Published on March 20th, 2017 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 20/03/2017
Acumen Aviation Blog Posts:
Airbus Disrupts travel market with unique Airbus A380 online booking tool: http://bit.ly/2n944BN
Boeing 737 MAX 8 Gains FAA Certification as Boeing 737 MAX 9 Rolls out: http://bit.ly/2nuUVRq
Embraer Rolls Out the E195-E2: http://bit.ly/2n2dNZY
Thought Leadership: ISTAT Americas Industry Outlook: http://bit.ly/2ndlixZ
EI-FPM Candair CRJ900 c/n 15429 Cityjet Delivered Montréal-Keflavik-Helsinki 16/03/17 in SAS Airlies colours.
EI-FZE Boeing 737-800 c/n 44778 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 17/03/17.
N494CS Boeing 737-4MO c/n 29202 GECAS Ferried Lasham-Shannon-Gander-Portsmouth-Dothan 17/03/17 for cargo converison ex 5N-BPR.
N764CK Boeing 767-3P6 c/n 26234 Kalitta Air Delivered Teruel-Willow Run-Oscoda–Wurtsmith 17/03/17 prior cargo converison ex EI-UNB.
N804MD Embraer 170SU c/n 17000016 GECAS Ferried Griffiss International-Fort Lauderdale-Luis Muñoz Marín-Salgado Filho International 13-14/03/17 prior delivery to S7 Airlines.
5N-JID Airbus A330-223 c/n 927 Arik Air Ferried Lagos-Bordeaux 17/03/17 after storage ex EI-EWG.
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Dublin Airport Launches No Drone Zone: http://bit.ly/2mqzMtn
Global Aviation News:
Air Canada’s Chief Says U.S. Becoming More Competitive
Airlines: The New Business Model That Is Changing The Game
Alitalia announces major re-think in business model
Alitalia cuts into narrowbody fleet as board approves new plan
Argentine ULCC startup Flybondi to launch with Boeing 737-800s
BA’s Owner to Launch Cut-Price Airline Between U.S. and Europe
China’s Homemade C919 Jet Poised for First Flight by End-April
Government May Amend Rules On 100% Ownership By Foreign Airlines
Enroute A380 wake flips Challenger 604 upside down
Etihad Plans Its First A380 Paris Flights as Terror Fears Ease
HNA Buys Fourth Site Near Old Hong Kong Airport for Mega-Project
Hong Kong Losing Sheen Makes Cathay Business Model Obsolete
JR Technologies and IAG Join Forces to Develop NDC Software
Kuwait Airways Grows 777 Fleet…And Moves Tech Stop To Manchester
Lufthansa Profit to Fall This Year as Fares Extend Slide
Norwegian’s CEO says he will halt Swedish expansion if aviation tax passes — and move to Denmark or Norway instead
Pope’s favourite airline is the latest premium carrier to go budget
Regional airports seeing change in airline business
Southwest Will Ditch Pneumatic Tubes and Paper Tickets in $800 Million Upgrade
Trump to Propose Spinning Off U.S. Air-Traffic Control From FAA
United’s New Flights Stoke Fears of a Seat Glut Across Industry
Wall Street Frets as United and American Duel For Share at Key Hubs
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus increases capacity on Dublin-Toronto route
Airport shareholder tussle cast shadow over proposed Pardubice Ryanair link
Alitalia will end code-share with Air France on Paris-Dublin as one of a long list of terminations
Alan Joyce’s advice to other airlines after his Qantas success? Adapt
CDB Leasing aims for 500-600 aircraft portfolio
Developing and maintaining a route network – BHD shares the secrets of its success
EI-FVN Boeing 737-800 Norwegian First Flight
How Brexit is fracturing the Irish market for British tourists
New destinations, records and tackling legislation – what’s next for BFS?
Oakland: New European airline will connect Bay Area with Barcelona
Qantas Turnaround Wizard Joyce Has a One-Word Lesson for Cathay
Rescue 116 tragedy: History of the Irish Coast Guard
Ryanair faces ‘headwinds’ against earnings target
Ryanair: New Poznan Base Announced
Ryanair and Wizz Air sees growth potential in Ukraine skies
Shannon Airport new headline sponsors of the Travel Media Awards
Shannon to draw up masterplan to help secure future of airport
Travel Extra’s Sunday Supplement 19 March
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White Paper: Spotlight on Northern Ireland
Walsh’s IAG beats O’Leary to the transatlantic chase
Tweets of the day:
@AAPAirlines Closer collaboration of airports, airlines & governments key to coordinating infrastructure planning decisions to meet future demand growth.
@Airlineroute IBERIA and QATAR Airways to launch reciprocal codeshare partnership from 20MAR17.
@airlineroute IBERIA and QATAR Airways to launch reciprocal codeshare partnership from 20MAR17.
@JournoDannyAsia However @cathaypacific probably needs an IAG style Willie Walsh slasher to deliver huge transformation and change.
@RedHotSquirrel Ryanair will have more competition, as other destinations in Europe are set to follow. This is “just the start”, says Willie Walsh, IAG CEO.
@vl_bryan Lufthansa to base further 5 A350s at Munich, on top of 10 already announced.
@winglets747 Boeing’s head of Asia sales: Alan needs an up-gauge but sorry John, we have the 777X.
@winglets747 This has potential to be significant: HNA buys into owner of Asiana Airlines, Kumho.
Today’s Videos Picks:
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Lufthansa forecasts 2017 profit fall