Published on October 10th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 10/10/2016

Aircraft Update:
EI-IGR Boeing 737-36N c/n 28561 Meridiana Ferried Olbia-Keflavik-Bangor 07/10/16 on return to lessor.
EI-XLG Boeing 747-446 c/n 29899 Rossiya Airlines Ferried Dublin-Shannon 07/10/16 for interim storage after paint prior delivery.
N739AC Boeing 737-8EH c/n 40744 Aircastle Ferried Chennault International-Lake Charles Regional 06/10/16 after storage.
Global Aviation News:
Airbus net orders fall; YTD total neck and neck with Boeing
Airlines Plan For Long-Term As Airbus To Reduce A380 Output
Airlines Ask Permission to Break Antitrust Law, but Only a Little
Boeing’s Unique Accounting Method Helps Improve Profit Picture
Chinese Tycoon Expands Aviation Empire With $10 Billion Purchase
Come fly with me – Australia gets its Air Force One
Dawn Is Breaking for Airbus
Etihad men move out as Naresh Goyal back in Jet pilot’s seat
Frankfurt airport eyes more low-cost flights – Fraport CEO
How Airlines Throw Away Money With Poor Parts Management
Right on Time, Cessna Citation Longitude Takes Flight
South East England runway decision – UK Prime Minister Theresa May could select a radical solution
SWISS finishes first phase of long haul fleet transition. New 777s driving growth, but yield suffers
TAP to launch new routes in 2017
TAROM quickly losing market share in fast-growing Romania as Blue Air, Ryanair and Wizz Air all expand rapidly
Turkish Air Postpones Dozens of Airbus, Boeing Jet Deliveries
Irish Aviation News:
AerCap leasing data supports bullish outlook: Scruggs
Aer Lingus RPK up 11.3pc, ASK up 13.1pc, star of IAG group
AeroMobile expands 3G inflight connectivity with Aer Lingus
Aviation chiefs blame tax as a record number of Northern Ireland people use Dublin Airport
Avolon to acquire aircraft leasing business of CIT Group
EI-FJX Boeing 737-8JP Norwegian First Flight
Finnair finalise sale and lease back agreement with GECAS
Irish Aviation Students Association 2nd Annual Symposium,  October 21st 
Intellicom’s cloud solution keeps CityJet flying high
Irish Chamber Announces Seminar on Airlines: Getting Off the Ground
Ireland, China Sign MOU for Direct Air Service
Northern Ireland tourism operators take part in Tourism Ireland sales mission to the UAE and India
SKY Leasing Acquires Initial Seven Aircraft
Sky is the limit for high-flying Sabena 
Travel Extra’s Sunday Supplement October 9 2016
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
First Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner visits Dublin Airport:
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 4 October 2016:
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 04-10-16:
Ryanair announces a record 76 new routes for Summer 2017:
Ryanair welcomes over 5 new aircraft into fleet in September:
Volotea announces first Irish route from Verona to Cork Airport:
Tweets of the day:
@julianoneill Not APD or currency rates. Biggest factor in increasing NI usage – @DublinAirport does 180 destinations in 40 countries. With frequency.
@julianoneill A record 1.2m passenger journeys by NI residents  @DublinAirport during 2015 – 37% up on 2014. Heathrow No1 destination, JFK 2, Dubai 3.
@liowtionglai After examining debris, experts from ATSB have concluded that debris found in Mauritius originated from B777 registered as 9M-MRO #MH370.
@nathanstrutz  OAll eyes are on the first 787-10, just into final assembly this morning. Best new feature: landing gear has spinning hubcaps & color lights.
@NI_LGA .@SteveAikenUUP need @niexecutive departments to ‘do the sums’ about airport duty and make the right decisions #localgovni.
@SteveAikenUUPThe right decision is to remove this punitive tax on consumers @BelfastAirport @SouthAntrimUUP @grahamck63 @RayHaydenAW.
@ODriscollTom Munster skiers will be disappointed that Aerlingus are not operating their Cork Geneva service this winter.
‏‏‏Today’s Videos Picks:
Aer Lingus In-Flight Entertainment Oct/Nov 16
An Evening with Clay Lacy – Aviation Legend
Crosswind landing results in almost crash / hard touchdown + go around
EU defends global aviation emissions deal
Jennifer Aniston TV commercial | A380 | Emirates
Testing the MAX: Boeing and Southwest Airlines Put The 737 MAX Through its Paces
3,500 New Jobs | Ryanair


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