Published on January 10th, 2017 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 10/01/2017
EI-UNU Boeing 777-212 c/n 28998 Vim Avia being prepared for delivery in Singapore 07/01/17 ex 9V-SRB.
N336NV Airbus A319-111 c/n 2176 Allegiant Air Delivered Shannon-Bangor-Goodyear 08/01/17 ex 5H-FJA.
OO-TSB Boeing 777-FHT c/n 37138 ASL Airlines Belgium Ferried Liège-Singapore 08/01/17 in TNT colours for Fedex.
OO-TSC Boeing 777-FHT c/n 37138 ASL Airlines Belgium Ferried Liège-Singapore 03/01/17 in TNT colours for Fedex.
VP-BVX Boeing 777-212 c/n 28514 Vim Avia entered service 08/01/17 ex EI-UNS.
Global Aviation News:
Air France deploys its first Boeing 787 on discovery services around France in Jan-2017
Boeing’s book:bill shortfall draws market ho-hum
Boeing 787 Has Sold Like Hotcakes, But Expert Says Demand Could Drop After 2020
Boeing logs 280 orders from ‘Unidentified Customer(s)’ in Dec-2016
British Airways Owner Tops Air France With 100 Million Customers
Could Bristol Airport be losing the WOW factor?
Deferrals grow as airlines fight to keep bottom line
Etihad Airways says next phase of Alitalia business plan to be announced this week
Flybe announces London Heathrow as its fifth London airport, but will its various operations from the UK capital in S17 be sustainable?
FlyNiki to cut 13 European destinations, Abu Dhabi route
Four Start-Ups Join IAG’s Hangar 51 Accelerator
How to Remake the Most Famous Airport in the World
Iran takes ownership of first passenger jet under sanctions deal
Italy to Meet Alitalia Executives With 1,600 Jobs on the Line
It’s official: Alitalia deal falls through
Lion Group 2016 fleet analysis: slower growth following 737 cancellations & increased focus on FSCs
Lufthansa 2017 growth plans driven by Air Berlin, Brussels deals
Norwegian Air part 1: a second UK long haul base at Edinburgh. Matches Virgin on Gatwick-US seats.
Qatar Airways partners with Novo Cinemas with 7 luxury service
These Are the Best- and Worst-Performing Airlines in the World
Tim Clark expects a ‘flat’ 2017 for Emirates
US airlines Part 1: labour and oil costs create challenges for the Big 3 airlines as 2017 begins
US ULCC Frontier faces the same cost challenges from impending labour deals as other large airlines
Irish Aviation News:
Air Canada Rouge Dublin-Vancouver route plan for Summer 2017 as of 4 January
Aer Lingus owner IAG tops 100 million passengers in 2016
Aer Lingus stands by controversial AerClub despite twitter storm
Belfast International airport now fifth busiest in the UK
Luddite O’Leary wants Ryanair to become the Amazon of travel [Paywall]
North set to lose only direct daily air service to US
Norwegian Air case will define the president’s aviation legacy
Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary: Voters were “lied to” by Brexit campaigners over staying in the Single Market
Strike threat at Aer Lingus over transatlantic sandwiches [Paywall]
Tech moron’ O’Leary wants Ryanair to be Amazon of travel [Paywall]
$300 round-trip to Ireland cheapest ever offered says Norwegian Air
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Free Lecture An Introduction to Aer Lingus – Guests, Growth and Gateway by CEO Stephen Kavanagh: http://bit.ly/2i5Up8d
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 2 January: http://bit.ly/2iZkj2r
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 2 January: http://bit.ly/2iuVBE2
Tweets of the day:
@Airlineroute Canadian Transportation Agency on 05JAN17 approved British Airways – Alaska Airlines codeshare service on US – Canada routes.
@Airlineroute SWISS plans Bombardier CSeries CS300 first revenue flight on 09OCT17.
@Airlineroute SWISS’ ARJ100 service at Zurich is now scheduled until 14AUG17. Last overall flight remains unchanged on 28OCT17.
@Airlineroute Week of 08JAN17’s @OAG_Aviation update shows Air Kiribati flight listing under IATA code IK, instead of ICAO code AKL.
@ghimlay .@KLM to introduce A350 in 2020 (by @MROreporter).
Today’s Videos Picks:
Aero-TV: The Surf Air Model – Aviation by Subscription
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IAG Hangar 51 Pitch Day
Qatar Airways Travel Festival – Qatar Airways