Published on November 7th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 07/11/2016
D-AXGF Airbus A330-202 c/n 616 Eurowings Delivered Hamburg-Cologne 03/11/16 ex A7-AFM leased from GECAS.
D-AIRS Airbus A321-131 c/n 595 Lufthansa Ferried Frankfurt-Shannon 04/11/16 for maintenance and winter storage.
EI-EFW Boeing 737-8AS c/n 35018 Jeju Air Ferried Glasgow Prestwick-Bournemouth 04/11/16 for paint prior delivery in December leased from SMBC Aviation Capital.
N7879A Boeing 737-7K9 c/n 34321 Southwest Airlines Delivered Paine Field-Phoneix 03/11/16 ex EI-RUM leased from Amentum Aircraft Leasing.
Global Aviation News:
Airline ticket prices ‘are to die for’, says Emirates president Tim Clark
BA goes ten-abreast on both Gatwick and Heathrow 777
Brand USA, United Airlines, and U.S. destinations promote the USA to Chinese tour operators and tourists
Canada to Increase Limits on Airline Foreign Ownership
Can VistaJet become the Uber of private aviation
Deutsche Lufthansa: we have now secured our position in all the key long haul markets
EasyJet Said to Consider Easing Pay Targets to Hang on to McCall
easyJet Vs. Southwest Airlines: How Do They Compare?
EasyJet, union reach agreement over Dutch pilot contracts
Edinburgh Airport earmarked for US Preclearance expansion
Estonian Nordica enters into strategic partnership with Polish LOT
IAG fleet rejig holds onto 747s but speeds A340 phase-out
Interview: Silver Airways hopes to strike gold with service to Cuba
Loganair performance picks up after profits plunge
Long Haul for China’s Big Jet
Lufthansa CEO: airberlin A320 integration decision by mid-Dec
Mihin Lanka closes its doors
Singapore Air Reiterates Weak Outlook as Profit Slumps 70%
U.S. Adds 11 Airports to Preclearance Consideration List
Wizz Air expects aircraft deliveries to boost cost advantage
Irish Aviation News:
‘Abysmal’ EU decision kills off’ Northern Ireland’s New York service – Belfast International Airport
Aer Lingus, Ryanair still in talks over feeder flights -IAG CEO
Aer Lingus owner IAG pares back spending plans
anna.aero joins Nuremberg Airport to celebrate Ryanair’s base opening
Bell Helicopter and Milestone Aviation Group Support Airlink Relief Efforts in Haiti Following Hurricane Matthew
Blurring of lines with competition building in Europe
DPP felt drone prosecution too heavy-handed, forum hears
EI-FTG Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair Delivered
Emirates high-flyer worries about Dublin Airport’s capacity constraints
Hamilton expresses regret at loss of United flight
Low-cost airline backed by Ryanair founders opens in Peru
New Ryanair routes announced for winter holidays from Newcastle Airport
RAF Tornado fly past set to speed over Titanic Belfast and Campbell College next week
Ryanair opens new base in Bucharest, adds four new routes for summer 2017
Ryanair promises in-air Wi-Fi ‘in the next year or two’ – and that’s only the start of its tech plans
Ryanair Winning Aerial Battle in Europe as Industry Remains In a Tailspin
Staff at Irish lessor AerCap enjoy average pay of €225k
The Aviation Industry Awards 2016 short list has been announced
Read more: http://www.aviationawards.ie/shortlist.php
Tourism Ireland really wants Chinese tourists to come visit Ireland this winter
Travel Extra’s Sunday Supplement 6 November
Read more: http://eepurl.com/cnqJQL
United Airlines to stop Belfast to New York flights
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 adds five new 737s in October increasing fleet to 362 aircraft: http://bit.ly/2ffinyg
Ryanair’s 37 new route announcements in October: http://bit.ly/2f2iYWr
Tweets of the day:
@JohnLStrickland #IAG @British_Airways @AerLingus rising to LH LCC challenge ..densification of 777’s @Gatwick_Airport + new routes competing @Fly_Norwegian.
@JohnLStrickland BA CEO Willie Walsh : new @Gatwick_Airport routes side by side with @Fly_Norwegian they’ve demonstrated market opportunity & consumer desire.
@McWhirterAlex Sad news for this route which is Belfast’s only regular long-haul route. Plenty of long-haul routes ex-Dublin but not Belfast.
@R_Wall Aer Lingus CEO says carrier has RFP out for Airbus A321LR with an eye on transatlantic hops.
@R_Wall IAG CEO Willie Walsh says Airbus more accommodating on A350 plane deferral talks than Boeing on 787 Dreamliner.
@R_Wall British Airways parent IAG considers delay of Boeing 787, AIrbus A350s deliveries from 2020.
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