Published on November 9th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 09/11/2016
EC-HKO Airbus A319-111 c/n 1362 Iberia Airlines Ferried Shannon-Madrid 08/11/16 after paint prior to delivery to Ernest SpA to become EI-FVG.
G-OBYF Boeing 767-304 c/n 28208 Thomson Airways Ferried Hannover-Shannon 07/11/16 in basic colours prior winter-transfer to TUIFly as D-ATYF.
N901FD Boeing 757-2B7(F) c/n 27122 FedEx departed Lufthansa Technik 03/11/16.
N915FD Boeing 757-236(F) c/n 24120 FedEx to Lufthansa Technik 03/11/16.
SX-DIO Airbus A320-232 c/n 527 Astra Airlines Ferried Thessaloniki-Keflavik-Bangor-Goodyear 03/4-11/16 on return to lessor AerCap.
Global Aviation News:
ACI EUROPE: LCCs the primary driver of passenger traffic in the EU
Air Canada ready for competition but opposes quick exemptions for rivals
Air France-KLM, Lufthansa & IAG: 3Q2016 results may signal a cyclical peak in Europe airline margins
Airline execs: Long-haul, low-cost on brink of changing industry
AirAsia Group to add ‘a lot more than 10 aircraft’ in 2017: CEO
AirAsia’s New Office Will Make You Want To Get A Job There ASAP
Read more: http://says.com/my/news/the-redquarters
Boeing logged 85 commercial aircraft orders in October
China-Japan: Peach, Jetstar Japan & China United the latest LCCs to enter Asia’s 3rd largest market
Emirates and IAG bosses doubt future of airline alliances
Kuwait Airways plans path to the future
Low cost long haul to take off as alliances are grounded
Low fare service to Iceland will cost Allegheny County Airport Authority $800,000
New African airline sets sights on Baltimore
Plane collector spends $1m on old Boeing 737
Read more: http://www.ecns.cn/2016/11-08/233181.shtml
Saudia to receive first 777-300ER with first class suites in Nov-2016
Toronto’s second airport debate: London International, Waterloo, Pickering and JC Munro in the mix
Turkish Airlines parks 30 planes as demand decreases amid economic slowdown, security concerns
US customs and passport control at Iceland’s KEF Airport?
Will Boeing and Airbus Suffer as European Airlines Cut Capital Spending?
Wizz Air CEO: lowest fares the best way to meet consumer needs
Wizz Air CEO: profitability is the best strategy
Irish Aviation News:
AerCap CEO doesn’t expect US election to hit aviation industry
Air subsidy objector ‘is no friend to NI’s people’
Anger as United Airlines drops New York – Belfast route
Arlene Foster attacks EU red tape over loss of Belfast to New York air route
Read more: http://www.irishnews.com/paywall/tsb/irishnews/irishnews/irishnews//news/northernirelandnews/2016/11/08/news/brussels-bureaucracy-prevented-rescue-of-belfast-to-new-york-direct-flight-says-foster-774102/content.html
Bláithín O’Donnell is New Air Canada Sales Manager Ireland
CAE Celebrates The Training of Ryanair’s 2,000th Cadet at its Centre in Amsterdam
Commission of Aviation Regulation Declaration of Parameters at Dublin Airport for Summer 2017
Concern for future of US pre-clearance at Shannon
Declaration of Parameters for Summer 2017 – Comments of Aer Lingus Part 1
Declaration of Parameters for Summer 2017 – Comments of Aer Lingus Part 2
Declaration of Parameters for Summer 2017 – Comments of Dublin Airport Part 1
Declaration of Parameters for Summer 2017 – Comments of Dublin Airport Part 2
Declaration of Parameters for Summer 2017 – Comments of IAG
Declaration of Parameters for Summer 2017 – Comments of Ryanair
IAG CEO Willie Walsh ‘will not help pay for Heathrow expansion unless budget is controlled’
Irish airports with pre-clearance for US face competition
Ryanair announces another share buyback, returns over $1.1 billion to investors this year
Ryanair Sees Its Low Fares Forcing Rivals Out Of Some Markets
Ryanair to Buy Back Shares as Passenger Record Lifts Profit
What is the status of the integration of Aer Lingus into International Airlines Group?
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:
@dominiksipinski I can make a case for A380s in Iberia and Aer Lingus, and I’m prepared to buy more – W. Walsh @British_Airways #WTMLDN.
@JustinMeyerKC IAG’s Willie Walsh will be in Washington DC tomorrow. Speaking on Wed. Hoping he doesn’t have to tear up his script. #Election2016 #WTMLDN.
@Mark_J_Henry “I’m envious of the recognition gulf states give aviations contribution – European governments don’t match” says Willie Walsh of IAG #WTMLDN.
@Mark_J_Henry “Global airline alliances will not be around 20 years from now and may not be here 10 years from now” says Willie Walsh of IAG at #WTMLDN.
@Mark_J_Henry “I can make a case for having an A380 [double-decker aircraft] in @AerLingus” says Willie Walsh of IAG at #WTMLDN.
@Mark_J_Henry “Open skies means open skies” says Willie Walsh of IAG who criticises American airlines for resisting Gulf carriers & @Fly_Norwegian #WTMLDN.
@Mark_J_Henry “Technology drives just about everything airlines do” says Tim Clarke of @emirates at #WTMLDN – thereby challenging global airline alliances.
@Mark_J_Henry “When I ran @AerLingus I never listened to politicians because you can’t run an airline from a political perspective”: Willie Walsh #WTMLDN.
@OpenJawTech Willie Walsh says separation from Qantas was amicable and BA Australian route is more profitable since #WTMLDN.
@OpenJawTech Alliances will morph into something else, were a safety net, a remnant of 80s think say Sir Tim Clark #WTMLDN.
@PaulByrne66 BA and KLM should have joined says Willie Walsh. It is a good airline with challenges as a result of the Air France merger #WTMLDN.
@PaulByrne66 Demand increase & lack of capacity & airport slots-aircraft manufacturers need to change & lower A380 prices says Willie Walsh #WTMLDN.
@PaulByrne66 Long haul LCC business model is at an inflection point says Sir Tim Clark #WTMLDN.
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