Published on November 11th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 11/11/2016
D-AIDB Airbus A321-231 c/n 4545 Lufthansa departed Lufthansa Technik 06/11/16.
D-AIDC Airbus A321-231 c/n 4560 Lufthansa to Lufthansa Technik 05/11/16.
D-AISF Airbus A321-231 c/n 1260 fLufthansa for Lufthansa Technik maintenance & storage 09/11/16.
D-ATUK Boeing 737-8K5 c/n 39094 TUIFly departed Atlantic Aviation Group 06/11/16.
G-FDZB Boeing 737-8K5 c/n 35131 Thomson Airways to Atlantic Aviation Group 05/11/16.
Global Aviation News:
Air Canada rouge S17 long-haul changes as of 09NOV16
Alitalia’s business plan calls for yet more cuts as Etihad takes on €216 mn in debt
Airlines to Trump: Block Rivals and Privatize Air Traffic Control
Alphabet Taps Brakes on Drone Project, Nixing Starbucks Partnership
American Goes All In on Faster Wi-Fi
Canada to Increase Limits on Airline Foreign Ownership
EasyJet Said to Consider Easing Pay Targets to Hang on to McCall
EasyJet debuts a new route dozen
Emirates Calls Outlook Bleak as Profit Tumbles on Strong Dollar
Emirates, Gulf Giants Score New Lounges on Lufthansa’s Home Turf
Emirates moves to an all Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 fleet
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/31740
Ethiopian Airlines closes in on 777X and 100-seater decisions
Etihad to call off Air Malta deal, sources tell MaltaToday
Germania is 30 years young as it celebrates milestone with a new fleet
Icelandair welcomes its industry independence to grow network feed
Impossible for AirAsia to move to KLIA entirely, says MAHB
International tourism remains robust on global scale, but clear regional variations
Iraq takes big step to delivering future flight connectivity
Is The OneWorld Alliance Collapsing?
LATAM Airlines Group reshuffles its whole fare pricing structure in six domestic markets
Qatar Airways turning 20 – and hoping for a joint venture with American Airlines
President Trump: The Travel Industry Reacts With Caution, Not Enthusiasm
Trump Presidency Could Alter Open Skies and Change Global Travel Marketplace
Turkish Airlines posts 9-month $463 million net loss
Irish Aviation News:
Belfast International Airport welcomes Azerbaijan Airlines’ Dreamliner
Emirates flying high but Ryanair struggles for lift-off
IAG boss sees place for A380 in Iberia and Aer Lingus fleets
IAG CEO Willie Walsh urges new UK-US Open Skies agreement
INM travel writers scoop trio of top international awards
Irish Air Traffic Continues to Grow in Winter Season
Pilots query airline pledge to use only US and EU transatlantic crew
Plans for Ireland’s first doctor-led helicopter emergency service launched
Ryanair announces new flights to Germany
Ryanair bounces into Bucharest from Bristol
Ryanair’s Frankfurt move puts pressure on Lufthansa and supports its German growth ambitions
SMBC Aviation Capital signs Airbus A320-200 lease deal with Ural Airlines
SMBC Aviation Capital delivers Airbus A321-200 to Volaris
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/31725
Stellwagen Announces Its Acquisition By Acasta Enterprises Inc. For US$270 Million
United ends Belfast service in Jan 2017
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:
@JohnLStrickland Sir Michael Bishop @AvClubUK believes right policy is 3 new runways @HeathrowAirport @Gatwick_Airport @STN_Airport.
@KianiKress Crane in attack mode: @lufthansa low cost special ops
@eurowings revives @16,99 fares against @Ryanair + rest of lcc, enjoy while it last.
@KianiKress Same old airline Blues even for @EmiratesAirLDN halfyear profit down 64% on weak $ + competition on EU-asia routes.
@KianiKress Small turn at @airberlin focus on longhaul lifts load factor to – still under average 85% this year, but no end to shrinking yet.
@simonasbartkus LOT answer to @wizzair new route @ChopinAirport to Vilnius: flights WAW-VNO will grow from 3x to 5x daily. 5x daily to Warsaw!.
Today’s Videos Picks:
Behind the Scenes: The Making of Boeing’s Centennial Projection Spectacular
Diwali in the sky – Etihad Airways
Embraer’s New Phenom Gets More Power, Smarter Cockpit – AINtv
Emirates Fleet Story | All Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 Fleet
Finnair – 5-hour StopOver Challenge
First Flight of Bombardier’s Global 7000 Long-range Jet – AINtv
In the making Air Astana’s A320neo
Safran’s Move Into Business Aviation is Back on Track With Silvercrest Engine – AINtv
Travel Extra Irish at WTM 2016