Published on October 12th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 12/10/2016
F-WTBA ATR72-212A(600) c/n 1069 Azur Aviation Ferried Sønderborg Airport-Shannon 11/10/16 for paining into FMI Air colours.
N916FD Boeing 757-27B(F) c/n 24137 FedEx departed Lufthansa Technik 07/10/16.
N919FD Boeing 757-23A(F) c/n 24636 FedEx to Lufthansa Technik 07/10/16.
SX-DVM Airbus A320-232 c/n 3439 Aegean Airlines departed Lufthansa Technik 07/10/16.
Global Aviation News:
Airbus to cut A380 assembly rate to one aircraft per month from 2018
Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-airbus-a-idUSKCN12B0GL
American Airlines Limits Growth in Effort to Raise Fares
Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-10-11/american-airlines-pares-growth-plans-in-effort-to-raise-fares
Boeing, Atlas Air Announce Agreement for 767 Passenger to Freighter Conversions
Read more: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/boeing-atlas-air-announce-agreement-for-767-passenger-to-freighter-conversions-300342219.html
China Goes All Out to Become ‘Global Aviation Power’
Read more: Read more: https://sputniknews.com/military/201610031045950901-china-aircraft-technology/
Emirates to launch daily service to Fort Lauderdale
Read more: http://www.arabianaerospace.aero/emirates-to-launch-daily-service-to-fort-lauderdale.html
Europe’s Regionals Back on Track Ahead of ERA Assembly
Read more: http://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/air-transport/2016-10-10/europes-regionals-back-track-ahead-era-assembly
Fastjet’s Failure Is Missed Opportunity For African Air Transport
Read more: http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/fastjet-s-failure-missed-opportunity-african-air-transport
Finnair increases frequencies to Tokyo and Hong Kong with the A350 for summer 2017
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/31154
How Catapult Innovation Creates An Inclusive Organization
Read more: http://www.forbes.com/sites/peterhinssen/2016/10/10/how-catapult-innovation-creates-an-inclusive-organization/#7646de62954e
IAG is redesigning its plans to meet the challenges of Brexit [Spanish]
Read more: http://www.expansion.com/mercados/2016/10/11/57fb64b9e2704eec338b45fc.html
Spirit Airlines: touting solid financial position, but investors stay laser-focused on unit revenue
Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/spirit-airlinestouting-a-solid-financial-position-but-investors-stay-laser-focused-on-unit-revenue-305924
SWISS to fly Boeing 777s to Miami, San Francisco
Read more: http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/swiss-fly-boeing-777s-miami-san-francisco
The American Way – Too many airline mergers? Blame politics
Read more: https://www.propublica.org/article/airline-consolidation-democratic-lobbying-antitrust
Turkish Airlines defers 39 A321neo & 737 MAX deliveries
Read more: http://atwonline.com/airframes/turkish-airlines-defers-39-a321neo-737-max-deliveries
Vueling closes bases, rolls out restructuring plan
Read more: http://atwonline.com/airlines/vueling-closes-bases-rolls-out-restructuring-plan
Wheels Up CEO: Make Private Aviation as Easy as Uber
Read more: http://www.inc.com/bill-carmody/wheels-up-ceo-make-private-aviation-as-easy-as-uber.html
Irish Aviation News:
Air Traffic Up 5.7% in September
Read more: https://www.iaa.ie/news/2016/10/11/air-traffic-up-5.7-in-september
Company report: Belfast International Airport Ltd
Read more: http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/news/company-report-belfast-international-airport-ltd-35118976.html
Croatia Airlines to run Osijek – Dublin charters
Read more: http://www.exyuaviation.com/2016/10/croatia-airlines-to-run-osijek-dublin.html
Development of destinations at Cork Airport
Read more: http://www.redfm.ie/news/cork/development-of-destinations-at-cork-airport/
Drones are a ‘game changer’ for search and rescue missions
Read more: http://www.southernstar.ie/news/roundup/articles/2016/10/10/4127976-drones-are-a-game-changer-for-search-and-rescue-missions/
Fatal air crash: ‘James Bond’ plane was refused UK permit
Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/fatal-air-crash-james-bond-plane-was-refused-uk-permit-1.2824123
Government agreeable to using Irish ports and airports to control immigration to UK
Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/news/politics/government-agreeable-to-using-irish-ports-and-airports-to-control-immigration-to-uk-1.2823763
Massive Bóthar airlift takes off from Shannon Airport
Read more: http://www.limerickleader.ie/news/home/219197/massive-bothar-airlift-takes-off-from-shannon-airport.html
O’Leary set to speak at Mullingar networking event
Read more: http://topic.ie/oleary-set-speak-mullingar-networking-event/
Ryanair Holdings – Q2 results preview: business model continues to thrive; sterling slide an issue
Read more: https://www.davy.ie/research/public/article.htm?id=rair20161011_10102016.htm
Safety notices issued to Air Corps and Coast Guard
Read more: http://clareherald.com/2016/10/safety-notices-issued-to-air-corps-and-coast-guard-40726/
Shannon flights cancelled over lack of aircraft
Read more: http://clareherald.com/2016/10/shannon-flights-cancelled-over-lack-of-aircraft-80572/
Shannon Airport welcomes new SAS service to Stockholm
Read more: http://www.shannonairport.ie/gns/about-us/latest-news/latest-news/16-10-11/shannon_airport_welcomes_new_sas_service_to_stockholm.aspx
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
First Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner visits Dublin Airport: http://bit.ly/2dBS4Cu
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 10 October 2016: http://bit.ly/2dOppcN
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 10 October 2016: http://bit.ly/2d2Dg1y
New ACI Europe Passenger data reveals Dublin Airport was Europe’s fastest growing major airport in August: http://bit.ly/2e3hpo7
Ryanair announces a record 76 new routes for Summer 2017: http://bit.ly/2dpRVlS
Ryanair welcomes over 5 new aircraft into fleet in September: http://bit.ly/2dZHTXt
Volotea announces first Irish route from Verona to Cork Airport: http://bit.ly/2ecn2Dk
Tweets of the day:
@Airlineroute Sabre timetable is currently listing 4th weekly flight for Air Canada rouge’s Vancouver – Dublin in S17, however this is unconfirmed.
@CorkAirport @deckie we’re working on it by adding @cityjet @flybe @volotea as well as @AerLingus @Ryanair scheduled services to the network @CorkAirport.
@e_russell Turkish defers deliveries of 92 A321neos and 75 737 Max jets,
@e_russell Possibly where Boeing found those 737 Max delivery slots for Qatar Airways? @misterjamieb.
@KevDoyle_Indo Liveline leading with an anti-Ryanair story just 24 hours after this story. Coincidence?.
@PamCameronMLA Another successful jobs fair by @BelfastAirport today, bringing 100 more jobs to South Antrim!.
@ShannonAirport The cooperation of @TourismIreland @NiallGibbons was a key factor in securing this new route for Shannon. Välkommen till Shannon, @SAS.
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Malaysia Airlines Bhd’s Group Chief Executive Peter Bellew says that it expects business in China to pick up in the coming months
Money Talks: An interview with Bilal Eksi on Turkey’s aviation.
Money Talks: An interview with Turkish Airlines chairmen Ilker Ayci
PSA Airlines New Hangar Ribbon Cutting
San Francisco Fleet Week Air Show
Southwest Airlines: Employees Michelle and Matthew Watch their Commercial