Published on August 31st, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 31/08/2016
A7-AFM Airbus A330-202 c/n 616 Eurowings Ferried Dublin-Hamburg 27/08/16 after paint prior delivery to become D-AXGF.
N7849A Boeing 737-71B c/n 29367 Southwest Delivered Paine Field-Phoenix 24/08/16 ex 2-TBXL.
VP-BDQ Boeing 777-212 c/n 28529 Vim Avia Delivered Victorville-Las Vegas-Ulyanovsk Vostochny 24-25/08/16 for paint ex EI-FLD.
Global Aviation News:
Aeroflot 6th freedom Part 1: long haul growth emphasises Europe-Asia connections
Air New Zealand FY2016: record profits. Growing competition means it is time to move upmarket
AirAsia reports ‘strong and healthy demand’ in 2Q2016, remains ‘lowest cost airline in the world’
Asia-Pacific passenger growth up 10.2% in July
Avianca Holdings:under pressure in the region, but believes yield declines could stabilise in 2H2016
Bombardier Inc’s CSeries showing ‘much higher’ reliability than competitors, Swiss Air Lines says
Can Data Help Airlines Turn Industry Disruption to Their Advantage?
Drone Pilots are Lining Up to Get Licensed by the U.S.
Houston airports: efforts to weather oil sector downturn rewarded. International traffic grows
Japan to cut airport fees to spur regional tourism
Liberalising air travel delivered huge gains to consumers: Don’t let Brexit jeopardise this
Qatar to introduce airport passenger tax from August 30
South African Airways seeks $1.1b long-term funding
Irish Aviation News:
Ascend Aero – Helicopter Newsletter 29 August
ASL Airlines Ireland names EI-STA Boeing 737-31S ‘Annalise Murphy’
Read more: http://speednews.com/Article/114936
Belfast-Berlin ready for take-off
‘Bóthar Ark’ to depart from Shannon for 25th anniversary airlift
Hardships facing the North West’s airport go beyond consequences of leaving EU
More than one flight breached night curfew at Belfast City Airport every day during May
Revenue at Datalex rises as tech firm expands business
Ryanair launches two new routes
Sailing hero Annalise Murphy has airplane named after her
The second Aer Lingus A330-302 EI-FNH/F-WWKH has been reported at Toulouse in full colours
Read more: http://www.digitalairliners.com/toulouse/
Tourism Ireland launches website aimed at Japanese tourists
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 22 August 2016: http://bit.ly/2bc3auw
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 29 August 2016: http://bit.ly/2c4QdVd
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 22-08-16: http://bit.ly/2bcdgeC
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 29-08-16: http://bit.ly/2bRkR5z
‘Nancy Corrigan – Sky Blazer’ to be screened at Chagrin Documentary Film Festival: http://bit.ly/2bIR7GJ
Waypoint’s Lease deal paves entry into Canadian HEMS Market: http://bit.ly/2bxU4dt
Tweets of the day:
@ClodaghLRice Ahead of @Ryanair’s first flight @belfastairport to Berlin @grahamck63 tells @BBCgmu exchange rates are helping Belfast compete with Dublin.
@DonalCroninIRL At #dfatconf16 discussing aviation and Ireland’s lead role – every 2 seconds an aircraft leased by an Irish leasing company takes off.
@Economy_NI Economy Minister Simon Hamilton welcomes the new Ryanair route to Berlin as a huge boost for business and tourism.
@ghimlay .@swapapilots says agreement in principle reached w/ LUV will allow for limited codesharing/interline.
@JohnLStrickland .@McWhirterAlex UK-Oz market so competitive now & significant leisure (lower fare) component. 777 allows BA to keep toe in the water.
@JohnLStrickland .@McWhirterAlex BA had up to 3 deps/day LHR-OZ meaning in the region of 7-8 747’s were committed the market Today 3 x 777 maintains 1 daily.
@justinbachman Scott Kirby gets $3.85M cash in his AA severance, plus lifetime travel privileges. #airlines.
Today’s Videos Picks:
Aero-TV: No Longer A Top Secret – One Aviation Unveils Project ‘Canada‘
Airlines Indebtedness to Aviation Agencies
Bombardier’s visit in Riga
Certificate in Aviation Leasing & Finance – Autumn 2016
IAG Cargo partners with ‘The Who’ for the bands 50th anniversay tour