Published on December 9th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley


Daily Aviation Brief – 09/12/2016

Aircraft Update:

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

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American Airlines CEO Parker Turning Dysfunctional to Functional

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Airline Profits Face Decline From Record as Oil Price Climbs

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Asians to spend more on Christmas family vacations compared to the rest of the world

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Boeing Said to Offer Talks on Air Force One After Trump Tweets

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Bombardier Seeks New C Series Megadeal to Retain Momentum

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Cebu Pacific Air reconsiders Melbourne under Tigerair Australia partnership as Sydney route improves

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Delta Tests Free Coach Meals on New York-California Routes

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European Travel Commission and EDEN to promote Europe as travel destination in overseas markets

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IMEX identifies five trends that will have impact on meetings and events industry in 2017

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Jet Airways Said to Seek $300 Million Funding for Expansion

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Jeju Air is Northeast Asia’s largest LCC outside China; opening a Busan base to continue growth

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LATAM and GOL: Excess capacity could threaten arrival of crucial recovery in Brazil domestic market

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Mango expects ‘another challenging year’ for South African aviation in 2017

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Should Airlines Control Their Fare Information? Regulators Take a Look

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Synergy spreads its wings to Argentina and Mexico to broaden its strategic Latin markets

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Tokyo Airport Capacity Plans Are Vital To JAL, ANA Growth

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Trump ‘not the first person’ to complain about Boeing’s prices, American Airlines CEO says

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US DOT Innovation Centers to focus on future trends identified in Beyond Traffic

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Vietnam Airlines to Lease 20 A321neo Planes to Meet Demand

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Vietnam Airlines wants to raise capital, buy more aircraft

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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

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EasyJet’s ex-chief advising Stobart on talks

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Fearghal O’Connor: aviation pensions can still cause headaches

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Norwegian CEO: NAI Details Coming In Early 2017

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Lufthansa to boost Dublin-Munich flights and add routes from Cork and Shannon

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Lufthansa To Double Services On Its Dublin-Munich Route

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Norwegian to detail Ireland-US plans in early 2017

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OPINION: Why approving NAI’s permit is good for US airline industry

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Qatar Airways adds Dublin service from June 2017

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Ryanair to carry six million customers over Christmas and New Year

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Ryanair to open new routes from Frankfurt Hahn

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Terra Firma seeks to sell aircraft leasing company AWAS worth $7 bn

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Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 5 December: 

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 5 December: 

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.

‏‏‏Today’s Videos Picks:

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Trump calls for Air Force One order to be scrapped

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Blogger Irish Aviation Research Institute/ FlI Commercial Aviation News Curator/ Voted 7th in #Avgeek100 2013/ Twitter @IrishAero

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