Published on April 23rd, 2018 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 23/04/2018
Acumen Aviation Blog Posts:
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 16 April: http://bit.ly/2H2ZHTn
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 16 April: http://bit.ly/2HEO6qC
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 16 April: http://bit.ly/2H3z1lz
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 16 April: http://bit.ly/2H4HfK8
USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 16 April: http://bit.ly/2HqPW0W
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Airbus’ A330neo and Airbus A350-1000 Flight Test at Irish Airports: http://bit.ly/2qSvJXz
Ryanair adds two new Boeing 737-800’s increasing fleet size to 433 aircraft: http://bit.ly/2qLAPWf
EI-GCZ Airbus A330-223 c/n 739 I-Fly Delivered Rio de Janeiro-Moscow Vnukovo 20/04/18 ex D-ALPH.
EI-GJO Boeing 737-800 c/n 44833 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 20/04/18.
Global Aviation News:
A380’s advantages over twinjets still ‘enormous’: Emirates’ Clark
Air Canada sees secondary airport need for NMA
Analysis: the transatlantic battle
BA’s Alex Cruz: “We are – and will always be – a quality airline”
Boeing to implement structural design change in 787-8 for production commonality
CEO INTERVIEW: How sick is SAA – and what will it cost to fix it?
First results of Joon ‘good’, 85% load factor and 500,000 pax from Dec-2017 to Mar-2018
Flybe still needs a strong tailwind
Garuda Indonesia targets 9%-10% capacity growth in 2018
Globalia is not for sale, despite interest from IAG, et al
Indigo, India’s market-leading airline
Introducing the little-known budget airline that’s taking on the world – from Stansted
JPMorgan Chase crosses 5 percent share capital threshold in Norwegian Air
Nordic seafood trade growth demands better air freight service
Regulator flags concerns over possible IAG-Norwegian tie-up
TAP Air Portugal sees strong growth in 2017; Lisbon-Porto is busiest route, Spain is main international market
Wideroe Keen on Exercising Rights for More Embraer E2s
Wizz Air to take first 239-seat A321neo in January 2019
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus announce extra flights to Bilbao for Champions Cup Final
Boryspil airport to confirm Ryanair slots in May
Cork, Shannon airports drop share to Dublin
DAA puts Dublin Airport retail units out to tender
Flights to Ireland among cheapest in USA, three-year low
IAA Notice to Stakeholders – Withdrawal of the United Kingdom and EU Aviation Safety Rules
New China air routes could lift tourist numbers
New Options for Travelers as Dub Hub Takes Off
One-stop flight options to Europe take off
Ryanair and TAP could be asked to pay out €7m
Ryanair’s Second Coming: How LCCs Affect the Economy
Shannon Airport targets LCCs for transatlantic operations
@bernardlavelle #rac18 Martin Isler of Luxair and an ERA board member says Brexit has led to a reduction of paxnon their london route from Luxembourg.
@JohnLStrickland CEO @airfrance to put to staff vote proposals for pay award in effort to break union logjam So far #airline has lost €220m. Meanwhile competition continues
@R_Wall SAS says it will take one more A330-300 to replace one of its A340s with delivery in 2019.
@winglets747 Hong Kong Airlines to begin daily service to Manila from 1 June. Gives important feed to help North American network, but only A320 and four hour connections in both directions.
@winglets747 Student travel has been one driver of Chinese airlines’ international expansion. Besides sheer volume, students may travel more than once a year, have friends and family visit them – and a decent amount of this travel is in premium cabins.
City2City: Dublin | Etihad Airways with Manchester City FC
Emotional support animals posing problems for airlines
Flying the Gulfstream G650ER Business Jet – AINtv
Southwest Airlines 1380 Engine Failure 4/17/2018 ATC Audio – AINtv Express
Year of Zayed Four initiatives | Etihad Airways