Published on January 3rd, 2017 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 03 January 2017
EC-JAP Boeing 737-85P c/n 33971 Sun Country Airlines Ferried Kaunas-Shannon 22/12/16 after paint prior delivery.
SP-ENA Boeing 737-4Q8 c/n 26299 Enter Air Ferried Katowice-Shannon 22/12/16 on return to lessor AerCap.
SP-ENB Boeing 737-4Q8 c/n 26320 Enter Air Ferried Katowice-Shannon 22/12/16 on return to lessor AerCap.
SP-ENC Boeing 737-4Q8 c/n 25376 Enter Air Ferried Katowice-Shannon 22/12/16 on return to lessor AerCap.
Global Aviation News:
After a challenging year, a look at the bright side of Europe travel
Alitalia handed two month stay of execution by creditors as losses deepen
Alitalia to commence plans for cost reductions by Feb-2017
Air Malta to drop Manchester route
Amsterdam Schiphol works to overcome capacity tight spot
Are Airlines Good Investments for Your Portfolio?
A Significant De-Risk For The Boeing 777
Boeing Delivers 500th 787 Dreamliner
Boeing-Versus-Lockheed Fighter Rivalry Reopened by Trump Tweet
British Airways Gives with One Hand and Takes Away with the Other
Etihad Airways’ hospitality push takes flight
European Airlines Face Formidable 2017
Germany’s Condor outlines new Italy network strategy
Gulf airlines hope Trump trade policy is just ‘bluster and growl’
IAG plans new low-cost long-haul operation from Barcelona
Iran to Get 50% Discount on $17 Billion Boeing Order
Jet2 orders four more Boeing 737-800s
Low-Cost Airline Wannabe Has Tricks for Costly Argentina
More Than 600,000 Drone Users Registered This Year: FAA
‘Over 90% of tourists arrive by air’ in Cuba, Guyana and Dominican Republic: IATA
Thai AirAsia X ends Middle East service
United focusing on domestic business, targeted fares in 2017
US firm submits lowest bid of $104.8 million to supply aircraft
Read more: http://www.myrepublica.com/news/11835
10 of the cheapest countries to go to on holiday
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus owner to launch budget transatlantic service
Emirates brings Sligo’s VOYA on board… with ‘world’s first’ moisturising pyjamas
‘Garda Ceejay’ is guest of honour at Dublin Airport
Russia’s S7 Airlines to lease 17 E170s from GECAS
Russia’s S7 Airlines to lease sixteen A320neo from Irish aircraft lessors
Ryanair adds Tel Aviv service from March 2017
Ryanair announces new summer route from Paphos to Tel Aviv
Ryanair spends €211m in two months on its own stock
South African carrier Airlink adds 11 ERJ 140s from ECC Leasing
Start of North Runway Construction Project Update December 2016
Statement of Strategy 2016 – 2019 Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport
Stobart Air begins flyBe London Southend franchise flights in S17
Travel Extra Sunday Supplement 25 December
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Travel Extra Sunday Supplement 1 January
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US unions say Irish flights are an early test for Trump
Waterford Airport gets €1m grant despite no air services
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 2 January: http://bit.ly/2iZkj2r
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 2 January: http://bit.ly/2iuVBE2
Tweets of the day:
@Kenny_Jacobs Ryanair vs Aer Lingus ads on social are like an episode of East Enders vs Glenroe.
@Lebeaucarnews Interesting. President-elect raises the public pressure on $LMT to cut costs on the F-35 or risk losing the deal.
@McWhirterAlex Low-cost competition intensifies at Munich in 2017. Transavia adds 3 new destinations but Eurowings takes the bisciuit with 30+ [NL].
@PEdmondAero IAG to start new #Barcelona-based long-haul low cost carrier in 2017 with 2 A330s, evaluating N & S Atlantic routes.
@sn26567 .@Alitalia ’s board of directors approved the second phase of the airline’s business plan. Next two months critical.
@realDonaldTrump Based on the tremendous cost and cost overruns of the Lockheed Martin F-35, I have asked Boeing to price-out a comparable F-18 Super Hornet!.
Today’s Videos Picks:
Aer Lingus | From Our Seat To Yours | #TeachtAbhaile
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RUAG Aviation — Dornier 228 operations Lufttransport A.S.
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