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Published on November 2nd, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 02/11/2016

Aircraft Update:

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

Read more: http://www.economist.com/blogs/gulliver/2016/10/still-up-air

Boeing, Airbus Face Critical Months Leading into 2017

Read more: http://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/air-transport/2016-10-31/boeing-airbus-face-critical-months-leading-2017

Fury as British Airways announces seven holiday routes from Heathrow

Read more: http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/heathrow-third-runway-british-airways-ba-routes-summer-2017-holiday-business-chengdu-a7391356.html

IAG cuts earnings outlook issues a profit warning 

Read more: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/british-airways-parent-iag-cuts-earnings-outlook-2016-10-28-2485428

IAG – Q3 results in-line; €2.5bn operating profit guidance for FY 2016

Read more: https://www.davy.ie/research/public/article.htm?id=Davy_Morning_Equity_Briefing_28102016_moneBLinkS0001C0001Cmp.htm

Iberia CEO: change in culture was instrumental in turnaround

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/news/iberia-ceo-change-in-culture-was-instrumental-in-turnaround-609250

Iberia’s New Premium Economy Signals Closer Product Alignment At IAG

Read more: https://thedesignair.net/2016/10/22/iberias-new-premium-economy-signals-closer-product-alignment-at-iag/

Interjet asks for SSJ 100 residual value guarantee

Read more: http://www.rusaviainsider.com/interjet-airline-asks-for-ssj-100-residual-value-guarantee/

Last Call For Quadjets: Will Boeing 747 Outlive Airbus A380?

Read more: http://www.forbes.com/sites/richardaboulafia/2016/10/28/last-call-for-quadjets-will-boeing-747-outlive-airbus-a380/#58473c636b33

LCCs could account for two thirds of short-haul airlift in 10 years

Read more: https://www.ttgmedia.com/news/news/lccs-could-account-for-two-thirds-of-short-haul-airlift-in-10-years-7514

Lufthansa’s Eurowings Union Calls Off Strikes in Cabin-Crew Feud

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-10-31/lufthansa-s-eurowings-faces-more-strikes-as-arbitration-rejected

Lufthansa phases out last Boeing 737 after nearly 50 years

Read more: http://atwonline.com/airframes/lufthansa-phases-out-last-boeing-737-after-nearly-50-years

Mexico’s Interjet Says It May Sell Stake to United, American

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-10-27/interjet-mulling-stake-sale-to-united-or-american-chairman-says

‘My Pushback Was Hard But Futile’ Says Cyrus Mistry On Tata’s Entry Into The Aviation Business

Read more: http://www.bloombergquint.com/business/2016/10/26/my-pushback-was-hard-but-futile-says-cyrus-mistry-on-tatas-entry-into-the-aviation-business

National Airlines flight grounded by St. John’s Airport Authority

Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/national-airline-plane-seized-1.3828155

Qatar’s Airbus Deal Not Dead as Some 737s Set for New Partner

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-10-27/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

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/news/qatar-airways-plans-to-invest-in-more-foreign-airlines-soon-al-baker-609259

Rise of Private-Jet Ride Sharing Crimps New Aircraft Orders

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-10-28/rise-of-private-jet-ride-sharing-crimps-orders-for-new-airplanes

Rygge airport quiet after last take-off

http://www.newsinenglish.no/2016/10/31/rygge-airport-quiet-after-last-take-off/

Searching for Boeing 777 Orders: Are There Any Good Prospects?

Read more: http://www.fool.com/investing/2016/10/29/searching-for-boeing-777-orders-are-there-any-good.aspx

Southwest: Competition from ‘ultra low-cost carriers’ is soaring

Read more: http://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/flights/todayinthesky/2016/10/26/southwest-low-cost-carrier-competition/92782630/

The Last Chance Saloon For The U.K.’s Biggest Regional Airline, Flybe

Read more: http://seekingalpha.com/article/4016683-last-chance-saloon-u-k-s-biggest-regional-airline-flybe

Thinking big: AirAsia Group to create single Asean airline

Read More : http://www.nst.com.my/news/2016/11/184851/thinking-big-airasia-group-create-single-asean-airline

The world’s shortest airline routes

Read more: http://edition.cnn.com/2016/10/31/aviation/world-shortest-air-routes/

Turbulence hits Eurowings, Sun Express and Air Berlin

Read more: http://www.fvw.com/german-airlines-turbulence-hits-eurowings-sun-express-and-air-berlin/393/164490/11245

Turkish Airlines – Staying the course

Read more: http://www.arabianaerospace.aero/staying-the-course.html

United Moves Forward with 757 Scimitar Winglets Installation

Read more: http://airlinegeeks.com/2016/10/27/united-moves-forward-with-757-split-scimitar-winglets-installation/

Ukrainian International Airlines will more than double its fleet

Read more: http://www.rusaviainsider.com/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 

Read more: http://irishtechnews.net/ITN3/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

Read more: http://www.eveningecho.ie/cork-news/ec-must-compel-us-ratify-boston-flights-says-clune/2559360/

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

Read more: http://www.rusaviainsider.com/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

Read more: http://www.paragonaviationgroup.com/paragon-network-expands-europe/

New flights taking to the skies from Belfast’s two airports

Read more: http://www.irishnews.com/business/2016/10/31/news/new-flights-taking-to-the-skies-from-belfast-s-two-airports-763569/

Northern Ireland Economy Minister Simon Hamilton develops air routes task force

Read more: http://www.irishnews.com/news/2016/11/01/news/simon-hamilton-ni-should-seize-the-opportunities-presented-by-the-uk-exiting-the-eu–763869/

Ryanair launch Liverpool flights to Marrakech

Read more: http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/ryanair-launch-liverpool-flights-marrakech-12106603

Ryanair launches new winter schedule from Bournemouth Airport

Read more: http://www.dorsetecho.co.uk/news/14835167.Ryanair_launches_new_winter_schedule_from_Bournemouth_Airport/

Ryanair Plans First Frankfurt Flights in Challenge to Lufthansa Part 1 

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-11-01/ryanair-s-frankfurt-news-could-herald-challenge-to-lufthansa

Ryanair Plans First Frankfurt Flights in Challenge to Lufthansa Part 2 

Read more: http://www.bloombergquint.com/onweb/2016/11/01/ryanair-s-frankfurt-news-could-herald-challenge-to-lufthansa

Ryanair steps up Lufthansa challenge with flights from Frankfurt

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/ryanair-steps-up-lufthansa-challenge-with-flights-from-frankfurt-1.2850565

Ryanair to start flying from Frankfurt – source

Read more: http://www.euronews.com/2016/11/01/ryanair-to-start-flying-from-frankfurt-source

Standard Chartered in negotiations with Chinese aviation financing company

Read more: http://www.chinatopix.com/articles/104957/20161031/standard-chartered-chinese-aviation.htm#ixzz4OkMpu16e

Third Heathrow runway could benefit Irish regional airports

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/third-heathrow-runway-could-benefit-irish-regional-airports-1.2848784

Weaker pound will hit smaller airlines’ profits, warns Walsh

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/weaker-pound-will-hit-smaller-airlines-profits-warns-walsh-35177558.html

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…

‏‏‏Today’s Videos Picks:

Airlines reduce Nigeria operations as low oil prices bite

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Bizjet Builders Unveil Latest Models at 2016 NBAA Show – AINtv

https://youtu.be/MDfrKdieCtc

Declan Collier October 27 2016

https://youtu.be/paylrswyq0c

Enda Corneille Taste of Emirates event Oct 19 2016

https://youtu.be/XUNpBiPnX88

Jamie Greene questions Transport Minister on Scottish airport aviation route expansion

https://youtu.be/KkWUGCNNTaQ

NI Travel Awards Oct 21 2016

https://youtu.be/Exwyg9FnSXQ

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