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Published on November 23rd, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 23/11/2016

Aircraft Update:

C-FMWU Boeing 767-333ER c/n 25585 Air Canada Rouge departed Lufthansa Technik 18/11/16.

CS-TKT Boeing 767-36N(ER) c/n 30853 EuroAtlantic departed Atlantic Aviation Group 19/11/16.

EI-FBK Boeing 717-2BL c/n 55182 Volotea Ferried Stockholm Arlanda-Keflavik 22/11/16 for Hawaiian Airlines to become N494HA leased from BCC. 

G-FDZB Boeing 737-8K5 c/n 35131 Thomson Airways departed Atlantic Aviation Group 18/11/16.

Global Aviation News:

Accident Involving Facebook Experimental Drone Under Investigation

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-11-21/facebook-experimental-drone-accident-subject-of-safety-probe

Air Berlin Said to Seek Funding Via Etihad Stake in Austrian Arm

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-11-21/air-berlin-said-to-seek-funding-via-etihad-stake-in-austrian-arm

Air Arabia profits underline positive health of low-cost airlines

Read more: http://www.businessreviewmiddleeast.com/leadership/800/Air-Arabia-profits-underline-positive-health-of-low-cost-airlines

Airlines Wear Hotelier Hats to Accommodate Pax and Boost Profits 

Read more:  http://apex.aero/2016/11/21/airlines-wear-hotelier-hats-accomodate-pax-boost-profits#sthash.RSV0dRho.dpuf

Airline Workers Enjoy Good Times Amid Doubt Resurgence Will Last

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-11-22/airline-workers-enjoy-good-times-amid-doubt-resurgence-will-last

Boeing reorganizes into three parts: Airliners, fighters and spare parts

Read more: http://money.cnn.com/2016/11/21/news/companies/boeing-reorganization/

Boeing Taps GE Veteran for Jet Unit as CEO Extends Shake-Up

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-11-21/boeing-names-new-commercial-airplanes-chief-to-replace-conner

Chris Grayling says the world of aviation will be prioritized in Brexit negotiations

Read more: http://www.cityam.com/254091/chris-grayling-says-world-aviation-prioritised-brexit

Emirates airline says Rolls-Royce’s Airbus A380 engines not up to standard

Read more: http://www.thenational.ae/emirates-airline-says-rolls-royces-airbus-a380-engines-not-up-to-standard

Lufthansa boosts Munich long-haul flying ahead of A350 delivery

Read more: http://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/270006/lufthansa-boosts-munich-long-haul-flying-ahead-of-a350-delivery/

Lufthansa: VC does not meet its responsibility as a collective bargaining partner

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/31890

Lufthansa to Scrap Almost 900 Flights Wednesday as Pilots Strike

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-11-21/lufthansa-pilots-to-strike-wednesday-in-all-day-walkout-over-pay

Onur Air: Turkey’s number two LCC goes into reverse after German expansion stalls

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/onur-air-turkeys-number-two-lcc-goes-into-reverse-after-german-expansion-stalls-314500

Pakistan airline mulls Boeing 777X and Airbus A350 jetliners order

Read more: http://www.thenational.ae/business/aviation/pakistan-airline-mulls-boeing-777x-and-airbus-a350-jetliners-order

Project Hope: Malaysia Airlines outlook hinges on spinning off new high-density A380 charter airline

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/project-hope-malaysia-airlines-outlook-hinges-on-spinning-off-new-high-density-a380-charter-airline-314395

Romania aviation Part 3: Blue Air opens Liverpool base and creates new markets; TAROM feels the heat

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/romania-aviation-part-3-blue-air-opens-liverpool-base-and-creates-new-markets-tarom-feels-the-heat-314088

South Africa Hires Bain, Abacus to Advise on State Airlines

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-11-21/south-africa-hires-bain-abacus-to-advise-on-government-airlines

Taiwan Airline TransAsia to Shut Down After Suffering Losses

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-11-22/transasia-halts-flights-for-day-without-reason-as-trading-probed

Thai AirAsia welcomes first A320neo; 50th overall aircraft

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/news/thai-airasia-welcomes-its-first-airbus-a320-neo-617560

The Big Three Gulf airlines are leveraging partnerships for growth and disruption

Read more: http://www.arabianaerospace.aero/the-big-three-gulf-airlines-are-leveraging-partnerships-for-growth-and-disruption.html

Irish Aviation News:

AerCap Announces Closing of New $0.6 Billion Credit Facility

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/31868

Aergo Capital expands its fleet with four Bombardier planes

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/aergo-capital-expands-its-fleet-with-four-bombardier-planes-1.2876621

Brexit: Government ‘acting like Dad’s Army’ says Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary

Read more: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/brexit-ryanair-boss-michael-oleary-government-like-dads-army-a7431916.html

Datalex boasts strong pipeline as firm continues double-digit growth

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/datalex-boasts-strong-pipeline-as-firm-continues-doubledigit-growth-35232093.html

Dublin Airport’s Honesty Box reveals 9 out of 10 people pay for water

Read more: http://www.dublinlive.ie/news/dublin-news/dublin-airports-honesty-box-reveals-12207610

Hasan Mutlu Appointed General Manager Ireland for Turkish Airlines

Read more: http://www.ittn.ie/news/hasan-mutlu-appointed-general-manager-ireland-for-turkish-airlines/

Industry Leaders Launch AVi8 Air Capital Commercial Aircraft Leasing Company

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/31871

Many Ryanair flights could be free in a decade, says its chief

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/nov/22/ryanair-flights-free-michael-oleary-airports

New Flights to Croatia: Aer Lingus Dublin to Split, Ryanair Copenhagen to Zadar

Read more: https://www.total-croatia-news.com/travel/14947-new-flights-to-croatia-aer-lingus-dublin-to-split-ryanair-copenhagen-to-zadar

New Malaysia Airlines Manager for UK, Ireland and Europe

Read more: http://www.ittn.ie/news/malaysia-airlines-new-manager-ukireland-europe/

Willie Walsh: Scrapping air passenger duty would be good for the UK economy

Read more: http://www.standard.co.uk/comment/comment/willie-walsh-scrapping-air-passenger-duty-would-be-good-for-the-economy-a3401581.html

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:

@alexjcornwell Royal Air Maroc Deputy CEO says @traveloneworld turned down membership bid. Airline may try use @QatarAirways partnership to get in.

@AusAmbQatar QA-AU Air Services Agt does not change flt frequencies – 21 flights per week to major Aus gateways. Not an open skies agt @QatarNewsAgency.

@ghimlay .@Interjet CEO on US carriers’ MEX complaints: They can’t get the slots they like, but that’s exactly what I feel when I go to JFK.

‏@ghimlay .@interjet says @USDOT should force Delta/Aeromexico to give up 36 slot pairs at MEX, instead of only 24.

@tohmavis Dragonair completes rebranding into Cathay Dragon, a move targeted at aligning the regional carrier closer to parent @cathaypacific.

@WesleyCharnock  I spoke to the lovely @VLC_Miguel regarding Valencia’s ambitious plans for growth, including a route to New York.

‏‏‏Today’s Videos Picks:

Iran warns against US’s failure to approve aircraft licenses

https://youtu.be/AMAn4nbmsu8

#MannequinChallenge | Singapore Airlines

https://youtu.be/fCYs8JU-AzI

Mannequin Challenge with Emirates Airbus A380

https://youtu.be/Dqmhb_Io5NY

Our Crew just nailed the Mannequin Challenge | Etihad Airways

https://youtu.be/_ZPyVuWPeA0

Qatar Airlines CEO announces new LATAM deal

https://youtu.be/woi8FAhXrto

SalamAir takes flight for the first time in Muscat, Oman.

https://youtu.be/OGkHkRtVYu4

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