Published on November 30th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 30/11/2016
EI-FTJ Boeing 737-8AS c/n 44760 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 29/11/16.
EI-IGT Boeing 737-73V c/n 32421 Air Italy Ferried Olbia-St Athan 29/11/16 in Meridiana colours.
VP-BLT Boeing 757-28A c/n 28174 Azur Air Ferried Antalya-Shannon 29/11/16 after interim storage on return to AerCap.
VP-CNG Boeing 737-86Q c/n 30289 Cayman Airways Ferried Budapest-Shannon-Gander-St. Catharines 26-29/11/16 painted at Shannon ex LN-NOO.
Global Aviation News:
Airbus and Boeing each claim victory in multi-billion dogfight over illegal subsidies
Airbus details duty schedule for A350-1000 test fleet
AirAsia focuses on digitalisation in effort to boost ancillary revenues
Batik Air Plans Bali-Perth Route in Australian Push
bmi regional appoints Air Dolomiti as General Sales Agent in Italy
Bombardier to deliver first CS300 to launch customer airBaltic
Brexit impact yet to hinder Europe’s growing business travel market
Read more: http://www.4hoteliers.com/news/story/16621
Cabot Aviation appointed by Turkish Airlines to remarket eight Airbus A330-200s
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/31986
Donald Trump Picks Elaine Chao for Transportation Secretary
European airline association AEA closes down
HK Express receives first A321 and awaits A320neo as Hong Kong’s LCC rate grows to 10 percent
JetBlue Launches in Havana – Its 100th Destination – on Historic First Day of Service Between the U.S. and Cuban Capital
Juneyao Airlines orders 10 Boeing 787-9s
Malindo Air plans more rapid expansion in 2017 as it rebrands, and closes in on Malaysia Airlines
Philippine Airlines may cut Middle East capacity and network, and end Etihad partnership
SmartLynx Airlines wet leases two Airbus A320 aircrafts to Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/31985
Vueling NEXT Part 1: return on capital falls to make IAG’s LCC the group’s poorest performer
Vueling NEXT Part 2: new CEO to lead IAG’s LCC in restructuring bid to achieve IAG targets
WTO recommends withdrawal of Washington state tax incentives for 777X
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Rianta International profits soar
An Irish Trump? He’s called Michael O’Leary
Another successful IATA-compliant Flight Operations training course completed for airline customers -ASG
CityJet narrows full-year losses
Cityjet revenue ‘will hit €500m in three years’
CityJet to reshape into ‘profitable and sustainable’ operator
Closing Date For Runway Feedback Looms
Dublin Airport vs Belfast International: battle for the gateway to Ireland: Stephen Walker reports
Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04hx8th
Jet-leasing giant SMBC has eye on acquisitions
Malta Airport on target for five million passengers in 2016; Ryanair now bigger than Air Malta and starting six new routes this winter
Profit at airport service firm up 26pc to €882k
Tourism Ireland launches 2017 marketing plans
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:
@e_russell .@United’s current lowest fares will, in most markets, become basic Y fares, next bucket up will be lowest Y fares, says pres Kirby.
@e_russell “Looking at what premium economy could look like for us,” says @united CCO Haywood. Offering cud be intl and domestic.
@e_russell “We’re going to recommit to being successful in Los Angeles,” says @united pres Kirby. Says working with LAWA on connectivity w/ partners.
@ghimlay .@Delta CEO says disruptive passenger on DL248 will “never again be allowed on a Delta plane”.
@kevinburke_aci US #airports are powerful economic drivers. I look forward to working with Chao & @USDOT to maintain our leadership in global air travel.
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