Published on May 2nd, 2018 | by Trevor Buckley0
Daily Aviation Brief – 02/05/2018
Acumen Aviation Newsletters 30 April:
China Aviation Industry Newsletter 30 April: http://bit.ly/2HEbGD7
India Aviation Industry Newsletter 30 April: http://bit.ly/2HFsolw
Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 30 April: http://bit.ly/2HDLhoV
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 30 April: http://bit.ly/2vXFCsz
USA Aviation Industry Newsletter 30 April: http://bit.ly/2FrpNtR
Irish Aviation Research Institute Blog Posts:
Irish entrepreneur Denis O’Brien acquires brand new Gulfstream 650: http://bit.ly/2r88sRi
Ryanair adds three brand new Boeing 737-800’s to growing fleet: http://bit.ly/2Fr7PaP
A7-ADF Airbus A320-232 c/n 2097 Qatar Airways Ferried Doha-Bucharest-Shannon 29/04/18 for IndiGo Airlines.
A7-ADG Airbus A320-232 c/n 2121 Qatar Airways Ferried Doha-Bucharest-Shannon 30/04/18 for IndiGo Airlines.
C-FFPH Boeing 737-81D c/n 39440 Sunwing Airlines Ferried Toronto-Dublin 30/04/18 on summer lease to TUI Airlines.
2-AERE Airbus A319-132 c/n 2739 AerCap Ferried Loudres-Sofia 27/04/18 in basic Shaheen colours ex TC-JLN.
2-MSII Boeing 737-8H6 c/n 40151 Orix Aircraft Corporation Ferried Kula Lumpur-Guam-Honolulu-Mojave 26-27/04/18 ex 9M-MSI.
Global Aviation News:
Aerolineas Argentinas to eliminate business class on domestic services
Airbus CEO Lays Out Fighter Plans, Says U.K. Production at Risk
American Airlines Targets Training, Financing for Student Pilots
Billionaire Founder Steps in as Biggest India Airline Head Exits
Boeing ‘well positioned to capture the increased cargo demand’: CEO
Data-protection rules offer opportunity: Finnair commercial chief
Etihad Won’t Be Reduced to ‘Boutique’ Airline Status, CEO Says
Finnair swings to profit, warns on competition
Malaysia to Double Airport Capacity for 2 Billion Fliers in Asia
Norwegian Air Argentina Returns Its First Aircraft Before Starting Operations
WOW – ‘Impossible is only an opinion’
WOW Air Wants To Add Up To 15 Destinations In Asia
Irish Aviation News:
DAA bids for airports in Asia and Middle East
DAA upbeat on Cork transatlantic prospects
Dublin airport chief rules out new terminal until flyers hit 55m a year
Irish air chief hails strong bonds with RAF at St Anne’s centenary service
Irish Diamond in the Sky – Aer Lingus celebrates 60 Years of transatlantic travel
Only way is up for Europe’s biggest airlines, says Ryanair executive
RAF’s centenary marked at event in Belfast
Robust sales growth drives +8% profits increase for ARI’s international business
SKY Leasing Announces Second Purchase And Leaseback Financing With WOW air
@e_russell Fitch notes how American’s order for 47 787s and related retirements “made it clear that the A330-200s will play an important role in the AAL’s fleet for the foreseeable future”.
@e_russell “We and United continue discussing objectives, the type of joint venture, revenue sharing and other matters,” says Azul on JV talks in its annual report.
@LARA_editor Interesting insight on upsurge in air cargo market where demand grew near double digit last year says @BoeingAirplanes while capacity grew just 3% by available freight tonne kilometer. This year demand again outpacing capacity. Over past 2 years Boeing sold nearly 80 freighters.
@winglets747 Many of HNA’s airline investments lacked strong rationale. Azul deal especially complicated by sheer distance between Brazil and China. Unlike other airline investments, HNA’s stake in Azul attracted a buyer.
@8020vision Visionary stuff from @wow_air boss Skuli Mogensen at @AvClubUK: Iceland can become ‘Dubai of the North’ when WOW’s new A330 neos put the entire globe within reach.
Designing Delta Trailer
Emirates A380 welcomes record visitors at ILA Berlin 2018
Gulf Air Debuts First Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner
SAS New Food & Beverage Concept – Dining imagined by travelers
Travel Writer Deirdre Mullins Asks the Irish Travel Media to Vote