Published on November 23rd, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 23/11/2016
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
Air Berlin Said to Seek Funding Via Etihad Stake in Austrian Arm
Air Arabia profits underline positive health of low-cost airlines
Airlines Wear Hotelier Hats to Accommodate Pax and Boost Profits
Airline Workers Enjoy Good Times Amid Doubt Resurgence Will Last
Boeing reorganizes into three parts: Airliners, fighters and spare parts
Boeing Taps GE Veteran for Jet Unit as CEO Extends Shake-Up
Chris Grayling says the world of aviation will be prioritized in Brexit negotiations
Emirates airline says Rolls-Royce’s Airbus A380 engines not up to standard
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
Onur Air: Turkey’s number two LCC goes into reverse after German expansion stalls
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
Romania aviation Part 3: Blue Air opens Liverpool base and creates new markets; TAROM feels the heat
South Africa Hires Bain, Abacus to Advise on State Airlines
Taiwan Airline TransAsia to Shut Down After Suffering Losses
Thai AirAsia welcomes first A320neo; 50th overall aircraft
The Big Three Gulf airlines are leveraging partnerships for growth and disruption
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
Brexit: Government ‘acting like Dad’s Army’ says Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary
Datalex boasts strong pipeline as firm continues double-digit growth
Dublin Airport’s Honesty Box reveals 9 out of 10 people pay for water
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
New Flights to Croatia: Aer Lingus Dublin to Split, Ryanair Copenhagen to Zadar
New Malaysia Airlines Manager for UK, Ireland and Europe
Willie Walsh: Scrapping air passenger duty would be good for the UK economy
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
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Qatar Airlines CEO announces new LATAM deal
SalamAir takes flight for the first time in Muscat, Oman.