Published on December 19th, 2017 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 19/12/2017
Acumen Aviation Blog Posts:
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 18 December: http://bit.ly/2jbBKLw
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 18 December: http://bit.ly/2CVpOpT
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 18 December: http://bit.ly/2ARFHff
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 18 December: http://bit.ly/2kF7yso
USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 18 December: http://bit.ly/2kGc3CZ
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
BA sees new distribution capability as tool in battle with low-cost carriers
CAPA Global LCC Summit 2018: finance, strategy, long haul & corporate travel. Singapore 1/2-Mar-2018
Delta Chooses Airbus Over Boeing in $12.7 Billion Jet Deal
EasyJet statement on acquisition of Air Berlin operations
Fernandes unhappy over Mavcom move to equalise PSC rates at airports
IAG: Cancellation of Treasury Shares
IAG warns UK government to keep Heathrow costs in check
Lufthansa latest to switch to revenue-based loyalty programme
Prices will have to rise, says Loganair boss
The statistics that show why Norwegian has rattled BA
Turkish Airlines Mulls Low-Cost Push With Independent AnadoluJet
United Airlines Will Be First U.S. Carrier Since Continental To Fly Mainland-Tahiti
Irish Aviation News:
A really simple lesson I received on employee engagement – Qantas CEO Alan Joyce
British Airways Launch New Dublin-Manchester Route
Emirates Airlines Dublin route Expansion on the cards if the Gulf revenue stream holds up
Expanding Volotea at Risk to Repeat Ryanair’s Mistakes, Says Skycop
HNA executives buy stock in Avolon parent to help boost confidence
How pilots defeated Michael O’Leary: the real inside story
IAG CEO Willie Walsh calls for a breakdown of Heathrow expansion costs to ensure customers aren’t “ripped off”
IMPACT Statement: Ryanair
Read more: http://www.impact.ie/statement-ryanair/
Liège Airport: a new Belgian destination for Ryanair ?
Productive meeting between Bombardier and Canadian and Irish unions, says Unifor
Ryanair’s Boss Is In Danger of Outstaying His Welcome
Ryanair 2nd airline in Luxembourg
@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.
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