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Published on November 15th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 15/11/2016

Aircraft Update:

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

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/news/austro-control-and-slovenia-control-implement-cross-border-free-route-airspace-615111

Boeing adds two new 787 orders, identifies Alaskan Airlines as customer for five 737s

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/news/boeing-adds-two-new-787-orders-identifies-alaskan-airlines-as-customer-for-five-737s-614681

British airlines band together to fight for continued access to European skies

Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2016/11/13/british-airlines-band-together-to-fight-for-continued-access-to/

Cebu Pacific profit doubled in first 9 months

Read more: http://business.inquirer.net/218830/cebu-pacific-profit-doubled-in-first-9-months#ixzz4PdD4hU6u 

CEOs Ray Conner and Brad Tilden sell $2.2M worth of Boeing and Alaska Air stock

Read more: http://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/news/2016/11/10/boeing-alaska-air-ray-conner-brad-tilden-stock.html

Cleveland Hopkins loses to Pittsburgh in bid for new international routes to Iceland, Frankfurt

Read more: http://www.cleveland.com/travel/index.ssf/2016/11/cleveland_hopkins_loses_out_to.html

Emirates Sheds Last Airbus A330 and A340

Read more: http://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/air-transport/2016-11-10/emirates-sheds-last-airbus-a330-and-a340

Germany’s Air Berlin blames tourism slump in eastern Med as it stays in the red

Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/air-berlin-results-idUSL8N1DB8BD

IAG lowers plans for capacity growth, fleet investment & profit, but keeps return on capital target

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/iag-lowers-plans-for-capacity-growth-fleet-investment-profit-but-keeps-return-on-capital-target-312849

Jokowi Seeks Investors for Indonesia’s Airports to Curb Deficit

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-11-10/jokowi-seeks-investors-for-indonesia-s-airports-to-curb-deficit

Joint statement between the UK Government and Airlines UK

Read more: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/joint-statement-between-the-uk-government-and-airlines-uk

LATAM open to concessions for IAG JV approval: Cueto

Read more: https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/latam-open-to-concessions-for-iag-jv-approval-cueto-431412/

Let’s leverage airport investment to drive more growth and job creation 

Read more: http://www.traveldailynews.com/post/lets-leverage-airport-investment-to-drive-more-growth-and-job-creation#sthash.FIArN5n0.dpuf

Lufthansa faces new pilot strike threat

Read more: http://atwonline.com/labor/lufthansa-faces-new-pilot-strike-threat

Move Over, Iceland: The Azores Are the Hot New Adventure Destination

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-11-10/azores-travel-guide-hotels-restaurants-adventure-tourism

One million British travellers predicted to boycott Trump’s United States – will you still visit?

Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/north-america/united-states/washington-dc/articles/will-you-still-visit-america-now-donald-trump-is-president/

Qatar Airways said to be eyeing two more acquisitions in 2017

Read more: http://www.arabianbusiness.com/qatar-airways-said-be-eyeing-two-more-acquisitions-in-2017-652379.html

Spirit Airlines CEO calls Akron-Canton Airport one of the country’s best

Read more: http://www.cleveland.com/travel/index.ssf/2016/11/spirit_airlines_ceo_calls_akro.html

Will President-elect Trump’s first act in office benefit aviation?

Read more: http://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/269793/will-president-elect-trumps-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

Read more: http://www.anna.aero/2016/11/14/aer-lingus-lowest-share-dublin-capacity-10-years-flying-seats-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

Read more: http://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/flights/todayinthesky/2016/11/14/british-airways-aer-lingus-us-expansion/93642788/

Aer Lingus schedules Miami launch in Sep 2017

Read more: http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/269877/aerlingus-schedules-miami-launch-in-sep-2017/

And your captain today is Helena from Mountcharles…

Read more: http://donegalnews.com/2016/11/captain-today-helena-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’

Read more: https://fora.ie/padraig-o-ceidigh-aer-arann-seanad-3076257-Nov2016/

EI-FTI Boeing 737-8AS Ryanair First Flight & Flown to Spokane, WA for painting

Read more: http://boeing-test-flights.blogspot.ie/2016/11/ei-fti-b737-8as-ryanair-first-flight.html

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

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/agribusiness-and-food/knock-airport-summer-passenger-numbers-climb-10-to-360-000-1.2866439

Pilots threaten to ground Cityjet before Christmas in pay row

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/pilots-threaten-to-ground-cityjet-before-christmas-in-pay-row-1.2867341

Romania: aviation growth stimulated by LCCs Wizz Air, Blue Air & Ryanair as TAROM shrinks

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/romania-aviation-growth-stimulated-by-lccs-wizz-air-blue-air–ryanair-as-tarom-shrinks-313013

Runway Upgrade To Create 150 Construction Jobs

Read more: https://www.dublinairport.com/latest-news/detail/runway-upgrade-to-create-150-construction-jobs

ViaSat Inc Acquires Arconics for Added Aircraft Operations Capabilities

Read more: http://blog.arconics.com/blog2/viasat-acquires-arconics-for-added-aircraft-operations-capabilities

94% of Ryanair of customers satisfied with flight experience 

Read more: http://www.traveldailynews.com/post/94-of-ryanair-of-customers-satisfied-with-flight-experince#sthash.YJ4zBvCH.dpuf

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.

‏‏‏Today’s Videos Picks:

AerFin ITV Wales

https://youtu.be/tGbiDZea3F0

Falling pound clips IAG’s wings

https://youtu.be/HKbV1lEr8FA

Flying from Navan Airfield back to Weston

https://youtu.be/ioquykIi0CE

IAG could fall back to test support at £3.70, claims chartist

https://youtu.be/qqkdnRxVV2M

The Maltese Business Aviation sector can grow further | Miriam Dalli

https://youtu.be/gwrcdvt1brY

The Trump plane and air traffic control joke together! “Make ATC Great Again!”

https://youtu.be/f6RGIi1InuE

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