Published on September 19th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 19/09/2016
EI-FJV Boeing 737-8JP c/n 42080 Norwegian Air International Delivered Boeing Field-Oslo 14/09/16.
EI-FRW Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44748 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 15/09/16.
Global Aviation News:
Air France ‘Absurd’ Valuation Lures Buyers Where Many Fear to Go
Airline execs: Industry is better positioned for future downturns
AirAsia first in Southeast Asia to operate Airbus A320neo aircraft powered by CFM International LEAP-1A engines
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/30825
Air Transat presents its new 2017 transatlantic flight program
Alaska Airlines CEO: We Don’t Need Long-Haul International Flights
American trims international flying at PHL due to slower Europe demand
Aviation should prepare for ‘hard Brexit’ says Monarch boss
Boeing opens Vancouver lab to help airlines save money
Boeing to commence final assembly on 500th 787 on 16-Sep-2016
British Airways to sell Marks and Spencers food on short haul
‘Build runways at both Gatwick and Heathrow’ says Monarch boss
Delta Air Loses Investor-Darling Status as Rivals Seize Momentum
Emirates’ Manchester-Dubai route hits one million annual passengers milestone
European Air Traffic Control Strikes Hit 1 Million Minutes of Delay in 2016
Leisure Carriers Could Bring Americans Another International Option
Norwegian plots global low-cost long-haul growth
Oil Prices… The Big Pain For Jet Makers
The MAX’s first mission: Cross the Atlantic
Irish Aviation News:
Belfast to benefit as Jet2 invests £2 billion on new Boeing fleet expansion
Chamber hopeful of new London operator
Coindrum adds Brussels airport to duty-free voucher service
Donegal airport could benefit from Ryanair pulling out of Derry
EI-FRZ Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair First Flight
GE Capital Aviation Services Announces First A320 NEO Delivery to AirAsia as part of a Deal Involving Nine Airbus Aircraft
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/30840
Jet2.com steps on Ryanair’s toes as it starts its first Southern England base at Stansted
Minister Ross announces funding for Waterford airport
Multi-million pound package agreed for City of Derry Airport
Pringle calls for flight to London from Donegal Airport
Ryan’s Mexican wave could land him another bonanza
Ryanair, Aer Lingus resume flight connectivity talks
Ryanair to employ German-based pilots through Dublin firm
Ryanair Launches Barcelona S 2017 Schedule
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/30834
SAS is supposedly in the middle of final negotiations to sell Cimber Air to Cityjet [Danish]
Shannon Group keen to grow ties with China
Wild Atlantic Way holds key to Shannon and region’s future
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
To be updated 20 September
Tweets of the day:
@e_russell “I think it’s a very challenging future for [the A380],” says @AscendAviation head of consultancy Rob Morris.
@e_russell “I wouldn’t be surprised if these aircraft are parted out,” says @AscendAviation head Morris on SQ’s early A380s as they come off lease.
@e_russell “The best secondary market use for the A380 is to part it out early to support the rest of the fleet,” says @AscendAviation head Morris.
@e_russell .@AscendAviation estimates that Boeing has around 100 open current gen 777 slots to sell for 777X bridge, says head Morris.
@e_russell “[Boeing] needs to cut rates further,” says @AscendAviation head Morris on 777 bridge. Boeing already to cut rate to 7/month in 2017.
@leehayhurst Reduction in UK growth plans from Ryaniar and Wizz Air post Brexit might be beneficial to Monarch yields and margins, says Swaffield.
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