Published on April 28th, 2017 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 28/04/2017
Acumen Aviation Blog Posts:
Amit Tyagi SVP Technical & Asset Management Market Perspective on Airbus A350-1000 and Boeing 787-10: http://bit.ly/2oz2QRX
Boeing 737 MAX 9 Completes First Flight: http://bit.ly/2qeI7il
Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner Completes First Flight: http://bit.ly/2ow6pYY
China Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 24 April: http://bit.ly/2pX9am7
First Airbus A319Neo performs maiden flight: http://bit.ly/2q5MixQ
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 24 April: http://bit.ly/2prWG5V
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 24 April: http://bit.ly/2oD4zRj
India Aviation industry newsletter 24 April: http://bit.ly/2pXd9ik
USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 24 April: http://bit.ly/2on1xFq
EI-GBF Boeing 737-8FZ Norwegian Air International Registered 27/04/17 ex LN-NGK.
TC-LOG Airbus A330-343 c/n 1651 Turkish Airlines Delivered Zurich 25/04/17 ex EI-FMI.
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Dublin Airport connecting traffic soars by 66% in March: http://bit.ly/2pa8p98
SWISS introduces state of the art technology Bombardier CS100 on Dublin route: http://bit.ly/2otNg8g
Global Aviation News:
Airbus Wrestles With Problem Planes as Profit Halves
American Air CEO Pivots for Labor Peace by Speeding Raises
Bombardier CSeries 100 secures steep approach clearance
British Airways Unveils Plans For JFK Terminal 7
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/34055
British Airways aiming to capitalise on weaker sterling
China Aims to Reach Airworthiness Pacts With U.S., EU This Year
Europe’s big five airline groups embrace disruption via digital innovation; some more than others
Georgia aviation market Part 2: a case study on liberal policies driving rapid airport growth
Italy invites bidders to buy ailing Alitalia
Lufthansa CFO says not interested in buying Alitalia
‘New OSL’ officially opens to the public
Norwegian strengthens London Gatwick & Singapore Changi LCC hub position: long haul low cost Part 2
United plans competitive response to long-haul LCCs
With costs climbing at American, Southwest, will passengers pay the price?
WOW air grows next-generation fleet, acquires first Airbus A320neo
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/34100
Irish Aviation News:
Andriy Guck: Ukrainian challenge for Ryanair
Avocet Aviation signs agreement with SMBC Aviation Capital and expands operational capabilities
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/34079
Belfast City Airport targeting “sweet spot” of European flag carriers
Historic First Direct Transatlantic Flight to Depart from Cork Airport on 1st July
EI-FVS Boeing 737-800 Norwegian First Flight
EI-FYA Boeing 737-8 MAX Norwegian First Flight
Jet Lessor DAE Sees Gap for Narrow-Body Deal After AWAS Takeover
Malaysia Airline CEO Peter Bellew says offers to lease A330s from Alitalia
NAC purchased and immediately leased back one Embraer E190, MSN 19000202, to Virgin Australia Airlines
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/34122
Passenger numbers continue to increase at Shannon Airport
Ryanair is looking for brilliant tech brains to work with them
Ryanair to fly from Boryspil and Lviv – Infrastructure Minister
SMBC Aviation Capital to purchase three new Boeing 737-800s
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/34067
Thomas Cook UK schedules Belfast – Cancun in June/July 2017
@ICTBiz_dmccoy Boeing CEO on 787: our plan is still to go to 14 a month by the end of the decade.
@jonostrower Muilenburg says rate cut on 777 is holding at 5.5/mo in August. 3.5/mo when 777X comes in. 90% sold out in 2018 & 19, includes Iran deal.
@jonostrower Boeing CEO Muilenburg: 737 Max “oversold” to 2020, reaffirms 57/mo rate and “pressure to go higher.” Top 20 736 airlines have underbought.
@Oliver__Clark Airlines likely to reduce routes into the UK from spring 2019 due to Brexit uncertainty says Ryanair’s CMO Kenny Jacobs #RoutesEurope.
@R_Wall Boeing CEO says still work to do on 737 Max 10 business case; feedback positive.
@R_Wall China Southern announces contract for 20 Airbus A350-900s. 6 deliveries in 2019, 6 in 2020, 4 in 2021, 4 in 2022.
@R_Wall Pratt & Whitney plans additional GTF endurance testing this year to ID any further potential technical issues not yet seen #Airbus.
Asian Aviation Editor Matt Driskill on outlook for China airlines BBC 27 April 2017
Aviation Technology of the Future
Hate the middle seat on airlines? This start-up can help
Trump: Airlines shouldn’t be prevented from overselling
Qatar Airways at Arabian Travel Market 2017
Uber Invests in Plans for Electric VTOL Air Taxi Network – AINtv
United Airlines Creating Customer Solutions Team | CNBC
12 New Destinations to Discover in 2018 – Qatar Airways