Published on August 24th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 24/08/2016

Aircraft Update:

EI-SLK ATR72-212(F) c/n 395 ASL Airlines Rolled out of ASL Airlines hangar 20/08/16 now with ASL Airlines titles applied with all blue tail.

OE-IEJ  Airbus A319-132 c/n 2032 CIT Aerospace to Lufthansa Technik hangar 20/08/16 for Charlie Airlines in Cyprus Airways colours.

OY-SRO Boeing 767-25E(SF) c/n 27194 Star Air  Departed Atlantic Aviation Group hangar 19/08/16 arrived 12/08/16.

Global Aviation News:

Air Malta to focus on MENA market if Alitalia deal proceeds

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Allegiant Air faces new competition from US ULCCs as fleet and labour deals drive some cost creep

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Boeing says its 787 aircraft a big help to Air India

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Brazil’s CB Air to acquire rival air taxi firm Global Aviation

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Cathay Pacific 1H2016: market squirms at 80% profit drop. Cathay not in crisis; but must cut costs

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Dubrovnik Airport: providing essential tourism support for a region. Croatia Airlines’ 3rd base

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EasyJet shares soar over takeover rumours

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Iceland’s WOW air up for aviation social media awards

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Lufthansa puts pressure on Swiss to turn Geneva profitable

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Southwest Airlines: Where is the LUV? Rivals have advantages as labour relations crumble

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Irish Aviation News:

AerCap Holdings Authorizes Share Repurchase Program of $250 Million

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Ascend Aero – Helicopter Newsletter 22 August 

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Avolon delivers one A320-200 to Air Berlin

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CIT Aerospace Signs 39 Agreements Related to the Lease of Commercial Aircraft and Delivers 26 Aircraft in Q2 2016

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Deal to sell Stobart Air to CityJet close

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Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 22 August 2016: 

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 22-08-16: 

‘Nancy Corrigan – Sky Blazer’ to be screened at Chagrin Documentary Film Festival:

Tweets of the day:

@AlexInAir Sonntagszeitung reporting @FlySWISS could withdraw flights from it’s #Geneva base amid ongoing financial losses.  

‏@Airlineroute American Airlines adds A330-200 Philadelphia – Boston service during the month of Nov 2016.

@Airlineroute DELTA schedules 767-400ER service on Atlanta – San Diego route once a day, 16DEC16 – 02JAN17 and 01MAR17 – 31MAR17.

@ghimlay .@Avianca still searching for strategic partner, airline says it’s making progress but nothing to announce.

@NiallHarbison Nothing beats the warm comforting embrace of an @AerLingus flight home from America.  Staff so incredibly sound.

@SFist SFO Hikes Overnight Parking Prices 40%, Overnight. 

‏‏Today’s Videos Picks:

Cardiff Aviation’s Dickinson Sees Air Djibouti Potential

European Rugby Union Champions Cup with Turkish Airlines

How Business Aviation Helps Patients Battling Cancer – AINtv

Private Airlines Request Govt to Allow Them Skip Pakistani Airspace

Textron Aviation Announces Citation Longitude and Hemisphere Business Jets – AINtv


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