Published on February 6th, 2018 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 06/02/2018
Acumen Aviation Blog Posts:
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 5 February: http://bit.ly/2s8usPR
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 5 February: http://bit.ly/2E2y5wf
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 5 February: http://bit.ly/2E2zXVN
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 5 February: http://bit.ly/2EgqXeZ
USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 5 February: http://bit.ly/2nJEXUp
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Ryanair adds five new 737-800 fleet in January fleet increases to 418: http://bit.ly/2GLCeCC
Ryanair adds five new aircraft in October 17 increasing fleet to 408: http://bit.ly/2nArz5y
Ryanair increases fleet to 413 737-800s in November 17: http://bit.ly/2EBUaP7
Ryanair network growth resumes with 21 new routes announced: http://bit.ly/2nIXbp9
Ryanair welcomes 5 new aircraft into fleet in September 17: http://bit.ly/2EB0w1k
N274NV Airbus A320-216 c/n 3079 Allegiant Air Delivered Shannon-Keflavik-Bangor-Lake City Gateway 03/4-02/18 ex EI-DSE.
N764CK Boeing 767-3P6 c/n 26234 Kalitta Air Ferried Oscoda–Wurtsmith-Mexico City 30/01/18 prior freighter conversion ex EI-UNB.
OE-IFX Airbus A321-211 c/n 7119 Latam Chile Ferried Shannon-Sofia-Abu Dhabi 05/02/17 prior delivery to become CC-BEQ.
OE-IFY Airbus A321-211 c/n 7260 Latam Chile Ferried Shannon-Sofia-Abu Dhabi 05/02/17 prior delivey to become CC-BER.
Global Aviation News:
Airline Yields Still Sagging in Fast Growing Asia-Pacific
Azul and LATAM await US-Brazil open-skies
Boeing 747: Dead But Not Dead
Etihad phasing out 5 Boeing 777-200LRs after U.S. routes cut
Eurowings to concentrate NRW long haul presence at Dusseldorf
India’s UDAN scheme to result in airport capacity expanded by more than five times
Italian airports handled over 175 million passengers in 2017, up 6.5% on the year before; Naples leads the growth among medium sized airports
JetBlue, United and Delta Face Union Pressure as Airlines Remain A Labor Stronghold
The Aircraft Of The Future?
Thomas Cook Group carriers grow seat capacity 11% in two years as US market more than doubles; Birmingham biggest base without long-haul
Ukraine International Airlines withstands external factors to up capacity by over 400% since 2008; Israel tops international market table
US regional airports accounted for 19% of seats in 2017; ULCCs report greatest growth; Pittsburgh and Cleveland are on the up
Why Southwest Airlines would prevail in a price war
Irish Aviation News:
Belfast City Airport’s 3,000 late flights were not logged, report finds
Croatia Airlines To Launch New Dublin To Zagreb Service
FPG Amentum arranges sale of Ellinair A319
Hainan Airlines applies to add new routes from China to the UK and Ireland
Jet2 Branding Team Go Big at Belfast International
Mexico City still on the cards as Turkish looks to Irish expansion
New Knock flight to Spain
Ryanair passenger numbers up 6% in January
Travel Extra’s Sunday Supplement 4 February
Travel Solutions launch new Winter ski destination from Belfast International
Why a Direct Ireland to China Route Makes Investment Sense
@e_russell Qantas ultra long-range aircraft (777-8 v A350-900) decision hinges on ability to carry a full load.
@e_russell “We want to work closely with United for a joint venture,” Azul chief Rodgerson tells @ghimlay.
@ghimlay From 11 May, all LATAM Brazil flights will switch to LA code from JJ. Exception: Brazil-US flights, which require open skies to change.
@MaxK_J GE’s Chaker Chahour says CFM doesn’t think a geared engine is solution for @BoeingAirplanes NMA #sgairshowALS #SAALS2018.
@WandrMe Some interesting stats on award redemption from the Amadeus presentation: 70% of airline miles are redeemed for air travel awards. Partner/product segment is growing, but still very much the minority. #Loyalty2018 #paxex.
E2 Tiger Painting
Low pass from the Airbus A350-1000 test aircraft cockpit in Doha
Perfect Match! Xiamen’s Boeing 787 Dreamliner Flies UN Livery for Sustainability
Qatar Airways Inaugural Flight to Pattaya, Thailand
Ryanair: Eoghan Corry on Sean O’Rourke show Feb 5 2018