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Published on November 16th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 16/11/2016

Aircraft Update:

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

Read more: http://atwonline.com/airframes/airbaltic-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

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/gadfly/articles/2016-11-14/berkshire-is-back-on-board-with-airline-stocks-as-they-ascend

Beyond Brexit: ‘Now more than ever it is important we send a message to airlines that Scotland remains open for business’

Read more: http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/14899957.__39_Now_more_than_ever_it_is_important_we_send_a_message_to_airlines_that_Scotland_remains_open_for_business__39_/?ref=rss

Buffett’s Berkshire takes stakes in four major airlines

Read more: http://www.cnbc.com/2016/11/14/buffetts-berkshire-takes-stakes-in-four-major-airlines.html

CAPA: Low fuel prices affecting almost all aspects of airline operations

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/news/capa-low-fuel-prices-affecting-almost-all-aspects-of-airline-operations-615677

EasyJet Plans Overhaul as Brexit Currency Losses to Double

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-11-15/easyjet-says-brexit-currency-hit-to-extend-into-next-year

EasyJet says flying from Frankfurt “not a priority”

Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/easyjet-results-germany-idUSFWN1DG085

LATAM CEO: Latin American governments need to reduce taxes on airlines

Read more: http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/latam-ceo-latin-american-governments-need-reduce-taxes-airlines

Norwegian Air suspending four Las Vegas routes because it’s just too hot

Read more: http://www.reviewjournal.com/business/tourism/norwegian-air-suspending-four-las-vegas-routes-because-it-s-just-too-hot

Pegasus Airlines’ hub tactics boost east-west traffic

Read more: http://www.traveldailymedia.com/243707/pegasus-airlines-hub-tactics-boost-east-west-traffic/

Qantas in row over London flights

Read more: https://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/wa/a/33209028/qantas-in-row-over-london-flights/#page1

Qantas talking to suppliers about WiFi for international and regional flights

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/news/qantas-talking-to-suppliers-about-wifi-for-international-and-regional-flights-615543

United to Delay Taking Boeing Jets in $4.8 Billion Savings Push

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-11-15/united-to-defer-boeing-jet-orders-as-part-of-4-8-billion-quest

Irish Aviation News:

Aer Lingus Chief Executive, Stephen Kavanagh, says its been a good year for the airline since IAG took it over

https://player.fm/series/rt-news-at-one-podcast-53456/aer-lingus-announces-new-routes

Aer Lingus issues RFP

Read more: https://airfinancejournal.com/articles/3568050/aer-lingus-issues-rfp

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/

Dublin Airport Welcomes New Aer Lingus Miami Route

Read more: https://www.dublinairport.com/latest-news/detail/dublin-airport-welcomes-new-aer-lingus-miami-route

Enda Kenny: Political block of Norwegian Air’s transatlantic flights lifted

Read more: https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/enda-kenny-political-block-of-norwegian-airs-transatlantic-flights-lifted-764236.html

Ireland a ‘centre of excellence’ for aircraft financing

Read more: http://www.irishlegal.com/5857/ireland-a-centre-of-excellence-for-aircraft-financing/

Malaysia Airlines Mulling Purchase of 25 Widebody Jets Next Year : CEO Peter Bellew

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-11-15/malaysia-airlines-mulling-purchase-of-25-widebody-jets-next-year

Northern Irish pilot’s remains found 71 years after bomber downed over Belgium

Read more: http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/northern-irish-pilots-remains-found-71-years-after-bomber-downed-over-belgium-35212330.html

Ryanair and IAG urge UK to remain in Open Skies system

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/ryanair-and-iag-urge-uk-to-remain-in-open-skies-system-1.2867985

Ryanair looks to grow loyalty scheme by making membership automatic

Read more: https://www.marketingweek.com/2016/11/07/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

Read more: http://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/cityjet-pilots-set-to-strike-before-christmas-764024.html

Tourism Minister dodges media following Ryanair press conference

Read more: http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20161115/local/tourism-minister-dodges-media-following-ryanair-press-conference.631100

ViaSat acquires Irish aviation software provider Arconics

Read more: http://atwonline.com/ife/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

https://youtu.be/j_8S9AAL_u8

Aviation in Latin America and the Caribbean 2016

https://youtu.be/pWmoPL7knq8

Boeing’s Keskar: Airline Industry Will Do Well Long-Term

http://bloom.bg/2eUH557

Brexit vote will continue to affect EasyJet’s earnings next year, CEO Carolyn McCall say

http://bloom.bg/2fRMJpw 

Legacy of an Aviation Legend, Bob Hoover

https://youtu.be/Y9qMVsRlLW0

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