Published on September 23rd, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 23/09/2016

Aircraft Update:

EC-JVE  Airbus A319-111 c/n 2843 Vueling Airlines To Eirtech Aviation paint hangar 21/09/16.

EC-LVA Airbus A320-214 c/n 1171 Vueling Airlines Ferried Barcelona-Ostrava 20/09/16 for paint prior transfer to Iberia ex EI-EZE.

EI-FRX Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44746 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Keflavik-Dublin 22/09/16.

EI-RUR Boeing 737-8MC c/n 44435 Rossiya Airlines Ferried Kaunas-Bournemouth 22/09/16 for paint prior delivery.

9V-SBF  Airbus A319-132 c/n 3104 Silk Air Ferried Singapore-Sharjah-Athens-Shannon-Kemnble 20-22/09/16 for part-out & scrap.

Global Aviation News:

Aeroflot might have to sell Rossiya Airlines

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Air France announces large scale fleet retrofit and refurbishment programme

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Airline Weekly Lounge Episode 56 – CEO Interview: Frontier’s Biffle

AirAsia to reward klia2 passengers for using web or mobile check-in – See more at:

Avianca Airlines Are Seeking Separate Partners, Efromovich Says

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Biggest Airbus A320neo Buyer IndiGo Switches to 20 Larger A321s

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Canada’s next LCC strives toward lower fares

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EasyJet pilots back industrial action

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EC approves HNA Group acquisition of Gategroup

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Fastjet losses deepen to $15 million in 1H

Flynas closes in on new fleet order

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Hawaiian Air Targets London, Considers Role for A380 Superjumbo

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LCC changes face of long-haul

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New CarTrawler Ancillary Revenue Yearbook Catalogs: $40.5bn in revenue boosts for 67 airlines

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US Grants Airbus, Boeing a Chance to Sell Airplanes to Iran

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Irish Aviation News:

Calls On Clare TDs To Lobby Against Third Runway At Dublin Airport

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Cityjet’s new Sukhoi Super Jet SSJ-100 visits London Southend Airport 

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Department liases with Attorney General over options for interim Aran air service

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Government starts assessing Aran Islands air service tenders

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Government should explore possibility of building ‘second airport in Dublin’ as runway saga rumbles on

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Government backing for Derry to London route ‘crucial’

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Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) delivers one new ATR 72- 600, MSN 1339, to Stobart Air

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Ryanair adds routes and demands APD be scrapped

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Ryanair expands Thessaloniki routes in S17

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Ryanair launches improved ‘Rate my Flight’ service across Europe

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Ryanair Launches New Aberdeen To Faro Route

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Ryanair Launches Cardiff Summer 2017 Schedule

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Ryanair Launches Newquay Cornwall Summer 2017 Schedule With New Route To Faro

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Ryanair plans additional new UK routes in 2017

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Ryanair to fly Luxembourg-Lisbon starting March 2017

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Ryanair unveils new flights to trump TAP as Portugal’s main airline

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Six million reasons to smile at Shannon

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State considers Dublin airport expansion

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Tourism Situation Outlook & Analysis Report – Performance update – July 2016

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€1.3 million funding announced for IWAK not enough says Calleary

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Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 19 September 2016:

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 19-09-16: 

Tweets of the day:

@AlanWhiteside @BelTel @Ryanair More extra charges for O’Leary from DAA. Time to grow big style in @BelfastAirport Michael. #DAAtaketheproverbial.

@Ashok_Gajapathi Another month of record growth for Indian aviation. August records 24% – highest worldwide. #TransformingIndia.

@e_russell  “I don’t see, at this point, making any radical network changes,” says @AmericanAir’s Nocella on whether it could close a hub. #Boyd16RNO.

@e_russell “We’re trying to make sure a network, as big as it is, doesn’t compete with each other,” says AA’s Nocella referring to its hubs. #Boyd16RNO.

@e_russell  .@AmericanAir is retrofitting 4 777-200s with new biz class seats simultaneously in Hong Kong now, says Andrew Nocella. #Boyd16RNO.

@Gil_Bousquet  CEO of @Ryanair Michael O’Leary in #Toulouse 27th of september @aeroport_tls.

@IrlEmbLisbon Open up Montijo airport to commercial traffic to increase capacityand get lower airfares @Ryanair. 

@JohnLStrickland Dunkerley @HawaiianAir critical of extent of govt blessing of #airline JV’s as stifling competition. 84% of N.Atlantic capacity is in JVs.

@JustinMeyerKC Aviation expert Michael Boyd believes the US airport industry will cross the 1B enplanement mark in 2021. #Boyd16RNO.

@JustinMeyerKC SkyWest’s Chip Childs says economics for 50 seat jets is still strong (for now). Needs demand to stay high and fuel to stay low.  #Boyd16RNO.

‏‏‏Today’s Videos Picks:

Aero-TV: Rainbow Aviation’s EMG-6 – The Cutest Motor Glider

Behind the scenes: SkyTeam’s Mojave desert photo shoot

CarTrawler Ancillary Revenue Yearbook by IdeaWorksCompany

CF6 – 80E1 Fuel Strainer Packings – GE Aviation Maintenance Minute

European Aviation Network – Installation of the first LTE antennas in the UK


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