Published on February 20th, 2018 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 20/02/2018
Acumen Aviation Blog Posts:
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 19 February: http://bit.ly/2FdfCKG
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 19 February: http://bit.ly/2ohCeBX
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 19 February: http://bit.ly/2Cuijok
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 19 February: http://bit.ly/2C6vmAq
USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 19 February: http://bit.ly/2C6K1f3
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Irish Aviation 2018 Event List: http://bit.ly/2o6lOgo
Ryanair Adds 52 Boeing 737-800s to fleet in 2017 Calendar Year: http://bit.ly/2ELtduX
SAS Airlines Ireland Fleet: http://bit.ly/2o7LKYS
UR-GOA Boeing 777-2Q8 c/n 29402 Ukraine International Delivered Dublin-Kiev 16/02/18 ex VP-BHB.
Global Aviation News:
Air Canada expects fuel to be ‘bouncing around’ in 2018: CEO
American Airlines Scales Back Its Ambitions in New York
Basic, frilly or Business? It’s all change over the Atlantic
Better fares on Emirates, Qantas to impact Qatar and British Airways
Brazil’s airlines: recovery, growth and stable order books. Election instability remains a risk
Budget Flying’s Continues to Change Airline Industry
Etihad Airways likely to retire A330s, consolidate aircraft orders
Finnair to offer digital newspapers on long-haul flights
Saudi Arabia’s national carrier now ‘subsidy-free’
The Most-Hedged U.S. Airlines Are Paying Higher Fuel Prices
UK company sees new lives for retired Etihad A340s
Irish Aviation News:
AerCap plans to hit debt market multiple times in ‘heavy’ year for capex
A4E Aviation Summit, 6 March – Richard Quest meets the CEOs of Air France/KLM, easyJet, IAG, Lufthansa and Ryanair on stage
EI-GJD Boeing 737-800 Ryanair First Flight & Flown to Spokane, Wa for Painting
IAG: High UK taxes make Level flights unlikely
IAG CEO Willie Walsh among airline bosses to be grilled by MPs on Heathrow expansion plans
International arrivals and departures at Cork, Dublin & Shannon airports increase significantly in January
Ireland’s ASL Aviation closes Spanish carrier
Lufthansa’s Clare unit claimed it would suffer ‘irreparable damage’ if workers went on strike
Pól Ó Conghaile: Why Ryanair deserves praise for its latest PR move
TRAVEL Extra’s Sunday Supplement 18 February
@e_russell Hawaiian eyes Japanese market for A321neo funds.
@LewisHarperAB Air Italy will eventually have 50 aircraft, including 20 787s and 20 Max – many leased from Qatar Airways at “market rate” – Al Baker. “We don’t give anything for free”.
@salam_shawa.@qatarairways will operate the @airbus #A350-1000 to @heathrowairport as its first destination. #FirstIn1000.
@winglets747 Previously Russia allowed Spain-Japan flights only from Madrid. Now BCN included, too. Norwegian & Level interested.
@winglets747 With Air Italy flying trans-Atlantic, what relations will it have with the oneworld-led JV? JV includes IAG, which is also partially owned by Air Italy owner Qatar.
Finnair uses MobileFirst for iOS
Highlights: A350-1000 demo tour
Meridiana launches as Air Italy
Qatar Airways Inaugural Flight to Canberra, Australia
Vijay Thakur Singh ambassador of India Feb 15 2018