Published on January 26th, 2018 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 26/01/2018
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
EI-GCX Airbus A320-214 c/n 3278 Vueling Air Test at Ostrava 22/01/18 to become EC-MUF.
EI-GDR Boeing 737-800 c/n 44812 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 24/01/18.
EI-GDS Boeing 737-800 c/n 44811 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 23/01/18.
G-VWND Airbus A330-223 c/n 476 Virgin Atlantic Ferried Shannon-Tel Aviv 23/01/18 ex D-ALPB.
Global Aviation News:
Air Seychelles to axe key Paris route, aircraft & jobs
American CEO Parker defends US airline industry growth
Emirates to launch non-stop Dubai-Newark service with a second daily flight from 1 June
Etihad Grounds Airbus Cargo Jets as Strategy Review Continues
Formula One Champion Niki Lauda Rescues Airline Named After Him
IndiGo, Jet Airways Win Routes In Second Round Of UDAN
Lufthansa Group Airlines is standardizing its A320 fleet
Lufthansa to ‘play an active role’ in shaping consolidation of European airline industry
Midpoint Partners with Avios to Offer Rewards
Munich Airport CEO: New LCC market dynamics redefining airport/airline relationships
Southwest Demands Fixes for Bugs in $500 Million Booking Upgrade
United Leads Airlines Down Amid Over-Capacity, Price War Fears
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus set to hire 300 staff as long-haul routes soar
Angelica launches as new aircraft lessor
CIE Tours partners with Air Canada to offer air-inclusive guided vacations to Ireland and Britain
Dnata creates 60 jobs at new catering facility in Dublin Airport
EI-GDT Boeing 737-800 Ryanair Flown back to Boeing Field from Spokane, Wa after painting
EI-GDV Boeing 737-800 Ryanair First Flight
EI-GDX Boeing 737-800 Ryanair First Flight
mba Expands into Europe with Opening of Dublin Office
NAC places a firm order with ATR for 15 additional -600 series aircraft
Pittsburgh International Airport in talks with Aer Lingus & Norwegian on new Dublin route
Ryanair calls on French Gov’t to sell Paris airports to separate bidders to increase competition
Ryanair’s French Fancies; biggest potential for new bases in Paris, Marseille and Toulouse?
Ryanair promises ‘lowest commission in the market’ for hotel operators to list on Ryanair Rooms site
Travel Extra’s Sunday Supplement 21 January
@Airlineroute Aerolineas Argentinas to codeshare on Alitalia’s Rome – Milan Malpensa route from 01APR18.
@Airlineroute Emirates to codeshare with flydubai to Catania, Dubrovnik, Krakow, Batumi, Gabala, Kutaisi in 2018.
@e_russell American could opt for more 787-9s, or order the A330-900neo, instead of the A350.
@e_russell “Fares are too low for oil prices this high, and over time you’ll see that adjust.”
@R_Wall Lufthansa copies IAG as it moves to standardize short-haul fleet to make planes easier to swap between airline units.
Airbus launches iflyA380 iOS app taking passengers’ experience to a new level
First Airbus A350 To Greece
Gulfstream G650ER Lands at Columbia Metropolitan Airport (Cockpit) – AINtv Express
Superjumbo travel: Discussing the future of the A380
United — Realizing Our Full Potential