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Published on December 15th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 15/12/2016

Aircraft Update:

EI-EFV Boeing 737-8AS c/n 35017 Ukraine International Ferried East Midlands-Dublin 14/12/16 prior delivery.

N901AS Boeing 737-33A c/n 27469 AerSale Ferried Karachi-Bahrain-Heraklion-Brussels 13-14/12/16 ex AP-BLF.

VP-BUS Boeing 737-8MC c/n 44435 Rossiya Airlines Delivered Kaunas-Moscow Vnukovo 12/12/16 ex EI-RUS.

Global Aviation News: 

A New Labor Dispute Escalates at Lufthansa

Read more: https://global.handelsblatt.com/companies-markets/another-labor-dispute-escalates-at-lufthansa-661077

airBaltic launches commercial flights with CS300 variant of C Series

Read more: http://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/270397/airbaltic-launches-commercial-flights-with-cs300-variant-of-c-series/

Airline JVs under US DoJ scrutiny in Qantas-American; Delta-Aeromexico; Alaska-Virgin America merger

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/airline-jvs-under-us-doj-scrutiny-in-qantas-american-delta-aeromexico-alaska-virgin-america-merger-317973

BA’s Leeds Bradford route helps deliver Yorkshire connectivity

Read more: http://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/270378/bas-leeds-bradford-route-helps-deliver-yorkshire-connectivity/

British Airways cabin crew vote to strike over pay

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/dec/14/british-airways-strike-pay-heathrow-christmas-ba

Can Alaska Airlines Become a National Airline When It Grows Up?

Read more: https://www.thestreet.com/story/13922258/1/can-alaska-airlines-become-a-national-airline-when-it-grows-up.html

How to Always Pick the Right Plane Seat and Other Travel Tips

Read more: http://www.bloombergquint.com/pursuits/2016/12/14/how-to-always-pick-the-right-plane-seat-and-other-travel-tips

How Brand Drives Airline Choice for Asian Passengers

Read more: http://apex.aero/2016/12/13/brand-drives-airline-choice-asian-passengers

Jetstar Asia Part 2: The LCC’s hiatus in fleet expansion persists in 2017; overcapacity concerns

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/jetstar-asia-part-2-the-lccs-hiatus-in-fleet-expansion-persists-in-2017-overcapacity-concerns-318228

Lufthansa pilot strikes cost $106 million in 4Q

Read more: http://atwonline.com/labor/lufthansa-pilot-strikes-cost-106-million-4q

Lufthansa reaches deal for Brussels Airlines

Read more: http://www.euronews.com/2016/12/14/brussels-airlines-says-reaches-deal-for-lufthansa-to-take-full-control

No increase in airport construction fees for third runway, Hong Kong transport minister vows

Read more: http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/economy/article/2052584/no-increase-airport-construction-fees-third-runway-hong-kong

Norwegian Cabin Crew B737-MAX, Providence (PVD)

Read more: https://osmaviation.com/job/want-to-join-the-worlds-fastest-growing-global-airline-pvd/

Qantas mulls second crack at American Airlines deal    

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/business/aviation/qantas-mulls-second-crack-at-american-airlines-deal-20161213-gta4kx.html 

Routes helps with delivery of first mainland China link to Las Vegas

Read more: http://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/270330/routes-helps-with-delivery-of-first-mainland-china-link-to-las-vegas/

SAS eyes lower labour cost bases outside Scandinavia as the airline’s margin starts to fall again

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/sas-eyes-lower-labour-cost-bases-outside-scandinavia-as-the-airlines-margin-starts-to-fall-again-318485

SAS Scandinavian Airlines open to sell Cimber

Read more: http://atwonline.com/airlines/sas-scandinavian-airlines-open-sell-cimber

The line between work and play is blurring — and it’s creating a new kind of business traveler

Read more: http://uk.businessinsider.com/what-is-bleisure-travel-2016-12?r=US&IR=T

United and American see sharp trans-Atlantic traffic declines

Read more: http://www.bizjournals.com/chicago/news/2016/12/13/united-and-american-sharp-trans-atlantic-declines.html

5 New Travel Startups Keeping Convenience at the Core of Every Trip

Read more: https://skift.com/2016/12/14/5-new-travel-startups-keeping-convenience-at-the-core-of-every-trip/#1

27th Base In Varna, Bulgaria; Five New Wizz Routes From Varna Airport

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/32222

Irish Aviation News:

As the Pieces Come Together, NAI and Ryanair Become World’s Most Powerful Long-Haul LCC Combo

Read more: https://flightchic.com/2016/12/14/as-the-pieces-come-together-nai-and-ryanair-become-worlds-most-powerful-long-haul-lcc-combo/

Bombardier’s Belfast staff likely to face more jobs uncertainty

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/bombardier-s-belfast-staff-likely-to-face-more-jobs-uncertainty-1.2902949

EasyJet adds Dubrovnik to Belfast departure list

Read more: http://www.irishnews.com/business/2016/12/14/news/easyjet-adds-dubrovnik-to-belfast-departure-list-835750/

Intrepid Finances Second B777-300ER Delivery

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/32209

Ireland’s CityJet to open a Brussels base in 2017

Read more: http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/51519-irelands-cityjet-to-open-a-brussels-base-in-2017

Ireland is having its best year ever for tourism

Read more: http://www.irishcentral.com/travel/ireland-is-having-its-best-year-ever-for-tourism

New SAS route from Stuttgart to Stockholm to be operated by Cityjet [German]

Read more: http://biztravel.fvw.de/direktverbindung-neue-sas-route-von-stuttgart-nach-stockholm/393/166629/4070

Norwegian Air could go head-to-head with Aer Lingus on key US route

Read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/norwegian-air-could-go-head-to-head-with-aer-lingus-on-key-us-route-1.2904797

Number of people using NI airports climbs by 9%

Read more: http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/news/number-of-people-using-ni-airports-climbs-by-9-35291095.html

Ryanair to hire 3,000 in Italy in 2017

Read more: http://www.ansa.it/english/news/2016/12/13/ryanair-to-hire-3000-in-italy-in-2017_03ad767f-fddc-4998-a0b1-9387e7c4e9e1.html

Shannon Airport expects bumper Christmas as numbers grow

Read more: http://www.newstalk.com/Shannon-Airport-expects-bumper-Christmas-as-numbers-grow

Stobart Air names former easyJet exec Warwick Brady as deputy CEO in aviation push

Read more: http://www.euronews.com/2016/12/14/stobart-names-former-easyjet-exec-as-deputy-ceo-in-aviation-push

What Ryanair and the Dublin Airport Authority Have in Common

Read more:  https://www.dublininquirer.com/2016/12/14/andy-ryanair-dublin-airport-authority-common/

245587: Erinagh and Capparoe, Nenagh, County Tipperary. (15/600595)

Read more: http://www.pleanala.ie/casenum/245587.htm

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:

@Airlineroute Lufthansa on 09FEB17 operates Munich – Hamburg with A350-900XWB as LH350/359.

@e_russell ExpressJet will also add 12 CRJ700s for @AmericanAir, bringing total to 49 SKYW plans to operate for AA, based on prev disclosures.

@e_russell JetBlue sees far more network growth opportunities from South Florida: DEN, MSP, ATL, CLT, etc.

@ghimlay .@JetBlue aims to save $20m in distribution costs by 2020, includes re-look of provider of passenger service system.

@ghimlay  20h20 .@JetBlue takes its 227th aircraft tomorrow, says its operations EVP.

@jonostrower Providence, no longer only an Acela stop, but also future home to Norwegian’s 737 Max transatlantic fleet, it seems.

@RichardRoutes Former @easyJet COO Warwick Brady is appointed Deputy Group CEO of @StobartGroup having recently worked on #StobartAir future strategy.

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Guerilla Marketing How United Airlines achieved enterprise wide adoption of AppDynamics

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Niall Gibbons prospects for Chinese market

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NIall Gibbons Tourism Ireland overview of 2016

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NIall Gibbons Tourism Ireland predicts visitor numbers will grow by just 1pc in 2017

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Star Alliance in Dublin Bob Schumacher

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