Published on November 28th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 28/11/2016
EI-FMV Airbus A319-111 c/n 2332 Volotea Airlines painted at Shannon 26/11/16 prior delivery ex 9H-AEL.
N284AL Boeing 737-4Y0(F) c/n 24917 ASL Airlines Hungary Delivered Miami-Bangor-Shannon 25-26/11/16.
OY-SRU Boeing 767-36N(F) c/n 30107 Star Air Delivered Shannon-Cologne 24/11/16 ex EI-RUW.
UR-PSU Boeing 737-8AS c/n 37542 Ukraine International Delivered Dublin-Kiev 25/11/16 ex EI-EFS.
Global Aviation News:
AeroGeo and SKOL to operate Rosneft’s Twin Otters
AirAsia India mulls A320 aircraft option for UDAN
An airline pilot reveals why a plane Boeing discarded 12 years ago is the one they desperately need
High Plane Occupancy Helps SpiceJet Cruise Through The Second Quarter
Is this the airport of the future? Biometric tickets, virtual assistants and fast molecular security scanners
Loganair still awaiting deal over Islands flights codeshare
Lufthansa Pilots Suspend Strike While Rejecting New Pay Offer
Melbourne Airport Fuel Shortage Disrupts Airlines in Australia
More Scots flights in EasyJet’s growth plan
S7 Airlines to get first Embraers in 2017
Irish Aviation News:
BIG SHOT OF THE WEEK: Willie Walsh, the ‘scampish’ boss of British Airways owner IAG
‘Break RTE up and sell it… it’s been a failed monopoly for years’ – Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary
Byrne praises turnaround as CityJet slashes losses to €10m
ByrneWallace recently advised leading Irish aviation software provider Arconics on its sale to US satellite broadband group ViaSat
Cityjet set to land deal as it circles Stobart Air
Listen back to podcast interview with Richard Curran with Aer Lingus CEO Stephen Kavanagh
Michael O’Leary: Dáil an assembly of halfwits and lunatics
Michael O’Leary: Shane Ross may be good Transport Minister; Jury is out
Newstalk Podcast – Michael O’Leary in the Midlands, the full hour Q & A
Newstalk Podcast – Michael O’Leary meets Henry McKean, nobody is safe
Ryanair chief Michael O’Leary: “Lower cost of access to keep Ireland open for business”
Seanad debate on transport links to north west
Tourism Ireland defends promotion of North following criticism of efforts
Travel Extra Sunday Supplement 27 November
See Link: http://eepurl.com/cqAqSP
WWII Spitfire crashed near Ballybofey on this day in 1942!
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:
@Airlineroute Air Canada tentatively filed Boeing 777-300ER service to Copenhagen July – Sep 2017. Actual booking still shows 787-9 for the time being.
@Airlineroute Ethiopian to fly A350 to Frankfurt from 26MAR17.
@Airlineroute Ethiopian to launch Oslo service with 4 weekly flights via Stockholm from 26MAR17, 5 weekly from 30MAY17.
@Airlineroute Hong Kong Airlines “intends to commence commercial activities in Canada on 30JUN17”, approved by Canadian Transportation Agency on 24NOV16.
@RuthCoppingerTD If Michael O’Leary is attacking AAA TDs so strongly it shows we must be effective in being a voice for working class people in #Dáil #dubw
Today’s Videos Picks:
Airbus history made: the A350-1000 performs its successful maiden flight
Boeing’s F/A-18C+ Program Gets Hornets Out of Retirement
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft: It Is About Ingenuity in Flight
Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger
Embraer Executive Jets – Records milestone
Europe’s largest passenger plane makes maiden flight
The A350-1000 begins its flight test and certification programme