Published on December 13th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 13/12/2016
C-FMXC Boeing 767-333(ER)/W c/n 25588 Air Canada Rouge Departed Lufthansa Technik hangar 10/12/16 arrived 17/11/16.
HA-KAD Boeing 737-4Y0(F) c/n 24917 ASL Airlines Hungary Delivered Shannon-Liège 12/12/16 ex N284AL.
SX-GSB Gulfstream G650 c/n 6092 Gainjet Delivered Athens-Shannon 11/12/16 for Gainjet Ireland.
VP-BAS Boeing 757-28A c/n 28161 Azur Air Ferried Antalya-Shannon-Bangor-Jacksonville 11-12/12/16 on return to lessor AerCap ex EI-ETS.
Global Aviation News:
Airbnb Is Betting Big on Its New Trips Product, But Can It Really Deliver?
ANA Plans to Start Flights From Myanmar in 2018 With Venture
Boeing-Iran Deal for $16.6 Billion of Jets Is First Since 1979
Boeing projects USD126bn needed to finance aircraft purchases in 2017
Disruption in the airline industry. It is coming, faster and bigger than you think: Part 2
EASA puts forward new rules for air operations to include pilots’ mental fitness
Ethiopia Turmoil Threatens Unlikeliest Airline Success Story
HK Government will not undertake responsibility in third runway project overruns: Transport Minister
Qantas to Fly Direct Perth-London in 17 Hours With Dreamliner
Qatar Air Plans Move to GE-Powered Airbus A320 in Pratt Blow
Singapore Airlines Wants to Be a Budget Carrier, Too
Star Alliance CEO Interview: Member Airlines Don’t Strive For Consistent Service
The End Of Pan Am, And The End Of An Era
Topeka, Kansas Should Have Become a Popular Location For Self-Discovery
Travelzoo Reveals 2017 Wow Deal Destinations
Irish Aviation News:
A brake check for a new Ryanair 737 at Boeing Field © C. v. Grinsven
See picture: http://www.jetphotos.net/photo/8444497
Aer Lingus to operate historic charter to New York from Knock airport
Battle-hardened airline boss places Europe on his radar
Gold Circle veterans see no silver lining with Aer Lingus move
Norwegian lessor Arctic Aviation Assets takes first Airbus A320neo
Politico says Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary one of the 28 people who will shape Europe next year
Ryanair closes in on Norwegian ‘feeder flights’ deal
Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary wants a 20 percent German market share and to work with Lufthansa [German]
Ryanair gaining on British Airways as leading international airline from UK airports
Ryanair rejects UK court jurisdiction on passenger compensation
There was an impromptu trad session on a Ryanair flight from Copenhagen to Dublin last night
Tour operator Corendon is close cooperation with Ryanair on flights from Eindhoven Airport to Southern Europe reports telegraaf.nl [Dutch]
Ukraine’s infrastructure ministry confirms holding talks on flights to Ukraine with Ryanair
We want to continue to expand in Luxembourg says Ryanair Tim Howe [French]
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 12 December: http://bit.ly/2gwBUxX
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 12 December: http://bit.ly/2gsIFfk
Tweets of the day:
@AvClubUK #emirates #EmiratesAirline Sir Tim Clark invited IAGs Willie Walsh to move to Doha if HQ is bulldozed for 3rd runway @AvClubUK yesterday.
@AvClubUK Secret of #finnair turnaround success is developing trust with #unions says CEO @pekkavau @AvClubUK.
@AvClubUK Why don’t airports monetse their assets to get money on debt markets instead of charging pax, suggested Sir Tim Clark from @AvClubUK.
@JohnLStrickland .@AvClubUK Sir Tim Clark #Emirates will come back to look @Airbus #A350 & @BoeingAirplanes #787 not urgent but maybe by 2021.
@JohnLStrickland .@AvClubUK #Emirates losing 20% of revenues from UK market due to post #brexit exchange rate volatility.
@JohnLStrickland @JohnLStrickland: .@AvClubUK Sir Tim Clark: at an inflection point Multiple mergers & small group of large common investment in US #airlines.
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