Published on January 11th, 2017 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 11/01/2017
D-ABFO Airbus A320-214 c/n 4565 Air Berlin Ferried Shannon-Dusseldorf 10/01/17 after paint into Eurowings Colours.
EC-ITN Airbus A321-211 c/n 2115 Iberia Airlines Ferried Madrid-Dublin 10/01/17 for paint into all white colours prior return to lessor.
Global Aviation News:
Africa: ‘Cooperation, Not Rivalry, Is the Solution for Africa’
Canada’s two largest airlines embark on 2017 on solid footing; ULCC threat remains a wildcard
Etihad Airways Said to Seek $2.6 Billion for Boeing, Airbus Jets
Malaysia Airlines To Order 25 Widebodies In 2017
Norwegian Air part 2: long haul growth shows its strategic innovation, but increases debt burden
Scoot 2017 outlook: challenging market conditions and Europe launch could impact profitability
Smaller Airports Get the Attention of International Carriers
VietJet Forecasts 30% Profit Rise Ahead of February Listing
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus Viscount awards cleared for take-off
Airport is evaluating tenders from airlines
Apollo Aviation Grows Fleet By 64% in 2016
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/32516
‘At least three’ airlines in talks over US air route
Elix Aviation Capital Limited announces Volker Fabian as new Chief Executive
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/32513
Last United Airlines flight from Northern Ireland to US departs from Belfast
Margareta Vrablova joins Atlantic Aviation Group
Norwegian Air looking at taking on the Belfast to New York route
Passenger numbers up 8% at Cork Airport
Ryanair expands Lamezia Terme / Naples routes in S17
Ryanair’s mobile app ranked no.1 airline app in Europe
Ryanair seizes Lufthansa’s crown as Europe’s biggest airline by passengers
Up, up and away, passenger numbers take off at Donegal Airport – Glasgow and Dublin services report 25% growth
US labour union calls on President Barack Obama to halt Cork flights plan
Acumen Aviation Blog Posts:
China Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 10 January
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 10 January
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 10 January
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
Tweets of the day:
@emmakhenderson Such an inspiring talk by @AerLingus pilot Lisa Cusack on the power of passion, hard work and never giving up. ✈️😎#aerlingusSLSummit
@e_russell DOT opens proceeding for Delta-Aeromexico #MEX and #JFK slots 🔒via @ghimlay.
@e_russell United shifts Auckland to seasonal status, citing demand and Air New Zealand JV.
@ghimlay US and Mexican airlines have until 23 Jan to apply for slots to be divested from @Delta/@Aeromexico anti-trust approval.
@winglets747 Cathay Pacific expected to soon announce a new route. Berlin and Munich in the rumour mill, but most likely seasonal service to Barcelona.
@winglets747 Norwegian CEO: 30% of intercontinental pax use its European short-haul network (Unclear if self-connections or what).
Today’s Videos Picks:
Aero-TV: Bristell Shares – Finding an Affordable Way into Light Sport Aviation
KLM CEO on Being Named Best for On-Time Performance
Schiphol presents.. China Airlines A350
Skyfusion: Helping Aviation Connect
Southwest Airlines announces new routes from Indianapolis
Southwest Airlines to start flying out of CVG in June