514

Brexit blamed as Derry to Dublin flight plan cancelled

Read more: http://www.highlandradio.com/2016/08/20/brexit-blamed-as-derry-to-dublin-flight-plan-cancelled/

Consultation on a Process for Consideration of a Supplementary Capex Allowance

Read more: http://www.aviationreg.ie/news/consultation-on-a-process-for-consideration-of-a-supplementary-capex-allowance-.747.html

Dublin-based Avolon tipped to buy $4bn of CIT planes

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/dublinbased-avolon-tipped-to-buy-4bn-of-cit-planes-34977887.html

IAG Cargo and Exelsius to hold GDP workshop in Dublin

Read more: http://aircargoworld.com/iag-cargo-and-exelsius-to-hold-gdp-workshop-in-dublin/

Irish Norwegian Air unit gets $15m cash boost from parent

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/irish-norwegian-air-unit-gets-15m-cash-boost-from-parent-34977885.html

Membership airline Surf Air to fly from Dublin in 2017

Read more: http://www.travelextra.ie/membership-airline-surf-air-fly-dublin-2017/

Residents question daa intention to alter night-time restrictions

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/regionals/fingalindependent/news/residents-question-daa-intention-to-alter-nighttime-restrictions-34967147.html

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers Boeing 787-8 to Avianca

Read more: https://www.smbc.aero/news/smbc-aviation-capital-delivers-boeing-787-8-avianca

Stobart Air sale to CityJet set to close next week

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/stobart-air-sale-to-cityjet-set-to-close-next-week-34977877.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:

@Airlineroute Ethiopian Airlines’ Madrid service to operate via Rome with 787-8 from the week of 30OCT16.

@Airlineroute Fiji Airways plans to expand codeshare partnership with American Airlines, including London, Mexico City and Sao Paulo, subject to approval.

@jonostrower You can now Google connecting IATA airport codes to look up scheduled route information.

@R_Wall Airbus A350 production ramp-up moderated for 2016 and 2017 — supplier Orbital ATK says.

‏‏Today’s Videos Picks:

A Day in the Life at Belfast City Airport – Special Assistance

https://youtu.be/6tza30isJLs

Dublin Airport introduction of 51st & Green – TravelMedia.ie Soiree Networking Event 2016

https://youtu.be/d9_6O1KiV8o

IndiGo Airlines Pilots Grounded For Mid – Air Selfies

https://youtu.be/V3Jn3sRX6KM

Interview with Hainan Airlines president Xie Haoming

https://youtu.be/0wucUFutSfQ

Japan Airlines Is Using Microsoft’s HoloLens For Training

https://youtu.be/G4AjTrArUCU

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