Published on November 2nd, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 02/11/2016
C-FFPH Boeing 737-81D c/n 39440 Sunwing Airlines Ferried Dublin-Toronto Pearson 31/10/16 after summer lease to Thomson Airways.
D-AIRL Airbus A321-131 c/n 505 Lufthansa Ferried Frankfurt-Shannon 31/10/16 for winter storage.
EI-FTF Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44756 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 28/10/16.
Global Aviation News:
Aviation executives doubt a third runway at Heathrow will be built anytime soon
Boeing, Airbus Face Critical Months Leading into 2017
Fury as British Airways announces seven holiday routes from Heathrow
IAG cuts earnings outlook issues a profit warning
IAG – Q3 results in-line; €2.5bn operating profit guidance for FY 2016
Iberia CEO: change in culture was instrumental in turnaround
Iberia’s New Premium Economy Signals Closer Product Alignment At IAG
Interjet asks for SSJ 100 residual value guarantee
Last Call For Quadjets: Will Boeing 747 Outlive Airbus A380?
LCCs could account for two thirds of short-haul airlift in 10 years
Lufthansa’s Eurowings Union Calls Off Strikes in Cabin-Crew Feud
Lufthansa phases out last Boeing 737 after nearly 50 years
Mexico’s Interjet Says It May Sell Stake to United, American
‘My Pushback Was Hard But Futile’ Says Cyrus Mistry On Tata’s Entry Into The Aviation Business
National Airlines flight grounded by St. John’s Airport Authority
Qatar’s Airbus Deal Not Dead as Some 737s Set for New Partner
Qatar Airways plans to invest in more foreign airlines soon: Al Baker
Rise of Private-Jet Ride Sharing Crimps New Aircraft Orders
Rygge airport quiet after last take-off
Searching for Boeing 777 Orders: Are There Any Good Prospects?
Southwest: Competition from ‘ultra low-cost carriers’ is soaring
The Last Chance Saloon For The U.K.’s Biggest Regional Airline, Flybe
Thinking big: AirAsia Group to create single Asean airline
The world’s shortest airline routes
Turbulence hits Eurowings, Sun Express and Air Berlin
Turkish Airlines – Staying the course
United Moves Forward with 757 Scimitar Winglets Installation
Ukrainian International Airlines will more than double its fleet
Irish Aviation News:
DJI, Irish Aviation Authority and DroneSAR Host Search and Rescue Workshop at Drone Data X Conference
EC must compel US to ratify Boston flights, says Clune
Falko Regional Aircraft Limited adds six Embraer E195 aircraft to its portfolio from Avolon
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/31500
Irish CityJet accepts delivery of the third SSJ 100
Belfast International Airport based Jet Assist Business Jet Centre becomes the first European member of the Paragon Network on November 1st, 2016
New flights taking to the skies from Belfast’s two airports
Northern Ireland Economy Minister Simon Hamilton develops air routes task force
Ryanair launch Liverpool flights to Marrakech
Ryanair launches new winter schedule from Bournemouth Airport
Ryanair Plans First Frankfurt Flights in Challenge to Lufthansa Part 1
Ryanair Plans First Frankfurt Flights in Challenge to Lufthansa Part 2
Ryanair steps up Lufthansa challenge with flights from Frankfurt
Ryanair to start flying from Frankfurt – source
Standard Chartered in negotiations with Chinese aviation financing company
Third Heathrow runway could benefit Irish regional airports
Weaker pound will hit smaller airlines’ profits, warns Walsh
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
C-FFPH Boeing 737 Sunwing returns to Canada after summer lease: http://bit.ly/2fd8X59
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 31 October 2016: http://bit.ly/2e6ClsX
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 31 October 2016: http://bit.ly/2faNnOL
Ryanair’s 37 new route announcements in October: http://bit.ly/2f2iYWr
Tweets of the day:
@crankyflier Interesting to see @AmericanAir cutting @LBAirport down to only 3x daily to PHX – that LAX build-up is taking a toll on the little guys.
@e_russell Beginning of the end of @AmericanAir’s #PHX hub? AA to shrink its PHX base by 500 pilots, via @tedreednc.
@ghimlay .@Allegiant expects to announce another used aircraft purchase in end of Q4, says COO.
@ghimlay JP Morgan upgrades @SouthwestAir after it raises domestic fares across the board by $5 each way.
@PlaneBusiness @SouthwestAir flight attendants vote to ratify TA. Good news. 6,691 Yes votes, 5,732 no votes.
@timjue .@British_Airways to launch new service from London-Gatwick (LGW) to Oakland, California (OAK). BA now serves all three SF Bay Area airports.
@TravelbizPaul .@TheGTMC’s @pawait at #gtmcconf16: 9 of 10 top UK #BusinessTravel markets are in #Europe.
@Willhide @British_Airways to fly 4X weekly from Gatwick-Oakland, California from March. Where @Fly_Norwegian goes, our flag carrier heads next…
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