Published on April 12th, 2018 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 12/04/2018
The Road Ahead for Asset Management -Dublin 18 April
Acumen Aviation Blog Posts:
Acumen’s Point of Change: http//bit.ly/2GIzA45
China Aircrft Leasing Newsletter 9 April: http://bit.ly/2ExjNPt
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 9 April: http://bit.ly/2qfmh0K
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 9 April: http://bit.ly/2EwHA25
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 9 April: http://bit.ly/2HmokHw
USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 9 April: http://bit.ly/2HnaaGi
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Boeing Delivers 500th Next-Generation 737 to Ryanair: http://bit.ly/2Eq5hch
Emirates coming to Dublin in search of flight crew for its global expansion plans: http://bit.ly/2HfJN4W
LY-VEV Airbus A320-211 c/n 211 Avion Express Ferried Havana-Montréal-Shannon 09/04/18 after wet-lease to Cubana.
2-RPDC ATR72‑212A(600) c/n 1040 Nordic Aviation Capital Ferried Saarbrücken-St. Gallen–Altenrhein-Mönchengladbach 11/04/18.
9V-SLI Airbus A320-232 c/n 2775 Silk Air Ferried Singapore-Colombo International-Sharajah-Athens-Shannon 10-11/04/18.
Global Aviation News:
Abu Dhabi’s Etihad drops more flights as review continues
Aigle Azur reiterates short term expansion plans, A330s to include lie flat seats in executive class
Airbus Is Said to Boost A320 Neo Production to Meet Demand
Airbus launches new Cabin-Flex option for A380 with Qantas
Airbus to Offer Naps in the Cargo Hold
Airline alliances, LCC subsidiaries: Scoot may join SIA-Lufthansa JV
Air Italy to trial A330-200 on domestic services ahead of planned long haul launch in Jun-2018
American Airlines leads the way as one of just 13 global airlines defined as an ‘advanced e-commerce carrier
Condor flies away from Laudamotion partnership
Germany aviation market: airberlin goes, LCCs grow, Lufthansa thrives
Malaysia Airlines now plans to launch its A380 unit by early 2019
Price deregulation to make Chinese carriers stronger
United expects consolidated capacity to increase 3.6% in 1Q2018
Irish Aviation News:
ATSG West Leasing Delivers First of Two Leased 767 Freighters to Air Incheon
EI-GJP Boeing 737-800 Ryanair First Flight
Elix Aviation Capital Confirms a Sale and Leaseback Transaction with Ethiopian Airlines Group
Eurowings Faces tough competition with Ryanair [German]
Hopes Norwegian can find way to continue transatlantic services from southwest
Norwegian Air International to suspend services from Providence
Pre-boarding area to accommodate up to 120 passengers under construction at Kerry Airport
Representatives from Ireland West Airport meet with EU Transport Commission and DG Competition
Ryanair to base 2 Boeing 737-800s in Zurich from 1st July to operate flights for subsidiary Laudamotion [Swiss]
TAP Air Portugal signs A330-900neo sale and leaseback deal with China Development Bank
@crankyflier Time to put on the thinking caps. @qatarairways is investing in @JetSuite and @JetBlue is upping its investment at the same time. There has to be an end game here, but I’m having trouble seeing it.
@DeptJusticeIRL Yesterday 9th April saw us reach the million mark in terms of passengers successfully using eGates at Dublin Airport. The user was a Dutch national using the gates in Terminal 2 at 16:28.
@vl_bryan 7 days of #airfrance strikes between Feb 22 and Apr 11 cost 170 mln eur in operating income @AirFranceKLM says.
@vl_bryan #panasonic avionics CTO says seatback screens are here to stay. “Everyone has a handheld, a tablet and watches TV at the same time.” #AIX2018.
@WandrMe .@ThalesGroup pitching its “Core” Avant IFE kit for “lowering the acquisition cost, integration cost…enabling a new revenue channel for the airlines.” Pushing further into the low-end embedded IFE market, trying to fend off streaming in a box providers. #AIX18 #PaxEx.
Airbus Will Let Travelers Sleep in the Cargo Hold
British Airways Rejects Plea for London-Harare Route
Delta makes top 5 in 2018 airline quality rankings
Investors Find IndiGo Better Bet Than Peers Despite Engine Woes
Lion Air Beli Pesawat Baru