Published on November 8th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 08/11/2016
D-ASXE Boeing 737-8CX c/n 32365 Sun Express Germany Ferried Nuremberg-Antalya 07/11/16 on return to lessor Macquarie AirFinance.
D-ASXG Boeing 737-8CX c/n 32366 Sun Express Germany Ferried Antalya-Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen 07/11/16 on return to lessor Macquarie AirFinance.
D-ASXI Boeing 737-8CX c/n 32367 Sun Express Germany Ferried Nuremberg-Izmir 07/11/16 on return to lessor Macquarie AirFinance.
Global Aviation News:
Aeromexico: slightly higher 2017 capacity growth as confidence of Delta JV approval remains high
Brazil says LATAM, IAG airline deal could pose competition problems
Chisinau International Airport: a rare example of a small growing capital airport in a poor country
Discount airline bringing ‘Wow’ prices to European destinations
Disruption hits Asian business and corporate travel as LCCs and mobile use become ubiquitous
EU-Gulf open skies negotiations: Qatar CEO Al Baker warns of biased ‘fair competition’ definition
Flybe: largest regional airline in Europe leads the airline capacity growth charge in winter 2016/17
Hong Kong Airlines becomes larger in Japan than in China: overlap with sister HK Express
Manchester Airport invests in terminal facilities
Qatar Airways CEO urges new freedom flights amid EU competition debate
Qatar Airways Expects to Finalize Meridiana Deal by January
Southwest Pilots Approve Contract That Boosts Pay Almost 30%
What easyJet Success Teaches Us About Flybe’s Turnaround
Wolfe Research points to capacity discipline as key factor in airline sector
Irish Aviation News:
AerCap Ireland pays no tax on $1bn of profits
Complaint was made to European body over Stormont NY route support
Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary wants Theresa May to stop “faffing around” in India and focus on Brussels
Ryanair could establish UK unit as result of Brexit chief
Ryanair’s digital investments continue to pay off, despite Brexit woes
Ryanair H1 Profits Rise 7% To €1,168m (on 10% lower fares)
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/31662
Ryanair interim net profit up 7%
Ryanair lifts passenger growth forecast as price war hits rivals
Ryanair to carry more than 200 million passengers a-year by 2024
Ryanair wants to control even more of Europe’s aviation market
Shannon may face US pre clearance competition
Trump victory would be chaotic but entertaining, Ryanair CEO says
WOW air adds more Ireland to US flights from €129.99 one way
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 7 November: http://bit.ly/2fyDQ4g
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 7 November: http://bit.ly/2exbZR4
Tweets of the day:
@Airlineroute Azerbaijan Airlines to fly Boeing 787 to Belfast on 08NOV16 (departure from BFS on 12NOV16).
@BBCBenThompson Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary says Theresa May shouldn’t be “faffing around with India, Brussels is where trade deals need to be done” @BBCNews.
@causewaytours It is now imperative re #United that you @mikenesbittni & @uuponline demand #APD abolishment to assist #economy.
@ChrisMasonBBC Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary @BBCBreakfast: “it’s pretty clear the British government hasn’t a clue what Brexit looks like.”
@JayneMcCormack .@DUPleader says she regrets United’s decision to end Belfast-NY route, says £9m rescue deal from Exec was “right thing to do at the time”.
@JohnLStrickland #IAG @British_Airways @AerLingus rising to LH LCC challenge ..densification of 777’s @Gatwick_Airport + new routes competing @Fly_Norwegian.
Today’s Videos Picks:
Boeing Centennial Projection Spectacular
Global 7000 First Flight
Ryanair lifts passenger growth forecast
Ryanair Plans Share Buyback After Passenger Record Boosts Profit
O’Leary Sees Ryanair Fares Falling Despite Tough Market