Published on December 5th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 05/12/2016
EI-EFR Boeing 737-8AS c/n 37541 Ryanair Ferried London Stansted-Glasgow Prestwick 25/11/16 for hand-back to SMBC Aviation Capital for Jeju Air.
EI-FMV Airbus A319-111 c/n 2332 Volotea Airlines Ferried Shannon-Ljubljana 03/12/16 ex 9H-AEL.
F-WTDW Airbus A321-211 c/n 827 AerCap Ferried Shannon-Montpelier 02/12/16 still Air Mediterranee colours.
HA-KAD Boeing 737-4Y0(F) c/n 24917 ASL Airlines Hungary registered at Shannon 02/12/16 ex N284AL.
Global Aviation News:
Airbnb Plans To Spread Its Wings Into ‘Flights’
Air Canada: Staggered narrowbody lease expiries give opportunity to transition to 737 MAX
Air India Plans to Lease Seven More A320 Neo Planes
Airlines Swim in Cash But Leave Airport Workers High and Dry
Alitalia ends European alliance with Air France-KLM
Apple Said to Fly Drones to Improve Maps Data and Catch Google
Aviation human trafficking Survey
Read more: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/htrafficking
Cathay Says No Pay Raise for Senior Staff in 2017 Amid Review
Five priorities for the next US Transportation Secretary
Germany approves fee proposal at Frankfurt airport for 2017
Jet Time Returns To Its Core Business
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/32046
Lufthansa hits out after new Frankfurt airport fees approved
Passengers face 20 minute delay on each flight, says air traffic control chief
Philippine Billionaire Merges Airlines to Boost Investor Appeal
SAS Scandinavian Airlines executes leaseback on more aircraft
Singapore Airlines records low passenger numbers on Canberra flights
Superjet engines logged half a million flight hours
Toronto’s Pearson Airport wants to be a mega-hub, but high costs and congestion stand in the way
XL Airways and La Compagnie Airlines Join Forces
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/32059
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus, Kinney Centre for Autism Education and Support collaborate to develop visual guide for air travel
Aer Lingus to outsource handling functions [Paywall]
Boeing, AerCap Celebrate Delivery of Air France’s First 78
Dublin tries a data scientist approach to travel hackathons
EU takes on US over Cork flights delay
Eversheds hosts Annual Leaders Dinner with Willie Walsh
Game changer! Norwegian Airlines and their Ryanair-like impact
Icelandair Announces Belfast City Service
LGBTI leaders: Alan Joyce of Qantas on being a role model
Milestone Aviation Names Daniel Rosenthal President and CEO
Norwegian Air Int’l – Final Order – (EU/Iceland/Norway-US Permit)
Read more: http://airlineinfo.com/ostpdf98/578.pdf
Northern Ireland tourism boss says targeting US market key despite losing only direct flight from Belfast
Ryanair adds Malaga – Amsterdam flight in S17
Ryanair launches Naples base in S17
Ryanair to open Naples base in S17; 17 new routes with three aircraft but only indirect competition on two routes with easyJet
Shannon IACS cites route profitability comparison between KLM and Air France
Taoiseach Enda Kenny hails decision of US authorities to allow new transatlantic flights
Travel Extra’s Sunday Supplement 4 December
Read more: http://eepurl.com/crH-0D
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:
@Airlineroute WizzAir’s 230-seater A321 will be based at Gdansk and Vilnius from 17JUN17 and 18AUG17, respectively.
@AlexInAir C Series at @LondonCityAir update: #CSeries (LX) has completed basic tests for steep approach & will be certified to fly to LCY in Feb 2017.
@AvWeekScho Asiana Airlines says sixth (and final) A380 due in December, after fifth arrived in late October. SYD to be upgauged in Dec, FRA in March.
@AvWeekScho Not a good sign for SIA’s new Canberra-Wellington flights – 94 pax in a 777. Guess those airport subsidies help tho.
@Bulc_EU US Gov. has just awarded Norwegian Air International (NAI) a foreign air carrier permit! The spirit of EU-US open skies agreement honoured.
@immelmi #FRAbatte: Hesse’s VerkehrsMin @talwazir approved discounts for #Ryanair and other airlines at its hub in Frankfurt. #Luftfahrt #HLT.
@kevintoland Good news for Cork and Norwegian. USDOT issues final order for permit for NAI.
@mayor_co_cork Fantastic News welcomed tonight @Corkcoco licence approved for Norwegian Airlines Cork to Boston flights. Congratulations to @CorkAirport.
@RichardRoutes We now await Norwegian opening reservations for its transatlantic flights from @CorkAirport – expect other route announcements imminently.
Today’s Videos Picks:
Rebirth of an Airplane – Timelapse of a Global 120 month Inspection
Spotlight on the Dassault Falcon 8X Business Jet Interior – AINtv
Top Aircraft Brokers Discuss the Changing State of the Market – AINtv
Tony Flynn sales manager Ireland for Ethiopian Airlines talks about Irish operation with Travel Extra’s Eoghan Corry
Zetta Jet Rapidly Builds Bombardier Fleet, Spreading Its Wings Beyond Asia – AINtv