Published on December 20th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 20/12/2016
EI-EFR Boeing 737-8AS c/n 7541 Ryanair Ferried Glasgow Prestwick-Bournemouth 15/12/16 for painting into Jelu Air colours prior return to SMBC Aviation Capital.
EI-IGU Boeing 737-73V c/n 32422 Air Italy Ferried Naples-St Athan 18/12/16 in Meridiana colours prior return to lessor.
PK-CRC Boeing 737-8Q8 c/n 35283 Sriwijaya Air Delivered Budapest-Ras Al Khaimah 18/12/16 ex EI-FHB.
Global Aviation News:
Airbus delays A330neo as delivery struggles continue
Airbus A321neo With P&W Engines Receives Type Certification
Airbus Wants Airlines to Radically Rethink the Passenger Experience
Air Force One Costs Billions of Dollars Because It’s a Flying White House
Airlines cut cheap frills to compete with low-budget rivals
Brussels Airport: Integration of Brussels Airlines within Lufthansa Group a positive evolution
Budget Norwegian airline to begin flights in Argentina in late 2017
Etihad Airways Is Cutting Jobs to Reduce Costs as Growth Slows
Every Indian airline to spend more on tech in 2017
Icy Weather Snarls Holiday Travel for Thousands of U.S. Fliers
International airlines increase capacity, frequencies to Russia
Lufthansa & Etihad: From enemies to partners
SAS Premium Passengers Will No Longer Get Access To Third Party Lounges
Top Five Most Interesting Facts From the JetBlue Investor Day Call
Up in the air: Will Canada’s newest air travel company take off?
U.S. Toughens Stance on Global Airline Partnerships, Cheering Smaller Carriers
What the American Airlines CEO thinks about his uniform crisis
Yangtze River Airlines eyes international expansion
737 MAX pays a visit to Boeing’s North Charleston workers
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus invests in Cork Airport adding additional services
Airfield gets go-ahead for takeoff
Airline grounds talk of Cork to Dublin flight
Bombardier in Belfast to deliver complex aerostructure systems
Dubrovnik Airport turns down Ryanair
Fearghal O’Connor: ‘Irish flights are soaring but we still haven’t cracked America’
Norwegian receives the Aircraft Operator Award at the 2016 Aviation Industry Awards in Dublin
Regulating Drones: Safety, Security and Privacy -Mason Hayes Curran
Restoration of ‘unsustainable’ Dublin-Cork air link unlikely in near future
Ryanair and Aer Lingus waiting on €16m verdict
Ryanair multiply Palma flights
Shannon region must support Transatlantic routes
Will travel disruption in Britain affect your Christmas plans?
World’s best airlines revealed, but how do Ryanair and Aer Lingus rank?
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:
@KianiKress CEO of @airberlin Pichler to resign + be placed by @lufthansa #Munich hub schief(o former @Eurowings CEO Winkelmann says @airliners_de.
@PhilDernerJr Politics aside, Iran receiving these aircraft means modern types in their fleet will increase their safety, for both Iran & where they fly.
@RichardRoutes While #USA airlines – particularly @United – tweak transatlantic activities, it appears demand to/from @DublinAirport remains strong…
@R_Wall Looks like Boeing 777X is Iran Air’s 400+ seat plane of choice as 747-8, Airbus A380 fail to win favor in Tehran.
@winglets747 Exercise caution about Lufthansa-Etihad codeshare. Lufthansa is not coding beyond Abu Dhabi. Lufty not yet embracing Etihad’s hub business.
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