Published on November 15th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 15/11/2016
EI-EFW Boeing 737-8AS c/n 35018 Jelu Air Ferried Bournemouth-Dublin 14/11/16 after paint prior delivery.
Global Aviation News:
Austro Control and Slovenia Control implement cross border free route airspace
Boeing adds two new 787 orders, identifies Alaskan Airlines as customer for five 737s
British airlines band together to fight for continued access to European skies
Cebu Pacific profit doubled in first 9 months
CEOs Ray Conner and Brad Tilden sell $2.2M worth of Boeing and Alaska Air stock
Cleveland Hopkins loses to Pittsburgh in bid for new international routes to Iceland, Frankfurt
Emirates Sheds Last Airbus A330 and A340
Germany’s Air Berlin blames tourism slump in eastern Med as it stays in the red
IAG lowers plans for capacity growth, fleet investment & profit, but keeps return on capital target
Jokowi Seeks Investors for Indonesia’s Airports to Curb Deficit
Joint statement between the UK Government and Airlines UK
LATAM open to concessions for IAG JV approval: Cueto
Let’s leverage airport investment to drive more growth and job creation
Lufthansa faces new pilot strike threat
Move Over, Iceland: The Azores Are the Hot New Adventure Destination
One million British travellers predicted to boycott Trump’s United States – will you still visit?
Qatar Airways said to be eyeing two more acquisitions in 2017
Spirit Airlines CEO calls Akron-Canton Airport one of the country’s best
Will President-elect Trump’s first act in office benefit aviation?
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus has its lowest share of Dublin capacity in 10 years, but is flying more seats than ever
Aer Lingus Regional adds extra seats for Six Nations
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/31774
Aer Lingus to shortly announce one new destination in USA adds “We could have a second” says IAG CEO Willie Walsh
Aer Lingus schedules Miami launch in Sep 2017
And your captain today is Helena from Mountcharles…
Aviation Fair Sunday 20 November Carlton Hotel Dublin Airport Clouds Rooftop Suite
Read more: http://aviationfair.wixsite.com/aviationfair
BOC Aviation Signs Lease Agreement for Five New Airbus A321 with Juneyao Airlines
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/31770
Ex-Aer Arann boss: ‘I was lucky to get out of the industry with my life and some money’
EI-FTI Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair First Flight & Flown to Spokane, WA for painting
KLM signs agreement for AerData software and services
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/31771
Knock airport summer passenger numbers climb 10% to 360,000
Pilots threaten to ground Cityjet before Christmas in pay row
Romania: aviation growth stimulated by LCCs Wizz Air, Blue Air & Ryanair as TAROM shrinks
Runway Upgrade To Create 150 Construction Jobs
ViaSat Inc Acquires Arconics for Added Aircraft Operations Capabilities
94% of Ryanair of customers satisfied with flight experience
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:
@ALTA_aero Past yr ALTA airlines transported 207 mill pax, 1.86 mill flights w/1170 aircraft, 74 new routes & created jobs says ALTA at #ALTAForum2016.
@embraer Embraer has more than 70% market share in Latin America among jets up to 130 seats #ALTAForum2016.
@embraer E-Jets perform more than 1,000 daily departures to 182 destinations in Latin America. That’s one taking off every 2 minutes. #ALTAForum2016.
@ghimlay .@LATAMAirlines CEO Enrique Cueto says it would be ‘impossible’ to launch a group LCC, due to LATAM’s sheer size/coverage #ALTAForum2016.
@ghimlay .@viajaVolaris CEO says any move by Trump administration to roll back US-Mexico open skies will hurt US carriers more #ALTAForum2016.
@ghimlay .@viajaVolaris CEO says 24 MEX slot pairs that Delta-Aeromexico JV must divest are “not enough, but better than nothing” #ALTAForum2016.
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