Published on May 2nd, 2017 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 02/05/2017

Acumen Aviation Blog Posts:

Boeing 737 MAX 9 Completes First Flight:

Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner Completes First Flight:

China Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 24 April:

First Airbus A319Neo performs maiden flight: 

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 24 April:

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 24 April:

India Aviation industry newsletter 24 April:

USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 24 April:

Aircraft Update:

EI-FZO Boeing 737-800 c/n 44787 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 27/04/17.

EI-GAS Airbus A319-112 c/n 1786 Air Moldova being prepared for delivery Montpellier 27/04/17.

EI-GAT Boeing 737-86J c/n 32920 AlbaStar Delivered Istabul Sabiha Gökçen-Palma 28/04/17 ex TC-TJL.

EI-IAS Boeing 737-8K5 c/n 27992 AlbaStar Registered at Shannon 28/04/17 prior delivery ex VQ-BJC.

VP-BRS Airbus A321-231 c/n 1843 Red Wings being prepared for delivery Montpellier 26/04/17 ex EI-FSU.

2-DBCU ATR72-212A(500) c/n 755 Nordic Aviation Capital Ferried Guernsey-Sønderborg  27/04/17 ex D4-CBU.

Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:

Dublin Airport connecting traffic soars by 66% in March: 

SWISS introduces state of the art technology Bombardier CS100 on Dublin route: 

Global Aviation News:

Airbus Wrestles With Problem Planes as Profit Halves

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airberlin: another record loss, but “Jack of all trades” may have a chance to escape Groundhog Day

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Air travel continues to defy global challenges

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American Airlines and Norwegian forge new partnerships for global reach: CAPA Americas Summit

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American Air CEO Pivots for Labor Peace by Speeding Raises

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British Airways aiming to capitalise on weaker sterling

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China Aims to Reach Airworthiness Pacts With U.S., EU This Year

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Delta builds in Boston to blunt JetBlue’s Logan run

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Etihad Airways Stands by Air Berlin as Losses Plunge to Record

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Europe’s big five airline groups embrace disruption via digital innovation; some more than others

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Hawaiian Airlines continues to ride a wave of positive unit revenue momentum, outshining competitors

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Iberia: capacity stabilises. IAG focuses growth on Level, its new long haul LCC

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Iran Air loses out on a Boeing 777 after Turkish Airlines strikes a deal

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jetBlue starts heavy scrutiny of Embraer 190 fleet as it works to meet cost and margin ambitions

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Norwegian overtakes Scoot as second largest long haul LCC after AirAsia X: long haul low cost Part 3

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US-China open skies: a window in 2019 – alignment of airline partnerships & airport infrastructure

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Irish Aviation News:

AerCap Signs Lease Agreement with New Airline Customer, Germania

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AerCap Signs Lease Agreement with New Airline Customer, Wamos Air

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EI-FZR Boeing 737-800 Ryanair First Flight

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EI-FZS Boeing 737-800 Ryanair First Flight

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IAA Operating Profit Up 18.3% in 2016 to €39.5m

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Lufthansa Begins Shannon Route

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Lufthansa Describes Shannon As Key Gateway To West

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Routes podcast – Ryanair’s Kenny Jacobs

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Ryanair: Only the biggest of the OTAs will survive

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Shannon Group delivers strong performance across airport, property and heritage businesses

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Sky’s the limit for Irish in Middle East aviation sector

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Travel Extra’s Sunday Supplement 30 April 

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Two unions at Dublin Airport accept WRC proposals

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Vermillion to lease eight new A320-200Neo to IndiGo

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Tweet Picks:

@Airlineroute Kuwait Airways’ westbound New York JFK service to continue operating via Shannon on/after 22MAY17.

@AvWeekScho Japan Airlines will add three 787-9s this fiscal year (thru March 31 2018). International fleet will be up one to 85 (net after exits).

@BBCPhilipSim Air Departure Tax (Scotland) Bill passes the first hurdle in the legislative process: MSPs vote for it by 112 to 4 (with 6 abstentions).

@ghimlay .@SouthwestAir has exercised five Boeing 737-800 options for 2018, will take 26 of the type next year (and 13 737 Max 8s).

@vl_bryan Air Berlin posts record annual loss, equivalent to losing over 2 mln eur a day; says seeking partner.

Video Picks:

Alitalia in crisis after rescue plan rejected

Atlantic Market Changes & Long Haul LCCs: Where Will The Market Be In Five Years?

Emirates at Arabian Travel Market 2017 | Emirates Airline

Jambo jet selects the bombardier q400 plane for fleet renewal

Q&A Session with Dublin Airport

Q&A Session with Ryanair

Ryanair Weekly News Round Up April 24 – 28

United Airlines Announces Passenger Policy Changes | CNBC


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