Published on November 10th, 2016 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 10/11/2016
Global Aviation News:
ACI EUROPE reports EU airport growth outstrips non-EU airports in 3Q2016
ACI EUROPE: Traditional segmentation between LCCs/FSCs, different sized airports is ‘blurring’
Agreement on the purchase of VLM Airlines by a Dutch investment Group
Airbus A320neo Customers Gird for Delays Due to Pratt Issues
Airline Survey: MRO Rocks, Widebody Flops
Allegiant Air: unit revenues could still turn positive in mid-2017 as cost pressures rise
A Trump Presidency Will Be Good For U.S. Airlines
British Airways reveals travel predictions for year ahead
Delta Has Managed Capacity In The Face Of Rising Competition & Increasing Pressure On Unit Revenues
Emirates profit falls 75% on stronger dollar
Flybe cautions Brexit vote could hurt aviation industry
Flybe plans to ‘cautiously test routes’ in next 12 months
IAG – Capital Markets Day – long-term targets confirmed
Korean LCC t’way grows Daegu base, seeking expansion outside congested Seoul, Busan
Lion Air cancels six 737-900ER orders, downsizes another to Boeing 737-800
Preclearance for Stockholm and maybe more
President Trump and US aviation. A likely reversion to protectionism
Sichuan Airlines to receive first A350 in 2017
Trade poised to digest impact of Trump US presidency
Trump’s Election Casts Doubt on “Boeing’s Bank,” International Aviation Trade; Will He Pivot?
WestJet prepares to lock in unit revenue growth to outpace cost inflation in 2017
Wizz Air CEO: carrier’s net margin is 16%
WTM 2016: Finnair eyes more UK regional flights as it goes for growth
Irish Aviation News:
Achill drone conference hears of exciting times ahead in industry
AerCap Holdings N.V. Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter 2016 and Authorizes Share Repurchase Program of $250 million
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/31679
Aer Lingus unveils summer schedule from George Best Belfast City Airport
Air ambulance could save ‘up to 50 lives’ each year
Avolon delivers one A320NEO to IndiGo
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/31680
Belfast International Airport has welcomed an important new visitor making its first appearance in Northern Ireland….the Boeing 787 Dreamliner
BOC Aviation Delivers First Of Five New Aircraft To Air China Under Purchase-And-Leaseback Arrangement
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/31702
Brexit to affect Ryanair revenue into FY2018
Dublin Airport was Europe’s Fastest Growing Major Airport in Q3
European officials deny blocking United Airlines aid deal
Irish-based Apollo Aviation to get $640m securitising 35 aircraft
Keith Woods Joins EVIPS
Northern Ireland Air Ambulance lifts off in Belfast
Ryanair expects to handle over 200m passengers by Mar-2024
Ryanair launches a mammoth 38 new routes this week
Ryanair Holdings – Getting bigger and better; traffic and ancillary targets raised; new €550m buyback
Testing of innovative new system completed
WOW air expands transatlantic services from Cork Airport
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 7 November: http://bit.ly/2fyDQ4g
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 7 November: http://bit.ly/2exbZR4
Tweets of the day:
@AirPortr_UK “There is still huge value to be created in the industry” insights with #IAG Willie Walsh & Sir Tim Clark #WTMLDN #aviation #tourism #Travel.
@alexjcornwell .@Emirates airline report 75% H1 net profit drop to Dh786m ($214m), Group H1 profit down 64% to Dh1.3bn ($364m) – statement.
@e_russell There are more new US destinations in @AerLingus’ “pipeline”, says IAG chief Walsh. Added BDL, LAX and EWR in 2016.
@e_russell .@TurkishAirlines plans to ground 30 aircraft and end service to 22 cities, sources.
@GenCTraveller #IAG CEO Willie Walsh: “The travel industry is more experienced than most at dealing with global crises” #WTMLondon.
@KyriakosGeorge Willie Walsh: ‘Never met anyone who flies for the food. If you give them crap food, they won’t eat it and we’ll end up throwing it’ #WTMLDN.
@sarah_treecomms Without #asia @finnair would be a 3rd of its size .
@sarah_treecomms Joint ventures make up 20-25% of current @Finnair business & see becoming part of conglomerate a possibility for future of aviation #pekka.
@sarah_treecomms @WTM_London @finnair plans to double capacity to #Asia by #2018 #pekka.
Today’s Videos Picks:
John Strickland shares his views on aviation at WTM London 2016
LCY STEM in Aviation Event
Swiss International Airlines’ New Strategy
World Travel Leaders: Brexit, How Will It Change UK Travel – Inbound and Outbound?
WTM Aviation Programme – Interview with Sir Tim Clark & Willie Walsh