Published on November 29th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 29/11/2016
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
AirAsia X expects US FAA approval imminently
AirAsia X may relaunch London in 2017, potentially with ex-SriLankan A350s
Alitalia may cut up to 2,000 jobs as part of turnaround plan – sources
A fresh perspective at Boeing Commercial is sorely needed
Bombardier to deliver first CS300 to launch customer airBaltic
Ethiopian Airlines adds Oslo to its routes
‘Ghost’ Airbus A350 sighting unnerves aviation industry
IAFC Seeks at Least $1 Billion for Saudia’s Airbus Planes
IATA: Low oil prices may be behind us, economic growth and confidence increasingly important
Indirect traffic: The key to new routes?
India Said to Mull Foray Into Plane Leasing to Support Modi Plan
Korean Air delivers Northeast Asia’s only non-stop link to Barcelona
Lufthansa pilots to strike Tuesday and Wednesday
Malaysia Airlines update Part 3: New widebody order designed to support long term growth
Qantas-AA tie-up ‘unpersuasive’, says US regulator
Resurgence for ERJ-145
Spirit Airlines Stock Could Soar to $100 by 2020
The A350-1000 takes flight, but where does the A350 currently fly?
The curious case of the Qantas 787-9
United Airlines Part 2: Sustaining balance sheet strength while declaring ambitious margin targets
Irish Aviation News:
Atlantic Aviation Group launches new Global Aviation Institute in Shannon
Belfast International Airport boss urges Tourism Ireland to look north
Gold Circle members brassed off by Aer Lingus changes
IAG CEO Willie Walsh said U.S. airline CEOs over-reacted to the rise of Gulf carriers
Inside an airline’s business-class kitchen – the ‘hidden’ food industry
Irishman and daughter unhurt after vintage airplane they were piloting crashes in Kenya
Lobby Trump on Cork-US 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
Qatar Airways confirms Dublin-Doha flights
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
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
€50m boon expected as 160,000 fans to visit capital for Euro 2020
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
Emirates A380 at Dubai Miracle Garden
FLYBY – 2016 FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX
Flying in a poor viz day
Pagani Zonda flies Emirates | Emirates SkyWheels | Emirates Airline