Published on December 9th, 2016 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 09/12/2016
SX-DVQ Airbus A320-232 c/n 3256 Aegean Airlines to Lufthansa Technik 05/12/16.
Global Aviation News:
Air Force One Costs Billions of Dollars Because It’s a Flying White House
American Airlines CEO Parker Turning Dysfunctional to Functional
Airline Profits Face Decline From Record as Oil Price Climbs
Asians to spend more on Christmas family vacations compared to the rest of the world
Boeing Said to Offer Talks on Air Force One After Trump Tweets
Bombardier Seeks New C Series Megadeal to Retain Momentum
Cebu Pacific Air reconsiders Melbourne under Tigerair Australia partnership as Sydney route improves
Delta Tests Free Coach Meals on New York-California Routes
European Travel Commission and EDEN to promote Europe as travel destination in overseas markets
IMEX identifies five trends that will have impact on meetings and events industry in 2017
Jet Airways Said to Seek $300 Million Funding for Expansion
Jeju Air is Northeast Asia’s largest LCC outside China; opening a Busan base to continue growth
LATAM and GOL: Excess capacity could threaten arrival of crucial recovery in Brazil domestic market
Mango expects ‘another challenging year’ for South African aviation in 2017
Should Airlines Control Their Fare Information? Regulators Take a Look
Synergy spreads its wings to Argentina and Mexico to broaden its strategic Latin markets
Tokyo Airport Capacity Plans Are Vital To JAL, ANA Growth
Trump ‘not the first person’ to complain about Boeing’s prices, American Airlines CEO says
US DOT Innovation Centers to focus on future trends identified in Beyond Traffic
Vietnam Airlines to Lease 20 A321neo Planes to Meet Demand
Vietnam Airlines wants to raise capital, buy more aircraft
Irish Aviation News:
Boston for €65, but not everyone’s happy (Starts 22.00- Finishes 43.36)
Cork Airport to Have US CBP for Norwegian Flights
EasyJet’s ex-chief advising Stobart on talks
Fearghal O’Connor: aviation pensions can still cause headaches
Norwegian CEO: NAI Details Coming In Early 2017
Lufthansa to boost Dublin-Munich flights and add routes from Cork and Shannon
Lufthansa To Double Services On Its Dublin-Munich Route
Norwegian to detail Ireland-US plans in early 2017
OPINION: Why approving NAI’s permit is good for US airline industry
Qatar Airways adds Dublin service from June 2017
Ryanair to carry six million customers over Christmas and New Year
Ryanair to open new routes from Frankfurt Hahn
Terra Firma seeks to sell aircraft leasing company AWAS worth $7 bn
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 5 December: http://bit.ly/2gVdFGo
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 5 December: http://bit.ly/2h7y8qT
Tweets of the day:
@AntonovCompany @realDonaldTrump May be it is better to consider #Antonov aircraft as Air Force One?.
@e_russell United exits IAD-Manchester (UK) market, citing poor demand for decision not to resume route in 2017.
@Fly_Norwegian “Norwegian had huge aviation industry support in our battle for US approval – we’re very grateful” Bjorn Kjos says at #airtran16.
@Fly_Norwegian “We welcome the long overdue news that NAI has been awarded a foreign carrier permit by DOT,” says CEO Bjørn Kjos.
@MF_AirTran Technology is where @skyteam is spending most of its alliance budget #airtran16 #technology #aviation.
@MF_AirTran @skyteam is pursuing a customer-centric approach on a regular basis from their 20 member airlines #airtran16 #aviation #customerexperience.
@MF_AirTran By 2020 there are expected to be 7 billion trips in, out and within China, which makes #China the largest market for U-FLY. #airtran16.
@MF_AirTran Within 13 years @EtihadAirways have grown into the world’s seventh largest airline group #airtran16 #aviation #flying #airtransport #etihad.
@sgmiddlewood The importance of airline connectivity with 93% of passengers carry on devices and 83% expecting wifi #airtran16.
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