Published on January 6th, 2017 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 06/01/2017
ER-JIM Airbus A300-605R(F) c/n 643 AeroUnion Delivered Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen-Shannon-Ottawa-Mexico City 30/31-12/16 to become XA-.
N536NK Airbus A319-133 c/n 4422 Spirit Airlines Delivered Goodyear-Tampa International 04/01/17 leased from CIT Aerospace.
OM-EEX Boeing 737-4Q8 c/n 26302 AirExplore Ferried Bratislava-Keflavik-Québec City-Miami 02/3-01/17 prior freighter conversion ex EI-FBR.
OY-JTR Boeing 737-73A c/n 28497 JetTime being prepared for delivery at Shannon 04/01/17 ex C-FKEJ.
UR-PSV Boeing 737-8AS c/n 35017 Ukraine International Registered at Dublin 04/01/17 prior delivery ex EI-EFV.
2-ITLG Boeing 737-8K5 c/n 27983 Primera Air Scandinavia being prepared for delivery at Shannon 04/01/17 to become OY-PSI.
Global Aviation News:
Air Canada stock outperforms all North American airline peers in 2016
Belgium wants to boost border checks
British Airways Faces Strike Next Week as Crews Reject Pay Deal
BOC Aviation Takes Delivery Of 250th Aircraft From Airbus
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/32466
Boeing changes to Customer Codes – Puget Sound blog
Cheap Oil Drives Airline Growth, Despite Falling GDP
China Eastern Airlines annual pax exceed 100m for the first time in 2016, 8th profitable year
China Southern Airlines fleet exceeds 700 in 2016
Embraer, contrary to others, looks to momentum in 2017
Eurowings: new Munich routes outsourced to airberlin. Frankfurt hub may be next for Lufthansa’s LCC
FAA Shelves Aircraft Engine Parts Policy
Falcon 2000LXS joins Luxaviation UK charter fleet
German demand falls below Spain in 2016; airberlin, Eurowings and TUIfly still finalising S17 as Germania, Ryanair and Wizz Air attack
HNA Group launches route attack on UK
Higher Fuel and Labor Costs Mean You’ll Pay More to Fly in 2017
How Blockchain Technology Can Improve the Airline Industry
How to… market new routes as an airline
IAG plans long-haul, low-cost flights from Barcelona
ICAO outlines priorities to 2018
IndiGo, SpiceJet Raise Red Flag Over FDI Norms In Aviation
Is Emirates Airline Running Out of Sky?
Kuwait Airways celebrates New Year with arrival of second Boeing 777-300ER
Lufthansa Group to recruit over 3000 new staff in 2017
Market, other factors emerging, creating Boeing 787 concern
Monarch chief calls for ‘hard’ EU exit
Norwegian details plans for 2017
North American carriers help airline sector report improved profits
Pressure on airlines to lower Heathrow domestic fares
Saudia retires E170 fleet, to remove 25 aircraft in 2017
Read more: http://centreforaviation.com/news/———630118
The Door Is Closing For The Airbus A380
They’re Giddy in the Private-Jet Industry at Dawn of Trump Era
Travel predictions for 2017
Uncertain Times: The global airline industry’s 2017 watch points
With pilots deal, WestJet set to expand long-haul flights
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus Regional Dublin-Liverpool service comes to an end Thursday
Aer Lingus best fit for IAG CEO Willie Walsh to champion new Barcelona based long-haul LCC carrier writes Yovanna Blanco [Spanish]
Aer Lingus: recruitment days in Italy in January 2017 [Italian]
Boeing, GECAS Announce Order for 75 737 MAXs
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/32458
Cork Airport concentrates on new destinations
EasyJet completes 10 A319 S&LB with Aircastle
Fearghal O’Connor: Busier 2017 in prospect for Irish airports [Paywall]
Intrepid Highlights 2016 Activity and Commitment to Growth
Intrepid sold A330-300 to Floreat Aviation
Kahala Aviation Announces New Engine Purchases
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/32429
Merrill Lynch cuts Ryanair, highlights IAG’s attractions
New wind turbine could ‘impact negatively’ on safety of flight path – Irish Aviation Authority
Passengers furious as Ryanair flight from Sweden delayed by 24 hours
Rise of Ryanair, Norwegian Eclipses Europe’s Old Airline Order
Ryanair carries record 117m passengers in 2016
Ryanair confirms axing Paphos-Athens route
Ryanair renews with Navitaire to enhance the passenger experience
Ryanair passenger numbers up 20% in December
Shannon Group finance boss quits ‘for new opportunities’
Six Nations Wales v Ireland: Cityjet to add new routes ahead of clash
SMBC Aviation Capital directors receive €18m in benefits
Stanfield airport eyes Dublin as possible future passenger destination
Staycation – Cork Politician encourages Cork people to stay in Cork
Trump urged to block Norwegian Air’s Ireland-US flights
YW064 Ryanair 737 line 6229 N1786B low approach on a B1 flight from Renton 21 December
£2 million cost of air ambulance to be split between charity partner and health service, claims minister
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:
@e_russell US airlines to benefit from tax depreciation changes, writes Cowen’s Becker.
@e_russell “[US] network carriers would rather have customers book up than actually buy basic economy,” writes Cowen’s Becker on new no-frills fares.
@flyLAXairport ✈️✈️ @vueling, Spain’s low-cost airline, plans to launch at LAX with flights to Barcelona in June 2017.
@IranAir_IRI #Iran looks ahead to sign deal for #ATR commercial jets. #IraAir #ATR72 @ATRaircraft #aviation #business.
@Johnslattery100 Momentum will be a key theme at Embraer Commercial Aviation in 2017. Listening carefully to customers is critical.
@jonostrower HNA Group’s assets are now bigger than any U.S. airline & larger than IAG & Lufthansa combined.
@jonostrower One of the most expensive markets in the U.S. gets a new airline.
@winglets747 HNA seeks London Heathrow slots. Anyone selling? Based on the premiums HNA buys at, you might hit the jackpot.
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