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Published on November 24th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 24/11/2016

Aircraft Update:

EI-FBU Airbus A330-322 c/n 120 I-Fly Ferried Moscow Vnukovo-Teruel Airport 22/11/16 for storage.

EI-RUC Boeing 737-86R c/n 30494 Alafco Irish Aircraft Leasing Ferried Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen-Shannon-St Athan 23/11/16 for part-out & scrap.

EI-RUD Boeing 737-86R c/n 30495 Alafco Irish Aircraft Leasing Ferried Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen-Shannon-St Athan 23/11/16 for part-out & scrap.

2-ITLG Boeing 737-8K5 c/n 27983 AerCap Ferried Shannon-Tel Aviv 23/11/16 in Tailwind colours.

Global Aviation News:

Abu Dhabi Reports Surprise Drop In Airline Passenger Numbers

Read more: http://www.forbes.com/sites/dominicdudley/2016/11/22/abu-dhabi-airport-passenger-numbers/#6328eebe544e

Airberlin to hire 500 additional flight attendants

Read more: http://atwonline.com/airlines/airberlin-hire-500-additional-flight-attendants

AirAsia X Profitable For Four Consecutive Quarters

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/31893

American Airlines’ $8.8M ERISA Deal Not Enough for Judge

Read more: http://www.bna.com/american-airlines-88m-n73014447575/

Barbados Gov’t defends LIAT

Read more: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/Barbados-Gov-t-defends-LIAT

Chinese airlines face headwinds from weakening yuan

Read more: http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/2048360/chinese-airlines-face-headwinds-weakening-yuan

Etihad Looking At More Help For Air Berlin, Alitalia

Read more: http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/etihad-looking-more-help-air-berlin-alitalia

Experts say grants for airline companies to facilitate tourist inflow growth to Russia

Read more: http://tass.com/tourism-in-russia/914044

Flight prices in Canada down 23% on routes served by low-cost carrier NewLeaf

Read more: http://globalnews.ca/news/3081574/flight-prices-in-canada-down-23-on-routes-served-by-low-cost-carrier-newleaf/

Google’s Online Travel Adventure Upsets Its Biggest Advertisers

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-11-22/google-s-online-travel-adventure-upsets-its-biggest-advertisers

Iceland’s WOW air doubles revenues in one year

Read more: http://icelandmonitor.mbl.is/news/nature_and_travel/2016/11/23/iceland_s_wow_air_doubles_revenues_in_one_year/

Key takeaways for travel from the Autumn Statement

Read more: https://www.ttgmedia.com/news/news/key-takeaways-for-travel-from-the-autumn-statement-7987

LATAM, Copa seek to get in front of Latin America’s low-cost trend

Read more: http://atwonline.com/airlines/latam-copa-seek-get-front-latin-america-s-low-cost-trend

LATAM Airlines deal with IAG, American threat to competition: Chile regulator

Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-latam-airlines-antitrust-iag-american-idUSKBN13I00N

LOT To Launch A Direct Connection Between Kraków And Chicago

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/31892

Lufthansa Pilots Will Strike Until Friday as Pay Feud Escalates

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-11-23/lufthansa-cancels-about-900-flights-amid-two-day-pilot-strike

Pilot Strike May Hurt Amazon’s Air Operation During Holidays

Read more: http://www.bloombergquint.com/technology/2016/11/22/pilot-strike-could-hurt-amazon-s-air-operation-during-holidays

Reconnecting Europe with a ‘Mega-Hub’ airport: A crisitunity

Read more: http://www.internationalairportreview.com/25661/airport-extra/reconnecting-europe-with-mega-hub-airport/

SAS studies possible leisure-oriented offshoot

Read more: http://atwonline.com/airlines/sas-studies-possible-leisure-oriented-offshoot

TUI board approves plans for new leisure airline with Etihad

Read more: http://www.euronews.com/2016/11/23/tui-board-approves-plans-for-new-leisure-airline-with-etihad

UK market now biggest contributor to Cook’s profits

Read more: http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/articles/64081/uk-market-now-biggest-contributor-to-cooks-profits

United Airlines Part 1: New management declares ambitions to usher in a new competitive era

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/united-airlines-part-1-new-management-declares-ambitions-to-usher-in-a-new-competitive-era-314647

United’s President Says the Airline Must Fix Domestic Operations, Starting at Newark Airport

Read more: https://www.thestreet.com/story/13901813/1/united-s-president-says-the-airline-must-fix-domestic-operations-starting-at-newark-airport.html

Zero chance’ that British Airways will restore flights from Heathrow to Newquay and Liverpool

Read more: http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/british-airways-uk-domestic-flights-heathrow-liverpool-newquay-a7433506.html

Irish Aviation News:

Brexit deadlock could halt flights to Europe, warns Ryanair boss

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/nov/22/brexit-europe-ryanair-michael-oleary-eu

CityJet’s boss says striking pilots’ union is ‘a pain in my backside’

Read more: http://www.thejournal.ie/cityjet-strike-3090701-Nov2016/

CityJet to meet union Unite at WRC in bid to halt strike

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/cityjet-to-meet-union-unite-at-wrc-in-bid-to-halt-strike-1.2878461

Clune writes to US Department of Transport as Italian arbitrator is selected in the Norwegian case

Read more: http://westcorktimes.com/archives/995

Continuity in the skies at the IAA

Read more: http://www.inavateonthenet.net/case-studies/article/continuity-in-the-skies-at-the-iaa

IAG boss shocked to find out that third Heathrow runway will raze his HQ

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2016/nov/22/ba-boss-shocked-to-find-out-that-third-heathrow-runway-will-raze-his-hq

IAG chief warns failing to reduce air passenger duty is ‘suicidal’

Read more: http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/news/iag-chief-warns-failing-to-reduce-air-passenger-duty-is-suicidal-35236195.html

UK incoming tour operators get down to business with West Cork tourism trade

Read more: http://westcorktimes.com/archives/907

Ryanair revokes licence agreement with Momondo

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/ryanair-revokes-licence-agreement-with-momondo-1.2879114

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers A321-200 to Volaris

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/31896

SMBC Aviation Capital delivers another Boeing B737-800 to Ukraine International Airlines

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/31897

Stobart Air buys out its lessor

Read more: http://atwonline.com/airlines/stobart-air-buys-out-its-lessor

The Airport Up In Knock Episode 3

Read more: http://player.utv.ie/programme/the-airport-up-in-knock/493559

The Airport up in Knock set for VIP visit

Read more: http://utv.ie/Entertainment/2016/11/22/The-Airport-up-in-Knock-set-for-VIP-visit-63849

Walsh dismisses break-up of IAG under ‘hard Brexit’ scenario

Read more: https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/walsh-dismisses-break-up-of-iag-under-hard-brexit-431724/

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:

@bernardlavelle #AOAConf16 I plan to retire before R3 is built. But I don’t expect that to be until 2026 at the earliest. WW. 

‏@DeloitteIreland  Aidan Brogan, CEO of @Datalex ‘Datalex is focused on coping with the fast changing digital world’ #ceoforumireland.

@IntrepidNews The reconfiguration of the first Turkish Airlines A330 is well underway in Zurich and we are entering the homestretch toward delivery.

@JohnLStrickland #AOAConf16 #IAG Willie Walsh. Hugely successful expansion @AerLingus since acquisition. 

@JohnLStrickland #AOAConf16 O’Leary: @Fly_Norwegian has been “treated shamefully” by U.S./Euro authorities on licensing…”imagine if we tried”…

‏‏‏Today’s Videos Picks:

Aero-TV: The Moneyball of Aviation – Passur Aerospace’s Jim Barry (Part1)

https://youtu.be/yRgBYs1_bLA

Aero-TV: The Moneyball of Aviation – Passur Aerospace’s Jim Barry (Part2)

https://youtu.be/p5y_IFoptrg

Airborne 11.21.16: Bob Hoover Memorial, Ron Alexander Lost, Obama v Flytenow

https://youtu.be/TQBjRePPWPM

Airborne 11.22.16: Karma Freebie, Bally Bomber Flies, Holloman AFB

https://youtu.be/JtvNVZF-vcU

GE is Changing Aviation History… Do you want to be a part of it?

https://youtu.be/HkOzFrzl8VM

New low-cost airlines making a mark in Canadian air travel

https://youtu.be/OJiyyp7Rws4

The Five Freedoms of Aviation

https://youtu.be/thqbjA2DC-E

Thoughts of Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary on Brexit 

https://youtu.be/6Vbf5TZtTEw

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