Published on January 4th, 2017 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 04 January 2017
LZ-AWH Airbus A320-232 c/n 2914 AWAS Ferried Taipei Songshan-Clark International-Guam International-Honolulu International-Puerto Vallarta-El Salvador International 23-27/12/16.
N32109 Airbus A321-231 c/n 668 Universal Asset Mngm Ferried Istanbul-Keflavik-Bangor-Tupelo Regional Airport 23/12/16 for part-out & scrap ex EI-ETH.
OE-IEZ Airbus A330-343 c/n 1157 GKL Aircraft Ireland Ferried Taiwan Taoyuan International-Clark International 27/12/16 ex B-22105.
TC-LOE Airbus A330-343 c/n 1592 Turkish Airlines Delivered Zurich-Istanbul 23/12/16 ex EI-FLT.
VP-BDV Airbus A330-223 c/n VIM Avia Delivered Dublin-Ulyanovsk Vostochny 23/12/15 ex OE-IEA
VP-CQX Embraer 190LR c/n 19000233 GECAS Ferried Amman-Exeter International 22/12/16 for Air Costa.
Global Aviation News:
Airbus’s A380 Woes Deepen as Top Buyer Emirates Delays Jets
Airport pairs: Western Europe-US shows the value of open skies as routes and new entry proliferate
American Airlines is shrinking in Phoenix
Best and Worst For Frequent Travelers: Aviation 2016, Year In Review
Can Delta, United, American Declare Mission Accomplished In 2017?
Delta Drops Boeing Dreamliner Order Inherited From Northwest
Emirates defers deliveries of 12 Airbus A380s
Emirates, Etihad facing layoffs
Four Airliners That Could Shake The Airbus-Boeing Duopoly In The Single-Aisle Market
Garuda Eyes $10b Annual Turnover by 2020 With Its ‘Sky Beyond’ Strategy
Hoteliers unaware of Air Malta decision to cut unprofitable Manchester route
Investigators Study Flight Recorder From Black Sea Jet Crash
Lufthansa wants to take over Sun Express Germany
New in-flight entertainment options could see the end of traditional seat-backed entertainment
Norwegian to offer flights to New York for less than £60
Qatar Airways finalizes stake in LATAM
Russia’s UAC looks for efficiency and increased civil sales
Sukhoi Superjet 100 Fleet Inspection Completed
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/32410
The Best Airlines For Business Travelers In 2017
VIM-avia takes delivery of two more Boeing 777
WestJet to pursue more widebody aircraft following pilots’ approval
8 Coming Travel Trends for 2017
Irish Aviation News:
Avolon delivers another A320neo to IndiGo
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/32414
Belfast City Airport is sold as part of £500 million investment deal
Flying high with an ‘aer’ of confidence
MIA meets with Ireland, U.K. Consuls General to strengthen business ties
New year likely to see a burgeoning of options for Boston-Ireland flights
Passengers flying from Heathrow to Northern Ireland set to save £10 on trips
Plenty of high flying in the aviation sector despite some storm clouds
Shannon Airport confident of a strong 2017 ahead
Shannon Closes Gap On Cork
VOYA Partners with Emirates Airlines
Whatever happened to… The long-overdue Metro North?
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:
@chring13 @e_russell @FlightGlobal With the deferment, AA may end up taking the higher MTOW A350-900 as it will become available in late 2018.
@e_russell Newark opening hits Southwest at Washington National.
@ghimlay .@AviancaBrasil will add IGU to its route map in March 2017, with daily service from GRU.
@starflyergold BER-News (which will shock no one): the opening of Berlin’s new airport is now expected in 2018 (DE).
@winglets747 Air India and Jet Airways had 90% of India’s domestic market in 2003. In a few years, it could be 10%.
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