Published on March 2nd, 2018 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 02/03/2018
Acumen Aviation Blog Posts:
Aircraft Repossessions – Mitigating costs by Amit Tyagi: http://bit.ly/2F1ARST
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 26 February: http://bit.ly/2Cn6CnZ
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 26 February: http://bit.ly/2CknJGJ
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 26 February: http://bit.ly/2BR0Aur
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 26 February: http://bit.ly/2CJDp23
USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 26 February: http://bit.ly/2CpXAX8
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Cello Aviation establishing new Dublin Base: http://bit.ly/2CGDjZb
Cityjet Takes Delivery of 21st New Bombardier: CRJ900: http://bit.ly/2HKPuYK
EI-STP Boeing 737-4Q8(SF) c/n 26299 ASL Airlines registered at Shannon 28/02/18 ex N134WF.
OE-IFZ Airbus A321-231 c/n 1763 Avolon Air Test at Shannon 28/02/18 in Monarch Airlines colours ex G-OZBF.
Global Aviation News:
Air Malta to stop free snacks – all food, drinks, will have to be paid for
American Air Balks at O’Hare Revamp, Citing ‘Secret’ United Deal
Boeing, Icelandair Celebrate First 737 MAX Airplane Delivery
Boeing opens up a 17-unit lead over Airbus during the first month of the 2018 delivery race; TUI Group gets first MAX
Budget carriers are now in for the long haul
CAPA executive chairman outlines ‘Phase 3’ of LCC development
Delta Isn’t Leaving Atlanta, So Please Stop Talking About It
France-Italy market sees slowdown in 2017; Paris CDG is largest airport, Air France is leading airline
From Ceviche to Bechamel: How Brazil’s Smallest Airline Competes
Get Ready for ‘Airbnb: Airline Edition’ (Legacy Airlines Are Already Spooked)
HNA-Backed Virgin Australia Finally Ditches Privatization Idea
International airlines now carry 25% of Australian traffic; Sunshine Coast is flying in terms of passenger growth; preparing for non-stop UK
Launch of LEVEL demonstrates ‘just how flexible’ IAG is
S18 airport analysis; Paris CDG and Frankfurt lead the way in early standings with strong presence from European hubs
Travel Giant Booking Holdings Shrugs Off Airbnb Competition
Irish Aviation News:
AirAsia Sells Aircraft Leasing Operations for US$1.18 Billion
Avolon delivers one Boeing B787-9 to Air Europa
Fly Leasing to Acquire Major Aircraft Portfolio
IAG airline group: meets targets, outperforms Lufthansa and Air France-KLM, but still lags Ryanair
Norwegian further expands Dublin – New York Stewart flights from April 2018
Ryanair cuts routes at Glasgow International
Ryanair launches two new Marrakesh routes to Catania and Naples
TrueNoord closes financing facility for five Embraer E190-100 regional aircraft leased by KLM Cityhopper
Vallair announces delivery of a leased 737-400F to ASL Aviation Holdings (Ireland)
Waypoint Leasing Completes Purchase and Lease-Back of AW139 Helicopter with Heliconia Group in Morocco
@AndrewTrull According to @azulinhasaereas CEO John Rodgerson, passenger experience and cost structures are key to the success and sustainability of airlines. @CopaAirlines CEO Pedro Heilbron adds reliability and on-time performance. #Aviation18.
@e_russell “This NMA aircraft were reading about from Boeing seems to have the perfect range and capacity for the markets we’re serving,” says Copa chief Heilbron. #Aviation18.
@ghimlay Azul CEO John Rodgerson says 95% of passengers on airline’s US flights are Brazilians, hopes that more Americans will fly to Brazil on Azul #Aviation18.
@ghimlay Wingo has so far reduced Copa Colombia’s losses by 75%, says Copa CEO #Aviation18.
@SeattleVolFan The 10,000th #Boeing 737 is now just a few positions away from rolling out of our Renton factory. Thanks to all of our customers around the globe for helping us reach this amazing milestone. #737MAX @BoeingAirplanes.
American Airlines Opposes O’Hare Expansion Plan
American Airlines says it won’t renew O’Hare lease
Desert Transforms into Mitsubishi Test Site
Soaring high above the skies with our Airbus A350-900 and A350-1000 (Extended edition)