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Published on December 23rd, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley

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Daily Aviation Brief – 23/12/2016

Aircraft Update:

CS-TQU Boeing 737-8K2 c/n 30646 EuroAtlantic to Atlantic Aviation Group 18/12/16 departed 19/12/16.

EI-FJZ Boeing 737-8JP c/n 42082 Norwegian Air International Delivered Boeing Field-Oslo 20/12/16.

SX-DVJ Airbus A320-232 c/n 3365 Aegean Airlines departed Lufthansa Technik 19/12/16. 

SX-DVK Airbus A320-232 c/n 3392 Aegean Airlines to Lufthansa Technik 19/12/16.   

VQ-BJK Boeing 737-8K5 c/n 27984 AerCap Registered at Shannon 17/12/16 ex 2-ITLH  

5Y-KQT Boeing 777-2U8 c/n 33682 Kenya Airways Ferried Nairobi-Shannon 22/12/12 on return to lessor. 

Global Aviation News:

Airbnb strives for travel domination with new flight booking service

Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/news/airbnb-to-start-selling-flights/

Airbus, Boeing Top Customers mix of stable, risk and reward

Read more: https://leehamnews.com/2016/12/22/airbus-boeing-top-customers-mix-stable-risk-reward/

Boeing CEO Tells Trump Air Force One to Cost Under $4 Billion

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2016-12-21/trump-to-meet-with-ceos-of-boeing-lockheed-after-criticism

Brussels Airlines set to become part of Eurowings empire by 2018; can a hub-and-spoke carrier fit into the Eurowings point-to-point model?

Read more: http://www.anna.aero/2016/12/21/brussels-airlines-eurowings/

China and Australia remove airline growth restrictions as China cautiously embraces open skies

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/china-and-australia-remove-airline-growth-restrictions-as-china-cautiously-embraces-open-skies-319894

Delta, Aeromexico accept DOT’s conditions; move to establish JV

Read more: http://atwonline.com/airlines/delta-aeromexico-accept-dot-s-conditions-move-establish-jv

Delta anticipates USD2.7bn in branded fare revenue by 2019

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/news/delta-anticipates-usd27bn-in-branded-fare-revenue-by-2019-627728

Delta Air Lines not interested in ‘short-term growth spikes that aren’t sustainable’

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/news/delta-air-lines-not-interested-in-short-term-growth-spikes-that-arent-sustainable-627730

Eleven Ways to Stop Winter Weather Delays From Ruining Your Travels

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-12-22/tips-for-avoiding-winter-weather-delays-and-canceled-flights

Embraer to launch services and customer support business unit in 2017

Read more: http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/embraer-launch-services-and-customer-support-business-unit-2017

Etihad Airways to review European investment strategy

Read more: http://gulfnews.com/business/aviation/etihad-airways-to-review-european-investment-strategy-1.1949472

Europe’s cheapest cities for 2017 travel revealed

Read more: https://www.traveldailynews.com/post/europes-cheapest-cities-for-2017-travel-revealed

Flybe at Heathrow: Europe’s largest regional airline enters Europe’s largest airport, gets new CEO

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/flybe-at-heathrow-europes-largest-regional-airline-enters-europes-largest-airport-gets-new-ceo-320199

Flybe gains access to Heathrow with Scotland remedy slots

Read more: http://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/270502/flybe-gains-access-to-heathrow-with-scotland-remedy-slots/

Hawaiian Airlines Confirms A321neo Delivery Delays

Read more: http://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/air-transport/2016-12-21/hawaiian-airlines-confirms-a321neo-delivery-delays

Hong Kong Airlines plans to accelerate intercontinental expansion

Read more: http://atwonline.com/airlines/hong-kong-airlines-plans-accelerate-intercontinental-expansion

IAG to operate low-cost long-haul flights from El Prat from June [Spanish]

Read more: http://www.lavanguardia.com/economia/20161222/412792292014/iag-vuelos-low-cost-el-prat-largo-recorrido.html

INTERVIEW: Star Alliance CEO Mark Schwab

Read more: http://atwonline.com/airlines/interview-star-alliance-ceo-mark-schwab

Is the American market cracking as domestic air fares continue to fall?

Read more: http://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/270460/is-the-american-market-cracking-as-domestic-air-fares-continue-to-fall/

Jet Airways plans to raise $100 mn to refinance debt

Read more: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/transportation/airlines-/-aviation/jet-airways-plans-to-raise-100-mn-to-refinance-debt/articleshow/56110412.cms

LaGuardia’s Redesign Will Lift You Above Ceilings That Don’t Leak

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-12-22/laguardia-s-redesign-will-lift-you-above-ceilings-that-don-t-leak

Lufthansa’s Eurowings adds air miles with new Munich routes

Read more: http://www.euronews.com/2016/12/21/lufthansas-eurowings-adds-air-miles-with-new-munich-routes

Lufthansa takes delivery of first Airbus A350 XWB

Read more: http://atwonline.com/airframes/lufthansa-takes-delivery-first-airbus-a350-xwb

Monarch profits expected to plateau next year

Read more: http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/articles/64497/monarch-profits-expected-to-plateau-next-year

Norwegian Air UK – Motion for Expedited Treatment and Contingent Application for Exemption (US-EU Open-Skies)

Read more: http://airlineinfo.com/ostpdf98/696.pdf

Norwegian mulls moving in to South America

Read more: http://atwonline.com/airlines/norwegian-mulls-moving-south-america

PaxEx 2017: Competing economy trends make for a blurry picture

Read more: https://www.runwaygirlnetwork.com/2016/12/21/paxex-2017-competing-economy-trends-make-for-a-blurry-picture/

Qatar Airways remains upbeat as Gulf rivals cut jobs

Read more: https://dohanews.co/qatar-airways-remains-upbeat-as-gulf-rivals-cut-jobs/

Prestwick airport bailout tipped to reach £40m by 2018

Read more: http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/articles/64462/prestwick-airport-bailout-tipped-to-reach-40m-by-2018

Removal of Etihad CEO signals final nail in coffin for Air Malta acquisition

Read more: http://www.maltatoday.com.mt/business/business_news/72841/removal_etihad_ceo_final_nail_in_coffin_air_malta_acquisition#.WFuxlxuLTIU

Return of Transatlantic link to USA brings end to record year for Kraków Airport

Read more: http://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/270504/return-of-transatlantic-link-to-usa-brings-end-to-record-year-for-krakow-airport/

Southwest Airlines Website Fails During Holiday Travel Week

Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-12-20/southwest-airlines-website-fails-during-holiday-travel-week

Staycations on the rise and foreign tourists spending more – Bank of England

Read more: http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/articles/64502/staycations-on-the-rise-and-foreign-tourists-spending-more-bank-of-england

Thai Airways Group outlook Part 2: Thai Smile to pursue more regional international expansion

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/thai-airways-group-outlook-part-2-thai-smile-to-pursue-more-regional-international-expansion-319316

The Boston-LaGuardia Shuttle Battle Heats Up

Read more: http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-boston-laguardia-shuttle-battle-heats-up-1482336839

The demise of the big birds – what now for the A380 and 747-8I?

Read more: http://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/270461/the-demise-of-the-big-birds-what-now-for-the-a380-and-747-8i/

The Great Christmas and New Year Getaway in full swing

Read more: https://abta.com/news-and-views/news/the-great-christmas-and-new-year-getaway-in-full-swing

United Aircraft Corporation forecasts demand for aircraft to reach 41,000 in 20 years to 2035

Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/news/united-aircraft-corporation-forecasts-demand-for-aircraft-to-reach-41000-in-20-years-to-2035-627117

Wizz Air secures Hungarian PSO rights to serve Balkan capitals

Read more: http://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/270520/wizz-air-secures-hungarian-pso-rights-to-serve-balkan-capitals/

Irish Aviation News:

Aer Lingus Regional Records 19% Increase in Christmas Passenger Numbers

Read more: http://www.ittn.ie/news/aer-lingus-regional-19-increase-christmas-passenger-numbers/

Aircastle, easyJet complete purchase/leaseback program for 10 Airbus aircraft

Read more: http://www.financial-news.co.uk/38814/2016/12/aircastle-easyjet-complete-purchaseleaseback-program-fo/

Avolon delivers one Boeing B737-800 to Malindo

Read more: http://avolon.aero/avolon-delivers-one-boeing-b737-800-to-malindo/

Belfast City Airport recognised for its environmental efforts

Read more: http://www.airport-world.com/news/general-news/5987-belfast-city-airport-recognised-for-its-environmental-efforts.html

Bombardier delivers first of three Q400 turboprop to Irish leasing company Elix Aviation Capital

Read more: http://www.adsadvance.co.uk/bombardier-q400-delivered-to-elix.html

Dublin Tech Summit: flight partners CityJet

Read more: http://mcomm.ie/dublin-tech-summit-flight-partners-cityjet/

Firm behind Stobart Air makes first profits since 2010

Read more: http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/news/firm-behind-stobart-air-makes-first-profits-since-2010-35309807.html

Funding for regional airports totals €5.5m following latest grant support

Read more: http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/funding-for-regional-airports-totals-55m-following-latest-grant-support-35314422.html

Irish emigrants return home for Christmas to Knock Airport #OnThisDay 1990

Read more: http://www.rte.ie/archives/exhibitions/922-christmas-tv-past/287750-knock-airport-at-christmas/

Ireland West Airport staff raise over €30,000 for three Irish charities in 2016

Read more: http://irelandwestairport.com/utility/news_details.aspx?id=403

Ireland West Airport to Welcome 30,000 Passengers Over Christmas

Read more: http://www.ittn.ie/news/ireland-west-airport-welcome-30000-passengers-christmas/

New routes can transform tourism in Clare

Read more: http://clareherald.com/2016/12/new-routes-can-transform-tourism-in-clare-28676/

Ryanair threatens to take Irish government to court over air tax ruling

Read more: http://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/ryanair-threatens-to-take-irish-government-to-court-over-air-tax-ruling-7pr8hm68g

SMBC Aviation Capital enhances its Airline Marketing team

Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/32339

Stobart Confirms New Southend Routes With Flybe From May 2017

Read more: http://www.lse.co.uk/AllNews.asp?code=7mb0b0gk&headline=Stobart_Confirms_New_Southend_Routes_With_Flybe_From_May_2017

That Was 2016 – Cormac Meehan, ITAA President

Read more: http://www.ittn.ie/news/2016-cormac-meehan-president-pf-itaa/

This unexpectedly brilliant Ryanair ad sums up the reality of Christmas at home in Ireland

Read more: http://www.dailyedge.ie/ryanair-christmas-ad-2016-3154670-Dec2016/

United Airlines: No consultation with Ó Muilleoir ahead of Hamilton’s £9m aid

Read more: http://www.irishnews.com/news/2016/12/22/news/no-consultation-with-finance-minister-ahead-of-simon-hamiltion-s-9m-hand-out-to-airline-giant-847898/

Why Ireland rocked travel in 2016 & hidden gems for 2017

Read more: http://www.rte.ie/lifestyle/travel/2016/1215/839027-why-ireland-rocked-travel-in-2016-and-some-hidden-gems-for-2017/

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

To Be Updated

Tweets of the day:

@airkarp ANA will use the A320neo on international short-haul routes, such as flights between Japan & China, starting next month.

@airkarp Delta: ’17 to be ‘transition year’ w/ fuel prices rising for 1st time in 4 yrs & pressure from higher labor costs & product investments.

@Airlineroute Alaska Airlines has started placing AS code on Virgin America service since Tuesday 20DEC16.

@Airlineroute Kuwait Airways 777-300ER to fly to New York JFK on 25DEC16.

@aviationirancom Iran Air has expressed its intention to use A321 on flights to Istanbul-Ataturk. #Iran.

@BiddyEarly Monsignor James Horan walking down the runway of the completed #Knock airport – part of Irish photographic iconography #strangeoccurences.

@e_russell SkyWorks raising equity to become lessor.

@Jazzap 58 out of 60 @JetBlue E190s now equipped with #FlyFi.  Nearly done!.

@jonostrower Amazing: 14 777-300ERs going to United in 2017.

@KianiKress  Hungry all the time: @lufthansa to swallow @SunExpress_De Germany joint venutre with @TurkishAirlines says @fvwde.

@KianiKress . @lufthansa low cost @eurowings 32 Munich destinations, no daily, London Amsterdam Paris 6/week, 19 dest 2/W or less, overlap LH in Italy.

@MargaretCan Belfast City Airport sold by owners EISER Global Infrastructure Fund as part of portfolio sale to 3i funds managed by 3i Investments plc.

‏‏‏Today’s Videos Picks:

Boeing T-X Takes Off

https://youtu.be/0hVxFCI_hjg

Boeing’s 2016 Fan Favorites

https://youtu.be/kOi6BxrC-W4

Certified: A321neo with Pratt & Whitney engines

https://youtu.be/XN24V6SmoJ4

Embraer and AirSprint make maiden voyage of Legacy 450 business jet to Hawaii

https://youtu.be/vqKxTu88ODQ

In the making: Lufthansa’s first A350 XWB

https://youtu.be/puPV56CNi2A

Irish Air Corps Easter Rising Commemoration DVD trailer

https://youtu.be/eVW3dX8jwOs

Mike Boyd on the US-China sales in aviation

https://youtu.be/OU_EsrBBC2g

Qatar Executive Gulfstream G650ER Private Jet at MEBAA 2016 – Qatar Airways

https://youtu.be/grwICwuYNeU

SWISS Pilots flying the C Series for the first time

https://youtu.be/KIao35T1Td0

Watch our Newbie D-AIXA Grow Up | Lufthansa

https://youtu.be/lFOGnbuAIEg

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