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Published on October 3rd, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 03/10/2016

Aircraft Update:

AP-BKM Airbus A330-301 c/n 70 Shaheen Air International Ferried Karachi-Dublin 02/10/16 prior return to lessor ex EI-CRK.

VP-BUS Boeing 737-8MC c/n 44435 Rossiya Airlines painted at Bournemouth 02/10/16 prior delivery ex EI-RUR.

Global Aviation News:

Airline caterers adapt to survive with shift to buy-on-board

Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-airlines-food-idUSKCN1201ZL?il=0

Airports Around The World Keen On Getting More Connections To China

Read more: http://www.forbes.com/sites/profdrwolfganggarlt/2016/09/29/airports-around-the-world-keen-on-getting-more-connections-to-china/#28e1b0f78803

Boeing Close To Qatar Air Deal Amid Airbus Frustrations

Read more: http://www.investors.com/news/boeing-close-to-deal-with-qatar-air-as-frustrations-continue-with-airbus/

European LCC lobby group ELFAA to close

Read more: http://atwonline.com/associations/european-lcc-lobby-group-elfaa-close

Farewell to the 747 and all its premium cabin innovations

Read more: https://www.runwaygirlnetwork.com/2016/10/01/farewell-to-the-747-and-all-its-premium-cabin-innovations/

Singapore Airlines to launch Jakarta-Sydney, further intensifying SE Asia-Australia competition

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/singapore-airlines-to-launch-jakarta-sydney-further-intensifying-se-asia-australia-competition-304444

Tight squeeze: Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific to introduce 10-abreast seating in its Boeing fleet

Read more: http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/economy/article/2024306/tight-squeeze-hong-kongs-cathay-pacific-introduce-10-abreast

TUIfly, easyJet, airberlin, NIKI, Eurowings eye partners in Germany’s aviation market upheaval

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/tuifly-easyjet-airberlin-niki-eurowings-eye-partners-in-germanys-aviation-market-upheaval-303732

United Airlines Washington Dulles International Airport lease extended through 2024

Read more: https://hub.united.com/iad-lease-extended-through-2024-2023043285.html

747-400 fleet dwindles to 204 as Cathay Pacific the latest airline to retire Queen of the Skies

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/747-400-fleet-dwindles-to-204-as-cathay-pacific-latest-airline-to-retire-queen-of-the-skies-304222

Irish Aviation News:

Aercap’s Kelly: tweak tax to attract more FDI bosses

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/aercaps-kelly-tweak-tax-to-attract-more-fdi-bosses-35095303.html

anna.aero flies with Aer Lingus to share in Hartford BDL’s BDL (Big Dublin Launch)

Read more: http://www.anna.aero/2016/09/30/anna-aero-flies-aer-lingus-share-hartford-bdls-bdl-big-dublin-launch/

ARI promotes McDonagh to GM role in Ireland 

Read more: http://www.trbusiness.com/regional-news/europe/ari-promotes-jackie-mcdonagh-to-gm-role-in-ireland/110324

Eirtech Chief Appointed CEO Of Global Aviation Services Group

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/31047

Falko Regional Aircraft adds two Embraer E190 aircraft to its portfolio from Avolon

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/31060

Government jet was sold for €350,000 less than value

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/government-jet-was-sold-for-350-000-less-than-value-1.2811881

Irish overseas trips for 2016 break the 5m barrier

Read more: http://www.travelextra.ie/irish-overseas-trips-2016-break-5m-barrier/

Oliver Kingston of Cork based Kingston Aviation reflects on the health of aircraft charter market 

Read more: http://www.avbuyer.com/articles/z-favorite-2/hows-the-private-aircraft-charter-market-in-2016/

Pilots appeal Dublin Airport plans over Metro North link

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/pilots-appeal-dublin-airport-plans-over-metro-north-link-1.2811950

Ryanair expands S17 Lisbon / Ponta Delgada network

Read more: http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/269144/ryanair-expands-s17-lisbon-ponta-delgada-network/

Ryanair looks forward to record year at Faro

Read more: http://theportugalnews.com/news/ryanair-looks-forward-to-record-year-at-faro/39685

To Buy. To Serve: British Airways goes full Ryanair on shorthaul food

Read more: https://www.runwaygirlnetwork.com/2016/09/29/to-buy-to-serve-british-airways-goes-full-ryanair-on-shorthaul-food/

Travel Extra’s Sunday Supplement 1st October 2016 

Read more: http://eepurl.com/cic8sn

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

To be updated 3 October 

Tweets of the day:

@airkarp The 17-day extension gives DOJ ‘additional time to review the proposed merger,’ Alaska & Virgin America said in joint statement.

@airkarp Alaska & Virgin America remain ‘confident they will address any concerns & obtain regulatory approval to complete’ merger.

@e_russell .@LOTAirlinesUS will begin Warsaw-LAX service with a 787 in April 2017.

@patphelan Irish government Gulfstream looking fine and healthy in Verona Italy with new number after being sold for scrap https://twitter.com/patphelan/status/782202485960273920

@winglets747 Cathay Pacific CEO: “We don’t manage our airline on a quarterly basis.”

‏‏‏Today’s Videos Picks:

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol 1916 – 2016

https://youtu.be/6Xvj_5JG1Oc

How Boeing Builds a 737 in Just Nine Days 

https://youtu.be/WTmFXPY0EGI

Inside Air France: Airbus A380-800 – World Documentaries

https://youtu.be/9AsPHdYseTI

Wonsan Air Festival Highlights, the First Air Show in North Korea

https://youtu.be/VtK_OsSXaPE

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