Published on May 5th, 2017 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 05/05/2017
Acumen Aviation Blog Posts:
Acumen Aviation Chief Technical Officer (CTO) Amit Tyagi discusses market prospects for new
Airbus A350-1000 and Boeing 787-10 aircraft: http://bit.ly/2pc1AAn
China Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 2 May: http://bit.ly/2pSzcqQ
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 2 May: http://bit.ly/2qt3nSy
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 2 May: http://bit.ly/2qogszr
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 2 May: http://bit.ly/2p40ZR1
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USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 2 May: http://bit.ly/2p12oXF
EI-FVR Boeing 737-800 c/n 42279 Norwegian Air International Delivered Boeing Field-Oslo 03/05/17.
M-DMLM ATR72-212A(500) c/n 527 Elix Aviation Capital Ferried Toulouse-Francazal-Toulouse-Sønderborg 04/05/17 ex B-22803.
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:
Air France Shows Signs of Recovery on Improved Bookings, Fares
Airline Leaders Lambasted at Hearing on Passenger Treatment
Alitalia: Is this the end of the line? An airline that is no longer commercially needed
Bankrupt Again, This Time Alitalia Will Struggle to Find Rescuer
Charleroi Airport: Minister François Bellot proposes the creation of a new Belgian Railways stop
Doncaster’s iconic Vulcan engines to roar once again
Emirates evaluates outsourcing of inflight retail programme
Etihad Faces Tough Call on Air Berlin After Alitalia Bankruptcy
Global Air Freight Demand Increases 14% in March
ICAO delegation visits Cairo to inspect airports, aviation authority
Nigeria: Registered Aircraft To Pay More Insurance Premium
Norwegian’s entry a reminder of changing world of air travel
Oman Air Plans Major Aircraft Order Even as Break-Even Delayed
Qatar Airways adds 12 cities; perhaps time for Emirates to combine with flydubai
Turkish Airlines part 1: possible upside to 2017 capacity & fleet plan as recovery beats expectation
Travelers Flying High On Discount Air Fares
UDAN Will Make Air Travel Affordable For Many, But Not The Poor
Volotea celebrates five years of flying; fleet of 28 aircraft expected to carry 4.3 million passengers on over 240 routes in 2017
Irish Aviation News:
Air Transat adds extra Dublin flights to keep up with demand
AWAS Acquires Boeing 787 Dreamliner on Lease to Air Europa
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/34239
Decision on the Interim Review of the 2014 Determination Related to the North Runway
Declaration of Winter 2017/2018 Coordination Parameters at Dublin Airport
Commission Paper 3/2017 28 April 2017
EI-FVR Boeing 737-800 Norwegian Delivered
EI-FZT Boeing 737-800 Ryanair First Flight
“Lessor’s get-together” in Dublin
NAC delivered one Bombardier Dash 8-Q400, MSN 4328, to Hawaii Island Air, Inc. on lease
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/34237
Norwegian has completed financing of additional 9 aircraft
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/34258
Norwegian Air’s US flights face court challenge
Ping An Leasing Delivers Airbus A350-900XWB Wide-body Aircraft on Sale and Leaseback to Ethiopian Airlines
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/34256
Southend to Dublin flights would be a big positive for the town
“We’re going for the hat trick”…Aer Lingus returns to Airbus-sponsored Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run with 12 entrants
@A350_Production MSN115, @Delta’s first A350-900, is expected to move to paint within the next days. We should see her fully painted in around 2 – 3 weeks.
@e_russell “I don’t think the gov’t of Italy is interested in seeing [Alitalia] shut down like Swissair shut down in 2001,” says ALC’s Udvar-Hazy.
@e_russell Lessor ALC sees Airbus A320neo delivery delays creeping into 2018, execs say on 1Q17 earnings call.
@e_russell “We’re more interested in the 797 than another derivative of the 737,” says lessor ALC chair Hazy.
@jonostrower Confirmed: C919 now targeting 2pm for first flight in Shanghai. That’s 2a ET/11 PM PT.
Aer Lingus Hello Summer
Airborne 05.03.17: Evolutionary Upgrades, John Goglia, UAS Facility Maps
Airlines Made $4.2 Billion in Baggage Fees Last Year I Fortune
EU court rules bird strikes are not airlines’ fault
United – Taking Action to Always Put Customers First
Weak Pound Seen to Spur Travel to U.K.