Published on March 9th, 2018 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 09/03/2018
Acumen Aviation Blog Posts:
Aircraft Repossessions – Mitigating costs by Amit Tyagi: http://bit.ly/2F1ARST
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 5 March: http://bit.ly/2D1h7sJ
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 5 March: http://bit.ly/2Fp5nW5
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 5 March: http://bit.ly/2CZJcRm
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 5 March: http://bit.ly/2oQ4Ylf
USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 5 March: http://bit.ly/2oHZV78
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Aer Lingus 12th Airbus A330 Enters Revenue Service: http://bit.ly/2oNymJ7
Ryanair increases fleet to 422 Aircraft in February: http://bit.ly/2CURv0I
EI-FPX Candair CRJ900 c/n 15444 Cityjet Delivered Montréal-Keflavik-Copenhagen 06/03/18 in SAS Airlines colours.
EI-GFM Airbus A330-223 c/n 1112 AerCap Ferried Lourdes-Amman 08/03/18 ex D-ABXF.
EI-GJF Boeing 737-800 c/n 44828 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 06/03/18.
N799AS Boeing 737-490 c/n 29270 GECAS Ferried Victorville-Dothan 02/03/18 for freighter conversion.
OE-IGB Airbus A321-231 c/n 2234 CIT Aerospace Ferried Shannon-Malta 07/03/18 ex G-OZBI.
Global Aviation News:
Ailing SriLankan Airlines Looks for Boost from Qatar
Brazil-U.S. Travel May Jump With Approval of Open Skies Accord
British Airways is going budget on long-haul flights
Chinese carrier long-haul seat capacity up 233% between 2010 and 2017; anna.aero reveals top 40 global cities without a route to China
European airline CEOs see further consolidation
Hawaiian Air Opts for Boeing Dreamliners in Blow to Airbus A330
Icelandair kills off premium economy offering
IndiGo Plans Order for Up to 50 Airbus A330 Wide-Bodies
Jetstar Airways’ new routes for A321neoLR fleet: Perth-New Zealand could be at the top of the list
New Finance Modes Won’t Replace ExIm, Says Boeing’s Myers
Qatar Airways Reveals Aggressive Expansion Plans and 16 Exciting New Destinations on the Opening Day of ITB Berlin 2018
Qatar Air Sounds Defiant Note Over Sanctions, Vows Expansion
United Airlines on the future of mobile and tracking performance
United ‘very seriously’ looking at CSeries and E2
Virgin Atlantic dropped its A380 order
Virgin Atlantic Will Offer Cheaper Coach Class
VivaAerobus grows traffic by 28% in 2017; Mexico City is leading departure point as domestic services dominate
Wizz Air Holdings – A roadmap to more than triple the business
Irish Aviation News:
FPG Amentum arranges sale of one 747-400ERF
Ryanair has brighter Brexit outlook
Ryanair launches two new winter destinations from Brussels Airport: Amman and Marrakesh. Charleroi – Malta daily all year round
Ryanair launches 5 new Marrakesh routes for Winter 2018
Ryanair: London Winter 18 Schedule Launched
Ryanair: New Routes From Bournemouth & Liverpool To Paphos For Winter 2018
Ryanair protests over rate hikes at 14 Fraport-managed airports in Greece
The IAA and the Civil Aviation Agency of Montenegro sign historic agreement at World ATM Congress
What’s on the Ryanair 2018 to-do list?
@Airlineroute Qatar Airways to resume London Gatwick service, up to 16 weekly flights with 787-8 during peak summer season.
@ghimlay Azul chief revenue officer Abhi Shah on Brazil senate passing US open skies: “Next step for us is to get together with our partners at United and start talking [about a] JV.”
@ghimlay Embraer expects to deliver between five and 10 E190-E2s in 2018 (airframer previously said 10% of 2018 deliveries will be E190-E2s).
@JohnLStrickland So @British_Airways coming in line with other operators @ able to significant versus long haul LCC operators like @Fly_Norwegian.
@R_Wall Virgin Atlantic cancels A380 order — long awaited move after A350-1000 deal.
Aer Lingus Celebrating International Women’s Day
Christoph Debus, CEO, Thomas Cook Airlines
Hawaiian Airlines Announces Purchase of 10 Boeing 787 Dreamliners
Qatar Airways GCEO at ITB Berlin 2018 Press Conference
Singapore’s aviation and point-to-point transport sector: A look forward