Published on December 5th, 2017 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 05/12/2017
Acumen Aviation Blog Posts:
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 4 December: http://bit.ly/2BGCfVI
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 4 December: http://bit.ly/2jbUU46
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 4 December: http://bit.ly/2AoQrEz
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 4 December: http://bit.ly/2kmjiDr
USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 4 December: http://bit.ly/2AooqNs
EI-FJR Boeing 737-86N c/n 36820 Ukraine International Ferried Manchester-Lasham 02/12/17 after paint prior delivery.
EI-GFK Airbus A330-223 c/n 911 AerCap Ferried Lourdes-Clark International 04/12/17 for Malaysian Airlines ex D-ALPJ.
G-ZBAU Airbus A320-214 c/n 3293 DVB Bank Ferried Kemble-London Luton 01/12/17 in Monarch Airlines colours.
Global Aviation News:
Airbus October Report: Delivery Target Lowered
AirAsia’s Journey from a Tiny Airline to Low-Cost Giant
British Airways owner IAG buying bulk of Monarch’s Gatwick landing slots
Cargolux to hire more pilots than expected on stronger demand
Chinese Tourists Won’t Help Asiana Airlines Much. Just Ask Bond Traders
Depressed pricing still hangs over Mexico’s domestic market, but demand holds steady
Designing a New Airline for Hipsters (and Air France Investors)
EU and Armenia complete negotiations for new aviation agreement
How Icelandair aims to tackle Norwegian’s transatlantic ambitions, Keflavík capacity crunch and fleet renewal
IAG Picks Paris Orly as Second Base for Discount Airline
Japan loses appeal as regional airline hub
Monarch planned long-haul switch before collapse, report reveals
New CEO McAllister Pushes Boeing to be ‘Faster, Nimbler’ as Decision Looms with New Jet
Stockton to become a “San Francisco airport”? Rebranding should help visibility, but it’s a journey
Swiss regional Darwin Airline enters insolvency proceedings
Tunisian Government planning ‘open skies’ agreement for all airports outside Tunis: report
Turbulence Ahead For Airlines As Brexit Uncertainty Continues
Turkish Airlines to create 7,000 new jobs in 2018, eyes 100 mln passengers: Turkish Airlines chair
Irish Aviation News:
Brexit could have ‘huge implications’ for aviation industry – Irish-born Qantas CEO Alan Joyce
Dublin based PowdAir seeking investors as key financial backer walks away
IAG CEO Says Aer Lingus Is Committed To Shannon Airport
Michael O’Leary’s ‘wild’ Brexit predictions now look prescient
Norwegian Air’s Irish services boost New York airport passengers
Ryanair Nov Traffic Grows 6% To 9.3m Customers
Way is clear for airport’s new runway
@airlineroute Bulgarian carrier Bul Air Ltd. now assumes IATA code LB, previously used by India’s Air Costa. This reflected in the week of 26NOV17’s @OAG_Aviation schedules update.
@airlineroute Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight to St. Petersburg on 19DEC17, will be operated by Boeing 787-8, instead of A320.
@e_russsell WestJet to introduce new “WestJet Link” commuter service to 5 cities from Calgary on Saab 340Bs opb Pacific Coastal from MAR18.
@winglets747 Emirates President Tim Clark: “Had it not been for open skies, Boeing would have sold 50% fewer aircraft”.
@winglets747 Lufthansa shows off 777-9 business class, launching in 2020. The upside is passengers know something better is coming. The downside is your competitors know what you’re doing.
Aero-TV: Really Really Close! – The Epic E1000 Readies For Certification
American Airlines, Pilots Reach Deal For Holiday Flights
Eoghan Corry Let’s Talk Tourism Nov 10 2017
Marie Astrid Baillet of Luxair in Dublin, Nov 16 2017
Hop Onboard the Shortest Flight in the World