Published on September 2nd, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 02/09/2016
EI-FVA Boeing 737-4Q8 c/n 24706 Blue Panorama Delivered St Athan-Rome Fiumicino 31/08/16 ex G-CIPH.
EI-XLD Boeing 747-446 c/n 26360 Rossiya Airlines Ferried Rome Fiumicino-Tel Aviv 01/09/16 after paint prior delivery.
N910FD Boeing 757-236(SF) c/n 25054 FedEx Airtest from Lufthansa Technik hangar 31/08/16.
Global Aviation News:
Cameroon’s national carrier struggles to remain airborne
Finnair expands network in Sweden by deepening cooperation with BRA
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/30631
Finnair’s scheduled traffic grows 65% in five years; surpasses one million monthly passengers; Iceland is next country market
Former senior Qantas exec to run oneworld
Landmark US commercial flight lands in Cuba
London to New York market stable at just over four million annual pax; over 30 flights per day from seven carriers with Heathrow-JFK #1 choice
Lufthansa, Air China Said to Finalize Venture This Month
Nigeria: High Cost of Aircraft Insurance, Maintenance Threaten Domestic Airlines
Qatar Airways cancels more A320neos, warns of fiscal loss
Qatar Airways and Emirates leave Etihad Airways behind in network growth race; US, Australia and UK are biggest country markets by ASKs
Qatar Airways to place a large aircraft order soon, says chief executive
Irish Aviation News:
Amateur drone users unable to get insurance in Ireland
BA halves business-only flights from London City to NY via Shannon
Belfast International Airport welcomes Jet2 expansion
Britain will end up looking stupid over Brexit, says Ryanair boss
Irish passengers may have to pay to complain about airlines
Norway’s Uber in the sky Norwegian Air International (NAI) is having problems in the U.S
Quirky tow takes flight in Ireland
Ryanair CEO: Ireland “Should Tell EU to ‘Eff’ Off” Over Apple Ruling
Ryanair launches London Summer 2017 schedule
Ryanair CEO ‘Very Cautious’ on Profit Forecast as Fares Fall
Ryanair CEO Says Big Drop in Winter Fares Could Affect Full-Year Guidance
Ryanair to add 19 flights to Bulgaria next summer
Ryanair Touts Need For Three New London Runways
The business of travel: looking for new transatlantic links? Fly through Dublin
Top hotel & travel execs protest delay in Irish carrier NAI permit approval
Waypoint Leasing Places Helicopter on Lease to Grupo FAASA
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:
@davidmurphyRTE Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary “we have seen a significant impact after Brexit”.
@grahamck63 First flight from @berlinairport to @BelfastAirport with @Ryanair very full. #moregrowthmorejobs.
@JohnKerry 8/31/2016:The 1st US commercial flight to #Cuba since 1961, just over a year after raising the flag at US Embassy Havana. Another step fwd.
@StechAir Almost 60% of all aircraft in the world are narrow body aircraft.
@sundaybusiness .@Ryanair says surge in demand for flights to #Spain #Portugal as demand for #Turkey slumps.
Today’s Videos Picks:
Aterrizaje en Santa Clara del histórico vuelo de JetBlue
Cuba is now easier to reach for U.S. citizens, airlines add 300 new flights per week
Interview with Aditya Ghosh • President and M.D. of Indigo Airlines
JetBlue Launches Historic Flight to Cuba
PHX Subcommittee Downtown, Aviation, Economy, Innovation – 8-31-16
Qatar Airways Travel Festival (29 August – 5 September 2016)