Published on December 19th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 19/12/2016
EI-UNU Boeing 777-312 c/n 28998 Vim Airlines Delivered Singapore-Kurumoch 15/12/16 for paint.
F-WTDS ATR72-212A(600) c/n 1342 Nordic Aviation Capital Ferried Toulouse-Blagnac-Toulouse-Francazal 15/12/16 for interim storage.
OY-JZV ATR72-212A(500) c/n 789 JetTime Ferried Billund-Shannom 16/12/16 for paint prior return to lessor NAC.
ZS-XCH ATR72-201(F) c/n 108 Solenta Aviation Delivered Las Palmas-Port Bouet 17/12/16 in DHL colours ex EI-SLR.
2-RAJB Airbus A320-233 c/n 733 BBAM Aircraft Leasing Ferried St Athan-Keflavik-Bangor 16/12/16 ex UR-AJB.
Global Aviation News:
Airline ETF Could be Flying Toward a Banner 2017
Allegiant Air faces formidable short term cost pain from pilot pay reset and Airbus transition
American Cities Yell Ni Hao to Millions of Chinese Tourists
American Airlines upgrades aircraft for RDU-London flight
Azerbaijan Airlines to launch low cost subsidiary Buta Airways in 2017
Airbus A321neo with Pratt & Whitney engines receives Type Certification
Boeing Says China Plane Orders Support 150000 U.S. Jobs a Year
Bombardier’s CEO Wants to Stop Selling C Series Jets at a Discount
British Airways: cabin crew dispute tests the airline’s resolve to reduce unit labour cost
Cathay Dragon Considers Replacing 23 Planes in Narrowbody Fleet
Croatia and Three Neighbouring Countries Unite Their Commercial Airspace
Delta CEO To Trump: “We Should Be The Poster Child” In Fight To Save American Jobs
Delta to focus on unit revenue in ‘transition year’ 2017
Demonetisation in India did not hit aviation demand in Nov-2016: Minister
Etihad Aviation Group To Forge New Links With Europe’s Largest Airline Group
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/32270
Is The Party Over Already? Low Fare International Competitors Threaten To End U.S. Airlines’ Boom
Lufthansa Customers Spared Holiday Strike as Pilots Extend Truce
Lufthansa, Etihad to Explore Deeper Links After Code-Share Deal
Manchester Airport Looks Forward To New Long-Haul Services In 2017
Monarch Air Boom Shows Brits Getting Over Brexit Blues, CEO Says
Norwegian Air plans to accelerate expansion after DOT consent
Optimised descent profiles generate fuel savings across Europe
Pilots Who Fly Amazon Planes Suggest Company Might Not Deliver
These Factors Show Why Buffett Likes Airlines Again
Trudeau Plans Aerospace Announcements After Bombardier Request
11 Tips to Survive — and Thrive — on Long Flights
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Arann awarded PSO tender for island flights
AerCap Celebrates the Delivery of the First Airbus A320NEO Aircraft to China Southern Airlines
BTC Applauds US DOT Approval Of Norwegian Air International
CG Hotels cleared for €60m expansion of airport venture
Cork-US routes may hurt Shannon: Aer Lingus
IAG CEO Willie Walsh thinks Air Passenger Duty cut by Scottish government will undermine English airports
Santos Dumont: Delivery of the first A320neo to Hong Kong Express
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/32289
Travel Extra Sunday Supplement 18 December
Read more: http://eepurl.com/ctZPGf
Willie Walsh addresses staff and students as part of Aviation Guest Lecture series
Read more: http://www.dcu.ie/news/2016/dec/s1216l.shtml
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 United in week of 16DEC16’s schedule update extends Newark – Dublin 777 service to 27OCT17. Frequency remains 2 daily in S17.
@Airlineroute United to operate 767-300ER instead of 757 on Chicago – Dublin route from 01JUL17.
@Airwaysfoodie So Brussels Airlines will be “member of Eurowings”. How will the high standard of their L/H product and lounges fit into an LCC airline?.
@e_russell Delta wraps five A321 lease deal with Jackson Square.
@ghimlay .@USDOT issues final order for @Delta-@Aeromexico JV, reduces JFK slot pair divestiture condition to four. MEX divestitures remain at 24.
@hharteveldt .@united announces details for new 777-300s. Flights start 2/16, EWR-SFO; 1st intl flight is 3/25, SFO-HKG.
@OnPointRadio ‘Air travel is becoming more stressful. It’s just not something that is a value-add to anybody.’ @hharteveldt.
Today’s Videos Picks:
Canadian Airlines: Foreign Ownership Rule Change Impact On Incumbents
David O’Callaghan, Head of Development, Ryanair, Summary of UXDX 2016
Delta CEO: Airlines are probably one of the most heavily regulated industries
Delta Air Lines CEO: We’re seeing a post-election rally
‘Digital Experience’ has been added to the job title of Dara McMahon Aer LIngus Director Marketing
Ryanair Presents A Massive Charity Cheque to SOS Children’s Villages UK