Published on December 19th, 2017 | by Alan Dwyer


Daily Aviation Brief – 19/12/2017

Acumen Aviation Blog Posts:

China Aviation Industry Newsletter 18 December:

India Aviation Industry Newsletter 18 December:

Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 18 December:

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 18 December:

USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 18 December:

Aircraft Update:

C-GTQY Boeing 737-8Q8 c/n 30724 Air Transat Ferried Prague-Shannon-Toronto 15/12/17 after summer-lease to Travel Service ex OK-TVY.

HL8212 Airbus A321-231 c/n 7985 Air Seoul Delivered Shannon-Esenboğa-Almaty-Incheon 18-19/12/17 ex D-ANJB.

Global Aviation News:

A4A and CANAERO Join Efforts to Strengthen US-Mexico Air Transport

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BA sees new distribution capability as tool in battle with low-cost carriers

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CAPA Global LCC Summit 2018: finance, strategy, long haul & corporate travel. Singapore 1/2-Mar-2018

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Delta Chooses Airbus Over Boeing in $12.7 Billion Jet Deal

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EasyJet statement on acquisition of Air Berlin operations

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Fernandes unhappy over Mavcom move to equalise PSC rates at airports

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IAG: Cancellation of Treasury Shares

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IAG warns UK government to keep Heathrow costs in check

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Lufthansa latest to switch to revenue-based loyalty programme

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Prices will have to rise, says Loganair boss

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The statistics that show why Norwegian has rattled BA

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Turkish Airlines Mulls Low-Cost Push With Independent AnadoluJet

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United Airlines Will Be First U.S. Carrier Since Continental To Fly Mainland-Tahiti

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Irish Aviation News:

A really simple lesson I received on employee engagement – Qantas CEO Alan Joyce

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British Airways Launch New Dublin-Manchester Route

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Emirates Airlines Dublin route Expansion on the cards if the Gulf revenue stream holds up

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Expanding Volotea at Risk to Repeat Ryanair’s Mistakes, Says Skycop

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HNA executives buy stock in Avolon parent to help boost confidence

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How pilots defeated Michael O’Leary: the real inside story

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IAG CEO Willie Walsh calls for a breakdown of Heathrow expansion costs to ensure customers aren’t “ripped off”

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IMPACT Statement: Ryanair

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Liège Airport: a new Belgian destination for Ryanair ?

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Productive meeting between Bombardier and Canadian and Irish unions, says Unifor

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Ryanair’s Boss Is In Danger of Outstaying His Welcome

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Ryanair 2nd airline in Luxembourg

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Tweet Picks:

@Airlineroute Air Europa in December 2017 extends codeshare partnership with Avianca Brasil to Santiago de Chile.

@Airlineroute Hainan Airlines on 19DEC17 and 28DEC17 to operate military charter on Taiyuan – Al Fashir – Beijing route, with 787-8. (A rare 787 operating flight to Sudan).

@Airlineroute  IBERIA has removed aircraft code “345” (A340-600) from schedule listing in summer 2018 season.

@ChinaAvReview #C919 No. 2 successfully completed maiden flight. Took off 10:34am and landed 12:34pm, Dec. 17, 2017 China Standard Time (UTC+8), the day exactly 114 years after the the human’s fisrt flight by Wright Brothers.

@FG_STrim Delta’s network planner Esposito makes it clear that Delta does not like the 737-700, even though it has 10 of them. The 737-700 has the highest seat-mile costs in Delta’s fleet, Esposito says. Delta does not want more.

Video Picks:

BelugaXL – FAL starts

Bombardier Offers Perspective on Airbus C Series Airliner Partnership – AINtv

E190-E2 Vmu test

John Heimlich discusses Hub airports & local communities

KLM 2017 A Year In Motion


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