Published on April 25th, 2018 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 25/04/2018
Acumen Aviation Newsletters 23 April:
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 23 April: http://bit.ly/2HRfuSt
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 23 April: http://bit.ly/2K72fxC
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 23 April: http://bit.ly/2HLwLPD
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 23 April: http://bit.ly/2K72qJi
USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 23 April: http://bit.ly/2qR5NMF
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-GFD Airbus A330-223 c/n 444 Aigle Azur Ferried Malta-Lourdes 24/04/18 after paint prior delivery to become F-HTIC.
EI-GJP Boeing 737-800 c/n 44834 Ryanair Delivered Boeing Field-Dublin 24/04/18.
F-HTAC Airbus A330-223 c/n 493 Aigle Azur Delivered Lourdes-Paris Orly 21/04/18 ex EI-GFG.
Global Aviation News:
Alaska Air and JetBlue: US value airlines re-position
A Review Of Norwegian Airlines’ Premium Cabin From Newark To Rome
BA imbued with ambition to grow long-haul network: Cruz
‘China’s Hawaii’ Expands Visa-Free Access to 33 More Countries
It’s all about the experience in travel
JetBlue and JetSuiteX Announce Codeshare PartnershipRead more: https://newsroom.aviator.aero/jetblue-and-jetsuitex-announce-codeshare-partnership/
LaudaMotion, Eurowings to end cooperation
Swedish Transport Agency expects aviation tax to lower annual air traffic growth
US DOT approves Hong Kong Airlines, Etihad codeshare to SFO, LAX
WestJet’s new boss has international ambitions
Wizz Air: No interest in connecting flights or airline cooperations
777s to be BA’s competitive weapon on long-haul routes – Cruz
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus announce extended summer service of Cork to Cornwall route
Air Nostrum outlines plan for start-up Irish carrier Hibernian Airlines
Belfast’s airports seek removal of short-haul APD
Boeing, Ryanair Announce Order for 25 737 MAX 8s
Chinese companies flocking to Ireland a leading world center for aircraft leasing
EI-FYG Boeing 737-8 MAX Norwegian Air First Flight
EI-GFY Boeing 737-8 MAX Air Italy Flown back to Boeing Field from Portland, Or after painting
EI-GJR Boeing 737-800 Ryanair Flown back to Boeing Field from Spokane, Wa after painting
EI-GJS Boeing 737-800 Ryanair First Flight
Figures Show Dip In Passenger Numbers At Shannon Airport
H&J Martin begins work on the £15 million upgrade project to improve the passenger experience at Beflast City Airport
Ryanair Launches First Flights From Bosnia & Herzegovina
@e_russell Has the break up of Norwegian begun? Norwegian’s Gatwick slots may interest EasyJet, finds HSBC.
@FG_STrim China and Russia formed a JV last May to develop the CR929 to compete with A350 and 787. Two weeks ago, the head of Russia’s side of the project gave an interview to Forbes. If only American executives were as truthful and candid as only Russians can be.
@Jamie_Freed Air New Zealand says weight restrictions in FAA directive on Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines for 787s have forced one-hour fuel stops in Sydney, Cairns, Darwin and Guam on some Asian flights. Two 787s out of service while maintenance work being done in Singapore.
@Oliver__Clark BA chief executive Alex Cruz says that once a month he chairs a committee to implement 132 initiatives to improve customer service at the airline.
@Oliver__Clark Using refurbished 777 at Gatwick gives BA a very good opportunity to compete with long haul LCCs says Alex Cruz at #RoutesEurope.
APEX @ MMM 2018 – American Airlines on the hunt for accessible content
Emirates showcases 100th Airbus A380 at ILA Berlin 2018
Fred Finn on why he loves the Boeing 787 Dreamliner
Introducing Etihad Loungewear by A Friend of Mine
45th Delivery of the WestJet Encore Q400 Aircraft