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Published on August 31st, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 31/08/2016

Aircraft Update:

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

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/aeroflot-6th-freedom-part-1-long-haul-growth-emphasises-europe-asia-connections-297983

Air New Zealand FY2016: record profits. Growing competition means it is time to move upmarket

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/air-new-zealand-fy2016-record-profits-growing-competition-means-it-is-time-to-move-upmarket-298896

AirAsia reports ‘strong and healthy demand’ in 2Q2016, remains ‘lowest cost airline in the world’

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/news/airasia-reports-strong-and-healthy-demand-in-2q2016-remains-lowest-cost-airline-in-the-world-589771

Asia-Pacific passenger growth up 10.2% in July

Read more: http://atwonline.com/airline-traffic/asia-pacific-passenger-growth-102-july

Avianca Holdings:under pressure in the region, but believes yield declines could stabilise in 2H2016

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/avianca-holdingsunder-pressure-in-the-region-but-believes-yield-declines-could-stabilise-in-2h2016-298509

Bombardier Inc’s CSeries showing ‘much higher’ reliability than competitors, Swiss Air Lines says

Read more: http://business.financialpost.com/news/transportation/bombardiers-cseries-showing-much-higher-reliability-than-competitors-airline-says

Can Data Help Airlines Turn Industry Disruption to Their Advantage?

Read more: http://www.globalindonesianvoices.com/27655/can-data-help-airlines-turn-industry-disruption-to-their-advantage/

Drone Pilots are Lining Up to Get Licensed by the U.S.

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-08-29/pilots-for-hire-cramming-for-test-as-the-age-of-drones-arrives

Houston airports: efforts to weather oil sector downturn rewarded. International traffic grows

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/houston-airports-efforts-to-weather-oil-sector-downturn-rewarded-international-traffic-grows-297984

Japan to cut airport fees to spur regional tourism

Read more: http://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/Policy-Politics/Japan-to-cut-airport-fees-to-spur-regional-tourism

Liberalising air travel delivered huge gains to consumers: Don’t let Brexit jeopardise this

Read more: http://www.cityam.com/248332/liberalising-air-travel-delivered-huge-gains-consumers-dont

Qatar to introduce airport passenger tax from August 30

Read more: http://www.albawaba.com/business/qatar-introduce-airport-passenger-tax-august-30-877884

South African Airways seeks $1.1b long-term funding

Read more: http://gulfnews.com/business/aviation/south-african-airways-seeks-1-1b-long-term-funding-1.1887129

Irish Aviation News:

Ascend Aero – Helicopter Newsletter 29 August 

Read more: http://www.ascendaero.com/2016/08/29/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

Read more: http://www.belfastairport.com/blog-news/2016/august/belfast-berlin-ready-for-take-off

‘Bóthar Ark’ to depart from Shannon for 25th anniversary airlift

Read more: http://clareherald.com/2016/08/bothar-ark-to-depart-from-shannon-for-25th-anniversary-airlift/

Hardships facing the North West’s airport go beyond consequences of leaving EU

Read more: http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/brexit/hardships-facing-the-north-wests-airport-go-beyond-consequences-of-leaving-eu-35005101.html

More than one flight breached night curfew at Belfast City Airport every day during May

Read more: http://www.irishnews.com/news/2016/08/30/news/more-than-one-flight-breaching-night-time-curfew-at-city-airport-every-day-672429/

Revenue at Datalex rises as tech firm expands business

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/technology/revenue-at-datalex-rises-as-tech-firm-expands-business-1.2772865

Ryanair launches two new routes

Read more: http://spectator.sme.sk/c/20238934/ryanair-launches-two-new-routes.html

Sailing hero Annalise Murphy has airplane named after her

Read more: http://www.thejournal.ie/annalise-murphy-plane-2954982-Aug2016/

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

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/tourism-ireland-launches-website-aimed-at-japanese-tourists-1.2771987

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‘

https://youtu.be/JCHWwoAhdVE

Airlines Indebtedness to Aviation Agencies

https://youtu.be/T49ChPvWxWQ

Bombardier’s visit in Riga

https://youtu.be/yaFEY7LUPPo

Certificate in Aviation Leasing & Finance – Autumn 2016

https://youtu.be/h-ajmnzaAt8

IAG Cargo partners with ‘The Who’ for the bands 50th anniversay tour

https://youtu.be/PmxofqNl7BM

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