Published on March 30th, 2017 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 30/03/2017
Acumen Aviation Blog Posts:
Airbus establishes new training facility in India to meet growing demand: http://bit.ly/2nKLtfb
Acumen Aviation Announces Launch Of EMPower: http://bit.ly/2mYDCaq
Bombardier CS Series completes landmark flights: http://bit.ly/2ng1q95
China Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 27 March: http://bit.ly/2nXctsr
Global Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 27 March: http://bit.ly/2nEdHIn
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 27 March: http://bit.ly/2nEbsF2
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 27 March: http://bit.ly/2nrrmlL
OE-IFB Boeing 747-4B5ERF c/n 33516 Altavair AirFinance air-test at Victorville 25/03/17 prior delivery to ASL Airlines Belgium.
OE-IFD Boeing 747-4B5ERF c/n 33945 Altavair AirFinance air-test at Victorville 25/03/17 prior delivery to ASL Airlines Belgium.
9V-SLK Airbus A320-233 c/n 3821 Silk Air Ferried Singapore-Sharjah-Athens-Shannon-Kemble 25-27/03/17 for part-out & scrap.
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Dublin Airport Launches No Drone Zone: http://bit.ly/2mqzMtn
Global Aviation News:
American Air to Invest $200 Million in China Southern Deal
Intensifying competition in airline industry
Long Haul Low Cost operations from Central Europe
Lufthansa Warns Brexit to Hit U.K. Airlines as EU Plays Tough
Made-In-India Dornier 228 Civilian Plane Set To Take Flight In May
New airline faced delay on take-off
Pratt to Supply Spare Engines as Turbofan Glitches Persist
Qatar Air Chief Accelerates India Push, Plans New Routes to U.K.
Skift Forum Europe: Norwegian Air Hopes Its Low-Cost Revolution Is Just Beginning
The Boeing 747 Will Struggle For Years To Come
Turkish Airlines Defers Airbus Aircraft Beyond 2020
Virgin Atlantic Braces for a Loss and Blames the Pound
When transatlantic airfares cost $65, someone needs to foot the bill
777-300ers a game change for KC
Irish Aviation News:
Across the Aisle from IAG CEO Willie Walsh on Why His Long-Haul, Low-Cost Airline Will Work While Others Won’t
Christine Ourmieres-Widener joins ERA Board
Companies in unique collaboration to invent new aircraft seat
Datalex revenues surge on back of moves into Chinese market
Six-in-a-row record for Belfast International
SMBC Aviation Capital and Sky Airline complete three A320neo aircraft deal
Tweets of the day:
@airwayslive Branson says that AS will have to continue to pay a licensing fee til 2040 regardless of whether they use the Virgin America brand or not.
@e_russell $ALK will decide on whether it will remain an Airbus operator (after leases expire) by the end of 2017, says CFO Pedersen.
@e_russell “We think we’re going to be a wonderful, value-based airline somewhere in the middle there,” says $ALK. Between all-Y and lie-flat products.
@e_russell “The Airbus airplanes will be with us for a long time,” says $ALK CFO Pedersen referring to the fact that VX A320 leases continue thru 2024.
@emirates Emirates makes history as our @Airbus A380 lands in 3 new cities in 3 continents in 1 day #A380Casablanca #A380Narita #A380SaoPaulo.
@winglets747 Ryanair on post-Brexit aviation policy: “the UK Government seems to have no plan B” .
Today’s Videos Picks:
Airborne 03.29.17: F-16 Makes A Move, Sumwalt to NTSB, DJI Proposes Drone IDs
Airlines Speed Up Lost Luggage Recovery Process
An interview with Mbuvi Ngunze, CEO, Kenya Airlines
Boeing 787 Dreamliner: Comfort in the Sky
Electric Propulsion in Aviation
Marenco Swisshelicopter’s All-Carbon-Fiber SKYe-SH09 is a 21st Century Helicopter – AINtv
Ryanair Chief Marketing Officer Kenny Jacobs discuss the impact of Brexit on airlines.
TVAC chamber testing – European Aviation Network satellite