Published on September 6th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 06/09/2016
D-AIZJ Airbus A320-214 c/n 4449 Lufthansa Airtest from Lufthansa Technik hangar 03/09/16.
N910FD Boeing 757-236(SF) c/n 25054 FedEx Airtest from Lufthansa Technik hangar 31/08/16.
OY-SRP Boeing 767-232(SF) c/n 22220 Stat Air To Atlantic Aviation Group hangar 01/09/16.
Global Aviation News:
Air Astana Part 2: Kazakhstan flag carrier to accelerate expansion, adopt single hub, pursue IPO
Behind the scenes at American Airlines’ O’Hare hub
Cebu Pacific Air to deploy additional A330s on regional routes, delaying long haul network expansion
Chinese Skip Swiss Holidays in Wake of Terror in Europe
China Southern Airlines deflects yield pressure concerns. Long haul focus shifts to North America
China Southern Airlines fleet reaches 700, targets 1000 aircraft in 2020
La Compagnie: the business-class transatlantic airline closes its London-New York route
Mavcom urged to resolve disparity in Klia, Klia2 airport tax
New Orders Show Latin American Rotorcraft Market Still Alive, Says Bell
New value Guide: A look at A320, 737
Safi Airways operations suspended due to AFN 1.15 billion outstanding debts
Southwest’s Strained Labor Relations Reflect Business Model Changes
Irish Aviation News:
Cork Airport’s boss plans to conquer Canada – once Norwegian Air finally gets off the ground
“It’s not the kind of job you can do if you don’t like getting up at night” – a day in the life of a Coast Guard pilot
Irish Low-cost Carrier Ryanair Files Petition against Bulgaria in European Commission
Read more: http://www.bta.bg/en/c/DF/id/1409507
It will be aviation’s greatest turnaround, says new Malaysia Airlines CEO Peter Bellview
Lufthansa appoint new Senior Director of Sales for the UK, Ireland and Iceland
Ryanair doesn’t rule out tech acquisitions
Ryanair enters Serbian market
Ryanair further expands Berlin Schoenefeld base
Shannon faces fewer British Airways and Kuwait stopovers
State’s €335m Aer Lingus windfall still lying idle
Travel entrepreneur Mary McKenna marks a very significant birthday
Wizz Air, Adria Airways, Ryanair eye flights from Albania’s Kukes – report
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 5 September 2016: http://bit.ly/2bSz6Ya
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 05-09-16: http://bit.ly/2cBWyM4
Tweets of the day:
@airkarp FAA estimates there could be as many as 600,000 UAVs used commercially during 1st year after small-unmanned aircraft rule is implemented.
@Airlineroute Azerbaijan Airlines schedules one-time A340-500 Baku – Paris Le Bourget route on 15SEP16.
@hharteveldt You can buy a retired 747-400 for less than the cost of a typical #SF 1 BR condo.
@TheHUBRoutes UK ACMI provider Titan Airways looks at introduction of #Airbus A319 and #A330 in spring 2017, reports #RoutesNews.
@winglets747 Air France to announce new “Trust Together” plan to unite labour & management. Nice warm fuzzy feelings, but trust must equal win & growth.
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