Published on October 20th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 20/10/2016
EI-FJX Boeing 737-8JP c/n 42271 Norwegian Air International Delivered Boeing Field-Oslo 17/10/16.
EI-XLG Boeing 747-446 c/n 29899 Rossiya Airlines Ferried Shannon-Cambridge 19/10/16.
OY-JTM Boeing 737-4Z9(F) c/n 27094 Jet Time departed Atlantic Aviation Group 16/10/16.
SX-DVJ Airbus A320-232 c/n 3365 Aegean Airlines to Lufthansa Technik 17/10/16.
UR-AJ Airbus A320-233 c/n 733 AtlasGlobal Ukraine Ferried Istanbul-St Athan 19/10/16 ex EI-FBA.
Global Aviation News:
Air Canada tests Vancouver’s new passage to India
Alitalia denies managers met Lufthansa over stake deal
Alitalia’s strategic investor threatens pull out
China expects ‘Golden Week’ income of $70bn – up 13.5%
Emirates May Quit African Cities Over Dollar Debts From Low Oil
Flag carrier to expand fleet with two dry-leased A320s
How to Eat Well at 30,000 Feet
IATA: India to be 3rd largest aviation market in 10 years
Iberia joins oneworld Europe-Japan JV
New president will speak of United turnaround
‘Right-wing’ populism a threat to airline industry — IATA
Singapore, Schiphol and JFK top the international hubs in Asia, Europe and North America; Miami shows biggest improvement
Sweden, Norway sell 7% of SAS Scandinavian Airlines
This Private Jet App Could Revolutionize Luxury Travel
The truth about airport charges: A response to A4E
UK pledges action over US block on Norwegian Air
United Says Low Airfares and Wage Hikes Will Squeeze Profits
Vijay Mallya case: Airbus asked to deposit Rs 192.51 cr
Why Brexit Will Eventually Catch Up With Airlines
2016 a ‘tough’ year says Emirates’ Tim Clark as Europe and Africa weigh on Dubai carrier
Irish Aviation News:
Belfast International achieves September record in passenger numbers
Cityjet launches its beautiful new look uniform at Dublin Airport
EI-FTF Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair First Flight
Hard Border ‘anathema’ to Irish tourism, committee hears
Irish Aviation Students Association 2nd Annual Symposium, October 21st
Read more: http://www.iasa.aero/
“My expectations were totally surpassed and I’ve never looked back” – Suzanne Earley Aer Lingus Cabin Crew
Negotiations underway to keep airports open on days of garda industrial action
Malaysia Air CEO Peter Bellview London Fare Cuts Are Luring Travelers From BA
Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary promises Winter Fare war
Ryanair cuts profit outlook on Brexit concerns
Ryanair Launches New London Luton Route To Cagliari
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/31278
Ryanair Launches Record East Midlands Summer 2017 Schedule (Up 4%)
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/31288
Ryanair New Route From Bordeaux To Milan Bergamo For Summer 2017
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/31292
Ryanair says may consider extra aircraft in 2018, 2019
Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSS8N1AB01F
Ryanair says sees low prices in Europe for two or more years
Read more: http://uk.reuters.com/article/idUKS8N1AB01D
Stobart Air takes tighter control of airline and leasing businesses
VAS Aero Service Principal, America Aero Group Expands Its Aviation Services Portfolio, Acquiring EirTrade Aviation of Ireland
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 17 October 2016: http://bit.ly/2dHZ92M
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 17 October 2016: http://bit.ly/2dVhmLM
Tweets of the day:
@ATWMoores “Yes, we dress up in other people’s clothes [performing ACMI work], but we also dress up in our own clothes on Sunday,” Pat Byrne, Cityjet.
@e_russell .@united continues to look for additional used aircraft opportunities that fit its fleet, says CFO Levy. It is taking used A319s currently.
@e_russell Interesting: @united’s Kirby sees positive demand trends in Japan b/c other airlines (cough: Delta) are reducing capacity.
@e_russell .@united will wait until 15 November investor day to discuss plans beyond 2017, says CEO Munoz.
@hharteveldt “Booking via a website in 10 years will be stone age” – Christophe Mueller, @emirates’ head of transformation. #IATAWPS #airline.
@hharteveldt .@Finnair says 1 in 4 web customers buys an ancillary vs. 1 in 100 pax who book via GDS. #IATAWPS.
@SVENDLEI #iatawps Mueller: “The ten most profitable airlines in the world are not IATA members.” And also more innovative?.
@Taraustralis Fly #RyanAir to #Frankfurt and get a great 90min tour of German countryside! Only €14! (T’s&C’s apply) #RollsEyes.
@WandrMe BA’s Nicola Ping is happy to let others sell ancillaries via #NDC: “If [they] can sell it better I really don’t mind.” #IATAWPS #PaxEx.
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