Published on January 16th, 2017 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 16/01/2017
Acumen Aviation Blog Posts:
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D-AISF Airbus A321-231 c/n 1260 Lufthansa Ferried Shannon-Frankfurt 14/01/17 after interim storage.
N1821V Airbus A319-132 c/n 2383 Veca Airlines Ferried El Salvador-Tucson-Phoenix Goodyear 12/01/17 on return to lessor AerCap.
OM-GTF Boeing 737-86J c/n 28070 Go2Sky Delivered Istanbul-Bratislava 13/01/17 ex D-ASXK leased from BOC Aviation.
Global Aviation News:
Air Canada and Virgin Australia codeshare, in a North American market dominated by Qantas
Air Traffic Overhaul, Infrastructure Funding Top Considerations: Chao
Alitalia: “everyone has to pull in the same direction” – ongoing issues, and viability is at stake
BA’s move to scrap inflight meals may be a health blessing, claims Cheapflights
Boeing: Drawing Up The Balance After 500 Dreamliner Deliveries
Boeing Wins $22 Billion Plane Order From India’s SpiceJet
Brazil to allow 100 pct foreign ownership of airlines -ministry
British Airways Struggles To Launch Buy-On-Board Food And Drinks
Discovery from Bombardier and U.K. Universities Could Improve Conductivity of Composites
‘Drastic action’ needed in Alitalia turnaround
Exclusive: interview with Iran Air’s CEO Farhad Parvaresh
‘Full’ Heathrow Extends European Hub Lead as Terror Hurts Rivals
KLM boss slams Schiphol for hampering the airline’s growth
Lion Air puts aircraft delivery on hold this year
Manchester airport passenger numbers still flying despite a ‘Brexit drag
Mexican airlines: growing US protectionism creates a cloud of uncertainty over 2017
New Omani startup Salalah Air to launch regional services
Qatar Airways pressures engine maker, sees early Boeing 777-9
Vietnam Airlines 2017 outlook: slower growth and smaller profits as competition intensifies
VietJet Air 2017 outlook: IPO to fund accelerated international expansion as competition intensifies
WestJet wants ‘more fuel-efficient’ aircraft for overseas expansion, CFO says
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus chief says it’s not his job to make disgruntled frequent flyers happy
Brussels Airlines to wet-lease Superjets
Dublin Chamber of Commerce say second runway is needed at Dublin Airport
Elaine Chao stays quiet on Norwegian Air’s US market bid
Finnair to increase flights on Dublin-Helsinki route
Flybe’s luck of the Irish
Hub role helps Dublin Airport to a record 27.9m passengers
NAC delivered one ATR 72-500, MSN 538, to PT Trigana Air Service on lease
Ryanair expands London Stansted service in S17
Ryanair shifting growth away from UK despite deal on Stansted
Southwest and NetJets Pilots Urge President-elect Trump to Reverse NAI Foreign Carrier Permit
Stansted expansion is not reversal of Brexit vow, insists Ryanair
The boss of Aer Lingus warns Reykjavik could steal transatlantic traffic from Dublin
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Tweets of the day:
@ghimlay .@Delta has seen a lot of pressure on LGA-BOS, after @JetBlue’s debut on the route.
@ghimlay .@Delta expects JV with @Aeromexico to go into effect 1 April.
@ghimlay .@Delta is intent on turning up the heat on @AlaskaAir with its new seven SEA routes – AS is sole carrier on five of them.
@ssegraves Croatia Airlines sold five coveted London-Heathrow slots to Delta for $19.5 million.
@winglets747 Ryanair COO about partnering with other airlines: “Instant hubs could be available right across Europe.”
@winglets747 Ryanair wants to transfer passengers to Norwegian, Aer Lingus & others to disrupt xfer subsidies to flag carriers.
@winglets747 Qatar Airways to serve Nice, maybe Lyon but France woefully underserved. Protectionism denying benefits to France.
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Istanbul Wild Weather: 1,800 Turkish Airlines flights cancelled alone
More airlines are rolling out Wi-Fi on flights