Published on September 16th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 16/09/2016
F-WTDV Airbus A321-211 c/n 891 (Air Mediterranee) noted with new French registration applied at Shannon 14/09/15 ex F-GYAR.
G-JZHJ Boeing 737-8MG c/n 63144 Jet2 Delivered Boeing Field-Gander-Leeds/Bradford 13-14/09/16 (1st Boeing 737-800 delivery).
TC-LOE Airbus A330-343 c/n 1592 Turkish Airlines being prepared for delivery at Zurich 14/09/16 ex EI-FLT.
Global Aviation News:
All-premium UK-US airlines. BA cuts LCY frequency; La Compagnie quits LTN; Odyssey to launch in 2017
Airline Giants Craving Latin America Foothold Eye Avianca Deal
Boeing CEO on why there may be more cuts coming
Boeing CEO Sees Way to Build Two New Jets Without Breaking Bank
CEO: Pakistan International Airlines may switch 777 order for 787s
China Airlines to resume Taipei-London, becomes the last major Asian flag airline to fly to London
Factors That Have Strengthened Southwest’s Domestic Presence
Fleet takeover for winter 2016/17?
Hong Kong must have third runway to compete with rival transit hubs, expert says
‘Irrepressible’ Air Travel Defies Global Economic Growth Slump
Lufthansa’s Eurowings Arm Faces Strike Over Lower Cabin Crew Pay
Opening Argentina’s Air Routes to Competition Seen Taking Time
Russian government to give $77 million to state lessor
Southeast Asia-US airline market Part 2: at least 7 airlines to offer US nonstop services by 2021
These European Airline Stocks Could Outperform in 2017
Why travel needs to design mobile-first customer journeys
Your Next Trans-Atlantic Trip May Be on Boeing’s Diminutive 737
Irish Aviation News:
Aircraft leasing company BOC Aviation profits increase by 10.4%
Claims That Shannon Airport Could be Biggest Beneficiary Of WAW Tourism Boost
EI-FJW Boeing 737-8JP Norwegian First Flight
Emirates says no plan for Belfast flights despite passenger surge
Hahn focuses on long-term cooperation with Ryanair [German]
Ireland West Airport Knock welcomes announcement of funding for safety and security related projects at the airport
Irish Responsible Tourism Awards to promote ‘better way to travel’
IT of crucial importance says Willie Walsh
McKee Impressed By New Shannon Group CEO
Michael O’Leary cautionary on Ryanair financial growth
Michael O’Leary on Ryanair, Dublin Bus, Apple & more
Milan/Bergamo is Ryanair’s biggest base in mainland Europe and third biggest overall; over 70 destinations served across 25 countries
New Shannon airport boss to create a platform of confidence
Ryanair launches record Madrid Summer 2017 Schedule
Ryanair ‘may grow Belfast network if air duty is tackled’
Ryanair: Naples the next Italian base in 2017 [Italian]
Shannon Airport trialling new preclearance checkpoint
SMBC Aviation Capital delivers Airbus A320-214 to IndiGo
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/30823
Survey reveals Irish travel preferences for 2016
United Airlines bailout: MLAs told £9m rescue package ‘irregular’
80 year old Airport employee Cliff on hand to celebrate Aer Lingus’ 80th Anniversary
40% of Derry airport users come from Donegal
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:
@e_russell AerCap lessor of LATAM widebody deliveries in 2017.
@ghimlay “Investors don’t like airlines making money per se, they like airlines making money the right way” – analyst Hunter Keay on PRASM #A4ASummit.
@JP_Biz Stormont debating rail link to Int Airport. Dept of Infra said 2yrs ago not viable unless airport has 10m passengers.
@julianoneill No change in Exec stance re rail link to Belfast Int Airport. Not viable until 10m passengers, which is 13 years away, says @ChrisHazzardSF.
@julianoneill .@ChrisHazzardSF tells MLAs bus link between Belfast Int + citydoing well. 500k passengers a yr. Adds this +road improvements r way forward.
@julianoneill United will not allow @niexecutive montioring of its £9m bail-out. “Madness” says @TrevorLunnLV . “We gave money without proper scrutiny”.
@misterjamieb My take on why CIT/Avolon M&A makes sense @FlightGlobal.
@R_Wall 15h15 Boeing CEO suggests 737 Max 10, if it happens, could enter service in 2019/2020 timeframe. Middle-of-market plane more like 2024/2025 EIS.
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