Published on November 16th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 16/11/2016
C-GTQX Boeing 737-8FH c/n 35093 Air Transat Ferried Prague-Shannon-Montréal 11/11/16 after summer-lease to Travel Service ex OK-TSC.
EI-SOO ATR72-212A(500) c/n 577 ASL Airlines Ireland Registered 04/11/16 ex HB-ACE.
9XR-WQ Boeing 737-8SH c/n 42057 RwandAir Delivered Boeing Field-Gander-Shannon 14-15/11/16.
Global Aviation News:
AirBaltic to launch Bombardier CSeries 300 service Dec. 14
Alaska Air, Horizon Air and SkyWest – US-Mexico/Canada; Intra-US Codesharing with British Airways
Read more: http://airlineinfo.com/ostpdf98/339.pdf
ASL Airlines France – Final Order (US-EU Scheduled and Charters)
Read more: http://airlineinfo.com/ostpdf98/364.pdf
Berkshire Is Back on Board With Airlines
Beyond Brexit: ‘Now more than ever it is important we send a message to airlines that Scotland remains open for business’
Buffett’s Berkshire takes stakes in four major airlines
CAPA: Low fuel prices affecting almost all aspects of airline operations
EasyJet Plans Overhaul as Brexit Currency Losses to Double
EasyJet says flying from Frankfurt “not a priority”
LATAM CEO: Latin American governments need to reduce taxes on airlines
Norwegian Air suspending four Las Vegas routes because it’s just too hot
Pegasus Airlines’ hub tactics boost east-west traffic
Qantas in row over London flights
Qantas talking to suppliers about WiFi for international and regional flights
United to Delay Taking Boeing Jets in $4.8 Billion Savings Push
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus Chief Executive, Stephen Kavanagh, says its been a good year for the airline since IAG took it over
Aer Lingus issues RFP
Aer Lingus schedules Miami launch in Sep 2017
Dublin Airport Welcomes New Aer Lingus Miami Route
Enda Kenny: Political block of Norwegian Air’s transatlantic flights lifted
Ireland a ‘centre of excellence’ for aircraft financing
Malaysia Airlines Mulling Purchase of 25 Widebody Jets Next Year : CEO Peter Bellew
Northern Irish pilot’s remains found 71 years after bomber downed over Belgium
Ryanair and IAG urge UK to remain in Open Skies system
Ryanair looks to grow loyalty scheme by making membership automatic
SMBC Aviation Capital signs four aircraft deal with Jeju Air
The four aircraft will be delivered in Dublin, Ireland following transition.
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/31788
Strike will not disrupt Dublin to London flights, says CityJet
Tourism Minister dodges media following Ryanair press conference
ViaSat acquires Irish aviation software provider Arconics
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 15 November: http://bit.ly/2fRMlIQ
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 15 November: http://bit.ly/2fTcE03
Tweets of the day:
@airkarp US airlines canceled 0.3% of scheduled domestic flights in Sept, lowest rate for any month since DOT started keeping such records in 1995.
@alexcrippen Warren Buffett’s Berkshire $BRK reveals new stakes in American Airlines $AAL, Delta $DAL, and United Continental $UAL ..
@CAPA_Aviation KLM and Northwest JV allowed Memphis-Amsterdam A330 route despite O&D being just 6 passengers a day. -Seabury’s Bishko #CAPAsummit.
@dcsdcouncil Michael ODay @AerLingus tells Springfield delegates at #IrelandNWMass2016 about connectivity between US and Ireland.
@designerjet There is a sense that mass consolidation is coming to global airlines, both legacy and LCCs, based on experts’ comments. #CAPASummit.
@LuxuryTravelled EasyJet have finally realised they have a costs problem, and despite carrying more passengers are still in a weaker position than other lccs
@R_Wall EasyJet to make decision on whether to switch some Airbus planes on order to A321neo in coming months.
Today’s Videos Picks:
Airlines upgrading luggage technology to prevent lost bags
Aviation in Latin America and the Caribbean 2016
Boeing’s Keskar: Airline Industry Will Do Well Long-Term
Brexit vote will continue to affect EasyJet’s earnings next year, CEO Carolyn McCall say
Legacy of an Aviation Legend, Bob Hoover