Published on August 16th, 2017 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 16/08/2017
Acumen Aviation Blog Posts:
3rd Acumen Aviation China Event To Take Place in Beijing: http://bit.ly/2uTnL4h
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 14 August: http://bit.ly/2hY3BAO
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 14 August: http://bit.ly/2vBtjhX
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 14 August: http://bit.ly/2uUul6N
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 14 August: http://bit.ly/2vw1XuX
USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 14 August: http://bit.ly/2hZf7vI
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
SAS Airlines increases Irish leased fleet: http://bit.ly/2fpXWmo
SX-DVL Airbus A320-232 c/n 3423 Aegean Airlines to Lufthansa Technik 14/08/17.
Global Aviation News:
Air Berlin Files for Insolvency as Etihad Pulls Funding Plug
Air Berlin’s Magnificent Flying Bankruptcy Machine
Air Berlin Throws in the Towel
Bangkok Airways SWOT Part 1: partnerships, network and Samui Airport ownership are big strengths
Bangkok Airways SWOT Pt 2: intensifying competition, high CASK & airport constraints are challenges
Cathay Pacific: depressed results but there may be rays of hope. Time to regain the initiative
Delta Memo Signals Plan for New Bombardier Jet in L.A., New York
EasyJet could swoop for parts of Air Berlin as it goes into adminstration
Emirates faces tough decisions over the future of the A380
Etihad Airways Statement On airberlin
Low Fares And Snack Fees—How No-Frills Favorite Norwegian Air Went Global
Lufthansa and German Government to support restructuring of airberlin
Monarch Airlines owner mulls bid for Alitalia
Monarch reports losses of £290m as it reviews business model
New flights strengthen Thailand’s status as global aviation hub
The Real Losers in Air Berlin’s Demise
Irish Aviation News:
Apollo Aviation Group Acquires 38 Aircraft in H1, 2017
Avolon urges Boeing to continue tweaking 737 Max family
Dublin Airport is closing in on 30m passengers for 2017
Profits soar to €1.4m at Atlantic Aviation
Record number of North Americans fly into Dublin in July
Ryanair calls for new measures as drink disturbances rocket
Ryanair claims support for rival Air Berlin breaks competition rules
Ryanair purchases over 500,000 shares as part of its buyback scheme
Shannon airport on the lookout for branding guru
@AlexInAir @airberlin Lufthansa and German Government will restructure @AirBerlin in a bid to save the airline. Cuts expected to employees, routes, aircraft, etc.
@e_russell Air Berlin liquidation sounds like the German equivalent to Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the US.
@ghimlay Avianca plans to add 4th and 5th European destinations later this year or early 2018, says CEO (One is most likely Frankfurt).
@vl_bryan In this case, air Berlin can keep flying because of the govt bridge loan. Otherwise it would have had to ground planes.
@flyingjok Cyprus based Cobalt Air is latest to plan hi-speed wifi for pax to download entertainment to own tablets/phones saving weight & costs on IFE.
@winglets747 Sensitive time for German govt ahead of Sept elections. Lufthansa prefers a weak airberlin instead of expanding easyJet/Ryanair.
Airlines slashing fares for fall
Business Extra: International Aviation Academy Norwich
Catch a glimpse of how SriLankan Airlines portrays the Sri Lankan culture in its service !
JetBlue Partners With Gladly To Upgrade Customer Service Tech | CNBC
Ryanair Launches Voice Controlled Bookings & New Zodiac Slimline Seats!
9 Facts about the A380 Onboard Lounge | Emirates Airline