Published on October 14th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 14/10/2016
A7-AEC Airbus A330-303 c/n 659 Qatar Airways Ferried Dublin-Doha 13/10/16 after painting.
D-AIDB Airbus A321-231 c/n 4545 Lufthansa to Lufthansa Technik 12/10/16.
D-AILA Airbus A319-114 c/n 609 Lufthansa departed Lufthansa Technik 12/10/16.
EI-FTD Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44754 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 12/10/16.
G-LSAH Boeing 757-21B c/n 24015 Jet2 depated Atlantic Aviation Group 08/10/16.
OE-IAG B737-4Q8(F) c/n 25168 ASL Airlines/TNT Airways for Atlantic Aviation Group 11/10/16.
2-ATTE Airbus A319-112 c/n 1018 AerCap Ferried Dublin-Bangor 13/10/16 after interim storage still in Safi Airways colours.
Global Aviation News:
Abu Dhabi means business
Air France-KLM CEO targets high costs, lack of trust with new project
Airlines must not foot bill for Heathrow expansion, says BA chief
Airlines Want Their Money Back From Venezuela
Binter Canarias orders six ATR 72-600s
Boeing’s Cash Flow: A Long-Term Perspective
Boeing Wins $3.2 Billion Order From China Southern as 787 Soars
British Airways Says U.K. Must Expand Heathrow, Not Gatwick
British Airways set to cut 66 jobs at Cardiff maintenance base
CAAC approves more than 100 international routes in 3Q2016
Cathay’s China Crisis
Cathay Pacific Dumps Forecast, Conducts ‘Critical Review’
CFM56 reaches record production rateas CFM delivers 30,000th engine
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/31233
China Eastern Airlines to take delivery of 73 new aircraft in 2017
Delta Has Big Concerns About Low-Cost Trans-Atlantic Competition
Digital revolution will shape airlines of the future: Etihad
Embraer: European LCCs could access new and profitable markets with smaller jets
Fewer Than 18 Percent Of People Have Flown: What Happens Next?
Good news for travelers — Delta CEO says airfares haven’t bottomed yet
How to Turn a Mile-High Torture Chamber Into a Comfy Cabin
Kenya Airways to Halt Ticket Sales Ahead of Pilot Walkout
LOT Orders 10 Boeing 737S, Including The Most Modern Boeing 737 Max 8s
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/31236
MAS expects standardised PSC rates
Monarch flies high after Greybull cash injection – but for how long?
Monarch Gets Equity Lifeline, Restructures 30-Jet Boeing Deal
Navi Mumbai Airport: Further Delay In Takeoff?
New airgusto restaurant service on airberlin long-haul flights
Pegasus Airlines statement regarding the wet-leasing of its fleet
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/31219
Sukhoi plans 120-seat SSJ stretch
Sweden, Norway Cut SAS Stakes in Move That May Spur Bid Interest
Sweden, Norway Sell Shares in SAS, Say Airline Better Off in Private Hands
SWISS, Zurich Airport optimize flight approaches
#ThankYou737: Final day of work for Lufthansa’s Boeing 737s
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/31212
The evolving European legacy carrier
With 787-9, Aeromexico can go full Pacific Rim in business
11th 737 MAX on the assembly line as Boeing gears up for delivery next year
Irish Aviation News:
Avolon to Focus on Integrating CIT, Consider M&A After 2017
Cancelled Aer Lingus flights bad news for 700 Shannon passengers
Datalex Appoints JetBlue Tech VP
Dublin Airport Sets New September Record With Almost 2.6 Million Passengers
EI-FTB Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair Delivered
EI-FTD Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair Delivered
Here’s Why You Should Thank Your Lucky Stars That Dublin Airport Is On Your Doorstep
Irish Aviation Students Association 2nd Annual Symposium, October 21st
Read more: http://www.iasa.aero/
Irish aviation is at the center of powerful industry changes
Irish Aviation Authority Passenger Advisory Notice: Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones
Northern Ireland Ministers seek direct air link between Northern Ireland and the Middle East
NW200 celebrity golf tournament raises £10,000 for Air Ambulance NI charity
Technology Leader named as Datalex Chief Technology Officer & President of Datalex Americas
We are close to an agreement with Norwegian and Aer Lingus feed long-haul routes to the US says Ryanair CMO Kenny Jacobs [Italian]
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:
@AirportWatch Walsh & IAG not prepared to pay for Heathrow runway. Would look to Dublin or Shannon, Madrid and Barcelona. And no business case for Gatwick.
@EmeraldMedia Pat Bryne @cityjet voices concern @LondonCityAir expansion / impact on raised fees. Great airport, but ‘most expensive in Europe.’
@EmeraldMedia #era16 Positivity, investment is theme. 8% more routes, 5% more seats,fleet orders up 9.4% @eraaorg @simonjmcnamara.
@EmeraldMedia #era16 breakfast chat this am – revival in interest of EMB145, @flyskywork to expand with more Saab 2000s. New faces @ATR @embraer.
@Head54 Cigarettes in Ireland will now be more expensive than flying Dublin to Milan with Ryanair.
@keynick 55% of the EU airline industry is dominated by “the big 5” (IAG, LH group, FR, U2, AF-KLM) w/ the remaining 45% made up of 120+ AOCs #era16.
@LeoMassettiERA Consolidation of airlines in Europe doesn’t make it easy for regional players to emerge, says Boet Kreiken, @eraaorg President #era16.
@LeoMassettiERA Fuel price, security, Brexit, US vote, migrant crisis: major sources of concerns for our business, says @eraaorg @simonjmcnamara #era16.
@Lucy_Huxley @TUIGroup @nicklongman announces 350% increase in long haul holidays and an 800% increase in families taking long haul holidays #abta16.
@Lucy_Huxley Swaffield @monarch: “I’m under no illusions. Running an airline in Europe is not for the faint-hearted but we’re up for the fight” #abta16.
@SafranEngines #ERA16 Pat Byrne CEO of Cityjet “We are delighted with the operation of the #SSJ100 with the #SaM146 engine with a 100% reliability rate!”.
Today’s Videos Picks:
Aer Lingus, Hartford, Connecticut, USA route launch Declan Kearney – Unravel Travel TV
Aerial view of the 25th annual Zenith Aircraft Open Hangar Days and Fly-In
Experts express mixed feelings on planned revival of Uganda Airlines
JetPack Aviation JB10 London Royal Docks Flight
Shaw TV @ Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada
Sling LSA, Airplane Factory, DeLand Sport Aviation Village Showcase, Nov. 3-5, 2016.
Two China Eastern Airlines planes in near-collision on Shanghai airport runway
White House Conversation on Drones/The Future of Aviation