Published on September 30th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 30/09/2016
EC-JVE Airbus A319-111 c/n 2843 Vueling Airlines Ferried Shannon-Madrid 29/09/16 after paint into Iberia prior re-transfer.
EI-FRZ Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44749 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 28/09/16.
EI-VKO Airbus A321-211 c/n 6678 Aeroflot Ferried Shannon-Kaunas 29/09/16 to become VP-BEA.
Global Aviation News:
Airlines warn that noise restrictions could damage the competitiveness of Frankfurt Airport
Austrian Airlines to expand fleet, launch premium economy class
Australia’s Gold Coast Airport: AirAsia X and Hong Kong Airlines drive rapid international growth
Boeing 787 delays coincided with spike in Airbus A330 leases
Boeing Said Near Widebody Jet Sale to Qatar Air After F-15 Deal
British Airways ditches free meals on short-haul flights for M&S food
Far-reaching restructuring of airberlin to deliver long-term growth
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/31023
German Giants Huddle Closer As LCCs Circle
Investor Benefits Of Good Airline Customer Service
Lufthansa’s Eurowings Gets Reboot With Air Berlin, Brussels Jets
Lufthansa signs letter of intent on wet-lease collaboration between Eurowings and Air Berlin
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/31020
Monarch scrambles for time before flying licence deadline
Oman Air CEO outlines fleet, network and partnership plans
SWISS finishes first phase of long haul fleet transition. New 777s driving growth, but yield suffers
Transavia adds new routes from Munich in S17
Virgin Australia realigns its airline partnership priorities on new long haul strategy: Part 2
WestJet at Gatwick: WestJet expands its long haul service despite competitor pressure
Irish Aviation News:
Belfast International Airport records rising profits as Ryanair expands Belfast hub
Delta announces seasonal new route from Boston to Dublin
Dublin should ‘play active role’ in the development of City of Derry Airport; Irish Senator
Dublin Airport Welcomes Delta Route Expansion
EI-FTC Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair First Flight
Irish Aviation Students Association 2nd Annual Symposium, October 21st
Read more: http://www.iasa.aero/
Qatar Airways to adopt Irish-backed Aireon’s tracking system
Routes Europe bound for ‘outward looking’ Belfast in 2017
Ryanair expands Girona base operations in S17
Transavia announces new route from Munich to Dublin for Summer 2017 [German]
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 19 September 2016: http://bit.ly/2d2hnvI
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 19-09-16: http://bit.ly/2chSniJ
Tweets of the day:
@e_russell .@airberlin confirms it will shrink its fleet to 75 aircraft with a network focused around Berlin and Dusseldorf.
@e_russell .@AlaskaAir will begin once daily LAX-HAV flights with a 737-900ER on 5Jan17. Will offer one-stop service from its @SeaTacAirport base.
@NeilWillby @MauriceHamilton @British_Airways like to promote themselves as a premium brand in reality they’re run by accountants as a budget airline.
@winglets747 LCCs will especially gain from proposal to reduce Tokyo Narita curfew by three hours from 23:00-06:00 to 01:00-05:00 (but not until 2019).
@winglets747 As Cathay Pacific tomorrow flies last 747 departure from Hong Kong, HK Express launches “Goodbye Jumbo” fare sale with discounts of 74.7%.
@winglets747 Mark your calendar, be in Hong Kong and hope for good weather: Cathay Pacific 747 will conduct fly past of Victoria Harbour on 8 October.
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