Published on January 29th, 2018 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 29/01/2018
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
C-FYXF Airbus A321-211 c/n 5038 Air Canada Rouge Ferried Woensdrecht-Shannon 23/01/18 ex OE-LCI.
EI-DSE Airbus A320-216 c/n 3079 Allegiant Air Ferried Rome Fiumicino-Shannon 26/01/18 to become N274NV.
EI-FED Boeing 737-8KN c/n 40236 Jet Airways Registered at Shannon 25/01/18 ex A6-FDF to become VT-JTN.
EI-SIE Airbus A320-251N c/n 8058 SAS Airlnes (Ireland) Delivered Hamburg Finkenwerder-Stockholm Arlanda 29/01/18.
Global Aviation News:
Airbus’s A380 Finds New Life on Malaysia Air Pilgrim Trips
Airline Slump Deepens as `Risky’ Growth Bet Stirs Fare Worries
American considers A330neo and 787 among A350 options
Asian Budget Airline Pioneer Says AirAsia May Buy More Jet
Boeing aims for half of 100-150 seat sector with 737-7
Boeing’s New 787 Dreamliner Won FAA Approval Before Shutdown Hit
Chinese Airline Stocks Could Soar Even Higher
Ctrip Sees Surge in New Chinese Passports Spurring Tourism Boom
Don’t Blame All of Tourism’s Decline on Trump. Just Most
Etihad subsidised every airberlin ticket sold by EUR25 on average: Lufthansa
Etihad should merge with Emirates, Davy report argues
Heathrow Plans Sloping Runway to Cut Costs by $3.4 Billion
How easyJet is quietly looking to rise above its rivals
Norwegian Air Argentina granted an Air Operator’s Certificate by the Argentine Government
Norwegian signs agreement with Widerøe
Wall Street Is Not Excited About United Airlines’ Growth Plan
Wizz CFO: Booming Market Keeping Ailing Carriers Alive
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus to drop Cork to Munich flight
Apollo Aviation Group Prices AASET 2018-1 Trust
Balkan Holidays embarks on 40% expansion from Belfast International
Belfast International Airport has welcomed the decision by Ryanair to add Manchester to its list of destinations served from Northern Ireland
CityJet will relaunch Florence flights from Docklands
Cork to Rhode Island is Norwegian’s top route
Emirates SkyCargo launches pharma corridor on Dublin Airport route
Irish boss reaches for the skies
Irish people splashing out on holidays like Celtic Tiger times
Liverpool Airport: We hope for more Ryanair flights
Shannon Airport Set To Undergo Facelift In New Terminal Building
Travel Extra’s Sunday Supplement 28 January
@e_russell “Delta is pleased by the ITC’s ruling rejecting Boeing’s anticompetitive attempt to deny U.S. airlines and the U.S. traveling public access to the state-of-the-art 110-seat CS100 aircraft when Boeing offers no viable alternative.” -@Delta on ITC ruling.
@e_russell “We have immense opportunities to grow with the  Max 8, Max 7. That will be our focus for a long time,” says $LUV CEO Kelly.
@WandrMe Re A321LR, $JBLU Hayes says, “The lens that we’re looking through there is a Boston and New York focus city strategy…We’ve had phenomenal success with Mint and we’re looking at that through the lens of margin” vs more Mint or 200-seat A320. #AvGeek #PaxEx.
@WandrMe “The industry over time has gotten better and better about varying capacity” seasonally. We were late to the game, “hard wired” to just run year-round schedules. -$LUV’s CEO @gary_kelly. #AvGeek #PaxEx.
@WandrMe “We focus on nonstop, low cost traffic. A high cost legacy airline does not…. It is a cost advantage that translates to a fare advantage.” – $LUV’s @gary_kelly #AvGeek #PaxEx.
Aer Lingus | Liam Neeson UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador
Beware Extra Costs When Flying ‘Basic Economy’ | NBC Nightly News
Gulfstream G650ER Takes Off from Savannah Hilton Head Int’l Airport (Cockpit) – AINtv Express
Helane Becker Says Airlines Need to Raise Fares
New Boeing 777 First Class Travel Experience | Emirates Airline