Published on August 5th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 05/08/2016
D-ABCV Airbus A321-211 c/n 7260 Air Berlin Delivered Hamburg Finkenwerder-Berlin Schönefeld 04/08/16 for interim storage.
F-WTBA ATR72-212A(500) c/n 1069 GECAS Ferried Montpellier-Shannon-Sønderborg 03/08/16 in flyMe Villa Air colours.
Global Aviation News:
Airline investors: please fasten your seatbelts
AirAsia CEO: ‘We Need to Get Our Ass Kicked’
AirAsia in talks to buy Airbus’ engineering firm
ANALYSIS: International Airlines and Airports in China
British Airways completes Boeing 747 Cabin Refresh
Discount airline deserves a break
Emirates 777 sent flight data after crash landing
Ethiopian Airlines to deploy Airbus A350 XWB on London Heathrow route
HNA Completes Investment in Azul with a US$450 Million Strategic Investment by Hainan Airlines in Azul for 23.7% Economic Stake and Become the Single Largest Shareholder
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/30334
Jet2.com: growth mainly in Spain and Manchester. Overcapacity an issue, and competition strong
Jetstar Group: over 20m fares sold in 2015 for less than USD76, ‘we’re enabling people to travel’
How Heathrow Airport learned to apply tech innovation
International Business Travel to the U.S. Grew Faster Than Leisure Travel in 2015
Malaysia Airlines profitability: tracking ahead of target, but challenges remain ahead of 2019 IPO
NewLeaf begins serving 11 Canadian airports; will face competition from WestJet on four routes; bases at Hamilton, Kelowna and Winnipeg
Norwegian ASKs up almost 20% this summer; LCC’s growth is focussed on UK, Spain and transatlantic routes; Paris CDG latest airport to benefit
Qantas to fly first Boeing 787 in October 2017
WestJet’s positive unit revenue trend. 2016 still challenging for airlines, but investors encouraged
Irish Aviation News:
AerCap Holdings: The Market Is Worried About Brexit, But I Am Not
Avolon delivers one Airbus A321-200 to Air Berlin
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/30346
Avolon delivers one A320-200 to PT Batik
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/30347
Blog: Could these two planes help Ryanair and Aer Lingus to soar?
Canadian Ambassador Accepts Invite To Visit Shannon Airport
Contrasting labour at Spirit and Ryanair
GE Capital Aviation Services Announces $280 million Senior Debt Financing Agreement with Aerolíneas Argentinas
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/30330
Ireland was one of strongest International Business Travel markets to United States in 2015
Ryanair flying high to mark special Leeds Bradford Airport milestone
Ryanair is cutting flights from both Sweden and Finland
Ryanair slashes London routes from Gothenburg
10 of the most Knock Airport things that have ever happened
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Emirates Airlines 121st Boeing 777 visits Dublin Airport: http://bit.ly/29X2Ipg
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 21 July 2016 : http://bit.ly/2a3SxwB
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 21-07-16: http://bit.ly/29OXTNv
Tweets of the day:
@angelygrecia AirAsia X: The DNA of any airline is its network. ASEAN is key! (Head of Commercial, Arik De) #capasummit.
@AvWeekScho Unit cost gap between full-service carriers and LCCs is greater in Asia than any other region, says @p_harbison at #capasummit.
@ivibz 54% of Australians hold passports compared to 2.6% Chinese and 6% Indians – two biggest economies. #capasummit.
@torbjorngk Shelley Roberts: Tripling of the bilateral with China. More destinations – direct vs hubs gives a 200% stimulation effect!#CAPASummit.
@WebInTravel Visas are the new battleground for #inbound #tourism – destinations trying new things eg USA, Singapore #capasummit.
@WebInTravel Sweet spot for intermediaries – only 10pc of airline #ancillaries sold through third parties #capasummit.
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