Published on February 20th, 2017 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 20/02/2017

Acumen Aviation Blog Posts:

Acumen Aviation Announces 2016 Operational Review:

Acumen Aviation Featured In Global Transport Finance:

China Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 13 February :

Global Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 13 February:

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 13 February:

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 13 February:

Aircraft Update:

EI-EWT Boeing 757-28A c/n 29381  I-Fly Ferried Shannon-Moscow Vnukovo 17/02/17 after interim storage.

EI-FSD Airbus A330-343 c/n 1554 Intrepid Avn Partners Ferried Mojave-Bangor-Zurich 16-17/02/17 for Turkish Airlines.

EI-FTV Boeing 737-800 c/n 44770 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 16/02/17.

EI-GAL Airbus A320-214 c/n 3789 Aer Lingus being painted at Ostrava 18/02/17 ex VQ-BAZ.

N717FR Aibrus A321-211 c/n 7536 Frontier Airlines Delivered Toulouse-Belfast-Gander-Tampa International 16/17-02/17. 

N778AS Boeing 737-4Q8(F) c/n 25110 ASL Airlines (Belgium) Delivered Shanghai-Tolmachevo-Copenhagen-Liege 11-13/02/17 to become OE-IAY.

OE-IAB Boeing 737-4Z9(F) c/n 25147 ASL Airlines (Belgium) Air-Test at Liege 16/02/17 prior entry to service ex N947NZ. 

VQ-BBB Airbus A320-214 c/n 3823 Aeroflot Ferried Mineralnye Vody-Ostrava 17/02/17 for Aer Lingus as EI-GAM.

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Dublin based Global FBO Consult Receives IBAC IS-BAH I3SA recognition:

DCU Masters student launches survey exploring effectiveness of Flight Time Limitations:

Emirates Airlines 2600th Boeing 777 flight to Dublin:

Global Trek Aviation welcomes last production Gulfstream G150 to Belfast:

Global Aviation News:

Air Canada says higher fuel costs will hit margins

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Air Canada Tumbles After Pricier Fuel Saps Profit Forecast

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Air France Pushes Long-Haul Plans as Profit Beats Estimates

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Airline restructuring: successful survival strategy or more of the same?

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Boeing’s Late-Night Demands Send British Supplier Tumbling

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Bombardier Sees Business-Jet Rebound as Boost From U.S. Nears

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Boeing’s South Carolina Mechanics Reject Union in Blow to Labor

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Could Rising Fuel Prices Crush Airline Stock Rally?

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Free Meals Return in Coach on Some of Delta’s Longest U.S. Trips

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Icelandair opts for Scimitar Blended Winglets to cut fuel costs

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IndiGo Continues To Rule Indian Skies Even As January Market Share Dips Slightly

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Iran Reaches Lease Financing Deal For 77 Boeing, Airbus Planes

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Langevin Flips and Now Supports Airport’s Position on Norwegian Air in Rhode Island

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Loyalty Myths: Are frequent flyer miles a liability? 

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NAC to auction Boeing 757, asking price $1.7 million

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Now That Cuba Is Open, Americans Aren’t Going

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People are now ready to pay a premium to fly with Vistara: Sanjiv Kapoor Chief Strategy Officer

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Pulling THAI out of a tailspin 

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Retired Airline CEO Says Cheap Oil, Low Fares Here For A While

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The secrets of success for LCCs

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Trump, With Praise for Boeing CEO, Hints at Big Fighter-Jet Deal

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What Airline Investors Should Look Out for in 2017

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What Happens When Two Bankers and an Engineer Get a Billion Dollars?

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Wizz Air to launch Frankfurt flights

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Irish Aviation News:

British Airways: New Summer Sun Flights From Dublin And Edinburgh

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British Airways To Operate New Weekly Dublin-Ibiza Service

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Confirmation of transatlantic flights from Cork expected within days

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Cork Airport begins major upgrade of facilities

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Cork Airport sees 6% increase in passengers as new routes added

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Dublin Airport Tops Major Airport Growth In 2016

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Foynes Air Show soaring to new heights

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Judge rejects Google bid to strike out amended Ryanair claim

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Poland a key market for Ryanair

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Positive indications on SDZ status for IWAK says Hynes

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Runway restrictions will have ‘horrific’ impact

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Ryanair announces new Edinburgh routes if air tax is cut

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Ryanair launches record winter 2017 Scotland schedule

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Ryanair targets 40% rise in passenger numbers on Romanian routes in FY 2018 

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Travel Extra’s Sunday Supplement 19 February

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Tweets of the day:

@ghimlay .@flyvolaris has reduced Q1 capacity growth by about 5%, after seeing dip in demand post US travel restrictions.

@e_russell “We will continue to evaluate our in-flight dining options to ensure customers in every cabin have an enjoyable experience,” says @united.

@ghimlay .@CopaAirlines has seen higher load factors, yields, expects trend to continue into 2017.

@ghimlay .@CopaAirlines would rather @Avianca choose @united for a partner, than another US carrier, says @PedroHeilbron


@winglets747 Cathay Pacific to soon announce winter-only long-haul destination, following seasonal experimentation with summer service to Barcelona.

@winglets747 Has anyone seen Emirates A380s -EDE & -EEJ? Haven’t flown recently. Mx? Unconfirmed rumour of Emirates A380s parked, withdrawn from service.

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