Published on December 8th, 2017 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 08/12/2017
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
D-ATUC Boeing 737-8K5 c/n 34684 TuiFly to Lufthansa Technik 29/11/17.
EI-DSC Airbus A320-216 c/n 2995 Allegiant Air Ferried Rome FCO-Shannon 07/12/17 to become N272NV.
EI-FPU Candair CRJ900 c/n 15439 Cityjet Delivered Montréal-Keflavik-Copenhagen 07/12/17 in SAS Colours.
LN-RGB Boeing 737-86N c/n 38034 SAS Airlines to Lufthansa Technik 29/11/17.
LN-RPK Boeing 737-783 c/n 28317 SAS Airlines to Lufthansa Technik 26/11/17.
LN-RNU Boeing 737-783 c/n 34548 SAS Airlines to Lufthansa Technik 29/11/17.
LN-TUK Boeing 737-705 c/n 29096 SAS Airlines departed Lufthansa Technik 29/11/17.
Global Aviation News:
A Battle With Pilots Still Haunts the World’s Worst Aviation Stock
Airlines urge Dutch ‘drop tax plans’
Air Austral and Air Madagascar close equity JV
Alitalia New Uniform Shows How Italy Does Bankruptcy: With Style
Arab carriers balk at expansion in East Asia due to “overcapacities”
Azul Airlines aims to replace its oldest Embraer jets by accelerating A320neo deliveries
British Airways CEO Alex Cruz Says ‘No Apology’ for Dropping Free Food
China’s largest airline sees profits ahead — and is bullish on Europe
Easyjet to take on Lufthansa within Germany starting in January
Era of free meals on short-haul flights to end: BA chief
Global city pairs top 20,000 for the first time
Lufthansa’s Air Berlin Concessions to EU Fall Short
SAS launches SAS Go Light to the USA – for travelers who travel light
U.S. Airlines Are Predicting a Much-Needed Boost From This Year’s Holiday Season
Irish Aviation News:
Bombardier Rejects Brexit Border in Irish Sea
Easyjet and Ryanair target Tegel
Fly Leasing reveals it has $2bn for fleet growth
Ireland’s airports must become ‘Brexit-proof’
RiM and Aer Lingus in new onboard retail programme
Ryanair Faces Europe-Wide Strike Threat as Pilots Push for Union
Ryanair presses for Air Berlin slots and eyes potential German bases
Ten million tourists visited Ireland this year, spending €5.78bn
Tourism Ireland launches 2018 marketing plans
@airkarp WestJet’s ULCC, Swoop, will charge passengers a fee for water.
@e_russell Interesting, $WJA to directly target US ULCCs that pick up Canadian traffic on the US side of the border with Swoop.
@e_russell Virgin Atlantic will fly to ATL, Barbados, JFK, LAS and MCO from Manchester in April 2018.
@e_russell $WJA will have a “fully fledged” premium economy cabin on its 787s. #paxex.
@globetrotter154 @VirginAtlantic to lease 4 A330-200 to run the @manairport operation from March 1st 2018. Ex Air Berlin aircraft to be used, and retrofitted to VS standards later in 2018 @MaslenAviation.
@Icelandair @ryankirkpatric4 We have regretfully decided to suspend the Birmingham route. We are shifting our focus in the UK/Ireland market. We will begin a Dublin service from May 2018; our capacity on current gateways will increase from 36 to 44 weekly flights.
Airbus Blade Project
Attorney General and Minister for Civil Aviation announce Fiji Airways direct flights to Japan.
Ireland West Airport Aviation Gallery
Kevin Cullinane Cork Airport – Republic Of Talk Series2
MoS for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha discussing the future of the growing Indian economy