Published on December 14th, 2017 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 14/12/2017
Acumen Aviation Blog Posts:
Acumen Aviation appointed as asset manager for two Boeing 737-800 aircraft: http://bit.ly/2nNA5kf
Acumen Aviation Offsite 2017: http://bit.ly/2BgFGFd
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 11 December: http://bit.ly/2z0Y7Mh
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 11 December: http://bit.ly/2nODi3f
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 11 December: http://bit.ly/2jvsS7d
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 11 December: http://bit.ly/2BR7rB1
USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 11 December: http://bit.ly/2iRVh3n
G-OZBT Airbus A321-231 c/n 3546 Wings Capital Partners Ferried Toulouse-Montpellier 11/12/17 in Monarch Airlines colours.
Global Aviation News:
Alaska Air and jetBlue work toward key fleet decisions; Airbus and Embraer await the outcome
American Airlines maintains higher leverage levels as its fleet revamp continues full steam ahead
EasyJet outlines 20 new summer UK routes
EU and Tunisia conclude negotiations for ‘far reaching’ aviation agreement
Europe’s aircraft fleet: two clear shifts highlighted by analysis of CAPA Fleet Database
European Commission confirms Brexit implications
flydubai debuts new financing plans to add Boeing aircraft to fleet
Istanbul Atatürk Airport to close but its legacy promises continuing regional dominance by Istanbul
Joon: Europe’s (compromise) newest airline manages to break all the LCC subsidiary start-up rules
Lufthansa Drops Plan to Buy Air Berlin’s Niki Unit
Norwegian purchases additional slots at London Gatwick to support continued UK expansion
Norwegian Air turns up heat on IAG with Gatwick slots deal
UK airports set for new routes to China as flight rules are relaxed
Slovenia’s Adria-owned Darwin Airline declares bankruptcy
United Airlines: Should We Expect Recovery?
Vietnam Airlines assesses 777X, A350-1000 for USA service
Irish Aviation News:
Berlin battleground: easyJet’s Tegel domestic routes intensify Lufthansa competition; Ryanair set to base nine aircraft too
Doors to manual and crosscheck: doing business the Ryanair way
Dublin Doubles Down on Transatlantic Traffic
Infrastructure Minister Omelyan: Talks with Ryanair coming to an end
NAC delivered one Embraer E190, MSN 19000085, to Georgian Airways on lease
New easyJet destinations from Belfast could create up to 175 new jobs
Russia, Ireland set up trade and economic cooperation – Aviation
Read more: http://tass.com/economy/980801
Ryanair announces 250,000 more seats from Ireland for next summer
Ryanair is apparently making all the wrong noises in Frankfurt
SAS Ireland Welcomes First Aircraft
Will the dominance of Norwegian in NA come to Dublin?
@airkarp Fuel/labor cost trends continue for US airlines in 2017 3Q: according to DOT, fuel costs up 11.6% year-over-year and labor costs up 6.6% year-over-year.
@FG_STrim Despite everything this small Latvian carrier’s weird press release says, Boeing assures me there is no such thing as a “737 Max 9 Extended Range” with a “4,000nm range”, but Primera Air is buying 10 real 737 Max 9s.
@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.
@Oliver__Clark US airlines have sought to emphasis the business friendly credentials of CORSIA in its dialogue with the Trump administration says A4A’s VP of environmental affairs Nancy Young.
@SpaethFlies On December 15 @berlinairport promises tonight to provide us with a reliable opening date for #BER #Airport. We are taking bets: 2020? 2021? Later? Never?.
BBC Skies Above Britain Series 1 ” When Speed Counts” – Episode 4
Boeing CEO: Leveraging the fact that 80% of world has never flown for growth
SEUS Interview with George Mavrocostas – COO of Cyprus Airways
Significant need to continue improving cost efficiency: Scandinavian Airlines CEO
WestJet Christmas Miracle: 12 Flights of Christmas