Published on December 1st, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 01/12/2016
D-ATUL Boeing 737-8K5 c/n 38820 TUIFly departed Atlantic Aviation Group 28/11/16.
G-FDZR Boeing 737-8K5 c/n 35145 Thomson Airways to Atlantic Aviation Group 25/11/16.
LN-RGC Boeing 737-86N c/n 41257 SAS Airlines to Lufthansa Technik 24/11/16.
LN-RPE Boeing 737-683 c/n 28306 SAS Airlines departed Lufthansa Technik 24/11/16.
OY-KAS Airbus A320-232 c/n 3335 SAS Airlines to Lufthansa Technik 28/11/16.
SX-DVM Airbus A320-232 c/n 3439 Aegean Airlines to Lufthansa Technik 27/11/16.
VP-BLT Boeing 757-28A c/n 28174 Azur Air Ferried Antalya-Shannon-Bangor-Cecil Airport 29-30/11/16 after interim storage on return to AerCap.
Global Aviation News:
Aeroflot ultimately abandons Boeing 787 purchase plans
Air Canada in its strongest position at Vancouver in ten years; mainline operation grows 18% in 12 months; Brisbane and Delhi now served
Air Canada to expand services to Copenhagen
Air France still dominant in French domestic market but easyJet, Volotea and newcomer Fly KISS all gaining ground slowly
Airlines call for airport charges reform
AirAsia Group to break ground on new low cost airports in 2017
A Post-Trump And Brexit Analysis On European And American Airlines
Ex-Bush Official Chao Said to Be Trump’s Transportation Pick
Five years ago, American Airlines filed for bankruptcy
Government halts Croatia Airlines slot sale
Hard work is behind Singapore Airlines’ high service standards
Identifying The Winners In The Low Fare Transatlantic Air Fare Battle
Jet Airways’ codeshare pax volume jumps 80 per cent this year
Jet Airways Promises WiFi On Its Planes From March Next Year
Jet Airways sharpens international focus with new gateways in Europe, Singapore
Latvian SmartLynx to carry over two million passengers in 2016
Lelystad airport expansion delayed; no commercial flights until 2019
Lufthansa Offers Humility, Higher Pay to Pacify Pilot Conflict
Lufthansa say pilot strikes cost 10-15 million euros a day
Lufthansa Workers Plan Competing Protests as Walkout Sparks Rift
More travellers and lower costs at Copenhagen Airport
Regulators taking harder look at air-service consolidation
Supersonic Is Coming Back. Will the Airlines Buy It?
SpiceJet Looks To Buy More Planes After Seven Straight Quarters Of Profit
Thales: Big Data Produces Big Results In Big Test
Irish Aviation News:
Aircraft in tragic Colombia plane crash was once part of CityJet fleet
ARI: ‘We need to redefine the duty free promise’
Belfast council seeks more powers to regenerate city including building rail links between the city and the region’s two main airports
Canadian Ambassador to Ireland visits Shannon and Bunratty
CityJet to get five more SSJ 100 in 2017
Dublin Airport Authority: Discussion with Chairman Designate
Free flights on Ryanair? O’Leary keeps the dream alive
IAG CEO Willie Walsh Welcomes UK Government’s Biofuels Consultation
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/32000
Local businesses might benefit from Aer Lingus flights out of Bradley
Public Service Obligation (PSO) air services routes North and South
Review of Future Capacity Needs at Ireland’s State Airports as Tourism growth, increases in airport passengers and movements continue
Ryanair announces new route from Amsterdam Schiphol to Malaga 4 weekly effective 26 March 2017 [Dutch]
Ryanair doubles Dublin – Porto flights for Summer 2017
Ryanair in Zadar subsidy row
The Airport Up In Knock Episode 4
Vnesheconombank To Fund Superjet 100 Deliveries For CityJet
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:
@BrunoTrevidic Janaillac at the Senate: “the profitability of AF – KLM is half that of LH, the one third of BA, the quarter of the easyJet”.
@BrunoTrevidic Janaillac at the Senate: cost of the touchdown for a B777, is €14,600 Roissy and €3,500 Dubai “.
@BrunoTrevidic Janaillac at the Senate: “35% lg-letters of Air France lines are in deficit, including 10% very deficit (200 M € losses)”.
@ghimlay .@Allegiant is closing in on next used A320s purchase, 12 aircraft it is in final stages of final paperwork for.
@ghimlay .@Allegiant sees significantly more opportunity for charter service with newer A320s, more attractive than the MD80s, says network VP.
@ghimlay .@Allegiant will add seats to its pre-owned A320s to bring up to 186 seats –> same as on its new A320s.
@PEdmondAero Speaking to a French Senate committee this morning, the AF/KL CEO says 85% of @klm’s routes are profitable, versus 65% of @airfrance’s.
@UPSAirlines We anticipate delivering 700+ million packages over the next 4 weeks, a 14% increase over last year.
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