Published on January 17th, 2018 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 17/01/2018
Acumen Aviation Blog Posts:
Acumen’s Amit Tyagi qualifies as a certified ISTAT appraiser: http://bit.ly/2mA89wm
Acumen Aviation Announces 2017 Operational Review: http://bit.ly/2DmZcP9
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 15 January: http://bit.ly/2mx4oYE
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 15 January: http://bit.ly/2D6J6bd
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 15 January: http://bit.ly/2Dy8aZK
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 15 January: http://bit.ly/2raLtbs
USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 15 January: http://bit.ly/2ra0DOb
CS-TKW Airbus A330-322 c/n 96 HiFly being for delivery in Perpignan ex EI-FSF.
N530LA Boeing 767-346F c/n 35818 Star Air Ferried Abu Dhabi-Shannon 14/0/18 to become OY-SRW.
VP-BHB Boeing 777-2Q8 c/n 29402 Orenair Ferried Amsterdam-Dublin 16/01/18 for painting into Ukraine International colours.
Global Aviation News:
Airbus Condemns Brexit, Trump as Double Protectionist Threat
Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-15/airbus-ceo-condemns-brexit-trump-as-double-protectionist-threat
Amsterdam Shows Size Matters as It Leads Europe’s Airport Charge
Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-15/amsterdam-shows-size-matters-as-it-leads-europe-s-airport-charge
Air France-KLM to present five-year strategic plan in June – CEO
Read more: https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-air-france-klm-strategy/air-france-klm-to-present-five-year-strategic-plan-in-june-ceo-idUKKBN1EZ2KN
Alitalia restructure needed before Lufthansa sale
Read more: http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/articles/295583/alitalia-restructure-needed-before-lufthansa-sale
British Airways/IAG Narrows Search For Global PR Support
Read more: https://www.holmesreport.com/latest/article/british-airways-iag-narrows-search-for-global-pr-support
British Airways’ slimline changes add few perks for business class
Read more: https://runwaygirlnetwork.com/2018/01/14/british-airways-slimline-changes-add-few-perks-for-business-class/
Delta Air Lines: Multiple Expansion Ahead
Read more: https://seekingalpha.com/article/4137335-delta-air-lines-multiple-expansion-ahead
Delta Air Lines Just Revealed It’s Making a Lot of Money From People You’d Never Expect (And Delta Never Expected Either)
Read more: https://www.inc.com/chris-matyszczyk/delta-air-lines-just-revealed-its-making-a-lot-of-money-from-people-youd-never-expect-delta-never-expected-it-either.html
IAG hopeful that it can complete Niki acquisition promptly
Read more: https://www.reuters.com/article/niki-ma-iag/ba-owner-iag-hopeful-that-it-can-complete-niki-acquisition-promptly-idUSFWN1PB0KI
IAG tells Heathrow: Sell Express rail link and focus on running airport
Read more: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/business/ba-owner-iag-tells-heathrow-sell-express-rail-link-and-focus-on-running-airport-hrlsbjzq9
Loosening of Fare Restrictions a Likely Benefit for China’s Airline Sector, But Obstacles Remain
Read more: http://www.capitalwatch.com/article-1646-1.html
Predictions for travel and aerospace in 2018, and the age of Trump, are an unsolvable puzzle
Read more: https://centreforaviation.com/insights/analysis/predictions-for-travel-and-aerospace-in-2018-and-the-age-of-trump-are-an-unsolvable-puzzle-393033
SRQ Thinks Allegiant Could Ultimately Prove a Game Changer
Read more: http://thebradentontimes.com/srq-thinks-allegiant-could-ultimately-prove-a-game-changer-p19416-158.htm
Swiss airline Belair taken over by investment company SBC
Read more: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-belair-buyout/swiss-airline-belair-taken-over-by-investment-company-sbc-idUSKBN1F42OF
What Does Buffett See In United Continental And The Airline Industry?
Read more: https://seekingalpha.com/article/4136564-buffett-see-united-continental-airline-industry
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus ranks amongst highest globally for On Time Performance
Read more: https://www.incentivetravel.co.uk/news/airportairline/43023-aer-lingus-ranks-amongst-highest-globally-for-on-time-performance
EI-GDS Boeing 737-800 Ryanair First Flight
Read more: http://boeing-test-flights.blogspot.ie/2018/01/ei-gds-b737-800-ryanair-first-flight.html
EI-GDT Boeing 737-800 Ryanair First Flight & Flown to Spokane, Wa for painting
Read more: http://boeing-test-flights.blogspot.ie/2018/01/ei-gdt-b737-800-ryanair-first-flight.html
IAG Group airlines plan Croatia expansion
Read more: http://www.exyuaviation.com/2018/01/iag-group-airlines-plan-croatia.html
Norwegian to hire more staff as it grows Dublin base
Read more: https://www.independent.ie/business/jobs/norwegian-to-hire-more-staff-as-it-grows-base-36484729.html
Over 20,000 visitors set to attend the Holiday World show in Belfast
Read more: https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/travel/over-20000-visitors-set-to-attend-the-holiday-world-show-in-belfast-36490418.html
Ryanair confident that most flyers will pay €5 extra for carry-on bags
Read more: https://www.independent.ie/life/travel/travel-news/ryanair-confident-that-most-flyers-will-pay-5-extra-for-carryon-bags-36492614.html
Ryanair is still Europe’s most valuable airline
Read more: https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/business/ryanair-is-still-europes-most-valuable-airline-822934.html
Ryanair renews interest in NIKI takeover
Read more: http://atwonline.com/airlines/ryanair-renews-interest-niki-takeover
What Do You Get When You Mix Cathay Pacific Asia Miles, Ireland, the Rest of Europe, and Some Most Awesome Travel Tools?
Read more: http://lazytravelers.net/cathay-pacific-asia-miles-ireland-europe-travel-tools/
@airlinewriter Average US airfares in 3Q of last year were 30% lower than in 2000 after taking inflation into account, says DOT. Prices do NOT include extra fees charged by the #airlines.
@atterseeluftfah Vietnam Airlines waits for ULR aircraft to open US west coast services – Airbus confirmed SIA is scheduled to receive its first A350-900 ULR aircraft in 2018.
@e_russell Frontier and Volaris plan to begin codesharing on US-Mexico routes from this Spring, pending regulatory approval.
@ghimlay Embraer logged 86 net firm orders for commercial aircraft in 2017, almost double of that in 2016. It delivered 101 E-Jets last year.
@Oliver__Clark Air Malta agrees labour deal with pilot union closing the fifth and final productivity deal sought with workers.
ATOL Avion Amphibious light sport aircraft, US Sport Aviation Expo Sebring Florid 2018
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