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Published on November 29th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 29/11/2016

Aircraft Update:

EI-FHB Boeing 737-8Q8 c/n 35283 Sriwijaya Air Ferried Bournemouth-Budapest 28/11/16 after paint prior delivery to become PK-CRC.

EW-253PA Boeing 737-524 c/n 26339 Belavia Ferried Minsk-Shannon 25/11/16 for paint into new colours.

HS-PGD ATR72-212A(500) c/n 833 Bangkok Airways Ferried Don Mueang International -Bandaranaike International -King Khalid International -Paphos International-Rome Fiumicino-Luxembourg-Shannon-Dinard 24-28/11/16 on return to lessor.

LN-RPS Boeing 737-683 c/n 28298 SAS Airlines Ferried Oslo-St Athan 28/11/16 for part-out & scrap.

Global Aviation News:

AirAsia’s new lease of life risks an erosion of income

Read more: http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/world/1146529/airasias-new-lease-of-life-risks-an-erosion-of-income

AirAsia X expects US FAA approval imminently

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/news/airasia-x-expects-us-faa-approval-imminently-619734

AirAsia X may relaunch London in 2017, potentially with ex-SriLankan A350s

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/airasia-x-looks-to-accelerate-europe-relaunch-to-2017-potentially-with-ex-srilankan-a350s-315231

Alitalia may cut up to 2,000 jobs as part of turnaround plan – sources

Read more: http://www.arabianbusiness.com/alitalia-may-cut-up-2-000-jobs-as-part-of-turnaround-plan-sources-654182.html

A fresh perspective at Boeing Commercial is sorely needed

Read more: https://leehamnews.com/2016/11/28/pontifications-fresh-perspective-boeing-commercial-sorely-needed/

Bombardier to deliver first CS300 to launch customer airBaltic

Read more: http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/bombardier-deliver-first-cs300-launch-customer-airbaltic

Ethiopian Airlines adds Oslo to its routes

Read more: https://www.ghanabusinessnews.com/2016/11/28/ethiopian-airlines-adds-oslo-to-its-routes/

‘Ghost’ Airbus A350 sighting unnerves aviation industry

Read more: http://www.thenational.ae/business/aviation/ghost-airbus-a350-sighting-unnerves-aviation-industry

IAFC Seeks at Least $1 Billion for Saudia’s Airbus Planes

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-11-28/iafc-said-to-seek-at-least-1-billion-for-saudia-s-airbus-planes

IATA: Low oil prices may be behind us, economic growth and confidence increasingly important

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/news/iata-a-growth-accounting-framework-for-air-passenger-demand-619618

Indirect traffic: The key to new routes?

Read more: http://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/270048/indirect-traffic-the-key-to-new-routes/

India Said to Mull Foray Into Plane Leasing to Support Modi Plan

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-11-28/india-said-to-mull-foray-into-plane-leasing-to-support-modi-plan-iw1ljqop

Korean Air delivers Northeast Asia’s only non-stop link to Barcelona

Read more: http://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/270053/korean-air-delivers-northeast-asias-only-non-stop-link-to-barcelona/

Lufthansa pilots to strike Tuesday and Wednesday

Read more: http://www.thelocal.de/20161128/lufthansa-pilots-to-strike-tuesday-and-wednesday

Malaysia Airlines update Part 3: New widebody order designed to support long term growth

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/malaysia-airlines-update-part-3-new-widebody-order-designed-to-support-long-term-growth-314983

Qantas-AA tie-up ‘unpersuasive’, says US regulator

Read more: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/aviation/qantasaa-tieup-unpersuasive-says-us-regulator/news-story/66cbd1d55daee0d1ff13cb028944ef7d

Resurgence for ERJ-145

Read more: https://leehamnews.com/2016/11/23/resurgence-erj-145/

Spirit Airlines Stock Could Soar to $100 by 2020

Read more: http://www.foxbusiness.com/markets/2016/11/27/spirit-airlines-stock-could-soar-to-100-by-2020.html

The A350-1000 takes flight, but where does the A350 currently fly?

Read more: http://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/270071/the-a350-1000-takes-flight-but-where-does-the-a350-currently-fly-/

The curious case of the Qantas 787-9

Read more: http://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/269979/the-curious-case-of-the-qantas-787-9/

United Airlines Part 2: Sustaining balance sheet strength while declaring ambitious margin targets

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/united-airlines-part-2-sustaining-balance-sheet-strength-while-declaring-ambitious-margin-targets-314967

Irish Aviation News:

Atlantic Aviation Group launches new Global Aviation Institute in Shannon 

Read more: http://atlanticaviation.ie/atlantic-aviation-group-launches-new-global-aviation-institute-shannon/

Belfast International Airport boss urges Tourism Ireland to look north

Read more: http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/politics/belfast-international-airport-boss-urges-tourism-ireland-to-look-north-35243411.html

Gold Circle members brassed off by Aer Lingus changes

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/gold-circle-members-brassed-off-by-aer-lingus-changes-1.2884059

IAG CEO Willie Walsh said U.S. airline CEOs over-reacted to the rise of Gulf carriers 

Read more: http://chiefexecutive.net/ceo-war-words-middle-east-airlines-heats/

Inside an airline’s business-class kitchen – the ‘hidden’ food industry

Read more: https://fora.ie/airline-food-chef-united-3089313-Nov2016/

Irishman and daughter unhurt after vintage airplane they were piloting crashes in Kenya

Read more: http://www.thejournal.ie/vintage-aircraft-crash-irish-pilots-3105662-Nov2016/

Lobby Trump on Cork-US flights, Daly urges Taoiseach

Read more: http://www.southernstar.ie/news/business/articles/2016/11/27/4130421-lobby-trump-on-corkus-flights-daly-urges-taoiseach/

Michael O’Leary talks Brexit and the future of aviation in DCU

Read more: http://www.dcu.ie/news/2016/nov/s1116j.shtml

O’Leary calls for axe to call on subsidies to RTE, Raidio na Gaeltachta and Irish Chamber Orchestra

Read more: http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2016/11/28/4130845-oleary-calls-for-axe-to-call-on-subsidies-to-rte-raidio-na-gaeltachta-and-irish-chamber-orchestra-/

Qatar Airways confirms Dublin-Doha flights

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/qatar-airways-confirms-dublin-doha-flights-1.2885101

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has revealed his desire for the carrier to offer free tickets, but he needs the airports’ help to achieve it

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/nov/26/free-air-travel-from-low-fare-to-no-fare-ryanair

SMBC Aviation says airlines in Turkey and Brazil now on level flight path

Read more: http://www.thenational.ae/business/aviation/smbc-aviation-says-airlines-in-turkey-and-brazil-now-on-level-flight-path

The head of CityJet thinks the airline had ‘a disease’ – and he’s the cure

Read more: https://fora.ie/pat-byrne-cityjet-return-deal-3097180-Nov2016/

€50m boon expected as 160,000 fans to visit capital for Euro 2020

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/sport/50m-boon-expected-as-160000-fans-to-visit-capital-for-euro-2020-35243694.html

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 28 November: http://bit.ly/2gn25n9

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 28 November: http://bit.ly/2gBa2FL

Tweets of the day:

@Mark_J_Henry Minister @Shane_RossTD says he looks forward to launching @TourismIreland’s review of developing markets in the new year #ti2017.

@RichardRoutes Another #Transatlantic route for low-cost, long-haul carrier @Fly_Norwegian as it introduces weekly @ParisAeroport – @MCO from July 2017…

@RichardRoutes Boeing says the 787 Dreamliner family is helping airlines open new non-stop routes profitably – 120 new routes to be precise!.

@RichardRoutes Is forefather of low-cost airlines in #India set to return with new regional airline business.

@TourismIreland MIn @Shane_RossTD – there is a direct correlation between ease of access to Ireland and the growing tourism numbers #TI2017.

@winglets747 Hong Kong Airlines starts North America with Vancouver on 30 Jun 2017, in time for Canada Day & 150th anniversary.

@winglets747  If only Delta went after its own pilots the way it does with Norwegian Air & Gulf carriers.

‏‏‏Today’s Videos Picks:

Airbus history made: the A350-1000 performs its successful maiden flight

https://youtu.be/PDY7oPUti8I

Emirates A380 at Dubai Miracle Garden

https://youtu.be/kaTWZz9L1eA

FLYBY – 2016 FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX

https://youtu.be/4Hy2lMJ-iQs

Flying in a poor viz day

https://youtu.be/2KR9IlzOBHs

Pagani Zonda flies Emirates | Emirates SkyWheels | Emirates Airline

https://youtu.be/eBwKPrst8Ck

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