Published on October 13th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 13/10/2016
EI-FTB Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44752 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 12/10/16.
EI-IGS Boeing 737-36N c/n 28562 Meridiana Ferried Olbia-Keflavik-Bangor-Mojave 12/13-10/16 on return to lessor.
VP-BEE Airbus A321-211 c/n 6733 Aeroflot Ferried Cambridge-Kaunas 12/10/16 after paint prior delivery ex EI-LED.
Global Aviation News:
Airberlin: airline’s latest, more radical, restructuring gets help from TUIFly and Lufthansa
American will trim some flights as part of ‘rebanking’ its PHL hub
AirPortr and British Airways Launch Bag-Check Anywhere in London
Big Data and Connectivity at the Forefront of IATA’s Upcoming World Passenger Symposium
Boeing Wins $18 Billion Qatar Deal in Blow to Airbus
Britain Boosts China Links With Agreement to Double Flights
Budget Airlines Spread Their Wings Across the Atlantic
DAE receives ‘Lessor of the Year’ and ‘CEO of the Year’ awards
easyJet aims to bolster market share in Berlin, Hamburg
Emirates says opportunity to strengthen Qantas alliance
Etihad ‘threatens’ to withdraw from Alitalia investment
European Airline Stocks Rise, but Margin Pressure Could Be on the Horizon
First Operator airBaltic Ramps up for Bombardier CS300 Aircraft Entry-into-Service
flydubai outlook improves, with reduced losses and faster rebound despite global uncertainty
IATA: Airline industry cycle showing signs of peaking
La Compagnie CEO Interview: Why an All-Business Class Airline Can Still Work
Monarch Airlines poised to bounce back following £165m bailout, says CEO
Oslo Gardermoen Airport seeks Asian flights to leverage tourism to Norway; perhaps the new Iceland
The small European nation having a big impact on EU aviation policy
The Whisperjet continues to provide important network connections
Thomas Cook turns the corner
Trend check for low-cost airlines – the long-haul business is taking off
UK airports vie for new routes after relaxation of UK-China bilateral
Irish Aviation News:
Additional flight to Barbados for Caribbean fly/cruise direct from Belfast International Airport
AerCap Delivers Airbus A320neo Aircraft on Lease to Spirit Airlines
AerCap Leased, Purchased and Sold 143 Aircraft in the Third Quarter 2016
Cork Airport growth flies ahead of Shannon, Dublin
GECAS’ Cargo Aircraft Group Announces its First 737-800NG Passenger-to-Freighter Conversion Placement with ASL Aviation Group
Guest blog: A career in the travel retail industry
Jet2.com looks to London Stansted; 21 routes in S17 but will face competition on 20 of them; Ryanair likely to compete aggressively
Michael O’Leary says Ryanair would provide third Dublin Airport terminal for €200m
Over 1 Million US Customers Carried In Summer 2016 by Ryanair
Ryanair Expanding Its Aircraft Maintenance Base in Kaunas
Tourism chief sees huge Cork opportunity from new US air routes
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:
@adrianowlett @Ryanair Pretty good value year round for us – we fly regularly Dinard – London. 20 years ago BA cost was nearly £200, Ryanair now av. €50!.
@AirlineGeeks “70% of our aircraft are delivered outside of the United States.” @BoeingAirplanes CEO Conner.
@AirlineGeeks “Very important order for not only the US but also Boeing employees.” -@BoeingAirplanes CEO Ray Conner.
@e_russell Proof no route is ever safe. @AmericanAir exits Binghamton and Elmira after 45 years.
@FinaviaOyj Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker: “Helsinki has been a long desired destination for our route map” #HelsinkiTogether.
@LeehamNews @TexasTomBob MAX 8s built so far are only for @SouthwestAir and @LionAirID but not @Ryanair according to @Boeing.
@Lucy_Huxley Swaffield @monarch The issues with the CAA were unfortunate and had an impact on bookings. On holiday bookings more than flights #abta16.
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