Published on November 22nd, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 22/11/2016
EI-EFP Boeing 737-8AS c/n 37540 Ryanair for hand-back to SMBC Aviation Capital for Jelu Air by 2017Q3 (Previously incorrectly stated as Q4).
EI-EFR Boeing 737-8AS c/n 37541 Ryanair for hand-back to SMBC Aviation Capital for Jelu Air by 2017Q3 (Previously incorrectly stated as Q4).
EI-EFT Boeing 737-8AS c/n 37543 Ryanair for hand-back to SMBC Aviation Capital for Jelu Air by 2017Q3 (Previously incorrectly stated as Q4).
EI-EWT Boeing 757-28A c/n 29381 I-Fly Ferried Tolmachevo-Shannon 18/11/16 on return to lessor.
EI-RUW Boeing 767-36N(F) c/n 30107 Celestial Aviation Ferried Tel Aviv-Shannon 20/11/16 after freighter conversion for Star Air as OY-SRU.
Global Aviation News:
AAPA: Barries imposed by governments remain challenge to profits and growth
Airline bosses hit out at the cost of Heathrow runway investment
APAC airlines call on governments to deregulate aviation industry
A4E urges the British Government to boost UK GDP by abolishing Air Passenger Duty (APD)
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/31866
Boeing forecasts demand for almost 5000 aircraft in Southeast Asia and Oceania
Boeing sees large narrowbodies appeal in Asia
Brisbane Airport ready for Dallas route: Julieanne Alroe
Flybe terminates contract with Loganair
German airport sale back on with three suitors preferred
IATA: Currency effects mean jet fuel prices increase is unevenly distributed
International pax to/from Australia up 7% to 36.2m in FY2016, capacity (seats) up 6% to 46.9m
Latin America To Welcome New LCC Competition
Lufthansa pilots call full-scale strike for Wednesday
New nationalism stoking fears of aviation protectionism
No sign of end to UK ban on Sharm el Sheikh flights
Prepare for Takeoff: ‘Extraordinary Demand’ for Pilots Provides Lift to Aviation Students
Resort economies rely mightily on regional airports, but funding for air service proves elusive
Romania aviation 2: LCC Blue Air overtakes TAROM to be nation’s biggest home-grown airline
Romania aviation Part 3: Blue Air opens Liverpool base and creates new markets; TAROM feels the heat
The 14 best and most punctual airlines in the world
U.S. tentatively blocks expansion of American Airlines-Qantas alliance
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus could join Oneworld in 2017, but 2018 more likely
Avolon’s Slattery wins major aviation award
Blackbird Capital I LLC closes $800,000,000 Aircraft ABS Notes to Refinance Existing Warehouse Debt
Cork Airport celebrating win for Norwegian campaign
Dublin Aerospace announce New Chief Commercial Officer/Deputy CEO Kevin Wall
Iberia Express Expands Cork Madrid Service from Cork Airport For Summer 2017
Interview: IAG CEO Willie Walsh on Protectionism, Low-Cost Competition and Passenger Experience
Interview of Interest: Trainee Pilot Alice Farrell
Luftwaffe in the Kingdom
New Runway For Dublin Airport? 1986
Sales blitz to the west coast of the United States to boost tourist numbers to Ireland in 2017
SpiceJet Selects AeroDocs Safety and Compliance Document Management Software by Arconics
Ryanair chief Michael O’Leary to address gathering of midlands business leaders
Travel firm Datalex retains strong earnings guidance
Tourism Ireland welcomes expansion of Aer Lingus services from the United States
Tourism Ireland welcomes +9% growth in overseas visitors and +14% growth in revenue to Northern Ireland for January-June 2016
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 21 November: http://bit.ly/2ga7oVX
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 21 November: http://bit.ly/2fisW1R
Tweets of the day:
@A350Blog Airbus has been considering a further #A350 stretch for 2 years. The rationale: to offer a version similar in size to the 777-9X (400 pax).
@A350_Production .@Finnair plans to introduce a new configuration on its A350 aircraft. MSN104 will be the first one featuring: 32 B / 42 PE / Y 262 = 336.
@CorkAirport FACT: @CorkAirport surpassed 2m passengers on 11 Nov 2016. Last year it was Dec 15. Tangible sign of 8% growth this year. #FlyFriendly.
@PEdmondAero .@cityjet seeks crew for a @BrusselsAirport base. Maybe a @FlyingBrussels SN wet-lease contract? h/t @starflyergold.
@RichardRoutes Iberia Express to return #Madrid – @CorkAirport schedule in summer 2017 with an extended programme launching two weeks earlier from 03JUN17.
@VincentLamigeon #Airbus A350-1000 first flight could occur on November 22nd (source). Biggest version of the new Airbus twin-aisle.
@winglets747 The Great Australian Bakeoff continues as Perth, Brisbane and MEL airports vie to be the first Qantas 787-9 market.
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